Weekend of Feb. 5
Reserve Wine Tasting
Enjoy more than 25 pours of some of the nation’s finest wines at this exclusive gathering inside Cafe Modern. Local wine experts will guide you through tastes of a predominately red selection, as well as some special whites, from several notable wineries.
WHAT: Fort Worth Food and Wine Festival – Reserve Wine Tasting Event
WHEN: Feb. 4, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Café Modern at the Modern Art Museum
Robert Earl Keen
It’s not always easy to sum up a career — let alone a life’s ambition — so succinctly, but those five words from Robert Earl Keen’s calling-card anthem just about do it. You can complete the lyric with the next five words — the ones routinely shouted back at Keen by thousands of fans a night (“and the party never ends!”).
WHAT: Robert Earl Keen in Concert
WHEN: Feb. 5
WHERE: Billy Bob’s Texas
BRIT First Saturday
BRIT is open to the public on the first Saturday of the month, from 9 a.m. to noon for public tours (beginning at 10:30 a.m.), exhibits, plant ID, Bella’s Story Time (10:30 a.m. & 11 a.m.) and self-guided tours of our LEED Platinum building.
WHAT: First Saturday Open House
WHEN: Feb. 6, 9 a.m. – 12.00 p.m.
WHERE: Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Mardi Gras Run
Mardi Gras comes to Fort Worth for a fun run along the scenic Trinity Trails and post-race party hosted at The Shack at Panther Island Pavilion complete with awards, music, beer and other Mardi Gras fun. Race options include a two mile and four mile course and of course lots of beads, beads, beads!
WHAT: Panther Island Mardi Gras Run
WHEN: Feb. 6
WHERE: Panther Island Pavilion
Seven Guitars – Play
Seven Guitars explores the hope, heartbreak, and heritage of the African-American experience in the twentieth century. In 1948 Pittsburg, a small group of friends gather following the untimely death of Floyd “Schoolboy” Barton, a local blues guitarist who was on the edge of stardom.
WHAT: Seven Guitars Play
WHEN: Feb. 5 – Feb. 28
WHERE: Jubilee Theatre
Weekend of Feb. 12
Sweetheart Wine Trail – Grapevine
Romance the day away with someone special along the Sweetheart Wine Trail in Grapevine. Featuring three tastings and food samples at each participating Grapevine winery tasting room and a large souvenir wine glass, this is a unique and festive way to celebrate Cupid’s arrow.
WHAT: Sweetheart Wine Trail
WHEN: Feb. 13-14
WHERE: Historic Downtown Grapevine
Home and Garden Show
For over 35 years the Texas Home & Garden Show series has provided home and garden products and services for consumers. Get expert advice, money saving tips, remodeling ideas, landscape features and everything you need for your home and garden!
WHAT: Home and Garden Show
WHEN: Feb. 12-14
WHERE: Fort Worth Convention Center
NRCHA Celebration of Champions
At the NRCHA Celebration of Champions, the NRCHA World Championship Show features the top horses and riders from each of the NRCHA’s eight geographic regions competing for World Championship titles in fourteen exciting events. In the World’s Greatest Horseman, it is all about one horse, one rider and one very impressive title.
WHAT: NRCHA Celebration of Champions
WHEN: Feb. 12-20
WHERE: Will Rogers Coliseum
Fittipaldi Exotic Driving Experience at Texas Motor Speedway
Current 2-time Defending Champion of IMSA’s premier class Tudor United Sports Car Series, Christian Fittipaldi, and his team have landed in Texas and are bringing their exotic driving experience directly to you. The Fittipaldi Exotic Driving Experience is dedicated to giving dreamers the ultimate dose of life in the fast line.
WHAT: Fittipaldi Exotic Driving Experience
WHEN: Feb. 12
WHERE: Texas Motor Speedway
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra – West Side Story
Ginastera’s Four Dances from Estancia sets the story of a tempestuous love triangle on a cattle ranch on the pampas. And in Saint-Saëns’ Piano Concerto No. 5, you will recognize the composer’s native brand of French glitter and keyboard pyrotechnics, which combine in a tour de force for guest soloist Javier Perianes.
WHAT: Music of West Side Story
WHEN: Feb. 12-14
WHERE: Bass Performance Hall