1) BIG Sports Weekend
DFW has some of the best sports teams in the nation, both college and pro. And on the rare occasion that you have multiple sports options, you MUST take advantage of them. This is one of those special weekends, with 2 exciting sports options right here in Tarrant County.
The Cowboys fight to stay atop the NFC East and face a tough Minnesota team that is also fighting to be relevant in their division.
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Baylor hopes to run the table and end up with a spot in the BCS Bowl, while TCU plans another upset bid of a ranked Big 12 opponent.
The new-look Mavs look to be playoff contenders and they are off to a good start thus far. The Knicks are just hoping they do not have the distinction as the worst team in the NBA when the season is over. Mavs games are always rowdy and loud, lots of fun!
2) Annie at Casa Manana
This is the final weekend for another classic on the stage of the “house of tomorrow”. Suitable for all audiences, the lovable, worldwide phenomenon Annie features some of the greatest musical theatre hits ever written, including “Tomorrow.” With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie, played by Josie Todd, charms everyone’s hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. Determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City orphanage, Annie escapes the cruel Miss Hannigan to the wondrous world of NYC, where adventures await! You know the story. Experience it up close and personal in the great theatre venue that is Casa Manana.
3) FWSO presents Barber & Copland, A Salute to America
Guest conductor Garrett Keast salutes American composers in a program featuring works by Samuel Barber and Aaron Copland. Experience Barber’s heart-wrenching and powerful Adagio for Strings and Copland’s Third Symphony, with its grand Fanfare for the Common Man. Plus Chloë Hanslip performs Barber’s lush and soulful Violin Concerto. 3 nights of performances at Bass Performance Hall, so no need to miss a single note.
4) Fort Worth Auto Show at Fort Worth Convention Center
The Fort Worth Auto Show has an impressive legacy in Tarrant County. For more than 50 years, consumer
s have had the opportunity to “kick the tires” of more than 225,000 square feet of the year’s latest and greatest new cars, trucks, SUVs, production vehicles and concept cars. Check out the all the Jeep Gladiator, Mercedes GLE 350 and lots of other featured vehicles at this year’s show at the Fort Worth Convention Center.
5) Menopause the Musical at Scott Theatre
See what more than 15 million women and fans worldwide have been laughing about for 18 years! This hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s will have you cheering and dancing in the aisles!
6) DanceTCU Fall Concert
Prepare to be blown away by the beauty and talent from DanceTCU’s Fall Concert. Tickets at Ed Landreth Hall on the TCU campus for an exciting weekend of performances of classical and contemporary repertoire created by TCU faculty and guest artists.
7) Quarter Horse Racing at Lone Star Park Final Weekend
The 2019 Quarter Horse Season culminates this Saturday with the $400,00 Texas Classic Derby and the $1,000,000 Texas Classic Futurity. This Friday and Saturday and as always Gates Open at 5:00 p.m.; 1st Race at 6:05 p.m.
Disclaimer: What’s Up Fort Worth features many events in other cities (including Dallas) when our staff feels that the event has DFW market-wide interest and that fans in Fort Worth and Tarrant County will make the trek to Dallas for the event.
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