Archive for Thursday, December 15, 2005

Saddle up for quality entertainment in Fort Worth

December 15, 2005

Advertisement

What to do

Here is a sampling of events, museums and happenings from Wednesday through Friday of next week for those making the trip to the Fort Worth Bowl:

Game-related events

* What: Fort Worth Kickoff Luncheon

Who: Speakers are bowl team coaches and Barry Switzer, former Oklahoma and Dallas Cowboys coach

When: Noon Thursday

Where: Fort Worth Convention Center

Tickets: $25 by calling (817) 810-0012

* What: Downtown pep rally for both teams, sponsored by the Fort Worth Bowl

Time: 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Thursday

Where: Sundance Square, at parking lot on Main Street between Third and Fourth streets

Fort Worth's Stockyards area offers a variety of Western activities, in addition to bars, shops and restaurants. Those include cattle drives at 11:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. daily,  a historical museum and the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame.

Fort Worth's Stockyards area offers a variety of Western activities, in addition to bars, shops and restaurants. Those include cattle drives at 11:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. daily, a historical museum and the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame.

Who: Coach Mark Mangino will address the crowd at 6:30 p.m.

* What: "Get Ready for a Bowl Game Party," sponsored by KU Alumni Association

When: 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Thursday

Where: Fox & Hound Pub & Grille, Sundance Square, 604 Maine St.

* What: Pre-game tailgate party, sponsored by KU Alumni Association

When: 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Friday

Where: East side of Amon G. Carter Stadium

Cost: $15 for adults, $8 for children, including barbecue dinner

* What: Fort Worth Bowl

Who: Kansas University vs. Houston

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Where: Amon G. Carter Stadium, Texas Christian University

Tickets: $15 to $40 by calling (817) 257-7967 or visiting www.fwbowl.com

Museums

* Amon Carter Museum (Western art)

3501 Camp Bowie Blvd.

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday and Friday

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday

(817) 738-1933

Video

Fort Worth tourist video. Enlarge video

www.cartermuseum.org

* Kimbell Art Museum

3333 Camp Bowie Blvd.

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; noon-8 p.m. Friday

(817) 332-8451

www.kimbellart.org

* Modern Art Museum

3200 Darnell St.

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday,

Thursday and Friday

(866) 824-5566

www.themodern.org

* National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame

1720 Gendy St.

9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday

(817) 336-4475

www.cowgirl.net

* Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

1501 Montgomery St.

9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Wednesday

and Thursday; 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday

(888) 255-9300

www.fwmuseum.org

Other attractions

* Stockyards National Historic District

In area of intersection of north Maine Street and east Exchange Avenue

Daily cattle drives at 11:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

(817) 624-4741

www.stockyardsstation.com

www.fortworthstockyards.org

* Fort Worth Zoo

1989 Colonial Parkway

10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily

(817) 759-7555

www.fortworthzoo.com

Theater & Music

* "Auntie Explains X-Mas"

8 p.m. Thursday and Friday

Jubilee Theatre

506 Maine St.

(817) 338-4411

www.jubileetheatre.org

* "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"

7 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday

and Friday

Casa Manana Theatre

3101 West Lancaster Ave.

(817) 332-2272

www.casamanana.org

* Miranda Lambert concert

10:30 p.m. Friday

Billy Bob's Texas

2520 Rodeo Plaza

(817) 624-7117

www.billybobstexas.com

Comments

Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Commenting has been disabled for this item.