It’s the first weekend since the regular spring semester let out and it’s time to celebrate summer. If you’re in the Fort Worth area this weekend here’s a quick list of events. Check back next Friday for in-depth coverage of arts and entertainment. Enjoy!
1. Collective Dreams is playing Friday at The Cellar on West Berry Street. Cover is free but it’s only 21 and up. The San Antonio-based band includes senior anthropology major and original member Travis Hildenbrand as its drummer.
EVERYBODY IN FORT WORTH!!!! Come check us out tonight at The Cellar!!! We are playing at 10 PM!
— Collective Dreams (@collectivedream) May 18, 2012
2. A new food park opened up in Fort Worth. Cowtown Chow Down is located on North Main Street. There will be a grand opening celebration on Saturday with food and live music by the Texas Bleu Catz. Click here to see which food trucks are stopping by each day. TCU 360 will have a video package from the event posted next week.
3. Before it gets too hot down here in Cowtown it may be time for a visit to the Fort Worth Zoo. The zoo is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Students, faculty and staff can pick up discounted tickets for $9.75 at the Information Desk located in the Brown Lupton University Union. Here's the schedule for the new creature features that’s free with admission!
4. Yee haw! Robert Earl Keen plays at Billy Bob’s Texas down in the Stockyards Friday night starting at 10:30 p.m. General tickets are $15 and reserved section tickets are $22. Tickets can be bought here.
5. TCU Baseball takes on San Diego State this weekend at Lupton Stadium. The final regular season series starts Friday night at 6:30 at Lupton Stadium. The Horned Frogs play Saturday at 4:00 p.m. and Sunday at 1:00 p.m. Information on the games and tickets can be found here.
6. If you didn’t catch Friday’s concert at Billy Bob’s, you still have the chance to get some country in your veins. Ronnie Dunn is playing on Saturday at 10:30 p.m. Tickets range from $18 for general admissions to $80 for reserved seating. Tickets can be bought here.
7. Time to tango! Maria de Buenos Aires: a Tango Operita has its regional premiere at the Rose Marine Theater. The show opens Friday at 7:30 p.m. and holds other performances Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 for students and senior citizens and $18 for general admission. More information can be found here.