Engrave a family recipe into a locally made cutting board. | Photo by Morning Joy Co.
Pop quiz, Fort Worthians. What’s better than shopping local? For 100 points: Shopping local from the comfort of your own home,of course. Not only is it one of the best ways to support the local economy, butlocally-crafted gifts tend to wow during the holidays (a big win in our book).
To kickstart your holiday shopping, we’ve rounded up 15 products we love from local Etsy shops — some of which hold the coveted Star Seller badge that’s given to sellers who consistently earn 5-star reviews, ship orders on time, and provide great customer service, aka less holiday stress for you.
Psst — Some of these items may sell out quickly due to limited quantities. Click on the link to the Etsy seller’s page to find something similar.
Texas Christkindl Market 2022 | Monday, Nov. 28-Friday, Dec. 23 | 12-8 p.m. | North Plaza at Globe Life Field, 1650 E. Randol Mill Rd., Arlington | Free | The market is inspired by a 70-year relationship with Arlington’s sister city Bad Konigshofen + is one of the largest Christmas markets in the state.
Tuesday, Nov. 29
106.1 KISS FM’s Jingle Ball Presented by Capital One | Tuesday, Nov. 29 | 7:30 p.m. | Dickies Arena, 1911 Montgomery St., Fort Worth | $28.50-$386 | Celebrate the holiday season with Jack Harlow, Black Eyed Peas, Khalid, Lauv, Ava Max, Lewis Capaldi, Lauren Spencer-Smith, Jax, and Nicky Youre.
Wednesday, Nov. 30
My Fair Lady | Wednesday, Nov. 30 | 7:30 p.m. | Bass Performance Hall, 525 Commerce St., Fort Worth | $44-$78 | We could dance all night to this classic Broadway musical.
Movies That Matter Film Screening | Thursday, Dec. 1 | 7-9:30 p.m. | The Modern, 3200 Darnell St., Fort Worth | Free | Catch a viewing of “Haida Modern The Art & Activism of Robert Davidson”during the bi-weekly film series that highlights human and civil rights issues.
We have amonthly guide filled with events + activities you can plan for in advance. Click the button below to bookmark ideas for upcoming date nights, family outings, and time with friends.
MorningStar — a local oil and gas company — has announced that it will go public as TXO Energy. Planning to register on the New York Stock Exchange as “TXO,” the company is proposing a $100 million initial public offering. (Fort Worth Business Press)
TCU defeated Iowa State on Saturday (62-14) to maintain their 12-0 undefeated record. Now, owners of this Bellaire Drive house can dig a new grave for the Horned Frogs’ latest defeated opponent. 🪦 (Fort Worth Magazine)
A new sculpture was unveiled in Montrachet that honors the neighborhood’s late developer Don Siratt. The “God Winks” sculpture designed by Jana Tidwell Studio includes two joined hearts and a series of butterflies that represent the Siratt family. 🦋 (Fort Worth Magazine)
Time to give thanks for baby animals — there are two new baby giraffes at the Fort Worth Zoo. Sherlock was 5 ft, 10 inches tall at birth + his sidekick, Watson, was 6 ft, 3 inches tall. Just a few weeks old and these little guys are much taller than the FTWtoday team. 🦒
Editor’s pick: Thanksgiving is over and Christmas is on its way — and to me, that means out with the PSL and bring on the peppermint hot chocolate. We’re putting together a guide of holiday drinks around town, so send us your favorite spots for winter beverages, cocktails, sips, and brews. ☕️
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