They’re all Great Pumpkins in our hearts. | Video by Giphy
Oh, my gourd — this weekend’s weather is looking very cool. It’s the perfect time to get out, take a walk among the pumpkins, and revel in other fall festivities. If you’re looking for the perfect place for a photo backdrop or to grab a pumpkin for decadent fall treats — check out these 10 pumpkin patches around the area.
Yoga Class | Tuesday, Oct. 3 | 5:30-6:15 p.m. | Burnett Park, 501 W. 7th St., Fort Worth | Free | BYO mat for a post-work flow.
Trivia Night | Tuesday, Oct. 3 | 8 p.m. | Flying Saucer Draught Emporium, 111 E. Third St., Fort Worth | Free | Grab your pals, a few pints, and your perfect memory to take home prizes.
Wednesday, Oct. 4
Meals on Wheels Congregate Meals | Wednesday, Oct. 4 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | The Bedford Center YMCA, 2801 Forest Ridge Dr., Bedford | Free | All residents 60+ years old can pick up a free meal.
Cowboy Conversations | Wednesday, Oct. 4 | 6-10 p.m. | Billy Bob’s Texas, 2520 Rodeo Plaza, Fort Worth | $250-$15,000 | Enjoy a seated dinner and spirited conversation with baseball legend Nolan Ryan and lifelong rancher Alan Schutts in support of the Fort Worth Herd.
Thursday, Oct. 5
Fall Plant Sale | Thursday, Oct. 5-Sunday, Oct. 8 | Times vary | Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd., Fort Worth | $0-$15 | Rejuvenate your garden with seasonal botanicals from 20+ plant vendors — Thursday is members-only.
TCU Women’s Soccer | Thursday, Oct. 5 | 7-9 p.m. | Garvey-Rosenthal Soccer Stadium, 3600 W. Berry St., Fort Worth | $5-$10 | Watch the Horned Frogs take on the University of Kansas Jayhawks.
Friday, Oct. 6
Glass Blowing Level One Workshop | Friday, Oct. 6 | 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | SiNaCa Studios, 1013 W. Magnolia Ave., Fort Worth | $275 | Learn the basics of gathering, marvering, and shaping to create a unique glass tumbler.
Justin Moore | Friday, Oct. 6 | 10 p.m. | Billy Bob’s Texas, 2520 Rodeo Plaza, Fort Worth | $20-$65 | The “You, Me, and Whiskey” singer will take the stage at the world’s largest honky-tonk.
A southside lawn care shed is slated to become a new event venue. The 4,000-sqft metal Quonset hut at 2608 W. Dickson St. will soon be transformed into a ballroom with live music and food trucks. The 250-person Quonset Ballroom still needs new flooring, air conditioning + framing. (CultureMap Fort Worth)
Arlington-based XFL and the Birmingham-based United States Football League are joining forces in 2024. The spring football leagues announced a merger last week. Stay tuned for more information about the teams and schedule. (ESPN)
The long-awaited opening of DFW Airport’s Toys “R” Us is almost here. Announced in May, the first-of-its-kind store will open in Terminal A next month — just in time to grab a last-minute gift while you are traveling for the holidays.
The city launched a new pilot program to clean up Lake Como. A Bandalong Litter Trap was recently installed to capture floating trash and debris from stormwater discharge. It will not impact channel hydraulics, flood levels, or aquatic wildlife.
Last week, the Fort Worth Historic Cultural and Landmarks Commission declared that the T&P Warehouse can be restored. The declaration requires the building’s owners to create a comprehensive plan for structural repairs to be completed in the next three years. (Fort Worth Report)
All Fort Worth ISD campuses will be closed Friday, Oct. 6 for fall break and Monday, Oct. 9 to observe Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Looking for something to do while the kiddos are off? May we suggest the State Fair of Texas?
No. 31. That’s what Fort Worth ranked in Chamber of Commerce’s new study of US cities with the most working seniors. Twenty-five percent of Cowtown’s population of people aged 65 or older are still employed. That’s ~24,300 people.
Calling gamers — Cidercade opened its largest entertainment center yet at 500 E. Division St. in Arlington. The 25,000-sqft bar-meets-arcade features hundreds of new and vintage games, shuffleboard, and pool tables. Take a peek inside the Fort Worth location.
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