Potted plants, mini succulents, hanging ivy, oh my. Get those green thumbs ready to scroll, because we’ve picked a bouquet of 6 local plant shops + nurseries so you can start cultivating your own garden along with us.
Editor Rebecca’s pick: The more color the better in my house, which is why I love Grow’s selection of colorful pots and plants. Not to mention they have plant options for everyone, ranging from beginners to collectors.
Grab a bag of fertilizer specifically tailored to Fort Worth soil needs and watch your indoor and outdoor plants thrive. Add some tranquility in your garden with a water fountain or some patio and yard furniture.
The 35-year-old plant shop offers a full range of horticulture products grown in its 15 on-site greenhouses. Other services include a wholesale plant division, interior landscape design + production greenhouses.
Mother-daughter duo Romy and Abby are bringing a breath of fresh air to Sundance Square with their plant-lovers oasis filled with greenery ranging from house plants to colorful flowers. Pro tip: be on the lookout for the store’s next terrarium-building workshop.
Do you have a go-to plant shop we should add to our list? Tell us where you get your best bushes + bouquets and we may share them in a future newsletter. We’re so excited to see what else is out there — we might just wet our plants.
We’ll leaf you alone so you have thyme to share this story with your gardening buddy.
Revive Or Die Local Music Festival 2022 | Fri., July 1-Sun., July 3 | The Rail Club Live, 3101 Joyce Dr. | $15+ | Stand for Something presents three days of non-stop fun featuring local vendors + musicians. 🎸
Red, White + Boots Weekend | Fri., July 1-Mon., July 4 | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Stockyards Station | Cost of purchase | Enjoy four days of bulls, broncos, bands + beers. 🇺🇸
Red, White + Brew 5k | Sat., July 2 | 8:30-11:30 a.m. | Rahr & Sons Brewing Co., 701 Galveston Ave. | $30 | Start the festive weekend with a 5k, three free brew samples + a nice hot breakfast. 🍻
Funky Picnic Beer Yoga | Sat., July 2 | 10-11 a.m. | Funky Picnic Brewery & Cafe, 401 Bryan Ave. | $10 | Start your weekend with a yoga class, complimentary beer + a bangin’ breakfast.
Toddler Studio: Out and About | Sat., July 2 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Amon Carter Museum of American Art | Free | Bring your tots (aged 2-3) out to the monthly program + explore the exhibit “Black Every Day: Photographs from the Carter Collection.”
Saxophonist Vandell Andrew | Sat., July 2 | 7-10 p.m. | Ridglea Room, 6025 Camp Bowie Blvd. | $25+ | Jam out to smooth jazz with the New Orleans native and top Billboard artist. 🎷
Family Fun Movies | Sun., July 3 | 3-5 p.m. | Fort Worth Public Library – Central, 500 W. 3rd St. | Free | Bring a blanket + some popcorn to watch The Mitchells vs. The Machines. 🍿
Giovannie and the Hired Guns | Sun., July 3 | 9 p.m. | Billy Bob’s Texas | $20+ | Rock and roll collides with country music to create the band’s signature sound. 🎶
CDFI Friendly Fort Worth named nine community leaders to its founding board of directors. The board will meet for the first time this summer to elect officers + oversee the next steps of the organization’s strategy. CDFI Friendly Fort Worth aims to connect small business owners with affordable capital options.
Fort Worth-based architectural firm Huckabee, Inc. is helping design and construct a new school to replace Robb Elementary in Uvalde. This week the Uvalde school district announced that it secured funding to build a new school after Texas-based H-E-B and its owners pledged $10 million to help with construction. (Texas Tribune)
This sounds like a wheelie fun job. Fort Worth Bike Sharing is hiring a part-time bike share specialist to help in the field. Pro tip: some mechanic work is necessary. If you’re interested in learning more about the job, email FWBS. 🚲
The City Council will adjourn for the month of July and resume meetings on Tues., Aug. 2. When the council returns, it will be finalizing the city’s budget + approving the remaining federal funds available through the American Rescue Plan Act. City services will not be interrupted during July. 💸 (Fort Worth Report)
Tonight is finally the night — Rod Stewart’s long-awaited concert will rock out at Dickies Arena with special guest Cheap Trick at 7:30 p.m. The two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee was initially scheduled to perform in August of 2020, but his show was postponed twice due to production issues. Grab a ticket. 🥁
The Fort Worth ISD school board swore inWallace Bridges as the newest District 4 trustee.Having beat out fellow candidate Brian J. Dixon by a 41-point margin, Wallace stepped into Daphne Brookins’ shoes. His top priorities are to improve reading and math rates, build strong communities + ensure schools receive support. 🏫 (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
The Fort Worth Opera announced a big change before the new season. Maestro Joe Illick will be named the Opera’s firstmusic director emeritus. Working up the ranks over the last 20 years, he served as the music director, then the artistic director of the 75-year-old organization. (Fort Worth Magazine)
BYOM (bring your own mat) and start your weekend with Bubbles + Beer + Yoga at Fort Brewery & Pizza at2737 Tillar St. Stay cool while you stretch with two complimentary beers or two glasses of wine on Sat., July 2 from 9-10 a.m. Get your tickets now. 🧘
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Texas Motor Speedway started demolition this week on its new entertainment concourse “No Limits Next.” Once construction wraps up this fall, the new addition will span 7,000-sqft in the main concourse and include three open-air bars and room to accommodate 2,000 guests. Fans can also expect more storage space and legroom + drink rails throughout the grandstands. Take a look at the renderings.
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Editor’s pick: If you’re looking for the perfect summer cocktail to beat the heat this Fourth of July weekend, check out Blackland Distillery’s new seasonal menu. Featured is the “Y’all Thai” made with Blackland 100 Proof Rye + Texas Pecan Brown Sugar Bourbon. We’ll race y’all there.
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