9 BEST BETS in Fort Worth This Weekend-May 15th-17th

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1) Night of 1,000 Laughs benefiting Cook Children’s Hospital

Kick off the weekend early and with a laugh, or a thousand at Four Day Weekend in Sundance Square! Join 96.3 KSCS and Hawkeye for a night filled with laughs, all to help the kids! It’s the second annual Night of 1,000 Laughs. Tickets are just $25 and all of that will be given to Cook Children’s Hospital!
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2) AMON at Artisan Center Theatre

The world premiere of AMON fills the stage at Artisan Center Theatre in Hurst through May 25th but do not wait because you might miss out. Many nights are already SOLD OUT. The play honors and celebrates the life and legacy of Amon G. Carter, Sr., the legendary Fort Worth civic booster and benefactor.
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3) FWSO presents Shostakovich

Experience the glorious work of Shostakovich with Miguel Harth-Bedoya and the FWSO in a simply stirring season finale, perfect way to end the season and get us ready for Concerts in the Garden kick-off on June 7th. Plus, delight in the return of guitarist Pablo Sáinz Villegas in Rodrigo’s zesty and dance-filled Fantasía para un gentilhombre.
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4) Fort Worth Youth Orchestra Grand Concert at Bass Hall

Enjoy the next generation of classical musicians with the Grand Finale Concert for The Fort Worth Youth Orchestra at Bass Performance Hall. For some musicians, this is the final concert before embarking on a collegiate music career.
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5) BEASTRO at Fort Worth Zoo

Beastro is the Fort Worth Zoo’s annual music and tasting event that supports the Zoo’s local and international wildlife conservation and education efforts. Beastro features Fort Worth’s finest restaurants stationed throughout the Zoo, serving sample appetizers, entrees and desserts. In addition to the delectable cuisine, the event features open bars throughout the park and live music entertainment. Several animal exhibits remain open until sunset. It’s a great evening of food and fun…and for a great cause! No rubber chicken dinners or boring speeches here.
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6) Live Music Under the Stars

In addition to all of the fun festivals and events that feature live music, Tarrant County has two great venues with live music just about every weekend throughout the spring and summer months. Each one has its own unique Vibe, worth trying out throughout the summer.
Levitt Pavilion (Arlington) Click Here for Levitt Concerts
The Lot Downtown (Mansfield) Click Here for Live Music at The LOT!

7) Texas Rangers Inter League Play vs St. Louis Cardinals

Experience the final season for the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park with inter league play against the St Louis Cardinals. Try to get past the Rangers Game 6 meltdown in 2010 and just enjoy the games.
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8) Texas Home & Garden Show

If you are still working on your garden this spring, or you have that home improvement project hanging over you, you might want to stop by The Texas Home & Garden Show at Will Rogers Center this weekend. For nearly 40 years the Texas Home & Garden Show series has connected home and garden professionals and consumers.

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9) The Real James Bond was Dominican

It’s worth the short ride to Bishop Arts District but you only have THIS weekend to check out The Real James Bond was Dominican at Bishop Arts Theatre. This is a true story about Porfirio Rubirosa, Ian Fleming’s inspiration for Bond— and how this discovery set off a whole tragi-comic journey for a young, Dominican actor-to-be.
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Disclaimer: What’s Up Fort Worth features many events in other cities (including Dallas) when our staff feels that the event has DFW market-wide interest and that fans in Fort Worth and Tarrant County will make the trek to Dallas for the event.

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