Top Things To Do In Fort Worth This Weekend Jan 10th – 12th

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1) FWSO presents Grieg’s Piano Concerto

Bass Performance Hall comes alive as Miguel Harth-Bedoya brings the Northern Lights to North Texas in a program of music by Scandinavian composers. Experience the U.S. Premiere of María Sigfúsdóttir’s Clockworking, Sibelius’ bold and unconventional Symphony No. 2, and Grieg’s celebrated Piano Concerto featuring renowned pianist Jon Kimura Parker.


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2) Figure Drawing Sessions with Guest Instructor Devin Nowlin at The Kimbell

What a great way to spend your Saturday afternoon!  Join guest artist instructor Devin Nowlin for free, drop-in figure drawing sessions with clothed models in the light-filled lobby of the Kahn Building. This come-and-go “open studio” will feature thirty-minute sketching exercises inspired by the special exhibition Renoir: The Body, The Senses. Materials will be provided; all ages are welcome. No prior drawing experience or reservations are necessary.


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3) RIPCORD at Theatre Arlington

A sunny room on an upper floor is prime real estate in the Bristol Place Senior Living Facility, so when the cantankerous Abby is forced to share her quarters with new-arrival Marilyn, she has no choice but to get rid of the infuriatingly chipper woman by any means necessary. A seemingly harmless bet between the old women quickly escalates into a dangerous game of one-upmanship that reveals not just the tenacity of these worthy opponents, but also deeper truths that each would rather remain hidden.


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4) Panther Island Ice

You only have one more week to experience Panther Island Ice.  Located at Coyote Drive-In, Fort Worth’s outdoor ice skating rink offers public skating through January 20th. The rink is real ice under a large pavilion! Take advantage of the ample free parking, along with the drive-in’s other amenities such as covered seating, gas heaters, restrooms, playground and a full menu including beer and wine options.  Don’t let this year slide by without a trip to Panther Island Ice at Coyote Drive In!


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5) Dallas Mavericks Back to Back

The Mavericks face Lebron, Antonio, and the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday and come back to battle the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday.  This would be a great weekend to catch some Luka Magic at the AAC in Dallas.


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6) Ada & The Engine at Stage West

Young and curious mathematician Ada Byron is caught between two worlds. Her mother is pushing for a prestigious marriage to Lord Lovelace, hoping to repair the damage Ada’s father, the late Lord Byron, imposed on the family name. But Ada sees the creative potential in the analytic engines created by her elder friend and scholar Charles Babbage. As pressures mount and feelings grow, these two form a partnership that will change the course of the future.  Experience the change firsthand this weekend at Stage West Theatre in Near Southside.


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7) Winter Wonders at Fort Worth Museum of Science & History

Join us for a day of super cold science exploration. Explore topics like how animals stay warm during winter, different kinds of snowflakes and how to make snow indoors!


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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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