NIGHT & DAY – Fort Worth Weekly
Thursday April 29, 2021
Day or night through Sunday May 16, head to Arts 5th Avenue (1628 5th Av, 817-923-9500) for the third annual Outdoor Spring Walk-by Gallery. Students and their friends and family, as well as local artists and neighbors to the center, have filled more than 100 windows with “Spring is in the Air” art using a variety of media including coffee filters, cloth, newspaper clippings and more. Participation in this ongoing event is free.
Friday April 30th 2021
The Texas Scottish Festival & Highland Games – a 35th annual event promoting Celtic, Gaelic and Scottish culture – is held this weekend at the Wise County Fairgrounds (3101 FM 51, Decatur, 469-424-1930). Take part in the celebrations from 5pm to 11pm, Fri, 10am to 11pm, Sat and 10am to 5pm, Sun. Day passes are $ 15-25, and weekend passes are $ 32 on TexasScots.com.
Saturday 1st May 2021
From 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., visit So the lawn behind the Bob Duncan Center (2800 S Center Street, Arlington, 817-797-2424) for the Vandergriff Art Festival. Buy art from vendors selling ceramics, drawings, glass, jewelry, metal, mixed media, paintings, photography, sculptures, and wooden items. In addition to the art, there will also be live music from Elvis T. Busboy and other local and regional bands. This event is free.
Sunday May 2nd 2021
From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Fort Worth Botanic Garden and the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) are hosting their first ever Spring Garden Market, which includes the annual Spring Sip & Shop with a new tea and coffee festival and a free afternoon in the garden. In addition to the beauty of the garden’s special exhibition, Stickwork by Patrick Dougherty and Topiaries in the Garden, you can purchase items from local artisans, enjoy snacks and drinks from food trucks, and listen to live music. Entry is always free for members, but day passes are $ 12 for the general public at FWBG.org/Events/SpringMarket.
Monday, May 3, 2021
Visit the Watauga Public Library (7109 Whitley Rd, 817-514-5855) today through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. for an adult time travel kit while supplies last. This free funky kit takes you back to the 1970s and includes two crafts, trivia, and a surprise.
Tuesday May 4th 2021
May the 4th be with you. Like so many destinations in the galaxy, the city of Carrollton is celebrating Star Wars Day. From 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., venture into costume in downtown Carrollton (1106 S Broadway St, 972-466-3000) for space-themed arcade games, crafts, and photo opportunities. This event is free. Visit CityOfCarrollton.com for more information.
Wednesday May 5, 2021
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the parking lot party at Salsa Joe’s Tex-Mex Smokehouse (1700 W Park Row Dr, Arlington, 817-460-7800) from 11:30 am to 9:00 pm. All day long there are food and drink specialties as well as music from Fishbowl Radio DJ Rick McNeely.