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Rockin’ the River – Live on the Trinity - Date 06/21/2017

It is almost time to grab a cold one, a tube and enjoy a free concert while rolling down the Trinity River. Rockin’ the River – Live on the Trinity is a free concert series at Panther Island Pavilion, held this year as an all day festival Saturdays during the summer, starting July 1st. Guests are invited to tube the river or bring a blanket or chair and hang out while listening to great music. Make sure to stay until the end for the fireworks show. See a total of over 30 bands in 6 weeks!

Location: Panther Island Pavilion – 395 Purcey Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Date/Time: All day Saturday event

For more information visit: http://rockintheriverfw.com/

 #fortworth #tubethetrinity #concertseries

Happy Fathers Day! - Date 06/18/2017

Happy Fathers Day! We hope you are all having a wonderful day! #HappyFathersDay #dad

Movie Nights 2017 - Date 06/14/2017

The days are getting longer and the sun is shining so time to enjoy these spring/summer evenings outdoors.  Lucky for us, Sundance Square’s annual Movie Nights is back.  Starting this week, every Thursday night through mid-July you can enjoy a free movie in the plaza.  See the movie schedule listed below to plan you Thursdays.  Don’t forget your blankets and chairs, but no outside food or drink please. 
Movie Schedule:
June 15 – Princess Bride
June 22 – Back To the Future
June 29 – Ghostbusters (1984)
July 6 – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
July 13 – Grease
 
Location: Sundance Square Plaza -  201 Main St, Fort Worth, TX 76102
Date/Time: May 27th and 28th, 2017
For more information visit:  https://sundancesquare.com/events/movie-nights-2017/
#summermovies #outdoors #fortworth
 

Barbeque & Brews - Date 06/12/2017

Enjoy a great Father’s Day weekend with the special guy in your life at Café on the Green for their Barbeque and Brews event.  BBQ paired with local beers is what will be on the menu at the Dallas Arboretum, the perfect meal for a Father’s Day celebration.  Performances by Randy Vrandenburg can be viewed in the Pecan Grove if you want to enjoy a nice picnic and music. 
 
Date/time:  June 17 & 18, 11am-4pm
 
Location:  Dallas Arboretum – Café on the Green
 
For more information, visit: http://www.dallasarboretum.org/visit/seasonal-festivals-events/summer-at-the-arboretum
#FathersDay #delicious #dallas
 
 

Fort Worth Summer Camps - Date 06/08/2017

Trying to find something to keep the kiddos busy while they are out of school?  Lucky for us, we live in a fantastic community that has a lot of different activities to offer.  Check out a few great summer camps below.

Camp Destiny – A traditional outdoor camp help at the YMCA with activities that include crafts, physical activities, sports, swimming, and a weekly field trip.  Camp is for youth ages 5-12 years.  Cost requires a $50 registration fee plus $125 weekly (for members) fee.

Camp Invention – A camp that engages children in fun, hands-on challenges that encourage creative teamwork, thinking, problem solving and innovation.  Camp invention is held at several locations in Fort Worth, so pick the location best for you!

Camp Can-I-Cook – Have a kid that loves to cook?  Young Chefs Academy will have the perfect camp(s) for him/her.  Several classes are offered so pick which are your favorites, and work with your schedule.  Have some delicious fun!

For more camps, try this great resource:  http://www.fortworthsummercamps.org/

#KidsCamps #Summer #FortWorth
 

Father’s Day Recipe – Honey BBQ Wings - Date 06/06/2017

Father’s Day is almost here so time to start planning that special menu.  How about fixing the special Father in your life something he may love just as much as you, WINGS!  ????   Try this Honey BBQ Wing recipe courtesy of Taste of Home.
 
Ingredients:
2-1/2 pounds whole chicken wings
1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
1/2 cup barbecue sauce
1/2 cup honey
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons paprika
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Oil for deep-fat frying
 
Directions:
Cut wings into three sections; discard wing tip sections. In saucepan, combine the soy sauce, barbecue sauce and honey. Bring to a boil; cook until reduced to 1 cup.
Meanwhile, in a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, salt, paprika and pepper. Add wings a few at a time, and shake to coat.
In an electric skillet or deep fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry wings, a few at a time, for 3-4 minutes on each side or until no longer pink. Drain on paper towels. Transfer wings to a large bowl; add sauce and toss to coat. Serve immediately.
 
For full recipe, visit:  http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/honey-barbecue-chicken-wings
 
#celebrate #FathersDay #delicious
 

Taste of Dallas - Date 06/01/2017

Calling all foodies!  We are only one week (or so) away from the 31st Annual Taste of Dallas.  Get ready for foodie family fun that not only benefits your stomach but proceeds from the event go to the North Texas Food Bank.  Restaurants from all over come to serve up their best dishes for you to have a taste.  Pair your food choosing with one (or a few) of the dozen craft beer options that will be available.  Tickets are $15 per person at the door and kids 10 and under are free.  Get $5 off by bringing 2 cans of tuna or chicken to the gate.  Enjoy and come hungry!
 
Date/time:  Saturday, June 10th, 2017; 11AM – 7PM
 
Location:  Fair Park – Dallas, TX
 
For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/tasteofdallas.org
#TasteOfDallas #delicious #dallas
 

Memorial Day - Date 05/29/2017

Today we remember those who gave it all. #MemorialDay #remember

Memorial Day Concert - Date 05/26/2017

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s annual Memorial Day Concert and Fireworks display will be held at Flag Pole Hill on Memorial Day Monday.  As a way to honor our nation’s veterans and first responders, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra performs a beautiful concert of patriotic songs, free and open to the public.  Pack a picnic and enjoy an evening of beautiful music followed by wonderful fireworks display.  It is always such an amazing event and great way to spend Memorial Day.
 
Location: Flag Pole Hill - 8015 Doran Cir, Dallas, TX 75201
 
Date/Time: Monday, May 29th, 2017 at 8:15PM
 
For more information visit:  https://www.mydso.com/buy/tickets/memorial-day-concert
 
#concert #MemorialDay #DallasSymphony
 

Red, White and Boots Festival - Date 05/23/2017

Get out your Red, White and Boots for this weekend because Stockyards Station is doing it big for Memorial Day weekend.  Live music, food trucks, beer garden, yard games, local vendors and much more will all be a part of this huge FREE event.  Come help Stockyard Station honor and celebrate all who have served this wonderful country.
Location: Fort Worth Stockyards - 130 E. Exchange Avenue Fort Worth, Texas
Date/Time: May 27th and 28th, 2017
For more information visit:  http://stockyardsstation.com/events/red-white-and-boots-music-festival/
#MemorialDay #RedWhiteandBlue #fortworthstockyards
 

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