Our January calendar features benefits, galas and fundraisers, museum and art events, concerts and theater productions, movie showings and other events. To submit your event to be included in this calendar, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Benefits, Galas and Fundraisers
6 LeAnn Rimes performs at this year’s Grand Entry Gala, the annual kickoff to the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo at Will Rogers Memorial Coliseum. The event, sponsored by the Junior League of Fort Worth, includes a VIP reception and dinner along with the concert. Tickets are sold out. 817-332-7500, https://www.juniorleaguefw.org/grand-entry-gala.
11 The Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame celebrates its 2018 inductees during a reception, dinner and silent auction at the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame Museum. Inductees are John, Punk and Roy Carter, the Luskey family, Adriano Moraes, Gerald Sullivan and Bruce Greene. Tickets: $125, 817-626-7131, http://texascowboyhalloffame.org/events.php.
21 Mid-Cities Supporters of Safehaven (SOS) is hosting its 12th annual Celebrity Chefs fundraiser at Hurst Convention Center at 6 p.m. Funds raised from the celebrity dishes, divine wines, auctions and raffles benefit Safehaven, which provides support to local victims of domestic violence. Tickets: $125, http://mid-citiessos.org.
27 The Beyond the Bag fundraiser takes place at The 4Eleven, a new venue at 411 S. Main St. in Fort Worth, from 7 to 11 p.m. A 2018 Lexus RC will be raffled off. Tickets for the raffle will be sold for $50 each and all proceeds benefit All Saints Health Foundation. A limited number of tickets remain for $250 each with open seating, but sponsorships can still be purchased starting at $3,000 per table of 8. www.beyondthebagfw.com.
Museum and Art Events
6 First Friday at the Modern: The first Friday of each month, the Star-Telegram, the Modern and Café Modern team up to bring you live music and drink specials in the museum’s Grand Lobby from 5 to 8 pm. www.themodern.org.
10 & 13 National Theatre Live presents three showings of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” by Edward Albee. Showings at 2 and 7 p.m. on Jan. 10 and 1 p.m. on Jan. 13. Tickets: $20. National Theatre Live screenings take place in the auditorium of The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. www.amphibianstage.com.
13 Soundings: New Music at the Nasher: Bach’s Musical Offering with Interludes from Lei Liang at 7:30 p.m. at the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas. Tickets: $10-25. www.nashersculpturecenter.org.
24 & 27 National Theatre Live presents three showings of “Follies” by Stephen Sondheim. Showings at 2 and 7 p.m. on Jan. 24 and 1 p.m. on Jan. 27. National Theatre Live screenings take place in the auditorium of The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. www.amphibianstage.com.
26-28 Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, a documentary about 40s Hollywood film star who surprisingly was also a talented inventor, plays at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth as part of the Magnolia at the Modern series. Shows are Friday at 4, 6 and 8 p.m., Saturday at 5 p.m. and Sunday at noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Tickets: $9; $7 for Modern members
6 The Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth performs “From Vienna to Brotherhood,” the music of Martinu, Schumann and Brahms by violinist Gary Levinson, pianist Baya Kakouberi, Roberto Diaz on viola and Andres Diaz on cello. The concert begins at 2 p.m. at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Tickets: $35 with discounts available for seniors, students and families. 817-877-3003, www.chambermusicfw.org.
12-14 The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra celebrates the music of Spain, featuring pieces such as Falla’s Nights in the Gardens of Spain with pianist Joaquin Achucarro, Albeniz’s Rhapsodia Española, Granados’s Intermezzo from Goyescas, and Debussy’s Ibéria from Images. Performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $17-$88. 817-665-6000, www.fwsymphony.org.
27 The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra shares the stage with the Fort Worth Youth Orchestra for a concert at 2 p.m. Tickets: $8-33. 817-665-6000, www.fwsymphony.org.
Feb. 2 Named one of the top 50 all-time greatest guitar players by Guitar Player Magazine, Monte Montgomery performs at McDavid Studio at 7:30 p.m. Presented by Performing Arts Fort Worth. Tickets: $33. 817-212-4280, www.basshall.org.
5-27 Artisan Center Theater opens a production of the Broadway-hit “The Marvelous Wonderettes,” a musical trip down memory lane with classic hits from the 1950s. Tickets: $10-24. 817-284-1200, www.artisanct.com.
8-10 Southern USA Falun Dafa presents “Shen Yun” at the Bass Performance Hall. This shows divine culture of the Middle Kingdom through dance, music, visuals and emotions. Tickets start at $80. 817-212-4280, www.basshall.org.
17-21 Performing Arts Fort Worth presents “Something Rotten!” as a part of the Broadway at the Bass Series as Bass Performance Hall. Tickets start at $44. 817-212-4280, www.basshall.com.
23 Spend “A Night with Janis Joplin” at Bass Hall. Presented by Performing Arts Fort Worth, the musical features works of “the Queen of Rock and Roll” and her musical influences. Tickets: $44-$99. 817-212-4280, www.basshall.com.
26-28 The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra performs “Let’s Dance,” including dance styles such as waltz, tango, swing, ’50s pop, cha-cha and more. Tickets: $33-92. 817-665-6000, www.fwsymphony.org.
26 to Feb. 25 Jubilee Theater presents “Detroit ‘67”, written by Dominique Morisseau, on the main stage for various showings. Tickets: $20-30. 817-338-4411, www.jubileetheatre.org.
Festivals and Outdoor Activities
13 The Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo All Western Parade starts at 11 a.m. downtown. Reserved seating is available and must be purchased in advance. Tickets: $15-$25. 817-877-2420, www.fwssr.com/all-western-parade
12 to Feb. 3 The Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo is back, boasting the motto, “This thing is legendary.” The three-week event includes a variety of rodeos, horse shows, livestock viewing and events, music acts at the Coors Light Roadhouse, and a carnival/midway. General admission: $10, adults; $5, children 6-16. Show pricing varies by event. 3400 Burnett-Tandy Drive, Fort Worth, 817-877-2400, www.fwssr.com
Star-Telegram Bridal Show
7 With over 150 vendors, the Star-Telegram Bridal Show makes it easy for engaged couples to review options for venues, bridal attire, entertainment, photographers, caterers and more. The show takes place at the Amon Carter Exhibit Hall at Will Rogers Memorial Center from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p. m. A bridal fashion show by Susan Huston showcases colors and designs for all members of the wedding party at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance, available online at www.thewedding.com; $12 at the door- cash only. Parking: $10.