First off, don’t forget to pay respect to our brave servicemen and -women this weekend. You wouldn’t have the opportunity to act the fool this weekend without them. Secondly, if you’re gonna act the fool, take a cab home. Don’t ruin your life or someone else’s because you’re too cheap to pay a fare.

big-ticketOne of the biggest events this Memorial Day weekend is Wolfdance 2011. Kicking off at 11am in the Stockyards on Saturday, Wolfdance features some pretty big-time Texas Music acts, namely Wade Bowen, Josh Abbott Band, and Fort Worthian Casey Donahew and his band, plus a few former or current Fort Worthians, including Rob Baird, Joey Green, and Kyle Bennett. Tickets are $20-30. For more information, visit

Lone Star Park (1000 Lone Star Pkwy, Grand Prairie) will also be celebrating Memorial Day by throwing a bash. Lone Star Million Day is reportedly Texas’ richest day of Thoroughbred racing, which means you can win a lot of money, and includes a chili cook-off, live music, and the chance to win a Harley-Davidson. Members of any branch of the U.S. military receive free general admission. Gates open at 11:30am. First race is at 1:30pm. For more information, call 972-263-RACE.

Another party will be happening at Papa G’s Watauga (8247 Rufe Snow Dr). Bands will be playing there all weekend long, starting on Friday, when Vinyl Tap takes the stage. On Saturday, it’s Flipstream and on the back patio David Cote, and on Sunday, it’s Randy James Band and Krimsin Door. For more information, call 817-581-2009.



Memorial Day festivities take place at various locations throughout Fort Worth. Check the Calendar listings for details.


  1. hey there and thank you for your information – I have certainly picked up something new from right here.
    I did however expertise some technical points using this web site, as I experienced to reload the web site lots of times previous to I could get it to load correctly.
    I had been wondering if your hosting is OK?

    Not that I’m complaining, but sluggish loading instances times will very
    frequently affect your placement in google and can damage
    your high-quality score if advertising and marketing with Adwords.
    Well I am adding this RSS to my email and could look out for much more of
    your respective exciting content. Ensure that you update this again very soon.