Thursday April 22
The big names keep rolling in for Billy Bob’s 40th Anniversary Celebration. At 9pm today and Sunday, plus 10pm Fri-Sat, see Texas native Miranda Lambert at the World’s Largest Honkytonk (2520 Rodeo Plaza, 817-624-7117). Doors open at 6pm, and the house band opens the Honky Tonk Stage at 8pm every night.
Friday April 23
FitCon hits Panther Island Pavilion (395 Purcey St, 817-698-0700) 2pm-9pm today and 10am-6pm Saturday. This high-energy fitness expo features celebrity guests — including Danna Linn Bailey and Rob Bailey — competitions, fitness classes, and hundreds of vendors. Two-day passes are $30, and one-day passes are $20 at FitCon.com.
Saturday April 24
Springtime in Texas heralds the arrival of the Ubbi Dubbi Festival at Texas Motorplex (7500 US-287, Ennis, 972-878-2641). This two-day electronic music festival is happening today and Sunday from 2pm to 11pm. Featured artists include 13, Adventure Club, Dirt Monkey, Ghastly, and many more. Two-day passes are $199.95 plus fees, and one-day passes are $109.95 plus fees. Passes and camping packages can be purchased at UbbiDubbiFestival.com.
Sunday April 25
At 2pm today or Saturday, see the matinee performance of Always … Patsy Cline at the Reid Cabaret Theatre at Casa Mañana (3101 W Lancaster Av, 817-332-2272). This production can also be seen at 7:30pm Fri or 8pm Sat. Based on a true story, this show — featuring Patsy Cline’s biggest hits — chronicles the friendship between the singer and one of her most devoted fans, Louise Seger, who remained friends and kept in touch until Patsy’s death.
Monday April 26
The Fort Worth chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction is hosting the 37th Annual NAWIC Ways & Means Golf Tournament at Diamond Oaks Country Club (5821 Diamond Oaks Dr N, 817-343-9669). A portion of the proceeds will go toward scholarships for women in the construction industry. The event begins with breakfast at 7:30am and ends with an awards ceremony at 2pm. Registration is $150 per person or $575 per foursome at NAWIC-FW.org.
Wednesday April 28
Affectionally referred to as the Blue Nugg, Division Street Icehouse (2602 W Division St, Arlington, 682-259-7257) — formerly known as the Golden Nugget — is home to a weekly open-mic night hosted by Jeremy Norvelle of the local acoustic duo Chasing Rent. The jam starts at 10pm, but there are drink specials all night.