Every Thursday from 10am to 1pm, Pedego Electric Bikes (129 W Leuda St, 682-305-8304) offers a Bike & BBQ Guided Electric Bike Tour. For $125 per person, experience a three-hour tour that will include sightseeing downtown plus stops at the Fort Worth Water Gardens, JFK Tribute, and Sundance Square Plaza. Then you’ll ride down the Trinity Trials through Panther Island to the Historic Stockyards, where you’ll watch the Herd Cattle Drive and have lunch at Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que. For tickets, send a direct message to Pedego via Facebook.com/PedegoFortWorth.
Did you know that Fort Worth has a sister city in Germany? At 5-8pm Thu, join Rahr & Sons Brewing Co. (701 Galveston Av, 817-810-9266) for a night of Celebrating Trier, Germany. The Doghouse Food Truck will be serving their specialty — the schnauzer dog with spicy brown mustard and sauerkraut — and accordion player Nick Ballarini will be playing German polka favorites. This event is free to attend, just bring your food and drink money. A portion of the taproom sales will go directly to Fort Worth Cities International.
Are you excited about the upcoming NFL Draft Day? On Thursday from 3pm to 11:45pm, you can root for your team to choose the best players with other fans at Daylight Golf Sports Bar (2505 E Grapevine Mills Cir, Grapevine, 817-394-4782). There will be specials, including half-priced draft beers from 3pm to midnight, 5-count chicken wings for $4.50, and 2-count sliders for $5 (beef, brisket, or chicken).
Enhance your staycation fun this summer by learning to make ice cream. At the Icecream 101 course at PreGel Training (612 E Dallas Rd, Grapevine, 704-956-7989), learn to create artisanal ice cream with modern flavor combinations and decorating techniques. Topics include basic recipe formulation, cleaning and sanitizing procedures, serving tips, and troubleshooting. This two-day class is 9am-4pm Thu-Fri with lunch provided. The cost is $189 per person at PreGelTraining.com/America/Class/Ice-Cream-101-41.
Learn to make the delicious Mexican hand pies known as empanadas at the Make & Take: Empanadas Class at Central Market Cooking School (4651 W Fwy, 817-989-4700) on Wed, May 5, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. CM will show you how to make the dough and fillings, including cheese, chorizo and potato, and sweet tomato jam. You’ll take home six of each appetizer-sized empanada at the end of class. The cost is $65 per person at CentralMarket.com.
Queso + Carne, a North Texas catering company that specializes in custom charcuterie box delivery, is hosting an in-person event called Charcuterie with Me: Cinco de Mayo on Wed, May 5, from 3pm to 4:15pm at Ol’ South Pancake House (225 E Renfro St, Burleson, 817-989-9090). At this board-making workshop, learn to make the Q+C signature Giver Box. Tickets are $55 per person via Venmo (@QuesoCarneBoxDelivery) and include one complimentary mimosa or Bloody Mary. If attending, RSVP at Facebook.com/events/130863705666710.
At 4pm Thu, enjoy Rośe Around the World at Thirty-Eight & Vine (212 Carroll St, Ste 130, 682-703-1887) — a curated wine bar in the Foundry District. For $40, receive your passport and then pour at your leisure. To purchase tickets, email Tiffany@ThirtyEightandVine.com.
The Sid Richardson Museum (309 Main St, 817-332-6554) has taken its popular Tea & Talk series online as an ongoing virtual experience. Find SRM on Facebook, Instagram, or YouTube to view new recorded conversations among the museum staff members and various guest participants discussing works of art together.