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Thursday May 20, 2021

From 2pm to 4pm — but arrive a half-hour prior — join other wildlife photog hobbyists at the front gates of the Fort Worth Zoo (1989 Colonial Pkwy, 817-759-7555) for Fort Worth Foto Fest at the Zoo. This one-hour seminar and hands-on photoshoot throughout the zoo is sponsored by Fort Worth Camera with lenses provided by Tamron. Use #FWFotoFest. Tickets are $15 on Eventbrite.



Friday May 21, 2021

Elm Street Tattoo Festival is back. From 2pm to closing time today thru Sun, tattoo lovers from around the world will convene in Dallas around Elm Street Tattoos (2811 Elm St, 214-653-1392), including Heart in Hand Gallery (2614 Elm St, Ste 120, 469-776-5667) and Trees (2709 Elm St, 214-741-1122), to view art displays, shop from vendors, and schedule time with guest tattoo artists for your new ink. Greg Christian, Tim Beck, Tony Medellin, and many more stars are scheduled to attend. Tickets are $20 at


Saturday May 22, 2021

At 9:15pm, see an Encore Drive-In Nights screening of a Bon Jovi concert film with a pre-show by Dean Lewis at Coyote Drive-In (223 NE 4th St, Fort Worth, 817-717-7767). The cost is $89 per car at (This covers up to six people, which boils down to around $15 per person.) Actual touring concerts are still a ways off, so attending this event might be a lovely substitute in the meantime.


Sunday May 23, 2021

From 1:30pm to 4pm, join the folks at Backwoods Outdoor Equipment Store (441 Carroll St, Fort Worth, 817-332-2423) for Sip & Shop, the final event of the Welcome Back to Backwoods grand opening weekend celebration. Bloody Marys will be available for purchase while complimentary beverages will be provided on-site by and, plus live music from Sully Rose.


Monday May 24, 2021

From 7pm to 9pm on the second and fourth Monday of every month, play Drag Queen Bingo with hostess Lady Monroe at Liberty Lounge (515 S Jennings Av, Fort Worth, Along with drink specials, there are fun prizes.


Tuesday May 25, 2021

Every Tuesday thru Jun 29, Maven’s Moon (1111 Roberts Cut Off Rd, River Oaks, 817-367-9235) hosts an Absolutely Excellent Fun Tarot with Stevo from 5 to 7pm. Stevo — tarot card expert and purportedly funny guy — does in-depth readings and gives spiritual guidance in a fun atmosphere. Readings are $35-50. Call to book an appointment.


Wednesday May 26, 2021

From 6pm to 9pm, Tia’s on the Bluff Mexican Restaurant & Cantina (1901 E Bluff St, Fort Worth, 817-349-0964) has free beginners dance classes taught by favorite local instructors Josue and Abelin and Lui and Grace. Dance styles covered include bachata, salsa, and zouk.