The Social Seven 6/24-6/30

Your curated guide to this week's social happenings.

1. Concerts in the Garden: Green River Ordinance 

Everyone’s favorite local band, Green River Ordinance, will pay Fort Worth a visit this Saturday. Grab your cooler, a bottle of wine, a lawn chair, a good companion and head out for another fantastic Concert in the Gardens.

Saturday, June 25, 2016   //   8 p.m.  //  Fort Worth Botanic Gardens  //   BUY TICKETS

2. The Heaven to Hell Ride 

If you love to bicycle, head to Colonel’s Bicycles on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. to take off on a 30-mile bike ride complete with stops at Martin House Brewery, Righteous Foods, and Fred’s Texas Café. Food and drinks are all free once you obtain a wristband at Martin House. The last stop is at Fred’s where live music will be waiting to serenade all of your hard work.

Saturday, June 25, 2016   //   5:30 p.m.   //   LEARN MORE

3. Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards Festival

Interested in finding a fun, musical, and cheap way to spend your weekend? Look no further because this weekend just so happens to be the Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards Festival. For just a one-time $10 ticket fee, you have access to 40 different bands in nine different venues between Saturday and Sunday. The shows on Saturday, June 25 will be clustered in the Near Southside from 2-10 p.m., and the rest on Sunday, June 26 will be gathered in the West 7th corridor from 4-9 p.m. That’s a lot of music in just a little time. 

Saturday, June 25 and Sunday June 26, 2016   //   2 p.m. and 4 p.m.  //   Multiple Venues   //   BUY TICKETS

4. The Toadies Live at Martin House Brewing Co.

The Toadies are in town and you can find them at Martin House Sunday night from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Martin House will be celebrating with two new Toadies inspired brews, Hell Below and Stars Above, yum! Food trucks will be waiting to feed you. Tickets are available for general admission at $33, which includes the concert, 3 beers, and a special cup. V.I.P. admission is available for $62, which includes the concert, early admission at 3 p.m., 4 beers, a special cup, and a meet-n-greet with the Toadies. Talk about Sunday Funday.

Sunday, June 26, 2016  //   4 p.m.  //   Martin House Brewing Co.  //   BUY TICKETS 

5. Artspace111's Third Annual Regional Juried Exhibition 

Join Artspace111 at 5 p.m. Friday night along with the Kimbell Art Museum’s director, Eric M. Lee for the opening of the annual exhibition. You can see works from 93 different artists while also eating shaved ice provided by Islanders Shaved Ice. The exhibition will be open from Friday, June 26 until Saturday, August 6.

Friday, June 26, 2016   //   5 p.m.   //   Artspace111   //   LEARN MORE

6. Lola's Hosts the Second Annual Salsa Cook-Off and the Rock-n-Roll Rummage Sale 

If you wake up on Saturday in the mood for a little spice, join Lola’s and the Hispanic Women’s Network of Texas from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. for their second annual salsa cook -off. Tasting tickets and unlimited chips and salsa all for $10. If you are interested in competing check the details on the link below. It sounds like Saturday is going to be full of salty, spicy, crunchy, delicious fun.

On Sunday, get back over to Lola’s for the Rock-n-Roll Rummage Sale. The sale will last from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. There is no entry fee to the sale, but you might have to contain yourself from spending all of your paycheck. Goods, not junk, will be available for purchase from all types of vendors. You are sure to find something unique. This is not a garage sale!

Saturday, June 25 and Sunday, June 26, 2016   //   10 a.m. and 1 p.m.  //   Lola's Saloon  //   BUY TICKETS and LEARN MORE

7. Meet Us at The Modern - June Happy Hour - Open Invite 

The Modern Art Museum will be hosting a happy hour open to the public from 5:30-7:30. Even though invitation is not required, they would like people to register beforehand. When guests arrive at 5:30, they will be taken on a tour of the new Frank Stella exhibit, and then happy hour will officially start. There will be free parking, a cash bar with specialty cocktails, Tasty Bites from Café Modern, as well as cotton candy from Cotton Mouth. This is an excellent opportunity to do a bit of networking while socializing on the gorgeous patio of the museum.

Thursday, June 30, 2016   //   5:30 p.m.   //   The Modern Art Museum  //   LEARN MORE

 

OTHER LOCAL HAPPENINGS

Zumba in the Plaza   //   8:30 a.m.  //   Sundance Square   //    LEARN MORE

Paddington in the Plaza   //    7:30 p.m.   //    Sundance Square    //    LEARN MORE

The Jalapeño Half   //   6 a.m.   //   Panther Island Pavillion   //   REGISTER

Pints for Prostates   //   11 a.m.   //    The Flyng Saucer   //    LEARN MORE