by Meg Hemmerle
From having drinks with animals to having laughs with Jacqueline Novak, here are our picks for what to do this weekend.
Friday, April 13
How Embarrassing for Her, 8 p.m.
New York stand-up comedian and author Jacqueline Novak, who has performed on "The Tonight Show" starring Jimmy Fallon, will take on Amphibian Stage Productions this weekend to perform her show, "How Embarrassing for Her." Opening night is Friday with performances on Saturday and next weekend as well.
Happy Friday the 13th Pub Crawl, 7-10 p.m.
In honor of Friday the 13th, Happy Bagget’s Man of the Year campaign is hosting a pub crawl. Tickets are $25, and proceeds will benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The crawl will includes stops at Reservoir, Whiskey Garden, Hooky, BAR 2909 and America Gardens.
Saturday, April 14
Dallas Pets Alive at The Collective Brewing Project, 2-7 p.m.
This weekend, The Collective Brewing Project is hosting a puppy adoption and fundraiser in its taproom. Dallas Pets Alive will be there with dogs who are looking for a new home. If you aren’t looking to adopt a dog but want to still help and enjoy a drink, you can. A dollar from every 12-ounce beer poured will go back to Dallas Pets Alive.
Zooery Tour, Martin House Brewing Co., 2-5 p.m.
Martin House Brewing Co. is hosting a special open house that will feature guest animals from the Fort Worth Zoo. This event will highlight the beer, Into the Wild, a 5.2 percent wheat beer that was brewed with kiwano fruit, to celebrate the opening of the new African Savanna exhibit. Food truck RJ's Cocina will be there. The price of the event is $10 for admission, three beers and a pint glass.
Sunday, April 15
Yoga and Brunch, 9 a.m.
The newly opened Pinstripes Fort Worth is hosting its first Yoga & Brunch this weekend. The $5 yoga class will be led by an instructor from CorePower Yoga. Those who participate in the yoga session will receive a complimentary mimosa and $5 off a bottomless brunch buffet. It is strongly recommended that you make reservations for brunch.
Open Streets, Noon-4 p.m.
Open Streets, the national movement embraced by the Near Southside, is back on West Magnolia. Leave the cars and trucks at home, and stroll or cycle down the avenue filled with food vendors and local businesses.