Comfort Suites at Lake Worth
5825 Quebec Street
Fort Worth, TX 76135
Phone: (817) 237-2300
Fax: (817) 744-8199
Nine miles away in Northwest Tarrant County lies the city of Lake Worth, where you will discover what is arguably the only theatre worth a mention in the area—the Star Village 8. Like the name suggests, eight screens face a superbly planned seating arrangement, ensuring movie buffs of an exhilarating experience. Mainstream movies are the focus here as Hollywood takes center stage. Several bargains are on offer to entice fans, including free children movies on certain weekdays. Call for more information.
A visit to this cinema might just turn you into a fan—not just of the movie scene, but of the venue itself! Patrons are treated to a beer-pizza-movie combo, which entails the purchase of a ticket at the box office and an order from the delicious snack menu at the refreshment stand. Folks are then handed a glowing number by which they can be identified as they take in their favorite flick. The order is freshly-prepared and served with a flourish. Check the website for more details and get ready to turn into a lazing couch potato!
The centerpiece of this fascinating collection of antique warbirds is the last remaining B-29 that still takes flight. Just north of the Stock Yards, the Vintage Flying Museum features 20 different aircraft's that date from the 1930s to as late as the 1960s. Get up close and personal with these rare artifacts as you learn the ins and outs of aviation from the knowledgeable museum docents. Tucked away in a hanger at the Meacham Airport, the museum is home to the Commemorative Air Force B-29/B-24 Squadron where these classic aircraft's are maintained, preserved, and restored.
When in downtown Fort Worth, a trip to this cinema will certainly leave you with a pleasant feeling. Part of the Rave Motion Pictures Group, it screens the latest and newest releases from Hollywood. Check the website for more details and book your tickets early. The venue tends to fill up quickly, especially on weekends. Then, enjoy your date with the stars!
When the Dallas Ballet Company dissolved in 1988, the Fort Worth Ballet expanded to include Dallas. The new company performs at both Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth and the Music Hall at Fair Park in Dallas. Each season consists of a mixture of contemporary, as well as traditional works performed locally and on tours nationally and internationally. Performances include the popular Christmas event, The Nutcracker, and Romeo and Juliet. Ticket prices range from $12 to $50, depending on the event.
This cavernous honky-tonk is America's 'Best Country Music Nightclub' according to both the Country Music Association and The Academy of Country Music. It's also one of the largest and most famous. Founded in 1981, Billy Bob's Texas offers enough room for 6,000 people to drink, play pool, play video games or dance to the live country music performed every night. Rodeo enthusiasts will enjoy the indoor arena where cowboys ride bucking bulls every weekend. Friday and Saturday night headliners are often among the biggest names in the industry, including Garth Brooks, Lee Ann Rimes, Hank Williams Jr. and Bob Hope. All have left hand prints, which are displayed in concrete around the club.
A variety of artists are displayed in this quaint gallery located in the Fort Worth Cultural District. Pieces on hand represent an eclectic range of individual styles, media and subjects in William Campbell contemporary art. There is an intentional emphasis on cultural diversity and individual expression. Even the most discriminating art collector will be sure to find something that catches his or her eye.
This gallery showcases exquisite gifts and fine art for those with the most discriminating taste. Original art, exquisite handcrafted jewelry and unique, artistic gift items, are presented in a pleasing atmosphere. Eclectic styles range from contemporary to representational and feature both local and nationally recognized artists. Located in the Fort Worth Cultural Arts District, the Edmund Craig Gallery is in a league by itself. If a shopper is unable to visit during scheduled hours of operation, the store may be opened by appointment.
When William Edrington Scott, a member of one of Tarrant County's founding families, died in 1961, he left $3 million to help develop Fort Worth's cultural district. Broadway scenic designer Donald Oenslager designed the 493 seat theater in 1966. It features several technical bells and whistles. The performance space is now rented to various production companies, as well and business and civic groups. Concerts and fund raising events are also hosted here.
The state-of-the-art W. E. Scott Theatre of the Fort Worth Community Arts Center is a premier venue to host various performing groups of the city. The interiors of the theater are elegantly decorated with murals on the walls depicting the history of the center. Besides, the Italian chandelier hanging at the center has a charming effect at the theater that has a seating capacity for 500 spectators. The theater is equipped with a projection screen and comfortable seating arrangement to enhance the experience of watching awe-inspiring shows that are held here. Visit their website for more information.
Built in 1948, Ridglea Theater was a modern theater, but with the increased popularity of the multiplex cinema house, less visitors frequented the place. Later it was transformed into a movie and dinner theater, a venue for laser shows, finally in 1999, a concert hall. Since then it has became a mecca for ardent music lovers. Along with the celebrated artists, it also provides a platform to local and budding amateurs to showcase their talents. Be it Willie Nelson or Hank Williams III or Breaking Benjamin, they have delivered power performances to the music enthusiasts.
The Will Rogers Auditorium in Fort Worth is a part of the Will Rogers Memorial Center. The Center is used for a variety of events in its meeting rooms. The auditorium here, is one of the best meeting spaces in Forth Worth. It can seat 2856 people and is a popular venue for seminars and special occasions. The art deco architecture here adds a touch of glamor to any event. The acoustics and the sound system are excellent.