Faith Lutheran Church of Plano will present A Mighty Fortress Vacation Bible School June 19-23, 2017 from 9 a.m. – noon each day. Classes are available for children three years old through students entering sixth grade.
Rahr & Sons Brewing Co. in Fort Worth will host the third annual Rahr-B-Q Steak Cook-Off 2-6 p.m. Sunday, May 7, to benefit Hope Center for Autism to raise funds for its mission to enable children on the autism spectrum and their families to live more fully functional lives.
Entry into the event will include a commemorative pint glass with four beer tastings, a steak dinner prepared by the steak cook-off contestants and live music. Fan favorites Josh Weathers, The Gibbonses, Brandon Steadman, Jared Thomas and Legacy 4 will perform.
The fundraising goal is $75,000. All proceeds will support the autism center, a nonprofit organization.
Rahr is at 701 Galveston Ave. in Fort Worth.
Pre-sale tickets are $45 or $50 at the door. The event is free for children ages 13 and under with a paid adult ticket. Children will receive a hot dog meal. Tickets are on sale now at bit.ly/rahrbq3.
There is a $150 entry fee for cook-off competitors. To register, visit bit.ly/rahrbq3steak. The first place winner will receive a $1,000 prize and a spot to compete at the World Steak Championship at Billy Bob’s Texas in October.
Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) in Fort Worth offers fun for all ages when the family-friendly – and free – Prairie Day on Saturday, May 13, is paired with Prairie Night, the BRIT’s new ticketed event for the young at heart. Prairie Night is set for 6-11 p.m. Friday, May 12.
- Tickets are $20 each and $10 each for BRIT members; now available at www.BRIT.org or https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1460920?utm_medium=bks
- Each VIP ticket is $50 and includes seating, two drink tickets, passed hors d’oeuvres by a celebrity chef, a T-shirt and air-conditioned restrooms.
Highlights of the inaugural evening event will include:
- Complimentary interactive games, including giant Jenga and cornhole
- Photoholics Photo Booth – complimentary photos and props
- Trust Print Shop on-site T-shirt printing for purchase
- General admission food and beverages available for purchase from Chef David Hollister of The Gas Monkey
- Live entertainment from:
The popular, free-of-charge Prairie Day event May 13 will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. It includes a host of activities.
BRIT is at 1700 University Drive.