Nightlife in Forest Hill

Friday or Saturday Admission for Two, Four, or Six to Thirsty Armadillo (50% Off)

Thirsty Armadillo

Fort Worth

$10 $5

Enjoy beer, liquor, and Texas music inside a bar known to host the likes of Eli Young Band and Casey Donahew

"The Great Love Debate" at AT&T Stadium on September 10 at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 38% Off)

The Great Love Debate

AT&T Stadium

$41.99 $26

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Town Hall-style dating event pairs a panel of love experts with 400 singles for an evening of advice, fun, and flirting

Movie Outing with a Ticket at Studio Movie Grill (Up to 52% Off)

Studio Movie Grill

Multiple Locations

$9.50 $5

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A wide selection of new releases and cult classics is projected on towering screens as viewers watch from leather recliners and tables

Dueling-Piano Show and Pizza for 2, 4, 8, or 12 on Friday or Saturday at Louie Louie's Piano Bar (Up to 67% Off)

Louie Louie's Piano Bar

Arlington

$22 $9

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Pianists battle each other during lively interactive shows guided by the audience, banging out song requests and sing-alongs

$ 10 for $ 20 Worth of Drinks and Pub Food at Big Shots Sports Café

Big Shots Sports Cafe

Bedford

$20 $10

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Custom burgers stuffed with savory options, BLT on texas toast, and entree plates of fried catfish and chicken-fried steak

Godsmack, Seether, Skillet, and More at Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie on September 2 (Up to 55% Off)

Uproar Festival

Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie

$41.87 $19

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Hard-rock festival features Godsmack, Seether, Skillet, Buckcherry, Pop Evil, Escape The Fate, and These Raven Skies

One-Hour Wine Class and Tasting for 2, 4, 6, or 10 People at WineStyles (Up to 75% Off )

WineStyles

Flower Mound

$59.98 $25

One-hour classes introduce guests to wine fundamentals with instruction and samples

Repticon for Two Adults and Two Children at Knights of Columbus Center on September 20 or 21 (Up to 50% Off)

Repticon

Knights of Columbus Center

$30 $15

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Reptile, amphibian, and arachnid breeders and experts showcase creatures' behavior and biology through exhibits and demonstrations

Last Call Comedy Showcase at The Pocket Sandwich Theatre on August 29 or 30 at 11:15 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Last Call Comedy Showcase

The Pocket Sandwich Theatre

$15 $9

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Contestant on NBC's "Last Comic Standing" hosts two nights of uncensored standup after dark featuring nationally touring comedians

Louis C.K., Sarah Silverman, Marc Maron, Whitney Cummings, and More on Friday, September 19 (Up to 59% Off)

Oddball Comedy Festival

Gexa Energy Pavilion

$48.37 $20

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Louis C.K., Sarah Silverman, Marc Maron, Whitney Cummings, Hannibal Buress, Reggie Watts, and others star in a two-stage comedy fest blowout

An Evening with Chris Mitchell at MCM Eleganté Hotel Dallas on Saturday, August 30 (Up to 55% Off)

An Evening With Chris Mitchell

MCM Elegante Hotel & Suites

$55 $25

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Accomplished saxophonist, who is a Grammy Recording Academy Member, spreads smooth tunes

90-Minute Wine Experience Education Class for One, Two, or Four from Wineaux Guy and Great Tastes (Up to 60% Off)

Wine Experience from Great Tastes

Multiple Locations

$50 $25

Groups gain knowledge to aid future wine purchases, learning the history, terroir, and climates of wines like chardonnay and malbec

The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery and T-shirts for Two Through November 29 (Up to 43% Off)

The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery

Crowne Plaza

$173.90 $99

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Guests dig into appetizers and three-course meal while trying to solve interactive murder mystery, where actors blend in among diners

$129 for a 3-Course Prix Fixe Gourmet Dinner and a Scenic Flight for 2 at Delta Charlie’s ($275 Value)

Delta Charlie's

Dallas Executive Airport

$275 $129

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Salad; entrees of chicken, rib eye, tilapia, or pasta; and cake or sundaes precede a private skyline tour in a four-seater plane

One, Two, or Three Groupons, Each Good for a Hookah Session with Charcoal Refill at Kismet Hookah Lounge (Up to 60% Off)

Kismet Hookah Lounge

Dallas

$25 $12

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Hookahs with multiple flavor choices served inside a upscale lounge with full bar, cocktail and bottle service, dance floor, and DJs

One, Two, or Three Hookah Sessions for Two with Snacks at Pipe My Hookah (Up to 62% Off)

Pipe My Hookah

Dallas

$21 $10

BYOB hookah lounge invites guests to relax and enjoy a hookah in a variety of flavors

One-Hour Wine Education Class with Food Pairing for 2, 6, or 10 at Stoney's Wine Lounge (Up to 67% Off)

Stoney's Wine Lounge

Lowest Greenville

$57 $25

Guests learn about different varietals as they sip on wines and taste different cheeses and charcuterie

Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

Edison's

$60 $29

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

$12 for Two Movie Tickets and One Large Bucket of Popcorn at Venetian Cinemas (Up to a $24.50 Value)

Venetian Cinemas

Southwest Carrollton

$24.50 $12

Service to each leather seat enhances the traditional movie experience

One or Two Hookah Sessions with Charcoal Refills at Cloud 9 Hookah Lounge (Up to 62% Off)

Cloud 9 Hookah Lounge

Arapaho

$25 $12

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Lounge on couches and cushions and savor classic hookah flavors such as vanilla or rose, or experiment with combo flavors such as apple-mint

Hookah with Snacks or Two-Hour E-Hose Session at Casanova Hookah Lounge (50% Off). Four Options Available.

Casanova Hookah Lounge

Richardson

$23.98 $12

Mix two flavors in a single hookah, served with Mediterranean snacks, or smoke from an electronic hose

Mesquite Symphony Orchestra Presents Mesquite Symphony Series on September 13–May 2 (Up to 42% Off)

Mesquite Symphony Series

Mesquite Arts Center

$12 $7

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Each concert has a different focus—including patriotic tunes, big-band music, and superheroes—and may offer audience interaction

$12 for $20 Worth of Bar Food at Copper Cup

Copper Cup

Plano

$20 $12

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Inside this restaurant and bar, classic bar food marches from the kitchen and specialty moscow mules are poured alongside 12 draft beers

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More than 325 bottles of international wine fill Zambrano Wine Cellar’s shelves and its climate-controlled wine cellar, arranged by chef, wine enthusiast, and owner Cef Zambrano. When not hobnobbing with celebrities such as Harrison Ford, Nolan Ryan, and Katie Couric, Zambrano coordinates a menu of bistro fare to harmonize with his library of wine selections, which received the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence in 2009. Zambrano presents updated takes on Mediterranean favorites, crafting small plates of escargot broiled in garlic butter and shallots, as well as four types of bruschetta topped with tomato, chicken, duck, or fillet tips. Diners can dive into shared nibbles with custom plates of international meats and cheeses or pizzas topped margherita-style or with signature spanish ham.

Zambrano’s prized glass wine cellar sits behind a smooth stone bar, inlaid with variegated amethyst that glows as it catches the light better than an outfielder with a magnifying glass. While perched at its high-backed leather banquettes, diners can sip from the 50-plus list of wines by the glass while gazing at a flat-screen TV in the corner or admiring the custom art on the dining room’s exposed-brick walls. In the front of the dining room, gauzy orange curtains frame sheets of sunlight that illuminate simple wooden tables, each adorned with a single flower that provides color and an amuse-bouche for hungrier guests. A sidewalk patio offers al fresco dining and bustling sights of Sundance Square.

910 Houston St
Fort Worth,
TX
US

Gene Estes suspects that growing up in the 'dry' precinct of Abilene, Texas may have inspired his alcohol-based ingenuity; he crafted his first batch of wine from Concord grape juice when he was just 23. Years later, after holding various pharmaceutical jobs and putting to use his Masters in Microbiology, Estes' interest in wine re-emerged with a full and passionate force. Today, as the president and vintner of Lost Oak Winery, Gene works alongside resident winemaker Jim Evans to craft a host of award-winning wines. Among them is the 2012 Viognier, which scored a double gold in the renowned San Francisco Chronicle International Wine competition?meaning all five judges awarded the varietal with top scores before gilding the bottle twice in molten gold.

The winery itself offers both guided and self-guided tours, offering visitors a glimpse into the wine-making process complete with samples straight from oak barrels. Additionally, special events draw guests to the lush grounds for live music, wine club events, and the pre-Christmas holiday open house, where they can place preemptive wine orders with Santa.

6925 Confederate Park Rd
Fort Worth,
TX
US

It's a good idea to arrive early at Movie Tavern, and not only if you hate missing the opening credits. Early birds can peruse the extensive menu of chef-crafted American cuisine, from kobe beef sliders to pizza and sandwiches. But even after the show begins, the snacks keep coming. Unobtrusive servers slip in during the show to deliver orders, and can be called on for more drinks or dessert with the push of a button. Guests can even sip margaritas or signature cocktails at the full bar before heading in to the theater. The family-friendly establishment also serves finger food for kiddies.

As for the entertainment, audiences get to enjoy all-digital presentations of first-run films any day of the week, plus Retro Cinema every Wednesday morning at 11:30 a.m. as well as Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m. Audiences also benefit from Movie Tavern's membership program. Anyone can sign up for free online to receive one free bag of popcorn, plus a free ticket every year on their birthday, special offers, movie news, and invites to screenings and other special events.

6801 Ridgmar Meadow Rd
Fort Worth,
TX
US

Brownstone is the result of award-winning designer Hatsumi Kuzuu's vision. Combining the expertise of the restaurant visionaries at Sameni Entertainment Group with the innovative architecture of her own imagination, she's given life to an airy, 5,000-square-foot space that crackles with convivial energy. As patrons fill the air with the din of friendly conversation or watch HD televisions from the comfort of their residential-style seating, the waitstaff ferries plates packed with forward-thinking takes on American cuisine. Juicy Angus burgers topped with fried eggs, cuts of chicken-fried steak, and delicate sea scallops seem right at home amid the din of friendly conversation. A well-stocked bar encourages diners to linger at tables on the open-air patio long after plates are cleaned, socializing while sipping on the specialty cocktails that were named some of the best in the city by reporters from Fort Worth CVB.

840 Currie St
Fort Worth,
TX
US

The six-headed hydra of spontaneous comedy known as Four Day Weekend has been wreaking havoc on North Texas doldrums since 1997. Critically adored by the metroplex’s most prominent presses, the group squelches laughter droughts with their weekend bouts of unscripted hilarity. The professional troupe of cut-ups, many with film and Second City Conservatory of Chicago credentials, happily share the tricks of the trade in their four-level training center. Emphasizing “truth in comedy,” the curriculum covers fundamentals such as characterization and long-form improv, giving students the tools they need to extract their inner hilarity or survive an hour in a prop closet with Greg Proops.

312 Houston St
Fort Worth,
TX
US

In the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, the Omni Theater’s domed, 120-foot-wide IMAX screen towers over moviegoers, projecting myriad tales of human, beast, and machine alike across eight stories. The screen has born documentaries on topics such as the Serengeti desert, the Grand Canyon, and the aquatic ecosystems that distinguish the ocean from well-maintained dunk tanks. Originally limited by its scale to films that lasted an hour or less, the theater can now show feature-length films thanks to digital remastering technology, and its new IMAX IDO projection lens has increased films’ brightness and sharpness. These developments mark yet another addition to its pioneering history, which includes being among the first IMAX screens in the region when it opened in 1983.

1600 Gendy St
Fort Worth,
TX
US