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Dinos, rodeo and theater openings: Here are 5 things to see in Fort Worth this weekend

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden’s new exhibition “Dinosaurs Around the World: The Great Outdoors” will be on view now through May 30.
Camilo Diaz
Fort Worth Report
The Fort Worth Botanic Garden’s new exhibition “Dinosaurs Around the World: The Great Outdoors” will be on view now through May 30.

The Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo season is nearly over, but don’t fret — there’s still time to sport your bolo tie and catch some bucking broncos. If the Mesozoic Era is more your speed, the botanic garden has a new exhibit to enjoy with your family. Plus, Circle Theatre and Amphibian Stage are opening two new shows and the Carter has a free, docent-led tour to kick off Black History Month.

Guided tour: Celebrating Black Artists

Kick off Black History Month with a docent-led tour of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art featuring the work of six artists spanning the 19th century to present.

What: Guided tour of Black artists’ work
When: 3 p.m. Feb. 3
Where: Amon Carter Museum of American Art, 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Admission: Free

PRORODEO Tournament Championship Finals

Procrastinators beware: Saturday, Feb. 3, is your last chance to catch some of the best rodeo competitors in the business at Dickies Arena. If you’re looking to impress your seatmates with your insider knowledge, we have a wide selection of stories you can check out in advance including introductions to a Weatherford-based champion bareback rider to the Justin Sportsmedicine Team and a rodeo pickup man and stunt performer.

What: FWSSR PRORODEO Championship Finals
When: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 3
Where: Dickies Arena, 1911 Montgomery St.
Tickets: Prices vary. Find available seats here.

Circle Theatre’s “Artemisia”

Take in the regional premiere of a play about Artemisia Gentileschi, a prominent 17th-century painter whose name was nearly lost to history.

What: “Artemisia” directed by Taylor Staniforth
When: 3, 7:30 & 8 p.m. Feb. 1-24
Where: Circle Theatre, 230 W. Fourth St.
Tickets: $37-40. Find available seats here.

Amphibian Stage’s “Instructions for a Séance”

Take an other-worldly trip with Amphibian Stage’s production of “Instructions for a Séance,” a production centered on an attempt to summon the one and only Harry Houdini.

What: “Instructions for a Séance” directed by Lily Wolff
When: Feb. 2-11
Where: Amphibian Stage, 120 S. Main St.
Tickets: $17-62

“Dinosaurs Around the World: The Great Outdoors”

Unlike “Jurassic Park” this isn’t an attempt to bring back the extinct creatures. Instead, this family-friendly exhibition, which was produced in collaboration with paleontologist Gregory M. Erickson, showcases the grandeur of these reptiles with the use of advanced animatronic figures.

What: Dinosaurs Around the World exhibition
When: Now-May 30
Where: Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.
Tickets: Free with admission to the garden.

Marcheta Fornoff covers the arts for the Fort Worth Report. Contact her at the Fort Worth Report, news decisions are made independently of our board.

This article first appeared on Fort Worth Report and is republished here under a Creative Commons license.