Townes Van Zandt Celebration in Fort WorthThis weekend, March 7-8, Arts Fifth Avenue in Fort Worth will celebrate the life of legendary blues guitarist – and Fort Worth native – Townes Van Zandt with two events. Here’s what’s going on:

Tribute Screening – On Saturday, March 7 at 8 p.m., there will be a showing of Townes Van Zandt and the Fort Worth Blues, a Multi-Media Live Performance exploring the life and death Van Zandt, written and compiled by Bruce Payne. Tickets are $15 each and can be purchased in advance here.

HomeTOWNES Fest – On March 8, Arts Fifth Avenue will host a special event, billed as “Pay, Play or Feed a Stray,” beginning at 2 p.m. For admission, you can either buy a ticket for $10, bring your instrument and play some music, or bring pet food for donation to Don’t Forget to Feed Me, a pet food bank serving North Texas. See the schedule of events here.

Arts Fifth Avenue is at 1628 5th Ave in Fort Worth.