Heart Racing: Valentine X
Skip fancy dinner and opt for a candle-lit evening of horror from the twisted minds at Cutting Edge Haunted House.
Cheap date: Use online promo code Twisted Love to save $5 on admission.
Fri & Sat 8-10p. Cutting Edge Haunted House, 1701 E. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth (817-348-8444). $25 online. Cash only at door.
Nearby: Rodeo Goat; Bar 9; Barcelona; Houston Street Bar & Patio
Drawn Together: Thin Line Film & Music Festival
A chance for music lovers and film buffs alike to come together and celebrate local sounds and documentary flicks.
City slickers: When We Were All Broncos explores how Denton went from Texas small town to eclectic mini-metropolis.
Today-Sun. Schedule here. Thin Line Fest, 5012 Pebble Beach Tr., Denton (888-893-4560). $8 single tix to $150 all access here.
Nearby: Taipei Railroad Restaurant; Five Guys Burgers and Fries; Brunswick Zone
Stupid Cupid: Craig Ferguson Live
The always-charming Late Show host frees himself from network TV shackles to get as vulgar as he wants.
Renaissance man: He's Scottish, a recovering addict, and remarkably wise and insightful.
Sat 8p. McFarlin Stadium, SMU. 6405 Boaz Lane, University Park. $45 here.
Nearby: Chick-fil-A; Peggy Sue BBQ; Olivella's
Brew Review: Community Beer Co. Open House
See where baby beers are born during this tour and sampling that features live music and food trucks (for noshing needs).
Grade IPA+: Taste Mosaic IPA, crowned 2013 Best of Region during the U.S. Beer Tasting Championship.
Sat 2-5p. Community Beer Co. Brewery, 1530 Inspiration, Design District (214-751-7912). $8 here; $10 at the door.
Nearby: Meddlesome Moth; Bowlounge; Pakpao Thai Restaurant