60th Birthday Bash

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Event Details

Event Date

  • Saturday, September 25, 4–10 p.m.

Event Registration

Event Description

Join us for our biggest, loudest, boldest party yet! We’re celebrating our 60th year with a free outdoor event featuring:

  • All night:
    • make-your-own party favors with Carter Community Artists
    • talks and tours in the galleries
    • VIP Carter member experiences
    • food trucks, beer, and wine (available for purchase)
  • 6:30 p.m.: DJ Ronnie Heart takes the stage
  • 8 p.m.: Live music featuring Shakey Graves
  • 9:30 p.m.: End the night with a fireworks show!

View the schedule of events or download a PDF.

Featured Food Trucks and Vendors

  • Birrieria Y Taqueria Cortez
  • Bondi Bowls
  • Cousins Lobster
  • Gepetto's
  • Halal Mother Truckers
  • Luckey G's Bistro
  • Pan Ector
  • Shawerma Man
  • Steel City Pops
  • The Beignet Bus
  • Tucker's Flower Truck

Keep an eye on our website and social media for updated information and FAQs.

About Shakey Graves

Shakey Graves is an Americana musician from Austin, Texas whose music combines blues, folk, country, and rock and roll. This year marks the 10-year anniversary of his self-released, debut album Roll the Bones, which gained him national attention as he began touring with artists such as Mumford and Sons, Edward Sharpe, and Old Crow Medicine Show. In 2015, he received the Best Emerging Artist award at the Americana Music Awards. Get into the groove by listening to our 60th Birthday Bash playlist here!

Please note that in-person events will be assessed based on the guidelines and recommendations of health and government officials. Ticket holders will be notified in advance if the event is rescheduled or canceled.

Learn about our current health and safety protocols.

Questions? Email or call 817.989.5013.

Event Sponsors

Presenting sponsor:

Generously supported by Luther King Capital Management, The Projects Group, William E. Scott Foundation, and the Board of Trustees and the Ambassador Council of the Carter.

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Event Program

Part of: 60th Anniversary