Dr. Temple Grandin, most recently known for the Emmy award winning semi-biographical HBO movie depicting her life with autism, will visit the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District on Thursday, October 28.

She is a world renowned animal behavior scientist and a leading advocate for animal welfare. Dr. Grandin has designed livestock handling facilities in the United States, Canada, Europe, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand among others. In North America, almost half of the cattle are handled in a center track restrainer system that she designed for meat plants.

Dr. Grandin will participate in the 4 pm cattle drive as a special guest of the Fort Worth Herd, tour the Stockyards with Fort Worth Herd Trail Boss Kristin Jaworski and will be honored with the Fort Worth Herd’s unique ‘Running FW’ Brand in a short presentation. Come celebrate Western Heritage in the "City of Cowboys and Culture!"

Schedule of events:

4:00pm- Fort Worth Herd Cattle Drive with Special Guest Temple Grandin

4:15pm- Guided Tour with Fort Worth Herd Trail Boss, Kristin Jaworski

5:00pm- Presentation of the Fort Worth Herd Brand on the lawn of the Livestock   Exchange Building

5:25pm- Meet and Greet with Temple Grandin

All activities will occur along East Exchange Avenue and on the lawn of the Historic Livestock Exchange Building located at 131 East Exchange Avenue. For more information, visit www.stockyardsstation.com.

For more Things to Do visit www.FortWorth.com.