Category Archives: Frugal Fun in Fort Worth (Cheap/Free Entertainment Ideas)

July 24-26 FREE and Cheap Things to Do in Fort Worth This Weekend


This weekend’s FREE & Cheap Fort Worth area entertainment roundup includes:

  • FREE National Day of the American Cowboy Event at the Fort Worth Stockyards
  • FREE Friday Night Fireworks over Lake Grapevine
  • FREE Art of Beadweaving Craft Workshop at the Amon Carter Museum
  • FREE Bike Ride Through the Naval Air Station & Joint Reserve Base With Fort Worth Mayor Becky Price
  • FREE Samuel F. B. Morse’s Gallery of the Louvre  Special Exhibition Tour at the Amon Carter
  • FREE Saturday Morning Zumba Class at Sundance Square
  • FREE Kids Art Class at The Kimbell Art Museum
  • FREE Junior Chef Class at Williams-Sonoma
  • FREE Introduction to Fly Fishing at Cabelas in Fort Worth
  • FREE Lowe’s Woodworking Workshop for Kids
  • FREE Kids Fishing 101 Event at Bass Pro in Grapevine
  • FREE Sunday Funday at Panther Island
  • FREE Admission to The Modern Art Museum
  • FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at The Stockyards
  • FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma

:: FREE! National Day of the American Cowboy Family Event
at the Fort Worth Stockyards

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Celebrate the history and heritage of life as a cowboy at the National Day of The American Cowboy (NDAC). Voted best cowboy tribute event in the nation by American Cowboy Magazine, NDAC gives families the opportunity to experience and appreciate the role cowboys and cowgirls have played and continue to play in everyday life.  The entertainment schedule includes live performances, chuck wagon demonstrations, stage coach rides, a cowboy celebration parade, gunfight shows, 1800’s historical fashion show and more.

Details, details
What: For more information about Fort Worth Stockyards’ National Day Of The American Cowboy, click here.
When: Saddle up on Saturday, July 25 from 10am to 4:30pm
Where: Activities will take place along East Exchange Avenue in the Fort Worth Stockyards.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Lake Grapevine Fireworks Show Summer Blast Event
 Friday, July 24, 2015 (and Every Friday through Labor Day)

See the skies light up over Lake Grapevine every Friday at the Summer Blast Fireworks show starting at 9:30 p.m. Running Fridays through Labor Day weekend, this weekly show can be viewed on the rooftop of the parking garage at the Gaylord Texan, as well as at parks around Lake Grapevine. For the best viewing experience, download the accompaniment music here.

Details, details
What: For more information about the fireworks show, click here.
When:
 Every Friday through Labor Day  9:30PM (weather permitting)
Where to watch: Gaylord Texan Resort ~ Level 5 of the Resort Garage.  Click here for directions to the Gaylord Texan Resort.  Fireworks can also be viewed from any Lake Grapevine park. Find a map of parks around the lake here.
Cost: FREE

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:: FREE Crafting from the Collection Workshop at the Amon Carter
Saturday, July 25, 2015

Discover the art of beadweaving with Amon Carter staff member (and avid crafter) Tamara Dean during this unique tour and hands-on demonstration. After looking at artworks in the exhibition Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection, try your hand at beadweaving using the Peyote stitch! Reservations are required ~ Call 817.989.5030 or email visitors@cartermuseum.org to register.

Details, details
What: For more info about this adult workshop, click here.
When: Saturday, July 25, 2015 ~ 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Where: Amon Carter Museum – The tour starts in the museum’s reading room.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Bike the Base: Join Mayor Price and Captain Miller For a Ride
Through The Naval Air Station & Joint Reserve Base
Saturday, July 25, 2015

Join Mayor Betsy Price, Captain Miller, and local cyclists for a ride through the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base to get a rare view of this Fort Worth landmark from behind the handlebars. Note that this ride is a “no-drop”/family friendly 8-mile ride. Since the base is a secure facility, there will be no late admittance (Gates will be open from 8:00- 9:00) and you must bring a government-issued photo ID.

Details, details
What: Learn more about the Bike the Base ride with Mayor Price, here.
Tip:  Be sure to note that you will need to bring a driver’s license or other government issued I.D. — get more details here.
Where:
Naval Air Station-Joint Reserve Base front gate. The parking will be inside the gate of the commercial inspection gate at the intersection of 183 and Ridgmar Meadow Rd (directly across the street from Don Pablos Mexican Restaurant – 7050 Ridgmar Meadow Rd.  Look for the sign welcoming us for the “Mayor’s Bike ride”.
When: Saturday, July 25, 2015. Gates open from 8:00-9:00 AM.
The ride begins at 9:00AM
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Samuel F. B. Morse’s Gallery of the Louvre,
Special Exhibition Tour at the Amon Carter

Daily tour through August 23, 2015

Gather in the Amon Carter Museum exhibition space to experience a guided interactive tour of Samuel F. B. Morse’s iconic painting Gallery of the Louvre (1831–1833) along with a selection of works from the museum’s own collection that, like Morse’s painting, feature museum and gallery spaces as their subject matter. Though Morse is most widely known as a scientist and inventor, he was a leading artist of his time. Filled with his careful and personal selection of the Louvre’s finest works, all of which he painstakingly reproduced in miniature, the painting is a signal work of transatlantic exchange intended to connect American audiences with great European artworks.

Details, details
What: For more info about this special tour, click here.
When: Daily through August 23, 2015 ~ 1:00 – 2:00 PM
Where: Amon Carter Museum – The tour starts in the museum’s reading room.
Cost: FREE!

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::  FREE Saturday Morning Zumba in Sundance Square
Saturday, July 25, 2015

Get your shake on and start your Saturday morning with a free Zumba class at Sundance Square Plaza! Classes are presented by Sundance Square and Amon G. Carter, Jr. Downtown YMCA.  All levels are welcome!

Details, details
What: Learn more about free Zumba at Sundance Square, here.
When: Saturday, July 25, 2015 ~ 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Where:  Sundance Square Plaza in Fort Worth.  Go here to find FREE parking options.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Kids Art Class at The Kimbell Art Museum
Saturday, July 25, 2015

The Kimbell Art Museum ~ Fort Worth Art Program

The Kimbell Kids drop-in program introduces children (ages 12 and under) and their adult companions to fun and inspiring ways to enjoy art together. Each session features a brief gallery activity and a related studio-art project. Sign up at the entrance to the education studios in the Renzo Piano Pavilion one hour before the program. Do note that you may want to arrive early to sign up as space is very limited.

Details, Details
What: For more information, visit the the Kimbell’s event site.
When: Saturday, July 25, 2015 ~ 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Where: The Kimbell Art Museum ~  3333 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Junior Chef Cooking Class at Williams-Sonoma
Saturday, July 25, 2015

Join Williams-Sonoma’s weekly Junior Chef Class where they will show kids how fun and easy cooking can be.  They’ll learn to make delicious recipes, from main courses to desserts and snacks, with plenty of tasting along the way.  At this week’s class, they’ll learn how to whip up ice cream sandwiches from scratch! They’ll show how to make the outside layer from delicious brownies and cookies, and then fill the sandwich with delicious ice cream and toppings. Suitable for ages 5-13.  Note: You’ll want to call to reserve your spot since class size is limited.

Details, details
What: For more information and to view the current month’s schedule for Williams-Sonoma Junior Chef Cooking classes and demonstrations, click here.
When: Saturday, July 25, 2015. Note: 1 hour class times vary from store to store, so be sure to call for exact time & date.
Where: Go here to find a Williams Sonoma store near you.
Cost: FREE! Call your local store to RSVP.

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:: FREE Introduction to Fly Fishing at Cabela’s in Fort Worth
Saturday, July 25, 2015

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If you have always wanted to learn the art of fly casting don’t miss this in-depth overview on gear, techniques, fly patterns, water conditions and recommendations on where to fly fish locally.  Cabela’s expert outfitters will then gear you up at the fly shop for casting lessons at Lone Star Lake.  (Weather permitting)  FREE but RSVP is required by calling the fly shop 817-337-2400.

Details, details
What: For more info about Cabela’s Fly Fishing Class, click here.
When: July 25, 2015, 9:30AM to 11:30AM
Where: Cabela’s ~ 12901 Cabelas Drive
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Lowes Build and Grow Kids Woodworking Clinic
...Saturday, July 25, 2015

This Saturday, bring your child to a Lowe’s Build and Grow Clinic to help them learn a new woodworking skill and make a FREE build-your-own Avengers Quinjet project to take home.  Your child will even get a free apron, goggles,  and more! All workshops are FREE, but you should probably show up early to insure you have a kit for your little ones.

Details, details
What: For more information and to register, click here.
When: Saturday, July 25, 2015 ~ 10:00-11:00AM
Where: Lowes Home Improvement Stores.
To find a participating location, click here.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Kids Fishing 101 Event at Bass Pro in Grapevine
Saturday, July 25, 2015

Want to take your kids fishing, but don’t know where to start? Bass Pro in Grapevine offers a kids fishing event every Saturday from 11am to 1pm. This is a fun experience for kids, and you will love to see the joy that first fish brings to the face of your child! Kids will learn how to bait their own hook and catch live fish in the Bass Pro pond. Equipment and bait provided.

Details, details
What: For more info about Bass Pro’s Fishing 101 class, click here
When: July 25, 2015, 11:00AM to 1:00PM
Where: Bass Pro Shops, 2501 Bass Pro Drive, Grapevine
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Sunday Fundays at Panther Island in Fort Worth
Sunday, July 26, 2015

Sunday Funday at Panther Island Pavilion in Fort Worth

Sunday Funday is a day of family friendly relaxation and fun in the sun at Panther Island Pavilion. Tubes and pedal boats will be available for rent along with kayaks, stand up paddle boards and canoes. Games like Cornhole and Washers will be available on site (or bring your own)!  Go here for a list of all activities.

Details, Details
What:
For more information, visit the Sunday Funday website.
When: Sundays 12:00 to 6:00PM through August 30th.
Where: Panther Island Pavilion is located at
395 Purcey Street in Fort Worth.
Cost: FREE! Tube, canoe, kayak and paddleboard rentals are extra.

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:: FREE Admission to the Modern Art Museum in Fort Worth
Sunday, July 26, 2015

Visitors to the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth can now receive free admission to the museum’s permanent collection and exhibitions on all Sundays in 2015!

Details, details
What: Learn more about free Admission at The Modern here.
When: Sundays in 2015
Where: Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth3200 Darnell Street
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at The Stockyards
Sunday, July 26, 2015

Hear classic western music come to life as Cowtown Opry members perform a free music exhibition on the steps of the Livestock Exchange building. This live family friendly music event will take place every Sunday and will feature a different theme each week ~ Western Gospel music will be featured on the 5th Sunday of the month.

Details, Details
What:
For more information, visit the Cowtown Opry website.
When: Sunday, July 26, 2015, 2:00PM.
See the complete performance schedule here.
Where: The live performance will take place on the steps of the historic Livestock Exchange building ~ 131 East Exchange Ave. in the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District.
Cost: FREE!

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:: Take a FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma
    Sunday, July 26, 2015

Join Williams-Sonoma for a free cooking technique class on nonstick sautéing. They will show you how to achieve a crisp exterior and juicy interior — hallmarks of a perfect sauté — using a nonstick pan. You’ll learn to master the technique with recipes from delicate fish to seasonal vegetables  Note: You’ll want to call to reserve your spot since class size is limited.

Bonus: if you attend Sunday’s class, you can enjoy 10% OFF savings on same-day purchases from their stores.

Details, details
What:
For more information, click here.
When: 
July 26, 2015 ~ Note: 1 hour class times vary from store to store, so be sure to call for exact times & date.
Where: Click here to find a Williams Sonoma store near you.
Cost: FREE! Call your local store to RSVP.

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July 10-12 FREE and Cheap Things to Do in Fort Worth This Weekend


This weekend’s FREE & Cheap Fort Worth area entertainment roundup includes:

  • FREE Friday on the Green Evening Outdoor Concert
  • FREE SiNaCa Art Glass Open Studio Night
  • FREE Dance Festival at the Modern Art Museum
  • FREE Studio Five 90 Art Class at the Kimbell
  • FREE Evening Concert Series at Levitt Pavilion
  • FREE Friday Night Fireworks over Lake Grapevine
  • CHEAP Parker County Peach Festival
  • FREE Birding & Guided Hike at Bob Jones Nature Center
  • FREE Samuel F. B. Morse’s Gallery of the Louvre  Special Exhibition Tour at the Amon Carter
  • FREE Saturday Morning Zumba Class at Sundance Square
  • FREE Kids Art Class at The Kimbell Art Museum
  • FREE Naturalist-led Nature Walk at River Legacy
  • FREE Family Film Showing of The Lego Movie at
    Fort Worth Central Library
  • FREE Introduction to Fly Fishing at Cabelas in Fort Worth
  • FREE Lowe’s Woodworking Workshop for Kids
  • FREE Outdoor Workshops &  Family Fun Event at Bass Pro
  • FREE Sunday Funday at Panther Island
  • FREE Admission to The Modern Art Museum
  • FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at The Stockyards
  • FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma

:: FREE Friday On The Green Outdoor Concert
Friday, July 10, 2015

Enjoy a fun evening with your family and friends at Friday on the Green, a FREE monthly live music series sponsored by Fort Worth South. This month’s music lineup delivers The Travoltas with Salim Nourallah, Lindby, and Cody Culberson. Bring your blankets and chairs (and even Fido if you want), and enjoy an evening of live music from great bands in a relaxing setting.

Details, Details
What: Fort Worth South, Inc. (FWSI) is the non-profit org behind Friday on the Green. Get more info here.
When: Friday, July 10, 2015 ~ 7:00-10:00PM
Where: Head to Magnolia Green Park ~ 1201 Lipscomb Street, between Magnolia and Rosedale.  FREE Parking Garage at 1201 Alston Ave.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE SiNaCa School of Glass Open Studio Night
Friday, July 10, 2015

Join SiNaCa School of Glass for their open studio night and find out more about the “magic” that goes in to creating glass art.  You’ll receive a close-up view of a glass artist creating their work in the studio and an interactive play-by-play of the glass blowing technique. It’s also the perfect time to find out how you can get involved in learning how to work with glass.

Details, details
What: To find out more about SiNaCa’s open studio night, go here.
Where: SiNaCa Studios ~ 1013 West Magnolia Ave.
When: Friday, July 10, 2015 ~ 6:00PM
Cost: FREE, but donations are appreciated.

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:: 12th Annual Modern Dance Festival at The Modern
Saturday and Sunday, July 10-24, 2015

The 12th annual Modern Dance Festival at The Modern Art Museum in Fort Worth will feature a series of special events, concerts, films, and more.  The festival kicks off in the Grand Lobby of the Museum and provides opportunities for community participation before and during the performances. 

Details, details
What: For more information about the 12th Annual Modern Dance Festival, click here.
When:  July 10-24, 2015. View the schedule of festival events here.
Where: Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell Street
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Studio Five 90 Art Class at The Kimbell Art Museum
Friday, July 10, 2015

The Kimbell Art Museum ~ Fort Worth Art Program

Open-format sessions join art-making and gallery activities to encourage fresh ways of looking at and responding to featured artworks and themes. Teens and adults can sign up at the entrance to the education studios in the Renzo Piano Pavilion beginning one hour before the program. Do note that you may want to arrive early to sign up as space is very limited.

Details, Details
What: For more information, visit the the Kimbell’s event site.
When: Friday, July 10, 2015 ~ 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Where: The Kimbell Art Museum ~  3333 Camp Bowie Blvd
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Outdoor Concert Series at the Levitt Pavilion in
Arlington, Featuring Ray Wylie Hubbard, The O’s and more
Friday to Sunday, July 10-12, 2015

Join your family and friends for an evening of FREE music at the Levitt Pavilion in Arlington – part of their series of 50 nights of free music and performing arts under the stars. Be sure to bring along a lawn chair or blanket to comfortably enjoy the outdoor entertainment. Snacks or a picnic dinner, and beverages are allowed, but no glass containers, please.

This weekend’s line up includes: Ray Wylie Hubbard, The O’s and Aaron Lee Tasjan.

Details, details
What: To learn more about the Levitt Pavilion’s summer concert series and weekly artist line-up, click here.
Where: Founders Plaza in Arlington, 100 W. Abram St. (Corner of Abram and Center streets, directly across the street from City Hall). View the parking map for free parking options.
When: See the schedule of evening concerts, here.
Cost: FREE Admission (food is extra).

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:: FREE Lake Grapevine Fireworks Show Summer Blast Event
 Friday, July 10, 2015 (and Every Friday through Labor Day)

See the skies light up over Lake Grapevine every Friday at the Summer Blast Fireworks show starting at 9:30 p.m. Running Fridays through Labor Day weekend, this weekly show can be viewed on the rooftop of the parking garage at the Gaylord Texan, as well as at parks around Lake Grapevine. For the best viewing experience, download the accompaniment music here.

Details, details
What: For more information about the fireworks show, click here.
When:
 Every Friday through Labor Day  9:30PM (weather permitting)
Where to watch: Gaylord Texan Resort ~ Level 5 of the Resort Garage.  Click here for directions to the Gaylord Texan Resort.  Fireworks can also be viewed from any Lake Grapevine park. Find a map of parks around the lake here.
Cost: FREE

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::  Inexpensive Family Fun ~ Parker County Peach Festival
    Saturday, July 11, 2015      

Take a trip back to yesteryear at the Parker County Peach Festival, held in Historic Downtown Weatherford. This year marks the 31st annual Peach Festival which features over 200 arts, crafts, food and activity booths, live music, children’s activities, and more.

Details, Details
What:
Learn more at Parker County Peach Festival’s website.
When: Saturday, July 11, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Where: Historic Downtown Weatherford.  Be sure to use the free remote parking with free shuttle rides to the festival entry gates ~ go here for directions and parking info.
Cost: Admission is only $5 for adults and FREE for children 12 and under. Tickets may be purchased in advance for a discounted price of $4 at the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce office at 401 Fort Worth Highway, Weatherford.

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:: FREE Birding and Wildlife Hike with Master Naturalist  
at Bob Jones Nature Center in Southlake

 Saturday, July 11, 2015

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You are invited to join local Master Naturalist Dr. Ray Chancellor on a hike along the Blue Bird Trail to learn about the birds and wildlife found at Bob Jones Nature Center.  No registration required – just bring your hiking boots!

Details, details
What: For more info about the Bob Jones Nature Center’s hike, click here.
When: Saturday, July 11, 8:00-9:00 am
Where: Bob Jones Nature Center, Bob Jones Road in Southlake
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Samuel F. B. Morse’s Gallery of the Louvre,
Special Exhibition Tour at the Amon Carter

Daily tour through August 23, 2015

Gather in the Amon Carter Museum exhibition space to experience a guided interactive tour of Samuel F. B. Morse’s iconic painting Gallery of the Louvre (1831–1833) along with a selection of works from the museum’s own collection that, like Morse’s painting, feature museum and gallery spaces as their subject matter. Though Morse is most widely known as a scientist and inventor, he was a leading artist of his time. Filled with his careful and personal selection of the Louvre’s finest works, all of which he painstakingly reproduced in miniature, the painting is a signal work of transatlantic exchange intended to connect American audiences with great European artworks.

Details, details
What: For more info about this special tour, click here.
When: Daily through August 23, 2015 ~ 1:00 – 2:00 PM
Where: Amon Carter Museum – The tour starts in the museum’s reading room.
Cost: FREE!

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::  FREE Saturday Morning Zumba in Sundance Square
Saturday, July 11, 2015

Get your shake on and start your Saturday morning with a free Zumba class at Sundance Square Plaza! Classes are presented by Sundance Square and Amon G. Carter, Jr. Downtown YMCA.  All levels are welcome!

Details, details
What: Learn more about free Zumba at Sundance Square, here.
When: Saturday, July 11, 2015 ~ 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Where:  Sundance Square Plaza in Fort Worth.  Go here to find FREE parking options.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Kids Art Class at The Kimbell Art Museum
Saturday, July 11, 2015

The Kimbell Art Museum ~ Fort Worth Art Program

The Kimbell Kids drop-in program introduces children (ages 12 and under) and their adult companions to fun and inspiring ways to enjoy art together. Each session features a brief gallery activity and a related studio-art project. Sign up at the entrance to the education studios in the Renzo Piano Pavilion one hour before the program. Do note that you may want to arrive early to sign up as space is very limited.

Details, Details
What: For more information, visit the the Kimbell’s event site.
When: Saturday, July 11, 2015 ~ 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Where: The Kimbell Art Museum ~  3333 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE River Legacy Living Science Center Nature Walk
Saturday, July 11, 2015

Explore the nature trails surrounding the River Legacy Living Science Center on a FREE family friendly naturalist-led nature walk. The Living Science Center is the gateway to River Legacy Parks in Arlington.

Details, details
What:
To find out more about the FREE nature walk and River Legacy Living Science Center, go here. RSVP to 817.860.6752
Where: River Legacy Living Science Center, 703 NW Green Oaks Boulevard (at the intersection of N. Cooper Street and Green Oaks) in Arlington
When: Saturday, July 11, 2015 ~ 10:00AM
Cost: FREE, but donations are appreciated.

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:: FREE The Lego Movie Family Movie Showing
Saturday, July 11, 2015

Join the Fort Worth Central Library for a free showing of the family hit movie, The Lego Movie! As part of Central Library’s monthly family film series, you are invited to bring the whole family to enjoy this free feature-length movie. Please note that adults must be accompanied by a child.

About the movie: An ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied ‘Special’, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis. PG. 100 min., 2014

Details, details
What: For more information about this event, click here.
When: Saturday,  July 11, 2015 ~ 1:00PM
Where: Downtown Fort Worth Central Library ~ You can park on the street or in the 3rd St. & Taylor Parking Garage.  The parking garage and parking meters are FREE on weekends.
Cost: FREE, no ticket required.

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:: FREE Introduction to Fly Fishing at Cabela’s in Fort Worth
Saturday, July 11, 2015

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If you have always wanted to learn the art of fly casting don’t miss this in-depth overview on gear, techniques, fly patterns, water conditions and recommendations on where to fly fish locally.  Cabela’s expert outfitters will then gear you up at the fly shop for casting lessons at Lone Star Lake.  (Weather permitting)  FREE but RSVP is required by calling the fly shop 817-337-2400.

Details, details
What: For more info about Cabela’s Fly Fishing Class, click here.
When: July 11, 2015, 9:30AM to 11:30AM
Where: Cabela’s ~ 12901 Cabelas Drive
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Lowes Build and Grow Kids Woodworking Clinic
...Saturday, July 11, 2015

This Saturday, bring your child to a Lowe’s Build and Grow Clinic to help them learn a new woodworking skill and make a FREE build-your-own Avengers Sky Cycle project to take home.  Your child will even get a free apron, goggles,  and more! All workshops are FREE, but you should probably show up early to insure you have a kit for your little ones.

Details, details
What: For more information and to register, click here.
When: Saturday, July 11, 2015 ~ 10:00-11:00AM
Where: Lowes Home Improvement Stores.
To find a participating location, click here.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Outdoor Workshops &  Family Fun Event at Bass Pro
  Tues., Thurs., Sat. and Sun. through July 26
, 2015

This weekend, bring your family to Bass Pro Shops’ FREE Family Camping and Outdoor Fun Weekend Event. There will be FREE family activities including workshops & classes for all ages, crafts, games, outdoor activities, contests and more!

Details, details
What:
For more details on activities and events, click here.
When:  Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays through July 26, 2015. For a schedule of activities, click here.
Where: Bass Pro Shops, 2501 Bass Pro Drive, Grapevine
Cost: FREE

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:: FREE Sunday Fundays at Panther Island in Fort Worth
Sunday, July 12, 2015

Sunday Funday at Panther Island Pavilion in Fort Worth

Sunday Funday is a day of family friendly relaxation and fun in the sun at Panther Island Pavilion. Tubes and pedal boats will be available for rent along with kayaks, stand up paddle boards and canoes. Games like Cornhole and Washers will be available on site (or bring your own)!  Go here for a list of all activities.

Details, Details
What:
For more information, visit the Sunday Funday website.
When: Sundays 12:00 to 6:00PM through August 30th.
Where: Panther Island Pavilion is located at
395 Purcey Street in Fort Worth.
Cost: FREE! Tube, canoe, kayak and paddleboard rentals are extra.

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:: FREE Admission to the Modern Art Museum in Fort Worth
Sunday, July 12, 2015

Visitors to the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth can now receive free admission to the museum’s permanent collection and exhibitions on all Sundays in 2015!

Details, details
What: Learn more about free Admission at The Modern here.
When: Sundays in 2015
Where: Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth3200 Darnell Street
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at The Stockyards
Sunday, July 12, 2015

Hear classic western music come to life as Cowtown Opry members perform a free music exhibition on the steps of the Livestock Exchange building. This live family friendly music event will take place every Sunday and will feature a different theme each week ~ Western Gospel music will be featured on the 5th Sunday of the month.

Details, Details
What:
For more information, visit the Cowtown Opry website.
When: Sunday, July 12, 2015, 2:00PM.
See the complete performance schedule here.
Where: The live performance will take place on the steps of the historic Livestock Exchange building ~ 131 East Exchange Ave. in the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Pottery Barn Office Decorating Seminar
Sunday, July 12, 2015

Join Pottery Barn for an in-store seminar and demonstration where you will get expert advice on creating a functional, pitch perfect home office. Plus, enjoy sips and snacks.

Details, details
What: For more information, go to Pottery Barn Store Events.
When:
Sunday, July 12, 2015. Note: Class times vary from store to store, so be sure to call for exact times & date.
Where: Go here to find a Pottery Barn store near you.
Cost:
FREE!

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June 26-28 FREE and Cheap Things to Do in Fort Worth This Weekend


This weekend’s FREE & Cheap Fort Worth area entertainment roundup includes:

  • FREE Ballet Concerto’s Summer Dance Concert Series
  • FREE Vocal Majority Red White & Sousa Patriotic Concert in Colleyville
  • FREE Evening Concert Series at Levitt Pavilion
  • FREE Friday Night Fireworks over Lake Grapevine
  • FREE Star Gazing Party with the Fort Worth Astronomical Society, Southlake
  • FREE Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition Concert at Sundance Square
  • FREE Samuel F. B. Morse’s Gallery of the Louvre  Special Exhibition Tour at the Amon Carter
  • FREE Saturday Morning Zumba Class at Sundance Square
  • FREE Star Gazing Party at the Science & History Museum
  • FREE Lowe’s Woodworking Workshop for Kids
  • FREE Outdoor Classes & Family Event at Bass Pro
  • FREE Admission to The Modern Art Museum
  • FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at The Stockyards
  • FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma

:: FREE Ballet Concerto’s Summer Dance Concert Series
Through Sunday, June 28, 2015

Every summer, Ballet Concerto hosts its SUMMER DANCE CONCERT, performed outdoors in the heart of the Fort Worth Cultural District. Recognized by Fort Worth Weekly as Fort Worth’s “Best Outdoor Cultural Event,” the performance features many internationally acclaimed dancers and choreographers. During the performance, concession stands will be available or feel free to take your own picnic and snacks.  You will also want to bring a lawn chair or picnic blanket to enjoy the outdoor entertainment in comfort.

Details, details
What: To learn more about Ballet Concerto’s Summer Dance Concert series, click here.
Where: 2300 West 7th Street at the Trinity Park Pavilion, Fort Worth.  Go here for directions.  Lot parking is available on the west side of Trinity Park Drive, only a few steps from Trinity Park. There is also street parking available on Slayton Street and Trinity Park Drive.
When: Now through Sunday, June 28 ~ Concerts start at 8:30PM.
Cost: FREE Admission for lawn seats.  Reserved table seating is also  available (go here for details and ticket prices).

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:: FREE Red White & Sousa Patriotic Concert in Colleyville
Friday, June 26, 2015

colleyville red white sousa

The songs of America will come to life when the city of Colleyville presents Red, White & Sousa. This 100-voices strong free patriotic concert will be performed by internationally acclaimed a cappella men’s chorus, The Vocal Majority — the group has garnered 12 international gold medals and fans worldwide. The evening will also feature gourmet food trucks with such favorites as SoCal Tacos, Ruthie’s Rolling Café, Gepettos Pizza, Trailer Cakes, and more.  Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome.

Details, details
What:  Learn more about the The Vocal Majority’s a cappella performance of  Red, White & Sousa, here.
When:
  Friday, June 26, 2015. The free patriotic concert begins at 8:00PM; the gourmet food park opens at 6:30PM.
Where:  Colleyville Center, 5301 Riverwalk Dr.  Free parking is available at Town Center and Lifetime Fitness.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Outdoor Concert Series at the Levitt Pavilion in
Arlington, Featuring the Glenn Miller Orchestra, and more
Friday to Sunday, June 26 to 28, 2015

Join your family and friends for an evening of FREE music at the Levitt Pavilion in Arlington – part of their series of 50 nights of free music and performing arts under the stars. Be sure to bring along a lawn chair or blanket to comfortably enjoy the outdoor entertainment. Snacks or a picnic dinner, and beverages are allowed, but no glass containers, please.

This weekend’s line up includes: Larry Gee, Walt Wilkins and The Mystiqueros, and the world-famous Glenn Miller Orchestra.

Details, details
What: To learn more about the Levitt Pavilion’s summer concert series and weekly artist line-up, click here.
Where: Founders Plaza in Arlington, 100 W. Abram St. (Corner of Abram and Center streets, directly across the street from City Hall). View the parking map for free parking options.
When: See the schedule of evening concerts, here.
Cost: FREE Admission (food is extra).

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:: FREE Lake Grapevine Fireworks Show Summer Blast Event
 Friday, June 26, 2015 (and Every Friday through Labor Day)

See the skies light up over Lake Grapevine every Friday at the Summer Blast Fireworks show starting at 9:30 p.m. Running Fridays through Labor Day weekend, this weekly show can be viewed on the rooftop of the parking garage at the Gaylord Texan, as well as at parks around Lake Grapevine. For the best viewing experience, download the accompaniment music here.

Details, details
What: For more information about the fireworks show, click here.
When:
 Every Friday through Labor Day  9:30PM (weather permitting)
Where to watch: Gaylord Texan Resort ~ Level 5 of the Resort Garage.  Click here for directions to the Gaylord Texan Resort.  Fireworks can also be viewed from any Lake Grapevine park. Find a map of parks around the lake here.
Cost: FREE

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:: FREE Star Gazing Party with the Fort Worth
Astronomical Society, in Southlake

Friday, June 26, 2015

Bob Jones Nature Center Logo

Observe the night sky with the Fort Worth Astronomical Society at Bob Jones Nature Center. View and learn about the moon, Saturn, Jupiter, constellations and nebulae.  Please register for this free class today.

Details, details
What: For more info about the Bob Jones Nature Center’s Star Watching Party and to register, click here.
When: Friday, June 26 ~ 8:45 PM9:45 PM
Where: Bob Jones Nature Center, Bob Jones Road in Southlake
Cost: FREE!

::

::  FREE Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition
and Festival Concert at Sundance Square
Saturday, June 27, 2015

Sundance Square invites you to join The First Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival winds down with a free community performance on the Sundance Square Pavilion patio

Details, details
What: Learn about the Cliburn Concert here. To learn more about the competition and festival, visit cliburn.org
When: Saturday, June 27 from noon to 1:30 p.m.
Where:  Sundance Square Plaza in Fort Worth.  Go here to find FREE parking options.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Samuel F. B. Morse’s Gallery of the Louvre,
Special Exhibition Tour at the Amon Carter

Daily tour through August 23, 2015

Gather in the Amon Carter Museum exhibition space to experience a guided interactive tour of Samuel F. B. Morse’s iconic painting Gallery of the Louvre (1831–1833) along with a selection of works from the museum’s own collection that, like Morse’s painting, feature museum and gallery spaces as their subject matter. Though Morse is most widely known as a scientist and inventor, he was a leading artist of his time. Filled with his careful and personal selection of the Louvre’s finest works, all of which he painstakingly reproduced in miniature, the painting is a signal work of transatlantic exchange intended to connect American audiences with great European artworks.

Details, details
What: For more info about this special tour, click here.
When: Daily through August 23, 2015 ~ 3:00 – 4:00 PM
Where: Amon Carter Museum – The tour starts in the museum’s reading room.
Cost: FREE!

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::  FREE Saturday Morning Zumba in Sundance Square
Saturday, June 27, 2015

Get your shake on and start your Saturday morning with a free Zumba class at Sundance Square Plaza! Classes are presented by Sundance Square and Amon G. Carter, Jr. Downtown YMCA.  All levels are welcome!

Details, details
What: Learn more about free Zumba at Sundance Square, here.
When: Saturday, June 27, 2015 ~ 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Where:  Sundance Square Plaza in Fort Worth.  Go here to find FREE parking options.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Star Gazing Party at the Noble Planetarium
Saturday, June 27, 2015

Join the Noble Planetarium staff and members of the Fort Worth Astronomical Society for free monthly Star Parties. You’ll find plenty of telescopes for viewing and even more astronomy buffs to help you navigate your way through the skies. Star Parties are held once a month and in the Museum’s South Parking Lot.

Details, details
What: For more info about Noble Planetarium’s Star Parties, click here.
When: Saturday, June 27 ~ begins at dusk (weather permitting) until 10:30PM
Where: In the parking lot, just south of the Science & History Museum at the corner of Montgomery and Harley. Click here for directions.  Note, parking is available in the lot south of Harley Street.
Cost: FREE

P.S. Noble Planetarium recommends a wonderful & FREE resource for star-gazing from the comfort of your backyard. If you would like a fun way to navigate the night sky, visit this link.

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:: FREE Lowes Build and Grow Kids Woodworking Clinic
...Saturday, June 27, 2015

This Saturday, bring your child to a Lowe’s Build and Grow Clinic to help them learn a new woodworking skill and make a FREE build-your-own Captain America Motorcycle project to take home.  Your child will even get a free apron, goggles,  and more! All workshops are FREE, but you should probably show up early to insure you have a kit for your little ones.

Details, details What: For more information and to register, click here.
When: Saturday, June 27, 2015 ~ 10:00-11:00AM
Where: Lowes Home Improvement Stores. To find a participating location, click here.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Outdoor Workshops &  Family Fun Event at Bass Pro
  Tues., Thurs., Sat. and Sun. through July 26
, 2015

This weekend, bring your family to Bass Pro Shops’ FREE Family Camping and Outdoor Fun Weekend Event. There will be FREE family activities including workshops & classes for all ages, crafts, games, outdoor activities, contests and more!

Details, details
What:
For more details on activities and events, click here.
When:  Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays through July 26, 2015. For a schedule of activities, click here.
Where: Bass Pro Shops, 2501 Bass Pro Drive, Grapevine
Cost: FREE

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:: FREE Admission to the Modern Art Museum in Fort Worth
Sunday, June 28, 2015

Visitors to the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth can now receive free admission to the museum’s permanent collection and exhibitions on all Sundays in 2015!

Details, details
What: Learn more about free Admission at The Modern here.
When: Sundays in 2015
Where: Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth3200 Darnell Street
Cost: FREE!

::

:: FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at The Stockyards
Sunday, June 28, 2015

Hear classic western music come to life as Cowtown Opry members perform a free music exhibition on the steps of the Livestock Exchange building. This live family friendly music event will take place every Sunday and will feature a different theme each week ~ Western Gospel music will be featured on the 5th Sunday of the month.

Details, Details
What:
For more information, visit the Cowtown Opry website.
When: Sunday, June 28, 2015, 2:00PM.
See the complete performance schedule here.
Where: The live performance will take place on the steps of the historic Livestock Exchange building ~ 131 East Exchange Ave. in the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District.
Cost: FREE!

::

:: Take a FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma
And, Get 10% OFF Your In-store Purchase!
Sunday, June 28, 2015

At this week’s FREE cooking technique class, Williams-Sonoma provides a menu of all-American foods cooked on the grill and ultra-creative desserts in star-spangled colors. This menu is wonderful for sharing with family and friends — a guaranteed crowd pleaser. Plus, if you attend this class, you can enjoy 10% OFF savings on same-day purchases from their stores.  Note: You’ll want to call to reserve your spot since class size is limited.

Details, details
What: For more information and to view the current month’s schedule for Williams-Sonoma technique classes and demonstrations, click here.
When: Sunday, June 28, 2015. Note: 1 hour class times vary from store to store, so be sure to call for exact times and date.
Where: Go here to find a Williams-Sonoma store near you.
Cost: FREE! Call your local store to RSVP.

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June 19-21 FREE and Cheap Things to Do in Fort Worth This Weekend


This weekend’s FREE & Cheap Fort Worth area entertainment roundup includes:

  • FREE Evening Concert Series at Levitt Pavilion
  • FREE Country Music Outdoor Concert and Family Event at Capp Smith Park in Watauga
  • FREE Friday Night Fireworks over Lake Grapevine
  • FREE Geocaching Class ~ Bob Jones Park, Southlake
  • FREE Concerts in the Park in Keller ~ Me & My Monkey Beatles Tribute Band
  • FREE Samuel F. B. Morse’s Gallery of the Louvre  Special Exhibition Tour at the Amon Carter
  • FREE Saturday Morning Yoga Class at Sundance Square
  • FREE Amon Carter Museum Library & History Tour
  • FREE Build a Grilling Cart Class at Home Depot
  • FREE Kids Fishing 101 Event at Bass Pro in Grapevine
  • FREE Father’s Day Fly Fishing Class at The Modern
  • FREE Sunday Afternoon Jazz Series at Sundance Square
  • FREE Admission to The Modern Art Museum
  • FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at The Stockyards
  • FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma

:: FREE Outdoor Concert Series at the Levitt Pavilion in Arlington, Featuring Hudson Moore, and more
Friday to Sunday, June 19 to 21, 2015

Join your family and friends for an evening of FREE music at the Levitt Pavilion in Arlington – part of their series of 50 nights of free music and performing arts under the stars. Be sure to bring along a lawn chair or blanket to comfortably enjoy the outdoor entertainment. Snacks or a picnic dinner, and beverages are allowed, but no glass containers, please.

This weekend’s line up includes: chart topper Hudson Moore, Black Violin, and Gedeon Luke & the People.

Details, details
What: To learn more about the Levitt Pavilion’s summer concert series and weekly artist line-up, click here.
Where: Founders Plaza in Arlington, 100 W. Abram St. (Corner of Abram and Center streets, directly across the street from City Hall). View the parking map for free parking options.
When: See the schedule of evening concerts, here.
Cost: FREE Admission (food is extra).

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:: FREE Hazard County Country Music Outdoor Concert
and Family Event at Capp Smith Park in Watauga

 Friday, June 19, 2015

Head to Capp Smith Lake to enjoy a fun country music outdoor concert event for the family sponsored by the city of Watauga and the Arts Council Northeast.  The evening includes live music by local favorite, Hazard County, bounce houses, food, and more.  Be sure to bring your lawn chairs or a picnic blanket.

Details, details
What: For more information, go here.
When: Friday, June 19, 2015 ~ 6:00PM
Where: Capp Smith Park, 5800 Block of Robin Drive in Watauga. Parking at Harvest Church on corner of Hightower and HWY 377
Cost: FREE

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:: FREE Lake Grapevine Fireworks Show Summer Blast Event
 Friday, June 19, 2015 (and Every Friday through Labor Day)

See the skies light up over Lake Grapevine every Friday at the Summer Blast Fireworks show starting at 9:30 p.m. Running Fridays through Labor Day weekend, this weekly show can be viewed on the rooftop of the parking garage at the Gaylord Texan, as well as at parks around Lake Grapevine. For the best viewing experience, download the accompaniment music here.

Details, details
What: For more information about the fireworks show, click here.
When:
 Every Friday through Labor Day  9:30PM (weather permitting)
Where to watch: Gaylord Texan Resort ~ Level 5 of the Resort Garage.  Click here for directions to the Gaylord Texan Resort.  Fireworks can also be viewed from any Lake Grapevine park. Find a map of parks around the lake here.
Cost: FREE

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:: FREE Geocaching 101 at Bob Jones Nature Center, Southlake
Saturday, June 20, 2015

Bob Jones Nature Center Logo

Take advantage of a free Geocaching 101 class, led by the Geocaching Academy at Bob Jones Nature Center. Geocaching is a great activity to get the entire family up off the couch and working together in a real-world, high-tech, outdoor treasure hunting game. During this class, you’ll learn how to use GPS-enabled devices, such as a GPS receiver or even your smart phone to locate hidden containers.  Space is limited. Please register for this free class today.

Details, details
What: For more info about the Bob Jones Nature Center’s Free Geocaching 101 Class and to register, click here.
When: Saturday, June 20 ~ 1:30 PM3:30 PM
Where: Bob Jones Nature Center, Bob Jones Road in Southlake
Cost: FREE!

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:: Keller Concert in the Park ~ Featuring Me & My
Monkey,
Beatles Tribute Band

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Relax under the big Texas sky, watch the sunset, and listen to Fort Worth Favorite, Me and My Monkey, a fantastic Beatles tribute band. Bring your blanket, lawn chair, or picnic and enjoy a fun night with the family. There will be local food trucks  at the concerts, so come hungry!

Details, details
What: For more information about Keller’s concert in the park series, click here. For more on Me and My Monkey, click here
When: Saturday, July 20, 2015, 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Bear Creek Park in Keller, 400 Bear Creek Parkway
Cost:
FREE!

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:: FREE Samuel F. B. Morse’s Gallery of the Louvre,
Special Exhibition Tour at the Amon Carter

Daily tour through August 23, 2015

Gather in the Amon Carter Museum exhibition space to experience a guided interactive tour of Samuel F. B. Morse’s iconic painting Gallery of the Louvre (1831–1833) along with a selection of works from the museum’s own collection that, like Morse’s painting, feature museum and gallery spaces as their subject matter. Though Morse is most widely known as a scientist and inventor, he was a leading artist of his time. Filled with his careful and personal selection of the Louvre’s finest works, all of which he painstakingly reproduced in miniature, the painting is a signal work of transatlantic exchange intended to connect American audiences with great European artworks.

Details, details
What: For more info about this special tour, click here.
When: Daily through August 23, 2015 ~ 3:00 – 4:00 PM
Where: Amon Carter Museum – The tour starts in the museum’s reading room.
Cost: FREE!

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::  FREE Saturday Morning Yoga in Sundance Square
      Saturday, June 20, 2015

Start your Saturday morning with a free Yoga class at the Sundance Square Plaza.  Classes will take place every other Saturday, through September and will be presented by Sundance Square and Amon G. Carter, Jr. Downtown YMCA.  All levels are welcome!

Details, details
What: Learn more about free Yoga at Sundance Square, here.
When
: Saturday, June 20, 2015 ~ 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Where: 
Sundance Square Plaza in Fort Worth.  Go here to find FREE parking options.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE! Special Fort Worth History at the Amon Carter Tour
Saturday, June 20, 2015

Join the Amon Carter in the museum’s research library to learn about the surprising range of Fort Worth history resources available to the community. The librarian and the archivist will present the highlights from the collection and guide behind-the-scenes tours of the facility. This program is made available in association with Fort Worth Local History Month, a month-long celebration organized by the Fort Worth Library.

Details, details
What: For more info about this special tour, click here.
When: Saturday, June 20, 2015 ~ 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Where: Amon Carter Museum – The tour starts in the museum’s reading room.
Cost: FREE! Please note that while the museum is under renovation, paid parking is available at Will Rogers Memorial Center located on West Lancaster Avenue and Gendy Street. The museum is unable to validate parking fees. Additional parking information may be found here.

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:: FREE Home Depot Class ~ How to Build a Grilling Cart
Saturday, June 20, 2015

This Saturday, pop over to the Home Depot to learn to make a stylish cart to hold all your grilling accessories ~ built using just a few basic materials. The class will teach you new ways to combine metal, wood and pipe to create a moveable and durable cart to hold all you need to grill.

Details, details
What:
Get more information about the workshop here
When: Saturday, June 20, 2015 ~ 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Where: Home Depot Home Improvement Stores.
To find a participating location, click here.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Kids Fishing 101 Event at Bass Pro in Grapevine
Saturday, June 20, 2015

Want to take your kids fishing, but don’t know where to start? Bass Pro in Grapevine offers a kids fishing event every Saturday from 11am to 1pm. This is a fun experience for kids, and you will love to see the joy that first fish brings to the face of your child! Kids will learn how to bait their own hook and catch live fish in the Bass Pro pond. Equipment and bait provided.

Details, details

What: For more info about Bass Pro’s Fishing 101 class, click here
When: June 20, 2015, 11:00AM to 1:00PM, weather permitting.
Where: Bass Pro Shops, 2501 Bass Pro Drive, Grapevine
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Father’s Day Fly Fishing Class at The Modern
Sunday, June 21, 2015

The Modern Art Museum ~ Fly Fishing Program

Join us at the Modern on Father’s Day and give dad the experience of trying his hand at something new – casting a fly rod!  The team from Backwoods will be out on the reflecting pool from 11 am to 1 pm demonstrating the art of casting, sharing advice, and giving patrons the opportunity to try it for themselves.

Details, Details
What: 
For more information, visit the the Modern’s event website.
When: Sunday, June 21, 2015 ~ 11:00AM.
Where: The Modern in Fort Worth ~ 
3200 Darnell Street
Cost: FREE!

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::  FREE Sunday Afternoon Jazz Series at Sundance Square
      Sunday, June 21, 2015

Sundance Square invites you to join their FREE Sunday Music Jazz Series!  This Sunday’s performance features the 8-piece Common Ground band and will take place at the permanent stage of the beautiful new plaza.

Details, details
What: Learn about the Sundance Square Jazz series here.
When: Sunday, June 21, 2015 ~ 3:00 to 4:30PM
Where:  Sundance Square Plaza in Fort Worth.  Go here to find FREE parking options.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Admission to the Modern Art Museum in Fort Worth
Sunday, June 21, 2015

Visitors to the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth can now receive free admission to the museum’s permanent collection and exhibitions on all Sundays in 2015!

Details, details
What: Learn more about free Admission at The Modern here.
When: Sundays in 2015
Where: Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth3200 Darnell Street
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at The Stockyards
Sunday, June 21, 2015

Hear classic western music come to life as Cowtown Opry members perform a free music exhibition on the steps of the Livestock Exchange building. This live family friendly music event will take place every Sunday and will feature a different theme each week ~ Western Gospel music will be featured on the 5th Sunday of the month.

Details, Details
What:
For more information, visit the Cowtown Opry website.
When: Sunday, June 21, 2015, 2:00PM.
See the complete performance schedule here.
Where: The live performance will take place on the steps of the historic Livestock Exchange building ~ 131 East Exchange Ave. in the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District.
Cost: FREE!

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:: Take a FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma
And, Get 10% OFF Your In-store Purchase!
Sunday, June 21, 2015

Whether cooked on a backyard grill or baked in the oven, pizzas are a delicious way to showcase summer produce. At this Williams-Sonoma technique class, you’ll learn how to make classic pizza dough and a glutenfree variation, along with two seasonal pizzas—one savory and one sweet. Plus, if you attend this class, you can enjoy 10% OFF savings on same-day purchases from their stores.  Note: You’ll want to call to reserve your spot since class size is limited.

Details, details
What: For more information and to view the current month’s schedule for Williams-Sonoma technique classes and demonstrations, click here.
When: Sunday, June 21, 2015. Note: 1 hour class times vary from store to store, so be sure to call for exact times and date.
Where: Go here to find a Williams-Sonoma store near you.
Cost: FREE! Call your local store to RSVP.

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FREE! Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition Concert ~ Thursday, June 25

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Attention book lovers! Want to learn about future bestsellers before they become bestsellers? How about a chance to read books before they are available to the public? Robert Haddock from Random House will buzz about forthcoming books and give readers the inside scoop on spring and summer titles. - 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 2, Central, Tandy Lecture Hall

As part of Cliburn’s International Competition and Festival series, the Fort Worth Central Library will host a FREE performance from 24 of the world’s best 13 to 17-year-old pianists. The concert will take place in the Gallery of the Fort Worth Central Library (500 W. 3rd Street) Thursday, June 25 at 12:30 pm.  Families with children are encouraged to attend. Bring a sack lunch (cookies and water provided).

:: Learn more about the Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition here.

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FREE Outdoor Family Movie Series at Fort Worth Sundance Square Plaza — Starts Wednesday

Sundance Square Plaza Wednesday movies

The annual Sundance Square FREE outdoor movie series, Movie Nights at Sundance Square Plaza, kicks off next Wednesday with the movie 101 DalmatiansEach Wednesday evening through August 12, the lovely new Sundance Square Plaza will convert to an outdoor movie theater and will feature classic box-office family hits on a giant outdoor screen.  Movies will start at dusk, around 8:45/9:00 PM.

Weekly Movie Night Schedule:

  • June 10:  101 Dalmatians
  • June 17:  Dolphin Tale
  • June 24:  The Lego Movie  Come early! Legoland Discovery Center will be in attendance from 5-9PM — meet a Master Builder and see a great Lego display.
  • July 1:  Muppets: Most Wanted
  • July 8: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
  • July 15:  Despicable Me 2
  • July 22:  Frozen
  • July 29:  The Little Rascals
  • August 5:  Tangled
  • August 12:  Toy Story

Insider tips:  Bring your own lawn chairs or blanket to be sure you have a comfy spot to sit.  “To-go” food items from the Sundance Square restaurants may be brought to the plaza, but Sundance Square kindly requests that you do not bring other outside food, drinks or coolers.  Please also leave your pets in the comfort and safety of your home.

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Details, details
What: Learn more about Sundance Square Plaza’s FREE outdoor Movie Series, here.
Where: Sundance Square Plaza ~ bordered by 4th Street, Houston Street, 3rd Street and Commerce. Parking is FREE after 5 p.m. at many Sundance Square parking lots, side streets, and garages.  Click here to find available FREE parking options.
When:  Movies begin every Wednesday through August 12 around dusk (8:45 to 9:00pm).  Come early to get the best spot or grab a bit to eat at one of the nearby restaurants.
Cost: FREE!

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FREE Outdoor Concert and Family Movie in Keller — Thursday Evenings through June 25

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The second annual Keller Summer Nights is back and better than ever! Enjoy an evening of free live music and family movies under the stars at Keller Town Hall, each Thursday evening in June. The event also features a variety of family activities and munchies available from food trucks.  Bring a blanket, lawn chairs, a picnic and the whole household (including fido if you like!).

The weekly entertainment lineup includes:

THURSDAY, June 11
Live Music: Chris Watson Band
Movie: Frozen Sing-Along (G)

THURSDAY, JUNE 18
Live Music: Ricki Derek and the Vegas Six
Movie: Goonies (PG)

THURSDAY, JUNE 25
Live Music: Keller Area Youth Jazz Orchestra
Movie: Ghostbusters (PG)

Details, details
What:  Go here to learn more about Keller Summer Nights.
When:  Thursdays in June at 7:15PM.  Movie starts at 9:00PM.
Where:  Keller Town Hall, 1100 Bear Creek Parkway
Cost:  FREE

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