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FREE And Cheap Weekend Events Around Fort Worth — January 29 – February 1 Edition

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

  • FREE Art Class at the Kimbell for Teens & Adults
  • CHEAP FUN! 2015 Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo
  • FREE National Weather Service Workshop
  • FREE Kids Art Class at The Kimbell Art Museum
  • FREE Admission to 3 Great Fort Worth Museums
  • FREE Indoor Houseplant Class at Calloway’s
  • FREE Kids Fishing 101 Event at Bass Pro Shops
  • FREE Junior Chef Cooking Class at Williams-Sonoma
  • FREE Drawing Classes at The Modern Art Museum
  • FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at The Stockyards
  • FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma

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:: FREE Studio Five 90 Art Class at The Kimbell Art Museum
Friday, January 30, 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, January 30, 2015 ~ 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Where: The Kimbell Art Museum ~  3333 Camp Bowie Blvd
Cost: FREE!

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:: 2015 Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo Starts Today!
Now T
hrough February 7, 2015

Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo Free and Half Off Tickets

Kick up your heels and enjoy acres of excitement and western heritage at the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo. Events include rodeo (extra ticket required), free musical entertainment, petting zoo, family friendly exhibits, premier livestock shows, and much more ~ the schedule of events is fresh each day.

Want to attend for FREE or cheap?   Be sure to check out our savings guide for more than 10 ways to get free tickets and save on admission and rodeo tickets.

Details, details
What:
 The 2015 Stock Show and Rodeo event schedule changes daily.  Go here to learn more.
When: Now through February 7.
Where:  3400 Burnett-Tandy Dr.  A special Park & Ride shuttle will be available Saturdays and Sundays during the Stock Show.  It will take you directly from Ridgmar Mall or Billy Bob’s to the front gate, pick you up, and return you to your vehicle parking lot for only $1.00 each way (pretty slick!). To find out more, click here.
Cost:
Learn how to attend the Stock Show and Rodeo for FREE or Half Price here. Otherwise, General Admission is ~ Adults $10, Kids 6 to 16 $5, and Children 5 & Under FREE.

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:: FREE National Weather Service Storm Spotter Workshop
Saturday, January 31, 2015

With the severe weather season right around the corner, the National Weather Service is preparing North Texans by hosting a free SkyWarn storm workshop.  This workshop will discuss spotting and reporting storms, identifying cloud features, learning safety rules, and planning for a severe weather day.  You can even become a certified SkyWarn spotter if you’d like!

The class will be divided into two parts — a basic overview of storm spotting will be presented in the morning session, and in the afternoon session, the class will consist of more advanced topics like radar interpretation and severe storms.

Details, Details
What: For more information, visit the National Weather Service.
When: Saturday, January 31, 2015 ~
8:30AM-12 Noon (basic session) 1:00-4:30PM (advanced session)
Where: Eastern Hills High School ~ 5701 Shelton St., Fort Worth
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Kids Art Class at The Kimbell Art Museum
Saturday, January 31, 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, January 31, 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 Admission to 3 Great Fort Worth Museums
Now through February 7, 2015

          

If you will be attending the Stock Show & Rodeo this year, be sure and hang onto your ticket stubs and take part in the “Moo-seum” program. With your rodeo or grounds admission ticket you can get FREE admission (until February 7th) to The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame or the Cattle Raisers Museum. For adults, that’s a savings of $24 if you visit all 3!

Details, details
What: Learn more about the “Moo-seum” program, here
When: Now through February 7, 2015
Where: Learn about the Fort Worth Museum of SciencehereGo here to learn about the Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame and click here to get info about the Cattle Raisers Museum.
Cost: FREE, with Stock Show & Rodeo Ticket Stub.

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:: FREE Lush Indoor Plant Class at Calloway’s
Saturday, January 31, 2015

This Saturday, Calloway’s Nursery is hosting a gardening clinic focused on discovering new and unusual houseplants. Learn what conditions (light, water, temperature, and soil) these plants require and find plants that practically care for themselves, as well as exotic showpieces! The event is FREE and open to the public.

Details, details
What:
For more info about this event, click here.
When: Saturday, January 31, 2015 ~ 10:15am.
Where: All Calloway’s store locations in DFW.
Find a store near you, here.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Kids Fishing 101 Class & Event at Bass Pro in Grapevine
Saturday, January 31, 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: January 31, 2015, 11:00AM to 1:00PM
Where: Bass Pro Shops, 2501 Bass Pro Drive, Grapevine
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Junior Chef Cooking Class at Williams-Sonoma
Saturday,  January 31, 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.  Valentine’s Day treats are the tasty topic of the next class. You’ll learn how to make three easy, no-bake treats that are perfect Valentine’s Day! 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, January 31, 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 Drawing Classes for Kids & Adults at The Modern
Sunday, February 1, 2015

The Modern Art Museum ~ Fort Worth Kids Drawing Program

FREE Drawing From the Collection classes for kids:  Two sessions of this free program for children are offered, one for ages 5 to 8 and one for ages 9 to 12. Each session is led by an artist who takes participants through informal drawing exercises that relate to works in the Modern’s galleries. Children under the age of six must be accompanied by an adult during the program. Bring a sketchbook and pencils. Attendance is limited; early arrival is encouraged. A sign-up sheet can be found at the information desk.

FREE Drawing From the Collection class for adults:  Learn from local artists as they lead informal basic drawing classes in the galleries. This free class is open to adults at all skill levels—just bring a sketchbook and pencils. Registration is not required, but participants should sign in at the information desk.

Details, Details
What:
 For more information, visit the the Modern’s event website.
When: Sunday, February 1, 2015 ~ 2:00PM.
Where: The Modern in Fort Worth ~ 
3200 Darnell Street
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at The Stockyards
Sunday, February 1, 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, February 1, 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, February 1, 2015

In this weekend’s in-store class, Williams-Sonoma will help you surprise your loved ones with the sweetest of homemade treats: irresistible cakes that are gifts from the heart. In this class, you’ll learn to prepare desserts from scratch as well as some quick shortcut recipes. 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, February 1, 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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Sharon Young and Ladies Designer Brand Warehouse Clothing Sale — Opens to the Public February 5-7

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Woohoo — it’s almost time for our readers’ favorite fashion warehouse sale! The Ladies Designer Brand Warehouse Sale will open its doors to the public next week, Thursday to Saturday (February 5-7) with lots of designer clothing deals. Even better, they will offer a surprise “Buy One Get One” deal on Thursday and Friday!

Here’s a little sample of what’s in store…

Sharon Young February 2015 f

The direct from the designer Sharon Young & Ladies Designer Brand Warehouse clothing sale only opens their doors to the public four times a year and their next sale runs Thursday to Saturday, February 5-7, 2015. The sale will be huge (over 19,000 pieces!), and everything is marked down 50% to 75% OFF retail.  You’ll find sizes to fit just about anyone ~ from petite to women’s sizes and everything in between.

We will head to Dallas this week to get a sneak look at the sale, and share some of our favorite finds with you!  In the mean time, be sure to carve out time on your calendar and save the date!

Sharon Young striped cardigan nov 2014    Sharon Young Red and Black top nov 2014

Details, details
When: February 5-7, 2015 ~ Thursday & Friday, 8:00AM to 7:00PM and Saturday, 8:00AM to 5:00PM
Where: 10367 Brockwood Rd ~ Dallas.  You’ll see signs directing you where to go (or just follow all the ladies you will see!).
Do note: There is a large dressing room provided for trying on all your finds, but typical of women’s fashion warehouse sales, it is ladies only and not private. Since this is a women only event, husbands, guy-friends and kiddos under 12, please stay comfortable at home. 

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FREE Admission to All U.S. National Parks President’s Day Weekend — February 14-16

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Plan ahead and save on your family trip to the U.S. National Parks…

President’s Day Weekend (February 14-16), enjoy 1000s of  U.S. National Parks, Historical Sites, and other national scenic and recreational areas for FREE! This special fee-free weekend, is sponsored by the U.S. National Parks service and is only offered a few times a year (see other dates below).

Do note that not all National Parks managed areas charge admission fees, but those that do will waive their costs these days (such as $20 a car at Big Bend or $25 a car at the Grand Canyon or Yellowstone National Park).

You’ll find a long list of participating National Parks locations within a drivable distance of Fort Worth, including:

Details, Details
What: Find out more about how to get  free admission to the U.S. National Parks, hereYou’ll also find helpful planning info here.
When: Saturday to Monday, February 14-16, 2015
Times vary by park location.
Where: Go here for a list of the 400 participating National Parks that are participating in free entrance days.  A list of all National Parks managed sites can be found here.
Cost: FREE! Fee waiver includes: entrance fees, commercial tour fees,
and transportation entrance fees.

Need a little more time to plan? Take note of these other
FREE National Parks entrance dates during 2015:

  • April 18-19 ~ Opening Weekend of National Park Week
  • August 25 ~ National Park Service Birthday
  • September 26 ~ National Public Lands Day
  • November 11 ~ Veterans Day

Plus, FREE Annual Passes For Active Duty Military Families
Go here to find out how to get free annual parks passes through the America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass – offered FREE to all active duty military members and their dependents.

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TODAY ONLY — American Girl Sized Doll Outfit $9.99, Top Rated

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TODAY ONLY — Amazon has a great $9.99 deal on this cute jeans and top set, designed to fit an 18″ American Girl doll or other compatible 18″ dolls.  We looked at the glowing reviews — customers have rated this 4.5 out of 5 stars and say that the doll clothes are well-made.

  

:: See more great deals on American Girl sized outfits here.

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January 23-25 FREE And Cheap Things To Do Around Fort Worth This Weekend

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

  • FREE Rodeo Night Event at West 7th
  • CHEAP FUN! 2015 Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo
  • FREE Kids Art Class at The Kimbell Art Museum
  • FREE Admission to 3 Great Fort Worth Museums
  • FREE Pruning and Gardening Class at Calloway’s
  • FREE Kids Fishing 101 Event at Bass Pro Shops
  • FREE Junior Chef Cooking Class at Williams-Sonoma
  • FREE Home Decorating Class at Pottery Barn
  • FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at The Stockyards
  • FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma

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:: FREE Rodeo Night Event at West 7th
Friday, January 23, 2015

Kick up your heels and join West 7th merchants as they celebrate the annual Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo with a fun event including live music by the Casey Thompson Band, a trick western roper — even line dancing lessons! Be sure to bring your stock show badge or rodeo ticket to take advantage of special offers at participating West 7th merchants.

Details, details
What:
Learn more about the West 7th Rodeo Night Event here.
When:
Friday, January 23 from 6:00 to 8:00pm.
Where: West 7th is located at the SE corner of West 7th Street and University Drive North.
Cost: FREE!

::

:: 2015 Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo Starts Today!
Now T
hrough February 7, 2015

Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo Free and Half Off Tickets

Kick up your heels and enjoy acres of excitement and western heritage at the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo. Events include rodeo (extra ticket required), free musical entertainment, petting zoo, family friendly exhibits, premier livestock shows, and more ~ the schedule of events is fresh each day.

Want to attend for FREE or cheap?   Be sure to check out our savings guide for more than 10 ways to get free tickets and save on admission and rodeo tickets.

Details, details
What:
 The 2015 Stock Show and Rodeo event schedule changes daily.  Go here to learn more.
When: Now through February 7.
Where:  3400 Burnett-Tandy Dr.  A special Park & Ride shuttle will be available Saturdays and Sundays during the Stock Show.  It will take you directly from Ridgmar Mall or Billy Bob’s to the front gate, pick you up, and return you to your vehicle parking lot for only $1.00 each way (pretty slick!). To find out more, click here.
Cost:
 For opportunities to attend the Stock Show and Rodeo for FREE or Half Price click here. Otherwise, General Admission is:  Adults $10, Kids 6 to 16 $5, and Children 5 & Under FREE.

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:: FREE Kids Art Class at The Kimbell Art Museum
Saturday, January 24, 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, January 24, 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 Admission to 3 Great Fort Worth Museums
Now through February 7, 2015

          

If you will be attending the Stock Show & Rodeo this year, be sure and hang onto your ticket stubs and take part in the “Moo-seum” program. With your rodeo or grounds admission ticket you can get FREE admission (until February 7th) to The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame or the Cattle Raisers Museum. For adults, that’s a savings of $24 if you visit all 3!

Details, details
What: Learn more about the “Moo-seum” program, here
When: Now through February 7, 2015
Where: Learn about the Fort Worth Museum of SciencehereGo here to learn about the Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame and click here to get info about the Cattle Raisers Museum.
Cost: FREE, with Stock Show & Rodeo Ticket Stub.

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:: FREE Prune Like A Pro Gardening Class at Calloway’s
Saturday, January 24, 2015

This Saturday, Calloway’s Nursery is hosting a gardening clinic focused on learning to prune like a pro ~ a great class to learn why, when and how to prune your trees and shrubs. Proper and timely pruning is key to healthy attractive trees and shrubs. Learn the secrets of the pros so that you can prune your own plants to bring out their natural beauty.The event is FREE and open to the public.

Details, details
What:
For more info about Calloway’s and this event, click here.
When: Saturday, January 24, 2015 ~ 10:15am.
Where: Any Calloway’s store location in DFW.
Find a store near you, here.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Kids Fishing 101 Class & Event at Bass Pro in Grapevine
Saturday, January 24, 2015

Want to go fishing or 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 great experience for your 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: January 24, 2015, 11:00AM to 1:00PM
Where: Bass Pro Shops, 2501 Bass Pro Drive, Grapevine
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Junior Chef Cooking Class at Williams-Sonoma
Saturday,  January 24, 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.  In this class, it’s A-OK to eat with your fingers—no forks required! They’ll teach you how to make scrumptious finger foods that are great for snacks, lunch and dinner. Suitable for ages 9–13. 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, January 24, 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 Pottery Barn Class ~ Design Your Dream Bedroom
Sunday, January 25, 2015

Join Pottery Barn for an in-store class, where they will share helpful tips for selecting  and arranging furniture, choosing window treatments, and accessorizing the bedroom for comfort and style.

Details, details
What: For more information, go to Pottery Barn’s event site.
When:
 Class takes place January 25, 2015. Times differ by store so be sure to call your local store to verify class time.
Where: Go here to find a Pottery Barn store near you.
Cost:
 FREE!

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:: FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at The Stockyards
Sunday, January 25, 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, January 25, 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, January 25, 2015

In this weekend’s in-store class, Williams-Sonoma will help you prepare to invite friends over for the big football game and serve up hearty, crowd-pleasing dishes — from fun finger foods to piquant chili. They’ll share some winning, make-ahead recipes (so you won’t miss the kickoff) as well as creative ways to serve everything up. 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, January 25, 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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Today Only — $47.95 Orbo Jr. Kids Edition 4GB Android Tablet

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Don’t wait  on this one, as the 76% OFF sale is valid today only…

TODAY ONLY — Pop over here to snag an Orbo Jr. tablet for only $47.95 (MSRP is $199.99)!  This kid friendly tablet is a great learning tool and alternative to having your kids use your tablet or smartphone for their entertainment or educational use.

The Orbo Jr. Tablet has the following features:

  • Download 100s of educational or kid-friendly game apps for hours of fun and learning.
  • Lightweight, compact design for little hands
  • Durable silicon case with reinforced corners holds up against knocks, drops, scratches, and spills
  • Includes 4 GB of memory with room for expansion
  • At the time of this writing, it is available in 3 colors at the sale price (red, pink, and blue).
  • Google Android based operating system interface is interactive and easy to use.
  • Learn more here.

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January 16-18 FREE And Cheap Things To Do Around Fort Worth This Weekend

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

  • FREE Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo Western Parade
  • CHEAP FUN! 2015 Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo
  • FREE Fishing For Fun at Keller’s Bear Creek Park
  • FREE Admission to 3 Great Fort Worth Museums
  • FREE Introduction to Fly Fishing at Cabelas
  • FREE Junior Chef Cooking Class at Williams-Sonoma
  • FREE Home Decorating Class at Pottery Barn
  • FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at The Stockyards
  • FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma

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:: FREE Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo All Western Parade
Saturday, January 17, 2015

Oh I love a parade! Over 100,000 people will line the streets of downtown Fort Worth to watch the “All Western Parade” and to celebrate the opening of the 2015 Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo. This traditional event is held each year and boasts being the largest western themed parade, as well as the longest 100% non-motorized (no cars) parade in the world. The parade will feature over 4,000 participants including covered wagons, horses, more than 1,000 head of livestock, and of course lots of cowboys!

Details, details
What:
Learn more about the All Western Parade here.
When:
 Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 11:00AM
Where: The parade starts in front of the Tarrant County Courthouse (Downtown at Weatherford and Main Streets), turns right on Main towards the Convention Center, and loops back to the Courthouse on Houston St.  Click here to view the 2015 parade route.
Park:
 Park at one of the many FREE downtown lots or garages (the parking garage next to Bass Hall, etc.) and walk to your viewing spot.
Cost: FREE!  You can also choose pay to secure reserved seats at the Sundance Square Plaza or in front of the Convention Center.

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:: 2015 Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo Starts Today!
Friday, January 16 through February 7, 2015

Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo Free and Half Off Tickets

Kick up your heels and enjoy acres of excitement and western heritage at the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo. Events include rodeo (extra ticket required), free musical entertainment, petting zoo, family friendly exhibits, premier livestock shows, and more ~ the schedule of events is fresh each day.

Want to attend for FREE or cheap?   Be sure to check out our savings guide for more than 10 ways to get free tickets and save on admission and rodeo tickets.

Details, details
What:
 The 2015 Stock Show and Rodeo event schedule changes daily.  Go here to learn more.
When: January 16 through February 7.
Where:  3400 Burnett-Tandy Dr.  A special Park & Ride shuttle will be available Saturdays and Sundays during the Stock Show.  It will take you directly from Ridgmar Mall or Billy Bob’s to the front gate, pick you up, and return you to your vehicle parking lot for only $1.00 each way (pretty slick!). To find out more, click here.
Cost:
 For opportunities to attend the Stock Show and Rodeo for FREE or Half Price click here. Otherwise, General Admission is:  Adults $10, Kids 6 to 16 $5, and Children 5 & Under FREE.

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:: FREE Fishing Fun for Young Anglers in Keller
Saturday, January 17, 2015

Bring your fishing pole, favorite bait, and an adult fishing buddy for a morning of easy casting at Bear Creek Park in Keller. Texas Parks and Wildlife and Keller Parks and Recreation join together to sponsor a fun time of family fishing and other events including contests and prizes. The pond will be stocked with rainbow trout, and there will be prizes and fishing skill challenges.  For ages 16 & younger.

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What:
 For more information and to register, click here.
When: Saturday, January 17 ~ 9:00-11:30am
Where:
 Bear Creek Park Pond in Keller
400 Bear Creek Park, Click here for directions.
Cost: FREE and open to anglers ages 16 and younger

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:: FREE Admission to 3 Great Fort Worth Museums
Now through February 7, 2015

          

If you will be attending the Stock Show & Rodeo this year, be sure and hang onto your ticket stubs and take part in the “Moo-seum” program. With your rodeo or grounds admission ticket you can get FREE admission (until February 7th) to The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame or the Cattle Raisers Museum. For adults, that’s a savings of $24 if you visit all 3!

Details, details
What: Learn more about the “Moo-seum” program, here
When: Now through February 7, 2015
Where: Learn about the Fort Worth Museum of SciencehereGo here to learn about the Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame and click here to get info about the Cattle Raisers Museum.
Cost: FREE, with Stock Show & Rodeo Ticket Stub.

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:: FREE Introduction to Fly Fishing at Cabelas in Fort Worth
Saturday, January 17, 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 required by calling the fly shop 817-337-2400.

Details, details
What: For more info about Cabela’s Fly Fishing Class, click here.
When: January 17, 2015, 9:30AM to 11:30AM
Where: Cabelas ~ 12901 Cabelas Drive
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Junior Chef Cooking Class at Williams-Sonoma
….Saturday,  January 17, 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, kid’s will learn how to make delicious burgers along with some great toppings. Suitable for ages 9–13. 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, January 17, 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 Pottery Barn Class ~ Decorating With Window Treatments 
Sunday, January 18, 2015

Join Pottery Barn for an in-store class, where they will share helpful tips for selecting  window treatments and accessorizing with the right drapery hardware.  You’ll walk away with the know-how to update any window or room in your home.

Details, details
What: For more information, go to Pottery Barn’s event site.
When:
 Class takes place January 18, 2015. Times differ by store so be sure to call your local store to verify class time.
Where: Go here to find a Pottery Barn store near you.
Cost:
 FREE!

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:: FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at The Stockyards
Sunday, January 18, 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, January 18, 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, January 18, 2015

In this weekend’s in-store class, Williams-Sonoma will offer tips and techniques for cooking tasty comfort foods. You’ll learn how to make dishes that the entire family will love— and they’re easy enough to enjoy on weeknights. 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, January 18, 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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