Frugal & Fun Fort Worth Weekend Events (January 29-31 Edition) ~ Girls Night Out, Stock Show and Rodeo, FREE Museum Event and More!

Each Friday, we post ideas for FREE (or almost free) weekend entertainment
for you and your family. This weekend’s tips include:

• Ladies Night Out Fun (with Comedian Chonda Pierce)
FREE Day at the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas
• 2010 Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo
FREE Decorate a Valentines Craft Event at Michael’s
• FREE Disney Princess Party
• FREE Fun Day for Kids at Lifeway Stores
(plus a link to a 25% Off Coupon)


Frugal Weekend Entertainment Option #1

For the Ladies:  Enjoy a Fun Girls Night Out at the Movies
Friday, January 30

Laugh out Loud with Popcorn, Movie & Snacks.

Leave the kiddos and hubby at home and bring all your girl friends to this
fun event. You will laugh until your side hurts watching Christian comedian
Chonda Pierce. The event includes Chonda on DVD, popcorn, snacks, soda and
a whole lot of fun for the ladies. To get a taste of the fun in store, watch the
Chonda Pierce youtube video here.

Details, details
For more information, click here.
Friday, January 29 ~ 7:30-10:30pm
Keller at NorthWood Church (Rufe Snow & N. Tarrant Pkwy).
1870 Rufe Snow Dr. Keller, TX.  For directions, click here.


Frugal Weekend Entertainment Option #2

Take in some traditional Western fun at the legendary
2010 Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo
Now through February 7, 2010

Kick up your heels and enjoy acres of excitement and western
heritage at the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo. Events include
pulse-pounding rodeo action (extra ticket required), free musical
entertainment, petting zoo, family friendly exhibits, premier livestock
shows, and more.

There are lots of special activities to enjoy and the schedule
of events
is fresh each day. Some of my favorites include:

Friday, January 29
50% OFF, Senior Citizens Day
: Senior citizens will be admitted to the
Stock Show grounds every Friday throughout the show (Jan 29 and Feb 5)
for a discounted admission price of $4.

FREE Admission Boy Scout Day: In celebration of the 100th
Anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America, all scouts in uniform
receive complimentary Stock Show Grounds Admission.

Cowtown Cattle Drive Charolais Sale: Cattle Sale Arena, 6:00pm

Saturday , January 30
Palomino Horse Performance Classes
: Justin Arena 8:00am

Miniature Horse Costume and Halter Stallions Classes:
Justin Arena 6:00pm

Sunday, January 31
Cowboy Church: Everyone is welcome and dress is “come as you are.”
Service by Shepherd’s Valley Church – West Arena, 10:00am

Monday, February 1
FREE Admission for Military Families
All active and retired military
personnel and their immediate families will receive complimentary Stock
Show grounds admission and rodeo tickets

Details, details
The 2010 Stock Show and Rodeo schedule of events changes daily.
To get the
schedule of daily events, click here.
For the schedule of
special activities, click here.
To find out more about the entertainment schedule, click here.
For daily coverage of stock show events, check out
The Hog Blog.
When: Now through February 7, 2010
Where: 3400 Burnett-Tandy Dr.
Click here for driving directions.
A Special Park & Ride shuttle will be available Saturdays and Sundays
during the Stock Show. It will take you directly to the front gate, pick you
up, and return you to your vehicle parking lot for only $1.00 each way.
To find out more, click here.
For opportunities to attend the Stock Show for FREE,
click here.
Otherwise, General Admission is:
Adults ~$8, Children 6 – 16 ~ $4, Children 5 & Under ~ FREE.
Buy One Get One FREE rodeo ticket coupons are available from
Dickies and Lone Star Ag Credit.


Frugal Weekend Entertainment Option #3

Take a Family Art-Trek to Dallas’s Nasher Sculpture Center and
Get FREE Admission to the Jaume Plensa Exhibition
Day Celebration and Family Event
Saturday, January 30

Enjoy the FREE one-day Nasher Sculpture Center event in celebration of
the opening of Jaume Plensa: Genus and Species. Visitors will gain
complimentary access to the exhibition and enjoy a full day of artistic
activities.  Event includes, guided tours, art demonstrations, family art
activities, artist’s lecture,  and more.

Details, details
For more details on activities and events, click here.
Saturday, January 30 ~ 11:00am-5:00pm.
For schedule of seminars and activities, click here.
Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas, 2001 Flora St
For driving directions, click here.
Many thanks to reader CShone for this tip!


Frugal Weekend Entertainment Option #4

Michael’s Arts & Crafts Stores Family Valentines Craft Event
Saturday, January 30

If your kiddos love crafts, you won’t want to  miss this (almost) FREE
Family Event!  On Saturday January 30, at all Michael’s Arts and Crafts
stores, each child can make a decorated valentines picture frame for
loved ones and friends.

Details, details
For more information, click here.
When: Saturday, January 30 ~ 10:00-1:00pm
All Michael’s Craft Stores.
Click here to find a store near you.
Cost: Purchase a frame in store (for $1) and decorate it for
FREE at this fun event.


Frugal Weekend Entertainment Option #5

FREE Perfect Princess Party at the Hulen Disney Store
Saturday, January 30

This Saturday at the Hulen Disney Store, your little one can wear her
favorite princess gown and learn how to become a “perfect princess.”
This FREE event for the Princess-in-training will include 4 lessons:

  • The perfect curtsey
  • Princess posture
  • The princess wave
  • Proper tea

Details, details
For more information, click here.
When: Saturday, January 30

  • Session 1: 11:00am – 11:45am
  • Session 2: 1:00pm – 1:45pm

Where: 4800 South Hulen.  To get directions to the Disney
Store, click here.
Cost: FREE!


Frugal Weekend Entertainment Option #6

FREE LifeWay Kids Fun Day Event
Saturday, January 30

This Saturday, bring your child to LifeWay Stores for a Day of Fun.
There will be crafts, snacks, special discounts and more!  Select children’s
items will be 50% Off too!

Click here to print a coupon for 25% OFF one regularly priced item
good on this day (1/30/10), too.

Details, details
For more information, click here. Then click on “Back Cover.”
When: Saturday, January 30 ~ 11:00am-1:00pm
To find a LifeWay Store, click here.
Cost: FREE!

Enjoy! :)

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