Frugal & Fun Ft. Worth Weekend Events (April 16-18 Edition) ~ FREE Kids Creative Activities, NASCAR Family Fun, Gardening Seminars and More!

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

• FREE NASCAR Weekend Events
FREE Family Art Festival & Fun at the Kimbell
• FREE Woodworking Skills Workshop for Kids
• FREE Organic Gardening Seminar and Kids Activities
• Frugal Theater Event ~ Disney’s Sleeping Beauty   


Frugal Weekend Entertainment Option #1    

 Zoom Over to NASCAR Weekend’s FREE Events
All Weekend, April 16-18, 2010


Want to take part in NASCAR race weekend events without all the expense
(and need for earplugs)? Take in one of the many FREE related events
happening around the area.    

FREE events range from NASCAR driver appearances to being in the audience
for the live TV taping of Fast Track to Fame, the new TV show where singers,
dancers, and other family friendly entertainers perform in front of judges.    

Details, Details
Go here, for the main schedule of FREE NASCAR weekend events and
related times & locations.  Be sure to click this link, toofor last-minute
schedule additions and changes.
When: All weekend, April 16-18
Where: Locations vary by event, but mainly take place in North Fort Worth venues.



Frugal Weekend Entertainment Option #2     

FREE Spring into Asian Art Festival ~ The Kimbell Art Museum
Saturday, April 17, 2010

Fort Worth Botanic Japanese Gardens Fall    

This Saturday, the Kimbell is hosting a FREE Spring into Asian Art festival
that will be loads of fun. The event schedule kicks off with Fort Worth Japanese
drumming group Dondoko Taiko and will be filled with fun activities for the
whole family.   

Not only can you view the complete re-installation of the world-renowned
permanent collection, you’ll also have the opportunity to make your own
artwork inspired by popular Asian traditions.   

Details, details
What: Learn more about the Kimbell’s Spring into Asian Art Festival, here.
Where: 3333 Camp Bowie Boulevard, Fort Worth
    For directions to the Kimbell and other details,
click here.
When: Saturday, April 17, 2010, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Cost: FREE 


Frugal Weekend Entertainment Option #3     

FREE Lowes Build and Grow Clinic: Make a “See It Grow” Planter
Saturday, April 17, 2010


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 project to take home.

All Workshops are free, but you should probably show up early to insure
you have a kit for your little ones.          

Details, details
For more information and to register,
click here.
When: Saturday, April 17, 2010 ~ 10:00-11:00AM

Lowes Home Improvement Stores
    To find a participating location,
click here.
Cost: FREE!            



Frugal Weekend Entertainment Option #4    

Learn Something New at Calloway’s FREE Organic Plant
Seminars & Family Fun Event
Saturday, April 17, 2010


This Saturday, April 17, 9:00am, Calloway’s Nursery is hosting a FREE
organic plant seminar and family event designed to teach earth-friendly
gardening approaches for our North Texas area

Bring the kids along too, as there will be free children’s crafts and an
opportunity for them to choose a plant to add to their new creation.

Give-away drawings will take place throughout the day, as well!   

Details, details
For more information about the event,
click here.
When: April 17, 2010 ~
Organics Seminar, 10:15AM 
   Kids Craft Event, 9:15AM and 1:15PM
Where: All Calloway’s locations.  Click here to find one near you.
Cost: FREE!


For other FREE Resources for Gardening and Selecting
Easy-to-Grow Plants for DFW and North Texas,
click here.


Frugal Weekend Entertainment Option #5     

Disney’s Sleeping Beauty for Kids ~ Live and Onstage  
Saturday, April 17 & 24


The fairy-tale story of Sleeping Beauty is brought to life onstage with elegance
at Artisan Theater in Hurst. This classic story, told Disney-style is made more
lovely with Tchaikovsky’s beautiful music.

Details, details
What: For more info about the live theater production, click here.
When:  April 17 and 24, 10:00AM
Artisan Theater, 418 E. Pipeline Road, Hurst
Cost: $5, all ages


We hope you have a wonderful weekend with your family!    

Enjoy and Share! :)     



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2 responses to “Frugal & Fun Ft. Worth Weekend Events (April 16-18 Edition) ~ FREE Kids Creative Activities, NASCAR Family Fun, Gardening Seminars and More!

  1. Home improvement

    I like your section on gardening. I love gardening since I do a home improvement last year…

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