Frugal & Fun Ft. Worth Weekend Events (May 7-9 Edition) ~ Lots of Family Fun Events in Store!

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

• FREE Frontier Fort Days Event at the Stockyards
• FREE Fort Worth Cow Camp for Kids
• FREE Mother’s Day Craft Classes & Projects for Kids 
• FREE Crayola Glow Explosion Event 

:: Ft.Worth Stockyards ~ 10th Annual Frontier Fort Days ~ FREE 
     Friday and Saturday ~ May 7-8, 2010    


Bring the family to the 10th Annual Frontier Fort Days Texas heritage event
at the Fort Worth Stockyards. During this FREE event, you will get to
experience an authentic representation of life on the Texas frontier including
authentic wagons, music, and more. Hourly events include infantry
demonstrations, Native American dance, military parades and more.   

Details, details
What: For more details about Frontier Fort Days, along with a schedule of
     events & activities, click here.
Where: At the Stockyards Station ~ 130 East Exchange Ave.
    For directions, click here.
When: Friday and Saturday, May 7-8, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost: FREE    


:: FREE ~ Fort Worth Cow Camp at the Stockyards
     Saturday, May 8, 2010   


Fort Worth’s herd cowboys will present a fun and educational demonstration
about the tools, equipment and techniques used during the cattle drive era
of the late 1800’s at Cow Camp.   

Children and adults will have the opportunity for hands on, interactive
experiences including roping, sorting, saddling, cattle drive demonstrations
and more.    

Details, details
What: For more information, click here.
When: Saturday, May 8, 1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
Where: Saddle up behind the Fort Worth Livestock Exchange Building,
    located at 131 E. Exchange Avenue. For directions, click here.
Cost: FREE.


 :: FREE ~ Mothers Day Craft Workshops for the Kids
      Saturday-Sunday, May 8-9, 2010


Let the little ones have fun making something special, just for mom!  
There are several businesses hosting FREE Mother’s Day projects for the kids.    

Choose from the following FREE kids’ craft events.:    

Pottery Barn Kids ~ Make a Tissue Paper Flower Bouquet
What: Kids will love creating colorful tissue paper flowers for Mom at
    this fun event! For more details,
click here.
When: Saturday and Sunday, May 8-9, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Click here to find a Pottery Barn store near you.
Cost: FREE!

Lowes Build and Grow Clinic ~ Make a Trellis Planter
 Kids will have the opportunity to make a Mother’s Day Trellis
    Planter while learning some new wood working skills. For more
    information and to register, click here.
When: Saturday, May 8, 2010 ~ 10:00-11:00AM
Lowes Home Improvement Stores
    To find a participating location, click here.
Cost: FREE!    

Michael’s Arts & Crafts Stores ~ Create a Card & Cookie for Mom!
What: Michael’s will be hosting two Mother’s Day Craft Events for Kids.
    Children can attend a workshop to handcraft their own Mother’s Day Card 
    (at 10:00) and come back for the second event (at 12:00) to decorate a
    cookie for Mom or Grandma! For more information, click here.
When: Saturday, May 8 ~ Card event is at 10:00AM-12:00PM and the
    Cookie Decorating event is at 12:00PM to 1:00PM
All Michael’s Craft Stores. Click here to find a store near you.
Cost: FREE!        


:: FREE ~ Toys R Us Glow Explosion Event
    Saturday, May 8, 2010


Visit Toys “R” Us for their Crayola Glow Explosion Event where kids will get to
create a fun glow-in-the dark project, take home a FREE gift and more!    

Details, details
For more information,
click here.
When: Saturday, May 8, 2010 ~ 11:00AM – 1:00PM

All Toys R Us Locations . Click here to find a location.
Cost: FREE! 
 To mom’s everywhere, Happy Mother’s Day!  
I hope you have a wonderful weekend!


Enjoy and Share! :)    



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2 responses to “Frugal & Fun Ft. Worth Weekend Events (May 7-9 Edition) ~ Lots of Family Fun Events in Store!

  1. Special evening events and seminars are held at all our locations as well.

  2. Love our city and love all these things to do in FW for free!!!! :0) Thanks for the tips and for all you do, Frugal in Fort Worth!

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