Frugal & Fun Fort Worth Weekend Events (October 22-24) ~ FREE Concert in the Gardens, Cowboy Heritage Event, Fall Japanese Festival, and More!

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ABOUT THE FRUGAL & FUN FT. WORTH WEEKEND EDITION ~
Fridays, we post ideas for FREE (or really cheap) weekend entertainment
for you and your family.
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This weekend’s highlights include:

• FREE Sunset Concert in the Park ~ Grapevine
• FREE Events at the Red Steagall Cowboy Gathering
• Fall Festival in the Fort Worth Botanic Japanese Gardens
• FREE Cooking Class at Williams-Sonoma
• FREE Entertaining with Style Class at Pottery Barn
• FREE Kids Woodworking Class at Lowes

   

:: FREE Sunset Concert at the Grapevine Botanical Gardens 
    October 23, 2010

Enjoy a relaxing evening of music entertainment by Breckenridge,
surrounded  by the beautiful Botanical Gardens in Grapevine. Bring a
blanket or chair and your own refreshments (no pets, glass or alcohol). Or,
dine on treats from PF Chang’s China Bistro which will be offering a special
menu for the concert. Fun children’s gardening activities will also be
available at the Ed & Edith Pewitt Educational Pavilion.

Details, Details
What: Find out more information from Grapevine Parks and Recreation, 

    here. Preorder dinner for 2 from the special PF Chang Menu here.
When: Saturday, October 23, 2010 ~ 7:00PM
Where: Grapevine Botanical Gardens at Heritage Park, 411 Ball Street.
Cost: FREE!     

::

:: Red Steagall Cowboy Gathering & Western Festival
   Friday to Sunday, October 22-24, 2010

Join the Red Steagall Cowboy gathering in the Fort Worth Stockyards to
celebrate the 20th year of this première celebration of the West. Voted Best
Gathering and Best Family Event by the readers of American Cowboy Magazine.

Details, Details
What: Get more event info here. Visit the Red Steagall website, here.

When: Friday to Sunday, October 22-24.  Get the full schedule, here. 
Where: Fort Worth Stockyards. Find a map & directions here.
Cost: Most outdoor street events on the schedule are FREE to the public.  
    To get access to indoor events (like the rodeo), get tickets here (children
    under 12 are FREE.

::

:: Fall Festival at The Fort Worth Botanic’s, Japanese Gardens
    Saturday and Sunday, October 23-24, 2010

Fort Worth Botanic Japanese Gardens Fall 2 Fort Worth Botanic Japanese Gardens Fall

The Fort Worth Botanic’s Japanese Garden, voted as one of the most
beautiful places in Fort Worth by the Star Telegram’s 
readers poll,
is celebrating their annual Fall Festival this weekend! 
Feast your eyes on
this beautiful garden while you and your family enjoy traditional Japanese
dance, music, demonstrations, papermaking, and tea ceremonies.

Details, details
What: For more information about the festival, click here. 
Where:
3220 Botanic Garden Boulevard. 
    All festival parking will be in the Linden Street lot click here.
    For directions to the gardens and other details,  click here.
When: October 23-24, Sat: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Sun: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
 Cost: Adults $5.00, Children (4-12yrs.) $3.00, under 4 free.

::

:: Learn New Entertaining Tips at a FREE Pottery Barn Class
     Saturday, October 23, 2010

 

Get new ideas for entertaining for the holidays!
Join Pottery Barn for a fun in-store class, where they will share helpful tips
for entertaining with style. This week’s class covers all the basics of holiday
entertaining ~ from Thanksgiving dinner to a casual buffet for a party.

Details, details
What: For more information, click here.
When:
Demonstrations take place all day, Saturday, October 23.
Where: Click here to find a Pottery Barn store near you.
Cost:
FREE!  

::

:: Take a FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma
    Saturday and Sunday, October 23-24, 2010

 

Learn a new cooking technique!
With the holidays around the corner, this is a great time to polish up on
your cooking techniques. This week’s lesson at Williams-Sonoma will
demonstrate classic preparations along with how to make easy breads and
spreads to enjoy with a meal ~ featuring no-knead bread, foccacia, classic
dinner rolls and more. You’ll get an opportunity to try delicious samples, too! 

Note: You’ll want to call to reserve your spot since class size is limited.

Details, details
What: For more information, click here.
When: Saturday & Sunday, October 23-24 ~ 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! Be sure to call your local store to RSVP.

::

:: FREE Lowes Build and Grow Clinic: Make a Flapping Bat Toy
    Saturday, October 23, 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
What: For more information and to register, click here.
When: Saturday, October 23, 2010 ~ 10:00-11:00AM
Where:
Lowes Home Improvement Stores
    To find a participating location, click here.
Cost: FREE

 ::

Have a wonderful weekend!

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