ABOUT THE FRUGAL & FUN FT. WORTH WEEKEND EDITION ~Fridays, we post ideas for FREE (or really cheap) weekend entertainment for you and your family. Subscribe to our blog updates and you’ll receive this weekly weekend guide along with more budget stretching ideas and tips throughout the week! Subscribe for FREE (here)!
This weekend’s highlights include:
- FREE Texas Camerata Baroque Concert at the Kimbell
- FREE David Nevue Concert ~ Award Winning Pianist
- FREE Southlake Town Square Tree Lighting Event
- FREE Woodworking Skills Class for Kids at Lowes
- FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma
- FREE Christmas Craft Classes at Michael’s
:: FREE Texas Camerata Concert at the Kimbell Art Museum
…Saturday, November 19, 2011
The Kimbell museum will be hosting a special Texas Camerata chamber music performance spanning the end of the Renaissance and the dawn of the Baroque period. This special concert is offered in conjunction with the museum’s special exhibition of Caravaggio and His Followers in Rome.
What: To learn more about the Texas Camerata, go here. To learn more
about this special Kimbell Museum event, go here.
When: Saturday, December 19, 2011 ~ 2:00PM
Where: The Kimbell Art Museum, 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth
For directions to the Kimbell, click here.
Cost: FREE admission, seating is limited.
:: FREE Award-winning Recording Artist, David Nevue in Concert
…Sunday, November 20, 2011
Worth the trip to Plano ~ the David Nevue concert is going to be amazing (and thanks to a terrific sponsor, it’s FREE!). If you are not familiar with award-winning solo pianist David Nevue, you’ll find his piano style is similar to George Winston or Jim Brickman — beautiful, touching, and with an appeal to all ages (hear samples of his music here).
You will not want to miss this pre-Thanksgiving concert Sunday night. It will be a great evening and a true gift and treat to all who listen!
What: To learn more about David Nevue, go here.
When: Sunday, November 20, 2011 ~ 7:00PM
Where: New Life Church ~ 7500 Marchman Way, Plano
located at Mathews Elementary School
:: 12th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration in Southlake
Saturday, November 19, 2011
Southlake’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting festivities will begin at 5:30pm with live entertainment from local choirs and groups. The tree lighting ceremony begins with the arrival of Old St. Nick who will switch on the lights and turn the square into a winter wonderland! Festivities also include carriage rides, hot chocolate, and kids activities.
What: Learn more about Southlake’s Home for the Holiday Tree
Lighting event and other festivities here.
When: Saturday, November 19, 2011 ~ 5:30-8:30PM
Where: Southlake Town Square ~ 1256 Main Street Suite
Cost: Entrance to event is FREE.
:: FREE Lowes Build and Grow Clinic: Christmas Project
…Saturday, November 19, 2011
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.
What: For more information and to register, click here.
When: Saturday, November 19, 2011 ~ 10:00-11:00AM
Where: Lowes Home Improvement Stores.
To find a participating location, click here.
:: Take a FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma
…Sunday & Monday, November 20-21, 2011
It is hard to believe that Thanksgiving is less than 1 week away! It’s not too late to add an amazing side dish to your menu or discover some time-saving tips. This final Thanksgiving technique class features Williams Sonoma’s favorite recipes plus last-minute tips to make your gathering truly special and stress-free.
Note: You’ll want to call to reserve your spot since class size is limited.
What: For more information about this Williams-Sonoma class, click here.
When: Sunday & Monday, November 20-21, 2011 ~ 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! Call your local store to RSVP.
:: FREE Michael’s Christmas Craft Classes
…Saturday-Sunday, November 19-20 2011
Michael’s Arts & Crafts Stores are offering 3 FREE Thanksgiving and Christmas Craft Classes this weekend for both kids and adults. Check out the list of available classes here. This craft event is FREE, but you should probably show up early to make sure there are enough craft supplies for you to participate.
What: For more information on all 3 classes, click here.
When: November 19 & 20 ~ class times vary. Go here for details.
Where: All Michael’s Craft Stores. Go here to find a store near you.
Enjoy and Share! :)