November 2 – 4 FREE Fort Worth Weekend Entertainment & Events Roundup

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This weekend’s highlights include:

  • FREE Friday on the Green Outdoor Evening Concert
  • FREE American Art from The Phillips Collection Exhibit At The Carter Museum
  • FREE Museum Admission at Fort Worth Science and History Museum
  • FREE Nasher Sculpture Center’s First Saturdays Family Fun Day (In Dallas)
  • FREE Holiday Decorating Class & Open House at Pottery Barn
  • FREE Kids Woodworking Workshop at Home Depot
  • FREE Cowtown Opry Performance 
  • FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma


:: FREE Friday On The Green Outdoor Concert
Friday, November 2, 2012

Enjoy a fun evening with your family and friends at Friday on the Green, a FREE monthly live music series sponsored by Fort Worth South. Bring your blankets and chairs (and even Fido if you want), and enjoy an evening of live music from great bands in a relaxing setting.

Details, Details
What: Fort Worth South, Inc. (FWSI) is the non-profit org behind Friday on the Green. Get more info here.
When: Friday, November 2, 2012 ~ 7:00-10:00PM
Where: Head to Magnolia Green Park ~ 1100 Block of Lipscomb, between Magnolia and Rosedale (across the street from the Village Homes row houses).
Cost: FREE!


:: Visit the Phillips Collection Exhibit At The Carter Museum
Now through January 6, 2013

Georgia O’Keeffe Pattern of Leaves Amon Carter Museum

The Amon Carter museum is hosting a landmark show featuring about 100 masterworks by over sixty-three artists from the The Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C.  This FREE exhibit traces American art from the 19th century through the mid 20th century and features work from familiar names such as Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper, and Georgia O’Keeffe. The Amon Carter is one of only three U.S. museums to host the exhibition; previous touring cities include Madrid, Tokyo and Rovereto, Italy.

Details, details
What: To learn about the American Art from The Phillips Collection exhibit, go here.
: Now through January 6, 2013. Regular museum hours.
Where: Amon Carter Museum, 3501 Camp Bowie Boulevard.
Get directions and parking details by clicking here.
Cost: Entrance to this exhibit and the Amon Carter Museum is
always FREE (but donations are appreciated)!


:: Bank of America Cardholders: Take advantage of FREE
ADMISSION to the Fort Worth Museum of Science & History

Saturday and Sunday, November 3-4, 2012

Bank of America’s 2012 national program, Museums On Us offers FREE  admission, the first full weekend of every month, to 120 participating museums throughout the U.S.   This FREE Admission program takes place this weekend (November 3 and 4) in Fort Worth at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.

Details, details
To find out more about the Museums On Us program, go here. To learn more about Fort Worth Museum of Science & History, click here.
How: Show a photo ID and any Bank of America Card to get FREE admission for each Bank of America Card Holder.
Where: The Fort Worth Science & History Museum, 1600 Gendy St. (corner of Montgomery and Burnett Tandy).
When: Saturday and Sunday, November 3-4, 2012
Cost: FREE to Bank of America Cardholders (Reg: $14 Adults, $10 Children)


:: Take an “Art-Full” Trek to Dallas to the Nasher Sculpture
Center’s First Saturdays Family Fun Day.

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Nasher Sculpture Center, First Saturdays

The Nasher Sculpture Center and Target present First Saturdays for families. Held the first Saturday of every month, this special event features FREE admission and a fun schedule of activities for the kids.

Details, details
For details, including a complete schedule, click here.
Saturday, November 3, 2012 ~ 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Where: For directions to Nasher Sculpture Center, click here.


:: FREE Decorating Demos & Open House at Pottery Barn
Saturday, November 3, 2012

Be among the first to see Pottery Barn’s new holiday collection along with interactive demonstrations for accessorizing your home! Pop by the store Saturday morning for their holiday open house, where they will share helpful tips for simple and affordable ways to refresh your home and entertain.

Details, details
What: For more information, click here.
Saturday, November 3, 2012, 9:00-11:00AM.
Where: Go here to find a Pottery Barn store near you.


:: FREE ~ Home Depot ~ Build. Learn. Create. Kids Workshop
Saturday, November 3, 2012

This Saturday, bring your child to Home Depot’s Kids Workshop to help them learn a new woodworking skill and build their very own Thanksgiving Turkey project to take home. Each Kids Workshop participant will receive a kid-sized orange apron (similar to a Home Depot associate apron) and an achievement pin. 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 ages 5-12. Get more information about the workshop, here.
When: Saturday, November 3, 2012 ~ 9:00AM to Noon
Where: Home Depot Home Improvement Stores. To find a participating location, click here.
Cost: FREE!


:: FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at the Stockyards
Sunday, November 4, 2012

Hear classic western music come to life as Cowtown Opry members perform a free music exhibition on the steps of the Livestock Exchange building. This live family friendly music event will take place every Sunday and will feature a different theme each week ~ Western Gospel music will be featured on the 5th Sunday of the month.

Details, Details
For more information, visit the Cowtown Opry website.
When: Sunday, November 4, 2012, 2:00PM.
See the complete performance schedule here.
Where: The live performance will take place on the steps of the historic Livestock Exchange building ~ 131 East Exchange Ave. in the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District.
Cost: FREE!


:: Take a FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma
Sunday, November 4, 2012

Join Williams-Sonoma for a FREE cooking class where they will provide a comprehensive turkey tutorial and help you discover the keys to roasting a juicy, flavorful bird that will leave your guests begging for the leftovers.  If turkey seems tricky, this is the class for you.  Plus, if you attend this class, you can enjoy 10% OFF savings on same-day purchases from their stores.

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

Details, details
For more information, click here.
November 4, 2012 ~ 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.


I hope you and your family have a wonderful weekend ~
It should be a PERFECT weather weekend to get outside!

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