September 13-15 FREE & Cheap Fort Worth Weekend Events Roundup

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This weekend’s highlights include:

  • FREE Music Under the Stars Concert Series at
    Levitt Pavilion in Arlington
  • FREE Preservation is the Art of the City
  • FREE Fall Lawn Care Clinic at Calloway’s Nursery
  • FREE Animals Alive! Family Event at the Stockyards
  • FREE Kids Cow Camp at the Fort Worth Stockyards
  • FREE Woodworking Skills Class for Kids at Lowes
  • FREE Cowtown Opry Performance
  • FREE Pottery Barn Decorating Class
  • FREE Williams-Sonoma Cooking Techniques Class

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:: FREE Music Under the Stars Fall Concert
at the Levitt Pavilion in Arlington
Friday, September 13, 2013

Join your family and friends for an evening of FREE music at the Levitt Pavilion in Arlington – part of their fall series of free music and performing arts under the stars. Be sure to bring along a lawn chair or blanket to enjoy the outdoor entertainment. Snacks or a picnic dinner, and beverages are allowed, but no glass containers, please.  Tonight’s line up includes local favorite, Soul Track Mind.

Details, details
What: To learn more about the Levitt Pavilion’s fall concert series and weekly artist line-up, click here.
Where:
Founders Plaza in Arlington, 100 W. Abram St. (Corner of Abram and Center streets, directly across the street from City Hall). View the parking map for free parking options.
When: Friday, September 13, 2013.  See complete schedule of concerts, here.
Cost: FREE admission (food is extra).

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:: Preservation is the Art of the City
Now Through September 28, 2013

Preservation is the Art of the City is a 3-week public art show and sale featuring 45 jury-selected artists. This non-profit gallery promotes and supports local studio artists as well as historic preservation in Fort Worth.

Details, details
What: For more info, go to the Preservation is the Art of the City website.
When:
Now through September 28, 2013
Monday-Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm & Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Where:
Fort Worth Community Arts Center, 1300 Gendy Street
Cost:
FREE to attend

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:: Attend a FREE Fall Lawn Care Class at Calloway’s
Saturday, September 14, 2013

This Saturday, Calloway’s Nursery is hosting a gardening clinic focused on fall lawn care ~ a great class to learn how to revive your lawn and banish weeds in your winter Texas lawn! You’ll learn the secrets to success for a healthy lawn including how and when to weed, feed, stimulate and overseed your Texas grasses. The event is FREE and open to the public.

Details, details
What: For more info about Calloway’s and this event, click here.
When: Saturday, September 14, 2013 ~ 10:15am.
Where: Any Calloway’s store location in DFW.
Find a store near you, here.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE “Animals Alive” Family Event at the Stockyards
Saturday, September 14, 2013

Fort Worth Stockyards Animals Alive event Critterman

Bring the family to “Animals Alive,” a FREE day of fun in the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards. You will learn about some of our unique Texas animals at a live animal presentation with “Critterman.” You’ll also have the opportunity to ride a pony, go to the petting zoo, cheer for the armadillo races, and take part in cow camp.

Details, Details
What: For more information, go here.
When: Saturday, September 14, 2013 ~ 11:00am – 4:00PM.
Where: Fort Worth Stockyards ~ 130 E. Exchange Avenue
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Fort Worth Cow Camp at the Stockyards
Saturday, September 14, 2013

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 Fort Worth 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, September 14, 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: Saddle up behind the Fort Worth Livestock Exchange Building, located at 131 E. Exchange Avenue. For directions, click here. When you see the Texas longhorns and authentic drovers, you know you are in the right spot!
Cost: FREE, but donations are appreciated.

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:: FREE Lowes Woodworking Clinic: Make a Fire Truck Toy
Saturday, September 14, 2013

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 make sure you have a kit for your little ones.

Details, details
What: For more information and to register, click here.
When:
Saturday, September 14 ~ 10:00-11:00AM
Where:
Lowes Home Improvement Stores.
To find a participating location, click here.
Cost:
FREE

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:: FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at The Cowtown Coliseum
Sunday, September 15, 2013

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
What:
For more information, visit the Cowtown Opry website.
When: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 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!

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:: Learn Fall Decor Tips at a FREE Pottery Barn Design Class
Sunday, September 15, 2013

Get new ideas for freshening up your living room for fall!
From choosing and arranging furniture to adding the right accent pieces, join Pottery Barn for a fun in-store demonstration, where they will share affordable tips to update your living space.

Details, details
What: For more information, go to Pottery Barn Store Events.
When:
Classes take place, Sunday, September 15 ~ 10:00AM. Times differ by store so be sure to call your local store to verify class time.
Where: Click here to find a Pottery Barn store near you.
Cost:
FREE!

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:: Take a FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma
PLUS FREE Knife Sharpening

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Improve your kitchen skills!
This week’s technique lesson at Williams Sonoma will demonstrate the essential components of good knife skills. Learn how to correctly slice, dice, chop, julienne, and chiffonade. Bring a knife from home, and you can even receive a complimentary knife sharpening (limit one sharpening FREE per person ~ extras are $5 each).  Note: You’ll want to call to reserve your spot since class size is limited.

Bonus: if you attend Sunday’s class, you can enjoy 10% OFF savings on same-day purchases from their stores.

Details, details
What:
For more information, click here.
When:
September 15, 2013 ~ 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.

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We hope you have a super weekend!

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