November 8 – 11 FREE Fort Worth Weekend Entertainment & Veterans Day Events Roundup

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This weekend’s highlights include:

  • FREE Star Gazing Party at the Noble Planetarium
    at Fort Worth Science & History Museum
  • FREE Annual Fort Worth Greek Festival
  • FREE World Championship American Paint Horse Show
  • FREE Fort Worth Veterans Day Parade (Monday)
  • FREE Salute to Our Veterans Musical Event (Monday)
  • FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma

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:: FREE ~ Star Gazing Party at the Noble Planetarium
Saturday, November 9, 2013

Join the Noble Planetarium staff for a FREE Star Gazing party Saturday night. You will find plenty of telescopes for viewing and lots of experts available to help you and your family navigate your way through the skies.

Details, details
What: For more info about Noble Planetarium’s Star Parties, click here.
When: Saturday, November 9 ~ begins at dusk (weather permitting) until 10:30PM
Where: In the parking lot, just south of the Science & History Museum at the corner of Montgomery and Harley. Click here for directions.
Cost: FREE

P.S. Noble Planetarium recommends a wonderful & FREE resource for star-gazing from the comfort of your backyard. If you would like a fun way to navigate the night sky, visit this link.

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:: FREE 46th Annual Fort Worth Greek Festival
Friday to Sunday, November 8-10-2013

Fort Worth Greek Festival

The 46th Annual Greek Festival of Fort Worth will be held at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Fort Worth and will feature authentic Greek food, live Greek music & dance, and other festivities for the family.

Details, details
What: To learn more about this festival, visit their website here.
When: Friday to Sunday, November 8-10, 2013
Friday & Saturday 10:00AM to 10:00PM
Sunday 11:00AM to 3:00PM
Where: St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church,
2020 N.W. 21st Street, Fort Worth.
Directions and parking details can be found here.
Cost: Entrance to event is FREE. Food & prices can be found here.

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:: World Championship American Paint Horse Association Show
Daily, Now through November 16

Paint Horse Jumping

Experience quintessential Fort Worth at the World Championship American Paint Horse Association Show! This year’s show and competition will feature some of the finest horses and riding talents in the country.

Details, details
What: For more information about the event, click here.
To find out more about the American Paint Horse, click here.
When: Now through November 16.
For a daily schedule of events, click here.
Where: Will Rogers Coliseum, Fort Worth

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:: FREE Fort Worth Veterans Day Parade
Monday, November 11, 2013

Picture Copyright 2012 Frugal in Fort Worth & Not to be Used Without Permission

Pay tribute to the men and women who have served in the service of our country at the 2013 Veterans Day parade in Fort Worth. The parade starts at La Grave Field, winds through downtown and then ends back at the Cat’s home field. One of the best places to watch the parade is between Belknap and Fifth streets.

Veterans, you might also be interested in this list of FREE meals offered by local restaurants and other discounts throughout the weekend (go here).

Details, details
What: This event is a terrific event honoring our country’s heroes and fun for all ages.
When:
Parade begins at 10:00AM on Monday, November 11, 2013
Where: Downtown Fort Worth ~ Parade starts and ends at La Grave Field in Fort Worth. View the parade anywhere along the parade route ~ from La Grave Field parking lot, the parade will swing west of the courthouse on Houston Street, go south to 5th Street, loop north on Main Street and then swing east of the courthouse and return to LaGrave Field.
Cost: FREE

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:: FREE Salute to Our Veterans Taps ‘N Tunes Musical Event
Monday, November 11, 2013

Picture Copyright 2011 Frugal in Fort Worth & Not to be Used Without Permission

Taps ‘n Tunes Productions will be presenting a lively USO show of song and dance to honor our veterans. They have partnered with The Veteran’s Memorial Air park to provide free admission to all exhibits. Additionally, American Legion and Patriot Riders will be on site to share their stories and answer questions (be sure to thank them for their service!).

Details, details
What: For more information about the Taps ‘n Tunes event, go here.
When:
Monday, November 11, 2013  2:30-6:30PM
Where: Veteran’s Memorial Air Park, 3300 Ross Ave. in Fort Worth
Cost: This event is free to the public.

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:: Take a FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma
Sunday and Monday, November 10 & 11, 2013

Want to be creative with your turkey this year? Williams-Sonoama wi’ll teach you how to season and deep-fry a bird that emerges juicy and flavorful, with amazingly crisp skin. You’ll also learn how to quickly roast a boneless turkey and to cook one on a backyard grill. The bonus: you’ll have more room in the oven for all those tasty side dishes.  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
What:
For more information about this Williams-Sonoma class, click here.
When: Sunday and Monday, November 10 & 11, 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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