February 7-9 FREE & Cheap Fort Worth Weekend Events

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This weekend’s highlights include:

  • Last Weekend! 2014 Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo
  • FREE Admission to 3 Great Fort Worth Museums
  • FREE! Meet the Robinsons Family Movie Showing
  • FREE Garden Seminar at Calloway’s Nursery
  • FREE Valentines Woodworking Kids Clinic at Lowe’s
  • FREE Home Decorating Class at Pottery Barn
  • FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at the Stockyards
  • FREE Williams Sonoma Cooking Technique Classes for Kids and Adults


:: 2014 Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo ~ Last Weekend!
Through Saturday, February 8, 2014


Kick up your heels and enjoy acres of excitement and western heritage at the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo. Events include rodeo (extra ticket required), free musical entertainment, petting zoo, family friendly exhibits, premier livestock shows, and more ~ the schedule of events is fresh each day.  Plus your Stock show ticket gets you FREE entry into 3 fantastic museums:  Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, the Cattle Raisers Museum and the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame. If you haven’t been yet, this is the last weekend!

Want to attend for FREE or cheap?   Be sure to check out the list here for more than 10 ways to get free tickets and save on admission.

Details, details
The 2014 Stock Show and Rodeo event schedule changes daily.
• To get the schedule of daily events, click here.
• For the schedule of special activities, click here.
• To see the musical entertainment schedule, click here.
When: The 2014 Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo takes place now through February 8.  Learn more here.
Where:  3400 Burnett-Tandy Dr. Click here for driving directions. A special Park & Ride shuttle will be available Saturdays and Sundays during the Stock Show.  It will take you directly from Ridgmar Mall or Billy Bob’s to the front gate, pick you up, and return you to your vehicle parking lot for only $1.00 each way (pretty slick!). To find out more, click here.
For opportunities to attend the Stock Show and Rodeo for FREE or Half Price, click here. Otherwise, General Admission is:  Adults $10, Kids 6 to 16 $5, and Children 5 & Under FREE


:: FREE Admission to 3 Great Fort Worth Museums
Through February 8, 2014


If you have attended the Stock Show & Rodeo this year, be sure and hang onto your ticket stubs and take part in the “Moo-seum” program. With your rodeo or grounds admission ticket you can get FREE admission (until Saturday, February 8th) to The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame or the Cattle Raisers Museum. For adults, that’s a savings of $24 if you visit all 3!

Details, details
What: Get more information about the “Moo-seum” program, here
When: Now through February 8, 2014
Where: Learn about the Fort Worth Museum of SciencehereGo here to learn about the Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame and click here to get info about the Cattle Raisers Museum.
Cost: FREE, with Stock Show & Rodeo Ticket Stub.


:: FREE! Meet the Robinson Family Movie
Saturday, February 8, 2014

 Family Fun Film at the Fort Worth Library 2014

Join the Fort Worth Central Library and other families for a free screening
of the film Meet the Robinsons on Saturday, February 8th.

About the movie:  Join a brilliant young inventor named Lewis as he sets off on a time-traveling journey to find the family he never knew and save the future. He meets the wacky Robinson family who helps him learn to keep moving forward and never stop believing in himself. G, 102 min., 2007  Read reviews here.

Details, details
What: For more information, go here.
When: Saturday, February 8, 2014 ~ 1:00PM
Where: In the Theater of the Fort Worth Central LibraryYou can park on the street or in the 3rd St. & Taylor Parking Garage. The parking garage and parking meters are FREE on weekends.
Cost: FREE, no ticket required.  


:: FREE Calloway’s Garden Seminar on Growing Orchids
Saturday, February 8, 2014

Calloway's  Garden Seminar Event

Learn to master the secrets of growing Orchids, to create a gorgeous indoor garden at Grow Astonishing Indoor Orchids, a free clinic held at all Calloway’s locations on Saturday. Extremely long-lasting blooms, distinctive shapes and striking color palettes, all make the orchid of the most popular of flowers. With the proper soils and preparation, they can be grown successfully by home gardeners.

Details, details
What: For more information about Calloway’s gardening event, go here. When: Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 10:15AM
Where: All Calloway’s locations. Click here to find one near you.
Cost: FREE!


:: FREE Lowes Kids Clinic: Build a Love Note Holder
Saturday, February 8, 2014

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, February 8, 2014 ~ 10:00-11:00AM
Where: Lowes Home Improvement Stores.
To find a participating location, click here.
Cost: FREE


:: FREE Pottery Barn Class ~ How to Accesorize Your Home 
Sunday, February 9, 2014

Join Pottery Barn for an in-store class, where they will share helpful tips for simple and affordable ways to refresh your home.

Details, details
What: For more information, go to Pottery Barn’s store event site.
Class takes place February 9, 2014. Times differ by store so be sure to call your local store to verify class time.
Where: Go here to find a Pottery Barn store near you.


:: FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at the Fort Worth Stockyards
Sunday, February 9, 2014

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, February 9, 2014, 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
And, Get 10% OFF Your In-store Purchase!
Sunday, February 9, 2014

Join Williams-Sonoma for two classes: Saturday’s class is for kids and will teach Valentine cookie baking basics.  Sunday’s adult class will also focus on making fresh sweets for your sweetie this Valentine’s Day. In this class you’ll learn how to decorate home-baked cookies like a pro. We’ll take you step-by-step through everything from piping to flooding.

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 and to view the current month’s schedule for Williams-Sonoma Cooking classes and demonstrations, click here.
When: Sunday, February 9,  2014. 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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