August 22-24 FREE And Cheap Things To Do Around Fort Worth This Weekend

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This weekend’s FREE & Cheap Fort Worth area entertainment roundup includes:

  • FREE Outdoor Live Music Series at West 7th
  • FREE Friday Night Fireworks over Lake Grapevine
  • FREE Irrigation 101 How To Class at River
    Legacy Living Science Center in Arlington
  • FREE Saturday Morning Yoga in Sundance Square
  • FREE Kids Art Class at The Kimbell Art Museum
  • FREE Town Hall Coffee with Mayor Betsy Price
  • FREE Junior Chef Cooking Class at Williams-Sonoma
  • FREE Kids Woodworking Workshop at Lowes
  • FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at The Stockyards
  • FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma

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:: FREE Outdoor Live Music Series at West 7th
 Friday and Saturday, August 22 & 23, 2014

Enjoy live music from several local favorites in West 7th’s Crockett Square.  Friday evening’s lineup features Kyle Redd and Saturday evening’s set features Brad Hines.

Details, details
What: For more information about the West 7th music series, including details on future lineup dates, go here.
When:  August 22 and 23, 2014 ~ 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Where: West 7th’s Crocket Square – click here for directions.
Cost: FREE

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:: FREE Lake Grapevine Fireworks Show Summer Blast Event
 Friday, August 22, 2014 (and Fridays through Labor Day)

See the skies light up over Lake Grapevine at the Summer Blast Fireworks Show, every Friday through Labor Day weekend.  This weekly show can be viewed on the rooftop of the parking garage at Gaylord Texan Resort, as well as at parks around Lake Grapevine. For the best viewing experience, download the accompaniment music here.

Details, details
What: For more information about the fireworks show, click here.
When:
Fridays through Labor Day.
Fireworks begin at 9:30PM (weather permitting)
Where to watch: Gaylord Texan Resort ~ Level 5 of the Resort Garage.  Click here for directions to the Gaylord Texan Resort.  Fireworks can also be viewed from any Lake Grapevine Lake park. Find a map of parks around the lake here.
Cost: FREE

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:: FREE Irrigation 101 Class at River Legacy
Living Science Center in Arlington
Saturday, August 23, 2014

Learn the basic components of an irrigation system, typical maintenance issues, plant water demands, water scheduling techniques and water efficient technologies to save water and money during this adult workshop at River Legacy Living Science Center. Weather permitting, the class will also include a hands-on demonstration at the Center’s outdoor educational garden. Space is limited, please RSVP to 817.860.6752.

Details, details
What: To find out more about the FREE  seminar, go here.
Where: River Legacy Living Science Center, 703 NW Green Oaks Boulevard (at the intersection of N. Cooper Street and Green Oaks) in Arlington.
When: Saturday, August 23, 2014, 10:00am
Cost: FREE, but donations are appreciated and space is limited.

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::  FREE Saturday Morning Yoga in Sundance Square
      Saturday, August 23, 2014

Start your Saturday morning with a free Yoga class at the Sundance Square Plaza.  Classes will take place every other Saturday, through September and will be presented by Sundance Square and Amon G. Carter, Jr. Downtown YMCA.  All levels are welcome!

Details, details
What: Learn more about free Yoga at Sundance Square, here.
When
: Saturday, August 23, 2014 ~ 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Where: 
Sundance Square Plaza in Fort Worth.  Go here to find FREE parking options.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Kids Art Class at The Kimbell Art Museum
Saturday, August 23, 2014

The Kimbell Art Museum ~ Fort Worth Art Program

The Kimbell Kids drop-in program introduces children (ages 12 and under) and their adult companions to fun and inspiring ways to enjoy art together. Each session features a brief gallery activity and a related studio-art project. Sign up at the entrance to the education studios in the Renzo Piano Pavilion one hour before the program. Do note that you may want to arrive early to sign up as space is very limited.

Details, Details
What: For more information, visit the the Kimbell’s event site.
When: Saturday, August 23, 2014 ~ 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Where: The Kimbell Art Museum ~  3333 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Town Hall Coffee with Mayor Betsy Price
Saturday, August 23, 2014

Mayor Betsy is teaming up with city councilmembers to host community coffees throughout Fort Worth. Come on out to talk to Mayor Betsy and your councilmember about what is important to you in your neighborhood and around town.  Free coffee will be provided ~ enjoy a cup while talking to your city leaders!

Details, details
What: Learn more about Town Halls for All here.
Where:
Northwest Branch Fort Worth Library
6228 Crystal Lake Drive
When: Saturday, August 23, 2014 ~ 2:00PM
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Junior Chef Cooking Class at Williams-Sonoma
….Saturday, August 23, 2014

Join Williams-Sonoma’s weekly Junior Chef Class where they will show kids how fun and easy cooking can be.  They’ll learn to make delicious recipes, from main courses to desserts and snacks, with plenty of tasting along the way.  At this week’s class, kids will learn how to make delicious panini sandwiches – even a sweet favorite with melted chocolate. Suitable for ages 9-13. 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 Junior Chef Cooking classes and demonstrations, click here.
When: Saturday, August 23, 2014. Note: 1 hour class times vary from store to store, so be sure to call for exact time & date.
Where: Go here to find a Williams Sonoma store near you.
Cost: FREE! Call your local store to RSVP.

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:: FREE Lowes Build and Grow Clinic: Make Your
Own Dreamworks Robot Toy
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Saturday, August 23, 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, August 23, 2014~ 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 Stockyards
Sunday, August 24, 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
What:
For more information, visit the Cowtown Opry website.
When: Sunday, August 24, 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!

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:: Take a FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma
And, Get 10% OFF Your In-store Purchase!
Sunday, August 24, 2014

In this weekend’s in-store classes, William’s Sonoma will teach you how to prep artichokes for both cooking whole as well as using the rich artichoke heart. 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 technique classes and demonstrations, click here.
When: Sunday, August 24, 2014. Note: 1 hour class times vary from store to store, so be sure to call for exact times and date.
Where: Go here to find a Williams-Sonoma store near you.
Cost: FREE! Call your local store to RSVP.

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