November 7-9 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:

  • Cheap 47th Annual Fort Worth Greek Festival
  • FREE American Paint Horse World Championship
  • FREE Southlake “Johnny D & the Doo Wopps” Show 
  • FREE Kids Art Class at The Kimbell Art Museum
  • FREE Exhibit ~ 100 Greatest Events of the 20th Century: First Reporting Newspapers
  • FREE Walking Town Hall with Mayor Betsy Price
  • FREE Animal Exploration Program at River Legacy
  • FREE D.I.Y. Illuminated Christmas Yard Decor Class
  • FREE Junior Chef Cooking Class at Williams-Sonoma
  • FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at The Stockyards
  • FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma

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:: FREE 47th Annual Fort Worth Greek Festival
Friday to Sunday, November 7-9, 2014

Fort Worth Greek Festival

The 47th 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 7-9, 2014
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 $1. Food & prices can be found here.

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:: 50th Anniversary American Paint Horse Association
World Championship Show

Daily, Now through November 15

Paint Horse World Championship

Experience quintessential Fort Worth at the World Championship American Paint Horse Association Show! This year’s 50th Anniversary 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 15.
For a daily schedule of events, click here.
Where: Will Rogers Coliseum, Fort Worth

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:: FREE Johnny D & The Doo Wopps Outdoor Concert
at Southlake Town Square Family Park

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Spend Saturday evening at Southlake Town Square’s Family Park enjoying a fun retro show by Johnny D & the Doo Wopps, a fantastic retro band that plays upbeat music from the ‘60s and ‘70s,  soul music, and a little bit of doo-wopp. Bring your own blanket and lawn chairs for a fun and relaxing evening with your family.

Details, Details
What: Learn more about the Arts Council music series here.
When: Saturday, November 8, 2014 ~ 7:30 – 9:00 PM
Where: Southlake Town Square Family Park
At Main St. and Southlake Blvd. (F.M. 1709)
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Kids Art Class at The Kimbell Art Museum
Saturday, November 8, 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, November 8, 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 100 Greatest Events of the 20th Century: First Reporting Newspapers Exhibit at Fort Worth’s Central Library
Now through November 19, 2014

Fort Worth Central library

From the attack on Pearl Harbor to landing on the moon, this interesting exhibit features original newspapers and breaking news stories from throughout the United States during the 1900s.

Details, details
What: For more information about current exhibits, click here.
When: The exhibit is available to enjoy through November 19, 2014 during normal Central Library hours of operation.
Where: The downtown Fort Worth Central Library gallery, 500 W. 3rd St. You 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.

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:: FREE Walking Town Hall with Mayor Betsy Price
Saturday, November 8, 2014

Mayor Betsy is taking to the sidewalks for Walking Town Halls. Put on some walking shoes and bring your ideas for a casual stroll and an active conversation about your community.

Details, details
What: Learn more about Town Halls for All here.
Where:
Crestwood Park ~ 3750 Rockwood Park Drive
When: Saturday, November 8, 2014 ~ 10:00am
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE River Legacy Living Science Center Nature Walk
Saturday, November 8, 2014

Explore the nature trails surrounding the River Legacy Living Science Center on a FREE family friendly naturalist-led nature walk. The Living Science Center is the gateway to River Legacy Parks in Arlington.

Details, details
What: To find out more about the FREE nature walk and River Legacy Living Science Center, go here. RSVP to 817.860.6752
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, November 8, 2014 ~ 2:00PM
Cost: FREE, but donations are appreciated.

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:: FREE Christmas Tree Yard Decor Class at Home Depot
Saturday, November 8, 2014

This Saturday, join Home Depot for a D.I.Y. Workshop focused on creating an illuminated outdoor Christmas tree for your yard.  You’ll learn how to complete the yard decor project with the right lighting,  decorations, and tools too.

Details, details
What: Get more information about the workshop, here.
When: Saturday, November 8, 2014 ~ 10:00AM
Where: Home Depot Home Improvement Stores. To find a participating location, click here.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Junior Chef Cooking Class at Williams-Sonoma
….Saturday,  November 8, 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 kid’s will learn the secrets to making delicious creamy mashed potatoes. 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, November 8, 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 Cowtown Opry Performance at The Stockyards
Sunday, November 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
What:
For more information, visit the Cowtown Opry website.
When: Sunday, November 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!

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:: Take a FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma
And, Get 10% OFF Your In-store Purchase!
Sunday, November 9, 2014

In this weekend’s in-store class, Williams-Sonoma will offer tips and techniques for what you need to know to prepare a delicious, moist turkey on Thanksgiving day. From brining to using flavorful rubs, from knowing when your turkey is done to carving the turkey for a beautiful presentation, this class will be your guide. We’ll also cover how to deep fry your turkey–a classic Southern technique.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, November 9, 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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