March 6-8 FREE And Cheap Things To Do Around Fort Worth This Weekend


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

  • FREE Animal Exploration Program at River Legacy
  • FREE Museum Admission at Fort Worth
    Science and History Museum & Perot Museum
  • FREE Town Hall Coffee with Mayor Betsy Price
  • FREE First Saturday Family Fun Day at
    Nasher Sculpture Center (In Dallas)
  • FREE Heirloom Vegetable Gardening Class at Calloway’s
  • FREE Dog Training Seminar and Event at Bass Pro
  • FREE Kids Woodworking Workshop at Home Depot
  • FREE Junior Chef Cooking Class at Williams-Sonoma
  • FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at The Stockyards
  • FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma

:: FREE Animal Exploration Program at River Legacy
Living Science Center in Arlington
Saturday, March 7, 2015

Discover the habits and adaptations of one of River Legacy’s native animals during a live animal observation with a Naturalist at River Legacy Living Science Center. RSVP to 817.860.6752.

Details, details
What:
 To find out more about the FREE  program, 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, March 7, 2015 ~ 2:00 pm
Cost: FREE, but donations are appreciated and space is limited.

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:: Bank of America Cardholders: Take advantage of FREE
ADMISSION to the Fort Worth Museum of Science &
History and the Perot Museum in Dallas

Saturday and Sunday, March 7 and 8, 2015

Bank of America’s 2015 national program, Museums On Us offers FREE admission, the first full weekend of every month, to 150+ participating museums throughout the country. In DFW, this FREE Admission program takes place this weekend at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History and in Dallas at The Perot Museum of Nature & Science.

Details, details
What:
To learn more about the Museums On Us program, go here.
How: Show a photo ID and any Bank of America Card to get FREE admission for each Bank of America Card Holder.
Where: The Fort Worth Science & History Museum is located at 1600 Gendy St. (corner of Montgomery and Burnett Tandy). The Perot Museum can be found at 2201 N. Field Street in Dallas.
When: Saturday and Sunday, March 7 and 8, 2015
Cost: FREE to Bank of America Cardholders

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:: FREE District 6 Town Hall Coffee with Mayor Betsy Price
Saturday, March 7, 2015

Mayor Betsy is teaming up with city council members to host community coffees throughout Fort Worth. Stop in to talk to Mayor Betsy and your council member 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:
Chisholm Trail Community Center ~ 4680 McPherson Blvd
When: Saturday, March 7, 2015 ~ 9:00am
Cost: FREE!

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:: Take an “Art-Full” Trek to Dallas to the Nasher Sculpture
Center’s First Saturdays Family Fun Day.

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Nasher Sculpture Center, First Saturdays
Nasher Sculpture Center, First Saturdays    Nasher Sculpture Center, First Saturdays    Nasher Sculpture Center, First Saturdays

The Nasher Sculpture Center and Target present First Saturdays for families ~ bring the kids and enjoy free admission and fun family programming on the first Saturday of every month. Target First Saturdays are designed especially for children in preschool to elementary school and feature a lineup of activities that encourage creative thought through a monthly “Big Idea.” Children can engage in art projects and experience creativity in action through scavenger hunts, performances, storytime and more.

Details, details
What:
For details, including a complete schedule, click here.
When:
Saturday, March 7 ~ FREE admission: 10 am – 5 pm
FREE Family activities from 10 am – 2 pm
Where: For directions to Nasher Sculpture Center, click here.
Cost:
FREE

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:: FREE Lush Indoor Plant Class at Calloway’s
Saturday, March 7, 2015

Join Calloway’s to learn how to grow fresh vegetables and help them thrive in your own garden. Enjoy gourmet and heirloom varieties that are healthy, delicious, and flavorful. Learn tips and tricks for growing baskets of vegetables right here in Texas!

Details, details
What:
For more info about this event, click here.
When: Saturday, March 7, 2015 ~ 10:15 am.
Where: All Calloway’s store locations in DFW.
Find a store near you, here.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Dog Training Seminar and Event at Bass Pro in Grapevine
Friday and Saturday, March 6-7, 2015

It’s all about dogs at Bass Pro’s “Dog Days” Friday and Saturday family event! Friday’s event features a free seminar on socializing and crate training your dog (6pm); Saturday’s seminars will include classes on teaching your puppy to sit and heel (11am) and keeping your dog safe in the outdoors (2pm). Saturday’s event also includes free demonstrations by Grapevine police K-9 units, dog microchipping, grooming, veterinarian wellness checks, a FREE 4X6 photo, giveaways and more.

Details, details
What: For more info about Bass Pro’s event, click here.
When: March 6-7, 2015, go here for the complete schedule.
Where: Bass Pro Shops, 2501 Bass Pro Drive, Grapevine
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Home Depot ~ Kids Woodworking Skills Workshop
Saturday, March 7, 2015

This Saturday, bring your child to Home Depot’s Kids Workshop to help them learn a new woodworking skill and build their very own sports themed bookends to take home. Each Kids Workshop participant will receive a kid-sized orange apron (similar to a Home Depot associate apron) and an achievement pin. 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 ages 5-12. Get more information about the workshop, here.
When: Saturday, March 7, 2015 ~ 9:00 am to Noon
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,  March 7, 2015

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 how to make sandwiches that go beyond the basic PB&J. They’ll learn how to make some fun and tasty lunch foods that will satisfy kids and parents alike. Suitable for ages 5 – 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, March 7, 2015. 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, March 8, 2015

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, March 8, 2015, 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, March 8, 2015

In this weekend’s in-store class, Williams-Sonoma will offer tips and techniques for roasting.  Whether you’re preparing dinner for guests or a weeknight meal for your family, roasting is an ideal cooking technique—it yields foods with a caramelized exterior and tender, juicy interior. They’ll cover the basics, from pan roasting individual pieces of meat and vegetables to roasting a holiday ham that will feed a crowd.  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, March 8, 2015. 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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