September 18-20 FREE and Cheap Things to Do in Fort Worth This Weekend


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

  • FREE 17th Annual Denton Blues Festival
  • FREE Friday Evening Art Lecture at the Kimbell
  • FREE Music Under the Stars Fall Concert Series at
    Levitt Pavilion in Arlington
  • FREE Preservation is the Art of the City
  • FREE Story Time & Kids Activity at River Legacy
  • FREE Saturday Morning Zumba at Sundance Square
  • FREE Walking Town Hall with Mayor Betsy Price
  • FREE Kids Art Class at The Kimbell Art Museum
  • FREE Nature Hike at Bob Jones Center in Southlake
  • FREE Installing Tile Flooring Class at Home Depot
  • FREE Kids Fishing 101 Event at Bass Pro ~ Grapevine
  • FREE Admission to The Modern Art Museum
  • FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at The Stockyards
  • FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma

:: FREE ~ 17th Annual Denton Blues Festival
Saturday & Sunday, September 19-20, 2015

The 17th annual Denton Blues Fest has a strong weekend line up of fabulous musicians. There will be activities for the kids as well as lots of good food, dance, and fun to be had for the whole family!

Details, details
What:
To see the musician line-up and to find out more about the Denton Blues Festival, visit the website, here.
When: September 19-20 ~ View the daily schedule, here.
Where: Quakertown Park in Denton ~ 321 East McKinney
Cost: FREE

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:: FREE Special Art Exhibit Lecture Series at The Kimbell
Friday, September 18, 2015

gauguin Kimbell

The Kimbell Art Museum Evening lecture series features distinguished guest speakers and addresses a range of topics relating to the appreciation and interpretation of art. Richard R. Brettell, founding director of The Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History will discuss Paul Gauguin’s Three Tahitians, on view at the Kimbell in the exhibition Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland.  Do note that you may want to arrive early as space is limited.

Details, Details
What: For more information, visit the the Kimbell’s event site.
When: Friday, September 18, 2015 ~ 6:00 PM
Where: The Kimbell Art Museum in the Pavilion Auditorium ~  3333 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Concert Series at the Levitt Pavilion in Arlington
Friday to Sunday ~ September 18-20, 2015

Join your family and friends for an evening of FREE music at the Levitt Pavilion in Arlington – part of their fall series of free music and performing arts under the stars. Be sure to bring along a lawn chair or blanket to comfortably enjoy the outdoor entertainment. Snacks or a picnic dinner, and beverages are allowed, but no glass containers, please.

Details, details
What: To learn more about the Levitt Pavilion’s summer concert series and weekly artist line-up, click here.
Where:
Founders Plaza in Arlington, 100 W. Abram St. (Corner of Abram and Center streets, directly across the street from City Hall). View the parking map for free parking options.
When: Concerts start at 8PM.  See the schedule of concerts, here.
Cost: FREE Admission (food is extra).

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:: Preservation is the Art of the City
Now through September 26, 2015

Preservation is the Art of the City is a multi-week public art show and sale featuring jury-selected artists. This non-profit gallery promotes and supports local studio artists as well as historic preservation in Fort Worth.

Details, details
What: Learn more at Preservation is the Art of the City.
When:
Now through September 26, 2015
Where:
Fort Worth Community Arts Center, 1300 Gendy Street
Cost:
FREE to attend

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:: FREE Story Time & Kids Activity at River Legacy
Saturday, September 19, 2015

Children of all ages are invited to listen to fun, seasonal stories during this monthly story-time at River Legacy Living Science Center. Be sure to make plans to stay after for a fun activity for kids.

Details, details
What:
To find out more about this family-friendly event, 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, September 19, 2015 ~ 11:00AM
Cost: FREE, but donations are appreciated.

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::  FREE Saturday Morning Zumba in Sundance Square
Saturday, September 19, 2015

Get your shake on and start your Saturday morning with a free Zumba class at Sundance Square Plaza! Classes are presented by Sundance Square and Amon G. Carter, Jr. Downtown YMCA.  All levels are welcome!

Details, details
What: Learn more about free Zumba at Sundance Square, here.
When: Saturday, September 19, 2015 ~ 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 Walking Town Hall with Mayor Betsy Price
Saturday, September 19, 2015

Mayor Betsy is taking to the sidewalks for Walking Town Halls. Strap on your walking shoes and bring your ideas for a casual stroll and an active conversation about your community. These are fantastic opportunities to engage with Mayor Betsy and council members while highlighting individual districts’ improvements and needs.

Details, details
What: Learn more about Town Halls for All here.
Where:
Ridgmar Mall, 1888 Green Oaks Road. (District 3)
When: Saturday, September 19, 2015 ~ 9:30am
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Kids Art Class at The Kimbell Art Museum
Saturday, September 19, 2015

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, September 19, 2015 ~ 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 Nature Hike at Bob Jones Nature Center in Southlake
 Saturday, September 19, 2015

Bob Jones Nature Center Logo

You are invited to join a naturalist led hike in the Cross Timbers at Bob Jones Nature Center.  No registration required – just bring your hiking boots!

Details, details
What: For more info about the Bob Jones Nature Center’s hike, click here.
When: Saturday, September 19, 2015 ~ 9:30-10:00 am
Where: Bob Jones Nature Center, Bob Jones Road in Southlake
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Home Depot D.I.Y. Class ~ How to Install Tile Flooring
Saturday, September 19, 2015

This Saturday, join Home Depot for a D.I.Y. Workshop that will teach you how to cut, set, grout and seal floor tile.

Details, details
What:
Get more information about the workshop here
When: Saturday, September 19, 2015 ~ 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Where: Home Depot Home Improvement Stores.
To find a participating location, click here.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Kids Fishing 101 Event at Bass Pro in Grapevine
Saturday, September 19, 2015

Want to take your kids fishing, but don’t know where to start? Bass Pro in Grapevine offers a kids fishing event every Saturday from 11am to 1pm. This is a fun experience for kids, and you will love to see the joy that first fish brings to the face of your child! Kids will learn how to bait their own hook and catch live fish in the Bass Pro pond. Equipment and bait provided.

Details, details

What: For more info about Bass Pro’s Fishing 101 class, click here
When: September 19, 2015, 11:00AM to 1:00PM ~ Weather permitting
Where: Bass Pro Shops, 2501 Bass Pro Drive, Grapevine
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Admission to the Modern Art Museum in Fort Worth
Sunday, September 20, 2015

Visitors to the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth can now receive free admission to the museum’s permanent collection and exhibitions on all Sundays in 2015!

Details, details
What: Learn more about free Admission at The Modern here.
When: Sundays in 2015
Where: Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth3200 Darnell Street
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at The Stockyards
Sunday, September 20, 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, September 20, 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, September 20, 2015

If all those choices of coffee and machines seem a bit bewildering, this is the class for you! You’ll learn about coffee beans, including how different roasts and grinds affect the finished drink. The experts at Williams-Sonoma will also demonstrate a variety of machines that brew perfect coffee and espresso. After this class, you’ll be a barista in your own home!  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: Hour-long technique classes are free and include tastings of prepared dishes. For more information and to view the current month’s schedule for Williams-Sonoma technique classes and demonstrations, click here.
When: Sunday, September 20, 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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