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FREE Fishing Day in Texas (No License Needed) ~ Saturday, June 2

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Here’s another fun and FREE outdoor activity to kick off the summer ~ this Saturday, June 2,  anyone in Texas can fish without needing to purchase a state fishing license.  This is a great way to “test the waters” with the family without making a big investment.

:: Learn more here about Texas’ free fishing days.
::  Go here to view a complete  list of other free fishing days throughout the country in 2012.

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Frugal & Fort Worth Weekend Events (January 22-24 Edition) ~ Stock Show and Rodeo, Family Fishing, FREE Kids Workshops and More!

Each Friday, we post ideas for FREE (or almost free) weekend entertainment
for you and your family. This weekend’s tips include:

• 2010 Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo
• FREE Family Fishing Event in Keller
• FREE Lowes Build and Grow Clinic
• FREE Williams Sonoma Cooking Techniques Class
• FREE Boat Show, Seminars & Family Activities             

 Frugal Weekend Entertainment Option #1     

Take in some traditional Western fun at the legendary
2010 Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo
Now through February 7, 2010


Kick up your heels and enjoy acres of excitement and western
heritage at the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo. Events include
pulse-pounding rodeo action (extra ticket required), free musical
entertainment, petting zoo, family friendly exhibits, premier livestock
shows, and more.

There are lots of special activities to enjoy and the schedule
of events
is fresh each day.  Some of my favorites include:

Friday, January 22
Senior Citizen Day:  Senior citizens will be admitted to the Stock 
   Show grounds every Friday throughout the show (Jan 22, 29 and Feb 5) 
   for a discounted admission price of $4.

Mustang Magic Horse Trainers Challenge followed by Mustang 
   Adoption Auction – Justin Arena, 6:00pm       

Saturday and Sunday, January 23-24
Fort Worth Rodeo School:
 Watch the two-day rodeo PRCA
   Championship Rodeo camp for prospective bareback and saddle
   bronco riders –
Auditorium 8:00am       

Sunday, January 24
Cowboy Church: Everyone is welcome and dress is “come as you are.”  
   Service by Shepherd’s Valley Church – West Arena, 10:00am       

Next Friday, January 29
Boy Scout Day: In celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the
   Boy Scouts of America, all scouts in uniform receive complimentary
   Stock Show Grounds Admission.

Details, details
The 2010 Stock Show and Rodeo schedule of events changes daily.
   To get the
schedule of daily events, click here.
   For the schedule of
special activities, click here.
   To find out more about the entertainment schedule, click here.
   For daily coverage of stock show events, check out 
The Hog Blog. 
When: Now through February 7, 2010
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 to the front gate, pick you
   up, and return you to your vehicle parking lot for only $1.00 each way.
To find out more, click here.
   For opportunities to attend the Stock Show for FREE,
click here. 
   Otherwise, General Admission is:
       Adults ~$8, Children 6 – 16 ~ $4, Children 5 & Under ~ FREE.  
   Buy One Get One FREE rodeo ticket coupons are available from 
      Dickies and Lone Star Ag Credit.      


Frugal Weekend Entertainment Option #2          

FREE Fishing Fun for Young Anglers in Keller
Saturday, January 23


Bring your fishing pole, favorite bait, and an adult fishing buddy for a morning
of easy casting for rainbow trout at Bear Creek Park in Keller.  Texas Parks and 
Wildlife and Keller Parks and Recreation join together to sponsor a fun time
of family fishing and other events including contests and prizes.    

Details, details
For more information and to register, click here.
When: Saturday, January 23 ~ 9:00-11:30am

Bear Creek Park Pond in Keller
    400 Bear Creek Park, Click here for directions.

Cost: FREE and open to anglers ages 16 and younger        


Frugal Weekend Entertainment Option #3          

FREE Lowes Build and Grow Clinic: Make a Tic Tac Toe Game
Saturday, January 23


This Saturday, bring your child to Lowe’s Build and Grow Clinic to help
them learn a new woodworking skill and make a fun game to take home.         

Details, details
For more information and to register, click here.
When: Saturday, January 23 ~ 10:00-11:00am
Lowes Home Improvement Stores
    To find a participating location,
click here.
Cost: FREE!         


Frugal Weekend Entertainment Option #4          

Take a FREE Technique Class at Williams Sonoma
Sunday, January 24 

Learn a new cooking technique!
Join Williams Sonoma for the final class of a three-part series on essential
cooking techniques, where they’ll help you master basic cooking methods.
This week’s lesson will demonstrate how to sear meats and vegetables and
show how to choose the correct pan and cooking temperature. You’ll also
learn how to simmer, a technique that’s used for making soups, sauces
and more.     

You’ll want to reserve your spot since class size is limited.          

Details, details
For more information, click here.
When: Sunday, January 23
Click here to find a Williams Sonoma store near you.
Cost: FREE!        


Frugal Weekend Entertainment Option #5            

FREE Boat Show and Seminars at Bass Pro Shops
Saturday and Sunday, January 23-24


This weekend, bring your family to Bass Pro Shops’ FREE
Boat Show.
There are several FREE seminars, family activities
(build your own boat and race), FREE refreshments and more!          

Take a look at the full schedule of events here.          

Details, details
For more details on activities and events, click here.
When: Saturday and Sunday, January 23-24.
For schedule of seminars and activities,
click here.
Bass Pro Shops,
2501 Bass Pro Drive, Grapevine
Cost: FREE!          

Enjoy! :)            


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