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September 20-22 FREE & Cheap Fort Worth Weekend Events Roundup

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This weekend’s highlights include:

  • FREE 15th Annual Denton Blues Festival
  • FREE Music Under the Stars Concert Series at
    Levitt Pavilion in Arlington
  • FREE Preservation is the Art of the City
  • FREE Fall Flower Gardening Class at Calloway’s
  • FREE Cowtown Opry Performance
  • FREE Williams-Sonoma Cooking Techniques Class

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:: FREE ~ 15th Annual Denton Blues Festival
Saturday & Sunday, September 21-22, 2013

The 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 21-22~ View the daily schedule, here.
Where: Quakertown Park in Denton ~ 321 East McKinney
Cost: FREE

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:: FREE Music Under the Stars Fall Concert Series
at the Levitt Pavilion in Arlington
Friday to Sunday, September 20-22, 2013

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 enjoy the outdoor entertainment. Snacks or a picnic dinner, and beverages are allowed, but no glass containers, please.

This weekend’s line up includes four-time Grammy nominee, singer/pianist Marcia Ball, Dallas-based singer/songwriter Larry G(ee), The Killdares (one of our local favorites), and Grammy-award winning drummer Joe McCarthy & the UTA Jazz Orchestra.

Details, details
What: To learn more about the Levitt Pavilion’s fall 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: Friday to Sunday.  See complete schedule of concerts, here.
Cost: FREE admission (food is extra).

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:: Preservation is the Art of the City
Now Through September 28, 2013

Preservation is the Art of the City is a 3-week public art show and sale featuring 45 jury-selected artists. This non-profit gallery promotes and supports local studio artists as well as historic preservation in Fort Worth.

Details, details
What: For more info, go to the Preservation is the Art of the City website.
When:
Now through September 28, 2013
Monday-Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm & Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Where:
Fort Worth Community Arts Center, 1300 Gendy Street
Cost:
FREE to attend

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:: Attend a FREE Fall Flower Gardening Class at Calloway’s
Saturday, September 21, 2013

This Saturday, Calloway’s Nursery is hosting a gardening clinic focused on fall gardening with flowers ~ a great class to learn how to express your creativity with fresh colors and textures in your flowerbeds and containers.  The class will cover the best new Fall plants, important planting and care tips, and design secrets to add flair. The event is FREE and open to the public.

Details, details
What: For more info about Calloway’s and this event, click here.
When: Saturday, September 21, 2013 ~ 10:15am.
Where: Any Calloway’s store location in DFW.
Find a store near you, here.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at The Cowtown Coliseum
Sunday, September 22, 2013

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 22, 2013, 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
Sunday, September 22, 2013

This week’s technique lesson at Williams Sonoma will demonstrate how to use stove top pressure cookers as well as electric ones.  They’ll teach you how to prepare fall’s bounty of root vegetables and fruits and reduce cooking time by up to 70%.  Note: You’ll want to call to reserve your spot since class size is limited.

Bonus: If you attend Sunday’s class, you can enjoy 10% OFF savings on same-day purchases from their stores.

Details, details
What:
For more information, click here.
When:
September 22, 2013 ~ Note: 1 hour class times vary from store to store, so be sure to call for exact times & date.
Where: Click here to find a Williams Sonoma store near you.
Cost: FREE! Call your local store to RSVP.

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September 13-15 FREE & Cheap Fort Worth Weekend Events Roundup

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ABOUT THE FORT WORTH WEEKEND EVENTS EDITION: Fridays, we post ideas for FREE (or really cheap) weekend entertainment for you and your family. Subscribe to our blog updates and you’ll receive this weekly entertainment guide along with more budget stretching ideas and tips throughout the week! Subscribe for FREE (here)!

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This weekend’s highlights include:

  • FREE Music Under the Stars Concert Series at
    Levitt Pavilion in Arlington
  • FREE Preservation is the Art of the City
  • FREE Fall Lawn Care Clinic at Calloway’s Nursery
  • FREE Animals Alive! Family Event at the Stockyards
  • FREE Kids Cow Camp at the Fort Worth Stockyards
  • FREE Woodworking Skills Class for Kids at Lowes
  • FREE Cowtown Opry Performance
  • FREE Pottery Barn Decorating Class
  • FREE Williams-Sonoma Cooking Techniques Class

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:: FREE Music Under the Stars Fall Concert
at the Levitt Pavilion in Arlington
Friday, September 13, 2013

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 enjoy the outdoor entertainment. Snacks or a picnic dinner, and beverages are allowed, but no glass containers, please.  Tonight’s line up includes local favorite, Soul Track Mind.

Details, details
What: To learn more about the Levitt Pavilion’s fall 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: Friday, September 13, 2013.  See complete schedule of concerts, here.
Cost: FREE admission (food is extra).

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:: Preservation is the Art of the City
Now Through September 28, 2013

Preservation is the Art of the City is a 3-week public art show and sale featuring 45 jury-selected artists. This non-profit gallery promotes and supports local studio artists as well as historic preservation in Fort Worth.

Details, details
What: For more info, go to the Preservation is the Art of the City website.
When:
Now through September 28, 2013
Monday-Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm & Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Where:
Fort Worth Community Arts Center, 1300 Gendy Street
Cost:
FREE to attend

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:: Attend a FREE Fall Lawn Care Class at Calloway’s
Saturday, September 14, 2013

This Saturday, Calloway’s Nursery is hosting a gardening clinic focused on fall lawn care ~ a great class to learn how to revive your lawn and banish weeds in your winter Texas lawn! You’ll learn the secrets to success for a healthy lawn including how and when to weed, feed, stimulate and overseed your Texas grasses. The event is FREE and open to the public.

Details, details
What: For more info about Calloway’s and this event, click here.
When: Saturday, September 14, 2013 ~ 10:15am.
Where: Any Calloway’s store location in DFW.
Find a store near you, here.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE “Animals Alive” Family Event at the Stockyards
Saturday, September 14, 2013

Fort Worth Stockyards Animals Alive event Critterman

Bring the family to “Animals Alive,” a FREE day of fun in the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards. You will learn about some of our unique Texas animals at a live animal presentation with “Critterman.” You’ll also have the opportunity to ride a pony, go to the petting zoo, cheer for the armadillo races, and take part in cow camp.

Details, Details
What: For more information, go here.
When: Saturday, September 14, 2013 ~ 11:00am – 4:00PM.
Where: Fort Worth Stockyards ~ 130 E. Exchange Avenue
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Fort Worth Cow Camp at the Stockyards
Saturday, September 14, 2013

Fort Worth’s herd cowboys will present a fun and educational demonstration about the tools, equipment and techniques used during the cattle drive era of the late 1800′s at Fort Worth Cow Camp. Children and adults will have the opportunity for hands on, interactive experiences including roping sorting, saddling, cattle drive demonstrations, and more.

Details, details
What: For more information, click here.
When:
Saturday, September 14, 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: Saddle up behind the Fort Worth Livestock Exchange Building, located at 131 E. Exchange Avenue. For directions, click here. When you see the Texas longhorns and authentic drovers, you know you are in the right spot!
Cost: FREE, but donations are appreciated.

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:: FREE Lowes Woodworking Clinic: Make a Fire Truck Toy
Saturday, September 14, 2013

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 make sure you have a kit for your little ones.

Details, details
What: For more information and to register, click here.
When:
Saturday, September 14 ~ 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 Cowtown Coliseum
Sunday, September 15, 2013

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 15, 2013, 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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:: Learn Fall Decor Tips at a FREE Pottery Barn Design Class
Sunday, September 15, 2013

Get new ideas for freshening up your living room for fall!
From choosing and arranging furniture to adding the right accent pieces, join Pottery Barn for a fun in-store demonstration, where they will share affordable tips to update your living space.

Details, details
What: For more information, go to Pottery Barn Store Events.
When:
Classes take place, Sunday, September 15 ~ 10:00AM. Times differ by store so be sure to call your local store to verify class time.
Where: Click here to find a Pottery Barn store near you.
Cost:
FREE!

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:: Take a FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma
PLUS FREE Knife Sharpening

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Improve your kitchen skills!
This week’s technique lesson at Williams Sonoma will demonstrate the essential components of good knife skills. Learn how to correctly slice, dice, chop, julienne, and chiffonade. Bring a knife from home, and you can even receive a complimentary knife sharpening (limit one sharpening FREE per person ~ extras are $5 each).  Note: You’ll want to call to reserve your spot since class size is limited.

Bonus: if you attend Sunday’s class, you can enjoy 10% OFF savings on same-day purchases from their stores.

Details, details
What:
For more information, click here.
When:
September 15, 2013 ~ Note: 1 hour class times vary from store to store, so be sure to call for exact times & date.
Where: Click here to find a Williams Sonoma store near you.
Cost: FREE! Call your local store to RSVP.

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We hope you have a super weekend!

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August 30-September 2 FREE & Cheap Fort Worth Labor Day Weekend Events Roundup

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ABOUT THE FORT WORTH WEEKEND EVENTS EDITION: Fridays, we post ideas for FREE (or really cheap) weekend entertainment for you and your family. Subscribe to our blog updates and you’ll receive this weekly weekend guide along with more budget stretching ideas and tips throughout the week! Subscribe for FREE (here)!

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This weekend’s highlights include:

  • FREE Friday Night Fireworks & Family Fun
    Event at Lake Grapevine
  • CHEAP ~ Blues & BBQ Festival ~ Bedford
  • FREE Music Under the Stars Concert Series at
    Levitt Pavilion in Arlington
  • FREE Outdoor Family Event at Bass Pro Shops
  • FREE Kids Cow Camp at the Fort Worth Stockyards
  • FREE Drawing Class for Kids & Adults at
    The Modern Art Museum
  • FREE Cowtown Opry Performance
  • FREE Williams-Sonoma Cooking Techniques Class

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:: FREE Lake Grapevine Fireworks Show & Summer
Blast Family Event at the Gaylord Texan

Friday, August 30, 2013 (Last Weekend!)

Friday nights over Grapevine Lake will sparkle with spectacular fireworks this evening ~ a fun end of summer celebration! If you want to add some extra sparkle to your family evening, plan to view the fireworks from the Gaylord Texan Resort parking garage roof ~ a great viewing platform.  They will have a music DJ, games for kids, giveaways, and food and beverages for purchase.

Details, details
What: This event is for all ages. For more information about the fireworks show, click here. For more about the Gaylord Texan event, go here.
When:
Friday, August 30, 2013
8:00-10:00PM ~ Family friendly games and activities
9:30PM ~ Fireworks over Lake Grapevine (weather permitting)
Where: 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 park at 9:00PM. Find a map of sites for viewing the fireworks around Lake Grapevine here.
Cost: FREE for both local and hotel guests to attend.  Please note that parking at the hotel is extra (4 hours for $12).

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:: Bedford Blues & BBQ Labor Day Festival
Friday to Sunday, August 30 to September 1

Music lovers with an appetite for rich “blues” and mouth-watering barbecue will find the 2013 Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival a feast for the senses. This 3-day family friendly event returns this weekend with an entertaining lineup that features some of the biggest names in blues.

Details, details
What: For more details or to view the music entertainment line-up, go here.
Where: 1951 L. Don Dodson, Bedford. Located on the grounds adjacent to City Hall. Go here for directions.
When: Friday to Sunday, August 30 to September 1
Go here for the complete schedule.
Cost: $5 General Admission, Go here to find parking for as cheap as $5

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:: FREE Music Under the Stars Fall Concert Series
at the Levitt Pavilion in Arlington
Friday to Sunday, August 30 to September 1

Join your family and friends for a weekend of FREE fall concerts 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 enjoy the outdoor entertainment. Snacks or a picnic dinner, and beverages are allowed, but no glass containers, please.

This weekend’s line up includes local long-time favorite Brave Combo, NBC’s The Sing-Off! season 3 winners ~ Pentatonix, and legendary Ray Wylie Hubbard.

Details, details
What: To learn more about the Levitt Pavilion’s fall 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: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evening concerts through September 29th.  Most concerts start at 8PM. See complete schedule of concerts, here.
Cost: FREE admission (food is extra).

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:: FREE Family Fun ~ Hometown Festival at Bass Pro Shops
Saturday to Sunday, August 31 to September 1

This weekend, bring your family to Bass Pro Shops’ FREE Hometown Festival Family Fun Weekend Event. There will be FREE face painting, games, crafts, outdoor activities, contests and more!

Take a look at the full schedule of events here.

Details, details
What: For more details on activities and events, click here.
When: Saturday and Sunday, August 31 & September 1 ~ Noon to 5:00PM.  Click here for a schedule of events.
Where: Bass Pro Shops, 2501 Bass Pro Drive, Grapevine
Cost: FREE

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:: FREE Fort Worth Cow Camp at the Stockyards
Saturday, August 31, 2013

Fort Worth’s herd cowboys will present a fun and educational demonstration about the tools, equipment and techniques used during the cattle drive era of the late 1800′s at Fort Worth Cow Camp. Children and adults will have the opportunity for hands on, interactive experiences including roping sorting, saddling, cattle drive demonstrations, and more.

Details, details
What: For more information, click here.
When:
Saturday, August 31, 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: Saddle up behind the Fort Worth Livestock Exchange Building, located at 131 E. Exchange Avenue. For directions, click here. You will see the Texas longhorns and authentic Drovers and know you are in the right spot!
Cost: FREE, but donations are appreciated.

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:: FREE Drawing Classes for Kids & Adults at The Modern
Sunday, September 1, 2013

The Modern Art Museum ~ Fort Worth Kids Drawing Program

FREE Drawing From the Collection classes for kids:  This fun program for children, held on the first Sunday of each month, includes two sessions ~ one for ages 5 to 8 and the other is for ages 9 to 12. Each session is led by an artist who takes participants through informal drawing exercises that relate to works in the Modern’s galleries. Children under the age of six must be accompanied by an adult during the program. Bring a sketchbook and pencils. Attendance is limited and early arrival is encouraged. A sign-up sheet is located at the information desk.

FREE Drawing From the Collection class for adults:  Learn with local artists as they lead free, informal basic drawing classes in the Modern Art Museum galleries. This class is open to adults at all skill levels. Bring a sketchbook and pencils. Registration is not required, but a sign-in sheet is available at the information desk.

Details, Details
What:
For more information, visit the the Modern’s event website.
When: Sunday, September 1, 2013 ~ 2:00PM.
Where: The Modern in Fort Worth ~ 
3200 Darnell Street
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at The Cowtown Coliseum
Sunday, September 1, 2013

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 1, 2013, 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
    Sunday, September 1, 2013

Join Williams-Sonoma for a cooking technique class on how to make quick recipes that can be prepped in advance and then heated just before serving. They’ll show you how to incorporate more vegetables into your meals with simple suppertime sandwiches, salads and other healthy options.  Note: You’ll want to call to reserve your spot since class size is limited.

Bonus: if you attend Sunday’s class, you can enjoy 10% OFF savings on same-day purchases from their stores.

Details, details
What:
For more information, click here.
When:
Sunday, September 1, 2013 ~ Note: 1 hour class times vary from store to store, so be sure to call for exact times & date.
Where: Click here to find a Williams Sonoma store near you.
Cost: FREE! Call your local store to RSVP.

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Have a fantastic Labor Day weekend!

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August 23-25 FREE & Cheap Fort Worth Weekend Events Roundup

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ABOUT THE FORT WORTH WEEKEND EVENTS EDITION: Fridays, we post ideas for FREE (or really cheap) weekend entertainment for you and your family. Subscribe to our blog updates and you’ll receive this weekly weekend guide along with more budget stretching ideas and tips throughout the week! Subscribe for FREE (here)!

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This weekend’s highlights include:

  • FREE Friday Night Fireworks & Family Fun
    Event at Lake Grapevine
  • FREE Irrigation How To Class at River
    Legacy Living Science Center in Arlington
  • FREE Kids Woodworking Workshop at Lowes
  • FREE Cowtown Opry Performance
  • FREE Chalkboard Craft Class at Michael’s Stores
  • FREE Williams-Sonoma Cooking Techniques Class

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:: FREE Lake Grapevine Fireworks Show & Summer
Blast Family Event at the Gaylord Texan

Friday, August 23, 2013

Friday nights over Lake Grapevine will sparkle with spectacular fireworks each Friday through the summer (now through Labor day). If you want to add some extra fun to your family evening, plan to view the fireworks from the Gaylord Texan Resort parking garage roof ~ a great viewing platform.  They will also have a music DJ, games for kids, giveaways, and food and beverages for purchase.

Details, details
What: This event is for all ages. For more information about the fireworks show, click here. For more about the Gaylord Texan event, go here.
When:
Every Friday through Labor Day
8:00-10:00PM ~ Family friendly games and activities
9:30PM ~ Fireworks over Lake Grapevine (weather permitting)
Where: 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 park at 9:00PM. Find a map of sites for viewing the fireworks around Lake Grapevine here.
Cost: FREE for both local and hotel guests to attend.  Please note that parking at the hotel is extra (4 hours for $12).

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:: FREE Irrigation 101 Class at River Legacy
Living Science Center in Arlington
Saturday, August 24, 2013

Learn the basic components of an irrigation system,  maintenance issues, plant water demands, and lawn water techniques to save water and money during this helpful (and FREE) workshop at River Legacy Living Science Center. The class includes a hands-on demonstration at the Center’s outdoor educational garden.  This class is best suited for ages 10 and up, and since 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 24, 2013, 10:00am
Cost: FREE, but donations are appreciated and space is limited.

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:: FREE Lowes Build and Grow Clinic: Disney Planes Project
Saturday, August 24, 2013

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 24, 2013~ 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 Cowtown Coliseum
Sunday, August 25, 2013

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 25, 2013, 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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:: FREE ~ Chalkboard Craft Class at Michael’s Stores
Sunday, August 25, 2013

Learn how to turn any surface into a chalkboard with a special technique class at Michael’s Arts and Crafts stores.

Details, details
What:
For more information, click here.
When: Sunday, August 25 ~ 1:00PM-3:00PM
Where:
All Michael’s Craft Stores. Go here to find a store near you.
Cost: FREE!

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:: Take a FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma
    Sunday, August 25, 2013

Join Williams-Sonoma for a cooking technique class on how to make fresh pasta ~ it is easier than you might imagine!  You will learn the basic techniques along with some simple sauces.  Soon you’ll be preparing homemade pasta for week-night meals and get-togethers with friends.  Note: You’ll want to call to reserve your spot since class size is limited.

Bonus: if you attend Sunday’s class, you can enjoy 10% OFF savings on same-day purchases from their stores.

Details, details
What:
For more information, click here.
When:
Sunday, August 25, 2013 ~ Note: 1 hour class times vary from store to store, so be sure to call for exact times & date.
Where: Click here to find a Williams Sonoma store near you.
Cost: FREE! Call your local store to RSVP.

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Have a fabulous weekend!

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January 11-13 FREE & Cheap Fort Worth Weekend Events Roundup | Frugal & Fun Edition

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ABOUT THE FRUGAL & FUN FT. WORTH WEEKEND EDITION Fridays, we post ideas for FREE (or really cheap) weekend entertainment for you and your family. Subscribe to our blog updates and you’ll receive this weekly entertainment guide along with more budget stretching ideas and tips throughout the week! Subscribe for FREE (here)!

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This weekend’s highlights include:

  • FREE First Flight Day Celebration in Fort Worth
  • FREE Adventures of Tintin Family Movie Showing
  • FREE River Legacy Living Science Center Nature Hike
  • FREE Woodworking Skills Class for Kids at Lowes
  • FREE Williams Sonoma Cooking Technique Class
  • FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at the Stockyards

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:: FREE ~ First Flight Day Celebration in Fort Worth
Saturday, January 12, 2013

Celebrate the first powered flight in Fort Worth 

On a windy afternoon on Jan. 12, 1911, Roland Garros, memmber of a touring group of French and American pilots, took to the air and became the first person to perform a powered flight in Fort Worth. A crowd of nearly 17,000 people watched the event at the Fort Worth Driving Park near present-day Montgomery Plaza. To commemorate the event, the Veterans Memorial Air Park will host a First Flight Day celebration on Saturday.  Learn more about Fort Worth’s aviation heritage at this FREE event.

Details, details
What: Go here
to learn more about the First Flight Day celebration.
When: Saturday, January 12, 2013 ~ 10:00am to noon
Where: The event will be held at the Veterans Memorial Air Park at the corner of Carroll and Mercedes streets.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Adventures of Tintin Family Movie Showing
Saturday, January 12, 2013

Join the Fort Worth Central Library for a free showing of the fun Steven Spielberg children’s movie The Adventures of Tintin on Saturday, January 12. This event is part of the Central Library’s Second Saturday Film Series which runs monthly family friendly movies through the end of the year.

About the movie: Filmmakers Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson come together to bring to life Herge’s comic series based on a young reporter named Tintin. Tintin and his loyal dog embark on a journey to uncover secrets of a sunken ship that could lead to fortune or a curse. Rated PG. 107 minutes. Read movie reviews here.

Details, details
What: For more information about this movie event, click here.
When: Saturday, January 12, 2013 ~ 1:00PM
Where: The Fort Worth Central Library’s Youth Center Discovery Theatre. 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!

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:: FREE River Legacy Living Science Center Nature Walk
Saturday, January 12, 2013

River Legacy in Arlington

 Explore the nature trails surrounding the River Legacy Living Science Center on an extended FREE family friendly (best suited for ages 10 and up) 3-hour nature hike, led by a Master Naturalist. 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: Hike will begin and end at River Legacy Living Science Center, 703 NW Green Oaks Boulevard (at the intersection of N. Cooper Street and Green Oaks) in Arlington
When: Saturday, January 12, 2013, 9:00AM
Cost: FREE, but donations are appreciated.

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:: FREE Lowes Build and Grow Woodworking Clinic for Kids
Saturday, January 12, 2013

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, January 12, 2013 ~ 10:00-11:00AM
Where: Lowes Home Improvement Stores
To find a participating location, click here.
Cost:
FREE

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:: Take a FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma
And, Get 10% OFF Your In-store Purchase!
Sunday, January 13, 2013

Join Williams-Sonoma for the 2nd in a three-part series focusing on healthy cooking techniques, fresh flavors and inspiring ideas for great meals for the whole family. This weeks class focuses on using raw foods packed with vitamins and nutrients. Learn how to add more raw foods to your diet, including fruits, vegetables and nuts—from juicing to fresh takes on salads, soups and more. 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 Cooking classes and demonstrations, click here.
When: Sunday, January 13. Note: 1 hour class times vary from store to store, so be sure to call for exact times & date.
Where: Click 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 Fort Worth Stockyards
Sunday, January 13, 2013

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, January 13, 2013, 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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