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REMINDER ~ FREE Fort Worth Sundance Square 2012 Outdoor Movie Series Starts Tomorrow!

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Downtown Fort Worth Sundance Square’s 2012 FREE outdoor movie series, Stars under the Stars, kicks off tomorrow, Thursday, June 7, with the movie Cars. Each Thursday evening in June, the Gateway Parking Lot (bordered by 4th St., Houston, 5th St., and Throckmorton) will convert to an outdoor movie theatre and will feature classic box-office hits on a giant 40′ x 20′ Airscreen. Be sure to bring your picnic blankets or lawn chairs for seating. Or if you like, folding chairs will also be available for a $2 rental fee. Gates open at 7:30pm with the show starting at dusk (around 9pm).

Weekly Movie Night Schedule:

  • June 7 Cars
  • June 14 Secretariat
  • June 21 Hugo
  • June 28 Mission Impossible

“To-go” food items from the Sundance Square restaurants may be brought onto the lot but Sundance Square kindly requests that you do not bring in other outside food, drinks or coolers. Please also leave your pets in the comfort and safety of your home.

Details, details
What: Learn more about Sundance Square’s FREE outdoor Movie Series,
Stars Under the Stars, here.
Where: Gateway Parking Lot ~ bordered by 4th Street, Houston Street, 5th Street and Throckmorton Street. Parking is FREE after 5 p.m. at all Sundance Square parking lots and garages. Click here to find available FREE parking options.
When: Movies take place every Thursday in June around dusk (about 9pm).
Gates open at 7:30pm. See movie schedule, here.
Cost: FREE. You can rent a chair for $2 if you wish.

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FREE! Fort Worth Sundance Square 2012 Outdoor Movie Series Starts June 7 ~ New Location!

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Downtown Fort Worth Sundance Square’s 2012 FREE outdoor movie series, Stars under the Stars, kicks off next week, Thursday, June 7, with the movie Cars.  Each Thursday evening in June, the Gateway Parking Lot (bordered by 4th St., Houston, 5th St., and Throckmorton) will convert to an outdoor movie theatre and will feature classic box-office hits on a giant 40′ x 20′ Airscreen.  Be sure to bring your picnic blankets or lawn chairs for seating.  Or if you like, folding chairs will also be available for a $2 rental fee.  Gates open at 7:30pm with the show starting at dusk (around 9pm).

Weekly Movie Night Schedule:

  • June 7       Cars
  • June 14     Secretariat
  • June 21     Hugo
  • June 28     Mission Impossible

“To-go” food items from the Sundance Square restaurants may be brought onto the lot but Sundance Square kindly requests that you do not bring in other outside food, drinks or coolers.  Please also leave your pets in the comfort and safety of your home.

Details, details
What: Learn more about Sundance Square’s FREE outdoor Movie Series,
Stars Under the Stars, here.
Where: Gateway Parking Lot ~ bordered by 4th Street, Houston Street, 5th Street and Throckmorton Street. Parking is FREE after 5 p.m. at all Sundance Square parking lots and garages.  Click here to find available FREE parking options.
When:  Movies take place every Thursday in June around dusk (about 9pm).
Gates open at 7:30pm. See movie schedule, here
Cost: FREE. You can rent a chair for $2 if you wish.

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Fun Surprise from Justin Boots!

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Justin Boots is picking up tweets and facebook comments from their fans and putting them on their billboard. To our suprise, one of ours was picked up (so fun!). Here’s the image:

This one made me smile, too (love it!):

“Like” Justin Boots on their Facebook here (and check out all the billboards while you are at it).

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REMINDER: FREE Fort Worth Sundance Square 2011 Outdoor Movie Thursday ~ Julie & Julia

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Downtown Fort Worth Sundance Square’s 2011 FREE outdoor movie series, Stars under the Stars, continues tomorrow evening (June 9) with Julie and JuliaEach Thursday evening in June, the Chisholm Trail Parking Lot will convert to an outdoor movie theatre and will feature classic box-office hits on a giant 40′ x 20′ Airscreen.  Be sure to bring your picnic blankets or lawn chairs for seating.  Or if you like, folding chairs will also be available for a $2 rental fee.  Gates open at 8pm with kids activities including a rock-climbing  wall.

Weekly Movie Night Schedule:

  • June   9     Julie & Julia
  • June 16     Despicable Me
  • June 23     The Bucket List
  • June 30     Seabiscuit

Snack food will be available for purchase.  Do note that pets, outside food, drinks and coolers are not allowed. Remember, too, parking is FREE after 5 p.m. at all Sundance Square parking lots and garages.

Details, details
What: Learn more about Sundance Square’s FREE outdoor Movie Series,
Stars Under the Stars, here.
Where: Chisholm Trail Parking Lot at Sundance Square  (Main Street
between 3rd and 4th streets). Click here to find available FREE
parking options.
When:  Movies take place every Thursday in June around dusk (about 9pm).
See movie schedule, hereKids activities available at 8pm.
Cost: FREE. Food is extra and you can rent a chair for $2 if you wish.

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FREE! Fort Worth Sundance Square 2011 Outdoor Movie Series Starts Tomorrow ~ Thursday, June 2

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Downtown Fort Worth Sundance Square’s 2011 FREE outdoor movie series, Stars under the Stars, kicks off tomorrow evening (June 2) with Indiana Jones and Raiders of the Lost Ark.    Each Thursday evening in June, the Chisholm Trail Parking Lot will convert to an outdoor movie theatre and will feature classic box-office hits on a giant 40′ x 20′ Airscreen.  Be sure to bring your picnic blankets or lawn chairs for seating.  Or if you like, folding chairs will also be available for a $2 rental fee.  Gates open at 8pm with kids activities including a rock-climbing  wall.

Weekly Movie Night Schedule:

  • June 2    Indiana Jones and Raiders of the Lost Ark  
  • June   9     Julie & Julia
  • June 16     Despicable Me
  • June 23     The Bucket List
  • June 30     Seabiscuit

Snack food will be available for purchase.  Do note that pets, outside food, drinks and coolers are not allowed. Remember, too, parking is FREE after 5 p.m. at all Sundance Square parking lots and garages.

Details, details
What: Learn more about Sundance Square’s FREE outdoor Movie Series, 
    Stars Under the Stars, here.
Where: Chisholm Trail Parking Lot at Sundance Square  (Main Street
    between 3rd and 4th streets). Click here to find available FREE
    parking options.  
When:  Movies take place every Thursday in June around dusk (about 9pm).   
    See movie schedule, hereKids activities available at 8pm.
Cost: FREE. Food is extra and you can rent a chair for $2 if you wish.

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Frugal & Fun Fort Worth Weekend Events (September 10-12 Edition) ~ Gallery Night Events & More!

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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, here (FREE!).

This weekend’s highlights include:  

  • Fort Worth’s 2010 Gallery Night ~ A visual arts “open house” with almost 50 participating locations (galleries, museums, etc.) this year!
  • Art in the Garden ~ Art + The FW Botanic Garden = Beautiful!
  • Jazz by the Boulevard ~ Live jazz and juried art show.
  • Preservation is the Art of the City ~ A fun Gallery Night event supporting historic preservation in Fort Worth.
  • Diez y Seis Celebration! Live Conjunto music, folkórico dancing, food and more.

:: Fort Worth’s 2010 Fall Gallery Night
Saturday, September 11, 2010 

 

Ft. Worth’s Annual Gallery Night is an “Open House” FREE event, across almost 50 venues, all celebrating the visual arts and the community’s cultural richness in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Participating art venues include all types, from the legendary Fort Worth galleries of the west side to the chic showrooms of the trendy, up and coming south side. 

Take a stroll through participating galleries, museums, retail businesses, and area restaurants, plus mingle with the many artists featured during
this community event. Many locations are hosting live music and light h’ors d’oeuvres. 

 Details, details
What
: Download the 2010 Gallery Night program and map here to get more info on all 49 participating locations. Hosted by the Fort Worth Art
Dealer’s Association (fwada.org).
When: Saturday, September 11, 2010  ~ Events take place all day and evening, and times vary by venue.
Go here to find the schedule for each location.
Where:
Go here to print out a map of each participating  venue (page 8).
Cost:
Most events are FREE.  

:: 

:: Art in the Garden, Fort Worth Botanic Garden Art Show and Sale
Friday-Sunday, September 10-12 

 

Enjoy the beauty of the FW Botanic Gardens while taking in works from regional artists at Art in the Garden. The exhibit and sale will feature more
than 45 juried selections, including paintings, photographs, jewelry and sculpture. Art will be displayed in the Deborah Beggs Moncrief Garden
Center close to the main entrance to the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens. 

Details, details
What: Find more info about Art in the Garden, here. Learn more about the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens and other events, here.
When: September 10-12, 2010 

  • Friday, September 10, 2010 : 12:00PM – 7:00PM
  • Saturday, September 11, 2010 : 8:00AM – 8:00PM
  • Sunday, September 12, 2010 : 1:00PM – 7:00PM

Where: Floral Clock entrance on University Drive, just north of I-30. For directions to the gardens and other details, click here.
Cost:
FREE!
 

:: 

:: 2010 Fort Worth Jazz By The Boulevard
Friday & Saturday, September 10-11, 2010 

With two stages of continuous jazz music serving up national headliners such as legendary jazz bassist Stanley Clarke, Trombone Shorty (featured in the
acclaimed HBO series Tremé), Mississippi blues-rocker Charlie Mars and much, much more, this year’s lineup is sure to please even the most
discriminating jazz fan. The weekend event also features a juried art show plus a cooking pavilion with chef-taught demonstrations  (presented by
the Culinary School of Fort Worth). 

Details, details
What: Learn more & view the performance schedule at fortworthjazz.com.
When: September 10 – 11, 2010
 

  • Friday, September 10, 2010 ~ 5:00pm — 11:00pm
  • Saturday, September 11, 2010 ~ 1:00pm — 11:00pm

Where: Nestled on the tree-lined lawn of the Will Rogers Memorial Center at 3401 West Lancaster.  Get directions & a map here.
Cost:
$5 per person, per day for general festival admission & lawn seating.
FREE for children 12 & under!
 

:: 

:: Preservation is the Art of the City
September 10-25, 2010

 

“Preservation is the Art of the City” is a FREE 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: For the more info, go to historicfortworth.org
When
: Ongoing Show and Display Hours through September 10-25, 2010:

Monday-Saturday, 9:00am — 5:00pm
Where: Fort Worth Community Arts Center, 1300 Gendy
 

:: 

:: Diez y Seis Celebration!
Saturday, September 12, 2010
 

 

Honor Mexico’s Independence Day with live Conjunto/Norteño music, folkórico dancing, face painting & local artisans selling their work along with local Northside restaurants. Fun for the entire family!

 Details, details
What: For more details, go to rosemarinetheater.com
When: September 11, 2010,  7:00PM
Where: Rose Marine Theater 1440 N. Main St.
Cost: FREE
 


 

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Frugal & Fun Fort Worth Weekend Events (August 13-15 Edition) ~ FREE Star Gazing Party, Book Signing, Fall Gardening Seminar, & More!

ABOUT THE FRUGAL & FUN FT. WORTH WEEKEND EDITION ~
Fridays, we post ideas for FREE (or really cheap) weekend entertainment
for you and your family. If you would like to subscribe to our blog updates,
click here (also FREE!). This weekend’s tips include:

• FREE Star Gazing Party at FW Science & History Museum
• FREE Author Book Signing Event
• FREE Pottery Barn Home Decorating Class
• FREE Fall Gardening Seminar at FW Botanic Gardens

• FREE Woodworking Craft Class for Kids at Lowes

:: FREE ~ Star Gazing Party at the Noble Planetarium
Saturday, August 14, 2010

Join the Noble Planetarium staff for their FREE Star Gazing party Saturday
night. You will find plenty of telescopes for viewing and lots of experts
available to help you and your family navigate your way through
the skies.

This is a great time to attend, as chances of seeing the spectacular Perseid meteor shower pass overhead are quite high Saturday night.

Details, details
What: For more information, click here.
When: Saturday, August 14~ begins at dusk (weather permitting)
until 10:30PM
Where: In the parking lot, just south of the Science & History Museum
at the corner of Montgomery and Harley. Click here for directions.
Cost: FREE

P.S. Noble Planetarium recommends a wonderful & FREE resource for star
gazing from the comfort of your backyard. If you would like a fun way to
navigate the night sky just go here: berkeley.edu/starclock/skywheel.html

::

:: FREE Meet the Authors ~ Fort Worth History Book Signing Event
Saturday, August 14,
2010

Get a glimpse into the past with a fun Book Signing Event featuring 4 authors of the Fort Worth History Series. You’ll have the opportunity to meet the authors, learn about old Fort Worth, and pick up copies of each of the books during this book signing event. Authors taking part will include:

  • Lawana Mauldin ~ Lake Worth
  • Michael McDermott ~ Fort Worth’s Fairmount District
  • Susan Kline ~ Fort Worth Parks
  • Juliet George ~ Fort Worth’s Arlington Heights

Details, Details
What: Get more info about the book signing, here.
When:
Saturday, August 14, 2010 ~ 1:00PM to 3:00PM
Where:
Fort Worth Science & History Museum in the East Oak Room.
Click here for directions.
Cost:
FREE!
No exhibit admission is required.

::

:: Learn New Decor Tips at a FREE Pottery Barn Decorating Class
Saturday, August 14, 2010

Get new ideas for freshening up your home with wall color!
Join Pottery Barn and a representative from Benjamin Moore paints for a fun in-store class, where they will share helpful tips for selecting wall colors and creating a color plan for your home.

Details, details
What:
For more information, click here.
When:
Classes take place, Saturday, August 14th & 19th.  Times
differ by store ~ be sure to call your local store to verify class time.
Where: Click here to find a Pottery Barn store near you.
Cost:
FREE!

::

:: FREE Fall Gardening Seminar at the Ft. Worth Botanic Gardens
Saturday, August 14, 2010

The end of summer is a perfect time to learn something new about fall gardening techniques at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden’s FREE seminar.  Attendees will hear from local experts on best practices for planting and growing herbs and vegetables in the fall as well as learn how to select drought tolerant plants.

Details, details
What:
For more information, click here.
When: Saturday, August 14, 2010 ~ 8:30AM
Where:
Fort Worth Botanic Gardens, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.,
in the Botanic Garden’s Lecture Hall., close to the main
entrance to the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens. For directions to the
gardens and other details, click here.
Cost: FREE!

::


:: FREE Lowes Build and Grow Clinic: Make a Bug Box
Saturday, August 14, 2010

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 14, 2010 ~ 10:00-11:00AM
Where:
Lowes Home Improvement Stores
To find a participating location, click here.
Cost: FREE

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