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July 12-14 FREE & Cheap Fort Worth Weekend Events Roundup | Frugal & Fun Edition

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This weekend’s highlights include:

  • FREE Dance Festival at the Modern Art Museum
  • FREE Music Under the Stars Concert Series at
    Levitt Pavilion in Arlington
  • FREE Bike Ride Through the Joint Reserve Naval
    Base With F
    ort Worth Mayor Becky Price
  • FREE Friday Night Fireworks & Family Fun
    Event at Lake Grapevine
  • FREE Star Gazing Party at the Noble Planetarium
    at Fort Worth Science & History Museum
  • FREE Backyard Composting Seminar at River
    Legacy Living Science Center in Arlington
  • FREE Lowe’s Woodworking Workshop for Kids
  • FREE Water-wise Gardening Seminar at Calloway’s
  • FREE Outdoor Family Event at Bass Pro Shops
  • FREE Cowtown Opry Performance 
  • FREE Decorating Class at Pottery Barn
  • FREE Williams-Sonoma Cooking Techniques Class

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:: 10th Annual Modern Dance Festival at The Modern
Now through July 28, 2013

The 10th annual Modern Dance Festival at The Modern Art Museum in Fort Worth will feature a series of special events, concerts, films, and more.  The festival kicks off in the Grand Lobby of the Museum on Friday and features an appearance by Seattle solo dance artist Deborah Birrane,

Details, details
What: For more information about the 10th Annual Modern Dance Festival, click here.
When: View full schedule of festival events here.
Where: Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell Street
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Music Under the Stars Concert Series
at the Levitt Pavilion in Arlington
   Friday to Sunday, July 12-14, 2013

Join your family and friends at the last weekend of FREE summer concerts at the Levitt Pavilion in Arlington – part of their packed summer series of free music, dance 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.

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: Most concerts start at 8PM.  See complete schedule of concerts, here.
Cost: FREE admission (food is extra).

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:: FREE Bike the Base: Join Mayor Price For a Ride
Through The Joint Reserve Base
Saturday, July 13, 2013

Join Mayor Betsy Price and local cyclists for a ride through the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base to get a rare view of this Fort Worth landmark from behind the handlebars. Note that this ride is for experienced riders and will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m.  Since the base is a secure facility, there will be no late admittance, and you’ll need to bring a government-issued photo ID.  Also, due to the length of the ride (estimated at about 21 miles), the ride is not recommended for children or inexperienced riders.

Details, details
What: Learn more about the Bike the Base ride with Mayor Price, at the Fort Worth City News website.  Tip:  Be sure to take a look at all the requirements for the ride and note that you need to bring a driver’s license or other government I.D.
Where:
Starts at the NAS-JRB front gate, 226 Pumphrey Drive.
View a map for details.
When: Riders should check in at 8:00 a.m. to make sure there is plenty of time to do a bike safety check. The ride will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m.
Cost: FREE!

::

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

Friday, July 12, 2013 (and Every Friday through Labor Day)

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, and 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:
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 ~ Star Gazing Party at the Noble Planetarium
Saturday, July 13, 2013

Join the Noble Planetarium staff for a 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.

Details, details
What: For more info about Noble Planetarium’s Star Parties, click here.
When: Saturday, July 13~ 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, visit this link.

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:: FREE Backyard Composting Seminar at River Legacy
Living Science Center in Arlington
Saturday, July 13, 2013

Learn the basics of composting during this workshop led by  Arlington’s Master Gardner volunteers. The class includes demonstrations of proper compost building and tips for using a worm compost bin.  Attendees will also receive a free book.

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.  Class will be held in the Science Center’s parking lot area.
When: Saturday, July 13, 2013
Cost: FREE, but donations are appreciated.

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:: FREE Lowes Build and Grow Clinic: Toy Story Truck
Saturday, July 13, 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, July 13, 2013~ 10:00-11:00AM
Where: Lowes Home Improvement Stores.
To find a participating location, click here.
Cost: FREE

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:: FREE Water-wise Gardening Seminar at Calloway’s
Saturday, July 13, 2013

Learn how to save water with tips, tricks and expert advice on water wise gardening. At this free clinic, you will discover how to water more efficiently and effectively so that you can save this precious resource and still enjoy a lush green garden.

Details, details
What: 
Learn more about the “Water-wise Gardening”
seminar, at Calloway’s website.
When: Saturday, July 13, 2013 ~ 10:15 a.m.
Where: All Calloway’s locations.  Click here to find one near you.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Family Fun ~ Outdoor & Camping Event
at Bass Pro Shops
Saturday and Sunday ~ July 13 & 14
, 2013

This weekend, bring your family to Bass Pro Shops’ FREE Family Camping and Outdoor Fun Weekend Event. There will be FREE carousel rides, crafts,  games, workshops, family photos, outdoor activities, contests and even homemade ice cream on Saturday (5-6pm).

Take a look at the full schedule of events here.

Details, details
What:
For more details on activities and events, click here.
When:  July 13 and 14, 2013. For a schedule of activities, click here.
Where: Bass Pro Shops, 2501 Bass Pro Drive, Grapevine
Cost: FREE

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:: FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at The Fort Worth Stockyards
Sunday, July 14, 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, July 14, 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!

::

:: FREE Pottery Barn Decorating Seminar
Sunday, July 14, 2013

Join Pottery Barn for an in-store seminar and demonstration where you will get expert advice on updating a room with pillows, rugs, drapes and other textiles.

Details, details
What: For more information, go to Pottery Barn Store Events.
When:
Sunday, July 14, 2013. Note: Class times vary from store to store, so be sure to call for exact times & date.
Where: Go here to find a Pottery Barn store near you.
Cost:
FREE!

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:: Take a FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma
    Sunday, July 14, 2013

Join Williams-Sonoma for a cooking technique class on canning tomatoes.  This class will provide an excellent introduction to the tricks of the trade for easily preserving summer tomatoes to enjoy throughout the year.  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: 
July 14, 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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June 21-23 FREE & Cheap Fort Worth Weekend Events Roundup | Frugal & Fun Edition

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Fridays, we post ideas for FREE (or really cheap) weekend entertainment for you and your family. Subscribe to our blog updates, here (also FREE!).

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This weekend’s highlights include:

  • FREE Music Under the Stars Concert Series at Levitt Pavilion
  • FREE Friday Night Fireworks & Family Fun event at Lake Grapevine
  • FREE Nash Farm, Family Fun & Dairy Day Event
  • FREE Vegetable Garden Seminar at River Legacy Living Science Center in Arlington
  • FREE Lowe’s Woodworking Workshop for Kids
  • FREE Summer Lawn Seminar at Calloway’s Nursery
  • FREE Outdoor Family Event at Bass Pro Shops
  • FREE Cowtown Opry Performance 
  • FREE Williams-Sonoma Cooking Techniques Class

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:: FREE Music Under the Stars Concert Series at the Levitt Pavilion in Arlington ~ Sara Hickman, The Light Crust Dough Boys & More
   Free Concerts 5 days a week through July 14th

Join your family and friends at this weekend’s FREE concert at the Levitt Pavilion in Arlington – part of their packed summer series of free music, dance and performing arts under the stars. The Friday evening concert (June 21) headlines Texas country music favorite, Sara Hickman, and Saturday’s concert features Texas Radio Hall of Fame legends and eight-time Grammy nominees, The Light Crust Doughboys.

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.

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: Most concerts start at 8PM.  See complete schedule of concerts, here.
Cost: FREE admission (food is extra).

::

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

Friday, June 21, 2013 (and Every Friday through Labor Day)

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, and 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:
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! Nash Farm in Grapevine, Family Fun & Dairy Day Event
Saturday, June 22, 2013

Historic Nash Farm in Grapevine is hosting a FREE family fun event to celebrate National Dairy Month. Learn where milk comes from, watch a cow get milked, churn butter and more. Get a taste of farm life just steps away from the heart of the city.

Details, details
What:
For more information about the 110 acre Nash Farm and the
Dairy Day family fun event, go here.
When:
Saturday, June 22, 2013, 10:00am to 12:00PM
Where: Nash Farm ~ 626 Ball Street ~ near Historic Downtown Grapevine. Free Parking 1 Block west of Nash Farm at Cannon Elementary or at the Botanical Gardens and Homestead Dr.
Cost: FREE! Donations are appreciated and benefit Heritage Education Programs at Nash Farm. Hay rides at Dairy Day are $1 per person.

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:: FREE Vegetable Garden Seminar at River Legacy
Living Science Center in Arlington
Saturday, June 22, 2013

Learn the basics of planning, planting and maintaining a vegetable garden during this adult workshop led by the Arlington Men’s Garden Club. Do not that recommendations will be made specifically for the Arlington area. Best suited for ages 10 and up. Free, but space is limited.

Details, details
What:
To find out more about the FREE Vegetable Gardening seminar, 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, June 22, 2013, 10:00AM
Cost: FREE, but donations are appreciated.

::

:: FREE Lowes Build and Grow Clinic: Monsters University Project
Saturday, June 22, 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, June 22, 2013~ 10:00-11:00AM
Where: Lowes Home Improvement Stores. To find a participating location, click here.
Cost: FREE

::

:: FREE Summer Lawn Care Landscape Seminar
Saturday, June 22, 2013

If visions of running barefoot through thick green lawns are in your thoughts, learn how to make that dream a reality at Calloway’s FREE gardening clinic! Their experts will teach you how to bring your lawn back to that Springtime lushness. Fertilizing plus disease and insect control will all be addressed.

Details, details
What: 
Learn more about Calloway’s “Summer Lawn care”  seminar, here.
When: Saturday, June 22, 2013 ~ 10:15am.
Where: All Calloway’s locations. Click here to find one near you.
Cost: FREE!

::

:: FREE Family Fun ~ Outdoor & Camping Event at Bass Pro Shops
  Tues., Thurs., Sat. and Sun. through July 14
, 2013

This weekend, bring your family to Bass Pro Shops’ FREE Family Camping and Outdoor Fun Weekend Event. There will be FREE carousel rides, crafts,  games, workshops, family photos, outdoor activities, contests and even homemade ice cream on Saturdays (5-6pm)!

Take a look at the full schedule of events here.

Details, details
What:
For more details on activities and events, click here.
When:  Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays through July 14, 2013. For a schedule of activities, click here.
Where: Bass Pro Shops, 2501 Bass Pro Drive, Grapevine
Cost: FREE

::

:: FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at the Fort Worth Stockyards
Sunday, June 23, 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, June 23, 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!

::

:: Take a FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma
    Sunday,  June 23, 2013

Join Williams-Sonoma for a cooking technique class on make-ahead summer sides.  They will teach you how to prepare time-honored favorites like a layered salad, along with dishes that feature summer’s bountiful produce. Whether you’re cooking for a large group or just your family, incorporating make-ahead side dishes into your menu is a smart strategy.

Plus, if you attend Sunday’s 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, click here.
When: 
June 23, 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.

Have a terrific weekend!

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July 13-15 Cheap and FREE Fort Worth Entertainment Roundup | Frugal & Fun Weekend Events Edition

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ABOUT THE FRUGAL & FUN FORT 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 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 on the Green Outdoor Evening Concert
  • FREE Friday Night Fireworks over Grapevine Lake
  • FREE Empty Pockets Outdoor Concert in Southlake
  • FREE Disney Holes Family Movie Showing
  • FREE River Legacy Living Science Center Nature Walk
  • FREE Lowe’s Woodworking Skills Workshop for Kids
  • FREE Ice Cream Social at the Kimbell Art Museum
  • FREE Cowtown Opry Performance 
  • FREE Grill Master Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma
  • FREE Summer Decorating Class at Pottery Barn

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:: FREE Friday On The Green Outdoor Concert
Friday, July 13, 2012

Enjoy a fun evening with your family and friends at Friday on the Green, a FREE monthly live music series sponsored by Fort Worth South. Bring your blankets and chairs (and even Fido if you want), and enjoy an evening of live music from great bands in a relaxing setting.

Details, Details
What: Fort Worth South, Inc. (FWSI) is the non-profit org behind Friday on the Green. Get more info here.
When: Friday, July 13, 2012 ~ 7:00-10:00PM
Where: Head to Magnolia Green Park ~ 1100 Block of Lipscomb, between Magnolia and Rosedale (across the street from the Village Homes row houses).
Cost: FREE!

::

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

Friday, July 13, 2012 (and Every Friday through Labor Day)

Friday nights over Grapevine Lake 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 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 Grapevine Lake park at 9:00PM. Find a map of fireworks viewing sites around Grapevine Lake here.
Cost: FREE for both local and hotel guests to attend.

::

:: FREE Empty Pockets Outdoor Concert ~ Southlake Town Square
Saturday, July 14, 2012

Spend Saturday evening at Southlake Town Square listening to some fun classic and top 40 country music hits from Empty Pockets. Bring your own blanket and lawn chairs for a fun and relaxing evening with your family. You’ll be treated to an entertaining show brought to you by the Arts Council Northeast.

Details, Details
What: Learn more about the Arts Council music series here.
When: Saturday, July 14, 2012, 7:30 – 8:30 PM
Where: Southlake Town Square – Rustin Pavilion
At Main St. and Southlake Blvd. (F.M. 1709)
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Holes Family Movie Showing
Saturday, July 14, 2012

Join the Fort Worth Central Library for a free showing of the fun children’s movie Holes on Saturday, July 14. 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: A wrongfully convicted boy is sent to a detention camp, where the boys are required to dig holes. Slowly, he realizes there is something very wrong with the camp, and starts his own digging – for the truth. Based on the award-winning novel. Rated PG. 118 minutes.

Details, details
What: For more information about this movie event, click here.
When: Saturday, July 14, 2012 ~ 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, July 14, 2012

Explore the nature trails surrounding the River Legacy Living Science Center on a FREE family friendly guided nature walk. 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: River Legacy Living Science Center, 703 NW Green Oaks Boulevard (at the intersection of N. Cooper Street and Green Oaks) in Arlington
When: Saturday, July 14, 2012, 10:00AM
Cost: FREE, but donations are appreciated.

::

:: FREE Lowes Build and Grow Clinic: Make a Kung Fu Panda Toy
Saturday, July 14, 2012

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, July 14, 2012 ~ 10:00-11:00AM
Where: Lowes Home Improvement Stores. To find a participating location, click here.
Cost: FREE

::

:: FREE! Blue Bell Ice Cream Social at the Kimbell
Sunday July 15, 2012

The Kimbell Art Museum and Blue Bell Ice Cream present “Ice Cream Sunday,” a free event at the museum to celebrate National Ice Cream Day. Visitors will enjoy an afternoon escape from the Texas heat to explore the galleries and savor a free scoop of ice cream. Docent-Guided tours for families, as well as children’s movies are scheduled from Noon to 3PM. Admission to the Museum’s permanent collection is always FREE.

Details, details
What: Learn more about the Kimbell and their ice cream social, here.
Where: 3333 Camp Bowie Boulevard, Fort Worth
For directions to the Kimbell and other details, click here.
When: Sunday, July 15, 2012 ~ Noon to 3:00PM
Cost: FREE!

::

:: FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at the Fort Worth Stockyards
Sunday, July 15, 2012

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, July 15, 2012, 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!

::

:: Take a FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma
    Sunday,  July 15, 2012

Join Williams-Sonoma for a fun class on growing and cooking tomatoes. They’ll discuss heirloom tomatoes and popular homegrown varieties, along with myriad ways to use this summer favorite in time-honored dishes as well as creative new recipes. You’ll also learn the basics of selecting, storing, peeling and seeding tomatoes, plus easy ways to cut and serve them.

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, click here.
When:
July 15, 2012 ~ 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 Pottery Barn Class ~ How to Add Color To Your Home
Sunday, July 15, 2012

Join Pottery Barn for a fun in-store class where you will get expert advice on choosing a color scheme and bringing colors and patterns together in your home.

Details, details
What: For more information, go to Pottery Barn Store Events.
When:
Classes take place Sunday, July 15, 2012. Note: 1 hour class times vary from store to store, so be sure to call for exact times & date.
Where: Go here to find a Pottery Barn store near you.
Cost:
FREE!

Have a fabulous weekend!

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July 6-8 Cheap and FREE Fort Worth Entertainment Roundup | Frugal & Fun Weekend Events 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 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 over Grapevine Lake
  • FREE Fort Worth Science & History Museum Admission
  • FREE Family Event at the Nasher Sculpture Center – Dallas
  • FREE Woodworking Kids Clinics at Home Depot
  • FREE Outdoor Family Event at Bass Pro Shops
  • FREE Kids Cow Camp at the Fort Worth Stockyards
  • FREE Cowtown Opry Performance 
  • FREE Outdoor BBQ Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma

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

Friday, July 6, 2012 (and Every Friday through Labor Day)

Friday nights over Grapevine Lake 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 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 Grapevine Lake park at 9:00PM. Find a map of fireworks viewing sites around Grapevine Lake here.
Cost: FREE for both local and hotel guests to attend.  Do note, though, that there is a cost to park at the hotel.

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:: Bank of America Cardholders: Take advantage of FREE
   ADMISSION to the Fort Worth Museum of Science & History
Saturday and Sunday, July 7 & 8, 2012

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Bank of America’s 2012 national program, Museums On Us offers FREE admission, the first full weekend of every month, to 120 participating museums throughout the U.S. This FREE Admission program takes place this weekend (July 7 & 8) in Fort Worth at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.

Details, details
What:
To find out more about Bank of America’s Museums On Us program, go here. To learn more about The Fort Worth Museum of Science & History, click here.
How: Show a photo ID and any Bank of America Card to get FREE admission.
Where: The Fort Worth Science & History Museum, 1600 Gendy St. (corner of Montgomery and Burnett Tandy). Click here for directions.
When:
Saturday and Sunday, July 7 & 8
Cost: FREE to Bank of America Cardholders (Reg: $14 Adults, $10 Children)

Other DFW Museums With FREE Admission This Weekend:

::

:: Take an “Art-Full” Trek to Dallas to the Nasher Sculpture
    Center’s First Saturdays Family Fun Day.
Saturday, July 7, 2012

Nasher Sculpture Center, First Saturdays

The Nasher Sculpture Center and Target present First Saturdays for families. Held the first Saturday of every month, this special event features FREE admission and a fun schedule of activities for the kids.

Details, details
What:
For details, including complete schedule, click here.
When: Saturday, July 7, 2012 ~ 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Where: For directions to Nasher Sculpture Center, click here.
Cost: FREE

::

:: FREE Home Depot ~ Build. Learn. Create. Kids Workshop
Saturday, July 7, 2012

This Saturday, bring your child to Home Depot’s Kids Workshop to help them learn a new woodworking skill and build their very own moving truck 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, July 7, 2012 ~ 9:00AM to Noon
Where: Home Depot Home Improvement Stores. To find a participating location, click here.
Cost: FREE!

::

:: FREE Family Fun ~ Outdoor & Camping Event at Bass Pro Shops
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays & Sundays through July 15

This weekend, bring your family to Bass Pro Shops’ FREE Family Camping and Outdoor Fun Weekend Event. There will be FREE carousel rides, games, family photos, 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: 1:00 to 5:00PM ~ Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays through July 15, 2012. For a schedule of activities, click here.
Where: Bass Pro Shops, 2501 Bass Pro Drive, Grapevine
Cost: FREE

::

:: FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at the Fort Worth Stockyards
Sunday, July 8, 2012

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, July 8, 2012, 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!

::

:: FREE Fort Worth Cow Camp at the Stockyards
Sunday, July 8, 2012

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:
Sunday, July 8, 1:30 PM- 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.

::

:: Take a FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma
    Saturday & Sunday,  July 7 & 8, 2012

Join Williams-Sonoma for two classes: Saturday’s class will provide all you need to know to create melt-in-your-mouth pulled pork sliders and Sunday’s class will focus on the fundamentals of canning ~ from preparing foods for canning to using the water bath method.

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, click here.
When: 
July 7 & 8, 2012 ~ 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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This weekend’s highlights include:

  • FREE Ballet Concerto’s Summer Dance Concert Series
  • FREE Outdoor Evening Concert Series at Levitt Pavilion
  • FREE Movie Under the Stars (Dolphin Tale) in Keller
  • FREE Friday Night Fireworks over Grapevine Lake
  • FREE Nash Farm, Family Fun & Dairy Day Event
  • FREE Star Gazing Party ~ Fort Worth Science & History Museum/Noble Planetarium
  • FREE Hummingbird Garden Seminar at River Legacy Living Science Center in Arlington
  • FREE Lowe’s Woodworking Workshop for Kids
  • FREE Landscape Seminar at Calloway’s Nursery
  • FREE Outdoor Family Event at Bass Pro Shops
  • FREE Cowtown Opry Performance 
  • FREE Williams Sonoma Cooking Techniques Class

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:: FREE Ballet Concerto’s Summer Dance Concert Series
June 22-24, 2012

Ballet Concerto’s free summer dance concert in Trinity Park, recognized by Fort Worth Weekly as Fort Worth’s “Best Outdoor Cultural Event,” brings ballet and other forms of dance to North Texas. Featured dancers come from well-known ballet companies such as New York City Ballet, Dayton Ballet, Texas Ballet Theater,  and Ballet Arizona.

During the performance, concession stands will be available or bring your own picnic and snacks.  Free seating is located on the lawn ~ be sure to bring a lawn chair or picnic blanket to enjoy the outdoor entertainment!

Details, details
What: To learn more about Ballet Concerto’s Summer Dance Concert series, click here.
Where: 2300 West 7th Street in Trinity Park, Fort Worth.
Go here for directions.
When: June 22-24 ~ Concerts start at 8:30PM. See complete schedule of concerts, here.
Cost: FREE Admission for lawn seats.  Reserved table seating is also  available (go here for details and ticket prices).

::

:: FREE Concert Series at the Levitt Pavilion in Arlington
   Friday, June 22, 2012

Join your family and friends at this weekend’s FREE concert at the Levitt Pavilion in Arlington – part of their packed summer series of free music, dance and performing arts under the stars. The Friday evening concert (June 22) headlines a Texas country music favorite, Two Tons of Steel.  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.

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 complete schedule of concerts, here.
Cost: FREE Admission (food is extra).

::

:: FREE Family Fun with Movies Under The Stars
    in Keller ~ Featuring the Film, Dolphin Tale (PG)
     Friday, June 22, 2012

Bring a blanket and lawn chairs and enjoy Dolphin Tale on the big screen, under the stars at Johnson Road Park Amphitheater in Keller. The movie will begin at 9:00PM (or as soon as the sun goes down). Get there by 8:00PM to find a good spot and enjoy a variety of family games and activities.

Details, details
What: For more information, click here.
When: Friday, June 22. Family Games and Activities begin at  8:00PM.
Movie starts at 9:00PM.
Where: Johnson Road Park Amphitheater in Keller.
Get directions to 640 Johnson Road, here.
Cost:
FREE!

::

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

Friday, June 22, 2012 (and Every Friday through Labor Day)

Friday nights over Grapevine Lake 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, and 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:
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 Grapevine Lake park at 9:00PM. Find a map of fireworks viewing sites around Grapevine Lake here.
Cost: FREE for both local and hotel guests to attend.

::

:: FREE! Nash Farm in Grapevine, Family Fun & Dairy Day Event
Saturday, June 23, 2012

Historic Nash Farm in Grapevine is hosting a FREE family fun event to celebrate National Dairy Month. Learn where milk comes from, milk a cow, churn butter and more. Get a taste of farm life just steps away from the heart of the city.

Details, details
What:
For more information about the 110 acre Nash Farm and the
Dairy Day family fun event, go here.
When:
Saturday, June 23, 2012, 12:00 to 2:00PM
Where: Nash Farm ~ 626 Ball Street ~ near Historic Downtown Grapevine
Free Parking 1 Block west of Nash Farm at Cannon Elementary or
at the Botanical Gardens and Homestead Dr.
Cost: FREE! Donations are appreciated and benefit Heritage Education
Programs at Nash Farm. Hay rides at Dairy Day are $1 per person.

::

:: FREE ~ Star Gazing Party at the Noble Planetarium
Saturday, June 23, 2012

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.

Details, details
What: For more info about Noble Planetarium’s Star Parties, click here.
When: Saturday, June 23 ~ 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, visit this link.

::

:: Hummingbird Garden Seminar at River Legacy
Living Science Center in Arlington
Saturday, June 23, 2012

Steve Woodward, avid birder and owner of Wild Bird Center, will teach you how to attract hummingbirds with plants and feeders to your yards and gardens. Also learn about common Texas hummingbirds and their habits during this workshop at River Legacy Living Science Center. Best suited for ages 10 and up. RSVP to 817.860.6752

Details, details
What:
To find out more about the FREE Hummingbird Gardening seminar, 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, June 23, 2012, 10:00AM
Cost: FREE, but donations are appreciated.

::

:: FREE Lowes Build and Grow Clinic: Make a Madagascar Vehicle
Saturday, June 23, 2012

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, June 23, 2012 ~ 10:00-11:00AM
Where: Lowes Home Improvement Stores. To find a participating location, click here.
Cost: FREE

::

:: FREE Summer Friendly Plants and Landscape Seminar
Saturday, June 23, 2012

Learn how to  plan your landscape with drought tolerant shrubs and flowers to ease your water bill, beautify your garden and bring peace of mind. This informational workshop provides tips on how to prepare for the Summer months and guides you to heat-loving plants that thrive in our Texas sun.

Details, details
What: 
Learn more about Calloway’s “Flame Proof” plant seminar, here.
When: Saturday, June 23, 2012 ~ 10:15am.
Where: All Calloway’s locations. Click here to find one near you.
Cost: FREE!

::

:: FREE Family Fun ~ Outdoor & Camping Event at Bass Pro Shops
  Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays through July 15
, 2012

This weekend, bring your family to Bass Pro Shops’ FREE Family Camping and Outdoor Fun Weekend Event. There will be FREE carousel rides, games, family photos, 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: 1:00 to 5:00PM ~ Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays through July 15, 2012. For a schedule of activities, click here.
Where: Bass Pro Shops, 2501 Bass Pro Drive, Grapevine
Cost: FREE

::

:: FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at the Fort Worth Stockyards
Sunday, June 24, 2012

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, June 24, 2012, 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!

::

:: Take a FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma
    Saturday & Sunday,  June 23 & 24, 2012

Join Williams-Sonoma for two classes: Saturday’s class will provide all you need to know about cooking corn on the cob to perfection, and Sunday’s seminar will help you discover the secrets to cooking scrumptious fish and seafood on the grill. They will demonstrate how to prepare and season seafood so that it emerges perfectly done and delicious. Plus, they’ll share some favorite recipes for  seafood accompaniments.

Plus, if you attend Sunday’s 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, click here.
When: 
June 23 & 24, 2012 ~ 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.

Have a terrific weekend!

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—————————————————————————–
This weekend’s highlights include:

  • FREE Outdoor Evening Concert Series at Levitt Pavilion
  • FREE Movie Under the Stars (Kung Fu Panda 2) in Keller
  • FREE Friday Night Fireworks over Grapevine Lake
  • CHEAP 2012 Air Show at the Denton Airport
  • FREE Kids Class: Decorate a Car Cookie at Williams-Sonoma
  • FREE Blaze of Glory Concert & Family Fun Event in Keller
  • FREE Cowtown Opry Performance 

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:: FREE Concert Series at the Levitt Pavilion in Arlington
   June 15-17, 2012

Join your family and friends at this weekend’s FREE concerts at the Levitt Pavilion in Arlington – part of their packed summer series of free music, dance and performing arts under the stars. The Friday evening concert (June 15) headlines The Trishas, Saturday (June 16) features Rodney Parker & 50 Peso Reward, and Sunday (June 17) features soul jazz artist, Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars (participated in the U2 tribute album In the Name of Love: Africa Celebrates U2 and has a great background story ~read more here).

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.

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 complete schedule of concerts, here.
Cost: FREE Admission (food is extra).

::

:: FREE Family Fun with Movies Under The Stars
    in Keller ~ Featuring the Film, Kung Fu Panda 2
   Friday, June 15, 2012

Bring a blanket and lawn chairs and enjoy Dreamwork’s Kung Fu Panda 2 on the big screen, under the stars at Johnson Road Park Amphitheater in Keller. The movie will begin at 9:00PM (or as soon as the sun goes down). Get there by 8:00PM to find a good spot and enjoy a variety of family games and activities.

Details, details
What: For more information, click here.
When: Friday, June 15. Family Games and Activities begin at  8:00PM.
Movie starts at 9:00PM.
Where: Johnson Road Park Amphitheater in Keller.
Get directions to 640 Johnson Road, here.
Cost:
FREE!

::

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

Friday, June 15, 2012 (and Every Friday through Labor Day)

Friday nights over Grapevine Lake 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 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 Grapevine Lake park at 9:00PM. Find a map of fireworks viewing sites around Grapevine Lake here.
Cost: FREE for both local and hotel guests to attend.

::


:: 50% OFF the 2012 Air Show at the Denton Airport
Saturday, June 16, 2012

Denton Airport summons aircraft enthusiasts and casual spectators alike for their Airshow’s high-flying feats and ground-docked aircraft displays. This year’s schedule treats attendees to a full day of performances by professional pilots, including the Texas Twisters and a U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier II demonstration.  On the ground, aircraft displays include an F/A-18F Super Hornet, an A-10C Thunderbolt II, a P-40 Warhawk, and more than 30 others. The family-friendly airshow also features a children’s pavilion, craft vendors, and food concessions in a festival atmosphere.

Savings Tip:  Through Friday night, you can get 50% OFF the price of tickets at Groupon (look under the “All Deals” menu, here).

Details, details
What: To learn more about the air show, click here 
When: Saturday, June 16, 2012 ~ 8:30AM to 2:30PM.  Go here for the complete airshow schedule.
Where: The Denton Airport.  Click here for directions.
Cost:
 50% OFF tickets are available at Groupon through Friday (Go here and look under the “All Deals menu) .  Otherwise $10 per person (children under 6 are free). 

::

:: FREE Kids Class: Decorate a Car Cookie at Williams-Sonoma
Saturday, June 16, 2012

Saturday morning, join Williams-Sonoma for a fun cookie decorating workshop for kids. Little ones will have the opportunity to decorate a Cars movie themed cookie and take it home to Dad.

Details, details
What:
For more information, click here.
When:
June 16, 2012 ~ 10:00AM to 12:00PM 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 for a complimentary reservation.

::


:: FREE Blaze of Glory Concert & Family Fun Event in Keller
Saturday, June 16, 2012

Relax under the big Texas sky (or a big shade tree), watch the sunset, and enjoy a fun outdoor concert featuring Bon Jovi Tribute Band, Blaze of Glory. Bring your blanket, lawn chair, or picnic and enjoy a fun night with the family.

Details, details
What: For more information about Keller’s concert in the park series,
click here. For more about Blaze of Glory, click here.
When: Saturday, June 16, 2012, 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Bear Creek Park in Keller, 400 Bear Creek Parkway
Cost:
FREE!

::

:: FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at the Fort Worth Stockyards
Sunday, June 17, 2012

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, June 17, 2012, 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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—————————————————————————–
This weekend’s highlights include:

  • FREE Friday on the Green Outdoor Evening Concert
  • FREE Outdoor Evening Concert Series at Levitt Pavilion
  • FREE Movie Under the Stars (The Muppets) in Keller
  • FREE Friday Night Fireworks over Grapevine Lake
  • FREE The Secret Garden Classic Family Movie Showing
  • FREE River Legacy Living Science Center Nature Walk
  • FREE Lowe’s Woodworking Workshop for Kids
  • FREE Cowtown Opry Performance 
  • FREE Grill Master Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma
  • FREE Summer Decorating Class at Pottery Barn

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:: FREE Friday On The Green Outdoor Concert
Friday, June 8, 2012

Enjoy a fun evening with your family and friends at Friday on the Green, a FREE monthly live music series sponsored by Fort Worth South. This month’s lineup features Josh Weathers & The True Endeavors and Foxtrot Uniform. Bring your blankets and chairs (and even Fido if you want), and enjoy an evening of live music from great bands in a relaxing setting.

Details, Details
What: Fort Worth South, Inc. (FWSI) is the non-profit org behind Friday on the Green. Get more info here.
When: Friday, June 8, 2012 ~ 7:00-10:00PM
Where: Head to Magnolia Green Park ~ 1100 Block of Lipscomb, between Magnolia and Rosedale (across the street from the Village Homes row houses).
Cost: In lieu of admission (which is FREE), you are encouraged to make
a donation of school supplies to Southside Church of Christ (to help
children in need).

::

:: FREE Concert Series at the Levitt Pavilion in Arlington
   June 8-10, 2012

Join your family and friends at this weekend’s FREE concerts at the Levitt Pavilion in Arlington – part of their packed summer series of free music, dance and performing arts under the stars. The Friday evening concert (June 8) headlines The Derailers (celebrating the legacies of Buck Owens, George Jones, Roy Orbison, Elvis Presley, Charlie Rich and more), Saturday (June 9) features No Justice (they’ve had 10 “Top 10” singles and a pair of number ones in a six-year span), and Sunday (June 10) features soul jazz artist, Red Young & Black Red Black.

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.

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 complete schedule of concerts, here.
Cost: FREE Admission (food is extra).

::

:: FREE Family Fun with Movies Under The Stars
    in Keller ~ Featuring the Film, The Muppets (G)
     Friday, June 8, 2012

Bring a blanket and lawn chairs and enjoy Disney’s The Muppets on the big screen, under the stars at Johnson Road Park Amphitheater in Keller. The movie will begin at 9:00PM (or as soon as the sun goes down). Get there by 8:00PM to find a good spot and enjoy a variety of family games and activities.

Details, details
What: For more information, click here.
When: Friday, June 8. Family Games and Activities begin at  8:00PM.
Movie starts at 9:00PM.
Where: Johnson Road Park Amphitheater in Keller.
Get directions to 640 Johnson Road, here.
Cost:
FREE!

::

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

Friday, June 8, 2012 (and Every Friday through Labor Day)

Friday nights over Grapevine Lake 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, and 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:
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 Grapevine Lake park at 9:00PM. Find a map of fireworks viewing sites around Grapevine Lake here.
Cost: FREE for both local and hotel guests to attend.

::


:: FREE Yogi Bear Family Movie Showing
Saturday, June 9, 2012

Join the Fort Worth Central Library for a free showing of the fun children’s movie Yogi Bear on Saturday, June 9. 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: The pic-a-nic-basket-stealing-bear joins forces with Boo-Boo and their old nemesis, Ranger Smith, in an attempt to save Jellystone Park from closing and, in the process, prove that our hero really is “smarter than the average bear.” Rated PG. 82 minutes.

Details, details
What: For more information about this movie event and future showings, click here. Learn more about the movie and read reviews here.
When: Saturday, June 9, 2012 ~ 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!

::

:: FREE River Legacy Living Science Center Nature Walk
Saturday, June 9, 2012

Explore the nature trails surrounding the River Legacy Living Science Center on a FREE family friendly naturalist-led nature walk. 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: River Legacy Living Science Center, 703 NW Green Oaks Boulevard (at the intersection of N. Cooper Street and Green Oaks) in Arlington
When: Saturday, June 9, 2012, 10:00AM
Cost: FREE, but donations are appreciated.

::

:: FREE Lowes Build and Grow Clinic: Make a Madagascar Plane
Saturday, June 9, 2012

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, June 9, 2012 ~ 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 Fort Worth Stockyards
Sunday, June 10, 2012

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, June 10, 2012, 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
    Saturday & Sunday,  June 9 & 10, 2012

Join Williams-Sonoma for two classes: Saturday’s class will provide all you need to know to master burgers on the grill, and Sunday’s seminar will teach you how to prepare vegetables for the grill and cook them to the desired tenderness. You’ll learn to make grilled side dishes that are so scrumptious, everyone will be asking for 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, click here.
When: 
June 9 & 10, 2012 ~ 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 Pottery Barn ~ Backyard Entertaining Class
Sunday, June 10, 2012

Join Pottery Barn for a fun in-store class where you will learn how to entertain outdoors in style ~ from a casual outdoor barbecue to an elegant dinner party!

Details, details
What: For more information, go to Pottery Barn Store Events.
When:
Classes take place Sunday, June 10, 2012. Note: 1 hour class times vary from store to store, so be sure to call for exact times & date.
Where: Go here to find a Pottery Barn store near you.
Cost:
FREE!

Have a fabulous weekend!

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