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FREE Admission To All National Parks — November 11

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The National Parks Service is offering FREE entrance to over 400 parks Friday, November 11, in honor of Veterans Day. As part of the free entrance day, you can enjoy over 400 National Parks for FREE. Do note that not all National Parks charge fees, but those that do will waive their cost on this day (for example, $25 a car at Big Bend or $20 a car at Rocky Mountain National Park).

You’ll find a long list of participating locations within a drivable distance of Fort Worth, including:

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What: Find out more about how to get  free admission to the U.S. National Parks, hereYou’ll also find helpful planning info here.
When: Friday, November 11, 2016 (Veterans Day) ~ times vary by location
Where: A list of over 400 participating parks around the U.S.
can be found here.
Cost: FREE! Fee waiver includes: entrance fees, commercial tour fees,
and transportation entrance fees.

Need a little more time to plan? The next FREE National Parks entrance date is January 18, 2017 — Martin Luther King Day.

P.S. Go here to find out how to get FREE annual parks passes for active military personnel through the America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass — offered FREE to all active duty military members and their dependents.

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FREE Admission to All National Parks — Saturday

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The National Parks Service is offering FREE entrance to all parks on National Public Lands Day, Saturday, September 26th. As part of the celebration, you can enjoy over 400 National Parks for FREE. Do note that not all national parks charge fees, but those that do will waive their costs these days (for example, $25 a car at Big Bend or $20 a car at Rocky Mountain National Park).

You’ll find a long list of participating locations within a drivable distance of Fort Worth, including:

Details, Details
What: Find out more about how to get  free admission to the U.S. National Parks, hereYou’ll also find helpful planning info here.
When: Saturday, September 26, 2015 ~ times vary by location
Where: A list of over 400 participating parks around the U.S.
can be found here.
Cost: FREE! Fee waiver includes: entrance fees, commercial tour fees,
and transportation entrance fees.

Need a little more time to plan? The next FREE National Parks entrance date is November 11 — Veterans’ Day.

P.S. Go here to find out how to get FREE annual parks passes for Active Duty Military Families through the America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass — offered FREE to all active duty military members and their dependents.

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FREE Admission to All U.S. National Parks President’s Day Weekend — February 14-16

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Plan ahead and save on your family trip to the U.S. National Parks…

President’s Day Weekend (February 14-16), enjoy 1000s of  U.S. National Parks, Historical Sites, and other national scenic and recreational areas for FREE! This special fee-free weekend, is sponsored by the U.S. National Parks service and is only offered a few times a year (see other dates below).

Do note that not all National Parks managed areas charge admission fees, but those that do will waive their costs these days (such as $20 a car at Big Bend or $25 a car at the Grand Canyon or Yellowstone National Park).

You’ll find a long list of participating National Parks locations within a drivable distance of Fort Worth, including:

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What: Find out more about how to get  free admission to the U.S. National Parks, hereYou’ll also find helpful planning info here.
When: Saturday to Monday, February 14-16, 2015
Times vary by park location.
Where: Go here for a list of the 400 participating National Parks that are participating in free entrance days.  A list of all National Parks managed sites can be found here.
Cost: FREE! Fee waiver includes: entrance fees, commercial tour fees,
and transportation entrance fees.

Need a little more time to plan? Take note of these other
FREE National Parks entrance dates during 2015:

  • April 18-19 ~ Opening Weekend of National Park Week
  • August 25 ~ National Park Service Birthday
  • September 26 ~ National Public Lands Day
  • November 11 ~ Veterans Day

Plus, FREE Annual Passes For Active Duty Military Families
Go here to find out how to get free annual parks passes through the America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass — offered FREE to all active duty military members and their dependents.

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FREE Admission to All National Parks — Saturday, September 27

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The National Parks Service is sponsoring a FREE entrance day for National Public Lands Day, September 27th. As part of the celebration, you can enjoy over 400 National Parks for FREE. Do note that not all national parks charge fees, but those that do will waive their costs these days (for example, $20 a car at Big Bend or $25 a car at Yellowstone).

You’ll find a long list of participating locations within a drivable distance of Fort Worth, including:

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What: Find out more about  National Public Lands Day, here.  Plan your visit here.
When: Saturday, September 27, 2014 ~ times vary by location
Where: A list of over 400 participating parks around the U.S.
can be found here.
Cost: FREE! Fee waiver includes: entrance fees, commercial tour fees,
and transportation entrance fees.

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FREE Admission to All National Parks ~ Veterans Day Weekend

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The National Parks are sponsoring the last FREE entrance days of the year for Veterans Day Weekend, November 10-12. You can enjoy any of our almost 400 National Parks for FREE . Do note that not all national parks charge fees, but those that do will waive their costs these days (for example, $20 a car at Big Bend or $25 a car + $12/person at Yellowstone ). There is a long list of participating locations within a drivable distance of Fort Worth, including:

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What: Find out more about free entrance to the National Parks, here.  Plan your visit here.
When: November 10-12, 2012 ~ times vary by location
Where: A list of almost 400 participating parks around the U.S.
can be found here.
Cost: FREE! Fee waiver includes: entrance fees, commercial tour fees,
and transportation entrance fees.

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September 28-30 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 Entrance to Local Museums on National Museum Day ~ Get FREE admission to world-class DFW museums.
  • FREE Admission to All National Parks ~ Enjoy all national parks on National Public Lands Day for FREE.
  • FREE Fall Concert Series at the Levitt Pavilion in Arlington ~ Featuring performances by Leroy Bell and The Quebe Sisters.
  • FREE Rock the Park Family Event in Keller ~A fun & FREE event for the entire family.
  • FREE Harvest Outdoor Decor Class at Calloway’s ~ Combine classic harvest elements to decorate your Texas home and garden.
  • FREE Cowtown Opry Performance  ~ Enjoy vintage and contemporary western music in the Fort Worth Stockyards.
  • FREE Williams-Sonoma Cooking Technique Class ~ Refine your essential cooking skills.

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:: FREE Entrance to Local Museums and Cultural Centers
Saturday, September 29, 2012

Smithsonian Museum Day ~ Fort Worth

Museum Day Live is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums across the country open their doors to anyone presenting a Museum Day Ticket…for FREE. You do need to sign up to get your free ticket ahead of time, here.

Local museums offering FREE entrance on Saturday include:

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What: Learn more about National Museums Day, here.  To get your free tickets (limited to 2 tickets), go here.
Where: Find participating museum locations around the country, here.
When: Saturday, September 29, 2012
Cost: FREE with museum tickets.

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:: FREE Admission to All National Parks
Saturday, September 29, 2012

This Saturday, the National Parks are sponsoring a FREE entrance as part of National Public Lands Day. As part of the celebration, you can enjoy any of our almost 400 National Parks for FREE. Do note that not all national parks charge fees, but those that do will waive their costs these days (for example, $20 a car at Big Bend or $25 a car + $12/person at Yellowstone ). There is a long list of participating locations within a drivable distance of Fort Worth, here.

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What: Read our recent post for more information about FREE admission to all National Parks, here
Where: For a list of participating national parks in Texas, go here.
When:
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Cost: FREE at all locations!

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:: FREE Concert Series at the Levitt Pavilion in Arlington
Friday through Sunday ~ September 28-29

Join your family and friends for a FREE concert at the Levitt Pavilion in Arlington – part of the Fall series of free music, dance and performing arts under the stars. The entertainment schedule includes a wide span of music genres including jazz, country and even reggae.

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What:
To learn more about the Levitt Pavilion’s FREE fall concert series,
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 7:30PM. See complete schedule of concerts, here.
Cost: FREE Admission (food is extra).

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:: Keller Rock the Park Outdoor Festival
Saturday, September 29, 2012

The City of Keller is hosting a fun family friendly celebration this Saturday at Bear Creek Park. There will be plenty of entertainment for all ages including bounce houses, a petting zoo, climbing wall, crafts and stage entertainment and much more. Make sure to bring your blanket or lawn chairs to enjoy your favorite music.

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What: For more info, go to the Keller Rock the Park website.
When: Saturday, September 29, 2012 ~ View the schedule of events here.
Where: Keller ~ Bear Creek Park, 1100 Bear Creek Parkway

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:: Attend a FREE Fall Landscape Decor Class at Calloway’s
Saturday, September 29, 2012

This Saturday, Calloway’s Nursery is hosting a FREE class focused on combining classic harvest elements to decorate your Texas home and garden. You’ll discover how to create charming vignettes in your Fall landscape using simple instructions and elements. Watch as Calloway’s designers mix hay bales, corn stalks, scarecrows, pumpkins and flowers to create a Fall masterpiece! The event is FREE and open to the public.

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What: For more info about Calloway’s and this event, click here.
When: Saturday, September 29, 2012 ~ 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 Fort Worth Stockyards
Sunday, September 30, 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, September 30, 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
    Sunday, September 30

Improve your kitchen skills!
If a piping-hot casserole coming out of the oven is a welcome sight after a long day of work and school, this class is for you! Learn how to create delicious one-pot meals that add a modern touch to the age-old comforting casserole. You will discover easy ways to prepare casseroles in advance, foolproof methods of freezing and reheating, and new recipes to add to your weeknight repertoire.

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.

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What:
For more information, click here.
When:
September 30, 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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We hope you have a fantastic weekend!

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FREE Admission to All National Parks ~ Saturday, September 29

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The National Parks are sponsoring another FREE entrance day for National Public Lands Day, September 29th. As part of the celebration, you can enjoy any of our almost 400 National Parks for FREE . Do note that not all national parks charge fees, but those that do will waive their costs these days (for example, $20 a car at Big Bend or $25 a car + $12/person at Yellowstone ). There is a long list of participating locations within a drivable distance of Fort Worth, including:

Details, Details
What: Find out more about  National Public Lands Day, here.  Plan your visit here.
When: Saturday, September 29, 2012 ~ times vary by location
Where: A list of almost 400 participating parks around the U.S.
can be found here.
Cost: FREE! Fee waiver includes: entrance fees, commercial tour fees,
and transportation entrance fees.

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