All this weekend, (through Monday, Sept. 1), you can get a free kids meal at Taco Bueno with any purchase. No coupon is necessary – just ask for your “Free Kids’ Meal” when you order.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
Now through Sept. 1, you can get 20 percent off any LivingSocial deal when you use the code LABORDAY20 at checkout. There are lots of great deals available right now, including:
$5 for a custom photo calendar from Printerpix – get an 8×11 calendar customized with your own photos, text and clip art. ($4.95 shipping applies.) Just $4 with discount!
$20 for a Luxury Spa Mystery Bag from My Spa Life – redeem online. Receive 5 surprise spa items in the mail. Free shipping! Just $16 after discount!
$25 for $50 at Cacharel – enjoy half off steak and other fare at this fine dining establishment in Arlington. Can be used during dinner hours. Just $20 with discount!
$27 for 1 month of belly dance classes from Crescent Moon Belly Dance Studio – get 51 percent off a month of beginners’ classes. Just $21.60 with discount!
$35 for a 1-hour custom facial from Stockyards Spa and Boutique – Includes cleansing, toning, manual exfoliation, mask, massage, and eye and moisturizing treatments. Pay $50 for 30-minute facial and 1-hour massage. Just $28 or $40 after discount!
$55 for a sprinkler tune-up from Bryant Lawn & Sprinkler – keep your irrigation system in tip-top shape. Pro will check for line leaks, dry areas, broken sprinkler heads, and clogged nozzles. Just $44 with discount!
$85 for a ticket to UT-UCLA game – takes place Saturday, Sept. 13 at AT&T Stadium. Watch these two football teams duke it out in the AdvoCare Cowboys Showdown with a 400-level ticket. Just $68 with discount!
$114 for a Michael Kors Signature Handbag – redeem online. Choose from 3 different styles. Fantastic fashion statement. Pay just $91.20 with discount!Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
Kimbell Kids Drop-In Studio – Aug. 30 from 1 to 1:45 p.m., Kimbell Art Museum. Free program introduces children (ages 12 and younger) and their adult companions to fun and inspiring ways to enjoy art together. Each session features a brief gallery activity and a related studio art project. The theme for this week is “Monster Portraits.” Pre-registration is not required. Sign up 1 hour before the program begins at the museum’s Renzo Piano Pavilion.
Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival – Aug. 29-31, Bedford City Hall grounds. Sample great barbecue and hear live music. Admission is $7 online, $10 at gate, weekend pass for $15. Bring lawn chairs and blankets.
Clear Fork Music Festival - Aug. 30, Panther Island Pavilion in Fort Worth. Full-day music and art experience. Food truck vendors on site. General admission $30 per person, $60 for VIP and $75 for super-VIP.
Animal Meet & Greet – Monday, Sept. 1, Fort Worth Nature Center. Join the staff for an animal meet and greet and learn about why we have our animal ambassadors and their natural history. Maximum 50 participants per session. First Come, First Served. At 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Free with paid admission ($5 adults, $2 kids)
Scare Tactics: 6 by Hitchcock – Aug. 29-31, The Modern. The Lone Star Film Society’s ArthouseFW and the Modern finish out the summer with an exciting series showcasing six pivotal Alfred Hitchcock films. See a schedule here. Tickets are $5-8.
WestFest - Aug. 29-31, West, TX. Czech-themed festival with musical performances, parade, polka dancing, kolaches and more. $8 adults, $6 kids.
Music at West 7th – Aug. 29 and 30, Crockett Square in Fort Worth’s West 7th district. Performances start at 6:30 p.m. each night. Deanna Valone plays Friday, The Brehms play on Saturday.
Kids Fish – at Bass Pro Shops in Grapevine. Every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. kids can fish inside this outdoor superstore. They provide the poles, bait and fish.
Farmhouse on the Grapevine Prairie – Saturday, Aug. 30 from 10 a.m. to noon at Nash Farm. This program, appropriate for kids in grades 3-7, explores what life was like during the time of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House on the Prairie. Theme for this week’s event is “Summer Harvest.” Activity fee of $3 per person.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
Got some LEGO fans in your house? Bring them to LEGO KidsFest, a weekend-long celebration at the Dallas Convention Center, from Aug. 29 to 31. LEGO KidsFest brings all of the creative hands-on, minds-on fun of LEGO building and experiences together in one activity- and entertainment-packed family event for children of all ages and builders of all skills and interests. Visitors can see the LEGO Model Museum, learn new building skills from a LEGO Master Builder, enter raffles for LEGO prizes and more. See a complete list of activities here.
Tickets are going fast, especially for the Saturday sessions, so buy yours while you can. Kids 3-17 are $20 each, kids 2 and under are free, and adults are $22.
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Be sure to check out Zulily today – they’ve got a big sale on Frozen merchandise, with discounts up to 60 percent off! Some of these items would be excellent to order and then put aside for Christmas, like this Anna plush doll and this Elsa doll, or this fun blanket. There are even Olaf and Sven items for boys!
Lots of these items will sell out quickly, so grab them while you can!Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
ESPN’s College Gameday is coming to Fort Worth! The crew will be in town on Friday and Saturday, before the Cowboys classic game between Oklahoma State and Florida State. Come down to Sundance Square on Friday, Aug. 29 beginning at 9 a.m. – that’s when they’ll start broadcasting. College Football Live will happen on the Sundance Square set at 2:30 p.m. Or, come down Saturday morning for College Gameday, which starts at 8 a.m. (Tip: Get there early!) The broadcasts take place at the corner of Commerce and 3rd.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
Resale stores are already pretty cheap … what about an extra discount? Visit Groupon and pay just $10 for $20 at Hope’s Closet Mega Resale Store. This spot in north Fort Worth has lots of clothing, accessories and housewares – plus, proceeds go towards helping local kids.
If you buy this deal, you’ll have 180 days from date of purchase to spend it. See all the details here and pick up your certificate today!
Hope’s Closet is at 5601 Basswood Blvd. in Fort Worth.
Try these other deals, too:
$7 for $14 at Zeke’s Fish and Chips – wonderful seafood and southern comfort food at this spot in Ridglea
$11.99 for a 1-month subscription to PetBox – deluxe treats and toys delivered monthly for your pet; 3 and 6 month subscriptions available, too
$38 for an outdoor photo shoot from K Lowe Photography – get those pictures done! Package includes 60-minute on-location shoot, 1 wardrobe change, and a disc of edited images
$59 for a Brazilian steakhouse dinner for two at Rafain – try out Fort Worth’s newest Brazilian steakhouse; includes a dinner for 2 and two coffees; redeem Sunday through ThursdaySubscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
Come to Chick-fil-A Alta Mesa on Tuesday, Aug. 26 to celebrate the start of a new school year with their Back to School Bash! From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., you can enjoy a trip on their awesome water slide with each purchase of a meal. There will also be a DJ, a watersliding cow, and golf cart rides. Make your reservation here to let them know what time you’ll be coming.
Chick-fil-A Alta Mesa is at 3580 Alta Mesa Ave. in Fort Worth.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
Have you had the chance to complete the Happiest 5K on the Planet? If you haven’t, here’s your chance – for a limited time, you can get $5 off an entry to The Color Run when you use the code HAPPY5OFF at checkout. Unfortunately, this race has already moved through DFW this year, but you can catch them in the following nearby towns:
San Antonio – Sept. 5
Round Rock – Oct . 5
El Paso – Oct. 25
San Angelo – Nov. 1
Wichita Falls – Nov. 1
Brownsville – Nov. 15
Date announcements are also coming up for Corpus Christi and Odessa. This is a super fun 5K! It’s noncompetitive – more about having fun than being fast. Wear white at the starting line and end the race doused in a rainbow of colors! Then, join a fun post-race party once you’ve completed the course. But the race dates are coming up soon, so check out the registration page now and secure your spot!Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
From now through Sept. 1, kids eat free at Uno Pizzeria and Grill with this coupon. There is a limit of one free kids’ meal or gluten-free pizza with each adult entree ordered, and the discount isn’t valid with other coupons or offers.
Uno Pizzeria and Grill is at 300 Houston St. in Sundance Square.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.