Print a coupon to receive a free dessert at Corner Bakery Cafe with any lunch or dinner purchase. This coupon is good through Nov. 4. Pick from a Whoopee Pie, cookie, brownie, bar, cupcake bite or Baby Bundt cake.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
This Saturday, Oct. 18 is Cultivate, a free festival created by Chipotle that celebrates sustainable, wholesome and delicious food. The festival will take place from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the south end of Lake Carolyn in Irving. Activities include cooking demonstrations, kids’ activities, local artisans, live music and more.
Though the festival is free, parking will be $5. You can see more info about parking here (at the bottom of the page). Public transit is also available via the Trinity Railway Express and Las Colinas Area Personal Transit.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
Come to Nash Farm in Grapevine this Saturday, Oct. 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for their Fall Round-Up. Activities include: Jump rope making, leather working, wood carving, blacksmith demonstrations, wood stove cooking demonstration, cotton picking, corn shelling and grinding, farm chores, heritage toys, kitchen gardening and corn shuck doll making. Admission to the Fall Round-Up is free, but some activities have a small fee.
As a bonus, this year Nash Farm will have a Somethin’ Pumpkin Baking Contest. The contest is open to all age groups; items entered must be baked goods. Judging will take place at 12 noon, with winners announced at 1 p.m. Find more info on the contest here.
Nash Farm is at 626 Ball St. in Grapevine.
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Tomorrow, Oct. 12 is the first day of Free Coffee Week at Racetrac. Simply come into any Racetrac from Oct. 12-18 and get a free cup of their brewed coffee – any flavor, any size, no coupon needed.
Don’t forget to bring along your free doughnut coupon for a completely free morning meal!Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
From now through Wednesday, Oct. 8, you can get a free magnet from Shutterfly. This offer is valid for existing and new customers. Use the code MAGNETIZE at checkout to get the discount. A small shipping fee still applies. I like these magnets because you can customize them with your own images.
If you’re a new customer, you can also get some other great offers from Shutterfly. From now through Oct. 8 you can use the code 1FORU at checkout to get your choice of the following items:
These offers are all great opportunities to start working on photo gifts for the holidays!
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It’s always nice to get something for free! Sign up for the McAlister’s Deli e-mail newsletter and you’ll receive a coupon for a free cookie. My kids always bug me to buy their cookies whenever we are there – they’re so good! This is a limited time offer, so grab it while you can. They don’t send a ton of e-mails, either.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
Tomorrow, Saturday Oct. 4, is the first Saturday of the month, which means it’s time for fun at the Botanical Research Institute of Texas! Come to BRIT from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for their free First Saturday family events. The theme for this month is Fall Harvest. Activities include public tours of the BRIT grounds, exhibits and more. Visitors can also explore BRIT’s pocket prairie, geology wall, braided gardens, and wetland area.
BRIT is at 1700 University Dr. in Fort Worth.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
This Saturday, Oct. 4 is Stars Over Euless, a free star-watching event sponsored by the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. Noble Planetarium staffers will gather at Euless’ Bob Eden Park from 8:30 to 10 p.m. to teach area residents about the stars and planets. Planetarium staff will conduct a PowerPoint presentation on different elements in the nighttime sky. Astronomers will bring out powerful telescopes so kids can gaze into outer space and learn about the order and function of stars and planets in the sky. Bring out a blanket for the entire family and enjoy a great evening of educational fun.
Refreshments will be available for purchase.
Bob Eden Park is at 901 W. Mid-Cities Blvd. in Euless.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
Come to the Knights of Columbus in Arlington this Saturday, Oct. 4 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. for A Taste of Nigeria, a free family-friendly festival. Celebrate Nigeria’s independence and experience its culture through its food, dance, fashion and more.
Activities include a soccer game, traditional Nigerian dance lessons, musical performances, and more. There will also be a vendor area, so bring some money for food and shopping! See a complete schedule of events here.
The Knights of Columbus is at 2625 S. Cooper St. in Arlington.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.