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.
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.
Come to the Fort Worth Water Gardens on Sunday, Aug. 31 at 4:45 for a kickoff party for DFW Free Day of Yoga. The official Free Day of Yoga is Sept. 1, but the organizers are getting the party started a little early with yoga lessons from teachers around the Metroplex. Music will be provided by the Bhakti House Band, and Gong Sound Healing with Kenny Kolter.
KIND Snacks will be on hand to offer healthy snacks.
If you want to attend a free class on Sept. 1, visit this list of participating studios. The Fort Worth Water Gardens are at 1502 Commerce St. in Fort Worth.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.
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.
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.
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