This Wednesday, May 25 is the last installment of Bands on the Bricks, a weekly live concert series that happens every Wednesday in May in Sundance Square. From 6-8 p.m., bring a comfortable lawn chair or blanket to the Plaza and enjoy a free concert by Uncle Lucius. Admission is free, but guests are asked to not bring coolers or outside food. Instead, buy some refreshments from the restaurants and vendors around the Square.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
For a limited time, York Photo is offering a free 4×6 custom photo magnet to its new customers. Use the code FREE at checkout to get this offer – it’s good through April 21. Shipping is about $2 – still a great deal!
Other deals from York Photo include:
$1.99 for a set of 12 custom notecards – use code NOTE – good through April 7 (Shipping $3.49)
$1.99 for a set of custom playing cards – use code SHUFFLE – good through March 28 (Shipping $3.99)
Free shipping on orders of $20 or more – use code YOUSHIP – can’t find an expiration date on this one
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On Thursday, June 4 at 7 p.m., the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth will host a free screening of The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till, a movie focusing on the the racially-motivated killing of an African-American boy in 1955. This movie is part of Movies That Matter, a quarterly film series by the Fort Worth Human Relations Commission. Though the screening is free, you’ll need a ticket, which you can get here. The film is 70 minutes long. The next Movies that Matter installment will happen in September.
The Modern is at 3200 Darnell St. in Fort Worth.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
It’s been a while since we’ve done one of these! Here are the best deals and discounts in and around Fort Worth right now:
$10 for $20 in upscale comfort food from Buffalo West – stop into this Fort Worth eatery and get discounts on pot roast, salads, soups and more
$16 for a photo session and prints from Picture People – get some pics of the kids! You’ll receive a photo session and eight sheets of prints; or pay $26 and get all of the above, plus one digital image, and one 16 x 20 print. Locations throughout DFW.
$18 for $30 at Z’s Cafe and Chicago Deli - get big discounts on lunchtime sandwiches, hot dogs and drinks in FW’s hospital district
$20 for a Ghost Bus Tour of Fort Worth - Hear tales of storied hauntings, local legends, and so much more on this fun evening tour; $25 value
$25 for $50 in salon services from Skyla McGough – get half off hair services from Skyla at Lundquist Hair Design off Camp Bowie; opt for a haircut, highlights, color, or even an agave hair-straightening treatment
$25 for a Paint Nite event – grab a friend and buy a couple of these deals, which get you admission to a social painting event at a local pub or venue. All supplies are provided. Pay $25 for one or $49 for two. Take home your 16×20 painting at the end of the night!
$39 for 10 hot yoga classes from Sumits Hot Yoga – you know you’ve always wanted to try it – take the leap at this Fort Worth studio with 10 group sessions. Located on Camp Bowie Blvd; package is a $140 value.
$45 for a 4-course dinner for two at Simply Fondue – this restaurant in Fort Worth serves up cheese fondue, chocolate fondue and more, all cooked and enjoyed right at your table; package includes cheese fondue, gourmet salad, entree and chocolate fondue
$55 for a sprinkler tune-up from Bryant Lawn and Sprinkler – get your system ready for warmer weather. Pro will check for line leaks, dry areas, broken sprinkler heads, and clogged nozzles; $110 value.
$69 for one week of kids’ summer sports camp – keep the kiddos entertained this summer with a week of multisports camp at NYTEX Sports Centre in North Richland Hills. Campers aged 6-12 can participate in sports including dodgeball, basketball, flag football, broomball, figure skating, and ice hockey. Pick morning or afternoon sessions; $139 value.
$105 for 2 weeks of fresh produce delivery from Jazbac Farm – get two weeks’ worth of sustainably grown and harvested produce from this farm in Parker County, delivered to you. Each basket contains 12-15 lbs of seasonal produce. $176 value.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
Today, AdPages Daily Deals has a nice deal that would be great for an upcoming date night: $30 for two movie tickets and a $100 restaurant certificate. This is a $124 value. With this package, you will get a $100 certificate to Restaurant.com, which is a site that sells tons of discounted certificates to local restaurants. Many Fort Worth-area restaurants participate in the program. You will also get two movie tickets redeemable through EMovieCashReward, a program that offers discounted movie tickets to select theatres. Many local theatres are in on this program too, including the AMC Palace 9 in Fort Worth, Movie Tavern and Rave Motion Pictures at Ridgmar.
A few notes: You must redeem your movie cash by March 20 and see a movie by April 30. The Restaurant.com certificates never expire.
See all the details here and pick up your date night package today!
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This Saturday, Dec. 13, military charity Snowball Express will hold a Walk of Gratitude in downtown Fort Worth around 9:30 a.m. This event is a way for local residents to show their appreciation for the families of military personnel who have died during their service. Feel free to bring flags, patriotic signs and any other items you feel might help create a festive atmosphere! The parade will run down Main St. between 9th and 4th streets. See a map here. Organizers are asking attendees to arrive around 9 a.m.
Snowball Express flies in children of fallen soldiers (and their surviving caretakers) to Dallas every year for a fun weekend. Airfare is paid for. If you are a surviving spouse with surviving children, you can apply to attend around September. See an FAQ here.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
From now through Dec. 11, Tiny Prints is offering your choice of four FREE gifts. Just pick the one you want and enter the code CHOOSEGIFT at checkout. No additional purchase is required, though you will have to pay a small fee for shipping. Pick from the following: a free magnet, free personalized notepad, a free 11-oz white photo mug, or $16.99 off a home decor item. This promo is valid for both new and existing customers, but you can only use the offer code once. I’m going to make a notepad and give it to one of the many teachers on my gift list.
See all the details here and pick up your gift while there’s still time!Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
A few days ago, Bass Pro Shops in Grapevine kicked off their Santa’s Wonderland event, which will run through Dec. 24. During specified times, you can visit the store and the kids can participate in lots of Christmas-themed activities, absolutely free. The fun happens on weekdays from 3-8 p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. Here’s what to expect:
Free Santa Photos – get a free 4×6 photo with Santa Claus. Other photo packages are available for purchase.
Free Backpack Clips – come by on Mondays from 5-7 p.m.; the first kids can get a free woodland character backpack clip.
Bass Pro is at 2501 Bass Pro Drive in Grapevine.
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On Saturday, Nov. 22, Log Cabin Village will offer photos with a historic St. Nicholas from 1-4 p.m. This is a great option for those who are looking for out-of-the-ordinary Christmas pictures. No reservations are required. Cost is regular Village admission plus a $5 fee for the photo and holder.
Also on Saturday, the Village will hold a candle-dipping workshop from 1-4 p.m. Cost is regular admission plus a $3 fee. This event will repeat on Sunday, Nov. 23.
Log Cabin Village is at 2100 Log Cabin Village Lane in Fort Worth.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.