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Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops

Category : entertainment, family, Featured, free, Uncategorized

 photo bassprosanta_zps5ccebb8f.pngA 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 Christmas Crafts – different crafting events will be held at various hours, depending on the day. See the schedule here.

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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Free + Cheap Christmas Events in DFW, Dec. 8-9

Category : Arlington, entertainment, family, Featured, free

PhotobucketCelebrate the holiday season with a long list of fun events in Fort Worth and surrounding cities this weekend. Here’s what’s going on:

Saturday, Dec. 8:
The T’s Holiday Lights Tour - board the T from the Stockyards and see dazzling holiday lights in Fort Worth. $5 per person; kids 5 and under ride free. Ticket sales begin at 5:30 p.m. and buses begin loading at 6:30 p.m.
Home for the Holidays – city of Bridgeport’s annual Christmas event; Santa photos, merchant specials, wassail tasting, ugly sweater contest and more fun activities.
Flower Mound Christmas Parade – begins at 10 a.m.; festive music, candy and costumes. See route map here.
A Country Christmas – at Country Critters Farm in Alvarado; bounce houses, petting zoo, Christmas craft, storytime and more. $8 per person, 24 mo. and under free.
Night of Holiday Magic - at NRH20 Waterpark in North Richland Hills; Santa appearances, festive Christmas scenes inside the park, train rides and more. Free admission; some activities may carry additional charges.
Teddy Bear Concert – at 7 p.m. at Truett Auditorium on Southwestern Seminary Campus. Hear the Fort Worth Civic Orchestra and children’s choirs from various elementary schools. Free, but bring a new teddy bear to be donated to the FWPD.
Christmas on Main Street - in Grapevine; ongoing event. Watch jolly Christmas characters including Santa on stilts, play reindeer games, experience the glass workshop at Vetro Glassblowing Studio, enjoy tractor-drawn wagon rides ($1 per person, per ride) and spot beautiful decorations adorning Historic Downtown Grapevine’s Main Street. 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops - in Grapevine; free photos with Santa, crafts, and games for kids
Christmas at Cascades - at the Cascades Event Center in The Colony from 8:30 t0 10:30 a.m. Photos with Santa for $5 donation; breakfast, cookie decorating, arts and crafts. Admission is 1 new unwrapped toy per family, benefiting Toys for Tots.

Sunday, Dec. 9:
The T’s Holiday Lights Tour - board the T from the Stockyards and see dazzling holiday lights in Fort Worth. $5 per person; kids 5 and under ride free. Ticket sales begin at 5:30 p.m. and buses begin loading at 6:30 p.m.
Night of Holiday Magic - at NRH20 Waterpark in North Richland Hills; Santa appearances, festive Christmas scenes inside the park, train rides and more. Free admission; some activities may carry additional charges.
Christmas on Main Street - in Grapevine; ongoing event. Watch jolly Christmas characters including Santa on stilts, play reindeer games, experience the glass workshop at Vetro Glassblowing Studio, enjoy tractor-drawn wagon rides ($1 per person, per ride) and spot beautiful decorations adorning Historic Downtown Grapevine’s Main Street. 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops - in Grapevine; free photos with Santa, crafts, and games for kids
Santa Claus at Sunset Winery – from 1-4 p.m.; $10 price includes digital Santa photo emailed to you, plus mulled wine samples for adults and juice for kids. Reservations required; call 817-426-1141 to reserve.

 

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Free Kids’ Craft Workshops This Weekend

Category : entertainment, family, free

Take the kids out for some fun, free crafting events! Here’s what’s going on:

Lowes - Bring the kids to your local Lowes on Dec. 4 from 10-11 a.m. and have them make a free wooden train caboose. This project is part of a series – bring them back on Dec. 11 to make the passenger car that goes with the caboose. These are popular workshops, so RSVPs are requested; go here to do so.

Home Depot – From 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Dec. 4, kids can make a handpainted holiday picture frame at their local store. These workshops are designed for kids ages 5-12.

Michaels – Michaels craft stores are having a couple of events on Dec. 4. From 10-11 a.m., it’s a free Finger Knit Scarf project, and then from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., kids can make a Christmas ornament. Come back on Dec. 5 from 1-2 p.m. to make a free Duck Tape luggage tag, or stop by from 2-3 p.m. to make another tree ornament.

Bass Pro Shops – stop by the Grapevine location for Santa photos and crafts throughout the weekend; see the full schedule here.

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Free & Cheap Christmas Craft Events at Michaels, Bass Pro Shops, Lowes

Category : entertainment, family, free

This week and this weekend, kids can come by Michaels craft stores, Lowes home improvement stores, and the “Santa’s Wonderland” at Bass Pro Shops to make free or cheap Christmas crafts. Here’s the schedule:

Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 17 and 18: Kids can make a free mitten ornament from 5-8 p.m. at Bass Pro Shops. First 100 kids to visit from 5-7 p.m. get free Santa Bandz (like Silly Bandz). Free photos with Santa, too. See the whole schedule of Bass Pro Shops events here.

Saturday, Nov. 20 – same activities at Bass Pro Shops as on Wednesday and Thursday, but hours are noon to 5 p.m. for crafts and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. for photos. (No Santa Bandz).

Saturday, Nov. 20 - Michaels has The Knack Great Family Stocking Make-It Take-It event from 10 a.m. to noon. Decorate and personalize a Christmas stocking. Purchase of stocking required.

Saturday, Nov. 20 – kids can make a free wooden snowman at Lowes. Visit the Lowes Build and Grow site to find a store and reserve a spot.

Bass Pro is at 2501 Bass Pro Dr. in Grapevine. Find your nearest Michael’s here.

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