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.
Free yoga in Sundance Square – this biweekly event happens this Saturday morning
Lots of of Father’s Day food specials - take Dad out to eat!
Kids Drop-In Studio at the Kimbell - happens at 1 p.m.; sign up 1 hour before event – space is limited
National Marina Day on Lake Grapevine – lots of fun and free activities available
Father’s Day Story Times at Barnes & Noble - plenty of locations are participating
Also, don’t forget to pick up your half-price Starbucks gift card – the deal ends today (Friday)!Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
Monday- $1.00 Strawberries
Tuesday- 2 truffles for $1.00
Wednesday- $1.00 Pretzels
Thursday- $1.00 Oreos
Friday- $1.00 Texas Loli
The special is limited to 10 per customer, while supplies last. Schakolad is at 106 E. 4th St in Sundance Square.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
Starting this Wednesday, May 28, Sundance Square will host free weekly movie nights in the Plaza, starting at 9 p.m. The movie for this week is Cars, and next week it will be Frozen. You can see a complete list of upcoming showings here. Feel free to bring chairs and blankets, but attendees are asked not to bring outside food or drink – patronize a restaurant in the square instead. (Or, eat beforehand.) This event happens through July 30.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
During your lunch break on Thursday, May 8, come to Sundance Square in Fort Worth from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for a special block party and concert. Hosted by Mayor Betsy Price, the concert is a celebration of tourism in Fort Worth. The concert features the Whiskey Folk Ramblers and Los Noviembres, plus members of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. This is a free event!Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
Starting this Sunday, May 4, head to Sundance Square Plaza for free jazz performances from 1 to 2:30 p.m. This event will run every Sunday through June. This week’s act will be the Breggett Rideau Quartet.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
Come out to Sundance Square on Saturday, April 19 for a free yoga class. This event will happen every other Saturday through July 26. This is co-sponsored by Sundance Square and the Amon G. Carter, Jr. YMCA in Fort Worth. The class runs from 9 to 10 a.m.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
This Thursday, June 13, is the second of four installments of Stars Under the Stars, the free outdoor movie program at Sundance Square. Movies begin at dusk, around 8:30 or 9 p.m., in the Gateway parking lot on Houston between 4th and 5th streets. You can bring chairs and blankets to make it more comfortable, or rent chairs for $2 apiece. No outside food or drink will be allowed in, but you can purchase them from Oliver’s Fine Foods until 9:30 p.m.
The movie for June 13 is Big Miracle.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
Celebrate the Earth in Fort Worth! Kick off Earth Month in Sundance Square this Saturday, April 6, with an Earth Party from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Activities at this free event include:
- 11 a.m.–Noon: Music by YOUR DJ
- Noon–12:15 p.m.: Presentation of Colors by Boy Scout Troop 326. National Anthem by SouthWest Sound Chorus. Welcome by City of Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price.
- 12:15–1 p.m.: Live music & entertainment by Vocal Trash
- 1–1:15 p.m.: Prize drawings, announcements, entertainment
- 1:15–2 p.m.: Music & entertainment by Vocal Trash continues
Visit more than 40 exhibits and demonstrations to learn about water and energy conservation, air and water quality, waste reduction and recycling, nature and environmental issues, alternative transportation options, pet adoption, emergency management, healthy living initiatives, and much more. Activities for all ages.
Don’t forget the After Party—View the environmental documentary film Tapped at the Fort Worth Central Library, 500 W. Third St., at 2:30 p.m. No charge for admission. The film examines the role of the bottled water industry and its effects on our health, climate change, pollution, and our reliance on oil.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
On Saturday, Sept. 22, head to Sundance Square in Fort Worth for a USS Fort Worth Commissioning Watch Party, scheduled for 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Gateway parking lot (corner of Houston and 4th). This free event celebrates the commissioning of the USS Fort Worth, the first littoral combat ship to be named after Fort Worth. Come watch on a big screen as the ship is commissioned in Galveston. Family fun will be provided by Clowning Around Entertainment throughout the morning. Attendees may purchase food and beverages at Oliver’s Fine Foods, directly across the street at the corner of 4th & Throckmorton. Chairs will be available for rent or you may bring your own.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.