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.
Now through Sept. 1, you can get 20 percent off any LivingSocial deal when you use the code LABORDAY20 at checkout. There are lots of great deals available right now, including:
$5 for a custom photo calendar from Printerpix – get an 8×11 calendar customized with your own photos, text and clip art. ($4.95 shipping applies.) Just $4 with discount!
$20 for a Luxury Spa Mystery Bag from My Spa Life – redeem online. Receive 5 surprise spa items in the mail. Free shipping! Just $16 after discount!
$25 for $50 at Cacharel – enjoy half off steak and other fare at this fine dining establishment in Arlington. Can be used during dinner hours. Just $20 with discount!
$27 for 1 month of belly dance classes from Crescent Moon Belly Dance Studio – get 51 percent off a month of beginners’ classes. Just $21.60 with discount!
$35 for a 1-hour custom facial from Stockyards Spa and Boutique – Includes cleansing, toning, manual exfoliation, mask, massage, and eye and moisturizing treatments. Pay $50 for 30-minute facial and 1-hour massage. Just $28 or $40 after discount!
$55 for a sprinkler tune-up from Bryant Lawn & Sprinkler – keep your irrigation system in tip-top shape. Pro will check for line leaks, dry areas, broken sprinkler heads, and clogged nozzles. Just $44 with discount!
$85 for a ticket to UT-UCLA game – takes place Saturday, Sept. 13 at AT&T Stadium. Watch these two football teams duke it out in the AdvoCare Cowboys Showdown with a 400-level ticket. Just $68 with discount!
$114 for a Michael Kors Signature Handbag – redeem online. Choose from 3 different styles. Fantastic fashion statement. Pay just $91.20 with discount!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.
Print a coupon to receive $3 off a Baker’s Dozen box at Einstein Bros. Bagels. This coupon is good through Sept. 10. The box includes 13 bagels and 2 tubs of shmear. Great treat for Friday breakfast at the office!Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
Got some LEGO fans in your house? Bring them to LEGO KidsFest, a weekend-long celebration at the Dallas Convention Center, from Aug. 29 to 31. LEGO KidsFest brings all of the creative hands-on, minds-on fun of LEGO building and experiences together in one activity- and entertainment-packed family event for children of all ages and builders of all skills and interests. Visitors can see the LEGO Model Museum, learn new building skills from a LEGO Master Builder, enter raffles for LEGO prizes and more. See a complete list of activities here.
Tickets are going fast, especially for the Saturday sessions, so buy yours while you can. Kids 3-17 are $20 each, kids 2 and under are free, and adults are $22.
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Be sure to check out Zulily today – they’ve got a big sale on Frozen merchandise, with discounts up to 60 percent off! Some of these items would be excellent to order and then put aside for Christmas, like this Anna plush doll and this Elsa doll, or this fun blanket. There are even Olaf and Sven items for boys!
Lots of these items will sell out quickly, so grab them while you can!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.