FREE Family Fun Weekend Events Roundup 7/15-7/17!

For a complete look at Weekend Events, check out Familyeguide!
Valerie has us covered!
AC Moore – Buy a t-shirt and tie-dye it free this Saturday, July 16th, 1:00pm – 5:00pm.
Lakeshore Learning – Saturday, July 16th, 11:00am – 3:00pm come and create a Splashy Jellyfish. Kids get creative as they make a colorful jellyfish that gently waves in the breeze like it would in thesea.
Michaels: Passport to Fun Crafts Saturday, July 16th, 11:00am – 2:00pm.  Travel to the UK through craft and create your own crown and shamrock.
Target – select a city to find free or reduced-price admission to arts and cultural events in your area, sponsored by Target.
Walmart Event Finder – enter your zip code to see what is going on in your area.
Fridays at Nash Farm in Grapevine
Friday, July 15, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Nash Farm, 626 Ball St.
Near Historic Downtown Grapevine
817-410-3585 or www.grapevinetexasusa.com/
Cost: Free admission; $1 Tractor Rides
Enjoy a day of play and discovery at the farm. The farm will be open on the above mornings to the public. Come and chat with the chickens, dig in the dirt, ride a tractor and play with heritage toys!
Friday Night Fireworks Over Lake Grapevine
Friday, July 15, 9:30pm
Lake Grapevine, Grapevine Texas
Cost: FREE
Watch this spectacular fireworks display over Lake Grapevine ever Friday night throughout the summer. Fireworks can be seen from any city park or catch them from the top of the parking Garage at Gaylord Texan Resort and enjoy the Garage Rock Out Party.
Summer Nights in Grapevine
Fridays in July, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Historic Downtown Grapevine
Main Street Gazebo (325 S. Main St.)
Cost: Free
July 15 – Fire and Ice
Don’t get burned as Grapevine brings glass blowing and a live  blacksmith to the Cotton Belt Depot District.
Cool off with snow cones, face painting, bounce house, and artists from Main Street and Grapevine Art
Project. Event located in Cotton Belt Depot District.
Texas Motor Speedway Friday Night Drags
Friday, July 15th
3545 Lone Star Circle, Ft. Worth 76177
Cost: Free
If you are looking for something fun to do after the sun goes down then Texas Motor Speedway is the answer.  Right now you can print a Voucher for 4 FREE Tickets to the Friday Night Drags at Texas Motor Speedway valid for 7/15.  Come early for a free pit party from 6-7pm and then watch the racing action get underway at 7:30pm. Visit Texas Motor Speedway for more
Used Book Sale in Lewisville
Saturday, July 16, 2011
Lewisville Library
1197 W. Main Street, Lewisville
(972) 219-3570 or Website
Cost: Free to attend
Lewisville Friends of the Library BOOK SALE
Saturday, July 16th, 9:00am-5:00pm
Sunday, July 17th, 1:00-5:00pm
Get your hands on thousands of new and gently used children’s, teen, and adult books, plus movies, music,
audio books, and more! All at bargain prices!
Half Price Books FREE Movies in the Parking Lot
Saturday, July 16th, 8:45pm
5803 E. Northwest Hwy., Dallas, TX 75231
Located one block east of  Central Expressway
This weeks feature film is Sherlock Holmes.
Half Price Books presents Movies in the Parking Lot for the third year. That’s right – free movies and family fun every other week all summer long, starting June 4. Join us in the parking lot at 5803 E. Northwest Hwy. in Dallas TX at 8:45 pm. for  special film screenings. Bring a chair, your friends and family. Free admission. In case of bad weather, the show will be canceled.
Cowtown Farmers Market
Saturday, July 16th – 8am to noon
3821 Southwest Blvd., Fort Worth, 76116
Cost: FREE
Fresh from the farm to your table, visit the Cowtown Farmers Market and grab yourself some great fruits and veggies. Everything sold is either grown, raised or produced within 150 miles of Fort Worth. Did you know that when you spend $100 at the grocery store, only $25 stays here? When you shop at the farmers market and spend $100 at a farmers marked, $62 goes back into the local economy.
Fort Worth Herd Cow Camp
Saturday, July 16th and Sunday, July 17th
Behind the Historic Livestock Exchange Building (131 E. Exchange Ave.)
Cost: FREE
This event offers visitors of all ages some real cowboy fun, while educating them on the cattle drives, the life of a drover, observe various livestock & chuckwagon demonstrations and the equipment they used on the trail.
Participants are taught roping skills, such as roping a dummy and trick roping. An essential for every real cowboy or cowgirl!
Participants are given the chance to try their hand at branding (no fire needed!), while learning about the historic use of brands and the meaning of the Running FW.
Fort Worth Stockyards Summer Gunfight Shows
Every Saturdays and Sunday through Labor Day
Fort Worth Stockyards on Exchange Avenue
Come see this FREE, family friendly gunfight show with The Legends of Texas every Saturday and Sunday inside Stockyards Station. Show times are 11:45 am and 4:15pm.

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