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Around Arlington Meetup Message Board › Free Stuff for Summer 2013

Free Stuff for Summer 2013

Group Organizer
Grand Prairie, TX
Post #: 1,504
There are all kinds of free (or really inexpensive) things to do in DFW. Way more than we can get on the calendar. Feel free to add more as you find them.

6/01, FREE Hot Rod Show at UTA­
National Tour through Hot Rod magazine, Free admission, Hot Rod Block Party on Beale Street near UTA

6/1, Free Moview Night at Cavanaugh Flight Museum
6:20-8 Rocket Man and 8-10 October Sky
Concessions, chairs, tables, and museum memorabilia will be available for sale.

6/2, Sunset Screenings at Annette Strauss Square (Dallas)­
8:30 pm, Back to the Future, Free but you need to signup for tickets on line, BYOB

6/6, FREE Art and Wine at Mockingbird Station
http://artandwineatmo...­ RSVP for free tix here
6-8p, Free wine and appetizers at the Lofts at Mockingbird Station

6/15, Denton Air Fair and Airshow
$10/p, 830A – 2 p, Denton Enterprise Airport – located 4 miles West of I35. Follow Airport Rd signs to airshow parking lots. Can purchase tix or rides in Helicopters and B-25

6/16, Showcase in the Square in Southlake (Father’s Day)
7-9p, Drum and Bugle Corps summer tour at Rustic Park Pavilion in Southlake Town Square

6/21, FREE Outdoor Concerts in The Colony
Jammin in the Park, 7-10p, Friday 6/21, Lions Club Park, 4800 Nash Drive

6/29, Texas Dream Cruise (Cars)
http://www.texasdream...­, 12-5, FC Dallas Stadium, 9200 World Cup Way, Frisco
Free admission

6/29, Market Street Allen USA Celebration
4-1030p, kids zone, Emerald City live performance, fireworks, FREE admission

8/16-24, North Texas State Fair and Rodeo­
Rodeo, music, carnival rides, fiddling contest, petting zoo, BBQ cookoff and more

FREE Outdoor Movies in Sundance Square (FW)
http://www.sundancesq...­, Thursdays in June at dusk
6/6 Brave
6/13 Big Miracle
6/20 Despicable Me
6/27 We Bought a Zoo

FREE Outdoor Movies on Thursdays @9 PM at UTA on the Maverick Activities Center Lawn­, Free movie, parking, and popcorn
6/6 Oz the Great and Powerful
6/13 Jack the Giant Slayer
6/20 Olympus Has Fallen
6/27 Movie TBD
7/11 GI Joe Retailiation
7/18 The Croods
7/25 The Big Wedding
8/01 Iron Man 3
8/08 Scary Movie 5
8/22 Movie TBD

FREE Movies Under the Moon (Shops at Park Lane, Dallas)
Free on Friday eventings in June at 8:30p, bring your own chair, in The Park across from Bowl & Barrel
6/7 Escape from Planet Earth
6/17 The Lorax
6/21 Madagascar 3
6/28 The Blind Side

Outdoor Concerts in The Colony
6/21, 7/12, 8/9, Sunset Concert Series, 8-10p, Fridays
Stewart Creek Park, 3700 Sparks Rd, Free movie, but regular vehicle rates apply ($10)

Bite Night at Vitrivian Food Trucks & Free Concerts (Sponsored by 102.9)
7-10p, Select Thursdays, Beer & wine available for purchase, concerts in amphitheater, food trucks on Vitruvian Way
5/30, Time Machine
6/13, Inside Out
7/11, The Project
7/25, Identify Theft
8/8, Mars Hill
8/22, Top
9/5, The Revolvers
9/18, Motion
10/3, Live 80
10/17, Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Addison FREE Events
Songwriter Series in Beckert Park in Addison, 8-10p
6/1, Vic Duncan
6/8, Austin Cunningham
6/15, Tom Faulkner & Tom Pradad-Rao
6/22, Backstreet “Unplugged”
6/29, Jon Christopher Davis

July Jazz in Beckert Park in Addison, 8-10p
7/6, Corner Pocket
7/13, Freddie Jones
7/20, Carolyn Lee Jones
7/27, Joseph Vincelli

Summer Salsa in Beckert Park in Addison, 8-10p
8/3, Orquestra Zone D Mambo
8/10, Lara Latin
8/17, Havana NRG
8/24, Parranda Venezuela
8/31, Clave Y Sabor

Summer Concerts Under the Stars at the Dallas Zoo
7-9p, Saturdays in June and July, Safari Nights Concerts are free with Zoo Admission ($12/p, $9 kids under 12),
Zoo opens at 9 am
6/8, Bruce in the USA (Springsteen tribute)
6/15, Petty Theft (Tom Petty tribute)
6/22, Hard Night’s Day (Beatles tribute)
6/29, Trout Fishing in America
7/6, Satisfaction (Rolling Stones tribute)
7/13, A1A Live (Jimmy Buffet tribute)
7/20, The Killdares (Celtic rock)
7/27, Sara Hickman

FREE Outdoor Concerts at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington
http://levittpavilion...­, 8p unless noted
5/30, La Mona Loca
5/31, Chip taylor
6/1, Hudson Moore
6/2, Trout Fishing in America
6/6, Katsuk
6/7, Big Sam’s Funky Nation
6/8, 1100 Sprinsg
6/9, Kyle Sherman, Jeff Johnson
6/13, American Jazz Composers Orch
6/14, Spoonfed Tribe
6/15, Uncle Lucius
6/16, Danny Wright 6/20, Chubby Carrier
6/21, Sara Hickman
6/22, Light Crust Doughboys
6/23, Snarky Puppy
6/27, Carabali
6/28, Monty Montgomery
6/29, Jason Easy
6/30, Billy Joe Shaver

Part of Light Up Arlington Celebration
7/3, Velvet Love Box @730
7/3, Atlana Rhythm Section @845

July Concerts start at 8:30
7/5, Del Castillo
7/6, Quebe Sisters Band
7/7, Teri Hendrix & Lloyd Maines
7/11, Girl in a Coma
7/12, The O’s
7/13, Ruthie Foster
7/14, Radney Foster

FREE Music on Main in Irving
Free, family friendly concerts at Whistestop Plaze, 200 N Main St, Irving, 1-230p on selected Saturdays
6/22, Three Kings Band (Blues)
8/24, JD Monson Band (Country)
9/13, Fingerprints (R&B)
10/26, 2 Tone Band (Jazz)

FREE Summer Concert Series in Flower Mound at Heritage Park, 7-9p
6/7, New Ground
6/14, Me and My Monkey (Beatles)
6/21, JD Monson
6/28, Blaze of Glory (Bon Jovi)

FREE Sounds of Lewisville Concerts
7-9p, Tuesdays unless noted
6/4, Downtown Fever @8p
6/11, Brave Combo
6/18, The PitPops
6/25, The Killdares
7/2, N’Awlins Gumbo Kings
7/9, New Old West
7/16, Escape
7/23, Kraig Parker
7/30, Decades

FREE Evenings on Oak Street in Roanoke
7-8p, Austin Street Plaza on Oak Street
6/13, Eddie Coker
6/27, RazzMaJazz
7/11, Shades of Gray
7/25, LuPring
8/8, Bone Doggie
8/22, Russ Dorsey and the Musicmakers 9/12, Empty Pockets
9/26, Whitehouse Harmoney
10/24, Brave Combo

FREE Music in the Square on the Plaza Lawn in front of City Hall / Frisco Square
730-900p, Fridays in June
6/7, Moving Colors
6/14, Tyler Rogers Band
6/21, Mix Tape
6/28, Vic Duncan’s Acoustic Review
Group Organizer
Grand Prairie, TX
Post #: 1,505
FREE Music Road Records Third Thursdays at Klyde Warren Park (Dallas)
Singer/Songwriters TBD, Dates: 6/20, 7/18, 8/15, 9/19 and 10/17

FREE First Saturdays at Nasher Sculpture Garden
Free admission 10-6 on the first Saturday of the month, often includes kids activities

FREE Friday Nights at the Museums
Third Fridays, 6-10p, Crow Asian Art, Dallas Museum of Art, and Nasher all stay open late and offer free admission on the third Friday of the month. Typically includes food trucks, live music and an outdoor movie.

Coyote Drive In (FW)
Shows six movies per night, gates open at 6, price is for double feature, first movie starts at sunset, $8/p

No dates yet for Uptown Village at Cedar Hill (wine walks and outdoor movies)
Group Organizer
Grand Prairie, TX
Post #: 1,506
OOPS, left off one!
Rocking the River: Tubing on the Trinity at Panther Pavilion
http://pantherislandp...­ -and-
Thursday evenings during the summer. Free concerts (2 per night). Free parking at 395 Purcey St. (The old Tandy Center in FW). Tube rentals $6. No coolers, but they sell food/drinks. Dogs on leashes welcome.
Flower Mound, TX
Post #: 154
Summer Fest on the lake (Westlake Park, located on the southwestern shores of beautiful Lewisville Lake)
$4.00 per vehicle
11:00 am Festival Opens
11:00 am Anson Funderburgh and the Rockets Band
11:00 am Memory Lane Car Show
11:30 am People’s Choice Judging – Cardboard Boat Regatta
12:00 pm Cardboard Boat Regatta Begins
12:30 pm Announcements on Stage
1:00 pm Anna Grey Band
1:30 pm TOPS Fishing Competition Weigh-In and Awards
2:00 pm Steak Appetizers Being Served ($5)
2:30 pm Mini Amazing Race Begins
3:00 pm Announcements on Stage
3:30 pm Tone Jones Band
4:00 pm Mini Amazing Race Finals
5:00 pm Announcements on Stage
5:30 pm Steak Dinners Being Served ($20)
5:30 pm Kayla Reeves Band
7:00 pm North Texas Steak Cook-Off Awards
All Day Western Performers with Chuck Wagon
Bounce Houses
Phoenix Storytelling Tipi Tellers
8:00 pm Festival Closes
Flower Mound, TX
Post #: 155
Masterworks Concert Series
Now till December.
user 11259507
Arlington, TX
Post #: 1

Good stuff! Thank you for collecting and posting all of this information.

Group Organizer
Grand Prairie, TX
Post #: 1,507
Masterworks Concert Series
Now till December.
They do an AWESOME job - love their concert series all over Tarrant County. Thanks Mitch!
Group Organizer
Grand Prairie, TX
Post #: 1,508
Kids Movies - $1 at Cinemark
Not showing in Arlington, but available in Cedar Hill, Dallas, Fort Worth, Lancaster, Lewisville, Mansfield and lots of other cities!
Group Organizer
Grand Prairie, TX
Post #: 1,509
Cheapest Spots to See A Movie This Summer
Grown Up Movies - $1 at Studio Movie Grill
Their Alternate Programming page has several interesting options. At the very bottom, you'll find their $1 Classics. But here's the big secret - LOTS of the options in the list are actually $1 movies, so check them all out: Brews & Views (think Guys Night), Girls Night Out and $1 Classics! Many SMG locations sell specific seats, so be sure everyone in your group buys tickets at the same time in those locations.

Cinemark at Six Flags Mall (Arlington)
$3.50 before 6p, $5.50 after s6p, 3D extra
Mall is no longer air conditioned, but the theater is! Stadium seating.

Movie Tavern at Green Oaks (Arlington)
5727 West I-20, Arlington, TX, 76016
$5 before 6p, 3D extra
Lobby has been remodeled, theaters are not stadium seating.

Movie Tavern at Central Park (Bedford)
5727 West I-20, Arlington, TX, 76016 (allow time for area construction)
$5 before 6p, 3D extra

Starplex Cinema 10 in Irving (Dollar Movie Theater)
4205 W. Pioneer Drive, Irving, TX 75061
$1.25 before 6 p, $1.75 after 6, 50 cents all day on Tuesdays, 3D extra
Older movies, older theater, haven't been here in a couple years

Cinemark Tinseltown Grapevine and XD
911 State Hwy 114 W, Grapevine, TX 76051 (allow time for area construction)
$4.25 before 6 p, $6.25 after $6.50,3D extra

Cinemark Movies 14 in Lancaster
3250 West Pleasant Run Rd., Lancaster, TX 75146
$3.25 before 6 p, $5 after 6, 3D extra

Cinemark Movies 8 in Lewisville (Dollar Movie Theater)
420 Oakbend Dr., Lewisville, TX 75067
$1.25 before 6 p, $1.50 after 6, 3D extra
Group Organizer
Grand Prairie, TX
Post #: 1,510
FREE FW Weekly Music Festival
8 Venues, 48 Bands in West 7th Corridor
VOTE NOW, ATTEND on Sunday June 23rd, 4-10P
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