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Ft. Worth weekend on a budget: November 5-6

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The weekend is here. Fort Worth has made the shift from summer to fall. Here are the family-friendly and budget-friendly activities going on around town this weekend.

Local Bounty Barter Fair - 11/5
Elizabeth Anna's Old World Garden (2825 8th Ave.) hosts this annual event. Shop for local sustainable goods from Fort Worth urban farmers and artists. Admission is free. Cash accepted by vendors. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Star Party - 11/5
Join experts in the Museum of Science & History south parking lot to study the night sky. Some telescopes provided; bring your own if you like. Dusk to 10:30 p.m. Free. Parking fees apply.

Painting Hide-and-Seek - 11/5
Children age 6-14 accompanied by an adult can take a workshop class at the Kimbell Art Museum. This weekend's lesson is based on the Caravaggio exhibit and children will make a collage of shapes. $15 per child. Registration required; call 817-332-8451 (ext. 249).

Fall in Love with Reading Festival - 11/5
Bring the kids to the TCU indoor football practice facility to listen to stories from the TCU Reading Frogs and receive a free book. 8-11 a.m. Free.

First Sunday Film Club - 11/6
Central Branch Library hosts a montly film screening in the Tandy Lecture Hall. This month's film is Uptown Saturday Night starring Bill Cosby and Sidney Poitier (1974, rated PG). 2 p.m. Free.

Daylight Savings Time ends - 11/6
The time change officially takes place Sunday morning at 2 a.m. Be sure to set your clocks back one hour on Saturday evening before going to bed.

Come back each Friday to find out about all the great weekend events in Fort Worth for families on a budget! If you have an event that you'd like featured in an upcoming Fort Worth weekend on a budget, send an email to




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