No intro necessary. Here’s what’s going on in and around DFW from March 12-14:
Saturday, March 13:
Funky Finds Spring Fling, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Will Rogers Memorial Center, Fort Worth. Free indie art and craft fair.
Lowe’s Build and Grow Workshop, 10 a.m., your local Lowe’s store. Build a tabletop basketball set. Details here.
Children’s Storytime, many Barnes & Noble bookstores, hours vary. The B&N at Overton Ridge will have a special St. Patrick’s storytime at 11 a.m., as well as the Sundance Square location. For complete info on all DFW-area BN stores, visit www.bn.com and click “Stores & Events” in the upper right hand corner.
31st Annual Greenville Ave. St. Patrick’s Day Parade, 11 a.m., Park Lane and Greenville Avenue. Lots of drinking and debauchery. Free to watch the parade. For complete info, call 214-757-8453.
Cowtown Goes Green, 1 p.m., Fort Worth Stockyards. Family-friendly Irish festival. Details here.
Michaels “I Love Beads” jewelry-making event, 1-5 p.m., your local Michaels craft store. Make 4 bead crafts for free. Details here.
“Tooling Around” workshop, 1-4 p.m., Log Cabin Village, 2100 Log Cabin Village Ln. in Fort Worth. Try your hand at leather crafts and watch master leather artists make stuff. $4 admission for kids, $4.50 for adults.
Toys R Us Barbie Mermaid Party, 12-2 p.m., your local TRU store. Get free goodies and enjoy kids’ activities centered around the new “Barbie in a Mermaid Tale” DVD. Check this page for a coupon for the DVD.
Greater Tarrant County Auto Show, Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday (14th) from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Kids under 6 get in free, older kids are $4 and adults are $9 each. Get $1 off admission with this coupon.
DFW Family Expo, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Centennial Hall at Fair Park in Dallas. Activities for kids, drawings for baby gear, live music and more. Tickets are $3 for adults and $2 for kids. See www.dfwfamilyexpo.com for details.
Sunday, March 14:
Peter Rabbit Trail, 10 a.m., Country Critters Farm in Alvarado. Enjoy playground, bounce house, mazes and meet Peter Rabbit himself. Admission $7 per person. The farm is at 3709 County Rd 617 in Alvarado.
Greater Tarrant County Auto Show, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. See above for details.
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