Free Friday: Weekend activities that won’t break the bank

Free fun activities you can do this weekend.

Meet the TinCaps open house

WHEN: Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WHERE: Parkview Field at 1301 Ewing Street
DETAILS: The TinCaps are getting set for the upcoming season with an open house at Parkview Field. The open house will feature a tour of the ballpark, food discounts, and the fun zone highlight event. You’ll also be able to purchase season tickets.


Friday Pop-Up Market

WHEN: Friday, noon to 7 p.m.
WHERE: Glenbrook Square, near Barnes and Noble
DETAILS: The Friday Pop-Up Market is back at Glenbrook Square, near Barnes and Noble. The once-a-month market features local artisans and unique vendors.


Historic Old Fort: Early Modern Muster of Arms- ‘EMMA’ 150-1650

WHEN: Weekend, during normal hours
WHERE: The Old Fort at 1201 Spy Run Ave
DETAILS: The Old Fort will play host to a mercenary company with re-enactments of soldiers and civilians from the 16th and 17th centuries. It is free but donations are accepted. Parking is available at Headwaters and Lawton Parks and it’s running during normal hours.


Chilly’s Medical Assistance Benefit

WHEN: Sunday, 2-11 p.m.
WHERE: The Phoenix at 1122 Broadway
DETAILS: If you’re into the local music scene, you won’t want to miss this all-ages event. A big free show at the Phoenix as a medical fundraiser for musician Chilly Addams. It features two stages of live music from the best local bands, a silent auction featuring music gear, a Mexican Vacation, concert tickets, art work, tons of local business gift baskets and more. There will be a cash bar and food from King Arthur’s Trolley Food Truck.