Assignments Editor Angela Madison shares her A-list picks of upcoming events around North Texas. The bonus is, they're free.

Complete list of Free Events:

1.Wylie Jubilee Bluegrass on Ballard (FREE)

  • Historic Downtown Wylie
  • Features car show, chili cook-off, arts and crafts, food and music
  • Saturday, July 5, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

City of Garland presents 'A Bug's Life' screening (FREE)

  • Plaza Theatre in Garland
  • Saturday, July 5 at 2 p.m.;Ice Cream Social at 1 p.m.
  • Ice cream is $2

34th Annual Basically Beethoven Festival (FREE)

  • Celebration Park (Allen, TX)
  • Sunday, July 6 at 3 p.m.lRising Star Recital at 2:30 p.m.

Trachtenkapelle Rossatz Orchestra Performance (FREE)

  • Klyde Warren Deck Park Dallas
  • Sunday, July 6, 7-8 p.m.

Music Under the Stars (FREE)

  • Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts, Arlington
  • Saturday, July 5:The Derailers
  • Sunday, July 6:Jamestown Revival
  • All concerts start promptly at 8:30 p.m.

Nasher Sculpture Center presents Target First Saturdays (FREE)

  • Nasher Sculpture Center (Dallas)
  • Saturday, July 6, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration All Weekend (FREE)

  • Historic Granbury Square
  • Friday, July 4, 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 5, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 6(see website)

And below are events for a few cents:

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra presents Classical Mystery Tour

  • Fort Worth Botanic Garden
  • Saturday, July 5, 8:15 p.m.

Sunday Funday

  • Panther Island Pavilion in Fort Worth
  • BBQ Tamales ... Oh My!
  • Sunday, July 6, 1-6 p.m.

Metropolitan Winds presents An American Celebration

  • Dallas City Performance Hall
  • Saturday, July 5, 2 p.m.

Lone Star Park Fan Appreciation Night

  • Lone Star Park Grand Prairie ($5)
  • Saturday, July 5, 6:30 p.m.

Happy Independence Day, USA!

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Thank you for sharing your pictures and information about activities around North Texas.

Be safe and enjoy this first weekend of July!!

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