Free & Cheap Christmas Craft Events at Michaels, Bass Pro Shops, LowesThis week and this weekend, kids can come by Michaels craft stores, Lowes home improvement stores, and the “Santa’s Wonderland” at Bass Pro Shops to make free or cheap Christmas crafts. Here’s the schedule:

Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 17 and 18: Kids can make a free mitten ornament from 5-8 p.m. at Bass Pro Shops. First 100 kids to visit from 5-7 p.m. get free Santa Bandz (like Silly Bandz). Free photos with Santa, too. See the whole schedule of Bass Pro Shops events here.

Saturday, Nov. 20 – same activities at Bass Pro Shops as on Wednesday and Thursday, but hours are noon to 5 p.m. for crafts and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. for photos. (No Santa Bandz).

Saturday, Nov. 20 – Michaels has The Knack Great Family Stocking Make-It Take-It event from 10 a.m. to noon. Decorate and personalize a Christmas stocking. Purchase of stocking required.

Saturday, Nov. 20 – kids can make a free wooden snowman at Lowes. Visit the Lowes Build and Grow site to find a store and reserve a spot.

Bass Pro is at 2501 Bass Pro Dr. in Grapevine. Find your nearest Michael’s here.