Free Weekend Family Fun and Activities Round-Up!

Looking for some free family fun this weekend?  Here is a round up of free activities and events.  It’s always a good idea to check with your local store before going to make sure that they are participating (especially if you’ve got a drive).

Here are the free activities for the week:

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American Girl – BeForever Postcard Craft. The world of BeForever is waiting for your girl! At this craft event, she’ll create two postcards featuring the BeForever characters—one to keep, and one she can mail to a friend. Free and open to the public. For girls ages 8 and up.

-Acorn Pouch Craft. Get set for fall fun! Your girl can create her very own acorn pouch out of felt and ribbon to take home. Free and open to the public. For girls ages 8 and up

-Project Runway Inspired by BeForever™ Tour. It’s a first-ever American Girl event. For two exciting days, we will be hosting an exhibit of BeForever-inspired fashion designs as seen on a recent episode of the hit television show Project Runway. You’ll get to view a select assortment of the actual outfits from the show. The event is free and no reservations are required. But the designs will be here for only two days, so mark your calendar! Free and open to the public. For all ages

Apple Stores – Check your local store for weekly workshops and youth programs

Bank of America Free Museum weekend – Bank of America’s Museums on Us is offering cardholders a way to enjoy National Museum Month at some the most exciting cultural venues in the U.S. This weekend, October 4th and 5th, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders can get free access to 150 participating museums in 92 cities.

Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores – Free demos every Saturday, check your store here for more details.

Lakeshore Learning – Saturday, October 4th  from 11-3 pm, kids can make a Makin’ Music Drum.

Lowes Build and Grow – The next craft will be on Saturday, October 11th at 10 a.m., kids can make a Haunted House.  Register for this class as well as future classes here

Michael’s Kids Club:  Check back for fun classes for the whole family.

Microsoft Stores – Check your local store for classes and special events for the whole family.

Pottery Barn Kids -Tuesday’s from 11-11:30 a.m., Story Time.

Target – select a city to find free or reduced-price admission to arts and cultural events in your area, sponsored by Target.

The Home Depot – The next class will be on Saturday, October 4th from 9 a.m.-12 p.m., where kids can build an EMS Truck.  All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last.  Register for this class as well as future classes here.

Walmart Event Finder – enter your zip code to see what is going on in your area.


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