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).

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American Girl – Saige’s Horse Collage Craft. Your girl’s creativity can shine, just like Saige — our newest Girl of the Year! During this free event, your girl can create a paper collage inspired by Saige’s love of horses and art. Free and open to the public. For girls ages 8 and up.

-Merry & Bright Mom & Friends Private Shopping Night. Now moms can surprise their special girls with the perfect holiday gift—and have a fun evening out with friends, too! Come to American Girl® for our Merry & Bright, Mom & Friends Private Shopping Night. We’re giving a limited number of shoppers the opportunity to browse at their leisure or get complimentary help from a personal shopper without the usual holiday season crowds. All while enjoying light refreshments, including beverages, chocolate covered strawberries and caprese skewers. Moms get a goody bag for their girls, complete with the latest issue of American Girl® Magazine. There’s even a special surprise. It’s fun. And it’s FREE! But space is limited, so make your reservations today. Reservations required. For all ages.

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


Bank of America’s Museums on Us – Saturday, November 2nd and Sunday, November 3rd (and the first full weekend of every month), Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders can get free access to more than 150 participating museums in 91 cities.  Photo ID and a valid Bank of America/Merrill Lynch credit or debit card must be presented at the time of visit. One free general admission limited to each cardholder at a participating institution, excluding fundraising events, special exhibitions and ticketed shows the first full weekend (Saturday and Sunday) of each month.  Here is a link to the full list of participating museums .

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

Lakeshore Learning – Saturday, November 2nd from 11-3 pm, kids can make a Scarecrow Wind Sock.

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Lowes Build and Grow – Saturday, November 9th at 10:00 a.m., kids can build a Pull Back Car.  A free apron, goggles and patch are included with this FREE class.  Register for this class as well as other future classes here.

Michael’s Crafts – Saturday, November 2nd from 1-3 p.m., Cording with Adjustable Closures Show IN Tell

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.

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Toys R Us – Ultimate Wish Saturday, every Saturday, November 2nd – November 23rd from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Kids can find, send and share all of the toys they are wishing for this Holiday Season. They can enjoy free activities, giveaways and raffles!

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The Home Depot – Saturday, November 2nd from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., kids can built the Home Depot’s Tabletop Ship.  All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin.  Be sure to register your child online here, as well as check out future workshops.

-See Adult Weekly workshops here. (Landscape Design, Lawn Maintenance, Install Vinyl Flooring)

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

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