Free Weekend Events All Across the USA

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If you are looking for some fun on a budget, we have compiled a list of national retailers with hands-on workshops, classes, and free in-store events for this weekend and more that are coming soon.free store events,free local weekend events, free in-store events, free cooking classes, free kids events, free family activities, free workshop,fun free

Share this fun, money-saving list with your friends and family. If you know of any other free weekend events to include, please let us know! It’s always best to call ahead to be sure that your local store is participating to avoid disappointment.

FREE National Park Admission Dates for 2017

February 20: Presidents’ Day

Here is a list of participating national parks.

 

Saturday, February 18th at 11 AM.  Join in the fun for storytime and activities featuring Mighty, Mighty Construction Site. Contact your local Barnes & Noble store to verify participation.

Guitar Center

Saturday, February 18th at 10:15 AM

Intro to Garageband – contact your local Guitar Center store for more information.

Home Depot Do It Yourself Workshops

Saturday, February 18th from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM 

Paint Trends and Tips

Join this class to learn how to approach selecting a paint color, including how to navigate our color solution center and our paint color app. Finally, get an overview of the hottest color trends for 2017. Get more information at Home Depot Workshops.

 

Saturday, February 18th from 11 AM – 3 PM and a few locations offer crafts on Sunday.

Kids design and take a Soaring Superhero Puppet craft. Get more information from Lakeshore Learning Free Crafts for Kids.

 

 

Michael’s Kids Club®

Saturday, February 18th from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Kids Club® – Potted Cactus – Cost $2 per project, supplies included. Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project.
Sign up in store, online or just drop in. Parent or guardian must remain on premises.

 

Toys R Us

Saturday, February 18th from 12-2 PM

Ultimate Shopkins Swap-kins Party. Bring your Shopkins to trade with fellow fans. Get a free surprise from Happy Places Season 1. Take home a free Shopkins collector’s poster (while supplies last) and more. Get more information at the Toys R Us website

Williams-Sonoma 

Sunday, February 19th  (call for times)

Cooking with Cast Iron – Discover how to make the most of your cast iron cookware and keep it in tip-top shape. Get more information here.

More to Explore Throughout the Year:

FREE National Park Admission Dates for 2017

Here is a list of participating national parks.

  • February 20: Presidents’ Day
  • April 15-16 and 22-23: Weekends of National Park Week
  • August 25: National Park Service Birthday
  • September 30: National Public Lands Day
  • November 11-12: Veterans Day Weekend

Kids Try Hockey for Free

Saturday, February 25th, 2017, USA Hockey & local programs around the country will be offering a chance for kids ages 4 – 9 to come to a local participating ice rink and try playing youth hockey to see if it’s something that will interest them. Head over to the website & put in your location to see if there’s a participating location near you. Thanks, Thrifty NW Mom

Bank of America Museums on Us

Saturday, March 4th and Sunday, March 5th – Bank of America’s Museums on Us is offering free admission to more than 150 museums nationwide. Simply present your Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit or debit card along with a photo ID to gain free general admission to any participating institution. Cardholders only; guests are not eligible for free admission.

More Free Museum Dates

This site, www.freemuseumday.org, tracks free museum days in the following cities: Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Portland, San Francisco Bay Area, and the Seattle Area.

Free National Parks Pass for 4th Graders

If you have a child in 4th grade this year, your family can get a free National Parks Annual Pass to give you free entry into national parks, national forests, national wildlife refuges, and more! Teachers of 4th graders can also get passes to plan free National Park field trips.

Apple Store

Free workshops – learn the basic of Mac, iPad, iPhone, or iPod. Learn how to create slideshows with iPhoto. Edit home movies with iMovie and more! Find your local store and make a reservation for a free workshop here.

Bass Pro Shops

Fishing and outdoor events during the month of February. Check your local store listings for more information.

Factory Tours

Find factory tours all across the USA, go here, The site has 570 tours and counting! Many are free but some may have an admission fee. (Thanks to the Happy Housewife for sharing this!)

Flying Lessons

Young Eagles – kids ages 8 to 17 experience aviation and get free rides in private aircraft flown by experienced pilots. Get more information here.

Home and Garden Shows

If you like Home and Garden shows, this site will give you a free pass. Check the ACS Home Show site.

Home Depot Kids Workshops

Stayed tuned for the next workshop. You can also check the Home Depot Kids Workshop website for more updates.

Jazzercise

Jazzercise is currently offering FREE dance fitness classes to girls ages 16-21 at participating locations. No strings attached! Contact your local Jazzercise to see if this offer is available in your area. Valid throughout 2017.

Lego Stores Free Model Build

LEGO Monthly Mini Model Build on March 7th and 8th where kids ages 6-14 can build a Free LEGO Platypus Mini Model! Be sure to click on the “Open Form” button to register.

You must be a LEGO VIP Loyalty Member and use an email address saved in your LEGO VIP Membership account to register. Membership and registration are free. Get more information here: shop.LEGO.com/VIP. Quantities are limited to approximately 120 per store per night and time.

Major League Baseball Clinics

Through the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association, kids can attend a free baseball clinic in many locations across the country. The free program is called Free Legends for Youth Kids Clinics.

Microsoft High Tech DigiCamp for Girls (free)

Microsoft is proud to offer technology programs specifically for youth. Find out more information here.

Pick Your Own Fruits and Vegetables

Find orchards and farms near you where you can pick your own fruits and vegetables at PickYourOwn.org.

Pottery Barn Kids

Storytime on Tuesdays from 11 – 11:30 AM. For more information, visit Pottery Barn Kids events here.

Pottery Barn

Saturday, February 25th from 1-2 PM

Designing With Succulents – Visit your local store and learn how to create gorgeous,
one-of-a-kind succulent arrangements with tips from our friends at Colonial House of Flowers. Get more information here.

Playground Finder

If you find yourself in a new location and are looking for a playground, use the free KaBoom Map of Play, playground finder and just type your location into the search bar.

Find Pumpkin Patches, Hay Rides, Pick Your Own Orchards and Haunted Houses. Many of these will have a fee or admission. Enter your location for details.

REI Running Classes

Learn or get back into running with training and techniques classes. Find our more at REI.com.

SKI Passport for 5th Graders

Go to www.5thgradeskipassport.com to get a free pass in Idaho or the Pacific Northwest. For other areas, search for your state with the words “5th-grade ski pass + your state”, or the name of your local ski resort.

Target – Free Community Events

Target is also sponsoring FREE community events ranging from free museum admission, free theater tickets, family activities and tours at some of our countries most famous venues. Times and locations vary by city. Find free family activities sponsored by Target in your area right here.

Celebrate Crazy and Fun Holidays

Make memories and celebrate fun holidays with your family. This week you can celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day, Tug of War Day, Chocolate Mint Day and more. See the schedule at Days of the Year.

* For more ideas for family fun, be sure and check Groupon, and LivingSocial in your area. Join each site for free and start having more fun on a budget! These vouchers make great gifts too!

For inexpensive and sometimes free tickets to local events, I am a fan of Goldstar tickets. Watch your emails for the heading “Comp Train” from Goldstar. If you are new, you can set up a free account here.

Be sure and check out your local library and parks and recreation departments for free programs and events right in your hometown!

Free Weekend Events All Across the USA first appeared on More With Less Today.

 
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Tiffany

Wow – so many free events! Very timely. Thanks for sharing! 🙂

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