FREE Weekend Activities for 9/3 – 9/4

Free and cheap fun for Labor Day weekend…

American Girl Stores

Most American Girl Store events cost.  But there are a few that are free.  You can check out upcoming events at a store near you here.

Babies ‘R Us:

no events this weekend

**coming up**
Saturday, September 10th, 1:00pm – 3:oopm
Grandparents Day Event
Join Us in store as we host this first-ever event! Grandparents can share a special moment with their grandkids by creating an adorable keepsake together.


Barnes and Noble:

Saturday, September 3rd  @ 11:00am
Storytime:  If You Ever Want to Bring and Alligator to School, Don’t!
Note to self: If your teacher tells you to bring something from nature for show-and-tell, she does not want you to bring an alligator! But nothing will stop Magnolia, who’s determined to have the best show-and-tell of all! Just in time for back-to-school, join us for a fun-filled Storytime featuring If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School, Don’t!

Bass Pro Shops:

Saturday & Sunday, September 3rd & 4th 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Hometown Festival
Ladies and Gentlemen welcome to Bass Pro Shops Big Top under the roof. This event has a carnival feel and the best part is…FREE FREE FREE  Everything is FREE at the Hometown Festival area.
Promotion Events
• Hot dogs 1-4PM EACH DAY
• Funnel cake samples 2-5PM EACH DAY

Family Activities

Free draw string bag when completed with activities
• Photo download
• Duck Pond
• Metal Detector Hunt
• Casting Buckets
• Face Painting 12-4PM
• Craft

• 2pm- 1 $25.00 Bass Pro Shops gift card
• 3pm- 1 pair of VEX sunglasses
• 4pm- One 2 Night stay from a selection of Blue Green Resorts
• 5pm- One $50.00 Bass Pro Shops gift card

Saturday, September 3rd, at 1:30
Fish Feeding & Aquarium Education  Come join us every Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm and Saturdays at 1:30pm for an educational experience on the fish in our 24,000 gallon tank. Test your knowledge to see if you can recognize the different types of fish in our aquarium. You will get to see the feeding habits, characteristics, and learn interesting facts about the fish native to our area!  (Days and Times may vary by location.  Find your location here to see what they offer)

Home Depot:  

Saturday, September 3rd, 9:00am to 12:00pm
Kids Workshop: Build a Back to School Whiteboard

Lakeshore Learning: 

Saturday, August 27th,  from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm
Kid’s Craft: Big Blue Sky Binoculars
 Some Lakeshore locations do their craft events on Sunday.   Find a location near you here.


no events this weekend


Saturday, August 27th, from 10:00 am to 12:00pm
Kid’s Club: Fall Paper Lantern*
*Kid’s Club cost $2  FREE this weekend!

Pottery Barn Kids

no events scheduled this weekend

Toys ‘R Us:

**coming up**
Saturday, Septemer 10th from 1:00 to 3:00pm
Grandparents Day Event
Grandparents and Grandkids can create a family tree using their handprints.  Photo op, storytime and raffles too.

Saturday, September 17th from 3:00 to 4:00pm
Geoffrey’s Birthday Club Event!
Birthday Club members get special surprises and coupons.  Plus there will be storytimes and fun activities!

You read about why we love the Toys ‘R Us birthday club here!


no free events this month

Saturday, September 10th at 10:00am
Fall Baking to Benefit No Child Hungry*
Calling all bakers! Fall is the perfect time to fill your house with the irresistible aroma of cupcakes, cookies and muffins baking in the oven. Join us and learn the basics of baking as we whip up some yummy sweet treats.
*$10 per child.

They do like for you to call your local store to register!

This blog is very kid friendly! See more things for kids: Activities . Crafts Frugal Fun . Homeschooling . Preschool Recipes

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