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FREE Weekend Activities for 11/12

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on November 9, 2016 · 0 comments

in All,Free,Free Activities

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:

Babies First Christmas Events in November

Join Us on the Saturday corresponding to your baby’s birth month so you can meet other local parents with babies the same age. (Can’t make your date? Feel free to come to one you can! Siblings welcome, too.) Participate in fun, free holiday activities including turning a Koala Baby bodysuit into baby’s first “ugly Christmas sweater” and creating Baby’s First Wish List. Plus, find great gift ideas and more! Reservations preferred, but walk-ins are always welcome. Sponsored by Pampers.

November 5, 10am-11am For babies born December 2015 – March 2016
November 12, 10am-11am For babies born April 2016 – July 2016
November 19, 10am-11am For babies born August 2016 – November 2016

Barnes and Noble:

Saturday, November 12th @ 11:00am
Storytime:  Peguin Problems
In Penguin Problems, a penguin levels with human readers about what penguin life is really like. Have you ever considered running away to Antarctica? Of course you have! Because it’s a land free of worries and responsibilities … or is it? This book is sure to tickle kids’ funny bones. Don’t miss out on this Storytime! 

Bass Pro Shops:

Saturday, November 12 @ 5:00pm
Santa’s Wonderland Preview Night

Santa will be arriving @ 5:00pm (Parade starts in front of the store)
5- $25.00 gift cards will be given away every ½ hour during the night starting at 5:30 when Santa draws the first one. (5:30-7:30)
The night will feature:
-Hot Chocolate

While you wait on Santa to arrive Santa Stress Balls will be tossed out into the crowd.  You can enjoy some Cookies and McSteven’s Hot Chocolate as well.

At 6:00pm Santa will spread his MAGIC onto the tree in the lobby to start the magic of Santa’s Wonderland.

Inside Santa’s Wonderland:
-A free 4×6 Photo with Santa
-A great Christmas card package will be offered for $5.00 (limit 3 per family) 6-8pm.

Craft for the evening will be decorating a Santa Stocking (while supplies lasts

Build A Bear Workshop:

All weekend (November 11th – 13th) The first 70 guests to visit Build-A-Bear Workshop stores can make a furry friend for FREE to donate to Boys and Girls Clubs of America. The furry friends will be delivered directly to the local Boys & Girls Club in your area.

Home Depot:  

no events this weekend

Lakeshore Learning: 

Saturday, November 12th,  from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm
Kid’s Craft: Up Up and Away Balloon
Some Lakeshore locations do their craft events on Sunday.   Find a location near you here.


no events until December


Saturday, November 12th, from 10:00 am to 12:00pm
Kid’s Club Craft – Clay Pot Reindeer*
*Kid’s Club Crafts cost $2

Saturday, November 12th from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Family Craft Event
– Make it Merry Ornament Event
Buy the ornaments and decorate them for free

Pottery Barn Kids

November 4th thru December 24th – Kids can stop by the Minted Card Station to create a Thanksgiving or Christmas card.

Toys ‘R Us:

Saturday, November 12th from 12:00pm to 2:00 pm
Nexo Knights LEGO make and take

Coming up:
Saturday, November 19th 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!


Saturday, November 12th, 10:00am Thanksgiving Helper: Pumpkin Pie
If dessert is your favorite part of the Thanksgiving feast, this is the class for you! Join us and learn how to bake an amazing pumpkin pie that your family and friends will love. Suitable for ages 8-13.

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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