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FREE Weekend Activities for 12/17

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on December 14, 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:

no upcoming events

Barnes and Noble:

Saturday, December 17th @ 11:00am
Storytime:  Santa’s Sleigh is on it’s Way
 It’s a magical Christmas Eve, and all of the children in your town are sleeping. Well, all of the children but you! How could you possibly fall asleep when you know Santa and his sleigh are on their way? Join us for Storytime and activities featuring Santa’s Sleigh Is on Its Way! . 

Bass Pro Shops:

Santa’s Wonderland 

It is that time of year again Santa has arrived!!!

New this year everyone will receive a Bass Pass this year. It is set-up to allow you the freedom to walk around Santa’s Wonderland and enjoy the magic and the rest of the store.  The pass will have a time on it for you to come and see Santa. You still will wait in line but the goal is for the line to be short and quick.(Example: Bass Pass says 12:30 that means you will get in line at 12:30. Again the goal is for you to see Santa in the next 30 minutes.)  Passes are handed out first come first served. They will be handed out 15 minutes before Santa’s arrival for that day. (Example: Santa arrives at 5:00pm the Bass Pass will be handed out at 4:45.)

Santa’s Photo Time: Dec. 5th-23rd
Monday-Saturday 10:00am-8:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm-5:00pm
Christmas Eve 10:00am-5:00pm

Crafts Schedule
A different craft every week
Monday-Friday 5:00pm-7:00pm
Saturday & Sunday 12:00pm-5:00pm

Dec.5-11: Decorate a 2017 Calendar

Dec. 12-18: Color a Ceramic Ornament

Dec.19-23: Decorate a Giant Toy Bag

Christmas Eve Dec.24: Decorate a Cookie for Santa 3:00pm-5:00pm

We also have a NEW BIG DIG AREA, LINCOLN LOG BUILDING AREA, and ACTIVITY RUG this year. Plus all the greats from years pass.

Home Depot:  

no events this weekend

Lakeshore Learning: 

Saturday, December 17th,  from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm
Kid’s Craft: Frosty Photo Holder
Some Lakeshore locations do their craft events on Sunday.   Find a location near you here.


no upcoming events


no upcoming events

Pottery Barn Kids

Saturday, December 17th 11:00am
A fun morning of coloring featuring special activity pages from the movie Storks.  Plus a giveaway!

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

Toys ‘R Us:

Coming Up:
Saturday, January 21st 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 upcoming events

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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