FREE Weekend Activities for 10/22

Anyone have any local fall festival fun to go to this weekend?  If not, check out these fun events!

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

Barnes and Noble:

Saturday, October 22nd @ 11:00am
Storytime:  Little Blue Truck’s Halloween
 Beep! Beep! It’s Halloween! Little Blue Truck is back and picking up his animal friends for a costume party. And in I Need My Monster, a unique under-the-bed story, Ethan checks under his bed for his monster Gabe and finds a note from him instead: “Gone fishing. Back in a week.” Join us for a fun-filled Halloween Storytime! 

Bass Pro Shops:

Saturday, October 22nd, 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)

Halloween Fun at Bass Pro Shops starts Monday, October 24th – details here

Home Depot:  

no events scheduled this week

Lakeshore Learning: 

Saturday, October 22nd,  from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm
Kid’s Craft: Rockin’ Rainstick
 Some Lakeshore locations do their craft events on Sunday.   Find a location near you here.


no events until December


Saturday, October 22nd, from 10:00 am to 12:00pm
Kid’s Club: Yarn Ghosts*
*Kid’s Club cost $2 

Pottery Barn Kids

Saturday, October 22nd at 11am
Pumpkin Decorating Event: Purchase a Pottery Barn Kids Placemat at your local store to reserve a spot.  At the party, kids will find their placemat with a pumpkin for decorating and snacks.

Toys ‘R Us:

Saturday, October 22nd from 1:00pm to 3:00 pm
Build and Play LEGO event: Build the Tallest Tower

Sunday, October 23rd from 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Shopkins SWAP-kins Party: Bring your Shopkins to the party to trade with fellow fans.  Get a FREE Season 5 Shopkins 2-pack and a FREE Chef Club chef’s hat.  Participate in a Chef Club coloring activity.

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!


No free events this month but there are some paid 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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