Weekend Entertainment, Restaurant & Retail Roundup
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Now through January 4th, select AMC Theatres are offering up a new or renewal membership to AMC Stubs for just $9 per year (regularly $12!). With this membership, you’ll get a $10 AMC Stubs Reward for every $100 you spend, online ticket fees waived, free upgrades on popcorn and fountain drinks, member exclusives and more!
AND, if you love going to the movies (that’s me! 😀 ) but dread the expensive admission prices and concession costs, be sure to check out these fifteen “HIP” tips to help you save BIG at the movies!
Throughout the month of November at various locations, girls ages 8 and up can participate in various events. Head over here to see the full list of dates and participating locations as well as a phone number to make reservations. Keep in mind that ticket prices will vary by event.
PLUS through December 7th (or while supplies last), AmericanGirl.com is offering up to 55% off Special Package Deals with FREE shipping!
Head to your local BabiesRUs on the specified date found here (on November 7th, 14th, or 21st) where they will be hosting a FREE Baby’s First Christmas Event! As a part of the festivities, there will be story time, prizes and giveaways. And, you’ll also receive a FREE Gerber bodysuit so you can create your baby’s first every ‘Ugly Christmas Sweater’. Go here for more details.
*Bank of America/Museums on Us
On November 7th & 8th, get FREE Admission to Museums in 31 states across the country through Museums on Us! Each Bank of America or Merrill Lynch cardholder gets one FREE admission to more than 150 museums. For a complete list of museums go here.
*Barnes & Noble
On November 7th at 11AM, attend storytime and activities featuring Rosie Revere, Engineer and Iggy Peck, Architect. Go here for details. Also from 11/6-11/8, you can also attend the Mini Maker Faire at select locations where you can see demonstrations for 3D printers, drones, robots, coding, and programming. You can also get hands-on experience in design, handcrafting, and construction and much more!
On Saturday, November 7th, kids can build a FREE Veterans Day Jet AND on Saturday, November 28th, kids can build a FREE School House Bank. These workshops are designed for ages 5-12 and are offered at all Home Depot stores between 9AM-12PM.
This Saturday, November 7th, stop by your local Kmart where they may be offering up a FREE Popcorn for kids ages 12 and under. I would suggest calling your store ahead of time to verify or head over to the Kmart LocalAd site and click on the Weekly Ad to see if this offer is available at your store.
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*Lakeshore Learning Store
On Saturday, November 7th from 11AM-3PM, kids can make a FREE Stars & Stripes Windsock. Go here for more details.
On Saturday, November 14th at 10AM, head on into Lowe’s where kids can build a FREE Pullback Car! Be sure to register your kiddos now as spots tend to fill up quickly! If you’ve never attended one of these free Kid’s Clinics, check out my previous experience here.
On Saturday, November 7th, from 10AM-4PM, attend the Family Ornament Workshop where you and your little helpers will make at our workshop! Choose a wish list ornament for $2, a reindeer ornament for $5 or both for $7. Go here for details.
On November 11th, you can take advantage of an Entrance-Free Day at over 100 participating National Parks! Check out the list of participating parks here.
Through December 26th, ToysRUs is hosting a Star Wars Epic Battle Event. Simply hop on over here, play Star Wars Epic Battle, complete the required activities, print your certificate at the end of each battle, and then head to your local ToysRUs store to collect a medal on the specified days.
Go here to check out FREE Junior Chef Classes and Technique Classes.
This Saturday 11/7, participating 7-Eleven locations are having a “Name Your Own Price Day” where you can get ANY size Slurpee for whatever price you want to pay (don’t forget to scan your app to earn a star). Even sweeter, 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Feeding America Food Banks…awesome! Go here for more details and to RSVP for this event (not required).
*Buca di Beppo
Hop on over here and sign up to receive Buca di Beppo emails and you’ll receive a coupon valid for a FREE order of Bucannoli – no minimum purchase. This offer is valid for dine in only and there is a limit of one coupon per visit, per table, through 11/30.
Go here to print a coupon valid for a FREE Small Peach Papaya Green Sweetened Iced Tea – NO purchase required (valid all the way through 11/30). You will also be able to print other coupons.
The new 2016 Chick-fil-A “Inspiration From The Cows” calendar is now available at participating Chick-fil-A restaurants! Each calendar costs $7, but will pay for itself in NO time as there are 12 FREE food or beverage coupons inside! These calendars make great Christmas gifts, teacher gifts, and/or stocking stuffers!
Some of my favorite offers: FREE Large Coca-Cola Soft Drink of Your Choice (March), FREE Large Coca-Cola Soft Drink of Your Choice + Free Large Waffle Fries (September), FREE Chick-Fil-A Chicken Sandwich or Spicy Chicken Sandwich (December) and more!
On November 11th from 7AM-7PM, Veterans and Active Duty Military can head to IHOP for a free stack of Red, White and Blue pancakes – buttermilk pancakes crowned with glazed strawberries, blueberry compote and whipped topping. You’ll just need to show Military ID or proof of military service to snag your free pancakes. Click here for more information.
*Jack in the Box
Through November 9th, head on over here where you can print a new Buy 1 Get 1 Free Cheddar Onion Buttery Jack Burger coupon (limit 1 coupon per guest, per visit).
Be sure to hop on over to iTunes OR Google Play and download the new and free McDonald’s App. After downloading the app, you’ll need to register for Special Offers in the app. By doing so, it appears you’ll score a coupon valid for a FREE Breakfast or Regular Menu Sandwich!
*Noodles & Company
Every Thursday in November (excludes 11/26), whenever you buy any entrée, you’ll get a Free Kid’s Meal. Plus, attend fun activities from 4PM-8PM.
Through November 22nd, Olive Garden is offering up their Never Ending Pasta Bowl for just $9.99! This includes unlimited pasta, breadsticks and soup or salad. AND… you get to choose from several different types of pasta and sauces. This offer available for dine-in only. Keep in mind that toppings will cost extra. Head over here to find an Olive Garden location near you.
Also, you can save 15% off your Olive Garden online order (up to $50) with promo code SAVE15 – valid thru 11/08!
Through November 8th, participating Outback Steakhouse restaurants are offering up a coupon valid for 10% off 2 dinner entrees OR 15% off 3 dinner entrees OR 20% off 4+ dinner entrees (excludes alcohol). Even sweeter, this coupon includes kids meal entrees from the Joey Menu! Note that you can only use one coupon per table per visit.
Through November 15th, Papa John’s is offering up 25 Free Papa Reward’s Points (equal to a FREE Large 3-topping pizza!) for members who make a $15+ purchase and use promo code PAPAREWARD at checkout.
For a limited time, on Sundays only, you can save 50% off TWO menu-priced pizzas whenever you sign up or sign in with VISA Checkout! This is available for online delivery orders only. Just head over here and click on ‘Get Started’, then just make sure to sign-in with Visa Checkout during the checkout process.
Go here to print a coupon valid for 15% off your entire check, valid thru 11/8.
Now through November 11th, for every Veteran’s Day Starbucks Card or eGift card activated with a minimum of $5, Starbucks is donating $5 to the USO Transition 360 Alliance (an initiative to help U.S. military personnel and their families successfully transition back into civilian life after their service ends). What a great way to support our military members! Love this!
Plus, starting November 12th and running through November 15th, stop by a participating Starbucks from 2PM-5PM to Buy a Holiday Beverage and Get One Free! Choose from Chestnut Praline Latte, Caramel Brulee Latte, Gingerbread Latte, Eggnog Latte, or Peppermint Mocha. YUM!
You can save 50% on your order at Taco Bell (up to a $10 discount) whenever you download the FREE Taco Bell App for iOS or Android and create an account. After logging in, be sure to click on Offers → Sweet Deals → choose the VISA Checkout Offer. Then, place an order via the app for up to $20 worth of items and pay with VISA Checkout to get 50% off your order – up to a total discount of $10! And remember, VISA Checkout allows you to pay with a VISA, Mastercard, Discover card or any major credit or debit card!
On November 11th only, Texas Roadhouse will be honoring Veterans and Active Duty Military by offering them a FREE Lunch on the house (with proof of military service)! Please note that you will need to choose from their special menu with 10 different options, so be sure to go here to check it out. Plus, this offer includes your choice of a Coca-Cola product, sweet tea/iced tea or coffee. Sweet!
Retail Coupons & Deals:
Through 11/7, save 40% off one item at regular price with this coupon (click coupon link at top right).
Through 11/7, head on over here to snag an in-store coupon valid for 40% off one regular priced item! Note that there are some exclusions so be sure to read the fine print. Also, you can opt to have this coupon texted to your smartphone instead of actually printing it out – just head here, click the purple “Take it With You” link above the coupon and then enter your mobile phone number.
Through 11/7 only, you can score an extra 40% off one regular priced item at Michaels. Just go here to print your coupons or pull them up on your smartphone while shopping or you can select the ‘Text to Phone’ option to receive them via text message.
*The Home Depot
For a limited time, join The Home Depot’s Promo Text Program to receive $5 off your purchase of $50 or more.
Through 11/7, go here to save 20% off any one qualifying item.
Through November 10th or while supplies last, PINK Nation members can head on over here and log into your account to snag a coupon for a Boyfriend Jersey (3 color choices) & Campus Leggings (2 color choices) for just $40 (regularly $69.90) – valid in-stores OR at VSPink.com with promo code OUTFIT40 at checkout. Keep in mind that shipping is an additional $6.99 if you choose to shop online.
Also, on Sunday, November 8th from 6-8PM, over 400 PINK Nation stores are having a PINK Nation Pinkmas Party with a DJ, giveaways, 7/$27.50 panties, exclusive offers, and more! Plus, share a picture at the party for a FREE Mini Dog Ornament with a PINK purchase. Go here to find a participating location and for more details.
In addition to the Buy 2 Get 2 FREE Candle coupon still available (thru 11/11), you can also head on over here to print a Buy ANY one Regular Tumbler Candle, Get one FREE coupon – valid through December 24th! Keep in mind that this coupon is also valid at a few other stores besides Yankee candle (excludes outlet stores, Kohl’s, Staples, Meijer, Target, and Yankee Candle Fundraising). If you’d rather shop online, head on over here and use the promo code TCT15 at checkout to receive the discount – excludes clearance. Keep in mind shipping is $5.99 or free on orders of $100.
Now through 11/11, Yankee Candle Stores and YankeeCandle.com are offering up Samplers Votive Candles, Tarts Wax Melts, AND all Car Jar Air Fresheners for only $1 each (regularly $1.99-$2.99!). These items make great stocking stuffers and gift basket additions.
If you’re planning to shop in-store tomorrow only, Yankee Candle stores are also having a Holiday Open House and offering up their Sparkling Pine Candle for just $15 with any purchase! Go here for more details. Plus, don’t forget that Yankee Candle offers a 10% Military Discount for active and retired military and their family members every day on every purchase!