Weekend Deals – Clothes Rack Bag Sale, Sam’s Club Membership, Consignment Sales

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Robinson Street Walkabout – During Saturday’s event, some merchants will be offering special sales (subject to change):
- Deep Groove Records Sidewalk Sale – 25 cent Records
- Halcyon Vintage Clothing Rummage Sale – everything 75% off retail
- Clothes Rack Side Walk Sale – “All you can fit in a bag for $5 plus premiering all of our spring/summer handbags
- Bohland & Graham – Sidewalk Sale
- U-Fab – Free kids crafts at the GRTC space 11-1 pm. 10% off all in-stock items in-store.

Sam’s Club – $45 for a One-Year Sam’s Plus Membership, $20 Gift Card, and Free Fresh Food Certificates at Sam’s Club ($142.94 Value). Not valid for current members or those that were members less than 6 months before 4/21/15 (affiliate link used)

Closet ConciergeApril 21-26 (Chesterfield Towne Center Mall in the Sears Wing)
Public Sale
Tuesday, 4/21-Saturday, 4/25 from 10-6:30
50% Off Sale
Sunday, 4/26 from 12-6

Threads Consignment SaleApril 24-May 2 (Canterbury Shopping Center, 10618 Patterson Ave.)
Public Sale
Friday, April 24 • 9am-7pm
Saturday, April 25 • 9am-4pm
Sunday, April 26 • 11am-4pm
Monday – Friday, April 27th – May 1st • 9am-1pm AND 3pm-7pm
50% Off Sale
Saturday, May 2 • 9:00am-4:00pm

Spring Shop and Swap – Saturday April 25 from 9am to 12pm – Donate what clothing you don’t need, take what you do need (Walnut Grove Baptist Church, 7046 Cold Harbor Road, Mechanicsville)

Reminder – VMFA Tent Sale

And of course, lots of yard sales

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Free Cone Day at Carvel April 30

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Get a FREE junior soft serve cup or cone at participating Carvels next Thursday, April 30, between 3pm and 8pm.

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The F.R.E.E. List April 24-26

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F.R.E.E. = Frugal Richmond Events for Everyone! All events have free admission unless noted.

Welcome to Crazy Busy April Weekend: The Sequel
Celebrate the Art of Flowers: Paris in Springtime at VMFA, The Bard’s Birthday at Agecroft Hall, Robinson Street Walkabout (including access to the RVA Street Art site at GRTC Bus Depot), Spring Open House at Visual Arts Center of Richmond, YMCA Healthy Kids Day events at various locations, French Food Festival ($2 admission) at Little Sisters of the Poor, Children’s Treble Choir Concert at Richmond Public Library, World Tai Chi Day and All Star Game Day at Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, an Arbor Day Concert at Byrd Park Pump House ($5), Central Virginia Food Truck Rodeo at Chesterfield Towne Center, and the annual West Avenue Garden Tour.

If you can’t view the calendar, try visiting the actual post here or the dedicated RichmondBargains.com calendar page. Click on the title to expand the details about each event.

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VMFA Tent Sale this weekend

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The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts gift shop is holding a Bouquiniste Tent Sale this Friday and Saturday, coinciding with its Paris in the Springtime family event:

    Fri – Sat, Apr 24 – 25, 9 am – 4 pm | Robins Sculpture Garden

    Step back in time at our Bouquiniste Tent Event! (Bouquinistes are booksellers of used and antiquarian books who ply their trade along large sections of the banks of the Seine.) With prices from $1 – 20, our two-day Parisian-esque market is not only your chance to pick up deeply discounted books, but also sale-priced jewelry, housewares, and more. No further discounts. All sales final.

    On Sat, Apr 25, also enjoy our family event Celebrate the Art of Flowers: Paris in Springtime.

    In an effort to keep VMFA “green,” we encourage the use of reusable shopping bags.

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Weekend Deals – National Parks, Summer Camp, Consignment Sales

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James River Outdoor Coalition Gear Swap – Saturday April 18 from 11am-3pm (RVA Earth Day, 1st and Hull St near Plant Zero) Great deals on gently used hiking, biking, paddling, and camping gear, plus clothing and loads of other outdoor stuff. Buy or sell gently used equipment and help the James River Park System at the same time.

National Parks – Enjoy free admission April 18-19 for the opening weekend of National Park Week

Great Wolf Lodge Williamsburg – Stay with Daily Water Park Passes and Resort Credit at Great Wolf Lodge Williamsburg in Virginia. Dates into July, starting at $209 (affiliate link used)

The Clothesline – Women’s & Men’s Consignment Sale
Friday April 17 … 10a to 7p (25% off marked items)
Saturday April 18 … 8a to 2p (50% off marked items)

Oakland Baptist Church Consignment Sale – Oakland Baptist Church, 2965 Oakland Church Road, Gum Spring 23065
Public Sale:
Thursday 4/16 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Friday 4/17 6:30pm – 8:30pm
1/2 Price Sale
Saturday 4/18 9:00am – 12:00pm
Saturday 4/25 9:00am – 12:00pm

Henrico County Summer Blast – Registration for free elementary school camp begins April 18

Reminder: a million free/cheap events to enjoy this weekend

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The F.R.E.E. List April 17-19

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F.R.E.E. = Frugal Richmond Events for Everyone! All events have free admission unless noted.

I have a love/hate relationship with weekends like this – I love that there are so many fantastic, mostly free events; I wish they were more spread out so we didn’t have to pick and choose between them ;)

Here are some of your options: Earth Day Richmond at Great Shiplock Park and RVA Earth Day in Manchester, Fool for Art at John Tyler Community College, Sunday in the Park at Forest Hill Park, Virginia Firefighter Games at Short Pump Town Center, K-9 Heroes Day at Pole Green Park, April Showers: A Celebration of Spring at Twin Hickory Library, Bark & Beer Fest at Strangeways ($5 in advance, $7 at the door), a Healthy Living Fair in Bon Air, UR Schola Cantorum & Women’s Chorale at University of Richmond, and Explore Outdoors at Huguenot Park.

Added Chalk Up the Town in Carytown and Chinese Culture Festival in Chesterfield

If you can’t view the calendar, try visiting the actual post here or the dedicated RichmondBargains.com calendar page. Click on the title to expand the details about each event.

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The F.R.E.E. List April 10-12

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F.R.E.E. = Frugal Richmond Events for Everyone! All events have free admission unless noted.

Coming up: Family Day and Global Family Concert at University of Richmond, Sheep to Shawl at Meadow Farm Museum, Kite Day at Clover Hill Athletic Complex, Slow Art Day at the VMFA, and a Gellman Room Concert at Richmond Public Library.

If you can’t view the calendar, try visiting the actual post here or the dedicated RichmondBargains.com calendar page. Click on the title to expand the details about each event.

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Richmond Public Library Used Book Sale, Spring 2015

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Friends of the Richmond Public Library Used Book Sale is coming up April 10-11

Prices are $2 for hardbacks; $1 for DVDs and CDs; $0.50 for paperbacks and children’s books.

Proceeds from the Friends’ used book sales support programs and projects of the Friends of the Library and Richmond Public Library — summer reading, early literacy, library renovations.

For more information, call the Friends office at 646-3411 or the Library 646-4256. Visit the Friends website at www.rvalibraryfriends.org

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Regal Cinemas $1 Kids Movies, Summer 2015

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The Regal Cinemas #SummerMovieExpress will be back beginning June 16 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays this summer. Admission to the Summer Movie Express is only $1. Tickets available for purchase at the box office and all movies start at 10:00 am. A portion of the proceeds goes to the Will Rogers Institute.

Richmond area schedule:

    June 16 & 17
    Nut Job
    Annie

    June 23 & 24
    Earth to Echo
    The Boxtrolls

    June 30 & July 1
    Paddington
    Turbo

    July 7 & 8
    Rio 2
    How To Train Your Dragon 2

    July 14 & 15
    Mr. Peabody & Sherman
    The Book of Life

    July 21 & 22
    Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
    Penguins of Madagascar

    July 28 & 29
    The Lego Movie
    Dolphin Tale 2

    Aug 4 & 5
    Muppets Most Wanted
    Alexander and the Very Bad Day

    Aug 11 & 12
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
    The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

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Weekend Deals – Photo, Books, Modern Artifacts, Charlie Brown

Walgreens – Free 8×10 photo print with code FREE2FRAME, expires 4/4 (free in-store pickup)

VA Rep Theatre – We’re celebrating the arrival of spring with 1/2 off tickets to YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN this weekend, April 3-4! Use code CBHALFOFF at checkout: http://va-rep.org/show_youre_good.html (Hanover Tavern)

Chesterfield Central Library Book Sale – 9501 Lori Rd: Friday, April 3 (10a.m. – 5 p.m.) and Saturday, April 4 (10a.m. – 3p.m.)

Modern Artifacts – Closing in late May, everything is 30% off including fixtures (3039 w. cary street)

Reminder: Free tree seedlings

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