Great deal on a spring trip to Busch Gardens Williamsburg:
Groupon for Busch Gardens – $36 for general admission for one adult ages 10 and older ($72 value) or $31 for general admission for one child ages 3–9 ($62 value)
Expires May 18th, 2014. Valid for a single-day admission to Busch Gardens Williamsburg between March 16-May 18, 2014. Operating hours and days vary, please check schedule before arrival. Child ticket is valid for ages 3-9. Adult ticket is valid for ages 10 and up. Limit 10 per person. Limit 1 per visit. eTicket not redeemable with mobile app. Must provide first name, middle initial, and last name at checkout. Valid only for option purchased.
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a Superhero Breakfast! Put on your capes and join your favorite superheroes for breakfast with the Easter Bunny! Short Pump Pals members, ages six and under eat FREE! (Must present valid membership card) Adults may purchase from the regular menu, prices may vary. Reservations are limited and open March 10th. Please call 804-360-1700 to reserve your spot.
Here’s a flyer from Lakeside’s Consignment Rowe, listing a number of second-hand businesses located near each other on Lakeside Avenue (including a couple that I didn’t know about and will add to my Richmond Consignment Store list.)
Personally, I like knowing websites and Facebook pages where possible, so here they are:
This Saturday, March 8, from 2-4pm, folks from Richmond Family Magazine will be at the Science Museum of Virginia giving away 150 tickets for the March 15 IMAX show “Wildest Weather in the Solar System.” All you have to do is show them your copy of the March issue of the magazine (it’s free and you can find it all over Richmond).
Tickets will also be valid for Science Museum exhibits on March 15. There’s a limit of two tickets per adult, while supplies last.
Groupon: 20% off 1 Local Deal at Groupon with code TWENTYOFFLOCAL
Groupon – Save 20% off one local deal today (3/6) only with code TWENTYOFFLOCAL. Max discount $50, limited quantities
Whole Foods – Tulip sale this Friday! Perk up with pretty Virginia Grown Tulips. $10 for 3 10-stem Bunches. That’s 30 Tulips for just $10. Save $13.97! While supplies last. 3/7 only.
Store closings – Dots at Willow Lawn and White Oak, Champagne and Shoes in Carytown
Entertainment Books – All books 50% off plus free shipping only at Entertainment.com! (Expires 03/12/2014)
Reminder: FREE Krispy Kreme doughnut on Sunday
*Kids consignment sales this weekend:*
Clean Closet – March 8-29 (West End)
Creeks at Virginia Center
9986 Brook Road
Glen Allen, VA 23059
Saturday March 8th – 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Sunday March 9th – 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Mothers of Young Children Clothing and Toy Sale – March 8 (West End)
West End Assembly of God
401 Parham Rd, Richmond VA 23229
Public Sale: 8am to Noon
St. Andrew’s UMC Consignment Sale – March 8 (West End)
9801 Fort King Road
Richmond, Virginia 23229
March 8 8am-2:30pm
March 8 1-2:30pm
Good thrifty news for the far West End:
Goodwill has announced plans to open a new 22,000 square foot location at 4200 Tom Leonard Drive! – Richmond Biz Sense (Next door to Tom Leonard’s Farmers Market, currently home to a car customization shop). The Short Pump Goodwill is targeted for a fall opening.
F.R.E.E. = Frugal Richmond Events for Everyone! All events free admission unless noted.
It’s First Fridays, Henrico Theatre is showing My Girl ($1), Blue Bee Cider has a release party, and there’s a Gellman Room concert by Municipal Players, among other things.
If you can’t view the calendar, try visiting the actual post here or the dedicated calendar page. Click on the title to expand the details about each event.
From Krispy Kreme:
We are celebrating Daylight Savings Time on Sunday, March 9th by offering a FREE Original Glazed doughnut (one per guest) at participating US and Canadian locations. No purchase necessary.
Remember, there’s a new Southside Krispy Kreme at 7130 Tim Price Way and the West End location at 4910 West Broad St.
And, it’s National Pancake Day tomorrow!
Bonchon – $12 for $20 worth of chicken wings and Korean food (8026 Broad St.)
Build-A-Bear Workshop – Free offer for $6 Off a Make-Your-Own Stuffed Animal Priced $12 or More
Sweet Olive Mediterranean Grill – $11 for $20 worth of Mediterranean food, $20 for $40 worth of Mediterranean food for four or more, $40 for $80 toward catering for 10 or more (9127 Broad St. Ste C)
April Fool’s Wine Festival – $25 for VIP Access to April Fool’s Wine Festival for 2 From Heart of Virginia Wine Trail ($50 Value) (James River Cellar Winery, 11008 Washington Hwy, Glen Allen)
The Patron – $10 for $20 to spend on food and non-alcoholic drinks at dinnertime or $7 for $15 to spend on food and non-alcoholic drinks at lunchtime (7610 Left Flank Road, Mechanicsville)
The Body Shop – $15 for $30 worth of natural skincare, makeup, hair, and body products
Caston Studio – $15 for a photo shoot and 5”x7” print to enter in Caston Studio’s baby contest ($104 value) (9000 Quioccasin Rd, Ste B)
River City Segs – $65 ($130 value) for the River City Challenge for two people or $155 ($390 value) for the River City Challenge for six people (1805 E Grace Street)
Shops at 5807 – Indoor Sidewalk Sale on Saturday, March 1. The Toy Center in the same shopping center will also be having a sale. (5807 Patterson Ave)
The Layne – Boutique children’s, ladies’s & men’s clothing, upscale toys and home decor starts Friday (8914 Patterson Avenue (Next to the Dollar Tree and Endorphin Fitness) More spring consignment sales
Clothes Rack – 60% off Winter Clothing on Thursday, Feb 27; 70% off winter clothing on Friday, Feb 28 (2618 W. Cary Street, 6780 Forest Hill Avenue)
Starbucks – “Treat receipt” Just bring in your morning receipt after 2 p.m. to get any baked good for $1. Valid at select stores through March 3rd.
Big Lots – 20% off your purchase with coupon on Sunday March 2, and Saturday March 1 from 4pm til close for Buzz Club Reward members
JCPenney – Coupon for $10 off $25 apparel, shoe, accessory puchase. Expires 3/1
Also, a bunch of new retailers coming to Short Pump Town Center – like Michael Kors, Madewell, Free People, and True Religion
Reminder: enter to win some cute hairbows!