Once Upon A Child Clearance Sale

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Once Upon A Child’s clearance blowout sale is this Saturday, December 6th:

    Save more by the hour, on selected Fall and Winter clothing. The longer you shop the more you save!

    From 9:00am – 12:00pm
    SAVE 50% OFF

    From 12:01pm – 3:00pm
    SAVE 60% OFF

    From 3:01pm – 6:00pm
    SAVE 70% OFF

    25% savings on all
    shoes, accessories, toys, furniture, & equipment.

    *Apparel sale is on select Fall, Winter and Basic Apparel only
    Valid only at Richmond location stores.
    Offer may not be used in conjunction with any other discounts, sale or offer. Not applicable to prior purchases or gift cards. All sales final.

Locations: 9770 Midlothian Turnpike and 9127 W. Broad St

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1/2 Price Concert Ballet of Virginia Nutcracker Tickets

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Catch a performance of The Nutcracker by the Concert Ballet of Virginia at Monacan High School (December 13 & 14) or Atlee High School (December 20 & 21) for 50% off with coupon code RCHNUT.

Full price adult tickets are $24 each; read the instructions on how to redeem the promo code for $12 tickets!

    The Concert Ballet of Virginia’s 39th annual Nutcracker Ballet. Indulge in one of the holiday season’s most adored performances. The Concert Ballet’s Nutcracker has charmed and entertained audiences from ages 3 – adults for 39 years. Our performances are held in family friendly, easily accessible, surburban locations with ample free parking. Join us for what will be a highlight of your families holiday season.
    All tickets will be held at Will Call.
    Special Promotional Coupon Offer:
    The full value price of the ticket will be displayed on the form initially. To use your 50% off promotional offer please follow the directions below:
    1. Enter the quantity of tickets you wish to purchase.
    2. Click on “Enter promotional code”, enter the code from your coupon and click on “Apply”. This will change the price of your tickets from $24 to $12 per ticket.
    3. Click on “Order now” and continue with the check out process.
    Please note only after you enter the correct code will you be able to purchase the tickets at the promotional rate.

There is a $1.59 per ticket fee.

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Free Chick-fil-A for Parade-goers

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If you’re at the Dominion Christmas Parade on Saturday morning, be ready to snap a picture of the Chick-fil-A floatshow it at any area Chick-fil-A on Monday, December 8, for a free chicken sandwich!

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The F.R.E.E. List December 5-7

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

As promised, it’s a big holiday event weekend! Grand Illumination at the James Center, Dominion Christmas Parade, Mountain Road Corridor Holiday Celebration including the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen tree lighting, Henrico Holiday Spectacular ($1), and old-fashioned Christmas events at Maymont (fees for activities), Magnolia Grange, Poe Museum, and Hanover Tavern are just some of the options.

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 Entertainment Book Sale and more Cyber Monday deals

All these deals are today 12/1 only:

If you use Entertainment Book coupons, now is my favorite time of year to buy them – for Cyber Monday, the Richmond book is on sale for $19 with free shipping (reg. $35 plus shipping). Plus, The cash back website Ebates is offering 35% cash back on Entertainment.com purchases, making the net cost less than $13.

Colonial WilliamsburgBuy one annual pass, get one FREE. “It’s the gift that keeps on giving, all year! Purchase an annual pass for yourself and share the other as a stocking stuffer. Together, you can explore our 35 historic sites, learn about 18th-century trades, and take advantage of exclusive discounts.
No promo code necessary! For each annual pass you select, another will automatically appear in your cart.”
Note: The site says they are experiencing problems, but it still works to purchase

Richmond Magazine – Get a Richmond magazine one-year subscription for $10, plus a free jar of Reginald’s Homemade peanut butter “Richmond magazine teamed up with Reginald’s Homemade and developed a custom peanut butter called Rocky River, a tip of the hat to Rocky Road ice cream and the James River! It’s part of our holiday gift subscription until the end of today. Bring your proof of purchase by our office to pick up your jar”

Living Social – Save 25% on your purchase with code CYBERSALE. You can get a ShopRunner membership for $6.75 (free 2-day shipping from selected stores like Toys R Us)

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Discount on Children’s Museum “Legendary Santa” Photos

best time to visit legendary santa at childrens museum

This is the cheapest week to get your photo taken with Legendary Santa at C-MORphoto packages are 50% off December 1-5. (Visiting Santa is free, as is the Genworth Holiday Village exhibit. Regular Children’s Museum admission applies if you choose to visit the rest of the museum)

Reminder: Bass Pro Shops offers one free photo with Santa

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Black Friday Sales and Small Business Saturday Deals in Richmond 2014

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Black Friday and Small Business Saturday are here! Here’s list of some sales this weekend around RVA, with an emphasis on local businesses:


(some sales are all weekend and beyond)

KidsDineFree.net – Purchase a KDF card at the LOWEST PRICE of the year for only $10.00. Plus the first 25 purchases will also receive a FREE Silly Bus C.D. Visit www.kidsdinefree.net and apply the code “gobble” to receive this amazing $10.00 deal

Virginia ABC – On Friday, Nov. 28, only, all stores will offer 10 percent off any purchase totaling $50 or more (pretax) with lottery and gift cards excluded. The discount applies to regular sales and does not apply to licensee purchases. In addition, as part of the agency’s 80th anniversary celebration, Virginia ABC will offer a one-day opportunity to register for a special gift card drawing. On Dec. 17, 80 lucky winners will be selected in a drawing from those registered on Black Friday, and each will receive an $80 gift card redeemable at any of Virginia ABC’s 350 stores statewide. A purchase is not required to register for the gift card drawing.

Short Pump Town Center – has a diagram listing store opening times and some of the deals being offered. Get a FREE small coffee at SPTC Chick-fil-A when you say “I love Chick-fil-A”

YMCA – On Black Friday we are running a 15% off Personal Training and Massage Special from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at any of our 17 branches. And there is a No Joining Fee special from Friday, November, 28 – Tuesday, December 2. Anyone can become a Y member without paying a joining fee. Visit join.ymcarichmond.org.

Flying Squirrels – Friday 9am to 8pm hats and t-shirts will be “buy one, get one half off” in store, and sweatshirts will be 30% off. On Cyber Monday, the online store will be 30% off (code CYBER)

Saxon Shoes – 25 doorbusters starting at 6am

The Clothes Rack – 50% off entire store Friday & Saturday (2618 West Cary Street and 6780 Forest Hill Avenue)

Escape Massage – 1 hour gift certificate for $68 (Mechanicsville, Midlothian, Short Pump)

Yoga Source – Save 20% on merchandise Friday through Sunday (3122 W Cary St)

Strictly Soccer – Store-Wide Sale buy ANY regular priced item get a second item 50% off, through Sunday (1811 Huguenot Rd)

Kid to Kid Midlothian – Black Friday Sale! Save 20% off the lowest price on EVERYTHING! Melissa and Doug is 50% off instead of 20%! The first 15 people who come in get a 15% off shopping pass for all of December! We will also have coffee and Donuts from 10am – noon as well as a free winter hat of your choice for each transaction.

Indigo Avenue Clothes – 20% off everything Friday through Sunday

Play It Again Sports Richmond – Black Friday Sale: 9AM – 11AM – 50% OFF Any Single Item, 11AM – 1PM – 40% OFF Any Single Item, 1PM – 3PM – 30% OFF Any Single Item, 3PM – 9PM – 20% OFF REST OF DAY (% discounts off regular price) (8003 W Broad St)

Segway of Richmond Purchase one SEGWAY Tour by Dec. 24th and receive the second tour FREE from Segway of Richmond! Call to Purchase Gift Certificates and to Make Reservations – 804.343.1850

River City Segs – Special Offer for our Facebook Friends! We are offering our Holiday Lights tour again in Richmond this year! If you book your reservation for this tour online at our website by using the discount code LIGHTS you will save 50%. Book your tour soon! Space is limited. This cannot be combined with any other offer and is only good for the Holiday Lights Tour.


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Think Shop Buy Local – Enter to win one of three $250 gift cards when you shop at participating retailers on Saturday

Reminder: register your AmEx to get up to $30 back for shopping small on Saturday

Carytown – Carriage rides, Santa visit, and sales at retailers along Cary St on Saturday

Sweet Spot – When you visit us on Small Business Saturday, receive 10% off your purchase!

Rostov’s Coffee & Tea – 20% Off Storewide at Rostov’s! Rostov’s is participating in American Express’ Small Business Saturday. American Express Cardholders can register their cards here and be rewarded with up to $30 for shopping small! Come on out and help support Rostov’s and other local businesses on November 29th! (1618 W. Main St.)

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The F.R.E.E. List November 28-30

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

Happy Thanksgiving! It’s a slow holiday weekend (rest up for the next one, it’s packed!), but there is a Holiday Open House at Wilton House Museum, Carriage Rides and Santa in Carytown, Holiday Illumination at Historic Polegreen Church, and looking ahead to Monday there is the Jefferson Hotel Tree Lighting. Also, ongoing free activities include Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops, and nightly light/music shows at the Stony Point Fashion Park tree.

Unless you have your own skates it doesn’t meet my $5 cheap event limit, but RVA on Ice opens this weekend! So does GardenFest at Lewis Ginter – today’s your last day to enter to win tickets!

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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Baby Jogger Warehouse Sale

when is the next baby jogger warehouse sale?

Baby Jogger‘s annual winter warehouse sale is coming up on December 4-5 from 8:30am to 6:00pm both days.

Shoppers should drive around to the back of the building to park and for the sale and there’s an additional 10% discount for cash payments.

Baby Jogger, LLC
8575 Magellan Pkwy, Suite 1000
Richmond, VA 23227

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Current Busch Gardens Christmas Town Promo Code – Save $10

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Busch Gardens Williamsburg Christmas Town opened last weekend. The 12 Days of Christmas $12 ticket deal is over, but if you missed it, or if the selected dates didn’t work for you, you can still save $10 per Christmas Town ticket going here. (no code needed)

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Also, Busch Gardens is having a “Bright Friday” Sale this Friday, November 28 starting at 7 a.m. The “Bright Friday” offers are single-day tickets for $22 (no savings over link above) and up to 50% off Santa’s Fireside Feast, valid December 26-30.

how much is a christmas town pass?

If you prefer multiple visits, the Christmas Town Fun Card costs $32 and is valid for unlimited admission to Christmas Town between Nov. 21 – Dec. 31, 2014 on scheduled operating days.

Busch Gardens Williamsburg parking costs an additional $15 that is not included.

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