Chesterfield County Fair Discount Tickets (2015)

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Richmond for Less is offering a family 4-pack of tickets to the 2015 Chesterfield County Fair for $15. (Note: reader Joy reported that these tickets have to be picked up in the West End even though the deal mentions mailing). The fair runs from August 28 through September 5 at the Chesterfield County Fairgrounds.

    Regular admission prices:
    Adults (13-59) – $10
    Seniors (60+) – $7
    Children (4-12) – $5
    Children 3 and under – Free

This deal does not include rides. On August 29th and September 5th, kids/students can enjoy midway rides for just 1 ticket ($1) per ride from 11 AM – 5 PM. (rides regularly cost between 1 and 5 tickets)

The best rides deal is unlimited ride “Wristband Days” which run Sunday, August 30 through Wednesday, September 2. Starting next Thursday, August 6, you can purchase a $12.50 ride wristband through the fair’s website valid for any one of those Wristband days dates. The wristbands cost $25 at the gate.

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2015 State Fair of Virginia Season Pass Discount

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The State Fair of Virginia returns September 25 through October 4; if you want a season pass for the fair, you can order one online through August 2 for $20 ($5 off regular online price). Use code FACEBOOK15:

    We are running a special season pass sale ONLY for our Facebook fans. Buy a season pass online NOW through 11:59 p.m. Aug. 2 and save $5 off the cost of a season pass. For just $20, you can visit the fair all 10 days! Passes are limited, so don’t wait. When checking out, use the code: FACEBOOK15 and be sure to hit enter so the $5 discount shows up. And, you can buy day passes and ride wristbands 5 days BEFORE anyone else! Regular online ticket sales begin Aug. 3. Use this link to purchase your tickets: http://bit.ly/1SLuI8x
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The F.R.E.E. List July 31-Aug 2

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

Redskins Training Camp starts Thursday, and runs through August 16 – schedule and passes.

The August Sunday evening Bluemont Concert series in Ashland kicks off ($5 admission), plus this weekend brings the Dragon Boat Festival at Rocketts Landing, Henrico Community Day at the Government Center, “Happily Never After” performed by Henrico Teen Theatre Company at Cultural Arts Center of Glen Allen (make reservations), The Boxtrolls outdoor movie at Humphrey Calder Community Center, Open Studio Sundays at VMFA, the Diggity Dudes play and Man of La Mancha wraps up at Dogwood Dell.

If you can’t view the calendar, try visiting the actual post here or the dedicated calendar page here.

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Half-Priced Cheesecake Slices at Cheesecake Factory

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Every year, the Cheesecake Factory celebrates National Cheesecake Day by offering half-price slices – stop by tomorrow or Thursday for 50% off!

1 slice per person, dine-in only, July 29 & 30, 2015

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Free Sugar Shack Lattes This Week

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Fun freebie at Sugar Shack’s 1501 N. Parham Rd and 1931 Huguenot Rd. locations during the mornings this week:

Don’t forget, Mon-Fri from 7a-9a Parham and Midlo are giving away free lattes! Iced or hot, regular or decaf, skim, whole, almond, or soy! Flavors will be limited to help with the speed, but FREEEEEEE LATTES!!!!

And also check Sugar Shack’s Facebook page to see what you can do to get a free donut

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Weekend Deals – BOGO Chipotle, Westhampton Sidewalk Sale

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Westhampton Merchants – Summer Sidewalk Sale is this Saturday at retailers along Patterson/Libbie/Grove

Chipotle – Play “Friend or Faux” for a “buy one entree, get one free” coupon (must have text messaging, takes up to 7 days to receive coupon)

Walgreens – Free 8×10 print with code HOTDEAL61 (expires 7/25). Free in-store pickup.

Kohl’s – Printable coupon for $10 off a $30 purchase, through 7/26

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

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

Have a fun weekend with Man of La Mancha musical this weekend and next at Dogwood Dell (as well as a Carillon Bell Concert and Nepalese dance events), DMB Tribute Band: Crowded Streets at West Broad Village, SPARC’s “The Grunch,” Birthday Bash at Blue Bee Cider, River City Barn Dance at Hardywood, and Cool Fun & Flicks at Clarke-Palmore House Museum.

If you can’t view the calendar, try visiting the actual post here or the dedicated calendar page here.

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$1 Hot Dogs at Sonic

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In honor of National Hot Dog Day, Sonic Drive-In is offering $1 All-American and Chili Cheese dogs all day Thursday, July 23.

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Free Pants Cleaning at Puritan Cleaners

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Wednesday, July 22 is “Free Pants Wednesday” at all Puritan Cleaners locations – everyone in Richmond can get one pair of pants cleaned for free (excludes leathers and suedes).

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Free Performances of “The Grunch” by SPARC SummerStarz

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SPARC SummerStarz Touring Ensemble presents “The Grunch” / Directed by Brendan Kennedy / Musical Direction by Jason Marks

“Inspired by “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas”, The Grunch tells the story of Rudy Grunch, a grumpy 6th grader who always feels like an outsider. When the entire school gets excited about the annual school musical, he comes up with a perfect plan to ruin it for everyone; he’ll steal the sets, costumes and lights the night before it opens. But will the spirit of theatre prevail? Featuring over 20 of Richmond’s most talented middle school students, “The Grunch” is a fun new musical, perfect for the whole family!”

    Public Performance Dates & Info:

    Monday, July 20
    Peter Paul Development Center Address: 1708 North 22nd Street, Richmond, VA 23223
    Performance Time – 1:30PM

    Glen Allen Cultural Arts Center
    Address: 2880 Mountain Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060
    Performance Time – 7:00PM

    Tuesday, July 21
    Short Pump Town Center
    Address: 11800 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23233
    Performance Time – 6:00PM

    Thursday, July 23
    The Children’s Museum
    Address: 2626 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220
    Performance Time – 11:00AM
    (This event is free with purchased admission to the museum)

    Friday, July 24
    Dogwood Dell – Ha’Penny Stage
    Address: Byrd Park, 6000 S. Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220
    Performance Time – 11:00AM

All performances of “The Grunch” are FREE and open to the public.

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