Weekend Deals – Froyo, Books, Kids Stuff

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Sweet Frog – All 12oz frozen yogurt cups $4 between March 9-22

$.15 Kids Days at the Children’s Museum – On Sunday March 15, all locations of Children’s Museum of Richmond will admit every child for 15 cents. Adult admission is $8

LaPrade Library Book Sale – Saturday, March 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (9000 Hull St)

CARITAS Indoor Yard Sale – On the hunt for a bargain? Look no further! The CARITAS Indoor Yard Sale event is on Friday and we hope you’ll join us. You’ll find a unique blend of household items for great prices that are sure to please even the thriftiest of shoppers. (Friday, March 13th, 10 AM- 2 PM ; 1125 East Commerce Road)

Mothers of Young Children Clothing and Toy SaleMarch 14 (West End Assembly of God, 401 Parham Rd, Richmond VA 23229)
Public Sale: 8am to Noon
Reduced Sale 1pm to 2pm

Christ Church Consignment SaleMarch 14 (Christ Church Episcopal, 5000 Pouncey Tract Road, Glen Allen, VA 23059)
Public Sale 7:30am – 11:15am
Half-Price Sale 12:00pm-3:00pm

Southside Mothers of Multiples Yard SaleMarch 14 (Manchester Middle School, 7401 Hull Street, Midlothian)
Public sale: 8am-11am

Reminder: Curtain Call home consignment sale

The F.R.E.E. List of weekend events Note: St. Paddy’s Palooza has been moved from Saturday to Sunday

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Free Cone Day at DQ

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Thanks Anita!

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The F.R.E.E. List March 13-15

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

Heavy on St. Patrick’s Day festivities this weekend: Shamrock the Block on the Boulevard, St. Paddy’s Palooza at Innsbrook, and Shockoe Fest in Shockoe Bottom, plus Henrico’s Adventure Series kicks off with a tour of the James, The Mustang: 50 Years of an American Icon at Deep Run Park, and Sweet 16 Birthday Celebration at Cultural Arts Center of Glen Allen.

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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Friday Cheers 2015 Schedule

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The line-up of bands for Friday Cheers concerts on Brown’s Island this summer has been announced; the season begins May 1 and gates open at 6 p.m.:

    Celebrating its 31st season, Venture Richmond’s premier outdoor concert series, Friday Cheers, returns to Brown’s Island on May 1, with a stellar line-up of bands you won’t want to miss, at one of RVA’s most beautiful venues. Enjoy breakout bands, national acts and Richmond’s hometown talent. Children 12 and under are free.

    There are three entry points to Brown’s Island, and payment will be taken at each. Cash, Visa and MasterCard are accepted. Debit and credit cards are only taken at two entry points: the pedestrian bridge at 5th and 7th streets. No pets are allowed.

    Produced by Venture Richmond. For more information, call (804) 788-6466.

    May 1: Shakey Graves and Yarn ($5)
    May 8: Jason Isbell with Horsehead ($10)
    May 22: RVA Music Night with Bio Ritmo, The Milkstains & HonkyTonk Heroes ($5)
    May 29: Moon Taxi with Sleepwalkers ($5)
    June 5: Future Islands with White Laces ($10)
    June 12: Hurray for the Riff Raff and Joe Pug ($10)
    June 19: Snarky Puppy with Butcher Brown ($10)
    June 26: The Wood Brothers and Son Little ($10)

If you plan to attend a lot of them, pick up a Friday Cheers season pass online for $40 (plus $2.50 delivery) through April 1st.

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Curtain Call Consignment Sale

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Curtain Call home décor consignment sale begins this week in the West End: “Annual consignment event of home décor to include: custom window treatments, furniture, bedding, shams, table skirts,decorative furniture, side/end/cocktail tables, chairs,ottomans, headboards, pillows, rugs, lamps, pictures,paintings, mirrors, fabric, decor & more…”

    Curtain Call Schedule:
    March 14 11 – 5 Grand Opening!
    March 15 12 – 5pm
    March 16 Closed
    March 17 – 19 11 – 4pm
    March 20 11 – 5pm
    March 21 11 – 5pm 30% off
    March 22 12 – 5pm LAST CALL up to 40% off!

10616 Patterson Avenue, Corner of Patterson and Pump Avenues
Canterbury Shopping Center, just after VA Wayside Furniture
(804) 614-6084 or (804) 304-0366

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Weekend Deals – 50% Off Duck Donuts, Collared Greens Warehouse Sale, Kids Consignment Sales

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Duck Donuts – “We love our customers! [Thru Sunday 3/8], we will offer all of our retail products at 50% off as a thank-you for getting the RVA Duck Donuts off to a great start.” (1601 Willow Lawn Drive, Unit 130)

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Collared Greens – Warehouse Sale: “We are making room for Spring- all current apparel will be up to 70% off.” Shop Friday or Saturday from 10-6, and Sunday from 12-4 (5707 Grove Ave)

The Clothesline Children’s Consignment Sale

    Bon Air Community Center
    8725 Quaker Lane

    25% Off Sale:
    Friday March 6 ….. 11a to 8pm

    Half-Price Sale:
    Saturday March 7 …. 8a to 2p

St. Andrew’s UMC Consignment Sale

    9801 Fort King Road
    Richmond, Virginia 23229

    Public Sale
    March 7 8am-12pm

    Half-price sale
    March 7 1-2:30pm

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The F.R.E.E. List March 6-8


F.R.E.E. = Frugal Richmond Events for Everyone! All events have free admission unless noted. *Some events may be modified or canceled due to weather*

This weekend: GhanaFest RVA Food Festival at Libby Hill Park, Flying Squirrels Fan Fest at the Diamond, Plan 9 party at Hardywood, First Fridays along Broad St, at VMFA, and Richmond Public Library, and Dog Days at Bass Pro Shops.

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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Extra 20% Off at Groupon (including Wine Loft and Melting Pot)

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So the promo code TRIPLE gets you an additional 20% off up to three Local Groupon deals (Up to $50 discount per deal. Expires 3/5), which makes for a nice gift card discount if you like either of these two places; the redemption windows on the bonus certificates make them a bit cumbersome unless you go frequently:

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The Melting Pot – $100 for a $100 gift card and four $25 bonus certificates ($200 total value) Expires 90 days after purchase. Reservation required. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Groupon voucher must be exchanged in person at the Richmond, VA location for the Gift Card and Bonus Certificates. $100 Bonus certificates are presented in $25 increments. Valid Jul-Sep 2015, Oct-Dec 2015, Jan-March 2016, and April -June 2016. Bonus Certificates are not valid for gratuity, tax, alcoholic beverages or gift cards.

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The Wine Loft – $50 for a $50 gift card and two $25 certificates at The Wine Loft ($100 total value) Expires Jul 1st, 2015. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Limit 1 per table. Groupon voucher must be exchanged in person at the Richmond, VA location for the Gift Card and Bonus Certificates. $50 Bonus certificates are presented in $25 increments and are valid Jul-Sep 2015 and Oct-Dec 2015. Bonus Certificates are not valid for gratuity, tax, or gift cards. Note: as far as I can tell this is valid on alcohol (otherwise what would be the point?), which is unusual

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IHOP National Pancake Day 2015

When is National Pancake Day?

Tomorrow, March 3, 2015, you can get a FREE short stack of pancakes at IHOP for National Pancake Day!

    On March 3, 2015, guests from around the country will celebrate a “Decade of Giving” with the tenth annual National Pancake Day at IHOP restaurants and enjoy a free short stack of Buttermilk pancakes. In return for the free pancakes, guests will be asked to consider leaving a donation for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals© or other designated local charities.

    *There is a limit of one free short stack (3 pancakes) per guest. The offer is valid at participating restaurants for dine-in only while supplies last and is not valid with any other offer, special coupon or discount.

Thanks Anita!

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Summer “Movies in the Park” Schedule

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It seems so long away when we’re surrounded by snow, but summer event schedules are already being released! So I’ll start sharing them…

Richmond Parks and Recreation has posted its Summer 2015 Program Guide, which includes the schedule of 10 free outdoor “Movies in the Park” on Friday evenings beginning June 19:

    Movies in the Park 2015
    Bring your refreshments, blankets and chairs and enjoy the movie! Activities begin at 8 p.m. and movies begin at 8:30 p.m. (or when it gets dark). Refreshments will be available for sale. Richmondgov.com/parks or call (804) 646-5733

    Friday JUNE 19: MALEFICENT (Byrd Park 600 S. Boulevard, 23221) PG
    Friday JUNE 26: MUPPETS MOST WANTED (Blackwell Playground 1450 Maury Street, 23234) PG
    Friday JULY 10: AMAZING SPIDERMAN 2 (Southside C.C.(ROC) 6255 Old Warwick Rd.,23224) PG-13
    Friday JULY 17: BIG HERO 6 (Jefferson Park, 1921 Princess Anne Ave., 23223) PG
    Friday JULY 24: THE HUNGER GAMES MOCKINGJAY PT. 1 (Hotchkiss Field 701 E. Brookland Park Blvd., 23227) PG-13
    Friday JULY 31: THE BOXTROLLS (Humphrey Calder 414 N. Thompson St., 23221) PG
    Friday AUGUST 7: THE HOBBIT THE BATTLE OF THE 5 ARMIES (Abner Clay Park Leigh St. & 200 W. Clay St. 23219) PG-13
    Friday AUGUST 14: ANNIE (Battery Park 2803 Dupont Cir., 23222) PG
    Friday AUGUST 21: INTO THE WOODS (Forest Hill Park 41st Street and Forest Hill Ave, 23225) PG
    Friday AUGUST 28: ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE NO GOOD VERY BAD DAY (Bryan Park 4308 Hermitage Rd., 23227)

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