Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities

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Having a great weekend doesn’t have to break the budget!  Check out these local events:

Saturday

  • 10am-12pm FREE Fly Fishing (rsvp 757-421-7151) at Northwest River Park 1733 Indian Creek Road, Chesapeake VA
Sunday
  • 7am-9pm Family & Friends Game Day (come play board games in the Cafe) at Whole Foods – Newport News and Virginia Beach locations
Find these and even more ideas for family fun on the MyActiveChild.com Hampton Roads Calendar!
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Locals: One Year Subscription to The Virginian Pilot $19

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Those of you who have been putting off getting a subscription to The Virginian Pilot wait no more!

Right now on Groupon you can score a one year subscription to the Sunday paper (the one with the coupons) for only $19.

Expires 120 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Must activate by expiration date on your Groupon. Subscription expires 52 weeks from first issue. Valid for Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, and Suffolk. Not valid for households with prior subscriptions in last 100 days.

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Local Membership Swap: The Virginia Zoo and The Children’s Museum of Virginia

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Between September 1-30, 2015 The Virginia Zoo and the Children’s Museum will accept membership cards (with valid ID) from the other location.

So if you are a member at the Virginia Zoo you can use that membership card at The Children’s Museum, and the same with the Children’s Museum membership at the Virginia Zoo.

It’s a great chance to check out somewhere new for FREE!

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Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities 8/22 – 8/23

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Doing run things with the family over the weekend doesn’t have to break the bank!

Check out these activities:

Saturday

Sunday
Find these and even more ideas for family fun  on the  MyActiveChild.com Hampton Roads Calendar!
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Locals: FREE Tickets to Colonial Williamsburg

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If you are a local who wonders why you don’t ever get to Colonial Williamsburg now is your chance to make up for that.

Right now Colonial Williamsburg is offering free tickets to its Historic Area and art museums to residents of most cities and counties in Hampton Roads.  They are available Aug. 7 through Aug. 14 to residents of Williamsburg, James City County, York County, Gloucester County, Newport News, Poquoson, Hampton, Isle of Wight, Surry County, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach and Suffolk to experience all the Revolutionary City and Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg has to offer with one free Single-day Ticket.

The free ticket offer is only available at Colonial Williamsburg’s Regional Visitor Center, located at 101 Visitor Center Drive.

Download this form, print it, and bring it along with proof of residency to the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center to take advantage of this offer.

The ticket counter is open from 8:45 a.m. until 5 p.m. daily. Proof of residency is required to qualify for free ticket. Members of the military who have temporary residence status should provide military ID and a piece of mail or other document that includes local address. Ticket must be used on the date of issue.

Click here to see all the details!

Also check out my post on Things To Do In Colonial Williamsburg!

If you also want be sure to look at Busch Gardens Williamsburg Coupons!

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Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities 8/1 – 8/2

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No need to go broke on family activities in Hampton Roads this weekend!

Check out these frugal options:

Saturday

  • 9am-5pm Cub Scout Farm Day 2015! (all Cub Scouts in Uniform are Free, other admission $5) Hunt Club Farm 2388 London Bridge Road Virginia Beach VA
  • 12-1pm Beach Party Ponies at Horace C. Downing Branch Library 555 E. Liberty Street Norfolk VA
Sunday

Find these and even more ideas for family fun  on the  MyActiveChild.com Hampton Roads Calendar!

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Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities

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No need to go broke keeping the family busy in Hampton Roads this weekend!

Check out these activities:

Saturday
  • 10am Swamp Stomp At First Landing State Park meet at Trail Center 2500 Shore Dr. Virginia Beach VA
  • 10:30am Ballooning 101 At MEO Central Library 4100 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach VA
Sunday

Find these and even more ideas for family fun  on the  MyActiveChild.com Hampton Roads Calendar!

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Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities 7/11 – 7/12

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Looking for something fun to do on a budget this weekend?

Check out this great list:

Saturday

Sunday

Find these and even more ideas for family fun  on the  MyActiveChild.com Hampton Roads Calendar!

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Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities 6/26 – 6/28

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Need something fun to do this weekend?  Check out this great list of frugal events in Hampton Roads!

All Weekend

Saturday
  • 8am-10pm Latin Fest at the 24th Street Park, Virginia Beach Oceanfront
  • 10am-2pm Family Fun Day at Francis Land House Francis Land House 3131 Virginia Beach Boulevard Virginia Beach VA
  • 4-8pm FUSE Fest at VCM Teen Center 700 E Olney Road Norfolk VA
Sunday
Find these and even more ideas for family fun  on the  MyActiveChild.com Hampton Roads Calendar!
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Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities

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No need to go broke keeping the family busy over the weekend!  Check out these local events in Hampton Roads!

All Weekend
Saturday
  • 6:30am-1:30pm 3rd Annual BioBlitz at Paradise Creek Nature Park 1141 Victory Blvd, Portsmouth VA
  • 10am Turtle Time at Hoffler Creek Wildlife Refuge 4510 Twin Pines Rd Portsmouth VA
  • 10am-2pm MOCA’s Family Fest at Boardwalk Art Show 24th Street at Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach VA
  • 10am-2pm Hands On History at Suffolk Seaboard Station Railroad Museum 326 North Main St. Suffolk VA
 Sunday
Find these and even more ideas for family fun  on the  MyActiveChild.com Hampton Roads Calendar!
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Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities 6/5 – 6/7

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Looking for something to do this weekend on a budget?

Look no further!

All Weekend

Saturday
  • 11am-3pm Community Day! at Peninsula Fine Arts Center 101 Museum Dr, Newport News, VA
Sunday
Find these and even more ideas for family fun  on the  MyActiveChild.com Hampton Roads Calendar!
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Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities 5/29 – 5/31

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Looking for family friendly activities on a budget in Hampton Roads this weekend?

Check out this list:

Saturday
Sunday
Find these and even more ideas for family fun  on the  MyActiveChild.com Hampton Roads Calendar!
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Locals: The Daily Press $19 For The Year

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If you live in Hampton Roads in  Carrollton, Gloucester, Hampton, James City County, Mathews, Newport News, North Suffolk, Poquoson, Smithfield, Toano, Williamsburg, and York County the paper you can have delivered to your house is The Daily Press.  This is also the one with the best coupons!

Right now on Living Social you can grab two good deals on The Daily Press:

$19 for a one-year subscription to the Daily Press Sunday edition ($104 value)

$26 for a six-month subscription to the Daily Press Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday editions ($130 value)

In addition to daily news and events, Wednesday editions share food news, recipes, and grocery-store fliers with readers, Saturday papers focus on homes and health, and Sunday issues arrive stuffed with coupons. Delivery is also included on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

Expires 90 days after purchase. Limit 5 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Must activate by 10 days after deal runs. Not valid for renewals. New subscribers only or those who haven’t received home delivery in last 30 days.

It is important to note that this blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorships, paid insertions, or other forms of compensation. The compensation received will never influence the content, topics or posts made in this blog. All opinions stated in this blog belong to its author and no one else. I will only endorse products, companies, and services that I have found worthy of my time and opinion. A Frugal Chick is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to www.amazon.com.


Virginia Hurricane and Emergency Preparedness Sales Tax Free Week May 25 – 31, 2015

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From May 25 to May 31 purchases of items designated by the Department of Taxation as hurricane preparedness equipment are exempt from the Virginia sales tax. Portable generators priced at $1,000 or less, gas-powered chainsaws priced at $350 or less, chainsaw accessories priced at $60 or less, and other eligible items priced at $60 or less for each item are exempt from sales tax.

For details, visit the Hurricane Preparedness Equipment Sales Tax Holiday page.

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Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities 5/22 – 5/24

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Looking to keep the family busy on a budget this weekend in Hampton Roads?

Check out this list:

Weekend

Saturday

Sunday

Find these and even more ideas for family fun  on the  MyActiveChild.com Hampton Roads Calendar!
It is important to note that this blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorships, paid insertions, or other forms of compensation. The compensation received will never influence the content, topics or posts made in this blog. All opinions stated in this blog belong to its author and no one else. I will only endorse products, companies, and services that I have found worthy of my time and opinion. A Frugal Chick is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to www.amazon.com.


Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities 5/15 – 5/17

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Looking to take the family out this weekend on a budget?

Check out these events:

Saturday

  • 10am-3pm K-9 Karnival at Mt Trashmore 310 Edwin Drive, Virginia Beach VA
  • 10am-4pm Asian Fest 2015 at Virginia Beach Sportsplex 2044 Landstown Centre Way Virginia Beach, VA
  • 10am-4pm National Train Day at Denbigh Community Center 15198 Warwick Blvd, Newport News VA
  • 10am-9:30pm Pirates on the Beach! at 17th Street Park and on the beach at 17th Street, Virginia Beach, VA
Sunday
  • 11am-5pm Israel Fest 2015 at Simon Family JCC, 5000 Corporate Woods Drive, Virginia Beach VA
  • 12-4pm Pirates on the Beach! at 17th Street Park and on the beach at 17th Street, Virginia Beach, VA
Find these and even more ideas for family fun  on the  MyActiveChild.com Hampton Roads Calendar!
It is important to note that this blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorships, paid insertions, or other forms of compensation. The compensation received will never influence the content, topics or posts made in this blog. All opinions stated in this blog belong to its author and no one else. I will only endorse products, companies, and services that I have found worthy of my time and opinion. A Frugal Chick is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to www.amazon.com.


Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities 5/8 – 5/10

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We have lots of family activities on a budget this weekend in Hampton Roads!  And don’t forget to check out the Mother’s Day Deals and Freebies!

Saturday

  • 10am-2pm BikeFest Chesapeake! at Dismal Swamp Canal Trail 1200 Dismal Swamp Canal Trail Chesapeake VA
Sunday
  • 12-5pm Mother’s Day Craft at Hampton Roads Naval Museum, inside Nauticus
    One Waterside Drive Ste 248 Norfolk, VA
Find these and even more ideas for family fun  on the  MyActiveChild.com Hampton Roads Calendar!
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Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities in Hampton Roads 4/24 – 4/26

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Looking to take the family out this weekend on a budget?

Check out these events:

SATURDAY

All Day: Healthy Kids Day at participating YMCA locations (Southside and Peninsula)
10am Parade of Nations in downtown Norfolk, VA
10am-2pm Military Families – Month of the Military Child Carnival at NWS Yorktown Youth Center 2101 Von Steuben Dr, Bldg 2101 Yorktown VA
10am-4pm Free Train Show at White’s Nursery & Garden Center 3133 Old Mill Rd, Chesapeake, VA
10am-6pm Pirate Invasion at Riverwalk Landing, Yorktown, VA
11am-3pm Hampton Roads Rubber Duck Race at Intracoastal Waterway at Great Bridge 116 Reservation Road, Chesapeake, VA
11am-6pm American Indian Pow Wow at Mt Trashmore Park 310 Edwin Drive Virginia Beach VA
11:30am – 3:30pm NATOFest at Town Point Park, downtown Norfolk, VA
4:30-7pm  Virginia International Tattoo’s FREE Hullabaloo at Scope Plaza  201 East Brambleton Avenue  Norfolk VA
 
SUNDAY
 
11am-7pm Taste of India at Ted Constant Convocation Center  4320 Hampton Boulevard,  Norfolk VA
11:30am-2pm  Virginia International Tattoo’s FREE Hullabaloo at Scope Plaza  201 East Brambleton Avenue  Norfolk VA
12-4pm  Free Train Show at White’s Nursery & Garden Center 3133 Old Mill Rd, Chesapeake, VA
10am-6pm  Pirate Invasion at Riverwalk Landing, Yorktown, VA
Find these and even more ideas for family fun  on the  MyActiveChild.com Hampton Roads Calendar!
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Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities 4/18 – 4/19

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Looking for stuff to do with the family this weekend on a budget?

Check out this list:

All Weekend:

Saturday:
  • 12-3pm FREE Touch-a-Truck at Princess Anne Rec Center 400 Nimmo Parkway Virginia Beach VA
Sunday:
Find these and even more ideas for family fun  on the  MyActiveChild.com Hampton Roads Calendar!
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Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities 4/10 – 4/12

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Family activities in Hampton Roads don’t have to break the bank! Check out all the great activities available on a budget:

SATURDAY
  • 11am-2pm Second Saturday Family Day (with American Girl Dolls) at Hampton History Museum 120 Old Hampton Ln, Hampton, VA 23669
SUNDAY

Find these and even more ideas for family fun  on the  MyActiveChild.com Hampton Roads Calendar!

It is important to note that this blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorships, paid insertions, or other forms of compensation. The compensation received will never influence the content, topics or posts made in this blog. All opinions stated in this blog belong to its author and no one else. I will only endorse products, companies, and services that I have found worthy of my time and opinion. A Frugal Chick is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to www.amazon.com.