Free Weekend Kid Events 10/06 & 10/07

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Keep your child entertained and learning without breaking the bank.

Hampton Roads locals – make sure to visit the HR Events page for more activities going on this weekend.

National Events:

Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Carholders: Saturday October 6th and Sunday October 7th
Free Museums On Us days for Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders.  You will find free admission at over 100 participating museums, science centers, zoos, and botanical gardens across the United States!

Disney Store: Friday October 5 at 5:30 and 6:30 pm and Saturday October 6 from 10:30 am – 1:00 pm and 5:30 and 6:30 pm
Calling All Characters: Halloween Dress rehearsale and event.  Come dressed as your favorite character and join the games and parade.
*Minimum age for participation is 3 years. Event limited per session based on store capacity. No lineups prior to 30 minutes before event begins. Event subject to change or cancellation without notice. Call store for more information.

Guitar Center: Saturday October 6th from 10:00 am until 11:00 am
Free Introduction to Pro Tools 10 Workshop

Home Depot: Saturday October 6th 9:00 am until 12:00 pm
Children will create a free fire truck

Kidtoons Films: Various times throughout the weekend
Watch Chuggington – a family friendly movie with a family friendly price!

Lakeshore Learning Saturday October 6th from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm
Create a free take note doodle pad.  Be sure to click the link for Lakeshore Learning printable coupons.

Lowes Build and Grow: Saturday October 6th at 10:00 am
Children will create a free Ghoul Bus.  Preregistration is required

Pottery Barn Kids: Saturday October 6th at 10:00 am
Celebrate Star Wars Read Day.  Trivia and giveaways.  Can come dressed in costume as well.

Local Events:

Saturday

8:30am- 1pm- FREE Fishing Clinic (registration required) at Munden Point Park 2001 Pefley Ln Virginia Beach, VA 23457
9am-12pm Home Depot Kids Workshop (Firetruck) at All Home Depot Locations
10am-5pm 2012 Ocean Park Fall Festival and Art Show 3829 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach VA
10am-5pm 39th Newport News Fall Festival of Folklife ($10 parking fee) at Newport News Park 13560 Jefferson Avenue Newport News, VA 23603
10am-5pm Dig Into History at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum  2 High Street on the Portsmouth VA Waterfront
10am-5pm Pfac Free Weekend (Kids activities from 1-4pm, $2 non-members ages 4+, free for members and under 4) at Peninsula Fine Arts Center 101 Museum Drive, Mariners’ Museum Park Newport News, VA
10am-7pm Youth Challenge Drug Prevention Music Festival at Peninsula Town Center 5100 Kilgore Ave, Hampton, VA 23666
10am-8pm North American Sandsculpting Championship ($3 adults, kids under 12 are FREE) at 4th-10th Streets, Virginia Beach Oceanfront, Virginia Beach VA
10am-11pm 35th Annual Suffolk Peanut Fest ($10 parking fee) at Suffolk Executive Airport 1200 Gene Bolton Drive, Suffolk VA
10:30am-1pm Dress Rehearsal Event at the Disney Store Lynnhaven Mall 701 Lynnhaven Parkway Virginia Beach, VA 23452
12-3pm Military Families- World Wide Day of Play Event at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Virginia Beach VA
12-4pm 5-Alarm Festival and Chili Cook-off at Carousel Park, Downtown Hampton
2-4pm Harvest Festival at Mary D. Pretlow Anchor Branch Library 111 W. Ocean View Avenue Norfolk, VA 23503
5:30-9pm South Norfolk’s 5th Annual National Night Out at Lakeside Park 1441 Bainbridge Blvd Chesapeake, VA
Sunday
10am-5pm 39th Newport News Fall Festival of Folklife ($10 parking fee) at Newport News Park 13560 Jefferson Avenue Newport News, VA 23603
10am-7pm 35th Annual Suffolk Peanut Fest ($10 parking fee) at Suffolk Executive Airport 1200 Gene Bolton Drive, Suffolk VA
10am-8pm North American Sandsculpting Championship ($3 adults, kids under 12 are FREE) at 4th-10th Streets, Virginia Beach Oceanfront, Virginia Beach VA
10:30am-5pm Annual Bark in the Park Dog Walk & Fun Fest at Chesapeake City Park 900 Greenbrier Rd Chesapeake, VA 23320
1-4pm Autumn Colors – Leaves of Diversity Festival at Virginia Beach Farmer’s Market 3640 Dam Neck Road Virginia Beach, VA 23453
4-6pm Gathering Fall Festival at Mount Trashmore Park 310 Edwin Drive Virginia Beach, VA

*All events are FREE unless otherwise noted.

Many thanks to My Active Child for the local events and Coupons are Great for National events!!

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