If you are looking for free family oriented activities to get you out of the house there are plenty this weekend!
Saturday 11/5 from 1-3pm, Lion Brand yarn and Martha Stewart crafts hands-on demonstration.
Sunday 11/6 from 6-8pm, Spellbinders Presto Punch hands-on demonstration.
Bank of America
Saturday 11/5 & Sunday 11/6, Free Museums On Us days for Bank of America cardholders! There are over 100 participating Museums, Zoos, Science Centers, and Botanical Gardens across the US.
Saturday 11/5 from 5-8pm itâ€™s the special preview event! Local childrenâ€™s groups and choirs will be singing Christmas carols in front of the store and customers will be treated to hot chocolate and cookies. Santa arrives at 5pm in a Tracker boat pulled by a Toyota Tundra truck. Kids will be invited to help Santa, through a little magic, light up the outside of the store and a big Christmas tree in the main entrance. Then they can follow Santa into the store for the unveiling of Santaâ€™s Wonderland. Santa will also be giving away $25 Bass Pro Shops gift cards to one lucky winner every half hour. Kids can kick off the season by coloring stockings and the first 150 kids to visit Santaâ€™s Wonderland will receive a Santa Bandz bracelet! Kids can also get their free photo with Santa that night from 6-8pm
11/6-12/24 Every weekday, Monday-Friday, from 5 to 7 pm and every weekend, Saturday & Sunday, from noon to 5pm, kids can take part in making crafts and holiday ornaments, like a snowman door hanger or animal sun catcher and construct great ornaments out of fishing bobbers, Popsicle sticks, jingle bells and moreâ€”even decorate Christmas cookies December 19th-24th! Be sure to select your store in the drop down menu for complete details and schedule.
Free fun Santa Bandz bracelet offered every weekday to the first 150 kids who visit Santaâ€™s Wonderland Monday through Friday from 5-7pm (a different style will be offered each week).
Free 4Ã—6 studio-quality photo with Santa from 3pm to 8pm Monday through Friday, Saturdayâ€™s 10am to 8pm and Sundayâ€™s noon to 5 pm.
Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores
Saturday 11/5 Free Demo from 11am-1pm, Jewelry Making with Blue Moon. Foodcrafting with Wilton AND Education Open House from 1-3pm: Meet instructors & see class samples. 50% off selected classes all day! Wilton Decorating Basics only $22.50. Free Demo from 3-5pm, Jewelry Making with Darice.
Saturday 11/5 from 11am-3pm, Letâ€™s Eat! Place Mat: kids create a Thanksgiving inspired placemat.
Saturday 11/5 from 11am-Noon, Upcycled Tote Bag Make-It Take-It with purchase of tote. From Noon-2pm, FREE Veteranâ€™s Day Flag Make-It Take-It.
Sunday 11/6 from 1-3pm FREE Yarn Make-It Take-It. And Warm Up America Foundation Knit & Crochet demo: learn the skills to create knitted and crocheted squares. Then, help make blankets for people in need.
Pottery Barn Kids
Saturday 11/5 at 6pm, Pajama Party Story Time: dress in your PJâ€™s and slippers for stories and games.
Target â€“ select a city to find free or reduced-price admission to arts and cultural events in your area, sponsored by Target.
The Home Depot
Saturday 11/5 from 9am-Noon, Free Kids Workshop: build and paint a picture frame for Veterans Day.
Saturday 11/5 from Noon-3pm, Ultimate Kickoff to Christmas! Meet Geoffrey, Try out this seasonâ€™s hottest toys, Create your own Holiday Wish List and Toysâ€Râ€Us will donate $1 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation for every Wish List created.
Walmart Event Finder â€“ enter your zip code to see what is going on in your area.