Thursday, September 29, 2011

Living for the (FREE) Weekend in Metro Detroit - September 30th - October 2nd

Here are the FREE and low cost things that you can do this weekend in Detroit and beyond...

Friday is the last day to enter the  "Panera Cares" Giveaway to WIN FREE Panera Bagels for 1 YearThe winner of this giveaway will get 13 Panera Bagels and Two Tubs of Spread each month for 12 months. This giveaway is valued at over $100 and ends Friday at Noon EST.

On Friday evening, the DSO will be giving a FREE concert at Perfecting Praise Church, 7616 E. Nevada, Detroit at 7:30 p.m. Although the concert is FREE, you will need tickets.  For Tickets call : (313) 365-3787

On Friday, the movies "50/50" and "What's Your Number?" open in theaters nationwide. But are they any good?  Before you spend your hard earned money, read our movie reviews by guest blogger Liz Parker.  (NOTE: Reviews will go live at this link at midnight EST).

Are you going to the theater to see a movie this Friday? Then use this COUPON for a FREE 20 oz Icee at AMC Theatres (Friday only) or this COUPON for a FREE Small Popcorn at Emagine Theaters in Michigan (Good Anytime).YUMMY an FREE!

If you feel like staying in on Friday instead of going out, coming to DVD this Friday is Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon. Before you buy or rent, read our movie review by Liz Paker so you know if it's worth your hard earned money.

Friday is the last day to get your FREE Eye Exam at America's Best Contacts & Eyeglasses If you think you need glasses, and haven't been able to afford them because an eye exam is too expensive, this is your opportunity to get a FREE exam by a licensed optometrist.

These are the final days to enjoy Detroit Restaurant Week where you can get specially-priced three-course dinners for just $28 per person.  Check out the menus and then make your reservations. Detroit Restaurant Week runs through Sunday.

Looking for another way to dine out this weekend on the cheap?  Well has a great deal that has been extended to get a $50 Gift Certificate to The Whitney Restaurant for only $20.  You can print this certificate on your home computer so you can use it immediately. That means you can dine out in an elegant setting at a fast food price :)

Saturday is the FREE Teacher Appreciation Day at The Henry Ford.  Each teacher and a guest will get FREE admission to all The Henry Ford venues including the Henry Ford Musuem, Greenfield Village, IMAX Movie Theater and the Rouge Factory Tour.  RSVP so you don't miss this great event.

Saturday morning from 10am until Noon is the FREE Taste of Eastern Market where featured chefs and nutrition experts instruct and perform demonstrations on the preparation, storage, preservation, and health benefits of food products found at the Market.  Saturday's featured chef is Roberto Caceres of Vicente’s Cuban Cuisine.

Saturday is the FREE Home Depot Kids Workshop from 9am-Noon where Kids ages 5-12 will make a Fire Rescue Helicopter. Fun and FREE!

Also on Saturday, is another FREE DSO community concert at Pease Auditorium on the campus of the Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI. The concert starts at 8pm and tickets are available at EMU Convocation center.

And the FREE DSO community concerts continue on Sunday with a Concert at Orchestra Hall at the Max M. Fisher Music Center.  Although the concert is FREE tickets are required.


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Have a wonderful and blessed weekend,

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