Free Shakespeare on the Common with Twelfth Night!

Shakespeare on the Common Twelfth Night

Starting on Wednesday July 23, 2014 to Sunday, August 10, 2014, the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company will present free performances of Twelfth Night.

Free Shakespeare on the Common is in its 19th year with free performances of Shakespeare’s famous plays.

Performances will begin at the Parkman Bandstand in Boston Common at 8 PM on Tuesdays through Saturdays. Sunday performances will be at 7 PM. A matinee is scheduled for Saturday, July 26th at 3 PM.

Shakespeare on the Common is free and open to the public. However, you can support Commonwealth Shakespeare Company by reserving a chair  or purchasing a picnic box at a performance if you are interested.

For more information about Shakespeare on the Common, please head here.

Have you been to Shakespeare on the Common before?


Free Cumberland Farms Farmhouse Blend for a Friend!

Free Cumberland Farms Farmhouse Blend Coffee for a friend

Send a friend a Free Farmhouse Blend Coffee from Cumberland Farms by e-mail before July 22th by filling out this free and simple form. Your friend can redeem the free coffee through July 23, 2014.

I was able to send myself a free coffee using two different e-mail addresses, just in case “your friend” needs a Monday morning pick-me-up in a few days, but you can send the free coffee to multiple friends as well.

For more information or to send a free coffee to a friend, please head here.


Feature Friday: Beer Works VIP Card Program

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Every Friday, I feature a fun and budget-friendly option in the Greater Boston area. The “Feature Friday” is typically mentioned on the Cheap Eats list, Free Things to Do in Boston, or Discount Attractions. However, there’s so much budget-friendly ideas on my pages, I thought it would be fun to feature something budget-friendly and different each week. Also, each Feature Friday is something I have personal experience with or took advantage of recently! Enjoy!

This Feature Friday tip is from reader Erin:

Stop into a Boston BeerWorks location to get $10 off your bill every month when you sign up for the Beer Works VIP card and receive an extra $10 during your birthday month.

“We tend to visit the Fenway one in the summer before or after a game, and hit up the one by TD Garden on Canal Street during Bruins/Celtics season. They cap the limit at $10, so if you go out with a friend and your bill is $22 combined, they will take $10 off.  If the combined bill is only $15, you get 50% off, so $7.50″.  

It does appear you do need to sign up in person and the card may take a little bit to activate so you may not get the discount right when you sign up. For more information about Beer Works VIP card, please head here.

Thanks Erin for submitting this tip and congratulations on your $10 gift card! If your budget-friendly tip is featured on an upcoming Feature Friday post, you will also receive a $10 gift card! More info here.

For more Feature Friday posts please head here.  And if you liked this post, you may also be interested in the Free $10 Solas Coupon or Free Appetizer at Bar Louie when you sign up for their e-mail lists.


Free Pint of Ice Cream Delivered by Postmates!

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I’ve already mentioned the new on demand delivery app Postmates previously, but I wanted to mention a new promotion they are doing for National Ice Cream Day this Sunday. If you are unfamiliar, Postmates will delivery many different items to you with the request of the app!

Starting July 17, 2014 at 2pm through Sunday, July 20, 2014, Postmates is offering a free pint of ice cream with delivery included. You can choose from Vanilla, Chocolate or a surprise flavor picked by Postmates.

You can find the free ice cream in the app to request a pint for delivery starting at 2pm on Thursday, 6/17/14. The pint of ice cream is free with free delivery but you do need to be in a delivery zone.

Currently Postmates delivery locations include: Downtown Boston, Back Bay, North End, South End, South Boston, Allston, Brighton, Brookline, Chestnut Hill, Jamaica Plain, Somerville, Charlestown, and Cambridge.

New users can also sign up with my referral code ux89 (thank you!) for a free $10 credit when you download the app and enter it on promo code tab.

Have you used Postmates yet? What did you think?


Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for July 19-20, 2014!

Cheap and Free Weekend Events in Boston

Happy (almost) weekend! Here’s a few fun and free things to do this weekend for July 19-20, 2014 in Boston! Don’t forget to check out the Free Events on Friday, July 18, 2014 in Boston if you are looking for Friday plans!

Please feel free to leave a free or cheap Boston event in the comments if I missed anything!

2014 Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival: Starting July 18, 2014 through Sunday, July 20, 2014 in Revere, MA. Enjoy this Annual National Sand Sculpting Festival at Revere Beach with really cool sand sculptures and more!

Artbeat 2014: July 18-19, 2014 in Davis Square starting at 6pm on Friday. Check out this innovative art festival with different bands, dance troupes, vendors and much more!

Magic Family Film Festival: Saturday, July 19, 2014 at the Prudential Center courtyard at dusk. Enjoy a free outdoor movie screening every Saturday night at dusk. This week’s free outdoor movie is The Smurfs 2!

Free Movie Nights at Christopher Columbus Park: Sunday, July 20, 2014 at Christopher Columbus Park at dusk. Enjoy a free outdoor movie at Christopher Columbus Park in the north end at dusk. This week’s free outdoor movie is Sleepless in Seattle!

Sunday Parkland Games: Every Sunday through September 28, 2014 from 3:30pm-6pm in Cambridge. Free Sunday games along the banks of the Charles River every Sunday in the summer.

Also, don’t forget to check out Free Fitness Classes & Events in Boston and Ways to Save at Fenway Park for some fun savings as well as 27 Free Things to Do in Boston this Summer.


Free Friday Events for Friday, July 18, 2014 in Boston!

Fun Free Fridays and Boston Events 2014

Every Friday this summer, there will be so many free and fun events happening in Boston and Massachusetts. Every Wednesday this summer I will do a roundup of events especially for Friday!

Here are the free events in Boston for Friday, July 18, 2014!

Highland Street Foundation Free Fun Friday Schedule

Free Fun Fridays take place every Friday with free admission to great attractions in Massachusetts thanks to the Highland Street Foundation.

Free Outdoor Movie Screening in Boston

More Friday Events in Boston and Beyond

Let me know if there are any great Friday events that I missed in the comments below!

Make sure to check out my 27 Free Things to Do in Boston, Free Fitness Events in Boston for Summer 2014, and The Complete Guide to Saving at Fenway Park if you are looking for more ways to save money this summer in Boston.

Don’t forget to sign up for Boston on Budget’s nightly e-mail for suggestions right into your inbox!


Free CrossFit in the North End this Summer from City Sports!

Free Crossfit at City Sports in BostonOn Thursdays this summer, City Sports is offering free CrossFit on the North End Greenway this summer from 6-7pm until Thursday, August 21, 2014.

These CrossFit classes are free but please RSVP at least one hour before the event. For more information or to RSVP, please head here.

If you are looking for more free fitness classes and events in Boston this summer, don’t forget to check out this free fitness post or check out the free fitness category on the blog!

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