Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for October 21-22, 2017!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in BostonThere’s always something fun and free happening in Boston, especially on the weekends! Here’s some cheap and free weekend fun this weekend in the Boston area:

The 2017 Head of the Charles Regatta: October 21-22, 2017. Enjoy this Boston tradition and cheer on the thousands of rowers from the banks of the Charles River!

Boston Veg Food Fest: October 21-22, 2017 at Reggie Lewis Athletic Center. Enjoy this vegetarian food fest with speakers, samples, exhibits, and more! Free and free parking.

21st Annual A Cappella Competition: Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Watch 40 of the best New England A Cappella groups battle it out at Faneuil Hall on Saturday and cheer on your favorites!

Boston Art Book Fair: October 21-22, 2017 at Boston Center for the Arts. Enjoy a variety of performances, panels, workshops, and more for the first art book fair in Boston!

MiceOctober 21-22, 2017 in Cambridge. Enjoy this fun and free weekend event showcasing the best in new and local comics at the annual Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo!

SoWa Open Market: Saturdays and Sundays through October from 10-4pm. Enjoy the largest celebration of local artists, farmers, chefs, musicians, and more in Boston + a celebration of sausages this weekend!

Greenway Open Market: Every Saturday (and 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month) from 11-6pm until October. Enjoy handmade local arts and crafts, food trucks, and more!

Harvard Art Museums: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Saturday morning from 10am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Harvard Museum of Natural History: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Hope you have a great weekend!

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Five Free Coffees at Pret A Manger with App Download

pret app bostonDownload the Prep App and the first 50,000 customers to do so will receive FIVE FREE coffees at Pret A Manger. The Prep App is available on iOS and Android devices.

There are multiple Pret A Manger locations in Boston and you can find your nearest location here.

For more information regarding free coffee through the Pret App, please head here.

Are you going to download the app for FIVE free coffees?

*Don’t forget to download the Potbelly App soon for a free Sandwich! I got mine over the weekend and was able to order it through the app to get the free sandwich– just had to pick it up! It was super easy! 

 

 

Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for October 14-15, 2017!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

Happy (almost) weekend! Here are a few things for cheap and fun things to do this weekend in the Boston area:

Boston Athenæum’s Open House: Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 9-4PM at Boston Athenæum. Enjoy this 4th Annual Open House with a rare chance to step beyond the red leather doors and access the library’s members-only areas.

Free Cruise to George’s Island: Saturday, October 14, 2017. Save the Harbor is sponsoring a free cruise to George’s Island on Saturday. Must RSVP.

MassArt Family Day: Saturday, October 14, 2017. Drop in for fun interactive activities and art-making designed by MassArt students, faculty, and staff. Free and open to the public, recommended for 6+.

Fort Point Fall Open Studios: October 14-15, 2017 from 12-6PM. Numerous art galleries and artist buildings in Fort Point will be opening their studio doors this weekend for a free viewing.

Revere Beach Fall Festival: Sunday, October 15, 2017. Head to Revere Beach on Sunday for a Fall Festival at 10:30AM after their Great Pumpkin Dash with children activities, pumpkin decorating, and more!

Wicked Winter Wine Fest: October 14-15, 2017 in the South End. Enjoy this fun wine tasting event with discount tickets through Goldstar Boston starting at $9 (affiliate link).

Sausage Fest at SoWa Open Market: Saturdays and Sundays through October from 10-4pm. Enjoy the largest celebration of local artists, farmers, chefs, musicians, and more in Boston + a celebration of sausages this weekend!

Greenway Open Market: Every Saturday (and 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month) from 11-6pm until October. Enjoy handmade local arts and crafts, food trucks, and more!

Harvard Art Museums: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Saturday morning from 10am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Harvard Museum of Natural History: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Hope you have a great weekend!

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Free Potbelly Sandwich with App Download

potbelly sandwich shop bostonYum! Score a FREE sandwich at participating Potbelly Sandwich Shops when you download the Potbelly App for the first time. You can grab a free Originals, FLATS, or Skinny Sandwich, up to $8 in value!

You can download the Potbelly app on IOS or Android devices and you need to register for a Perks account and add payment information to see the free sandwich added to your account. It may take a few minutes to see the sandwich in the perks tab, so make sure to download the app and register beforehand.

Note: If you like to receive a free cookie for downloading the app, you can use my referral link and we both receive free cookies! 

You do need to head to your local Potbelly within 14 days to receive the offer, but the free sandwich is limited to the first 75,000 guests so you may want to grab a free sandwich soon! You will receive a free cookie instead once the free sandwich limit is reached.

For more information, please head here.

Free lunch anyone? 

Food with Roots Free Music Series at B.Good!

B.Good Boston Events

B.Good is hosting a “Food with Roots Music Series” where local musicians are performing at local B.Good restaurants on Thursdays and Sundays from 5PM to 7:30PM.

Below is the free music schedule at participating B.Good locations for the month of October:

B.Good Longwood, 360 Longwood Ave

  • October 12                           Chavis Hamilton
  • October 14                           Melissa Wasserman
  • October 19                           Stacey Kelleher
  • October 21                           Hera Lynn
  • October 26                           Berklee MT
  • October 28                           Jack Romanov

B.Good Mass Ave, 137 Massachusetts Ave

  • October 12                           Christian Conti
  • October 14                           Stavros Piperis
  • October 19                           Berklee MT
  • October 21                           Lisa Housman (Sweet Wednesday)
  • October 26                           Berklee MT
  • October 28                           Hera Lynn

B.Good Dartmouth, 131 Dartmouth St

  • October 12                           Jared Janzen
  • October 14                           Stacey Kelleher
  • October 19                           Berklee MT
  • October 21                           Stavros Piperis
  • October 26                           Emaan Al-Zadjali
  • October 28                           Lisa Housman (Sweet Wednesday)

B.Good Boylston, 655 Boylston St

  • October 12                           Berklee MT
  • October 14                           Jared Janzen
  • October 19                           Berklee MT
  • October 21                           Sarah Furnari
  • October 26                           Stacey Kelleher
  • October 28                           TBD

B.Good Washington, 255 Washington St

  • October 12                           Sam Nitsch
  • October 14                           Berklee MT
  • October 19                           Jared Janzen
  • October 21                           Berklee MT
  • October 26                           TBD
  • October 28                           Sarah Furnari

B.Good Seaport, 50 Pier Four Blvd

  • October 12                           Josiah Contreras
  • October 14                           Sam Nitsch
  • October 19                           Chavis Hamilton
  • October 21                           Jared Janzen
  • October 26                           Christian Conti
  • October 28                           Berklee MT

B.Good Harvard Square, 1 Eliot St

  • October 12                           Bill McGoldrich
  • October 14                           Josiah Contreras
  • October 19                           Emaan Al-Zadjali
  • October 21                           Sam Nitsch
  • October 26                           Berklee MT
  • October 28                           Stavros Piperis

B.Good Kendall, 301 Third Street

  • October 12                           Melissa Wasserman
  • October 14                           Emaan Al-Zadjali’
  • October 19                           Josiah Contreras
  • October 21                           Christian Conti
  • October 26                           TBD
  • October 28                           TBD

For more information, please head here.

Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for October 7-8, 2017!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in BostonHappy Columbus Day Weekend! Here are a few ideas how to spend the extra long weekend with free or inexpensive events in the Boston area!

If you are looking to do some apple or pumpkin picking this weekend, don’t forget to check out Where to Find Apple Picking and Fall Fun in the Greater Boston Area for a complete guide!

The 39th Annual Oktoberfest and HONK! Parade: Sunday, October 8, 2017 from 12-6pm in Harvard Square. Enjoy delicious food, arts, crafts, sidewalk sales, and the HONK! Parade at 1pm.

Opening our Doors: Monday, October 9, 2017. Many museums in the Fenway Neighborhood are opening their doors for a FREE day of cultural offerings for the family with free admission to the Museum of Fine Arts, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Mary Baker Eddy Library, and MUCH more!

Columbus Park Fall Festival: Monday, October 9, 2017 at Columbus Park from 12-4PM. Celebrate fall with a fun and family-friendly festival at Columbus Park!

Octoberfest on D: Saturday, October 7, 2017. Join Sam Adams on The Lawn on D on Saturday for a local stein hoisting championship, live music, food, and more!

Make Way for the Ducklings 30th Birthday: Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Boston Public Garden. Celebrate the Ducklings 30th Birthday with a magician, juggler, music, cake, and more!

WGBH Food & Wine Festival: Saturday, October 7, 2017 at WGBH Studios in Brighton. Enjoy this fun food and wine festival with discounted tickets from Goldstar Boston starting at $20 (affiliate link).

SoWa Open Market: Saturdays and Sundays through October from 10-4pm. Enjoy the largest celebration of local artists, farmers, chefs, musicians, and more in Boston!

Greenway Open Market: Every Saturday (and 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month) from 11-6pm until October. Enjoy handmade local arts and crafts, food trucks, and more!

Free Admission to the ICA: Monday, October 9, 2017 at the ICA. Head to the Institute of Contemporary Art for free admission on Columbus Day!

Bank of America’s Museum on Us: Saturday and Sunday, October 7-8, 2017. Bank of America & Merrill Lynch cardholders can get into select museums the first weekend of every month for free by showing their bank card (per cardholder, not family). Museum of Fine Arts, MIT Museum and other museums across the state participate.

Harvard Art Museums: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Saturday morning from 10am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Harvard Museum of Natural History: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Hope you have a great weekend!

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Free Bananas on Tuesday Morning in Boston

Free Bananas in BostonApparently Tomorrow, October 3, 2017 is National Fruit at Work Day. Who knew?

A San Francisco-based Fruit Delivery company, The Fruit Guys, will be celebrating by handing out free bananas to commuters on Tuesday morning.

The company will be handing out over 5,000 bananas on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 from 6AM to 11AM at five different locations in Boston.

Look for “Banana Ambassadors” in bananas costumes at Copley Square, Boston Common, Faneuil Hall Hubway Station, Downtown Crossing, and South Station. They will be giving out a banana for you, and a banana to give to a friend with their “Get a Piece, Give a Piece” promotion.

For more information about free bananas in Boston tomorrow morning, please head here.

Are you going to go bananas over a free banana tomorrow?