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Deals of the Week (9/25 to 10/2)

Deals of the Week (9/25 to 10/2)

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by Terri Gruca

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Posted on September 27, 2013 at 7:25 PM

This week you’ll find lots of great free events to enjoy with the entire family and some shopping savings too. Enjoy!

Food Deal

Get a free beef taco October 1st at participating Taco Cabana restuarants from 4 to 7pm.

Family Fun

The Pecan Street Festival takes place this weekend September 28 and 29th from 11am to 10pm on Saturday and 11am to 8pm Sunday. This is the largest arts and crafts festival in central Texas with more than 275 artists, artisans, food vendors, and three stages of live music. The Festival is family-friendly, offering interactive workshops for kids, a petting zoo, face painting, magicians, and festival-inspired rides. Live music begins at noon on stages located between 6th Street and 7th Street on Neches, Trinity and Red River. Go here for directions, parking and music.

Leander is hosting the 8th annual Suddenlink Leander Bluegrass Festival on September 27th and 28th at Robin Bledsoe Park (601 S. Bagdad). This is a free event that will feature live music, concessions, children’s activities and a variety of vendors. Coolers and Alcohol are allowed at the park but glass containers are prohibited. Friendly pets are welcome on a leash. The Robin Bledsoe Water Playscape will be open until 8pm.

The Austin Public Library Friends Foundation, in partnership with BookPeople, are hosting the 5th annual Austin Teen Book Festival this Saturday, September 28th from 8:30am to 5:30pm at the Austin Convention Center. It’s a one-day event that celebrates the teens by bringing in many popular young adult authors. It’s free and the largest event of its kind. Parking will cost you $7. Get more information here

With temperatures finally in the double digits this is a great time of year to explore our city. Check out the great list of 10 free things to do in downtown Austin by our good friends at Free Fun in Austin.com

Free music

This is the final week to take in free concerts at Shady Grove on Barton Springs Road courtesy of KGSR. The live music begins at 8 p.m. This Thursday you can hear the music of the Jones Family Singers. For more information and schedule updates, visit the KGSR website or the Unplugged at the Grove Facebook page. You can also text "grove" to 43981 to join the Unplugged at the Grove Alerts Club.

More savings

Our good friends at BeFrugal.com have shared these terrific freebies and deals. Thanks Jen.

Retail steals

·         Office Depot Free $20 Office Depot Gift Card When you buy 2 of the same HP Toners. Expires: 9/28

·         Victoria's Secret Free Leggings w/ $25+ Clothing Or Shoe Order, Add qualifying clothing and/or shoes totaling $25 or more and leggings (item# 311-858) to your shopping bag. Expires: 9/26

·         Walgreens Free Blood Pressure Test, Participating locations only. See offer for details. Expires: 9/30


Dining deals

·         Free small Dunkin’ Donuts coffee on National Coffee Day (9/29) 

·         Chevy's Fresh Mex Free Taco With Twitter Promotion, Participating locations only. See offer for details. Expires: 10/6

·         Goodtimes Burgers Free Hatch Valley Green Chili Slider With the purchase of a drink. Participating locations only. See offer for details. Expires: 9/29

·         Long John Silver's Free Ciabatta Jack Sandwich With the purchase of an individual side and 20oz drink at regular price. Participating locations only. See offer for details. Expires: 9/25

·         Nathans Free Regular Cone Or Cup With the purchase of any Nathan's Combo. Participating locations only. See offer for details. Expires: 9/30


Here is a roundup of some of the top deals from Offers.com this week. Thanks Amber!



Pay $50 for a $250 e-gift card from Restaurant.com

Expires 10/29/13


Dunkin’ Donuts

Free Cup of Coffee on National Coffee Day




$10 off $50 iTunes Gift Card

Expires 9/26/13


Eddie Bauer

Up to 70% off + Free Shipping on orders $99+

Expires 10/03/13



Up to 60% off + Extra 20% off Semi-Annual Clearance

Expires 10/01/13