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Deals of the Week

by Terri Gruca

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Posted on October 11, 2011 at 11:02 PM

Updated Wednesday, Oct 12 at 3:22 PM

This week you'll find some "spook"tacular Halloween deals and more. Enjoy! 

Spa deals
Austin’s Spa Week runs through October 16th. There are still some pretty good savings to be had. You’ll find facials, massages and body wraps for $50.
Halloween deals
Heidi from Free Fun in Austin.com has a terrific list of Halloween themed events to take advantage of with your family. Below are the ones taking place through this weekend, but you can find the full list on her web site.
  •  Evergreen Farms Pumpkin Hunt - Each weekend in October.  Saturdays 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sundays 1 - 5 p.m.  Admission is free and several activities are free, but others cost $2.50 per ticket.  Elgin, Texas.
  •   Sweet Berry Farm - Admission is free.  You pay for the activities and pumpkins.  Open every day except Wednesday.  Marble Falls, Texas.
  •   Halloween Carnival and Haunted HouseMetz Recreation Center. Thursday, October 13, from 5:30 - 8 p.m.  512-478-8716. Free. 
  •   The 6th Annual Great Goblin Glow event at Lakeway City Park - Saturday, October 15, from 7 - 9 p.m. 502 Hurst Creek Road. Hot air balloons will illuminate the night sky and children from around the area are invited to trick-or-treat from the gondolas lined up along the water's edge. Come one, come all! Don't miss the sight of a lifetime! Attractions include glitter tattoo artists, balloon twisters, a carnival funhouse, caramel corn, hot dogs and snowcones. Special musical guest, The Gary Lee Cox Band, will perform onstage. Wear your costume! NO DOGS ALLOWED. Another fabulous event brought to you by the Lakeway Parks & Recreation Department and sponsored, in part by Walgreen's. Limited parking available at Ranger Field and along Hurst Creek Road. Call 512-314-7530 for more info. 
  • Free Sugar Skulls Workshops - Saturday, October 15, from 10:30 to noon (session 1) or from 1 - 2:30 p.m. (session 2). Also, Thursday, October 20, from 6:00 pm - 7:30 p.m. To sign up for workshops call 974-3785. Mexican American Cultural Center.
  • Falling Into Health - Saturday, October 15, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.  Earnest Holistic Health is hosting a free, family friendly event with the Burnet Road Farmers Market.  There will be live music, mini health seminars, food and a moon walk for the kids and more.
  • Pfamily Pfall Pfestival - Sunday, October 16, from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.  First United Methodist Church of Pflugerville.
Looking for some creative ways to carve your pumpkin this Halloween? Check out the free stencils Pumpkin Pile offers on its web site. You’ll find everything from scary to funny to traditional.
Local deals
As a station KVUE provides daily deals through its site called Yollar.com. But there's a new way to save and this week's deal is a good deal if you like to golf. You can get eight rounds of golf and 10 one-hour lesson clinics at Bluebonnet Hill Golf Course for $179. That typically costs you $966. Bluebonnet Hill Golf Course is located at Decker Lane.
Food deals
-BOGO offer from Mimi’s Café
Buy one breakfast and two drinks and get a second breakfast free. You’ve got to bring the coupon with you. Offer is good through October 14th.
-Whole Foods deal
Whole Foods is selling Wild Atlantic White Shrimp for $7.99 a pound this Friday, October 14th. There’s a limit of ten pounds per person. Sarah shared this tip.
Travel Deals
Southwest Airlines is having an un"boo"lievable airfare sale. You’ve got to book by Thursday, October 13th for travel through February 14th with the typical blackout dates. You can find fares as cheap as $59 one way.