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Deals of the Week

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by Terri Gruca

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Posted on September 4, 2012 at 11:05 PM

Updated Tuesday, Sep 4 at 4:59 PM

This week you’ll find lots of fun family events, movies, concerts and more. Enjoy!

Movies in the park

The Austin Parks Foundation hosts movies in the park every month. This Thursday, September 6 from 6 to 8pm at Republic Square at 422 Guadalupe Street, you can see a special preview screening of this year’s upcoming ACL with various bands, including festival headliner Radiohead. Dogs, picnics and lawn chairs are welcome. Alcoholic beverages, glass and Styrofoam are not permitted in the park. For more information visit AustinParks.org.

Also Metz Movies Under the Stars has an event again this week with movies in the park. This Friday, September 7th they’ll be showing Lady and the Tramp (feel free to bring your dog). These free movie screenings on Friday nights continue through November. Movies begin at dusk (about 8:20pm) bring your own seating. Get more information here. Metz is located at 2407 Canterbury Street.

Free concerts

The Hill Country Galleria will host free concerts in their outdoor amphitheater on Saturday nights this fall.  Bring a blanket and enjoy this free Saturday Night Concert Series, sponsored by KDRPlive.org. Saturday, September 8 you can see Kolby Gray perform. The music begins at 7pm. Go here for more information.

Family fun

St. Michael's Catholic Academy at 3000 Barton Creek Boulevard will host their annual Future Crusader Night on Friday, September 7, 2012. Families with children in grades K - 8 (at any school) are invited to attend the Academy's football home opener for free. Tailgate starts at 6:30 p.m. and kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. There will also be a carnival set up at the game featuring Games2U, Austin Moonwalks, carnival games, balloon animals, face painting and much more.

At the event, you will find:

  • Free admission for ALL families with kids in grades K-8
  • Free unlimited access to carnival attractions
  • First 500 kids get a free FUTURE CRUSADER T-Shirt
  • First 500 kids get free food (hot dog, chips and a drink)
  • Free games
  • Free face painting
  • Free balloon animals
  • Free carnival games
  • Free rides
  • There will be a concession stand with food available for sale.

Food deal

On Thursday, September 6, 2012, participating Arby's restaurants will be serving up free Turkey Roasters, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.  Choose from Turkey Classic, Turkey 'n Cheddar Classic, or Grand Turkey Club. No purchase required. Limit one sandwich per person. Offer valid on 9/6/2012 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at participating locations only. While supplies last. Call an Arby's near you to confirm their participation in this promotion. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

Thanks Heidi from Free Fun in Austin for the great tips!

Football season is here and Offers.com has put together a list of everything you need to watch the big game at home or cheer on your team at a tailgate! Below are some great football season deals you can find right now on Offers.com!

Offers.com Football Season Deals

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Up to 70% Off Tailgating Party Supplies


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Expires 9/9/12


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Expires 9/9/12



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