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Mark your calendars and set reminders: September will be a busy month on the made-up food holiday and deal front.

Besides Labor Day, September brings National Guacamole Day, National Cheeseburger Day and one of the most popular days of the year, National Coffee Day.

September also is Better Breakfast Month, National Honey Month, National Rice Month and National Potato Month.

Hungry yet?

September also brings the official start of fall on the 22nd and more pumpkin spice, a continuation of the early seasonal change that began in late August.

Bookmark this page because it'll be updated frequently with new deals.

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Today's specials

Target's "Fun Run" sale is going on through Saturday. Plus, check out ongoing specials and first day of fall freebies and deals.

The deals

Here are the best deals, big days and ongoing specials, available at participating locations. To be on the safe side, check with your closest location before heading out.

Sept. 16-22: Target 'Fun Run' sale

Get ready for a big Target sale. From Sept. 16-22, Target is holding a week-long "Fun Run" sale featuring Cartwheel promotions, a discount on a Shipt delivery membership and more.

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Sept. 22: First day of fall and Museum Day

The day marking the change of seasons is typically a one for deals. Spring brought us cool freebies and the first day of summer had an assortment of treats. Sept. 22 also Museum Day and National Ice Cream Cone Day.

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Sept. 25: Omaha Steaks $1 pet treats

Omaha Steaks: This deal is for the dogs. On Sept. 25, Omaha Steaks stores will have $1 pet treats including the Original Beef Dog Biscuits, T-Bone Chews and Smoked Pig Ear Strips.

Sept. 28: National Drink Beer Day

Three weeks after National Beer Lover's Day, it's time for another day to celebrate beer.

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Sept. 29: National Coffee Day 

These caffeinated deals are percolating and many more are expected.

Amora: The coffee subscription service will give free two bags with every National Coffee Day purchase. One of the free bags will be Amora’s new Pumpkin Spice coffee.

Atlas Coffee Club: On Sept. 28-29, get a free 12-ounce bag of premium single origin coffee with any subscription to the travel-themed coffee of the month club with promo code ATLASCOFFEEDAY18. Limit one per household. 

Barnes & Noble: All Barnes & Noble Cafes will offer a free cup of tall hot or iced coffee all day Sept. 29.

Bruegger’s Bagels: This National Coffee Day special starts on the first day of fall, Sept. 22, and runs through Sept. 29. Members of Bruegger’s Inner Circle rewards program can get a free coffee. Sign up at www.brueggers.com.

Cinnabon: Get a free 12-ounce coffee at participating locations Sept. 29. No purchase necessary.

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf: At participating locations, get a free regular coffee with the purchase of a food or bakery item Sept. 29.

Corner Bakery Café: It’s a two-day deal at the fast-casual chain. All locations will offer a free any size hand-roasted coffee or cold brew (where available) with any purchase on Sept. 28 and Sept. 29.

Cumberland Farms: Text FREECOFFEE to 64827 to receive a coupon for a free iced or hot coffee, any size, to redeem on Sept. 29 at participating locations.

Drinkfinity: From Sept. 28 through Oct. 1, get Drinkfinity’s Americano Starter Kit for $16.50, 50 percent off the regular price with promo code COFFEE. The landing page for the deal will be at www.drinkfinity.com/coffeeday.

Dunkin’ Donuts: At participating restaurants nationwide, buy a hot coffee and get a second cup for free Sept. 29.

FORTO: For a limited time with the Ibotta smartphone app, get a free 2-ounce single coffee shot at Walmart after rebate. This offer is for Ibotta users who have not redeemed the FORTO rebate before, however, those users might be able to earn 50 cents back for each shot, up to five.

KiTu Life Super Coffee: Get 25 percent off your entire order at www.kitulife.com Sept. 29 with coupon code SUPERCOFFEEDAY2018.

Kolache Factory: Join the company’s email club at www.kolachefactory.com and get a free 12-ounce cup of coffee Sept. 29 with an email coupon. No purchase necessary and limit one coffee per person.

Krispy Kreme: For one week only starting Sept. 24, the chain will have a special “Original Glazed Coffee.” Then on Sept. 29 at participating locations get a free cup of coffee, any size, with no purchase necessary. Krispy Kreme Rewards members also get a free doughnut on the made-up holiday.

Maui Wowi Hawaiian: Get 50 percent off online orders of limited-time and classic Maui Wowi Hawaiian coffees at http://shop.mauiwowi.com Sept. 29 with promo code ALOHACOFFEE.

Neuro Coffee: Here are two different deals running from 12 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. ET Sept. 29 at www.getneurocoffee.com: With promo code COFFEEDAY, get 60 percent off the first month of the Roaster’s Club monthly subscription. Or use code FREECOFFEE for a buy-one-get-one free deal on ground beans or K-Cups.

Peet’s Coffee: The chain will have an in-store and online offer. Get 25 percent off on one pound of beans and a free drip coffee or tea at participating Peet’s coffeebars. For online purchases at www.peets.com, get 25 percent off all regular, non-subscription, one pound bean purchases with promo code COFFEEDAY18.

Pilot Flying J: National Coffee Day is a two-day event at the travel centers. With a coupon in the myPilot app, get a free cup of Pilot coffee on Sept. 28 or 29.

PJ’s Coffee: In addition to National Coffee Day, the chain is celebrating its 40th anniversary Sept. 29 and giving away free 12-ounce cups of Ruby Roast light roast hot coffee.

QuickChek: First-time users of the chain’s mobile app, get a free hot or iced coffee on Sept. 29.

Scooter’s Coffee: Get a free brewed coffee, any size on Sept. 29. No coupon is needed.

Wawa: Members of Wawa Rewards can get a free cup of coffee Sept. 29 with a special one-day offer loaded to their accounts. Also, for a limited time, get any size coffee for $1, except at Florida locations. 

White Castle: Get a free small coffee with any purchase and a coupon at www.whitecastle.com/summer-savings.

Ongoing specials

Applebee’s: The September Neighborhood Drink of the Month is the $2 Samuel Adams OctoberFest.

Baskin-Robbins: Small Cappuccino Blasts are $2.99 in September and October.

Bone Fish Grill: Through Sept. 30,  get a free appetizer with purchase of two entrees and this coupon posted at www.bonefishgrill.com.

Carrabba’s Italian GrillThrough Sept. 30, get a free order of lasagne when you dine in and order select signature dishes, including Chicken Bryan, Chicken Marsala or Pollo Rosa Maria.

Carvel: Through Oct. 31, save $2 off a 48-ounce or larger cake or $3 off any sheet cake with a printable coupon.

Chili’s: The chain’s $5 margarita special for September is the Crown Apple Crisp, which is made with Jose Cuervo tequila, Crown Royal Regal Apple Whiskey, Cranberry Juice and Fresh Sour. The drink is available through Sept. 30.

Dairy Queen: For a limited time, download the Dairy Queen app and register for an account and get a free small Blizzard treat at participating locations. Limit one offer per person per visit. Not valid in Texas. There also are weekly exclusives through the app.

Jersey Mike’s: Through Sept. 30, get 10 percent online orders with promo code SUBABOVE10 at www.jerseymikes.com/order. By placing an order, also be entered in the chain’s annual A Sub Above College Football Tailgate Sweepstakes.

Jimboy's Tacos: Through Sept. 30, first responders get a free Original Ground Beef Taco or Bean Taco when they present their employee ID at participating California and Nevada locations for the chain’s new Taco for a Hero campaign. The offer is for firefighters, police, EMTs and active military personnel.

O'Charley's: Through Sept. 23 in most markets, buy an eight-ounce prime rib dinner for $15.99 and get one free. In the Knoxville market, the chain will have a $9.99 prime rib promotion also through Sept. 23.

Olive Garden: Through Sept. 23, order select entrees when dining in and take a second home for free for Olive Garden's popular “Buy One, Take One” promotion. On Sept. 24, the eight-week long Never Ending Pasta Bowl promotion begins 

On The Border: Through Oct. 1, get chicken tinga and seasoned ground beef tacos are $2 and brisket and southwest chicken tacos are $4 at participating locations.

Panda Express: Through Oct. 31, get $3 off any online order $5 or more with the code "HONEYISBACK."

Red Lobster: The Endless Shrimp promotion is back for a limited time.

Sonic: For a limited time, get a Carhop Classic, which is the choice of the Quarter Pound Double Cheeseburger or the Classic Signature Slinger, served with medium tots for only $2.99.

Wendy's: This deal lasts through Sept. 30. Get a free Dave's Single with any Wendy’s purchase with an offer on the mobile app, which is available for Apple and Android devices. This offer will refresh daily, the fast-food chain announced in a news release. One offer per customer per day. Registration in app is required. Also, for a limited time, get a small Frosty for 50 cents.

White CastleThrough Oct. 31, the Columbus-based fast-food chain has $3 Bacon Threesomes, which include three options of bacon-loaded sliders.

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Kelly Tyko is a consumer columnist and retail reporter for Treasure Coast Newspapers and TCPalm.com, part of the USA TODAY NETWORK. Read her Bargainista tips at TCPalm.com/Bargainista, follow her on Twitter @KellyTyko and email her at kelly.tyko@tcpalm.com. Sign up for her weekly newsletter at www.tcpalm.com/newsletters.