It’s National Hot Dog Day today – Wednesday, July 17th – and Sonic will have their chili cheese or all-American coneys for $1.00 each when you order through their app and use code YUM!
It’s back! Arc Thrift Stores will have their shorts, t-shirts, short-sleeved shirts, tank tops, capris, and swimwear for 99¢ this Friday, July 19th! You can find all of the Springs-area Arc stores (as well as many other local thrift stores) on our thrift store directory.
This Thursday, July 18th, from 10 AM to 4 PM, the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile will be making a stop at the King Soopers at Centennial & Fillmore! They’ll be giving away Wiener Whistles; get the details in this Gazette article.
The American Nusimatic Association’s Money Museum offers free admission to everyone on the third Saturday of each month – that’s this Saturday, July 20th. The museum is located on the campus of Colorado College and you can see more about their exhibits here.
Tuesday, July 2nd is a free admission day at the Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Farms! Wednesday, July 10th will be free admission to the York Street Gardens. You can find out information about each location on their website.
The next free day at Chatfield Farms will be August 6th and the next York Street free day is September 3rd.
Don’t forget that Colorado Springs Utilities has a xeriscape garden that’s free to visit! It’s small, but I think it’s worth a visit – you can see my post with photos here.
Salvation Army will have a 50% off sale this Friday through Sunday, June 28th-30th – most of the store (usually a couple of tag colors and mattresses are excluded) will be on sale for half-off. Our Salvation Army store is located at 3955 Tutt Blvd.
The Cottonwood Creek YMCA will hold a free family bike festival this Saturday, June 22nd, with group bike rides, a bounce house, bike safety checks, a pump track, and more – plus, discounted day passes to the YMCA for the day ($5 per person or $20 per family). Get all the details on the Facebook event page.
Bass Pro Shops is holding a variety of free workshops, games, and crafts for families on select Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays for the rest of June and July. Kids can make crafts and earn backpack clips, and they’ll also have games to play outside. Get all of the details and dates on their Facebook page and also on their website.