Here are some free or cheap things to check out this weekend:
DirecTV subscribers have a free preview today and Sunday. Watch all of the Showtime channels for free. Includes 545 through 557. HD channels may vary.
Free Comic Book Day – Get up to 6 free comics at your favorite comic book store. Go here to find a participating location. Call the store for event details. Each vendor may have different distribution rules.
Barnes & Noble is having a Free Comic Book day event with story telling and artist activities. Starts at 11 a.m. Go here to see the details and find a store.
Home Depot is having a free kids building workshop featuring a picture frame for mom. Go here to see the details. It’s from 9 a.m. to noon today.
Free kids workshop 10 a.m. to noon. Includes crafts and games.
Sci-Quest, Hands on Science Center
Hands-on Trucks Saturday, May 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. They’ll have over 15 vehicles for the public to explore including food trucks, a fire engine, bucket truck and more. Included with general admission.
Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival May 2
Saturday May 2 from 11 am-2 pm CST at the Little River Canyon Center. Free
11 am Fairy Houses Outdoor Classroom
11:30 am Bears of Little River Program
Noon -1 pm Lunch Vendor
Ongoing: Crafts for Kids, Piñata Fun, and Door Prizes
For more information call 256-835-3548
Victoria’s Secret Bombshell Day – First 100 in the store will receive prizes, gifts and discounts. Go here to learn more.
Toys R Us:
Free Lego mini-build from noon to 2 p.m.
Visit www.birmingham365.org for a massive list of options for Birmingham.
Lagniappe Mobile has a round-up of events happening in their area.
Go here to check out the city calendar.
North Alabama events:
Our Valley Events has a round-up of Huntsville area specific events for this weekend.
Fresh Air Family events
Free to moderate cost outdoor events calendar.
State travel calendar:
Go here for the official travel site of Alabama for calendar events happening across the state.