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Free things to do around Atlanta this weekend

If you are looking for something to do around Atlanta this weekend check out these awesome free deals for Aug. 2 and Aug. 3, 2014. There are several free things to do that won’t cost you a dime. This first weekend of August offers free entertainment for indoor and outdoor activities.

Here are indoor and outdoor free things to do this weekend for those on a budget
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Whether you are on a staycation or just need to get out of the house, freebies like these usually come once per year. Most of these amazing deals are for Atlanta (Fulton County) residents and are perfect family entertainment.

Finding freebies and deals in this economy is a must for most families, especially for those whom are establishing a frugal lifestyle. Being on a tight budget does not mean you can’t enjoy life. To participate in these fantastic Atlanta deals just check out the links below.

Tellus Science Museum

Spend a day learning science this weekend by using your free pass. If you are a Bank of America or Merrill Lynch customer you can enjoy free admission. The fee for children and students is $10. Located in Cartersville, this is one of the best free things to do around the Atlanta area this weekend.

The Tellus Science Museum is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and offers unique exhibits several times a year. Included in the price of the admission or free pass this weekend is the incredible Model Train Exhibit with more than 100 feet of track. Phone: 770-606-5700.

High Museum of Art

If you love art, this Atlanta museum is a must on your list of things to do. Boasted as the top art museum of the Southeast, the High Museum of Art is known for supporting local Southern artists. Some of the current exhibits include ‘Dream Cars,’ ‘Molly Hatch: Physic Garden,’ and ‘African Art: Building the Collection.’

With over 14,000 works of art, it is no wonder this is a top destination for art lovers in the Atlanta area. Free access to view these incredible masterpieces is only offered on the first Saturday of each month. There are limited free tickets so you will need to call in advance. Phone: 404-733-4400.

Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites

A good weather weekend is best spent outdoors. Visiting a Georgia state park or historic site is by far one of the best things to do on a budget. Although state parks normally charge a parking fee, free admission is available for those who know how.

Check out one of Georgia’s state parks near the Atlanta area this weekend by picking up a ‘park pass’ from your local library. This pass will allow for free parking while you and your family picnic, hike, and play together.

After you have shopped till you drop during Georgia’s sales tax holiday, spend the weekend playing at one of these top Atlanta area attractions by using your free pass.

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