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"TALK OF THE WEEK": Happy Labor Day! Enjoy FREE STUFF In Your Town...

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Labor Day brings some of the BEST sales of the year, even better then Black Friday! But how about some FREE STUFF...

Listen to the "Talk of the Week"below:

Happy Labor Day! We know you worked hard all year.... so take a load off... save some cash... and enjoy these TOTT Freebies for this weekend:

Free Photo Shoot
  • Start off by getting you and your fam or friends a FREE photo session and portrait from
SEARS - FREE 20×20 Family Portrait at Sears Portrait Studio
Walmart - FREE 20×20 Family Ties Portrait at PictureMe Studios in Walmart!

Free Food
  • Buy four full-priced drinks at Starbucks and get the fifth free now through Sept. 30. It's called the "Starbucks Runner Reward," aimed at all the nice people who take orders and make trips to get coffee for friends or co-workers. Just download a form where you can write down the orders, and bring it with you to Starbucks.
  • Buy a kids meal at Chipotle on Aug. 31, and when you bring your receipt back anytime in September you'll get another kids meal free. Get more information here
  • Here's a printable coupon for a buy-one-get-one-free 20-ounce Pepsi NEXT, redeemable at 7-Eleven. The coupon is in the upper left hand corner of the page. Just click on the orange "Print Coupons" box and follow the instructions.
  • The "Snooki burger" is back at BGR The Burger Joint, and this time around, when you buy one, you'll get a slider version of the same burger free to celebrate Snooki's new baby.
  • Arby's is introducing three new Turkey Roasters sandwiches, and you can try one free at a participating Arby's 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sept. 6 while supplies last.
  • Cupcakes are buy-one-get-one-free at Sprinkles on M Street in Georgetown during Fashion's Night Out, 6 to 9 p.m., Sept. 6.
  • Get a free starter with the purchase of any entrée at P.F. Chang's. Grab the offer here.
  • BLT Steak DC's "popover fairies" will hand out some of their famous popovers free every Friday, now through at least early fall. Just follow them on Facebook or Twitter to find out the exact time and place.
  • Get a buy-one-get-one-free "creation" coupon from Cold Stone Creamery right away, and another e-mailed to you on your birthday when you join the My Cold Stone Club. You'll also get other members-only coupons throughout the year.
  • The latest batch of coupons from Quizno's includes this offer: Buy any sub or salad combo and get a free kids meal Saturdays and Sundays only through Sept. 3. That's just one of five coupons in this bundle.
  • Join Kraft's First Taste program to get free samples of new products, as well as high-value coupons. Kraft is looking for people willing to try their products and give them lots of feedback.
  • Get a free coffee with the purchase of a breakfast hoagie at all Taylor Gourmet locations on weekends. This freebie is also available on weekdays at the Dupont and Bethesda locations only.
  • A free appetizer is yours when you join Houlihan's email club. Members also get a free entree on their birthday. You can also join their mobile club and get a free dessert via text message just for signing up. Text HOU35 to 21333 to join.
  • Mondays just got better for fans of a certain creamy, icy treat. You'll get a free frozen yogurt of equal or lesser value when you buy one every Monday now through Labor Day (Sept. 3) at Crave Frozen Yogurt of Alexandria.
  • Sign up for O'Malley's VIP Club to get periodic e-mail about discounts, special events and chances to win. Recently, members got a free order of wings. Everyone who joins with a valid e-mail address gets something free for their birthday.
  • Join Red Robin's Red Royalty Program and you'll get a free burger on your birthday every year, plus visit 5 times in the first 5 weeks and you'll get $20 off your 6th visit. Those are just some of the perks.
  • Buy one classic pasta at Maggiano's, and you'll get one free to take home. Dine-in only.
  • Join Sprinkles Birthday Club to get a free cupcake on your birthday every year.
  • Get a free kids meal with each adult entrée purchased at Bob Evans every Tuesday. Plus, you can download a "Sweet Treat Club" card on Facebook to get free food for your kids.
  • Get a free 16-ounce Iced Latte at Wawa when you sign up to receive emailed news and offers from them. Fill out a short form, and they'll email you right back with a printable coupon.
  • If you're a really big eater, consider taking the taco challenge at any District Taco location. Sign a waiver and pay $40 to eat as many tacos as you can in 15 minutes. If you follow the rules and eat more than 15 tacos in 15 minutes, the current record, the food is free.
  • Get a coupon for a buy-one-get-one-free 20-ounce drink at Orange Julius when you sign up to join the "Julius League" (Their email discount club).
  • Get a free order of Stuffed Pizza Rollers with your next online order at Pizza Hut when you sign up to receive emails from them.
  • Sign up for the Georgetown Events email list featuring businesses like Surfside, The Bullpen, Jetties and Something Sweet, and you'll get new deals emailed to you weekly. Sign up here.
  • If you have a really really big appetite, we have a freebie for you. The Burrita Preñada at El Hidalgo Restaurant in Elkridge is an 8-pound, 2-foot-long burrito stuffed with meat, rice, beans and topped with sauce. If you order it and finish it in less than an hour without taking any bathroom breaks it's free. They'll also throw in free appetizers, drinks and dessert if you have room. But keep in mind if you take the challenge and lose, the burrito will cost you $39.99.
  • Kids eat free from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. every day at Ireland's Four Courts Restaurant and Pub in Arlington. They advertise it in their Twitter bio.
  • Family Night is 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. every Wednesday at Chick-fil-a's Westfield Montgomery location in Bethesda. You'll get a free four-count Nugget Kid Meal with every adult meal you buy. There are activities for kids in the food court.
  • Irish Whiskey Public House in Northwest D.C. offers free tastings of its featured whiskey of the month from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. every Tuesday. Space is limited.
  • Sign up to get e-mailed offers and news from On The Border, and you'll get a free bowl of original queso or free sopapillas.
  • Here's a freebie for AARP Members. Buy a large or extra large coffee at Dunkin' Donuts, and you'll get a free doughnut when you show your AARP card.
  • Every Tuesday night is Family Night at upstairs at Mr. Henry's on Capitol Hill. Kids 8 years old and younger eat free from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. from their kids' menu when they come with a dining adult.
  • Sign up to get emailed offers and deals from Arby's and you'll get a free roast beef sandwich with purchase of a drink just for signing up.
  • Every Friday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., you'll get free fries with any Burger Bar purchase at Whole Foods Market in Alexandria.
  • Have you heard of Harris Teeter's "Sub Club" ? If you have a Harris Teeter VIC card, you'll automatically earn points for every made-to-order sub you buy. When you earn 15 points, you'll get a free whole sub or wrap on your next visit. The current program ends Dec. 31.
  • This freebie depends on NASCAR driver Ryan Newman, who drives the No. 39 Chevrolet. If he places in the top 10 in a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race this season, you get a free Bloomin' Onion at Outback Steakhouse with any purchase on the Monday immediately following the race. One offer per table.
  • Free beer is a regular thing at D.C. Bread & Brew from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. every weekday, if you order food in the bar, you'll get a free D.C. Brau Pale Ale.
  • Get a free glass of house wine at Ristorante Piccolo in D.C. when you like it on Facebook and sign up to receive news about special offers and events.
  • Join Dairy Queen's Blizzard Fan Club and you'll get a buy one, get one free Blizzard coupon right away, plus you'll be first to hear about future offers and deals.
  • Get a free bagel with cream cheese when you sign up to get exclusive email deals from Bruegger's.
  • Sign up for Godiva's Rewards Club (it's free) and you'll get a free piece of chocolate every month when you visit a participating Godiva boutique.
  • Get free chips and salsa or a free drink from Qdoba when you sign up for its rewards card.
  • Get a free order of garlic fries at Gordon Biersch when you like the company on Facebook.
  • Three free meals. That's what IHOP will give you when you sign up to get email offers from them. You'll get your first within 24 hours of signing up, your second on your birthday, and your third one year after signing up.
  • Sign up for Dunkin' Donuts' Perks Rewards program, and you'll get a a free medium beverage for signing up and a free medium beverage on your birthday. You'll also earn rewards as you spend on Dunkin' stuff.
  • Join LongHorn Steakhouse's "Western Hospitality Club" to get news about deals and promotions and the first cool thing you'll get is a free appetizer.
  • These three little words mean a lot to parents: Kids Eat Free. At Star and Shamrock Tavern & Deli in D.C.'s H Street/Atlas District, kids eat free with the purchase of an adult entree every Tuesday between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
  • One of the most popular sweet shops in town, Georgetown Cupcake, gives away 100 free cupcakes at each location, every day. All you need to know when you get to the counter is the secret, not-on-the-menu flavor of the day. The flavor changes daily and is announced each morning on the shop's Facebook and Twitter pages.
  • Sign up for restaurant and food product discounts at Bob Evans, and you'll get a buy-one-get-one-free coupon for the restaurant's side dishes which are sold in grocery stores.
  • Prime Wine & Spirits in Prince Frederick has free wine and craft beer tastings from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. every Friday.
Free Things To Do
  • Love drums? Head to Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis where the 2012 Drum Corps Associates World Championships are being held over Labor Day weekend. Admission is free to the 4 p.m. events Aug. 31.
  • It's monarch butterfly migration time, and Black Hill Regional Park in Boyds is holding a Monarch Fiesta Day 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sept. 1. There will be games, crafts and storytime as well as the tagging and releasing of monarch butterflies that will make their way to Mexico.
  • The National Symphony Orchestra's annual Labor Day Capitol Concert happens at 8 p.m., Sept. 2 on the West Lawn of the Capitol. No tickets are required for this free event. Gates open at 3 p.m., and there's an open rehearsal at 3:30 p.m.
  • There are a bunch of free events going on over Labor Day weekend tied to the AT&T Nation's Football Classic. Everything listed here is free except for the football game between Howard University and Morehouse College.
  • The 74th Annual Labor Day Parade in Gaithersburg kicks off at 1 p.m., Sept. 3. Look for all the great things you love about a parade: fire engines, clowns, marching bands and more.
  • Say goodbye to summer at the annual Bethany Beach Jazz Funeral starting at 5:30 p.m. at the North end of the boardwalk Sept. 3. Three bands will join a procession that carries a casket containing a mannequin representing summer.
  • Book a 4 night stay at a Hilton Head condo or villa, and get the fourth night free. This offer from Wyndham Vacation Rentals is good now through Sept. 30.
  • Rosslyn has free lunchtime concerts on Thursdays now through Oct. 25. Concerts run from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Wilson Boulevard and North Oak Street.
  • The Shakespeare Theater's annual "Free For All" is underway. You can get free tickets to "All's Well That Ends Well" either by visiting Sidney Harmon Hall on the day of the show or by entering a ticket lottery ahead of time. Performances continue through Sept. 5.
  • Watch hundreds of documentary films - from the popular to the obscure - for free through a website called Documentary Heaven.
  • Enjoy one week of free yoga during September (National Yoga Month) at participating studios. The Yoga Health Foundation's website will help you find one near you that's participating.
  • If you're a fan of short films, head to YouTube to watch 50 of them free. They're finalists and semi-finalists in YouTube's "Your Film Festival" contest.
  • Plan now to take part in Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day on Saturday, Sept. 29. That's the day museums all over the country that normally charge an admission fee will open their doors free to Museum Day ticketholders.
  • One child gets in free with each paying adult on Fridays after 4 p.m. at all Fairfax County RECenter pools, now through Aug. 31.
  • Yes, there are legitimate movies you can watch free on YouTube, and Paste Magazine has put together it's list of the 20 best.
  • Interested in researching your family tree, but not sure how to go about it? The National Archives has now placed videos of most of its popular how-to genealogy workshops online. Watch them free through the National Archives YouTube channel.
  • "Lavish" art dating from as far back as the 1500s is the star of an exhibition at the Sackler Gallery called "Worlds Within Worlds: Imperial Paintings from India and Iran." It runs through September 16.
  • "Take It To The Bridge" is a 9-week series of installations and performances by local and regional artists at the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design. They're going on at the Cocoran's new Performance Bridge inside the glass entryway on 17th Street. The series continues through September 15.
  • "Homegrown: The Music of America" is a free lunchtime summer concert series at the Library of Congress. Shows take place on varying days at the Coolidge Auditorium on the ground floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building.
  • Enjoy a free 45-minute boat tour of the Anacostia River at noon every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday now through October 28. The boat departs from Bladensburg Waterfront Park. Reservations are required.
  • In search of some running buddies to get you motivated? Washingtonian has put together a list of free fun run groups in the area that will get you moving every day.
  • "Best in the World: Native Athletes in the Olympics" is the name of the current exhibition at the National Museum of the American Indian, running through September 3. Explore the achievements of athletes like Jim Thorpe and Billy Mills.
  • See a free performance every day at the Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage. No tickets are required, and shows always start at 6 p.m. Unless otherwise noted.
  • If you're considering a family-oriented trip to Pittsburgh, you should check out this great list of 9 free things to see and do from
  • Enjoy free Jazz in the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden every Friday through August 31, 5:30-8:30 p.m., weather permitting.
  • Every month, LEGO stores hold a free "model build" for kids age 6-14. Kids get to build a LEGO mini-model, and then take it home and keep it free. Look up your closest store for dates and times.
  • Kids age 18 and younger can get free admission to the Newseum July 1 through September 3 with a paid adult or senior admission, or with a Newseum membership. What's really cool is, as many as six kids at once can take advantage of the offer.
  • Trying to improve your gardening skills? The Fairfax County Public Library offers regular "plant clinics" with Master Gardeners from the Fairfax County Cooperative Extention.
  • If you have a Bank of America or Merrill Lynch card, you can get free admission to 150 museums nationwide on eligible weekends throughout the year. The program is called "Museums On Us".
  • Check out this calendar of free outdoor movies put together by Maryland's Office of Tourism. It includes schedules of free outdoor flicks in D.C.'s Maryland suburbs, as well as in other parts of the state like Baltimore and Ocean City.
  • Amelia Earhart is the subject of a new exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery, timed to coincide with the 75th anniversary of her still mysterious disappearance. It features photos, paintings and rare audio and video of Earhart. You'll also get a close-up look at some things that belonged to her, such as a leather flying helmet. The exhibit runs through May of 2013. Admission is free.
  • Bikram Yoga Bethesda has free community classes every Thursday at 9:30 a.m., and Friday at 6 a.m. If you're not familiar with it, Bikram Yoga is a system of hot, hatha yoga developed by Bikram Choudhury.
  • If you love gazing at the night sky and enjoy art, check out the new exhibition at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art called "African Cosmos: Stellar Arts". Admission is free. The exhibition runs through December 9.
  • Would your kid like to see knights in shining armor on horseback and live jousting on his or her birthday? Sign them up to get free admission to Medieval Times with a paid full-price adult admission during their birthday month.
  • "Attachments: Faces and Stories from America's Gates" is the name of a new exhibit at the National Archives. It features the stories of immigrants captured in photos and documents attached to government forms dating from the 1880s through World War II. The exhibit is free and open to the public through Sept. 4.
  • Loads of concerts are planned this summer by the City of Alexandria and most are free. Here's a handy list.
  • Check out the Town of LaPlata Concert Series Friday nights at 7 p.m. on the west lawn of La Plata Town Hall. The series runs now through Sept. 28.
  • Catch a free outdoor concert from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. every Friday night with Rockville Town Square's Friday Night Live series now through Sept. 28.
  • Catch a free concert every Friday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., through Sept. 14 at the Yards Park on the Anacostia River in Southeast.
  • The National Museum of American History's new signature exhibition is called "American Stories." It tells the story of America through more than 100 objects, including Dorothy's ruby slippers from the Wizard of Oz, Muhammad Ali's boxing gloves and a walking stick used by Ben Franklin that rarely goes on display. Museum admission is free.
  • The American Girl store at Tysons Corner Center regularly holds in-store events and activities, and many are free. Some activities include a freebie kids can take home with them.
  • Want to tour new places and save money at the same time? A collection of travel blogs called BoardingArea has compiled a list of more than 80 free walking tours available around the world.
  • Check out Free Summer Saturdays at the Corcoran Gallery of Art. There are free gallery tours, performances, workshops and more planned now through Labor Day.
  • Through a program called Blue Star Museums, active duty members of the military and their families can get free admission to more then 1,500 museums nationwide now through Labor Day, Sept. 3. Just click on your state to see participating museums.
  • Ocean City, Md. has free events going on now through October. Check out the massive list here.
  • The Potomac Nationals have a free Kids Club Rookie Package. Kids who sign up get a free grandstand ticket to every one of the team's Sunday home games, along with other cool perks.
  • Love music? Soak it in at a summer concert series in St. Charles, Md. There are performances every Friday now through Aug. 31.
  • The Washington Nationals will give you a free game ticket or a special seat upgrade for your birthday. And no, your birthday does not have to fall during the season to take advantage. Get all the details here.
  • Cole Bros. Circus of the Stars has a coupon for up to two free child general admission tickets when you buy one adult ticket. A child is considered age 12 or younger. The offer is subject to seat availability.
  • Space Shuttle Discovery is now on permanent display at the National Air and Space Museum's Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly. Museum admission is free. Parking is $15, but here's a tip: parking is always free after 4 p.m.
  • DC Walkabout offers several free, two-hour walking tours in various parts of the city. All you need to do is RSVP and tip your guide at the end. Click here for details. The first four tours described on the left-hand side of the page are free.
  • Ringling Bros. And Barnum & Bailey Circus has a cool program called Baby's First Circus. Register your newborn before he turns 1, and you'll get a voucher good for one free future circus ticket. The voucher does not expire.
  • Kids age 15 and younger can claim two free games of bowling every week this summer, through Sept. 3, at AMF Bowling Centers. Just sign up here.
  • Get free admission to the National Museum of Natural History's Butterfly Pavilion every Tuesday. Stroll among live butterflies and exotic plants. You still need a ticket if you visit on Tuesday, and you can get them at the Butterfly Pavilion box office starting at 10 a.m. every Tuesday.
  • Kids between the ages of 3 and 5 who are Virginia residents can get a free Sesame Street Forest of Fun Preschool Pass at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, good for unlimited admission through Oct. 28.

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