September is National Potato Month, and McDonald’s is holding a “Fryday” celebration. Stop by a participating McDonald’s location in Connecticut or Western Massachusetts between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Friday and you’ll get a free small order of french fries, no purchase necessary. Information: www.mcdonalds.com.
Crabtree & Evelyn, 102 Peake Brook Road in Woodstock, holds a warehouse sale on Saturday, July 19 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, July 20, from noon to 4 p.m. Merchandise includes bath and body care products, accessories, home fragrances, foods and gifts at up to 85 percent off suggested retail price and more. Expect a crowd, so shop early for best selection.
IKEA celebrates 10 years in New Haven Friday through Sunday, July 18, 19 and 20, with giveaways, special discounts, in-store events and more. Purchase a meal in the store’s restaurant on Saturday, July 20, and you’ll get a free frozen yogurt.
Japanalia is holding its final sales through July 26. Deals include denim jackets and silk cowls for $25, silk crop tees for $15 and black ribbed and jersey separates for $15 to $25. Payment is by cash or check only. Details: 860-232-4677 or www.japanalia.com.
Just Hatched, an infant and children’s shop at 112 State St., Guilford, holds its annual sidewalk sale on Friday, July 18 and Saturday, July 19 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Merchandise includes manufacturers’ samples and seasonal kids clothing and accessories at up to 75 percent off. Information: 203-458-2229 or www.justhatched.com.
McDonald’s welcomes spring with a free coffee event. Through April 13, customers can stop by participating locations during breakfast hours for a small cup of McCafé coffee at no charge; no purchase necessary. Information: www.mcdonalds.com.
Love McDonald’s special sauce but not a Big Mac fan? Good news. There’s a new vehicle for the pinky-orange condiment.
McD’s has introduced the Bacon Clubhouse Sandwich, a new menu item available in three varieties – Bacon Clubhouse Burger, Bacon Clubhouse Grilled Chicken and Bacon Clubhouse Crispy Chicken. All feature Big Mac special sauce.
What year was the Big Mac introduced nationwide? Be one of the first 15 people to email the correct answer and I’ll send you a coupon for a free Bacon Clubhouse Burger, good at Connecticut/Western MA McDonald’s locations, (excluding Fairfield Country).
Send emails to firstname.lastname@example.org and include your name and mailing address.
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, McDonald’s has introduced its new McCafe Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Frappe, a mocha-strawberry drink with chocolate chips and whipped cream. Through Sunday, Feb. 9, customers can try a small size for just a $1 at participating locations. Information: www.mcdonalds.com.
McDonald’s is toasting the new year with free coffee. Through Tuesday, Jan 7,
customers can stop by Connecticut and Western Mass. McDonald’s restaurants
anytime throughout the day for a free small cup of McCafé coffee, no purchase
The fast-food giant is rolling out its new Mighty Wings, which will be sold in 3, 5 and 10-piece packs, on Sept. 9.
The bone-in wings are seasoned with cayenne and chili pepper for a little heat and will come with a choice of sauces, including ranch, honey mustard and barbecue. (Prices start at around $3.)
McDonald’s at 76 Brainard Road in Hartford, celebrates its grand re-opening with
special daily deals thorugh Aug. 31, including 59 cent hamburgers on Tuesdays,
$1.99 Big Macs on Wednesdays, two for $3.33 Filet-O-Fish sandwiches on Fridays
and $1.99 cheeseburger Happy Meals on Sundays. (Specials at this locale only.)
A rainy day is a good day for a giveaway. You could get a coupon for a free McDonald’s Egg White McMuffin, a free McDonald’s Premium McWrap OR a free MickeyD’s giftcard or Arbys giftcard if you can answer this riddle: What goes up when the rain comes down?
Be one of the first to send me an email, (email@example.com), with your name, mailing address and answer and you might get a rainy day surprise.