Buddy Squirrel Easter Open House on Sunday

March 14, 2013 by · Leave a Comment
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The popular annual Buddy Squirrel Easter Open House takes place on Sunday, March 17.

Visitors to the Buddy Squirrel factory in St. Francis will be able to try free samples of their famous whipped creme eggs and caramel corn. The Easter Bunny and Buddy Squirrel will be on hand for pictures.

The Buddy Squirrel Easter Open House takes place between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the Buddy Squirrel headquarters at 1801 E. Bolivar Avenue in St. Francis.  See the Buddy Squirrel website for more information including a map.

Milwaukee Area Election Day Freebies

November 6, 2012 by · 10 Comments
Filed under: Dining 

In case you haven’t heard, it’s Election Day! Even if your candidate doesn’t win, everyone can take advantage of freebies being given away by local businesses.

Several Milwaukee area businesses are offering freebies to customers that show up wearing their “I Voted” sticker.

7-ElevenFree cup of election day coffee.  Pick either a Obama or Romney cup and cast your vote.

Boston Market Free Market Bowl with purchase of a bowl and drink.

Buca di Beppo – Buy one lunch, get one free of equal or lesser value. Or $5 off Famiglia Meal or $10 off Famiglia Deluxe Meal. Details on the Buca website.

Buddy SquirrelFree chocolate dipped cookie at any of the three area Buddy Squirrel stores.

Cafe Benelux in the Third Ward is offering customers a free pint of Lowlands Brewing Company Bier.

Cafe Centraal in Bay View is offering customers a free pint of Lowlands Brewing Company Bier.

Cafe Hollander in Wauwatosa and downtown is offering customers a free pint of Lowlands Brewing Company Bier.

Culver’s in Oak Creek is offering a free scoop of custard. (Please note that the Oak Creek location is the only Culver’s offering this special)

Einstein Bros Bagels – Free bagel and cream cheese.  Brookfield location is participating, however other locations may not be.

Olive GardenFree Dolicini ($3.95 maximum value) with the purchase of one adult entrée.

Papa John’s – Buy any Large or Extra Large pizza at regular menu price and get a second pizza of equal of lesser value for free.  Use promo code FREEDAY.

Pizza Shuttle is offering Buy One Get One Free slices of pizza for voters today.

Quaker Steak & Lube in New Berlin is offering customers a free pint of Capital Beer.

Robert’s Frozen Custard in Germantown is offering all customers a free cone!

StarbucksFree Indivisible wristband, no purchase is necessary.

Stone Creek CoffeeFree extra shot of espresso.

Toppers PizzaLarge One-Topping Pizzas and triple order of Original Topperstix for $5.  (not a freebie, but still worth mentioning.)

Trocadero is offering customers a free pint of Lowlands Brewing Company Bier.

Vino 100 in Wauwatosa is offering Buy One Get One Free glasses of wine or beer.

If you are aware of any other Milwaukee businesses offering freebies today, please leave a comment and let us know!

Thanks to Rose Knows Coupons, Twitter users @SchmattAttack and @JonKurozawa, and Milwaukee Consumer readers Kendra, Jennifer, Lori, Gwynne, and Christian for contributing to this list!

Quality Candy Buddy Squirrel 2012 Easter Open House on Sunday

March 23, 2012 by · 1 Comment
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The annual Quality Candy Buddy Squirrel Easter Open House takes place on Sunday, March 25.  As a part of the event, they will be giving away samples of their products, including their famous whipped creme eggs. If you have never tried one of these eggs, it is almost worth attending just to have one!  The Easter Open House takes place between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., and admission is free. 

Scheduled activities include:

  • Visits with the Easter Bunny and Mrs. Easter Bunny
  • Opportunities to meet Buddy Squirrel himself (!)
  • See how the Quality Candy whipped creme eggs are made
  • Free samples of caramel corn & the whipped creme eggs

The event takes place at the Quality Candy Buddy Squirrel headquarters, located at 1801 E. Bolivar Avenue in St. Francis.  See the Quality Candy Buddy Squirrel website for more information, including a map.

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