This week's big deals

Here are some of the week's best deals.

KIDS -- Free

Georgia Aquarium: Treat the kids to some fun on “Pirate & Princess Day” Sept. 7, when kids 12 and younger dressed in royal attire or pirate outfits get free admission with each paying adult, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Themed activities are 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and feature special appearances, costumed characters, arts and crafts and more. Adult admission is $34.95, while kids ages 3-12 are regularly $28.95. For more details, visit

FOOD & DRINK -- 50% off

Midtown Restaurant Week: Foodies can enjoy signature menus from Midtown restaurants while saving some cash thanks to Midtown Restaurant Week, taking place Sept. 7-15. Choose from specially priced $15, $25 and $35 prix-fixe menus for lunch and dinner at more than 45 participating restaurants. There are no tickets to buy, but reservations are recommended. Check out the  line-up and reserve a table at

KIDS -- $50 off

Gymboree Play & Music: Score discounted enrollment for children new to Gymboree with this deal, available on the Google Offers app for your smartphone.  The coupon gets you $50 off the first month of interactive programs for children younger than 5, with a minimum enrollment of three months (regularly $65 per month). This special is valid through Dec. 6 for children new to Gymboree. Gymboree, 4920 Roswell Road, Atlanta; 404-256-2223. 

SHOPPING -- 55% off

Wired & Fired: Unleash your creativity and save some money. The pottery studio has a $30 voucher at for pottery painting for two ($66 value). The package includes instruction, supplies and two hours of painting. Your creation will be food-, microwave- and dishwasher-safe. Appointment required; see restrictions online. Wired & Fired, 1000 Marietta St., Suite 104, Atlanta; www.wired

MUSICAL -- 50% off

“Harmony”: Be one of the first to see the musical by Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman (right), which chronicles the first boy band — in 1920s Germany. Purchase a half-price ticket and a $20 gift certificate to the Lawrence for $35 at All tickets and gift certificates will be left at will call. This special is valid for performances on Sept. 6, 8, 10 and 12. Alliance Theatre, Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St., Atlanta.

SPORTS -- 50%+ off

Canongate: Learn golf and save big with the “Get Golf Ready” promotion, part of a nationwide effort from the PGA. Through the program, Canongate has a package of five group golf lessons for $99 (a savings of $200-$400). The 60-minute lessons are available for kids and adults at seven different Canongate courses, with the last session for this year starting Sept. 15 or 16 (depending on location). More info:

FOOD & DRINK -- 50% off

Frank’s Cajun and Soul Kitchen: Save up to 50 percent off comfort food ($10 maximum discount) when you use your smartphone to access a coupon on the Scoutmob app. The restaurant serves up ribs, pork chops, mac ’n cheese and more. The coupon is limited to one per check and excludes lunch specials; see full restrictions online. Frank’s Cajun and Soul Kitchen, 1175 Powder Springs St., Marietta; 678-383-6703.

THEATER -- 50% off

“The Crucible”: Catch a performance of the American theater classic by Arthur Miller and save at the same time. Tickets for the Tony Award-winning drama, written about the Salem witch trials as an allegory for McCarthyism, are available for a limited time at Buy tickets for $16 each (regularly $34), for shows Sept. 13-28 (8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays).  Alley Stage, 11 Anderson St., Marietta.

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