10 things to do for $10 this weekend, December 9-11, 2011
Bands & Writers at the Skylark Lounge (Saturday-Sunday, $5)
Charly "The City Mouse" Fasano has been performing his spoken word all over Denver for years, and will again tonight with this event that combines spoken word with music. Along with The City Mouse, you can enjoy poetry from Kenneth Arkind as well as music by Land Lines, Sweet Tooth Meat Tooth, and more.
Handmade Homemade Holiday Market at Green Spaces (Saturday, $2-5)
'Tis the season for shopping at craft fairs, and this weekend has a few to offer the shopper who wants to buy local, crafty goods. From prepared food to vegan soaps, the unique market will be full of one-of-a-kind stocking stuffers.
Tinsel at the Grant-Humphreys Mansion (Sunday, free)
For those more interested in the fashion side of holiday shopping, Fashion Denver's market is always the place to go. With fashion shows throughout the day and an impeccably curated collection of local designers, Tinsel is sure to keep you stylish and well-supplied with wearable items.
Poetry Slam at the Mercury Cafe (Sunday, $5)
Every week the Mercury Cafe holds this signature slam, and every week it's an excellent chance to see some insightful, moving slam poetry as well as some embarrassing stuff. Either way, it's entertaining and you'll probably be moved to tears and laughter--sometimes intentional, sometimes not.
Cora Vette's Hot Rods at The Compound (Sunday, $10)
What better way to end your weekend by watching a bunch of semi-naked dudes dance? Burlesque darling Cora Vette has put together a crew of shirtless studs to perform saucy dance numbers for your delight.