10 things to do for $10 in Denver this weekend (5 free!), December 14-16
Step into artist Adam Scott Miller's mystical world at this art opening. Miller's ethereal work is inspired by dreams, and depicts landscapes full of beams of colored light and magical elements. Musical guest Shaggz will set the mood, and designer Born of Infinity will bring you back to earth with a show original jewelry.
REI Ugly Sweater Festivus at REI Denver & Boulder (Saturday-Sunday, free)
Don your ugliest holiday outfit and head to REI -- the Denver flagship store Saturday and the Boulder store Sunday -- for a day full of prize drawings, scavenger hunts and a photobooth. You can learn more about outdoor gear and stock up for the coming months of outdoor adventures (and possible win some gear), all while wearing your tackiest thrift-store finds.
In Trance We Trust at Lumonics Light & Sound Gallery (Saturday, $10)
Get cozy at this night of trance music, featuring sounds from Tangle & Mateusz, DJ JackJack, Soapbox.DJ, Brian Vance, A-TrainDJ and Hazy Meadow. This is a great opportunity to enjoy some cool lights and music, take off your shoes (seriously, they want you to), and dance away the seasonal affective disorder.
Holiday Mixer at the Bovine Metropolis Theater (Sunday, $6)
Catch the very last performance of this popular Bovine Metropolis Theater sketch- comedy show tonight. Put on by the PrimeTime Sketch Team, the show is a night of holiday-themed sketches that will get you in the mood for -- and also make fun of -- the most wonderful time of the year.
December Neat Market at Hoodlab (Sunday, free)
Plants & Animals Denver
With cheese balls and reindeer meat abounding, vegans can feel left out during the holidays. But not at the December Neat Market. This all-vegan market is a perfect place to pick up vegan food, wine and gifts for the holidays. Support local businesses, learn ways to volunteer, and enjoy the community of animal lovers at this monthly event.
206 E. 13th Ave., Denver, CO