10 things to do for $10 in Denver this weekend (8 free!), April 5-7

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If anyone would appreciate cheap fun, it's The Dude, Jeff Bridges's iconic slacker character in The Big Lebowski. We may not have bowling on our activities list, but you can see the 1998 Coen brothers' classic for free this weekend -- and there are many more entertaining events around town, everything from ice-skating to a reptile show, none of which cost more than $10. For still more events in Denver, visit the online Westword calendar; feel free to share more $10-and-under happenings in the comments section below.

See also:
- Sebastiaan Bremer's work on display at Dikeou Collection Pop-Up tonight
- Paul Michel will unleash The Fanciest Tiger at Fancy Tiger's Civilized Living tomorrow
- Denver's ten best comedy nights

Only Human at Love Gallery (Friday, free)
Of the many shows opening on First Friday, this collaboration between artists Whitney Stephens and Emily J Moore will be one not to miss. Both create colorful, beautifully illustrated pieces that should work together well at this display at the always-intriguing Love Gallery.

The Lowbrow Coloring Show at Lowbrow Gallery (Friday, free)
Art is for everyone, and Lowbrow Gallery will prove it at an opening tonight featuring colored drawings on the walls created by anyone who cared to submit them. See the amateur creations tonight and vote for your favorites at an opening reception that proves anyone can be an art superstar.

Rodeo All-Star Weekend at the National Western Complex (Friday-Saturday, $5)
Watch as 128 cowboys and cowgirls from across the country duke it out in rodeo competitions for $140,000 in prizes at this first-ever Rodeo All-Star Weekend. The fun also includes everything from mutton-bustin' to a fashion show. Yee-haw!

((((LOOK)))) at Ironwood Gallery (Friday, free)
Even when it's not debuting a new show, Ironwood always has plenty to look at; the space has a delightfully curated collection of trinkets, crystals and other beautiful things. But tonight, In addition to the usual flora and fauna, the gallery will open ((((LOOK)))), an exhibit of new works by Rory Smith that will only add to the magic.

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From Sebastiaan's Bremer's series, "Schoener Goetterfunker"
Family Saturday Workshop: Sebastiaan Bremer at the Dikeou Collection Pop-Up Space (Saturday, free)
Artist Sebastiaan Bremer's collage/photograph pieces have been on display at the Dikeou Collection's pop-up space since mid-March. And today you can make your own piece inspired by the Dutch artist's photo alterations; a selection of vintage photographs will be on hand, along with materials for you to use to alter them. There will also be refreshments at this free, family-friendly event.

Location Info


Dikeou Collection Pop-Up Space

1331 Bannock St., Denver, CO

Category: General

Lunch Break 2

8181 W. Tufts Ave., Littleton, CO

Category: Restaurant

Arapahoe County Fairgrounds

25690 E. Quincy Ave., Aurora, CO

Category: General

Club Vinyl

1082 Broadway, Denver, CO

Category: Music

Beauty Bar

608 E. 13th Ave., Denver, CO

Category: Music

Foothills Ice Arena

2250 S. Kipling St., Lakewood, CO

Category: General

Love Gallery

4954 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, CO

Category: General

Breckenridge Ski Resort

213 N. Main St., Breckenridge, CO

Category: General

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