10 things to do for $10 in Denver this weekend (6 free!), June 14-16

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This hot weekend should be an ideal time to catch a free screening of the 2009 camp murder mystery A Dark and Stormy Night and wish for rain. The sun may be beating down, but there are plenty of events that won't give your wallet a beating, from a 3D art show to outdoor festivals to PrideFest activities.

Check the Westword calendar for more fun events, and share your own in the comments section below.

See also:
- Bed alert! Madam Lou Bunch Day in Central City this weekend
- The ten best shops on Sixth Avenue
- Five things NOT to do at Denver PrideFest

Chroma-Therapy 3D Art Show at Deer Pile (Friday, $5)
You'll have to don red and blue glasses to appreciate this show, which features a slew of art meant to be seen through 3D lenses -- everything from paintings to sculptures to installations. And to add another dimension to this event devoted to 3D art, the opening night party will include music from bands like Scatter Gather and Postal Holiday.

Art in the Park at the Center for the Arts Evergreen (Friday, free)
Head up to Evergreen for family-friendly arts and craft activities today, including a puppet station to how to carve soap. Kids and parents alike can participate in a variety of fun projects at this creative event.

In the Whale at Goldyn (Friday, free)
Goldyn will start its summer concert series tonight with music by rockers In the Whale. Kick off the summer with killer tunes, a free drink and lots of shopping opportunities at the unique boutique.

PrideFest at various locations (Friday-Sunday)
Continue the fight for equal rights this weekend at any of the many PrideFest parties and events. From burlesque shows to Wizard of Oz-themed parties to the giant parade, there are many ways to celebrate everything GLBTQ this weekend. Check out Bree Davies' list of thirteen best PrideFest events for specific parties.

Nickers Off! at Denver's Dangerous Theatre (Friday-Saturday, $10)
Ms. Nickers, an erotic performer and writer, has come all the way from Melbourne, Australia, to read, do comedy and perform music this weekend.

Location Info


The Deer Pile

206 E. 13th Ave., Denver, CO

Category: Music

Big O Lounge - CLOSED

3031 W. Florida Ave., Denver, CO

Category: Music

Jackson's Sports Rock

1520 20th St., Denver, CO

Category: Music


218 S. Broadway, Denver, CO

Category: Music


613 22nd St., Denver, CO

Category: General

Denver's Dangerous Theatre

2620 W. 2nd Ave., Denver, CO

Category: General


2350 Arapahoe St., Denver, CO

Category: General

Center for the Arts/Evergreen

32003 Ellingwood Trail, Evergreen, CO

Category: General

Five Points

Welton St. from 24th to 29th streets, Denver, CO

Category: General

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Joseph Beaton
Joseph Beaton

Not sure how Westword forgot to mention the 31st year of the Highland Street Fair on West 32nd ave between Irving and Perry streets. over 150 vendor booths, food trucks/vendors, 2 stages of music, car show and kids activities. Free admission.

Aaron McMurray
Aaron McMurray

Highlands street fair is on Saturday, as well. 50000 attendees expected.

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