10 things to do for $10 this week in Denver this weekend (9 free!), August 16-18

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Festival season is in full swing, with a wide variety of outdoor celebrations this weekend. From Chipotle's Cultivate Festival to the annual Lafayette Peach Fest, you have endless opportunities to enjoy both great weather and great entertainment -- for bargain prices. And if crowds and meat on a stick aren't your thing, there's plenty more to see and do -- including an all-female art show and a free park screening of Goonies. For more events this weekend, the Westword calendar has the complete scoop; feel free to post more recommended events in the comments section below.

See also:
- Alley Cats: An All Women Art Show opens Friday at new DIY gallery The Inca House
- Womenswear Wednesdays: Pandora manager Corissa Violette on her sweet style
- 100 Colorado Creatives: Rebecca Vaughan

Art Out Loud at the Denver Art Society (Friday, $5 suggested donation)
Celebrate the fourth anniversary of the Denver Art Society tonight at a big birthday bash. Today's Paramount and ScaTHer GaTHer will provide tunes for an evening of live music, art and refreshments.

ROLL at the EXDO Event Center (Friday, free before 9 p.m.)
Don your leg warmers and other cheesy retro gear for the '80s prom edition of ROLL, Denver's monthly roller-skating party. Have the awesome prom experience you never had on rollerskates when you were a teen -- except now that you're an adult, booze is legal and there's no curfew making you rush home.

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Alley Cats at the Inca House (Friday, free)
Support DIY female artists at this group show tonight, co-curated by Taylor Boylston and Chelsea Bashford. Twenty local and national artists will display new work at a new gallery hosting Alley Cats: An All Women Art Show. For more on the show, read Bree Davies' interview with Boylston.

Breck Bike Week in Breckenridge (Friday-Sunday, free)
Get up to the mountains for Breckenridge's fifth annual bike festival. The action-packed weekend of events features organized rides, a yoga class and outdoor movies. See a full schedule at Breck Bike Week's website.

Goonies at Civic Center Park (Friday, free)
Summer doesn't seem complete without an outdoor screening of Goonies. Check one activity off your must-do list when the 1985 Spielberg family adventure film shows tonight at Civic Center Park's bike-in movie. While the kids search for treasure on the screen, you can lounge on the grass and treasurer a great Denver night.

Location Info

Venue

Map

EXDO Event Center

1399 35th St., Denver, CO

Category: General

Civic Center Park

Broadway and Colfax Ave., Denver, CO

Category: General

Breckenridge

Colo. Highway 9, south of I-70, Breckenridge, CO

Category: General

Wild Animal Sanctuary

1946 WCR 53, Keenesburg, CO

Category: General

Old Town Lafayette

S. Public Road,, between Cannon and Kimbark streets, Lafayette, CO

Category: General

Ten Thousand Villages

2626 E. 3rd Ave., Denver, CO

Category: General

City Park

17th Ave. and Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO

Category: General

Aspen Grove

7301 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, CO

Category: General

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