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

Categories: Things To Do

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.

Katarina King
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


Denver Art Society

734 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO

Category: General

EXDO Event Center

1399 35th St., Denver, CO

Category: General

Civic Center Park

Broadway and Colfax Ave., Denver, CO

Category: General


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

Category: General

Tosh's Cantina - CLOSED

8101 E. Belleview Ave., Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

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

LoDo Music Hall - CLOSED

1902 Blake St., Denver, CO

Category: Music

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