3 things to do for free in Denver this week, August 5-8

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Start off your week with a classic family film about a children's baseball team, continue the fun with a vampire Western flick, and end it with a trip to the Clyfford Still Museum. What do all of these outings have in common? They're all free. Read on for more details, and check out the Westword calendar for a full listing of events. As always, share your own free happenings in the comments section.

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The Sandlot at Infinity Park (Monday)
See the coming-of-age classic about a ragtag children's baseball team for free tonight at Infinity Park. Pack a picnic, sit under the stars, and shout, "You're killing me, Smalls!" along with the family film.

Near Dark at Crash 45 (Tuesday)
For a very different movie-going experience than Monday's heartwarming family-friendly classic, head to the patio at Crash 45 for Kathryn Bigelow's Western horror flick. The Hurt Locker director's first film about a wandering group of nomadic vampires screens as part of the always excellent Cruel Summer Horror Film Series hosted by Blood-Thirsty Theresa.

Free Day at the Clyfford Still Museum (Thursday)
Though admission to the Clyfford Still Museum normally costs a Hamilton, you can explore the work of the influential Abstract Expressionist today for free. Browse the current Memory, Myth & Magic exhibition, which features over fifty Still works that relate to the idea of memory in different mediums that span from 1929 to 1970.

Location Info


Infinity Park

4599 E. Tennessee Ave., Denver, CO

Category: General

Crash 45 - CLOSED

321 E. 45th Ave., Denver, CO

Category: Music

Clyfford Still Museum

1250 Bannock St., Denver, CO

Category: General

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