10 things to do for $10 in Denver this weekend (all free!), March 7-9

Categories: Things To Do

From an art-toy meet-up to an experimental film symposium, this weekend is full of great events -- and we've found ten that are absolutely free. So save your change for bus fare and get out and enjoy this city. Did we miss a bargain? Share news of more economical events in our comments section, and check out the online Westword calendar for complete listings of arts and entertainment activities in Denver.

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Creative Mornings March Talk: Andrew Novick at Convercent (Friday, free)
Enjoy free coffee and pastries while you listen to a talk by artist, collector, musician and all-around creative mastermind Andrew Novick. He'll address the topic "hidden" at the monthly lecture series. It starts at 8:30 a.m. this morning, so register online -- fast to ensure a spot, or just show up and try your luck.

Free Day at Four Mile Historic Park (Friday, free)
First Friday at Four Mile Historic Park means free entrance to all the pioneer exhibits and events at Denver's oldest standing structure. Go back in time to the Colorado frontier days today...for free.

In Vision : A Photographic Exhibition at Buffalo Exchange (Friday, free)
South Broadway has an awesome selection of art openings tonight. While you're walking the strip, be sure to stop into Buffalo Exchange and catch In Vision. The group photography show will feature work by Vincent Comparetto, Mark Sink, Colin Ward, Jamie Knowlton, and more.

Maisha I and Dr. Adrienne N. Bryant at the Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library (Saturday, free)
Spend the afternoon with authors Maisha I and Adrienne N. Bryant, who will speak as part of a Women's History Month celebration. Both will have copies of their respective books, Journey to I and Original African American Names: Undefined, on hand at the event.

Boulder County 4-H Wild West Carnival at the Boulder County Fairgrounds (Saturday, free)
Celebrate the West today at Boulder County 4-H's Wild West Carnival. The free event includes games, food, prizes and a silent auction to benefit the youth program.

Location Info


Four Mile Historic Park

715 S. Forest St., Denver, CO

Category: General

Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library

2401 Welton St., Denver, CO

Category: General

Denver Central Library

10 W. 14th Ave., Denver, CO

Category: General

Boulder County Fairgrounds

9595 Nelson Road, Longmont, CO

Category: General

Limited Addiction Gallery - CLOSED

825 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO

Category: General

Sam's Chinese & Vietnamese Restaurant - CLOSED

5360 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder, CO

Category: Restaurant

Muenzinger Auditorium

CU-Boulder campus, Boulder, CO

Category: General

Buffalo Exchange

51 Broadway, Denver, CO

Category: General

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