10 things to do for $10 in Denver this weekend (8 free!), April 11-13

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Whether you want to see Johnny Knoxville dressed like a grandpa, learn which forest plants are edible, or catch a sex-themed comedy show, you can do it in Denver this weekend -- for less than ten bucks! Keep reading for our list of the ten of the best deals in town, including eight that are totally free.

If you know of more bargain events, share them in the comments section below. And for a complete listing of activities around town, check out the online Westword calendar.

See also: Celebrate the paper-doll art of iconic fashion illustrator Jim Howard on Saturday

Scrounge at Republic Plaza (Friday, free)
Rather than heading to Hobby Lobby, the artists featured in tonight's exhibition use discarded and found objects to create brand-new pieces. This opening and kickoff party for Doors Open Denver will include a performance by community-minded dance, in addition to the art show.

Wild Edible and Medicinal Herb Walk at the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History (Friday, free)
You don't have to go to the produce section to find green things to eat. On this walk today, Susan Evans will tell you all about edible plants and their medicinal uses -- so on your next hike, you'll know what to pick.

Cosmic Machine Part II: Drawings and Collage from Outer Space at Weathervane Cafe (Friday, free)
Artist Taylor Boylston's dreamy new drawings will be on display at a reception tonight at Weathervane Cafe. After you look at the art, make sure you head up to the brand-new Beehive Vintage shop upstairs.

Crafternoon at the Cartel Studio (Saturday, free)
Get creative today at Crafternoon, Cartel Studio's free event to promote a community of artists. Bring drawing, knitting or any craft project to work on while you sip tea and coffee and hang out with other like-minded folks.

The Big Cool Science Festival at Colorado College (Saturday, free)
Head to the Springs today to please your inner Bill Nye and delve into the world of cool science. Barnes Science Center will host a slew of live demonstrations, hands-on experiments and more at this fun fair.

Location Info


University of Colorado Museum of Natural History

15th St. & Broadway St., Boulder, CO

Category: General

Republic Plaza

370 17th St., Denver, CO

Category: General

Weathervane Cafe

1725 E. 17th Ave., Denver, CO

Category: General

Cartel Studio

3559 Larimer St., Denton,

Category: General

Broadway Book Mall

200 S. Broadway, Denver, CO

Category: General

Blush & Blu

1526 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, CO

Category: Music

Brushstrokes Studio-Gallery LLP

1487 South Broadway, Denver, CO

Category: General

McNichols Building

144 W. Colfax Ave., Denver, CO

Category: General

The Savoy Event Center

2700 Arapahoe St., Denver, CO

Category: Music

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