10 things to do for $10 in Denver this weekend (7 free!), April 18-20
If smoking weed with the masses at Civic Center Park or Easter egg hunts aren't your thing, there's still plenty to Denver in Denver this weekend, everything from debates to art openings to a three-day celebration of music, comedy and, yes, cannabis. We've picked out ten of the best events, all under $10 -- and seven of them are free! Share information on more weekend bargains in our comments section below, and check out the Westword calendar for more things to do.
The Grand Art Battle at DADA Art Bar (Friday, free)
Rather than see paintings already hanging on the wall, watch the artists work right in front of you tonight at this active art experiment. Seeda Art and Mad Maximilian will take turns playing music and painting pieces that will be sold on-site.
3rd Friday Tours at the Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys (Friday, $6)
Every third Friday, the Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys offers free tours that are included in the admission price. Learn more about one of Denver's most delightful spaces filled with tiny things: Good things come in small packages.
Inaugural Exhibition: Lizzi Bougatsos at Dikeou Pop-Up: Colfax (Friday, free)
Celebrate the opening of the Dikeou Collection's brand-new pop-up art space tonight with an opening featuring Brooklyn's Lizzi Bougatsos. The Gang Gang Dance frontwoman and artist will be DJing the opening while you check out her work.
Record Store Day at Wax Trax Records and Twist & Shout (Saturday, free)
Support your local record stores at today's annual celebration of all things vinyl. Pick up limited-edition releases and see performances by Drive by Truckers (at Twist & Shout) and Howling Hex, Magic Cyclops and CP208 (at Wax Trax).
Park Club Place tour at Leonard Leonard & Associates (Saturday, $10)
Get a taste of Denver history today at Phil Goodstein's walking tour of Park Club Place. The historian and author is sure to have lots of interesting anecdotes about the country club. Meet at the real estate office of Leonard Leonard & Associates at 11 a.m. to get in on the fun.
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