10 things to do for $10 in Denver this weekend (7 free!), May 16-18

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The weather will be great this weekend -- and so are the many bargain entertainment opportunities around town. You can see a free screening of Ghostbusters, dance your heart out or soak in the healing vibes at a gong bath -- all for under $10. See the online Westword calendar for more ideas of places to go this weekend, and share your own suggestions for inexpensive events in our comments section below.

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De Von at Masters Gallery (Friday-Saturday, free)
Images of superheroes and classic celebrities populate artist De Von's work, which will be on display with two receptions this weekend. Meet the pop artist and catch the images of Spiderman, Elvis and Marilyn Monroe.

Poetry Reading at BookBar (Friday, free)
Start your weekend with some literary culture. Tonight local poets Martin Balgach and Barbara Sorensen will read poetry at the BookBar. As an added perk, the purchase of a book gets you a free drink.

This is an Outrage at Rhinoceropolis (Saturday, by donation)
Something about spring just makes us want to dance. Fire up your spring fever tonight at this killer dance party, which will feature tunes from FOANS, ChurchFire, Cat Dog and DJ A-Train that are sure to get your body moving.

Valverde Bazaar at Eron Johnson Antiques (Saturday, free)
A wide variety of local vendors will congregate today to peddle their wares at the Valverde Bazaar. Grab a snack from a food truck, enjoy live music and support Denver businesses by buying vintage, antique and handmade products.

Denver Master Gardeners 9th Annual Spring Plant Sale at Harvard Gulch Park (Saturday-Sunday, free)
Get your garden started this weekend by buying plants at this annual sale. Pick up heirloom and modern tomatoes, vegetables, herbs, flowers and more -- and then get growing!

Location Info


Harvard Gulch Recreation Center

550 E. Iliff Ave., Denver, CO

Category: General


3553 Brighton Blvd., Denver, CO

Category: Music

Eron Johnson Antiques

389 S. Lipan St., Denver, CO

Category: General

Nectar House - CLOSED

1947 South Broadway, Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

Crash 45 - CLOSED

321 E. 45th Ave., Denver, CO

Category: Music

Denver Museum of Nature and Science

2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO

Category: General


4280 Tennyson St., Denver, CO

Category: Music

Master's Gallery

8000 E. Belleview Ave., Greenwood Village, CO

Category: General

Vintage Theatre

1468 Dayton St., Aurora, CO

Category: General

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Taylor Walsh
Taylor Walsh

Wow westword, you totally missed the kuvo jazz fest in five points.


What about Five Points Jazz Fest on Saturday... It's free!

Clara Madrid
Clara Madrid

I'm sorry but if it does not include water, please don't call it a bath. haha

Krista Drew
Krista Drew

Rachelle, since you feel so broke and bored :p

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