It’s crunch time, taco lovers! Grab some salsa and get ready to celebrate National Taco Day on Sunday, October 4. Tacos are just about the perfect meal (or snack) because you can put just about anything you like in the crunchy shell or soft tortilla, whether it’s beef, chicken, pork. seafood or just lots of veggies. (FYI – According to a recent survey, most Americans think beef is the superior filling.) [Read More…]
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Good morning! Start your day with some sweet savings at Safeway. Stop by before going to work or take a break from early morning grocery shopping — sip on a chai tea and munch on a blueberry scone or whatever pairing suits your taste. Most larger Safeway locations have an in-store Starbucks café for your convenience. It makes for the perfect stop for customers to get their early morning caffeine fix AND satisfy a sweet tooth. [Read More…]
One of our favorite activities is shopping the fall and holiday craft shows, festivals and bazaars. You can find unusual gifts, many handmade by local artists and artisans. Because you usually buy directly from the creators, prices are reasonable — and sometimes downright bargains. This year is going to be different. [Read More…]
Perhaps you have heard of “Christmas in July”? Amazon is celebrating “Black Friday in October” with Amazon Prime Day. For two days only, Tuesday, October 13 & Wednesday, October 14, Amazon will offer tremendous savings on more deals than on Black Friday. These deals will be for Prime members only. [Read More…]
Together with famed producer Jason Blum (The Purge, Get Out, The Invisible Man), Amazon is releasing a series of sophisticated, thriller films under the “Welcome to the Blumhouse” title. The first two of four films — The Lie and Black Box — will be released on Prime Video on October 6. [Read More…]
Corn mazes and pumpkin patches are abundant in September and October. Here’s a list of what we know is happening, along with any coupons or discounts. We’ve also included a handy map below , which should help you easily locate the attractions. Just click on the corn icon for more details. All attractions are open through October 31, unless otherwise noted. This list will continue to be updated for 2020 as we try to determine the status of each location. [Read More…]
Bored on a budget? You’ve come to the right place! Mile High On The Cheap is the answer for Coloradans wanting to live large for less. While life is far from normal, we’ve decided to restart our popular list of free and cheap things to do over the weekend. For now, you’ll find a activities you can do out of the house, along with a curated list of virtual online concerts, festivals and sporting events. Get set weekend planners, we’ve done all the work for you… [Read More…]
Whole Foods Market may not be the cheapest place in town for groceries, but now that it is part of the Amazon family, there are extra ways to save beyond the usual sales. Amazon Prime members receive exclusive deep discounts on select products every week and an additional 10% off sale items. Now you have another chance to make gains in the grocery game as part of Amazon Prime Day. Here’s how it works. [Read More…]
Organizations are getting creative for Halloween and folks up in Northern Colorado are no exception. NoCo’s Greatest Drive-Thru Trick-or-Treat Experience is set for Saturday, October 31 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Ranch Events Complex. Think of it as a parade in reverse, where the spectators move and the displays stay in place. [Read More…]
Plan your week on the cheap with this list of FREE things to do around Denver. The list is updated daily, so check back often. For now, you’ll find a mix of in-person and virtual events. Looking for more FREE and low-cost things to do in the following weeks? Find additional activities on our Mile High Events Calendar, which you can view by day or month.
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Here’s what’s happening this week: [Read More…]
It’s Halloween and time for fall fun with the entire family. Castle Rock will celebrate all things not-so-spooky at Spooktacular 2020 on Saturday, October 24 at Philip S. Miller Park. Family-friendly costumes are encouraged, but not required. Activities include games, prizes, food, and of course, candy. This FREE event is held outdoors, so remember to dress accordingly. [Read More…]
Time to celebrate the changing seasons. The nonprofit SHYFT hosts and an Urban Harvest Festival on Thursday through Sunday, October 1 to 4. The family-friendly event includes Fall-themed photo opportunities, a fresh produce stand, festive drinks & food, a mini-dance class for all ages, taught by Anthony Greatness Cotton, kids crafts, goodie bags and more. [Read More…]
Hey, bargain hunters! Get ready to Surf ‘n’ Turf your way to Applebee’s for its latest feast of a deal. There’s nothing “shrimpy” about the savings from this offer. For a limited time, add an order of a dozen Double Crunch Shrimp to any steak entrée for just $1 at participating locations. For only one buck, crunch on 12 tasty, crispy shrimp to an already classic meal. [Read More…]
Time to start gathering up all that paper you have piled up around the house. Metro Denver Crime Stoppers, FOX31, Channel 2 and Iron Mountain are joining forces for their annual Shred-a-thon on Saturday, October 3 from 7 a.m. to noon. Bring your personal documents to be shredded for FREE courtesy of Iron Mountain.
Donations are encouraged and go directly to support the mission of the Metro Denver Crime Stoppers. Each car can shred up to three (3) trash bags/bankers box of documents and volunteers on hand to help keep you safe (and the lines moving). [Read More…]