Writer-director Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird) has crafted a Little Women that draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott, and unfolds as the author’s alter ego, Jo March, reflects back and forth on her fictional life. Portraying Jo, Meg, Amy, and Beth March, the film stars Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, with Timothée Chalamet as their neighbor Laurie, Laura Dern as Marmee, and Meryl Streep as Aunt March. [Read more…] about Movie Sneak Preview – ‘Little Women’
We’ve just added a bunch of new places to see Santa in the next two weeks. You better watch out, you better not cry. You better not pout, we’re telling you why, MHOTC has inside intel on Santa. We have a See Santa list featuring a comprehensive calendar (including dates, times and even the tiniest of fine print) and interactive map showing where you can take the kids to share their gift wishes with the jolly old elf.
This is a special list for Mile High Cheapskates highlighting free appearances, especially those that don’t charge you for photos. We’ll continue to cast the spotlight on some of his area appearances, but as only the “magical” can pull off, the guy is everywhere in December. Be sure to let us know if you get advance word on where he’ll pop up next and we’ll get it posted.
As part of Lazydays commitment to cheering on the home team, its Loveland RV dealership hosts a Denver Broncos Celebration Event on Saturday, December 14 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fans can get autographs and photos with Broncos Alumni, team cheerleaders, Miles the Mascot and the official Lombardi trophy. The FREE event also includes games and giveaways. 4777 Marketplace Dr., Johnstown.
Once again Downtown Denver is the place to be for two spectacular fireworks shows, one for those such as families seeking an earlier evening at 9 p.m. and a second, identical extravaganza at midnight on New Year’s Eve, December 31. Both run about 8 minutes. Best viewing is the mile-long 16th Street Mall, which is lined with outdoor cafes equipped with heat lamps for those who prefer to people watch in comfort. [Read more…] about New Year’s Eve Fireworks in Downtown Denver
Driving or strolling through a fairyland of outdoor light displays is a holiday treat that costs no more than gasoline or shoe leather. And there’s no place prettier than Denver/Boulder, especially when the snowy backdrop is the real deal. Here are a few of the best FREE ones around town. We’re updating continuously, so send us your suggestions (please include the address and a photo, if this is a private home): [Read more…] about Most Spectacular Christmas Light Displays in the Denver Area
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.
Luckily, Denver has much to do and see for frugal families, bargain hunters, savvy seniors and anyone who’s limited on funds — festivals, concerts, movies, workshops, tours, sporting events and more.
And, for weekend planners, we’ve done all the work for you… [Read more…] about 141 Free & Cheap Things To Do in Denver This Weekend
Whether they’ve been naughty or nice, diners can cross a delicious, stress-free meal off their Christmas wish list. Several area restaurants, both chains with multiple area locations and independents will be open Christmas Day. If you know of any we have missed, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll do our best to add to the list. Here are some low-cost and moderate-price options (with a few of the fancy schmantzy spots in case you are in the mood to splurge): [Read more…] about Denver Restaurants Open on Christmas Day
Oscar-winning director Tom Hooper transforms Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-shattering stage musical into a breakthrough cinematic event. Cats stars James Corden, Judi Dench, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift, Rebel Wilson and introduces Royal Ballet principal dancer Francesca Hayward in her feature film debut. [Read more…] about Movie Sneak Preview – ‘Cats’
The Arapahoe Library District is famous for its used book sales. But even if you missed them this year, you can find all sorts of gently used hardbacks and paperbacks at the Library District’s Used Book Stores. All are open during normal library hours and prices are typically 50¢ to $2. Many of the books are barely touched, making them ideal inexpensive gifts for the bookworms in your life. Check out: [Read more…] about Book A Deal at Arapahoe Library Used Book Stores
The kids are home from school, relatives are visiting or maybe you and your special someone are just now trying to map out how to celebrate New Year’s Eve and/or New Year’s Day. You need a game plan that’s inexpensive because you broke the bank on Christmas, like so many of us. [Read more…] about Free & Cheap Things To Do in Denver For New Year’s Eve and Day
Sure there will be fireworks across the metro area on New Year’s Eve, and grown-ups can stay up late counting down to midnight, but families will also find some kid-centric ways to celebrate the hours leading up to 2020 on Tuesday, December 31. Here are several we found that are sure to delight the kiddos. If you know of any we have missed, please email email@example.com. [Read more…] about New Year’s Eve Fun For The Kids
Two weeks and counting until Christmas and Hanukkah. That means holiday craft shows are winding down. But don’t fret, these last few weeks are some of the best. Take a break from the department stores and find that perfect locally-made, handmade gift. We have an entire page devoted to upcoming holiday craft shows, markets and fairs in the Denver/Boulder area. It includes an interactive map to help you find the ones closest to your shopping flight path. As always, we call out some of our favorite picks: [Read more…] about This Week’s Holiday Craft Shows, Markets and Fairs
The 2020 Entertainment Book (including the Denver/Boulder edition) is full of coupons for local shopping, restaurants, attractions, entertainment, services, and more. Books are published every year and the coupons are good until December 2020. Many times, especially with coupons for local attractions, you’ll see 2-for-1 offers, so you’re saving up to 50% off. [Read more…] about Big Savings! All 2020 Entertainment Books Now $19.99
Jingle Bells…on a ukulele? Get a taste of the islands with a Hawaiian Winter Wonderland Holiday Concert on Saturday, December 14 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Aurora History Museum. The FREE concert features the DaKine Ukulele Group from Aurora and Colorado Springs performing traditional and Hawaiian Christmas songs. 15051 E. Alameda Pkwy., Aurora.
This is the final weekend. Don’t miss out! ‘Tis the season to be shopping at the Fetch Holiday Markets. Remember, the Denver Flea? What about last year’s Union Station Holiday Market? Now, they are one in the same, just with a new name — Fetch — and ready for another unforgettable season, this winter at the Denver Sports Castle. You’ll want to buy your tickets now! Why? For a limited time, get $24 in prizes during the Fetch Holiday Market ticket online-sale (essentially you’re MAKING money — which we love at MHOTC). [Read more…] about Last Chance! Make Money By Buying Tickets Online to Fetch Holiday Markets