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. Fortunately, our community has it all “on the cheap” — entertainment, festivals, concerts, movies, workshops, tours, sporting events and more. And we’ve done the work for you! [Read more…] about 37+ Free & Cheap Things To Do in Denver This Weekend
Celebrate traditional Latin American culture during Día del Niño (Day of the Children) on Sunday, April 29. This year, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver Art Museum, Clyfford Still Museum, History Colorado Center and Byers-Evans House Museum will offer FREE general admission on Sunday. The Denver Public Library Central Branch is also participating.
Boulder’s Museum of Contemporary Art starts things off one day early on Saturday. Plus, there are other free and low-cost events across the metro area. Here’s what’s happening: [Read more…] about Local Museums Celebrate Dia del Niño with Free Entry and Entertainment
Plan your week on the cheap with this list of FREE events around Denver. Check back often, as the list is updated daily. Looking for FREE and low-cost things to do? You’ll find more listings on our Mile High Events Calendar, which you can view by day or by month. If you don’t already, keep up with the latest deals, discounts and freebies by signing up for our daily e-newsletter. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Click on each link for details, as some events may require registration. Here’s what’s happening this week: [Read more…] about 47+ Free Things To Do This Week Around Denver
Hundreds of minerals, rocks, fossils, books and maps and more are on sale Saturday & Sunday, April 28 & 29 at the the Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum. The museum is home to one of the state’s two Goodwill moon rocks collected during the Apollo 17 mission and displays mineral, fossil, gemstone, meteorite and historic mining artifact exhibits on two floors. [Read more…] about Buy Some Rocks! Geology Museum Mineral and Fossil Sale
The Young Entrepreneurs Marketplace features more than 50 “kid” entrepreneurs ages 6 to 21, all displaying and selling their products or services. While the group is noted for its popular holiday event, a spring sale is scheduled for Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Young Americans Center in Cherry Creek.
All products are handmade and personally sold by the owners. You will find beaded jewelry, bath products, artwork, home-baked goodies, and much more — perfect for gift giving (ahem… have you got something for mom for Mother’s Day?), no matter the time of year.
The event is FREE to the public and has nearby FREE parking! 3550 E. 1st Ave. (at Madison), Denver, 303-321-2265.
Dress for Success Denver hosts a mega Spring Clean Sale with new and donated clothes, shoes and accessories from some of the city’s top boutiques. You’ll find designer clothes, shoes and accessories for 75% to 90% off. [Read more…] about Dress For Success Spring Clean Sale
The end… is near…. Enter our exclusive contest to win FREE Fandango tickets to the most anticipated film of the decade, Avengers: Infinity War. As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. [Read more…] about Win Prize Pack With Tickets To ‘Avengers: Infinity War’
Learn how easy it is to make your own compost by signing up for a FREE hands-on composting class. Compost is a crumbly, nutrient rich soil amendment that is great for your plants, lawns and gardens. In partnership with Denver Recycles, Denver Urban Gardens offers free classes in composting typically on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. May 6 through October 13. [Read more…] about Learn to Compost for Free
Kids of all ages can check out the world of Scouting at the annual Scout Show on Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the National Western Complex. The Scout Show is an opportunity for young and old alike to see what Scouting is all about as Cub Scout Packs and Boy Scout Troops showcase what Scouting has to offer.
There will be more than 260 booths to visit, each offering an activity, a game or a “hands-on” experience. [Read more…] about Annual Boy Scout Show at National Western Complex
Kids can spring into Spring with some fun activities on Saturday, April 28 at Four Seasons Farmers and Artisans Market. At 10 a.m. enjoy a reading of the children’s book The Hungry Honeybee by Jessica Goldstrom of The Bees Waggle. This is a story of the struggles that honeybees face in our current landscape and how to help.
Books will be available for purchase after the FREE reading and they come with wildflower seeds. Please RSVP here to reserve your child’s space. [Read more…] about Spring Kids Activity Day at Four Seasons Farmers Market
In the new comedy Tully, Marlo (Charlize Theron), a mother of three including a newborn baby, is gifted a night nanny by her brother (Mark Duplass). Hesitant to the extravagance at first, Marlo comes to form a unique bond with the thoughtful, surprising, and sometimes challenging young nanny named Tully (Mackenzie Davis). The screenplay is by Diablo Cody.
Colorado Mamas are invited to escape the chaos of motherhood and attend an advance screening of the film on Wednesday, April 25 at Alamo Drafhouse Cinema. [Read more…] about Movie Sneak Preview – ‘Tully’
All Seasons Rent All‘s semi-annual sale of used table linens comes in time to help prepare for holiday parties and family gatherings. The sale runs from Friday, April 20 to Saturday, April 28 and includes large rounds, banquet cloths and napkins in lots of sizes and colors. [Read more…] about All Seasons Rent All: Used Table Linens Sale
For Safeway shoppers who enjoy playing the “grocery game” (as in “How much can I save this trip?”), you can play an actual game and win big prizes. Yes, Safeway Monopoly is back.
Through May 8, earn “Shop, Play, Win!” game pieces and fill your game board for a shot at $250 million in prizes, including two $1 million cash prizes, a vacation home, a new car, kitchen makeover, grocery gift cards and lots of smaller cash prizes. [Read more…] about How To Play Safeway’s Monopoly Game… and Maybe Win
Here’s the latest… What’s this? Another MHOTC column? Well… sort of. I know many of you love reading Bryan Blathers and while I’m not one to muse at length on a specific topic, I have come to realize that there are all sorts of tidbits of news and snippets of advice I have to offer on how to find a deal or save money.
Often these come to me as I’m out-and-about, in casual conversation, read social media or from your emails. Sometimes I wake up at 3 a.m. and I realize we published some terrific event or deal eons ago and it has fallen off your radar.
Most are short and not worth a standalone post, but noteworthy enough that it gnaws at me I haven’t shared.
So I’ve decided to pull all these bits and pieces together. I can’t promise a set schedule or fancy format. I just want to let you know, what I know, when I know it.
Sometimes, Bryan may even jump in, as he’s the master of scouting out deals and the fine print that often comes with them. Here’s the latest news you can use: [Read more…] about Laura Lets Loose: News You Can Use
The Outlets at Castle Rock recognizes local firefighters, EMT personnel, police officers, rescuers and more during the center’s inaugural First Responders Week, Monday, April 16 through Saturday, April 28. During the two week period, first responders will receive a FREE $5 Outlets at Castle Rock gift card (one per person), exclusive discounts at participating retailers and FREE drip coffee at Starbucks.
Community members are invited to show their appreciation by signing giant, 5-foot ‘Thank You’ cards and attending the First Responders Meet & Greet on Friday, April 27. [Read more…] about Outlets at Castle Rock Thanks Local First Responders With Deals and Freebies