In Mary Poppins Returns, decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael’s children through a difficult time in their lives. In the film, Michael and Jane are now grown up, with Michael, his three children and their housekeeper, living on Cherry Tree Lane. [Read more…] about Reserved Seats! Movie Preview – ‘Mary Poppins Returns’
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From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an action-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, Aquaman, starring Jason Momoa in the title role. The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime—one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be…a king. [Read more…] about Movie Preview – ‘Aquaman’
While we remain politically neutral at Mile High On The Cheap, we can appreciate the thrill of meeting a celebrity (political or otherwise) — especially since we live in the Mile High City, not Tinseltown.
We’re always checkin’ the Tattered Cover’s event calendar for the next big name to make a stop at the iconic independent book store. And they just made this last-minute announcement yesterday.
The next big name is Michelle Obama. She will sign her new book Becoming at the Tattered Cover (2526 E. Colfax Ave.) in Denver on Thursday, December 13 at 2:30 p.m. [Read more…] about Meet Michelle Obama at Tattered Cover
The holidays bring us together like no other time of the year and music touches the heart like nothing else does. Celebrate the holidays with the Denver Pops Orchestra on Saturday, December 15 from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The show will feature a true friend of the orchestra and a wonder vocalist and news personality, Joel Hillan.
The spirit of the holidays will fill you with joy and excitement as you listen to works by Tchaikovsky, Alfred Reed, Leroy Anderson, and more. Tickets are $10 to $20 and available online here. Held at Central Presbyterian Church, 1660 Sherman, Denver. [Read more…] about Denver Pops Orchestra Performs Holiday Concert
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 103 Free & Cheap Things To Do in Denver This Weekend
We just keep adding more private home displays. 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: [Read more…] about Most Spectacular Christmas Light Displays in the Denver Area
Plan your week on the cheap with this list of FREE events around Denver. The list is updated daily, so check back often. Looking for more FREE and low-cost things to do? Find additional activities on our Mile High Events Calendar, which you can view by day or 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 151 Free Things To Do This Week Around Denver
On the Basis of Sex is inspired by the true story of a young Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Felicity Jones) — then a struggling attorney and new mother — who faces adversity and numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights throughout her career.
When Ruth takes on a groundbreaking tax case with her husband, attorney Martin Ginsburg (Armie Hammer), she knows it could change the direction of her career and the way the courts view gender discrimination. [Read more…] about Reserved Seats! Movie Preview – ‘On The Basis Of Sex’
Admit it, tubas get no respect. But some 300 tubas, euphoniums and other low-register brass instruments spread holiday cheer on Sunday, December 16 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Denver Center Performing Arts Complex (the outdoor, but covered Galleria area). It’s all part of TubaChristmas 2018, a nationwide series of FREE concerts performed by local, volunteer musicians who play tubas and other big brass, and who assemble only hours before concert time to rehearse their “heavy metal” tunes. [Read more…] about Free Tuba Christmas Concert in Downtown Denver
Saddle up for savings! The National Western Stock Show is about to ride again in Denver — starting January 12. That cowtown aroma (sweet to many) will pervade the city as the National Western Complex returns to its roots hosting cowboys, ranchers and the curious who want to see a steer, or even a buffalo, up-close-and-personal. (Admit, it you just want to watch the cute little buckaroos compete in mutton bustin’.) There are lots of ticket deals to be rounded up. Here are three ways we’ve found to save: [Read more…] about 5 Ways To Save on National Western Stock Show Tickets
Ice is nice, especially when it’s a beautiful Holiday Ice Show and the price is right… FREE. Figure skaters present three shows at South Suburban Ice Arena and Family Sports Ice Arena on Friday, Saturday & Sunday, December 14, 15 & 16. Skaters perform to traditional holiday music and Santa makes an appearance at the finale. Admission is FREE if you bring a canned food donation for the Food Bank of the Rockies. [Read more…] about Free Holiday Ice Shows
WinterSkate, an old fashioned outdoor ice skating rink, is coming to Northfield Stapleton this winter. The rink is set up just west of Bass Pro Shops next to Red Robin’s Burger Works. The rink will be open Monday to Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Check the website for special holiday hours.) [Read more…] about WinterSkate – Outdoor Ice Skating at Northfield Stapleton
It’s FREE holiday fun for the whole family as Castle Rock hosts Reindeer Games 2018 on Friday, December 14 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The Millhouse and Amphitheater at Philip S. Miller Park. Enjoy kid-friendly activities in a winter-themed wonderland including live reindeer, Santa (parents bring your cameras), cookies, hot chocolate, sleigh rides, outdoor games and an obstacle course. Kids will receive an elf buddy at the end of the obstacle course while supplies last. [Read more…] about Reindeer Games In Castle Rock
Getting stoked for this winter? Check out this epic night of ski, board, snow, and all things adventure. Shop and Show in the Snow is twice the fun on Saturday, December 15 from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Ironton Distillery & Crafthouse. Show in the Snow features an outdoor double-header premiere of this year’s Teton Gravity Research Films — “Far Out” and “Ode to Muir”.
During the show, shop some of your favorite local ski/snowboard and outdoor retailers at the outdoor Winter Adventure Market from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. You’ll find brands such as Akinz, Mountain Standard, Native Campervans, Northland Skis, and more. [Read more…] about Shop And Show In The Snow
Beginning shutterbugs who want to learn about photography can get the basics at Photography 101, a FREE workshop on Tuesday, December 18 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at JAX Broomfield. Learn about composition, framing and lighting for capturing your best photos.
You’ll also briefly discuss shutter speed, aperture, and ISO, and some basic settings on your camera that will help you improve your photos. There’s a Q&A afterward with in-house photography expert Zach Mieszala, so don’t forget to bring your camera. 5005 W 120th Ave., Broomfield.