Going to the movies is just a given in the summer for families looking for blockbuster fun, especially in an air-conditioned theater or, better yet, under a beautiful Colorado evening sky. The number of summer film series keeps growing and it can be a challenge to keep track of them all. The following round-up of flicks being screened, indoors and outdoors, should be helpful for friends and families planning summertime activities. [Read more…] about 39 Places For Free & Cheap Movies This Summer
The annual Affordable Arts Festival is unlike any arts fest you have attended — all of the art is priced at $100 or less. It takes place outdoors on Sunday, August 25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Arapahoe Community College. This is the Black Friday of art sales with more than 160 artists from 23 states selling their works in a variety of mediums at amazing prices.
Artists offer a selection of great deals, along with pieces that are normally priced under $100. Don’t let the price fool you. This is fine art at great prices. [Read more…] about Don’t Miss It! Affordable Arts Festival – All Art Costs $100 or Less
Is romance in the air? Are you ready to tie the knot, but want to check out all your options? If so, you may want to attend the Colorado Bridal Show on Sunday, August 25 from noon to 4 p.m. at The Summit Music Hall in Downtown Denver. This event is not just for brides and grooms, but your family and BFFs who help with all the decisions. And, the show has tons of cool prizes. [Read more…] about Ticket Deal! Colorado Bridal Show in Downtown Denver
Experience the Butterfly Pavilion and all its small wonders for only $5 on Monday, August 26. Journey through the Crawl-a-See-Em, hold Rosie-the-tarantula, touch a starfish and make your way through a tropical rainforest populated with 1,600 fluttering butterflies. In fact, there are more than 5,000 animals in all. [Read more…] about Fly Into Butterfly Pavilion For Only $5
Loveland salutes our favorite crop — corn — during the 2019 Corn Roast Festival, Friday & Saturday, August 23 & 24 at 4th Street & Railroad Avenue. Festivities start Friday at 5 p.m. with entertainment, roasted and boiled corn for sale. FREE live music, corn shucking competition, corn eating contest, Cornhole Tournament and a parade fill out the two days. [Read more…] about Nothing Corny About Loveland’s Corn Roast Festival
Colorado Ski Country USA’s popular 5th and 6th Grade Passport Programs are again available for the 2019-20 ski season to introduce Colorado youngsters to skiing and snowboarding with FREE or super-cheap lift access at 22 Colorado ski areas.
The 5th Grade Passport allows fifth graders three days of FREE skiing at each of the participating resorts. That’s 66 FREE days of skiing or riding. The 6th Grade Passport is good for four days of skiing at the same resorts for $110 (subject to change mid-season). Taken to the max, that would amount to 88 days on the slopes for less than $1.25 per day. [Read more…] about Colorado Ski Country’s 5th & 6th Grade Passports Are Back
In the race to see who can oom-pah-pah and don lederhosen the earliest, the win goes to the Oktoberfest held this month, Friday to Sunday, August 23 to 25. The three-day event replicates an authentic German festival, complete with German bands, dancers, stein hosting and sausage eating contests, homemade food and, of course, imported German beer. [Read more…] about Time For The 2019 Oktoberfest Season Kickoff
Haul out the pierogi and kielbasa! It’s time for the Polish Food Festival on Saturday & Sunday, August 24 & 25 at St. Joseph Polish Parish. The festival includes all things Polish, from folk dancing and singing to a pierogi eating contest. A children’s playground will be set up with games and activities. Music will be provided by DJ M&M, Jurek Kaminski and Ania Janik & Sons. [Read more…] about Polish Food Festival in Denver
Ahoy, hungry mateys! If you’re fishing for a good deal this week, head to Long John Silver’s to catch its 50th anniversary offer. It’s not often you can hook big savings on seafood, so hungry bargain hunters will want to maximize this offer — just pace yourself and don’t overeat. Price and participation may vary, so call ahead to double-check the offer. Most Long John Silver’s locations are now paired with a Taco Bell, so, if you have any non-fish lovers in your group, they can chomp on a taco or two instead.
If you need another reason to cheer on our beloved Colorado Rockies, Taco Bell is again offering its very popular taco promo this season, from April 5 to September 30. Most locations in the Denver metro area are participating. (There may be other locations participating in Colorado — just check first.) [Read more…] about Taco Bell: When Rockies Score 7+ Runs, Score 4 Tacos For 50¢ Each