Things to Do

Ten Things to Do in Denver for $10 or Less (Five Free), March 4-6

In March the weather can go from blue skies to blizzards real quick, so squeeze in as much fun as you can before we get dumped on. This weekend you can party with dogs, go for bingo or jam to a wide range of  musical styles Check out the Westword calendar for even more events. 

Dog Days
Bass Pro Shops
6 p.m. Friday, March 4 and 11 a.m.- close Saturday, March 5

On Friday you can attend a seminar discussing the history of how dogs became man's best friend, and on Saturday you can prove your loyalty to your pooch at workshops on training tips and safety, along with suggestions for how to introduce your furry friend to the outdoors. The first 100 'lil buddies to show up on Saturday will also go home with special treats. Bring the family so you can take home a paw-stamped picture with your pet.

MCA Denver 
6 p.m. Friday, March 4

Bingo! This is one of the best date nights imaginable, since it includes a round of bingo, go-go dancers, burlesque and the entire MCA Denver open for browsing. There's a full bar, too, which should take this date over the top.
Governor Jack Washes Your Sheets and Bumblefuck with Dave Theune
Voodoo Comedy Playhouse 
8 p.m. Friday, March 4
Governor Jack is back with an all-new show — make that two new shows. Dave Theune will join the Governor Jack crew as he airs his dirty laundry and tells some of his most embarrassing and hilarious stories. Stick around afterwards for the premiere of Bumblefuck, a super-secret show that promises to be packed with super-special guests. It's a Sexpot Comedy joint, so you know it's the good stuff. Get the $10 tickets here.
Denver Rockfest
The Oriental Theater
8 p.m. Friday, March 4
This little fest has been going on for eighteen years, so if you haven't gone before, it's high time you add it to your annual calendar. Own IrisVermillion Road, Signs and Signals and innerspace are gearing up to rock, jam, pop and experiment with your senses for an evening of fun. Head on up to party.  
Yard Games - A Workshop
Hampden Branch Library 
10 a.m. Saturday, March 5
We've had so many sunny weekends around here lately, and there are more to come. Make your summer barbecues festive by learning how to make your own cornhole boards at this seminar hosted by the Denver Tool Library. Not only will you be able to wow your guests with the story of how you created the game, but if you practice, through spring, you might even be able to beat them.

Convention Kick-Off 2016
Mutiny Information Cafe 
10 a.m. Saturday, March 5
Nerd alert: The on-line comic convention is coming to Mutiny via a live broadcast today. Join fellow comic lovers as you watch exclusive interviews and learn of upcoming projects from some of the best names in the comic genre. Find more info here

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Alex Brown is a freelance writer from Denver, Colorado. You can find him around town falling off his skateboard, eating burritos and petting dogs.
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