Ten Things to Do in Denver for $10 or Less (Four Free), March 18-20

Bar Red is going to be looking good for BoomBapTricks this weekend.EXPAND
Bar Red is going to be looking good for BoomBapTricks this weekend.
Brandon Marshall

You may still be recovering from St. Patrick's Day, but this weekend offers many reasons to get back on your feet and out the door. There's music in all flavors, celebrations of the community, and even a new comic-book store to explore. Keep reading for our ten favorite events under $10, and hit that Westword calendar button for even more entertainment options.

Poetry Spam
MCA Denver
6 p.m. Friday, $5

Since the dawn of e-mail, man has endured spam. Thankfully most of it is filtered out these days, but every once in a while it rears its ugly head. Tonight, though, you can hear lovely and talented poets read their spam out loud — and just as everything looks better in slow motion, prose is elevated by an eloquent pentameter. Check the spam verse, grab a cocktail and explore the museum.

Grand Opening at Mr. X Comics
8810 Washington, Thornton

10 a.m. Saturday-Sunday, free
Not only do you have a new comic store to explore, but there will be an array of talent to meet this weekend as well. Actress P.J. Soles, owners of Legend Studios, the Batmobile and many more surprises and guests will all be on hand at Mr. X Comics. 

Ten Things to Do in Denver for $10 or Less (Four Free), March 18-20

The Stompin' Ground Games: Globeville/Elyria-Swansea
Swansea Recreation Center Park
Noon Saturday, $5 donation
The Stompin' Ground Games are all about learning about different areas of town and getting the community together — and there's no better way to bring people together than over a feast. For this installment of Warm Cookies of the Revolution's year-long project, members of a local food co-op will whip up some treats (you're encouraged to bring a dish as well, but there are rules). Storytelling, music and dancing will round out the event, so get out and learn about the neighborhoods to the north. 

St. Patrick's Day Party
Boulder Beer Company
Noon Saturday, free
Some folks celebrated last weekend, some folks celebrated Thursday, but the party isn't over. Today Boulder Beer Company will host a post-St. Patrick's Day celebration with drinking songs, ballads and laments; Irish step dancers; beer and corned buffalo reuben sandwiches, for a Colorado twist.

Collaboration Fest After Party
Mercury Cafe
8 p.m. Saturday, $10
The Collaboration fest bringing together local brewers sold out fast, but you can still get in on some of the fun by attending the afterparty. Members of PorloloLee Avenue, Cop Circles and many more will fill the Merc with music, and there might even be some beer. Get your $10 tickets here.  

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