Ten Things to Do in Denver for $10 or Less (Six Free), August 19-21

Let your pet have some fun at the Pet Expo this weekend.
Let your pet have some fun at the Pet Expo this weekend.
Danielle Lirette

Summer's not over yet, and there are plenty of hot events this weekend where you can make enough memories to keep you warm all winter long. Check out live performances in Boulder, enjoy musical history by the river, and just rock out in general. Here are our ten favorite events for under $10 this weekend; go to the Westword calendar for even more to do.  

Boulder Fringe Festival
Friday-August 28, prices vary

Entertainment will abound in Boulder not only this weekend, but through Aguust 28. The twelfth annual Boulder Fringe Festival features comedy, theater, magic, monologues, performance art and more. EllieIdaInappropriate Questions by Inappropriate People and Hikari are just some of the offerings on this crazy schedule. Dive deep into the fringe. 

The Galleria at the Denver Performing Arts Complex
5 p.m. Friday-Sunday, $5 suggested donation
Start your weekend with a performance-dance piece that you have to believe to see. Performers Laura Ann Samuelson and Kristine Whittle will navigate a physical and digital stage in the dark, using senses other than sight to control their actions through the 45-minute loop. 

The taxi pool is one of the best in the city.
The taxi pool is one of the best in the city.
Nathan Hemmert

Taxi Pool Party
5 p.m. Friday, $10

Summer may be winding down, but you still have a chance to hit the pool. For only $10, you can take a dip in the container pool at Taxi, drink all the cocktails and beer you please, and soak in the beats of DJ Nat Select. Cool! 

Somerset Catalog Picnic
Clyfford Still Museum
5:30 p.m. Friday, free

Pack up the picnic basket and then throw a blanket on the lawn of the Clyfford Still Museum, where you can enjoy a concert by Somerset Catalog. If you don't bring your own goodies, you can purchase ice cream sandwiches from Peteybird, local brews from Baere Brewing Co., and tasty links from Biker Jim’s on site. 

Trio House Press Poetry Series Part 2 Featuring Bradford Tice and Kyle McCord
7 p.m. Friday, free

Award-winning poet Bradford Tice, author of What the Night Numbered, and Kyle McCord, author of Magpies in the Valley of Oleanders, present an evening of readings at BookBar. These guys both have a serious, distinctive style — Tice with his historical-monologue lyrics and McCord dipping his words with art and politics. Don't miss this war of the words.

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