Things to Do

10 things to do for $10 this weekend, September 17-19

Some people will try and tell you that $10 won't get you much these days. To those people, we say "you're wrong, sir," because every weekend in Denver there is more than enough to do for 10 bucks and less. This weekend you'll find a Pagan Pride fest, ghost-busting, pancakes and more.

Buzzer Battle: Lakewood at Eck's Saloon (Friday) If you love trivia but think that all those places in town that give you ample time to come up with answers in a group are for wusses, you might appreciate the Buzzer Battle. It's a fast-paced Jeopardy style game -- so no time for lallygagging and drink ordering.

Lino Tagliapietra at Pismo Fine Art Glass (Friday) Today's your last chance to check out some of the finest glass art created by man at the Pismo Fine Art Gallery. You'll find work from the art's most prominent creators, Lino Tagliapietra and Chihuly -- so prepare your brain to be both dazzled and amazed. The Get Back Vegas at Beauty Bar (Friday) Everybody loves a soul dance party right? If you don't, you're clearly doing Friday nights the wrong way. If you wander in early enough you can snag a ten-dollar manicure too. Ghostbusters: Midnight Movie at the Esquire (Friday-Saturday) If you're looking for some wholesome fun this weekend, you might want to make your way over to the Esquire at midnight to catch the classic film, Ghostbusters. Just remember: don't cross the streams. Dream Girls at Hamburger Mary's There is something unique about the idea of a Cabaret Drag show -- at least it's unique in that it only happens four times a month. Still, it's not to be missed if you haven't been, and since it's free to get in, you can save your cash for a burger or drink. Front Range Pagan Pride at Stapleton Central Park (Saturday) If you've always been curious about the non-Abrahamic religions, you'll want to bring your open-mind and canned goods to the Front Range Pagan Pride event on Saturday. For better or worse, it's not all about hot-chicks doing witchcraft in basements, but you'll certainly learn something new by attending. Griffin & Sabine and Beyond, Nick Bantock: A Retrospective at the Museum of Outdoor Arts (Saturday) If you've seen the works of Nick Bantock there is no way you're going to miss this event. If you haven't, picture some of the best supernatural, surreal assemblages of collage and multi-medium art you'll ever see. Dirty, Rotten, Filthy, Funny at Moe's Original Bar-B-Que (Saturday) If you think Denver comedians have been holding back their filthy thoughts when they're performing at clubs around town, you might be right. "Dirty, Rotten, Filthy, Funny" is all about giving these comedians a place to shit talk and talk shit together. Pancake Breakfast at Pablo's Coffee (Sunday) How does all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage and coffee sound for a Sunday morning? If it sounds like a perfect remedy to a killer hangover you may want to make your way over to Pablo's Coffee for their fifth-annual Pancake Breakfast. For a measly seven bucks you'll get yourself stuffed, all while benefiting the African Community Center. There will be prizes given away and a bouncy castle for the kids to boot -- let's just hope they go in there before they eat twelve pancakes.

County Line BMX Track (Sunday) If pancakes aren't your thing but BMX races are, you might want to scoot your miniaturized bike over to the Country Line BMX track on Sunday -- you can register and race for $10, or just watch -- whatever suits your fancy.

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Thorin Klosowski
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