Things to Do

3 things to do for free in Denver this week, October 21-24

Looking for something to do before the full-on costumed hysteria known as Halloween sets in? We've rounded up three free events this week -- a psychic-friendly get-together, a fiber artist's dream expo and one semi-spooky production -- that will cost you nothing to get through the door, but pay off in tons of fun. For additional cool stuff to do before the weekend rolls in, take a peek at our online calendar -- or if you know of a great event we've missed, share it in the comments section below. See also: Reverend Charles Cox on mediumship, White House seances and talking to the dead Psychic Experiences Social at Isis Books and Gifts (Wednesday) Ever wonder if others share your psychic experiences? Do you think you have psychic abilities but have never been sure how to test them? Both newbies and those experienced in the psychic realm are invited to Isis Books and Gifts for a gathering on all things relating to the spirit medium at this evening social. Local experts from the Aspen Program for Psychic Development will be on hand to answer questions. The event is free, but make sure to register via the center's website prior to arriving.

Rocky Mountain Weavers Annual Sale at Englewood Civic Center (Thursda-Saturday) This annual showcase of textile pieces from fiber arts crafters around the state creates a pop-up marketplace for early holiday gift-shopping. But along with featuring finished handmade items, this expo also serves as a great place to find the best in materials for weaving, crocheting, felting, knitting and more.

Live Anthologies Volume 1: Spirits at Paris on the Platte (Thursday) Get in the mood for Halloween with Live Anthologies, a new series from local traveling theater purveyors Horse & Cart. The work of Denver-centric playwrights and authors like Adam E. Douglas, Katherine Jamieson and Sean Paul Mahoney is brought to life by actors in an intimate setting. The show is free, but be sure to order some of Paris on the Platte's coffee drinks and small plates while enjoying never-before-seen stories told live.

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Bree Davies is a multimedia journalist, artist advocate and community organizer born and raised in Denver. Rooted in the world of Do-It-Yourself arts and music, Davies co-founded Titwrench experimental music festival, is host of the local music and comedy show Sounds on 29th on CPT12 Colorado Public Television and is creator and host of the civic and social issue-focused podcast, Hello? Denver? Are You Still There? Her work is centered on a passionate advocacy for all ages, accessible, inclusive, non-commercial and autonomous DIY art spaces and music venues in Denver.
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