Things to Do

Ten Things to Do in Denver for $10 or Less (Four Free), April 22-24

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Denver Spring Flea
EXDO Events Center
10 a.m. Saturday-Sunday, $5
Get some shopping done at this event featuring over 150 local vendors and artisans; everything from soap to pickles will be available for your browsing pleasure. And there will be plenty of food items, crafty cocktails and special beer tappings from New Belgium to please your palate. Grab your ticket online for a free beverage. 

Doors Open Denver
Wynkoop Plaza at Denver Union Station
10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, free

Pack a year's worth of culture into a single weekend as you visit buildings housing everything from gardening to jazz dance. Union Station will serve as the main hub of Doors Open Denver, but places like the Black American West Museum & Heritage Center, Governor’s ResidenceEllie Caulkins Opera House and almost seventy other structures will be wide open.  You can also pay $10 to take insider tours of a variety of neighborhoods, houses and performance spaces; check out the guide here to start exploring.

 
African Culture Night
Afrikmall
5 p.m. Saturday, $10 donation
We're not just celebrating African culture tonight — we're becoming active participants. Dust off your djembes and join in the drum lessons, enjoy a performance by the Mokomba Ensemble, dance and learn some new stories. Alcohol will be served, but the night's geared to kids, too.
Toy & Doll Supershow
Northglenn Ramada Plaza and Convention Center
11 a.m. Sunday, $5
Now that you're an adult, you can buy all the toys you want, including an Atomic Energy Lab kit. Some of the items at this show made their debut in the 1930s and some are brand-new, but there's definitely something for everyone heere. You can get in for free if you're dressed up as a cosplayer. 
Game of Thrones Trivia, Costume Contest and Premiere 
The Oriental Theater
5 p.m. Sunday, $10
It's finally back for its sixth season, and the Game of Thrones premiere is going to be way more fun with trivia and costumes. Join your fellow Thronies and find out the fate of Jon Snow. This might be April, but winter is still coming. 
Propaganda! A Comedy Show featuring Phil Palisoul
Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret 
8 p.m. Sunday, free
If it's the last Sunday of the month, it's time to head to Lannie's for comedy. Tonight you can enjoy legendary local joke-maker Phil Palisoul. If you've seen him on Comedy Central or The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, you know you've got some chuckles in your future.  Mike Hammock, John Bueno, Cody Spyker, Kevin Stanton and free pizza coupons will round out the evening. 
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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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