Things to Do

Ten Things to Do in Denver for $10 or Less (Seven Free), August 5-7

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5 Points Brew & BBQ
Five Points
Noon Saturday, $5

Five Points is one of the most historic neighborhoods in the city, just the spot to enjoy some brew and ’cue. Over twenty BBQ masters from around the area will bring out their meaty best, which will be paired with beer selections. After paying the $5 cover, you can fork over more dough for each taste or shell out $40 for unlimited ’cue. The music will be endless, too. Find more info here.
Denver Days: Sun Valley Community Block Party
Ink Monstr
Noon Saturday, free

This Denver Days event is backed by Ink Monstr, so you know the entertainment will be top-notch. There will also be opportunities to make art, activities for the kids, free food and plenty of networking. Half the residents of Sun Valley are under seventeen, and it's the poorest neighborhood in the city; check out this GoFundMe page to help get these kids some school supplies and other gear. 
Leftapalooza
Roosevelt Park
Longmont
Noon Saturday, $10

Left Hand Brewing Company is throwing a party featuring nine of the best tribute bands in the area, with acts that pay homage to The Who, R.E.M, The Boss and many more. Bring your chairs and blankets so that you can make a day of it; since the festival is being thrown by a brewery, you know the suds will be as good as the vibes. 
New Amsterdam Vodka Presents "It's Your Town"
Price Davis Studios 
6 p.m. Saturday, free
Mike Graves and Jaime Molina will be the featured artists at this celebration of street art, presented by New Amsterdam, which will be serving up free drinks all night long.This 21-an-up event that promises to be one arty party!
 
Mile High Soul Club with Special Guest DJ Gordy G
Syntax Physic Opera
9 p.m. Saturday, $5

You can't go wrong when Soul Daddies Tyler Jacobson, Steve Cervantes and Jason Heller jump on the ones and twos to pump out all that beautiful soul music — and DJ Gordy G is coming to the party all the way from Pittsburgh. Let's shake, bop and roll all night long. 






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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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