Things to Do

Ten Things to Do in Denver for $10 or Less (Seven Free), December 2-4,

December is here, and you're only going to get busier as the holidays get closer, so have some fun now. This weekend is full of opportunities for laughs, boozed-up holiday shopping and even meaningful conversation. Check out the Westword calendar for even more events.

Holiday Lights: Ink Lounge First Friday

Ink Lounge
5 p.m. Friday, free

Get lit up on Santa Fe Drive during First Friday when Ink Lounge lights up the area with holiday cheer. Have your photo taken with a tattooed Santa while you enjoy libations from Bear Creek Distillery, Divino Wine and Ratio Beerworks. You can also browse through goods by local makers and get your very own holiday tintype portrait done.

Winter Kick Off Party
Battery 621
6 p.m. Friday, free

For all those who like to get extreme on the snow, it's time to kick off the season. In this urban winter wonderland, enjoy live music as well as booze from Aspen Brewing Company and Breckenridge Distillery up in the hills while you bid on all kinds of winter gear during a silent auction.

Outdoor Double Feature: How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
Founders' Green Park
6:30 p.m. Friday, free

Miss those outdoor movies of the summer? Grab the hot cocoa and layer up for this holiday double feature under the stars. Bring friends and family members so you can cuddle up and keep warm.
Pussy Bros Presents: Adam Cayton-Holland
Comedy RoomRoom at El Charrito
7 p.m. Friday, free

Thanks the ladies of Pussy Bros for roping Adam Cayton-Holland into headlining this month's show. It's a crazy deal to see this for free, and this hometown hero will be joined by Byron F. Graham and JoAnn McIver. Don't miss it.
Denver Flea
Sports Castle
10 a.m. Saturday-Sunday, $5

Although it's gone from selling sporting goods to spreading holiday cheer, the Sports Castle lives on this weekend when the Denver Flea moves in with its Holiday Flea. The best local makers will be displaying their wares for your shopping pleasure, which will be made even more pleasurable by local craft cocktails and beer. Admission is $5 either Saturday or Sunday, or you can pay $30 for a fashion show and bottomless drinks on Friday. More info here.

Keep reading for more events in Denver this weekend.

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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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