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Three Things to Do for Free in Denver Today

Fisk Jubilee Singers
The snow must go on! The Downtown Denver Rink just closed, but the Ruby Hill Rail Yard terrain park is back in business, offering a spot to ski for free every day. And don't miss a very special concert in Boulder today.

Keep reading for details.

Denver Museum of Nature & Science Free Day
Sunday, February 27, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
2001 Colorado Boulevard
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is hosting one of its free days on February 27. Catch GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World, as well as Discovery Zone and other permanent exhibitions, all for free. Reserve your spot here. (Sorry, the new Egypt: The Time of Pharoahs still requires a paid ticket.)
click to enlarge FISK JUBILEE SINGERS
Fisk Jubilee Singers
Fisk Jubilee Singers
Sunday, February 27, 2 p.m.
Macky Auditorium Concert Hall, 1595 Pleasant Street, Boulder

NAACP Boulder County will close out its six-week Walk With Me series with a special performance by the Grammy Award-winning Fiske Jubilee Singers, a multi-award-winning ensemble credited with introducing and sustaining the tradition of the Negro spiritual. The group began performing in 1871, touring America and Europe singing songs that were sacred to them —- and raising money to save their school, Fisk University, from financial ruin. One hundred and fifty years later, the Fisk Jubilee Singers continue to wow audiences. Admission is free; register here.

Ruby Hill Rail Yard
Daily, 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Overland Golf Course, South Platte River Drive
See all that snow outside your window? Get out and enjoy it — in the heart of Denver! Ruby Hill has offered free skiing and snowboarding in the terrain park since 2007, but this year is the first time that free equipment has been available on Saturdays and Thursdays. The park is open daily from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Ruby Hill Rail Yard is lit from dawn to dusk. Find out more here.

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