Film buffs, dance fanatics, and sports enthusiasts alike will find plenty of things to do in and around Denver this weekend.

Friday, March 8

Side Stories RiNo

When: Mar. 1-8
Where: Brighton Blvd. in Denver

Catch the final night of this outdoor film installation, in which short digital works from local artists will be projected onto outside walls in the RiNo neighborhood. An interactive map and audio tour guides viewers through the walkable installation. 

Frozen Dead Guy Days

When: Mar. 8-10
Where: Downtown Nederland

See 30 live bands in giant heated tents during one of the quirkiest festivals in the country. Unique winter events like frozen t-shirt contests, coffin racing, and a costumed polar plunge are just a few of the activities you can expect to enjoy at this 18th annual festival. 

A Rip in the Sky and Mending the Moon

When: Mar. 8
Where: The People's Building in Aurora

This special event combines dance, poetry, original music, and theater to explore themes of unraveling and mending. Stay for a discussion after the performance. Tickets are $20. 

The World Wide Antique and Vintage Show

When: Mar. 8
Where: Denver Mart

This tradition returns for its 43rd year, bringing more than 85 vintage and antique dealers from around the country. Tickets are only $5. 


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Saturday, March 9

Lucky Charm 1M / 5K / 10K

When: Mar. 9
Where: City Park in Denver

Start celebrating St. Patrick's Day by running the Lucky Charm. Stay for vendors, entertainment, and (you guessed it) a celebratory bowl of Lucky Charms! Don't forget to come dressed in green, or else you may get pinched ... 

Carabiner Comedy Show

When: Mar. 9, 8 p.m.
Where: 14er Brewery and Beer Garden

Enjoy a night of stand-up comedy, featuring headliner Sam Tallent, plus plenty of local craft beer. 

Sunday, March 10

Micro Beer Mile and World's Shortest Parade

When: Mar. 10
Where: Boulder Beer Co.

Don't worry, you won't have to run a mile continuously -- drink half a beer and complete a challenge every 1/4 mile. Stay for the early St. Patrick's Day parade with live music and food. 

Which events do you plan to check out this weekend? Are there any fun events we missed on our list? Let us know in the comments. Have a great weekend, Colorado!