Denver Weekend Rundown: Oct. 10-12

Looking for things to do in Denver this weekend? The RedPeak staff has your back.

Here’s a list of our top event picks for October 10-12.

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Great American Techno Festival Organizers of this fest, which will be held in multiple venues across Denver through Saturday, promise a weekend of music and cultural exchange. Blondes, Pittsburgh Track Authority, Leisure Muffin, and Clay Wilson are among the fest’s performers. Tier Three Festival Passes are available for $50.

Mile High Horror Film Festival This four-day fest returns to the Alamo Drafthouse Littleton, showcasing more than 80 films from 17 countries! The majority of films in the lineup are new, giving attendees the chance to see them before they’re released to the general public. Panel discussions, live music, Tarot card readers, artists and sideshow performers are also included in the festivities. For a full film lineup, click HERE. Individual tickets start at $11. 


PalletFest This upcycle festival takes place today and tomorrow in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, and features a maze and performance stage made of used pallets (hence the name). The event has an array of attractions, including the aforementioned maze, an obstacle course, pallet craft demos, live music, a fashion show, and a home and garden show. Food and beer vendors will also be on hand. Admission is free!

Whales: Giants of the Deep This new exhibition at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science explores the latest research about these marine mammals, as well as the role they’ve played for thousands of years in human cultures— from the Maori to peoples in the Pacific Northwest. The exhibition is on view through February 16, 2015. Tickets start at $8.


Matisse and Friends: Selected Masterworks from the National Gallery of Art This exhibition at the Denver Art Museum has 14 paintings from the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC. Henri Matisse, Georges Braque, Kees van Dongen, Andre Derain, Raoul Dufy, Albert Marquet and Maurice de Vlaminck are the featured artists, who shocked the world with their raw approach and triggered a succession of innovative movements in modern art. The show is on view through February 8, 2015.

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