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Frugal Fun in Denver this Week, June 18th

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There is no shortage of frugal fun this week, Denverites. Keep your wallets safe and dry this weekend, as there is a veritable plethora of things to do on the cheap.

1. PrideFest: Saturday and Sunday in Civic Center Park, Denver

FREE

This parade, rally and festival is a two day party for the entire family. Even dogs have their own “Pooch Pavilion” as well as the popular “Dogs in Drag” contest. Two days of nonstop fun. To read my article on the 2011 PrideFest, click here:

http://www.examiner.com/budget-events-in-denver/2011-denver-pridefest

2. Cruzin' Havana Car Show & Poker Run: Saturday, Havana Street, Aurora

FREE

See a parade of over 5000 classic cars cruise up and down Havana. Visit the five festival stops and roll the fuzzy dice for a chance to win a $25 gas card. Live entertainment at all festival stops, including a live broadcast from Crusin Oldies AM 950. Register for the Poker Run and win a 50 inch HDTV or cash prizes from $200 to $500 dollars. Read about it, here:

http://www.examiner.com/budget-events-in-denver/cruzin-havana-car-show-

3. Juneteenth Celebration, Saturday, Five-Points Neighborhood, Denver

FREE

Denver has one of the largest Juneteenth celebrations across the country. Celebrate the Emancipation of the slaves in the historic Five-Points neighborhood. For more info, click here:

http://www.examiner.com/budget-events-in-denver/denver-juneteenth-parade-and-celebration

4. Greek Fest, 4610 E. Alameda, Denver CO, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

CHEAP

Although there is a charge to get it, it is minimal. Immerse yourself in all things Greek from food to art, clothes and chotzckies. For more info on the Greek Fest, click here:

http://www.examiner.com/budget-events-in-denver/2011-denver-greek-fest

5. Denver Area Farmer’s Markets, Various Locations and Days

FREE

The Farmer’s Markets are in full swing. Various days at various locations, the Farmer’s market is the best way to get intimate with your food. Meet the farmers, bee keepers, and proprietors that make the organic food in Denver the best around.

This Saturday, the Cherry Creek and Highlands locations, to of the biggest and best Farmer’s Markets around, share their goods. For more information on Denver Farmer’s Markets, click here: http://www.coloradofreshmarkets.com/

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