1. Imbibe: Tour the Coors Brewery

  • Why you should go: Nabbing tickets to the Great American Beer Fest is difficult (and expensive). Taste the granddaddy of Colorado brews for free on this tour.
  • Details: Your pick, Golden

2. Take: Pick your own fruit with FallingFruit.org

  • Why you should go: This website shows you where you can find—and pick—edibles on public property, like apples, grapes, and pears for your autumn pies and jams. Read more here.
  • Details: Your pick, Colorado

3. Watch: See The Mummy

4. Get Outside: Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act—in the woods

5. Read: Join the Food Lover’s Book Club

6. Pick: Take the kids to the Pumpkin Harvest Festival at Four Mile Historic Park

7. Look: Browse artist Jerry Jaramillo’s work at CHAC gallery

  • Why you should go: Jaramillo is a master at using multiple materials—and making it look effortless.
  • Details: October 2-31, CHAC Gallery

8. Learn: Stop by for Free Day at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science

9. Run: Join the Highland Tap Run Club

10. Move: Take a Denver Story Trek

  • Why you should go: Anyone who loves a bit of history will go bonkers for these free audio tours of the Mile High City’s memorable spots. (Don’t miss the “Women of the West” tour.)
  • Details: Your pick, Denver

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Natasha Gardner
Natasha Gardner

Natasha Gardner is a Denver-based writer and the former Articles Editor for 5280.