Free coffee, $5 for 4 tacos and more cheap stuff coming up in Denver

Icy reception

Are you prepared to hit the ice? The Colorado Avalanche host its inaugural Avs Fan Fest on Sept. 29 in the Pepsi Center. Both admission and parking are free. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the interactive adventure provides fans with a more comprehensive look in the internal workings of a team practice. Fans will find a peek into training strategy, view “live” in-practice interviews with gamers and experience an end-of-practice Avs player competition. The event will have a distinctive Q&A with Head Coach Jared Bednar. The festival is a non-ticketed event, however, fans are invited to RSVP in Will be entered to win awards, such as Avs tickets, autographed merchandise and much more. (You should be present in the event to claim your prize)

Weekend buzz

Coffee fans should have lots of reasons to stir things up on Sept. 29, also known as National Coffee Day, as most shops are celebrating the day with bargains. Krispy Kreme is giving out virtually any size, some cup. Cinnabon can also be sharing a cup that is completely free . No cost required for offer. Grab a coffee buddy and head to Dunkin’ Donuts to get a buy-one-get-one-free cup of its coffee. Stop by Einstein Bros.. Bagels to get a free cup of Caribou Coffee with the purchase price of almost any food item. Ultimately, Circle K and Pilot Flying J convenience shops can also be currently offering a free cup, however, each needs a offer found on their respective programs. With popular coffee shops stop by your chosen local café for giveaways and specials.

Word play

All plays begin with the word and also, at some point, a budding playwright must share those words with other individuals. Denver Center for the Performing Arts Education is calling playwrights of all levels to hear their material read out loud for the very first time. In the event that you’re interested, deliver 10 moments of a work-in-progress to First Mondays: Playwriting to get just a small help from the experts in developing it further. The first workshop takes place on Oct. 1 from seven p.m. to 10 p.m. in the DCPA Education building at 13th and Arapahoe. The series is free to the general public and authors. Plays will be read on a first come, first served basis. If your piece still requires a little more work until you discuss it with all the Earth, there is a second playwriting session on Nov. 5. You are able to enroll online at

Dinner bell

How can you observe National Taco Day? Munching tacos to the economical in Taco Bell, Naturally. The fast-food franchise that is ubiquitous is currently observing the day that is crunch-worthy with a National Taco Day Gift Set. On Oct. 4, now buy the meals holiday box with four tacos, such as a Crunchy Taco and among every one of its Doritos Locos Tacos (Fiery, Cool Ranch and Nacho Cheese) for about $5. The set comes with packaging that is stained , so no wrapping necessary. Seems like the ideal gift for taco lovers on-the-go. Unfortunately, the box , taco lovers is just available for the 1 day.

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