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Your fun and frighting weekend agenda

So you’re probably chilling on your Saturday morning, pondering on just what to do on these two glorious days of bliss? We’ll I’ve got you covered. There’s so much happening in Colorado this weekend and every weekend that it’s hard not to get involved. Here’s a few things that you just might like to participate in:

1. Indigenous Film and Arts Festival – Denver (October 5 – October 10) $
If autumn related things don’t appeal to you, or you’re simply in the mood to learn about the Native American culture, the Film and Art festival is perfect for you this weekend. The events 13th annual festival is taking place in Denver, CO with the theme of Nationhood. There is a chance for students or the public to meet with filmmakers, writers and actors. Screenings take place all over the city so be sure to check out the schedule on their website (http://www.iiirm.org/). The events are free to the public, but donations are encouraged.

2. Punkin Chunkin’ – Aurora (October 8th to October 9th) $$
This Saturday and Sunday, the 19th annual event is coming back to Arapahoe Park. Whether you have a deep loathing for autumn or an undying love; the pumpkin chunkin’ event is perfect for everyone. This event is family-friendly and features a pumpkin patch, a fall market, a car show and live music. Tickets are 5$ for anyone over 13. Kids 12 and under are free. FYI– It’s very therapeutic as well as entertaining for all the pent up stress from school. For more info, check their Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/1807870519499747/).

3. Haunted Field of Screams – Thornton (Now through October 30th) $$$
If you’re a thrill junkie or just a fan of horror, the Haunted Field of Screams should definitely be on your schedule this October. Being one of the biggest horror attractions Colorado has to offer, the Haunted Field of Screams is corn maze gone nightmare, with monsters lurking beyond every corner. There are three different “haunts” that are available for you to enjoy, including the Field of Screams, Dead Man’s Maze and Zombie Paintball Massacre. The Field of Screams brings your worst nightmares to life in an endless trail of terror. Dead Man’s Maze launches you into a labyrinth at night, with endless monsters that await. And finally, Zombie Paintball puts survivors through an abandoned farm to fight for mankind. Surely at least one event of this terrifying trio of attractions must spark your interest. Ticket prices range so be sure to check out their website.. if you dare.. (http://bit.ly/1LZRupG)

Disclaimer: This is NOT family friendly please don’t take a child with.