Denver attractions

Weekly Event Round-up: Monster Jam, Mardi Gras and More!

Saturday-Sunday. With grinding gears, squealing tires and growling motors, the “Monster Jam” truck show zooms into the Pepsi Center this weekend. The show features 12-foot-tall monster trucks competing in ferocious race and freestyle events. The huge vehicles are capable of flying 35 feet in the air and soaring over rows of cars, daredevil-style — it’ll be a hit with gearheads of all ages. Before Sunday’s show, ticketholders can join the “Party in the Pits” and get an up-close look at trucks like “El Toro Loco,” “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle” and “Grave Digger.” The drivers will be hanging out, too, signing autographs and taking pictures with fans. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Party in the Pits, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Circle; 303-405-1100. Ticket...

Daily Deal-Free Admission to Denver Art Museum

Head downtown this Saturday for a free day at the Denver Art Museum!   Hours are 10am to 5pm. Colorado native-born artist Allen True’s West exhibition opens October 2nd.  Be one of the first to view his collection.  Click here for more information. The Denver Art Museum has free admission the first Saturday of every month. Have a great deal?  Email me! danielle @ Twitter ID: @denvermetromoms Other free happenings this weekend: Free Kids Workshop at Home Depot Free Day at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science