Water World goes to the dogs (literally) and more Denver-area deals starting Sept. 7

Watering hole

Pet parents may allow their furry kids splash around this weekend. Water World is hosting its next yearly Bow Wow Beach Doggie Day on Sept. 8 in 11 a.m. to 2 litres, rain or shine. Cowabunga Beach, Turtle Bay and Thunder Bay will soon be open for dogs to swim, splash and play. (Wally World will also be available, particularly to pups under 25 lbs.) Proof of current rabies vaccination and waivers must be signed prior to entry. Owners will be wagging their “tails,” also, because entry is just $9.99 a puppy, with humans getting in for free. (If you were a 2018 Splash Pass holder, the cost is only $4.99 a pooch.) Be aware: Attractions aren’t open and owners aren’t permitted to float . Don’t forget to bring a great deal of towels and doggie treats to the car trip home that is wet. waterworldcolorado.com/public/plan/DoggieDay.cfm

Benvenuto, all

Belmar (408 S. Teller St.) at Lakewood becomes Little Italy for the weekend. On Sept. 8 and 9, the shopping center hosts its 15th annual Festival Italiano beginning at 10 a.m. equally days.  Known to attract more than 100,000 individuals, the festival celebrates Italian culture with wine food and artisan sellers. Kids can acquire purple feet at the grape ; households may enjoy performances by invasion throwers (flown in from Florence, Italy); and everyone can throw a ball at the two-day open bocce tournament. In addition, the air fills with a full program of genuine Italian entertainment. Entry and parking are free. belmarcolorado.com/festival-italiano

Night at the museum

Do museums come to life? ’s the opportunity to encounter among Denver’s popular attractions after hours and find out for yourself. The Denver Museum of Nature & Science hosts among its Free Days (much more fitting, Free Nights) on Sept. 12 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Admission is free for all. The family-friendly evening features Saturdays series, a scavenger hunt and face painting. In addition, their heads can be tested by kids of all ages from themMuseum’s exhibition, Mindbender Mansion — a place filled with interactive challenges, brainteasers and puzzles. (There is a fee for the VR Arcade, IMAX and planetarium.) Food and beverages (including alcohol) will soon be readily available for purchase, also. In case the night doesn’t match your program, they have three regular Free Days coming : Sept. 30, Oct. 14 and Dec. 9. dmns.org

Stacked savings

It takes a village to eat a great deal and lots of sandwiches … Village Inn, that’s. All month in September, the diner is observing its 60th birthday offering all-you-can-eat sandwiches for just $3.99. Reorders are served as a stack of two pancakes. The deal pancake fest is for dine-in only. Better yet, hungry frugalists (having a sweet tooth) will combine the manage the series ’s ongoing Free Pie Wednesday promo. Where else could you eat pancakes for rsquo & your own heart;s articles and a slice of pie for under $5? The voucher ends Sept. 30. villageinn.com

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