17 Actual Life and Sensible Issues to Do in Denver This Weekend

There are a few artistic events on the program in Denver this week. Start with music in the clouds and finish with an OAK x SMOK BBQ Cantina pop-up. Wherever the week takes you, take a look at this recap of what’s going on in Denver.

Wednesday September 9th

Music in the clouds

Photo courtesy of Halcyon, a Cherry Creek hotel on Facebook

When: September 9, 6 p.m. – 8.30 p.m.

Where: Halcyon, a hotel in Cherry Creek, 245 Columbine St., Denver

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: Rock your body to sweet melodies during Music in the Clouds. Halcyon will host the music event with a performance by Tiffany Christopher – an artist who plays alternative folk rock.

Comedy night

Photo courtesy of Denver Central Market on Facebook

When: September 9, 7 p.m. – 8.30 p.m.

Where: Denver Central Market, 2669 Larimer St., Denver

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: Get giggles during a night of comedy at Denver Central Market. You can have a drink from the Curio Bar and sit in the Paved Paradise tent to listen to local comedians.

Snack, sip & stroll

Photo courtesy of Bigsby’s Folly-A Craft Winery: food, bar, private events on Facebook

When: September 9, 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Where: Different places

Costs: Get $ 65 tickets here

The lowdown: Breathe in some fresh air with a snack, a sip, and a walk. While walking around RiNo with local offerings, stop by Ironton Distillery & Crafthouse, Blue Moon RiNo, and Bigsby’s Folly.

CKBC Oktoberfest

Photo courtesy of the Copper Kettle Brewing Company on Facebook

When: September 9-13

Where: Copper Kettle Brewing Company, 100 S. Valentia St. Ste. 1338, Denver

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: The Copper Kettle Brewing Company kicks off the fall with the CKBC Oktoberfest. You can take part in the five day festival with beer tastings, special taps, food and more.

Thursday September 10th

Outdoor class

Photo courtesy of Eventbrite on Facebook

When: September 10, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Where: Sloans Lake Park, 1700 N. Sheridan Blvd., Denver

Costs: Get $ 30 tickets here

The lowdown: Lace up your sneakers for an outdoor class with bRUNch Running co-founder Alex Weissner. Weissner, who also happens to be a treadmill, will take you through an evening sweat session to get your heart racing.

Summer Nights outdoor film series

Photo by Giacomo DiFranco

When: September 10, 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Where: Ironton Distillery & Crafthouse, 3636 Chestnut Pl., Denver

Costs: Get $ 5 tickets here

The lowdown: A Summer Nights Outdoor Movie Series is taking place at the Ironton Distillery & Crafthouse. Bring a chair or blanket for a social look at the cult classic Clueless. The proceeds from ticket sales will go to Big City Mountaineers.

Friday September 11th

Lost City live

Photo courtesy of Lost City on Facebook

When: September 11, 6.30pm – 10pm

Where: Lost City, 3459 Ringsby Ct., Denver

Costs: $ 25- $ 200 get tickets here

The lowdown: Lost City presents Lost City Live. The musical night supports local artists and gives you the opportunity to rock new beats. You can jam on the outdoor deck to live music from the Heavy Diamond Ring while you relax on a summer evening.

Slice of Heaven Watermelon Lime Gose Beer Release

Photo courtesy of Jagged Mountain Craft Brewery on Facebook

When: September 11, 12 noon

Where: Jagged Mountain Craft Brewery, 1139 20th St., Denver

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: Cool off with a Slice of Heaven Watermelon Lime Gose Beer Release. You can grab a can or two of the bright brew, made with the help of Odyssey Beerwerk, to keep you fresh.

Almost heaven, the songs of John Denver!

Photo courtesy of Hudson Gardens & Event Center on Facebook

When: September 11th – October 11th

Where: The Hudson Gardens & Event Center, 6115 S. Santa Fe Dr., Littleton

Costs: Get $ 45 tickets here

The lowdown: Listen to wonderful music while surrounded by plants during Almost Heaven, The Songs of John Denver! At this event, you can relax on the rose garden lawn and listen to the music of the classic folk singer.

Slow down summer

Photo by Alexandra Palmerton.

When: September 11-13

Where: The Bindery, 1817 Central St., Denver

Costs: 75 USD per person

The lowdown: Help Slow Food Denver with The Bindery by picking up takeaway lunch and dinner during a Summer Slow Down event. You can pre-order a three-course meal of seasoned peaches with goat cheese, cold tarragon and zucchini soup, panzanella puttanesca salad and lemon and chicken scallop.

Saturday September 12th

CrushStyle art exhibition

Photo courtesy of CrushStyle Art Exhibit on Facebook

When: September 12-20

Where: Curtis St. PlatteForum, 2400 You’re 100, Denver

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: Discover works by CRUSH Wall artists at the PlatteForum Gallery during a CrushStyle Art Exhibit. You can see murals by artists such as Chris Haven, Add Fuel, Sandi Calistro, and others, as well as purchase prints and original work.

31st Annual Friendship Powwow

Photo by Nick Annis

When: September 12, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: The 31st annual Denver Art Museum Friendship Powwow has gone virtual this year. The Powwow is a celebration of Native American cultures with drum groups, dance performances, and ceremonies streamed on the museum’s Facebook.

TheBigWonderful Beer Garden

Photo courtesy TheBigWonderful

When: September 12-13, 12 noon

Where: TheBigWonderful, 6785 E. Chenango Ave., Denver

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: Celebrate the weekend by relaxing in TheBigWonderful Beer Garden. You can have a beer, explore art installations, enjoy live music, and much more – all in the garden.

Flock Party: A gathering forever

Photo courtesy of Denver Zoo on Facebook

When: September 12, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Where: Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St., Denver

Costs: Get $ 175 tickets here

The lowdown: The Flock Party takes place at the Denver Zoo: a meeting forever. The evening soiree is used for animal care and emergency aid at the Denver Zoo. You can see live entertainment, enjoy the food and drink, and see some adorable animals. Make sure you dress imaginatively to suit the night.

Sake 101 brewery tour

Photo courtesy of Colorado Sake Co. on Facebook

When: September 12, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Where: Colorado Sake Co., 3559 Larimer St., Denver

Costs: Get $ 10- $ 30 tickets here

The lowdown: Discover the insides of Colorado Sake Co. during a Sake 101 Brewey tour and taste sake. You can see how sake is made and later sip the bounties.

Sunday September 13th

September bluegrass brunch

Photo courtesy of Station 26 Brewing Co. on Facebook

When: September 13, 12 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: Station 26 Brewing Co., 7045 E 38th Ave., Denver

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: Station 26 Brewing Co. is back with its bluegrass brunch in September. The brunch offers live music and brunch snacks from farm to truck. You can gather together while staying socially distant and have brunch while jamming.

OAK x SMOK BBQ Cantina Pop-Up

Photo courtesy OAK on Facebook on the 14th

When: September 13, 11 a.m.

Where: OAK on the fourteenth, 1400 Pearl St., Boulder

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: Dine during an OAK x SMOK BBQ Cantina pop-up featuring dishes created by Chef Steven Redzikowski of OAK at Fourteenth and Chef Bill Espiricueta of SMOK. You can sample bites of BBQ Shrimp Tostadas, Brisket Tacos, Smoked Queso Tamales, and more until supplies run out.

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Mark your calendar

Crush Walls 2020

When: September 14-20

Where: Different places

Costs: You can find different prices here

Look carefully online

When: September 15, 1 p.m. – 1.45 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: Free admission

ConnectArte: artist interview with David Ocelotl Garcia

When: September 17, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: $ 8 RSVP here

Bike-In Movie Night 2 by Denver Beer Co.

When: September 18, 6.30 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Where: Denver Beer Co. Canworks, 4455 Jason St., Denver

Costs: $ 20 per person here

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