22 Actual Life and Sensible Issues to Do in Denver This Week

Denver has some cunning events on its schedule this week. Start with a laugh at an Open Mike comedy show and end it by giving back Sophie’s Ride. Whatever your plans, take a look at this recap of what happened in Denver.

Monday May 24th

Open the Mike Comedy Show

Photo courtesy of Chuck Roy on Facebook

When: May 24, 8 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: Get $ 10- $ 25 tickets here

The lowdown: Get a giggle during an Open Mike comedy show. The virtual event features sets from aspiring comedians and hilarious commentary from host, television writer, and professional comedian himself – Mike Langworthy.

Reform of the criminal justice system

Photo by Brittany Werges

When: May 24, 6:30 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: Register here for free

The lowdown: Tattered Cover presents a panel on criminal justice reform. You can hear from Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser and the Colorado ACLU, as well as the Vice Dean and Professor at New York University School of Law, that Rachel Barkow discusses problems with the Colorado criminal justice system.

Tuesday, May 25th

Online drop-in letter

Photo courtesy of the Denver Art Museum on Facebook

When: May 25, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: Free entry here

The lowdown: Improve your writing skills with an online drop-in writing course. The session – led by instructor Theresa Rozul Knowles from the Lighthouse Writers Workshop – will focus on grief and growth, and will focus on poetry by Suzi Q. Smith.

Science and nature book club

Photo courtesy of Tattered Cover on Facebook.

When: May 25, 6 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: Register here for free

The lowdown: Find out more about scientific literature in the Science & Nature Book Club. Tattered Cover hosts the book club with host Andrea to immerse himself in the novel The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark by Carl Sagan and Anne Druyan for the whole of May.

Cider and sides

Photo courtesy of Stem Ciders on Facebook

When: May 25, 3 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Where: Sti Cider’s RiNo Taproom, 2811 Walnut St. Unit 150, Denver

Costs: Get $ 29- $ 31 tickets here

The lowdown: Stem Ciders partnered with Bigsby’s Folly to create a flavorful Cider and Sides. For a relaxing afternoon you can enjoy four small plates with four chilled apple wines.

Wednesday May 26th

Virtual laugh at your craft

Photo courtesy MCA Denver on Facebook

When: May 26, 6 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: Free – $ 12 tickets available here

The lowdown: Flex your crafty skills during Laugh Your Craft Off. You can participate in creating your own cute little booty embroidery under the guidance of artist Steffie Notion and the comedic commentary from comedian BK Sharad as you create it during the virtual session.

60 minutes in space

Photo courtesy of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science on Facebook

When: May 26, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Where: Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver

Costs: Register here for free

The lowdown: The Denver Museum of Nature & Science presents 60 Minutes in Space. The event features an evening where you can learn more about the science of space through images, animation, and much more. You can learn about new developments in exploration and breaking space news from museum scholars.

Fit & Rock

Photo courtesy Photo courtesy of Dairy Block on Facebook

When: May 26, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Where: Milk Block Alley, 1800 Wazee St., Denver

Costs: Register here for free

The lowdown: Sweat it out at Fit & Rock. Dairy Block hosts the summer workout series, offering one-hour outdoor classes with The Barre Code. The class combines barre with a rocking playlist.

Beer & cheese pairing

Photo courtesy Bruz Beers on Facebook

When: May 26, 6 p.m.

Where: Bruz Off Fax, 1495 York St., Denver

Costs: Get $ 30 tickets here

The lowdown: Bruz Beers partners with Truffle Cheese Shop to pair beer and cheese. You can sample four hearty cheeses accompanied by charcuterie paired with four 4-ounce beers.

End of the summer kickoff ban

Photo courtesy of Peak Beverage on Facebook

When: May 26, 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Where: Peak Beverage, 437 Brighton Blvd., Denver

Costs: Get $ 10- $ 25 tickets here

The lowdown: Raise a glass at an End of Prohibition Summer Kickoff. During the glamorous evening you can enjoy drinks from Peak Beverage, enjoy live music, enjoy the food and much more.

Thursday May 27th

90s Music Quiz Vol.3

Photo courtesy of Geeks Who Drink Pub Quizzes on Facebook

When: May 27, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: $ 5.99 per device here

The lowdown: Test your knowledge of the best ’90s bops during a Geeks Who Drink’ 90s music quiz. Quizmaster Sarah takes you through tricky trivia around some of the biggest hits that rocked the era of bucket hats and jelly shoes.

Mile High Music Series

Photo courtesy of Mile High Station on Facebook

When: May 27, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Where: Mile High Station, 2027 W. Colfax Ave., Denver

Costs: Get $ 35 tickets here

The lowdown: Make killer music at the Mile High Music Series. The ticket price includes an evening with two live music performances, a drink and a table reservation.

Shake it up! Cocktail class

Photo courtesy of Deviation Distilling on Facebook

When: May 27, 6.30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Where: Deviation Distilling, 900 W. 1st Ave. # 150, Denver

Costs: Get $ 39 tickets here

The lowdown: Deviation Distilling is holding a Shake It Up! Cocktail class. The course shows you how to create three different cocktails with Deviation’s gin and whiskey, fruits, spices and much more for a lavish evening.

Pitch Black four course wine dinner

Photo courtesy of Foraged Restaurant on Facebook

When: May 27, 7 p.m.

Where: To the[a]ged Restaurant, 1825 Blake St. Ste 100, Denver

Costs: Get $ 125 tickets here

The lowdown: To the[a]ged Restaurant is partner of the winemaker Jesse Katz for a Pitch Black four-course menu. You can enjoy a four-course omakase-style meal blindfolded for a whole new experience that encourages your other senses and removes distractions.

Roots sessions

Photo courtesy of Raices Brewing Co. on Facebook

When: May 27, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Where: Raices Brewing Co., 2060 W. Colfax Ave., Denver

Costs: Register here for free

The lowdown: Embrace the summer with music and beer during a raices sesiones. Raices Brewing hosts the event with a performance by the Cristine Barbosa Trio and bites of The Captain Tacos and Sushi.

Friday May 28th

Mile High Flea Market Free entry Friday

Photo courtesy of Mile High Flea Market on Facebook

When: May 28, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Mile High Flea Market, 3rd Ave. between L St. and K St., Denver

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: Shop till you drop at Mile High Flea Market. Free entry Friday. The outdoor flea market has a wide variety of local vendors, vintage finds, groceries, and more for a complete shopping experience.

Lost City live

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When: May 28, 6.30 p.m. – 9.30 p.m.

Where: North Terrace of the Lost City River, 3459 Ringsby Ct., Denver

Costs: $ 25- $ 200 get tickets here

The lowdown: Shake it all night during Lost City Live with music from the south of France. The series of live music events continues with performances on the terrace for a cool summer evening.

Triada Art Show

Photo courtesy of Rachael Weiss on Facebook

When: May 28-29

Where: Denver Art Garage, 6100 E. 23rd Ave., Denver

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: The Triada Art Show takes place in the Art Garage Denver. During the art exhibition, you can discover works by the artists Gabriela Carrión, Joy Giles and Rachael Weiss.

Saturday May 29th

Spring BAZAAR

Photo courtesy of DenverBazaar on Facebook

When: May 29-30

Where: Sloans Lake Tap and Burger, 1611 Raleigh St., Denver

Costs: Free – $ 25 get tickets here

The lowdown: Denver BAZAAR is back at Belleview Station for a Spring BAZAAR. The two-day market is where you can shop from over 70 vendors in Colorado, buy groceries from food trucks, enjoy spring-themed cocktails, and more.

Made by us market

Photo courtesy of Fort Greene Bar on Facebook

When: May 29, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Where: Fort Greene Bar, 321 E. 45th Ave., Denver

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: Shop locally at the Made By Us Market. The market has an array of street food, pharmacy supplies, plants, and jams that are played by a DJ throughout the evening while you shop.

Sunday May 30th

Sundays on Santa Fe

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When: May 30, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: Santa Fe Arts District, 525 Santa Fe Dr., Denver

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: Take a morning to explore the Santa Fe Art District on Santa Fe Sundays. You can view art in the galleries, shop in local boutiques, and much more all day long.

Sophie’s ride

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When: May 30, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: Ice Cream for Little Men, 2620 16th St., Denver

Costs: $ 30 donation here

The lowdown: Pedal for charity during Sophie’s Ride. The event features a bike ride to Golden and Centennial Cone Park, followed by a BBQ at the Foothills BMW / Triumph. The proceeds from the event will benefit Sophie’s neighborhood.

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Mark your calendar

Jaime Carrejo: waiting room

When: June 2, 12 noon

Where: On-line

Costs: $ 5- $ 15 tickets are available here

Park Hill Farm and Flea

When: June 3, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Where: Oneida Park, E. 23rd Ave. & Oneida St., Denver

Costs: Free admission

Numbers in nature

When: June 4, 9:10 a.m.

Where: Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver

Costs: $ 9 tickets available here

Denver Fashion Week Summer ’21

When: June 24th & June 26th – 27th

Where: Forney Museum of Transportation, 4303 Brighton Blvd., Denver

Costs: $ 40- $ 125 get tickets here, here and here

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