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

Denver has some new events on its schedule this week. Start the art on the opening day of Hecho en Colorado and finish shopping at the Highlands Farmer’s Market. Wherever the week takes you, take a look at this recap of what’s going on in Denver.

Monday 6th July

Made in Colorado opening day

Photo courtesy History Colorado on Facebook

When: July 6, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: History Colorado, 1200 N. Broadway, Denver

Costs: Get $ 14 tickets here

The lowdown: History Colorado presents the opening day of Hecho en Colorado. The exhibit features sculptures, paintings, writings, and more from the Colorado Chicano and Mexicans community. You can see work by local artists and help support History Colorado.

Tuesday July 7th

Summer Dinner Series

Photo courtesy of The Modern Eater on Facebook

When: July 7, 6.30 p.m. – 9.30 p.m.

Where: Pizza Republica,890 14th St., Denver

Costs: $ 200- $ 400 get tickets here

The lowdown: The Modern Eater Network hosts its annual Summer Dinner Series. You can enjoy a five-course meal of local beer, wine, and spirits. This Tuesday you can experience dishes from Chef Carrie Baird.

An interview with Nari Ward

Photo courtesy of Eventbrite on Facebook

When: July 7, 12 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: Register here for free

The lowdown: Listen to a virtual talk during Nari Ward in Conversation. Artist Nari Ward and curator Gary Carrion-Murayari discuss Ward’s new exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver.

Wednesday July 8th

White fragility and anti-racism

Photo courtesy Urban Sanctuary Denver on Facebook

When: July 8, 6 p.m. – 7.30 p.m.

Where: City Park, 17th Ave. Pkwy. and Detroit St., Denver

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: Urban Sanctuary Denver is partnering with Raquel Alexandra Healing Arts and Tantrikas Next Door to host a discussion on white fragility and anti-racism. You can explore topics on how to be a better ally of POC and how to actively be anti-racist during the socially distant meeting.

TGR accomplice premiere

Photo courtesy of Teton Gravity Research on Facebook

When: July 8th – 9th

Where: Denver Mart Drive-In, 451 E. 58th Ave., Denver

Costs: $ 40 per vehicle, get tickets here and here

The lowdown: The Denver Mart Drive-In hosts the Denver premiere of TGR Accomplice. The film recalls the wonders of mountain biking with the help of some of the world’s best riders. You can sit back in your car to watch the movie and win prizes.

Use the space, use it that you have to

Photo courtesy of PlatteForum on Facebook

When: July 8-17

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

Costs: Register here for free

The lowdown: While using the space, discover a memorial inspired by the idea of ​​an anti-memorial. The exhibition, created by PlatteForum’s Art Lab interns and artist Paloma Ayala, plays with ideas of sex and space.

Thursday July 9th

Fireplace at five

Photo courtesy of Fireside at Five on Facebook

When: July 9, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Costs: Register here for free

The lowdown: Immerse yourself in a variety of topics during the Fireside at Five series. The series hosts discussions on local and global issues with various organizations every week. This week you can hear from the Center on Colfax about issues of inclusivity and diversity in the workplace.

Summer film series

Photo courtesy of Avanti F&B.

When: July 9, 9 a.m. – 11.30 p.m.

Where: Avanti F&B, a collective restaurant, 3200 Pecos St., Denver

Costs: Free

The lowdown: Get a garden chair and popcorn for the Avanti Summer Movie Series. Enjoy a free beer and snack with dishes from Lea Jane’s Hot Chicken and Meta Asian Kitchen while you watch the classic film Sandlot.

Roadside farmers market

Photo courtesy of DenverBazaar on Facebook

When: July 9th – August 23rd

Where: You can find various locations here

Costs: Free

The lowdown: The Denver Bazaar features a Curbside Farmer’s Market. You can shop online from local vendors like Björns Colorado Honey, Create Good Co., Pet Wants Denver, and others to pick up your goods at different locations later.

July garden

Photo courtesy of Denver’s Civic Center Park on Facebook

When: July 9, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Where: McNichols Buiding, 144 W. Colfax Ave., Denver

Costs: Free RSVP here

The lowdown: Help maintain garden lots in Civic Center Park during a July gardening project. You can join Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado, RPCVs of Colorado, and Grow Local to care for and explore the maintenance of the gardens.

Summer Nights outdoor film series

Photo by Giacomo DiFranco

When: July 9, 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 to watch The Princess Bride socially. The proceeds from ticket sales will go to Big City Mountaineers.

Bearhawk Beer Release Party

Photo courtesy of FlyteCo Brewing on Facebook

When: July 9, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Where: FlyteCo Brewing, 4499 W. 38th Ave. Ste 101, Denver

Costs: Free

The lowdown: FERAL partners with FlyteCo Brewing for a Bearhawk Beer Release Party. You can fend off the summer heat all evening with crowlers and 12-ounce FERAL Bearhawk Pale Ale, custom t-shirts, and more.

ConnectArte: A conversation with rhythm & ritual curator Jared Katz

Photo courtesy of the Museo De Las Americas on Facebook

When: July 9, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Where: Museo De Las Americas, 861 Santa Fe Dr., Denver

Costs: Get $ 8 tickets here

The lowdown: Learn more about the exhibition Rhythm & Ritual during ConnectArte: A conversation with Rhythm & Ritual curator Jared Katz. You can hear about the inspiration for the exhibition, the creation process, the intent and much more.

A hit

Photo courtesy Impact Humanity Denver on Facebook

When: July 9, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where: Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton St., Denver

Costs: Free

The lowdown: Help volunteers sort donations during impact. You can use your mask and gloves to sort through clothing donations that are added to the Humanity Store.

Friday July 10th

Sloan’s Lake Farm & Flea

Sloan’s lake. Photo by Kyle Cooper.

When: July 10, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Where: Sloan’s Lake Tap and Burger

Costs: Free

The lowdown: During Sloan’s Lake Farm & Flea, discover local vendors selling fresh, sustainably grown produce, baked goods, farm produce, and more. You can shop in person – while adhering to social distancing rules or pick up here by the roadside.

Cabaret Clocktower Comeback Special

Photo courtesy of The Clocktower Cabaret on Facebook

When: July 10th – 31st

Where: Clocktower Cabaret Denver, 1601 Arapahoe St. D&F Tower, Denver

Costs: Get $ 30 tickets here

The lowdown: The Clocktower Cabaret is officially reopening with a comeback special. You can attend a range of performances by local talent with different levels of experience each evening.

Patio sessions

The Black Box, Black Box, Denver Venues, Denver Music, Ellie Hering, Kacie Loura, Nicole Cacciavillano, Denver Nightlife, Electronic Music, EDM, Underground Music, Underground Electronic Music, Downtown Denver, Chris Dyer, Aaron Brooks

Photo by Kacie Loura

When: July 10-11

Where: The Black Box Denver, 314 E. 13th Ave., Denver

Costs: $ 20- $ 80 get tickets here

The lowdown: Patio sessions take place in the black box. You can grab a table on the patio and enjoy a performance of Level The Vibes on Friday and LostInSound on Saturday. Masks are required to enter.

Saturday July 11th

Downtown Aquarium Live

Photo courtesy Downtown Aquarium – Denver on Facebook

When: July 11, 9.30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Where: Downtown Aquarium – Denver Facebook

Costs: Free

The lowdown: Take a tour of the Downtown Denver Aquarium while live streaming on Facebook. You can get information about the animals and exhibits in the aquarium from the aquarium staff.

Cherry Creek Farmers Market

Photo courtesy of Redemption Road Coffee on Facebook

When: July 11, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where: Cherry Creek Mall, 3000 E. 1st Ave., Denver

Costs: Free

The lowdown: Support local brands, farms, bakeries, and more, and find some great items to take home during the Cherry Creek Farmer’s Market. You can shop at local businesses and get some fresh air at the outdoor market.

Colorado Modular Synth Fest

Photo courtesy of the Colorado Modular Synth Society on Facebook

When: July 11, 12 p.m. – 6.30 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: Register here for free

The lowdown: The Colorado Modular Synth Society hosts the Colorado Modular Synth Fest. You can jam performances, demos, and more from artists like Empress Effects, Mark Moshier, and Five12. The festival will be streamed on YouTube by the Colorado Modular Synth Society.

Sunday July 12th

Highlands Farmer’s Market

Photo courtesy of Highlands Square on Facebook

When: July 12, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where: Highland’s Square, 3489 W. 32nd Ave., Denver

Costs: Free

The lowdown: Start your morning fresh by experiencing the Highlands Farmer’s Market. During the summer market, you can buy locally grown produce, fresh baked goods, and more. Make sure you adhere to socially distant rules and wear a mask to be safe.

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Mark your calendar

Run Fast Sip Slow

When: July 15 – August 15

Where: On-line

Costs: Register here for $ 24.99

Mixed tastes: at home

When: Wednesdays from July 15th from 7pm to 8.30pm

Where: On-line

Costs: Free RSVP here

Sloan’s Lake Summer Bazaar

When: July 18-19

Where: Sloans Lake Tap & Burger, 1565 N. Raleigh St. # 100, Denver

Costs: Free – $ 30 tickets available here

Noble Riot “Club Med” Somm Dinner

When: July 23, 7 p.m.

Where: Noble Riot, 1336 27th St., Denver

Costs: $ 139 per person RSVP here

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