9 issues to do in Denver to not be missed this week, December 16-19

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Christmas comedy, live music, sporting events, and themed happy hours are here to make this a cheery, happy week!

As we prepare for the official winter greetings and the holiday stress builds up, we’d like to remind you that we live in Mile High City and there is a lot to do to banish the holiday radio. This week has tons of spirits, music to celebrate the season, and Christmas comedies to make your week fun!

Events in Denver on Monday, December 16

Puppy and Patron Happy Hour


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When: December 16, 6-10 p.m.
Where: EXDO event center
Price: Free

Dubbed the “Ultimate Happy Hour,” this event brings tequila and puppies together – and we’re totally here for that. This event welcomes everyone aged 21 and over to cuddle Lifeline Puppy Rescue puppies, take photos with puppies, Santa Claus – or both – and lots of shopping, specialty drinks, food trucks and much more.

Colorado Symphony Orchestra – All Beethoven’s 250th birthday party

When: December 16, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Böttcher concert hall
Price: $ 15 +

The assistant conductor Bertie Baigent and the Colorado Symphony open the celebrations for Beethoven’s 250 at the door ‘. “

Events in Denver on Tuesday, December 17th

Union Station Live Jazz: Treble by Train

When: December 17, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: The Great Hall Union Station
Price: Free

Denver Jazz Staple LAPOMPE hosts this recurring jazz series every Tuesday night at Denver’s iconic Union Station. Live music and drinks are available for purchase as the band explores a mix of gypsy jazz, fiery blues, and American jazz standards in a celebration of the vintage jazz sound.

Apple cider and cake at Stem Ciders

Flight Stem Ciders

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When: December 17, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Where: Stem Ciders, 2811 Walnut Street # 150, Denver
Price: $ 20

Stem Ciders is offering a flight of four mini cakes paired with four apple cider for $ 20. Cakes include the Drunken Nut Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Cake, salted honey lavender and a seasoned apple cranberry, as well as sweet and tangy homemade apple cider.

Events in Denver on Wednesday, December 18

Orlando Magic @ Denver Nuggets: Nuggets’ Christmas game

When: December 18, 7 p.m. Doors open from 6 p.m.
Where: Pepsi Center
Price: From $ 16

The Nuggets compete in a home game against the Magic. Fans who purchase the special promotion night tickets will receive a Nuggets t-shirt and a $ 10 loaded card to use in the arena.

Sips N ‘Cinema: A film and a tasting with marble distillation

When: December 18, 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Where: The oriental theater
Price: $ 10

This event combines spirits and favorite movies, tonight features The Big Lebowski, coupled with a sample of the featured spirits and a cocktail highlighting the special liquor of the night courtesy of Marble Distilling.

An Irish Christmas

When: December 18, 7 p.m.
Where: Paramount Theater
Price: $ 39.50- $ 69.50

Featured on PBS, the Christmas favorite brings the traditions of a Christmas holiday in Ireland to Mile High City – a perfect way to start your Christmas celebrations with music, dancing and singing in traditional Irish customs!

Events in Denver on Thursday, December 19th

Carolina Hurricanes @ Colorado Avalanche: Star Wars Night

When: December 19, 7 p.m.
Where: Pepsi Center
Price: From $ 31

It’s Star Wars Night with the Colorado Avalanche! Come by and support the team on the home ice and celebrate everything Star Wars. Special ticket options include a package to receive a special Star Wars and Avalanche co-branded t-shirt and photo opportunities with characters from the saga.

Hazel Miller Christmas Show

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When: December 19, 8 p.m.
Where: Soiled Dove Underground, 7401 1st Avenue, Denver
Price: $ 15- $ 20

Dubbed moving, wonderful, and talented, Hazel Miller is known for gospel, blues, jazz, and pop with lots of soul.

Nick’s last Christmas

When: December 19, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Dangerous Theater, 2620 West 2nd Avenue
Price: $ 15

When you think you are tired of the holiday stress, imagine how Santa Claus is feeling! Old Nick decides to give Christmas 2019 an upgrade and starts a chain of events that escalates in hilarious ways. Santa Claus chooses to run away from everything, and Christmas may never be the same.

Listen to what you have on your must-do list this week, and let us know in the comments about any other notable Denver events that we should add to our list.

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