Eight actions in Denver this weekend, July 8-11, 2021

What a long, strange journey has been last year, and it’s sure to get stranger as the city is wide open for the MLB All-Star Game on July 13th this week.

Find our lists of free options here, all-star-related celebrations here, and artistic events here. Now read on for six tickets with admission tickets not to be missed this weekend:

Colorado Tiny House Festival
Sunday 11 July 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Riverdale Regional Park (Adams County Fairgrounds), Brighton
The Colorado Tiny House Festival is back, and smaller than ever, with speeches, vendors, dining options, and a selection of small apartment buildings, from tiny houses on wheels to container homes, a trailer conversion, skoolies, van conversions, teardrops, yurts, and more. Tickets are $ 20 (plus fee); get it here.

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The Series Fest runs through July 11th.

City so real

Until Sunday July 11th
Couch potatoes, unite! The annual celebration of the next big thing on TV and streaming continues through Sunday. Enjoy more pilots, panels, a short series competition, TV shows from around the world, series on smartphones, immerse yourself in podcasts and give aspiring writers a chance to showcase their scripts. View the full statement and obtain ticket information on the SeriesFest website. And also Toto, Fractured Moonlight
Now until July 24th, 7pm to 9pm
Lawn at Colorado Free University, 7653 East First Place in Lowry
And Toto, the Denver female-led theater group that advocates for female dramatists, will return to live audiences in Fractured Moonlight, a world-premiere dramedy by Carrie Printz and directed by Susan Lyles. It’s about Max, a former war reporter who was thrown out of his job due to an injury and who turns up without notice at his ex-wife and daughter. Can you clear things up? Bring a deck chair or sit on the lawn by the CFU for this outdoor performance and find out. Buy tickets, $ 20, here.

Jurassic Quest Drive Thru
From now until July 18 (closed on Mondays and Tuesdays)
Broadmoor World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Boulevard, Colorado Springs
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to travel around Jurassic Park? Find out when the Jurassic Quest Drive Thru is coming to Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs. This blockbuster experience, with three character-led audio tours, features seventy realistic-looking dinosaur models, from baby dinosaurs to a T-Rex to a fifteen-meter-tall megalodon. Already tested by 2.5 million people across the country, the replica of a bygone era is sure to bring out the paleontologist in you … and you don’t even have to get out of your car. Tickets for $ 49 for a vehicle of up to eight people are available on the Jurassic Quest website.

Van Gogh is alive
Now until September 26, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Friday and Saturday 9 p.m.), closed on Mondays
The hangar at Stanley, 2501 Dallas Street, Aurora
The first of Denver’s immersive Dueling Van Gogh experiences kicks off this week when Van Gogh Alive opens on Stanley Marketplace. Produced by Melbourne’s Grand Experiences, this Van Gogh is connected to the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, and visitors will travel through the installation surrounded by Van Gogh’s most prized works. Admission ranges from free to $ 40; Reserve yours and find out more here.

Sunday Sundae Bowl fundraiser
Sunday, July 11th, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Art Students League of Denver, 200 Grant Street
Indulge in your ice cream and keep the bowl at the Art Students League of Denver’s Sunday Sundae Bowl Fundraiser, a sweet summer cool-down that’s family-friendly and provides relief from the heatwave. Treat yourself to creamy, fresh ice cream from Sweet Action, served in a bowl handcrafted by ASLD students, and feel good when you help the grassroots art school build it for the future. A $ 35 ticket includes a unique bowl; register here in advance.

Do you know a great event in Denver? We’ll update this list over the weekend; send information to [email protected]

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