Things to do in Denver this weekend, March 4-5

So many options.

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Pints Pub on 13th Avenue. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

So many options.

Saturday

Food & drink

It’s still Denver Restaurant Week. I’ve got some other suggestions, but, you know, do whatever you want. You’re grown.

March Brewer’s Madness 2017. Round 1 of the brewers’ showdown at Factotum Brewhouse, 3845 Lipan St. 1:30-6 p.m.

Day of Dorks Beerfest. More than 30 breweries pouring the “geekiest and whitewhaley craft brew.” Nerd costumes suggested. They’ll collect school supplies including pens, pencils, notebooks and more, and donations to benefit local schools. Wynkoop Brewing Co., 1634 18th St. Noon-4 p.m. $25-40.

Entertainment

Best bet: Vince Staples. Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $25-40.

“An Act of God.” In a play the New York Times called “deliriously funny,” God takes on a human form and sets the record straight. Garner Galleria Theatre, 1101 13th St. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $47.

“Two Degrees.” Emma, a scientist studying climate change in Greenland, is coping with the unexpected death of her husband as she shares her findings at a Senate hearing. The Jones, Speer Blvd. and Arapahoe St. 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $30.

Brahams, Schumann and more Brahams. “Nänie” for chorus and orchestra, Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor and Brahams’ Symphony No. 3 F major. Boettcher Concert Hall, 1000 14th St. 7:30 p.m. $34-94.

Dark Star Orchestra. Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $26.50-30.

Adia Victoria. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 9 p.m. $10-12.

Dead Meadow. Lost Lake Lounge, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $15-18.

Casey James Prestwood and the Burning Angels album release. Hi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway. 9:30 p.m. $10.

Voodoo Glow Skulls. Marquis Theater, 2009 Larimer St. 7 p.m. $14-16.

Trollphace. Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $30-35.

Vinyl Restoration. Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $15-20.

Gin Doctors farewell show. Stoney’s Bar & Grill, 1111 Lincoln St. 8 p.m. Free.

The Ghost of Joseph Buck. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 9 p.m. $5-10.

Whitney Houston tribute starring Mary Louise Lee every Saturday night in March. Clocktower Cabaret, 1601 Arapahoe St. 8 p.m. $35.

Denver Faux Wedding: ’80s. All the fun of a wedding (in the ’80s) without the ceremony. City Hall, 1144 Broadway. 8 p.m.-midnight. $75-100.

Art

Penny admission for Colorado residents at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, 1485 Delgany St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 

Teen Wake & Make: Thrift Store Junk & Graffiti. Update some old things and learn lettering and paint-marker techniques and how to make stencils. Snacks provided. Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, 1485 Delgany St. 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

“Basic Pictures” by Joseph Coniff opening. Rule Gallery, 530 Santa Fe Drive. 6-9 p.m.

“Remember Me” opening reception and gallery talk. Work by and discussion with Bree Lamb and Anne Leighton Massoni as part of Month of Photography. Colorado Photographic Arts Center, 1070 Bannock St. 6-9 p.m.

For families

Best bet: Girls & Science. Girls, boys and their families will meet women scientists and explore the opportunities in a future in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. $4-16.95.

DPS night with the Nuggets. Discount tickets and portion of every ticket sold benefits DPS schools. Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Circle. $20-$43. 7 p.m.

“Princess in Black” Day. Kids should arrive dressed as a princess, an avenger-in-black or both for games and crafts inspired by “The Princess in Black” series by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale. Children’s Library at the Denver Public Library, 10 W. 14th Ave. Parkway. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

For your brain

“Food for Change” film and discussion. Film about food co-ops as a force for social and economic change, followed by a panel discussion on food co-ops with representatives from Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, Greater Park Hill Community, Inc. and Nourish Community Market. Park Hill Branch Library, 4705 Montview Blvd. 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

For a cause

March Forth. Learn protest songs and sing them in the streets with Noenemies. Youth on Record, 1301 W. 10th Ave. 2:30-5:30 p.m.

Sports

Colorado Avalanche at Winnipeg Jets, 5 p.m.

Denver Nuggets vs. Charlotte Hornets, 7 p.m.

Sunday

Food & drink

It’s the last day of Denver Restaurant Week. Better get on it.

Entertainment

“An Act of God.” In a play the New York Times called “deliriously funny,” God takes on a human form and sets the record straight. Garner Galleria Theatre, 1101 13th St. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $47.

“Two Degrees.” Emma, a scientist studying climate change in Greenland, is coping with the unexpected death of her husband as she shares her findings at a Senate hearing. The Jones, Speer Blvd. and Arapahoe St. 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. $30.

Brahams, Schumann and more Brahams. “Nänie” for chorus and orchestra, Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor and Brahams’ Symphony No. 3 F major. Boettcher Concert Hall, 1000 14th St. 1 p.m. $34-94.

Electric Lovegods. Lost Lake Lounge, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $15-18.

Country Lips. The Overland, 967 S. Broadway. 8 p.m. $7.

Drag bingo with Jackie Summers. Trade, 475 Santa Fe Drive. 4-7 p.m.

Unforgettable: The Songs of Nat King Cole featuring Leonard Barrett Jr. Dazzle Jazz, 930 Lincoln St. 7 p.m. $20.

Earth & Sky. Lion’s Lair, 2022 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $6.

Sports

Colorado Avalanche vs. St. Louis Blues, 6 p.m.

Denver hockey at Nebraska-Omaha, 6 p.m.