Things to do in Denver this weekend, March 11-12

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Saturday

Food & drink

Crafty Fox first anniversary party. Live bluegrass from Blow The Vault, exclusive tappings of Ursula Brewery’s Jefferson’s Reserve barrel-aged imperial crustless (peanut butter and jelly porter) and a Ursula/Wiley Roots/Crafty Fox collaboration Vanilla Wafer blonde ale, unlimited special “grown up kids menu,” giveaways, games and more. The Crafty Fox, 3901 Fox St. 3-8 p.m. $35.

Entertainment

Best bet: “Constellations.” Opening night for this play inspired by string theory follows scientist Marianne and beekeeper Roland through the possible paths of their relationship after they meet at a party. Curious Theatre Company, 1080 Acoma St. 8 p.m. $50.

Best bet: “An American in Paris.” The touring production of this Tony Award-winning musical about an American soldier and a mysterious French girl in this city you may have heard of is running through March 19. Buell Theatre, 1350 Curtis St. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $30-105.

Best bet: Bud Bronson & The Good Timers. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 9 p.m. $10-12.

“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.

“Heartthrobs: The Evolution of The Boy Band” performed by the Denver Gay Men’s Choir. Ellie Caulkins Opera House, 1400 Curtis St. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $20-75.

Bro Safari. Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $27.50-35.

Trout Steak Revival. Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway. 8:30 p.m. $17.50-20.

Thin Air (Widespread Panic tribute). Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 8 p.m. $14.

Boo Seeka. Lost Lake Lounge, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $10-12.

Cloud Catcher album release. Hi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway. 9:30 p.m. $10.

The New Mastersounds. Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $22-25.

Architects. Summit Music Hall, 1902 Blake St. 7 p.m. $20-22.

Roni Size. The Black Box, 314 E. 13th Ave. 9 p.m. $20.

Use the Sun. The Deer Pile, 206 E. 13th Ave. 8 p.m. $5 suggested donation.

The Deltaz. Swallow Hill Music, 71 E. Yale Ave. 8 p.m. $14.

Noam Pikelny. Swallow Hill Music, 71 E. Yale Ave. 8 p.m. $26.

Marquis Mystery Movie Night double feature. Marquis Theater, 2009 Larimer St. 7 p.m. $5.

Fortune Feimster. Comedy Works, 1226 15th St. 9:45 p.m. $22.

Art

Between the Medium: “Seeing Photographically” opening reception, featuring work by more than 30 artists. RedLine Contemporary Art Center, 2350 Arapahoe St. 6-9 p.m.

Historical Craft Society: Warp and Weft. Hands-on demo of weaving techniques with Robin Wilton of the Rocky Mountain Weavers Guild. Examine woven artifacts from the History Colorado collection made by artist and former Byers-Evans House resident Josephine Evans in the early 1900s. History Colorado Center, 1200 Broadway. 1:30 p.m. $10.

For families

Best bet: St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Step off at 9:30 a.m. (The route map says 2016 but don’t worry, it’s the same in 2017.)

Harmony Street Concert Series: Bluez House. Denver Public Library, 10 W. 14th Ave. Parkway. 3:30-5 p.m. Free.

Story Time with Belle. Includes face paint and a goodie bag. Second Star to the Right, 4353 Tennyson St. 3-4 p.m. $10. Call 303-455-1527 to reserve a spot.

Go see Dobby, the new baby giraffe at the Denver Zoo, 2100 Steele St. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. $12-17.
Sports

Colorado Avalanche vs. Ottawa Senators, 5 p.m.

Colorado Mammoth vs. Vancouver Stealth, 7 p.m.

Denver hockey vs. Colorado College, 7 p.m.

Denver Nuggets at Sacramento Kings, 8:30 p.m.

Sunday

Food & drink
Entertainment

Best bet: “An American in Paris.” The touring production of this Tony Award-winning musical about an American soldier and a mysterious French girl in this city you may have heard of is running through March 19. Buell Theatre, 1350 Curtis St. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $30-105.

“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.

The New Narrative. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 8 p.m. $8-10.

Clear the Runway featuring Solo Young. Lost Lake Lounge, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $8-10.

The Buttertones. Hi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $8-12.

Minus the Bear. Summit Music Hall, 1902 Blake St. 7 p.m. $24-28.

Lockjaw. Marquis Theater, 2009 Larimer St. 7 p.m. $10.

Ratio Sessions: Beach Slang. The band will stop by to talk beer with Mostly Harmless Podcast and play a few songs. Ratio Beerworks, 2920 Larimer St. 4-5 p.m.

The Uglies. Lion’s Lair, 2022 E. Colfax Ave. 7 p.m. 

Ophelia’s Sunday Peepshow. Hosted by Vivienne VaVoom at Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox, 1215 20th St. 7:30-10 p.m. $15.

Art

Foul-Mouthed Cross-Stitch Sundays. Get crafty and do some cross-stitching. All materials provided with purchase. Grandma’s House, 1710 S. Broadway. Noon-9 p.m.

For families

The Music Train Family Concert Series presents Magical Mystery Tour. Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 3:30 p.m. $4-8.

Secret Lives of Owls. Featuring live owls. Children’s Library at Denver Public Library, 10 W. 14th Ave. Parkway. 2-3 p.m.

For your brain

Meet Your Muslim Neighbor. Free henna and refreshments. Colorado Muslim Community Center, 2071 S. Parker Road. Noon-3 p.m.

For a cause

Runnin’ of the Green. St. Patrick’s Day 7K race/walk to benefit Volunteers of America. 17th and Wazee streets. Registration at 8 a.m., race at 10:15 a.m.

Impact: clothing for the homeless. Help hand out clothes to people in need. Cervantes Masterpiece, 2635 Welton St. 12:30-2:30 p.m. $10 per person, $20 per family.

Sports

Denver hockey vs. Colorado College, TBA

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