Things to do in Denver this weekend, May 27-28

Looking for things to do in Denver this weekend? Here’s a big, curated list of options in arts and entertainment, food and drink, causes, sports and more!

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Saturday

Food & drink

Ripping Through Dimensions release. Cerebral Brewing Co., 1477 Monroe St. Noon-10:30 p.m.

Peacemaker bottle release. Part of an experimental series, with flavors of wine, bourbon, and tart acidity. Black Project Spontaneous & Wild Ales, 1290 S. Broadway, A51. Noon-3 p.m. 

Make your own coffee beer. Epic Brewing Co., 3001 Walnut St. 10 a.m.-noon. $65.

Yakima Nectar west coast IPA release. Alpine Dog Brewing Co., 1505 Ogden St. 10 a.m.-midnight.

Maui Express release party luau. The coconut IPA will be released in cans for the first time. Hawaiian dress if you want. Denver Beer Co., 1695 Platte St. 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

Entertainment

Best bet: Feminism & Co. WeekendFem & Co. Festival with music from Tacocat, Wheelchair Sports Camp and more. Plus a burlesque cereal bar, a nail bar by Tootsies The Nail Shoppe, free tacos from Illegal Pete’s and more. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.  All ages. $10 for members, $15 for non-members, free for 18 and younger. No ticket required. Then: a dance party, Pussy Bros comedy hour, late-night tarot reading and more. 7 p.m.-midnight. 21+. $10-15. Museum of Contemporary Art, 1485 Delgany St.

Best bet: Denver Day of Rock. Five stages of live music to benefit Amp the Cause. 16th Street Mall between Welton and Arapahoe streets. 2:30-9:30 p.m. Free.

“The Secret Garden.” The classic story comes to the stage in the form of a musical. Stage Theatre, Speer Boulevard and Arapahoe Street. 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $35-75.

“The Luckiest People.” A National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere commissioned by Curious Theatre Company about a man whose difficult father moves in with him and his partner after the death of his mother. Curious Theater Co., 1080 Acoma St. 8 p.m. $24-$44.

“The Rocky Horror Show.” Bug Theater, 3654 Navajo St. 7:30 p.m. $17-20.

Tellerpalooza featuring Sur Ellz, Thunder and Rain and more. Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 4:30 p.m. $15-20.

Malaa. Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway. 10 p.m. $20-30.

Matthew Logan Vasquez. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 8 p.m. $15.

Black Marble. Lost-Lake Lounge, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $12-14.

Digg. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 9 p.m. $10.

Lost Walks. Hi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway. 9:30 p.m. $12.

MONTU and Telemetry. Cervantes Other Side, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $5-10.

Decadon. Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 8 p.m. $10.

BJ Barham. Marquis Theater, 2009 Larimer St. 7 p.m. $5-18.

Comedy Saved The Video Star. Comedians do standup, then play their favorite music video, which everyone discusses afterward. Night starts with a half hour of TRL (they’ll take your music video requests). Mutiny Information Café, 2 S. Broadway. 9:30 p.m. 

SNAP! 90s Dance Prom at Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox, 1215 20th St. 9 p.m. $10-15.

Midnight Madness: “Rocky Horror Picture Show.” Esquire Theatre, 590 Downing St. Midnight. $9.

For families

Best bet: South Gaylord Memorial Weekend Festival. Live music from Tiffany Christopher, Coral Creek and The Congress. Old South Gaylord St. 4-10 p.m. 

Amelia Earhart lecture. Historical actress Leslie Goddard performs as Amelia Earhart. Forney Museum of Transportation, 4303 Brighton Blvd. Noon-2 p.m.

Sports

Colorado Rapids vs. Sporting KC, 6 p.m. 

Colorado Rockies vs. St. Louis Cardinals, 7:10 p.m.

Sunday

Food & drink

Crawfish boil. All you can eat and two free drinks with donation to Colorado Water Trust. The Way Back, 4132 W. 38th Ave. 3-7 p.m. $45.

Entertainment

Best bet: Shakesbeer Presents: “A Midsummer Night’s Dram.” Shakespeare, but with drinking actors. Ratio Beerworks, 2920 Larimer St. 7:30-9 p.m. Free.

“The Secret Garden.” The classic story comes to the stage in the form of a musical. Stage Theatre, Speer Boulevard and Arapahoe Street. 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. $35-75.

“The Luckiest People.” A National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere commissioned by Curious Theatre Company about a man whose difficult father moves in with him and his partner after the death of his mother. Curious Theater Co., 1080 Acoma St. 2 p.m. $24-$44.

The Doppelgängers. Lost-Lake Lounge, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $5-10.

Chess at Breakfast. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 8 p.m. $5-10.

Merchandise. Hi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway. 7 p.m. $12-14.

Zebbler Encanti Experience. Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton St. 8:15 p.m. $15-18.

International Bob Dylan Tribute Festival. Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 7 p.m. $15.

Depths of Dementia. Marquis Theater, 2009 Larimer St. 7 p.m. $10.

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

Best bet: South Gaylord Memorial Weekend Festival. Live music from the McKay Brothers and Johnny and the Mongrels, with food, local vendors and more. Old South Gaylord St. 4-10 p.m. 

Pete’s Cool Cat Boogie. Kids learn the dance steps to go along with the new “Pete the Cat” book. Second Star to the Right, 4353 Tennyson St. 3-4 p.m. $8.

Sports

Colorado Rockies vs. St. Louis Cardinals, 1:10 p.m.