Things to do in Denver this weekend, June 8-10

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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Jazz at City Park, June 5, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Jazz at City Park, June 5, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

There are things. You should do some of them!

Friday

Food & drink

Oyuki: Asian pear blonde release. Bruz Beers, 1675 W. 67th Ave. Noon-10 p.m.

Rye Blonde Ale release. Alpine Dog Brewing Co., 1505 Ogden St. 3-11 p.m. 

Mangosteen dry-hopped sour small batch release. Factotum Brewhouse, 845 Lipan St. 3-10 p.m.

Tapping and can release of Great Great Great Gam Gam. Call to Arms Brewing Co., 4526 Tennyson St. 3-11 p.m.

Entertainment

Best bet: Goats in RiNo Pride Movie: “But I’m A Cheerleader.” Pride plus goats plus live music plus food truck.  The movie features the music of local musician Tammy Shine (Dressy Bessy). Tammy will be on hand playing songs from the movie. LFX Filmworks, 1701 31st St. 6-10 p.m. $12.

Best bet: The Other Black presents “Love,” an album. Dazzle Jazz, 1512 Curtis St. 9 p.m. $7.

“You’re The Best One.” The Hoffman family rallies together and against each other as they battle over health insurance, child custody, inheritance and superfoods. Curious Theatre Co., 1080 Acoma St. 8 p.m. $34-44.

“Human Error.” After a mix-up by their fertility doctor, Heather is impregnated with the wrong child. Now two very different couples face a nine-month odyssey of culture shock, clashing values, changing attitudes and unlikely friendships. Garner Galleria Theatre, 1101 13th St. 7:30 p.m. $35.

“School of Rock.” Based on the hit movie. Buell Theatre, 1350 Curtis St. 7:30 p.m. $30-115.

Remote Denver. Join a group of 50 people on a guided audio tour that seems to follow you as much as you are following it. You’re not just audience members—you’re actors and spectators. Starts at Lincoln Park, corner of 13th Avenue and Mariposa Street. 6 p.m. $35.

“Little Shop of Horrors.” Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St. 7:30 p.m. $17-20.

Clint Black. Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Place. 8 p.m. $39.50-59.50.

Lettuce and The Floozies. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Parkway. 6 p.m. $29.50-45.

New Found Glory. Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave. 7:15 p.m. $24.99-30.

Okkervil River. Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $22-25.

Caroline Rose. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 9:30 p.m. $10.

Vicoda. Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 8:30 p.m. $10-12.

Mammoth Water. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 9 p.m. $8-10.

Vic N’ the Narwhals. Hi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $10.

John Matranga plays Far’s “Water and Solutions.” Marquis Theater, 2009 Larimer St. 7 p.m. $12-15.

The Rainbow Treatment. 3 Kings Tavern, 60 S. Broadway. 8 p.m. Free.

Dayton Stone and The Undertones album release. Syntax Physic Opera, 554 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $7.

Pete Lewis Quintet plays The Jazz Crusaders. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. $15.

Brian Horton Duo. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 11 p.m. Free.

Myra Warren. Dazzle Jazz, 1512 Curtis St. 6:30 p.m. $15-20.

No Roses. Skylark Lounge, 140 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $5.

Champagne Drip. The Black Box, 314 E. 13th Ave. 9 p.m. $20-25.

Kevin Heffernan & Steve Lemme. Comedy Works, 1226 15th St. 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. $30.

Colors Presents: R&B Only. Summit Music Hall, 1902 Blake St. 8:30 p.m.

Mortified live. Adults sharing their most angst-ridden teenage diary entries, poems, love letters, artwork and songs. Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 8 p.m. $16.

Art

Best bet: Summer Opening for exhibits from Derrick Adams, Lisa Oppenheim, Kristen Hagti Sink and Patrice Renee Washington. Music from DJ Polyphoni, Mile High Soul Club and Cooper Saver. Free sushi from Bamboo Sushi and beer from Ratio Beerworks. Museum of Contemporary Art, 1485 Delgany St. 5-11 p.m. $10-15.

Connecting with Jin Sha: A Conversation with the Artist. RedLine Contemporary Art Center, 2350 Arapahoe St. 6-7:30 p.m. 

Artist Talk: Steve DeOrio. American Museum of Western Art-The Anschutz Collection, 1727 Tremont Place. 3-4:30 p.m. $10.

 For families

Stanley Farmers Market. The Field at Stanley, 2501 Dallas St. 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

For a cause

Brewery Dragstravaganza: Punk Rock Drag Show benefitting One Colorado. Ratio Beerworks, 2920 Larimer St. 9-11 p.m.

TAXI x Safeword Pool Party. Cocktails by Big Trouble, music by DJ Simone Says and food from The Budlong Hot Chicken and High Point Creamery.
All proceeds from the evening will go to Hope House. TAXI Community, 3457 Ringsby Court. 5-9 p.m. $15.

Sports

Colorado Rockies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks, 6:40 p.m. 

Saturday

Food & drink

Branded Oak Second Anniversary Party. Seven barrel-aged beers, two bands and one food truck. Banded Oak Brewing Company, 470 Broadway. Noon-11 p.m.

Stoney’s Uptown Grand Opening Party. Free burgers, hot dogs and brats on the patio. Giveaways and drink specials throughout the day. Stoney’s Uptown Joint, 1035 E. 17th Ave. 2-8 p.m.

Beer and cookie pairing. Four cookies and four beer tastes. Growler USA, 4433 W. 29th Ave. 3-5 p.m. $18.

Entertainment

Best bet: The Corner Girls single release. Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 8:30 p.m. $10-12.

Best bet: Knox HamiltonLevitt Pavilion, 1380 W. Florida Ave. 6-10 p.m. Free.

Best bet: Sun Drenched Music Fest featuring Con Brio, The Brevet, The Guestlist, Roka Hueka, All Poets & Heroes. Plus: beer, food, summer beach games and a bouncy house. Denver Beer Co., 1695 Platte St. 2-9 p.m. $20-35.

“You’re The Best One.” The Hoffman family rallies together and against each other as they battle over health insurance, child custody, inheritance and superfoods. Curious Theatre Co., 1080 Acoma St. 8 p.m. $42-48.

“Human Error.” After a mix-up by their fertility doctor, Heather is impregnated with the wrong child. Now two very different couples face a nine-month odyssey of culture shock, clashing values, changing attitudes and unlikely friendships. Garner Galleria Theatre, 1101 13th St. 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $35.

“School of Rock.” Based on the hit movie. Buell Theatre, 1350 Curtis St. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $30-115.

Remote Denver. Join a group of 50 people on a guided audio tour that seems to follow you as much as you are following it. You’re not just audience members—you’re actors and spectators. Starts at Lincoln Park, corner of 13th Avenue and Mariposa Street. 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. $35.

“Little Shop of Horrors.” Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St. 7:30 p.m. $17-20.

Big Head Todd and The Monsters. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Parkway. 7:30 p.m. $54.50-74.50.

Aqueous. Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $15-18.

Zeta June and Dog City Disco. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 9:30 p.m. $10-15.

Andy Babb & The Big Beautiful Band album release. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 9 p.m. $8-10.

Casey James Prestwood and the Burning Angels. Hi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $8-10.

Orchard Lounge and LTJ Bukem. Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $20-25.

Nessly. Cervantes Other Side, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $16-20.

Black Label 2018 featuring Megalodon. Summit Music Hall, 1902 Blake St. 8 p.m. $25-30.

Touch Sensitive. Marquis Theater, 2009 Larimer St. 8 p.m. $15-20.

Lowdead. 3 Kings Tavern, 60 S. Broadway. 8 p.m. $5.

The Harmed Brothers. Syntax Physic Opera, 554 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $7.

Steve Kovalchek Quartet. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. $15.

Jack Denlieve-Taylor Clay Duo. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 11 p.m. Free.

CM Dance Hot Night – Diana & The Big Time. Dazzle Jazz, 1512 Curtis St. 8:30 p.m. $20.

NiT GriT. The Black Box, 314 E. 13th Ave. 9 p.m. $20-25.

The Patient Zeros. The Black Buzzard at Oskar Blues, 1624 Market St. 9 p.m. $5.

Anthony Jeselnik. Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Place. 8 p.m. $35.

Kevin Heffernan & Steve Lemme. Comedy Works, 1226 15th St. 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. $30.

For families

Bikes and Baseball Tour. Bike through the cemetery and visit the gravesites of many of those interred who either played or loved baseball. Fairmount Cemetery, 430 S. Quebec St. 9-11:30 a.m. Free, donations accepted.

Concert on The Green: The Long Run. Food trucks available: Em’s Ice Cream, Kona Ice, Sprinkle Me Smitten, Dos Gringos LLC and Beef King. Founders Green, 2900 Roslyn St. 6-8 p.m.

Storytime in Dailey Park. Join the Byers and Ross-Broadway Branch Libraries for stories, songs and games. Bring your own blanket. Dailey Park, 1 S. Cherokee St. 10:30 a.m.-noon.

Free family tour of the Clyfford Still Museum, 1250 Bannock St. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Registration required.

For your brain

That’s My Jam! Disney & Pixar Trivia. Stoney’s Bar and Grill, 1111 Lincoln St. 5:45 p.m. Free.

For a cause

Trash Fashion Show. Lonnie Hanzon Studios presents a show to benefit The GLBT Community Center of Colorado and Denver PrideFest Tracks, 1399 35th St. 6-9 p.m. $25-125.

Station 26 Fun Run 0.5K. A 0.5K very near the brewery in the Park Hill neighborhood, with a half-mark break (after about 800 feet) for donuts, coffee and socializing. Plus: live music from Chris Dismuke at 3:30 p.m. and food from Order 26 Food Truck. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Colorado Professional Fire Fighters Foundation. Station 26 Brewing Co., 7045 E. 38th Ave. 3 p.m. $5-20.

Sports

Colorado Rockies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks, 5:15 p.m. 

Colorado Rapids vs. Houston Dynamo, 7 p.m.

Sunday

Food & drink

Best bet: Go Nuts for Doughnuts free doughnut decorating with $12 bottomless mimosas, $3 Oskar Blues Brewery Dale’s and Mama’s, full coffee bar and cocktails. Hotbox RiNo, 3460 Larimer St, . 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Downtown Brunch with the Adam Bodine Trio. Dazzle Jazz, 1512 Curtis St. 9 a.m. $5.

Entertainment

“You’re The Best One.” The Hoffman family rallies together and against each other as they battle over health insurance, child custody, inheritance and superfoods. Curious Theatre Co., 1080 Acoma St. 2 p.m. $24-34.

“Human Error.” After a mix-up by their fertility doctor, Heather is impregnated with the wrong child. Now two very different couples face a nine-month odyssey of culture shock, clashing values, changing attitudes and unlikely friendships. Garner Galleria Theatre, 1101 13th St. 1:30 p.m$35.

“School of Rock.” Based on the hit movie. Buell Theatre, 1350 Curtis St. 2 p.m. $30-115.

Remote Denver. Join a group of 50 people on a guided audio tour that seems to follow you as much as you are following it. You’re not just audience members—you’re actors and spectators. Starts at Lincoln Park, corner of 13th Avenue and Mariposa Street. 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. $35.

John Butler Trio+. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Parkway. 6:30 p.m. $43.50-75.

Dropkick Murphys and Flogging Molly. Fox Street Compound, 725 W. 39th Ave. 6 p.m. $42.50.

Volumes and Upon A Burning Body. Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 6:30 p.m. $20-23.

Blackfoot Gypsies. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 8 p.m. $10-12.

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

Denver Vintage Reggae Society: Dropkick Murphy’s and Flogging Molly afterparty. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 9 p.m. $10.

Brainoil. Hi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $10.

Pouya. Summit Music Hall, 1902 Blake St. 7 p.m. $29.50-32.

Daikaiju. 3 Kings Tavern, 60 S. Broadway. 9 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-10 p.m. Cross-stitching class available for $10 from 1-4 p.m.

For families

Best bet: City Park Jazz: Katie Glassman & SnapshotCity Park. 6-8 p.m. Free.

Sports

Colorado Rockies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks, 1:10 p.m. 


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