Things to do in Denver this weekend, June 15-17

"Alley Cats," an installation by Kelly Monico as part of “Between Us: The Downtown Denver Alleyways Project,” installed between 14th and 15th Streets west of Larimer Street downtown, June 11, 2018. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

"Alley Cats," an installation by Kelly Monico as part of “Between Us: The Downtown Denver Alleyways Project,” installed between 14th and 15th Streets west of Larimer Street downtown, June 11, 2018. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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It’s a huge weekend in Denver — PrideFest, Juneteenth and Comic Con are all here, plus all the other usual stuff.

Friday

Food & drink

Best bet: Denver BBQ Festival previewMile High Stadium, 1701 Bryant St. 5-9 p.m.

10 Years of Beatrice & Woodsley. Serving dishes and cocktails from the opening menu. Beatrice & Woodsley, 38 S. Broadway.

It’s Pink! raspberry sour release party. Alpine Dog Brewing Company, 1505 Ogden St. 3-11 p.m.

Super PRIDE IPA release. Factotum Brewhouse, 3845 Lipan St. 3 p.m.-close.

Entertainment

Best bet: Denver Comic Con. Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. $44.

Best bet: Moon Magnet Studios presents: Esmé PattersonBarFly at Alamo Draft House, 4255 W. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. Free.

Best bet: B-Side Music with Palehorse/Palerider + Emerald SiamFirst 100 people get a free Ratio beer. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. 5-10 p.m. Free-$5.

Best bet: “The Book of Mormon.” Ellie Caulkins Opera House, 1385 Curtis St. 7:30 p.m. $35-110.

“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.

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.

YBN Nahmir. Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave. 8:30 p.m. $25-30.

The Sweet Lillies. Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $15-18.

Travellers Music. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 9 p.m. $10-12.

Bourbon Brawlers. Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $8-10.

William Clark Green. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 9:30 p.m. $12-15.

Denver Starfish: Gayer Pride Crosswalk Walkoff Afterparty. Hi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. Free.

J.Wail Live Band. Cervantes’ Other Side, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $12-15.

Particle and George Porter Jr. Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $20-25.

Adore Delano. Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 9 p.m. $32-48.

Barracuda Denver. Summit Music Hall, 1902 Blake St. 8 p.m. $10-15.

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

Cheating Disorder. Lion’s Lair, 2022 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $6.

Bison Bone. Syntax Physic Opera, 554 S. Broadway. 8 p.m. $7.

Sexpot Comedy Presents Steph Tolev. Syntax Physic Opera, 554 S. Broadway. 7 p.m. $7.

Joe List. Comedy Works, 1226 15th St. 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. $23.

Midnight Madness: “Full Metal Jacket.” Esquire Theatre, 590 Downing St. Midnight. $9.50.

Art

Best bet: “Between Us: The Downtown Denver Alleyways Project” opening. Tour of new alley art led by the Montbello Drumline, ending with a reception at Skyline Beer Garden. Alley between Larimer and Market streets off of 15th Street. 4-6 p.m.

Best bet: Stuart Semple’s “Happy Clouds at the McNichols Building, 144 W. Colfax Ave. 7-9 p.m. 

Artist Talk with Leon Loughridge. Art Gym Denver, 1460 Leyden St. 6-8 p.m. Free.

“Human Condition(s)”: 8th Reach Studio Annual Exhibition. RedLine Contemporary Art Center, 2350 Arapahoe St. 6-9 p.m. 

“Real Shapes” opening exhibition. DATELINE, 3004 Larimer St. 5-11 p.m. 

For families

That 80’s Band with a magician, face painting and ballon artist at Sunset Park, E. Second Ave. Parkway. 6-9 p.m.

Rainbow Alley Pre-Pride Party. Sign-making, pizza, soda and snacks. Rainbow Alley, 1301 E. Colfax Ave. 5-8 p.m.

Funny Bunny Magic Show. Ross-Barnum Branch Library, 3570 W. First Ave. 1-2 p.m.

Sports

Colorado Rockies at Texas Rangers, 6:10 p.m. 

Saturday

Food & drink

Best bet: Denver BBQ FestivalMile High Stadium, 1701 Bryant St. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Free admission.

Dual Can Release: HAL and Do Not Touch The Flamingos. Fiction Beer Company, 7101 E. Colfax Ave. 1-11 p.m.

Shop Local With Pride & Strawberry Rhubarb Bottle Release. Six local artists and craft makers in the taproom in celebration of Pride. Baere Brewing Company, 320 Broadway. Noon-3 p.m.

New England IPA release. Factotum Brewhouse, 3845 Lipan St. 5:30-10 p.m.

Entertainment

Best bet: Denver PrideFestParade, 5K, film screenings, drag shows and more. See the event schedule for details.

Best bet: Juneteenth. A Wakanda theme, Rossonian Hotel open house, live music and more. Five Points. See event schedule for details.

Best bet: Denver Comic Con. Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. $60.50.

Best bet: Speedy OrtizLarimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 9 p.m. $16-18.

Best bet: “The Book of Mormon.” Ellie Caulkins Opera House, 1385 Curtis St. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $35-110.

“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.

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.

Steam Powered Giraffe. Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Place. 6 p.m. $40-90.

Nipsey Hussle. Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $33-35.

GoGo Penguin. Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $20-25.

The Aquabats. Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway. 7:30 p.m. $23-25.

Angelic Desolation. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 8 p.m. $8-10.

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

Michael Jackson All Stars. Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $12-15.

Bloodkin. Cervantes’ Other Side, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $12-15.

The Supervillains. Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 8 p.m. $5-100.

Nerd Prom 2018 featuring Andy Rok & The Real Deal. Summit Music Hall, 1902 Blake St. 7:30 p.m. $10-50.

John Statz album release. Syntax Physic Opera, 554 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $7.

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

Joe List. Comedy Works, 1226 15th St. 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. $23.

Midnight Madness: “Full Metal Jacket.” Esquire Theatre, 590 Downing St. Midnight. $9.50.

Art

“Fun Isn’t Fun Anymore” paintings by Patrick Wilkins. Leon, 1112 E. 17th Ave. 7-11 p.m.

For families

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Cereal Party. Screening of a documentary about Fred Rogers with an all-you-can-eat cereal bar. Alamo Draft House, 4255 W. Colfax Ave. 10 a.m. $12.15.

For your brain

Nick White reading and signing. BookBar, 4280 Tennyson St. 7-9 p.m.

For a cause

Jenna Larkin’s Benefit Concert. Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $10.

Silent Disco Benefit Event for Ray of Hope Cancer Foundation. Diebolt Brewing Company, 3855 Mariposa St. 5-10 p.m. $20.

Sports

Colorado Rockies at Texas Rangers, 2:05 p.m. 

Sunday

Food & drink

Best bet: Denver BBQ FestivalMile High Stadium, 1701 Bryant St. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Free admission.

Hair of the Dog Comedy Showcase.The Lobby, 2191 Arapahoe St. 2:30-4 p.m.

2nd Annual Fathers’ Day Crawfish Boil. Seedstock Brewery, 3610 W. Colfax Ave. Noon-6 p.m. $10-13.

Entertainment

Best bet: Denver Comic Con. Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. $49.50.

Best bet: IceageBluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave.8 p.m. $14-16.

Best bet: Shakesbeer: “Comedy of Errors.” Fiction Beer Company, 7101 E. Colfax Ave.

Best bet: “The Book of Mormon.” Ellie Caulkins Opera House, 1385 Curtis St. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $35-110.

“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.

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.

Kesha and Macklemore. Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Circle. 7 p.m. $50.50-160.

CHON. Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave.  7 p.m. $20-25.

MELD. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 8 p.m. $8-10.

CRUNK WITCH. Lion’s Lair, 2022 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $8.

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

Father’s Day Screening: “Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade.” Alamo Draft House, 4255 W. Colfax Ave. 2-5 p.m. $8.

Father’s Day Pint + Slice. A pint and a slice of High Society Pizza for $10. Cerebral Brewing, 1477 Monroe St. Noon-8 p.m.

Riverside Cemetery free tour. Historic Riverside & Fairmount Cemeteries, 430 S. Quebec St. 10 a.m.-noon.

For a cause

Anne Cann! Healing Cancer Through Cannabis and Community – Music by Hardscrabble and Andrew McConathy & Friends. Cervantes’ Other Side, 2637 Welton St. 6 p.m. $30-50.

Sports

Colorado Rockies at Texas Rangers, 1:05 p.m. 


Didn’t find what you’re looking for? Here’s a link to Meetups near Denver. Or you might try MileHighOnTheCheap.com‘s calendar.

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