Things to do in Denver this weekend, July 13-15

Some things. Some stuff. All fun.

Kyle Frazer plays with his puppy, Gwen, in Cheesman Park. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Kyle Frazer plays with his puppy, Gwen, in Cheesman Park. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Friday

Food & Drink

Best bet: Slow Food NationsFood festival featuring the Taste Marketplace and Eat Street, to workshops and family fun. Larimer Square. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Free.

Chardonnay barrel-aged Dreamy Thing bottle release. Cerebral Brewing, 1477 Monroe St. Noon-close.

Entertainment

Best bet: Free Colorado Symphony 2018/19 Season Preview. Boettcher Concert Hall,1000 14th St. 7:30 p.m.

Best bet: B-Side Music with Neon Brown + Poor Bodhi. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. 7 p.m. Free-$5.

Best bet: Goats in RiNo: “Beetlejuice.” Because why not watch a movie outdoors with goats? LFX Filmworks and Eventspace, 1701 31st St. 6 p.m. $12.

Best bet: Summer Flea. Food, drinks and 100+ vendors, plus a “Talking Heads and Tacos” kickoff party. Denver Rock Drill, 1717 E 39th Ave. 5-9 p.m. $35 (also includes Saturday and Sunday admission).

Best bet: “Into the Woods.” Space Theatre, Speer Boulevard and Arapahoe Street.  7:30 p.m. $20.

“Sex Tips For Straight Women From A Gay Man.” Off-Broadway’s longest running comedy. Garner Galleria Theatre, 1101 13th St. 7:30 p.m. $41.

Elizabeth Rex. On the eve of her former lover’s execution, Queen Elizabeth I visits Shakespeare and his company. When she meets Ned, Shakespeare’s brilliant performer of women’s roles, the actor the playwright and the queen come to startling revelations about sex, identity, humanity, and love. Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St. 6:30 p.m. 

GRiZ. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Parkway. 7 p.m. $52.80-89.50.

Official GRiZ Afterparty. Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway. Midnight. $20-25.

Gasoline Lollipops. Levitt Pavilion, 1380 W. Florida Ave. 7 p.m. Free.

Femmes to the Front featuring Rotten Reputation. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 8 p.m. $10-12.

Quintron & Miss Pussycat. Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 9:30 p.m. $12-15.

Hunter Burnette. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 9 p.m. $10-12.

Sarah Shook & the Disarmers. Hi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $10-12.

Dale Watson. Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 9 p.m. $10-150.

The Brady Tarot. Syntax Physic Opera, 554 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $7 suggested.

Shades. The Black Box, 314 E. 13th Ave. 9 p.m. $15-35.

Def Knock. 3 Kings Tavern, 60 S. Broadway. 8 p.m. Free.

Royal Roost Revival beebop series. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. $15.

The Late Set: Keith Oxman & Stu MacAskie. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 11 p.m. Free.

Adam Larson Quartet. Dazzle Jazz, 1512 Curtis St. 6:30 p.m. $10-20.

FreeBear. Dazzle Jazz, 1512 Curtis St. 9:30 p.m. Free.

Summer Concert Series with Paizley Park and New Belgium Brewing. Terminal Bar, 1701 Wynkoop St. 5-8 p.m.

Wonderlic at Skyline Park Beer Garden, 1601 Arapahoe St. 5-8 p.m. Free.

Roy Wood Jr. Comedy Works, 1226 15th St. 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. $25.

Scream Screen: Beyond Elm Street – A Tribute To Wes Craven. Sie Film Center, 2510 E. Colfax Ave. 9:30 p.m. $7.

Art

Colorado Black Arts Festival. City Park. Noon-8 p.m.

For families

Best bet: Denver County FairNational Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St. Noon-11 p.m. $3-10 admission. Activities may have additional charges.

Movie on The Green: “Jumangi: Welcome to the Jungle.” Founders. Green, 7601 E. 29th Ave. At dark. Free.

Mr. Snail T. Rail Coloring Contest. Winner gets a free scoop from Gelato Boy. Zeppelin Station, 3501 Wazee St., 3-6 p.m.

Dive-In Movie: “Coco.” Elitch Gardens, 2000 Elitch Circle. 7:30 p.m. $30.

Sports

Colorado Rockies vs. Seattle Mariners, 6:40 p.m.

Saturday

Food & drink

Best bet: Slow Food NationsFood festival featuring the Taste Marketplace and Eat Street, to workshops and family fun. Larimer Square. 9 a.m.-midnight. Free.

Piña Colada Milkshake Double IPA release. Station 26 Brewing Co., 7045 E. 38th Ave. 1-11 p.m.

All the Hops New England hybrid IPA release. Alpine Dog Brewing Company, 1505 Ogden St. Noon-midnight. 

Entertainment

Best bet: A$AP FergOgden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $29.50-35.

Best bet: SPELLS record release. Hi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $10.

Best bet: Outdoor Project’s Denver Block Party Festival. Outdoor adventure inspiration, gear demos, giveaways, live music, games and food trucks. Denver Beer Co., 1695 Platte St. 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

“Into the Woods.” Space Theatre, Speer Boulevard and Arapahoe Street.  7:30 p.m. $20.

“Sex Tips For Straight Women From A Gay Man.” Off-Broadway’s longest running comedy. Garner Galleria Theatre, 1101 13th St. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $41.

Elizabeth Rex. On the eve of her former lover’s execution, Queen Elizabeth I visits Shakespeare and his company. When she meets Ned, Shakespeare’s brilliant performer of women’s roles, the actor the playwright and the queen come to startling revelations about sex, identity, humanity, and love. Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St. 6:30 p.m. 

GRiZ. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Parkway. 7 p.m. $52.80-89.50.

Official GRiZ Afterparty. Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway. Midnight. $20-25.

Incendio. Levitt Pavilion, 1380 W. Florida Ave. 5 p.m. Free.

Instant Empire. Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 9:30 p.m. $10-12.

The Nova Kicks. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 9 p.m. $8-10.

Hoodrich Pablo Juan. Cervantes Other Side, 2637 Welton St. 8 p.m. $17-20.

Sunny Sweeney. Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 8 p.m. $15-150.

Opera on Tap: Vive La Revolution! Syntax Physic Opera, 554 S. Broadway. 6 p.m. $8-10.

Raver Road. The Black Box, 314 E. 13th Ave. 9 p.m. $35-40.

Vic N The Narwhals CD release. 3 Kings Tavern, 60 S. Broadway. 8 p.m. $5.

Peter Sommer Quartet. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. $11.

The Late Set: David Bernot & Alex Heffron. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 11 p.m. Free.

Muscle Brain marathon performance. Leon, 1112 E. 17th Ave. 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Free.

Roy Wood Jr. Comedy Works, 1226 15th St. 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. $25.

Summer Flea. Food, drinks and 100+ vendors. Denver Rock Drill, 1717 E 39th Ave. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. $5.

Swingin’ Under The Stars: Jeremy Mohney. Little Man Ice Cream, 2620 16th St. 7:30-10 p.m. Free.

Art

Colorado Black Arts Festival. City Park. 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

For families

Best bet: 2018 Camper Showcase: Girls Rock Denver. Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 2 p.m. $10 suggested donation.

Wonder Woman Storytime. Second Star to the Right Children’s Books, 4353 Tennyson St. 2-3 p.m. Free.

Family Book Club: “Snails are Just My Speed” by Kevin McCloskey. Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales Branch Library, 1498 Irving St. 2-3 p.m. Free.

For your brain

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

Sports

Colorado Rockies vs. Seattle Mariners, 7:10 p.m.

Colorado Rapids at Houston Dynamo, 7 p.m.

Sunday

Food & drink

Best bet: Slow Food NationsFood festival featuring the Taste Marketplace and Eat Street, to workshops and family fun. Larimer Square. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Free.

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

Entertainment

Best bet: Seal with the Colorado Symphony. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Parkway. 7:30 p.m. $45-89.50.

Best bet: Comedy Showcase featuring Ben Kronberg. Dazzle Jazz, 1512 Curtis St. 8:30 p.m. $7.

Best bet: “Shakesbeer: Comedy of Errors.” Shakespeare, but with tipsy actors. Black Shirt Brewing Co., 3719 Walnut St. 3-5 p.m. Free.

“Into the Woods.” Space Theatre, Speer Boulevard and Arapahoe Street.  2 p.m. $20.

“Sex Tips For Straight Women From A Gay Man.” Off-Broadway’s longest running comedy. Garner Galleria Theatre, 1101 13th St. 2 p.m. $41.

The English Beat. Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway. 8 p.m. $26.50-29.

Liz Cooper & The Stampede. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 8 p.m. $10-12.

Jackie Cohen. Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $10-12.

Pompeya. Hi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway. 8:30 p.m. $10-12.

Afton Showcase featuring B tha Kid, GlassesDaMartian and more. Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton St. 6:30 p.m. $12-15.

The Showcase Tour. The Black Box, 314 E. 13th Ave. 7 p.m. $10.

Rick Lobato. 3 Kings Tavern, 60 S. Broadway. 7 p.m. Free.

Bury the Tyrant. Lion’s Lair, 2022 E. Colfax Ave. 8:30 p.m. $6.

Summer Flea. Food, drinks and 100+ vendors. Denver Rock Drill, 1717 E 39th Ave. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $5.

Art

Colorado Black Arts Festival. City Park. 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

“See Consuming Nature, Nature Consuming,” a performance created by Kristen Hatgi Sink that is staged in the vitrine filled with 115 gallons of honey in the exhibition. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. 3-3:15 p.m. Free with admission.

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

Tom Gershwin & Friends family jazz concert and picnic. Denver Children’s Advocacy Center, 2149 Federal Blvd. 3-5:30 p.m. Free.

City Park Jazz: Pat Bianchi Trio. City Park. 6-8 p.m. 

Build a Fort with Bo: Silly Summer Storytime. Second Star to the Right Children’s Books, 4353 Tennyson St. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Free.

Sports

Colorado Rockies vs. Seattle Mariners, 1:10 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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