Things to do in Denver this weekend, Aug. 10-12

Agata Indiasty rides his motorcycle down Santa Fe Drive, Aug. 2, 2018. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Agata Indiasty rides his motorcycle down Santa Fe Drive, Aug. 2, 2018. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Friday

Food & drink

Bird of Paradise and Action Potential can release. Cerebral Brewing Co., 1477 Monroe St. Noon-10 p.m.

Locote Imperial Porter release. Cervecería Colorado, 1635 Platte St., 5-11 p.m.

Entertainment

Best bet: B-Side Music: Olive Party and GrassMuseum of Contemporary Art, 1485 Delgany St. 7-9 p.m. Free-$5.

Best bet: Lucha Libre & Laughs. Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 7 p.m. $10.

Best bet: Helikon Summer Music Series: Kayla Marque and KDubbs. Helikon Gallery & Studios, 3675 Wynkoop St. 7:30 p.m. $15.

“On Your Feet!” The Emilio and Gloria Estefan musical. Buell Theatre, 1350 Curtis St. 7:30 p.m. $30-115.

“Cry-Baby: The Musical.” Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St. In 1950s Baltimore, the conservative squares face off against the leather-clad delinquents in this rockabilly musical based on John Waters’ cult film. 7:30 p.m. $17-20.

Chris Stapleton. Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Circle. 7 p.m. $39.75-89.75.

Pretty Lights. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Parkway. 7 p.m. $54.50-79.50.

Parker Millsap. Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $18-20.

The Melvins. Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway. 8:30 p.m. $25.75-28.

Top Flite Empire. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 8 p.m. $10-15.

Aaron Lee Tasjan. Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 9:30 p.m. $12-15.

CRAY. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 9:30 p.m. $10-20.

Witch Mountain. Hi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $5.

Bipul Chettri & The Travelling Band. Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $35-200.

Katastro. Cervantes Other Side, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $13-15.

Meet the Giant vinyl release. Syntax Physic Opera, 554 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $7.

The Uglies. 3 Kings Tavern, 60 S. Broadway. 7 p.m. $10.

Kinetik. The Black Box, 314 E. 13th Ave. Free-$5.

Royal Roost Beebop Series. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 7 p.m.  and 9 p.m. $15.

The Delta Sonics. Dazzle Jazz, 1512 Curtis St. 9 p.m. Free.

Mary Louise Lee. Skyline Beer Garden, 1601 Arapahoe St. 5-8 p.m. Free.

The Mammoths. The Black Buzzard at Oskar Blues, 1624 Market St. 10 p.m.

Tom Green. Comedy Works, 1226 15th St. 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. $27.

“War of the Worlds”: The Panic Broadcast. An alien invasion throws humanity into chaos in “The War of the Worlds” and in real life thanks to Orson Welles’s 1938 radio adaptation, which listeners took for news. The WBFR radio ensemble recreates the events surrounding the infamous evening. John Hand Theatre, 7653 E. First Place. 7:30 p.m. $15.

Midnight Madness: “Liquid Sky.” Esquire Theatre, 590 Downing St. Midnight. $9.50.

Art

Best bet: 48 Hours Summit and Exhibition. Two-day summit and exhibition that engages cultural organizations, non-profits, artists and individuals to share their expertise on cultural responsiveness, social responsibility and collective leadership. RedLine Contemporary Art Center, 2350 Arapahoe St. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Free, donations accepted.

Best bet: CreativeMornings Denver: “Community” with Adam Lerner. Free breakfast lecture series. Adam Lerner, the director and chief animator at the MCA Denver. Museum of Contemporary Art, 1485 Delgany St. 8:30-10 a.m. Free, registration required.

Polyester Lithography Demo with Veronica Ceci. Art Gym Denver, 1460 Leyden St. 4-6 p.m.

For families

Flick Friday: “The Greatest Showman.” Little Man Ice Cream, 2620 16th St. 8:45 p.m. Free.

Buskerfest. Outside Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop St. 5-9 p.m. Free.

Theatre on The Green: “The Aristocats.” Founders. Green, 7601 E. 29th Ave. 6:30 p.m. Free.

Sports

Best bet: Colorado Rockies vs. LA Dodgers, 6:40 p.m.

Saturday

Food & drink

Denver Beer Co. 7th Anniversary. Block party with beer, food trucks, live music, games, a photo booth and more. Denver Beer Co., 1695 Platte St. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. 

Crawfish boil with Ratio Beerworks at Julep, 3258 Larimer St. Noon-4 p.m. $49.

Entertainment

Rebirth Brass Band. Levitt Pavilion, 1380 W. Florida Ave. 7 p.m. Free.

“Mortified” Live with Adam Cayton-Holland and Christie Buchele. Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 8 p.m. $16.

“On Your Feet!” The Emilio and Gloria Estefan musical. Buell Theatre, 1350 Curtis St. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $30-115.

“Cry-Baby: The Musical.” Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St. In 1950s Baltimore, the conservative squares face off against the leather-clad delinquents in this rockabilly musical based on John Waters’ cult film. 7:30 p.m. $17-20.

Pretty Lights. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Parkway. 7 p.m. $54.50-79.50.

Yelawolf. Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $27-32.50.

Itchy-O. Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $20-30.

The Family Crest. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 9:30 p.m. $14-16.

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

Washout Fest. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 2:30 p.m. $15-20.

Kinky Friedman and Willis Alan Ramsey. Hi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway. 8 p.m. $25-30.

The Mother Hips. Cervantes Other Side, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $17-20.

The Victor Wooten Trio. Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $25-30.

GhostPulse debut single premier. Syntax Physic Opera, 554 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $7.

The Freestylers. The Black Box, 314 E. 13th Ave. 9 p.m. $10-20.

Kathryn Radakovich Quartet. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. $15.

The Late Set: ​Aeryk Parker & Makayla Dooley. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 11 p.m. Free.

Ken Peplowski Quartet. Dazzle Jazz, 1512 Curtis St. 6:30 p.m. $15-28.

Tom Green. Comedy Works, 1226 15th St. 9:45 p.m. $27.

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

Stacey Turpenoff Band. Skyline Beer Garden, 1601 Arapahoe St. 3-6 p.m. Free.

Never Kenezzard. Lion’s Lair, 2022 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. 

“120 Beats Per Minute” presented by Rainbow Alley. Alamo Drafthouse, 4255 W. Colfax Ave. Noon. $8.

Midnight Madness: “Liquid Sky.” Esquire Theatre, 590 Downing St. Midnight. $9.50.

Art

Best bet: 48 Hours Summit and Exhibition. Two-day summit and exhibition that engages cultural organizations, non-profits, artists and individuals to share their expertise on cultural responsiveness, social responsibility and collective leadership. RedLine Contemporary Art Center, 2350 Arapahoe St. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Free, donations accepted.

Long-pose life drawing and painting. Helikon Gallery & Studios, 3675 Wynkoop St. 5-8 p.m. $7.

For families

Sloan’s Lake Art & Music Festival. Family and dog friendly, bring lawn chairs and blankets, and BYOB. Sloan’s Lake. 10 am.-7 p.m. Free.

16th Street Fair arts and crafts festival. 16th Street Mall. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Free.

Buskerfest. Outside Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop St. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Free.

Wonder Woman storytime with stories, dancing, songs and activities with Wonder Woman. Second Star to the Right, 4353 Tennyson St. 2-3 p.m. $1-3.

BookGirl: Mother-Daughter Book Club reads “Double Vision.” BookBar, 4280 Tennyson St. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Free.

“Batman: Mask of the Phantasm” Cereal Party. Alamo Drafthouse, 4255 W. Colfax Ave. 10:30 a.m. $12.50.

For your brain

Fairmount Cemetery’s Twilight Tour Series: “Sacred 36.” Fairmount Cemetery, 430 S. Quebec St. 5-8 p.m. $36.

For a cause

Open NOH8 Photo Shoot. Wear a white shirt. GLBT Community Center of Colorado, 1301 E. Colfax Ave,. 2-4 p.m. $25-40.

Sports

Colorado Rockies vs. LA Dodgers, 6:10 p.m.

Colorado Rapids vs. San Jose Quakes, 7 p.m. 

Sunday

Food & drink

Downtown Brunch with the Adam Bodine Trio. Dazzle Jazz, 1512 Curtis St. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. $30.

Entertainment

Best bet: Shakesbeer Presents: Henry IV Pt. 1Grandma’s House, 1710 S. Broadway.5-7 p.m. Free.

Hooked on “Twin Peaks.” S1 Ep 3-5 and drink specials. Limited to 30 seats. Hooked on Colfax, 3213 E. Colfax Ave. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Free.

“On Your Feet!” The Emilio and Gloria Estefan musical. Buell Theatre, 1350 Curtis St. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $30-115.

Brandi Carlile. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Parkway. 6 p.m. $48.50-57.

CKY. Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $19.99-24.

GIVERS. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 8 p.m. $15-17.

Corb Lund. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 8 p.m. $15-17.

Money Man. Cervantes Other Side, 2637 Welton St. 8 p.m. $20-90.

Rick Lobato. 3 Kings Tavern, 60 S. Broadway. 5 p.m. Free.

Echo Beds record release and tour kickoff. Mutiny Information Café, 2 S. Broadway. 8 p.m. 

For families

Sloan’s Lake Art & Music Festival. Featuring the Hazel Miller Band. Family and dog friendly, bring lawn chairs and blankets, and BYOB. 10 am.-4 p.m. Free.

Buskerfest. Outside Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop St. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Free.

Cook Park Dog A Pool Ooza 2018. Doggie pool time. Cook Park, 7100 Cherry Creek South Drive. 9-10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $5.

For your brain

Mushroom Fair. Meet the Gardens’ mycologists and fellow fungi enthusiasts, check out a vast collection of recently collected wild mushrooms, bring in mushrooms to be identified, enjoy presentations and related exhibits. There will fungi face painting and chalk drawing for kids. Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Included with museum admission. No advance registration required.

Sports

Colorado Rockies vs. LA Dodgers, 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.