Things to do in Denver this weekend, Aug. 24-26

Summer’s not over yet.

Dom Martinez, 15, hops over a boulder. A new climbing boulder is unveiled at Montbello Open Space Park, July 24, 2018. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Dom Martinez, 15, hops over a boulder. A new climbing boulder is unveiled at Montbello Open Space Park, July 24, 2018. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Friday

Food & drink

New Kids on the Block. A celebration of Colorado breweries, distilleries and restaurants under 2 years old. Live music rom Morsel, lawn games and a subtle ’80s theme. The Lobby, 2191 Arapahoe St. 8-11 p.m. $10-45.

Three-can release: Secret Chat Room, Burner Phone, International Wires. Cerebral Brewing Co., 1477 Monroe St. Noon-10 p.m.

Entertainment

High Plains Comedy Festival. David Cross headlines. Paramount Theatre, Hi-Dive, 3 Kings Tavern, Mutiny Information Cafe. 6-11:30 p.m. 

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band. Cervantes Other Side, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $15-20.

B-Side Music: Koo Qua, Pries and Yasi. Museum of Contemporary Art, 1485 Delgany St. 7-9 p.m. Free-$5.

1964: The Tribute. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Parkway. 8 p.m. $40.50.

ABBA: The Concert. Levitt Pavilion, 1380 W. Florida Ave. 7 p.m. $20-60.

The Yawpers. Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway. 8 p.m. $20-25.

Dreamers Delight: Official Tour de Fat Afterparty. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 9:30 p.m. $12-15.

Float Like A Buffalo and Silver Smoke EP release. Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 8:30 p.m. $10-12.

Stylust Beats. Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton St. 8:30 p.m. $15-18.

Boss 302 25th Anniversary Show. Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 8 p.m. $10.

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

The Late Set: Patrick McDevitt’s Funky 3. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 11 p.m. Free.

Wild Call. Skylark Lounge, 140 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $5.

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

Live Music Series: Chili Willie. Skyline Beer Garden, 1601 Arapahoe St. 5-8 p.m. 

Funk Club dance party. Syntax Physic Opera, 554 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $5.

Midnight Madness: “The Room.” Esquire Theatre, 590 Downing St. Midnight. $9.50.

For families

Movie on the Green: “Coco.” Founders Green, 7601 E. 29th Ave. 8:30 p.m. Free.

East Colfax Coffee & Ice Cream Social. Pablo’s Coffee and Nuggs Ice Cream are teaming up for a summer soiree where all proceeds benefit Denver Children’s Home. Ice cream, coffee and the Italian dessert affogato for sale. Pablo’s Coffee, 7701 E. Colfax Ave. 4-6 p.m. 

Sports

Colorado Rockies vs. St. Louis Cardinals, 6:40 p.m. 

Saturday

Food & drink

RiNo Mini Golf Open. Mini golf, beer, and fun benefitting Outdoor Allianc. Participating venues: Lustre Pearl, Park Burger and more. Starts at 10 Barrel Brewing Co., 2620 Walnut St. 1-7 p.m. Advance registration required.

Triple Hazy crowler release. Fiction Beer Co., 7101 E. Colfax Ave. 1 p.m.-close. 

Single Cask Quandary: Rum Barrel. River North Brewery, 6021 Washington St. Noon-9 p.m.

Entertainment

High Plains Comedy Festival. “How Did This Get Made” headlines. Paramount Theatre, Hi-Dive, 3 Kings Tavern, Mutiny Information Cafe. 4-11:30 p.m. 

30 Years of Reggae on the Rocks. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Parkway. 2:30 p.m. $54.75-87.50.

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

Waka Flocka Flame. Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $15-18.

Lola Black album release. Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway. 8 p.m. $10-15.

Yuno. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 9:30 p.m. $12-15.

Matt Rouch & The Noise Upstairs. Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $12-15.

Rocky Mountain Grateful Dead Revue. Cervantes Other Side, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $15-20.

ohGr. Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 8 p.m. $25.

The Proto Whats? Skylark Lounge, 140 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $5.

Live Music Series: Jess Wingenette. Skyline Beer Garden, 1601 Arapahoe St. 3-6 p.m.

Blissfest333 International Film Festival. All proceeds goes towards Historic Elitch Theatre programming and events also towards the Elitch Theatre Academy’s classes and workshops. Alamo Drafthouse, 4255 W. Colfax Ave. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $12-50.

Midnight Madness: “Rocky Horror Picture Show.” Esquire Theatre, 590 Downing St. Midnight. $9.50.

Midnight Madness: “The Room.” Esquire Theatre, 590 Downing St. Midnight. $9.50.

Weird Touch dance party. Syntax Physic Opera, 554 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $5.

For families

Tour de Fat Denver traveling beer, music and bicycle festival. Sculpture Park, 1736 Speer Blvd. Noon-5 p.m. Free-$5.

For a cause

2018 Poor People’s Assembly. Nationwide gathering with speakers from organizations doing work that aligns with the PPC who will have immediate calls to action. Civic Center Park. 1-3 p.m.

Sports

Colorado Rockies vs. St. Louis Cardinals, 6:10 p.m. 

Colorado Rapids at Real Salt Lake, 7 p.m. 

Sunday

Entertainment

Straight White Teeth. Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $10-12.

30 Years of Reggae on the Rocks. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Parkway. 2:30 p.m. $54.75-87.50.

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

Ceramic Animals. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 8 p.m. $12-14.

Blissfest333 International Film Festival. All proceeds goes towards Historic Elitch Theatre programming and events also towards the Elitch Theatre Academy’s classes and workshops. Alamo Drafthouse, 4255 W. Colfax Ave. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $12-50.

Midnight Madness: “Rocky Horror Picture Show.” Esquire Theatre, 590 Downing St. Midnight. $9.50.

Midnight Madness: “The Room.” Esquire Theatre, 590 Downing St. Midnight. $9.50.

Art

“Consuming Nature, Nature Consuming.” A performance created by Kristen Hatgi Sink, staged in the vitrine filled with 115 gallons of honey.  Museum of Contemporary Art, 1485 Delgany St. 3 p.m. Free with museum admission.

Downtown Denver Public Art Tour. City of Cuernavaca Park, 3500 Rockmont Drive. 9-11 a.m. Free.

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

National Dog Day: “Isle Of Dogs.” The screening will be followed by a pre-recorded conversation between writer/director Wes Anderson and co-star Bob Balaban. Alamo Drafthouse, 4255 W. Colfax Ave. 2 p.m. $10.

For a cause

Black and Latina Breastfeeding Celebration. Free food, wine, live music and family fun. Whittier Cafe, 1710 E. 25th Ave. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 

Breastival 2018. Resources, vendors and kids’ activities. City Park Pavilion. 3:30-6:30 p.m. Free.

Sports

Colorado Rockies vs. St. Louis Cardinals, followed by a screening of “The Sandlot.” 1:10 p.m. 


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