Things to do in Denver this weekend, Sept. 14-16

Kids flit around the Denver Botanic Gardens lawn before Judiasm Your Way puts on a Rosh Hashanah service, Sept. 10, 2018. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Kids flit around the Denver Botanic Gardens lawn before Judiasm Your Way puts on a Rosh Hashanah service, Sept. 10, 2018. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Friday

Food & drink

Oktoberfest at Union Station. Denver Beer Co. beer, music by the Polkanauts and a stein-holding competition. Terminal Bar, 1701 Wynkoop St. 5-8 p.m. 

Ratio Stay Gold Oktoberfest Märzen release. Ratio Beerworks, 2920 Larimer St. 5 p.m.-close.

Entertainment

Best bet: GrandoozyOverland Park Golf Course, 1801 S. Huron St. 2-10 p.m. Single day pass $110, three-day pass $279.50.

Best bet: Dirty Few. Hi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $10.

Best bet: Denver Jazz Festival with performances, dance lessons, speakers and more. Multiple venues. 1 p.m.-3 a.m.

Best bet: Opening Weekend: Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2Boettcher Concert Hall, 1000 14th St. 7:30 p.m. $20-94.

“Oklahoma!” Stage Theatre, 1101 Speer Blvd. 7:30 p.m. $40-87.

“Vietgone.” Ricketson Theatre, 1400 Curtis St.  7:30 p.m. $55.

The Improvised Shakespeare Company. Garner Galleria Theatre, 1101 13th St. 7:30 p.m. $39.

“The Cake.” Curious Theatre Co., 1080 Acoma St. 7:30 p.m. $38-44.

Gov’t Mule. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Parkway. 6 p.m. $45-75.

Flamingosis. Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $16-18.

Legato. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 9 p.m. $10-15.

False Cathedrals. Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $10-12.

Houndmouth. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 9:30 p.m. $25-30.

The Congress. Cervantes Other Side, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $15-20.

Bottesini Project. Syntax Physic Opera, 554 S. Broadway. 7 p.m. $7.

Dream Feed album release. Syntax Physic Opera, 554 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $10.

Luna Soul. 3 Kings Tavern, 60 S. Broadway. 8:30 p.m. Free.

Sam Williams & Tim Wendel Quartet. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. $15.

The Late Set: Mike Hyland, Troy Robey and Heath Walton. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 11 p.m.

Take Down The Door. Swallow Hill Music, 71 E. Yale Ave. 8 p.m. $15.

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

Live Music Series: Jess Wingenette Band. Skyline Beer Garden, 1601 Arapahoe St. 5-8 p.m.

Midnight Madness: “2001 A Space Odyssey.” Esquire Theatre, 590 Downing St. Midnight. $9.50.

Dirty Laundry: A Comedy Dating Game. Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 8 p.m. $10.

The Lituation dance party. Bar Standard, 1037 Broadway. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 

For families

Best bet: Denver Gem & Mineral ShowThe Denver Mart, 451 E. 58th Ave. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Free-$15.

For your brain

Muslims in America: Examining the Facts. Lindsay Auditorium, Sturm 281, 2000 E. Asbury Ave. Craig Considine, lecturer at Rice University’s Department of Sociology, will discuss his newly released book. Lunch provided. Noon-1:30 p.m. Free.

Sports

Colorado Rockies at San Francisco Giants, 8:15 p.m.

Saturday

Food & drink

Brunch with Wes Watkins. Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox, 1215 20th St. 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. No cover.

Mandarina Pale Ale release. Alpine Dog Brewing Co., 1505 Ogden St. Noon-midnight.

Ratio Stay Gold Oktoberfest Märzen release. Ratio Beerworks, 2920 Larimer St. 5 p.m.-close.

Entertainment

Entertainment

Best bet: GrandoozyOverland Park Golf Course, 1801 S. Huron St. 2-10 p.m. Single day pass $110, three-day pass $279.50.

Best bet: Denver Jazz Festival with performances, dance lessons, speakers and more. Multiple venues. 10 a.m.-3 a.m.

Best bet: Opening Weekend: Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2Boettcher Concert Hall, 1000 14th St. 7:30 p.m. $20-94.

Kathleen Battle: Underground Railroad: A Spiritual Journey. Ellie Caulkins Opera House, 1385 Curtis St. 7:30 p.m. $35-105.

“Oklahoma!” Stage Theatre, 1101 Speer Blvd. 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $40-87.

“Vietgone.” Ricketson Theatre, 1400 Curtis St.  1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $55.

The Improvised Shakespeare Company. Garner Galleria Theatre, 1101 13th St. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $39.

“The Cake.” Curious Theatre Co., 1080 Acoma St. 7:30 p.m. $38-44.

Rise Against. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Parkway. 7 p.m. $51-62.

Yacht Rock Revue. Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $28.50-35.

Nothing. Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $18.50-20.

Pandasaywhat and Collidoscope. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 9 p.m. $10-15.

Muscle Beach. Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $10-12.

Jerry Joseph & the Jackmormons. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 9:30 p.m. $12-15.

Jake La Botz and Joe Sampson. Hi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $10.

Marco Benevento. Cervantes Other Side, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $20-25.

Muzzy Bearr. Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $15-20.

Rooster (Alice In Chains tribute). Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 7 p.m. $16.

E-40. Summit Music Hall, 1902 Blake St. 9 p.m. $29.50-35.

Modern Life Is War. Marquis Theater, 2009 Larimer St. 8 p.m. $15-17.

Opera on Tap. Syntax Physic Opera, 554 S. Broadway. 7 p.m. $15.

The Organization plays Prince. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. $18.

The Late Set: Bill McCrossen & Scott Grove. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 11 p.m.

Chris “Citrus” Sauthoff. Swallow Hill Music, 71 E. Yale Ave. 8 p.m. $12.

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

Kn*w Your Sh*t. Comedy RoomRoom, 2104 Larimer St. 8 p.m. $5.

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

Midnight Madness: “2001 A Space Odyssey.” Esquire Theatre, 590 Downing St. Midnight. $9.50.

For families

Best bet: Denver Gem & Mineral Show. The Denver Mart, 451 E. 58th Ave. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free-$15.

“Shakespeare in the Parking Lot: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Presented by the DCPA. BYO chair. Bear Valley Branch Library, 5171 W. Dartmouth Ave. 1-2 p.m. Free.

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

National Eat an Apple Day featuring Snow White. Second Star to the Right, 4353 Tennyson St. 2-3 p.m. $1-3.

For your brain

Live Reading and Q&A with Aaron Cometbus. Mutiny Information Café, 2 S. Broadway. 8-10 p.m. Free.

Alex Martin reading and signing “Intercepted.” BookBar, 4280 Tennyson St. 7-9 p.m. 

Sports

Colorado Rockies at San Francisco Giants, 7:05 p.m.

Colorado Rapids at Atlanta United, 1:30 p.m.

Sunday

Food & drink

Diebolt 5th Anniversary Party Shrimp Boil and Oyster Bar. $15 per pound for shrimp with corn, potatoes, andouille and garlic butter. $14 per 1/2 dozen and $25 per dozen oysters on the half shell with horseradish, cocktail sauce and lemon. Live music from the Drunken Frenchmen. Diebolt Brewing Co., 3855 Mariposa St. 1-5 p.m. 

All the Things anniversary party for Lady Justice Brewing with new beer, live music, tamales and more. Factotum Brewhouse, 3845 Lipan St. 1-4 p.m. 

Brunch with Wes Watkins. Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox, 1215 20th St. 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. No cover.

Ratio Stay Gold Oktoberfest Märzen release. Ratio Beerworks, 2920 Larimer St. 5 p.m.-close.

Entertainment

Entertainment

Best bet: GrandoozyOverland Park Golf Course, 1801 S. Huron St. 1:30-10 p.m. Single day pass $110, three-day pass $279.50.

Best bet: Denver Jazz Festival with performances, dance lessons, speakers and more. Multiple venues. 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

Best bet: “It’s All Relatives” presented by Stories on Stage. Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center, 721 Santa Fe Drive. 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. $$15-28.

Best bet: Memorial Screening: “Smokey And The Bandit.” Proceeds benefit the Burt Reynolds Institute. Alamo Drafthouse, 4255 W. Colfax Ave. 2 p.m. $8.

Best bet: Opening Weekend: Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2Boettcher Concert Hall, 1000 14th St. 1 p.m. $20-94.

“Oklahoma!” Stage Theatre, 1101 Speer Blvd. 1:30 p.m. $40-87.

“Vietgone.” Ricketson Theatre, 1400 Curtis St.  1:30 p.m. $55.

The Improvised Shakespeare Company. Garner Galleria Theatre, 1101 13th St. 2 p.m. $39.

“The Cake.” Curious Theatre Co., 1080 Acoma St. 2 p.m. $36-40.

Trapfest. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Parkway. 4:30 p.m. $30-45.

The Marcus King Band. Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway. 8 p.m. $20.

2 Outs electronic songwriter showcase. Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 3 p.m. $13-15.

JUICE. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 8 p.m. $10-12.

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

Afton Showcase featuring Pilot Haus, Jordan From Earth and more. Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton St. 6:30 p.m. $12-15.

Jack Evan Johnson. 3 Kings Tavern, 60 S. Broadway. 7:45 p.m. 

For families

Best bet: “RBG” screening with Girls in STEMAlamo Drafthouse, 4255 W. Colfax Ave. 3:30 p.m. $12.

Best bet: Denver Gem & Mineral ShowThe Denver Mart, 451 E. 58th Ave. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$15.

High Holiday Kids Show. Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, 2121 Childrens Museum Drive. 2:30-3:15 p.m. $15.

School of Rock Littleton: Alice Cooper vs. Twisted Sister, The Clash’s London Calling. Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. Noon and 2 p.m. $12.

For your brain

Civic Center Park Public Art and History Tour. McNichols Civic Center Building, 144 W. Colfax Ave. 10-11:30 a.m. Free.

“Harvester of Hearts” book launch. BookBar, 4280 Tennyson St. 1-3 p.m.

Sports

Colorado Rockies at San Francisco Giants, 2:05 p.m.


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