Things to do in Denver this weekend, Oct. 5-7

Here’s what’s on the menu for a fall weekend in Denver.

Pumpkins galore for sale at Park Hill United Methodist Church and Temple Micah, Oct. 22, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Pumpkins galore for sale at Park Hill United Methodist Church and Temple Micah, Oct. 22, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Friday

Entertainment

Best bet: Indigenous Film & Art FestivalVarious times and locations. See schedule for details.

Best bet: Lord HuronOgden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $36-41.

Best bet: Midnight Madness: “Beetlejuice.” Esquire Theatre, 590 Downing St. Midnight. $9.50.

“Dear Evan Hansen.” Buell Theatre, 1350 Curtis St. 7:30 p.m. $40-145.

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

“The Constant Wife.” Space Theatre, Speer Blvd. & Arapahoe St. 7:30 p.m. $25-72.

“Cannibal! The Musical.” Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St. 7:30 p.m. $20-25.

“Interview With A Mexican.” Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center, 721 Santa Fe Drive. 7:30 p.m. $17-20.

Magic Men Live. Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Place. 8 p.m. $17.49-49.99.

Snails. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Parkway. 5 p.m. $39-75.

Sting and Shaggy. Fillmore Auditorium, 1510 N. Clarkson St. 9:30 p.m. $90.75-152.43.

Monster Magnet. Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 7:30 p.m. $25-28.

Infected Mushroom. Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $25-30.

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

Michigan Rattlers. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 9:30 p.m. $10-12.

Jeff Austin Band. Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton St. 8 p.m. $20-25.

Jay Rock. Cervantes Other Side, 2637 Welton St. 8:30 p.m. $20-75.

Suicidal Tendencies. Summit Music Hall, 1902 Blake St. 6 p.m. $28.50-30.

LaRissa Vienna and the Strange. Marquis Theater, 2009 Larimer St. 7 p.m. $10-12.

Natural Chemistry. Syntax Physic Opera, 554 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $7.

The Democracy. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. $15.

Late Set: Steve Kovalcheck and Kenyon Brenner. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. Free.

Banshee Tree. Dazzle Jazz, 1512 Curtis St. 7 p.m. $15.

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

The Sklar Brothers. Comedy Works, 1226 15th St. 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. $27.

Teton Gravity Research Film: “Far Out.” Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. $7-18.

Scream Screen: “Invasion Of The Body Snatchers.” Sie Film Center, 2510 E. Colfax Ave. 9:30 p.m. $7-11:50.

Guilty Pleasures dance party. Hi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $5.

Ghosts of Capitol Hill Walking Tour. 1288 N. Gilpin St. 8 p.m. $22.

Art

Best bet: First Friday Art Walk. The galleries and studios in Denver’s art districts will leave their doors open after-hours to welcome the curious with wine, beer, special exhibits, demonstrations and music. Your options:

Santa Fe Art District, along Santa Fe drive from Alameda to 12th Avenue.

River North Art District. This one is more spread out. Here’s a gallery list.

Tennyson Street Cultural District, along Tennyson Street from 39th to 45th Avenue. Here’s a map.

For the family

“Corduroy.” Conservatory Theatre, 216 S. Grant St. Noon. $10-15.

Enchanted Hollows. Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St. 6-9:30 p.m. Free-$20.

For your brain

“The Office” trivia night. Stoney’s Bar and Grill, 1111 Lincoln St. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

For a cause

Cake & Cocktails. Curious Theatre Co., 1080 Acoma St. 6 p.m. $75.

Sports

Denver Nuggets vs. Perth Wildcats, 7 p.m. 

Saturday

Food & drink

Best bet: Mile High Grilled Cheese and Beer Fest. Denver Rock Drill, 1717 E. 39th Ave. 1:30-9 p.m. $55-115.

Entertainment

Best bet: Indigenous Film & Art FestivalVarious times and locations. See schedule for details.

Best bet: The VelveteersLarimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 8 p.m. $10-13.

Best bet: Mel Brooks. Bellco Theatre, 700 14th St. 2 p.m. $49.75-129.75.

Best bet: Midnight Madness: “Beetlejuice.” Esquire Theatre, 590 Downing St. Midnight. $9.50.

Best bet: The Big Wonderful4400 Fox St. Noon-6 p.m. General admission is free. Beerfest tickets are $29.

Rodgers and Hammerstein Celebration. Boettcher Concert Hall, 1000 14th St. 7:30 p.m. $20-94.

“Dear Evan Hansen.” Buell Theatre, 1350 Curtis St. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $40-145.

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

“The Constant Wife.” Space Theatre, Speer Blvd. & Arapahoe St. 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $25-72.

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

“Cannibal! The Musical.” Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St. 7:30 p.m. $20-25.

“Interview With A Mexican.” Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center, 721 Santa Fe Drive. 7:30 p.m. $17-20.

Ozuna. Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Circle. 8 p.m. $49-139.

Fitz and the Tantrums and Walk The Moon. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Parkway. 7 p.m. $54.50-79.50.

The Summer Ever After Tour featuring All Time Low. Fillmore Auditorium, 1510 N. Clarkson St. 6:30 p.m. $38.50-44.58.

The Glitch. Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $28-30.

K?D. Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $25-30.

Trevor Powers. Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 9:30 p.m. $15-17.

Angra. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 9:30 p.m. $23-25.

Mystic Braves. Hi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $12-15.

Jeff Austin Band. Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton St. 8 p.m. $20-25.

Songs In the Key Of G: Celebrating Tori Pater’s 50th Bday. Cervantes Other Side, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $10-15.

Autograf. Summit Music Hall, 1902 Blake St. 8 p.m. $20-25.

Carach Angren. Marquis Theater, 2009 Larimer St. 7 p.m. $20-22.

Coal Town Reunion. 3 Kings Tavern, 60 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. 

GoodRattle. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. $16.

Late Set: Pete Lewis and Adam Revell. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. Free.

John Scofield Combo 66. Dazzle Jazz, 1512 Curtis St. 6:30 p.m. $20-50.

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

Designated Drunkard: A Comedy Drinking Game. Comedy RoomRoom, 2104 Larimer St. 7-10 p.m. $5.

Teton Gravity Research Film: “Far Out.” Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. $7-18.

Fifty-Two ’80s fifth birthday party. Fifty-Two ’80s, 1874 S. Broadway. 6-9 p.m. 

Ghosts of Capitol Hill Walking Tour. 1288 N. Gilpin St. 8 p.m. $22.

Art

Free First Saturday at the Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Penny admission for Colorado residents at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 1485 Delgany St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

For the family

“Corduroy.” Conservatory Theatre, 216 S. Grant St. 1:30 p.m. $10-15.

Enchanted Hollows. Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St. 6-9:30 p.m. Free-$20.

For a cause

Booklovers Ball 2018: Banned. Denver Central Library, 10 W. 14th Ave. Parkway. 6:30 p.m.-midnight. $175-250.

West Colfax Clean-Up Day. 1400 Quitman St. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 

Sports

Colorado Avalanche vs. Philadelphia Flyers, 7 p.m. 

Colorado Rapids at Los Angeles FC, 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: Indigenous Film & Art FestivalVarious times and locations. See schedule for details.

Best bet: The Big Wonderful4400 Fox St. Noon-6 p.m. General admission is free. Beerfest tickets are $29.

“Dear Evan Hansen.” Buell Theatre, 1350 Curtis St. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $40-145.

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

“The Constant Wife.” Space Theatre, Speer Blvd. & Arapahoe St. 1:30 p.m. $25-72.

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

Primus. Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m.  $69.50-80.

Unleash the Archers. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 8 p.m. $16-18.

Kyral x Banko. Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 7 p.m. $5-15.

Money Man. Cervantes Other Side, 2637 Welton St. 8 p.m. $20-25.

We Banjo 3 and Skerryvore. Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 7:30 p.m. $29.

Assuming We Survive. Marquis Theater, 2009 Larimer St. 6 p.m. $15-17.

Pacific Radio. 3 Kings Tavern, 60 S. Broadway. 8 p.m.

John Scofield Combo 66. Dazzle Jazz, 1512 Curtis St. 5:30 p.m. $20-50.

Stone Deaf. Lion’s Lair, 2022 E. Colfax Ave. 8:30 p.m. $6.

Art

Foul-Mouthed Cross-Stitch Sundays. Grandma’s House, 1710 S. Broadway. Noon-10 p.m. Cross-stitching class available for $10 from 1-4 p.m.

For the family

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

KIDZ BOP Live. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Parkway. 4 p.m. $35-55.

For your brain

Dr. Jordan Peterson: 12 Rules For Life Tour. Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Place. 7:30 p.m. $35-100.

Sports

Denver Broncos at New Jersey Jets, 11 a.m.


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