Things to do in Denver this weekend, Sept. 27-29

What a time to be alive.

The numerous tap handles at LoDo's Falling Rock Tap House. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The numerous tap handles at LoDo's Falling Rock Tap House. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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By Shannon Robinson, for Denverite

Happy fall. Let’s get down to business.

Here’s what to do. If you feel like it, of course.

Friday

Just for fun

11th Annual 16th Street Fair. 1001 16th St Mall. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Free.

Painting and Wine Denver Broncos Sunset Theme. Sipping N’ Painting Hampden, 6300 E Hampden Ave. 6:30-8:30 p.m. $35.

SummerSkate at Northfield. The Shops at Northfield Stapleton, 8340 Northfield Blvd. 5 p.m. $9-10.

Goat Yoga and Fireworks in RiNo! Feat. Bull Durham. LFX Filmworks, 1701 31st St. 6 p.m. $20.

Science, history and nature

Energy Day Festival. Denver East High School, 1600 City Park Esplanade. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.

Art, culture and media

Biennial of the Americas: Employing Empathy Panel. McNichols Civic Center Building, 144 W Colfax Ave. 9 a.m. Free.

Untitled Final Friday: Harvest of the Dreamer featuring MO SPKX. Hamilton Building, 100 W 14th Ave Pkwy. 6 p.m.- 10 p.m. $10-13.

Comedy and theater

Open Mic at The Irish Rover Pub. The Irish Rover Pub, 54 South Broadway. 6-9 p.m. Free.

High Plains Comedy Festival Presents Maria Bamford. Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Pl. 8 p.m. $45.

“Three Tall Women”. Firehouse Theater Company, 7653 E. 1st Pl. 7:30 p.m. $20-23.

“A Doll’s House”. Denver Center for the Performing Arts, 1101 13th St. 7 p.m. $25-55.

Eats and drinks

2nd Annual Viewhaus Oktoberfest. ViewHouse Ballpark, 2105 Market St. 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Free.

Denver Culinary Adventure: The Low Down on LoDo. 500 E 19th Ave. 7 p.m. Free.

Music and nightlife

BACK YAAD Denver: A Roots Reggae Session. 1545 S. Broadway. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. $15.

7th Denver Salsa, Bachata, and Zouk/Kizomba Congress. Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver Conference Center, 13200 E. 14th Pl. 12 p.m.-2 a.m. $20-215.

Drag Nation. Tracks, 3500 Walnut St. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. $10-15.

 

Saturday

Festivals, markets and fairs

Colorado Tattoo Convention. National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Single day Pass $25.00, Weekend Pass $45.00, Children Under 10: Free.

4th Annual Colorado Hair and Beauty Expo. National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St. 8 a.m.-8 p.m. $35-150.

Cherry Creek Fresh Market. Cherry Creek Shopping Center, 3000 E 1st Ave. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Free.

Denver Coin Expo. National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $0-50.

Just for fun

Tech to Protect Challenge: Denver, CO Codeathon. Galvanize – Denver (Platte), 1644 Platte St. 5 p.m.-6 p.m. Free.

Hogtoberfest 2019. LFX Filmworks, 1701 31st St. 12-4 p.m. $15.

The Day of the Dog 1 Mile, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2 – Denver. 1550 Market St. 7 p.m. $22-32.

Art, culture and media

Stamp & Scrapbook EXPO. Denver Mart, 451 E. 58th Ave. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $10-49.

“We Were Here” by Lauri Lynnxe Murphy. Mai Wyn Fine Art, 744 Santa Fe Dr. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.

Comedy and theater

Tom Segura. Bellco Theatre at the Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St. 4 p.m. $29.50-89.50.

Lil Duval. Summit Theatre, 1902 Blake St. 8 p.m.-9:30 p.m. $111.25.

Lucha Libre & Laughs: Box Office Poison. Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 8 p.m. $10-100.

Eats and drinks

TheBigWonderful Stapleton: Beerfest, Bands, Bazaar. The Shops At Northfield Stapleton, 8340 Northfield Blvd. 12-8 p.m. Free.

Farm to Bottle Fall Festival. 1000 S Gaylord St. 3 p.m. $29-75.

Colfax Westfest. West Colfax Ave from Lowell Blvd. to Tennyson St., 3275 West 14th Ave. 4-8 p.m. $10.

Music and nightlife

Expecto Harry Potter Bar Crawl. The Ginn Mill, 2041 Larimer St. 3-8 p.m. $35.

Rancid. Ogden Theatre, 935 E Colfax Ave. 6:30 p.m. $47-82.

Cup-O-Joe Live at the Skyline Beer Garden. Skyline Beer Garden, 1601 Arapahoe St. 3-6 p.m. Free.

Brandi Carlile with Courtney Marie Andrews. The Mission Ballroom, 4242 Wynkoop St. 8 p.m. $49.95-89.50.

Peter Bradley Adams. The Soiled Dove Underground, 7401 E 1st Ave. 7 p.m. $18-22.

Keb’ Mo’. Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Pl. 7 p.m. $39.50-65.

Sports

Milwaukee Brewers at Colorado Rockies. Coors Field, 2001 Blake St. 6:10 p.m. $7 and up.

Sunday

Festivals, markets and fairs

2019 Log & Timber Home Show. Denver Mart, 451 E. 58th Ave. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $15-188.

Just for fun

High Fives Hangout – Denver Potluck. Washington Park Boathouse, 701 S Franklin St. 3-6 p.m. Free.

Art, culture and media

Cósmico Americas Family-Friendly Festival. Civic Center Park/Capitol City Park

101 14th Ave. 4-10 p.m. Free.

Denver Museum of Nature and Science Free Day. Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.

Comedy and theater

“Sweeney Todd”. Equinox Theatre Company, 2304 North 7th Ave. 7:30 p.m. $25-30.

“Indecent”. Denver Center for the Performing Arts, 1101 13th St. 1:30 p.m. $37-75.

Eats and drinks

Seahawks at Cardinals Watch Party at Rhein Haus. Rhein Haus Denver, 1415 Market St #1706. 2-5 p.m. Free.

Music and nightlife

The Who. Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Cir. 7:30 p.m. $28-476.

Moonchild. Bluebird Theater, 3317 E Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $65.42 and up.

Sports

Jacksonville Jaguars at Denver Broncos. 1701 Bryant St. 2:25 p.m. $62 and up.


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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