Things to do in Denver this weekend, Nov. 22-24

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Globe Hall, Globeville. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Globe Hall, Globeville. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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By Shannon Robinson, for Denverite

Hello Denverites!

This weekend, Meow Wolf “Dark Palace” introduces the public to the obscure with a collection of art installations and live music and dancing.

Start your holiday shopping season, you know, if it’s not too early, with gift markets and festivals like the Sugar Plum Bazaar and the Winter Gift Market!

Or see Broncho at Globe Hall. Or learn how to tell a story. So many things.

Enjoy your weekend, Denverites!

 

Friday

Just for fun

Meow Wolf Dark Palace 2019. National Western Complex Hall of Education & Expo Hall, 4655 Humboldt St. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. $50.

Winter Gift Market. Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St. 9 a.m. Free admission to gift market with general admission.

Science, history and nature

Secret Cinema Society: Social Control. Archipelago Club, 2345 7th St. 7-10 p.m. $20.

Art, culture and media

KINGDOM Conference 2019. New Generation Christian Ministries, 10890 E. Dartmouth Ave. # 2. 7 p.m. Free.

Pre-Thanksgiving Kambo Ceremonies. Ascension Station, 319 W. 11th Ave. 9 a.m. Free.

L’Esprit de Noël Holiday Home Tour. 2160 S Cook St. 10 a.m. $28-30.

Forever Con 2019. Mile High Comics – Jason Street Mega Store, 4600 Jason St. 5 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.

Drunk Cinema: Action-Foreign Films. Denver Open Media, 700 Kalamath St. 8-10 p.m. $5.

Comedy and theater

Trae Crowder LIVE!  Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 8 p.m. $92 and up.

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto. Boettcher Concert Hall at Denver Performing Arts Complex, 1000 14th St. 7:30 p.m. $120 and up.

Hit and Run: Musical Improv. Voodoo Comedy, 1260 22nd St. 8 p.m. $13.

No DQ: A Comedy Cage-match with Glue N Stuff. Grafenberg Sketch Comedy And Improv Theater, 70 S. Broadway. 10 p.m. $10.

Eats and drinks

Food + Beer Tour of RiNo. The Denver Central Market, 2669 Larimer St. 2-5 p.m. $83.

Cocktails & Tastes Tour. 1701 Wynkoop St. 4:15 p.m. $75.

Couples Class: Spanish Tapas and Wine. The Seasoned Chef Cooking School, 999 Jasmine St. #100. 6:30 p.m. $175 for two.

La Colombe Brasserie Pop Up. Denver Milk Market, 1800 Wazee St. #100. 12-8 p.m. Free.

Music and nightlife

ATOMGA. Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox, 1215 20th St. 9 p.m. $15-28.

Planet of the Drums (AK1200, Dara, Dieselboy, Messinian) w/ Special Guests. Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom & Cervantes’ Other Side, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $25-30.

Xcentric Presents: Elemental ZODIAC BALL. Tracks, 3500 Walnut St. 9 p.m. $5.

Lost Kings. Temple Nightclub Denver, 1136 Broadway. 9 p.m. Free until 11 p.m. $50.

Shredders. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 9 p.m. $15.

FEYK’s Giving. The Black Box, 314 E. 13th Ave. 9 p.m. $5.

Seven Lions. The Mission Ballroom, 4242 Wynkoop St. 8:30 p.m. $35-99.

Caspa Residency (Back To The Underground). The Black Box, 314 E. 13th Ave. 9 p.m. $15-50.

Tryst at Temple. Temple Nightclub Denver, 1136 Broadway. 10 p.m. $10-100.

Space Kadet & Chachuba. Your Mom’s House, 608 E. 13th Ave. 8 p.m. $13-25.

Fridays at NATIV. 1612 Wazee St. 10 p.m. Free.

Salsa Fridays – Blue Ice Lounge. Blue Ice, 22 Broadway. 8 p.m. Free.

Tango Milonga. Mercury Cafe, 2199 California St. #2821. 9:30 p.m. $20.

Sports

Denver Nuggets vs. Boston Celtics. Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Cir. 7 p.m. $31 and up.

 

Saturday

Festivals, markets and fairs

Wynkoop’s Day of Darks. Wynkoop Brewing Company, 1634 18th St. Noon-4 p.m. $50.

Holiday Pop Up Market with The Gathering Place and Art Restart. Crazy Mountain Brewery Taproom & Beer Garden, 471 Kalamath St. 4-8 p.m. 

Just for fun

Cherry Creek’s Annual Tree Lighting + After Party. Cherry Creek Shopping Center, 3000 E. 1st Ave. 5-7 p.m. Free.

Tropical Trails Tour. Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St. 2 p.m. $14.

Santa’s Flight Academy at Cherry Creek. Cherry Creek Shopping Center, 3000 E. 1st Ave. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Free.

Art, culture and media

Colorado Convention Center Public Art Tour. The Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St. 10 a.m. Free.

I AM DENVER Storytelling Lab. Rocky Mountain PBS, 1089 Bannock St. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free.

Comedy and theater

Ira Glass. Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Pl. 8 p.m. $77 and up.

LMAO Stand Up Comedy Showcase. Voodoo Comedy, 1260 22nd St. 8 p.m. $16.

Denver Comedy Underground with Janae Burris. Irish Snug, 1201 E. Colfax Ave #100. 8 p.m. $6-12.

Nathan Lund. Denver Comedy Lounge, 3559 Larimer St. 7:30 p.m. $10.

A Hip Hop Nutcracker. Buell Theatre at Denver Performing Arts Complex, 1350 Curtis St. 7 p.m. $90 and up.

Eats and drinks

Reveal the Senses – A Wine & Art Benefit. Bonacquisti Wine Company, 4640 N. Pecos St. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $20.

Champagne Cascade Dinner. The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa, Autograph Collection, 321 17th St. 6 p.m. $275.

Friendsgiving with Smok & St-Germain. Smok Barbecue – Denver, 3330 Brighton Blvd. 11 a.m. Menu prices vary.

Thanksgiving Pie Class. 2933 S. Quitman St. 3-6 p.m. $75

Music and nightlife

All You Can Drink Almost Thanksgiving Silent Disco. Jackson’s Denver, 1520 20th St. 10 p.m. $30.

Ryan Dykstra Records & I LOVE THIS RECORD presents “A GRUNGY 90s” DJ Tribute. The Monkey Barrel, 4401 Tejon St. 7 p.m. $10-15

ISSUES: THE BEAUTIFUL OBLIVION TOUR. Summit, 1902 Blake St. 5:30 p.m. $23.50.

Ghostland Observatory. Fillmore Auditorium, 1510 N. Clarkson St. 7 p.m. $29.75.

Yasiin Bey. The Mission Ballroom, 4242 Wynkoop St. 7:30 p.m. $50 and up.

Broncho. Globe Hall Live Music and BBQ, 4483 Logan St. 8:30 p.m. $20 and up.

Katastro. Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $17.50-20.

Lusine / JusChill / HU. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 9 p.m. $14.

Keller Williams with Keller & The Keels. Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $51.

Jirard the Completionist. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 2-7 p.m. $15-75.

Sons Of Texas. Herman’s Hideaway, 1578 S. Broadway. 7 p.m. $10-100.

Ponicz. Marquis Theater, 2009 Larimer St. 8 p.m. $15-20.

Sports

Colorado Avalanche vs. Toronto Maple Leafs. Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Cir. 5 p.m. $43 and up.

 

Sunday

Festivals, markets and fairs

Sugar Plum Bazaar. Denver Mart, 451 E. 58th Ave. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.

Just for fun

Volunteer with Project Helping. Garfield Lake Park, 3600 W. Mississippi Ave. 1-3 p.m. Free.

CU Night at Zoo Lights. Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St. 5:30-9 p.m. $20.

100% That Twist: Lizzo Yoga. ViewHouse Ballpark, 2015 Market St. 9-10 a.m. $25.

Art, culture and media

The Art of Brunch: November Edition: Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe. Art District on Santa Fe, 525 Santa Fe Dr. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free.

DLite Emerging Artists Fashion Showcase. McNichols Civic Center Building, 144 W. Colfax Ave. 6-9 p.m. $15.

Comedy and theater

Colorado’s People’s Choice Awards. Cleo Parker Robinson Dance, 119 Park Ave W. 5 p.m. $15.

Adulting Sucks. Denver’s Dangerous Theatre, 2620 W. 2nd Ave #1. 1 p.m. $15.

The Messy Hour: Denver’s Drag Talk Show. Denver’s Dangerous Theatre, 2620 W. 2nd Ave #1. 7 p.m. Free.

Cocoa Brown. Denver Improv, 8246 Northfield Blvd. 7:30 p.m. 

Mike Stanley. Comedy Works Larimer Square, 1430 Larimer St. 7 p.m. $14.

The Thanksgiving Play. Curious Theatre Company, 1080 Acoma St. 2 p.m. $38 and up.

Eats and drinks

Punch then Brunch. Broadway Market Denver, 950 Broadway. 9 a.m. $10.

Denver Milk Market bRUNch Club. Denver Milk Market, 1800 Wazee St #100. 8:45 a.m.-12 p.m. Free.

Wines-Giving at Bigsby’s Folly. Bigsby’s Folly Craft Winery & Restaurant, 3563 Wazee St. 4-7 p.m.$45.

Friendsgiving Feast. The Kirk of Highland, 3011 Vallejo St. 5-11 p.m. $65.

Music and nightlife

Dirt Monkey. National Western Stadium Arena, 4655 Humboldt St. 6 p.m. $39.95 and up.

Kris Kristofferson & The Strangers. Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Pl. 6 p.m. $55 and up.

Dinner with Mathias Olson. Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox, 1215 20th St. 6-10 p.m. Free.

Neyla Pekarek’s Rattlesnake. Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $19.50-25.

Hovvdy. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 8 p.m. $12.75.

Colors. Globe Hall Live Music and BBQ, 4483 Logan St. 8 p.m. $10.

Ross James. Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox, 1215 20th St. 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Free.

VÉRITÉ / YASI. Lost Lake Lounge, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $13.

Soul Power Sunday. Meadowlark Bar, 2701 Larimer St. 3 p.m. Free with admission.

Sports

Phoenix Suns at Denver Nuggets. Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Cir. 6 p.m. $13 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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