Things to do in Denver this weekend, Jan. 3-5

You still have the energy to go out, right?

Javier Gonzales throws chicken on a series of grills in front of Los Alambres on Morrison Road, Westwood. Jan. 2, 2020. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Javier Gonzales throws chicken on a series of grills in front of Los Alambres on Morrison Road, Westwood. Jan. 2, 2020. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Happy 2020, weekend pacifists. I was going to call you weekend warriors, but that sounds violent. And after the holidays, I’m personally looking for like, a placid hot spring, not a party.

But that’s just me. For the rest of yuhz, get after it.

Friday

Just for fun

Camp Christmas. The Hangar at Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St #135, Aurora. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. $8-21.

Art, culture and media

“Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature.” Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. $5-27.

“Still: Elemental.” Clyfford Still Museum, 1250 Bannock St. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. $5-8.

“Altar’d Continuum: Resistance and Empowerment in Sacred Spaces.” Museo de las Americas, 861 Santa Fe. Dr. Noon-5p.m. $5-8.

First Friday Art Walk. Art District on Santa Fe, 525 Santa Fe. Dr. 5:30-9:30 p.m. Free.

Comedy and theater

“Goodnight Moon.” Denver Center for the Performing Arts, 1101 13th St. 1:30 & 3:30 p.m. $16-20.

The Improvised Shakespeare Company. Denver Center for the Performing Arts, 1101 13th St. 7:30 p.m. $42.

Jimmy Buffett’s Escape to Margaritaville. Denver Center for the Performing Arts, 1101 13th St. 7:30 p.m. $35-110.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 in Concert. Boettcher Concert Hall, 1000 14th St. 7:30 p.m. $15-89.

Comedy Showcase. Mercury Cafe, 2199 California St. 7 p.m. Free.

Eats and drinks

Retro Rocket Brunch w/ Gary Givant. Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox, 1215 20th St. 11 a.m. Free.

Music and nightlife

First Friday Five Points Jazz Hop. Five Points on Welton Street. 5:30-10 p.m.

Shane Smith & the Saints. Gothic Theatre, 3263 S Broadway, Englewood. 8 p.m. $18-20.

Float Like A Buffalo. The Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $15-18.

Ryan Mahrer. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 9 p.m. $13-16.

Weather Big Storm. Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $10-12.

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

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

5th Annual Winter String Fling. Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom & Cervantes’ Other Side, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $25-30.

Leveler. Moon Room at Summit, 1902 Blake St. 8 p.m. $10.

NB Ridaz. The Roxy Theatre, 2549 Welton St. 8 p.m. $40-80.

Emily Barnes. Roxy Broadway, 554 S. Broadway. 6 p.m. Free.

Moonglade/Dayton Stone & The Undertones/Trash Heap. Roxy Broadway, 554 S. Broadway. 8:30 p.m. $8.

Ben Markley’s Front Range Drive Sextet. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 6:30-10:30 p.m. $18.

Teague Bechtel and Jack Roben. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 11 p.m.-12:30 a.m. $18.

Maliq Wynn Quintet. Dazzle, 1512 Curtis St. 10:15-11:30 p.m. $20.

Band of Brothers. El Chapultepec, 1962 Market St. 9 p.m. Free.

Save Our City (Doors Tribute). Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox, 1215 20th St. 9 p.m. $13-27

Old Fashioned Hootenanny. Swallow Hill Music’s Tuft Theatre, 71 E. Yale Ave. 7 p.m. $3.

Jason Eady & Courtney Patton. Swallow Hill Music’s Daniel Hall, 71 E. Yale Ave. 8 p.m.

Dead Floyd/Kings of Prussia. Be On Key Psychadelic Ripple, 1700 Logan St. 8 p.m. – 12 a.m. $15.

 

Saturday

Just for fun

Camp Christmas. The Hangar at Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St #135, Aurora. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. $8-21.

Eats and Drinks

Pancakes with Purnell! Dazzle, 1512 Curtis St. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $16.

Art, culture and media

“Francesca Woodman: Portrait of a Reputation, Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler: Flora, and Stacey Steers: Edge of Alchemy.” MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$10.

“Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature.” Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $5-27.

“Still: Elemental.”. Clyfford Still Museum, 1250 Bannock St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $5-8.

“Altar’d Continuum: Resistance and Empowerment in Sacred Spaces.” Museo de las Americas, 861 Santa Fe. Dr. Noon-5p.m. $5-8.

Free Day at the Denver Art Museum. Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Free.

Comedy and theater

“Goodnight Moon.” Denver Center for the Performing Arts, 1101 13th St. 1:30 & 3:30 p.m. $16-20.

Jimmy Buffett’s Escape to Margaritaville. Denver Center for the Performing Arts, 1101 13th St. 2 & 7:30 p.m. $35-110.

The Improvised Shakespeare Company. Denver Center for the Performing Arts, 1101 13th St. 2 & 7:30 p.m. $42.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 in Concert. Boettcher Concert Hall, 1000 14th St. 7:30 p.m. $15-89.

King Me Comedy Open Mic. 3 Kings, 60 S. Broadway. 6-9 p.m. Free.

Music and nightlife

American Aquarium. The Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $20-25.

Redivider album release show. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 8:30 p.m. $12-15.

Suitable Miss. Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $10.

Helleborus. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 8 p.m. $13.

5th Annual Winter String Fling. Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom & Cervantes’ Other Side, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $25-30.

Miguel Crandell and the Blue Heart Crew. Moon Room at Summit, 1902 Blake St. 7 p.m. $12.

LVDY. Marquis Theater, 2009 Larimer St. 8 p.m. $17.

DJ Camp Love. Roxy Broadway, 554 S. Broadway. Noon. Free.

Darin Bennett: Americana. Roxy Broadway, 554 S. Broadway. 6-8 p.m. Free.

Mile High Soul Club. Roxy Broadway, 554 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $7.

Moderno Afro Cubano Quintet. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 6:30-10:30 p.m. $18.

Devid Bernot Trio. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 11 p.m.-12:30 a.m. $18.

Swingin’ into the New Year with the Houston Person Quartet, Dazzle, 1512 Curtis St. 7 p.m. $15.

O’Connor Brothers Band. Dazzle, 1512 Curtis St. 9:30-11 p.m. $7.

Roots & Rhythem. El Chapultepec, 1962 Market St. 9 p.m. Free.

Disco Ball with DJ Jason Heller. Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox, 1215 20th St. 9 p.m. $10-17.

J. Calvin. The Walnut Room, 3131 Walnut St. 8 p.m. $13-18.

Dovekins. Mercury Cafe, 2199 California St. 7 p.m. $12.

Caturdaze 2020: Dendritic + Laru. Glow Lounge, 631 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 

Sports

Vancouver Warriors vs. Colorado Mammoth. Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Cir. 7:30 p.m. $10-55.

Sunday

Just for fun

Mesmerica 360 Denver: A Visual Music Journey. Gates Planetarium, 2001 Colorado Blvd. 6-7 p.m. $12-39.

Camp Christmas. The Hangar at Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St #135, Aurora. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. $8-21.

Drag King Bingo. 3 Kings, 60 S. Broadway. 6-10 p.m. Free.

Art, culture and media

Self Care Sundays. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$10.

“Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature.” Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $5-27.

“Still: Elemental.” Clyfford Still Museum, 1250 Bannock St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $5-8.

Comedy and theater

The Improvised Shakespeare Company. Denver Center for the Performing Arts, 1101 13th St. 2 & 7:30 p.m. $42.

“Goodnight Moon.” Denver Center for the Performing Arts, 1101 13th St. 1:30 & 3:30 p.m. $16-20.

Jimmy Buffett’s Escape to Margaritaville. Denver Center for the Performing Arts, 1101 13th St. 2 & 7:30 p.m. $35-110.

50 First Jokes. The Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St. 8 p.m. $15.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 in Concert. Boettcher Concert Hall, 1000 14th St. 1 p.m. $15-89.

Music and nightlife

The Slacks. Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $10-12.

Charley Crockett. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 8 p.m. $22-25.

Thomas Jennings Group. Roxy Broadway, 554 S. Broadway. 6-8 p.m. Free.

Swingin’ into the New Year with the Houston Person Quartet, Dazzle, 1512 Curtis St. 7 p.m. $15-35.

Tony Black Summit. El Chapultepec, 1962 Market St. 9 p.m. Free.

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