Things to do in Denver this weekend, Sept. 4-6

Happy Labor Day weekend, Denver! Let’s have some end-of-summer fun.

Kids play football during a "safe space" night at the St. Charles Rec Center in Cole. Aug. 8, 2020.

Kids play football during a "safe space" night at the St. Charles Rec Center in Cole. Aug. 8, 2020.

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By Clara Geoghegan

 

Hey, Denver! Close out the summer by heading to a local farmers market and picking up some produce, flowers and artisan treats. Walk the market, or order ahead for curbside pick-up. 

Join the Arts District on Santa Fe for a virtual first Friday with Facebook Live tours by local galleries featuring Denver artists. Or, head to the Museum of Contemporary Art to check out Nari Ward’s exhibit “We The People,” on display till September 20. Keep reading for more things to do this weekend.

 

Friday 

Just for fun

Dogs! A Science Tail. Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. $20-27. Advanced tickets required for staggered admission.

La Misión: Made of Earth and Spirit. Museo de las Americas, 861 Santa Fe Dr. Noon-6 p.m. $8. Advanced tickets required for staggered general admission.

Virtual Women’s Suffrage Walking Tour. Historic Denver, join virtually. 4:30 p.m. $9. 

 

Comedy and theater

Hype Man: Presented by the Black Actors Guild. The People’s Building, 9995 E. Colfax Ave., Aurora and virtually. 7:30-10 p.m. $40-65 in person and $20 live-stream. 

 

Art, culture and media

Nari Ward: We The People. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. Noon-7 p.m. Free-$10. Advanced tickets required for staggered admission. 

Friday Naturalization Drawing Table @ The Museum. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. Free-$10. 

September Virtual First Friday. Arts District on Santa Fe, join with Facebook Live. 5-7 p.m. Free. 

Film On The Rocks Drive-In: Love and Basketball. Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 7:30 p.m. $60 per car. 

Summer Film Series: Hairspray. Tracks Denver, 3500 Walnut St. 8-10 p.m. No cover. 

 

Eats and drinks

Sloan’s Lake Farm & Flea. Tap & Burger Sloan’s Lake, 1565 N. Raleigh St. 4-8 p.m. No cover. 

 

Music and nightlife

Swallow Hill Live: Johnny Sansone. Swallow Hill Music and 105.5 The Colorado Sound, stream with Facebook Live. 6 p.m. Free. 

The Gonzalo Teppa Quintet. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 6:30-8 p.m. and 9-10:30 p.m. $19. Reservations required. 

Latin Sol. Dazzle, 1512 Curtis St. 7-8:30 p.m. $20, 

Royal Horses. Broadway Roxy, 554 S. Broadway. 7-10 p.m. No cover. 

Jazz Night. Tracks Denver, 3500 Walnut St. 7-10 p.m. No cover. 

The O’s Safe Sound Series Presents: In The Whale. The Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. $15.

Dr3am Ca$t. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 8 p.m. $30-90 (2, 4 and 6 seat tables). 

Same Cloth. Soiled Dove Underground, 7401 E. 1st Ave. 8 p.m. $25. 

 

Sports

Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Clippers. 7 p.m. Watch on TNT.

Rockies @ Dodgers. 7:40 p.m.  Watch on ATT SportsNet-RM listen at KOA 850 AM/94.1 FM.

Dallas Stars vs. Colorado Avalanche. TBD. Watch on Altitude Sports. 


Saturday

Just for fun

Cleo Parker Robinson Outdoor Academy – all levels. Cleo Parker Robinson Academy, 119 Park Ave. W. 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $15. Advanced registration required. 

Dogs! A Science Tail. Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $20-27. Advanced tickets required for staggered admission. 

La Misión: Made of Earth and Spirit. Museo de las Americas, 861 Santa Fe Dr. Noon-5 p.m. $8. Advanced tickets required for staggered general admission.

 

Comedy and theater

Hype Man: Presented by the Black Actors Guild. The People’s Building, 9995 E. Colfax Ave., Aurora and virtually. 7:30-10 p.m. $40-65 in person and $20 live-stream. 

 

Art, culture and media

Nari Ward: We The People. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$10. Advanced tickets required for staggered admission.

Film On The Rocks Drive-In: The Princess Bride. Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 7:30 p.m. $175  and upwards per car. 

 

Eats and drinks

Cherry Creek Farmers Market. Cherry Creek Shopping Center, 3000 E. 1st Ave. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. No cover. Pre-order pickup available. 

University Hills Plaza Farmers Market. 2500 S. Colorado Blvd. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. No cover. 

Saturday Drag Bingo Brunch. Tracks Denver, 3500 Walnut St. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. No cover. 

Brunch with DJ TTATO. Broadway Roxy, 554 S. Broadway. Noon-2 p.m. No cover. 

 

Music and nightlife

Swallow Hill Live: Daniel Champagne. Swallow Hill Music and 105.5 The Colorado Sound, stream with Facebook Live. 6 p.m. Free. 

The Todd Reid Trio. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 6:30-8 p.m. and 9-10:30 p.m. $19. Reservations required. 

Motown Groove: Soul, oldies, funk & more. Motown Groove, join with TwitchTV. 7-9 p.m. Free. 

UnSus. Broadway Roxy, 554 S. Broadway. 7-10 p.m. No cover. 

Waxcat. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 7 p.m. $80 (4 seat table). 

Charlie and The Shithead (SPELLS Acoustic) – 7 Inch Release Party. The Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 7:30 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. $10. 

Same Cloth. Soiled Dove Underground, 7401 E. 1st Ave. 8 p.m. $25. 

 

Sports

Rockies @ Dodgers. 7:10 p.m.  Watch on ATT SportsNet-RM listen at KOA 850 AM/94.1 FM.

 

Sunday

Just for fun

Dogs! A Science Tail. Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $20-27. Advanced tickets required for staggered admission. 

Film On The Rocks Drive-In: Star Wars: A New Hope. Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 7:30 p.m. $125 and upwards per car. 

 

Comedy and theater

Hype Man: Presented by the Black Actors Guild. The People’s Building, 9995 E. Colfax Ave., Aurora and virtually. 3:30-6 p.m.  $40-65 in person and $20 live-stream. 

 

Art, culture and media

Nari Ward: We The People. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$10. Advanced tickets required for staggered admission. 

 

Eats and drinks

Highlands Farmers Market. 32nd and Lowell. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. No cover. 

Golden Triangle Farmers Market. 1115 Acoma St. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. No cover. 

Farmers Market. The Green, 29th Ave. and Roslyn. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. No cover. 

South Pearl Street Farmers Market. 1500 S. Pearl St., curbside pick up for Market Boxes at 1526 S. Pearl St. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. No cover. 

Lounge Brunch w/ DJ Erin Stereo. Broadway Roxy, 554 S. Broadway. Noon-2 p.m. No cover. 

 

Music and nightlife

Δ Beer with the Deer (Live). Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 4 p.m. $40-80 (4, 6 and 8 seat tables). 

Live Stream: Alex Tripp Quartet. Dazzle, stream with YouTube, Facebook, TwitchTV and virtually. 5-6 p.m. Free. 

Swallow Hill Live: Kaitlyn Williams. Swallow Hill Music and 105.5 The Colorado Sound, stream with Facebook Live. 6 p.m. Free. 

 

Sports

Rockies @ Dodgers. 8:10 p.m.  Watch on ATT SportsNet-RM listen at KOA 850 AM/94.1 FM.

 

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