Things to do in Denver this weekend, Oct. 9-11

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Zen Buddhists stand at the edge of Sloan's Lake during a ceremony to dot dragon boats' eyes, bringing them to life for the Colorado Dragon Boat Festival. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Zen Buddhists stand at the edge of Sloan's Lake during a ceremony to dot dragon boats' eyes, bringing them to life for the Colorado Dragon Boat Festival. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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By Cassidy Ritter

Whether you’re leaf peeping, enjoying a farmers’ market or getting lost in a corn maze, there’s a lot to do in Denver this weekend. If you want to stay home, consider participating in a virtual sushi rolling class or streaming the Colorado Dragon Boat Festival.

Read on for more things to do this weekend!

 

Friday 

 

Just for fun

Corn Maze. Chatfield Farms, 8500 W. Deer Creek Canyon Road, Littleton. 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Free-$12. Advanced tickets required for staggered admission.

Dogs! A Science Tail. Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. 9 a.m.-5 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.

Boo at the Zoo: Storybook Safari. Denver Zoo,  8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; last admission at 4:15 p.m. Free-$20.

Goatflix and Chill – Goosebumps. Rocky Mountain Goat Yoga Studio, 5555 W. Evans Ave. 8-11 p.m. $13.

 

Comedy and theater

Project Playbox. Theater 29, 5138 W. 29th Ave. Anytime. $12.

John Crist. Comedy Works Landmark, 4345 Landmark Pl., Glenwood Village. 9:15 p.m. $35.

 

Art, culture and media

Animal, Vegetable, Mineral. Leon Gallery, 1112 E. 17th Ave. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free.

RedLine Satellite: Frequency Exhibition. S*Park Pop Up, 2570 Lawrence St. 11 a.m.-4p.m. Free.

Rhythm and Ritual: Music of the Ancient Americas. Museo de las Americas, 861 Santa Fe Dr. 12-6 p.m. $8.

Good Trouble. Edge Gallery, 6851 W. Colfax, Lakewood. 6-9 p.m. Free.

Project Playbox. Theater 29, 5138 W. 29th Ave. Anytime. $12.

Four Mile Free Day. Four Mile Historic Park, 715 S. Forest St. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.

This is What Democracy Looks Like. History Colorado Center, 1200 N. Broadway. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$14.

 

Eats and drinks

Great American Beer Festival. Various locations. $20.

Sushi Rolling Class- Livestream. Colorado Sake Co., 3559 Larimer St. 6 p.m. $53-80.

 

Music and nightlife

Hip-Hop Haven. Your Mom’s House, 608 E. 13th Ave. 5 and 8:30 p.m. $30-90.

Beer with the Deer. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 7 p.m. $20-60.

Jennifer Hartswick & Nick Cassarino Duo. Knew Conscious, 2350 Lawrence St. 7-10 p.m. $50-200.

 

Saturday

 

Just for fun

Corn Maze. Chatfield Farms, 8500 W. Deer Creek Canyon Rd., Littleton. 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Free-$12. Advanced tickets required for staggered admission.

Dogs! A Science Tail. Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. 9 a.m.-5 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.

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day. Ruby Hill Bike Park, W. Jewell Ave. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Advanced registration required.

Boo at the Zoo: Storybook Safari. Denver Zoo,  8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., last admission at 4:15 p.m.  Free-$20.

Westrail Car Show. Westrail Tap & Grill, 195 S. Union Blvd. #160, Lakewood. 1-4 p.m. No cover.

 

Comedy and theater

Paws for Laughs. Dumb Friends League, 2080 S. Quebec St. (online event) 7-9 p.m. $50.

Project Playbox. Theater 29, 5138 W. 29th Ave. Anytime. $12.

 

Art, culture and media

Free Day/Dia Gratis with Denver Public Library. Museo de las Americas, 861 Santa Fe Dr. 12-5 p.m. Free. Advanced registration required.

Citizenship: A Practice of Society. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$10.

RedLine Satellite: Frequency Exhibition. S*Park Pop Up, 2570 Lawrence St. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free.

Animal, Vegetable, Mineral. Leon Gallery, 1112 E. 17th Ave. 12-5 p.m. Free.

Rhythm and Ritual: Music of the Ancient Americas. Museo de las Americas, 861 Santa Fe Dr. 12-5 p.m. $8.

Women in Architecture Projection. 16th St. Mall. Dusk until 10 p.m. Free.

Colorado Dragon Boat Festival Virtual Experience. Anytime. Free.

Good Trouble. Edge Gallery, 6851 W. Colfax Ave., Lakewood. 1-4 p.m. Free.

 

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.

Sake 101 Brewery Tour + Sake Tasting. Colorado Sake Co., 3559 Larimer St. 5:15 p.m. $10-35.

Peak View Oktoberfest 2020! Peak View Brewing Co., 9672 E. Arapahoe Road, Greenwood Village. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. No cover.

 

Music and nightlife

Beer with the Deer. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 7 p.m. $20-60.

 

Sunday

 

Just for fun

Corn Maze. Chatfield Farms, 8500 W. Deer Creek Canyon Road, Littleton. 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Free-$12. Advanced tickets required for staggered admission.

Dogs! A Science Tail. Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $20-27. Advanced tickets required for staggered admission.

Boo at the Zoo: Storybook Safari. Denver Zoo,  8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., last admission at 4:15 p.m. Free-$20.

Beer Run – Breckenridge Brewery 5k. Breckenridge Brewery, 2920 Brewery Ln., Littleton. 9 a.m.-noon. $30.

 

Comedy and theater

Project Playbox. Theater 29, 5138 W. 29th Ave. Anytime. $12.

 

Art, culture and media

Animal, Vegetable, Mineral. Leon Gallery, 1112 E. 17th Ave. 12-5 p.m. Free.

Good Trouble. Edge Gallery, 6851 W. Colfax Ave., Lakewood. 1-4 p.m. Free.

Citizenship: A Practice of Society. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$10.

Women in Architecture Projection. 16th St. Mall. Dusk until 10 p.m. Free.

 

Eats and drinks

Highlands Farmers’ Market. 32nd and Lowell. 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.

West Colfax Farmers’ Market. Lamar Station Plaza, 6791 W. Colfax Ave., Lakewood. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. No cover.

 

Music and nightlife

Johnny & The Mongrals. Your Mom’s House, 608 E. 13th Ave. 4 p.m. $30-75.

 

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