Things to do in Denver this weekend, Oct. 16-18

Haunted stories at Denver Botanic Gardens, 5ks, Broncos.

Veggies for sale at the Denver Botanic Gardens' Sun Valley Farm Stand off the South Platte River Trail, Sept. 27, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Veggies for sale at the Denver Botanic Gardens' Sun Valley Farm Stand off the South Platte River Trail, Sept. 27, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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By Cassidy Ritter

 

Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Hear haunted stories about the Denver Botanic Gardens, run five 5Ks, or attend a watch party for the Broncos vs. Patriots game (finally).

This weekend also marks the end of the Great American Beer Festival. Online events, including food and beer pairings, will take place Friday and Saturday.

Read on for more things to do this weekend!

 

Friday 

 

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.

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 – Beetlejuice. Rocky Mountain Goat Yoga Studio, 5555 W. Evans Ave. 8-11 p.m. $13.

Ghosts in the Garden. Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St. 6-9 p.m. $29-34.

5 x 5K. Locations vary. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. $55.

 

Comedy and theater

Ron Funches. Comedy Works Landmark, 4345 Landmark Pl., Greenwood Village. 7 and 9:15 p.m. $10-28.

 

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 Ave., Lakewood. 6-9 p.m. Free.

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

Third Friday Art Open House. Arturo Garcia Fine Art, 4040 Morrison Rd. 3-8 p.m. Free.

 

Eats and drinks

Great American Beer Festival. Various locations. $20.

Comal’s 4th Anniversary Drive-In Celebration. Comal Heritage Food Incubator, 3455 Ringsby Court, Suite 105. 6-7:30 p.m. and 8-9:30 p.m. Free ($100 donation suggested). Advanced registration required.

 

Music and nightlife

The CropTober Showcase. Your Mom’s House, 608 E. 13th Ave. 5 and 8:30 p.m. $20-50.

 

 

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.

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

Ghosts in the Garden. Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St. 6-9 p.m. $29-34.

Fall Festival & Pumpkin Patch. Southlands, 6155 S. Main St., Aurora. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. No cover.

National Fetch Day. Watering Bowl, 5411 Leetsdale Dr. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. No cover.

 

Comedy and theater

Ron Funches. Comedy Works Landmark, 4345 Landmark Pl., Greenwood Village. 7 and 9:15 p.m. $10-28.

 

Art, culture and media

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, Lakewood. 1-4 p.m. Free.

65th Anniversary of Thunderbirds. Forney Museum of Transportation, 4303 Brighton Blvd. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free-$14.

 

Eats and drinks

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

 

Music and nightlife

SolSatellite. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 8 p.m. $40-120.

The CropTober Showcase. Your Mom’s House, 608 E. 13th Ave. 8:30 p.m. $20-50.

Momma’s Electronic Matinee. Your Mom’s House, 608 E. 13th Ave. 5 p.m. $30-75.

 

Sunday

 

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.

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 – Scary Movie. Rocky Mountain Goat Yoga Studio, 5555 W. Evans Ave. 8-11 p.m. $13.

Fall Flannel Fest 2020. Dairy Block, 1800 Wazee St. 10-11:30 a.m. and noon-1:30 p.m. Free. Advanced registration required for staggered entry.

 

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, 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.

65th Anniversary of Thunderbirds. Forney Museum of Transportation, 4303 Brighton Blvd. Noon-4 p.m. Free-$14.

 

Eats and drinks

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.

Pumpkin & Spice Pop-Up Market. TheBigWonderful, 6785 E. Chenango Ave. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. No cover. Advanced registration required.

October BBQ Triple Header. Hank’s Texas Barbecue, 5410 E. Colfax. 4-8 p.m. $70-180.

 

Music and nightlife

Bass Therapy. Your Mom’s House, 608 E. 13th Ave. 6 p.m. $30-100.

 

Sports

Denver Broncos vs. New England Patriots. 11 a.m. Watch on CBS or listen at KOA 850 AM, 94.1 FM.

DNVR Broncos Watch Party: Broncos at Patriots. The DNVR Bar, 2239 E. Colfax Ave. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. No cover.

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