Things to do in Denver this weekend, Oct. 23-25

Happy Denver Film Festival!

The Cottonwood Farm pumpkin patch in Boulder. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The Cottonwood Farm pumpkin patch in Boulder. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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By Cassidy Ritter

The 43rd Denver Film Festival kicked off Thursday, and a drive-in showing of one of its most popular movies is slated for Saturday at Red Rocks Amphitheater. If you can’t make it Saturday, the festival will be showing 180 films online until Nov. 8.

Other weekend events include haunted tours at the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum and throughout downtown Littleton. Or, you can ride your bike to Denver Beer Co. for a Bike-In Movie Night.

Read on for more fun activities and events 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.

Victorian Horrors. Molly Brown House Museum, 1340 Pennsylvania St. 6-9 p.m. $8-18. Advanced registration required.

Bike-In Movie Night: Hocus Pocus. Denver Beer Co. Canworks, 4455 Jason St. 6-10 p.m. $20.

Hands-on Historic Preservation Workshop. Foxton Post Office, 9546 S. Dallman Dr., Conifer. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Advanced registration to 303-893-4260 x 222 is required for more details and directions.

Old School Cool Vintage Fashion Market. The Denver Central Market, 2669 Larimer St. 5-10 p.m. No cover.

Haunts of Littleton. Downtown Littleton, 5800 Prince St., Littleton. 7-9:30 p.m. $8-15.

 

Comedy and theater

Corinne Fisher & Krystyna Hutchinson. Comedy Works Landmark, 4345 Landmark Pl., Greenwood Village. 7:15 and 9:15 p.m. $30-45.

Outdoor Comedy Show: Derrick Stroup. Barnhouse Tap, 4361 S. Broadway, Englewood. 8 p.m. Free.

 

Art, culture and media

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

Sarah Clark, Mala Setaram-Wolfe, Janine Thornton. 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.

Denver Film Festival. Sie FilmCenter, 2510 E. Colfax Ave. Anytime. $12-250. Advanced registration is recommended as most films have limited capacities.

Día de los Muertos Exhibition. Longmont Museum, 400 Quail Rd., Longmont. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Free-$8.

Haunted Hangar: A Paranormal Experience. Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, 7711 E. Academy Blvd. 5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. $45-65.

 

Music and nightlife

Mile High Summer Series: Sarah Slaton/Sarah Joelle and David Lawrence. Mile High Station, 2027 Colfax Ave. 6-10 p.m. No cover. Advanced registration required.

Old Man Saxon. Number 38, 3560 Chestnut Pl. 5-6 p.m. and 8-9 p.m. No cover. Advanced registration required.

 

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.

Fall Festival & Pumpkin Patch. Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St., Aurora. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. No cover.

Old School Cool Vintage Fashion Market. The Denver Central Market, 2669 Larimer St. Noon-5 p.m. No cover.

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

Bug-A-Boo. Butterfly Pavilion, 6252 W. 104th Ave., Westminster. 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., last admission at 4 p.m. Free-$13. Advanced registration required.

Victorian Horrors. Molly Brown House Museum, 1340 Pennsylvania St. 6-9 p.m. $8-18. Advanced registration required.

Hands-on Historic Preservation Workshop. Foxton Post Office, 9546 S. Dallman Dr., Conifer. 8 a.m.-noon. Free. Advanced registration to 303-893-4260 x 222 is required for more details and directions.

Pumpkin Patch & Painting Party. Denver Beer Co. Olde Town Arvada, 5768 Olde Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. $20-22.

BINGO on the Patio. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 4 p.m. Free. Advanced registration required.

Haunts of Littleton. Downtown Littleton, 5800 Prince St., Littleton. 7-9:30 p.m. $8-15.

 

Comedy and theater

Corinne Fisher & Krystyna Hutchinson. Comedy Works Landmark, 4345 Landmark Pl., Greenwood Village. 9 p.m. $30-45.

 

Art, culture and media

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

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

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

Colorado Dragon Boat Festival Virtual Experience. Anytime. Free.

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

Denver Film Festival at Red Rocks. Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 7-9 p.m. $85. Advanced registration is recommended as most films have limited capacities.

Día de los Muertos Exhibition. Longmont Museum, 400 Quail Rd., Longmont. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Free-$8.

Haunted Hangar: A Paranormal Experience. Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, 7711 E. Academy Blvd. 5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. $45-65.

 

Eats and drinks

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

Union Station Farmers Market. Denver Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop St. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. No cover. Advanced registration required.

SPOOktoberfest. Waldschänke Ciders & Coffee, 4100 Jason St. Noon-8 p.m. No cover.

Trade Food Truck Rally. Trade, 475 Santa Fe Dr. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. No cover.

 

Music and nightlife

Kyle Warner x JT Weir. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 2 p.m. $10-40.

Whitacre. Number 38, 3560 Chestnut Pl. 5-6 p.m. and 8-9 p.m. No cover. Advanced registration required.

Lost City Live – Alright Alright with Sam Armstrong Zickafoose. Lost City River North, 3459 Ringsby Court. 6-9 p.m. $25-200.

 

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.

Pumpkin Patch & Painting Party. Denver Beer Co. Olde Town Arvada, 5768 Olde Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. $20-22.

Old School Cool Vintage Fashion Market. The Denver Central Market, 2669 Larimer St. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. No cover.

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

 

Art, culture and media

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

Sarah Clark, Mala Setaram-Wolfe, Janine Thornton. 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.

Denver Film Festival. Sie FilmCenter, 2510 E. Colfax Ave. Anytime. $12-250. Advanced registration is recommended as most films have limited capacities.

The Watercolor Show. The Pattern Shop Studio, 3349 Blake St. By appointment only. Free.

 

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.

 

Music and nightlife

Singer Songwriter Showcase. Your Mom’s House, 608 E. 13th Ave. 3 p.m. $30-80.

Tom Amend Trio Plays Oscar Peterson. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 6:30-7:30 p.m. and 8-9 p.m. $15-65.

 

Sports

Denver Broncos vs. Kansas City Chiefs. Empower Field at Mile High, 1701 Bryant St. 2:25 p.m. $256-465. 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. 2:25-5:25 p.m. No cover.

Mile High Football Watch Party. Mile High Station, 2027 W. Colfax Ave. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. No cover.

 

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