Things to do in Denver this weekend, Oct. 30-Nov. 1

Happy Halloween weekend!

Homemade ghouls in front of Johnny Lee Sandoval's Mar Lee home, Oct. 27, 2018. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Homemade ghouls in front of Johnny Lee Sandoval's Mar Lee home, Oct. 27, 2018. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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If you’re looking for ways to celebrate the holiday, stop by the Denver Bookbinding Co. for singing pumpkins and dancing zombies, check out Boo at the Zoo, or explore a corn maze. 

Read on for more 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. Advanced registration required.

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

Bug-A-Boo. Butterfly Pavilion, 6252 W. 104th Ave., Westminster. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Free-$13. Advanced registration required. 

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

The Witches Brew. Colorado Vintage & Art Market, 9126 W Bowles Ave., Littleton. 4-9 p.m. No cover. Advanced registration required.

Halloween Story Telling. Denver Bookbinding Co., 1401 W. 47th Ave. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Free. 

 

Comedy and theater

Chaos Bloom Theater Outdoor Comedy Variety Show. Back Lot of Twisted Root Kava, 114 S. Broadway. 7-9 p.m. $30. Advanced registration required.

Streaming: Adult Storytime with Caroline. Anywhere. 10-11 p.m. $10-20.

 

Art, culture and media

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.  Advanced registration required.

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.

 

Eats and drinks

Night Market on Larimer Street. Ratio Beerworks, 2920 Larimer St. 5-9 p.m. No cover. 

 

Music and nightlife

Motion Trap. 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.

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

Halloween Story Telling. Denver Bookbinding Co., 1401 W. 47th Ave. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Free. 

Bug-A-Boo. Butterfly Pavilion, 6252 W. 104th Ave., Westminster. 9 a.m.-7 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.

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

Sunnyside Halloween Extravaganza. Various locations in Sunnyside. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Free.

5th Annual Tennyson Fall Fest. Cesar Chavez Park, 4131 Tennyson St. 1-6 p.m. $5.  

 

Art, culture and media

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.

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. Advanced registration required.

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

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

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.

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

 

Eats and drinks

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

 

Music and nightlife

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

Dog City Disco. Your Mom’s House, 608 E. 13th Ave. 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. $30-125.

 

Sunday

Just for fun

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. $22. 

Dia de los Muertos at Denver Botanic Gardens (online). Various times. Various prices; register online.

 

Comedy and theater

Outdoor Denver Underground Comedy Show. Irish Snug, 1201 E. Colfax Ave. 5:30-7 p.m. $30-50.  

Live Stream: ApocaLips Comedy Show. Anywhere. 7-8 p.m. $10-225. 

 

Art, culture and media

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.

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

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. 

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

Carne y Arena. Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St., Aurora. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. $35-55. Advanced registration required. 

 

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. 

Chili, Booze & Brews. Location varies. Times vary. $30-90. 

Sunday Bingo Brunch. Denver Milk Market, 1800 Wazee St. 1-3 p.m. Free.

 

Music and nightlife

Dog City Disco. Your Mom’s House, 608 E. 13th Ave. 9 p.m. $30-125.

 

Sports

Denver Broncos vs. Los Angeles Chargers. Empower Field at Mile High, 1701 Bryant St. 2:05 p.m. Watch on CBS or listen at KOA 850 AM, 94.1 FM.

DNVR Broncos Watch Party: Broncos vs. Chargers. The DNVR Bar, 2239 E. Colfax Ave. 2:05-5:05 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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