Things to do in Denver this weekend, Nov. 6-8

Red carpet shenanigans at the opening night of the Denver Film Festival at the Denver Center for Performing Arts, Nov. 1, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Red carpet shenanigans at the opening night of the Denver Film Festival at the Denver Center for Performing Arts, Nov. 1, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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By Cassidy Ritter

What a great weekend we have ahead of us! There are plenty of events taking place to celebrate Denver Arts Week(end), including an online workshop making papel picado, theatrical performances, tours and more. This is also the last weekend to participate in this year’s Denver Film Festival.

 

Friday 

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.

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.

 

Comedy and theater

Caroline’s Epic Talent Comedy Showcase. Dangerous Theatre, 2620 W. 2nd Ave. 7-8:15 p.m. $30-45.

Josh Wolf. Comedy Works Landmark, 5345 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village. 7 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. $25.

 

Art, culture and media

Denver Arts Week(end). Locations vary. Times vary. Costs vary.

Sarah Clark, Mala Setaram-Wolfe, Janine Thornton. Edge Gallery, 6851 W. Colfax Ave., Lakewood. 6-9 p.m. Free.

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

Colorado Day of the Dead. La Plaza Colorado, 15200 E. Colfax Ave., Aurora. 4-9 p.m. $5-10. Advanced registration required for timed entry.

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

 

Eats and drinks

Diner’s, Drive-Ins and Dives ft. The Bagel Deli. 7 p.m. Watch on Food Network.

 

Music and nightlife

2 Much Sauce. Your Mom’s House, 608 E. 13th Ave. 9 p.m. $30-100.

Augustus. Number 38, 3560 Chestnut Pl. 5:15-6:15 p.m. and 8-9 p.m. No cover. Advanced registration required.

Battle For Alaska. Your Mom’s House, 608 E. 13th Ave. 5:30 p.m. $30-100.

 

Saturday

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.

Holiday Outdoor Market. 115 Corsair Circle, Parker. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. No cover.

The Polar Express Train Ride. Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Ave., Golden. 5 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. $95. Advanced registration required.

Backcountry Only Ski Swap. Cripple Creek Backcountry, 2807 S. Broadway, Englewood. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. No cover.

Santa’s Arrival. Bass Pro Shops, 7970 Northfield Blvd. and 13012 Bass Pro Dr., Colorado Springs; and Cabela’s, 10670 Cabela Dr., Lone Tree and 14050 Lincoln St., Thornton. 5 p.m. Free.

 

Comedy and theater

Josh Wolf. Comedy Works Landmark, 5345 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village. 9:15 p.m. $25.

Rantum-Scantum Comedy Show. Dangerous Theatre, 2620 W. 2nd Ave. 10-11:15 p.m. $30.

 

Art, culture and media

Denver Arts Week(end). Locations vary. Times vary. Costs vary.

An Enchanted Evening: Selections from Broadway and Film – Online Streaming Only. Anywhere. 7:30 p.m. $10.

Night at the Museum. Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. 5-8 p.m. Free. Advanced reservations required for staggered entry.

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

Dia de los Muertos Collaboration – Online. Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St. 11 a.m.-noon. Free. Advanced registration required.

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

Virtual Drawing Class. Forney Museum of Transportation, 4303 Brighton Blvd. 4-5 p.m. Free. Advanced registration required.

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.

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

 

Eats and drinks

Mystic Mermaid Under the Sea Breakfast. Downtown Aquarium, 700 Water St. 8:30 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. Free-$19.99. Reservations required.

Shop Pop-Ups: Fall Holiday. Cherry Creek Shopping Center, 3000 E. 1st Ave. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. No cover.

Cherry Creek Farmers’ Market. Cherry Creek Shopping Center, 3000 E. 1st Ave. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. No cover. Pre-order pickup available.

 

Music and nightlife

Rob Drabkin. Number 38, 3560 Chestnut Pl. 5:15-6:15 p.m. and 8-9 p.m. No cover. Advanced registration required.

 

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.

The Polar Express Train Ride. Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Ave., Golden. 5 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. $95. Advanced registration required.

 

Comedy and theater

Live Stream: ApocaLips Comedy Show. Anywhere. 7-8 p.m. $10-25.

 

Art, culture and media

Denver Arts Week(end). Locations vary. Times vary. Costs vary.

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.

Colorado Day of the Dead. La Plaza Colorado, 15200 E. Colfax Ave., Aurora. 4-9 p.m. $5-10. Advanced registration required for timed entry.

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.

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.

 

Music and nightlife

Halloween Hangover. Your Mom’s House, 608 E. 13th Ave. 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. $30-100.

 

Sports

Denver Broncos vs. Atlanta Falcons. 11 a.m. Watch on CBS or listen at KOA 850 AM, 94.1 FM.

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

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