Things to do in Denver this weekend without spreading the coronavirus, Dec. 4-6

Including cooking classes, trivia games, live music, a virtual First Friday event, and a 1940s Christmas ball!

The audience cheers at the end of Friday lunch at Dazzle Jazz. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The audience cheers at the end of Friday lunch at Dazzle Jazz. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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By Cassidy Ritter

 

Hey, Denver! COVID-19 cases still don’t look great, so here are some fun activities to do from home, including cooking classes, trivia games, live music, a virtual First Friday event, and a 1940s Christmas ball.

Read on for more virtual events this weekend!

 

All weekend

Just for fun

Le Petit L’Espirt de Noël Holiday Home Tour. Anywhere. Anytime. Free.

Camp Christmas. Anywhere. Anytime. $10-185.

Gardens Navigator. Anywhere. Anytime. Free.

 

Comedy and theater

Streaming: Drunk Storytime with Caroline. Dangerous Theatre, online. Anytime. $10-20.

Streaming: That’s Not Ketchup: Role Play Gone Wrong. Dangerous Theatre, online. Anytime. $10-25.

 

Art, culture and media

Sie FilmCenter Virtual Cinema. Sie FilmCenter, 2510 E. Colfax Ave. Anytime. $13.

Until the Flood. Denver Center for the Performing Arts, online. Anytime. Free.

Molly Brown House Virtual Tour. Youtube. Anytime. Free.

TRANSKIDS. JCC Denver, online. Anytime. $12.

History Colorado Online Exhibits. Anywhere. Anytime. Free.

Dazzle Online Stage Performances. Anywhere. Anytime. Free.

Listen-A Virtual Experience: Prison is Hell. Anywhere. Anytime. Free.

 

Eats and drinks

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

Cooking on Demand. Anywhere. Anytime. $35.

 

Sports and fitness

America’s Largest Virtual Turkey Trot. Anywhere. Anytime. $35-50.

Friday 

Just for fun

Botany for Gardeners. Vimeo. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $213-255.

Virtual Storytime. Douglas County Libraries, Zoom. 10:30-11 a.m. Free.

Smartphone Photography: Photo Editing for the iPhone. Anywhere. 12:30-2:30 p.m. $29-34.

RMMFI Virtual Holiday Market Livestream. Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Institute, Facebook Live. 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

Geeks Who Drink: Parks and Recreation Quiz. Zoom. 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. $5.99.

Online Class: Aurora Wood Panel. Canvas and Cocktails in Centennial, Facebook Live. 6:30 p.m. Free.

 

Art, culture and media

TEDxMileHigh: Vision. TEDxMileHigh, online. 5-8 p.m. Free.

December Virtual First Friday. Art District on Santa Fe, Facebook. 5:30-7 p.m. No cover.

Emerging Vision — Opening Reception. Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Zoom. 5:30 p.m. Free.

 

Eats and drinks

Online Class: Simply Fish Fry. Anywhere. Noon-1:30 p.m. $35.

Sushi Rolling Class. Colorado Sake Co. and Denver Sushi House, Zoom. 6-7 p.m. $53-80.

 

Music and nightlife

Swallow Hill Live: The Reverend Shawn Amos. Facebook Live. 6 p.m. Free.

Old-Fashioned Hootenanny. Swallow Hill Music, Zoom. 7-10 p.m. Free. Advanced registration required.

 

Saturday

Just for fun

Online Class: Hogwarts. Canvas and Cocktails in Centennial, Zoom. 10 a.m. $15 plus materials.

Virtual 1940s White Christmas Ball. Facebook Live. 11 a.m.-midnight. Free.

Virtual Yarn Crafting. Zoom. 1-3 p.m. Free. Advanced registration required.

French Story Time. French American School of Denver, Zoom. 2-2:40 p.m. Free.

JARCC Virtual Ekiben Tour. Online. 4-6 p.m. $10-35.

 

Comedy and theater

On The Spot. Bovine Metropolis, online. 7:30 p.m. $5.

Ron Funches: A Very Funches Christmas Show. Online. 8 p.m. $10-50.

Black Laughs Matter Virtual Comedy Show Featuring Shanel Hughes. Zoom. 9 p.m. Free-$20.

 

Art, culture and media

121st Virtual Founders. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1, Facebook. 7-9 p.m. Free.

 

Eats and drinks

Cooking with CHAC: Fiesta Foods for the Holidays. Chicano Humanities and Arts Council, Zoom. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free.

Virtual French Macaron Class. The Good Food Project, online. 5:30-7:30 p.m. $59.

Sushi Rolling Class. Colorado Sake Co. and Denver Sushi House, Zoom. 6-7 p.m. $53-80.

 

Music and nightlife

Saturday Supper & Stream: Seth Lewis Quintet Album Release. Nocturne, Facebook Live. 7-8:15 p.m. Free.

Face Vocal Band: Christmas from a Distance Livestream Concert. Facebook Live. 7:30 p.m. Free.

 

Sunday

Just for fun

Online Class: Grinchy Ornament. Canvas and Cocktails in Centennial, Zoom. 6:30 p.m. $15 plus materials.

Denver Virtual Game Night: Trivia, Charades, and Drawing over Video. Anywhere. 7-10 p.m. Free.

 

Comedy and theater

Live Stream: ApocaLips Comedy Show. Zoom and Youtube. 7-8 p.m. $10-25.

 

Art, culture and media

Virtual 18th Annual Fred Marcus Memorial Holocaust Lecture. JCC Denver, online. Anytime. Free-$18.

 

Eats and drinks

Virtual Sourdough 101 Workshop. The Good Food Project, online. 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $99.

 

Sports and fitness

Denver Broncos vs. Kansas City Chiefs. 6:20 p.m. Watch on NBC or listen at KOA 850 AM, 94.1 FM.

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