Things to do in Denver this weekend without spreading the coronavirus, Dec. 18-20

Happy Friday, Denver! Let’s make it a great weekend!

Lonnie Hanzon's "Camp Christmas" under construction at Stanley Marketplace. Nov. 15, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Lonnie Hanzon's "Camp Christmas" under construction at Stanley Marketplace. Nov. 15, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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By Cassidy Ritter

 

A vaccine for COVID-19 has arrived in Colorado, but that doesn’t mean the work of healthcare workers is over. To acknowledge their hard work, the McNichols Civic Center Building has an online “Women of Color on the Front Lines” exhibit worth viewing. The exhibit, which showcases work from various artists, can be viewed anytime for free.

On Saturday, the French American School of Denver will host a French story time. This will be their last story of 2020. (The event will return on January 9.)

Read on for more virtual events!

 

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.

Virtual Visits with Santa. Anywhere. Anytime. $24.95.

 

Comedy and theater

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

Streaming: Drunk Storytime with Caroline. Dangerous Theatre, online. Anytime. $10-25.

 

Art, culture and media

Women of Color on the Front Lines. McNichols Civic Center Building, online. Anytime. Free.

Granny Dances to a Holiday Drum. Cleo Parker Robinson Dance, online. Anytime. $30-80.

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.

R.L. Maizes-Other People’s Pets: A Novel. Jewish Book Council, online. Anytime. $12.

History Colorado Online Exhibits. Anywhere. Anytime. Free.

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

Dazzle Online Stage Performances. Anywhere. Anytime. Free.

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

Online Collection, Virtual Tours, Museum Web Quest. Denver Art Museum, online. Anytime. Free.

 

Eats and drinks

Cooking on Demand. Anywhere. Anytime. $35.

Friday 

Just for fun

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

Smartphone Photography: Editing with Snapseed for Android and iPhone. Denver Botanic Gardens, Zoom. 12:30 p.m. $29-34.

Writing in Color/Queer Creatives. Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Zoom. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free.

Holiday Baking Quiz. Geeks Who Drink, online. 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. $5.99.

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

 

Comedy and theater

NSFW Stand-up Comedy. Dangerous Theatre, Zoom. 8-9:30 p.m. $10-25.

The Nutcracker. Rocky Mountain PBS channel or app. 9 p.m.

 

Eats and drinks

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

 

Music and nightlife

Acoustic Eidolon. Facebook Live. 6 p.m. Free.

Mile High Winter Pridecast. Mile High Pridecast, online. 10 p.m.-4 a.m. Free.

 

Sports and fitness

Livestream Yoga. Zoom. 9-10 a.m. Free-pay what you can.

Denver Nuggets vs. Portland Trail Blazers. Ball Arena, 1000 Chopper Circle. 7 p.m. Watch on Altitude or listen at KKSE 92.5 FM.

 

Saturday

Just for fun

Mission Jolly: A Holiday Online Extravaganza. Mission Jolly, online. Anytime. Free. Advanced registration required.

Nature Writing with Lighthouse. Denver Botanic Gardens, Zoom. 9 a.m. $20.

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

French Story Time. French American School of Denver, Zoom. 2-2:45 p.m. Free.

Victorian Stories with Santa & Mrs. Claus. Molly Brown House Museum, online. 10-11 a.m. $24 per household. Advanced registration required.

Online Class: Pine and Holly. Canvas and Cocktails in Centennial, Zoom. 2 p.m. $15 plus materials.

 

Comedy and theater

The Nutcracker. Rocky Mountain PBS channel or app. 1 a.m. 

Magic For Humans at Home with Justin Willman. Comedy Works Denver, Zoom. 4 p.m. $25.

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

Holiday Drunk Storytime: Scrooge. Dangerous Theatre, online. 7:30-9 p.m. $10-25.

Laugh RiNo Comedy Show Online. Laugh RiNo, Zoom. 8-9 p.m. $5. Advanced registration required.

 

Eats and drinks

Grinch Pull-Apart Cupcake Cake. Sweetwater Cakes, Facebook Live. 11 a.m. $19.99.

Holiday Pies Online. Cook Street, online. 10 a.m.-noon. $50.

Virtual Class: Holiday Cookie Decorating Extravaganza. Stir Cooking School, online. 2-4 p.m. $90 per kit.

Virtual Tamale Workshop. The Good Food’s Project, online. 5:30-7:30 p.m. $50.

 

Music and nightlife

Home for the Holidays. Denver Philharmonic Orchestra, Zoom. 4-5 p.m. Free. Advanced registration required.

Michelle Malone. Facebook Live. 6 p.m. Free.

Saturday Supper & Stream: Clay-Gott Chordless Quartet. Nocturne, Facebook Live. 7 p.m. Free.

 

Sports and fitness 

Denver Broncos vs. Buffalo Bills. Empower Field at Mile High, 1701 Bryant St. 2:30 p.m. Watch on NFL Network.

Online Guided Meditation. Zoom. 7:45-9 p.m. Free. 

 

Sunday

Just for fun

Mission Jolly: A Holiday Online Extravaganza. Mission Jolly, online. Anytime. Free. Advanced registration required.

Pine Tree Valley Painting Class. Painting Soiree, Zoom. Noon-2 p.m. $48.

Online Class: New Gnome for the Holidays. Canvas and Cocktails in Centennial, Zoom. 10 a.m. $15 plus materials.

Online Class: Snowfall Dream. Canvas and Cocktails in Centennial, Zoom. 2 p.m. $15 plus materials.

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

 

Comedy and theater

Magic For Humans at Home with Justin Willman. Comedy Works Denver, Zoom. Noon and 4 p.m. $25.

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

Holiday Drunk Storytime: Heat Miser. Dangerous Theatre, online. 7:30-9 p.m. $10-25.

 

Eats and drinks

Buche de Noel or Yule Log Cake Class. The Good Food’s Project, online. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $50.

Virtual Drag Bingo Brunch. Milk Market, Zoom. Noon. No cover.

A World of Taste: Nordic Online. Cook Street, online. 6-8 p.m. $50.

 

Music and nightlife

Holiday Sing-Along with Citrus. Swallow Hill Music, Facebook Live. 4 p.m. Free.

 

Sports and fitness

Online Guided Meditation. Zoom. 7:45-9 a.m. Free. 

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