Things to do in Denver this weekend without spreading the coronavirus, Dec. 25-27

Happy (whatever you celebrate, even if it’s just Friday)!

Andrew, 12, hands out free wrapped gifts during Victory Outreach Church's annual toy giveaway in Athmar Park. Dec. 19, 2020.

Andrew, 12, hands out free wrapped gifts during Victory Outreach Church's annual toy giveaway in Athmar Park. Dec. 19, 2020.

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By Cassidy Ritter

 

Happy holidays, Denver!

Various holiday events are taking place this weekend, including a holiday tour of the Molly Brown House and performances of “The Nutcracker”. And virtually celebrate Kwanzaa Saturday and Sunday with the Denver Public Library and a few special guests.

If you’re looking for other ways to stay sane this holiday season, check out this winter guide from Maggie!

 

All weekend

Just for fun

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

Gardens Navigator. Anywhere. Anytime. Free.

Molly Brown House Museum Holiday Tour. Molly Brown House Museum, YouTube. Anytime. Free.

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

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

 

Comedy and theater

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Miners Alley Playhouse and TBD Pictures, online. Anytime. $50.

Home for the Holidays Naughty Show. Comedy Works, online. Anytime. $15.

Home for the Holidays Nice Show. Comedy Works, online. Anytime. $15.

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

 

Art, culture and media

Begin Again. Walker Fine Art, online. Anytime. Free.

Cellar Tour of Louis Dupuy’s Hotel de Paris. Hotel de Paris Museum, online. Anytime. Free.

Dazzle Online Stage Performances. Online. Anytime. Free.

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

History Colorado Online Exhibits. Anywhere. Anytime. Free.

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

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

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

R.L. Maizes-Other People’s Pets: A Novel. JCC Mizel Arts and Culture Canter, online. Anytime. $12.

Senga Nengudi: Topologies. Denver Art Museum, Youtube. Anytime. Free.

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

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

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

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

 

Eats and drinks

Cooking on Demand. Anywhere. Anytime. $35.

Ornamentini-Virtual Cocktail Class Holiday Edition. Colorado Cork and Keg, YouTube. Anytime. $22-27.

 

Music and nightlife

Quarantine Cabaret Holiday Edition with Rory Pierce and David Nehls. Miners Alley Playhouse, online. Anytime. Free.

 

Sports and fitness

Santa’s 8 Reindeer (8-Mile) Run/Walk. Anywhere. Anytime. $40.

Friday 

Just for fun

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

Geeks Who Drink Classic: Christmas Nightcap (quiz). Geeks Who Drink, online. 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. $5.99.

Pre-recorded Online Classes. Canvas and Cocktails in Centennial, Zoom. Anytime. $15 plus materials.

 

Comedy and theater

Alone for the Holidays. Dangerous Theatre, online. 3-4:30 p.m. $10-25.

The Nutcracker. Colorado Ballet, Rocky Mountain PBS channel or app. Midnight.

 

Music and nightlife

Christmas with the Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra. YouTube. Anytime. Free.

 

Sports and fitness

Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Clippers. Ball Arena, 1000 Chopper Circle. 8:30 p.m. Watch on Altitude or ESPN, or listen at KKSE 92.5 FM.

 

Saturday

Just for fun

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

Umoja! Celebrate Kwanzaa with Special Guests Jawana Norris and Cleo Parker Robinson Dance. Denver Public Library, Zoom. 2-3 p.m. Free. Advanced registration required.

Online Class: Gold Leaf Dandelion. Canvas and Cocktails in Centennial, Zoom. 2 p.m. $15 plus materials.

 

Comedy and theater

Saturday Matinee: Walter Chaw and Lexi Alexander Talk Tokyo Godfathers. Denver Public Library, online. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free. Advanced registration required.

Alone for the Holidays. Dangerous Theatre, online. 2-3:30 p.m. $10-25.

The Nutcracker. Centennial State Ballet, online. 2 p.m. $50-250.

 

Eats and drinks

Virtual Sourdough 101 Workshop. The Good Food Project, online. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $99.

 

Music and nightlife

Christmas with the Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra. YouTube. Anytime before noon. Free.

Stafford Hunter & ‘Twas the Night After Christmas feat. Gayle Leali. Dazzle, online. 7-8 p.m. Free.

Josh Walker. Facebook Live. 7:30-8:30 p.m. Free.

 

Sports and fitness 

Virtual Yoga All Levels with Asha Rao. Online. 9-10 a.m. Free.

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

 

Sunday

Just for fun

Kujichagulia! Celebrate Kwanzaa with Special Guests Jawana Norris and Monticue Connally. Denver Public Library, Zoom. 2-3 p.m. Free. Advanced registration required.

Online Class: New The Child. Canvas and Cocktails in Centennial, Zoom. 2p.m. $15 plus materials.

Online Class: Through My Window. 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. 7-8 p.m. $10-25.

 

Eats and drinks

Virtual Hands-on Pasta Making Workshop. The Good Food Project, online. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $59.

 

Sports and fitness

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

Virtual Yoga Pilates with Shing Yiing Ong. Online. 11 a.m.-noon. Free.

Denver Broncos vs. Los Angeles Chargers. 2:05 p.m. Watch on CBS or listen at KOA 850 AM or 94.1 FM.

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