Things to do in Denver this weekend without spreading the coronavirus, Jan. 8-10

Well that was a week.

Art by Shepard Fairey, Sandra Fettingis and Jaime Molina on Metro State University's Center for Visual Art on Santa Fe Drive. Aug. 12, 2020.

Art by Shepard Fairey, Sandra Fettingis and Jaime Molina on Metro State University's Center for Visual Art on Santa Fe Drive. Aug. 12, 2020.

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By Cassidy Ritter

 

Unplug this weekend with virtual events that include a silent disco raising money to support Colorado arts, a Harry Potter themed yule ball, and a virtual First Friday hosted by the Art District on Santa Fe. Or, try your hand at 2020 trivia.

Read on for more virtual events taking place this weekend!

 

All weekend

 

Just for fun

Gardens Navigator. Anywhere. Anytime. Free.

 

Comedy and theater

Steaming: Drunk Storytime. Dangerous Theatre, online. Anytime. $10-25.

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

 

Art, culture and media

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

Dazzle Online Stage Performances. Online. Anytime. Free.

Die Puppenfee (The Fairy Doll). Centennial State Ballet, online. Anytime. $30-40.

History Colorado Online Exhibits. Anywhere. 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.

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

Eats and drinks

Virtual Cocktail Classes. Colorado Cork and Keg, online. Anytime. $5-44.

Cooking on Demand. Anywhere. Anytime. $35.

Make Cocktails and Non-Alcoholic Drinks. Apartment Bartender, online. Anytime. Free, materials not included.

 

Music and nightlife

Acoustic on the Rocks: Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons. Colorado Symphony, online. Anytime. $10.

 

Sports and fitness

Colorado Virtual Distance Challenge. Colorado Brewery Running Series, anywhere. Anytime. $30-135.

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

 

Friday 

Just for fun

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

Virtual All Ages Storytime. Denver Public Library, YouTube. 11-11:30 a.m. Free.

Theme Quiz: Pokemon. Geeks Who Drink, online. 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. $5.99.

Online: Winter Skies Wood Panel. Canvas and Cocktails in Centennial, Zoom. 6:30 p.m. $15 plus materials.

 

Comedy and theater

La Niebla de la Paz: A Discussion with the Filmmakers. Korbel Institute for Comparative & Regional Studies, Zoom. Noon. Free. Advanced registration required.

NSFW Comedy Show Hosted by Chris Wellman. Dangerous Theatre, online. 8-9:30 p.m. $10-25.

 

Art, culture and media

The Roots of Rock ‘N’ Roll. The Carillon at Belleview Station and Active Minds, online. 2-4 p.m. Free.

Virtual First Friday. Art District on Santa Fe, Facebook. 5:30-6:30 p.m. No cover.

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

 

Eats and drinks

Couples Class – A Trip to Tokyo. The Seasoned Chef, Zoom. 5-6:30 p.m. $45. Advanced registration required.

 

Music and nightlife

Robert Michael Sanders and Megan Van De Hey. Town Hall Arts Center, online. 5 p.m. Free.

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

Stay Home Silent Disco. Tyler Harvey, online. 9 p.m. Free.

 

Sports and fitness

Mindfulness and Meditation. Denver Public Library, online. 10-10:45 a.m. Free. Advanced registration required.

Virtual Yoga and Self Massage with Laura. Online. 10-11 a.m. Free.

Yoga+Beats. Yoga Off Broadway, online. 6:30 p.m. $15.

 

Saturday

Just for fun

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

Beginning Genealogy. Denver Public Library and The Colorado Genealogical Society, online. 10 a.m.-noon. Free. Advanced registration required.

French Story Time. French American School of Denver, Zoom. 11-11:30 a.m. Free. Advanced registration required.

Virtual Yule Ball. Grey Havens Philosophy, online. 4 p.m. $15. Advanced registration required.

Online: Colorado Reflection. Canvas and Cocktails in Centennial, Zoom. 6:30 p.m. $15 plus materials.

2020 – Worst Year Ever Trivia. Tilt Pinball, online. 8 p.m. $10.

 

Comedy and theater

Saturday Matinee: Walter Chaw and Guillermo del Toro Talk the Spirit of the Beehive. Denver Public Library, online. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free. Advanced registration required.

Virtually Jewish. JCC Mizel Arts and Culture Center and Neustadt JAAMM Festival, online. 7 p.m. $18.

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

 

Art, culture and media

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

 

Eats and drinks

Virtual Baking Camp for Kids Ages 9-17. The Good Food Project, Zoom. 10-11:30 a.m. $25.

Virtual Sourdough 101 Workshop. The Good Food Project, Zoom. 1-3:30 p.m. $99.

Cooking with Beer Online. Cook Street, online. 6-8 p.m. $55.

 

Music and nightlife

Micaela Taylor’s All Star Band. Vilar Performing Arts Center, YouTube. 7 p.m. Free.

 

Sports and fitness 

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

Denver Nuggets vs. Philadelphia 76ers. 1 p.m. Watch on Altitude or NBA TV. Listen at KKSE 92.5 FM.

 

Sunday

Just for fun

Online: Mother’s Love (Horses). Canvas and Cocktails in Centennial, Zoom. 10 a.m. $15 plus materials.

Knit/crochet. Knit & Sip Denver, Zoom. 11 and 11:50 a.m. Free.

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

WriteNow! A Free Writing Group for Family Historians. Denver Public Library and The Colorado Genealogical Society, online. 1:30-3 p.m. Free. Advanced registration required.

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

 

Comedy and theater

“Beaches of Agnés” with John Anzalone. Denver Cinema Club and Denver Public Library, Zoom. 1:30-3 p.m. Free.

ApocaLips Comedy Show (Virtual Event). Zoom. 7-8 p.m. $10-25.

Virtually Jewish. JCC Mizel Arts and Culture Center and Neustadt JAAMM Festival, online. Anytime. $18.

 

Eats and drinks

Chilaquiles & Bubbles Brunch Online. Cook Street, online. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $70.

Virtual Croissant Workshop. The Good Food Project, Zoom. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $59.

 

Sports and fitness

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

Denver Nuggets vs. New York Knicks. 4 p.m. Watch on Altitude or listen at KKSE 92.5 FM.

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