Things to do in Denver this weekend, April 16-18

With snow in the forecast, consider watching some movies?

Spring in Civic Center Park, April 20, 2018. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Spring in Civic Center Park, April 20, 2018. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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By Cassidy Ritter

 

With cold weather expected for part of the weekend, we recommend catching some new films at the Women+Film Festival taking place online. Or visit the  Longmont or Boulder markets on Saturday.

Make it a good weekend, Denver!

Note: Events with an * are taking place in-person.

 

Friday 

Just for Fun

Writing in Color. Lighthouse Writers Workshop. Remote. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free.

 

Comedy and theater

*Louis Johnson. Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Pl., Greenwood Village. 7 p.m. $24.

*Best of Denver Stand-Up Showcase. Denver Comedy Lounge, 3559 Larimer St. 6:40 p.m. $12.75-18.

 

Art, culture and media

*Stonehenge: Ancient Mysteries and Modern Discoveries. Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Free-$29. Advanced tickets required for timed entry.

*Earth Illuminated. Denver Pavilions, 500 16th Street Mall. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Free-$25. Advanced ticketing recommended for timed entry.

*Museum for Black Girls. Museum for Black Girls, 1421 26th St. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. $15-25.

*Colorado in the Present Tense: Narkita Gold, Rick Griffith, Nathan Hall, and Maia Ruth Lee. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. Noon-7 p.m. Free-$10. Advanced registration required for timed entry.

*Jamie Carrejo: Waiting. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. Noon-7 p.m. Free-$10. Advanced registration required for timed entry.

*Keith Haring: Grace House Mural. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. Noon-7 p.m. Free-$10. Advanced registration required for timed entry.

In-Studio and Online: Pier Into the Night (new). Canvas and Cocktails, 6862 S. University Blvd., Centennial and Zoom. 6:30 p.m. $15 plus materials (online), $35 (in-person).

 

 

Eats and drinks

*American Field Presents: Local AF Market. Dairy Block, 1800 Wazee St. 3-8 p.m. No cover. Advanced registration required.

 

Music and nightlife

*Live Music with Danny Fantastic. Poka Lola Social Club, 1850 Wazee St. 6-9 p.m. No cover.

 

Sports and fitness

Denver Nuggets vs. Houston Rockets. Watch on Altitude or listen at KKSE 950 AM. 6 p.m.

Colorado Rockies vs. New York Mets. Coors Field, 2001 Blake St. Watch on ATT Sports Network-RM or listen at KOA 850 AM or KNRV 1150. 6:40 p.m. Starting at $18 (for two tickets). (Editor’s note: This game has been rescheduled due to weather.)

Colorado Avalanche vs. Los Angeles Kings. Watch on ESPN+ or Altitude. 7 p.m.

 

Saturday

Just for fun

Aurora Polar Plunge & 5K. Special Olympics Colorado at Aurora Reservoir, 5800 S. Powhatan Rd., Aurora, or Facebook and Instagram. 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (in-person), anytime (online). $45-120.

*Spring Cleaning Garage Sale. Cripple Creek Backcountry, 2807 E. Broadway, Englewood. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. No cover.

*Capitol Hill Walking Tour. Historic Denver, throughout Capitol Hill. 1:30-3 p.m. $18-23. Advanced registration required.

 

Comedy and theater

*Brandt Tobler. Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Pl., Greenwood Village. 7 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. $24.

*Stand-Up Showcase. Denver Comedy Lounge, 3559 Larimer St. 5:45 p.m. $12.75-18.

 

Art, culture and media

*Stonehenge: Ancient Mysteries and Modern Discoveries. Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$29. Advanced tickets required for timed entry.

*Earth Illuminated. Denver Pavilions, 500 16th Street Mall. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Free-$25. Advanced ticketing recommended for timed entry.

*Museum for Black Girls. Museum for Black Girls, 1421 26th St. Noon-8 p.m. $15-25.

In-Studio and Online: Pastel Forest. Canvas and Cocktails, 6862 S. University Blvd., Centennial and Zoom. 2 p.m. $15 plus materials (online), $35 (in-person).

In-Studio and Online: Northern Lights Lake. Canvas and Cocktails, 6862 S. University Blvd., Centennial and Zoom. 6:30 p.m. $15 plus materials (online), $35 (in-person).

 

Eats and drinks

*Boulder Market. Boulder County Farmers Market, along 13 Street between Arapahoe Avenue and Canyon Boulevard, Boulder. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. No cover.

*Longmont Market. Boulder County Fairgrounds, 9595 Nelson Road, Longmont. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. No cover.

*American Field Presents: Local AF Market. Dairy Block, 1800 Wazee St. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. No cover. Advanced registration required.

 

Music and nightlife

*Live Music with Eli Theo Band. Poka Lola Social Club, 1850 Wazee St. 6-9 p.m. No cover.

Cabaret Karaoke: Cooped Up Edition. Online. 5-7:30 p.m. Starting at $20.

 

Sports and fitness

Colorado Rockies vs. New York Mets. Coors Field, 2001 Blake St. Watch on ATT Sports Network-RM or listen at KOA 850 AM or KNRV 1150. 6:10 p.m. Starting at $18 (for two tickets).

 

Sunday

Just for fun

*Spring Cleaning Garage Sale. Cripple Creek Backcountry, 2807 E. Broadway, Englewood. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. No cover.

 

Comedy and theater

*Sin-Day Comedy Standup. Denver Comedy Lounge and Colorado Sake Co., 3559 Larimer St. 6:45 p.m. $12.75-18.

 

Art, culture and media

*Stonehenge: Ancient Mysteries and Modern Discoveries. Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$29. Advanced tickets required for timed entry.

*Colorado in the Present Tense: Narkita Gold, Rick Griffith, Nathan Hall, and Maia Ruth Lee. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$10. Advanced registration required for timed entry.

*Jamie Carrejo: Waiting. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$10. Advanced registration required for timed entry.

*Keith Haring: Grace House Mural. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$10. Advanced registration required for timed entry.

*Museum for Black Girls. Museum for Black Girls, 1421 26th St. Noon-6 p.m. $15-25.

*Earth Illuminated. Denver Pavilions, 500 16th Street Mall. Noon-6 p.m. Free-$25. Advanced ticketing recommended for timed entry.

In-Studio and Online:  Red Rocks. Canvas and Cocktails, 6862 S. University Blvd., Centennial and Zoom. 2 p.m. $15 plus materials (online), $35 (in-person).

*Champagne Supernova. Canvas and Cocktails at The Campus Lounge, 701 S. University Blvd. 2 p.m. $40.

 

Eats and drinks

*American Field Presents: Local AF Market. Dairy Block, 1800 Wazee St. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. No cover. Advanced registration required.

*Dim Sum Sunday. Colorado Sake Co., 3559 Larimer St. Various times. $10 (goes toward tab).

 

Music and nightlife

Itchy-O: Noise Bath Series. Online. 6 p.m. $15.

 

Sports and fitness

Colorado Rockies vs. New York Mets. Coors Field, 2001 Blake St. Watch on ATT Sports Network-RM or listen at KOA 850 AM or KNRV 1150. 1:10 p.m. Starting at $18 (for two tickets).

Colorado Avalanche vs. Los Angeles Kings. Watch on NBCSN or BSW. 7 p.m.

 

All weekend

Just for fun

*Salvador Dali: Gardens of the Mind. Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. $11-15.

XicanIndie FilmFest XXIII. Online. Screenings through April 18. Free.

 

Art, culture and media

BLACK. Curious Theatre Company, online. Anytime. $10.

Dazzle Online Stage Performances. Online. Anytime. Free.

Museum from Home. Denver Art Museum, online. Anytime. Free.

*Paris to Hollywood. Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$13. Advanced registration recommended for timed entry.

*Radiant Season: Paintings by Kevin Sloan. Denver Botanic Gardens York Street, 1007 York St. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Free-$15.

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

Sie FilmCenter Virtual Cinema. Sie FilmCenter, online. Anytime. $13.

*Translucent Reality. Walker Fine Art, 300 W. 11th Ave. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Advanced registration recommended.

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

Women+Film Festival. Denver Film. Remote. Anytime. $15-110.

 

Eats and drinks

Cooking on Demand. The Seasoned Chef, online. Anytime. $35.

*Pop-Up: The Wizards Den. 435 W. Colfax Ave. Times vary. $30-46.53. Advanced registration required.

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