Things to do in Denver this weekend, May 7-9

Have you bought your mom a card yet?

The artists involved in Phamaly's CoronaVox.

The artists involved in Phamaly's CoronaVox.

Erin Banta
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By Cassidy Ritter

 

Happy weekend, Denver!

We have a ton of in-person and virtual events this weekend. The Phamaly Theatre Company is streaming CoronaVox: Stories From the Front all month. (More about the theatre and its latest performance can be found in Maggie’s story.) And Sunday is Mother’s Day, so don’t forget to celebrate the moms in your life with brunch, yoga, a candle workshop, or the Mother’s Day Garden Bazaar and Mercadito.

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

 

Friday 

Just for Fun

*Mother’s Day Garden Bazaar and Mercadito. Re:Vision and Rise Westwood Collective, 3738 Morrison Road. 5-8 p.m. No cover.

The New Builders: Face to Face With the True Future of Business. Tattered Cover, online. 6 p.m. Free. Advanced registration required.

 

Comedy and theater

*Pete Lee. Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village. 7:15 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. $24.

 

Art, culture and media

ReelAbilities Film Festival. JCC Mizel Arts and Culture, online. Anytime. Pay what you can.

*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.

*First Friday Art Walk. Dairy Block & Inside Her Studio, 1800 Wazee St. 4-8 p.m. Free.

May Virtual First Friday. Art District on Santa Fe, online. 5:30-6:15 p.m. Free.

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

 

 

Eats and drinks

*5th Anniversary Party. Seedstock Brewery, 3610 W. Colfax Ave. 3-9 p.m. No cover.

 

Music and nightlife

*First Friday Jazz Hop – Jazz in the Plaza. Cousins Plaza, 2401 Welton St. 5-7 p.m. Free.

*Friday Night Open Mic. Lincoln Station Coffee/Pizza/Music, 9360 Station St., Lone Tree. 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

*Five Points Cinco de Mayo Celebration Honoring Latin Jazz. Mile High Festivals, 2736 Welton St. 5:30-9 p.m. Free.

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

*The Music Council at Denver Art Society First Friday. 734 Santa Fe Drive. 6-10 p.m. Free.

*Lost City Live: Kayla Marque with Nina de Freitas. Lost City RiNo Patio, 3459 Ringsby Court. 6:30-9:30 p.m. $25-200.

*Leftover Salmon. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 7 p.m. Starting at $52. Advanced registration required.

 

Sports and fitness

Colorado Rockies vs. St. Louis Cardinals. Watch on ATT Sports Network-RM or listen at KOA 850 AM. 6:15 p.m.

Denver Nuggets vs. Utah Jazz. Watch on Altitude or listen at KKSE 950 AM. 7 p.m.

Colorado Avalanche vs. Los Angeles Kings. Watch on SN1, ALT2 or BSW. 8 p.m. 

 

Saturday

Just for fun

*Mother’s Day Garden Bazaar and Mercadito. Re:Vision and Rise Westwood Collective, 3738 Morrison Road. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. No cover.

*Maykers Market. Hometown Market, 7101 S. Holly St., Centennial. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $2-4.

*Rooted: A Garden Market. Dairy Block, 1800 Wazee St. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. No cover.

 

Comedy and theater

*Outdoor Denver Comedy Underground Show: Al Jackson. Irish Snug, 1201 E. Colfax Ave. 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. $5-35.

*Pete Lee. Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village. 7:15 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. $24.

 

Art, culture and media

ReelAbilities Film Festival. JCC Mizel Arts and Culture, online. Anytime. Pay-what-you-can.

*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.

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

*Shiki Dreams. 2219 E. 21st Ave. Noon-7:30 p.m. $19.99. Advanced registration recommended.

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

*Mother’s Day Candle Workshop for Two. Rosy Rings Studio, 2940 E. 6th Ave. 2-3:30 p.m. $100 (two tickets).

In-Studio and Online: Cherry Creek State Park. 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.

*Union Station Farmers Market. 1701 Wynkoop Plaza. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. No cover.

*Colorado Fresh Markets – Cherry Creek. Cherry Creek Shopping Center, 1st Avenue and University Boulevard. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. No cover.

*5th Anniversary Party. Seedstock Brewery, 3610 W. Colfax Ave. Noon-9 p.m. No cover.

*Culinary Date Night: Southwest. Cook Street, 43 W. 9th Ave. 6-9:30 p.m. $119.

 

Music and nightlife

*Live Music in the Alley with Dulcette. Dairy Block, 1800 Wazee St. 1-3p.m. No cover.

*Five Points Cinco de Mayo Celebration Honoring Latin Jazz. Mile High Festivals, 2736 Welton St. 3-9:30 p.m. Free.

*Leftover Salmon. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 4:45 p.m. Prices vary. Advanced registration required.

*The High Desert. Seedstock Brewery, 3610 W. Colfax Ave. 5:30 p.m. No cover.

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

 

Sports and fitness

Colorado Rockies vs. St. Louis Cardinals. Watch on ATT Sports Network-RM or listen at KOA 850 AM. 12:15 p.m.

Colorado Avalanche vs. Los Angeles Kings. Watch on ALT or BSW. 8 p.m. 

Denver Nuggets vs. Brooklyn Nets. Ball Arena, 1000 Chopper Circle. Watch on Altitude 2 or NBA TV. Listen at KKSE 92.5 FM. 8 p.m.

 

Sunday

Just for fun

*Mother’s Day Garden Bazaar and Mercadito. Re:Vision and Rise Westwood Collective, 3738 Morrison Road. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. No cover.

*Rooted: A Garden Market. Dairy Block, 1800 Wazee St. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. No cover. 

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

 

Comedy and theater

*Pete Lee. Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village. 5 p.m. $18.

*Sin-Day Comedy Standup. Denver Comedy Lounge and Colorado Sake Co., 3559 Larimer St. 7 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.

In-Studio and Online: Wildflower Bouquet. Canvas and Cocktails, 6862 S. University Blvd., Centennial and Zoom. 10 a.m. $15 plus materials (online), $35 (in-person).

*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.

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

*Shiki Dreams. 2219 E. 21st Ave. Noon-7:30 p.m. $19.99. Advanced registration recommended.

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

The Bone Wars of the Late 1800s. Denver Museum of Nature and Science online. 4 p.m. Free.

 

Eats and drinks

*Drag Queen Bingo Brunch. Denver Milk Market, 1800 Wazee St. Noon-3 p.m. 

 

Music and nightlife

*Live Music on the West Patio with Kory Montgomery. Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St., Aurora. 4-7 p.m. Free.

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

*ZHU. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 8 p.m. $59.95-79.95. Advanced registration required.

 

Sports and fitness

*Mother’s Day Outdoor Yoga Class. Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St., Aurora. 10 a.m. $15. Advanced registration required.

Colorado Rockies vs. St. Louis Cardinals. Watch on ATT Sports Network-RM or listen at KOA 850 AM. 12:15 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.

Science Smarts. Denver Museum of Nature and Science, online. Anytime. $15-20.

 

Art, culture and media

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

*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.

Beer! A Love Story. Online. Anytime. $9.99-$24.99.

CoronaVox: Stories from the Front. Phamaly Theatre Company, online. Anytime. $20-40.

Dazzle Online Stage Performances. Online. Anytime. Free.

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

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

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

 

Music and nightlife

Levitt in Your Living Room with Joe Hertler. Online. Anytime.

 

Sports and fitness

Virtual Furry Scurry 2021. Dumb Friends League, anywhere. Anytime. $30-50.

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