Things to do in Denver this weekend, Nov. 12-14

Holiday markets have arrived!

Little houses for sale at Audrey's Gifts From Afar, a booth at Skyline Park's Christkindl Market, Dec. 4, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Little houses for sale at Audrey's Gifts From Afar, a booth at Skyline Park's Christkindl Market, Dec. 4, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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By Cassidy Ritter

 

Are you embracing the holiday spirit, Denver? There are several Christmas and holiday markets across the metro this weekend. There’s even a Thanksgiving Essentials cooking class on Sunday.

If it’s too early to celebrate or holidays just aren’t your thing, consider watching comedian Todd Glass perform at Denver Comedy Underground, attend a Latin dance class, or shop at the South Pearl Street Farmers Market.

 

Notes: Events with an * are taking place virtually. 

 

Friday 

Just for fun

Rue de Noel, a Paris Street Christmas Market. Douglas County Fair & Events Center, 500 Fairgrounds Dr., Castle Rock. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. No cover.

Holiday Market. The Village Workspace, 7173 S. Havana St., Centennial. 5-8:30 p.m. No cover.

Black Sheep Fridays: Let’s Taco ‘Bout It – Tacos & Positive Self Talk. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. 6 p.m. $20.

Blackout. 13th Floor Haunted House, 3400 E. 52nd Ave. 7-11 p.m. General admission starting at $29.99.

 

Comedy and theater

The Addams Family. Performing Arts Academy, 5690 County Line Place, Highlands Ranch. 6:30 p.m. $12.

Kevin Nealon. Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village. 7:15 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. $40. Proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test required for entry.

Denver Comedy Underground: Todd Glass. 1400 N. Williams St. 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. $20-60. Proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test required for entry.

American Son. Curious Theatre Company, 1080 Acoma St. 7:30 p.m. $36-40.

Puccini’s Tosca. The Ellie Caulkins Opera House at Denver Performing Arts Complex, 1385 Curtis St. 7:30 p.m. $39-$215.  Proof of vaccination required.

Byron Bowers. Comedy Works Downtown, 1226 15th St. 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. $22. Proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test required for entry.

 

Art, culture and media

Portraits of Change, Inspired by the Uprising. PlatteForum at Savory at Curtis Park, 2700 Arapahoe St. 2-4 p.m. Free.

In-Studio and Online: Autumn Reflection. Canvas and Cocktails, 6862 S. University Blvd., Centennial. 6:30 p.m. $20 (online, plus cost of materials), $40 (in-studio).

 

Eats and drinks

Date Night: Spanish Tapas. Sur la Table SouthGlenn, 6853 S. Gaylord St., Centennial. 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. $79.

Date Night: Rustic Tuscany. Stir Cooking School, 3215 Zuni St. 6-9 p.m. $190 (per couple). Proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test required for entry.

 

Music and nightlife

Bourbon Bar & Live Music Series. The Oxford Hotel, 1600 17th St. 5-7 p.m. No cover.

Ganja White Night. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 5 p.m. Prices vary.

Orrick’s Birthday Concert. Antero Hall at Eck’s Saloon, 9890 W. Griton Dr., Lakewood. 7 p.m. $8.

Silverstein. Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 7:15 p.m. Starting at $35. Proof of vaccination required for entry.

 

 

Sports and fitness

Colorado Rapids Playoff Hub Launch Party. Number 38, 3560 Chestnut Place. 5-10 p.m. No cover.

Denver Nuggets vs. Atlanta Hawks. Ball Arena, 1000 Chopper Circle. Watch on ATL or listen at 92.5 FM. 7 p.m. Starting at $14. Proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test required.

 

Saturday

 

Just for fun

Quantum Leap Breakthrough & Transformation. Vibe Wellness, 2501 Dallas St., Aurora. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. $225.

Dino & Dragon Stroll. National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St. 8:30 a.m. (sensory sensitive session) and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $24.99. Advanced registration required for timed entry.

Rue de Noel, a Paris Street Christmas Market. Douglas County Fair & Events Center, 500 Fairgrounds Dr., Castle Rock. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. No cover.

Blackout. 13th Floor Haunted House, 3400 E. 52nd Ave. 7-11 p.m. General admission starting at $29.99.

 

Comedy and theater

Denver Comedy Underground: Todd Glass. 1400 N. Williams St. 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. $20-60. Proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test required for entry.

American Son. Curious Theatre Company, 1080 Acoma St. 7:30 p.m. $40-45.

Byron Bowers. Comedy Works Downtown, 1226 15th St. 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. $22. Proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test required for entry.

Kevin Nealon. Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village. 9:45 p.m. $40. Proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test required for entry.

 

Art, culture and media

In-Studio and Online: Ruby Autumn (new). Canvas and Cocktails, 6862 S. University Blvd., Centennial. 10 a.m. $20 (online, plus cost of materials), $30 (children under 12, in-studio, includes one free drink), $35 (adults, in-studio, includes one free drink).

Liminal, a storytelling and art experience. The Mercury Café, 2199 California St. 6:30-9 p.m. $15. Advanced registration recommended.

In-Studio and Online: Friends. Canvas and Cocktails, 6862 S. University Blvd., Centennial. 2 p.m. $20 (online, plus cost of materials), $30 (children under 12, in-studio, includes one free drink), $35 (adults, in-studio, includes one free drink).

Portraits of Change, Inspired by the Uprising. PlatteForum at Savory at Curtis Park, 2700 Arapahoe St. 2-4 p.m. Free.

 

Eats and drinks

Rustic European Breads. Sur la Table SouthGlenn, 6853 S. Gaylord St., Centennial. 9 a.m. $79.

Date Night: Romantic Fall Dinner. Sur la Table SouthGlenn, 6853 S. Gaylord St., Centennial. 4 p.m and 7 p.m. $79.

Saturday Night Out: Escape to Thailand. Stir Cooking School, 3215 Zuni St. 6-9 p.m. $95.. Proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test required for entry.

 

Music and nightlife

Lucas Wolf & Kellindo. Number 38, 3560 Chestnut Place. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. No cover.

Three Deuces Performance Activation featuring MSU Denver Jazz Combo. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Starting at $25.

Ganja White Night. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 5 p.m. Prices vary.

Lost City Live: Anthony Ruptak with KD Davis. Lost City RiNo, 3459 Ringsby Ct. 6:30-9:30 p.m. $12-200.

Panic at the Disco, My Chemical Romance & Fall out Boy DJ Tribute. Bar Nun Denver, 1225 Logan St. 8 p.m.-1 a.m. $15-20.

 

Sports and fitness

Butterfly Pavilion Rainforest Yoga. Butterfly Pavilion,  6252 W. 104th Ave., Westminster. 8 a.m. $10 (non-members), $8 (members). Advanced registration required.

Latin Dance Class con Carmen Duran. Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St., Aurora. 10 a.m. $6.

Colorado Avalanche vs. San Jose Sharks. Ball Arena, 1000 Chopper Circle. Watch on ATL. 7 p.m. Starting at $39. Proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test required.

 

Sunday

 

Just for fun

Dino & Dragon Stroll. National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $24.99. Advanced registration required for timed entry.

NFL Sunday Funday. Number 38, 3560 Chestnut Place. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. No cover.

Holiday Wreath Workshop. The Mave, 1850 Wazee St. 2-5 p.m. $150 (includes supplies and two cocktails).

 

Comedy and theater

Puccini’s Tosca. The Ellie Caulkins Opera House at Denver Performing Arts Complex, 1385 Curtis St. 2 p.m. $59-$200.  Proof of vaccination required.

American Son. Curious Theatre Company, 1080 Acoma St. 7:30 p.m. $40-45.

 

Art, culture and media

Lumonics Guided Tour. Lumonics Light & Sound Gallery, 800 E. 73 Ave., Unit 11. 1 p.m. Free.

In-Studio and Online: Be Thankful. Canvas and Cocktails, 6862 S. University Blvd., Centennial. 2 p.m. $20 (online, plus cost of materials), $30 (in-studio, children 12 and under), $35 (in-studio, includes one free drink).

In-Studio and Online: Colorado Welcome Wood Sign. Canvas and Cocktails, 6862 S. University Blvd., Centennial. 10 a.m. $20 (online, plus cost of materials), $4 (in-studio).

Goatflix & Chill: elf. RMGY Studio, 5555 W. Evans Ave. 7-10 p.m. $15. Advanced registration recommended.

 

Eats and drinks

South Pearl Street Farmers Market. South Pearl Street between Iowa Avenue and Arkansas Ave. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. No cover.

Secrets of Indian Cooking. Sur la Table SouthGlenn, 6853 S. Gaylord St., Centennial. 10 a.m. $79.

Drag Bingo Brunch. Dairy Block Alley, 1800 Wazee St. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. No cover.

Thanksgiving Essentials. Sur la Table SouthGlenn, 6853 S. Gaylord St., Centennial. 4 p.m. $79.

Holiday How To: Sensational Sides. Stir Cooking School, 3215 Zuni St. 5-8 p.m. $90. Proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test required for entry.

 

Music and nightlife

Ganja White Night. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 5 p.m. Prices vary.

Bluegrass Jams. Seedstock Brewery, 3600 W. Colfax Ave. 5-7 p.m. Free.

 

Sports and fitness

Denver Broncos vs. Philadelphia Eagles. Empower Field at Mile High, 1701 Bryant St. Watch on CBS, or listen at 850 AM or 94.1 FM. 2:25 p.m. Starting at $93.

Denver Nuggets vs. Portland Trail Blazers. Ball Arena, 1000 Chopper Circle. Watch on ATL or listen at 92.5 FM. 6 p.m. Starting at $16. Proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test required.

 

All weekend

Comedy and theater

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

 

Art, culture and media

Denver Film Festival. In-person locations vary. Some events are online. Times vary by showing. Pricing varies. Proof of vaccination required.

Monarch Magic. Butterfly Pavilion, 6252 W. 104th Ave., Westminster. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free (children under 2 and members), $9 (children ages 2-12), $11 (seniors 65+), $13  (adults).

Seeing the Invisible. Denver Botanic Garden, 1007 York St. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Free (children 2 and under, members), $11 (children 3-15 and students), $11.50 (military and seniors), $15 (adults). Advanced registration required.

Fervor: Ana María Hernando. Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Free-$15. Advanced registration required.

Of Sky and Ground: Yoshitomo Satio. Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Free-$15. Advanced registration required.

Survival of the Slowest. Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. (Friday) and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Saturday-Monday). Free (members), $14.95-19.95 (non-members). Advanced tickets required for timed entry.

Convergence Station. Meow Wolf Denver, 1338 1st St. 10 a.m.-midnight. (Friday and Saturday), 10 a.m.-10 p.m. (Sunday). $40-45.

The Denver Art Tour. Denver Central Market, 2669 Larimer St. 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. Free (children five and younger), $40 (ages 6-11), $45 (12 and up).

Jason Moran: Bathing the Room with Blues. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. Noon-5 p.m. (Friday), 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday). $20 (members), $25 (non-members). Advanced registration required.

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

Earth Illuminated. Denver Pavilions, 500 16th Street Mall. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. (Monday-Saturday) and noon-6 p.m. (Sunday). Free-$25. Advanced ticketing recommended for timed entry.

Deborah Roberts: I’m. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. Noon-5 p.m. (Friday), 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday). $20 (members), $25 (non-members). Advanced registration required.

Brighter Than Love. Dairy Block Alley, 1800 Wazee St. Noon-7 p.m. (Friday-Saturday), Noon-5 p.m. (Sunday). Free.

Is Fair. Globeville Center, 4496 Grant St. 1-6 p.m. (Friday) and Noon-6 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday). Free.

*Kirkland Museum. Online. Anytime. Free.

*Gardens Navigator. Denver Botanic Gardens, online. Anytime. Free.

 

Eats and drinks

*Cooking School at Home. Stir Cooking School, online. Anytime. $25.

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

 

Music and nightlife

*Dazzle Online Stage Performances. Online. Anytime. Free.

 

Sports and fitness

Beyond: Guided Meditation & Laser Light Experience. The International Church of Cannabis, 400 S. Logan St. Noon-8 p.m. (starts every 20 minutes past the hour). $10-25.

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