Things to do in Denver this weekend, May 20-22

The Denver Silent Film Festival returns!

Leslie and Richard Foust, who drove up from Albuquerque to watch the Avalanche game, pose for a portrait outside of the Pepsi Center, May 2, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Leslie and Richard Foust, who drove up from Albuquerque to watch the Avalanche game, pose for a portrait outside of the Pepsi Center, May 2, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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By Cassidy Ritter

 

Denver Silent Film Festival returns this weekend after a two-year hiatus! This year’s event will feature 11 comedies from the silent film era. There are also several comedians performing around town this weekend.

Other weekend happenings include spring markets, yoga and brunch bingo. And don’t forget to cheer on the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday as they take on the St. Louis Blues in the playoffs!

Notes: Events with an * are taking place virtually or outdoors. 

 

Friday 

 

Just for fun

*Free Denver Tours. Colorado State Capitol front steps, 200 E. Colfax Ave. 10 a.m. $2.

Local Makers Spring Market. Dairy Block, 1800 Wazee St. 5-9 p.m. No cover.

 

Comedy and theater

Lavell Crawford. Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village. 7:15 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. $30.

 

Art, culture and media

Casting Currents. Walker Fine Art, 300 W. 11th Ave. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.

AURA. Union Hall, 1750 Wewatta St. Noon-6 p.m. 

Tiempo y Lugar. Museo de las Americas, 861 Santa Fe Dr. Noon-6 p.m. Free (members, children 13 and under), $5 (students, seniors, artists, teachers and military members), $8 (general admission).

Class: Welcome to Colorado Wood Panel (new). Canvas and Cocktails, 8405 Park Meadows Center Dr., Lone Tree. 6:30 p.m. $50.

 

Eats and drinks

Lunch & Learn: Hone Those Knife Skills. Stir Cooking School, 3215 Zuni St. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. $65.

 

Music and nightlife

#Lovewins. King Center, 855 Lawrence Way. 7:30-9 p.m. $20-40.

Dave with DJ Five8. Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom, 2635 Welton St. 8 p.m. $25.

Molchat Doma. Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway, Englewood. 8 p.m. $20-25 (in advance), $25 (day of).

Prep with Monk Gyatso. Cervantes’ Other Side, 2635 Welton St. 8 p.m. $17.

The Bordas Brothers. Meow Wolf, 1338 1st St. 9 p.m. $22.50.

 

Sports and fitness

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

Oh My Stars Taurus Edition. Rainbow Dome at Rollerdome, 2375 S. Delaware St. 2-10 p.m. $10 (before 6 p.m.), $15 (after 6 p.m.)

*Colorado Rockies vs. New York Mets. Coors Field, 2001 Blake St. Watch on ATT SportsNet or listen at 850 AM. 6:40 p.m. Prices vary.

 

Saturday

 

Just for fun

*Free Denver Tours. Colorado State Capitol front steps, 200 E. Colfax Ave. 10 a.m. $2.

Learn to Compost. Montbello Branch Library, 12955 Albrook Dr. 10-11:30 a.m. Free.

*Sloan’s Lake Spring BAZAAR. 1611 Raleigh St. Noon-6 p.m. No cover.

Local Makers Spring Market. Dairy Block, 1800 Wazee St. Noon-6 p.m. No cover.

Free Bike Tune Ups. Ross-Broadway Branch Library, 33 E. Bayaud Ave. 2-4 p.m. Free.

LUKI Brewery’s Spring Market. LUKI Brewery, 14715 W. 64th Ave., Arvada. 2-6 p.m. No cover.

The Ghosts of Capital Hill Tour. Meet at the Indian statue along Grant Street between Colfax and 14th avenues. 7-9 p.m. $20.

 

 

Comedy and theater

Ashley Gavin. Comedy Works Downtown, 1226 15th St. 5:15 p.m. $26.

Lavell Crawford. Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village. 7:15 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. $30.

 

Art, culture and media

Class: Full Moon Reflection. Canvas and Cocktails, 8405 Park Meadows Center Dr., Lone Tree. 10 a.m. $35 ( children ages 12 and under, includes free drink), $40 (adults, includes free drink).

Casting Currents. Walker Fine Art, 300 W. 11th Ave. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.

Tiempo y Lugar. Museo de las Americas, 861 Santa Fe Dr. Noon-5 p.m. Free (members, children 13 and under), $5 (students, seniors, artists, teachers and military members), $8 (general admission).

AURA. Union Hall, 1750 Wewatta St. Noon-6 p.m. 

Class: Country Cottage (new). Canvas and Cocktails, 8405 Park Meadows Center Dr., Lone Tree. 2 p.m. $35 (children, includes free drink), $40 (adults, includes free drink).

Lumonics Immersed. Lumonics Light & Sound Gallery, 800 E. 73 Ave., Unit 11. 8-10:30 p.m. $25.

 

Eats and drinks

*City Park Farmers Market. City Park Esplanade, East Colfax Avenue and Columbine Street. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. No cover.

*University Hills Farmers Market. University Hills Plaza, 2500 S. Colorado Blvd. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. No cover.

*Cherry Creek Fresh Market. Cherry Creek Shopping Center, 1st Ave. and University Blvd. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. No cover.

The 5280 Brunch Event. The Jacquard Autograph Collection, 222 Milwaukee St. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $60.

Date Day: Rosé All Day – Dishes that Perfectly Pair. Stir Cooking School, 3215 Zuni St. Noon-3 p.m. $198 (for two, includes bottle of rose).

Lawson’s Finest Liquids. Hops & Pie, 3920 Tennyson St. Noon-10 p.m. No cover.

Crawfish Boil. Smok Denver, 3330 Brighton Blvd. 2-6 p.m. No cover for entry, prices for food vary.

WeeCycle’s Whimsy. Bigsby’s Folly, 3563 Wazee St. 7-10 p.m. $175 (general admission), $205 (VIP).

 

Music and nightlife

#Lovewins. King Center, 855 Lawrence Way. 2-4 p.m. and 7:30-9 p.m. $20-40.

*Global Dub: Peekaboo, Dirt Monkey. Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 5:30 p.m. Prices vary.

Latin Fashion Week Colorado Fundraiser: Studio 55 Disco Party. Factory Fashion, 2501 Dallas St., Aurora. 7 p.m.-midnight. $20.

BLAAP. Cervantes’ Other Side, 2635 Welton St. 8:30 p.m. $30.

HOMESHAKE. Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway, Englewood. 9 p.m. $22 (in advance), $25 (day of).

 

Sports and fitness

Immersive Frida Kahlo Yoga. Lighthouse Artspace, 3900 Elati St. 8:15-9:15 a.m. $54.99.

Yoga & Coffee. Waldschanke Ciders & Coffee, 4100 Jason St. 9-11 a.m. $19.

*Colorado Avalanche vs. St. Louis Blues. Watch on TNT, CBS or SN. 6 p.m.

*Colorado Rockies vs. New York Mets. Coors Field, 2001 Blake St. Watch on ATT SportsNet or listen at 850 AM. 6:10 p.m. Prices vary.

Colorado Mammoth vs. San Diego Seals. Ball Arena, 1000 Chopper Circle. Watch on ESPN+. 7:30 p.m. Prices vary.

 

Sunday

 

Just for fun

*Community Pool Party/Open House. Staenberg-Loup Jewish Community Center, 350 S. Dahlia St. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free.

*Sloan’s Lake Spring BAZAAR. 1611 Raleigh St. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. No cover.

*Free Denver Tours. Colorado State Capitol front steps, 200 E. Colfax Ave. 10 a.m. $2.

Shop Small, Support Big Event. Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St., Aurora. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. No cover.

Spring Market and Sampling Event. The Co-op at 1st, 5045 W. 1st Ave. Noon-3 p.m. No cover.

Local Makers Spring Market. Dairy Block, 1800 Wazee St. Noon-6 p.m. No cover.

*Denver Virtual Game Night: Trivia, Charades and Drawing. Let’s Roam Scavenger Hunt Adventures, online. 7-10 p.m. Free.

 

Comedy and theater

Lucha Libre and Laughs. Number 38, 3560 Chestnut Place. 1-3 p.m. No cover.

Lavell Crawford. Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village. 7 p.m. $30.

 

Art, culture and media

Class: Leaves of Blue (new). Canvas and Cocktails, 8405 Park Meadows Center Dr., Lone Tree. 2 p.m. $35 (children ages 12 and under, includes a free drink), $40 (adults, includes free drink).

Class: Frida Kowlo (new). Canvas and Cocktails, 8405 Park Meadows Center Dr., Lone Tree. 6:30 p.m. $40.

 

Eat and drinks

*Highland Square Farmers Market. 32nd Ave. and Lowell Blvd. 9-1 p.m. No cover.

*South Pearl Street Farmers Market. 1400 and 1500 block of Old South Pearl St. between Florida Ave. and Iowa Ave. 9-1 p.m. No cover.

Sunday Bingo Brunch. Milk Market, 1800 Wazee St. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. No cover.

New Orleans Brunch with Hurricane Mimosas. Stir Cooking School, 3215 Zuni St. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $99.

Psychedelic Sundays. Poka Lola Social Club, 1850 Wazee St. 4-9 p.m. No cover.

Date Night: For the Love of Spring. Stir Cooking School, 3215 Zuni St. 5-8 p.m. $198 (for two).

 

Music and nightlife

Cerveceria Colorado Dias de Drag. Cerveceria Colorado, 1635 Platte St. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. $12 (includes a Cervecerita).

*Trey Anastasio Band. Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 6:30 p.m. Prices vary.

 

Sports and fitness

*Colorado Rockies vs. New York Mets. Coors Field, 2001 Blake St. Watch on ATT SportsNet or listen at 850 AM. 1:10 p.m. Prices vary.

*Colorado Rapids vs. Seattle Sounders FC. Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, 6000 Victory Way, Commerce City, or watch on ESPN+ or Altitude TV. 6 p.m. Prices vary.

 

All weekend

 

Comedy and theater

Denver Silent Film Festival. Strum Auditorium at the Denver Botanic Gardens, 1085 York St. Times vary. $75.

 

Art, culture and media

Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs. Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. 9-5 p.m. $20.95-27.45. Advanced registration required for timed entry.

Heroine of the Titanic. Molly Brown House Museum, 1340 Pennsylvania St. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free (members and children under 5), $10-$16.

Colorado Governor’s Art Show. Loveland Museum, 503 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Friday), 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday). Free.

Modern Women/Modern Vision. Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$18.

Carla Fernández Casa de Moda. Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$18.

Memory Mirror. Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$18.

The Art of Past Immersives. Spectra Art Space, 1836 S. Broadway. Noon-8 p.m. Free.

The Art of Banksy. Denver Sports Castle, 1000 Broadway. 2-9 p.m. (Fridays), 11 a.m.-9 p.m. (Saturdays), 11 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sundays). $29.99-34.99 (children), $39.99-54.99 (general admission).

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

Immersive Frida Kahlo. Lighthouse Denver, 3900 Elati St. Noon-8 p.m. (Friday), 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (Saturday), 10 a.m.-7 p.m. (Sunday). Starting at $39.99.

*Kirkland Museum. Online. Anytime. Free.

*40 West ArtLine. 40 West Arts District along West Colfax Avenue and the W Line in Lakewood. Anytime. Free.

*Denver Public Art Self Guided and Virtual Tours. Various locations and online. Anytime. Free.

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

*Pre-recorded Art Classes. Canvas and Cocktails, online. Anytime. $20 (materials sold separately).

 

Eats and drinks

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

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