Things to do in Denver this weekend, July 29-31

The Underground Music Showcase begins Friday!

Ghost Tapes performs at the Skylark Lounge on South Broadway. The Underground Music Showcase, July 29, 2017.

Ghost Tapes performs at the Skylark Lounge on South Broadway. The Underground Music Showcase, July 29, 2017.

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By Cassidy Ritter

 

This weekend is jam-packed with events so let’s jump in. The Underground Music Showcase is back Friday through Sunday. Music will take place at various venues along Broadway from Alameda Avenue to 6th Avenue. The Colorado Rockies are also in town this weekend and will be playing against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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

 

Friday

 

Comedy and theater

Jackie Kashian. Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village. 7:15 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. $26.

Mike Stanley. Comedy Works Downtown, 1226 15th St. 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. $22.

Eddie Pepitone. Denver Comedy Underground, 1400 N. Williams St. 7:30 p.m.  and 9:45 p.m. $20.

From on High. BANR Corporate Office, 2550 Larimer St. 7:30-9 p.m. $35-$65.

 

Art, culture and media

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

The Story of You and Me. Union Hall, 1750 Wewatta St. Noon-6 p.m. Free.

Concrete Redundancy Opening Reception. PlatteForum, 3575 Ringsby Court. 6-8 p.m. Free.

Class: Full Moon Reflection. Canvas and Cocktails, 8405 Park Meadows Center Dr., Lone Tree. 6:30 p.m. $40.

 

Eats and drinks

Stanley Farmers Market. Stanley Market, 2501 Dallas St., Aurora. 3-7 p.m. No cover.

Couples Class: Steak and Scotch. The Seasoned Chef, 999 Jasmine St. 6:30 p.m. $195 (for two).

 

Music and nightlife

*Live Music in the Alley: Thom LaFond. Dairy Block Alley, 1800 Wazee St. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Free.

*Fiesta Colorado Dance Company with Mariachi sol de Mi Tierra and ArtistiCO. Levitt Pavilion Denver, 1380 W. Florida Ave. 6-10 p.m. Free (general admission), $35 (VIP). Advanced registration required.

B-Side Music Fridays: Undissassembled, Deadpan and Indecisive. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. 6:30 p.m. (doors open). $25 (members), $30 (non-members).

Summer Concert Series: Rajdulari. Fuel & Iron Bar, 1526 Blake St. 7-9 p.m. No cover.

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

*Little Feat. Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre, 6350 Greenwood Plaza Blvd., Greenwood Village. 7:30 p.m. Prices vary.

 

Sports and fitness

*Colorado Rockies vs. LA Dodgers. Coors Field, 2001 Blake St. Watch on ATT SportsNet-RM or listen at 850 AM. 6:40 p.m. Prices vary.

 

Saturday

 

Just for fun

*Night BAZAAR. Sloan’s Lake, 1611 Raleigh St. 4-8 p.m. No cover.

*Colorado Renaissance Fair. 650 Perry Park Ave., Larkspur. Times vary. $11 (children ages 5-12), $26.50 (adults).

 

Comedy and theater

Jackie Kashian. Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village. 7:15 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. $26.

Mike Stanley. Comedy Works Downtown, 1226 15th St. 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. $22.

From on High. BANR Corporate Office, 2550 Larimer St. 7:30-9 p.m. $35-$65.

Eddie Pepitone. Denver Comedy Underground, 1400 N. Williams St. 7:30 p.m.  and 9:45 p.m. $20.

 

Art, culture and media

Class: Fireflies. 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).

Yard Art Contemporary. 3704 S. Elm St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.  

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

The Story of You and Me. Union Hall, 1750 Wewatta St. Noon-6 p.m. Free.

Class: Hummingbird Flower Pots. Canvas and Cocktails, 8405 Park Meadows Center Dr., Lone Tree. 6:30 p.m. $45.

Lumonics Immersed. Lumonics Light & Sound Gallery, 800 E. 73 Ave., Unit 11. 8:15 p.m. $15-$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.

*Union Station Farmers’ Market. Union Station, 1701n Wynkoop St. 9 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.

*Downtown Lakewood Farmers’ Market. 439 S. Upham St., Lakewood. 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.

Túpac Amaru or Moctezuma Vertical Tasting. Dos Luces Brewery, 1236 S. Broadway. Noon-10 p.m. $25.

Couples Class: Italian Road Trip – Magnificent Milan. The Seasoned Chef, 999 Jasmine St. 6:30 p.m. $180 (for two).

 

Music and nightlife

O.A.R. ViewHouse Centennial, 7101 S. Clinton St. 11:30 a.m. No cover.

*Live Music in the Alley: Zea Stallings. Dairy Block Alley, 1800 Wazee St. 4-6 p.m. Free.

*Burning Spear with Better Sensory Perception. Levitt Pavilion Denver, 1380 W. Florida Ave. 4-10 p.m. Prices vary. Advanced registration required.

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

*Dispatch & O.A.R.. Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre, 6350 Greenwood Plaza Blvd., Greenwood Village. 7 p.m. Prices vary.

 

Sports and fitness

*Yoga on the Rocks. Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 7 a.m. $17.

Rescue Puppy Yoga. ViewHouse Ballpark, 2015 Market St. 9 a.m. $30.

Gogh with Lifeway Kefir Immersive Yoga. Lighthouse Denver, 3900 Elati St. 9-10 a.m. $59.99.

*Colorado Rockies vs. LA Dodgers. Coors Field, 2001 Blake St. Watch on ATT SportsNet-RM or listen at 850 AM. 6:10 p.m. Prices vary.

 

Sunday

 

Just for fun

Thrift-Pop: Monthly Denver Market Presented by ThriftCon. Denver Central Market Parking Lot, 2631 Larimer St. Noon-5 p.m. No cover.

*Colorado Renaissance Fair. 650 Perry Park Ave., Larkspur. Times vary. $11 (children ages 5-12), $26.50 (adults).

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

 

Comedy and theater

From on High. BANR Corporate Office, 2550 Larimer St. 2-3:30 p.m. $35-$65.

 

Art, culture and media

Brick & Soul. History Colorado Center, 1200 Broadway. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $15.

Yard Art Contemporary. 370I 4 S. Elm St. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.  

Class: Secret Garden. Canvas and Cocktails, 8405 Park Meadows Center Dr., Lone Tree. 2 p.m. $35 (children ages 12 and under), $40 (adults).

Class: Welcome Wood Panel Class. Canvas and Cocktails, 8405 Park Meadows Center Dr., Lone Tree. 6:30 p.m. $40.

 

Eat and drinks

*Central Park Farmers’ Market. Founders Green at Central Park, 7601 29th Ave . 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. No cover.

*Arvada Farmers’ Market. Olde Town Square, 5700 Olde Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada. 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. No cover.

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

*People + Produce at Belleview Station. Belleview Station, 4910 S. Newport St. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

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

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

Snack Lovers Summer Series. The Ground Up at McGregor Square, 1901 Wazee St. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

Music and nightlife

Cherub (Brunch DJ Set). Meow Wolf, 1388 1st St. 11 a.m. (doors open). $20 (in advance), $22 (at the door).

*Artists on the Rise: Yael Santé. Dairy Block Alley, 1800 Wazee St. 3-5 p.m. Free.

*All Day I Dream. Levitt Pavilion Denver, 1380 W. Florida Ave. 2-10 p.m. $30-38. Advanced registration required.

*Father John Misty with the Colorado Symphony. Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 8 p.m. Prices vary.

 

Sports and fitness

Gogh with Lifeway Kefir Immersive Yoga. Lighthouse Denver, 3900 Elati St. 9-10 a.m. $59.99.

*West Denver Brewery Bike Loop (Theme: No Spandex or All Spandex). Hogshead Brewery, 4460 W. 29th Ave. 11:30 a.m. 

*Colorado Rockies vs. LA Dodgers. Coors Field, 2001 Blake St. Watch on ATT SportsNet-RM or listen at 850 AM. 1:10 p.m. Prices vary.

 

All weekend

 

Art, culture and media

*Colorado Shakespeare Festival 2022. Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre, 277 University Ave., Boulder, and University Theatre (indoor), 1595 Pleasant St., Boulder. Times vary. Starting at $20.

Mazes & Brain Games. 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. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. (Friday) and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Saturday-Sunday). Free (members and children under 5), $10-$16.

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

Queer Capitol Hill. History Colorado Center, 1200 Broadway. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free (children 18 and under), $15.

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

Frank Lloyd Wright: Inside the Walls. Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, 1201 Bannock St. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (Friday and Saturday) and Noon-5 p.m. (Sunday). $8 (students, teachers, seniors, active duty military), $10 (general admission).

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

Clarissa Tossin: Falling From Earth. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. Noon-9 p.m. (Friday), 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday). Free (members and children 18 and under), $7 (college student, teacher, senior), $10 (adult).

Guadalupe Maravilla. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. Noon-9 p.m. (Friday), 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday). Free (members and children 18 and under), $7 (college student, teacher, senior), $10 (adult).

WOW! Anything Goes Colorado. Core Art Space, 6501 W. Colfax Ave., Lakewood. 5-10 p.m. (Friday) and noon-5 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday). Free.

Griot: An African Storytelling Experience. Understudy, 890 C 14th St. 7-9 p.m. (Friday and Saturday) and 5-7 p.m. (Sunday). $20.

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

Immersive King Tut. Lighthouse ArtSpace Denver, 3900 Elati St. Times vary. $27-$33.

Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit. Lighthouse Denver, 3900 Elati St. Times vary. $34.99 (children ages 6-16), $54.99 (adults, general admission), $99.99 (VIP). Advanced registration required for timed entry.

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

 

Eats and drinks

Slopper Eating Challenge. Fuel & Iron Bar, 1526 Blake St. 3 p.m.-1 a.m. (Friday and Saturday) and 3-11 p.m. (Sunday). $35 (to compete).

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

 

Music and nightlife

The Underground Music Showcase. Locations vary along Broadway from Alameda Avenue to 6th Avenue. 3 p.m.-12:45 a.m. (Friday), 1 p.m.-12:45 a.m. (Saturday) and 1-10:45 p.m. $50 (Sunday day pass), $65 (Friday or Saturday day pass), $100 (weekend pass).

Sports and fitness

*City Skate. Skyline Beer Garden, 1601 Arapahoe St. 11 a.m.-10 p.m (Friday-Saturday) and 11 a.m.-8 p.m. (Sunday-Monday). $7 (children ages 12 and under), $9 (adults).

 

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