Things to do in Denver this weekend, Aug. 19-21

Channel Olivia Newton-John vibes at Stanley Marketplace where they’ll be hosting an outdoor screening of Grease and a costume contest!

A photo of the outside of Stanley Marketplace

Stanley Marketplace in Denver.

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By Cassidy Ritter

 

Are you ready for the weekend, Denver? There’s a lot happening across the metro ranging from Global Fest in Aurora to Pitbull and Reggae on the Rocks at Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre. In Cherry Creek North, you’ll find a food and wine event and at Stanley Marketplace there’s an outdoor Grease movie night and costume contest.

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

 

Friday

 

Just for fun

 

Comedy and theater

Tammy Pescatelli. Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village. 7:15 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. $25.

Sean Patton. Comedy Works Downtown, 1226 15th St. 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. $25.

 

Art, culture and media

Industry Standard. Colorado Photographic Arts Center, 1070 Bannock St. 11 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: Northern Lights Lake. Canvas and Cocktails, 8405 Park Meadows Center Dr., Lone Tree. 6:30 p.m. $45.

*Secret Cinema & Cider – Outdoor Movie Night. Waldschänke Ciders & Coffee, 4100 Jason St. Advanced registration required. 8:30-11:30 p.m. Free.

 

Eats and drinks

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

Cherry Creek North Food & Wine Event. Locations vary in Cherry Creek North. 3:30-9 p.m. $80-150.

Couples Class: An Aussie Barbeque. The Seasoned Chef, 999 Jasmine St. 6:30 p.m. $148 (for two).

 

Music and nightlife

*A Day to Remember, Jimmy Eat World, Silversun Pickups. Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre, 6350 Greenwood Plaza Blvd., Greenwood Village. 3:30 p.m. Prices vary.

*Live Music in the Alley: Brianna Straut. Dairy Block, 1800 Wazee St. 6-8 p.m. Free.

B-Side Music Fridays: Schama Noel and Wheelchair Sports Camp. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. 6:30 p.m. (doors open). $25 (members), $30 (non-members).

*Pitbull. Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 8 p.m. Prices vary.

 

Sports and fitness

*Colorado Rockies vs. San Francisco Giants. 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

Bar Games Benefiting Firefly Autism. Blue Spruce Brewing Co., 10577 W. Centennial Road, Littleton. 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Free (to attend), $200 (per team). Advanced registration for games required.

Global Fest 2022. Aurora Municipal Center, 15151 E. Alameda Pkwy., Aurora. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Free.

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

 

Comedy and theater

Tammy Pescatelli. Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village. 7:15 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. $25.

Sean Patton. Comedy Works Downtown, 1226 15th St. 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. $25.

 

Art, culture and media

Class: Grazing Horses. 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).

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

Industry Standard. Colorado Photographic Arts Center, 1070 Bannock St. Noon a.m.-4 p.m. Free.

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

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

Class: Full Moon. 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. 8-10:30 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.

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

*Downtown Lakewood Farmers’ Market. 439 S. Upham St., Lakewood. 9 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.

A Spanish Brunch. The Seasoned Chef, 999 Jasmine St. 10:30 a.m. $68.

MENO: Sip N’ Shop. MENO at Free Market, 1801 Blake St. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Free.

Cherry Creek North Food & Wine. Fillmore Plaza, between 1st and 2nd avenues along Fillmore Street. 5-9 p.m. $225.

 

Music and nightlife

*Punk in Drublic Craft Beer & Music Festival. Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre, 6350 Greenwood Plaza Blvd., Greenwood Village. Noon. Prices vary.

*Reggae on the Rocks. Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 2 p.m. Prices vary.

*The Larimer Sessions: DJ Tremayne & There Were Baers. Larimer Square, 1430 Larimer St. 4-8 p.m. Free.

 

Sports and fitness

*Fit + Rock. Dairy Block Alley, 1800 Wazee St. 10 a.m. Free.

Rescue Puppy Yoga. Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St., Aurora. 9:30-10:30 a.m. $20. Advanced registration required.

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

*Colorado Rapids vs. Houston Dynamo FC. Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, 6000 Victory Way, Commerce City. Watch on ESPN+ and Altitude TV or listen at 95.2 FM. 8 p.m. Prices vary.

 

Sunday

 

Comedy and theater

Cameron Esposito. Comedy Works Downtown, 1226 15th St. 8:15 p.m. $28.

*Film on the Field: Grease (costume party). Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St., Aurora. Dusk. Free.

 

Art, culture and media

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

Class: Golden Daydream (new). 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.

Slopper Eating Challenge Finalists. Fuel & Iron Bar, 1526 Blake St. 4 p.m. $35 (to compete).

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

 

Music and nightlife

*Reggae on the Rocks. Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 2 p.m. Prices vary.

Swedish House Mafia: Paradise Again Tour. Ball Area, 1000 Chopper Circle. 8 p.m. Prices vary.

 

Sports and fitness

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

 

All weekend

 

Just for fun

GLAMP Summer Market. Dairy Block Alley, 1800 Wazee St. 5-9 p.m. (Friday), Noon-6 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday). Free.

*2022 Denver Parade of Homes. Locations vary, also available online. Noon-5 p.m. Free.

 

Art, culture and media

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).

Immersive King Tut. Lighthouse ArtSpace Denver, 3900 Elati St. Times vary. $27-$33. Advanced registration required for timed entry.

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).

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

 

Eats and drinks

Acreage in the Tropics. Stem Ciders, 1380 Horizon Ave., Lafayette. Noon-10 p.m. (Friday and Saturday), noon-9 p.m. (Sunday). No cover. Advanced registration recommended

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

 

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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