Things to do in Denver this weekend, Aug. 26-28

Celebrate your dog during National Dog Month with a caricature!

Three good guards keep watch of their truck on South Broadway. Aug. 16, 2022.

Three good guards keep watch of their truck on South Broadway. Aug. 16, 2022.

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By Cassidy Ritter

 

Denver is booming with events this weekend! Several art exhibits end this Sunday, including Modern Women/Modern Vision at the Denver Art Museum and Clarissa Tossin: Falling From Earth and Guadalupe Maravilla at MCA Denver. Be sure to check them out while you can.

For sports fans, football is back, and on Saturday the Denver Broncos play a preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings at Empower Field at Mile High.

Other weekend events include Dog Caricatures at The Maven Hotel, the  2022 Denver Parade of Homes, live music, a birthday celebration for Larimer Square, and so much more.

 

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

 

Friday

 

Just for fun

 

Comedy and theater

Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald. Denver Comedy Underground, 1400 N. Williams St. 8 p.m. $15.

Jr De Guzman. Comedy Works Downtown, 1226 15th St. 9:45 p.m. $30.

Craig Ferguson. Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village. 9:45 p.m. $50.

 

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.

Dog Caricatures. The Maven Hotel, 1850 Wazee St. 4-7 p.m. Prices vary.

ReelAbilities Film Festival Denver. Elaine Wolf Theatre, 350 S. Dahlia St., and online. 5:45-8 p.m. (in person), anytime (online). $5-$72.

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

 

Eats and drinks

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

Little Man Space Junkie Sour Release. WeldWorks Brewing Co., 508 8th Ave. Greeley. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Prices vary.

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

 

Music and nightlife

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

*My Morning Jacket. Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 7:30 p.m. Prices vary.

*Live Music in the Alley: DZIRAE GOLD. Dairy Block, 1800 Wazee St. 8-10 p.m. Free.

 

Sports and fitness

*Colorado Rockies vs. New York Mets. Watch on ATT SportsNet-RM or listen at 850 AM. 5:10 p.m.

 

Saturday

 

Just for fun

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

*Another Year Around the Block. Larimer Square, 1430 Larimer St. 4-8 p.m. Free.

Larimer Square Birthday: Historic Walking Tour. Larimer Square, 1422 Larimer Square. Every 30 minutes from 5-8 p.m. Free. Advanced registration required.

 

Comedy and theater

Craig Ferguson. Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village. 9:45 p.m. $50.

Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald. Denver Comedy Underground, 1400 N. Williams St. 7:30 p.m. $15.

Jr De Guzman. Comedy Works Downtown, 1226 15th St. 9:45 p.m. $30.

 

Art, culture and media

*Summer Art Market. West Wash Park, bordered by E. 1st Ave., Sherman St., E. 4th Ave. and Logan St. 9-5 p.m. Free (children 12 and younger), $5 (adults).

Class: Penguin Paradise. 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.

Post Vintage. K Contemporary, 1412 Wazee St. Noon-6 p.m. Free.

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

Class: Northern Lights Peak. 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).

ReelAbilities Film Festival Denver. Elaine Wolf Theatre, 350 S. Dahlia St, and online. 4-7 p.m. (in person), anytime (online). $5-$72.

Class: Sorbet Sunset. 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.

Chef Spotlight: An Ode to Julia Child With a Twist. The Seasoned Chef, 999 Jasmine St. 10:30 a.m. $90.

The Saturday Serve Drag Brunch. The Original, 1600 20th St. 12:30-2 p.m. No cover.

A World of Taste: Peru. Cook Street School of Culinary Arts 43 W. 9th Ave. 6 p.m. $119.

Couples Class: Pintxos in the Basque Country. The Seasoned Chef, 999 Jasmine St. 6:30 p.m. $185 (for two).

 

Music and nightlife

RiNo Showcase Music & Arts Festival. Number Thirty Eight, 3560 Chestnut Place. Noon-11 p.m. $20.

*Alice in Chains & Breaking Benjamin & Bush. Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre, 6350 Greenwood Plaza Blvd., Greenwood Village. 5:30. Prices vary.

*Oakhurst with Chain Station. Levitt Pavilion Denver, 1380 W. Florida Ave. 6-10 p.m. Free (general admission), $35 (VIP). Advanced registration required.

Ten Years Gone – A Led Zeppelin Tribute. Moe’s Original BBQ and Bowl, 3295 S. Broadway, Englewood. 7 p.m. (doors open). $12 (general admission), $18 (reserved table).

Kid Cudi. Ball Area, 1000 Chopper Circle. 7 p.m. Prices vary.

*My Morning Jacket. Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 7:30 p.m. Prices vary.

 

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.

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

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

*West Denver Brewery Bike Loop – I Love the 90s Theme. Odell Brewing Co. – Sloan’s Lake, 1625 Perry St. 11:30 a.m. Free.

*Colorado Rockies vs. New York Mets. Watch on ATT SportsNet-RM or listen at 850 AM. 5:10 p.m. 

Denver Broncos vs. Minnesota Vikings. Empower Field at Mile High, 1701 Bryant St. Watch online on Channel 20 or the NFL Network, or listen at 850 AM. 7 p.m. Prices vary.

*Colorado Rapids vs. Philadelphia Union. Watch on ESPN+ and Altitude TV or listen at 95.2 FM. 5:30 p.m.

 

Sunday

 

Comedy and theater

Rocky Dale Davis. Comedy Works Downtown, 1226 15th St. 6 p.m. $25-35.

Craig Ferguson. Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village. 6 p.m. $50.

 

Art, culture and media

*Summer Art Market. West Wash Park, bordered by E. 1st Ave., Sherman St., E. 4th Ave. and Logan St. 9-5 p.m. Free (children 12 and younger), $5 (adults).

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

Class: Champagne Supernova. 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.

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

 

Music and nightlife

Summer Music Series – Banthom House. Stanley Marketplace. 2501 Dallas St., Aurora. 3-5 p.m. Free.

Artist on the Rise Concert: Hickabee. Dairy Block, 1800 Wazee St. 4-6 p.m. Free.

*Atmosphere. Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 6 p.m. Prices vary.

 

Sports and fitness

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

*Colorado Rockies vs. New York Mets. Watch on ATT SportsNet-RM or listen at 850 AM. 11:40 a.m. 

 

All weekend

 

Just for fun

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

*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

*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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