Things to do in Denver this weekend, Sept. 23-25

It’s officially fall!

Autumn colors pop along the South Platte River, Oct. 26, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Autumn colors pop along the South Platte River, Oct. 26, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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By Cassidy Ritter

 

Happy Fall! Another round of Oktoberfest events will take place across Denver this weekend in addition to fall markets, the Centennial Chalk Art Festival, a full moon festival, and a Disney Art Convention. It’s also the last weekend to attend a concert at Fiddler’s Green this year or visit Mazes & Brain Games at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science or Industry Standard at the Colorado Photographic Arts Center.

 

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

 

Friday

 

Comedy and theater

Kellen Erskine. Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village. 7:15 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. $10-$22.

Mo Alexander. Comedy Works Downtown, 1226 15th St. 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. $24.

 

Art, culture and media

Industry Standard. Colorado Photographic Arts Center, 1070 Bannock St. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.

Environmental Reflections. 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.

Supernova 7th Dimension. Sie FilmCenter, 2510 E. Colfax Ave. 4-8 p.m. Free.

Unstoppable Fashion Show – Women on the Move. Infinity Park Events Center, 4400 E. Kentucky Ave., Glendale. 6-9 p.m. $1,250 (table sponsor).

Latin Fashion Week Colorado International Night 2022. Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, 7711 E. Academy Blvd. 6-10 p.m. $35-$150.

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

 

Eats and drinks

Ceviche Making Class. Toro Latin Kitchen & Lounge, 150 Clayton Lane. 4-4:30 p.m. $32.

Couples Class: Restaurant at Home. The Seasoned Chef, 999 Jasmine St. 6:30 p.m. $159 (for two).

Vinochromatic 2022. The Banshee House, 2715 Larimer St. 7-10 p.m. $50

 

Music and nightlife

*Big Gigantic and Rowdytown X. Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 6 p.m. Prices vary.

*Live Music in the Alley: David Tiller Trio. Dairy Block Alley, 1800 Wazee St. 7-9 p.m. Free.

 

Sports and fitness

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

 

Saturday

 

Just for fun

16th Annual ADOPT-A-THON. Old Elitch Gardens, 3752 Tennyson St. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. No cover.

Puppies & Pancakes Dog Adoption Brunch. The Original, 1600 20th St. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. No cover. Reservations recommended for breakfast.

2022 Colorado Fall Home Show. Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. $8 (seniors), $10 (adults).

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

Sacha Robotti. Meow Wolf, 1338 1st St. 9 p.m. $25.

 

Comedy and theater

Kellen Erskine. Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village. 6:15 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. $22.

Mo Alexander. Comedy Works Downtown, 1226 15th St. 7:30 p.m. $24.

Andrew Santino. Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Place. 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. $29.50-$69.50.

 

Art, culture and media

Class: Donuts Donuts Donuts. 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).

*Centennial Chalk Art Festival. The Streets at SouthGlenn, 6851 S. Gaylord St., Centennial. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.

Environmental Reflections. 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: Aspen Perspective. 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).

Lumonics Immersed. Lumonics Light & Sound Gallery, 800 E. 73 Ave., Unit 11. 8 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.

Perfect Pasta and Gnocchi. The Seasoned Chef, 999 Jasmine St. 10:30 a.m. $71.20.

Rocky Mountain Wine Festival. Winter Park Resort, 85 Parsenn Road, Winter Park. 2-5 p.m. $75 (grand tasting). Must be 21 or older to attend.

Foeder Lager Fest. Cerebral Brewing, 1477 Monroe St. Noon-10 p.m. No cover.

Couples Class: Bison and Bourbon. The Seasoned Chef, 999 Jasmine St. 6:30 p.m. $156 (for two).

Scoop for Scoop – Fight Local & Global Hunger with Far Away Friends. Little Man Ice Cream, 2620 16th St. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. No cover.

Vinochromatic 2022. The Banshee House, 2715 Larimer St. 7-10 p.m. $50.

Crisp & Green Grand Opening. 14255 W. Colfax Ave., Lakewood. TBD. No cover.

 

Music and nightlife

Sundown Music Festival. Tivoli Quad, 1000 Larimer St. 2-11 p.m. $44-$194.

*Dustin Lynch, Bailey Zimmerman, Nate Smith. Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre, 6350 Greenwood Plaza Blvd., Greenwood Village. 4:30 p.m. Prices vary.

*Big Gigantic and Rowdytown X. Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 6 p.m. Prices vary.

*The Larimer Sessions: Quiet Warlock & Friends. Larimer Square, 1430 Larimer St. 6-8 p.m. Free.

 

Sports and fitness

*SnowShape Winter Fitness Series. Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 8 a.m. $17.

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

*Colorado Rockies vs. San Diego Padres. 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

2022 Colorado Fall Home Show. Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $8 (seniors), $10 (adults).

Full Moon Festival. Improper City, 3201 Walnut St. 1-6 p.m. Free.

 

Comedy and theater

Jeff Allen. Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village. 5 p.m. $30-$40.

 

Art, culture and media

Class: Baby Elephant. 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: Northern Lights. 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.

*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.

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

Jewish Baking: Rosh Hashanah Cakes. JCC Denver, 350 S. Dahlia St. 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. $77 Advanced registration required.

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

Date Night: Feed Your Autumn Appetite. Stir Cooking School, 3215 Zuni St. 5-8 p.m. $198 (per couple).

Fall Pies and Pints. The Seasoned Chef, 999 Jasmine St. 6:30 p.m. $71.20.

 

Music and nightlife

*An Evening with Jackson Browne. Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 6 p.m. Prices vary.

 

Sports and fitness

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

*Denver Broncos vs. San Francisco 49ers. Empower Field at Mile High, 1701 Bryant St. Watch on NBC or listen at 850 AM. 6:20 p.m. Prices vary.

 

All weekend

 

Just for fun

Recess Street Fest. Recess Beer Garden, 2715 17th St. Noon-11 p.m. $5 (youth and kids), $20 (adults, one day), $50 (early bird, 3-day pass), $135 (VIP 3-day pass).

Body Mind Spirit Celebration. Crowne Plaza Denver Airport Convention Center, 15500 E. 40th Ave. 1-9 p.m. (Friday), 10 a.m.-7 p.m. (Saturday) and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sunday). $8 (one day), $20 (3-day pass).

American Field Fall Market. Dairy Block, 1800 Wazee St. 4-8 p.m. (Friday) and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday). No cover.

Squid Game. Immersive Gamebox, 825 Albion St. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. (Friday and Saturday), 11 a.m.-9 p.m. (Sunday). $19.99-$34.99

 

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.

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

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

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

Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter. Air & Space Museum – Lowry, 7711 E. Academy Blvd. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Friday-Saturday) and noon-5 p.m. (Sunday). Free (children ages 3 and under), $11.95 (youth ages 4-16), $14.95 (military, veterans and seniors), $18.95 (adults). Advanced registration required for timed entry.

Disney Art Con. Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St. 5-9 p.m. (Friday) and noon-6 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday). Free.

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

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

The Dirty South Exhibition. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. Noon-7 p.m. (Friday) and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday). Free (children 18 and under), $7 (college students, teachers, military, seniors), $10 (adults and members).

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.

*Kirkland Museum. Online. Anytime. Free.

 

Eats and drinks

Oktoberfest on the Block. Dairy Block, 1800 Wazee St. 8 a.m.-10 p.m. No cover.

Denver Oktoberfest. Locations vary from Denver’s Ball Park District to Sloan’s Lake. 5-11 p.m. (Friday), 11 a.m.-11 p.m (Saturday) and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sunday). Free (general admission), $95-$250 (VIP at beer hall).

Oktoberfest. LUKI Brewery, 14715 W. 64th Ave., Arvada. Noon-10 p.m. (Friday and Saturday) and noon-8 p.m. (Sunday). No cover.

Oktoberfest. Rhein Haus, 1415 Market St. 3-10 p.m. (Friday), 10 a.m.-1 a.m. (Saturday) and 10 a.m.-10 p.m. (Sunday). No cover.

*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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