January 27, 2022

Things to do in Denver this weekend, March 5-7

By Cassidy Ritter   This weekend is packed full of live music, painting classes, new…

By Cassidy Ritter

 

This weekend is packed full of live music, painting classes, new art exhibits, and much more. The Colorado Dragon Boat Film Festival also takes place this weekend with movies, Q&As and panels. The festival will take place virtually this year.

Read on for more virtual and in-person events!

 

All weekend

Just for fun

Denver Audio Tours. Denver Architecture Foundation, online. Anytime. Free.

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

 

Art, culture and media

BLACK. Curious Theatre Company, online. Anytime. $10.

Black in Denver. History Colorado Center, 1200 Broadway. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$14. Advanced registration required.

Cellar Tour of Louis Dupuy’s Hotel de Paris. Hotel de Paris Museum, online. Anytime. Free.

Colorado Dragon Boat Film Festival. Denver Film and Colorado Dragon Boat Film Festival, online and Denver Film app for Roku TV and Apple TV. Anytime. $12-65.

Dazzle Online Stage Performances. Online. Anytime. Free.

Gen Z Responses to 2020. Colorado Photographic Arts Center, online. Anytime. Free.

In Transit. Curious Theatre Company, online. Anytime. $10.

Molly Brown House Virtual Tour. Youtube. Anytime. Free.

Online Collection, Virtual Tours, Museum Web Quest. Denver Art Museum, online. Anytime. Free.

Senga Nengudi: Topologies. Denver Art Museum, YouTube. Anytime. Free.

Sie FilmCenter Virtual Cinema. Sie FilmCenter, 2510 E. Colfax Ave. Anytime. $13.

 

Eats and drinks

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

Virtual Cocktail Classes. Colorado Cork and Keg, online. Anytime. $5-44.

The Whiskey Tasting. The Whiskey Tasting, Zoom. Date and times vary. $45-55, flights not included. Advanced registration required.

 

 

Friday 

Just for fun

7th Annual Tree Diversity Conference – Online. Denver Botanic Gardens, online. 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. $20-45. Advanced registration required.

Cuentacuentos Virtuales en Español/Virtual Spanish Storytime. Denver Public Library, YouTube. 9-9:30 a.m. Free.

Rosie’s Corner. Butterfly Pavilion, online. 11-11:30 a.m. $3. Advanced registration required.

Virtual All Ages Storytime. Denver Public Library, YouTube. 11-11:30 a.m. Free.

Virtual First Friday. Art District on Santa Fe, Facebook. 5:30-6:15 p.m. No cover.

Theme Quiz: MCU Phase 3. Geeks Who Drink, online. 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. $5.99.

 

Comedy and theater

Comedy Test Kitchen. Mark Masters, online. 6-6:30 p.m. Free.

Comedy at Ironton Distillery. Ironton Distillery & Crafthouse, 3636 Chestnut Place. 6-8:15 p.m. $20.

 

Art, culture and media

Museum for Black Girls. Museum for Black Girls, 1421 26th St. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. $15-25. Advanced registration required. 

Earth Illuminated. Denver Pavilions, 500 16th Street Mall. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Free-$18. Advanced registration required.

Colorado in the Present Tense: Narkita Gold, Rick Griffith, Nathan Hall, and Maia Ruth Lee. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. Noon-7 p.m. Free-$10. Advanced registration required for timed entry.

Jamie Carrejo: Waiting. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. Noon-7 p.m. Free-$10. Advanced registration required for timed entry.

Keith Haring: Grace House Mural. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. Noon-7 p.m. Free-$10. Advanced registration required for timed entry.

In-Studio and Online: Magical Colorado. Canvas and Cocktails, 6862 S. University Blvd., Centennial and Zoom. 6:30 p.m. $15 plus materials (online), $35 (in-person).

Raised on Ronstadt. Stories on Stage, online. 7 p.m. $15. Advanced registration required.

Biggety Bad and the Three Little Pigs. D.L. Parsons Theatre, 11801 Community Center Drive, Northglenn and online. 7 p.m. $8-10 (in-person), $20 (livestream). Advanced registration required.

Chaos Theory — A Digital Experience. Curious Theatre, online. 7:30 p.m. Free-$20.

 

Music and nightlife

Happy Hour DJ in the Alley Featuring Something Vinyl Club. Dairy Block Alley, 1800 Wazee St. 4-6 p.m. No cover.

Jazz in the Park. Five Points Jazz Hop, Sonny Lawson Park, 2401 Welton St. 5-7 p.m. Free.

Friday Night Open Mic. Lincoln Station Coffee/Pizza/Music, 9360 Station St., Lone Tree. 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

Poka Lola Live Music: Danny Fantastic. Poka Lola Social Club, 1850 Wazee St. 6-9 p.m. No cover.

Live & Livestream: Octopus Tree, Alfred & The Tenddinators, Lull. The Venue, 1451 Cortez St. and online. 7 p.m. Free (online), $10-15 (in-person).

 

Sports and fitness

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

Colorado Avalanche vs. Anaheim Ducks. 7 p.m. Watch on Altitude or Amazon Prime.

 

Saturday

Just for fun

Fika on Zoom. Denver Public Library, Zoom. 9:30-11 a.m. Free. Advanced registration required.

Virtual Little University: Hip Hop Dance Class. Denver Public Library, Zoom. 10:30-11 a.m. Free. Advanced registration required.

 

Comedy and theater

On the Spot. Bovine Metropolis, online. 7:30 p.m. $5.

 

Art, culture and media

Biggety Bad and the Three Little Pigs. D.L. Parsons Theatre, 11801 Community Center Drive, Northglenn and online. 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. $8-10 (in-person), $20 (livestream). Advanced registration required.

In-Studio and Online: Sparkling Sea Turtle. Canvas and Cocktails, 6862 S. University Blvd., Centennial and Zoom. 10 a.m. $15 plus materials (online), $35 (in-person).

Fares Micue: Artist Talk Online. Denver Botanic Gardens, online. 11 a.m. Free.

Earth Illuminated. Denver Pavilions, 500 16th Street Mall. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Free-$18. Advanced registration required.

Saturday Matinee: Walter Chaw and James Ellroy Talk Crime Wave. Denver Public Library, online. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free. Advanced registration required.

Museum for Black Girls. Museum for Black Girls, 1421 26th St. Noon-8 p.m. $15-25. Advanced registration required. 

Upon Closer Reflection Exhibition Closing: Artist-to-Artist Talks. Walker Fine Art, Zoom. 1-2 p.m. Free.

In-Studio and Online: Shamrock Shimmer (new). Canvas and Cocktails, 6862 S. University Blvd., Centennial and Zoom. 2 p.m. $15 plus materials (online), $35 (in-person).

In-Studio and Online: Colorful Trees. Canvas and Cocktails, 6862 S. University Blvd., Centennial and Zoom. 6:30 p.m. $15 plus materials (online), $35 (in-person).

Two Spirits Documentary PBS Independent Lens. Denver Public Library, online. 7 p.m.-Sunday at 7 p.m. Free.

Chaos Theory — A Digital Experience. Curious Theatre, online. 7:30 p.m. Free-$20.

 

Eats and drinks

Mystic Mermaids Under the Sea Breakfast. Downtown Aquarium, 700 Water St. 8:30 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. Free-$19.99. Advanced registration required.

Native Yeast Sourdough. Cook Street, 43 W. 9th Ave. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. $238 (for two days).

Virtual Baking Camp for Kids Ages 9-17 – Chocolate Crinkle Cookies. The Good Food Project, online. 10-11:30 a.m. $25.

Culinary Date Night: Spain. Cook Street, 43 W. 9th Ave. 6-9:30 p.m. $119.

 

Music and nightlife

ESP Listening Lounge. Free Market, 1801 Blake St. Noon-5 p.m. No cover.

Live Jazz Trio in the Alley. Dairy Block Alley, 1800 Wazee St. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free.

Live & Livestream: Black Ice, Resurrection, Jace Hill. The Venue, 1451 Cortez St. and online. 7 p.m. Free (online), $12-15 (in-person).

 

Sports and fitness

Habitual Yoga. Habitual Roots at Nurture, 2949 Federal Blvd. and Zoom. 10-11:30 a.m. Free (online), $8.88-44.44 (in-person). Advanced registration required.

Colorado Avalanche vs. Anaheim Ducks. 6 p.m. Watch on Altitude or Amazon Prime.

 

Sunday

Just for fun

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

 

Comedy and theater

Best of Denver Stand-Up Showcase. The Denver Comedy Lounge, 3559 Larimer St. 6:45-8:30 p.m. $15-18.

ApocaLips Comedy Show (Virtual Event). Zoom. 7-8 p.m. $10-25.

 

Art, culture and media

Two Spirits Documentary PBS Independent Lens. Denver Public Library, online. Anytime before 7 p.m. Free.

Colorado in the Present Tense: Narkita Gold, Rick Griffith, Nathan Hall, and Maia Ruth Lee. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$10. Advanced registration required for timed entry.

Jamie Carrejo: Waiting. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$10. Advanced registration required for timed entry.

Keith Haring: Grace House Mural. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$10. Advanced registration required for timed entry.

Museum for Black Girls. Museum for Black Girls, 1421 26th St. Noon-6 p.m. $15-25. Advanced registration required. 

Earth Illuminated. Denver Pavilions, 500 16th Street Mall. Noon-6 p.m. Free-$18. Advanced registration required.

In-Studio and Online: Elephancy. Canvas and Cocktails, 6862 S. University Blvd., Centennial and Zoom. 2 p.m. $15 plus materials (online), $35 (in-person).

Biggety Bad and the Three Little Pigs. D.L. Parsons Theatre, 11801 Community Center Drive, Northglenn and online. 2 p.m. $8-10 (in-person), $20 (livestream). Advanced registration required.

Chaos Theory — A Digital Experience. Curious Theatre, online. 2 p.m. Free-$20.

In-Studio and Online: City Lights (new). Canvas and Cocktails, 6862 S. University Blvd., Centennial and Zoom. 6:30 p.m. $15 plus materials (online), $25 (in-person).

 

Eats and drinks

Native Yeast Sourdough. Cook Street, 43 W. 9th Ave. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. $238 (for two days).

Bagel and Bialy Workshop. The Good Food Project, Zoom. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $49.

Drag Bingo Brunch. Milk Market, Dairy Block Alley at 1800 Wazee St. and Zoom. Noon. Free. No cover.

 

Music and nightlife

ESP Listening Lounge. Free Market, 1801 Blake St. Noon-5 p.m. No cover.

Livestream: Engage The Underground. The Venue and Shootin’ DICE Studios, online. 3 p.m. Free.

Live Music in the Alley Feat. Danny Fantastic. Dairy Block, Alley, 1800 Wazee St. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Free.

 

Sports and fitness

Denver Plunge Roulette & 5K. Special Olympics Colorado and Westerra Credit Union, Wash Park at corner of South Franklin Street and East Mississippi Avenue. 7:30 a.m. $45-120.