32 Things To Do in and Around Denver This Week – 303 Magazine


Denver has some radical events lined up this week. Kick it off by stretching out at the Halcyon Summer Wellness Series and end it by strutting your stuff at the DFW Fall ’21 Model Auditions. Wherever the week takes you, make sure to take a glimpse at this roundup of events happening in Denver.

Monday, August 9

Halcyon Summer Wellness Series

Photo Courtesy of Halcyon, a hotel in Cherry Creek‎ on Facebook

When: August 9, 5:15 – 6:15 p.m.

Where: Halcyon, a hotel in Cherry Creek, 245 Columbine St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Take a deep breath and end your Monday on a good note during the Halcyon Summer Wellness Series. The series offers a yoga and fit flow happy hour on the rooftop deck of Halcyon. You can practice while watching a sunset and grab a drink to refresh after. The class is led by an instructor from TruFusion. Make sure to bring a mat.

Open Mike Comedy Show

Photo Courtesy of Chuck Roy on Facebook

When: August 9, 8 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Online 

Cost: $10 – $25 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Laugh a little at the Open Mike Comedy Show. You can watch some hilarious sets from local up-and-coming comedians as well as hear witty commentary from host and professional comedian, Mike Langworthy.

Tuesday, August 10

Cider & Sides

Photo Courtesy of Stem Ciders on Facebook

When: August 10, 3 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Stem Ciders RiNo Taproom, 2811 Walnut St. #150, Denver

Cost: $29 – $31 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Delight in bites of savory cheese while imbibing in fresh ciders during Ciders & Sides. Stem Ciders teams up with Truffle Cheese Shop for the pairing of four different kinds of cheese complemented with four ciders.

Drop-In Drawing Online

Art by Chuck Ceraso. Photo Courtesy of Denver Art Museum on Facebook

When: August 10, 1 – 3 p.m. 

Where: Online 

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Grab your art supplies and test out your drawing skills with Drop-In Drawing Online. Denver Art Museum hosts the artsy event with the theme of landscapes, lead by local artist Chuck Ceraso. The event will be held on Zoom.

Loteria Night

Photo Courtesy of Cervecería Colorado on Facebook

When: August 10,  7 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Cervecería Colorado, 1635 Platte St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Cervecería Colorado is back with Loteria Night. The event features a night to play Loteria, a Mexican game of chance. You can get a Loteria card with the purchase of one full beer and play to win merchandise and more beers — in crowler form.

Curator Talk: Plywood: A Material Exploration

Photo by Laura Kishimoto. Courtesy of Denver Art Museum on Facebook

When: August 10, 6 – 7 p.m. 

Where: Online

Cost: $10 – $15 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Learn more about the usage of plywood in art during one of Denver Art Museum’s Curator Talks – Plywood: A Material Exploration. You can hear from Darrin Alfred the Curator of Architecture and Design at the Denver Art Museum about the modern history of plywood and its many properties through the use of the museum’s collection.

Wednesday, August 11

Indigenous Film

Photo Courtesy of Denver Museum of Nature & Science on Facebook

When: August 11, 7 – 8 p.m. 

Where: Online 

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Denver Museum of Nature and Science partners with the International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management and the Denver American Indian Commission for Indigenous Film. You can view a screening of The Last ‘Opelu Man: I Ka Nana No A ‘Iki–By Observing, One Learns and later join in a live Q&A to discuss the film.

Mixed Taste

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Watershed scientist Christina Burri at Mixed Taste on July 28th. Photo by Roxanna Carrasco

When: August 11, 7 – 8:30 p.m. 

Where: Seawell Ballroom, 1350 Arapahoe St., Denver and Online 

Cost: $10 – $20 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA) partners with Denver Center for the Performing Arts for a hybrid Mixed Taste. You’ll hear presentations from Andrew Novick and Mohammad H. Mahoor with poet James Brunt with the themes of Casa Bonita & Social Robots throughout the evening curated by poet and lecturer Suzi Q. Smith. The event will take place in person at the Seawell Ballroom and be streamed online.

READ: Mixed Taste is a Program Series with Something For Everyone

Cherry Creek North Food & Wine Festival

Photo courtesy of Cherry Creek North on Facebook.

When: August 11 – 14

Where: Cherry Creek North, 2401 E. 2nd Ave. #150, Denver

Cost: $5 – $240 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Delight in some of the best bites of Cherry Creek North’s restaurants, eateries, wineries and more during the Cherry Creek North Food & Wine Festival. The four-day festival offers dinners, workshops and tastings for your convenience.

READ: Cherry Creek North Food and Wine Festival Returns This Month

Ratio Comedy Show

Photo Courtesy of Ratio Beerworks on Facebook

When: August 11, 8 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Ratio Beerworks, 2920 Larimer St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Ratio Beerworks surges on its Ratio Comedy Show series. You can get a giggle on with hosts Matt Cobos, Cory Helie and Patrick Richardson. Listen to sets from local comedians on the side patio while delighting in a cold beer.

Sandler Summer Outdoor Movie Series

Photo by Giacomo Di Franco

When: August 11, 7 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Ironton Distillery & Crafthouse, 3636 Chestnut Pl., Denver

Cost: $5 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Ironton Distillery and Crafthouse returns with its Outdoor Summer Movie Series. This year the series has an Adam Sandler theme, showing all Sandler films. This Wednesday you can watch Mr. Deeds. A portion of the profits will go towards Big City Mountaineers.

Music in the Clouds

Photo Courtesy of Halcyon, a hotel in Cherry Creek on Facebook

When: August 11, 4 – 7 p.m. 

Where: Halcyon, a hotel in Cherry Creek, 245 Columbine St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Take an evening to rock out to some sweet jams during Music in the Clouds. Halcyon hosts the musical event with a performance from a local artist Thom LaFond on the rooftop of the hotel with a view of the city.

Thursday, August 12

Denver Parade of Homes

Photo Courtesy of Parade of Homes Denver on Facebook

When: August 12 – 29

Where: Various locations check here

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Admire some great real estate during the Denver Parade of Homes. You can take tours of gorgeous local homes in-person or virtually throughout the parade and maybe even find a space of your own.

Park Hill Farm and Flea

Photo Courtesy of Park Hill Farm and Flea on Facebook

When: August 12, 4 – 8 p.m. 

Where: Oneida Park, E. 23rd Ave. & Oneida St., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Park Hill Farm and Flea is back for the summer season. You can shop from over 45 local vendors offering fresh sustainably grown produce, baked goods, hand-crafted items and more while imbibing in local beverages and swaying to live music.

Scoop of Jazz

Photo Courtesy of Little Man Ice Cream‎ on Facebook

When: August 12, 7 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Little Man Ice Cream, 2620 16th St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Little Man Ice Cream presents Scoop of Jazz. The evening features live smooth jazz on the patio. You can groove to the music in the heat of the summer night and chill with a sweet scoop of Little Man ice cream.

Avanti Summer Movie Series

Photo Courtesy of Avanti F&B, a collective eatery on Facebook

When: August 12, 9 p.m. – 12 a.m. 

Where: Avanti F&B, a collective eatery, 3200 Pecos St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Pull up a lawn chair or bring a blanket for the Avanti Summer Movie Series. You can imbibe in a free beer from New Belgium Brewing Company and delight bites from Knockabout Burgers and Meta Asian Kitchen while relaxing to watch a film on a 30-foot projector.

Friday, August 13

Artists on the Rise Live Series

Photo Courtesy of Dairy Block on Facebook

When: August 13, 8 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Dairy Block, 1800 Wazee St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Dairy Block presents the Artist on the Rise Live Series. The concert series spotlights different emerging Colorado musicians throughout the month. This Friday you can experience a concert by The Mañanas.

READ: Dairy Block Kicks Off New Concert Series, Artists on the Rise

Friday Night Bazaar

Photo Courtesy of DenverBazaar on Facebook

When: August 13, 5 – 9 p.m. 

Where: 2424 Larimer St., Denver

Cost: $30 get…


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