There is a lot happening this weekend in Denver. Snowboarding enthusiasts will love Snowboard on the Block, or they can win lift tickets just from going to a movie. Food junkies are going to have the time of their life washing down doughnuts with locally distilled whiskey. If you love to laugh, we have a Friday and Saturday night stand-up event for you. Are you missing summer festivals? Do not fret, because you can enjoy a Burning Man tribute or gather to bring in the full moon. Whatever you enjoy, we have an event for you.

Thursday, October 13

Brighton Blvd Groundbreaking

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Photo Courtesy of Great Divide Facebook Page

When: Thursday, October 13 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Great Divide Barrel Bar – 1812 35th St., Denver

Cost: Free Admission – Get Full Event Info Here.

The Lowdown: Swing through the Great Divide Barrel Bar parking lot at 11 a.m. this Thursday to hear Mayor Michael Hancock, representatives of the RiNo Art District and the City of Denver speak about the progress in redeveloping both RiNo and Brighton Blvd. The speakers will have a groundbreaking ceremony and press conference as they talk about what is coming next for that part of town. Return to the parking lot at 4 p.m. for an all-out block party with music, free beer and food trucks.

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When: Thursday, October 13 at 7 p.m.

Where: Globe Hall 4483 Logan Street, Denver CO

Cost: $10, ticket includes a free PBR. Get your ticket here.

The Lowdown: FuckUp Night returns once again and with it comes some big-name speakers. Headlining the night dedicated to “fucking up” is famous Denver restaurateur, Frank Bonanno. The chef and owner of 11 well-known restaurants in Denver, Bonanno, will share his stories of failure alongside Danny Garipay of Tito’s Handmade Vodka and John Hinman of Hinman’s Bakery. Come hear these successful men speak in a way you’ve never experienced before while laughing and maybe learning a few life lessons. 

Friday, October 14

Zombie Burlesque Show

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Photo courtesy of event page

When: October 14 & 15, 8 p.m. & 11 p.m.

Where: The Clocktower Cabaret, 1601 Arapahoe St, Denver

Cost: $30

Tickets: Available here

The Lowdown: Sexy meets scary when grotesque meets burlesque at the Clocktower Cabaret‘s Zombie Burlesque show. The Clocktower Cabaret is welcoming in this season of spooks with a glittery gore fest. Costumes are encouraged. Friday and Saturday’s shows at 8 p.m. are for guests 18 years of age or older, but if you’re 21+, join the zombie bombshells for a special late-night show at 11 p.m. on Saturday.

Snowboard on the Block

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When: Saturday, October 14 – Sunday, October 15

Where: Sculpture Park at Denver Center for the Performing Arts – Speer Blvd. and Arapahoe St., Denver

Cost: $19.98 – 94.98 – Get Tickets Here.

The Lowdown: Downtown Denver is transformed overnight to a winter wonderland with fake snow, live music and a full retail area for this year’s Snowboard on the Block. Come down to check out the featured pro jam rail, highly anticipated movie premiers and music from Wolfmother, Chief Keef and more. Read more here

First Time Caller, Long Time Listener

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When: Friday, October 14 at 6 p.m.

Where: Lane Meyer Projects – 2528 Walnut St., Denver

Cost: Free Admission – Get Full Event Info Here.

The Lowdown: Mario Zoots and Matt O’Neill have been creating contemporary art in Denver for a very long time. O’Neill has works displayed at the Denver Art Museum and Zoots is about to embark on a year-long residency at the Redline Gallery. The duo is the premier showcase at Lane Meyer Projects this Friday and the exhibit is where you want to be if you want to see two heavy hitters in the Denver Art Scene.

Denver Premier of “Tight Loose”

When: Friday, October 14 – Saturday, October 15

Where: The Oriental Theater – 4335 West 44th Ave., Denver

Cost: $15 – Get Tickets Here.

The Lowdown: Tight Loose has four showtimes for their Denver premier, but make sure to snag tickets soon, as the late night Friday is already sold out. In case an epic ski and snowboard movie is not enough temptation, all attendees will receive a free Monday through Thursday Crested Butte lift ticket that can be used as a buy-one-get-one on Friday and Saturday. There will also be prize giveaways and a “Pray for Snow Rail Jam” on Saturday at 6:30 p.m.

History Mystery Tour at Riverside Cemetery

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Photo Courtesy of Historic Riverside Cemetery – Fairmount Heritage Foundation Facebook Page and Steve Johnson

When: Friday, October 14 – Saturday, October 15

Where: Historic Riverside Cemetery – 5201 Brighton Blvd., Denver

Cost: $20 – Get Tickets Here.

The Lowdown: Riverside Cemetery starts their annual History Mystery Tours at dusk this weekend. Enjoy a guided tour of the expansive cemetery and learn the histories and mysteries behind the century-old gravestones and those buried beneath.

Jim Jefferies Unusual Punishment Tour

When: Friday, October 14 at 8 p.m.

Where: Temple Hoyne Buell Theater – 1031 13th St., Denver

Cost: $39.50 – 49.50

The Lowdown: The hilarious Jim Jefferies is swinging through Denver this Friday for one show only, so do not miss out. The famous comedian covers all the broad topics of American politics, and before this crazy election season ends it might be worth hearing where a renegade Australian stands.

Saturday, October 15

Grand Coffee Bazaar

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When: Saturday, October 15 at 9 a.m. 

Where: RedLine Denver – 2350 Arapahoe St., Denver

Cost: $30 – Get Tickets Here.

The Lowdown: This weekend the 3rd annual Coffee Bazaar will be at RedLine gallery on the border between LoDo and RiNo. Delight your senses with tastings from local roasters and distributors and in between sips of coffee enjoy brunch cocktails and specially curated snacks.

Drink 4 Pink

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Photo Courtesy of LoDo’s Bar and Grill Facebook Page

When: Saturday, October 15 at 11 a.m.

Where: Begin at LoDo’s Bar and Grill – 1946 Market St., Denver

Cost: $25 – Get Tickets Here.

The Lowdown: Check out the bar crawl to cure cancer this weekend by purchasing a ticket to Drink 4 Pink. The all-day drinking bonanza starts at LoDo’s Bar and Grill with a kickoff party that goes until 1 p.m. Afterwards, you can leisurely visit five participating locations for free drinks and expertly-mixed music. All ticket proceeds go to Rocky Mountain Cancer Assistance.

Denver DeCOmp: The Atomic Age

Photo by Matt Brooks

Photo by Matt Brooks

When: Saturday, October 15

Where: Exdo Event Center – 1399 35th St., Denver

Cost: $25 – Get Tickets Here.

The Lowdown: If you are already experiencing Burning Man withdrawal the Denver Burners have an all day solution. Dancing, music, art and free expression will fill EXDO this Saturday. Reflect on the atomic age as you enter an artistic space where all are welcome.

The Semi-Annual Whiskey Throwdown and Doughnut Showdown

Photo by Noah Berg

Photo by Noah Berg

When: Saturday, October 15 at 2:30 p.m.

Where: Cluster Studios – 3881 Steele St. Ste. B, Denver

Cost: $30 – 115 – Get Tickets Here.

The Lowdown: The semi-annual Whiskey Throwdown and Doughnut Showdown is back to delight your senses. Grab tickets with the link above to reserve a time slot and be treated to unlimited samples from local distillers, doughnut vendors and more. The event supports the charity Minds Matter, which helps high-achieving kids in low-income areas access resources and a brighter future.

Festival of Laughs

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Photo Courtesy of Mike Epps’ Facebook Page

When: Saturday, October 15 at 8 p.m.

Where: The Bellco Theater – 700 14th St., Denver

Cost: $49-89 – Get Tickets Here.

The Lowdown: This Saturday the Bellco theater will be home to the traveling hilarity of Festival of Laughs. Comedy heavy-hitters such as Mike Epps (pictured above), Tommy Davidson, Sommore and Bruce Bruce will take to the stage to delight audiences in the Denver area. One tier is already sold out, so grab tickets soon.

Sunday, October 16

5th Annual Dante’s Wingferno Challenge

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When: Sunday, October 16 at 12 p.m.

Where: Dry Dock Brewing Company – 15120 East Hampden Ave., Denver

Cost: Free Admission – Pledge Donations & Get Full Event Info Here.

The Lowdown: Put your wing consuming ability to work to support the families of fallen firefighters in Aurora. Get pledges per wing and if you bring in the bucks you could walk away with gift cards from Wing Hut and Dry Dock. Feel the burn for charity this Sunday.

Movie on the Field: “Beetlejuice”

When: Sunday, October 16 at 6:45 p.m.

Where: Maize in the City – 10270 Riverdale Rd., Thornton

Cost: Free Admission – Get Full Event Info Here.

The Lowdown: Fall is in the air and what better way to enjoy the season than watching a campy cult classic in a field next to a corn maze? Maize in the city is hosting just such an event this Sunday. Bring a lawn chair and a cozy blanket and stretch out to watch Beetlejuice. As a bonus for grownups there will be beer and wine for sale at the event.

Fire & Art Gathering

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Photo Courtesy of the Beat’s Facebook Page

When: Sunday, October 15 at 5 p.m.

Where: The Beat – 1221 Pecos St., Denver

Cost: Free Admission – Get Full Event Info Here.

The Lowdown: Local yoga and event studio The Beat is hosting a huge party for the full moon this Sunday. There will be a fire performance on the patio featuring the Elemental Enchanters. In the studio there will be music, refreshments and art on display. Cocktails will be available for those 21+ and the party will go until midnight, giving attendees plenty of time to get a henna tattoo, a sound massage and participate in the fire jam.

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Mark Your Calendars…

Denver Fashion Week

When: Thursday, November 10 – Monday, November 14

Where: City Hall Event Center – 1144 Broadway, Denver

Cost: $15-225 – Get Tickets Here.

2016 Pray for Snow Party

When: Thursday, October 20 at 5:30 p.m.

Where: REI Denver – 1416 Platte St., Denver

Cost: Free Admission with Registration – Register for this Event Here.

 

Stranger Roll

When: Friday, October 21

Where: ROLL – 1399 35th St., Denver

Cost: Free Admission – Get Full Event Info Here.

 

Zombie Crawl

When: Saturday, October 22, 12-6 p.m.

Where: Skyline Park, 16th St, Denver

Cost: Free Admission – Get Full Event Info Here.

Haunted Rooftop Party

When: Sunday, October 23, 7 p.m.

Where: MetLo Rooftop – 1111 Broadway, Denver

Cost: $15-18 – Get Tickets Here.

 

Denver Retro Con

When: Sunday, October 23 From 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where: Ramada Plaza Denver North,

Cost: $6-8 – Get Tickets Here.

 

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