Lots of activities are on the agenda this week in the 303 area code. Denver is brimming with holiday cheer and folks are celebrating with theatre, comedy, markets and more. If you’re a Scrooge who doesn’t necessarily enjoy the holidays, partake in political protest or enjoy a show at the Clocktower Cabaret. All these events and more are happening this week in Denver.

Monday, December 19

Tell the Electors: Stop Trump

Photo courtesy of Democracy Spring on Facebook.

Photo courtesy of Democracy Spring on Facebook.

When: December 19, 8 a.m.-11 p.m.

Where: Colorado State Capitol, 200 E Colfax Ave., Denver

Cost: Free

RSVP: Available here

The Lowdown: People who are upset about this November’s election, the fate of our country, and the prospect of the next four years can meet hundreds more like-minded souls at the state capitol. Protest the outcome with people from all over Denver and make your voice heard.

Celtic Woman Home for Christmas: The Symphony Tour

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Photo courtesy of Celtic Woman on Facebook.

When: December 19, 7:30 PM

Where: Boettcher Concert Hall in the Denver Performing Arts Complex, 1400 Curtis St., Denver

Cost: $29+

Tickets: Available here

The Lowdown: Do you love Irish music? Do you love the holidays? You might enjoy this one-night-only opportunity to see Celtic Woman on their holiday tour. This all-female symphony will perform classics like “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” and “Silent Night.”

Tuesday, December 20

Finding Neverland

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Photo courtesy of Finding Neverland on Facebook.

When: December 20-January 1

Where: Buell Theatre, Denver Performing Arts Complex, 1400 Curtis St., Denver

Cost: $113+

Tickets: Available here

The Lowdown: Join Tony-winning director, Diane Paulus, to explore the story of the making of the iconic character, Peter Pan. J.M. Barrie, a playwright, struggles to capture the hearts and minds of London theatre goers when he meets four young boys and their widowed mother. Barrie’s experience leads to his creation and his goals as a successful playwright.

Wednesday, December 21

4’XMAS

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Photo courtesy of The Bug Theatre on Facebook.

When: December 21-22, 7:30 p.m.

Where: The Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo Street, Denver

Cost: $15-$20

Tickets: Available here

The Lowdown: Enjoy four different holiday stories in one night with this entertaining theatre series. This night is sure to ignite the holiday season in all of us and cheer up any Scrooge that might still be hanging around. Directed by a panel of four female directors, these stories are full of comedy, drama and holiday spirit!

2016 Solstice Artist Showcase

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Photo courtesy of 2016 Winter Solstice Artist Showcase on Facebook.

When: December 21, 6 p.m.

Where: Curtis Park, 2700 Arapahoe St, Denver

Cost: $10-$12

Tickets: Available here

The Lowdown: Leave the holiday madness behind and relax with a night of music, art and holiday spirits. Have fun with friends, enjoy a glass of beer or wine, celebrate the winter solstice, and support local artists.

The Gutcracker

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Photo courtesy of Comedy Works on Facebook.

When: December 21, 7:30 p.m.

Where: South at the Landmark, 5345 Landmark Place, Denver

Cost: $12

Tickets: Available here

The Lowdown: Tchaikovsy’s classic The Nutcracker gets revamped with The Gutcracker. New spins on the classic performance will leave you laughing so hard you’ll be gasping for air. This is a great way to enjoy the holiday season.

Thursday, December 22

Home for the Holidays

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Photo courtesy of Comedy Works on Facebook.

When: December 22- 7:30 p.m., December 23- 7:15 p.m. & 9:45 p.m., December 27- 7:30 p.m.

Where: Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Place, Denver

Cost: $12-$20

Tickets: Available here

The Lowdown: Snag two for one tickets for this comedian homecoming celebration. Home for the Holidays features Denver’s homegrown comedians as they take the stage that helped make them famous. Thirty-five years of Comedy Works alumni will make you laugh ’til you cry during this holiday special.

Friday, December 23

Sexy Circus

Photo courtesy of The Clocktower Cabaret on Facebook.

Photo courtesy of The Clocktower Cabaret on Facebook.

When: December 23, 8 p.m.

Where: The Clocktower Cabaret, 1601 Arapahoe St., Denver

Cost: $20-$30

Tickets: Available here

The Lowdown: Burlesque and boy-lesque performances, aerial acts, and contortionists are a great way to celebrate a long work week. The diverse performances are sure to astound and mesmerize the audience.

The Grawlix Return

Photo courtesy of High Plains Comedy Festival on Facebook.

Photo courtesy of High Plains Comedy Festival on Facebook.

When: December 23, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.

Where: The Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St., Denver

Cost: $12

Tickets: Available here

The Lowdown: For one night only, join the star trio—Adam Cayton-Holland, Andrew Orvedahl and Ben Roy— for a holiday comedy show. Fresh off the second season of their hit truTV series, Those Who Can’t, these comedians are coming to Denver with fresh and hilarious material. On top of it all, the show will benefit the Mental Health Center of Denver.

Saturday, December 24

The Ten Tenors: Home For The Holidays

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Photo courtesy of The Ten Tenors on Facebook.

When: December 24, 2016, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Where: Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver Performing Arts Complex, 1000 14th St. No. 15, Denver

Cost: $25 – $69

Tickets: Available here

The Lowdown: Celebrate the spirit of the season with your favorite holiday classics and new renditions in all of a Capella glory. With tunes like “Joy to the World,” “Sleigh Ride,” “White Christmas,” “Amazing Grace,” “Winter Wonderland,” “Feliz Navidad” and many more, this night is sure to be enjoyable.

 

Mark your Calendar

Booksocial: The Girls

When: December 26, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Where: BookBar | Denver Book Store & Wine Bar, 4280 Tennyson St, Denver

Cost: Free

 

Justin Willman

When: December 28th 7:30pm, December 29th 7:30pm, December 30th 7:15pm & 9:45pm

Where: Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Place, Denver

Cost: Wed/Thurs: $15, Fri: $25

Tickets: Available Here

 

Tracks Lumiére NYE | Drag Nation: Absinthe

When: December 30th, 9 p.m to 2 a.m.

Where: Tracks Nightclub, 3500 Walnut St, Denver

Cost: $15

Tickets: Available Here

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