Denver has some fall craftiness lined up this week. Start it off by seeing a screening of Selena and end it by getting your needles and thread out at Foul-Mouthed Cross-Stitch. Wherever the week takes you, make sure to take a peek at this roundup of events happening in Denver.

Monday, October 1

Selena

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When: October 1, 7:15 – 10:15 

Where: Alamo Drafthouse Denver, 4255 W Colfax Ave., Denver 

Cost: $13 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Alamo Drafthouse presents a screening of Selena. The film features the story of Selena Quintanilla-Perez, a Mexican-American singer who dazzled the world with her amazing voice and sense of style. The film celebrates the short and tragic life of Selena. Tickets are extremely limited so make sure to purchase yours soon.

Power Vinyasa

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When: October 1, 6 – 7 p.m. 

Where: Denver’s Civic Center Park, Colfax and Bannock St., Denver 

Cost: Free and open to the public

The Lowdown: Get your body moving at Power Vinyasa. You can end your Monday by bending and stretching in a yoga class led by an instructor from The River Yoga. All levels are welcome in the class. Make sure to wear weather appropriate clothing and bring a mat and water with you.

Tuesday, October 2

The Sun-Earth Connection

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When: October 2, 7 – 8:30 p.m.

Where: Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver 

Cost: $10 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Denver Museum of Nature & Science presents The Sun-Earth Connection. The event features a lecture from Dr. Mark Miesch — a solar physicist and research associate and Dr. Ka Chun Yu — the curator of space science. Miesch and Yu will explain how the sun affects our Earth and changes it.

Endless Poetry

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When: October 2, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. 

Where: Alamo Drafthouse Denver, 4255 W Colfax Ave., Denver 

Cost: $10 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Alamo Drafthouse hosts a viewing of the film Endless Poetry. The film, directed by Alejandro Jodorowsky himself, presents the life of Alejandro Jodorowsky and his path to poetry. You can experience how Jodorowsky leaves his home to become a poet, meeting Enrique Lihn and Stella Diaz along the way, leading him to his dream.

India’s Daughter Fundraiser

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When: October 2, 7 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Sie FilmCenter, 2510 E Colfax Ave., Denver 

Cost: $75 – $200 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Sie FilmCenter teams up with GlobalMindED and Think Equal to present India’s Daughter Fundraiser. The event features a screening of India’s Daughter – a documentary film that shows the horrors of violence against women in India. Following the film, you can participate in a Q&A with the filmmaker.

Oklahoma!

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When: October 2 – 14

Where: Denver Center for the Performing Arts, 1101 13th St., Denver 

Cost: $40 – $90 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Denver Center for the Performing Arts presents Oklahoma! The event celebrates the 75th anniversary of the musical. You can have a chance to experience the magic of an all African American town located in the early settlement of Oklahoma, showing the struggles and achievements of the people who occupy it.

Wednesday, October 3

Denver Far Out Premiere

When: October 3 – October 6

Where: Sie FilmCenter,  2510 E Colfax Ave. and Denver and The Oriental Theater, 4335 W 44th Ave., Denver 

Cost: $18 – $75 get tickets here

The Lowdown: REI and Teton Gravity Research present the Denver Far Out Premiere. The event features a screening of the newly released film, Far Out. The film follows the journey of an athlete pushing boundaries in the Albanian Alps. Following the screening, you can have a chance at winning prizes, such as tours to Crested Butte Mountain Resort, Ski City and more.

A Light in the Void

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When: October 3, 7 – 8:30 p.m. 

Where: Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver 

Cost: $18 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Denver Museum of Nature & Science presents A Light in the Void. The event features a performance created with a blend of music, visuals and content to give insight on scientific stories from three world-renowned female scientists, Dr. Maria Spiropulu, Dr. Alice Roberts and Dr. Carolyn Porco.

Film For All Seasons

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When: October 3, 2 and 7 p.m. 

Where: Landmark’s Esquire Theatre, 590 Downing St., Denver 

Cost: $8.50 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Landmark’s Esquire Theatre hosts Film For All Seasons. The event features a screening of Repulsion. The film follows a tragic story of Catherine Deneuve, a young manicurist who falls deep into the clutches of psychosis after her sister leaves for a vacation.

Logan Lecture

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When: October 3, 6 – 7 p.m. 

Where: Denver Art Museum, 100 W 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver 

Cost: $20 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Denver Art Museum hosts a Logan Lecture. The event features a lecture from Erika Harrsch, an interactive artist that uses non-linear videos to reflect on identity, sexuality and freedom. The videos connect together to create “Room 35” — an interactive experience.

Thursday, October 4

Arc’teryx Denver Gallery

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When: October 4, 7 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Arc’teryx Denver 250 Columbine St, Ste 110, Denver

Cost: $10 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Arc’teryx Denver partners with Colorado Fourteeners Initiative to host a second annual Arc’teryx Denver Gallery. The event features a photography clinic, presentations from lovers of 14ers and more. You can sip on a brew from 14er Brewing and have a chance at bidding on some amazing art in a silent auction. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Colorado Fourteeners Initiative.

Camille A. Brown & Dancers

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When: October 4, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. 

Where: Newman Center for the Performing Arts, 2344 E Iliff Ave., Denver 

Cost: $29 – $57 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Newman Center for the Performing Arts hosts Camille A. Brown & Dancers. The event features performances from Camille A. Brown and her latest works. The performances celebrate African American traditions and culture that have culminated together to create the Black identity.

Yūgen

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When: October 4, 7:30 – 10:30 p.m. 

Where: Vauxhall at The Ramble Hotel, 2450 Larimer St., Denver

Cost: $12 get tickets here

The Lowdown: The Ramble Hotel partners up with Connections Movement to present Yūgen. The documentary film takes a deeper look into the connections between mountaineers and environmentalists. Connections Movement is a production collective that aims to create unique artistic productions.

Friday, October 5

First Friday Art Walk

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When: October 5, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. 

Where: Art District on Santa Fe, Santa Fe Dr., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: The first Friday of every month brings First Friday Art Walk. You can stroll down the Art District on Santa Fe to explore all of the amazing galleries and creative businesses. The walk features 30 participating locations on Santa Fe and a myriad of food trucks to fuel your art adventures. You can see sculptures, prints and more at the participating businesses.

READ: The Definitive Guide to Denver Art Galleries 

Miss Vietnam

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When: October 5, 7 – 9 p.m. 

Where: ATC DEN, 3420 Larimer St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: ATC DEN welcomes Marsha Mack for a Miss Vietnam exhibition. The event features the opening reception of Miss Vietnam, a solo exhibition that takes a deeper look into nostalgia surrounding generational long imported Asian candies and more with the use of video, installations and sculpture. You can jam out to beats from DJ Simone Says and sip on drinks while perusing the art.

Adventure Film Festival

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When: October 5 – 7 

Where: Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder

Cost: $25 – $70 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Adventure Film Festival is back in Boulder. The event features three days of amazing adventure-centric films. You can choose from over 30 independent films to view as well as take part in workshops, panels and more. You can also listen to live music, sip on local brews, explore vendors and peruse a street fair.

First Friday Halloween Themed Portraits

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When: October 5, 6 – 8 p.m. 

Where: Balefire Goods, 7417 Grandview Ave., Arvada

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Balefire Goods presents First Friday Halloween Themed Portraits. The event features a photography exhibit by Melissa Mullins where she’s placed her models in a “milk bath” for an even eerier effect. You can also sip on drinks and munch on snacks while looking at Mullins beautifully tragic portraits.

Cannibal The Musical

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When: October 5 – 27

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

Cost: $20 get tickets here

The Lowdown: The Bug Theatre hosts Cannibal The Musical, a production created by Trey Parker. The musical presents the real-life story of Alferd Packer, the sole survivor of a trip to the Colorado Territory that ended in cannibalism. Packer’s story has become a mainstay of Colorado history, especially in Boulder where they even have a cafeteria named after him. You can experience his tale of the journey through musical bounds.

Midnight Madness

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When: October 5 – 6, 11:59 p.m. – 2 a.m. 

Where: Landmark’s Esquire Theatre, 590 Downing St., Denver 

Cost: $9.50 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Landmark’s Esquire Theatre hosts Midnight Madness. The event features a screening of Beetlejuice. The film follows the life and afterlife of Barbara and Adam Maitland as they battle with Beetlejuice. Make sure you don’t say his name thrice because if you do, Beetlejuice will come to get you.

Saturday, October 6

Enchanted Hollows

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When: October 6, 6 – 9:30 p.m. 

Where: Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St., Denver 

Cost: $18 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Denver Zoo presents Enchanted Hollows. The event features a tour of the zoo at night, giving it a spooky twist. You can imbibe on cocktails, munch on seasonal food and more. You can also participate in demonstrations and peruse Jack-o’-lantern sculptures around the walk.

Horseshoe Craft & Flea Market

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When: October 6, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

Where: Horseshoe Craft & Flea Market, 4345 W 46th Ave., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Horseshoe Craft & Flea Market is back for fall. The event features more than 130 vendors, from makers to artists and more. You can grab food from food trucks, sip on drinks and jam out to live music while finding the best flea items to perfect your collections.

Free First Saturday

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When: October 6, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Where: Denver Art Museum, 100 E 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver 

Cost: Free and open to the public 

The Lowdown: Denver Art Museum opens its doors for Free First Saturday. You can enter the museum at no cost and explore all of the amazing art that it holds. All general admission tickets are free, however, if you do want to explore ticketed exhibitions, they will still be priced as normal.

READ: Rare Prints at DAM Commemorate and Celebrate Rembrandt as Printmaker 

Denver Shred Fest

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When: October 6, 3 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Levitt Pavilion Denver, 1380 W Florida Ave., Denver 

Cost: $15 – $40 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Levitt Pavilion Denver hosts Denver Shred Fest. The event features a day of live music, a ski and snowboard rail jam and more. You can dance to beats from Neon Indian, The Kinky Fingers and DJ Reason the Citizen while perusing a beer fest, a lumberjack competition and raising funds for charity.

MCA Penny Admission

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When: October 6, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Where: Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, 1485 Delgany St., Denver 

Cost: $.01 at the door

The Lowdown: The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver welcomes back Penny Admission. Colorado Residents can get into the museum for only a penny, that is correct— only one cent— all day long. You can get the chance to see the new Tara Donovan exhibition Fieldwork.

READ: The MCA Has Been Taken Over by Larger-Than-Life Sculptures Made from Ordinary Things

Denver Oddities & Curiosities Expo

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When: October 6, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. 

Where: The Denver Mart, 451 E 58th Ave., Denver 

Cost: $10 get tickets here

The Lowdown: If you love fascinating finds, spooky items and odd things, Denver Oddities & Curiosities Expo is the right place for you. The event features a variety of vendors presenting taxidermy, antiques, bones and more interesting and creep-tastic items for purchase.

Memories of Earth

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When: October 6, 7 – 11 p.m. 

Where: Leon Gallery, 1112 E 17th Ave., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Leon Gallery presents an opening reception of Memories of Earth. The exhibition, created by BAGBAYSHA, a collective of artists including Chris Bagley, Koko Bayer and Thomas Scharfenberg, features an installation created with video, found materials, murals and more.

Sunday, October 7

Foul-Mouthed Cross-Stitch

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When: October 7, 12 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Grandma’s House, 1710 S Broadway, Denver 

Cost: $5 at entry

The Lowdown: Grandma’s House is back at it with Foul-Mouth Cross-Stitch. You can create your own naughty cross-stitch with the instruction of one of Grandma’s House best instructors. The materials are free with the purchase of a full beer or for the price of $5. Come with a saying or pattern in mind to create your dirty masterpiece.

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Mark Your Calendar

The Shining

When: October 8, 7 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Alamo Drafthouse Denver, 4255 W Colfax Ave., Denver 

Cost: $10 tickets available here

Victorian Horrors

When: October 12, 6 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Molly Brown House Museum, 1340 Pennsylvania St., Denver 

Cost: $20 register here

Neil DeGrasse Tyson

When: October 15, 7:30 – 10:30 p.m. 

Where: Bellco Theatre, 700 14th St., Denver

Cost: $59 – $95 tickets available here

Pumpkin Nights

When: October 17, 5:30 – 10:30 p.m. 

Where: Adams County Fairgrounds, 9755 Henderson Rd., Brighton

Cost: $14 – $20 tickets available here

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