Denver has some super art-filled event lined up this week. Kick your week off by getting punky at God Save the Queens and end it by tapping into your inner goddess at the 10th Annual Dark Goddess Festival. Whatever you end up doing, make sure to check out this roundup of events happening in Denver.

Monday, October 29

God Save the Queens

Photo by Brittany Werges

When: October 29, 9 p.m. – 12 a.m. 

Where: Hi-Dive Denver, 7 S Broadway, Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Hi-Dive Denver presents God Save the Queens. The event features performances from Novelí, Heavenly Powers, Neurotika Killz and more, all playing Addams Family characters in a spooky drag show. You can dance all night to punk-centric beats and dress up in a sick costume to celebrate the season.

The Human Element

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When: October 29, 5:30 – 8 p.m. 

Where: The Alliance Center, 1536 Wynkoop St., Denver 

Cost: Free $15 get tickets here

The Lowdown: The Alliance Center hosts a screening of The Human Element. The film, created by photographer James Balog follows the environmental impacts that humans have on their surrounding areas. Balog explores the four elements, earth, air, fire and water in regards to the human experience. Following the screening, you can participate in a Q&A with Balog.

Tuesday, October 30

Donnie Darko

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When: October 30, 9 – 10:30 p.m. 

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

Cost: $8 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Alamo Drafthouse Denver hosts Donnie Darko. The event features a screening of the horror film that presents the story of Donnie, a teenager who starts to experience hallucinations of an evil six-foot rabbit named Frank. These hallucinations lead Donnie to commit crimes and take down the conservative powers in the town.

Tim Burton Trivia

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When: October 30, 7 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Monkey Barrel, 4401 Tejon St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Monkey Barrel presents Tim Burton Trivia. The event features a trivia night with questions about all of Tim Burton’s work. You can test your knowledge about the ever popular artist and creator and win prizes while dining on a themed dinner menu and specialty drinks.

Wednesday, October 31

Denver Film Festival

DFF 40 after party took place at the McNichols event center. Photo by Brittany Werges

When: October 31 – November 11

Where: Multiple Locations

Cost: Various Prices Check here

The Lowdown: Denver Film Society presents the Denver Film Festival. The 41st annual event features a 12-day festival full of screenings of films from all over the world. The opening night of the festival starts with a screening of Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Favourite, starring Emma Stone. The film follows a story about Queen Anne and her companion, Lady Sarah.

READ: Here’s the Full Denver Film Festival Lineup

60 Minutes in Space

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When: October 31, 7 – 8 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free tickets available here

The Lowdown: Denver Museum of Nature & Science presents 60 Minutes in Space. The event features a night to explore the science of space with images, animation and more. You can learn about new developments that have been made in exploration and space innovations.

Howl-O-Ween Doggie Costume Contest

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When: October 31, 5 – 8 p.m. 

Where: Denver Beer Co., 1695 Platte St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Grab your furry friend and dress them in the best costume you can find for a Howl-O-Ween Doggie Costume Contest. The event features a contest to see which pup has the best gear and a chance to win a $25 gift card. You can sip on a brew from Denver Beer Co. and even delight your dogs with treats.

 Halloween Masquerade Ball

Photo from Club Vinyl Website

When: October 31, 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. 

Where: Club Vinyl, 1082 Broadway, Denver 

Cost: $20 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Club Vinyl hosts the Halloween Masquerade Ball. The event features performances from SoDown SoHeavy, a DJ set from Homemade Spaceship and Kyral X Banko. You can let your freak flag fly through the night and celebrate Halloween with a bang.

Itchy-O Hallowmass

Photo by Kyle Cooper

When: October 31, 8 – 11:59 p.m. 

Where: Summit Denver, 1902 Blake St., Denver 

Cost: $22 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Summit Denver present the Itchy-O Hallowmass. The event features a live performance and experience with Itchy-O. You can feel the powerful beats throughout your bones and help create a shrine dedicated to honoring those who have passed. You can bring an item in remembrance of a loved one, pet or memory to add to the altar that will later be burned on November 3.

READ: Local Listen – Itchy-O Just Released Their First Album on Their Own Label

Thursday, November 1

Avalanche Awareness Clinic

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When: November 1, 6 – 7 p.m. 

Where: Rab USA, 1550 Platte St., Denver 

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Winter is slowly descending upon us and preparedness is key. Rab USA hosts an Avalanche Awareness Clinic that teaches you how to stay safe on those mountains. You can learn from the American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE) tips and tricks to enhance your awareness of avalanches.

Local Video Mixtape Screening

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When: November 1, 8 – 11 p.m. 

Where: Ratio Beerworks, 2920 Larimer St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Ratio Beerworks partners up with Denver Film Festival and 303 Magazine to present a Local Video Mixtape Screening. The screening features local music videos created by some awesome Denver artists. You can grab a brew and enjoy the show. The seating is first come, first served.

READ: We’re Throwing a Special Denver Film Festival Party at Ratio Beerworks

Snow Stoke Social

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When: November 1, 8 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Wilderness Exchange Unlimited, 2401 15th St. Ste 100, Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Wilderness Exchange Unlimited teams up with Friends of Berthoud Pass to present a Snow Stoke Social. The event features brews from Upslope Brewing Company, a panel with local experts and industry reps from different brands and more. You can also participate in a raffle to win prizes from Black Diamond, Mammut, Icelantic and more to raise funds for Friends of Berthoud Pass.

M.I.A. Documentary

Photo Courtesy of MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. on Facebook

When: November 1, 2:10 p.m. and 9:40 p.m. 

Where: Landmark’s Mayan Theatre, 110 Broadway, Denver 

Cost: $9.50 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Landmark’s Mayan Theatre presents an M.I.A. Documentary. The event features a screening of MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. – a documentary film that follows the journey of M.I.A., a singer that started out as a refugee immigrant and gained notoriety as a pop star.

Tibetan Singing Bowls Concert

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When: November 1, 5:30 – 7 p.m. 

Where: Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver 

Cost: $18 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Denver Botanic Gardens hosts a Tibetan Singing Bowls Concert. The event features a performance from Chris Anne Coviello and Jason Coviello of The Healing Space Wellness Center. You can listen to the beats of a Hang drum and Tibetan singing bowls to calm and center your chakras. Make sure to bring a yoga mat or blanket to sit on. The event sells out fast so make sure to get your tickets soon.

Friday, November 2

First Friday Art Walk

Image courtesy of Art District on Santa Fe Facebook.

When: November 2, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free and open to the public

The Lowdown: The first Friday of every month means a chance to experience the First Friday Art Walk. You can venture down the Art District on Santa Fe to experience all of the amazing galleries and creative businesses. The walk features 30 participating locations on Santa Fe and a whole slew of food trucks to fuel your art adventures. You can see sculptures, prints and more at the participating businesses. This Friday you can experience a Dia de los Muertos themed walk.

READ: The Definitive Guide to Denver Art Galleries 

Denver Arts Week

Photo by Kyle Banister

When: November 2 – 10 

Where: Multiple locations

Cost: Various prices

The Lowdown: Denver Arts Week is back. The event features nine days of art centered experiences. You can experience discounted trips to museums, Denver Fashion Week, Denver Film Festival and more. This week is the week to really dive deep into Denver’s art scene.

 Dia De Los Muertos Celebration

Photo courtesy of Pirate Contemporary Art on Facebook

When: November 2, 5 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Pirate: Contemporary Art, 7130 W 16th Ave., Lakewood

Cost: Free and open to the public

The Lowdown: Pirate: Contemporary Art hosts a Dia De Los Muertos Celebration. The event features a party to celebrate the Mexican holiday in the 40 West Arts District. You can explore Pirate: Contemporary Art’s latest exhibitions and pay respects to those who have passed at altars.

Impressions of Denver

Photo Courtesy of Lapis Gallery on Facebook

When: November 2, 6 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Lapis Gallery, 3971 Tennyson St., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Lapis Gallery hosts Impressions of Denver. The exhibition features prints from Colorado printmakers taking inspiration from the mile high city as a part of Denver Arts Week. You can experience printmaking demos and try your hand block printing with blocks taken from Denver landmarks.

Day of the Dead Carnival

Photo Courtesy of Su Teatro Culture and Performing Arts Center

When: November 2, 4 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center, 721 Santa Fe Dr., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center presents a Day of the Dead Carnival. The event features altars set up to honor family and friends who have passed, performances from Mariachi Sangre Mexicana and more in a Mexican style cemetery. You can sip on Mexican hot chocolate and nibble on Pan de Muerte as you celebrate the Day of the Dead.

Colfax Art Crawl

Photo Courtesy of 40 West Arts District on Facebook

When: November 2, 5 – 9 p.m. 

Where: 40 West Arts District, 1560 Teller St., Lakewood

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: 40 West Arts Districts hosts the Colfax Art Crawl. The event features a free crawl to all of the creative businesses and galleries throughout the district with a Dia de los Muertos theme. You can watch performances from fire artists, Aztec dancers and more as you explore new art.

READ: 40 West is the Newest Arts District Near Denver to Keep Your Eyes On

Colorado Country Christmas Gift Show

Photo Courtesy of Colorado Country Christmas Gift Show on Facebook

When: November 2 – 4 

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

Cost: $11.50 – $14.50 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Start your hunt for Christmas presents early at the Colorado Country Christmas Gift Show. The event features more than 450 displays that hold ceramics, jewelry, antiques and more to shop from. You can also experience cooking demonstrations, a Hammonds Candy wonderland and see a live model train display.

Pray For Snow

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When: November 2, 6:30 – 10:30 p.m. 

Where: REI Denver, 1416 Platte St., Denver 

Cost: $10 – $15 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Summon the snow gods at Pray For Snow. The event, hosted by REI Denver presents a winter party to celebrate the coming of snow. You can sip on drinks from 10 Barrel Brewing Company and Laws Whiskey House while dancing to beats from Eurórquestra and OptycNerd. You can also win prizes, participate in burning a giant snowflake sculpture and more. All proceeds from the event will benefit Protect Our Winters.

Saturday, November 3

Denver Pancakes and Booze Art Show

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When: November 3, 8 p.m.

Where: EXDO Event Center 

Cost: $15 get tickets here

The Lowdown: There is nothing better than free pancakes and some great art. EXDO Event Center hosts the Denver Pancakes and Booze Art Show. You can explore from over 80 artists featuring their work of photography, paintings, sculpture, graffiti and more. This year the show features a zombie fashion show in celebration of the spooky season.

Breakin’ Convention

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When: November 3 – 4

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

Cost: $25 – $45 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Denver Center for the Performing Arts hosts the Breakin’ Convention. The convention features a line-up of hip-hop dancers, b-boy crews, street dancers and more. You can watch performances, attend workshops and of course dance your heart out to beats from some sick DJs.

Penny Admission

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When: November 3, 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 right— one cent— all day long. You can get the chance to see exhibitions such as Fieldwork by Tara Donovan.

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

Dia de los Muertos at the Gardens

Photo Courtesy of Denver Botanic Gardens‎ on Facebook

When: November 3, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

Where: Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Denver Botanic Gardens hosts Dia de los Muertos at the Gardens. The event features a day of celebration with crafts, live art demonstrations, a costume contest and more. You can also shop from vendors presenting art, prints and jewelry and have a chance to watch some Lucha Libre wrestling.

DAM Free Night

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When: November 3, 5 – 10 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Denver Art Museum (DAM) hosts a DAM Free Night. The event features a night to explore the museum free of cost in connection with Denver Arts Week. You can take a peek at some of the museum’s exhibitions and have a chance to purchase discounted memberships.

Karen Roehl

Painting by Karen Roehl courtesy of K Contemporary‎ on Facebook

When: November 3, 6 – 9 p.m. 

Where: K Contemporary, 1412 Wazee St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: K Contemporary welcomes Karen Roehl, a Colorado artist for an exhibition. The exhibition, called Cobbled Landscapes, features landscape paintings that have been deconstructed and reconstructed onto a surface to create a “cobbled” look that creates layers.

Yoga on the Court

Photo Courtesy of CorePower Yoga (LoHi) on Facebook

When: November 3, 1 – 3 p.m. 

Where: Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Cir., Denver 

Cost: $43 – $62 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Pepsi Center hosts Yoga on the Court. The event features a yoga class on the basketball court guided by an instructor from CorePower Yoga. You can stretch it out and relax. After the class, you can watch the Nuggets play against the Utah Jazz.

We Are Columbine

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When: November 3 – 4 

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

Cost: $16 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Sie FilmCenter hosts two screenings of We Are Columbine. The film takes a deeper look into the school shooting that shook America — 20 years later. You can listen to recounts from survivors of the event and how they were able to reach closure from the trauma.

Sunday, November 4

Denver Fashion Week

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When: November 4 – 10 

Where: Multiple locations

Cost: Various Prices check here

The Lowdown: Denver Fashion Week is back. 303 Magazine hosts Denver’s top fashion events. The week starts with a children’s and teenager fashion show with looks from Pleiades Designs, Peach and Penny, Beauty Underground Kids, Shape_streetwear and Cherry Creek Dance. The fashion show will be held at Lumenati. Purchase tickets here.

10th Annual Dark Goddess Festival

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When: November 4, 1 – 4 p.m. 

Where: Mercury Cafe Denver, 2199 California St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Mercury Cafe Denver hosts the 10th Annual Dark Goddess Festival. The festival features a day to tap into your inner goddess. You can experience entertainers, healers, readers and more. You can also win door prizes and take part in a ritual to honor the Dark Goddess.

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Mark Your Calendar

Denver Fashion Week

When: November 5 – 10

Where: Multiple locations

Cost: Various Prices check here

The Trail Running Film Festival

When: November 7, 6:30 – 10 p.m. 

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

Cost: $15 tickets available here

Tara Donovan Artist Conversation

When: November 8, 7 – 8:30 p.m. 

Where: Holiday Event Center, 2644 West 32nd Ave., Denver

Cost: $5 – $15 tickets available here

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