Denver has some wild events ready for this weekend. You can kick it off by attending Denver Fashion Week with its multitude of events and end it by buying the best winter gifts at the Hygge Life’s Nordic Market. Wherever the weekend takes you, make sure to take a look at this roundup of unique events in Denver.

Thursday, November 8

Denver Fashion Week

Photograph by Seth McConnell.

When: November 8 – 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 holds tons of fashion related events including workshops with designers such as Courtney Hoffman, an esteemed costume designer whose work has been featured in Quentin Tarantino films, models workshops and some amazing fashion shows.

READ: 10+ Events to Celebrate Denver Fashion Week

Tara Donovan Artist Conversation

Photo by Cori Anderson

When: November 8, 7 – 8:30 p.m. 

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

Cost: $5 – $15 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Holiday Event Center hosts a Tara Donovan Artist Conversation. The event features a chance to hear Tara Donovan speak with curator Nora Burnett Abrams about her current exhibition Fieldwork that is held in the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver.

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

Colorado Uncorked

Photo Courtesy of Colorado Wine Board

When: November 8, 7 p.m. 

Where: History Colorado Center, 1200 Broadway St., Denver

Cost: $45 get tickets here

The Lowdown: History Colorado presents Colorado Uncorked. The event features a special tasting of the 2018 Colorado Governor’s Cup Collection wines. You can sip on the best wines and nibble on small bites prepared by a line up of amazing Colorado chefs.

Outdoor Retailer Winter Market

Photo Courtesy of Outdoor Retailer on Facebook

When: November 8 – 11

Where: Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Find the best outdoor item specials at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market. The four-day market features a deeper look at how retailers buy their products and maximize their profits. You can learn more about forecasting situations and gain feedback from retailers.

Doughnut and Wine Night

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When: November 8, 6 – 9 p.m. 

Where: The Infinite Monkey Theorem, 3200 Larimer St., Denver

Cost: $20 at entry

The Lowdown: The Infinite Monkey Theorem teams up with Hotbox Roasters to present a Doughnut and Wine Night. The event features a sampling of three wines paired with three sweet doughnuts. Make sure to email [email protected] to snag a spot in the pairing.

Friday, November 9

A Night in Havana

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When: November 9, 7 – 10:30 p.m. 

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

Cost: $33 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Denver Museum of Nature & Science presents A Night in Havana. The event features a night to experience Cuba. You can learn more about the country’s wildlife, art, culture and more. Nibble on appetizers and sip on complimentary drinks while you spend the night in Havana.

Midnight Madness

Photo Courtesy of Landmark’s Esquire Theatre‎ on Facebook

When: November 9 – 10, 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 presents Midnight Madness. The event features a screening of Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World– a film following the journey of Scott Pilgrim as he fights his dream girl’s seven exes to win her love. The movie plays out as a video game with each match against the exes as a combat scene.

SCFD Free Day

Photo courtesy of Molly Brown House Museum on Facebook

When: November 9, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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

Cost: Free

The Lowdown: Don’t miss the chance to go to the wildly popular Molly Brown House Museum at SCFD Free Day. Normally tickets to the Molly Brown House are $11 and events tend to sell out, so now is the best time to go to the museum without any fees. The museum has been open for more than 47 years and tells a story about “unsinkable” Margaret “Molly” Brown and her achievements. Tickets are first come, first serve, so get them quick at the museum’s gift shop.

Denver x Portland Maker Panel Discussion

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When: November 9, 7 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Zeppelin Station, 3501 Wazee St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Denver Fashion Week partners with Eyes Open Project to present a Denver x Portland Maker Panel Discussion. The event features a panel that discusses what is is to be a maker in smaller cities such as Denver and Portland. You can hear from Winter Session, Crystal Lee of C.R. LEE and Mercury Mercury Design Lab from Denver as they connect with Barrow PDX and Bridge & Burn from Portland.

Dream of the 90’s After Party

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When: November 9, 9 p.m. – 12 a.m. 

Where: Zeppelin Station, 3501 Wazee St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Following the Denver x Portland Maker Panel Discussion you can take part in a Dream of the ’90s After Party. The party features beats from DJ Ginger Perry to keep your body moving all night long, drinks created by Big Trouble to sip on and more. Make sure to wear ’90s attire to match the theme of the night.

Saturday, November 10

Grand Opening

Photo courtesy of Knomad Colab on Facebook

When: November 10, 6 – 8 p.m. 

Where: The Storeroom, 1700 Vine St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: The Storeroom presents a Grand Opening. The event features the first look at The Storeroom, an art installation and exhibition space and the unveiling of the venue’s very first art installation, Harlequin Night, created by Knomad Colab. The installation features a three-dimensional painting made with shadows and color.

Goodbye to Govs Gathering

Photo Courtesy of Mike Lorenzo‎ on Facebook

When: November 10, 2 p.m. 

Where: Govnr’s Park Tavern, 672 Logan St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Govnr’s Park Tavern hosts a Goodbye to Govs Gathering. After many years, the Govnr’s Park Tavern is closing its doors. Come and celebrate all of the years of business by sipping on some drinks and saying goodbye to the tavern. The tavern closes officially on November 11.

Rocky Mountain Con

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When: November 10 – 11

Where: Embassy Suites by Hilton Denver Stapleton, 4444 Havana St., Denver 

Cost: $10 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Rocky Mountain Con is back in Denver. You can dress up in your best cosplay and adventure at the fan-based convention that features comics, gaming, sci-fi and more. You can meet special guests, peruse collectibles and take part in contests.

Goat Yoga

Photo Courtesy of Rocky Mountain Goat Yoga, LLC on Facebook

When: November 10, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

Where: Release Studio, 1201 Santa Fe Dr. Ste D, Denver 

Cost: $30 – $35 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Bend and relax with some cute animals at Goat Yoga. Release Studio partners with Rocky Mountain Goat Yoga to host a winter yoga session featuring baby goats. You can bring a mat and a beverage to sip on while you practice. Spaces are limited so buy your tickets soon.

Mac N’ Cheese Cook-Off

Photo courtesy of Copper Kettle Brewing Company on Facebook

When: November 10, 3 – 7 p.m. 

Where: Copper Kettle Brewing Company, 1338 S Valentia St. Ste 100, Denver 

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Copper Kettle Brewing Company hosts a Mac N’ Cheese Cook-Off. The event features a chance to show off your best mac and sample others cheesy dishes. You can sip on brews from Copper Kettle and dive into samples for an amazing night. If you want to sign up and add your dish to the listings, email [email protected] by November 7. The winner will receive a 1/6 keg of their choice from Copper Kettle’s selection of year-round beers.

Denver Immersive Summit

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When: November 10, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

Where: CU Denver Science Building, Lawrence St. and Speer Blvd., Denver

Cost: $25 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Learn from educators, creatives and more at the Denver Immersive Summit. The summit features a day of panels, workshops, discussions and more from people such as Noah Nelson of No Proscenium: The Guide to Everything Immersive, installation artist Lonnie Hanzon and Jenny Weinbloom — the immersive producer and Executive Producer of Meow Wolf Denver. The proceeds from the event will benefit next year’s summit.

RiNo Prom

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When: November 10, 9:30 p.m. – 2:30 a.m. 

Where: B-Spot Gallery, 2750 Blake St., Denver 

Cost: $50 – $105 get tickets here

The Lowdown: B-Spot Gallery hosts a RiNo Prom. The event features a chance to relive high school — but better. You can dance to hot beats from a DJ, party all night long and sip on some spiked punch. You can have a date or go stag with some friends, just make sure to wear your best prom attire. Proceeds from the event benefit Minds Matter of Denver.

4th Anniversary Party

Photo courtesy of Alpine Dog Brewing Company on Facebook

When: November 10, 10 a.m. – 11:59 p.m. 

Where: Alpine Dog Brewing Company, 1505 Ogden St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Alpine Dog Brewing Company celebrates four years with a 4th Anniversary party. The party features releases of new beers including a “one year aged Bear Creek Distillery single barrel bourbon barrel-aged Dyatlov Pass Incident Russian Imperial Stout.” You can munch on donuts, sip on brews and more.

Reptilian Nation Expo

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When: November 10 – 11

Where: National Western Complex, 4255 Humboldt St., Denver 

Cost: $12 – $25 get tickets here

The Lowdown: National Western Complex hosts the Reptilian Nation Expo. The two-day expo features more than a 1000 reptiles, arachnids, amphibians and more available to purchase, demos, exhibits and more. If you love cute little creepy crawlies, this expo is for you.

Opening Day Party

When: November 10, 6 – 9:30 p.m. 

Where: Punch Bowl Social, 65 Broadway, Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Breckenridge Brewery and Never Summer celebrate the beginning of snow season with an Opening Day Party. The event features beats from the Gin Doctors with ’90s karaoke, live art from Jaime Molina, ski and snowboard waxing and more. You can have the chance to win prizes like an Epic Pass a snowboard designed by Jaime Molina and other sick items. If you want to sing karaoke you can sign up here.

Disco Social

Photo Courtesy of Yeah Baby Denver on Facebook

When: November 10, 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. 

Where: Yeah Baby Denver, 2811 Walnut St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Yeah Baby Denver hosts a Disco Social. You can get groovy to beats from DJs EJAY, MTYU, Jerome and more. Dance all night long to disco, boogie, house music and more and show off your best moves in Yeah Baby’s bright atmosphere.

Denver Fashion Week Official After Party

Photo courtesy of Nativ Hotel’s Website

When: November 10, 11 p.m. – 2 a.m. 

Where: NATIV Hotel Denver, 1612 Wazee St., Denver 

Cost: Free RSVP here

The Lowdown: NATIV Hotel teams up with Mile High Luxury Real Estate to host the Denver Fashion Week Official After Party. You can help celebrate the end of the fall fashion season with dancing, drinks and a chance to meet the models and designers that took part in Denver Fashion Week.

Sunday, November 11

November Bluegrass Brunch

Photo Courtesy of Station 26 Brewing Co. on Facebook

When: November 11, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Where: Station 26 Brewing Co., 7045 E 38th Ave., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Station 26 Brewing Co. hosts a November Bluegrass Brunch. The brunch features live music from Glacier Lilly and brunch bites from Order 26 Food Truck. You can gather in a heated patio tent to jam out and dive into some brunch delights.

STILLness

Photo Courtesy of Clyfford Still Museum‎ on Facebook

When: November 11, 8:45  – 10 a.m. 

Where: Clyfford Still Museum, 1250 Bannock St., Denver 

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Take a morning to calm and center yourself at STILLness. The event features a guided meditation from the combined effort of the Clyfford Still Museum, Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver and Zen Center of Denver. Be ready to take a spot in the galleries and quiet your inner thoughts.

Bubbles & Dogs

Aperol spritz. Photo courtesy of Dio Mio Facebook.

When: November 11, 5 – 8 p.m. 

Where: Dio Mio – Handmade Pasta, 3264 Larimer St., Denver 

Cost: $30 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Dio Mio hosts Bubbles & Dogs. The event is in celebration of two years and features gourmet hot dogs, sausages and sides complimented with beer from Our Mutual Friend Brewery and wine. You can also take a chance to peruse Dio Mio’s selection of pasta. It’s an “all you can eat” type of occasion with the $30 ticket.

Hygge Life’s Nordic Market

Photo By Brittany Werges

When: November 11 – December 24

Where: The Source Hotel and Market Hall, 3350 Brighton Blvd., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: The Source hosts a Hygge Life’s Nordic Market. The market opens for the winter season to present Nordic designs, goods and more perfect for Christmas presents and decor. The market is inspired by hygge, a way of life and home in Scandinavia.

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Mark Your Calendar

Winter Gift Market

When: November 15 – 17

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

Cost: Free admission

The Fresh Roll of Bel-Aire

When: November 16, 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. 

Where: ROLL, 1399 35th St., Denver 

Cost: $5 tickets available here

Movie at the Symphony

When: November 23, 7:30 – 10:30 p.m. 

Where: Boettcher Concert Hall, 1000 14th St., Denver 

Cost: $15 – $89 tickets available here

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