A Master List of Virtual Denver Events

As the stay-at-home order continues, monotony ensues. 303 Magazine has created a master list of virtual events that will keep you active and connected. The list is ongoing, updating regularly with new virtual events to keep things fresh.

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Cocktail Squad Sessions

Photo Courtesy of Cocktail Squad on Facebook

When: Started April 8 

Cost: Free 

The Lowdown: Tune into Cocktail Squad on YouTube and Spotify for a Squad Session with different artists each day. You can hear new playlists and sip on cocktails created by Cocktail Squad. The cocktail makers are encouraging you to donate to Feed the Frontlines Boulder, USBG National Charity Foundation and The Jazz & Heritage Relief Fund in place of giving tips.

We Are Denver

Photo Courtesy of We Are Denver on Facebook

When: Currently streaming

Cost: Free 

The Lowdown: Westword, The Black Actors Guild, Headroom Sessions and PBS12 have teamed up to create a streaming platform filled with Colorado art dubbed We Are Denver. The platform supports local creatives and artists of all mediums. Starting on April 13 the platform will add a new segment every weekday going on for 90 days. Find more information here.

Silica Sol

Photo Courtesy of Soundscape VR on Facebook

When: Currently Streaming

Cost: Free

The Lowdown: Soundscape VR presents Silica Sol. The Soundscape features a wild world of audio-reactive art, four different 360-degree worlds and more. You can join in the streamings for free on Oculus Home and Steam. More information here.

Virtual Wine Tasting Club

Photo Courtesy of Proof Wine & Spirits

When: Fridays, 6 p.m. 

Cost: Free 

The Lowdown: Sip on a glass of wine during a Virtual Wine Tasting Club. You can join in with Proof Wine and Spirits owner Sarah Hauser and sommelier Jessica Berrand during an Instagram live stream to talk about wine and try new pours. Order wine online here.

#PlayOn: Amazing Grace

Photo Courtesy of Denver Botanic Gardens‎ on Facebook

When: Currently Streaming

Cost: Free 

The Lowdown: Colorado Symphony has teamed up with Denver Botanic Gardens to present #PlayOn: Amazing Grace. You can watch a performance of Amazing Grace from Colorado Symphony principal horn Michael Thornton and Matthew Eckenhoff within the Mordecai Children’s Garden on Youtubefor a socially distanced concert.

Wunder Film Challenge

Photo Courtesy of Wunder Collective on Facebook

When: June

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Wunder Film and DMOS Collective have created a get outside challenge to keep you occupied during social isolation. The challenge pushes you to take your creativity outdoors. You can take part in the challenge by emailing [email protected]

Hecho en Colorado Coloring Book

Cal Duran, Casa Bonita, Ceramic, 2019, Courtesy of the Abarca Family Collection, Colorado.

When: Started in June

Cost: Free

The Lowdown: Latino Cultural Arts Center has created an Hecho en Colorado Coloring Book with the help of artists such as Cal Duran, Javier Flores and Ana Marina Sanchez. You can download the book here and share your colorings by tagging @LCACdenver on Facebook and Instagram or emailing a scan to [email protected]

Virtually Denver

A fiery sunrise over the skyline of Denver

When: Currently streaming

Cost: Varying Prices

The Lowdown: Visit Denver has created a site filled with virtual events dubbed Virtually Denver. You can take part in virtual museum tours, a socially distant culture club and more. Check out the list here.

Birdcall Virtual Concert Series

Birdcall

Birdcall Five Points. Photo by Rachelle Foos.

When: Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 8 p.m. 

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Birdcall has created a new concept dubbed the Birdcall Lockdown live concert series. Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday you can tune into Birdcall’s Facebook or Instagram for a live stream performance from a local artist.

Live Art Auction

Photo Courtesy of Spectra Art Space‎ on Facebook

When: Every Tuesday, 6 – 8:30 p.m. 

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Add to your art collection while participating in a Live Art Auction. Spectra Art Space hosts the auction that is set to sell off works from artists Kely B, Tania Kazz and more during a stream on the gallery’s Facebook and Instagram

Wine Wednesday

Photo Courtesy of Bigsby’s Folly-A Craft Wineries on Facebook

When: Every Wednesday

Cost: Free

The Lowdown: Grab a glass for Wine Wednesday. Bigsby’s Folly holds a live stream on Instagram for wine-lovers alike to talk about different topics each Wednesday.

Literature of the Land Book Club

Photo Courtesy of Denver Botanic Gardens‎ on Facebook

When: Currently running

Cost: $5 – $15 register here

The Lowdown: Denver Botanic Gardens partners with Helen Fowler Library to hold a Literature of the Land Book Club. This spring you can join in a session or all three to read books written by environmental activists and stewards.

SeriesFest Virtual Events

Photo Courtesy of SeriesFest on Facebook

When: Currently streaming

Cost: Free 

The Lowdown: SeriesFest holds a myriad of virtual events to keep you entertained. You can tune in to watch parties, creator hangouts, writers’ rooms and more. For more information check here.

Visions West Contemporary Online Exhibitions

Painting by Sarah Winkler

When: Currently running

Cost: Free 

The Lowdown: Visions West Contemporary hosts virtual exhibitions so you can see new art while staying at home. You will be able to peruse works from artists such as Sarah Winkler for her upcoming Land of the Glacier exhibition all online.

Virtual Dance Classes

Photo courtesy of Cleo Parker Robinson Dance on Facebook

When: Currently streaming

Cost: Varying prices check here

The Lowdown: Cleo Parker Robinson will help you get active with Virtual Dance Classes. You can purchase different classes and start moving your body to music.

Dinner At Home

Photo by Brittni Bell

When: Currently streaming

Cost: Free

The Lowdown: Bluprint partners with the James Beard Award winners to presents a Dinner At Home Series. You can take part in online classes guided by chefs such as Alex Seidel of Mercantile, Alon Shaya of Safta and Thach Tran of Ace Eat Serve to improve your cooking skills.

Tasting Notes

Photo Courtesy of Benny & Zoid Selections on Facebook

When: Wednesdays, 7 p.m. 

Cost: Free

The Lowdown: Benny & Zoid Selections present Tasting Notes – virtual wine tastings. You can join in on a mashup of music and wine as the Zoom streams focus on two wines from different winemakers and a live jam session to boot. Purchase your wines here.

303’s Private Party

When: Fridays, 6 p.m. on 303 Magazine’s Facebook and Instagram live

Cost: Free 

The Lowdown: Jam out to a live virtual DJ set during 303’s Private Party. The ongoing virtual party series hosts a local DJ on Saturdays for a bangin’ night. You can grab a cocktail, put on your party pants and rock out all night long. RSVP here.

The Art of Being Alone: Artists in Quarantine

Photo courtesy of Museo De Las Americas on Facebook

When: Starting May 8

Cost: Free 

The Lowdown: Museo De Las Americas hosts the online exhibition The Art of Being Alone: Artists in Quarantine. The exhibition features works from local artists that surrounds the experience of how they create while dealing with COVID-19 and its impacts. New art will be added every week until quarantine ends.

#MadeForThis

Photo Courtesy of Starry on Facebook

When: Currently Streaming

Cost: Free 

The Lowdown: Starry Internet teams up with local businesses to present #MadeForThis. The event features a series of free live stream classes such as yoga, tarot card reading and beard grooming. Find more information here.

Lit Fest

Photo Courtesy of Lighthouse Writers Workshop on Facebook

When: July 1 – 3

Cost: $25 – $555 register here

The Lowdown: Lighthouse Writers Workshop has extended Lit Fest to a month. You can participate in different workshops, listen to seminars and more during the literary-centered event. Also, Lighthouse Writers Workshop hosts virtual writing events through its Facebook and Instagram. You can improve on your writing skills through different prompts all throughout the week. Find more information here.

Modern Tiki

Photo Courtesy of Balefire Goods on Facebook

When: Started June 5

Cost: Free 

The Lowdown: Explore a world of Tiki bars during the online exhibition Modern Tiki. Balefire Goods and Spirits Wine Provisions present the exhibition that features art, fine craft and more – all inspired by tiki and Polynesian Pop aesthetic. You can take a tropical escape without even leaving your home.

Denver Center for the Performing Arts Virtual Classes

Photo Courtesy of Denver Center for the Performing Arts‎ on Facebook

When: Starts June 10

Cost: Various prices check here

The Lowdown: Denver Center for the Performing Arts has announced the opening of virtual classes. You can take part in 27 different online education and training courses that are available for high schoolers and adults while staying at home.

The MOVE/ment

Photo by Mike Watson

When: July 1 – 8

Cost: Free 

The Lowdown: Colorado Ballet has partnered with Cleo Parker Robinson for The MOVE/ment. You can experience a virtual performance choreographed and directed by Cleo Parker Robinson that brings awareness to systemic racial injustices and inequity. The performance will be streamed online for two weeks.

Colorado Music Festival

Photo Courtesy of Colorado Music Festival on Facebook

When: July 1 – 30

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Colorado Music Festival goes virtual this year. You can listen and watch musical performances from local and international artists during the online festival. For more information and a schedule of events, check here.

Fireside at Five

Photo Courtesy of Fireside at Five on Facebook

When: July 2, 5 – 6 p.m. 

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Take a deep dive into different topics during the Fireside at Five series. The series hosts discussions about local and global issues with different organizations each week. This week you can hear from The Center on Colfax about issues that the LGBTQ+ community faces in education and legislation.

Together in Hope

Boettcher Concert. Photo Courtesy of Colorado Symphony

When: July 3 – 4

Cost: Free

The Lowdown: The Colorado Symphony teams up with Denver7 to present Together in Hope – an independence eve virtual concert. The concert, aired on Denver7 and Youtube offers performances from local musicians, dancers and more. The event raises funds for Food Bank of the Rockies, The Center on Colfax, Center for African American Health and more.

B-Side Music Fridays

Amanda Piela, Wildermiss

Photo by Amanda Piela

When: July 3, 7 p.m. 

Cost: Free

The Lowdown: Museum of Contemporary Art Denver partners with CPR’s Indie 102.3 for B-Side Music Fridays. The series, now virtual, will feature performances from local musicians. This Friday you can jam out to a live virtual performance from Wildermiss on Indie102.3’s Facebook.

Mixed Taste: At Home

Photo Courtesy of MCA Denver on Facebook

When: Wednesdays, starting July 15, 7 – 8:30 p.m. 

Cost: Free RSVP here

The Lowdown: Denver Center for the Performing Arts partners with Museum of Denver Contemporary Art Denver for Mixed Taste: At Home. The virtual event features a summer series of six different free tag-team lectures every Wednesday evening.

Virtual Wine Tastings

Photo courtesy of Blanchard Family Wines

When: July 18

Cost: Various prices check here

The Lowdown: Blanchard Family Wines continues its Virtual Wine Tastings with a Wine 101 Class. You can take part in sipping on different wines while learning from the owners and vintners of Blanchard Family Wines – James and Mark Blanchard. Make sure to register beforehand to participate.

Believing In The Future

Photo Courtesy of Hazel Miller Band on Facebook

When: July 26, 6 – 7 p.m. 

Cost: Free 

The Lowdown: University of Colorado Physical Therapy Program hosts Believing In The Future, a virtual concert. You can jam out to a live virtual performance from The Hazel Miller Band to raise funds for student scholarships.