14 Things To Do in Real Life and Virtually This Weekend in Denver

Inside the Clyfford Still Museum. Photo by James Florio.

Denver has some thrilling events lined up this week. Start it off with Dim Sum folding and end it by taking a deep breath at Yoga and Beer. Whatever your week has ready for you, make sure to take a peep at this roundup of events happening in Denver.

Reminder, masks and social distancing are mandatory at any of these in-person events. 

Wednesday, January 20

Dim Sum Folding Date Night

Photo Courtesy of Denver Sushi House on Facebook

When: January 20, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. 

Where: Online 

Cost: $80 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Denver Sushi House teams up with Colorado Sake Co. for a Dim Sum Folding Date Night. You can flex your culinary skills by making four different types of dim sum at home with a live stream class guided by chef Taylor while sampling on sake throughout the evening.

Factotum Gives Beer Release

Photo Courtesy of Factotum Brewhouse on Facebook

When: January 20, 4 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Factotum Brewhouse, 3845 Lipan St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission order here

The Lowdown: Factotum Brewhouse teams up with the local nonprofit Period Kits to present a Factotum Gives Beer Release. You can grab the limited edition Strawberry wheat brew and support the organization. For every pint and can sold Factotum will give $1 to Period Kits.

Womxn’s March Denver Motivation Mural

Photo by Aaron Chavez. Courtesy of Womxn’s March Denver on Facebook

When: January 20, 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. 

Where: Online 

Cost: Free here

The Lowdown: This Wednesday Womxn’s March Denver will update its site for a Motivation Mural event in honor of the inauguration. You can take part in the digital mural by sharing your thoughts, hearing from others and more throughout the day.

JustUs: Stories From The Frontlines of the Criminal Justice System with Spirit of Grace

Photo Courtesy of Eventbrite

When: January 20, 5 – 6 p.m. 

Where: Online

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Museum of Contemporary Art Denver presents JustUs: Stories from the Frontlines of the Criminal Justice System. The virtual event features monologues from four members of JustUs as well as music from Spirit of Grace.

Knife Skills Online

Photo Courtesy of Cook Street School of Culinary Arts on Facebook

When: January 20, 6 p.m. 

Where: Online 

Cost: $50 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Sharpen up your cutting techniques during a Knife Skills Online course. You can learn from a Cook Street School of Culinary Arts instructor on basic knife elements and cook and tasty meal while doing so.

Thursday, January 21

Dreamland by Wawe Studios

Photo Courtesy of Spectra Art Space on Facebook

When: January 21 – February 14

Where: Spectra Art Space, 1836 S. Broadway, Denver

Cost: $7 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Spectra Art Space presents Dreamland by Wawe Studios. The exhibition hosts works such as stickers, prints, jewelry, pins and more created by Wawe. The showcase explores Wawe’s evolution over time and the resurgences of different themes.

Laws Whiskey Dinner

Photo Courtesy of Laws Whiskey House on Facebook

When: January 21, 6:30 p.m. 

Where: Blackbird Denver, 305 S. Downing St., Denver 

Cost: $60 tickets available here

The Lowdown: Blackbird Denver partners with Laws Whiskey House for a Laws Whiskey Dinner. You can dine on five-course feast with bites such as black peppered scallops, braised beef stew and a plum pudding. Each course is paired with a different whiskey sip.

Yuan Wonton Pop-Up

Photo by Adrienne Thomas.

When: January 21, 4 – 7 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Yuan Wonton has teamed up with The Infinite Monkey Theorem for a pop-up. You can snag some signature chili wontons, soup dumplings, vegetable Chow Fun noodles and more. Preorder here by January 20.

SCFD Free Day

Inside the Clyfford Still Museum. Photo by James Florio.

When: January 21, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free admission here

The Lowdown: Clyfford Still Museum teams up with the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) to present an SCFD Free Day. The event features a chance to explore the galleries free of cost with timed socially distanced intervals.

 Pictures at an Exhibition

Photo Courtesy of So Many Roads Museum and Brewery on Facebook

When: January 21, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. 

Where: So Many Roads Museum and Brewery, 918 W. 1st Ave., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: So Many Roads Museum and Brewery welcomes artist Don Callarman for a Pictures at an Exhibition showcase. You can watch as Callaraman paints live as well as explore completed works within the brewery.

Friday, January 22

Broadway Musicals Quiz

Photo Courtesy of Geeks Who Drink Pub Quizzes on Facebook

When: January 22, 6 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Online 

Cost: $5.99 per device here

The Lowdown: Flex your knowledge on musical hits during a Broadway Musicals Quiz. Geeks Who Drink hosts the quiz night with questions about Hamilton, Broadway actors and more with the help of three different quizmasters.

Saturday, January 23

Bloodies and Bluegrass

Photo Courtesy of Mile High Spirits – Denver’s Distillery on Facebook

When: January 23, 2 – 5 p.m. 

Where: Mile High Spirits – Tasting Room, 2201 Lawrence St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Kick back and rock out during Bloodies and Bluegrass. Mile High Spirits presents a chill afternoon of $20 bottomless bloody marys, food and live music from Tara Rose and the Real Deal on the patio.

Sunday, January 24

Drag Queen Bingo Brunch

Photo Courtesy of Dairy Block on Facebook

When: January 24, 12 – 3 p.m. 

Where: Dairy Block, 1800 Wazee St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Dairy Block partners with Denver Milk Market for a Drag Queen Bingo Brunch. You can dine on bites while playing bingo with the help of drag performers Queen Shirley Delta Blow, Kai Lee Mykles and Dixie Krystals. You can also have a chance at winning prizes throughout the afternoon.

Yoga and Beer

Photo Courtesy of Epic Brewing Company – Denver Taproom on Facebook

When: January 24, 10 – 11 a.m.

Where: Epic Brewing Company – Denver Taproom, 3001 Walnut St., Denver

Cost: $22 get tickets here

The Lowdown: End the week by stretching out at Yoga and Beer. Epic Brewing Company teams up with Hikyoga for an all-levels yoga flow to help you let go of your weekly tension and stresses with a brew refresh to follow.

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Mark Your Calendar

Virtual Class: Indigenous Futurism with Renata Burchfield

When: January 26, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. 

Where: Online

Cost: $45 – $50 tickets available here

Agents and ‘artners Peter Miles Bergman and Heather Link-Bergman: A Virtual Event

When: January 27, 5 p.m. 

Where: Online 

Cost: Free register here

One Painting at a Time Virtual Talk with Virginia Folkestad

When: January 28, 6 – 7 p.m. 

Where: Online

Cost: Free register here

Digital Earth Ice

When: February 4, 7 p.m. 

Where: Online

Cost: $8 tickets available here

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