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

Denver has some punchy events lined up this week. Start it off by getting historic with Stonehenge and end it with some flavor with Taste America Denver. Wherever the week takes you, make sure to take a look at this roundup of events happening in Denver.

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

Wednesday, March 17


Photo Courtesy of Denver Museum of Nature & Science

When: March 17 – September 6

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

Cost: Possible Additional fee with $19.95 museum admission here

The Lowdown: Dive into the mystical world of one of Britain’s oldest and most famous stone circles – Stonehenge. You can learn about the location, the possible use of Stonehenge and the theories of how the stone circle came to be where it is situated today. More information about the exhibition here.

Denver Beer Co. South Downing Opening Day

Photo Courtesy of Denver Beer Co on Facebook

When: March 17, 1o a.m. 

Where: Denver Beer Co. South Downing, 2425 S. Downing St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Denver Beer Co. is opening another location at South Downing Street. You can stop into the grand opening of the new taproom for beer tappings, delectable bites and more.


Photo Courtesy of Curio Bar

When: March 17

Where: Curio Bar, 2669 Larimer St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Celebration St. Patrick’s Day at O’Curio. Curio Bar offers St. Patrick’s Day cocktails for $7 with sips such as Horse Feathers, Irish coffees and Old Fashioneds.

St. Patrick’s Day at Whole Sol

Photo Courtesy of Whole Sol

When: March 17

Where: All Whole Sol locations

Cost: Free admissions 

The Lowdown: Freshen up your St. Patrick’s Day at Whole Sol. The superfood concept serves up a three-course health-packed meal with green in mind with tastes of a matcha latte, an I Like You matcha bowl and matcha bites.

Steuben’s St. Patrick’s Day

Photo Courtesy of Steuben’s

When: March 17, 9 a.m. 

Where: Steuben’s Arvada, 7355 Ralston Rd., Arvada and Steuben’s Uptown, 523 E. 17th Ave., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Steuben’s gets traditional with a twist with dishes of corned beef & cabbage, Irish nachos and a St. Paddy’s shake this St. Patrick’s Day. If you aren’t feelin’ a boozy shake you can sip on a lucky green shake instead.

Stanley Marketplace’s St. Patrick’s Day

Photo Courtesy of Stanley Marketplace

When: March 17, 4 – 4:30 p.m. 

Where: Stanley Marketplace, 2501 N. Dallas St., Aurora

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Grab your green for Stanley Marketplace’s St. Patrick’s Day pop-up. You can watch Irish dancing, listen to traditional music and explore holiday deals throughout the marketplace.

Thursday, March 18

Photo Courtesy of Tattered Cover

When: March 18, 5 p.m. 

Where: Online 

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Tattered Cover hosts a Live Stream with Gregory Brown, author of The Lowering Days. You can hear from Brown about his novel, ask questions and more during the event.

Into the Archives: Photography from the Colville Reservation

Photo Courtesy of Clyfford Still Museum on Facebook

When: March 18, 6 – 6:45 p.m. 

Where: Online

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Explore works held within the Clyfford Still Museum’s archives with “Into the Archives: Photography from the Colville Reservation.” You can take part in a conversation about the photographs taken of the Colville Reservation in Washington State, sketches and more.

Friday, March 19

A World of Taste: Thai

Photo Courtesy of Cook Street School of Culinary Arts on Facebook

When: March 19, 6 p.m. 

Where: Cook Street School of Culinary Arts, 43 W. 9th Ave., Denver 

Cost: $119 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Test your cooking skills with A World of Taste: Thai. You can learn to create a menu of crab fried rice, Som Tum, Thai basil and coconut ice cream and more throughout the culinary class.

Saturday, March 20

Berkeley Donuts Turns One

Photo by Thomas Kolicko

When: March 20, 7:30 a.m. 

Where: Berkeley Donuts, 3920 Tennyson St., Denver

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Start your morning off right and celebrate one year of sweet bites as Berkeley Donuts Turns One. The day features a collaboration beer tapping with Cerebral Brewing that includes Berkeley Donuts’ salted caramel donuts within a salted caramel stout, a chance to taste throwback doughnut flavors and more.

Steel Magnolias Champagne Cinema

Photo Courtesy of Alamo Drafthouse Denver‎ on Facebook

When: March 20, 7 p.m. 

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

Cost: $21.06 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Alamo Drafthouse presents Steel Magnolias Champagne Cinema. The event features a screening of Steel Magnolias – the classic film about a group of ladies who grow together over time and hardships. You can view the film, feel nostalgic and maybe even have a good cry.

Art Strut: Women in Their Infinite Forms

Photo by Jeff Fierberg

When: March 20, 4 – 6 p.m. 

Where: Dairy Block Alley, 1800 Wazee St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Explore the new Women in Their Infinite Forms exhibition with an Art Strut. The strut spotlights the 11 local female artists who have transformed (wo)mannequins into art that tells stories of female power and reinvention. You can have a chance to purchase art and support the artists.

Churro Waffles at Kachina

Photo courtesy of Kachina Denver on Facebook

When: March 20 – 21, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

Where: Kachina Cantina, 1890 Wazee St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Dig into a sweet brunch with churro waffles at Kachina Cantina. Kachina has revamped its brunch menu with all new items such as Pan y queso for $8, spicy candied bacon for $8 and of course churro waffles for $9.

Túpac Amaru Vertical Tasting

Photo Courtesy of Dos Luces Brewery on Facebook

When: March 20, 3 p.m. 

Where: Dos Luces Brewery, 1236 S. Broadway, Denver 

Cost: $20 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Imbibe in a cold brew with a Túpac Amaru Vertical Tasting. You can have the chance to taste six different variants of the Túpac Amaru Imperial Chicha beer from cellared bottles kept from each release.

Sunday, March 21

Taste America Denver

Photo Courtesy of Spuntino on Facebook

When: March 21, 6 – 7 p.m. 

Where: Sputino, 2639 W. 32nd Ave., Denver 

Cost: $175 for two here

The Lowdown: James Beard Foundation hosts a Taste America Denver virtual dinner presented by Capital One. You can dine on a three-course meal created by Sputino that includes bites of Alce crudo, Coniglio con Algio and a budino to finish sweet – all while tuning in to a live stream program.

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Mark Your Calendar

Stranahan’s Virtual Cocktail Class

When: March 24, 6 o.m. 

Where: Online 

Cost: $11 tickets available here

Michael Twitty Lecture

When: March 24, 7 p.m. 

Where: Online 

Cost: $18 per household here

ARISE Music Festival

When: March 25, 8 p.m. 

Where: Online 

Cost: $10 – $20 suggested donation here

The Inventing Room Dessert Shop Reopening

When: March 27

Where: 4433 W. 29th Ave., Denver

Cost: $15 – $180 tickets available here