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

Photo Courtesy of Halcyon, a hotel in Cherry Creek on Facebook

Denver has some thrilling events lined up this week. Start it off by getting zen with the Halcyon Summer Wellness Series and end it by kicking back with Film on the Rocks. Whatever the week has ready for you, make sure to take a look at this roundup of events happening in Denver.

Wednesday, June 9

One Two Kazoo

Photo Courtesy of MCA Denver on Facebook

When: June 9, 7 p.m. 

Where: Online 

Cost: $5 – $15 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Museum of Contemporary Art Denver presents One Two Kazoo! The event features a series that showcases local storytellers. This Wednesday you can hear from Gifty Amponsem, Pete Bellande and Stephen Brackett with commentary from host, Amber Blais of Rainbow Militia.

Music in the Clouds

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Halcyon, a hotel in Cherry Creek on Facebook

When: June 9, 4 – 7 p.m. 

Where: Halcyon, a hotel in Cherry Creek, 245 Columbine St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Sway to some sweet sounds during Music in the Clouds. Halcyon hosts the musical event with a performance from a local artist Kelly Ann Kerr on the rooftop of the hotel with a view of the city.

Tlakimilolli: Voces del Telar

Photo Courtesy of Denver Museum of Nature & Science on Facebook

When: June 9, 7 – 8:15 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Denver Museum of Nature & Science partners with Indigenous Film to present a viewing of Tlakimilolli: Voces del Telar (Voices of the Loom). The documentary film follows indigenous female weavers of Sierra de Zongolica located in Vera Cruz, Mexico as they create traditional weavings. You can participate in a discussion with the producer Miguel Angel Sosme following the viewing.

Thursday, June 10

Film/Still: Non-Verbal Secret Confession Booth

Photo by Jenna Maurice. Courtesy of Clyfford Still Museum on Facebook

When: June 10, 7:30 – 9 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Clyfford Still Museum hosts Film/Still: Non-Verbal Secret Confession Booth. You can watch a screening of the film Non-Verbal Secret Confession Booth in which  strangers a secret they have been keeping from someone and to confess that secret as if the person was there. Following the film, you can participate in a discussion with artist Jenna Maurice.

Upper DownTUNES

Photo Courtesy of Downtown Denver Partnership on Facebook

When: June 10, 4 – 7 p.m. 

Where: 16th Street Mall, 16th St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Downtown Denver Partnership continues its Upper DownTUNES series with free live music at The Outer Space and Denver Pavilions Plazas throughout the summer. You can stroll through downtown and jam to beats from local musicians.

Avanti Summer Movie Series

Photo Courtesy of Avanti F&B, a collective eatery on Facebook

When: June 10, 9 p.m. – 12 a.m. 

Where: Avanti F&B, a collective eatery, 3200 Pecos St., Denver 

Cost: Free 

The Lowdown: Grab a lawn chair for an Avanti Summer Movie Series. You can imbibe on a free brew from New Belgium Brewing Company and munch on bites from Knockabout Burgers and Meta Asian Kitchen while kicking back to watch a film.

Friday, June 11

7 Year Anniversary Party

Photo Courtesy of Platt Park Brewing Company on Facebook

When: June 11 – 12

Where: Platt Park Brewing Company, 187 S. Pearl St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Raise a glass to Platt Park Brewing Company during its 7 Year Anniversary Party. The two-day celebration offers beer releases, food from Gates Deli & Grog, live music from Digg Band and more.

Schitt’s Creek Quiz

Photo Courtesy of Geeks Who Drink Pub Quizzes on Facebook

When: June 11, 6 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Online 

Cost: $5.99 per device here

The Lowdown: Test your knowledge of your favorite wayward formerly wealthy family during a Schitt’s Screek Quiz. Geeks Who Drink hosts the virtual event that offers trivia on all six seasons of the hit series. Quizmasters Anne and Troy will keep you guessing all evening long.

No. 10 Anniversary Party

Photo Courtesy of Copper Kettle Brewing Company on Facebook

When: June 11 – 13 

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

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Cheers to 10 years in business at a No. 10 Anniversary Party. Copper Kettle Brewing Company hosts a three-day bash to celebrate its 10 year anniversary with food from food trucks, live music and, of course, a boatload of beer release for a wild weekend.

Lost City Live

Photo Courtesy of Lost City on Facebook

When: June 11, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. 

Where: Lost City River North Patio, 3459 Ringsby Ct., Denver

Cost: $20 – $200 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Shimmy to some sweet beats from Paul Babe and Ellsworth throughout the night during Lost City Live. The live musical event series will continue with performances on the patio for a chill summer evening.

Saturday, June 12

Marjorie Park Grand Re-Opening

Photo Courtesy of Museum of Outdoor Arts- MOA on Facebook

When: June 12, 12 – 4 p.m. 

Where: Marjorie Park, 6331 S. Fiddlers Green Cir., Greenwood Village

Cost: Free register here 

The Lowdown: Museum of Outdoor Arts (MOA) hosts the Marjorie Park Grand Re-Opening. The park, named after the co-founder of the Museum of Outdoor Arts Marjorie P. Madden, has been improved for more community enjoyment. The event will feature art, live music, drinks, food from food trucks and more. 

Pop Up in the Park

Photo Courtesy of Sound Off Colorado on Facebook

When: June 12, 9 – 10 a.m. 

Where: Sloans Lake, 22nd St. and Stuart St., Denver 

Cost: $12 – $15 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Take a deep breath and pose with the help of instructor Jen and her team from Duality Fitness during a Pop Up in the Park. Sound Off Colorado presents the yoga and HIIT session with beats from LED wireless headphones for a thrilling workout.

Made By Us Market

Photo Courtesy of The Infinite Monkey Theorem on Facebook

When: June 12, 2 – 6 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Shop local at the Made By Us Market. The market will offer an array of street food, baked goods and plants. You can also jam out to beats from a DJ throughout the evening during your shopping ventures.

Crawfish Boil & Patio Party

Photo Courtesy of Monkey Barrel on Facebook

When: June 12, 1 – 5 p.m. 

Where: Monkey Barrel, 4401 Tejon St., Denver

Cost: $50 – $65 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Crack open some tasty crustaceans during a Crawfish Boil & Patio Party. Monkey Barrel hosts the event with beers on tap from Breckenridge Brewery, live music from Mad Dog & The Smokin’ Jays, Brent Loveday & The Dirty Dollars and more throughout the day.

Summer Horseshoe Market

Photo Courtesy of Horseshoe Craft & Flea Market on Facebook

When: June 12, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  

Where: Parking lot of the Berkeley Chapel, 4345 W. 46th Ave., Denver

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Summer Horseshoe Market is here for a Saturday afternoon shopping experience. The market holds more than 85 vendors to shop from to find that perfect summer item, while supporting local businesses.

Downtown Photo Walk

Photo Courtesy of Jeff Tidwell on Facebook

When: June 12, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

Where: Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Test out your shooting skilling during a Downtown Photo Walk. Jeff Tidwell and Denver Street Photography host the walk to meet local photographers, shoot some street photography and enjoy the summer weather.

Whittier Walking Market

Photo Courtesy of Kat McBride on Facebook

When: June 12, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  

Where: Whittier Historic Neighborhood, 23rd Ave. and Downing St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: The Whittier Neighborhood Association is back with the Whittier Walking Market and a Whittier Yard Sale. The market, unlike traditional farmers markets, will not be on a particular street block but will be throughout the neighborhood giving you a full opportunity to explore and shop local.

Sunday, June 13

Denver Pride @ Blush & Blu

Photo Courtesy of Blush & Blu Denver on Facebook

When: June 13 – 27

Where: Blush & Blu Denver, 1526 E. Colfax Ave., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Blush & Blu honors Pride month with a whole series of events through the month of June. The events kick off with a performance from The Majestic Melanated Cabaret this Sunday to celebrate Black Pride Denver.

Film on the Rocks

Photo Courtesy of Denver Film on Facebook

When: June 13, 7:30 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre‎, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy, Morrison

Cost: $59.50 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre partners with DenverFilm to present Film on the Rocks. The event features a series of film screenings projected within the amphitheater. This Sunday you can watch a screening of the film GoldenEye – which follows James Bond and agent 006 as they infiltrate a Russian weapons factory.

READ: Film on the Rocks to Return This May

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Mark Your Calendar

Denver7 Book Club

When: June 14, 6 p.m. 

Where: Online 

Cost: Free register here

Octopus Initiative Lottery

When: June 15, 11 a.m. 

Where: Online 

Cost: Free register here

Solstice Celebration

When: June 17, 7  – 8 p.m. 

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

Cost: $10 tickets available here

Denver Fashion Week Summer ’21

When: June 24 & June 26 – 27

Where: Forney Museum of Transportation, 4303 Brighton Blvd., Denver

Cost: $40 – $125 get tickets herehere and here

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