Things To Do in and Around Denver This Weekend: 7/6 – 7/10

Denver has some chilled events lined up for the weekend. Start it off by getting cinematic at the Sci-Fi Film Series and end it get getting zen at a Summer Yoga in the Park. Wherever the weekend leads you, make sure to take a gander at this roundup of events happening in Denver.

Wednesday, July 6

Sci-Fi Film Series

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When: July 6, 7 p.m. 

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

Cost: $11.95 for members, $14,95 for nonmembers, get tickets here

The Lowdown: Denver Museum of Nature & Science hosts the Sci-Fi Film Series. You can view the film 2001: A Space Odyssey and hear from museum scientists and Vincent Piturro, an English and Film professor at MSU Denver about the dichotomy between science and film and how they meet in the middle.

Uncorked! Comedy Show

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When: July 6, 7:45 – 10 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Grab a glass of wine a let out a laugh during an Uncorked! Comedy Show. You can watch sets from local comedians while imbibing in an Infinite Monkey wine or wine slush.

The Unreal Garden

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When: July 6, 12 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Verse Immersive, 500 16th Street Mall #261, Denver

Cost: $13.99 – $29.99, get tickets here

The Lowdown: Verse Immersive teams up with Enklu to present The Unreal Garden. You can explore an immersive augmented reality exploration of your inner child with animal characters, different landscapes and an interactive story.

Thursday, July 7

Movies at McGregor

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When: July 7, 6 – 9 p.m. 

Where: McGregor Square, 1901 Wazee St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Grab a lawn chair and relax during Movies at McGregor Square. This Thursday you can view a film on the 66-foot LED screen while snacking on concessions and imbibing in bar sips.

Scoop of Jazz

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When: July 7, 7 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Little Man Ice Cream, 2620 16th St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Little Man Ice Cream embraces summer with a Scoop of Jazz. The evening features smooth jazz live on the patio. You can shimmy to the music in the summer night’s heat and chill out with a sweet scoop of Little Man ice cream.

Colorado Burlesque Festival 10th Anniversary

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When: July 7 – 9

Where: REELWORKS Denver, 399 35th St., Denver

Cost: Varying prices, check here, here and here

The Lowdown: The Colorado Burlesque Festival celebrates its 10th Anniversary. The three-day festival offers different themes each night with performances from acts such as Sadie Empress, Margo Mayhem, Khrys’taaal and Po’Chop.

Avanti Summer Movie Series

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When: July 7, 9 – 11 p.m.

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

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Pull up a lawn chair or bring a blanket for the Avanti Summer Movie Series. You can imbibe in a free beer from New Belgium Brewing Company and taste bites from Del Mar while relaxing to watch School of Rock on a 30-foot projector.

Friday, July 8

B-Side Music Friday

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When: July 8, 6:30 p.m. 

Where: Museum of Contemporary Art Denver 1485 Delgany St., Denver

Cost: $30, get tickets here

The Lowdown: Museum of Contemporary Art Denver’s B-Side Music returns for the summer. The series features a night to jam out to some new and innovative local musicians with a performance from Manycolors and Felix Fast4ward on the rooftop.

Glowin’ & Growin’

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When: July 8, 7:30 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Modern Nomad Denver, 2936 Larimer St., Denver 

Cost: $25, get tickets here

The Lowdown: Get your fashion on at Glowin’ & Growin’. You can watch a sustainable fashion showcase and later dance the night away at Modern Nomad Denver. A portion of the proceeds from the event will go towards Lincoln Hills Cares.

Summer Market

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When: July 8, 5 – 8 p.m. 

Where: Mockery Brewing, 3501 Delgany St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Shop local during a Summer Market at Mockery Brewing. You can peruse jewelry, plants, metal works and more from local vendors while sipping on a cold pint.

Blueberry Hefeweizen Release

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When: July 8, 12 – 10 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Copper Kettle Brewing Company presents a Blueberry Hefeweizen Release. You can grab a pint of the brew with notes of clove, banana and blueberry for a tart and sweet sip while snacking on bites from Michigan Colorado Chefs throughout the day.

5th Annual Denver Tattoo Arts Convention

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When: July 8 – 10

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

Cost: $25 – $43 at entry

The Lowdown: The 5th Annual Denver Tattoo Arts Convention is back in the city. You can celebrate the wild world of tattooing by exploring artists from around the world, meeting experts and maybe even getting your own tattoo.

Halloween In July

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When: July 8, 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. 

Where: Tracks Denver, 3500 Walnut St., Denver

Cost: $15, get tickets here

The Lowdown: Put on your best costume for Halloween in July. Tracks Denver hosts the evening with a costume contest, beats from DJs Julian Black, DJ Nitrogen and more.

Queer Beers

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When: July 8, 7 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Cerebral Brewing, 1477 Monroe St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Cerebral Brewing is back with Queer Beers. You can get in on a two-hour happy hour with $1 off pints and beats from DJ420haha for a chill evening.

Live Music at Woodie Fisher

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When: July 8, 6 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Woodie Fisher Kitchen & Bar, 1999 Chestnut Pl. #100, Denver

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Woodie Fisher continues its Live Music series. This Friday you can watch Many Mountains perform live while you grab a bite and sip on a cool drink.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows™ Part 2 in Concert

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When: July 8 – 10

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

Cost: $25 – $103, get tickets here

The Lowdown: Experience a viewing of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows™ Part 2 in Concert. Colorado Symphony will perform the score of the film live while you view the movie on the big screen.

Saturday, July 9

Learning Ancient Textile Techniques: Shabori and Indigo Dyeing

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When: July 9, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

Where: Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver 

Cost: $83, get tickets here

The Lowdown: Dive into the art of Japanese Arashi Shabori during Learning Ancient Textile Techniques: Shabori and Indigo Dyeing. You can create a silk scarf using shibori and indigo dyeing techniques, explore the museum’s Textile Art and Fashion collection and more throughout the workshop.

Barrel-Aged Colorado Triple Strong Release

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When: July 9, 1 p.m. 

Where: River North Brewery, River North Brewery, 6021 Washington St. Unit A, Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Crack open a cold one at the Barrel-Aged Colorado Triple Strong Release. River North Brewery presents the abbey-style triple ale that is aged in bourbon barrels for a deeper taste.

Yoga on the Terrace

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When: July 9, 9 – 10 a.m. 

Where: The ART, a Hotel (Denver), 1201 Broadway, Denver  

Cost: Free, register here

The Lowdown: The ART, a Hotel partners up with Black Swan Yoga for Yoga on the Terrace. You can flow into a yoga session with an instructor while taking in a view of the gorgeous Mile High City.

Dinner Society with Andrea Murdoch From Four Directions Cuisine

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When: July 9, 6 p.m. 

Where: Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, 1485 Delgany St., Denver

Cost: $175, get tickets here

The Lowdown: Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA) hosts a Dinner Society with Andrea Murdoch of Four Directions Cuisine. You can delight in bites created by Chef Andrea Murcdoch while imbibing in beverages from Atōst and Dos Luces Brewery.

Horseshoe Summer Series

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When: July 9, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

Where: The Denver Central Market, 2669 Larimer St., Denver

Cost: Free, register here

The Lowdown: Shop from more than 40 curated vendors at the Horseshoe Summer Series. The market features local artists, designers, vintage goods and more. You can munch on food from food trucks, jam out to live music and sip on drinks while you shop.

8 Year Anniversary Party

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When: July 9, 12 p.m. 

Where: Baere Brewing Company, 320 Broadway, Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Baere Brewing Company raises a glass to eight years with its Eight Year Anniversary Party. You can sip on chilled beer, celebrate eight years of achievements and more throughout the day.

Kimberly O’Connor and Suzi Q. Smith Live at McGregor Square

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When: July 9, 6 p.m. 

Where: Tattered Cover McGregor Square, 1991 Wazee St. Ste 100, Denver

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Tattered Cover hosts Kimberly O’Connor and Suzi Q. Smith Live at McGregor Square. You can hear from both the author and poet about their newest books, careers and more and have a chance to snag a signing.

Bruz Beers 5k

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When: July 9, 10 a.m. 

Where: Bruz Beers, 1675 W. 67th Ave. #100, Denver

Cost: Free – $53, register here

The Lowdown: Lace up your sneakers for a Bruz Beers 5k. You can run, jog or walk a 5k-ish loop and end it with a free craft brew at the finish to refresh.

Sunday, July 10

How to Achieve Quick Relief from Back and Neck Pain

When: July 10, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Where: Yoga Center of Denver, 770 S Broadway, Denver

Cost: $45

The Lowdown: Eliza Bishop will address adaptations of certain yoga poses and breathing techniques for a wide variety of conditions such as poor posture, lower back pain, chronic neck and shoulder pain, and scoliosis. This is open to everybody and will meet you where you are at in your journey to pain-free sitting, walking, biking, yoga-ing, working, parenting, and playing.

Singer-Songwriter Sessions

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When: July 10, 3 – 5 p.m. 

Where: DANG Soft Serve, 2211 Oneida St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Jam out to some sweet beats while noshing on soft serve and salty fries during the Singer-Songwriter Sessions. This Sunday you can hear a performance from local musician Teague Starbuck live for a chilled afternoon.

Drag Bingo Brunch

Outside view of Denver’s Milk Market. So much more than meets the eye. Photo courtesy of Denver Milk Market on Facebook.

When: July 10, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

Where: Denver Milk Market, 1800 Wazee St. Ste 100, Denver 

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Denver Milk Market is back with a Drag Bingo Brunch. You can enjoy a brunch with bottomless mimosas while playing bingo with the help of local drag performers including Shirley Delta Blow. You can also have a chance at snagging prizes throughout the afternoon. Spots are first-come-first-serve, so make sure to arrive early to grab a seat.

Summer Yoga in the Park

Photo by Adrienne Thomas

When: June 10, 10:30 – 11:30  a.m. 

Where: City Park, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver

Cost: Donation-based, get tickets here

The Lowdown: Take a deep breath and let go of your weekly stresses during the Summer Yoga in the park. The event features a yoga session in City Park guided by a yoga instructor for a relaxing start to the morning. Make sure to bring a mat to practice on and water to stay hydrated.

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Mark Your Calendar

Mission Impossible: Planning for the New Galleries

When: July 12, 6 – 7 p.m.

Where: Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver

Cost: $20, tickets available here

Mixed Taste

When: July 13, 7 p.m. 

Where: Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, 1485 Delgany St., Denver

Cost: $30, tickets available here

Sci-Fi Film Series: Don’t Look Up

When: July 13, 7 p.m. 

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

Cost: $14.95, tickets available here

Model Workshop: Prepare Yourself To Walk DFW Fall 2022 Runway

When: July 17, 4 p.m. 

Where: Void Studios, 1790 S. Bannock St., Denver

Cost: $40, tickets available here