April 19, 2024

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Things to do in Denver this weekend, April 15-17

By Cassidy Ritter

Easter is this Sunday, which means egg hunts and brunches are taking place across Denver this weekend! There’s also a Hoppy Easter 5K on Saturday at Zuni Street Brewing.

The Art of Banksy exhibit also opens this weekend at the Denver Sports Castle, showcasing more than 100 original works. And it’s your last chance to visit the Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked The World exhibit at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.

 

Notes: Events with an * are taking place virtually or outdoors. 

 

Friday 

 

Just for fun

*Free Denver Tours. Colorado State Capitol front steps, 200 E. Colfax Ave. 10 a.m. Free.

Drag Egg Hunt. Four Mile Historic Park, 715 S. Forest St. 5:30-10 p.m. $45 (members, adults only), $47 (senior and military), $50 (non-members, adults only).

Venardos Circus. Aspen Grove, 7301 S. Santa Fe Dr., Littleton. 7 p.m. Prices vary.

 

Comedy and theater

Anjelah Johnson. Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Place. 7 p.m. $39.50-159.50.

The Noir Door. Cleo Parker Robinson Dance, 119 Parker Ave. West. 7-11 p.m. Starting at $30.

Chelcie Lynn. Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village. 7:15 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. $35-85.

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora. 7:30 p.m. $20 (children and students), $28 (seniors and military), $34 (adults). Proof of vaccination required for entry.

 

Art, culture and media

Wild Narratives. Walker Fine Art, 300 W. 11th Ave. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.

Made Known. Union Hall, 1750 Wewatta St. Noon-6 p.m. Free.

Tiempo y Lugar. Museo de las Americas, 861 Santa Fe Dr. Noon-6 p.m. Free (members, children 13 and under), $5 (students, seniors, artists, teachers and military members), $8 (general admission).

Class: Cherry Creek State Park. Canvas and Cocktails, 8405 Park Meadows Center Dr., Lone Tree. 6:30 p.m. $45.

 

Music and nightlife

*Nghtmre: Into The Drmvrse. Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 6 p.m. Prices vary.

Birds of Play. Swallow Hill Music, 71 E. Yale Ave. 8 p.m. $18.

Kind Hearted Strangers with Mountain Rose and PJ Moon and the Swappers. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 8 p.m. (doors open). $15.

Paul Cauthen. The Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $30-40 (in advance), $40 (day of show).

Paul Cauthen Meet & Greet After Party. Lost Lake Lounge, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 10:30 p.m. $50.

 

Sports and fitness

Immersive Frida Kahlo Yoga. Lighthouse Artspace, 3900 Elati St. 8:15-9:15 a.m. $54.99.

*Colorado Rockies vs. Chicago Cubs. Coors Field, 2001 Blake St. Watch on ATT SportsNet or listen at 850 AM. 6:40 p.m. Prices vary.

 

Saturday

 

Just for fun

Egg Hunt. Four Mile Historic Park, 715 S. Forest St. 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Free (children 3 and under), $16-20 (member, includes two drink tickets and snack box for adults), $18-25 (non-member, includes two drink tickets and snack box for adults)

*Free Denver Tours. Colorado State Capitol front steps, 200 E. Colfax Ave. 10 a.m. Free.

Local AF Spring Market. Dairy Block Alley, 1800 Wazee St. Noon-6 p.m. No cover.

DIY Solar Powered Setups for Beginners (Workshop). Alamo Placita Park, 300 N. Emmerson St. 1-2:30 p.m. Free. Advanced registration required.

Venardos Circus. Aspen Grove, 7301 S. Santa Fe Dr., Littleton. 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Prices vary.

Mega Jaripeo. Denver Coliseum, 4600 Humbolt St. 2 p.m. $108.

 

Comedy and theater

The Noir Door. Cleo Parker Robinson Dance, 119 Parker Ave. West. 7-11 p.m. Starting at $30.

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora. 7:30 p.m. $20 (children and students), $28 (seniors and military), $34 (adults). Proof of vaccination required for entry.

Chelcie Lynn. Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village. 9:45 p.m. $35-85.

 

 

Art, culture and media

*Denver Graffiti Tour. The Unleaded Group parking lot, 2314 N. Broadway. 10 a.m. $30.

Class: Hola Casita (new). Canvas and Cocktails, 8405 Park Meadows Center Dr., Lone Tree. 10 a.m. $35 ( children ages 12 and under, includes free drink), $40 (adults, includes free drink).

Wild Narratives. Walker Fine Art, 300 W. 11th Ave. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.

Made Known. Union Hall, 1750 Wewatta St. Noon-6 p.m. Free.

Tiempo y Lugar. Museo de las Americas, 861 Santa Fe Dr. Noon-5 p.m. Free (members, children 13 and under), $5 (students, seniors, artists, teachers and military members), $8 (general admission).

Class: Elephancy. Canvas and Cocktails, 8405 Park Meadows Center Dr., Lone Tree. 2 p.m. $35 (children ages 12 and under, includes free drink), $40 (adults, includes free drink).

Kindness Rocks and the City: Rock Painting Workshop. Smiley Branch Library, 4501 W. 46th Ave. 2-3 p.m. Free.

Día del Niño: Piñata Making Workshop. Athmar Park Branch Library, 1055 S. Tejon St. 2-4 p.m. Free.

Class: Rocky Mountain Wood Panel. Canvas and Cocktails, 8405 Park Meadows Center Dr., Lone Tree. 6:30 p.m. $50.

Lumonics Immersed. Lumonics Light & Sound Gallery, 800 E. 73 Ave., Unit 11. 8-10:30 p.m. $20.

 

Eats and drinks

Crepes and Cocktails. The Seasoned Chef, 999 Jasmine St. 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. $90.

Mastering Crepes & Souffles. Stir Cooking School, 3215 Zuni St. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $90.

Couples Class: The Modern Italian Chef. The Seasoned Chef, 999 Jasmine St. 6:30-9:30 p.m. $180 (for two).

 

Music and nightlife

*Kevin Gates & Gucci Mane. Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 6:30 p.m. Prices vary.

Mom Rock with Cagemates and The Cuddies. Lost Lake Lounge, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. (doors open). $12.

Morsel with Floodgate Operators, O’Connor Brothers Band and Sam Walker. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 8 p.m. (doors open) $15.

Bob Moses. The Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $35 (in advance), $38 (day of show).

Hayes Carll. Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $25.75 (in advance), $27 (day of).

 

Sports and fitness

Butterfly Pavilion Rainforest Yoga. Butterfly Pavilion,  6252 W. 104th Ave., Westminster. 8 a.m. $10 (non-members), $8 (members). Advanced registration required.

Hoppy Easter 5k. Zuni Street Brewing, 2355 West 29th Ave. 10 a.m. $35-53  (includes free beer).

*Colorado Rockies vs. Chicago Cubs. Coors Field, 2001 Blake St. Watch on ATT SportsNet or listen at 850 AM. 6:10 p.m. Prices vary.

*Denver Nuggets vs. Golden State Warriors. Watch on ABC or listen at 92.5 FM. 6:30 p.m. 

*Colorado Rapids vs. Minnesota MNUFC. Watch on ESPN+ or Altitude TV. 6 p.m. 

Colorado Avalanche vs. Carolina Hurricanes. Ball Arena, 1000 Chopper Circle. Watch on ALT. 7 p.m. Prices vary.

*Colorado Mammoth vs. Saskatchewan Rush. Watch on ESPN+. 7:30 p.m.

 

Sunday

 

Just for fun

*Easter Sunrise Service. Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 6 a.m. Free.

*Free Denver Tours. Colorado State Capitol front steps, 200 E. Colfax Ave. 10 a.m. Free.

Local AF Spring Market. Dairy Block Alley, 1800 Wazee St. Noon-6 p.m. No cover.

Venardos Circus. Aspen Grove, 7301 S. Santa Fe Dr., Littleton. 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.  Prices vary.

 

Comedy and theater

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora. 2:30 p.m. $20 (children and students), $28 (seniors and military), $34 (adults). Proof of vaccination required for entry.

*John Mulaney. Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Prices vary.

 

Art, culture and media

The Mercury Cafe Poetry Slam. Mercury Cafe, 2199 California St. 6-11 p.m. Free.

 

Eat and drinks

Sunday Bingo Brunch. Milk Market, 1800 Wazee St. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. No cover.

Easter Buffet Brunch. Citizen Rail, 1899 16th St. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. $35 (children 12 and under), $65 (adults). Advanced reservations recommended.

Bottomless Easter Brunch. Tamayo, 1400 Larimer St. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $12 (children 12 and under, food only), $28 (adults, food only), $42 (adults, includes small plates and free-flowing brunch cocktails). Advanced reservations recommended.

Psychedelic Sundays. Poka Lola Social Club, 1850 Wazee St. 4-9 p.m. No cover.

 

Music and nightlife

*Live Music in the Alley: Maddam. Dairy Block Alley, 1800 Wazee St. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. No cover.

Snail Mail. The Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $27-75 (in advance), $30-75 (day of show).

LEZ ZEPPELIN. Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $25 (in advance), $30 (day of show).

 

Sports and fitness

Immersive Frida Kahlo Yoga. Lighthouse Artspace, 3900 Elati St. 8:15-9:15 a.m. $54.99.

*Colorado Rockies vs. Chicago Cubs. Coors Field, 2001 Blake St. Watch on ATT SportsNet or listen at 850 AM. 1:10 p.m. Prices vary.

 

All weekend

 

Just for fun

Selfie@Stanley. Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St., Aurora. 4 p.m.-8 p.m. (Friday), 11 a.m.-8 p.m. (Saturday) and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sunday). $18-20. Advanced registration required.

The Dr. Seuss Experience. 9667 E. County Line Road, Centennial. 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. $28 (children, general admission, timed entry), $35 (adult, general admission, timed entry), $45 (VIP anytime tickets).

Earthmade. Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St., Aurora. 5-10 p.m. (Friday), Noon-5 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday). Free (general admission), $25 (VIP).

 

Comedy and theater

The Other Josh Cohen. Garner Galleria Theatre, 1101 13th St. 7:30 p.m. (Friday-Sunday), 2 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday). $46. Proof of vaccination required for entry.

 

Art, culture and media

*40 West ArtLine. 40 West Arts District along West Colfax Avenue and the W Line in Lakewood. Anytime. Free.

*Denver Public Art Self Guided and Virtual Tours. Various locations and online. Anytime. Free.

*Gardens Navigator. Denver Botanic Gardens, online. Anytime. Free.

*Pre-recorded Art Classes. Canvas and Cocktails, online. Anytime. $20 (materials sold separately).

*Kirkland Museum. Online. Anytime. Free.

The Rise of the Aurora Suburb During the Cold War. Aurora History Museum, 15051 E. Alameda Parkway, Aurora. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Friday) and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (Saturday-Sunday). Free.

Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked The World. Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. 9-5 p.m. $13.95-18.95. Advanced registration required for timed entry.

Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs. Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. 9-5 p.m. $20.95-27.45. Advanced registration required for timed entry.

Heroine of the Titanic. Molly Brown House Museum, 1340 Pennsylvania St. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free (members and children under 5), $10-$16.

Memory Mirror. Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$18. Advanced registration recommended for timed entry.

The Art of Banksy. Denver Sports Castle, 1000 Broadway. 2-9 p.m. (Fridays), 11 a.m.-9 p.m. (Saturdays), 11 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sundays). $29.99-34.99 (children), $39.99-54.99 (general admission).

Order & Entropy. CORE New Art Space, 6851 W. Colfax Ave. 5-10 p.m. (Friday) and Noon-5 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday). Free.

Brighter Than Love. Dairy Block Alley, 1800 Wazee St. Noon-7 p.m. (Friday-Saturday), noon-5 p.m. (Sunday). Free.

Immersive Frida Kahlo. Lighthouse Denver, 3900 Elati St. Noon-8 p.m. (Friday), 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (Saturday), 10 a.m.-7 p.m. (Sunday). Starting at $39.99.

 

Eats and drinks

*Cooking on Demand. The Seasoned Chef, online. Anytime. $35.