LOCAL EVENTS CALENDAR: NOVEMBER 3-20

November 3

Newest Treatments for Hip Pain: 12PM. Lutheran Medical Center, 8300 W. 38th Ave. Naturally as we age, arthritis and other conditions will begin to plague our joints. Learn the causes of and latest treatment options for hip pain with this free educational seminar, hosted by Ian Weber, MD, a fellowship trained primary and complex joint reconstruction surgeon with Cornerstone Orthopedics. Free. answerline@sclhs.net, 303-689-4595

Adams Mystery Playhouse 10th Anniversary: 6-9PM. Adams Mystery Playhouse, 2406 Federal Blvd. 10th anniversary celebration features “Million Dollar Murder!” Help solve the crime, enjoy dinner and dessert, and share in your favorite Adams memories. $ 46. ezregister.com

The Art of Making a Holiday Cheese Tray: 7-8PM. Cheese + Provisions, 2432 W. 44th Ave. Come sip on some wine and sample irresistible cheeses while learning how to create the ultimate holiday cheese tray experience. $ 32.79. nightout.com

Betty LaVette with Mile High Soul Club: 8-11PM. The Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. Groove to an evening of underground soul with Betty LaVette and the Mile High Soul Club. $ 36-38. swallowhillmusic.org

November 4

Deck the Mall: 11AM-6PM. 16th Street Mall, 16th Street. Start your holiday shopping with live entertainment, free hot chocolate, a charity gift exchange and more! Free. 16thstreetmalldenver.org

Happy Leaf Kombucha Harvest Party: 4PM. Happy Leaf Kombucha Taproom and Kitchen, 5700 W. 25th Ave. Pig roast & harvest dishes, candle making, build your own pickles, henna, kids crafts & games, live music and more! Free entry, pay per activity. 720-708-4954.

Second Star to the Right 2nd Year Celebration: 6PM. Second Star to the Right Children’s Books & Toys, 4353 Tennyson St. Second anniversary of the locally owned book store. Family-friendly evening of giveaways, raffles, cake and local musicians for a Disney sing-a-long! Free. Courtney Smith, http://secondstartotherightbooks.com, events@secondstartotherightbooks.com

November 5

Find-A-Nanny 101 & Nanny Share Social: 10-11:30AM. The mama’hood, 2902 Zuni St. Come discover and learn about local nannies and the find the best nanny for your family with Kiddie Up Nannies. $ 20 per person or $ 30 per couple. kiddieupnannies.com

Holiday Craft Fair and Trade Show: 11AM. Denver Field House Event Center, 1600 Federal Blvd. Holiday handmade gifts: candles, salsas, gluten free baking, jewelry, as well as clothing, Tupperware, and oils.  Enjoy a snow cone stand, too! Free. Contact: Christy, 720-507-3457 or DenverFieldHouse.com

Toy Library Saturdays: 10AM-12PM. November 5, 12, and 19. Smiley Branch Library, 4501 W. 46th Ave. Unique to the Smiley Branch Library since 1980 – Check out educational, instructional, and creative toys suitable for infants up to the age of 8. Free. denverlibrary.org

Tennyson Center Open House & Quilt Sale: 10AM. Tennyson Center for Children, 2950 Tennyson St. The Open House is a great opportunity to tour the campus, meet staff and learn more about Tennyson Center. Stop by the quilt sale and do some holiday shopping. All proceeds benefit Tennyson Center. Free. info@tennysoncenter.org

UNFORGETTABLE R&B Tribute Show: 8PM. Clocktower Cabaret, 17th & Arapahoe. Every Saturday this November enjoy the hot duet starring Mary Louise Lee AND Michael C as they perform songs from some of R&B’s best known legendary artists. $ 30. 303-293-0075 or www.Clocktowercabaret.com.

November 6

Ben Hammond at Local 46: 7-9PM. Local 46, 4586 Tennyson St. Come on over to your favorite bar and grill for an evening with the acoustic soul music of Ben Hammond. Free. local46bar.com

Prevent Holiday Overeating: 2-3:30PM. The Shine Integrated Therapy, 3035 W. 25th St. This 2-day workshop will help you learn how to control your eating during this tasty and overly feast-ive holiday season. We will focus on cognitive behavioral therapy.  $ 60. bclark@shineintegratedtherapy.com

November 7

Breastfeeding Basics for Parents-to-Be: 7-9PM. The Mama’hood Denver, 2902 Zuni St. Learn how to fit breastfeeding into your lives and fully take advantage of your potential relationship with your new baby. $ 50 per mamma + free partner. clients.mindbodyonline.com

November 8

ELECTION DAY-VOTE!!!! Double check your polling place based on your address at http://www.denvergov.org/elections

When is it the Flu?: 12PM. Lutheran Medical Center, 8300 W. 38th Ave. Flu symptoms are often symptoms of other illnesses, so how do you really know if you have the flu? Dr. Scott Miner will help you identify the signs and symptoms of the flu and what treatment options are available as well as discuss when it’s time to seek advanced medical care. Free. 303-689-4595 or answerline@sclhs.net.

Science of and for the People: 1-3PM. Casa Mayan, 1020 9th St. It is LiberatED- a week of exploratory learning. The Auraria Climate Justice Coalition and Kendra Kruger hold a workshop regarding traditional and emerging philosophies in regard to ourselves and the external world. Free. casamayan.com

November 9

DPS Great Schools Expo: 6-8PM. Sports Authority Field, 1701 Bryant St. Bring the entire family to visit with DPS elementary, middle and high schools to find a great school for your student, plus DPS programs and resources. Families will be able to go into the stadium seats and look out onto the football field! Free parking in Lot C or J. or 720-423-3414 or dpsk12.org/expo

Birthing from Within: 6-9PM. The Mama’hood, 2902 Zuni St. Be ready for your upcoming birth with this preparation class that will focus on having the best journey for you, your partner, and your baby. Free. clients.mindbodyonline.com

Chance 2 Dance: 7-8PM. Riverside Church, 2401 Alcott St. Bring the kids by for a free dance class for ages 5-10 years. Must RSVP in advance to save your seat. Free. app.thestudiodirector.com/s2dance/portal.sd

November 10

November SUNI Planning and Community Development Meeting: 7-8:30PM. Denver Bookbinding Company, 1401 W. 47th Ave. Join your neighbors and the developers & architects on the 41st and Inca development for the project presentation and a chance to discuss the upcoming changes. Free. sunnsysidedenver.org

North High Presents “Almost, Maine”: 7-10PM. Denver North High School, 2960 N. Speer Blvd. The North High Black Masque Theater Presents “Almost, Maine” – a play by John Caiani about love and loss in Almost, Maine. $ 8 adults, $ 5 students. denvernorth.org

November 11

Call for Entry- Bob Ross: 4-11PM. Urban Gipsie Gallery Denver, 3603 W. Colfax Ave. The Urban Gipsie is calling all Bob Ross enthusiasts to enter their work into a Bob Ross themed art show. The winner will be announced during the 3rd Friday Art Walk in the West Fax District. $ 10 per entry. (720) 904- 6863 or UrbanGypsyGallery@gmail.com

Lumber Baron Murder Mystery Dinner: 6PM, 2555 W. 37th Ave. Unravel the mystery of Colorado’s most haunted Inn. Is it really haunted? Ghost stories told by ghost-wrangler Lonetree Luke make this a deliciously spooky night to remember. $ 49.99-$ 69.99. 303-477-8205 or casinomurdermysteries.com/now-showing/

Live Bands at Tennyson’s Tap: 8PM-1AM. Tennyson’s Tap, 4335 W. 38th Ave. Jam to 5 bands and snack on your favorite bar food and sip your favorite cocktails and ales. Bands include Girlfriend Duties, Pipe Wrench Fight, Specific Ocean, Sol Burial, and Sol Authority. 21+. $ 8. ticketfly.com

Fight for Your Right Live Music Series: 9PM-1AM, 4401 Tejon St. Groove and jam with Jason Brazzel Nov 11. and Miguel Joseph Nov. 18. Sign the petition and join the Monkey Barrel team for their Cabaret License Hearing on November 30th! Free. monkeybarrelbar.com

November 12

Steele Cooperative Preschool Open House: 9-11AM. New Grove Street location, 3746 Grove St. The Steele Cooperative Preschool will be hosting their Grand Open House to celebrate the new Grove Street school location. Free. steelecooperativeschool.org

BRAlapalooza: 5:30-8:30PM. Metropolitan State College of Denver- Tivoli Turnhalle, 900 Auraria Pkwy. Join the Free the Girls’ annual fundraiser to celebrate success and hope and raise funds for future empowerment endeavors. Enjoy keynote speakers, live and silent auctions, a wine pull, buffet dinner, games and more. $ 75-400. donate.freethegirls.org

November 13

The Gift of Comedy: 5-9PM. The Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St. People House hosts a stand-up comedy fundraiser featuring three sets from the organization’s practitioners. Fundraising benefits the Affordable Counsel Program. 21+. $ 35. peoplehouse.org

November 14

“Bird Haus” Art Opening: 4-7PM. Elle.b Salon, 2931 W. 25th Ave. Purchase or simply peruse the local art of Serena Louise and other local artists during an evening of culture and cocktails. Free. artbyserenalouise.com

Pussy Riot: 7:30-10PM. The Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. Join a conversation with members of Pussy Riot- a Russian feminist punk rock protest group known for their provocative guerilla performances in unusual public locations. $ 20-25. theorientaltheater.com

November 15

The Right Mix: 6:30-8:30PM. Highland Event Center, 2945 Julian St. Join local architects on a discussion of three case studies that look at the relationship that occurs between old and new building developments. Free. historicdenver.org

Regime Change! – Open Screen Night: 7-9PM. The Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St. See your work on the big screen- whether a short film, trailer, web-series, music video, animation or more. Submit a week before or come by to check out local film makers and their work! $ 5. openscreennight.com

November 16

Growler Painting Party: 6:30-8:30PM. Factotum Brewhouse, 3845 Lipan St. Join the Canvas and Cocktails team for a night of brews and painting. The class will include instruction, supplies, and one beverage. Please RSVP! $ 40. calendar.canvasandcocktails.com

TBBA Monthly Meeting: 6-9PM. Harbor Church, 4321 W. 44th Ave. Join your surrounding businesses with the Tennyson Berkeley Business Association for open discussion and more. Official agenda TBA. Free. tbbadenver.org

Naughty Bingo: 8-11PM. Bout Time Pub & Grub, 3392 W. 38th Ave. Shake up the middle of your week with ten rounds of BINGO games that will feature drinks, Romantix gifts, le’ Bakery Sensual and so much more. Free. 21+ only. bouttimepub.com

November 17

My Blue Sky Release Party: 8-11PM. The Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. Enjoy My Blue Sky EP Debut Release Party. The band performs all of their debut songs and more. Following My Blue Sky, Tommy Castro and The Pain Killers will take the stage! theorientaltheater.com

Local Karaoke with Bella Scratch: 8:30-11:30PM. Local 46, 4586 Tennyson St. Every Thursday, Local 46 will host the best karaoke party in town along with tasty grilled favorites and local brews. Free. (720) 524-3792

November 18

St. Catherine’s Annual Turkey BINGO: 5:15-11PM. St. Catherine of Siena School, 4200 Federal Blvd. Come show off your BINGO skills and have the chance to win a turkey to feast on this fall! The school is looking for baked goods and turkey donations. $ 1-3. (303) 477-8035

Harvest Party: 6-8PM. Second Star to the Right Children’s Books, 4353 Tennyson St. Enjoy a night out and let the kiddos celebrate all they are thankful for with dinner, treats, crafts, games and A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving movie. $ 20. RSVP. (303) 455-1527

November 19

Sunnyside Fall Festival: 9AM-4PM. Denver Bookbinding Company: 1401 W. 47th Ave. Show off your brand or come mingle with your community members and local businesses at this annual festival. $ 40 Vendor Fee. Contact Gail at (303) 455-5521 or dbbc@denverbook.com

Family Volunteer Day: 9AM-12:30PM. Fishback Landing, 800 Water St. Bring the family to help remove debris and preserve the South Platte River Trail with Denver Parks and Rec! RSVP. Free. (303) 454-3374 or kim.pope@sierraclub.org

Used Toy and Book Sale at Valdez Elementary: 10AM-4PM. Valdez Elementary, 2525 W 29th Ave. Get your holiday shopping done early! There will be gently used toys, children’s books, costumes, children’s clothes, baby gear, and also a bake sale. Come out and support the students at Valdez Elementary. Free. 978-549-6485 or baldwinagb5@hotmail.com.

Beethoven, Brunch and Brownies: 11AM. Highland Events Center, 2945 Julian St. Enjoy family friendly top quality chamber music series in an informal setting, plus free refreshments at intermission! Music by Beethoven and Brunch features strings, piano and clarinet. Free, donations accepted. Contact Heller, 303-523-1640.

Pete the Cat Party: 3-4PM. Second Star to the Right Children’s Books: 4353 Tennyson St. Pete the Cat’s new book is here and your favorite book store will be hosting a silly party to celebrate! Rumor has it that you can expect a real kitty and some cupcakes. RSVP. $ 3 per kiddo or free with purchase of book. secondstartotherightbooks.com

Mom’s Night Out- Wine & Shop: 6-8PM. Second Star to the Right Children’s Books, 4353 Tennyson St. Hang out with other moms and treat yourself (and maybe your kiddo) to goods from LulaRoe, Hazel Basil, and more. Free. secondstartotherightbooks.com

 

The Darling Ravens at Seedstock: 7-9PM. Seedstock Brewery, 3610 W. Colfax Ave. The Darling Ravens bring their hauntingly beautiful voices, fiddles, banjos, and guitars for an evening of dancing, suds and food trucks. Free. seedstockbrewery.com

Holiday Craft Show: 9AM-3PM. The Blessed Cup at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 2100 North Wadsworth Blvd. The Blessed Cup at Bethlehem Lutheran Church is hosting their first annual holiday craft show. This is your chance to get Christmas ideas and do some Christmas shopping from the different vendors, artisans, and crafters. Free, donations to Ralston House accepted.  TheBlessedCup@hotmail.com

November 20

Sugar Plum Bazaar: Nov. 19, 10-7PM. November 20, 10-4PM. The McNichols Building, 144 W. Colfax Ave. Shop with over 100 of the best local artisans and merchants for the holiday season. Their works will be displayed with charm throughout this historic building. Free. sugarplumbazaar.com

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