Local Events Calendar: April 6-May 14

April 6 Author Story Time: 10:30AM. Second Star to the Right Children’s Books 4353 Tennyson St. Author Denise Vega will join us for Story Time! Denise will read her picture book, If Your Monster Won’t Go To Bed, sign books, answer questions and of course, teach us how to get that monster to sleep! As […]

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Local Events Calendar: January 12 – February 11

January 12

The Denver Food Vision: 3-4:30PM, Mile High United Way, 711 Park Avenue or 6-7:30PM Commons on Champa, 1245 Champa St. Denver will soon be one of about a dozen communities nationwide that has set forth a comprehensive approach to develop the local food system. The Denver Food Vision provides a blueprint for a healthier, stronger and more resilient city. Learn more about the draft vision at January 12th public meetings, or provide your input online. https://youtu.be/WZZsSTUzhDs

Moms Night Out: 6-8PM. American Cultures, 3233 Tejon St. Enjoy your first flight of kombucha on us and enjoy a night of self-care, smart phone photography fun, and sanity maintenance in 2017. Free. americancultures.com 

Huckleberry TNT Latte Art Competition: 6-11PM. Huckleberry Roasters, 4301 Pecos St. Compete or simply enjoy an evening of coffee-fueled fun and artistry. Free to watch, $ 5 to compete. huckleberryroasters.com

Buffalo Bill’s Dinner: 7PM. Lola Coastal Mexican, 1575 Boulder St. Come by for an evening inspired by Buffalo Bill, the culinary and agricultural history that accompanies his Colorado story, and the state’s Mexican heritage. $ 50. loladenver.com

Full Moon Blindfold Yoga: 7-9PM. Kindness Yoga, 1539 Platte St. Bring your journal and a blindfold in for a whole new sensory and spiritual experience during this blindfolded yoga class with Christine Miller. $ 25, 20% off for members. kindnesscollective.com

Women’s Avalanche Awareness: 8-10PM. Wilderness Exchange Unlimited, 2401 15th St. #100. This class will cover identifying hazards, observing weather, terrain and snowfall, and self-rescue. No registration required. Free. wildernessx.com

January 13

Rogue 2: 9PM-12AM. Local 46, 4586 Tennyson St. Get away from the cold and dance away with the Local 46 crew, a good drink, and tasty grilled favorites. Free. local46bar.com

Sexy Circus- L’Estrange Menagerie: 11PM. The Clocktower Cabaret, 1601 Arapahoe St. Join us on Fridays for a late night show of acrobatics, contortionists, and mind-blowing performances. 21+ only. $ 25-35. lannies.com

Oz vs. Wonderland Night: 9PM-2AM. Tracks Denver, 3500 Walnut St. Get set for a night of dancing your way through the clashing, ominous worlds of Oz and Wonderland. $ 5. ominousdenver.com

January 14

Mile High Harmonica Workshop: 9AM-6PM. Ziggies Saloon, 4923 W. 38th Ave. This one-day workshop includes a variety of classes to choose from to perfect your Harmonica skill and knowledge. $ 85. harmonica123.com

Community Cupping: 10-11AM. ACR Tennyson, 4040 Tennyson St. RSVP for an intimate morning of coffee tasting. Space is limited! Free. (720) 630-8157

Kids DIY Pizza Party: 10AM-1PM. Denver Deep Dish LoHi, 1200 W. 38th Ave. This month’s kids event will allow your kiddo to play with their food and eat it, too! Meal and drink deals for the whole family. $ 12. denverdeepdish.com

Intro to Ayurveda: 12-1:30PM. White Lotus Therapeutics, 2554 Irving St. Ayurveda is yoga’s sister science! Join us to learn more about the practice and bring us your questions. $ 10. whitelotustherapeutics.com

Sandi Calistro Art Opening: 6-9PM. Ritualcravt, 2842 W. 44th Ave. Come see this paint and tattoo artist’s latest exhibit and enjoy drinks and cocktails with us to celebrate her work. Free. ritualcravt.com

January 15

Brewhouse Yoga: 11AM-12PM. Factotum Brewhouse, 3845 Lipan St. Join Mary Susan for a morning of yoga rejuvenation followed by a taste-bud rejuvenation with a Factotum brew. $ 15. factotumbrewhouse.com

January 17

Digital Marketing 101: 6:15-8:30PM. General Assembly, 2420 17th Street, 3rd floor. Order your ticket today for a free class to expand your digital marketing usage and understanding. Free. generalassemb.ly

Treatments for Hip Pain: 12:00 p.m. Lutheran Medical Center 8300 W. 38th Ave. Hip pain is one of the most common mobility pains that most of us will get at some point in our lifetime. 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. FREE [email protected], 303-689-4595

January 18

NHS Tequila Tasting Fundraiser: 5:30-7:30PM. Lola Coastal Mexican, 1575 Boulder St. Come support North High’s production of “In the Heights” by enjoying appetizers and tasty tequila drinks. Tickets at the door or at North High School for pick-up. $ 50. RSVP to [email protected]

Poverty, Inc. Screening: 6:30-8:30PM. Park Church, 3025 W. 37th Ave. Join us for a screening of the award winning Poverty, Inc. and be inspired to take care of your community and increase your wealth distribution awareness. Free. povertyinc-denver.eventbrite.com

No Enemies: Awakening: 8-9:30PM. North High School, 2960 N. Speer Blvd. Join famed musicians like the Flobots and the Colorado Children’s Chorale for a night of community music. $ 10. childrenschorale.org

January 19

Environmental Justice and Mining: 7-8:30PM. Highlands United Methodist Church, 3131 Osceola St. Current mining is causing everlasting damages to the Chiapas community and it is time for us to come together and talk about the environmental justice issue and advocate for change! Free. denjustpeace.org

Gluten Free Beer Dinner: 7-10PM. Denver Deep Dish LoHi, 1200 W. 38th Ave. Join us a 100% gluten free, five-course beer dinner with beers from Holidaily Brewing Co. out of Golden. Menu and prices TBD. denverdeepdish.com

January 20 

Black Sheep Friday’s Public Records: 6PM. Museum of Contemporary Art, 1485 Delgany St. Join musicians for an evening of impromptu performances and take home a record with MEEP records. $ 5. mcadenver.org

Sunnyside Brewhaha: 8-10PM. Diebolt Brewing Company, 3855 Mariposa St. This month’s Brewhaha will have you laughing with local comedians Katie Bowman, Zach Welch, Byron F. Graham and Mitch Jones. Free. dieboltbrewing.com

January 21

Beer and Cookie Pairing: 11AM-5PM. Denver Beer Co, 1695 Platte St.  DBC is joining forces with Deb’s Traveling Bakery to bring you a cookie and beer pairing Santa will be sad that he missed. One ticket gets you 5 cookies and 5 of DBC’s 4 oz. beers. $ 20. nightout.com

Coupon Class: 2-3:30PM. Smiley Branch Library, 4501 W. 46th Ave. Learn about the power of saving with coupon experts and instructors. Free. denverlibrary.org

January 24

I-70 Community Townhall: 6-8PM. Denver Bookbinding Company, 1401 W 47th Ave. Join Dennis Gallagher and Rafael Espinoza to review the current I-70 Central Denver expansion project and its implications. For more info: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ditchtheditch/

Gentrification in Denver: Jan. 24-26. 5:30-8:30PM. The Alliance Center, 1536 Wynkoop St. 3-evening symposium focuses on gentrification challenges, possibilities and the people. Free. For details see www.northdenvertribune.com. For questions: Jenna Oliver at [email protected] Tickets: www.brownpapertickets.com

Bluegrass Lounge: 7-10PM. Mackinzie’s Cocktails and Wine, 2240 Clay St. Bring your instrument and come jam with us while enjoying drink specials for all musicians. Free. (720) 900-3958

Open Mic with Soul Daddy: 7PM. Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox, 1215 20th St. Show Denver what you’ve got going on with a night of lyrical fun and tasty treats! Come perform or join us for dinner. No cover. opheliasdenver.com

January 26

Coffee in the Community: 4-6PM. Highland Cork & Coffee, 3701 W. 32nd Ave. Meet with District 1 Councilman Rafael Espinoza to discuss issues in the neighborhood. Follow Rafael Espinoza, Denver District 1 Councilman on FB for updates and locations.

Phantom Circus: 8-11PM. The Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. Check out the best contemporary circus in Denver and be blown away in awe and merriment. $ 12 kids, $ 25 adults. (720) 504-7993

January 27

Winter Brew Fest:  6-10PM. Jan 27 & 28. Mile High Station, 2027 Old West Colfax Ave. The 13th annual Winter Brew Fest is going to be another great one! There will be over 45 breweries pouring each night at the Mile High Station. Both nights the event runs from 7-10pm with a limited admission, exclusive VIP hour from 6-7 pm. The Friday headliner- The Drunken Hearts. On Sat- 80’s band, The Goonies. $ 35-45 [email protected]

January 28

Coffee and Clutter: 9-10AM. Sunnyside Station, 4047 Tejon St. Grab a cup of joe and learn how to make your New Year’s resolution of getting organized into a reality. Free. eventbrite.com

Cocina Catracha: A Honduran Cooking Experience: 7-10PM. Holiday Event Center, 2644 W. 32nd Ave. Try your hand at making Honduran dishes and basics and celebrate the Chispa Project’s continued expansion and non-profit work. $ 25. chispaproject.org

January 29

2nd Annual Chili Cook Off: 12:30-4PM. Little Machine beer, 2924 W. 20th Ave. Show us your chili expertise in the categories of red, green and “I’m Special.” Free. Sign up at [email protected]

January 30

el Camino Design Contest: 12AM-11PM. el Camino Community Tavern, 3628 W. 32nd Ave. We need creative people to enter our contest for out 2017 merchandise design. Show us what el Camino means to you and to our community! Winner receives a $ 250 bar tab. Questions and submissions to [email protected]

January 31

DPS School Choice Forms Due: Your completed SchoolChoice form must be submitted no later than 4 p.m. on Jan. 31, 2017. For more information Call 720-423-3493.

February 2

Brown International Academy CSC: 4-7PM. Brown International Academy, 2550 Lowell Blvd. Come join your neighborhood collaborative school committee meeting to discuss Brown Academy and its immediate community. Free. brown.dpsk12.org

February 4

Gypsy Flamenco Passion: 8PM. The Clocktower Cabaret, 1601 Arapahoe St. Enjoy an evening of authentic gypsy flamenco dance and song with René Heredia and members of his Flamenco Fantasy Dance Theatre. $ 25. lannies.com

February 7

SUNI Sipper: 6-8PM. Denver Deep Dish LoHi, 1200 W. 38th Ave. Meet your neighbors for an informal meeting of chatting and mingling about the SUNI community and events. Free. sunnysidedenver.org

February 8

Dine Out for Valdez: 4-9PM. Pizzeria Locale, 3483 W. 32nd Ave. 50% of sales from meals at Pizzeria Locale from 4-9PM will be donated to the Escuela Valdez PTO as long as you mention the school by name! Meal prices vary. escuelavaldez.org

February 9

Chocolate, Bubbles + Cheese: 7-8:30PM. Cheese+Provisions, 2432 W. 44th Ave. This class will prepare you for Valentine’s Day and teach you how to pair your favorite cheeses, drinks, and chocolates to surprise that special someone. $ 50. nightout.com

February 11

Pimp Your Denim Party: 2:30-5:30PM. Midnight Rambler Boutique, 2438 W. 44th Ave. Come embroider, pin, and patch your favorite denim or buy a new vintage piece at our boutique! $ 25. midnightramblerboutique.com

Gathering of Soulmates bRUNch: 9AM-12PM. Linger, 2030 W. 30th Ave. Our annual pre-Valentine’s Day party will be held on February 12th during brunch at Linger. Tickets will include the run, an entrée, two drinks, tax and gratuity. $ 35-40. brunchrunning.com

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LOCAL EVENTS CALENDAR: DECEMBER 17 – JANUARY 18

December 17

Post Brewing Top Rope Can Release: 4-6PM. LOLA Coastal Mexican, 1575 Boulder St. Post Brewing will be celebrating its new can release with parties all over Colorado- your local one being at LOLA in LoHi. Come try this canned brew and eat some of the best fish tacos in Denver. Specials and happy hour deals during party. postbrewing.com

“The Christmas Office Party:” 8PM. The Clocktower Cabaret, 1601 Arapahoe St. Denver’s popular “Smashed” comedy returns for one night only. Hilarious, original and just plain fun! Join us for their special Christmas Office Party Edition! Complete with Santa and his elves, and a variety of special holiday guests. $ 25. theclocktowercabaret.com

December 18

1st Annual Holiday Family Festival: 1-5PM. Lumber Baron Inn & Gardens, 2555 W. 37th Ave. Come visit with Santa, play in a petting zoo, enjoy a campfire, listen to music, shop local artisans and more! Free. lumberbaron.com

December 19

Holiday Procrastinators Trunk Show: 4-8PM. The Mischief Collective, 7015 W. 23rd Ave. This is your last-minute chance to pick up jeweled gifts for your friends and loved ones! Free. themischiefcollective.com

PJ’s, Carols & Hora-Around-the-Menorah: 7-8PM. Little Man Ice Cream, 2620 16th St. Don your jammies for the family-friendly “Pajama Christmas Carol & Hora Around the Menorah” featuring North High School, Northside Music Project, Centennial Singers, Strive Prep Excel, Escuela Tlatelolco and the Music Train’s Anya Jane Thompson. Littlemanicecream.com

December 20

Family Caroling: 4-5PM. BookBar, 4280 Tennyson St. Enjoy happy hour and story time specials, cookies for the kiddos, and the chance to carol along Tennyson with your family and Bradley Weaver. Free. bookbardenver.com

District 1 Holiday Party: 4:30-7:30PM. Willis Case Golf Course, 4999 Vrain St. Munch on holiday treats and mingle with your community from Council District 1! Santa will be available for photos from 5:30-7PM. Cash bar available. Free. denvergov.org

Trail of Lights: 5:30-9PM. Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms, 8500 Deer Creek Canyon Rd. Put on your layers and head out to the Chatfield Field farms to explore the light extravaganza across the fields, plants, antiques, and structures. Now through January 1st. $ 6-11. botanicgardens.org

Blossoms of Light: 5:30-9PM. Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St. Drink a warm cup of cocoa and experience the holiday spectacle of the lit-up Botanic Gardens. The light show will have special effects, including sound-reactive and animated LED lights. Now through January 1st. $ 8-13. botanicgardens.org

Edible Botanical Art: 5:30-9PM. Denver Botanic Gardens, 1107 York St. This juried exhibition from the Gardens’ School of Botanical Art and Illustration will highlight work based on edible plants. Now through February 17th. $ 8-13. botanicgardens.org

December 21

Winter Storytime: 10:30AM. Second Star to the Right Books, 4353 Tennyson St. Cozy up with us and bring the kiddos by for a morning of winter wonderland story time. Free. secondstartotherightbooks.com

REIA Meeting: 6-9PM. PPA Event Center, 2105 Decatur St. Join this group of real estate professionals and investors to wrap up 2016 and get motivated for 2016. Free. Inquire about membership and more at coloradoREIA.com

Winter Solstice Ceremony: 7-9PM. For Heaven’s Sake New Age Metaphysical Books and Gifts, 4900 W. 46th Ave. Transform and grow with this spiritual transition of the seasons. $ 40. donnadenomme.com

A Slightly Defective Christmas Comedy: 8PM. The Clock Tower Cabaret, 1601 Arapahoe St. You’re sure to enjoy these talented comics as they re-imagine the Christmas classics. Using only audience suggestions, they will re-invent the Christmas stories you THOUGHT you knew. $ 25. theclocktowercabaret.com

December 22

Holiday Dance Party: 6PM-12AM. Mercury Café Denver, 2199 California St. Compete in an ugly sweater contest, white elephant gift exchange, and dance the night away! Classes beforehand will be held at 6PM and 7PM. $ 8. mercurycafe.com

December 23

Glaskolben Ornaments: 10AM-12:30PM. D&L Art Glass Supply, 1440 W. 52nd Ave. Calling all glass artists! Meredith Gill will teach you the Glaskolben use for mouth-blowing ornaments, spheres, and all things round. $ 129. dlartglass.com

Black Sheep Friday Craft Fair: 6-8PM. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. Shop erotic, holiday inspired embroidery and cruise through the MCA exhibits to help you cope with the holiday chaos. $ 5. mcadenver.org

Sexy Circus: 8PM. The Clocktower Cabaret, 1601 Arapahoe St. December 23rd and 30th, you can escape the long work week and join us for Tatianna TaTa’s Sexy Circus. The entertainment is unique and diverse with dancers, drag performers, magicians, and more! $ 20. theclocktowercabaret.com

December 24

Lady of Mount Carmel Christmas Play: 4-5PM. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, 3549 Navajo St. Join us for Christmas Eve Mass accompanied with a special reenactment of the Nativity. Free. ourladymountcarmel.com

Feliz Navidad Christmas Eve Dinner: 5-9PM. Lola Coastal Mexican, 1575 Boulder St. Gather around the family table at Lola with a family style paella and Caesar salad dinner along with half cost bottle of wine and a milk and cookie dessert, of course! $ 13-16. loladenver.com

Home Alone for the Holidays?: 7PM-Close. Adrift Tiki Bar. If you’re home alone for the holidays enjoy a Merry Merry cocktail, dinner and a special viewing party of two holiday classics, Home Alone and It’s a Wonderful Life. Adriftbar.com

December 28

Guilty Pleasures Cabaret: 8PM. The Clocktower Cabaret, 1601 Arapahoe St. Hair flips and high kicks, lipstick and lace – New York City’s sexiest dance variety show is coming to Denver, and they promise to entertain! $ 20. theclocktowercabaret.com

December 29

The Mile High Comedy Wrap Up: 8PM. The Oriental Theatre, 4335 W. 44th Ave. Live taping of some of the wittiest comics in America including Shang, AJ Johnson, Honest John, Sheen Sheen Soo Cool, and Shanae Ross. Hosted by J-Earl Delancy. $ 25-45. theorientaltheatre.com

December 31

New Year’s Eve Happenings: Check out the Tribune’s full listing of cool things to do this New Year’s Eve at www.northdenvertribune.com

Noon Year’s Eve: 9AM-4PM. Children’s Museum of Denver, 2121 Children’s Museum Dr. The museum will be recreating the magic of Times Square with ball drops, crafts; count- downs every hour, confetti and more! $ 0-15, 50% off for members. mychildsmuseum.org

32nd Resolution 5K Run: 3-6PM. Washington Park, 1000 S. Downing St. This is Denver’s oldest NYE event- the opportunity to run from 2016 and step into 2017 as strong and ready as you can be. $ 25-35. active.com

Zoo Year’s Eve: 9PM. The Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St. This family friendly event will feature a 9PM countdown to ensure the kiddos can celebrate, but get to bed on time! $ 12-15. denverzoo.org

NYE Fireworks: 9PM and 12AM. Downtown Denver, 16th Street. With entertainment to fill the space in between, firework shows will glitter about the mall to kick off 2017. Free. denver.org

$ 2.17 Celebratory Sundaes: All Day. Little Man Ice Cream. Ring in the New Year with $ 2.17 ice cream sundaes. littlemanicecream.com

January 1

Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga: 11:30AM. The mama’hood Denver, 2902 Zuni St. Start your year off in a relaxed, healthy, and mindful manner among new moms like you. $ 20-25. clients.mindbodyonline.com

January 3

January SUNI Sipper: 6PM. El Jefe, 2450 W. 44th Ave. Join SUNI neighbors and businesses for a casual evening of discussing, mingling, and sipping on cocktails. Free. sunnysidedenver.org

January 4

Doing Business with the City: 9-11AM. City and County of Denver Purchasing, 201 W. Colfax Ave. Come learn how to take your commodity and service skills to the next level by doing business with the city. Free. fs7.formsite.com

January 5

Stock Show Parade: 12-3PM. Downtown Denver. Come see over 50 Longhorn cattle walk through the city among a crowd adorned in cowboy boots, chaps, and hats from the National Western Stock Show. Free. nationalwestern.com

January 6

RINO First Friday: 5-9PM. Bindery on Blake, 2901 Blake St. Check out the 13 artists on the block shared by the Bindery on Blake for an evening of art, food, and beverages. Free. riverontheart.com 

David Bromberg: 8PM. The Oriental Theatre, 4335 W. 44th Ave. Join us for an Americana show to remember. An American Icon, Bromberg will surely bring down the house. $ 40. connect.swallowhillmusic.org

January 7

Burlesque- Broadway Bound: 8PM. The Clocktower Cabaret, 1601 Arapahoe St. Every Saturday this month you can be transported to the world of Burlesque in a show adorned with top hats, glitter, and glam. $ 30-45. theclocktowercabaret.com

50 First Jokes: 8PM. The Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St. Start your year with grins and giggles as 50 Denver comedians take the stage to share their best first joke of the new year. $ 10. 50fj2017.nightout.com

January 8

Stockshow “Boots Night Out”: Times Vary. Denver Coliseum, 4600 Humboldt St. These packages give you access to two featured events: Mexican Rodeo on January 8th, PBR Bull Riding on January 9th, Gambler’s Choice on January 13th, Pro Rodeo on January 13th or 17th, the MLK Rodeo on January 16th, or the Draft Horse Show on January 20th or 21st. $ 39. nationalwestern.com

January 11

Lake International Family Info Night: 5:30PM. The Knights of Lake International, 1820 Lowell Blvd. Please join us to learn more about why our neighborhood International Baccalaureate School is right for your middle-school student! Free. Contact [email protected]

January 12

Full Moon Blindfold Yoga: 7-9PM. Kindness Yoga, 1539 Platte St. Bring your journal and a blindfold in for a whole new sensory and spiritual experience during this blindfolded yoga class led by Christine Miller. $ 25, 20% off for members. kindnesscollective.com

Women’s Avalanche Awareness: 8-10PM. Wilderness Exchange Unlimited, 2401 15th St. #100. This class will cover identifying hazards, observing weather, terrain and snowfall, and self-rescue. No registration required. Free. wildernessx.com

January 13

Eagles Tribute Show: 8PM. The Clocktower Cabaret, 1601 Arapahoe St. Every Friday this month, join us to relive the magic of the Eagles with Colorado’s own, The Long Run. $ 25. clocktowercabaret.com

Rogue 2 at Local 46: 9PM-12AM. Local 46, 4586 Tennyson St. Join the Rogue 2 band for an evening of live music and your favorite cocktails and grilled favorites from the Local 46 menu. Free. local46bar.com

January 15

Polar Bear 5K: 10AM-12PM. Washington Park, 1000 S. Downing St. What’s better than running in the cold? Running in the cold with promises of hot cocoa at the finish line! For a $ 5 donation, you can participate in an ice plunge and raise money for Girls on the Run and the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation. $ 25-40. rundenverseries.com

2017 Galette des Rois: 4:30-7PM. French American Chamber of Commerce, 571 Galapago St. Celebrate the new year the French way on the day of Epiphany with bubbly and non-alcoholic beverages and company. $ 5-15. rmfacc.cividesk.com

January 18

Jazz to Celtic Rock: 8PM. The Minding’s music is like a box of chocolates; you never know what you’ll get next! A jazz standard, a blues tune, an original song, gospel, rock, pop or even a Celtic number. Whichever it is, it’s music you remember. $ 17. theclocktowercabaret.com

 

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LOCAL EVENTS CALENDAR: DECEMBER 1-19

December 1

Holiday Lighting Party: 8PM. Denver Central Library, 10 W. 14th Avenue Pkwy. View the downtown Denver lights from our balcony, visit the new Red Chair Bookshop, enjoy cookie decorating, and eat some holiday goodies! Free. Please RSVP. [email protected]

December 2

Parade of Lights: 8PM, 12.3-Saturday 6PM. Grab your hot chocolate and ear-muffs and join this annual downtown Denver tradition kicking off the season with a spectacular parade and explosion of holiday lights, marching bands, ornate floats, and of course a special appearance by Major Waddles and Santa!

The Denver Flea: Dec 2-4. The Sports Castle, 1000 Broadway St. One stop source for merriment, locally made goods, crafts, drinks and more. Kick off party, Friday, 12.2 5-9PM. Tickets $ 30; Saturday & Sunday 12.3 and 12.4 10-5PM. The all-access holiday flea pass is $ 5.00. Tickets at denverflea.com

December 3

Uncalled Four: A comedy game show 8pm The Oriental Theater 4335 W. 44th St. A hilarious mashup of MadLibs and The Price is Right. The audience asks the questions, comedians provide ridiculous answers and YOU win prizes! Similar to the hit party game Crabs Adjust Humidity, Uncalled Four has toured the country and are back home for a special holiday edition not to be missed! $ 6-10 http://uncalledfour.com/product/123-ticket/

Huni Buzz Coffee Hour: 9-10AM. LoHi Local, 3200 Tejon St. Stop by for this informal gathering at the newest coffee shop in LoHi to meet your neighbors and grab a cup of joe. Free. denverhighland.org

North Chess Invitational: 9AM. North High School, 2960 Speer Blvd. Calling all Chess Players in grades K-12! Register today for the Denver North Invitational including a team competition for all schools with 5 or more players. Learn more and register online. $ 5-10. smartplacescolorado.com 

Star Wars and the Power of Costume: 10AM-5PM. Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy. The characters of the Star Wars™ universe are brought to life through the dramatic presentation of more than 70 original costumes in Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume at the Denver Art Museum. The extensive exhibition closely examines the captivating process of costume design for iconic outfits featured in all seven films. Now through April 2nd. $ 0 – $ 24

Denver Beer Co’s Tree Farm: 11AM-5PM. Denver Beer Co, 1695 Platte St. Pre-order your tree and show off your art skills with a DBC ornament competition. Winner gets a $ 50 taproom gift card. $ 55. nightout.com

Santa Visits Cobbler’s Corner: 1-4PM. Cobbler’s Corner, 44th and Alcott St. Parents can bring their kiddos to get their pictures with Santa in the Cobbler’s Corner Courtyard. (Santa will be in Rhizome Apothecary as a backup should the weather not cooperate) We’ll have complimentary hot cocoa and apple cider to drink while they wait to see Santa! Free. honeycombandcompany.com

Blossoms of Light: 5:30-9PM. Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St. Drink a warm cup of cocoa and experience the holiday spectacle of the lit-up Botanic Gardens. The light show will have special effects, including sound-reactive and animated LED lights. $ 8-13. botanicgardens.org

Zoo Lights: 5:30-9PM. The Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St. Every year, the zoo comes to life at night with over 70 acres of holiday lights and animal encounters. Spend an evening gazing at this light show fun, now until January 1st. $ 10-15. denverzoo.org

An Improvised Christmas Carol: Times Vary. The Bakery Theatre, 2132 Market St. Check out this comical twist on Dickens’ classic. The show runs now through December 26th. $ 18.50. AnImprovisedChristmasCarol.com

December 4

St. Dominic’s Mercado Arts & Crafts Fair: 8AM-6PM. St. Dominic’s Parish Hall, 2905 Federal Blvd. Christmas gifts and decorations, homemade jams by “Nun Other” than the Dominican Sisters, fair trade coffee and chocolate, homemade tamales by Grupo Esperanza. Free. www.stdominicdenver.org 

Broncos & Chili Cook Off: 11AM. Seedstock Brewery, 3610 W. Colfax Ave. Watch the Broncos take on the Jaguars and show us your chili cooking talents for a chance to win prizes! Categories include regular, green, Texas and a hot chili challenge. Free. seedstockbrewery.com

Cooper the Brave Fundraiser: 3-6PM. Local 46, 4586 Tennyson St. Help defray the costs of Skinner Middle School’s 12-year-old Cooper Deming. Funds will help for his brain cancer care for the Hudson- Deming family. Local 46 will donate 30% of the earnings during this community fundraising event.

December 6

RAW Food Dinner: 6-8PM. Root Down, 1600 W. 33rd Ave. On the first Tuesday of every month, Root Down puts together a raw meal to nourish your body and excite your taste buds. Reserve your table now! Price vary. (303) 993-4200.

December 7

Sunnyside Sleigh Ride: 4PM. Ernie’s Bar and Pizza, 2915 W. 44th Ave. Join us for a favorite neighborhood tradition. Gather at Ernie’s for an evening of holiday cheer complete with horse-drawn wagon rides and visits with Santa Claus. While the carriage takes families around the neighborhood, take pictures with Santa and stay cozy with complimentary hot chocolate. Food and drink specials all night (dine-in only). Free. (303) 955-5580

CFVA Holiday Party: 6-9PM. Avanti F&B: 3200 Pecos St. The Colorado Film and Video Association invites you to celebrate the holidays with them. Price includes meal and one drink ticket. Free for members, $ 25 for non-members. cfva.com

Painting Fun- Starry Denver: 6:30-8:30PM. Factotum Brewhouse, 3845 Lipan St. Canvas and Cocktails wants to help your paint a starry Denver scene while sipping on some local brews. Ticket price includes tools, one beer, instruction and fun for all. $ 40. calendar.canvasandcocktails.com

SURJ Book Club: 6:30PM. Hooked on Colfax, 3213 E. Colfax. Book group discusses “Just Mercy: A Story Of Justice And Redemption,” by Bryan Stevenson. This is a powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice.

December 8

Books and Brews: 4-7PM. Diebolt Brewing Company, 3855 Mariposa St. This Reading Partners quarterly social will be part celebration and part fundraiser. One dollar from each beer will benefit the reading program. Free. eventbrite.com

Let’s Plan Denver Right: 5:30-8PM. General Assembly, 2420 17th St. Learn about local developments and be a part of the design conversation regarding execution of the projects and discovering new ideas. Free. eventbrite.com

Paint and Wood Art Experience: 6-8PM. American Cultures, 3233 Tejon St. This Build and Brew event will teach you to design and paint your own wooden Colorado flag. Ticket includes instruction, tools, and a kombucha flight. $ 49. buildandbrewco.com

Holiday Sparklers and Cheese: 7-8:30PM. Cheese + Provisions, 2432 W. 44th Ave. Be the best entertainer this holiday season and come learn how to pair bubbly booze and tasty cheeses. Pairings will be discussed and snacked on all day. $ 50. nightout.com

December 9

Revenge Of The Misfit Toys: A Slightly Defective Christmas Comedy. DEC 9 & 16, 8PM. The Clocktower Cabaret 1601 Arapahoe Street Featuring TV personality, Chris Parente, and Denver’s award-winning comedy improv troupe, The Queerbots. You’re sure to enjoy these talented comics as they re-imagine the Christmas classics. Using only audience suggestions, they will re-invent the Christmas stories you THOUGHT you knew. Comedy for everyone! Tickets: $ 25 (must be 18+) http://www.clocktowercabaret.com / 303-293-0075.

Acoustic Eidolon “A Tree Finds Its Voice”: 8PM. Swallow Hill Music, Daniels Hall 71 E. Yale Ave. Acoustic Eidolon’s concert features new matching guitar and cello, built from the same wood! Don’t miss this opportunity to see and hear the premier of these magnificent instruments! $ 20. (303) 777-1003.

Holiday in the Highlands Boutique Walk: 10AM-5PM. Highlands Square, 3599 W. 32nd Ave. Shop at your favorite local boutiques all in one space while enjoying drinks, snacks, and the chance to win prizes. Stop by anytime until December 11th. Free. highlands-square.com

The T.A.N. Band: 8PM-1AM. Tennyson’s Tap, 4335 W. 38th Ave. Groove to some funk and enjoy a drink on the Tennyson block. Free. tennysonstap.com

December 10 

Sträva Craft Coffee Tasting: 10AM. SloHi Coffee + Bike, 4436 W. 29th Ave. Receive $ 2 off a drink and sample the best of Sträva Craft Coffee with Kevin Crowley. Free. slohicoffee.com

Ugly Sweater Party and Toy Drive: 11AM-11PM. Denver Beer Co, 1695 Platte St. Show off your ugliest sweater and bring toys to be donated to Denver Santa Claus Shop. You’ll be enjoying a freshly tapped beer and helping spread holiday cheer with your donation! Free. denverbeerco.com 

Gingerbread House Making Party: 1-3PM. Little Man Ice Cream, 2620 16th St. Celebrate National Gingerbread House Building Day with free ice cream, hot cocoa and music from the Music Train. Prizes for gingerbread masterpieces include skis, a snowboard, and Winter Park coupons. Free. littlemanicecream.com

Santa Speedo Dash: 12:30-4PM. Mead St. Station, 3625 W. 32nd Ave. Bust out your sleigh bells and speedos and join us for a 1-mile dash around the Highlands. It’s the most hilarious ho-ho-ho you will find all season! Proceeds benefit Life is Better Rescue animal shelter. $ 30-35. eventbrite.com

December 11

Nostalgic Homes Holiday in the Highlands: 12-2PM. 3737 W. 32nd Ave. Nostalgic Homes spreads holiday cheer by giving to the Tennyson Center for Children. Donate gifts or new clothing for kids ages 5-15. Enjoy Bloom Portraits with Santa, pony rides, hay rides & treats for the kiddos. 303.455.5535

Advent Lessons & Carols: 3PM. Our Merciful Savior Episcopal Church, 2222 W. 32nd Ave. Join this traditional Anglican service to hear the Christmas Story in song and verse. It is a good quiet time during an otherwise hectic season. The musical afternoon will feature organist Daniel Romero and the choir of Church of the Ascension, Denver. Some of the works includes Adam lay ybounden, A Spotless Rose, People Look East, A Hymn to the Virgin.

DAPL Fundraiser: 4-6PM. Seeds of Satya, 2945 Julian St. Let’s talk about what’s happening with the Dakota Access Pipe Line and bring our community together for a movie, ceremony and potluck to make change happen. Donation based. eventbrite.com

The Music Train Family Concert: 4-6PM. Take a well-deserved break from holiday happenings and enjoy the New Orleans soul and jazz of the GAMB Band with your family. Free. For venue: ridethemusictrain.com

Leaded at Local 46: 7-10PM. Local 46, 4586 Tennyson St. Enjoy a drink or two and freshly grilled burger with the Local 46 crew a while jamming to the tunes of the Leaded Band. Free. local46bar.com

December 12

Feast of Our Lady of Guadelupe: 6PM. Join in a festival mass followed by a dinner featuring traditional Mexican specialties, as well as joyful mariachi musicians and dancers.

Chinook Giving Project: 6-8PM. Chinook Fund, 1031 33rd St. Help us promote unity and community across race, gender, and the like and learn information about Chinook’s Giving Project cycle- a program to help fund organizations that follow the Chinook mission. Free. chinookfund.org

December 13

Gentlemen’s Christmas Shopping Night: 6-9PM. Midnight Rambler Boutique, 2438 W. 44th Ave. Eat bacon, drink whiskey, and get your dreaded holiday shopping done for the women in your life. The men-only event will help you ensure you are prepared to gift and able to happily shop! Free. midnightramblerboutique.com

December 14

A Journey Through Drag Decades: 8PM. Lannie’s Clocktower Cabaret, 1601 Arapahoe St. Take a trip down the memory lane of drag. The show will celebrate the music, fashion and pop culture of the drag era. $ 20. lannies.com

December 15

Ride it Grrrl Holiday Potluck: 6:30-9PM. 4030 Clay St. Like bikes, ladies? Hang out with a group of women over a night of potluck style feasting and chatting over a mutual love for all things bike related. Free. ridegg.com/rideitgirl

Emerging Filmmakers Project: 8-11PM. The Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St. Join us every Thursday for local indie film fun! Here, you can screen your work, network, and check out what is being created by local filmmakers. $ 5. bugtheatre.org

December 16

The Mama‘hood Denver Open House: 5-7PM. The Mama’hood, 2902 Zuni St. Stop by for tea, cookies, and the opportunity to learn what the Mama’hood has to offer you during your parenthood journey. Free. themamahood.com

December 17

Down the Rabbit Hole Dream Workshop: 10:30AM-12:30PM. People House, 3035 W. 25th Ave. Celebrate the long night of solstice sleep by learning how to create and manifest your dreams. Free. eventbrite.com

Photos with Hipster Santa: 11AM-7PM. Live Urban Real Estate, 3627 W. 32nd Ave. Get your photo taken for free alongside a hipster Santa Claus – your holiday memories will never be the same. Free. liveurbandenver.com

December 18

Christmas Carols with Safonia: 2:30-4:30PM. Highlands Lutheran Church, 3995 Irving St. Sip on hot cocoa and apple cider with live music and good company. Safonia’s Traditional Christmas Concert will take you on a gospel holiday journey. $ 15. highlandslutheran.org

December 19

PJ Christmas Carols & Hora Around the Menorah: 7-8PM. Little Man Ice Cream, 2620 16th St. Don your pajamas and join the 4th annual Pajama Christmas Carol and Hora Around the Menorah with guest singers from North High School, Northside Music Project and Centennial singers, plus other surprises.

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LOCAL EVENTS CALENDAR: NOV 17- DEC 3

November 17

Honeycomb & Co. Centerpiece-making: 6:30-8:30pm. Honeycomb & Co., 2440 W. 44th Ave. We provide all the materials and instruction for the class, and participants take home their creations. We also provide wine and cheese to snack on for the class, and students receive 15% off at the end of the night to shop in the store! honeycombandcompany.com

November 19

Cobbler’s Corner Turns 1: 9AM-8PM. Hours vary. Cobbler’s Corner, 44th and Alcott St. Intrigue Boutique, Honeycomb & Co, and Bacon Social House will be celebrating one year in business! Intrigue and Honeycomb & Co. will be hosting a day-long event with sales, sips, and snacks. Plus, we’ll have pop-up shops from 5 different local vendors along with raffles and giveaways! Free. honeycombandcompany.com

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. Contact Gail at (303) 455-5521 or [email protected]

Family Volunteer Day: 9AM-12:30PM. Fishback Landing, 800 Water St. Bring the family down to help remove debris and preserve the wonderful South Platte River Trail with the Denver Parks and Recreation Department! Please RSVP. Free. (303) 454-3374 or [email protected]

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. Come and join us as we get into the Christmas spirit. This is your chance to get Christmas ideas and do some Christmas shopping from the different vendors, artisans, and crafters. We hope to see you there! Free, donations to Ralston House accepted.  [email protected]

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 [email protected]

Sugar Plum Bazaar: 10-7PM. 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. sugaroplumbazaar.com

Beethoven, Brunch and Brownies: 11AM. Highland Events Center, 2945 Julian St. This series is a favorite way for folks in the neighborhood to enjoy top quality chamber music in an informal setting and even has free refreshments at intermission! Music by Beethoven and Bruch featuring strings, piano and clarinet. Great for kids and adults alike. Free, donations accepted. Contact Heller, 303 523 1640

Standing Together with Standing Rock: 1-4PM. Little Man Ice Cream West Colfax, 4415 West Colfax. Join a NW community initiative to raise awareness and funds for tribal land rights and water protection in North Dakota. Water is Life! Learn from those on the ground about the issues. We are building solar panel trailers that we’ll deliver to Standing Rock to help the First Nations standing up for clean water for millions of people and standing against corporate interests. This is a great way to help protect the rights of our native brothers and sisters. To donate towards the building of these solar trailers please go to https://www.gofundme.com/StandingRockSolarTrailers. For information [email protected] call 970-306-1259

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 today. $ 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. Giveaways and fun will be plentiful! Free. secondstartotherightbooks.com

The Darling Ravens at Seedstock: 7-9PM. Seedstock Brewery, 3610 W. Colfax Ave. The Darling Ravens will be bringing their hauntingly beautiful voices, fiddles, banjos, and guitars for an evening of dancing and toe-tapping. Grab a beer, snack at the featured food truck, and enjoy this weekend treat. Free. seedstockbrewery.com

November 20

2016 Film Novella & Feature Fest: 11:30AM-10PM. The Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St. Join the Emerging Filmmakers Project in watching 14 EFP premiers. Films will be screened in five 90 minute blocks, beginning at noon. $ 10. efpdenver.com

2nd Annual Broncos Corn Hole Tournament: 1-5PM. Hogshead Brewery, 4460 W. 29th Ave. Drink beers for $ 1 off and compete for a half-barrel of bitter. Teams of 2 accepted. $ 40 per team. hogsheadbrewery.com

Holiday Baking Class: 6:30PM. Stir Cooking School, 3215 Zuni St. Learn to bake the best holiday treats with us! The menu includes: Cranberry Pecan Upside Down Cake, Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Amaretto Creme Anglaise, Dark Chocolate Ganache Tart with a Gingersnap Crust, Pumpkin Gingerbread Trifle, and a Spice Cake with Orange Buttercream Cream Cheese Frosting and Candied Ginger. $ 75. stirtolearn.com

November 22

Southwest Rink at Skyline Park: 11AM-7PM. Skyline Park, 16th St. and Arapahoe St. Skyline Park gets a winter make over and becomes your favorite local skate rink through early February. Free, $ 2 skate rental. southwestrink.com

November 2016 HUNI Hour: 5:30-7:30PM. Lola Coastal Mexican, 1575 Boulder St. Head to the BeLOLA room to mingle with neighbors and merchants over an evening of free appetizers and drink specials. Bring donations for Bienvenidos Food Bank! Free. denverhighland.org

November 23

Wednesday Uncorked: 6-10PM. Bonacquisti Wine, 4640 Pecos St. Join us for the annual Rhymes with Wine event with Reverb and the Verse, a bouncy and rhythmic group. Admission is free with purchase of wine and/or food. Free. bonacquistiwine.com

Thanksgiving Burlesque Show: 8PM. Lannie’s Clocktower Cabaret, 1601 Arapahoe St. Spice up your day of feasting with Naughty Pierre’s holiday-themed burlesque show. Arrive by 7:45PM to be seated on time! $ 25-35. lannies.com

November 24

Sloan’s Lake Turkey Trot: 9-10:30AM. Sloan Lake, Sheridan Blvd. and W. 17th Ave. Bring your family and your pet to the lake for a lap around the lake before you begin your Thanksgiving feasting. Non-perishable food donations for Bienvenidos Food Bank and Colorado’s Pet Pantry will be accepted. Free. denvergov.org

November 25

Downtown Denver Grand Illumination: 6PM. City and County Building, 1437 Bannock St. Watch Downtown Denver brighten up with holiday lights, from Union Station to Capitol Hill. The Light Exhibition runs through the end of December. Free. denver.org

Holiday Comedy Improv- Revenge of the Misfit Toys: 8PM. Lannie’s CLocktower Cabaret, 1601 Arapahoe St. Rethink your holiday favorites with Denver’s best comedy group, The Queerbots. This is an 18+ event. Doors open at 7PM. $ 25. lannies.com

November 26

Breakfast with Santa: 7:30-10:30AM. Midwestern Saloon, 3961 Tennyson St.  Start Small Business Saturday off with a yummy breakfast with the jolly Man himself, Santa. Choose from pancakes or French toast and scrambled eggs, bacon and a kids drink. An adult brunch/drinks menu will also be available for all the parents out there! Santa will be able to take some photos as well in front of the fireplace, so bring the camera! $ 7 Kids, Varies for Adults. eventbrite.com

Horseshoe Holiday Market: 10AM-4PM. November 26th and 27th. Highlands Masonic Temple, 3550 Federal Blvd. Denver’s premier handmade holiday market! Over 85 local makers, artists, designers, jewelers, specialty food vendors, vintage vendors, and more! Do all of your holiday shopping here while supporting all things local. Live music, gift-wrapping and more! Free. http://www.horseshoemarket.com.

Small Business Saturday on Tennyson: 10AM-7PM. Tennyson Street, Denver. Get those last minute gifts and eat a meal at your favorite Denver business on Tennyson St. Plus, have breakfast with Santa from 7:30-10:30AM at the Midwestern Saloon and gather for the annual tree lighting at Ceasar Chavez Park from 4-6PM. Free. TBBADenver.org

Cobbler’s Corner Small Business Saturday & Scavenger Hunt: 10AM-7PM. Cobbler’s Corner, 44th Ave. and Alcott St. Every business at Cobbler’s will have awesome sales and promotions for Small Business Saturday! Plus, we’ll each have “passports” for shoppers to take to all of the businesses. Once shoppers have stamps from each business, they can turn in their passport and be entered to win a raffle prize featuring fantastic give-aways! Free. honeycombandcompany.com

Holiday Wines & Festive Cheeses: 7PM. Cheese + Provisions, 2432 W. 44th St. Join us for a holiday-inspired cheese and wine pairing class.  We’ll taste holiday wines, everything from food-friendly wines to sparklers to dessert wines.  And then we’ll explore what cheeses pair with them. $ 50. nightout.com

Canvas Painting for Grades K-5: 2-3PM. Smiley Branch Library, 4501 W. 46th Ave. Come create art and meet some new friends! Sign up in advance. Call today for more details! Free. (720) 865-0260

TBBA 2nd Annual Tree Lighting: 4-6PM. Cesar Chavez Park, 4131 Tennyson St. There will be tents set up with a hot chocolate bar, Santa will be there, a cookie decorating station, kids activities and carolers! Tree lighting will start at 5PM. Free. tbbadenver.org

Holiday Lights Celebration: 5:30PM. Little Man Ice Cream, 2620 16th St. Join LoHi for this annual celebration. Little Man Ice Cream will be hosting a tree lighting, photos with Santa, and horse drawn carriage rides around the neighborhood. Hot Cocoa and other treats will be provided. Free. littlemanicecream.com

November 27

Brewhouse Yoga with Mary Susan: 11AM-12PM. Factotum Brewhouse, 3845 Lipan St. Start your day with a brew and a morning session of yoga. Beer is included. Buy your ticket today! $ 15. factotumbrewhouse.com

Heart of the Highlands Tree Lighting: 7PM. Highland United Methodist Church parking lot, 32nd & Osceola. Annual community tree lighting that celebrates the season of giving. Christmas carols, hot drinks and sweet treats, and pick your tag for the Christmas gift drive.

December 1

Collaborative School Committee Meeting: 4-6PM. Brown International Academy, 2550 Lowell Blvd. Join us for our monthly meeting to discuss academic concerns, ideas, and questions facing your local school community. Free. brown.dpsk.12.org

Holiday Lighting Party: 8PM. Denver Central Library, 10 W. 14th Avenue Pkwy. View the downtown Denver lights from our balcony, visit the new Red Chair Bookshop, enjoy cookie decorating, and eat some holiday goodies! Free, please RSVP. [email protected]

Local Karaoke with Bella Scratch: 8:30-11:30PM. Local 46, 4586 Tennyson St. Offering a stage, great drinks and a super down to earth crowd every Thursday. Get there early to sing more songs! Can’t wait to see your face in the place! Free. local46bar.com

December 2

Acoustic Eidolon “A Tree Finds Its Voice” CD Release Concerts: 7:30PM. December 2nd and 3rd. Rialto Theater, 228 E. Fourth St. AE’s Concert features a matching guitar and cello, built from the same wood! These 2 instruments were used to write and record many of the songs on AE’s new CD, “A Tree Finds It’s Voice”, which features new originals and some surprising new cover tunes. $ 20 adult, $ 15 senior/student. (970) 962-2120 or [email protected]

The Motown Legends Revue- Songs and Stories of Detroit City: 8PM. Ron Ivory and The Tones will perform their high energy show paying homage to Berry Gordy’s infamous Motown. Doors open at 7PM. $ 30. lannies.com

December 3

St. Dominic’s Mercado Arts & Crafts Fair: 8AM-6PM. St. Dominic’s Parish Hall, 2905 Federal Blvd. Christmas gifts and decorations, homemade jams by “Nun Other” than the Dominican Sisters, fair trade coffee and chocolate, homemade tamales by Grupo Esperanza. Free. www.stdominicdenver.org

Denver North Chess Invitational: 8:30AM. North High School, 2960 Speer Blvd. Calling all Chess Players in grades K-12! Register today. Invitational will include a team competition for all schools with 5 or more players. Learn more and register online. $ 5 if submitted by November 30; and limited on-site registration is $ 10. http://smartplacescolorado.com/tournaments/.

Holiday Champagne Brunch Cooking Class: 11AM. Stir Cooking School, 3215 Zuni St. Learn to cook up a holiday brunch fit for a queen. The menu includes: Herbed Goat Cheese and Smoked Salmon Crostini, Sausage and Zucchini Quiche, Baked Eggs with Applewood Smoked Bacon and Spinach in a Tomato Parmesan Sauce, Mini Pear Pancakes, Chocolate and Dried Cherry Scones and a Champagne Toast. $ 75. stirtolearn.com

Holiday Scratch and Sip: 1-4PM. Rykers Cellars, 4640 Pecos St. Unit G. Enjoy beer, dog training workshops, and pups and people to mix and mingle with. Free. canismajortraining.com

Santa Visits Cobbler’s Corner: 1-4PM. Cobbler’s Corner, 44th and Alcott St. Parents can bring their kiddos to get their pictures with Santa in the Cobbler’s Corner Courtyard. (Santa will be in Rhizome Apothecary as a backup should the weather not cooperate) We’ll have complimentary hot cocoa and apple cider to drink while they wait to see Santa! Free. honeycombandcompany.com

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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. [email protected], 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, [email protected]

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. [email protected]

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. [email protected]

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 [email protected]

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 [email protected]

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 [email protected]

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 [email protected]

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 [email protected]

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.  [email protected]

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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Photography For Wedding Events In Denver

Now that it is congrats on your wedding engagement, it is now time to schedule photography for the special day in Denver. It will not be as simple as you think to hire a photographer. It will take time and effort just like when you had to search for the perfect wedding dress. You will need to find the best person or company that will give you the best quality pictures that will fit within your budget. If you hire the wrong photographer, it could actually ruin your special day and that is definitely something that you do not want to happen. Here are some tips to find a photographer that will meet your expectations.

First of all, it may not be wise to hire a family friend or relative to take pictures on your wedding day. What, if by chance, they dont turn out or you are really disappointed in the photos? That is not the type of situation that a couple should be in. It is best to rely on the professionals to take those beautiful pictures that you have been waiting for during that special event. They will have all the necessary equipment to take those shots that are either posed or candid. They are experienced, talented and artistic photographers who love what they do, which is to make your wedding a lifetime memory with the photos that you expect and want.

That is a lot of pressure on family friends or relatives, who are often adamant about taking the pictures for you. You could politely let them know that you are going to hire an outside photographer so that they are able to enjoy your special day and join in on the fun festivities that day.

When it comes time to find a professional, you can look on different websites to help locate a person or business. There will be several businesses located in the Denver area for your perusal. Take the time to look at different packages that are available and what they entail. Also, take a look at photos that the photographer has done. This will be a good indication if these are the types of photos that you want taken at your wedding. Make sure they can take traditional photos and candid photos that are artistic and creative. You may want to choose a couple of places and then give them a call to discuss prices, the types of photos that they would take and what you want and expect. Do you feel comfortable with this person? Make sure there is good chemistry between all of you so you have the best pictures on that day. You want someone who truly loves their profession and will be creative and give you pictures that you deserve.

These are just a few tips to get you in the right direction. Once you have found the right photography for your wedding in Denver, you will cherish the pictures forever.

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The Many Exciting Summer Events In Denver

Denver is a destination worth visiting in itself, but the numerous parks located in the city are an especially attractive feature. Clearly, Denver residents take their leisure and recreation time very seriously, for Denver Colorado parks are some of the most well maintained and fully featured in the country.

One of the most popular Denver Colorado parks is the Cheesman Park located on Capitol Hill. Ideally suited for frolicking in the summer, the sun typically casts its rays until late in the afternoon during these months, so you can, amazingly enough, get a tan until 5 pm!

Of course winter is an entirely different story, and you will probably want to pack more than one sweater. On the plus side though, the winter months are perfect for trekking and other snow related activities in one of the most beautiful of the Denver Colorado parks.

One of the popular Denver Colorado parks is City Park, and this recreational area is slightly reminiscent of London’s famous Hyde Park. Some of the more popular attractions of this park are the zoo, the Museum of Nature and Science, the golf course, and the lake. Keep in mind that this is a positively huge park that you could easily spend the whole day in without noticing, so make sure you plan ahead if you have other Denver Colorado parks to visit!

Finally, dont forget to check out Washington Park, which is where many of the citys runners converge. Even if you dont feel particularly up to jogging yourself, this is a great place to sit back and have a nice picnic while watching other people work up a sweat!

This is only a small selection of the Denver Colorado parks, and there are many more waiting to be discovered by the curious visitor. Covered with lush greenery and boasting of numerous attractions, entertainment spots, restaurants and a lot more features, Denver Colorado parks
are more than enough reason to pay a visit to this most charming and enchanting cities in the United States.

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The Many Exciting Summer Events In Denver

Denver is a great city to visit at any time of the year, but the summer months are particularly exciting for the many summer events in Denver that really serve to highlight the city’s numerous charms. Offering some serious competition to the city’s considerable natural attractions, the summer events in Denver are more than enough reasons to visit even if nature treks aren’t exactly your bag.

Given the virtual smorgasbord of summer events in Denver, it can be quite hard for the first time visitor to decide which ones to check out. A good choice to begin with is the Memorial Day series of events in which the Denver Arts Festival takes center stage. As many as one hundred artists from all over the world are in attendance at this high profile event, and it is a good way to get a glimpse of the modern day article scene filtered through the Denver experience.

The Capitol Hill Peoples Fair is another notable offering, and this is where you can shop around for arts and crafts from all over Colorado. This is one of those summer events in Denver that should appeal to the visitor who wants to learn more about the area and its customs, and you will surely walk away with a deeper appreciation for the unique and distinctive Denver culture.

Music is of course a large part of the Denver experience, and you can expect to find numerous summer events in Denver
in which music plays the front and center role. Full-blown rock concerts with all the decibels you can handle, soothing jazz combos and anything and everything in between, music truly runs the veins of the Denver residents.

Aside from the summer events in Denver , dont forget to check out the local cuisine as well. Denver prides itself on its numerous contributions to the culinary world, and the many restaurants, bars and cafes in the city are themselves worthy of the price of the plane ticket.

We have only just skimmed the surface of the many summer events in Denver
worth looking into. Book a flight today and experience firsthand what many already know to be one of the finest cities in the United States.

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Venues For Corporate Events In Denver

All work and no play is certainly dull. Work is important but having fun every now and then is the best reward you could ever give to your employees. It would be great to forget the stresses of work for a while and just enjoy and have fun.

Making time for corporate events will make your company more interesting and enjoyable. It would be great for employees to enjoy being a part of your company, and the company would get benefits like better work performance that would lead to profit and greater revenue.

In Denver, corporate events are very easy to plan. There are a lot of Denver venues that you can choose from. You can customize the event according to your companys theme or any theme that you would like for that matter. Denver corporate events can be just a break from office work or it could be a celebration of triumphant moments within your company, like anniversaries or probably getting new accounts.

When planning a Denver corporate event, you can look into event centers websites. Using the Internet, you can get more information to help you start your list. There are a lot of options to choose from. You can make it a formal event or choose something casual that would be more fun and carefree. These websites offer a lot of help for making your Denver corporate events a success.

Denver venues are one of the main things to consider when planning an event. It depends on how many people are attending and how much activities are in store. The way a Denver venue looks sets the mood for the whole party and everyone attending it. You can also find venue decorating and party planning tips online. You can never go wrong with right venue and facilities for your event, no matter what theme you choose to go with.

If you are interested in outdoor Denver corporate events, Denver event venues offer different open area locations which are perfect for your corporate cocktail parties and family day picnics. You can freely browse their photo galleries posted on their websites. These open area venues give just the right feel of the outdoors but are exclusive enough for invited guests and employees. You can never go wrong in getting help and expert advice and services from the best event centers in Denver.

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