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The Weekender Guide May 28-31

Parker Engel

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Parker is the newest buyer agent on the EPG team. Parker's takes tremendous pride in his commitment to the highest levels for customer care...

May 28 16 minutes read

Friday

Food & drink

Memorial Day Weekend Rib Fest. Six Capital Brewing and BBQ, 16701 E. Iliff Ave., Aurora. Noon-10 p.m. (Friday-Saturday), Noon-8 p.m. (Sunday), 2-9 p.m. (Monday). No cover.

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

Mooby’s Denver Pop Up. 4483 Logan St. Times vary. $29 (includes meal).  

Friday Night Bazaar: RiNo Art District. Next to Ramble Hotel, 2424 Larimer St. 4-9 p.m. Free.

Entertainment

*Levitt in Your Living Room. Online. Anytime.

Live Music. Poka Lola Social Club, 1850 Wazee St. 6-9 p.m. No cover.

Lost City Live: South of France. Lost City RiNo Patio, 3459 Ringsby Court. 6:30-9:30 p.m. $25-200. 

Strung High String Band. Number 38, 3560 Chestnut Pl. 6-8 p.m. Free.

Rogue 2. Local 46, 4586 Tennyson St. 6:30 p.m. $20-100. Advanced registration required. 

Xaebor, Sweettooth, Duck Beats and more. Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton St. 7 p.m. (doors open). $25. Proof of vaccination or negative COVID test result required for entry. 

The Disco Biscuits. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 7:30 p.m. $55-75. 

Art, Culture and Comedy

Radiant Season: Paintings by Kevin Sloan. Denver Botanic Gardens York Street, 1007 York St. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Free-$15.

Each/Other. Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$13. Advanced registration recommended for timed entry. 

Paris to Hollywood. Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$13. Advanced registration recommended for timed entry. 

*Colorado Governor’s Art Show & Sale. Online and Loveland Museum, 503 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland. Anytime (online), 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (in-person). Free (online), $7 (in-person). 

*CoronaVox: Stories from the Front. Phamaly Theatre Company, online. Anytime. $20-40.

*Dazzle Online Stage Performances. Online. Anytime. Free.

*Museum from Home. Denver Art Museum, online. Anytime. Free.

R.L. Maizes – Other People’s Pets: A Novel. JCC Mizel Arts and Culture Canter, online. Anytime. $12.  

*Sie FilmCenter Virtual Cinema. Sie FilmCenter, online. Anytime. $13.

*Until the Flood. Denver Center for the Performing Arts, online. Anytime. Free.

*Jackie Kashian. Comedy Works, online. 7:16 p.m. $15. 

Jackie Kashian. Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village. 9:45 p.m. $25. 

Stonehenge: Ancient Mysteries and Modern Discoveries. Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Free-$29. Advanced tickets required for timed entry. 

Tension & Release. Walker Fine Art, 300 W. 11th Ave. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.

Museum for Black Girls. Museum for Black Girls, 1421 26th St. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. $15-25. 

The West Trails. Dairy Block & Inside Her Studio, 1801 Wazee St. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Free. 

Earth Illuminated. Denver Pavilions, 500 16th Street Mall. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Free-$25. Advanced ticketing recommended for timed entry. 

Colorado in the Present Tense: Narkita Gold, Rick Griffith, Nathan Hall, and Maia Ruth Lee. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. Noon-7 p.m. Free-$10. Advanced registration required for timed entry.

Jamie Carrejo: Waiting. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. Noon-7 p.m. Free-$10. Advanced registration required for timed entry.

Loving You: Documenting Kia Lopez and Chella Man. Union Hall, 1750 Wewatta St. Times vary. Free. Advanced registration required.

Keith Haring: Grace House Mural. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. Noon-7 p.m. Free-$10. Advanced registration required for timed entry.

Film on the Rocks: Enter the Dragon. Denver Film and Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 7:30 p.m. (gates open). $59.50 per car. 

 

Sports

*Virtual Furry Scurry 2021. Dumb Friends League, anywhere. Anytime. $30-50.

*Colorado Rockies vs. Pittsburgh Pirates. Watch on ATT Sports Network-RM or listen at KOA 850 AM. 4:35 p.m.

Just For Fun

Salvador Dali: Gardens of the Mind. Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. $11-15.

Jurassic Empire. National Western Complex, 4880 Brighton Blvd. 2 p.m.-8 p.m. (Friday), 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (Saturday), 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Monday). $61-71. Advanced registration required. 

*Science Smarts. Denver Museum of Nature and Science, online. Anytime. $15-20.

*Amy Fish – I Wanted Fries With That. Online. Anytime. $12.

Free Admission Fridays. Mile High Flea Market, 7007 E. 88th Ave., Henderson. 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. 

Larimer Square Walking Tour. Kettle Arcade, 1420 Larimer St. 1:30-2:30 p.m. $18.

*Theme Quiz: The Office. Geeks Who Drink, online. 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. $5.99

Saturday

Food & drink

Memorial Day Weekend Rib Fest. Six Capital Brewing and BBQ, 16701 E. Iliff Ave., Aurora. Noon-10 p.m. (Friday-Saturday), Noon-8 p.m. (Sunday), 2-9 p.m. (Monday). No cover.

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

Mooby’s Denver Pop Up. 4483 Logan St. Times vary. $29 (includes meal).  

City Park Farmers’ Market. Denver East High School, 1600 City Park Esplanade. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. No cover. 

Highlands Farmers’ Market. Highlands Square, W. 32nd Ave. and Lowell Blvd. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. No cover. 

Union Station Farmers’ Market. 1701 Wynkoop Plaza. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. No cover. 

University Hills Summer Farmers’ Market. University Hills Plaza, 2500 S. Colorado Blvd. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. No cover.

Colorado Fresh Markets – Cherry Creek. Cherry Creek Shopping Center, 1st Avenue and University Boulevard. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. No cover.

*Chocolate Truffle Workshop. The Good Food Project, online. Noon-2:30 p.m. $49. Advanced registration required.

*Risotto Workshop. The Good Food Project, online. 3-5 p.m. $49. Advanced registration required.

Culinary Date Night: Spain. Cook Street, 43 W. 9th Ave. 6-9:30 p.m. $119. Advanced registration required.

Entertainment

*Levitt in Your Living Room. Online. Anytime.

Colorado Music & Arts Festival. Westminster City Park, 10455 N. Sheridan Blvd., Westminster. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. $10-15. 

Merc Masquerade: A Music Showcase. Mercury Cafe, 2199 California St. 6:30 p.m. (doors open). $15-20. 

Lost City Live – Joseph Lamar with Kaitlyn Williams. Lost City RiNo, 3459 Ringsby Court. 6:30-9:30 p.m. $25-200.

The Disco Biscuits. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 7:30 p.m. $55-75. 

BTTRFLY Quintet. Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton St. 8 p.m. (doors open). $25. Proof of vaccination or negative COVID test result required for entry. 

Arts, Culture and Comedy

Radiant Season: Paintings by Kevin Sloan. Denver Botanic Gardens York Street, 1007 York St. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Free-$15.

Each/Other. Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$13. Advanced registration recommended for timed entry. 

Paris to Hollywood. Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$13. Advanced registration recommended for timed entry. 

*Colorado Governor’s Art Show & Sale. Online and Loveland Museum, 503 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland. Anytime (online), 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (in-person). Free (online), $7 (in-person). 

*CoronaVox: Stories from the Front. Phamaly Theatre Company, online. Anytime. $20-40.

*Dazzle Online Stage Performances. Online. Anytime. Free.

*Museum from Home. Denver Art Museum, online. Anytime. Free.

R.L. Maizes – Other People’s Pets: A Novel. JCC Mizel Arts and Culture Canter, online. Anytime. $12.  

*Sie FilmCenter Virtual Cinema. Sie FilmCenter, online. Anytime. $13.

*Until the Flood. Denver Center for the Performing Arts, online. Anytime. Free.

Denver Comedy Underground Show: Jordan Doll. Irish Snug, 1201 E. Colfax Ave. 5-9:30 p.m. $5-40.

*Jackie Kashian. Comedy Works, online. 7:15 p.m. $15. 

Jackie Kashian. Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village. 9:45 p.m. $25. 

Loving You: Documenting Kia Lopez and Chella Man. Union Hall, 1750 Wewatta St. Times vary. Free. Advanced registration required.

Stonehenge: Ancient Mysteries and Modern Discoveries. Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$29. Advanced tickets required for timed entry. 

Tension & Release. Walker Fine Art, 300 W. 11th Ave. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.

The West Trails. Dairy Block & Inside Her Studio, 1801 Wazee St. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Free. 

Museum for Black Girls. Museum for Black Girls, 1421 26th St. Noon-8 p.m. $15-25. 

Shiki Dreams. 2219 E. 21st Ave. Noon-7:30 p.m. $19.99. Advanced registration recommended.

Road Work. K Contemporary, 1412 Wazee St. 1-4 p.m. Advanced registration required. 

Film on the Rocks: The Sandlot. Denver Film and Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 7:30 p.m. (gates open). $59.50 per car. 

Sports

*Virtual Furry Scurry 2021. Dumb Friends League, anywhere. Anytime. $30-50.

Memorial Day Saturday Cornhole Tournament. The Table Public House, 2190 S. Platte River Drive. Noon-8 p.m. $25 (individual), $50 (team). 

*Colorado Rockies vs. Pittsburgh Pirates. Watch on ATT Sports Network-RM or listen at KOA 850 AM. 2:05 p.m. 

Colorado Rapids vs. FC Dallas. Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, 6000 Victory Way, Commerce City. Watch on ESPN+ or Altitude. Listen at 92.5 FM. 7 p.m. Tickets starting at $40.

Just For Fun

Salvador Dali: Gardens of the Mind. Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. $11-15.

Jurassic Empire. National Western Complex, 4880 Brighton Blvd. 2 p.m.-8 p.m. (Friday), 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (Saturday), 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Monday). $61-71. Advanced registration required. 

*Science Smarts. Denver Museum of Nature and Science, online. Anytime. $15-20.

*Amy Fish – I Wanted Fries With That. Online. Anytime. $12.

Spring Bazaar: Belleview Station. Tap & Burger Belleview Station, 4910 S. Newport St. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. No cover-$25 (shop and sip). 

Meet in the Street. 16th Street Mall, 1001 16th St. Mall. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Free. 

Baker Neighborhood Walking Tour. 10:30 a.m.-noon. $18. Advanced registration required.

Sunday

Food & drink

Memorial Day Weekend Rib Fest. Six Capital Brewing and BBQ, 16701 E. Iliff Ave., Aurora. Noon-10 p.m. (Friday-Saturday), Noon-8 p.m. (Sunday), 2-9 p.m. (Monday). No cover.

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

Mooby’s Denver Pop Up. 4483 Logan St. Times vary. $29 (includes meal).  

South Pearl Street Farmers Market. South Pearl Street between Iowa Avenue and Arkansas Ave. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. No cover. 

*Sourdough 101 Workshop. The Good Food Project, online. Noon-3 p.m. $49. Advanced registration required.

Drag Queen Bingo Brunch. Denver Milk Market, 1800 Wazee St. Noon-3 p.m. 

Cars & Boba. Mini Moo’s Tea Shop, 7555 E. Arapahoe Road, Centennial. Noon-4 p.m. Free. 

Entertainment

*Levitt in Your Living Room. Online. Anytime.

Colorado Music & Arts Festival. Westminster City Park, 10455 N. Sheridan Blvd., Westminster. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. $10-15. 

Triple Header Weekend with Cody Jeffryes, Kingdom Jasmine Trio and Pretend Friend. Number 38, 3560 Chestnut Pl. 1-2:30 p.m., 4-5:30 p.m. and 7-8:30 p.m. Free.

The Disco Biscuits. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 7:30 p.m. $55-75. 

Arts, Culture and Comedy

Radiant Season: Paintings by Kevin Sloan. Denver Botanic Gardens York Street, 1007 York St. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Free-$15.

Each/Other. Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$13. Advanced registration recommended for timed entry. 

Paris to Hollywood. Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$13. Advanced registration recommended for timed entry. 

*Colorado Governor’s Art Show & Sale. Online and Loveland Museum, 503 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland. Anytime (online), 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (in-person). Free (online), $7 (in-person). 

*CoronaVox: Stories from the Front. Phamaly Theatre Company, online. Anytime. $20-40.

*Dazzle Online Stage Performances. Online. Anytime. Free.

*Museum from Home. Denver Art Museum, online. Anytime. Free.

R.L. Maizes – Other People’s Pets: A Novel. JCC Mizel Arts and Culture Canter, online. Anytime. $12.  

*Sie FilmCenter Virtual Cinema. Sie FilmCenter, online. Anytime. $13.

*Until the Flood. Denver Center for the Performing Arts, online. Anytime. Free.

Thick Skin. Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village. 7 p.m. $15.

Black Love Mural Festival Kick Off. Civic Center Park, 101 W. 14th Ave. Anytime. Free.

Colorado in the Present Tense: Narkita Gold, Rick Griffith, Nathan Hall, and Maia Ruth Lee. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$10. Advanced registration required for timed entry.

Jamie Carrejo: Waiting. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$10. Advanced registration required for timed entry.

Keith Haring: Grace House Mural. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free-$10. Advanced registration required for timed entry.

Sundays on Santa Fe. Art District on Santa Fe, various addresses on Santa Fe Drive. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. 

The West Trails. Dairy Block & Inside Her Studio, 1801 Wazee St. Noon-5 p.m. Free. 

Earth Illuminated. Denver Pavilions, 500 16th Street Mall. Noon-6 p.m. Free-$25. Advanced ticketing recommended for timed entry.

Shiki Dreams. 2219 E. 21st Ave. Noon-7:30 p.m. $19.99. Advanced registration recommended.

*In-Studio and Online: Ohana. Canvas and Cocktails, 6862 S. University Blvd., Centennial and Zoom. 2 p.m. $15 plus materials (online), $35 (in-person).

Film on the Rocks: BeetleJuice. Denver Film and Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 7:30 p.m. (gates open). $59.50 per car. 

Sports

*Virtual Furry Scurry 2021. Dumb Friends League, anywhere. Anytime. $30-50.

*Colorado Rockies vs. Pittsburgh Pirates. Watch on ATT Sports Network-RM or listen at KOA 850 AM. 11:05 a.m.

Just For Fun

Salvador Dali: Gardens of the Mind. Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. $11-15.

Jurassic Empire. National Western Complex, 4880 Brighton Blvd. 2 p.m.-8 p.m. (Friday), 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (Saturday), 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Monday). $61-71. Advanced registration required. 

*Science Smarts. Denver Museum of Nature and Science, online. Anytime. $15-20.

*Amy Fish – I Wanted Fries With That. Online. Anytime. $12.

Spring Bazaar: Belleview Station. Tap & Burger Belleview Station, 4910 S. Newport St. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. No cover-$25 (shop and sip). 

Meet in the Street. 16th Street Mall, 1001 16th St. Mall. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Free. 

Monday/Memorial Day Activities

Black Love Mural Festival. Civic Center Park, 101 W. 14th Ave. Anytime. Free.

Meet in the Street. 16th Street Mall, 1001 16th St. Mall. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Free. 

Jurassic Empire. National Western Complex, 4880 Brighton Blvd. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $61. Advanced registration required. 

Open Painting. Canvas and Cocktails, 6862 S. University Blvd., Centennial. Noon-5 p.m. $25.

Corsa Rally Denver Finale. Lamborghini Denver, 1850 Lucent Ct., Highlands Ranch. 5-7 p.m. Free.

Showcase of the Mondays Comedy Show. Irish Rover, 54 S. Broadway. 7-10 p.m. Free.

Film on the Rocks: Aliens. Denver Film and Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 7:30 p.m. (gates open). $59.50 per car. 

Ben Harper. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. 8 p.m. $59.50-79.50. 

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