Welcome to your Weekend Events Roundup — a curated list of different activities and events happening around Denver the weekend of Jan. 3, 2020. Check out Denverite or The Denver Post for an eclectic mix of events every week.
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ANNUAL ICE RINK @ DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
WHERE: DIA (8500 Pena Blvd)
WHEN: Every day, 9 AM-9 PM until Mon. Jan. 20, 2020
COST: Free for everyone! On-site gear is provided for the whole family at no cost.
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: FREE ICE RINK! Also take advantage of some unique bonus activities, like learning to curl with the Denver Curling Club — all equipment is provided! Don’t burn the rock…
COORS FIELD STADIUM TOURS
WHERE: Coors Field (2001 Blake St); Meet at Gate
WHEN: Daily tours at 10 AM, 12 PM and 2 PM
COST: $12 for adults; $9 seniors and children
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: Visit the dugout, visitor’s clubhouse, press level and club level, where pitchers go to die, among other iconic places, on this 80-minute tour. Visit the Rockies’ website for more info on the stadium tours.
DENVER PIONEERS HOCKEY VS. UMASS
WHERE: Magness Arena @ the University of Denver (2250 E Jewell Ave)
WHEN: Fri. Jan. 3 @ 7 PM & Sat. Jan. 4 @ 7 PM
COST: Prices range from $20 to $80
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: DU boasts a nationally renowned men’s ice hockey program, with a whopping eight NCAA National Championship titles. This elite program combined with the electric atmosphere of Magness Arena will keep you engaged the entire game — whether or not you have a dog in the fight. Visit DU’s Athletic Ticket Office for more information on the schedule and prices.
WHERE: The Hangar at Stanley Marketplace (2501 N Dallas St)
WHEN: Fri. Jan. 3-Sun. Jan. 5, 10AM-10PM (LAST WEEK. Because Christmas needs to end eventually, right?)
COST: Prices start at $8
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: Well it’s a 10,000-square foot holiday phenomenon. Camp Christmas has previously been described as: over-the-top, mesmerizing, capable of altering time and space and….. ooey-gooey? I guess there must be candy. Grab a drink from the Santa Bar and indulge in an “elfie selfie.”
ROCKY MOUNTAIN GOAT YOGA @ DIEBOLT BREWING
WHERE: Diebolt Brewing (3855 Mariposa St)
WHEN: Sat. Jan. 4 sessions: 11 AM-12 PM / 12:30-1:30 PM / 2-3 PM
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: Who doesn’t love a little goat clipping up the left quad mid-downward dog? This starts with a 45-minute goat yoga lesson and ends with 15 minutes of decompression… for you and the goats. Also: Diebolt Brewing has some extraordinary craft brews with hysterical bottle/can artwork. It’s also on the Cornerstone Card, and you can get 10% off total bar tab when you present your CC.
DENVER ART MUSEUM FREE DAY
WHERE: Denver Art Museum (100 W 14th Ave Pkwy)
WHEN: Sat. Jan. 4 10 AM – 5 PM (occurs first Sat. of every month)
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: Visit the DAM fo’ FREE! Some special exhibits, like Monet, will require an additional ticket, but the art collections and non-ticketed exhibitions are all no-cost. If not this month, it’s something you can always take advantage of in the future!
FLY FISHING SHOW
WHERE: Denver Mart (451 E 58th Ave)
WHEN: Fri. Jan. 3, 10 AM-6 PM / Sat. Jan. 4, 9 AM – 5:30 PM / Sun. Jan. 5, 9 AM – 4:30 PM
COST: Adult one-day pass starts at $15
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: For the Fly Fisher’s soul — chock-full of awesome events like the International Fly Fishing Film Festival and free fly fishing instruction via the Fly Fishers International (FFI). Learn basic fly-casting, advanced knots or seek advice from experts.
HOSTEL FISH OPEN MIC NIGHT
WHERE: Hostel Fish (1217 20th St)
WHEN: Sat. Jan. 4, 8-11:30 PM
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: Maybe you’re looking to perform, maybe you’re looking to observe. Either way, Hostel Fish has a cool vibe for an acoustic open mic evening with soem great drink specials: free drinks for performs, and BOGO drafts for audience members
“HOT MESS” SUNDAY DRAG BRUNCH
WHERE: Pride and Swagger (450 E 17th Ave)
WHEN: Sun. Jan. 5, 11 AM (every Sunday)
COST: Free entrance; Discounted mimosas, bloodies, margaritas and brunch entrees.
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: Who doesn’t love a good Sunday Funday?Watch unique performances from brilliant Drag Performers from all over the place. This is brunchin’ like no other.
SELF CARE SUNDAYS
WHERE: Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (1485 Delgany St)
WHEN: Sun. Jan. 12 (every first Sunday through April 5, 2020)
COST: Free with museum admission
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: This is a whole new experience to the museum. Complete with prompts to help you appreciate the art in a more present capacity, no Self Care Sunday will be the same.
UN-WINE’D AFTER THE HOLIDAYS: A YOGA WINE SOCIAL
WHERE: GVM Studios (4970 E Colfax Ave)
WHEN: Sun. Jan. 5, 1-3 PM
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: Holidays are fun, but at the core, it’s always a bit of stress as well. Join this VinYin session with opportunities for Reiki adjustments and massages. Of course, wine to follow!