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Denver Fashion Week and 22 Things to do in Denver this Week

Denver has some supercharged art and culture events lined up this week. You can start your week off with a bang at Denver Fashion Week and end it with calm at STILLness. Whatever you make of the week, make sure to take a quick look at this roundup of events in Denver.

Denver Fashion Week

When: November 5 – 10 

Where: Multiple locations

Cost: Various Prices check here

The Lowdown: Denver Fashion Week is back. 303 Magazine hosts Denver’s top fashion events. The week holds tons of fashion related events including workshops with designers such as Courtney Hoffman, an esteemed costume designer whose work has been featured in Quentin Tarantino films, models workshops and some amazing fashion shows.

READ: 10+ Events to Celebrate Denver Fashion Week

Denver Film Festival

When: November 5 – 11

Where: Multiple Locations

Cost: Various Prices Check here

The Lowdown: Denver Film Society presents the Denver Film Festival. The 41st annual event features a 12-day festival full of screenings of films from all over the world. Although the festival is already underway, this upcoming week still has a few red carpet screenings as well as plenty of opportunities to get your indie film cravings satisfied.

READ: Here’s the Full Denver Film Festival Lineup

Denver Arts Week

When: November 5 – 10 

Where: Multiple locations

Cost: Various prices

The Lowdown: Denver Arts Week is back. The event features nine days of art centered experiences. You can experience discounted trips to museums, Denver Fashion Week, Denver Film Festival and more. This week is the week to really dive deep into Denver’s art scene.

Unrolling History: The Final Paintings 

When: November 5, 1 – 1:30 p.m. 

Where: Clyfford Still Museum, 1250 Bannock St., Denver 

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Clyfford Still Museum hosts a Facebook Live event, Unrolling History: The Final Paintings. The event features the unveiling of the final canvases that have been tucked away in the Clyfford Still collection. You can watch the unrolling and learn more about each forgotten painting.

Silent Disco Yoga

When: November 6, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. 

Where: Viewhouse Ballpark, 2015 Market St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Viewhouse Ballpark hosts Silent Disco Yoga. The event features a yoga flow guided by a CorePower instructor through Sound Off Colorado headphones. Before class, you can imbibe on a $4 Infinite Monkey Theorem wine and munch on happy hour food and then get your yogi on. Make sure to arrive early to snag a good spot to practice.

Diwali

When: November 7, 6 – 8 p.m. 

Where: The Denver Radha Krishna Temple, 1400 Cherry St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: The Denver Radha Krishna Temple hosts Diwali. The event features a celebration of light and spiritual renewal with a lamp lighting ritual and prayers to open up your heart.

The Trail Running Film Festival

When: November 7, 6:30 – 10 p.m. 

Where: The Oriental Theater, 4335 W 44th Ave., Denver 

Cost: $15 tickets available here

The Lowdown: The Oriental Theater host The Trail Running Film Festival. The festival features two-hours of films taking on runs in the wilderness full of mountainous views, obstacles and more. You can sit back and relax with a drink in hand and watch the experts run it out.

Advanced Screening

When: November 7, 7:15 – 10:15 p.m. 

Where: Alamo Drafthouse Denver, 4255 W Colfax Ave., Denver 

Cost: $12.25 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Alamo Drafthouse Denver hosts an Advanced Screening of Boy Erased. The film follows the story of Jared, a young man dealing with coming to terms with his sexuality as his parents force him to go through conversion therapy or be disowned.

Sarah Winkler Exhibition

When: November 8, 5 – 7 p.m. 

Where: Denver Place, 999 18th St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: K Contemporary partners with Denver Place to host a Sarah Winkler Exhibition. The exhibition features works by collage artist and painter Sarah Winkler. You can peruse the pieces that take on Colorado landscapes with a dramatic flair that dives deeper into familiarity from afar.

Tara Donovan Artist Conversation

When: November 8, 7 – 8:30 p.m. 

Where: Holiday Event Center, 2644 W 32nd Ave., Denver 

Cost: $5 – $15 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Holiday Event Center hosts a Tara Donovan Artist Conversation. The event features a chance to hear Tara Donovan speak with curator Nora Burnett Abrams about her current exhibition Fieldwork that is held in the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver.

READ: The MCA Has Been Taken Over by Larger-Than-Life Sculptures Made from Ordinary Things

Outdoor Retailer Winter Market

When: November 8 – 11

Where: Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Find the best outdoor item specials at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market. The four-day market features a deeper look at how retailers buy their products and maximize their profits. You can learn more about forecasting situations and gain feedback from retailers.

Intro to Knitting

When: November 8, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. 

Where: Grandma’s House, 1710 S Broadway, Denver 

Cost: $15 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Learn how to knit at Intro to Knitting. You can learn the basics of knitting in the two-hour class with guidance from Calypso In Color. Supplies will be provided and there is a limit of 12 spaces, so hurry and sign up quick.

SCFD Free Day

When: November 9, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Molly Brown House Museum, 1340 Pennsylvania St., Denver

Cost: Free

The Lowdown: Don’t miss the chance to go to the wildly popular Molly Brown House Museum at SCFD Free Day. Normally tickets to the Molly Brown House are $11 and events tend to sell out, so now is the best time to go to the museum without any fees. The museum has been open for more than 47 years and tells a story about “unsinkable” Margaret “Molly” Brown and her achievements. Tickets are first come, first serve, so get them quick at the museum’s gift shop.

A Night in Havana

When: November 9, 7 – 10:30 p.m. 

Where: Denver Museum of Nature Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver 

Cost: $33 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Denver Museum of Nature Science presents A Night in Havana. The event features a night to experience Cuba. You can learn more about the country’s wildlife, art, culture and more. Nibble on appetizers and sip on complimentary drinks while you spend the night in Havana.

Opening Reception

When: November 10, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. 

Where: Color Up Therapeutics, 1487 S Broadway, Denver 

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Color Up Therapeutics hosts an Opening Reception. The event features an exhibition from all Colorado artists, live music from a DJ and more. You can imbibe on wine and snack on light bites while perusing the works.

David Choong Lee Exhibition

When: November 10, 6 – 9 p.m. 

Where: The Crown Collection, 4433 W 29th Ave., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: The Crown Collection welcomes a David Choong Lee Exhibition. The solo exhibition features works from artist David Choong Lee who uses graffiti, portraiture, collage and more to create abstract pieces that have vibrant vibes. Choong Lee takes inspiration from Vicent Van Gogh, Sudko and underground music.

Reptilian Nation Expo

When: November 10 – 11

Where: National Western Complex, 4255 Humboldt St., Denver 

Cost: $12 – $25 get tickets here

The Lowdown: National Western Complex hosts the Reptilian Nation Expo. The two-day expo features more than a 1000 reptiles, arachnids, amphibians and more available to purchase, demos, exhibits and more. If you love cute little creepy crawlies, this expo is for you.

Denver Immersive Summit

When: November 10, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

Where: CU Denver Science Building, Lawrence St. and Speer Blvd., Denver

Cost: $25 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Learn from educators, creatives and more at the Denver Immersive Summit. The summit features a day of panels, workshops, discussions and more from people such as Noah Nelson of No Proscenium: The Guide to Everything Immersive, installation artist Lonnie Hanzon and Jenny Weinbloom — the immersive producer and Executive Producer of Meow Wolf Denver. The proce from the event will benefit next year’s summit.

Grand Opening

When: November 10, 6 – 8 p.m. 

Where: The Storeroom, 1700 Vine St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: The Storeroom presents a Grand Opening. The event features the first look at The Storeroom, an art installation and exhibition space and the unveiling of the venue’s very first art installation, Harlequin Night, created by Knomad Colab. The installation features a three-dimensional painting made with shadows and color.

Rocky Mountain Con

When: November 10 – 11

Where: Embassy Suites by Hilton Denver Stapleton, 4444 Havana St., Denver 

Cost: $10 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Rocky Mountain Con is back in Denver. You can dress up in your best cosplay and adventure at the fan-based convention that features comics, gaming, sci-fi and more. You can meet special guests, peruse collectibles and take part in contests.

Hygge Life’s Nordic Market

When: November 11 – December 24

Where: The Source Hotel and Market Hall, 3350 Brighton Blvd., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: The Source hosts a Hygge Life’s Nordic Market. The market opens for the winter season to present Nordic designs, goods and more perfect for Christmas presents and decor. The market is inspired by hygge, a way of life and home in Scandinavia.

VFW Post 1 World War 1 Commemoration Poppy Event

When: November 11, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

Where: Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver 

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Denver Botanic Gardens partners with Denver’s Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) to present a VFW Post 1 World War 1 Commemoration Poppy Event. The event features an honoring of Coloradans who served in World War 1 with a display of 100 poppies. Poppies serve as a symbol of remembering those who passed in WWI.

STILLness

When: November 11, 8:45  – 10 a.m. 

Where: Clyfford Still Museum, 1250 Bannock St., Denver 

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Take a morning to calm and center yourself at STILLness. The event features a guided meditation from the combined effort of the Clyfford Still Museum, Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver and Zen Center of Denver. Be ready to take a spot in the galleries and quiet your inner thoughts.

Mark Your Calendar

Stephen Jones

When: November 12, 6 – 7 p.m. 

Where: Denver Art Museum, 100 W 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver 

Cost: $20 get tickets here

Indigenous Film Fest

When: November 14, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. 

Where: Denver Museum of Nature Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver 

Cost: Free register here

Winter Gift Market

When: November 15 – 17

Where: Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission