9Things to do in Denver and Colorado this weekend: Nov. 5, 6, 7


This weekend, Colorado celebrates Día de los Muertos, Fort Collins flips the swap for the vacations and Denver honors our veterans.

COLORADO, USA — Veterans Day shall be noticed subsequent week and we salute all who’ve served our nation with the annual Veterans Day Festival this weekend in Denver and Colorado Springs.

Early indicators of the vacation season are sprouting up throughout the state with Christmas craft gala’s in Denver, Aurora, Longmont, Parker, Castle Rock, Pueblo and extra.

Sports followers, rejoice: the Nuggets, Buffaloes, Bears, Orediggers, Grizzlies, Mavericks, Mountaineers and ThunderWolves will compete in-state over the weekend.

From the mountains to the plains, listed here are some enjoyable occasions you will solely discover in Colorado this November weekend. Don’t overlook to share your weekend photographs with the “Near Me” function on the 9NEWS app.

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Denver Veterans Day Festival

DENVER — The eighth annual Denver Veterans Day Festival shall be held in a brand new location this year, sixteenth Street Mall, and will function a “Stationary Parade”  format to encourage dialog with veterans and permit spectators to stroll freely to benefit from the number of distributors, military-era autos, family-friendly actions and extra. Festival admission is free and may even function an space devoted for teenagers.

Colorado Springs Veterans Day Parade

COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado Springs Veterans’ Day Parade will step off at 10 a.m. Saturday. The parade, which has been a Colorado Springs custom since 2000, begins at Tejon and Boulder and ends at Tejon and Vermijo in downtown Colorado Springs. The parade’s mission is “to honor all veterans and to educate and inspire community awareness while paying tribute to the service and sacrifices all veterans have endured in the pursuit of freedom.” This year’s parade theme is “The Greatest Generation.”

Opera Colorado’s Tosca

DENVER — Opera Colorado presents Tosca on the Ellie Caulkins Opera House for 4 performances solely beginning Saturday. This lavish manufacturing of Puccini’s operatic blockbuster is Opera Colorado’s first efficiency on the Ellie Caulkins Opera home since COVID-19 restrictions have been put in place in March 2020.

Tosca is a high-stakes thriller full of political battle, betrayal, revenge and love, stated Opera Colorado. Tickets begin at $35 and will be bought by visiting operacolorado.org/events or by calling 303-468-2030 (press 1). All performances are sung in Italian with English and Spanish subtitles at each seat and English supertitles above the stage.

Denver Arts Week

DENVER — Denver Arts Week is again in full power for its fifteenth anniversary this week. After being scaled down to principally digital occasions final year, Denver Arts Week begins Friday and continues by Saturday, Nov. 13. The celebration of Denver’s arts and tradition scene will as soon as once more function greater than 330 occasions across the metro space.

Denver Arts Week will function the return of the First Friday Art Walks in Denver’s prime arts districts and neighborhoods on Saturday, Nov. 5 and Free Night at the Museums on Sunday, Nov. 6. 

This year’s taking part establishments embrace Denver Art Musuem, Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, Clyfford Still Museum, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Dinosaur Ridge, Forney Museum of Transportation, Four Mile Historic Park, History Colorado Center, Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, Molly Brown House Museum, Museo de las Americas and Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum.

Denver Film Festival

DENVER — The forty fourth Annual Denver Film Festival additionally takes place throughout Denver Arts Week bringing the most effective of cinematic storytelling from around the globe to the Mile High City by Sunday, Nov. 14. After a profitable digital adaptation in 2020, the most important movie pageant in the area returns with choices for each digital and in-person occasions like crimson carpet premieres, occasions and screenings on the Sie FilmCenter and satellite tv for pc places, interactive goings on, filmmaker conversations and extra.

Día de Los Muertos Celebration

THORNTON — The City of Thornton will maintain the fifth Annual Dia de Los Muertos celebration on Saturday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at McAllister Park Center. The celebration for Day of the Dead, which originated in Mexico, is a free family-friendly occasion for individuals to keep in mind and honor their deceased family members with meals, music, recollections and an altar. This weekend’s occasion will happen in a brand new location with extra space for meals vehicles, dwell leisure, an artwork market and Katrina costume contest.

Día de Los Muertos Celebration

DENVER — Denver Botanic Gardens will maintain its tenth annual Día de los Muertos celebration from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday on the York Street gardens. Day of the Dead commemorates life after demise by honoring ancestors and members of the family who’ve handed. There shall be dwell artwork demos and dancing, a fancy dress contest and extra.

Colfax Art Crawl & Día de los Muertos Celebration 

LAKEWOOD — Día de los Muertos is the theme of (*7*) in November. The district’s galleries, studios and artistic companies shall be open to the general public with a number of displays impressed by the celebration together with altars and works by native college students. Aztec dancers in conventional costume shall be readily available, in addition to fireplace artists, meals vehicles and drinks from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday.

Día de Muertos Celebration

CARBONDALE — Carbondale Arts’ annual celebration of Día de los Muertos is Friday at 5 p.m. at 4th and Main. A procession, that includes large-scale catrina puppets and the artistry of Aspen Santa-Fe Ballet Folklorico, begins on the Third Street Center at 5:30 and ends again at 4th and Main with performances by Ballet Folklorico and native fireplace performers. Mexican scorching chocolate and different goodies shall be served. All Día de los Muertos festivities are free and open to the general public.

The Crucible

GOLDEN — This is the ultimate weekend to see “The Crucible” at Miners Alley Playhouse in Golden. The Crucible, written by legendary playwright Arthur Miller and directed by Len Matheo, runs on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. by Sunday, Nov. 7. In-Person tickets for The Crucible can be found now, on-line at minersalley.com/crucible or by calling 303-935-3044.

Ballet Ariel’s The Toymaker’s Doll Coppelia

DENVER — Ballet Ariel’s twenty third season has opened with an authentic rendition of one of many best comedian ballets of all time, “The Toymaker’s Doll Coppelia.” The first in a season of joy-filled ballets, Ballet Ariel’s Coppelia is the story of a dancing doll, a mischievous woman and a toymaker who has fallen in love together with his personal creation. Performances are scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 7 on the Parsons Theatre at Northglenn Recreation Center and Saturday, Nov. 27 on the Schoolhouse Theater in Parker. Tickets will be bought at BalletAriel.org.

Beethoven Symphony No. 7

DENVER —  This weekend the Colorado Symphony will tackle Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony, considered one of his most beloved and well-known works. Conductor Valentina Peleggi and violinist Paul Huang will make their Colorado Symphony debuts. The Colorado Symphony is about to carry out Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m. at Boettcher Concert Hall. For tickets and particulars, go to ColoradoSymphony.org.

Downtown Holiday Lighting Ceremony

FORT COLLINS — Fort Collins “flips the switch” on the annual Downtown Holiday Lighting Ceremony on Friday. Thousands of sensible white lights will illuminate the alleyways, sidewalks and treetops of seven blocks of Historic Old Town Fort Collins after Friday’s ceremony. The Downtown Holiday Lighting Ceremony in Old Town Square begins at 5:30 p.m. with the dramatic countdown at 6:30 p.m. sharp. Historic Old Town Fort Collins will stay lit by Valentine’s Day.

Colorado Country Gift Show

DENVER — The 18th annual Colorado Country Christmas Gift Show runs Friday to Sunday on the Colorado Convention Center. The present is a vacation procuring extravaganza with 450 shows of authentic artwork, crafts, sculptures, ceramics, specialty meals, house décor, clothes, furnishings, floral designs, jewellery, antiques, candles, toys and extra. Colorado’s prime cooks shall be sharing vacation cooking ideas and methods in dwell demonstrations. If you are in want of a pleasant Christmas card picture, Santa Claus may make an look this weekend. Avoid the traces and get your Colorado Country Christmas Gift Show tickets online.

Smoky Hill High School Craft Fair

AURORA — Now in its 37th year, the Smoky Hill High School Craft Fair can have 210 distributors displaying their distinctive decorations, clothes, jewelleryvacation presents, soups, dips, bread, artwork and extra. Admission and parking are free on the honest and meals shall be obtainable from concession distributors. The craft honest runs 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Urban Holiday Market

DENVER — The out of doors Urban Holiday Market is about for Saturday and Sunday at Skyline Park in downtown Denver. The market will supply one-of-a-kind seasonal gadgets, handcrafted items, vacation present concepts, specialty meals and extra. Urban Holiday Market admission is free each days from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Holiday Market

GYPSUM — The annual Holiday Market at Gypsum Creek Middle School is this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There shall be greater than 40 distributors and artisans with particular vacation presents plus photographs with Santa, concessions and extra.

Englewood Holiday Bazaar

ENGLEWOOD — The Malley Recreation Center hosts the Englewood Holiday Bazaar on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More than 100 artisans shall be serving to customers with their Christmas lists with distinctive handmade crafts and superb artwork. Concessions shall be obtainable as attendees benefit from the annual Englewood custom.

Castle Rock Craft Show Extraordinaire

CASTLE ROCK — Start attacking your Christmas procuring record from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday on the twenty ninth annual Castle Rock Craft Show Extraordinaire. Over 150 distributors, promoting distinctive and handmade craft gadgets, shall be on the Douglas County Events Center on the Fairgrounds. The Craft Show Extraordinaire advantages senior residents by the Castle Rock Senior Activity Center.

Holiday Bazaar

PUEBLO — The thirty first annual Holiday Bazaar is again on the Colorado State Fairgrounds in Pueblo this weekend. The fairgrounds’ Palace of Agriculture can have over 150 distributors promoting distinctive vacation presents, artwork, jewellery, out of doors furnishings, seasonal creations, antiques, clothes and extra. Admission to the Holiday Bazaar, which runs Saturday and Sunday, is free and parking is free.

Holiday Boutique

DENVER — Salvation Army Metro Denver Women’s Auxiliary hosts the 47th annual Holiday Boutique Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Quebec Place at Fairmount. Admission is $3 for crafts, meals, drink, music and extra.

Parker Airfield Outdoor Market

PARKER — The 45 distributors on the Parker Airfield Outdoor Market may help together with your vacation procuring record. The market is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 115 Corsair Circle. There may even be meals vehicles, kettle corn and lemonade.

HGB Fiber Art Show & Sale

LONGMONT — The Handweavers Guild of Boulder will maintain its fiftieth annual fiber Show & Sale this weekend at Boulder County Fairgrounds. The juried showcase exhibit with greater than 100 Guild members can have clothes and demonstrations in weaving, knitting, crochet, basketry, embroidery, quilting, hand spinning, dyeing and extra. Admission and parking are free Thursday by Sunday.

Fall Pottery Sale

ENGLEWOOD — The Colorado Potters Guild is again with its Fall 2021 Pottery Sale scheduled over three days from Thursday by Saturday. At the present, attendees will discover a wide range of distinctive pottery, sculpture and jewellery made by the Guild’s gifted members. Admission is free and masks are required upon entry at First Plymouth Congregational Church at 3501 South Colorado Boulevard in Englewood.

Fill the Mayflower

AURORA — Homefront Heroes and Project Angel Heart at Buckley AFB are teaming to assist increase meals and funds for younger enlisted and their households hooked up to Buckley Space Force Base. These navy members don’t make a lot and their younger households wrestle with each day wants as a result of the non-military partner can not work outdoors the house.

The organizations shall be gathering non-perishable meals gadgets in a Mayflower truck outdoors Safeway at 1200 South Buckley Road in Aurora from Friday, Nov. 5 by Sunday, Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Rocky Mountain Con

DENVER — The annual Rocky Mountain Con takes place Saturday and Sunday on the Embassy Suites by Hilton simply off I-70 and Havana. The comedian, gaming, anime, toy and sci-fi conference options friends, distributors, gaming, cosplay contest and extra. Single-day and weekend move Rocky Mountain Con tickets can be found at RockyMountainCon.com.

Greeley Fall Home Expo

GREELEY — The Greeley Fall Home Expo opens Friday with free admission and free parking. The present guarantees native and nationwide distributors in the house, backyard, patio and out of doors trade with recommendation and demonstrations in house enchancment, design, décor, automation and extra. The three-day Greeley Fall Home Expo takes place on the Island Grove Event Center.

Body Mind Spirit Celebration

LOVELAND — From historical therapeutic traditions to new age know-how in the holistic and metaphysical subject, the Body Mind Spirit Celebration options skilled readers, healers and exhibitors. This weekend’s expo shall be held at The Ranch Events Complex’s North Hall. Admission tickets are $7 on the door. To see a lineup of audio system, go to BMSE.net.

Houston Rockets vs. Denver Nuggets

DENVER — Mile High Basketball returns to downtown Denver this Saturday afternoon. The Denver Nuggets welcome Western Conference rival Houston Rockets to Ball Arena at 3 p.m. Saturday. The Nuggets shall be debuting their new City Edition Night uniforms. Tickets to the sport are bought at Ticketmaster.com.

No. 1 St. Cloud State vs. Colorado College

COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado College Tiger men’s ice hockey team faces off towards No. 1-ranked St. Cloud State in Colorado Springs this November weekend. The Tigers and Huskies play Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 6 p.m. on the brand-new Ed Robson Arena.

Oregon State vs. Colorado

BOULDER — The Colorado Buffaloes have a must-win sport on Saturday towards the Oregon State Beavers. The Buffs (2-6) want to win in order to hold their postseason bowl hopes alive. The Beavers (5-3) and Buffs kick off at 6 p.m. Saturday at Folsom Field in Boulder. Get your tickets right now at CUBuffs.com.

Montana vs. Northern Colorado

  • Saturday, Nov. 6 at 12 p.m.
  • Nottingham Field, Greeley
  • Tickets at UNCBears.com

Colorado State vs. Wyoming

  • Saturday, Nov. 6 at 1:30 p.m.
  • War Memorial Stadium, Laramie
  • Tickets at GoWyo.com

Colorado School of Mines vs. CSU Pueblo

Fort Lewis vs. Adams State

Lincoln University vs. Western Colorado

Colorado Mesa vs. Black Hills State

  • Saturday, Nov. 6 at 1 p.m.
  • Stocker Stadium, Grand Junction
  • Tickets at CMUMavericks.com

Rim Rock Run

FRUITA — One of essentially the most scenic races in the world returns to Fruita on Saturday. The Rim Rock Run meanders by the towering monoliths, huge plateaus and canyon panoramas of Colorado National Monument earlier than ending on the Fruita Community Center with a celebration that features dwell leisure, native meals and beer backyard. The Rim Rock Run gives a marathon and half marathonRace registration will be accomplished at RimRockMarathon.com. 

Fall Fest 5K

DENVER — The annual Fall Fest 5K is an in-person or digital stroll/race in reminiscence of Luke Wyatt Morin. Luke was simply months away from kindergarten when he lost his battle with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG), a uncommon and highly-aggressive pediatric brain tumor. All proceeds from Sunday’s race will go to Children’s Hospital Colorado, which is devoted to advancing therapies and cures for DIPG. Fall Fest 5K begins at 9 a.m. Sunday at Stapleton’s Central Park with on-site registration opening at 7:30 a.m. Donation and registration info is offered online.

Deadmau5 at Red Rocks

MORRISON — Deadmau5 is returning to Colorado to play on the state’s most well-known music venue. The Canadian DJ will carry out at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Thursday, Nov. 4 and Friday, Nov. 5. Tickets are bought by AXS.com or by cellphone at 888-929-7849.

Movies this weekend

For a second-straight weekend, Denis Villenueve’s big-budget sci-fi epic “Dune” conquered the field office adopted by “Halloween Kills.”

The latest journey in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) opens Thursday evening with a brand new cast of superheroes together with Angelina Jolie and two stars of “Game of Thrones.” “The Eternals” is directed by Academy Award winner Chloé Zhao (“Nomadland”).

Opening this weekend

Last weekend’s field office

  1. Dune — $15.4 million
  2. Halloween Kills — $8.7 million
  3. No Time To Die — $7.8 million
  4. My Hero Academy: World Heroes’ Mission — $6.4 million
  5. Venom: Let There Be Carnage — $5.8 million
  6. Antlers — $4.2 million
  7. Last Night in Soho — $4.1 million
  8. Ron’s Gone Wrong — $3.7 million
  9. The Addams Family 2 — $3 million
  10. The French Dispatch — $2.6 million

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