Things To Do This Weekend In Denver And Beyond: JAAMM Festival, Mile High Horror Film Festival And More | Culture & Leisure
A list of featured events happening in the Denver area.
Two months of “Jewish arts, author, cinema and music” make up the Neustadt JAAMM Festival at JCC Denver, 350 S. Dahlia St. Some in-person, some virtual, and some hybrid events. This weekend until December 21 there are shows, music, food, theater, special guests, literature and more. A complete program: jccdenver.org/arts-culture/festivals/jaamm-festival
No reason to wait until Halloween to scare you. This is the one from Boulder Mile High Horror Film Festival 2021 and everything is virtual. Horror, science fiction and thrillers. $ 49 (5 films), $ 85 (10 films) or $ 12 (1 film). Screen at will, from 8 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. Limited number of Scream Passes, as well as individual tickets. mhhff2021.eventive.org/welcome
Opening of the 18th edition Indigenous Film and Arts Festival – Resilience in Times of Adversity, 5 pm to 7 pm University of Denver Museum of Anthropology, 2000 E. Asbury Ave., Sturm Hall Room 102. Artist talk by Pawnee Abigail Echo-Hawk. The exhibition features 12 contemporary Indigenous artists and runs until October 22. RSVP reception tinyurl.com/86efyz9c
The Native American College Fund is hosting a free streaming concert to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Performances and stories from a number of renowned musicians and artists including Pink Martini, Nathaniel Rateliff, Indigo Girls, Robbie Robertson and Ziggy Marley. A complete list of artists and to register: collegefund.org/events/indigebration
Creative Nations Indigenous Peoples Day weekend features an evening of Indigenous fashion, hosted by Kelley Holmes of Native Max Magazine and starring Norma Baker-Flying Horse of Red Berry Woman and Loren Aragon of Aconav. Boulder Dairy Center, 9 p.m. Saturday. thedairy.org/event/creative-nations-fashion-show Native dance showcase, noon to 3 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays at the Dairy Arts Center.
Support restaurateurs for 10 days First bite: Boulder County Restaurant Week. Added this year, a brunch and a non-profit party. Fixed price menu, $ 29, $ 39 and $ 49 depending on the restaurant. The 16th year for this popular event. For a list of restaurants: firstbiteboulder.com
Special free and reduced-rate days all around the area. The Scientific and Cultural Equipment District. A variety of museums and places such as Dinosaur Ridge in Morrison, the Railroad Museum in Golden and Four Mile Historic Park. More to come, including the Quilt and Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum. scfd.org/find-culture/free-days
Everything about snowmobiles and motor sports at Rocky Mountain Snowmobile Show at the West National Complex. Get ready for the season, see the latest and greatest, and visit other enthusiasts and sellers. Factory displays, new equipment and sleds. Friday 4 pm-9pm, Saturday 9 am-7pm Tickets: cosnowmobileexpo.com
An unusual and intriguing musical pairing of the Colorado Symphony with singers, an evening of “Beethoven vs. Coldplay.” The evening, 7:30 p.m., has these clever program notes: “Although they would love to attend, unfortunately neither Beethoven nor Coldplay will be performing on this concert.” Boettcher Concert Hall in the Denver Performing Arts Complex, $ 15-89 Vaccinations and masks required. tickets.coloradosymphony.org/6017
Ballet Ariel opens its season with comic dance, “The Copellia doll from the toy maker”, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance, 119 Park Ave. W. Revel in the doll maker who falls in love with his creation. 3 p.m. on both days. Tickets $ 20-26. Covid protocols, mandatory masks. balletariel.org/tickets-copellia
NOTE: Check websites for last minute changes or cancellations due to COVID-19.