November 7th – 13th
The end of this crazy election season is finally in sight! If you haven’t already turned in your ballot, please do not forget to do so. Tuesday, November 8th, is Election Day and what better way to watch the election coverage than over some drinks with people to help you take it all in? The Colorado Democrats will be hosting a free official election night party starting at 7:00 pm at the Denver Westin with a cash bar. The Colorado Republicans will be hosting their party at the Denver Tech Center DoubleTree by Hilton with tickets going for $20 (can be purchase on eventbrite.com) and there will be a cash bar. If you are undecided or just want to be unaffiliated, there will be a free nonpartisan Election Night Party at the Oriental Theater starting at 6:00 pm. We Highly recommend you treat yourself to some Grape Stomper from PURE to help you chill after all that madness, and don’t forget to snap a pic with your candidate while you’re there!
Denver’s Art Week will be continuing this week through Sunday, November 13th. There is a Denver Film Fest that will be hosted by the Denver Film Society at the SIE FilmCenter through Sunday, November 13th, with a lineup of over 250 amazing blockbusters, documentaries, shorts, and indie films. For the full lineup check out denverfilmfestival.denverfilm.org. The Denver Art Museum will be hosting the Star Wars and the Power of Costume exhibit starting this Sunday, November 13th, and will explore the artistry of the world’s most recognized cinematic costumes. There will also be some Hidden Gems for the Denver Arts Week where you can go behind the scenes of Denver’s art world with workshops, meet-ups with Artists, among other events. For a full list of these “hidden” events, check out denver.org/denver-arts-week/programs/hiddengems. We Highly recommend you get creative with some tasty Coda Truffles at DANK and make it out to some of Denver’s Arts Week! For a full list of these events, check out denver.org/denver-arts-week.
This Friday, November 11th, is Veteran’s Day so don’t forget to thank any veterans you know for their service. Denver will be hosting a Veteran’s Day Parade on Saturday, November 12th, from 10:00 am to noon at Civic Center Park. This year, the parade will be representing different conflicts in military history including the Revolutionary War, Civil War, WWI, WWII, etc. All the Veterans’ organizations will march together to showcase each conflict with their historic roots and will include military memorabilia from each era including weapons, uniforms, and vehicles. We Highly recommend you pick up a Panama Punch pod for the Pax Era from the Clinic and dive into some military history to honor the veterans that have fought for our freedom. For more details, check out denverveteransday.com/parade.
If you are a fan of Steampunk and enjoy nitrogenated beers, then you will not want to miss out on the Left Hand Brewing’s Nitro Fest this Saturday, November 12th, at Roosevelt Park in Longmont from 6:00 to 10:00 pm. This Steampunk themed nitro beer fest will have over 40 of the best breweries from across the US pouring rare, never-before-seen nitro styles while you enjoy unlimited food and beer samplings in a circus setting. At this dark and swanky event, Beats Antique will be throwing a wicked performance just to sweeten the deal! We highly recommend you pick up some delicious Master Smile wax by Craft from LiveGreen and make it down to this crazy steampunk circus for a night of fun and brews! To purchase tickets, check out pourhard.com/nitro-fest.