More Things to Do in Denver This Week, October 14-17, 2021

Don’t be alarmed by the number of season events taking place all over Colorado. Just stick to getting out of the house and then hurry up to buy tickets, because many are selling out.

See our list of twelve free events this week here, and keep reading for ten of the best taped events in town this weekend:

Ghostadelia 4: Curse of Neo Eta
Until October 31, Wednesday through Sunday
Spectra Art Space, 1836 South Broadway
Spookadelia returns to Spectra Art Space. Curse of Neo Eta It is the immersive and introspective fourth installment in the Spookadelia series of artists, makers, and rockers who bring you Novo Ita and Spookadelia 1,2 and 3, along with some surprising new artists who made their Spookadelia debut. The organizers promised that “guests brave enough to help lift the curse of Novo Eta will have to learn the art of walking the rift and reassembling the artifacts needed to save the city.” “They will encounter many trials as they travel to the homes of lost spirits known as Dimensions of Mirrors, transcend the attraction of power and fortune on the plane of fallen kings, and come face to face with their darkest realms in the Miyasma from Inner Monsters. Once they assemble the tool, they will use their newfound magic to lift the Novo curse. Ita.” Well then! Tickets $30 ($12 children); Book your time here.

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Molly Brown House Museum.

Seagray Strand, Historic Denver


Victorian horrors
Thursday, October 14 to October 31, from 6 to 9 pm
Molly Brown House Museum, 1340 Pennsylvania Avenue

A seasonal favorite year after year, the Molly Brown House Museum’s Victorian horror music returns for the Halloween season, treating visitors once again to ghostly encounters and spooky history lessons featured during a tour of the home of the famous Titanic survivor in Denver. Groups will be limited in size and scheduled by entry on time, tickets likely to sell out, $20; Learn more and register here.

awful penny
Thursday 14 October to 31 October
Wonder Bound Studio 3824 Dahlia Street

Wonderbound offers fun for Halloween, a new show by Garrett Ammon about a vampire in her twenties with “her whole life ahead of her.” The sensational Gothic tradition promoted by mass-produced Victorian periodicals called “Penny Dreadfuls” inspired this production, which takes 45 minutes with an intermission and offers free meals and libations. Tickets are $60 and almost gone to run; Try your luck here.

The Corrido del Barrio
Thursday 14 October Friday 15 October; Saturday 16th October at 7:30 pm
Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center, 721 Santa Fe Drive
As the Su Teatro celebrates its fiftieth year, the company led by Tony Garcia brings to life what has become its primary production: El Corrido del Barrio, the story of how the Auraria neighborhood was brought down by a wrecking ball to make way for what is now the Auraria campus. The Su Teatro has come a long way from a traveling troupe of Chicano activists giving political street performers, and the Corrido has grown richer over time as a shining symbol of the lost community that centered around the famous Saint Cajetan Church. Shows run until October 24th; Find the full schedule and get tickets, from $17 to $20, here.

Cinema Nights Museum in October Open Air Museum of Art
death became herFriday, October 15 at 6 p.m
Beetlejuice: Saturday 16 October – 6 pm
hocus pocusThursday, October 28, 6pm
Addams family: Friday, October 29, 6 pm
Marjorie Park, 6335 South Fiddlers Green Circle, Greenwood Village

Gather the family and bring them to October outdoor movie nights hosted by the Open Air Museum of Art in the newly renovated Marjory Park near Fiddler’s Green. Yard games predate kids’ favorite movies and Halloween (death became herAnd BeetlejuiceAnd hocus pocus And Addams family) Wyly Coyote franchises will sell carnival meals and hot drinks while movie fans gather under the stars to laugh and intimidate. Admission starts at $10 (free for children under three); Register here.

scary walk in jungle
Friday, October 15 and Saturday, October 16 from 7 to 11 pm
Savage Woods, 1750 Savage Rd, Loveland

Looking for something a little different in the Halloween horror category? Head to Savage Woods West of Loveland, where you haunt hills where battles are more on the spooky side (think weirdly lit fairy tales and ghost arenas) rather than chainsaw carnage scenes. Admission is $30 (recommended for visitors twelve years of age and older); The stalking is run by a non-profit organization that uses funds to provide relief to people affected by natural disasters. Weekend concerns will run through October 30th; Learn more here.

Music Buffs: A Century of Music at CU’s Inaugural Reception
Saturday 16 October, from 4 to 7 pm
Boulder Museum, 2205 Broadway, Boulder

The University of Colorado Boulder College of Music has a rich past and a bright future after a century of making music and building strong programs for young musicians. As you wander through the new Boulder Museum exhibit, music enthusiastsYou will learn all about the music school that started with a single piano in Old Main and now, 100 years later, has moved into a newly expanded and modernized 89500 facility. Meet more curators at the reception, where you’ll also meet special guests from the College of Music. Admission to the exhibition is included in museum admission, $8 to $10; Buy tickets in advance here or at the front desk. The show runs until November.

Denver DeCOMp 2021: Reigning
Saturday 16 October from noon to 2 am
Reworks Denver, 1399 35 . Street
Two years after the canceled Burning Man events, there may be no need for decompression in 2021 (and we’ll be silent about the 20,000 mischievous makers that showed up anyway this year), but then again, area stoves will likely use camaraderie Available in amazing Denver DeCOMp. Head out for an evening of fireplace favorites: live music, live art, silent disco, art cars, campers, firefighters, workshops and more. The right to burn bright at ReelWorks costs $40; Get tickets and info at Eventbrite.

VIP Chocolate Festival
Sunday, October 17, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Grand Ballroom, Delta by Marriott Hotel, I-25 at 120th Avenue, Northglenn

The Colorado Chocolate Festival just got more luxurious: Instead of canceling another event due to COVID concerns, the festival with a tried-and-true formula has become VIP by stripping it down of an experience that revolves around tasting and buying from top sellers without the frenzy of theater and entertainment competitions. How many chocolate addict are you? Registration, $30 or $50, is by on-time entry and includes twelve or 24 tasting tickets; Get tickets here.

Orpheus descending
Sunday, October 17, 6 p.m.
El Centro Su Teatro, 721 Santa Fe
Visionbox Studio opened its eleventh season with its first full-length performance since the COVID hit. Orpheus descending, Directed by Jennifer McCray Rincon, set in small Mississippi in the 1950s, it explores what Tennessee Williams called the “runaway type,” the men and women outside of a dominant society who were for him the most fragile and beautiful. General admission tickets are $30; The product circuit costs $75 and includes a reception that includes food and drink, from 5-6 p.m. Find out more here.

Know of a great event in Denver? We will update this list over the weekend; Send information to [email protected]

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