Denver has some festive events planned this week. Start with a jammin at Bless the Block and end with a brunch at The Colorado Brunch Experience. Whatever the week has planned for you, take a look at this recap of what’s going on in Denver.

Wednesday November 18th

IMAGINE 2020: Art in Public Space 301

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When: November 18, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: Register here for free

The lowdown: Call to all first-time and experienced artists for an IMAGINE 2020: Public Art 301 – What to expect when you expect a workshop from the Public Art Commission. You can learn more about permits, insurance, contracts and more from experts.

60 minutes in space

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When: November 18, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: Register here for free

The lowdown: Immerse yourself deeply in the universe as you virtually explore the latest developments in space. You can hear from astrobiologist and research scientist Graham Lau of the Blue Marble Space Institute of Science during the evening Zoom meeting.

Thanksgiving Beer & Pie Pairing

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When: November 18, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: Get $ 50 tickets here

The lowdown: Try some sweet bites with a Thanksgiving Beer & Pie pairing. Denver Beer Co. is partnering with City Bakery to combine three different types of beer, complemented by three types of cakes, all packaged in one pack.

Rogue Routes: Sports Mode

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When: November 18, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Where: Pikes Peak International Raceway, 16650 Midway Ranch Rd., Wells

Costs: Get $ 30 tickets here

The lowdown: Atlas Obscura partners with Nissan on Rogue Routes: Sport Mode. The socially distant drive-in event features performances by musicians, athletes, artists and more – all on the Pikes Peak International Raceway.

Thursday November 19th

MoveTHRU fear

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When: November 19, 6 p.m. – 8.30 p.m.

Where: Barre3, 3241 N. Lowell Blvd., Denver

Costs: Get $ 25 tickets here

The lowdown: Take a deep breath and with the help of instructor Emily Bingham, release some tension during a MoveTHRU anxiety session. You can do intent-based barre training to help let go of the fears that you have been holding onto.

Laws whiskey dinner

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When: November 19, 7 p.m.

Where: Blackbird Denver, 305 S. Downing St., Denver

Costs: $ 60 tickets available here

The lowdown: Try the Blackbird Denver and Laws Whiskey House bounties at a Laws Whiskey Dinner. You can enjoy a four-course meal consisting of dishes like black pepper scallops, braised beef stew and plum pudding, and whiskey-based drinks.

Date Night: Reality Bytes

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When: November 19, 8 p.m. – 9 p.m.

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

Costs: Register here for free

The lowdown: Expand your mind at home on a date night: Reality Bytes. Creative technologist Ian Holtum and Lighthouse Writers Workshop will help you explore the metaphorical matrix as you take a trip on the fantasy spaceship.

Winter Wonderland Light Walk

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When: November 19 – January 3

Where: Cherry Creek North, 2401 E. 2nd Ave. Ste 150 Denver

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: Take a stroll through Cherry Creek North for a Winter Wonderland Light Walk. You can find the eight different light displays that feature music as well as the 16 illuminated blocks in Cherry Creek North.

Keep a light in your window

When: November 19, 8 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: Get a glimpse into the life and history of Denver’s daddy Bruce Randolph as you air Keep a Light in Your Window. The documentary explores Daddy Bruce’s legacy and its impact on the community.

Cherry Creek Holiday Market

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When: November 19 – December 23

Where: Fillmore Plaza, 105 Fillmore St., Denver

Costs: Register here for free

The lowdown: Start at the Cherry Creek Holiday Market on this gift list. The outdoor market is home to 30 vendors who offer products in convenient containers, live music from local bands and carolers, and more throughout the month.

Friday November 20th

Mile High Tree Grand Lighting

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When: November 20th – January 2nd

Where: Downtown Denver, 16th St. & Welton St., Denver

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: Embrace the holiday celebrations with the Mile High Tree Grand Lighting. You can see a 110 foot tall pixel LED tree lit in downtown Denver to brighten the night. You can listen to Christmas music while the tree is lit and explore local offerings.

Denver Christkindl Market

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When: November 20th – December 23rd

Where: Civic Center Park, 101 W. 14th Ave., Denver

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: Shop during the annual Denver Christkindl Market. The traditional German holiday market features a range of artisans, artisans, grocery sellers and much more for an authentic experience.

Promotion: a virtual achievement

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When: November 20-22

Where: On-line

Costs: Get $ 20- $ 25 tickets here

The lowdown: In The Wings, Rise presents: A Virtual Performance. The virtual experience features a full-length aerial dance performance produced by talented artists. Production examines the challenges of 2020 and the silver lining.

Thanksgiving ceramic painting to take away

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When: November 20, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

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

Costs: Get $ 25 tickets here

The lowdown: Test your artistic skills with a Thanksgiving ceramic painting. You can stop at grandma’s house to pick up a kit to paint your own pottery and grab a crowler to have a drink while you work. Make sure you bring your creations back by next Friday.

Saturday November 21st

Pines of rome (home)

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When: November 21, 6.45pm – 8.00pm

Where: On-line

Costs: Register here for free

The lowdown: Take a trip to Italy while staying in Denver with Pines of Rome (home). The Denver Philharmonic Orchestra will perform the epic Pines of Rome by Ottorino Respighi. You can also chat with music director Lawrence Golan before the stream.

Sunday November 22nd

Flowers of light

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When: November 22nd – January 16th

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

Costs: Get $ 21 tickets here

The lowdown: Denver Botanic Gardens is back with its annual Blossoms of Light exhibit. The wondrous interactive light display offers sound-reactive animated LED lights for a wild experience. You can explore the lights, enjoy holiday treats, hot drinks, and more in the gardens.

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Mark your calendar

Sunflowers & Sangria, an autumn flower workshop

When: November 23, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Where: Nurture, 2949 Federal Blvd., Denver

Costs: $ 80 tickets available here

Colfax confessionals

When: November 25, 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Where: History Colorado, 1200 Broadway, Denver

Costs: $ 14 tickets available here

Hell Bear Imperial Stout Release

When: November 27, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Where: Station 26 Brewing Co., 7045 E. 38th Ave., Denver

Costs: Free admission

Holiday bazaar

When: November 28-29

Where: Belleview Station Dog Park, 6785 E. Chenango Ave., Denver

Costs: $ 5 tickets available here