There are some chill events on the program in Denver this week. Start with exploration on an SCFD-free day and end with a smart Colorado Flag class on creating Fractal Burn. Wherever the week takes you, take a look at this recap of what’s going on in Denver.

Reminder, masks, and social distancing are mandatory at any of these in-person events.

Monday 4th January

SCFD day off

Photo courtesy of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science on Facebook

When: January 4, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Denver Museum Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver

Costs: Register here for free

The lowdown: The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is partnering with the SCFD (Scientific and Cultural Facilities District) for a SCFD Free Day with limited capacity. You can explore the museum and all exhibitions for free.

Tuesday 5th January

Three kings day celebration

Photo courtesy of Raices Brewing Co. on Facebook

When: January 5-6

Where: Raices Brewing Co., 2060 W. Colfax Ave., Denver

Costs: Free RSVP here

The lowdown: Raices Brewing Co. is holding an Epiphany Day celebration. You can honor the traditional Hispanic holiday with music, crowns, food from food trucks, and of course – breweries galore.

Wednesday January 6th

The 15th annual symposium of the Petrie Institute of Western American Art

Photo courtesy of the Denver Art Museum on Facebook

When: January 6, 10 a.m. – 3.15 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: $ 20 tickets available here

The lowdown: The Petrie Institute of Western American Art presents its 15th annual symposium. This year the symposium goes virtual with a zoom session on great women and the arts of the West. The session will examine critical interventions over the past 50 years.

Dim Sum Folding Date Night

Photo courtesy of Denver Sushi House on Facebook

When: January 6, 6.30 p.m. – 7.30 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: Get $ 80 tickets here

The lowdown: Denver Sushi House teams up with Colorado Sake Co. for a Dim Sum Folding Date Night. In a live-streamed class led by Chef Taylor, you can learn how to make four different types of dim sum at home while tasting sake throughout the evening.

Spookadelia 3: Back to the source

Photo courtesy of Spectra Art Space on Facebook

When: January 6th – 31st

Where: Spectra Art Space, 1836 Santa Fe Dr., Denver

Costs: $ 15- $ 30 get tickets here

The lowdown: Spectra Art Space continues its Spookadelia series this year with Spookadelia 3: Back to the Source. The haunting episode deals with the human psyche, the experience of consuming art and much more with an engaging narrative adventure.

Laugh at your craft

Photo courtesy Eventbrite on Facebook

When: January 6, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: Free – Get $ 17.50 tickets here

The lowdown: Flex Your Sly Skills During Laugh Your Craft Off. With the guidance of artist Colby Marie and comedian commentary Quinn Marchman, you can participate in the creation of cloth dragons as you create them during the virtual session.

Thursday January 7th

TGR WhiSKI series

Photo courtesy of Ironton Distillery & Crafthouse on Facebook

When: January 7th, 7pm

Where: On-line

Costs: $ 75 tickets available here

The lowdown: Teton Gravity Research partners with Ironton Distillery & Crafthouse for the TGR WhiSKI series. You can take part in the virtual celebration of the whiskey with a whiskey tasting, a tour of a ski and snowboard movie and much more.

Word of Art: bridge between artistic and literary expression

Photo courtesy Eventbrite on Facebook

When: January 7, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Where: Advenir in the French Quarter, 3227 S. Parker Rd., Denver

Costs: Register here for free

The lowdown: Immerse yourself in the magic of the art journal during Word of Art: Bridge between artistic and literary expression with Create by Cari. You can play with paint, fabric, stickers, and more to express your inner thoughts and feelings while creating fine art.

Noble Riot Wine School: Alsace

Photo courtesy Noble Riot on Facebook

When: January 7th, 7pm

Where: On-line

Costs: Get $ 55 tickets here

The lowdown: Learn about wines as you indulge in bounties during a Noble Riot Wine School in Alsace. This Thursday you can explore the wines of Alsace with four different casts.

Friday January 8th

Stay at home Silent Disco # 2

Photo courtesy of Tyler, Creative PR and Publicity on Facebook

When: January 8, 9 p.m.

Where: Online RSVP here

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: Dance your pants off during a Stay Home Silent Disco # 2. You can expect an evening fundraising for the Colorado COVID Relief for the Arts as you jam to beats by Sinistarr, Erin Stereo, and Boyhollow. Each view raises $ 1 in support of the fund.

BookBar Virtual BookSocial

Photo courtesy of BookBar on Facebook

When: January 8, 5 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: BookBar Denver hosts a virtual BookSocial. You can virtually meet with others, talk about books, and throughout the evening. E-mail [email protected] to RSVP.

Made in Colorado: Cafecitos

Photo courtesy History Colorado on Facebook

When: January 8, 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Where: History Colorado, 1200 Broadway, Denver

Costs: Register here for free

The lowdown: History Colorado continues its series called Cafecitos with the exhibition of Hecho en Colorado. The series features curated tours by the founder of the Latino Cultural Arts Center and exhibition curator Adrianna Abarca. The exhibition features works by Mexican, Chican, and native artists from across the state.

Saturday January 9th

Sake 101 brewery tour

Photo courtesy of Colorado Sake Co. on Facebook

When: January 9, 5 p.m. – 5.45 p.m.

Where: Colorado Sake Co., 3559 Larimer St., Denver

Costs: $ 10- $ 35 get tickets here

The lowdown: Discover the inner workings of Colorado Sake Co. during a Sake 101 Brewey tour and taste sake. You can see how sake is made and later try a drink from the brewery.

Monochrome magic: black and white photography

Photo courtesy Eventbrite on Facebook

When: January 9, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: Get $ 99.99 tickets here

The lowdown: Winslow Robbins Photography presents Monochrome Magic: Black & White Photography. You can explore the pros and cons of capturing and editing black and white images using a variety of techniques. You can also learn about the history of black and white photography during the course.

Joan Baez Mischief Makers 2 Livestream

Photo courtesy of Swallow Hill Music on Facebook

When: January 9, 6:30 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: $ 15- $ 20 get tickets here

The lowdown: Swallow Hill Music presents Joan Baez Mischief Makers 2 Livestream. You can hear the artist during a live stream showcase with a virtual tour of the show, an interview with Baez, and other nonsense acts.

Saturday mourning grain killer

Photo courtesy of So Many Roads Museum and Brewery on Facebook

When: January 9, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Where: So many street museums and breweries 918 W. 1st Ave., Denver

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: Soak in delicious bowls during a Mourning Cereal Killers event on Saturday. The So Many Roads Museum and Brewery host Muesli Day with all sorts of sweet breakfast confections.

Sunday January 10th

Make Your Own Fractal Burn Colorado Flag Class

Photo courtesy of the Salvage Design Center on Facebook

When: January 10, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Salvage Design Center, 1200 W. Evans Ave., Denver

Costs: $ 110 per person

The lowdown: Let your creative juices flow as you create your own Fractal Burn Colorado Flag class. You can learn how to use fractal wood burning to transform artistic burns into wooden planks and later into a Colorado flag with the help of expert Joe Middleton. For more information, please call 720.592.0921.

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Mark your calendar

Drop-in drawing online

When: January 12, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: Free admission

Kaitlyn Williams early show

When: January 16, 7 p.m.

Where: Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave., Denver

Costs: $ 40- $ 80 tickets are available here

Look carefully online

When: January 19, 1 p.m. – 1.45 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: Free admission

Digital earth ice

When: January 20, 7 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: $ 8 tickets available here