Denver has some fun and thoughtful events ahead of it this week. Start with an online film festival and end by chewing westerns during spaghetti. Whatever has been planned for this week, 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.

Wednesday February 24th

Banff Mountain Film Festival

Photo courtesy of the Colorado Mountain Club on Facebook

When: February 24th

Where: On-line

Costs: Get $ 15- $ 52 tickets here

The lowdown: Experience the 45th annual Banff Mountain Film Festival. With the help of screenings that tell stories of wild places and wondrous views, you can experience adventures around the world while staying at home.

Roots Gallery: Christie Nicole

Photo courtesy of Raices Brewing Co. on Facebook

When: February 24-28

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

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: Raices Brewing Co. presents Galería Raíces: Christie Nicole. The exhibition features works by artist Christie Nicole Hicks, who honors black art in celebration of Black History Month.

Courage Club Global

Photo courtesy Eventbrite

When: February 24, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: Free – $ 11 tickets available here

The lowdown: The Courage Club has gone global with a virtual monthly event to share your experiences, explore your fears, and learn some new coping skills to take on the world. This Wednesday you can hear from special guest Manuela Welton during the evening event.

BookBar virtual book club

Photo courtesy of BookBar on Facebook

When: February 24, 7 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: This Wednesday you can publish your literature in a Virtual BookBar Book Club. You can join others to review Barack Obama’s A Promised Land. E-mail [email protected] to get the zoom link.

Mixed tastes: Still at home

Photo courtesy of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts on Facebook

When: February 24, 7 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: $ 10- $ 75 tickets are available here

The lowdown: Mixed tastes: Still At Home continues with a lecture on monoliths and colonial cartography. You can hear about the subject from two speakers while you stay cozy at home.

Insight: Preservation of contemporary art

Photo courtesy of the Denver Art Museum on Facebook

When: February 24, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: Free – $ 15 get tickets here

The lowdown: Learn about the process of conserving contemporary art materials at the Denver Art Museum during Insight: Conserving Contemporary Art. Kate Moomaw-Taylor, the museum’s restorer, will guide you through the challenges of preserving various works at the museum.

Thursday February 25th

Science Division Live: Tour of the Paleo Prep Lab

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

When: February 25, 12 noon – 12.30 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: The Denver Museum of Nature & Science presents the Science Division Live: Tour of the Paleo Prep Lab. You can get a behind-the-scenes look at the lab, the tools used to prepare fossils for research, and techniques used to prepare the fossil for display during a Facebook Live.

In conversation with Adam Milner

Art by Adam Milner. Photo courtesy of the Clyfford Still Museum on Facebook

When: February 25, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: Register here for free

The lowdown: The Clyfford Still Museum explores the Museum of the Invisible Woman – a collaboration between artist Adam Milner and the Clyfford Still Museum – in a conversation with Milner. You can hear more about the collaboration, Patricia Still, and more.

A world of taste: Nordic Online

Photo courtesy of Cook Street School of Culinary Arts on Facebook

When: February 25, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: $ 50 tickets available here

The lowdown: Grab your pans and turn on your ovens for A World of Taste: Nordic Online. You can learn to make wheat and farro ragu with Swedish meatballs, as well as bobby pancakes with pine nuts and cranberry compote for a sweet finish.

’90s Music Quiz, Vol. 2

Photo courtesy of Geeks Who Drink Pub Quizzes on Facebook

When: February 25, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: Register here for $ 5.99 per device

The lowdown: Test your knowledge of all things 90s with a 90s music quiz, Volume 2. Geeks Who Drink presents the quiz throughout the evening with trivia from quiz masters Dan, Sarah, Sydney and Eric.

Friday February 26th

The Denver Box

Photo courtesy Denver Box

When: February 26-27

Where: 2611 Walnut St., Denver

Costs: Different costs here

The lowdown: The Denver Box is back in partnership with Chef Jeff Osaka and Osaka Ramen to raise funds for Foster Source. You can order a box of ramen bowls, a box of bento boxes, drinks, and more. Make sure to pre-order by 8pm on February 17th

Vinyl happy hour

Photo courtesy Something Vinyl Club on Facebook

When: February 26, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Where: Milk Block, 1800 Wazee St., Denver

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: Immerse yourself in great music during a vinyl happy hour at Something Vinyl Club on Dairy Block. Make sure you bring your own vinyl for a great night out.

Saturday February 27th

Barista Spirits turns 1

Photo courtesy of Barista Spirits

When: February 27, 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Where: Deviation Distilling, 900 W. 1st Ave. 150, Denver

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: Grab a glass to celebrate Barista Spirits’ first birthday. During the Deviation Distilling bash, you can sip specialty drinks, glassware, and more.

Free day at DAM

Photo courtesy of the Denver Art Museum on Facebook

When: February 27, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver

Costs: Free RSVP here

The lowdown: The day off at DAM (Denver Art Museum) returns with the opportunity to use the museum for free. You can immerse yourself in the Shantell Martin: Words and Lines exhibition, see work by Senga Nengudi, explore The Light Show, and much more – all for free.

Editor’s note: Free Day at DAM has now reached reservation capacity and is “sold out”.

Crime & Minor Offenses

Photo courtesy of X BAR on Facebook

When: February 27, 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Where: X-Bar, 629 E. Colfax Ave., Denver

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: Felony & Minor Misdemeanor present Absolut Vodka and Jameson Irish Whiskey. You can watch a performance by two drag performers as well as gogo dances by GoGo Dee throughout the evening.

Brewed at home

Photo courtesy of Copper Door Coffee Roasters on Facebook

When: February 27, 10 a.m.

Where: Copper Door Coffee Roaster, 900 W. 1st Ave. # 180, Denver

Costs: Get $ 20 tickets here

The lowdown: Enhance your morning coffee with the help of Copper Door Coffee Roasters during a home brewing class. Throughout the class, you will learn the best brewing techniques, correct grinding, temperatures and much more.

Sunday February 28th

Dim Sum Sunday

Photo courtesy of Denver Sushi House on Facebook

When: February 28, 1.30pm – 3pm

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

Costs: Get $ 10- $ 30 tickets here

The lowdown: Immerse yourself in delicious bites on Dim Sum Sunday. Chef Taylor West and friends host a tasting service with courtyard and courtyard seating that serves four different styles of dim sum. You can experience PorkMai, Coconut Chee, Frenched Sum and Shrimp Thai-Gow.

Vintage solar eclipse experience

Photo courtesy of Burns Family Artisan Ales on Facebook

When: February 28, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Burns Family Artisan Ales, 2505 W. 2nd Ave. Unit 13, Denver

Costs: Get $ 50 tickets here

The lowdown: Burns Family Artisan Ales is hosting a Vintage Solar Eclipse Experience. You can taste from rare Solar Eclipse BA RIS basement bottles, learn about the history, the cultivation process and much more with Wayne and Laura.

Spaghetti Western

Photo courtesy Brass Tacks

When: February 28, 6 p.m.

Where: Brass nails Denver, 1526 Blake St., Denver

Costs: Get $ 25 tickets here

The lowdown: Grab a fork for a spaghetti western. Brass Tacks serves spaghetti and meatballs, chicken parmesan and much more for delicious Italian cuisine.

You made it to the end! Congratulation! We hope this guide has been helpful. We worked very hard to put it together and would appreciate any support to help us keep going. If you donate today, you will be supporting our team of local writers.

Mark your calendar

Wine & Dine Pairing Experience

When: March 6, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Where: Uncorked Kitchen, 8171 S. Chester St. Ste A, Centennial

Costs: $ 250 tickets available here

Denver Plunge Roulette & 5K

When: March 7, 7 a.m. – 1.30 p.m.

Where: Washington Park, Franklin St. and Mississippi Ave., Denver

Costs: $ 45- $ 120 register here

Detroit Day at Hops & Pie

When: March 13th

Where: Hops & Cake, 3920 Tennyson St., Denver

Costs: Free admission

Crescendo Society & Mythology virtual cocktail class

When: March 11, 7 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: $ 10- $ 35 tickets are available here