By Cassidy Ritter

This weekend is packed with live music, painting classes, new art exhibitions and much more. The Colorado Dragon Boat Film Festival also takes place this weekend with films, questions and answers, and panels. The festival practically takes place this year.

Read on for more virtual and in-person events!

Every weekend

Just for fun

Denver Audio Tours. Denver Architecture Foundation, online. At any time. Free.

Garden navigator. Denver Botanic Gardens, online. At any time. Free.

Art, culture and media

BLACK. Curious Theater Company, online. At any time. $ 10.

Black in Denver. History Colorado Center, 1200 Broadway. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Free – $ 14. Advance booking required.

Cellar tour of Louis Dupuy’s Hotel de Paris. Hotel de Paris Museum, online. At any time. Free.

Colorado Dragon Boat Film Festival. Denver Film and Colorado Dragon Boat Film Festival, online and Denver Film app for Roku TV and Apple TV. At any time. $ 12-65.

Hide online stage performances. On-line. At any time. Free.

Gen Z responses to 2020. Colorado Photographic Arts Center, online. At any time. Free.

In transit. Curious Theater Company, online. At any time. $ 10.

Virtual tour of the Molly Brown House. Youtube. At any time. Free.

Online collection, virtual tours, Web Quest museum. Denver Art Museum, online. At any time. Free.

Senga Nengudi: Topologies. Denver Art Museum, YouTube. At any time. Free.

You FilmCenter Virtual Cinema. FilmCenter, 2510 E. Colfax Ave. Anytime. $ 13.

Eat and drink

Cooking on demand. The experienced cook, online. At any time. $ 35.

Virtual cocktail courses. Colorado Cork and Keg, online. At any time. $ 5-44.

The whiskey tasting. The whiskey tasting, zoom. Date and time vary. $ 45-55, not including flights. Advance booking required.

Friday

Just for fun

7th Annual Conference on Tree Diversity – Online. Denver Botanic Gardens, online. 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. $ 20-45. Advance booking required.

Virtual Storytime in Spanish / Virtual Spanish Storytime. Denver Public Library, YouTube. 9 am-9:30 am free.

Rosie’s corner. Butterfly pavilion, online. 11-11: 30pm $ 3. Advance booking required.

Virtual storytime for all ages. Denver Public Library, YouTube. 11-11: 30 a.m. free.

Virtual first Friday. Art District on Santa Fe, Facebook. 5: 30-6: 15 a.m. No coverage.

Topic quiz: MCU phase 3. Geeks Who Drink, online. 6 p.m., 7 p.m., and 8 p.m. $ 5.99.

Comedy and theater

Comedy test kitchen. Mark Masters, online. 6-6:30 p.m. Free of charge.

Comedy at the Ironton Distillery. Ironton Distillery & Crafthouse, 3636 Chestnut Place. 6-8:15 p.m. $ 20.

Art, culture and media

Black Girls Museum. Black Girls Museum, 1421 26th St. 11 am-7pm $ 15-25. Advance booking required.

Earth illuminated. Denver Pavilions, 500 16th Street Mall. 11 am-8pm Free – $ 18. Advance booking required.

Colorado in the Present: Narkita Gold, Rick Griffith, Nathan Hall, and Maia Ruth Lee. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. Noon-7 p.m. Free – $ 10. Advanced registration is required for time-controlled entry.

Jamie Carrejo: Wait. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. Noon-7 p.m. Free – $ 10. Advanced registration is required for time-controlled entry.

Keith Haring: Grace House mural. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. Noon-7 p.m. Free – $ 10. Advanced registration is required for time-controlled entry.

In-Studio and Online: Magical Colorado. Canvas and Cocktails, 6862 S. University Blvd., Centennial and Zoom. 6:30 p.m. USD 15 plus material (online), USD 35 (in person).

Grew up in Ronstadt. Stories on stage, online. 7pm $ 15. Advance booking required.

Biggety Bad and the three little pigs. DL Parsons Theater, 11801 Community Center Drive, Northglenn and online. 7 p.m. $ 8-10 (personal), $ 20 (livestream). Advance booking required.

Chaos Theory – A Digital Experience. Curious theater, online. 7:30 pm Free – $ 20.

Music and night life

Happy hour DJ in the alley with some vinyl club. Dairy Block Alley, 1800 Wazee St. 4-6pm Not covered.

Jazz in the park. Five Points Jazz Hop, Sonny Lawson Park, 2401 Welton St. 5-7pm Free.

Friday Night Open Mic. Lincoln Station Coffee / Pizza / Music, 9360 Station St., Lone Tree. 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. No coverage.

Poka Lola Live Music: Danny Fantastic. Poka Lola Social Club, 1850 Wazee St. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. No coverage.

Live & Livestream: Octopus Tree, Alfred & The Tenddinators, Lull. The venue, 1451 Cortez St. and online. 7 p.m. Free (online), $ 10-15 (in person).

Sport and fitness

Friday mindfulness and meditation. Denver Public Library, online. 10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. free. Advance booking required.

Colorado Avalanche versus Anaheim Ducks. 7 p.m. Watch on Altitude or Amazon Prime.

Saturday

Just for fun

Fika on zoom. Denver Public Library, Zoom. 9: 30-11 a.m. free. Advance booking required.

Virtual small university: Hip Hop dance class. Denver Public Library, Zoom. 10: 30-11 a.m. free. Advance booking required.

Comedy and theater

On site. Cattle metropolis, online. 7:30 p.m. $ 5.

Art, culture and media

Biggety Bad and the three little pigs. DL Parsons Theater, 11801 Community Center Drive, Northglenn and online. 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. $ 8-10 (in person), $ 20 (livestream). Advance booking required.

In-studio and online: Sparkling Sea Turtle. Canvas and Cocktails, 6862 S. University Blvd., Centennial and Zoom. 10 a.m. USD 15 plus material (online), USD 35 (in person).

Tariffs Micue: Artist Talk Online. Denver Botanic Gardens, online. 11 a.m. free.

Earth illuminated. Denver Pavilions, 500 16th Street Mall. 11 am-8pm Free – $ 18. Advance booking required.

Saturday Matinee: Walter Chaw and James Ellroy Talk Crime Wave. Denver Public Library, online. 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Free of charge. Advance booking required.

Black Girls Museum. Black Girls Museum, 1421 26th St. Noon- 8 pm $ 15-25. Advance booking required.

On closer inspection, the end of the exhibition. Conclusion: artist-to-artist conversations. Walker Fine Art, Zoom. 1-2 o’clock free of charge.

In-studio and online: Shamrock Shimmer (new). Canvas and Cocktails, 6862 S. University Blvd., Centennial and Zoom. 2:00 p.m. $ 15 plus material (online), $ 35 (in person).

In-studio and online: colorful trees. Canvas and Cocktails, 6862 S. University Blvd., Centennial and Zoom. 6:30 p.m. USD 15 plus material (online), USD 35 (in person).

Two Spirits Documentary PBS Independent Lens. Denver Public Library, online. 7 p.m. – Sunday at 7 p.m. Free.

Chaos Theory – A Digital Experience. Curious theater, online. 7:30 pm Free – $ 20.

Eat and drink

Mystical mermaids under the sea breakfast. Downtown Aquarium, 700 Water St. 8:30 am and 9:45 am Free – $ 19.99. Advance booking required.

Local yeast sourdough. Cook Street, 43 W. 9th Ave. 9 am-2pm $ 238 (for two days).

Virtual backcamp for children from 9 to 17 years old – Chocolate Crinkle Cookies. The Good Food Project, online. 10-11: 30 a.m. $ 25.

Culinary date night: Spain. Cook Street, 43 W. 9th Ave. 6-9: 30 a.m. $ 119.

Music and night life

ESP listening lounge. Free Market, 1801 Blake St. 12 pm-5pm Not covered.

Live jazz trio in the alley. Dairy Block Alley, 1800 Wazee St. 6:30 pm-8:30pm Free.

Live & Livestream: Black Ice, Resurrection, Jace Hill. The venue, 1451 Cortez St. and online. 7pm Free (online), 12-15 USD (in person).

Sport and fitness

Habitual yoga. Habits at Nurture, 2949 Federal Blvd. and zoom. 10-11: 30 a.m. Free (online), $ 8.88-44.44 (in person). Advance booking required.

Colorado Avalanche versus Anaheim Ducks. 6 p.m. Watch on Altitude or Amazon Prime.

Sunday

Just for fun

Denver virtual game night: trivia, charades and drawing over video. Let’s roam the scavenger hunt adventures online. 7-10 p.m. Free of charge.

Comedy and theater

Best of Denver Stand-Up Showcase. The Denver Comedy Lounge, 3559 Larimer St. 6:45 pm-8:30pm $ 3pm – 6pm.

ApocaLips Comedy Show (Virtual Event). Zooming. 7-8pm $ 10-25.

Art, culture and media

Two Spirits Documentary PBS Independent Lens. Denver Public Library, online. Anytime before 7 p.m. Free of charge.

Colorado in the Present: Narkita Gold, Rick Griffith, Nathan Hall, and Maia Ruth Lee. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. 10 am-5pm Free – $ 10. Advanced registration is required for time-controlled entry.

Jamie Carrejo: Wait. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. 10 am-5pm Free – $ 10. Advanced registration is required for time-controlled entry.

Keith Haring: Grace House mural. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. 10 am-5pm Free – $ 10. Advanced registration is required for time-controlled entry.

Black Girls Museum. Black Girls Museum, 1421 26th St. Noon-6 pm $ 15-25. Advance booking required.

Earth illuminated. Denver Pavilions, 500 16th Street Mall. Noon-6pm Complimentary- $ 18. Advance booking required.

In-studio and online: Elefant. Canvas and Cocktails, 6862 S. University Blvd., Centennial and Zoom. 2:00 p.m. $ 15 plus material (online), $ 35 (in person).

Biggety Bad and the three little pigs. DL Parsons Theater, 11801 Community Center Drive, Northglenn and online. 2:00 p.m. $ 8-10 (personal), $ 20 (livestream). Advance booking required.

Chaos Theory – A Digital Experience. Curious theater, online. 2:00 p.m. Free – $ 20.

In-Studio and Online: City Lights (New). Canvas and Cocktails, 6862 S. University Blvd., Centennial and Zoom. 6:30 p.m. USD 15 plus material (online), USD 25 (in person).

Eat and drink

Local yeast sourdough. Cook Street, 43 W. 9th Ave. 9 am-2pm $ 238 (for two days).

Bagel and Bialy Workshop. The Good Food Project, Zoom. 11 am-2pm $ 49.

Drag bingo brunch. Milchmarkt, Milchblockgasse in Wazee St. 1800 and Zoom. Noon. Free. No cover.

Music and night life

ESP listening lounge. Free Market, 1801 Blake St. 12 pm-5pm Not covered.

Livestream: Engage The Underground. The Venue and Shootin ‘DICE Studios, online. 3 p.m. Free.

Live music in the alley feat. Danny Fantastic. Dairy Block, Alley, 1800 Wazee St. 3.30pm-5.30pm Free.

Sport and fitness

Denver Plunge Roulette & 5K. Special Olympics Colorado and Westerra Credit Union, Wash Park on the corner of South Franklin Street and East Mississippi Avenue. 7:30 am $ 45-120.