Things in do in Denver Oct. 27-30: The big weekend list

I hope you have a good costume planned, because over the next few days, everyone is having a Halloween party.

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Yousef Bizri (left) and Clara Doan try on wigs at the Wizard's Chest. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) costume; halloween; wizards chest; denver; denverite; colorado; kevinjbeaty;
Yousef Bizri (left) and Clara Doan try on wigs at the Wizard’s Chest. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

I hope you have a good costume planned, because over the next few days, everyone is having a Halloween party.

But if not, don’t worry, there are plenty of non-Halloween things to do.

Thursday

Food & Drink

Little Machine Turns One anniversary party. $10 beer flights. Get your board or skis waxed by Rocky Mountain Tunes. Live music by Wylie “Crazy Horse” Jones. Raffle for a chance to win gear, accessories, swag and beer. Little Machine Beer, 2924 W. 20th Ave. 4-10 p.m.

Tapped: Beer Tour Series Sample Odell Brewing’s Brombeere, Drumroll Pale Ale, Comet IPA, Isolation Ale and Jolly Russian. $25 price includes samplings of beer and one Odell pint of your choosing and the glass. Beers paired with small plates. The Rosedale, 1135 E. Evans Ave. 7-9 p.m.

Beer & Cheese with Prost Brewing. Denver Bicycle Café, 1308 E. 17th Ave. Beer and cheese pairing featuring gourmet cheeses and Prost Brewing Company. 7-9 p.m. $25.

These are the seven biggest beer selections in Denver.

Entertainment

Stevie Nicks at the Pepsi Center, 7 p.m. $49.50.

Cartoons & Comedy Halloween Spooktacular 4. Classic Halloween cartoons, commercials, candy and cereal. Comedy from Meaghan Shaha, Byron Graham and Sam Tallent. Deer Pile, 206 E. 13th Ave. 10 p.m.

Ruin and Rose ski film at the Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 8 p.m. $18.

Bluegrass Thursday. Featuring Earth to Aaron. Stem Ciders, 2811 Walnut St., Unit 150. 7-9:30 p.m.

Turner Jackson’s Red Plastic Cup at the Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 9 p.m. $10.

SoDown at the Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $12-15.

Giraffage and XXYYXX at the Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $22.50-27.50.

Russ at the Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $25-40.

Dawson Hollow, Woodshed Red and Colbert Forrest at The Walnut Room, 3131 Walnut St. 7-11 p.m.

Fantastic Negrito at Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $15.

Gila & The Monsters, Fiscal Spliff and Hello, Mountain at Lion’s Lair, 2022 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $6.

Chris Dismuke. Illegal Pete’s, 1530 16th St. 9 p.m.

Beetlejuice Movie Night. Denver Deep Dish LoHi, 1200 W. 38th Ave. 8-10 p.m.

Fall Film Series: Hocus Pocus. Outdoor movie. Complimentary popcorn, half off Coppola Wine glasses and bottles with entrée purchase. ViewHouse, 2015 Market St. 7-10 p.m.

Daniel Koren at Comedy Works, 1226 15th St. 8 p.m. $14.

Spirited Spirits Haunted Pub Tour. Tour begins at the Blake Street Vault, the on to the Cruise Room in the Oxford Hotel, Union Station, El Chapultepec Jazz Club and other landmarks. Blake Street Vault, 1526 Blake St.  5:30-8 p.m. $50.

“Night of the Living Dead.” The Bug Theater, 3654 Navajo St. 8 p.m. $14-15.

Alice in Wonderland night at Charlie’s, 900 E. Colfax Ave. 7 p.m.

Pumpkin carving. Bring your own pumpkin. Carving tools will be available. Highland Tavern, 3400 Navajo St. 6-9 p.m.

Ghosts by Lantern Light. Spooky dining in the wine cellar with a four-course prix fixe. Formal attire requested, costumes not required. RSVP: 303-777-3505. Beatrice & Woodsley, 38 S. Broadway. 6-10 p.m. $45.

Snarf’s Wich & Brews Fall Feast-ival. Costume contest, pumpkin painting and coloring, scary movie trivia, DU hockey jersey raffle, $1 Coors drafts. Snarf’s, 1729 E. Evans Ave. 4-10 p.m.

For families

North High Trick or Treat Street. A safe environment to trick or treat and Halloween activities. North High School, 2960 N. Speer Blvd. 6-8 p.m. $2 donation per family. $1 for haunted house entry.

Kids Halloween Parade and Party. Trick-or-treating at shops, costume parade through the Great Hall and costume contest with prizes for best overall and best group/family costumes. Plus, ghostly music, scary good adults drink specials and more. Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop St. 4-7 p.m.

Family Fun Night & Small Business Expo. More than 15 local small businesses participating in a  trick or treat street, a kids costume contest open to ages 12 and under and parents costume contest. GameWorks Denver., 7950 Northfield Blvd. 4-9 p.m.

Here are all the fun fall activities you could want — festivals, corn mazes, pumpkin patches, haunted houses and more.

For your brain

The Impossible Task: Nationalism. Hear from experts on Black Nationalism, Zionism and Indigenous Nationhood. Try world famous puzzle boxes by Kagen Sound, lift weights against World’s Strongest Man competitors, play a chess wizard who’ll play all challengers at once and more. McNichols Building, 144 W. Colfax Ave. 6-8 p.m. $5 suggested donation.

Friday

Food & Drink

Little Machine Turns One anniversary party. $10 beer flights. Get your board or skis waxed by Rocky Mountain Tunes. Live music by Josh Moorehead and the Guestlist. Raffle for a chance to win gear, accessories, swag and beer. Little Machine Beer, 2924 W. 20th Ave. 4-10 p.m.

CAUTION: Halloween Bash. Serving Frisky Bat, the Colorado whiskey-barrel aged version of Toaster Bat. Everyone in costume gets candy. Karaoke, and a pumpkin art and costume contests. CAUTION: Brewing Co., 1057 S. Wadsworth Blvd. 7-10 p.m.

Spooky Speakeasy. DJ, themed cocktails and a costume contest with a grand prize including a free night at the The Crawford Hotel – Denver Union Station and a $100 Denver’s Union Station gift card. Terminal Bar, 1701 Wynkoop St. 8 p.m.-midnight.

Fall Beer Fest: Renegade vs. Odell. Live music and beer sampling. Renegade Brewing Company & Odell Brewing Co will be battling for the crowd favorite brew. The winning beer will be on draft all month. ViewHouse, 2015 Market St. 5-8 p.m.

New Beer Release: Bourbon barrel-aged Scotch Ale. Tapping of a small-batch bourbon barrel-aged scotch ale. What Would Cheesus Do will be serving grilled cheese sandwiches. Seedstock Brewery, 3610 W. Colfax Ave. 6 p.m.

These are the seven biggest beer selections in Denver.

Entertainment

MileHiCon 48. Science fiction, fantasy, horror, science, music, filking, movies, publishing, costuming, gaming and more. Hyatt Regency Hotel – Tech Center, 7800 E. Tufts Ave. 2-11 p.m. $20 at the door.

Colorism” by Kenya Fashaw. Explore the lives and experience of people of color dealing with discrimination based on skin tone within their own race. Aurora Cultural Arts District, 1400 Dallas St., Aurora. 7 p.m. $20.

Hi-Dive’s Annual Halloween Tribute Blowout. The music of The Strokes, Blink-182, The White Stripes and The Wonders, performed by local bands. Hi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $10.

Happy hour bingo. Win tickets to Good Charlotte, Courtney Barnett, RUFUS DU SOL, Fidlar, Hiss Golden Messenger, Finish Ticket, Bad Suns, Yeasayer, Kung Fu. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 9 p.m. $10.

In the Whale EP release at the Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 9 p.m. $12-15.

Moon Hooch at the Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $15-17.

Demon Knight Masquerade Ball hosted by John Kassir, original voice of The Crypt Keeper, at the Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $25-40.

Hosty at the Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 9 p.m. $10.

Through the Roots at Summit Music Hall, 1902 Blake St. 7 p.m. $15-18.

Perpetual Groove and The Orb at Cervantes Masterpiece and Other Side, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. Two-day pass $50-55. One day $27-32.

The Infamous Stringdusters at the Fillmore Auditorium, 1510 N. Clarkson St. 8 p.m.

Crushed Out Zombie Beach Party. Prizes for best merperson, alien or beach zombie costume. Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $8-10.

Ben de la Cour, The Heartstring Hunters, Alex Maes and Theresa Peterson at The Walnut Room, 3131 Walnut St. 8 p.m.

The Vanilla Milkshakes, JUST and Corey Daggers. Lion’s Lair 2022 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m.

The Kirkland Brothers at Swallow Hill Music, 71 E. Yale Ave. 8-11 p.m.

Bach & Beer. Three Bach cello suites by baroque cellist Steuart Pincombe, paired with three beers with a discussion on the historical techniques behind each. Name your own ticket price, plus the cost of beer. River North Brewery, 6021 Washington St., Unit A. 7:30-9 p.m.

Daniel Koren at Comedy Works, 1226 15th St. 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. $22.

“Night of the Living Dead.” The Bug Theater, 3654 Navajo St. 8 p.m. $14-15.

Dia de los Muertos. Face painting, crafts, live music and food trucks in the alley between Market and Larimer Streets near Larimer Square. 6-9 p.m.

Get Dead Punks. Halloween party with two live punk/grunge cover bands and an undead punk costume contest. Southside Kitchen & Bar, 3014 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m.

Midnight Movies “Phantasm” and “Scanners.” Mutiny Information Café, 2 S. Broadway.  10 p.m.-2 a.m.

Drag Nation: Hell On Heels. Tracks, 3500 Walnut St. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. $15.

ScreamGirls. A Halloween twist on Denver’s longest running drag show. M Uptown, 700 E. 17th Ave. 10 p.m.-1 a.m.

The Allied Witches Presidential Election Convention 2016. Annual Halloween play performed by the Allied WItches. Call for reservations: 303-294-9258. Mercury Café, 2199 California St. 7:30 p.m. $10 at the door.

Friday-Ween. Goosetown Tavern, 3242 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m.-2 a.m.

Freakshow Friday. Chainsmoker The Magnificent and The Amazing Miss Coffin Nails in their most raunchy, electrifying and astonishing magic and stunt show. Blush & Blu, 1526 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m.  $5.

Denver Ghost Tour: The Haunts of Capitol Hill. Meets at the southeast corner of West 13th Avenue and North Gilpin Street, just north of Cheesman Park. 7-9 p.m. $18, must buy in advance.

Freaky Friday Flicks & Ghost Stories. “Coraline” at 6:30 p.m. “Carrie” at 8:30 p.m. Little Man Ice Cream, 2620 16th St. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

HallowTeen Night at the Museum. Pizza, ghost stories, ghoulish games and creepy-crafty stuff. Costumes strongly recommended for a contest. This event is for teens 13-17 only. Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. 6:30-9 p.m. $10.

Art

Return of the Democalypse. This year’s event includes projection art, a wine toss, heavy appetizers, full bar and the Anonymous One-Square-Foot Art Sale, with 100 works by 100 artists for $100 each. Costumes are encouraged. RedLine, 2350 Arapahoe St. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Untitled Glory Days. The final Final Friday features art, drag, karaoke and more. Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway. 6-10 p.m.

Free day at the Clyfford Still Museum, 1250 Bannock St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

For families

Trick Or Treat Street at Denver Children’s Museum. Costumes, goodies, treats, crafts, games. No scary costumes, please. 2121 Children’s Museum Dr. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. $13-15, members free.

Boo After Dark. 20 trick-or-treat stations, creepy crawly animal demonstrations and exciting family-friendly entertainment. Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St. $12-17.

Halloween Kids Fest. Not-so-haunted train ride, guess the weight of the giant pumpkin, monster mural painting, pumpkin painting and more. Downtown Aquarium, 700 Water St. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Regular aquarium admission.

Forney Fall Fest 2016. Games, magician, prizes and indoor trick-or-treating. Forney Transportation Museum, 4303 Brighton Blvd. 5:30-9 p.m. Adults $5. Children 12 and under free.

School of Rock Denver Halloween Party. School of Rock Denver, 216 S. Grant St. 6-8 p.m.

Here are all the fun fall activities you could want — festivals, corn mazes, pumpkin patches, haunted houses and more.

Sports

Colorado Avalanche vs. Winnipeg Jets. Pepsi Center. 7 p.m. Tickets.

Saturday

Food & Drink

Little Machine Turns One anniversary party. $10 beer flights. Get your board or skis waxed by Rocky Mountain Tunes. Live music by the Funkma$ter. Raffle for a chance to win gear, accessories, swag and beer. Little Machine Beer, 2924 W. 20th Ave. 4-10 p.m.

Elevation Meats Launch Party.  Boards on special, free samples, new beer from Trinity Brewing and prizes. The Preservery, 3040 Blake St., #101. 1-4 p.m.

Ale of Minerva bomber release party with music  from Eye Of Minerva, WiddlyWah and Scepter Of Eligos. Black Sky Brewery, 490 Santa Fe Drive. 9 p.m.-2 a.m.

Beer and chocolate pairing at River North Brewery, 6021 Washington St., Unit A. 2-5 p.m. $20-35.

These are the seven biggest beer selections in Denver.

Entertainment

Joan Baez at the Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Place. 8 p.m. $49.95.

MileHiCon 48. Science fiction, fantasy, horror, science, music, filking, movies, publishing, costuming, gaming and more. Hyatt Regency Hotel – Tech Center, 7800 E. Tufts Ave. 4 a.m.-midnight. $20 at the door.

Colorism” by Kenya Fashaw. Explore the lives and experience of people of color dealing with discrimination based on skin tone within their own race. Aurora Cultural Arts District, 1400 Dallas St., Aurora. 7 p.m. $20.

Screaming Females at Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $15.

Hayden James at the Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 9 p.m. $22-25.

Halloween Hootenany with DJ Wesley Waye at the Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave.  8p.m. $10-12.

Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe performs Prince’s “Dirty Mind” at the Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $20-25.

The Infamous Stringdusters at the Fillmore Auditorium, 1510 N. Clarkson St. 8 p.m.

The Faint at the Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway. 8 p.m. $29.50-35.

Alice’s Nightmare. Full-stage production tribute to Alice Cooper’s “Welcome To My Nightmare” at the Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 8 p.m. $15-25.

Yellow Card – The Final World Tour at Summit Music Hall, 1902 Blake St. 7 p.m. $32-35.

Perpetual Groove and theNEWDEAL at Cervantes Masterpiece and Other Side, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. Two-day pass $50-55. One day $27-32.

Daniel Koren at Comedy Works, 1226 15th St. 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. $22.

“Night of the Living Dead.” The Bug Theater, 3654 Navajo St. 8 p.m. $14-15.

Gin Doctors 90’s Halloween Bash. Including a costume contest with a $1,000 grand prize. Stoney’s Bar & Grill, 1111 Lincoln St. 10 p.m.-1 a.m.

Islands with Steady Holiday at the Marquis Theatre, 2009 Larimer St. 7 p.m. $13-15.

Ratio Halloween party: Return of the Ramoans. Ramones cover band and costume contests throughout the night. Ratio Beerworks, 2920 Larimer St. 8 p.m.-1 a.m.

Fiction Halloween party with live music from The Sun Dried Nanners and treats for kids. $1 off beer with a costume. Fiction Beer Co., 7101 E Colfax Ave. 2 -11 p.m. Music starts at sunset.

’80s and ’90s movie characters Halloween party. Live music and live painting. Denver Art Society, 734 Santa Fe Drive. 7 p.m.-2 a.m. $10-15.

Halloween show with Stereoshifter, Television Generation, The Trip, Ramonda Hammer and Sliver at Streets of London Pub, 1501 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m.-1 a.m.

Great Gatsby Zombie Ball. Music from Gypsy Swing Revue and the Dan Schwindt Trio. Special four-course tasting menu inspired by the dark arts. Costume: Zombie flappers and dandies Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 7 p.m.-1 a.m. $15-60.

Tales From The Hood. All-ages costume and dance party. Roxy Theatre, 2549 Welton St. 8-11 p.m. $10.

Annual Halloween bash. Costume contest with $100 cash prize for firstst place and $50 for second place. Plus: free candy. The Abbey Tavern, 5151 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m.-midnight.

Badger’s Pub Halloween party. Prizes for best couples costume, best original/funny costume and best scary costume. Badger’s Pub, 76 S. Broadway. 5 p.m.-1:45 a.m. 

Epilogue Comedy. Cory Helie, Harris Alterman, David Rodriguez, Zach Welch and Aaron Urist. Mutiny Information Café, 2 S. Broadway. 10-11:30 p.m. Free.

Dead Disney. Charlie’s, 900 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m.-2 a.m.

Weird Touch: The Halloween Party. Syntax Physic Opera, 54 S. Broadway. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Free before 10 p.m., $5 after.

Quixote’s patio closing party. Music indoors and outside to say goodbye to Quixote’s, which closes forever at the end of the month. Quixote’s True Blue, 314 E. 13th Ave. 5 p.m.-midnight.

10th annual Boo and Brew. Parade starts in front of 3121 E. Colfax Ave. and then will move on to other decorated establishments along Colfax between York St. and Colorado Blvd. Free candy for kids from 1-4 p.m. and $1 off select pints for adults in costume. 1-11 p.m. 

Halloween party with live music at the Thin Man, 2015 E. 17th Ave. 10 p.m.

Pumpkin/Fall Beer Fest at Hops & Pie, 3920 Tennyson St. Noon-11 p.m.

Halloween Party with DJ Grey Sea at Illegal Pete’s, 2001 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m.-midnight.

Beryl’s Monster Mash Halloween at Beryl’s Beer Co., 3120 Blake St. 7-11 p.m.

The Inferno: Tracks Halloween 2016. Travel through Hell and compete for $2,000 cash in a costume contest. Tracks, 3500 Walnut St. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover for 21+. $5 for 18-20.

Sneerwell’s Memento Mori Ball. Have your fate decided by a giant Ouija board, get tattoos by Seth Brown from Landmark Tattooers, lie in a wooden coffin and more. Dress in black. Fort Greene, 321 E. 45th Ave. 8 p.m.-2 a.m.

For families

Trick Or Treat Street at Denver Children’s Museum. Costumes, goodies, treats, crafts, games. No scary costumes, please. 2121 Children’s Museum Dr. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. $13-15, members free.

Tennyson Trick or Treat Street & Fall Festival. Trick-or-treat at participating businesses up and down Tennyson and/or head over to Cesar Chavez Park between 41st and 42nd for a fall festival with carnival games and candy. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Halloween Kids Fest. Not-so-haunted train ride, guess the weight of the giant pumpkin, monster mural painting, pumpkin painting and more. Downtown Aquarium, 700 Water St. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Regular aquarium admission.

Family Overnight: Halloween at the Museum. Spooky fun and trick-or-treat trivia. See an IMAX film and explore the temporary exhibition Mummies: New Secrets from the Tombs, and sleep in the diorama halls. Pizza dinner, snack and breakfast, plus candy. Families with kindergarten through eighth-grade children only. Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. 6 p m.-10 a.m. $55-80.

Trick or Treat and All Day Happy Hour. There will be a complimentary photo booth, Dogfish Head specials all day, trick-or-treating for kids from all vendors. Avanti Food & Beverage, 3200 Pecos St. 3-7 p.m. for photo booth and trick-or-treat.

Harvest Party with a chili cook-off, trunk-or-treat, crafts and games. La Alma Rec Center, 1325 W. 11th Ave. 3-6 p.m.

Fall Festival with games, music, dancing, food and costume contests at St. Ignatius Loyola Church, 2309 Gaylord St. 7-10 p.m.

Pumpkin Painting Story Time at BookBar, 4280 Tennyson St. 2-3 p.m.

Fall Festival at Calvary Church, 2370 S. Trenton Way. 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Here are all the fun fall activities you could want — festivals, corn mazes, pumpkin patches, haunted houses and more.

For your brain

Fall Walking Tour #3: Downing to Gilpin. Uptown on the Hill hosts these education walking tours. It starts at the Denver Bicycle Café, 1308 E. 17th Ave. 1-2:30 p.m.

Sports

Denver Nuggets vs. Portland Trail Blazers. Denver’s home opener, and also Dikembe Mutombo’s jersey retirement ceremony. Pepsi Center. 7 p.m. Tickets.

Colorado Avalanche at Phoenix Coyotes. Gila River Arena. 7 p.m.

Sunday

Food & Drink

Pumpkin Killer Rum Barrel Aged bomber release. Black Sky Brewery, 490 Santa Fe Drive. 11 p.m.-2 a.m.

These are the seven biggest beer selections in Denver.

Entertainment

MileHiCon 48. Science fiction, fantasy, horror, science, music, filking, movies, publishing, costuming, gaming and more. Hyatt Regency Hotel – Tech Center, 7800 E. Tufts Ave. 4 a.m.-7:30 p.m. $20 at the door.

Colorism” by Kenya Fashaw. Explore the lives and experience of people of color dealing with discrimination based on skin tone within their own race. Aurora Cultural Arts District, 1400 Dallas St., Aurora. 1:30 p.m. $20.

Cowgirl’s Train Set at the Hi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $10.

Little Hurricane at the Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 8 p.m. $16-19.

The Sword at the Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 8:30 p.m. $17-25.

The Wonder Years and Real Friends at the Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave. 6:30 p.m. $22-25.

Good Charlotte and The Story So Far at the Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway. 7:30 p.m. $29.50.

Hairball II featuring Kissm and Rush Archives Halloween costume party at the Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 7:45 p.m. $15.

Daniel Koren at Comedy Works, 1226 15th St. 7 p.m. $14.

Pwr Bttm, Bellows and Lisa Prank at Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $10-12.

Celtic Thunder at the Paramount Theater, 1621 Glenarm Place. 7:30 p.m. $44.50.

Whiskey Dick, The Cutthroat Drifters, SOSD and The Rye Pushers at Lion’s Lair, 2022 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $6.
Denver Ghost Tour: The Haunts of Capitol Hill. Meets at the southeast corner of West 13th Avenue and North Gilpin Street, just north of Cheesman Park. 7-9 p.m. $18, must buy in advance.
Gypsy Halloween with La Pompe Jazz featuring Sweet B. Mercury Café, 2199 California St. 8-11 p.m.
Bodies We’ve Buried at Summit Music Hall, 1902 Blake St. 7 p.m. $10.
Poe in the Parlor. Hear the haunting words and of Edgar Allan Poe read over live acoustic music. Lumber Baron Inn,2555 W. 37th Ave. 5-9:30 p.m. $15-20.
Quixote’s Farewell Party. Pink Talking Fish at Quixote’s True Blue, 314 E. 13th Ave. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. $20.
Art

Textures ambient showcase. Victoria Lundy, Mark Mosher, and Winter Twig featured in Halloween show with video projections. Mutiny Information Café, 2 S. Broadway. 7-10 p.m. $5 suggested donation.

Artist Demonstration: Homare Ikeda, Mixed Media on Paper. Clyfford Still Museum, 1250 Bannock St. Drop in from 1:30-4:30 p.m. Free with museum admission.

For families

Trick Or Treat Street at Denver Children’s Museum. Costumes, goodies, treats, crafts, games. No scary costumes, please. 2121 Children’s Museum Dr. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. $13-15, members free.

Halloween Kids Fest. Not-so-haunted train ride, guess the weight of the giant pumpkin, monster mural painting, pumpkin painting and more. Downtown Aquarium, 700 Water St. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Regular aquarium admission.

Day Of The Dead Memorial. Bring a photo of your loved one, memories and one of your loved one’s favorite foods to share. Remember and celebrate with memories, food and crafts for kids. Grandma’s House, 1710 S. Broadway. 4:30-6:30 p.m. 

Author Event with Tracey Zeeck reading her book “The Not In Here Story.” Second Star to the Right Children’s Books, 4353 Tennyson St. 10:30-11:30 a.m. 

Here are all the fun fall activities you could want — festivals, corn mazes, pumpkin patches, haunted houses and more.

Sports

Denver Broncos vs. San Diego Chargers. Sports Authority Field. 2:05 p.m. Tickets.

Colorado Rapids vs. Los Angeles Galaxy. Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. Time TBA. Tickets.

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