Things to do in Denver Nov. 12-13: Weekend edition

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Saturday

Food & drink

Funk the Man party. Annual release party for a barrel-aged sour. River North Brewery, 6021 Washington St. Noon.

GABF Leftover & Cellar Clean Out Beer Fest. Tapping beers from 21st Amendment and Cigar City, and other surprises. Hops & Pie, 3920 Tennyson St. Noon-11 p.m.

Hypersonic: Mosaic tapping. Juicy, wild yeast IPA. Black Project Spontaneous and Wild Ales, 1290 S. Broadway. 2-11 p.m.

Two year anniversary party. Alpine Dog Brewing Co. 1505 Ogden St. Noon.

Entertainment

The Motet. Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave. p.m. $32-35.

Lane 8. Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Coflax Ave. 9 p.m. $15-18.

Steven Wilson. Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway. 8 p.m. $35-40.

K Theory. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 9 p.m. $10-15.

Trails and Way. Hi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $10-12.

Echos. Lost Lake Lounge, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $13-15.

Black Tiger Sex Machine. Cervantes Masterpiece, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $20-25.

Reed Mathis and Electric Beethoven ft. Jay Lane. Cervantes Other Side, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $20.

Kiiara. Summit Music Hall, 1902 Blake St. 7 p.m. $16-20.

“Hand to God.” Sweet but troubled teen Jason is coping with his father’s recent death and is forced to join his mother’s Church-led puppet group. Curious Theater Company, 8 p.m. $24-34.

“Jersey Boys.” Tony-winning story of Frankie Vallie and the Four Seasons. Buell Theatre, 1350 Curtis St. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $35.

“An Act of God.” In a play the New York Times called “deliriously funny,” God takes on a human form and sets the record straight. Garner Galleria Theatre, 1101 13th St.  2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $47.

“One Death, Please?” A young pop-star is unsatisfied by fame. Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St. 7:30 p.m. $15-20.

Ben Folds: Master Work with the Colorado Symphony. Featuring music from Stravinsky, Ravel, Milhaud and Ben Folds. Boettcher Concert Hall, 1000 14th St. $39-99

Kalopsia. Cleo Parker Robinson Dance, 119 Park Ave. West. 7 p.m. $15.

The Savage Blush. Lion’s Lair, 2022 E. Colfax Ave. 9:30 p.m. $6.

Shakesbeer Presents: “12th Pint.” A performance of a Shakespeare play with drinking off, on and around the stage. Fort Greene, 321 E. 45th Ave. 3-5 p.m. Free.

Spells record release party. 3 Kings Tavern, 60 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $7.

Art

“Hush, Hush” opening reception. Photography by Hannah Green. Dateline, 3004 Larimer St. 5-11 p.m.

For families

The Music Train family concert series. Today: La Flama. Oriental Theatre, 4335 W. 44th ave. 3 p.m. $4-8.

Denver Veterans Day Parade & Festival. A music stage, kids and family activities, military displays,  vendors and food. Civic Center Park. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 

For your brain

Worth a Thousand Words: Photo Research. A History Colorado photo librarian reviews of what they have and how to find it, and shares examples from the photography collections. History Colorado Center, 1200 Broadway. 10:15-11:30 p.m. $4-5.

Santa’s Arrival Parade. Parade down Northfield’s 46th Avenue ending at Bass Pro Shops, where Santa and Mrs. Claus will take up their residency in Bass Pro’s Winter Wonderland for the season. There, there will be holiday carolers, Melinda the Fire Dancer, “Hip Hop Nutcracker,” Artistic Fusion dancers and more. The Shops at Northfield Stapleton, 8340 Northfield Blvd.

For a cause

Tunes for Barrett: Rock of the ’80s. Benefit for Barrett Kammerer, who was born with an A-Typical Rett Syndrome. Raffle, auction, live music and live band karaoke. Oriental Theatre, 4335 W. 44th ave. 7 p.m. $15

Sports

Denver Nuggets vs. Detroit Pistons, 7 p.m.

Colorado football at Arizona, 8 p.m.

Colorado State at Air Force, 8:15 p.m.

Sunday

Food & drink

November Bluegrass Brunch. Beer, donuts from Glazed and Confuzed Doughnuts, barbecue from Turn-In BBQ and live music from Turkeyfoot. Station 26 Brewing Co., 7045 E. 38th Ave. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Two year anniversary party. Alpine Dog Brewing Co. 1505 Ogden St. Noon.

Fourth annual Cheese Curd Lovers Unite. Make cheese curds, grills brats and enjoy. Wine & Whey, 3559 Larimer St. 2-8 p.m. $30.

Entertainment

YG. Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave. p.m. $35-60.

DPS Battle of the Bands. Students play to perform at Sing It To Me Santa with Michael Franti Trio.Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 1 p.m. Free.

Cheap Perfume CD release. Hi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway. 8 p.m. $10.

CRL CRRLL EP release. Lost Lake Lounge, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $5-10.

Reed Mathis and Electric Beethoven ft. Jay Lane. Cervantes Other Side, 2637 Welton St. 8 p.m. $20.

“Hand to God.” Sweet but troubled teen Jason is coping with his father’s recent death and is forced to join his mother’s Church-led puppet group. Curious Theater Company, 2 p.m. $24-34.

“Jersey Boys.” Tony-winning story of Frankie Vallie and the Four Seasons. Buell Theatre, 1350 Curtis St. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $35.

“An Act of God.” In a play the New York Times called “deliriously funny,” God takes on a human form and sets the record straight. Garner Galleria Theatre, 1101 13th St.  2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $47.

Matthew McLean. Lion’s Lair, 2022 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m.

Comedy open mic. Deep Draft Brewing Co., 1604 E. 17th Ave. 6:30 p.m. sign up, 7 p.m. show. Free.

Art

Star Wars and the Power of Costume. Take a unique journey into the “Star Wars” universe as characters are brought to life through a dramatic presentation of more than 60 original costumes. Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway, 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

For families

Free day at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Creative Movement with the Colorado Ballet. Kids can learn dance concepts and spatial awareness, develop problem solving skills and strengthen minds and bodies. Space is limited. First come, first served. Children’s Library, 10 W. 14th Ave. Parkway. 2-3 p.m.

For a cause

Impact – Clothing for the Homeless. Help hand out shirts, shoes, socks, jeans, jackets, backpacks, sleeping bags and other items to those who need them.Cervantes Masterpiece, 2635 Welton St. Noon-3 p.m. Donations are necessary. $10 per person, $20 per family.

2016 Kegs for a Cause. Hosted by Young Nonprofit Professionals Network Denver. Beers, snacks, brewery tours, merch, networking and a silent auction. Black Shirt Brewing Co., 3719 Walnut St. Noon-3 p.m. $30-60.

Brunchlesque Pajama Party: F*!K Cancer Charity Show. Host Lady Lavender is back after a battle with cancer. Proceeds will benefit a local cancer charity, Rocky Mountain Cancer Assistance. El Charrito, 2100 Larimer St. Noon. $5-25.

Sports

Denver Broncos at New Orleans Saints, 11 a.m.

Colorado State football vs. New Mexico State, 2 p.m.

Colorado Avalanche vs. Boston Bruins, 5 p.m.

Denver Nuggets at Portland Trail Blazers, 7 p.m.

Ashley Dean

Author: Ashley Dean

Ashley Dean covers dining and nightlife, and other odds and ends. She previously covered music and did some copy editing for the Denver Post, the Colorado Daily and the Daily Camera. She's from New York, likes her bourbon straight and has strong opinions about Kanye West. She can be reached at adean@denverite.com, 303-502-2804 or @AshleyDean.