Best bets: microbrews, Breckenridge films and Seinfeld at the Buell
The popular band Imogen Heap is in town at the Ogden Theater. The UK-born Grammy winner has an electronic sound that is unique and catchy. The set begins at 7:00 pm. Tickets: $25. Must be 16 years or older to attend.
Looking for a guided tour that’s a bit out of the ordinary? The Denver Microbrew Tour is a two-hour guided walking tour in downtown Denver’s historic LoDo area. Find out why Denver has been called the Napa Valley of beer. The tour begins at the Great Divide Brewing Co. Be there at 3:00 pm. Tickets: $18-$23.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Mile High Amazing Race gives teams clues leading them from one challenge to another to help raise money to fight blood cancers. The event is from 12 -4 p.m. with a post-race party from 4-6 p.m featuring food, drinks and entertainment. Individuals 10 and up can participate. Register online Friday or at check-in at Pepsi Center Lot F on Saturday. Registration is $250 per team or $62.50 per person.
Take a night off from Seinfeld reruns to see the real thing. Jerry Seinfeld performs at the Buell Theater at 7 p.m. Tickets: $99-$276.
Wings Over the Rockies is hosting a hangar dance at the Air & Space Museum. Enjoy a 1940s style dance, while surrounded by vintage airplanes and gliders. Dinner and drinks are included in the price, along with a tour of the interior of the B-17. The dance is at 7:00 pm. Tickets: $35 for members, $45 for non-members.
Like poetry and politics? The Denver Speakers Corner at Civic Center Park is a place where you can get on your soap box and speak for 3 to 5 minutes about the issues in politics that are on your mind. Or just listen to what others have to say. The event is free, and begins at 4:00 pm.
Get in touch with your creative side at the Athena Festival at the Ramada Plaza Convention Center. The Athena Festival emphasizes creativity, spiritual sciences, women’s issues, healing arts, relationships, psychology and mysticism. The Athena Market will have unique items including clothes, jewelry, on-site massage, psychic consultation, rare books, artwork, stones, aura photography and more. There will be workshops and entertainment from 11:00 am-5:00 pm. Tickets: $5.
The Breckenridge Festival of Film has hosted up-and-coming stars and about-to-break-big movies for 30 years. Don’t miss the opening night presentation of Chanel Coco & Igor Stravinsky. Starting Thursday at 4:00 pm until Sunday at 8:30 pm. Tickets range from $10 for individuals to $199 for a weekend all-access pass.
Estes Park is having a wool market this weekend that will feature demonstrations, competitions, a children’s tent, and exhibits. It only happens once a year, so make sure not to miss it this summer. Admission is free.
Coming up: Do at the Zoo on Thursday, June 17
Join the animals for a night of celebration, jubilation and preservation benefitting What We Do at The Zoo. Dine on exotic dishes from around the city while toasting spirits from around the world. You’ll be supporting Asian Tropics and Denver Zoo’s field conservation efforts in Asia. And you’ll help make sure Indian rhinos and other endangered Asian wildlife always have a place in our world. From 7:00-10:30 pm. Tickets: $125-$175.