Best bets: Salvador Dali, darling doggies and cars, cars, cars
Take a gourmet walking tour of Denver’s Delicious Destinations — three hours of exploring as many as six yummy venues and their behind-the-scenes secrets. Today at 1 p.m. Tickets: half price every Friday in April — $25
Adoptable pups and their models hit the runway at the Project RUFFway Benefit and Fashion Show, a fundraiser for the Bow Wow Buddies Foundation’s animal welfare programs and canine cancer research. Yummy treats, music and a silent auction round out the evening at Mile High Station — things get started at 6 p.m. Tickets: $20-$100.
Come see the Denver Nuggets take on the San Antonio Spurs at Pepsi Center at 7 p.m. Tickets: $10-$750
Today and Saturday
Grand Derangement brings its lights, fiddles and step-dancers from Nova Scotia to the Lakewood Cultural Center at 8 p.m. Tickets: $26
The real deal when it comes to wheels — the 2010 Denver International Auto Show features the latest and greatest in motor vehicles, everything from pickups to muscle cars. At the Colorado Convention Center today from noon to 10 p.m., Saturday 10-10 and Sunday 10-6. Tickets: adults $10, kids $5
It’s the final weekend for Colour – Selected Works by Salvador Dali, Blake Flynn and Georgia Amar at Habitat Gallery. Knock-out color in oil, screen print and lithograph, with three works by Dali. Today and Saturday 11-4, Sunday noon-4. Admission is free.
Coming up: 5280 presents Cloak & Swagger on Thursday, April 15
It’s a benefit for the Denver Hospice — food, fun and unveiling of The Mask Project 2010, from 6-9 p.m. at Saks Fifth Avenue at the Cherry Creek Shopping Center. Tickets:$50. Purchase them at giving.thedenverhospice.org/mask.