A little bit of music, a little bit of space, and lots of great food—coming up this weekend in Denver!

This weekend marks the start of the fall version of Denver Restaurant Week, with eateries throughout the city offering up special dishes. A variety of other fun activities await, from wreath building at Hudson Gardens to a Christmas gift show in Colorado Springs, and even a little space education with a re-imagined Space Odyssey exhibit at the Museum of Nature and Science and a history of the Leonid Meteor Shower at History Colorado Center.

*Please note that in-person events may have certain COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions. Visit each event's website for more information prior to attending.*

Denver Events on Friday, November 13

Denver Restaurant Week Fall 2020

When: November 13–22
Where: Restaurants throughout Denver
Cost: $25, $35, $45 per person

Denver Restaurant Week is a 10-day celebration of the local dining scene featuring hundreds of top restaurants offering multi-course meals at three tasty prices.

Rocky Mountain Women's Film Festival

When: November 13–21
Where: Online
Cost: $10–$133

The longest-running women’s film festival in North America honors films and filmmakers that present the world as women experience it.

Space Odyssey Reimagined

When: November 13
Where: Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver
Cost: $14.95–$19.95

Future astronauts and inquisitive humans will have a place to discover answers to out of this world questions like, “How do we know how many stars are in our galaxy when we can’t see them all?” “How do you put the brakes on in space?” And, “How do we know what the far side of the Moon looks like if it never faces Earth?”

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Michael Martin Murphey. Courtesy Lone Tree Arts Center.

An Evening with Michael Martin Murphey

When: November 13–14
Where: Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St., Lone Tree
Price: Varies

The original Cosmic Cowboy and Americana pioneer, Michael Martin Murphey, returns to the Arts Center for an intimate solo performance.

Denver Events on Saturday, November 14

Lost City Live - Jordan Brandenburg and Sarah Johnson

When: November 14
Where: Lost City RiNo Patio, 3459 Ringsby Ct., Denver
Cost: $25–$200

Enjoy music from Jordan Brandenburg, the mandolin and vocalist from well-known Bluegrass band Turkeyfoot, who will be playing a set along with Sarah Johnson.

Grandparents are Great Program Series: Feeling Gratitude

When: November 14
Where: Virtual
Cost: Free

Inspired by the artwork in The Late Works: Clyfford Still in Maryland, this program will provide opportunities for grandparents and grandchildren to connect with each other, talk about and make art, and create memories.

Sam Adams

When: November 14
Where: Comedy Works South at the Landmark, 5345 Landmark Pl., Greenwood Village
Cost: $22

Sam’s energetic, comically-insightful act is 100 percent profanity-free and filled with observations about his every-day encounters.

Denver Events on Sunday, November 15


Courtesy of Colorado Country Christmas Gift Show

Colorado Country Christmas Gift Show

When: N/A
Where: Online
Cost: $10

Even though this year's event has been postponed until 2021, you can still shop from 2020 vendors online.

Family Make and Take: Harvest Wreaths

When: November 14–15
Where: Denver Botanic Gardens
Cost: $12–$15

Embrace the changing seasons and create a seasonal wreath using autumnal colors, seed pods, and artificial foliage.

The Night the Stars Fell

When: November 15
Where: History Colorado Center, 1200 North Broadway, Denver
Cost: Free

Join Ms. Bethany Williams and Dr. Steve Lee as they describe and celebrate the Leonid Meteor Shower from scientific and cultural perspectives. 

What are you doing this weekend in Denver? Any fun things to do that we missed on our list? Sound off in the comments below.