Beer, baseball, and more await you this week! Don't miss out on all of the fun to be had with these 10 things to do in Denver, September 9-12!
Monday, September 9
Courtesy of Denver Mineral, Fossil, and Gem Show (Facebook)
When: September 9-15 from 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Where: National Western Complex + Denver Coliseum
Price: Free Parking and Entry
The multi-day event is the largest show of this kind in the country with 17 food trucks, kids activities, 450 vendors, and features enormous selection of fossils, minerals, gemstones, beads, crystals, turquoise, gold, silver, meteorites, crystals, art, Native American artifacts, lapidary, tools, antique jewelry, and a heck of a lot more.
When: September 9-22
Where: Denver International Airport Plaza
Enjoy live music each afternoon, from 4–6 p.m., just in time for happy hour! The $10 entry fee is good for up to 20 samples of craft beers and ciders from around the Centennial State. Not a bad way to spend some time during your layover ...
When: September 9
Where: Red Rocks Amphitheatre
The South African hip-hop group will be taking over Red Rocks for a wild night. Get your tickets before it's too late!
When: Through November 24
Where: Ricketson Theatre
Performed in repertory, the plays follow Nora, a woman whose life takes on a new meaning of discovery and meaning.
Tuesday, September 10
Courtesy of Miss Saigon - Musical (Facebook)
When: September 10-22
Where: Buell Theatre
Price: Starting at $37
The acclaimed presentation of Broadway musical classic Miss Saigon comes to the Buell Theatre. The love story of a young Vietnamese woman named Kim and American G.I. Chris features a cast of 42 and promises “an epic journey of survival”. Some scenes may not be suitable for a younger audience.
When: September 10-12
Where: Coors Field
Price: Starting at $8
There are still a few chances to catch a game while the weather is warm. The Rockies will host the Cardinals for three games this week on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. September 11 is the promotional night for $1 hot dogs.
Wednesday, September 11
When: September 11
Where: Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater
Price: Free | Those over age 10 receive a free t-shirt
The annual stair climb event honors the lives and sacrifices of those first responders who so bravely gave their lives on 9-11-2001. Climbers pay tribute to and honor those lost by climbing the equivalent of the 110 stories of the World Trade Center, symbolically completing the journey those men and women began that day. All ages are welcome to attend.
Courtesy of TYCO (Facebook)
When: September 11, 8 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m. Ages 16+ only.
Where: Mission Ballroom
Price: Starting at $39.95
Tycho puts on a show that combines visual experience with the sound of music. The electronic ambient music is emotional and accompanied by vibrant visuals and images. The group meshed sounds and visuals for a very immersive sound and, by all reports, it is an impressive sensory experience.
Thursday, Septemeber 12
When: September 12, 7:30 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m.
Where: Pepsi Center
Price: Starting at $49.50
The legendary rock band will take the Pepsi Center stage for what is sure to be a crazy show. With over 100 million albums sold worldwide, there is no question that this band is one of the greats. A great chance to "Rock and Roll All Nite" with some of the greatest rockers out there.
When: September 12, 10 a.m.
Where: Hudson Gardens and Event Center – Song Bird Garden”
Price: $3 per child, event is for ages 3-5 and parents
Bring the little ones out for a walk in the garden and storytime on an adventure through the natural world. The morning even is full of art, movement, science, and, of course, stories. It is an outdoor event so dress for the changing weather!
Whatever it is that gets you out and about this week, we hope everyone has a great week and enjoys everything the Mile High City has to offer. Let us know of any events this week that you think we should add to our calendar in the comments.