Free comedy shows, musical legends, live theatre, brews, and a holiday craft market make our list of events.

Hey, Denver, how you feeling? Monday is back, and so are we! Fall weather is coming in, turkey is on the brain, and we know it’s a busy time. Keeping that in mind, we have our weekly list of events and happenings in and around Denver to make sure you're feeling good. Take some time this week for a little bit of laughter, some music to soothe your soul, or a boozy beverage and some grub. Here are 12 events happening this week!

Events in Denver on Monday, November 18

World of Dance Live Tour

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Courtesy of World of Dance (Facebook)

When: November 18, 8 p.m.
Where: Bellco Theatre
Price: Starts at $39.50

The hottest dancers and famous faces from NBC's World of Dance take the stage for an exhilarating show of talent and "jaw-dropping choreography". The smash-hit show is in its third year of the live tour and going strong.

Santa’s Flight Academy

When: November 18, 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
Where: Cherry Creek Shopping Center
Price: Free

Cherry Creek Shopping Center kicks off its holiday experience with Santa’s Flight Academy. Kiddos can try on a virtual flight suit, dance inside the sleigh, and get a special gift. Photo packages are available, though visits are free. We can expect lines to get long as the holidays grow closer, so showing up early will cut out some of that holiday stress and get that great family picture with the big guy in the red suit.

Events in Denver on Tuesday, November 19

Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night

When: Through December 22
Where: Space Theatre at DCPA
Price: Starts at $30

Shakespeare’s "comedy for the ages" comes alive in this production on the Space Theatre stage. This one has twins, mistaken identity, and a hilarious love triangle that plays out as the audience watches the trysts, witty banter, and dismay of the characters.

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Courtesy of The Chainsmokers

Chainsmokers: World War Joy Tour

When: November 19, 7 p.m.
Where: Pepsi Center
Price: Starts at $39.50

Grammy award-winning, Billboard chart-topping duo the Chainsmokers will play Pepsi Center with 5 Seconds of Summer and up-and-coming to artist Lennon Stella. Denver is one of the last stops on the tour.

Art Garfunkel in Close-Up

When: November 19, 8 p.m.
Where: Paramount Theatre
Price: Starts at $49.50

Art Garfunkel will be playing Denver tonight, performing with a guitarist and keyboardist. He will perform solo hits, covers, and, of course, Simon & Garfunkel classics.


When: November 18, 7 p.m.
Where: Mission Ballroom
Price: Starting at $55

Wilco is back in Denver for a night with their newly released album. The award-winning indie rock band has been touted as "the best of the best" and has connected with and delighted audiences for over 20 years.

Events in Denver on Wednesday, November 20

Houston Rockets @ Denver Nuggets

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Courtesy of the Denver Nuggets (Facebook)

When: November 20, 7 p.m.
Where: Pepsi Center
Price: Starts at $25

Cheer on the Denver Nuggets as they take on the Houston Rockets.

Beer Olympics at Your Mom’s House

When: November 20, 7 p.m.
Where: Your Mom’s House, 608 East 13th Avenue
Price: Free

Do we need to say anything else? Get ready for beer pong, flip cup, quarters, race cage, and more beer-related games. Oh, and plenty of booze. (But that was kind of a given.)

Events in Denver on Thursday, November 21

Mile High Pitch 2019

When: November 21, 5–8 p.m.
Where: WorkAbility, Denver
Price: Free

Watch as five of the state's startup companies pitch their ideas to a panel of "trailblazers and innovators in the know". One lucky winner will be chosen. The startup pitch that is crowned will receive $10,000 in startup capital, courtesy of The Bank of Denver. Cocktails, beer, wine, and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Denver Pancakes and Booze Art Show

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When: November 21, 7 p.m.
Where: Temple Nightclub
Price: $10 General Admission, $15 Line Jumper

You had us at pancakes. Denver’s underground art festival pop-up is back! To celebrate the 10th year of the festival, there will be free all-you-can-eat pancakes served to patrons. Along with the free grub, there will be artwork from over 100 local artisans, live music and DJs, live body painting and art, and plenty of beer.

Tingala Night at Meatball Eatery & Libations

When: November 21, 5–8 p.m.
Where: Meatball Eatery & Libations
Price: Free

Enjoy a speakeasy experience at Meatball Eatery & Libations with Tingala! There will be prizes, giveaways, and, of course, plenty of alcohol. Mixologist E.J. Psilas has also created two specialty cocktails just for this event, so don't miss out!

2019 Denver Winter Gift Market

When: November 21, 4–8 p.m.
Where: Denver Botanic Gardens, York Street
Price: Free

For those looking for the handmade, one-of-a-kind, crafty gift, this is the place you want to be. Held at the Denver Botanic Gardens on York Street, the market opens today and goes all weekend. The event also includes free admission to the Gardens—members will receive a 10 percent discount on all purchases.

Whatever your week brings, we hope it’s a good one!

Are there any events that we missed on our list? Will you be checking out one of these things to do in Denver this week? If so, which one? Sound off in the comments below.