Free coffee, movies, and some Colorado Rockies Baseball are heading your way this weekend!

Start your weekend off by hiking with your furry family members at Garden of The Gods park in Colorado Springs, catch some of the best women in cinema during the Women+Film Festival (presented virtually this year), and create a terrarium while sipping cocktails. All this and more this weekend in Denver, April 16–18.

*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.*

Events on Friday, April 16

Fia NyXX

When: April 16
Where: Dazzle & Baur's, 1512 Curtis Street, Denver
Cost: $25

Fia NyXX, an American songstress, adds a unique flair to pop-dance music, paying tribute to the soulful sounds of the Motown era.

Furbaby Friday

When: April 16
Where: Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center, 1805 N. 30th Street, Colorado Springs
Cost: Free

Bring your furry friend and enjoy a "bark" in the park! Check-in at the front of the Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center to get a dog-friendly trail map and fun giveaways!

Dairy Drive-In: Blithe Spirit

When: April 16-17
Where: Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut Street, Boulder
Cost: $25

A spiritualist medium (Judi Dench) accidentally summons the spirit of a blocked writer’s (Dan Stevens) first wife in this fresh and witty adaptation of Noël Coward’s classic comedy.

Women+Film Festival

When: Through April 18
Where: Virtual
Cost: Varies

The Women+Film Festival is an annual tradition that celebrates outstanding cinema by and about women, unique perspectives, and connects Colorado audiences to the filmmakers whose groundbreaking work examines the roles, challenges, and triumphs of women everywhere.

Zen and the Art of Profit

When: April 16-17
Where: On-demand and in-person at Miner's Alley Playhouse, 1224 Washington Avenue, Golden
Cost: Pay it forward

Local playwright Luke Sorge’s new play explores the question at the very heart of capitalism. Do the ends justify the means? This new play explores the line between new age philosophy, meditation, and capitalism. 

Colorado Rockies vs. New York Mets

When: April 16-18
Where: Coors Field, 2001 Blake Street, Denver
Cost: Varies

The Colorado Rockies take the field against the New York Mets.

Events on Saturday, April 17

Earth Day

When: April 17
Where: Heritage Lakewood, 801 S. Yarrow Street, Lakewood
Cost: Free

Come out for self-guided public art at Belmar Park, online entertainment, education and resources, and free sustainability giveaways!

Nature Play en Espanol

When: April 17
Where: Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele Street, Denver
Cost: Admission

In this space, children have the freedom to leave the trail, climb under bushes, find bugs, dig in the soil, and immerse themselves in nature. Zoo educators play alongside children as they discover, encouraging them to observe, wonder, and try.

Salvador Dalí: Gardens of the Mind Docent-Led Tour

When: April 17-18
Where: Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York Street, Denver
Cost: $16

Salvador Dalí: Gardens of the Mind features FlorDalí and Surrealist Flowers, two rarely seen series of fanciful color lithographs of flowers and fruits on loan from The Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Ziggi's Coffee Grand Opening

When: April 17
Where: Ziggi's Coffee, 2720 W. 104th Avenue, Denver
Cost: Free

Ziggi’s Coffee announces the opening of a new café/drive-thru in the Federal Heights area of Northwest Denver and will celebrate with a special Grand Opening event by treating guests to a free 16 oz. drink of choice.

Events on Sunday, April 18

Cocktails and Create a Terrarium

When: April 18
Where: Ironton Distillery & Crafthouse, 3636 Chestnut Place, Denver
Cost: $30

Crafty Chassis will be rolling up to Ironton Crafthouse and Distillery to bring you an engaging, fun, and in-person workshop. Sip on craft cocktails while you enjoy making a beautiful terrarium. 

Neustadt JAAMM Festival

When: April 18
Where: Virtual
Cost: $12-$18

Jewish Arts, Author, Movies, and Music (JAAMM) is JCC Mizel Arts and Culture Center's flagship cultural arts program, with a focus on literary arts and Jewish-interest entertainment. 

What are YOU doing this weekend in and around Denver? Any fun events that we missed on our list? Comment below.