Film festivals, music galore, and a polar plunge await you this weekend in Denver.

Several film festivals kick off this weekend, including the Colorado Dragon Boat Film Festival promoting the culture and contributions of Asian and Asian Pacific American communities, and the No Man's Land Film Festival featuring all-woman adventures in film. Music from Mozart to Linda Rondstadt and the Eagles are also on tap, capped off with whiskey tasting and a polar plunge to benefit Colorado Special Olympics.

*Please note 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, March 5

Colorado Dragon Boat Film Festival

When: March 5-7
Where: Virtual
Cost: Free

The Colorado Dragon Boat Film Festival highlights and promotes the culture, contributions, and accomplishments of Asian and Asian Pacific American communities through film.

Free First Friday - Women's History Month

When: March 5
Where: Museo de las Americas, 861 Santa Fe Drive, Denver
Cost: Free

March is Women's History Month! Join Museo de las Americas for its free first Friday honoring Las Mujeres.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet with Wynton Marsalis

When: March 5
Where: Virtual
Cost: $10-$30

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet is composed of seven of the finest jazz soloists and ensemble players today, led by legendary jazz icon Wynton Marsalis.

Linda and Me: Raised on Rondstadt

When: March 5
Where: Virtual
Cost: $15

Presented by Stories on Stage, enjoy an evening of stories and songs with GerRee Hinshaw, accompanied by musical director David Nehls and guitarist Tony Silva. 

The Long Run: Colorado's Tribute to the Eagles

When: March 5
Where: PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Avenue, Parker
Cost: $39

The Long Run, "Colorado's Tribute to the Eagles," is composed of five of the busiest and best musicians in the state, faithfully and accurately reproducing the Eagles' hits with an organic '70s sound.

Month of Photography

When: Through March 31
Where: Venues across Denver
Cost: Most are free

Month of Photography Denver (MOP) is a biennial festival that celebrates the photographic medium through public exhibitions, events, and programs at more than 75 museums, galleries, and other participating spaces across the Denver Metro region. 

No Man's Land Film Festival

When: March 5-7
Where: Virtual
Cost: $20+

No Man's Land Film Festival (NMLFF) is the premier all-women adventure film festival based out of Denver, Colorado, that meets a need and desire to highlight and connect women in pursuit of the radical.

Events on Saturday, March 6

Beneath the Surface: A Study of Self by Sarah Darlene Palmeri Opening Reception

When: March 6
Where: S*Park Pop Up, 2570 Lawrence Street, Denver
Cost: Registration required

Beneath the Surface is Sarah Darlene Palmeri’s expressive exercise in self-awareness through abstract painting, animation, and sound.

Kantorei in Recital: How Can I Keep From Singing?

When: March 6
Where: Virtual
Cost: Free

Members of Kantorei will perform some of their favorite songs in this free virtual recital that you can attend in the comfort and safety of your own home.

The Whiskey Tasting

When: March 6-7
Where: Virtual
Cost: $55

The Whiskey Tasting is an online, immersive theatre experience. You and up to one other member of your household will join two other households for a whiskey tasting, exploring the history and nuanced varieties of this spirit.

Events on Sunday, March 7

Le Nozze Di Figaro

When: March 7
Where: The Spark, 4847 Pearl Street Suite B4, Boulder
Cost: $35

Presented by Boulder Opera, Mozart’s comic opera, Le Nozze di Figaro, is a farcical jaunt through a not-so-typical day in the Almaviva household.

Polar Plunge

When: March 7
Where: Washington Park, S. Downing Street and E. Louisiana Avenue, Denver
Cost: $75 minimum fundraising fee

The 2021 Polar Plunge presented by Westerra Credit Union benefiting Special Olympics Colorado is back! Plunge and/or run in person at the Denver location or sign up for the Virtual Plunge from the comfort of your home! 

What are YOU doing this weekend? Any fun events that we missed on our list? Let us know in the comments.