From beer to literature to music, there's plenty to get excited about in and around Denver this weekend.

Friday, March 15

Colorado Avs vs. Anaheim Ducks

When: Mar. 15
Where: Pepsi Center

Watch as our Avs take on the Ducks! It's also Military Appreciation night.

Granger Smith

When: Mar. 15
Where: Grizzly Rose

Country music star Granger Smith is stopping by the Grizzly Rose for a night of dancing and incredible music. We had the chance to sit down and talk with Granger Smith last summer -- view the interview here.

RESPECT - Women's Wrestling

When: Mar. 15
Where: Herman's Hideaway

This unique event combines women's pro wrestling with live music from female musicians. The lineup includes Modular, La Cachimba, La Mugre Social Club, and Mono Verde Collective.

Beautiful Junk Sale

When: Mar. 15
Where: Jefferson County Fairgrounds

Colorado's biggest rummage sale (which also supports a great cause) returns. Admission is only $5 and the event benefits The Action Center. 

Fiesta for All: Celebrating Hispanic and Latin Music and Dance

When: Mar. 15-16
Where: Ellie Caulkins Opera House

A performance by the Denver Gay Men's Chorus will highlight Hispanic and Latin artists and the effect of music and dance on our community. 

Local Lab 2019 New Play Festival

When: Mar. 15-17
Where: Dairy Arts Center

See staged readings, sit in on workshops, celebrate at parties, and more at Boulder's festival for new plays. 

Saturday, March 16

Collaboration Fest

When: Mar. 16
Where: Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center

Over 200 breweries have collaborated to bring you more than 100 beer projects. Taste all the unique flavors at this creative festival. 

Colorado Book and Arts Festival

When: Mar. 16
Where: Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities

This literary arts festival, hosted in conjunction with Tattered Cover Book Store, is a family-friendly event celebrating books, arts, and music. There will be panel discussions, musical performances, a pop-up bookstore, children's area, and more. 

Lucky Laces 1M / 5K / 10K

When: Mar. 16
Where: City Park

Participate in this St. Patrick's Day run and enjoy an after-party with live Irish music, beer, food, and more. 

Saint Patrick's Brew Run

When: Mar. 16
Where: Saint Patrick's Brewing in Littleton

This fun run along the Platte River trail comes complete with lawn games, cold beer, and Irish food trucks. Don't forget to come clad in green!

St. Patrick's Day Parade

When: Mar. 16
Where: LoDo

Don your green apparel and head down to LoDo for the 57th annual St. Patrick's Day parade. Read more about the St. Patrick's Day Parade here!

Sunday, March 17

An Evening with Shakesbeer

When: Mar. 17
Where: The Black Buzzard at Oskar Blues

Come check out a free abridged performance of "Much A Brew About Nothing." Cast members and audience members alike will be drinking. 

Dior: From Paris to the World Exhibit

When: Until Mar. 17
Where: Denver Art Museum

Sunday, March 17, is the final day to view the Denver Art Museum's Dior exhibit. More than 200 dresses, accessories, and photographs will be on display. Don't miss your chance to get an inside look at the fashion industry's most infamous brand.

What are your weekend plans? Any fun events that we missed on our list? Let us know in the comments below. Have a fun and safe weekend, Colorado!