It’s Thursday, which means it’s time for our WEEKEND HAPPENINGS! That means the weekend is near, so along with the excitement of just knowing that, you can also be happy to learn that there are plenty of fun things to do this weekend. Here are some of our top picks:
Are you counting down the days till our mountains are covered in snow and you can head out with your board? Well, let the 2014 North American Snowboard Film Festival get you even more amped up. Taking place on Saturday right downtown, the festival will premiere the best snowboard films, live music, and the Pro Rail Jam, which promises to be bigger and better this year. Admission is $15 ($25 on the day of). Check out more at their website here.
Not yet wanting to admit winter is almost here? Head to Dick’s Sporting Goods Park to watch the Rapids take on the Portland Timbers. The game starts at 7PM and tickets start at $29. Buy tickets in advance here.
If you’d rather stay indoors and have a good laugh, don’t miss Seth Meyers at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. With his vast comedic experience, from Saturday Night Live to Late Night with Seth Meyers, he’s sure to amuse and bring a good dose of wit to the evening. Find tickets here.
Start your Sunday morning on a healthy note by running in the Fit for Fire 5K at Wash Park. Benefitting the Friends of Denver Fire Department and the Denver Fire Fighter’s Burn Foundation, the run will be followed by an expo and demonstration of Denver Fire Apparatus. And bring your kids for the Kids Siren Scamper Fun Run, starting at 8:45AM! Read more and register here.
Want to be artistically inspired? Head to the 5th Annual Art Out Loud at the Denver Art Society on Santa Fe Drive to listen to awesome music and view visual art inspired by music. The neighborhood will also be featuring similar art, so you can experience all types of inspiration. Check out more at their website here.