Okay, let’s face it, not all of the events this weekend have something to do with Valentine’s Day, but that’s okay! You’ll have plenty of time to prepare for or completely ignore the holiday, and what better way to do so than checking out these events around Denver?
February HAHO Market!
When: February 10, 12:00-5:00 p.m.
Where: FORGE, 970 Yuma Street, Denver, Colorado 80204
What: “Our first craft and food market of 2018! Happening every second Saturday each month, HAHO Markets showcase amazing makers of all kinds of different industries. The difference is, we charge a nominal fee in order to give rise to makers that are just starting out. This makes each market one of a kind and provides a super unique shopping experience. Match that with food and live music in a fantastic space!” For a list of vendors, check out the Facebook event page here.
Cost: Free admission with donations accepted
Colorado Cannabis Career Fair
When: February 10, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Where: EXDO Event Center, 1399 35th St, Denver, Colorado 80205
What: “Looking for a job in the cannabis industry? Join us and over 50 companies hiring positions ranging from entry to executive.
Some positions include: Cultivation, Extraction / Lab Staff, Retail, Management, Finance, Sales, Customer Success, IT / Development, HR, Marketing and MORE.”
Cost: Free admission. Register here
Stoney’s 8th Annual Mardi Gras Crawfish Boil
When: February 10, 3:00-10:00 p.m.
Where: Stoney’s Bar and Grill, 1111 Lincoln St, Denver, Colorado 80203
What: “Get your Mardi Gras on at Stoney’s Saturday, February 10th. We will have a 1000 LBS crawfish boil, Live music by Blue Krewe, King Cakes, and 3-for-1 Hurricanes. Pre-Order your Crawfish today at Eventbrite.com. Crawfish will be sold in 2 LBS and 5 LBS increments. Ordering Crawfish does not guarantee you a seat, so come early!
NO COVER AFTER PARTY with live music by Tivoli Club Brass Band at 7:30pm!”
Cost: Get 2 lbs for $28.45 or 5 lbs for $54.84. Make your orders here
Last of the Easy Riders Album Release w/ The Guestlist, High Plains Honky
When: February 10, 8:30 p.m.
Where: Hi-Dive Denver, 7 S Broadway, Denver, Colorado 80209
Cost: $10.00. Get your tickets here
Soul4You at The Meadowlark
When: February 10, 9:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.
Where: Meadowlark Bar, 2701 Larimer St, Denver, Colorado 80205
What: “Come join Soul4You as we bring you the best in soul, new soul, funk, latin soul and more. Come Groove
Cost: Free admission
Black Star (Yasiin Bey & Talib Kweli)
When: February 10, 9:00 p.m.
Where: The Ogden Theatre, 935 E Colfax Ave, Denver, Colorado 80218
What: “Black Star, formed by MCs Mos Def and Talib Kweli, is affiliated with the group is DJ Hi-Tek, who formed producer/MC duo Reflection Eternal with Kweli for the album Train of Thought and produced a portion of Black Star’s debut album.”
Cost: $65.00-$110.00. Get your tickets here
14 Shades of Pink // PM’s 14 year Anniversary // CO Edition
When: February 10, 9:00 p.m.-4:00 a.m.
Where: A Touch of Bliss, 3833 Steele St, Denver, Colorado 80205
What: “Pink Mammoth and your community of wild lights welcomes you to a night of deep grooves and bright soul-lifting vibes. Let’s kick up the dust together as we celebrate 14 joy filled years of <<Pink Love>>” For more information about the event, check out the event page here.
Cost: $30.00 while tickets last. Get your tickets here
Brunch Will Tear Us Apart • The Joy Division/New Order Brunch
When: February 11, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Where: Ophelia’s, 1215 20th St, Denver, Colorado 80202
What: “At our special pre-Valentine’s Day brunch, enjoy both the music & visuals of Joy Division & New Order (and maybe a touch of other post-punk) while dining on Ophelia’s excellent brunch food and cocktails.*
DJ’s Boyhollow of Lipgloss & DJ Slave1.”
Cost: Free admission. “Reservations are HIGHLY recommended as these events sell out. Call the restaurant at (303) 993-8023 to ensure your spot.”
Denver Galentine’s Day Brunch Crawl at Larimer Lounge
When: February 11, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Where: Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St, Denver, Colorado 80205
What: “Whether you’re a girl or a guy, single, in a relationship, or “complicated” you are welcome to join for a special Galentine’s Day Brunch Crawl in Rino!
When you arrive at Larimer Lounge, you’ll check in and get a bracelet which will award you special discounts and activities at participating locations. Free coffee and light breakfast snacks will be served at registration.” For a full rundown of locations and activities, check the event page here.
Cost: $20.00 for a wristband. Get yours here
Goatfish and Friends presents World Love Music
When: February 11, 4:00-7:00 p.m.
Where: Live At Jacks, 500 16th Street #320, Denver, Colorado 80202
What: “Back by popular demand, Jah Goatfish and Friends will perform World Love Music on Sunday, February 11 from 4 to 7 p.m. Doors open at 3:30.
Actress and vocalist from LA, Vickilyn Reynolds will be the special intermission guest. Bring your friends, family, or even your neighbor and join us for an evening of World Love Music to kick off your Valentine’s Day week!”
Cost: $20.00 in advance, $25.00 at the door, $30.00 for VIP. Get your tickets here