Funkwerks, intergalactic galleries and other random things to do in April 2021
Check out Denver’s “Marijuana Mansion”
1244 North Grant Street Denver, CO
Take a tour of this beautiful, historic, haunted downtown Denver mansion — that’s completely marijuana themed. This stone building has been completely renovated by a team of female artists as an immersive, art bedecked cannabis venue for private parties, industry dinners and photo shoots. Reserve your self-guided-tour, bring your own bud, and get stoney wandering the halls of this psychedelic mansion.
ILA Gallery: “Intergalactic planetary” exhibition
Through April 4th
Denver’s I Love Art gallery hosts artwork from Remote & RumTum, two muralists renowned for their eruptive, colorful work. They’re coming together for some intergalactic planetary fusion that’ll blow your mind with color and scale.
April is Great Sand Dunes National Park appreciation month
What is normally just a week-long event has been extended to last the entire month of April! Come check out Colorado’s trippiest National Park, attend some special programs, get free schwag and vouchers to explore the nearby town of Alamosa.
Visit the Denver Zoo for free!
The only thing cooler than seeing a menagerie of strange and exotic animals hanging out right in the heart of Denver, is doing it without an admission fee. Come look at animals, free of charge — just reserve your spot online ahead of time.
Try Deviation Distilling to-go cocktail kits
The fine folks over at Deviation are adapting to these strange times with ingenious new deals: they’ve whipped up some dank bartending kits for anyone who wants to take home all the makings for a deviously good cocktail, to enjoy from the comfort of your own home.
“Wax night” at Highside Brewing
Dillon, CO - April 6, 13 @ 5 PM
Drop you skis or board off with the tech, grab yourself a beer and chill out. They’ll make sure you’re good and waxed (and probably buzzed) before you leave. Tips are appreciated, of course.
Earn $2 million dollars for the unharmed capture of Bigfoot
Want to make a quick couple million dollars? Oklahoma's bigfoot bounty just soared to $2,125,000. Bring the mythological creature in alive and unharmed, and the fortune is yours. How hard could it be? After all, Oklahoma has the 9th most bigfoot sightings of any state… he’ll show himself eventually. And when he does, you’ll be ready.
What’s up in Boulder?
Brewery to try: Sanitas
Down on the train tracks of east Pearl Street, is a brewery near and dear to Boulder’s heart and soul. Sanitas Brewing Company (named after the iconic mountain every Boulderite is required to hike 2-4 times a week) is truly a local favorite. Hang out on on their sunshine filled patio (the largest in Boulder), and wait for the train to come chugging past — when it does, get up to the bar for a $2.50 “train beer.”
Colorado Comedy Show
Stein Brewing Company - April 3
Beer, tacos, jokes — these are the things that make for a very good Saturday evening, and these are the things you will find at Stein Brewing on April 3. Hosted by Ryan Bonnell and featuring Derrick Stroup, this comedy show is sure to be an alcohol fuelled chuckle-fest. Don’t miss it, Boulder!
What’s up in Denver?
Brewery to try: Zuni Street Brewing
If you haven’t haven’t heard of Zuni Street Brewing yet, you have ebeen sorely missing out on good Denver beer. They’re slinging fantastic brews from the Highlands, and with ample heated patio space out back and out front, there’s plenty of room to enjoy a good Sour Bobedale or it’n Rock IPA from the comfort of your pod. And the food trucks are always fire.
Stranahan’s cocktail class
Stranahan Distillery, Denver, CO - April 6, 13, 20, 27
From one of Colorado’s most beloved whiskey makers, comes a cocktail class that’s going to blow your sobriety away. Every week, Stranahan’s very own mixologist will spill their secrets to making incredible Manhattans, Mint Juleps, Palomas and more.
Tamayo’s bottomless brunch happy hour
Saturdays and Sundays 11-3 PM
Bottomless mexican cuisine, bottomless mimosas, bloody marias and margaritas and a bottomless good time.
What’s up Fort Collins?
Brewery to try: Funkwerks
If breweries had trophy cases, Funkwerks’ would be brimming with medals from GABF, and other beer competitions. They’ve become famous for their craft saisons and sours, for those of you who like a little pucker with your hops and barley. But they’re also gaining a reputation for brewing some seriously bomb Belgian and American ales as well.
Wednesday Night Weirdos Mini Golf League
Old Town Putt, Fort Collins - April 7 - May 19
Grab your strangest golfing attire, assemble a team of weirdos and take to the greens for a seven week battle of the putters. Every week teams are faced with a different challenge, from taking jello-shots and golfing with sombreros, to putting with baseball bats and two-by-fours. Entry fees are $25-40 and drink specials are included.
Back Door Grill
Every day 3:30 - 5:30 pm
$2.50 PBR/Old Aggie Drafts
$3.50 micro/import drafts
$4 draft tequila shots
$4 bombs (ie car bomb, Vegas bomb, etc.)
$5 House Wines
$5 Double Tall Wells