About 20ish Things to Do in Colorado in February 2020

About 20ish Things to Do in Colorado in February 2020

CultureFebruary 01, 2020

Through February
Mesmerica 360
James Hood and Vortex Immersion Media have brought their “mind-expanding project” to Colorado and want everyone to join. It’s a visual musical journey that, let’s be real here, is like nothing you’ve ever seen before. Except for you druggies: y’all have seen some shit.
Denver, Boulder, Fort Collins

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Friday, Feb 7
Brian Regan
“You can microwave a Pop Tart. That just blew me away that you could do that. How long does it take to toast a Pop Tart? A minute and a half if you want it dark? People don't have that kind of time? Listen, if you need to zap-fry your Pop Tarts before you head out the door, you might want to loosen up your schedule.”
Paramount Theatre, Denver

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Sunday, Feb 9
Trixie Mattell: Grown Up
Flip on the tube and you’ll see: Trixie Mattell is every-damn-where. Tonight she’ll be in Boulder with a unique stand-up performance you may or may not be ready for. And if you’re into costume changes, well, welcome to the candy shop.
Boulder Theater, Boulder

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Thursday, Feb 13
Piff the Magic Dragon
As one of the few people to come out of NBC’s America’s Got Talent and actually do something with his life, Piff the Magic Dragon is now ready to take on Colorado. He’s who Howard Stern called a “phenomenal talent” — hey not a bad co-sign. 
Boulder Theater, Boulder

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Thursday, Feb 13
Ice Cream and Beer Pairings
They say the Twenties are going to be all about experience. So cross off that challenge early at Great Divide where Little Man Ice Cream and the storied brewery are pairing 4 classic beers with 4 delicious creamy flavors. Valentines, who needs ‘em?
Great Divide Brewing Co., Denver

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Friday, Feb 14
Axe Your Ex
So Brad left you again for your old roommate. Heck him. Heck him to heck! What you need is Axe Whooping’s “Axe Your Ex” — where you literally get to throw an axe at your ex! NO! Just kidding, don’t do that we’ll get sued and it’s bad. Just go to their site for more info.
Axe Whooping, Denver

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Saturday, Feb 15
Mile High Grilled Cheese & Beer Fest
Grilled Cheese and beer? What, are you all reading our diaries again? Sounds like a perfect Saturday vibe to us. This event was so popular last year it sold out, so if you’re reading this and tickets are still out there, get on it sister.
Runway 35, Denver

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Saturday, Feb 15
80s vs 90s Dance
Here’s the party you were looking for. It’s the annual 80s vs 90s blowout and, if it’s anything like last year, we’ll be hunting around the next day trying to locate the communal fanny pack. It just had our keys in it. Honest.
Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum

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Tuesday, Feb 18
Winter Chili Cook Off
Whether it’s red, white or green, Maxline Brewing’s annual Winter Chili Cook Off is looking for you. Best chili overall is decided by popular vote and up to 15 contestants will be accepted. Tickets cost $8 and include a free pint! Just don’t pull a Kevin; hold onto that pot!
Maxline Brewing, Fort Collins

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Tuesday, Feb 18
Pop-Up Magazine 
Well here’s somethin’ new: Pop-Up Magazine is a touring “live magazine” show created for an audience. Hmm. It’s packed with performances, storytellers and shared drinks. No need to jump online to preview, the creators don’t allow anyone to upload anything. So exclusive!
Ogden Theatre, Denver

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Friday, Feb 21
Mile High Mardi Gras
You could hop on a plane to New Orleans but you have something called rent and a haircut to worry about. So, the next best way to celebrate Mardi Gras in the absolute jazziest way is at Ophelia’s — featuring Gumbo le Funque, a five-piece jazz band from Denver. Beads optional.
Ophelia’s Soapbox, Denver

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Friday, Feb 21
Pee-wee’s Big Adventure
You aging Millennials know, and can’t believe it’s been this long either. Tonight is the official 35th anniversary celebration of Peewee’s Big Adventure, hosted by the man himself Paul Reubens (oh you you know, the guy from Blow). HA HA!
Paramount Theatre, Denver

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Saturday, Feb 22
80’s Glamour Shots
Your sister did them. Your mom did them. You didn’t. And you’ve harbored unmitigated angst for decades because of it. Now’s your shot, pumpkin. Pro photographer Nari Ro will be doing Glamour Shots on site at Brewability. In style.
Brewability Lab, Englewood

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Saturday, Feb 22 – Sunday, Feb 23
Reptilian Nation Expo
For eons reptilians and icky things around the world have shouted out: WE’RE CUTE TOO! And now they have their very own expo coming through Colorado to prove it. With thousands of reptiles, amphibians and arachnids to experience, maybe you’ll fall in love.
The Denver Mart, Denver

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Saturday, Feb 22
Plate Throwing
At home you can not throw dishes at the wall without police intervention. You just can’t. But at Who Gives a SCRAP in Fort Collins, you damn well better take aim and make it count! Take out all the rage at this unique event.
Who Gives a SCRAP, Fort Collins

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Saturday, Feb 29
Pandamonium!
Horse & Dragon Brewing is having a party for its Sad Panda Coffee Stout and you’re invited! Tickets include a commemorative glass, unlimited pours (Lyft there you lush) and a donation to the Coalition for the Poudre River Watershed. Do something while you’re doing something.
Horse & Dragon Brewing Co., Fort Collins

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Saturday, Feb 29
2020 Winter Craft Beer Festival, Boulder
Summer can’t have all the fun. At CU’s Balch Fieldhouse you’ll be greeted with dozens upon dozens of craft breweries under one roof. Tickets are only $45 and it actually works out because it’s an extra day of the year so nothing counts!
Balch Fieldhouse, Boulder

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Saturday, Feb 29
Doll Head Terrorium Class
Your Christmas lights hanging up around the apartment are cool and all, but what the place needs is a terrarium with a doll head in it. Seriously, they bring all the boys to the yard. Learn how to make and maintain one at The Terrorium Shop.
The Terrorium Shop, Denver

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Saturday, Feb 29
Comedy Showcase feat. Jordan Doll
Jordan Doll is a standup comedian and actor from Denver, Colorado. And he’s funny. Like one would hope because, you know, it’s his job. Come see him and many others at Hodi’s Comedy Showcase.
Hodi’s Half Note, Fort Collins

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Wednesday, Mar 4
AEW Wrestling presents DYNAMITE
DY-NO-MIIITE! It isn’t every day you get to watch hulked up beefcakes choreograph exciting routines to beat the snot out of one another. But here, at the 1st Bank Center, you will! All Elite Wrestling is coming to Broomfield; it’s gonna be awesomeee.
1st Bank Center, Broomfield

RANDOM THING TO DO

Anytime
Give Back Box
If you’ve binged Amazon lately and feel terrible about throwing away the boxes, put ‘em to use! The Give Back Box is a website that has free shipping labels available to ship your unwanted stuff to. It’s all donated to people in need, and, that’s just great. 
GiveBackBox.org

FEBRUARY BUCKET LIST

BUY 
The KRINK Compact Sprayer

CELEBRATE 
National Drink Wine Day on February 18

WATCH
Narcos: Mexico (Season 2)

TEXT
Someone you haven’t heard from in weeks

EAT
New Galactic Fruit Gushers

VISIT
Burlesque @ the Clocktower Cabaret