October 10—The Urban Farm 4-H Open House
11am-1pm on Saturday, October 10 get to know the Urban Farm at Stapleton, 10200 Smith Rd. (.2 miles west of Havana). Meet the leaders, tour the farm, and sign up for 4-H. For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/TUF4H or contact 4-H Organizational Leader Caroline Batorowicz-Vierow at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Urban Farm can be reached at 303-307-9332.
October 11—bRUNch Run 2015
From 8am to 1pm on Sunday, October 11 at Central Park (MLK and Central Park Blvds.), the bRUNch Run will combine fitness and fun. Runners can choose a 5K or 10K run, followed by live lawn games, music, brunch and drinks, including coffee, juice mimosas, and beer. The day will feature Oskar Blues Brewery, Epic Brewing Company, Renegade Brewing Company, Blackbird Public House, bubu Lowry, Masterpiece Deli, and more. For more information, visit http://brunchrunning.com.
October 16, 17, 23 & 24—Victorian Horrors at the Molly Brown House Museum
This October, actors will tell tales as HG Wells, Edgar Allan Poe, Henry James, and Mary Shelley. Visitors can tour the house, which will be decorated for Halloween. For more information, visit http://www.mollybrown.org/ or call 303.832.4092.
October 16-18—Park Hill Artists Open Studios Tour
This annual self-guided free tour of local artists’ studios will take place October 16-18. The weekend begins at The Art Garage, 6100 E. 23rd. From 5-8pm there will be refreshments and a free map of the studios. Tour the studios 10am to 6pm on Saturday, and 10am-5pm on Sunday. For more information, contact Patricia Barr Clarke at 303-377-5413 or The Art Garage at 303-377-2353; www.artgaragedenver.com.
October 17 & 18—Fall Festival at City Floral Greenhouse
Celebrate fall at this free event from 10am to 4pm on Sat., October 17 and Sun., October 18 at City Floral, 1440 Kearney. Both days will feature a straw bale maze, scarecrow making, scavenger hunts, giant vegetable displays and food. On Saturday, meet alpacas, rabbits and chickens, and enjoy a pie cook-off. On Sunday, join a chili cook-off. For more information, visit cityfloralgreenhouse.com.
October 24—Denver Parks & Rec Holiday Art Show and Sale
Join from 9am-3pm on Saturday, October 24 at the Cook Park Rec Center, 7200 E Cherry Creek Drive. Admission is free. The day will include pottery, painting, glass, jewelry and fabric art, as well as food and prizes to support student artists of Denver Parks & Recreation. For information call the Cook Park Rec Center at 720.865.0610.
October 24—DSST Stapleton High School Haunted House & Outdoor Movie
From 6 to 11pm on Saturday, October 24, DSST Stapleton High School invites the public ages 10+ to enjoy a haunted house and classic Halloween film fest at the school, 2000 Valentia. The students created the haunted house. All proceeds go toward a 2-week program in Rome, Italy in July 2016 for 22 DSST students. The students will spend the year training for the program and raising funds. General admission tickets are $15; express entrance and limited snacks VIP tickets are $20. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://dsst-stapleton-high-school.ticketleap.com/dsst-stapleton-high-school-presents-haunted-house–classical-ha/
October 30—Moscow Quartet Concert by Denver School of the Arts Orchestra
Denver School of the Arts Orchestra hosts 12 concerts throughout the year for the public for $10 or $15. From 7 to 9pm on Friday, October 30, the orchestra will present a Moscow Quartet at the school, 7111 Montview Boulevard. For more information, visit dsapresents.org/dsao/calendar-2-test
October 31—Denver Police Academy’s Halloween Party and Haunted House
From 5 to 8pm on Saturday, October 31, the Denver Police Department Districts 2 and 5 will host the annual Halloween party and haunted house at the Denver Police Academy, 2155 Akron Way (Montview and Central Park Blvds.). The event is free and open to all kids 0-12 years old with a parent or guardian. The event keeps kids off the street, but still enjoying the holiday. For more information, call the Denver Police Academy at 720.913.1000.
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