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The Colorado Convention Center hosts the Great American Beer Festival on Oct. 10 - 12, 2013.

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  • Free Evening at the Children's Museum of Denver
    Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2013
    Location: Children's Museum of Denver, 2121 Children’s Museum Dr.
    Time: 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
    What: Free admission for Colorado residents.
    Contact: 303-433-7444
  • Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
    Date: Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013
    Location: Denver Coliseum
    Time: 7 p.m.
    What: The circus visits the Denver Coliseum through Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013. The circus will then move into the Pepsi Center from Oct. 9 - 13, 2013.
    Cost: Tickets are $10 - $80.50. Buy tickets through Ticketmaster.

  • Oktoberfest
    Dates: Friday, Oct. 4 - Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013
    Location: Between 20th and 22nd on Larimer St.
    Time: 5 p.m. - 2 a.m. Fri., 11 a.m. - 2 a.m. Sat., 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. Sun.
    What: The annual German celebration of beer and bratwurst hits the Mile High City.
    Cost: Free admission.

  • Denver Beer Fest
    Dates: Friday, Oct. 4 - Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013
    Location: Varies
    Time: Varies
    What: In conjunction with the Great American Beer Festival on Oct. 10 - 12, the Denver Beer Fest showcases local breweries in a series of events.
    Cost: Varies

  • First Friday Art Walk
    Date: Friday, Oct. 4, 2013
    Location: Santa Fe Art District, 5th to 10th Ave. on Santa Fe Dr.
    Time: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    What: Free admission to art galleries along Santa Fe Dr.

  • "Giselle" Opening Night
    Date: Friday, Oct. 4, 2013
    Location: Ellie Caulkins Opera House
    Time: 7:30 p.m.
    What: The classic ballet "Giselle" debuted in Paris in 1841. The ballet shows through Oct. 13, 2013.
    Cost: Tickets are $25 - $155.
    Contact: 303-837-8888 extension 2.

  • "Just Like Us" Opening Night
    Dates: Friday, Oct. 4, 2013
    Location: Stage Theatre
    Time: 7:30 p.m. What: The drama about immigration's impact on four young Latina women premieres in Denver.
    Cost: Tickets are $36 - $46.
    Contact: 303-893-4100

  • Free Day at the Denver Art Museum
    Date: Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013
    Location: Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Parkway
    Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    What: Free admission for Colorado residents.
    Contact: 720-865-5000

  • Free Day at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science
    Date: Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013
    Location: Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd.
    Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    What: Free admission for Colorado residents.
    Contact: 303-370-6000

  • Free Day at the Denver Botanic Gardens
    Date: Monday, Oct. 7, 2013
    Location: 1007 York St.
    Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    What: Free admission for Colorado residents.
    Contact: 303-973-3705

  • Thirty Seconds to Mars
    Date: Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013
    Location: Fillmore Auditorium
    Time: 6 p.m.
    What: Thirty Seconds to Mars lands in the Mile High City.
    Cost: Tickets are $52 for general admission. Buy tickets through Ticketmaster.

  • Great American Beer Festival
    Dates: Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013
    Friday, Oct. 11, 2013
    Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013
    Location: Colorado Convention Center
    Time: 5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. all three nights
    What: The festival features a beer competition and plenty of samples.
    Cost: Sold out.
    Contact: 303-447-0816

  • "The Most Deserving" Opening Night
    Dates: Friday, Oct. 11, 2013
    Location: Ricketson Theatre
    Time: 7:30 p.m. What: The comedy about the shenanigans of a small-town arts council premieres in Denver.
    Cost: Tickets are $35 - $45.
    Contact: 303-893-4100

  • Fiona Apple
    Date: Friday, Oct. 11, 2013
    Location: Boettcher Concert Hall
    Time: 8 p.m.
    What: Blake Mills joins Fiona Apple for a one-night engagement.
    Cost: Tickets are $49.50 - $69.50. Buy tickets through Ticketmaster.

  • John Fogerty
    Date: Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013
    Location: Fillmore Auditorium
    Time: 7 p.m.
    What: John Fogerty stops by the Fillmore.
    Cost: Tickets are $62.50 for general admission. Buy tickets through Ticketmaster.

  • America's Got Talent Live
    Dates: Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013
    Location: Paramount Theatre
    Time: 7:30 p.m.
    What: America's Got Talent brings the television show to live audiences.
    Cost: Tickets are $29 - $45. Buy tickets through Ticketmaster.

  • Moody Blues
    Date: Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013
    Location: Bellco Theatre,
    Time: 8 p.m.
    What: Get in the mood with the Moody Blues in Denver.
    Cost: Tickets are $49.50 - $69.50. Buy tickets through Ticketmaster.

  • Bonnie Raitt
    Date: Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013
    Location: Bellco Theatre,
    Time: 8 p.m.
    What: Folk legend Bonnie Raitt visits the Mile High City.
    Cost: Tickets are $40 - $99. Buy tickets through Ticketmaster.

  • Margaret Cho
    Dates: Friday, Oct. 18, 2013
    Location: Paramount Theatre
    Time: 8 p.m.
    What: Comedian Margaret Cho entertains the Mile High City.
    Cost: Tickets are $29.50 - $49.50. Buy tickets through Ticketmaster.

  • PINK
    Date: Friday, Oct. 18, 2013
    Location: Pepsi Center
    Time: 8 p.m.
    What: PINK visits the Mile High City for one night.
    Cost: Tickets are sold out.

  • The Ultimate Doo-Wop Show
    Dates: Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013
    Location: Paramount Theatre
    Time: 8 p.m.
    What: Relive the doo-wop era with Jay Siegel's Tokens and other bands.
    Cost: Tickets are $61 - $71. Buy tickets through Ticketmaster.

  • "Book of Mormon" Opening Night
    Dates: Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013
    Location: Buell Theatre
    Time: 7:30 p.m. What: The touring Broadway musical from the creators of "South Park" returns to the Mile High City.
    Cost: Tickets are $45 - $145.
    Contact: 303-893-4100

  • Jimmy Buffett
    Date: Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013
    Location: Pepsi Center
    Time: 8 p.m.
    What: It's 5 o'clock somewhere in Mile High City.
    Cost: Tickets are $39.50 - $139. Buy tickets through Ticketmaster.

  • Straight No Chaser
    Date: Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013
    Location: Ellie Caulkins Opera House
    Time: 8 p.m.
    What: The a capella group visits the Mile High City.
    Cost: Tickets are $29.50 - $49.50. Buy tickets through Ticketmaster.

  • Denver Broncos vs. Washington Redskins
    Date: Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013
    Location: Sports Authority Field
    Time: 2:25 p.m. Mountain Time FOX
    Tickets: Buy tickets through Ticketmaster. Resold tickets may also be available through TicketsNow.com
  • Halloween Spooktacular
    Date: Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013
    Location: Boettcher Concert Hall
    Time: 2:30 p.m.
    What: Bring the whole family in costume to a kid-friendly concert by the Colorado Symphony Orchestra.
    Cost: Tickets are $13 for children or $25 for adults.
    Contact: 303-MAESTRO

  • Karl Denson's Tiny Universe
    Date: Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013
    Location: Fillmore Auditorium
    Time: 7 p.m.
    What: Expand your musical universe at the Fillmore.
    Cost: Tickets are $29 for general admission. Buy tickets through Ticketmaster.

  • Happy Halloween
    Date: Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013
    What: Denver celebrates the witching hour with haunted houses and more.

    Ongoing Events:

    • Catalyst: Colorado Sculpture
      Date: Continues through 2014
      Location: Denver Botanic Gardens
      What: Sculptures by Colorado artists are on display.
      Cost: Admission to the Denver Botanic Gardens is $12.50 for adults, $9.50 for seniors and $9 for students and youth.
      Contact: 720-865-3500
      More: Catalyst Photos
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