Think you've got what it takes to budtend? Find out at the Hemp and Cannabis Career Fair.
Think you've got what it takes to budtend? Find out at the Hemp and Cannabis Career Fair.
Scott Lentz

Cannabis Calendar: Get Fit, Get Lit, Get a Job!

Summer is over in Denver, but the cannabis calendar continues to heat up. This week you can get fit, get lit, maybe even get a job...and if you want to plan ahead, keep reading for some big events in October.

Finding Health Conference
Through Monday, September 25
Denver Marriott South at Park Meadows
10345 Park Meadows Drive, Lone Tree

The Finding Health Conference, which explores the connection between medical cannabis and disabilities, runs through Monday, September 25, at the Denver Marriott South at Park Meadows in Lone Tree. The conference focuses on medical cannabis and explores emerging technologies in the field. Regular admission is $250, but there are a variety of promo codes (as well as event information) available here.

Sensi Night
Wednesday, September 27
Exdo Event Center
1399 35th Street

Sensi magazine will hold its next Sensi Night on Wednesday, September 27, from 7 p.m. to midnight at the Exdo Event Center. The networking event will feature vendors and representatives from dozens of pot brands; admission is free, but registration is required (21+).

Ellementa Monthly Meeting
Tuesday, September 26
Urban-Gro
1751 Panorama Point, Lafayette

Denver's women-only cannabis support group, Ellementa, will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 26, at Urban-Gro in Lafayette from 6:30 to 9 p.m. This round of talks, titled "The Personal and the Professional," will focus on how women in the cannabis industry juggle their personal and professional lives. Stillwater Brands founder Missy Bradley will be on hand to talk to members about her experiences founding a cannabis-infused company while raising a family. Tickets are $10 online and $20 at the door.

Light and Lit
Wednesday, September 27
Break the Stigma Fitness
9690 West 38th Avenue, Wheat Ridge

Pair cannabis and yoga with instructor Lucy Rose during Light and Lit, a pot-infused vinyasa yoga session at Break the Stigma Fitness in Wheat Ridge every Wednesday from September 27 to October 11. The sessions will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m.; tickets are $15 for Colorado residents and $20 for everyone else (21+).

Combining yoga and cannabis: That's no stretch.
Combining yoga and cannabis: That's no stretch.
Lindsey Bartlett

The Legend of 420 World Premiere
Saturday, September 30
Cultivated Synergy
2901 Walnut Street

Witness the world premiere of the Netflix documentary The Legend of 420 on Saturday, September 30, from 4:20 to 10 p.m. at Cultivated Synergy. The black-tie, green-carpet showcase will present the documentary — a fresh look at prohibitionist propaganda regarding cannabis and the plant's social progress — to those lucky enough to find golden tickets around town. Learn more about the movie and where to find tickets at the event's Facebook page.

Hempcrete Workshop
Saturday, September 30, through Thursday, October 5
Private residence in Park Hill

Learn about the wonders of hempcrete, a building material made from hemp hurd, lime and water, during the Lefthand Hemp workshop from Saturday, September 30, to Thursday, October 5. Known for its light weight, natural humidity control, carbon sequestering and fire, pest and mold resistance, hempcrete is slowly gaining steam around the country as laws against growing the plant relax. This six-day class will teach students how to make hempcrete and construct buildings with it, with the class helping erect a 16-by-20 foot building made from the material. Attending the entire course costs $650, but three-day passes are available for $375, and one-day passes are available for $150.

Keep reading for more events in October...

Cannabis Calendar: Get Fit, Get Lit, Get a Job!
Colorado Christian University

Cannabliss 2.0 Launch Event
Sunday, October 1
Peace of Mind Massage
1249 South Pearl Street

Peace of Mind Massage will host a free party to celebrate its new Cannabliss product line on Sunday, October 1, from 5 to 8 p.m. There will be free samples of the new products, which include CBD-infused salves and a mint lip fix, as well as mini-massages, catering from Hemp Way Foods and CBD-infused water from Ambary Gardens. Learn more here.

Mason Jar Seasonal Cannabis Pairing Dinner
Thursday, October 5
Private outdoor location in Lyons

Mason Jar Event Group is ringing in the fall with chef Jamey Fader at a private farm in Lyons during its next cannabis-pairing dinner on Thursday, October 5, from 6:30 to 10 p.m. As at previous gourmet collaborations between farm-to-table chefs and cannabis companies, each course will be accompanied by a select cannabis strain, edible or concentrate from a gift bag attendees buy before arriving. Tickets (21+) are purchased after a request for an invitation, which can be done here.

Cinebis Film Festival
Friday, October 6, to Monday, October 9
Herban Space
70 Broadway

The Cinebis Film Festival will use film to educate audiences about medical cannabis on Friday, October 6, through Monday, October 9, at Herban Space. On top of film screenings, the event will feature various speeches, roundtable talks and refreshment courses with filmmakers. Tickets range from $4.20 to $139 for different events and levels of access.

Mason Jar Event Group has set the standard for cannabis-infused dinners.
Mason Jar Event Group has set the standard for cannabis-infused dinners.
Jacqueline Collins

Marijuana Symposium
Friday, October 6
Colorado Christian University
8787 West Alameda Avenue, Lakewood

Colorado Christian University is hosting a symposium on legalized marijuana's effects on Colorado in October that will culminate in a lively debate between Colorado Christian University Vice President of Public Policy Jeff Hunt and cannabis attorney Rob Corry. Hunt, an opponent of legalized marijuana, has verbally sparred with Corry, a marijuana advocate, in the past over legalized pot's benefits and drawbacks, with Corry challenging him to a debate in May. And on Friday, October 6, it's finally going down after the symposium ends. The conference will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with various law enforcement, health and public-policy officials speaking on pot's impact in Colorado. Tickets are $15 each and include lunch.

Cannabis in Veterinary Medicine Symposium
Saturday, October 7
The Butterfly Pavilion
6252 West 104th Avenue, Westminster

Learn about how cannabis can help treat affliction for pets during the Cannabis in Veterinary Medicine Symposium on Saturday, October 7, at the Butterfly Pavilion in Westminster. Created for both pet owners and veterinary professionals, the symposium will feature a number of speakers from the pet-care industry as well as practical advice and research for attendees to explore. The conference for pet owners runs from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., while the professional talks will run from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Learn more about registration here.

The Hemp and Cannabis Career Fair
Saturday, October 7
Cultivated Synergy
2901 Walnut Street

Get your feet wet with the cannabis industry at the Hemp and Cannabis Career Fair on Saturday, October 7, from 12 to 4 p.m. at Cultivated Synergy. There will be representatives from dispensaries as well as ancillary, cultivation, extraction and hemp businesses to go over résumés and discuss potential job openings. Admission for those with an industry badge is $5, while general admission is $8 in advance and $10 at the door.

Cannabis Sustainability Symposium
Tuesday, October 17, and Wednesday, October 18
Embassy Suites Downtown
1420 Stout Street

Experts from across the country will speak on the cannabis industry's key environmental challenges including energy efficiency, water management and waste minimization during the Cannabis Sustainability Symposium on Tuesday, October 27, through Wednesday, October 18, at the Embassy Suites in downtown. Hosted by the Cannabis Certification Council, the seminars will educate attendees on the tools and techniques for efficient and safe cannabis production. The event is hosted by the Organic Cannabis Association with support from Denver Environmental Health and sponsorship by Denver Relief Consulting. Tickets start at $105, but there are discounts available for students and government workers.

Denver Marijuana Management Symposium
Thursday, October 19, and Friday, October 20
Embassy Suites Downtown
1420 Stout Street

For the third consecutive year, Denver is hosting a gathering of regulators and officials who'll share ideas and best practices about the regulation of legal marijuana. Find out more here.

For more events around town, see the Westword calendar; send information about cannabis-related events to marijuana@westword.com.

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