Fall is in the air, and you can find fun events all over Colorado. Denver is full of markets and festivals; the mountains have endless opportunities for leaf peeping and just enjoying the great outdoors. For our Fall Arts Guide, we gathered information on hundred of things to do across the state, and compiled them in chronological order. Take a look, and then get out there and enjoy!
Through February 3: Downtown Denver Ice Skating Rink: Bring your own skates and practice your triple axel for free at this outdoor rink now entering its tenth year. Free admission, skate rental $7-$9, Skyline Park, 15th and Arapahoe streets, 303-825-6787, downtowndenver.com.
Through January 30: DIA Ice Skating Rink: Got a few hours to kill before your flight? Of course you do. Strap on a pair of (free!) loaner skates and take to the ice. Denver International Airport Plaza, free, 8500 Peña Boulevard, flydenver.com.
November 23: Ira Glass: Seven Things I've Learned: The host of This American Life has a face for radio and the stage in this live show. 8 p.m., $20 and up, Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Place, 303-623-0106, paramountdenver.com.
November 29-January 3: Blossoms of Light: No matter how hard your neighbors try, their holiday lights will never beat the Gardens' annual display. 5-9 p.m., Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York Street, 720-865-3500, botanicgardens.org.
November 30-December 1: Horseshoe Market: Shop vintage and artisan finds finds along with local food and drink. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., $5, Highlands Masonic Temple, 3550 Federal Boulevard, horseshoemarket.com.
December 7-8: Snowcats Cat Convention: There will be music. There will be art. There will be....cats? 11 a.m.-5 p.m., $10-$15, The Cable Center, 2000 South Buchtel Avenue, snowcatscon.com.
December 12: Nick Offerman: All Rise: Famed puzzler, comedian and one-half of Hollywood's most winning couple dances his way across the stage in his solo show. 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., $49.50 and up, Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Place, 303-623-0106, paramountdenver.com.
The deadline is past for these listings, which were compiled for our Fall Arts Guide. But we highlight hundreds of events every week on westword.com; send information on upcoming dates, including theatrical performances, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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