Cannabis Calendar: Marijuana Events In Denver October 17-22 (and Beyond)

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Our cannabis calendar is full of events this week that should help prepare you for some big things to come at the end of October. Keep reading for the details:

Cannabis Society's Toasty Tuesday
Tuesday, October 18
Join cannabis advocates and professionals at the launch of the first Toasty Tuesday West of New York City from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, October 18, on the Fire terrace bar of the ART Hotel — at the same time similar events are occurring in Boston and Denver. The free event is 21+ only, and it's a non-consumption event, so leave your weed at home — but bring your business cards. 

National Cannabis Industry Association's Cannabis Caucus
Thursday, October 20

On Thursday, October 20, Boulder's ever-growing group of cannabis-industry professionals will meet to make connections, talk trends and receive national and state-specific policy updates. The event is free for members; you'll get the exact time and location after you register.

2017 Connoisseur Cup Qualifier 
Friday, October 21, through Saturday, October 22
The Cannabis Connoisseur's Coalition is hosting the 2017 Connoisseur Cup Qualifier. From Friday, October 21, through Saturday, October 22, bring your flower, concentrates and edibles to be judged at the Speak Easy Vape Lounge and Cannabis Club in Colorado Springs. Tickets are $20 to $50, and each entry is an additional $10.

Wild 'n Free Gala and Art Auction
Saturday, October 22

Enjoy nature-inspired works by leading artists, local food and drink, and dialogue about the marijuana industry at the Rembrandt Yard Art Gallery and Event Center from 6 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, October 22. Buffalo Field Campaign’s efforts to protect the wild, free-roaming bison of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem will be the focus of this event hosted by the Cannabis Coalition for the Arts; tickets are $85 per person and $150 per couple.

Keep reading for upcoming events.

Cannabis Sustainability Symposium
Wednesday, October 26

The Organic Cannabis Association (OCA) will host the first Cannabis Sustainability Symposium with speakers, demonstrations and vendors; the event will be keynoted by leading alternative farmer and inspirational speaker Joel Salatin. Find out more at cannabissustainability.org.

2016 Denver Marijuana Management Symposium
Thursday, October 27, through Friday, October 28

For the second consecutive year, the City and County of Denver will host a two-day conference for anyone who is, or will be, responsible for implementing marijuana policies and regulations at the local and state levels. The 2016 Denver Marijuana Management Symposium will run October 27 through October 28 at the Colorado Convention Center. An optional marijuana industry tour for symposium participants will take place on October 26. Find more information at DMMS2016.org.

CannaGrow Expo
Saturday, October 29, through Sunday, October 30

This two-day educational expo at the Crowne Plaza Denver Airport Hotel and Convention Center is dedicated to the art and science of growing cannabis; cannabis growers, grow managers, dispensary owners and grow enthusiasts will be able to explore the latest cannabis cultivation technology, tools and techniques. Find out more here.

Marijuana for Medical Professionals 2016
November 14-16 
Learn from top cannabis researchers. Get all the details here.

Know of an event that should be included here? Send it to marijuana@westword.com.

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