The International Church of Cannabis will host its second yearly holiday market featuring local vendors.EXPAND
The International Church of Cannabis will host its second yearly holiday market featuring local vendors.
Jacqueline Collins

Cannabis Calendar: Holiday Ganja Gift Markets

While this week may be light on cannabis events, there's no shortage of pot-related fun to be had. Try out Denver's best strains for Thanksgiving, or make your own pipes out of autumn fruits and vegetables. The calendar loads up soon, though, with cannabis holiday markets, the Cannabis Business Awards and more taking place in December. Learn more below.

Immunity Boost 101
Tuesday, November 27, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Spectra Art Space
1836 South Broadway

Herbalist Holly Hoops teaches a class on brewing fire cider, a decades-old beverage that boosts immunity, just in time for cold and flu season. Hoops will detail the brew's ingredients, as well as the potential effects of CBD, which she'll add to it. Tickets, $40, include ingredients; bring a 16-ounce or larger glass jar with a secure lid. Learn more on Eventbrite.

Ellementa Colorado Springs Meeting
Wednesday, November 28, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Studio A64
332 East Colorado Avenue, Colorado Springs

Women's cannabis group Ellementa now has a chapter in Colorado Springs. The group's next monthly meeting will take place at consumption-friendly Studio A64, where attendees will discuss cannabis and women's mental health with experts on the subject. Attendance (21+) is $10 in advance and $20 at the door.

Medicate and Meditate
Wednesday, November 28, 6:45 to 8:30 p.m.
Workability Uptown
1576 Sherman Street

Cannabis vaporizer brand Gofire and hemp supplement manufacturer Acanum team up with local yoga instructor Adria Such for a night of yoga and relaxation. Prior to the yoga session, guests can learn about CBD products and test out GoFire's cannabis oil vaporizer, which isn't on the market yet. Tickets (21+) are $12.

RiNo Holiday Market
Saturday, December 1, and Sunday, December 2
Tetra 9 Private Lounge
3039 Walnut Street

Need some heady gifts to hand out for the holidays? Check out a variety of hemp and CBD products at Tetra 9's holiday market. Vendors of over a dozen brands, including The Clear and Grassroots Colorado, will showcase their goods at the private pot club. Registration (21+) required in advance; learn more on Eventbrite.

Aspen High Summit
Sunday, December 2, to Wednesday, December 5
Limelight Hotel
355 South Monarch Street, Aspen

Embark on a four-day journey with "thought leaders and disrupters" in the music and cannabis fields at the Aspen High Summit. Held annually in Aspen and sponsored by the Arcview Group, this intimate powwow will focus on industry issues, best practices and other discussions relevant to creative and economic growth — with a little time on the slopes in between. Registration is $1,150, but includes lift tickets.

2018 Cannabis Business Awards
Wednesday, December 5, 6 to 11 p.m.
Hilton Denver City Center
1701 California Street

Clover Leaf University holds its annual Cannabis Business Awards show every December, celebrating Colorado's cannabis-industry participants and advocates of the plant. The night of drinks, music and nice clothes will honor CBA nominees and winners as the industry prepares for a new year of regulations, losses and triumphs. Tickets are $125 now and $150 at the door.

Canna Christmas Market
Saturday, December 15, 2 to 6 p.m.
International Church of Cannabis
400 South Logan Street

Buy holiday gifts for your friends and loved ones while checking out some seriously sweet street art at the International Church of Cannabis's second annual holiday market. Peruse glassware, hemp and CBD products, clothing, art, healing oils and more from local vendors and small businesses. While you're there, take in the surrounding murals by Okuda San Miguel and Kenny Scharf. Tickets (18+) are $5 each.

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