The days are getting shorter, but the list of Colorado's cannabis events continues to grow. Learn how to grow cannabis in some of the cleanest ways possible during a trip to Pot Zero's biodynamic pot farm in Eagle County, or take a pot-infused hike with CannaVenture as the group ends its 2018 season. There are plenty of smokin' events on our calendar.
Psychotherapy and Psychedelics
Tuesday, September 18, 7 to 9 p.m.
2345 Seventh Street
Learn about how subconscious patterns are running your life with Dr. Jen Fiser, clinical director of psychedelic therapy and depression treatment facility Innate Path. Dr. Fiser will discuss new research and practices in psychotherapy, and the use of psychedelics (cannabis and ketamine) in such therapy. Tickets, $15, are available at eventbrite.com.
Denver Women of Cannabis
Thursday, September 20, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
3835 Elm Street
This group of women cannabis entrepreneurs (and men who support them) will hold its next meeting at Nuvolution's new digs in north Denver, and the organization is bringing out some big names to join the party. Cannabis lobbyist Cindy Sovine and Colorado Senate candidate Phil Kelley will join the group to speak about pot policy and chat with attendees after a networking and refreshment session. Attendance is free, but sponsorship and donation options are available. Learn more at eventbrite.com.
Nuvolution Lunch & Learn
Friday, September 21, noon to 2 p.m.
3835 Elm Street
Learn about cannabis and community-minded nonprofits and sustainable businesses during a Nuvolution Lunch & Learn session. The nonprofit incubator recently opened its new headquarters in north Denver, and it's ready to spread the knowledge with a networking lunch and discussion session. The lunch is free to attend, but donations are encouraged. Learn more at eventbrite.com.
Cannabis Elevation Evening
Saturday, September 22, 7 p.m.
Cherry Creek North location shared upon registration
Join experienced mediator and spiritual healer Becca Williams in her private residence to talk and learn about the best meditation practices and spiritual exploration. Guests will learn how different cannabis strains, amounts and ingestion methods can affect their meditative experiences; cannabis consumption is allowed but not mandatory. Tickets (21+) are $30.
Outdoor Sustainable Cannabis Farm Tour
September 22, 23, 29 and 30
Colorado Cannabis Tours
1101 East Bayaud Avenue
Cannabis tourism company Colorado Cannabis Tours is offering a unique trip during the month of September, inviting guests to explore the bio-dynamic cannabis farm owned by Pot Zero, a commercial pot grow in Eagle County. Guests will meet Pot Zero owners Rob and Linda Trotter, and learn how their cattle, mountain spring water, high concentration of UV rays and other factors all contribute to a sustainable and organic cannabis cultivation. The tour will start at the CCT headquarters in Denver; guests will be taken to and from the Pot Zero ranch. Tickets are $129 per person (21+).
CannaVenture Hike — Raccoon Loop
Sunday, September 23, 3 p.m.
Golden Gate Canyon State Park
Pot-infused outdoors group CannaVenture is still going strong as summer closes down, holding its final free hike at the Raccoon Loop in Golden Gate Canyon State Park. The 3.3-mile trail is known for its forests and elevated views, with a private cabin along the route and a trail leading back to Reverends Ridge Campground. Cannabis consumption is at hikers' own risk, as it is banned on public land. Learn more at CannaVenture's website.
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Start-Up Success Through Cannabis
Tuesday, September 25, 4 to 6 p.m.
2901 Walnut Street
Cultivated Synergy, CanopyBoulder and CannaTech Denver are teaming up to host two hours of startup talk for budding entrepreneurs. The free event will focus startup opportunities in the green rush, with presentations from Canopy and CannaTech executives. Learn more on Picatic.
Ellementa Monthly Meeting: Women, Cannabis and Mental Health
Thursday, September 27, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
3835 Elm Street
Women-only cannabis group Ellementa will center its next monthly meeting on how cannabis can impact a woman's mental health, discussing common misconceptions and the stigmas surrounding both mental health and the plant. This meetup will be held at cannabis nonprofit Nuvolution's new digs in north Denver, with more speakers to be announced. Tickets (21+) are $20 now and $25 at the door.
Doubles Disc Golf Tournament
Saturday, September 29, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Wondervu Disc Golf Course
136 Camp Eden Road, Golden
CannaVenture's final hiking trip of the year is on September 23, but the group isn't done getting tokers outside just yet. Its fall disc golf tournament will close out the CannaVenture calendar for 2018, and it sounds like a blast. The doubles tournament is $80 per team, with fifty teams competing. Players and attendees (21+) are allowed to freely consume cannabis and will be provided with smoking and vaping utensils, but they must BYOC. Learn more on its Facebook event page.
Karaoke Brunch Party Bus
Saturday, September 29, 10 a.m.
Euflora 3D Cannabis Center
4305 Brighton Boulevard
Prefer your cannabis and karaoke session on wheels? Then hop aboard comedian Dick Black's Karaoke Brunch Party Bus Saturday morning rides in September. The rides start at Euflora 3D Cannabis at 10 a.m., where riders are free to purchase pot goodies for consumption on the private bus. The bus then stops at the Denver Biscuit Co. for brunch, the Coffee Joint for pot-infused fun, and a private party spot that will be shared with riders only before heading back to Euflora. Tickets (21+) are $50 each.
The Colorado Growers Cup
Friday, October 5, 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Speakeasy Vape Lounge and Cannabis Club
2508 East Bijou Street, Colorado Springs
Cannabis growers from across Colorado are invited to enter their best strains for consideration in the Colorado Growers Cup; organizers will celebrate the competition with a party full of music, food and the state's bombest buds. Judge passes start at $50, with VIP passes available for $150. Anyone interested in attending (21+) or competing can learn more on the event's Facebook page, or by calling 314-330-3364.
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Jason Margolies Cannabis Industry Golf Tournament
Friday, October 5, 8 a.m.
John F. Kennedy Golf Course
10500 East Hampden Avenue, Aurora
The cannabis industry is coming together to help one of its brothers, Jason Margolies of Green Dot Labs, who is currently battling cancer. On top of a full-day golf tournament, there will be putting, driving and chipping contests, as well as a hole-in-one competition that could net the winner $1 million, according to the event flier. Tickets to play are $150 per person, $500 for a four-player team, or you can attend the breakfast and lunch parties for $60. Proceeds will go toward Margolies's treatment.
Marijuana for Medical Professionals 2018
Sunday, October 14, through Tuesday, October 16
Denver Marriott Tech Center
4900 South Syracuse Street
One of Colorado's most comprehensive medical marijuana seminars for health-care professionals, this annual symposium will feature three days of lectures and discussion, cannabis product vendors, legal information for cannabis physicians, cannabis business tours and more. Tickets to the three-day conference range from $275 for one day to $595 for all three. Learn more about registration, the event agenda and lodging at the event's website.
Mile High Advocacy Symposium
Friday, October 19, 1 to 4 p.m.
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck
410 17th Street, #2200
Cannabis trade group Grassroots Professionals Network and powerhouse lobbying firm Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck will host a three-hour session about marijuana and healthcare industry lobbying, featuring a variety discussion panels, keynote speakers and product vendors to check out. Attendance is free.
2018 Cannabis Sustainability Symposium
Friday, October 26, 8 to 5 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center
650 15th Street
The Cannabis Sustainability Symposium is coming back to Denver, and it's never been bigger. Held annually by the Cannabis Sustainability Work Group, the daylong conference will focus on the pot industry’s key environmental challenges and best practices, including energy efficiency, water management and waste minimization. Tickets are $85 through August 30, after which they will go up to $105.
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