Don't miss out on the fun in this week's Cannabis Calendar, with a pot-friendly camping adventure, weed-centric wrestling match and poker tournament, a cannabis art show and more. Learn more about this week's events and future happenings below.
21st Century Cannabis: PTSD
Monday, August 19, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
1576 Sherman Street
Post-traumatic stress disorder affects all demographics, but military veterans have become an unfortunate face of the affliction. A qualifying condition for medical marijuana in Colorado and several other states, PTSD is the center of the next 21st Century Cannabis chat. The monthly educational series will bring in former United States Air Force staff sergeant Morgan Sneed and other veteran and disability advocates to talk about alternative PTSD treatments and options, and where cannabis fits in — or not, depending on the patient. Register (21+) on Eventbrite.
Cannabis Sustainability Happy Hour
Tuesday, August 20, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Odell Brewing Company
2945 Larimer Street
Come for the beer and stay for the conversation during the next cannabis sustainability happy hour at Odell's RiNo taproom, hosted by the Cannabis Sustainability Work Group and the Cannabis Certification Council. Share and hear thoughts on environmentally sound business practices and smart, sustainable solutions to cultivation and waste management. Admission is free (21+) on Odell's rooftop deck.
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Cannabis in Congress With Congressman Ed Perlmutter
Thursday, August 22, 6:30 to 10 p.m.
2901 Walnut Street
CannaGather's monthly series of keynote and networking sessions brings Colorado Congressman Ed Perlmutter into the fold to talk and ask questions about cannabis reform in Congress, as well as his own efforts to legalize pot banking at the federal level. Tickets to attend (21+) are $25 in advance on Eventbrite, and $30 the day of the program. For more information, call Cultivated Synergy at 720-316-3541.
Thursday, August 22, 7 p.m.
6125 Washington Street
Hosted by private cannabis club iBake, this night will test your ability to hold ’em or fold ’em while your brain is in outer space from a dab. There must be at least five players, and buying in costs $10 per person. You must be an iBake member (21+) to attend, with one-day memberships available online or in person. Learn more by calling iBake at 720-328-2350.
CannaVenture Summer Campout
Friday, August 23, to Sunday, August 25
732 County Road 653, Rye
Check out the views in southern Colorado with other cannabis users at a private outdoor campground. Organized by CannaVenture, this pot-friendly excursion at the 360-acre Hummingbird Ranch includes hiking, campfire activities, cannabis-centric classes, live music and more. Learn more about what's in store at the CannaVenture website, and request an invite at email@example.com.
Higher Pro Wrestling
Friday, August 23, 7 to 10:30 p.m.
808 East 78th Avenue
Who's ready to rumble on reefer? Private cannabis club Studio 420 is bringing in the ring for Higher Pro Wrestling, a night of pot and pile drivers. For $15 ($20 the day of), you'll get a one-night membership to Studio 420, while $50 VIP tickets include ringside seating and a goodie bag. Learn more on Facebook, and call Studio 420 at 303-781-4642 for tickets (21+); you must bring your own cannabis for consumption.
Bgood Birthday Bash
Saturday, August 24, 2 to 9 p.m.
11450 Cherokee Street, Northglenn
It's Bgood's tenth birthday, and the dispensary chain wants to celebrate with you. Meet up with Bgood employees and loyalty members at the Northglenn warehouse for THC-infused beer Olympics, an art showcase, cannabis vendors, food, music, product specials, games, and a consumption bus parked nearby. You must be a Bgood member (21+) to attend; register and learn more on Bgood's website.
Estela de Colores Art Show
Saturday, August 24, to Sunday, August 25
The Coffee Joint
1130 Yuma Court
Check out the work of local artist Estela de Colores all weekend at the Coffee Joint, Denver's only licensed cannabis lounge. Visitors can vaporize cannabis or enjoy edibles while perusing de Colores's Eastern-inspired artwork, which will be for sale. Entry (21+) is $5, or free with a purchase at the dispensary next door. Learn more at the Coffee Joint's website.
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Ganja Yoga: Phish Dicks
Wednesday, August 28, 7:30 to 9 p.m.
2745 Welton Street
More than dicks are allowed at this cannabis-friendly yoga class, but nothing but Phish will be on the soundtrack. Bring your own pot to toke up before the class, and feel free to make a song request — as long as it's a Phish track. Tickets (21+) are $10 on Eventbrite, and include a yoga mat; no walk-ins will be allowed.
Tokeativity Social: Alice in Wonderland
Friday, August 30, 7 p.m.
Denver location shared upon registration
Women's cannabis group Tokeativity wants to take you down a rabbit hole during its next social get-together, giving the party an Alice in Wonderland theme while you puff with your friends. The first 25 women to register will get a gift at the door, and dressing up with Alice vibes is encouraged. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to request an invitation (21+); tickets are $20 at the Tokeativity website.
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