After picking up a signed copy of a new cannabis tome hitting the shelves, you'll be spoiled for choice when deciding what to do this weekend: Will it be the Gypsy Jane carnival or the Hemp Awards & Festival? Or maybe something else entirely? Keep reading and figure it out:
Author Michael Backes will discuss and sign his new book, Cannabis Pharmacy: The Practical Guide to Medical Marijuana, on Wednesday, October 1, at 7 p.m. at the Tattered Cover LoDo, 1628 16th Street. Visit tatteredcover.com or call 303-436-1070.
There's a weekend-long music and marijuana festival happening at the Denver Mart, 451 East 58th Avenue, called Gypsy Jane; it runs Friday, October 3, through Sunday, October 5. Visit gypsyjanefest.com for details.
The Hemp Awards & Festival, a party featuring food, drinks, samples, entertainment, contests and a lot more, is taking place at an undisclosed location in Boulder county this weekend, from Saturday, October 4, through Sunday, October 5. Visit growhempcolorado.com to learn more. The Grow School continues intensive one-day courses that will teach you everything you need to know about growing marijuana; the course includes a tour of a legal grow. The next classes are Saturday, October 4; Sunday, October 5; Saturday, October 11; Sunday, October 12; and beyond. Each class runs from noon to 5 p.m. and costs between $99 and $249. Visit thegrowschool.org for more information. The school is also launching a two-week online grow class that begins Tuesday, October 7.
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Get creative at Puff, Pass and Paint, where you can paint in an environment where consuming cannabis is encouraged and explore your creativity. Classes run from 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, October 4; Saturday, October 11; and beyond. Admission is $50. Visit puffpassandpaint.com to learn more.
And mark your calendars: The Infused Product and Extraction Symposium will be taking place October 14-15; it includes best practices, legislative discussions and more. Visit cannabisbusinesssummit.com/infused-products-symposium.
Find more cannabis-related events in our calendar listings.
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