Cannabis Calendar for the Week of September 9

Planning your schedule? We've got a rundown of all of the cannabis-related events taking place this week -- and beyond -- so you can jot them down in your datebook. Here's our roundup:

See also: Medical Marijuana Dispensary Review: The Green Solution in Denver

The Marijuana for Medical Professionals symposium starts Tuesday, September 9, and runs through Thursday, September 11; medical marijuana experts will be on hand to talk about the medical benefits of cannabis. Admission is $195 to $695, and it happens at the 1770 Sherman Street Event Complex, 1770 Sherman Street. Visit

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 Friday, September 12; Saturday, September 13; Sunday, September 14; Monday, September 22; Wednesday, September 24; Saturday, September 27; Sunday, September 28; and Monday, September 29. Each class runs from noon to 5 p.m. and costs between $99 and $249. Visit for more information.

Dr. Allen Bowling will speak about marijuana and neurological conditions at the Thriving with Neurological Conditions: Science, Sensitivity and Support event on Saturday, September 13. The event is hosted by the Colorado Neurological Institute and runs from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Grand Hyatt Denver, 1750 Welton Street. Admission is $40 per person or $70 for a couple. Visit for more information.

Try out for The Marijuana Show, a reality program billed as a combination of The Apprentice, American Idol and Shark Tank, on Saturday, September 13, or Sunday, September 14, at the Watering Bowl, 5411 Leetsdale Drive. E-mail [email protected] for information.

Next Tuesday, September 16, visit Mile High Station, 2027 West Colfax Avenue, for CannaSearch, a cannabis-related career fair featuring industry training and networking. Job-seekers can attend for free. It runs from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; visit for information.

Hit the Green with Walking Raven, a charity golf tournament, starts at 1:30 pm. at the Park Hill Golf Club, 4141 East 35th Avenue, on Sunday, September 21. Proceeds will benefit the Colorado Aids Project, and admission starts at $115 for a single. Call 720-327-5613 or e-mail [email protected].

Wellspring hosts an anniversary bash at Cervantes' Other Side, 2637 Welton Street, featuring YAMN, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, and Dean Ween and Glenn McLelland of Ween. It happens on Monday, September 22; call 303-297-1772 or visit

There's a bring-your-own-cannabis (BYOC) party in Grand Junction on Friday, September 26 --- the Canna-Ball, featuring a DJ, speakers and more. It starts at 7 p.m., and tickets are $20 to $25. Visit

Visit our marijuana events page to see even more pot-related happenings.

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Amber Taufen has been writing about people, places and things in Denver since 2005. She works as an editor, writer, and production and process guru out of her home office in the foothills.
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