Paint (and Rock a 'Fro) Like Bob Ross: This Week's Marijuana Events

Beloved television painter Bob Ross once said, "There's nothing wrong with having a tree as a friend." What type of tree he was referring to? Open to interpretation– but Heidi Keyes and her Puff, Pass and Paint Class have an interesting take in this week's Cannabis Calendar.

From 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 20, State Senator Irene Aguilar will discuss the Colorado Medical Board's draft guidelines for medical marijuana recommendations. Also featured will be The Scientist, a one-hour video on Raphael Mechoulam, Ph.D. The get-together will take place at the Marijuana Industry Group offices, 1700 Lincoln Street. It's free for members of Cannabis Clinicians Colorado, $15 for nonmembers. For more information, click here.

Clover Leaf University adds another course to its catalogue in its Cannabis Business Marketing 101 class, from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, October 20, at the CLU Campus. For $299, students will learn how to maximize their market share in a swelling industry with unique advertising barriers. Topics covered include pot advertising, customer service and sales improvement and public relations. 

On Tuesday, October 20, Green Labs will host Bend and Blaze — a free, 21+ yoga class with optional cannabis consumption — from 6 to 7:15 p.m. Participants must register on the Bend and Blaze eventbrite page.

Green Labs will also host one of its famed Sushi and Joint-Rolling classes  on Thursday, October 22, where you can learn how to roll up two different types of delectable fatties. The class is limited to twenty people, starts at 7 p.m. and costs $40 to attend. Find out more at the class's Dabble page. 21+

Puff, Pass and Paint will spotlight a special Bob Ross Class on Thursday, October 22, at 7 p.m. at 2087 South Grant Street. Local artist Heidi Keyes will teach an art class in honor of the super-chill, afro-rocking badass so many of us loved to watch paint waterfalls on Sunday mornings. All equipment is included in the $50 ticket cost, and although cannabis consumption (bring your own) is encouraged, it's not required. Check out the Puff, Pass and Paint website for more information. 21+

On Friday, October 23, Casselman's will host Potoberfest — a costume party and pot celebration featuring live music from 100 Shots, MonoVerde, Klassick, Inna Di Red, The Plates, Sentient Cement, Java Starr of The Coughe Brothaz and Dj Chris Diablo — from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. The concert is also host to a flower and extraction quality contest, and winners will be entered into The Connoisseur Cup. Tickets are $10. 18+

Colorado Creative Culture is throwing a cannabis costume party on Friday, October 23, from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. at City Hall. The party will be full of marijuana-inspired art, comedy, music and cannabis education. Enjoy some conversation, dance moves and CBD-infused beer with like-minded individuals (on one subject, anyways) for $10.

The Grow School will hold a Grow 101 class on Friday, October 23, and Sunday, October 25, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For $149, students will learn about growing laws, equipment, air circulation, fertilization and more; course registration includes an online textbook. The southeast Denver address of the class will be revealed upon registration. Check out the Grow School website for more information.

Terrapin Care Station on 33rd Avenue in Aurora offers free tours of its cultivation operation on Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. Each four-person tour is first come, first served, and lasts about thirty minutes. After a short introductory video, guests will go on a walking tour through the growing facility, where they'll learn how Terrapin pot products are manufactured from seed to sale. For those of you hoping to take a selfie during the tour for your Instagram page, sorry — no photos allowed. Learn more at the Terrapin website. 21+

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Thomas Mitchell has written about all things cannabis for Westword since 2014, covering sports, real estate and general news along the way for publications such as the Arizona Republic, Inman and Fox Sports. He's currently the cannabis editor for
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