Cannabist calendar: 50-plus events for October 2014

Spend the autumn month getting together with stony friends to watch Sunday football, chuckle at comedy shows, go for the gold at the Canna-lympics, camp overnight on a hemp farm or kick it with Snoop Dogg at the Gypsy Jane Festival.

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Oct. 1: Offensively Delicious! The unofficial kickoff party of the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) featuring unlimited beer tastings from 10 breweries and stand-up comedy by Nikki Glaser, Adam Cayton-Holland, Andy Juett and Jordan Doll. $40-$45. 6-10 p.m. The Oriental Theater, 4335 West 44th Ave., Denver. Click here for details

Oct. 1: Werewolf Radar Picture Show. Watch monster “B” movies and cult classics. This month’s movie is “The Valley of Gwangi,” a film about cowboys finding a lost valley of dinosaurs.  $3.  8 p.m. Roostercat Coffeehouse 1045 Lincoln St., Denver. Click here for details 

Oct. 1: Medicated Popcorn and Hot Cocoa Social. $5. 8-9 p.m. iBake, 6125 Washington St., Denver. Click here for details

Oct. 1: Too Much Fun. The Fine Gentleman’s Club, comedians Chris Charpentier, Nathan Lund, Sam Tallent, and Bobby Crane bring comedic talent every Wednesday. Free. 10:30 p.m.  Deerpile, 206 E. 13th St., Denver. Click here for details

Oct. 1: Liberty Lounge. Every Wednesday enjoy jazz music in the canna lounge. Fireplace, ambient beats and free Wi-Fi. $5. Noon-midnight. Studio A64 332 E. Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs.  Click here for details

Oct. 2: Brent Gill’s News Cruise. Comedians riffing on the political, celebrity and local headlines of the week. A mashup of talk-show roundtable and news, this month features Sam Tallent, Deacon Gray, Janae Burris, and Chris Charpentier.   Free. 8 p.m.  Voodoo Comedy Playhouse, 1260 22nd St., Denver. Click here for details

Oct. 2: Cocktail Hour at Grow Big Supply.  DJs, go-go dancers, catered barbecue and free drinks every Thursday evening in October. Free. 5 p.m.-10 p.m. 4501 Wynkoop St., Denver. Click here for details

Oct. 3-5: Gypsy Jane Festival. Carnival, car show, fortune teller and live performances by Snoop Dogg, French Montoya, Too $hort, Warren G and others. $45-$190. Friday 4 p.m.-midnight; Sat. 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Denver Merchandise Mart, 451 E. 58th Ave., Denver. Click here for details 

Oct. 3: Puff, Pass Paint at the Adagio. Join artist Heidi Keyes for a creative evening painting class outdoors on the Adagio Bud Breakfast patio. $59-$79. 6-8 p.m.  1430 Race St. Denver Click here for details 

Oct. 3: Comics Against Civility. A comedy game show where audience members win prizes by submitting questions and fill-in-the-blanks to the contestants.  Free. 7 p.m. Armoury, 2048 Larimer St., Denver. Click here for details 

Oct. 3: Governor Jack Watches You Sleep. Comedy troupe, Governor Jack interviews a nationally recognized improviser and then improvises scenes based on interview answers. This month’s guest is Dylan Rhode of The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and LA Improv Festival. $8 in advance, $10 at the door. 8 p.m.  Voodoo Comedy Playhouse, 1260 22nd St., Denver. Click here for details

Oct. 4: Puff Pass Paint. Landscape painter Heidi Keyes hosts 420-friendly painting classes in her home studio. 9 students maximum per class. $50. 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Click here for details

Oct. 5: Football. Watch football games all day in the VIP lounge. $5. Starts at noon. iBake 6125 Washington St., Denver. Click here for details

Oct. 4-5: Hemp Awards and Festival. Hemp food, hemp education, and awards to Most Supportive County DA/Law enforcement, Biggest Stalk and Miss and Mr. Greenest Thumb. Overnight camping available. $15-$50. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Boulder County hemp farm. Click here for more details 

Oct. 5: Boulder Comedy Show.  Weekly showcase featuring comedians from across the country. Free. 7 p.m. Bohemian Biergarten, 2017 13th St., Boulder. Click here for details 


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Oct. 6: Sexpot Comedy Open Mic Comedy Night.  SexPot Comedy presents open mic stand-up on Monday nights. Free. 8 p.m. Voodoo Comedy Playhouse, 1260 22nd St., Denver. Click here for details

Oct. 7: Tasty Tuesday Member potluck every Tuesday. $4.20. 4 p.m. Three Kings Dab Supply  12390 W. 44th Ave. Wheat Ridge.  Click here for details 

Oct. 8: Too Much Fun. The Fine Gentleman’s Club, comedians Chris Charpentier, Nathan Lund, Sam Tallent, and Bobby Crane bring comedic talent every Wednesday. Free. 10:30 p.m.  Deerpile, 206 E. 13th St., Denver. Click here for details

Oct. 8: Liberty Lounge Every Wednesday enjoy jazz music in the canna lounge. Fireplace, ambient beats and free wifi. $5. noon-midnight. Studio A64 332 E. Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs.  Click here for details

Oct. 9: Cocktail Hour at Grow Big Supply.  DJs, go-go dancers, catered barbecue and free drinks every Thursday evening in October. Free. 5 p.m.-10 p.m. 4501 Wynkoop St., Denver. Click here for details

Oct. 10: Puff, Pass Paint at the Adagio. Join artist Heidi Keyes for a creative evening painting class outdoors on the Adagio Bud Breakfast patio. $59-$79. 6-8 p.m. 1430 Race St Denver. Click here for details 

Oct. 10: Grateful Dead Tribute. Tribute led by Heady Eddy. $5. 8 p.m. Speak Easy Vape Lounge. 2508 E. Bijou St., Colorado Springs. Click here for details

Oct. 11: Canna-lympics. Competitive contest categories Biggest Blunt, Fastest Joint, Oldest Stoner in the building, hot dog/wing eating contest and Michael Phelps Award.  $10-$25.  Starts at 4 p.m. Speak Easy Vape Lounge. 2508 E. Bijou St., Colorado Springs. Click here for details

Oct. 12: Boulder Comedy Show.  Weekly showcase featuring comedians from across the country. Free. 7 p.m. Bohemian Biergarten, 2017 13th St., Boulder. Click here for details 

Oct. 12: Meet and Greet. Medical marijuana card-holder social hosted by AJ Hashman. $10. 6-11 p.m. Speak Easy Vape Lounge 2508 E. Bijou St., Colorado Springs. Click here for details

Oct. 12: Football. Watch football games all day in the VIP lounge. $5. Starts at noon. iBake, 6125 Washington St., Denver. Click here for details


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Oct. 13: Sexpot Comedy Open Mic Comedy Night.  SexPot Comedy presents open mic stand-up on Monday nights. Free. 8 p.m. Voodoo Comedy Playhouse, 1260 22nd St., DenverClick here for details

Oct. 14: Greater Than Social Club. Show starts with Kristin Rand, bands, Bud Bronson The Good Timers and Dirty Few and comics Stephen Agyei and Ian Douglas Terry. $5. 7 p.m. Lannie’s Clocktower Cabaret, 1601 Arapahoe St., Denver. Click here for details 

Oct. 14: Tasty Tuesday. Member potluck every Tuesday. $4.20. 4 p.m. Three Kings Dab Supply  12390 W. 44th Ave., Wheat Ridge.  Click here for details 

Oct. 15: Too Much Fun. The Fine Gentleman’s Club, comedians Chris Charpentier, Nathan Lund, Sam Tallent, and Bobby Crane bring comedic talent every Wednesday. Free. 10:30 p.m.  Deerpile, 206 E. 13th St., Denver. Click here for details

Oct. 15: Liberty Lounge Every Wednesday enjoy jazz music in the canna lounge. Fireplace, ambient beats and free wifi. $5. noon- midnight. Studio A64 332 E. Colorado Ave., Colorado Springs.  Click here for details

Oct. 15: Poker Night.  Poker night with your buds. $4.20. 4 p.m. Three Kings Dab Supply, 12390 W. 44th Ave., Wheat Ridge. Click here for details

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