52 Sensational Saturdays: January Edition

We created a 2020 plan for 52 sensational Saturdays. Here in our monthly edition, we'll add more options. Now, get going on January and enter our giveaway!

Authored by Sydney Feldhaus

We created a 2020 plan for 52 sensational Saturdays. Here in our monthly edition, we’ll add more options. Now, get going on January—and be sure to tell us about YOUR sensational Saturday to enter the #52SaturdaysDLM Giveaway, details here. This quarter’s prize: a $300 gift certificate to Hapa Sushi!

JANUARY 4

You’ve decorated, you’ve celebrated, maybe you’ve even been inebriated. Now it’s time to put away the ornaments and lights, clean the house, and empty out a closet or two to make room for your new stuff. Take donations to your favorite local charity, cook up the recipe Carrie Baird created to beat Bobby Flay for a relaxing lunch, put your feet up, and start planning some of the 51 fun Saturdays ahead.

Other options today 

Jimmy Buffet’s Escape to Margaritaville: The Buell Theatre will be home to the classic hits of Jimmy Buffet, so be ready to sing along. It will be your own little slice of paradise for the winter season! Denvercenter.org

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt. 1: Don’t miss this classic tale played out by the Colorado Symphony. It’s the first part of the epic conclusion of the famed series, Harry Pottercoloradosymphony.org

JANUARY 11

image of skaterLayer up and lace up to enjoy one of only a few ice trails in the country, the Parker Ice Trail at Discovery Park. Bring your skates or rent some, glide to your heart’s content, and warm up with a steaming cup of cocoa (or one of the adult beverages featured in our December issue) while defrosting your toes near one of three fire pits scattered along the trail. parkerrec.com

Other options today

6th Annual Barrel-Aged Beer Festival: Head to LowDown Brewery to grab these tasty, unique beers. Multiple breweries from all over the city will be there as well, so be ready to try the barrel-aged goodness everyone has crafted up. Lowdownbrewery.com

Western Week: Over in Golden you’ll discover why it’s called “Where the West lives.” A once booming gold rush town is now a quaint city nestled against the Rocky Mountains, rich in history.www.visitgolden.com

Denver International Sportsmen’s Exposition: Calling all outdoor enthusiasts (sportsmen AND sportswomen), this massive expo is for you. Find activities, gear, tips, and adventures from experts at this expo that will house more than 500 companies. https://www.sportsexpos.com/

24th Annual Lafayette Oatmeal Festival and 5k: Start your new year off with healthy habits, and make your way to this family-oriented festival that includes a yummy oatmeal breakfast.
cityoflafayette.com

JANUARY 18

Give the winter doldrums a jolt with a night of dancing. Country and western lovers, see if you can find room on the floor at the Grizzly Rose, where Craig Morgan is set to perform tonight at 8:30. Grizzlyrose.com Or, if ballroom dancing is more your thing, hit the 5,280-square-foot Denver Turnverein dance floor for the Ballroom Dance Bash and Class tonight. Lessons at 7, dancing from 8 to 11, $15 for nonmembers. Denverturnverein.org

Other options today

Colorado Indian Market and Southwest Arts Fair: Come pay homage to Native American traditions, through an array of artwork and performance. dashevents.com

JANUARY 25

Photo courtesy of Visit Denver

It’s closing weekend for the Western Stock Show and Rodeo, so don your cowboy hat and boots and saunter on over to the National Western Complex for some lassoing and bull riding. If that’s not your thing, you might enjoy The Good, The Bad, and The Devine tonight at Dazzle, where Dave Devine’s septet interprets the spaghetti western scores of Ennio Morricone.

Other options today

Winter Brew Fest: Warm up this winter with some tasty brews from 40+ different breweries. Stroll around to live music, and even leave with a souvenir glass. eventbrite.com

Onesies Pub Crawl Denver: What better way to spend a Saturday than wandering around in a onesie with your friends, hopping from bar to bar? eventbrite.com

Ullr Music and Beer Festival: Head over to Golden for good tunes and even better beer and atmosphere for a winter community gathering. ullrgrass.com


Have fun this month, and don’t forget to enter the #52SaturdaysDLM Giveaway!