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Denver Weekend Rundown: Nov. 21-23

Looking for things to do in Denver this weekend? The RedPeak staff has your back.

Here’s a list of our top event picks for November 21-23.

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Friday

Denver Christkindl Market This marketplace features vendors from Germany and other countries, as well as local artisans, whose merchandise includes traditional hand-carved figurines and handmade candles and ornaments. Sip on gluhwein (hot, spiced wine) and listen to traditional Christmas carols and live German music while you shop! The market is held at Skyline Park now through Tuesday, December 23. Admission is free. 

Saturday

Christmas Belles Catch the regional premiere of this comedy —about three sisters in Fayro, Texas who aren’t exactly in a festive mood— at Spotlight Theatre Company now through Saturday, December 20. The show was written by Jesse Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten— the same playwrights behind Spotlight’s hit “Dearly Departed.” Tickets are $19-$21. Buy them online HERE or call (720) 880-8727. 

Drawn to Action: Posters from the AIGA Design Archives Culled from the AIGA archives at the Denver Art Museum, the 33 posters in this exhibition demonstrate the inventive techniques designers use to provoke action. On view at DAM through January 18, 2015, the show invites viewers to discover how design can be an extraordinary tool for change and to consider how their own opinions on a range of issues. The cost to see the show is included in general admission. 

Sugar Plum Bazaar Held at the McNichols Building, this year’s market features more than 80 pop-up shops! Expect made-in-Colorado holiday decor, clothing and jewelry, as well as vintage furniture. The fun also includes food trucks and a cash bar! Suggested donations of $5-$10 will benefit the Colorado Ballet’s outreach programs.

Sunday

Cowtown Comics Fest Held at Morey Middle School Gymnasium from 11 a.m.-6 p.m., this fest features some of the best comics creators in the region. John Porcellino fans: The man himself will be on hand to sign his new book, “The Hospital Suite.” Plus, he’ll answer your burning questions at a Q&A following the screening of a new documentary about him called  “Root Hog or Die.” Admission to the fest is free.

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