Music, munchies, culture, and beautiful architecture abound in Capitol Hill Denver, arguably one of the older, more stately neighborhoods in our fair city. Look for these interesting Denver events in Capitol Hill this February.
Fruition at the Ogden Theater | Feb. 2, 3
Portland-based band Fruition will be entertaining crowds at The Ogden Theater in early February with their string-infused brand of roots-indie-bluegrass fare. Love mandolin? Then this show is guaranteed to have your toes tapping. Special guest Rayland Baxter will join in.
Location: Ogden Theatre, 935 East Colfax Ave.
Date: Friday, Feb. 2, 9 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 3, 9 p.m.
Reverend Horton Heat at the Bluebird Theater | Feb. 3, 4
The undisputed kings of rockabilly blues, Jim Heath and his iconic band, Reverend Horton Heat, will be performing two nights at the historic Bluebird Theater this month with special guest artists Voodoo Glow Skulls, Igor, and the Red Elvises. If you love music, you MUST see them live! Period.
Location: Bluebird Theater, 3317 East Colfax Ave
Dates: Saturday, Feb. 3, 9 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 4, 8 p.m.
Valentine’s Tour and Tea at the Byers-Evans House | Feb. 10
Delight in a proper three-course tea at the historic Byers-Evans House Museum. Fruit, scones, muffins, tea sandwiches and handmade pastries accompany your piping hot tea. A guided tour of the museum will whet your appetite.
Location: Byers-Evans House, 1310 Bannock St
Dates: Saturday, Feb. 10, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Revel in a Romantic Night at Capitol Hill Mansion | Feb. 14
Looking for the perfect Valentine surprise within the Capitol Hill Denver area? Capitol Hill Mansion Bed and Breakfast offers their “Crazy in Love Romance Package” for your consideration. Chocolate and champagne will be waiting in the room of your choice, while an organic gourmet breakfast prepared by chef/owner Carl Schmidt will be enjoyed the next morning. Blueberry French toast dripping with syrup and candied almonds or a fluffy 4 cheese souffle are among the offerings — pair with freshly ground coffee or a mimosa.
Location: Capitol Hill Mansion, 1207 North Pennsylvania St.
Thirsty Thursdays Speakeasy Night | Feb. 15
Revel in a Thirsty Thursdays Speakeasy Night at the Molly Brown House this month. A Moulin Rouge theme, “Scandal, Mystery, and Love for Sale,” will bring you back to the turn of the 20th century for a bawdy, bohemian look at life during the time of Molly Brown. Savor signature cocktails and treats while dancing the can-can and chatting up Toulouse-Lautrec himself.
Location: Molly Brown House Museum, 1340 Pennsylvania St.
Date: Thursday, Feb. 15, 6-8 p.m.
Free Prenatal Yoga Class at the Corner Beet | Feb. 17
We all know yoga is beneficial to mind and body, but it’s just as important for expecting mothers to relax and become more aware of their bodies and breathing. Why not try out a 9 Moons Prenatal Yoga Class at the Corner Beet – it’s free! Afterward, enjoy a healthy breakfast and comfy commiseration with other expecting moms. Make your reservation now, and bring your own mat.
Location: The Corner Beet, 1401 Ogden St.
Date: Saturday, Feb. 17, 8-9 a.m.
Pianist Daniel Hsu at St. John’s Cathedral | Feb. 23
Depicted by the Philadelphia Inquirer as a “poet…[with] an expressive edge to his playing that charms, questions, and coaxes,” award-winning young pianist Daniel Hsu will inspire and soothe you with his playing at the exquisite St. John’s Cathedral.
Location: St. John’s Cathedral, 1350 Washington St.
Date: Friday, Feb. 23, 7:30 p.m.
Govnr’s Park Tavern | Weekly Fun
One of our favorite local hangouts in Capitol Hill Denver, Govnr’s Park Tavern provides not only liberal libations and tasty bar eats, but fun weekly events. Need something to do on an average Tuesday? They’ve got you covered!
- Monday – Kids eat free and all day happy hour
- Tuesday – Tacos and Poker
- Wednesday – Team Trivia night
- Friday – Denver’s best Happy Hour
- Sunday – 10 p.m. – close is SIN Sunday, bar caters to service industry workers
Location: Govnr’s Park Tavern, 672 Logan St.
Hours: Monday – Saturday, 11 a.m. – 2 a.m., Sunday 10 a.m. – 2 a.m.