Here comes Thanksgiving, whether y'all are ready or not. Don't plan on sitting on the couch in your post-dinner haze for too long, though. There is plenty of awesome Dentoning going on this week, so here’s our top #DEN10 event picks for you to check out. Now go get your Thanksgiving on!
THURSDAY, November 23rd
Downtown Denton Turkey Trot | 324 E McKinney St. | 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Join the Denton Area Running Club on Thanksgiving morning for the 3rd Annual Downtown Denton Turkey Trot Run/Walk and Kid’s Gobble Wobble. It’s a fun family-friendly 5k route that goes through the beautiful Texas Woman’s University campus and around the historic Downtown Denton Courthouse Square! Proceeds benefit the Denton Community Food Center.
Keep Denton Warm | Game Changers | 5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
After you’ve had your fill of turkey, clean out your closets and donate winter wear to Our Daily Bread to help Keep Denton Warm.
Glittersgiving | Andy’s Bar | 7:00 PM - 2:00 AM
It’s Glitterbomb’s big gay Thanksgiving pot luck dinner with games, music, and dancing along with movies like “To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything, Julie Newmar.”
FRIDAY, November 24th
BM Comedy Show | Bearded Monk | 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Go see these amazing I-can’t-believe-they’re-just-talking-into-microphones comics as they test drive some of their zany material while you sip a craft beer. It’s also a choice spot to land after the Denton Bike Friday Night Social Ride.
SATURDAY, November 25th
Holiday Market | Denton Historic Park | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Denton Community Market hosts this annual Holiday Market with extended hours for the last market day of the season! There will be Holiday music all day, a Holiday scavenger hunt, special activities, and SANTA CLAUS! Come out for Small Business Saturday and Shop Local for the Holidays!
Bees Beards & Brews | Denton County Brewing Co. | 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
The Second Annual fundraising event features all the above as well as live music, an art auction, a rowdy beard contest, cuts by Bearded Lady, Facepaint and Seed Bombs by Rowdy BEEs, live screen printing by MeatPaw studios, cars by BOYD customs and a wicked Raffle
with dope prizes!!! Skateboards are welcome, All proceeds go towards the Community Garden at DCBC!!!
Rockabilly Skate Night | Lone Star Indoor Sports Center | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Roller Skating with the Rockabilly sound of Tristan Thorndyke’s Rock N Roll Cannibals is a heckuva fun way to spend a Saturday night, admission is just $10 per person (6 & under free) with skate rental included!
A Magical Evening with Ritchy Flo & Friends | Andy’s Bar | 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Three of Denton's most talented magicians will astonish and amaze with illusionary feats to delight and confound your senses. We could all use a little more magic in our lives, right?
SUNDAY, November 26th
The Back Yard Market | Eastside | 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Come celebrate the end of another fantastic season of the "Arts and Craft Beer" Backyard Market at Eastside. Shop local and stock up on holiday gifts for loved ones. Support your neighborhood makers and artisans with unique, handmade goods! As always, Eastside will have specialty Sunday mimosas!
TUESDAY, November 28th
Nerd Nite 20 | Bearded Monk | 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Denton’s monthly nerdfest is back with new talks and topics to engage and entertain in this “Thanksgiving Hangover” special!
As always, holla in the comments if you have a fave to add, but be sure to tag your pretty Instagram pics with #WDDI so maybe you make the cut on Monday’s glorious “What We Did” review.