Beth Bice of Charlotte, N.C., smokes a joint on the bus during a marijuana tour hosted by My 420 Tours in Denver on Dec. 6, 2014. (Denver Post file)

Cannabist Calendar: Festive weed events abound in dank December 2015

420-friendly happenings abound in Colorado this December - there are even Christmas lights tours in party buses

The holiday season is here! Gather your buds and roll around town for some fun during the holidays.  

Join iBake Denver for a field trip to see the downtown Denver tradition Parade of Lights, have dinner and cruise around town in a smoker-friendly bus with a comedian looking at tacky Christmas lights, make a hand-crafted gift at Puff Pass & Paint or laugh until you cry at the Sexpot Chris-mas show — with headlining comic Chris Gethard.

Find those 420-friendly events — and more than 40 others — in the lines below.

Happy Holidaze!

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Dec. 1: Uncalled Four: The Worst Bar Game. A comedy game show where audience members win prizes by submitting questions and fill-in-the-blanks to the comedian contestants. Hosted by (Cannabist pot critic) Jake Browne. Every Tuesday night at Armoury. Free. 8 p.m. 2048 Larimer St., Denver.  Click here for details

Dec. 2: Too Much Fun. The Fine Gentleman’s Club, with comedians Chris Charpentier, Nathan Lund, Sam Tallent and Bobby Crane bringing comedic talent every Wednesday. Free. 10:30 p.m. Deer Pile, 206 E. 13th St., Denver. Click here for details

Dec. 3: Cool Shit: A Comedy Show. Comedy show every Thursday night produced by Zach Reinert, Andrew Bueno and Ian Douglas Terry features stand-up, sketch and video elements. Free. 8 p.m. Mutiny Information Cafe, 2 S. Broadway, Denver. Click here for details

Dec. 3: Puff, Pass & Pottery.  Make a custom ashtray at this special edition 420-friendly pottery class with teacher Jessa Decker-Smith. All art supplies included. Twenty-five students maximum per class. $55-$63. 7-9 p.m. Puff, Pass & Paint Studio, 2087 S. Grant St., Denver. Click here for details

Dec. 3: Tacky Light Tour. Start at a designated dispensary. Stock up on cannabis and hop on a smoker-friendly tour bus, cruising around looking at holiday lights while being entertained by a comedian. Champagne, beer and a sit down dinner served. $125. 6-10 p.m. Denver area. Click here for details

Dec. 4-6: Stoner Ranch Mountain Retreat. Meditation and yoga retreat with use of cannabis in a sacred circle to facilitate an entheogenic-inspired inner journey. $212–$829. Starts at 3 p.m. Friday, Ends at 4 p.m. Sunday.  Bella Vista Estate, 31095 U.S. 40, Steamboat Springs. Click here for details

Dec. 4: Governor Jack Watches You Sleep. Comedy troupe leader Governor Jack interviews a nationally recognized improviser and then improvises scenes based on interview answers. This month’s guest is James Mastraieni from UCB LA and iO West. $10-$12. 8 p.m. Voodoo Comedy Playhouse, 1260 22nd St., Denver. Click here for details

Dec. 4: iBake Denver Field Trip to Parade of Lights. Meet friends at iBake and carpool to the annual Denver holiday event, the Parade of Lights. Free with iBake membership. Meet at iBake at 7 p.m. Parade starts at 8 p.m. 6125 Washington St. Denver. Click here for details

Dec. 5: Canna-Lympics, Round One. Be a guest judge or enter competitions for stand up, karaoke, fastest joint and fastest blunt rolling and more. $10-$130. Starts at noon. Speak Easy Vape Lounge, 2508 E. Bijou St., Colorado Springs. Click here for details

Dec. 5: Denver Tiny Funk Orchestra. Live music. Free. 10  p.m. Next Door Lounge, 1612 E. 17th St. Denver.  Click here for details

Dec. 5: Puff, Pass & Paint. 420-friendly painting classes. All art supplies included. Twenty-five students maximum per class. $50. 7-9 p.m. 2087 S. Grant St., Denver. Click here for details

Dec. 5: Tacky Light Tour. Start at a designated dispensary. Stock up on cannabis and hop on a smoker friendly tour bus, cruising around looking at holiday lights while being entertained by a comedian. Champagne, beer and a sit down dinner served. $125. 5 p.m.- 9 p.m. Denver area. Click here for details

Dec. 6: Boulder Comedy Show. Weekly showcase featuring comedians from across the country. Hosted by Brent Gill. $3. 7 p.m. Bohemian Biergarten, 2017 13th St., Boulder. Click here for details

Dec. 7: Sexpot Comedy Open Mic Comedy Night. Open mic stand-up on Monday nights, hosted by Jeff M. Albright. Free. 8 p.m. Goosetown Tavern, 3242 E. Colfax Ave., Denver. Click here for details

Dec. 8: Uncalled Four: The Worst Bar Game. A comedy game show where audience members win prizes by submitting questions and fill-in-the-blanks to the comedian contestants. Hosted by Jake Browne. Every Tuesday night at Armoury. Free. 8 p.m. 2048 Larimer St., Denver.  Click here for details

Dec. 9: Too Much Fun. The Fine Gentleman’s Club, with comedians Chris Charpentier, Nathan Lund, Sam Tallent and Bobby Crane bringing comedic talent every Wednesday. Free. 10:30 p.m. Deer Pile, 206 E. 13th St., Denver. Click here for details

Dec. 10: Cool Shit: A Comedy Show. Comedy show every Thursday night produced by Zach Reinert, Andrew Bueno and Ian Douglas Terry features stand-up, sketch and video elements. Free. 8 p.m. Mutiny Information Cafe, 2 S. Broadway, Denver. Click here for details

Dec. 10: Tacky Light Tour. Start at a designated dispensary. Stock up on cannabis and hop on a smoker-friendly tour bus, cruising around looking at holiday lights while being entertained by a comedian. Champagne, beer and a sit down dinner served. $125. 6-10 p.m. Denver area. Click here for details

Dec.10: Uncalled Four and Worst Card Game Release Party. A comedy game show where audience members win prizes by submitting questions and fill-in-the-blanks to guest comedian contestants Timmi Lasley, Bobby Crane, Hippieman, and Andrew Orvedahl. Release Party for The Worst Card Game, a Colorado-centric version of Cards Against Humanity. $7-10. 7:30 p.m. The Oriental Theater. 4335 W. 44th Ave., Denver. Click here for details

Dec. 11: Tacky Light Tour. Start at a designated dispensary. Stock up on cannabis and hop on a smoker friendly tour bus, cruising around looking at holiday lights while being entertained by a comedian. Champagne, beer and a sit down dinner served. $125. 6 p.m.- 10 p.m. Denver area. Click here for details

Dec. 12: Puff, Pass & Paint. 420-friendly painting classes. All art supplies included. Twenty-five students maximum per class. $50. 7-9 p.m. 2087 S. Grant St., Denver. Click here for details 

Dec. 12: Tacky Light Tour. Start at a designated dispensary. Stock up on cannabis and hop on a smoker friendly tour bus, cruising around looking at holiday lights while being entertained by a comedian. Champagne, beer and a sit down dinner served. $125. 5-9 p.m. Denver area. Click here for details


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Dec. 13: Boulder Comedy Show. Weekly showcase featuring comedians from across the country. Hosted by Brent Gill. $3. 7 p.m. Bohemian Biergarten, 2017 13th St., Boulder. Click here for details

Dec. 14: Sexpot Comedy Open Mic Comedy Night. Open mic stand-up on Monday nights, hosted by Jeff M. Albright. Free. 8 p.m. Goosetown Tavern, 3242 E. Colfax Ave., Denver. Click here for details

Dec. 15: Keep Denver Beat. Book release by local author Zack Kopp. The Denver Beat Scene traces the Beat Generation connections throughout Denver, past and present. Free. 6-8:30 p.m. Kilgore Books, 624 E. 13th Ave., Denver. Click here for details

Dec. 15: Uncalled Four: The Worst Bar Game. A comedy game show where audience members win prizes by submitting questions and fill-in-the-blanks to the comedian contestants. Hosted by Jake Browne. Every Tuesday night at Armoury. Free. 8 p.m. 2048 Larimer St., Denver.  Click here for details

Dec. 16: The Narrators Live.  Hosts Andrew Orvedahl and Robert Rutherford along with actors, comedians and musicians tell true stories from their lives. This month’s theme is “Siblings.” Free. 8 p.m. Buntport Theater, 717 Lipan St., Denver. Click here for details

Dec. 16: Too Much Fun. The Fine Gentleman’s Club, with comedians Chris Charpentier, Nathan Lund, Sam Tallent and Bobby Crane bringing comedic talent every Wednesday. Free. 10:30 p.m. Deer Pile, 206 E. 13th St., Denver. Click here for details

Dec. 17: Cool Shit: A Comedy Show. Comedy show  every Thursday night produced by Zach Reinert, Andrew Bueno and Ian Douglas Terry features stand-up, sketch and video elements. Free. 8 p.m. Mutiny Information Cafe. 2 S. Broadway, Denver.  Click here for details

Dec. 17: Nerd Nite Denver. Held in more than 70 cities across the globe, Nerd Nite is a monthly event in which several folks give 20-minute, fun-yet-informative presentations across all disciplines, while the audience drinks along. Bands, acrobats, trivia and other shenanigans occur. Denver host is Alexandra Bassett. $5-$8. 7 p.m. Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave., Denver.  Click here for details

Dec. 17: Tacky Light Tour. Start at a designated dispensary. Stock up on cannabis and hop on a smoker-friendly tour bus, cruising around looking at holiday lights while being entertained by a comedian. Champagne, beer and a sit down dinner served. $125. 6-10 p.m. Denver area. Click here for details

Dec. 18: Tacky Light Tour. Start at a designated dispensary. Stock up on cannabis and hop on a smoker-friendly tour bus, cruising around looking at holiday lights while being entertained by a comedian. Champagne, beer and a sit down dinner served. $125. 6-10 p.m. Denver area. Click here for details

Dec. 19: Puff, Pass & Paint. 420-friendly painting classes. All art supplies included. Twenty-five students maximum per class. $50. 7-9 p.m. 2087 S. Grant St., Denver. Click here for details 

Dec. 19: Something Fabulous Comedy and Variety Show. A  comedy, burlesque and variety show hosted by Jordan Wieleba with music by DJ jodyb. $5. 8:30 p.m. Blush and Blu, 526 E. Colfax Ave., Denver. Click here for details

Dec. 19: Tacky Light Tour. Start at a designated dispensary. Stock up on cannabis and hop on a smoker-friendly tour bus, cruising around looking at holiday lights while being entertained by a comedian. Champagne, beer and a sit down dinner served. $125. 5-9 p.m. Denver area. Click here for details


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Dec. 20: Boulder Comedy Show. Weekly showcase featuring comedians from across the country. Hosted by Brent Gill. $3. 7 p.m. Bohemian Biergarten, 2017 13th St., Boulder. Click here for details

Dec. 21: Sexpot Comedy Open Mic Comedy Night. Open mic stand-up on Monday nights, hosted by Jeff M. Albright. Free. 8 p.m. Goosetown Tavern, 3242 E. Colfax Ave., Denver. Click here for details

Dec. 22: Uncalled Four: The Worst Bar Game. A comedy game show where audience members win prizes by submitting questions and fill-in-the-blanks to the comedian contestants. Hosted by Jake Browne. Every Tuesday night at Armoury. Free. 8 p.m. 2048 Larimer St., Denver.  Click here for details

Dec. 23: Too Much Fun. The Fine Gentleman’s Club, with comedians Chris Charpentier, Nathan Lund, Sam Tallent and Bobby Crane bringing comedic talent every Wednesday. Free. 10:30 p.m. Deer Pile, 206 E. 13th St., Denver. Click here for details

Dec. 23: A Sex Pot Chris-mas with Chris Gethard. Chris Gethard headlines this comedy night hosted by Andy Juett, also featuring comedy by Zach Reinert, Stephen Agyei, Eric Henderson and Megan Shaha. 8 p.m. $15. Oriental Theatre, 4335 W. 44th Ave., Denver. Click here for details


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Dec. 26: Puff, Pass & Paint. 420-friendly painting classes. All art supplies included. Twenty-five students maximum per class. $50. 7-9 p.m. 2087 S. Grant St., Denver. Click here for details 

Dec. 27: Boulder Comedy Show. Weekly showcase featuring comedians from across the country. $3. 7 p.m. Bohemian Biergarten, 2017 13th St., Boulder. Click here for details 

Dec. 28: Sexpot Comedy Open Mic Comedy Night. Open mic stand-up on Monday nights, hosted by Jeff M. Albright. Free. 8 p.m. Goosetown Tavern, 3242 E. Colfax Ave., Denver. Click here for details

Dec. 29: Uncalled Four: The Worst Bar Game. A comedy game show where audience members win prizes by submitting questions and fill-in-the-blanks to the comedian contestants. Hosted by Jake Browne. Every Tuesday night at Armoury. Free. 8 p.m. 2048 Larimer St., Denver.  Click here for details

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

Dec. 30- 31. The Chris Robinson Brotherhood. New Years shows with the new psychedelic rock band from the longtime Black Crowes frontman. $20-$25. 8 p.m. Cervantes, 2637 Welton St. Denver. Click here for details