The Denver Film Festival

The Denver Film Festival, considered the Rocky Mountain Region’s premier film event, takes place November 4-15. It is known for presenting many award winning films such as Brokeback Mountain and No Country for Old Men. Tickets go on sale October 23. www.denverfilm.org

Fauneil Hall Marketplace will Open Boston’s Holiday

Fauneil Hall Marketplace will open Boston’s holiday season on November 21, when Mayor Martin Walsh lights the Faneuil Hall Marketplace tree, arguably the largest and most spectacular tree in New England. From then through the holiday season, the Marketplace will glitter with more than 350,000 lights and the sounds of the famed Bosto Holiday Pops. www.faneuilhallmarketplace.com

American Cruise Lines

American Cruise Lines, which runs paddlewheelers down the Mississippi, along the East coast as well as through the Columbia River Gorge has announced that a new ship will begin sailing the Mississippi in early 2016. According to the company, it will have “features never before seen on a riverboat.” www.americancruiselines.com