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Boulder Weekend Events

October 15th, 2015

Saturday, October 17 Enjoy the festivities surrounding the 42nd year of Rocky Mountain National Watermedia. Peruse the works of many national and international artists who have chosen to truly experiment with variance in water-based media. Well-known artist Mark Mehaffey will be a juror on hand and brings his experience as a member of the Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Society, as well as his vast knowledge of water media. This event is free to center members. More information available at FoothillsArtCenter.org Time: All Day Cost: $0-$8 Location: Foothills Art Center, Golden.   Get your... Read More

Boulder Weekend Events

October 8th, 2015

Saturday, October 10 This weekend kicks off the Pumpkin Pie Days Antique and Collectibles Show. Over eighty antique dealers traveling from Colorado as well as over the country will be on hand as well as a bake sale (complete with pumpkin pie). An on-site café will be providing lunch for attendees and all sales will benefit the St.Vrain Historical Society. Time: 10am Cost: $5 for adults, free admission for 12 years old and under Location: Boulder County Fairgrounds, Longmont. The out-of-this-world art of Android Jones will be open to the public at his new studio at the Open Studios Fall Artist... Read More

Boulder Weekend Events

October 1st, 2015

Saturday, October 3 Berthoud will be hosting their annual Oktoberfest, celebrating Germany and offering food, activities, and all things traditional of the German culture. All donations will benefit the Berthoud Community Chamber. Time: 11am Cost: Free Location: Fickel Park, 6th street, Berthoud. Thortnon will be unveiling a frightful night of fun with the Haunted Field of Screams. This one-of-a-kind event is the largest in Northern Colorado and spans 35 acres. Only those brave enough to venture here can take part in the Dead Man’s Night Maze and the Zombie Paintball Massacre! Time: Sundown to... Read More

Boulder Weekend Events

September 24th, 2015

Saturday, September 26 The Bee Boulder Festival and Celebration Family Event is sure to be a day filled with learning as well as fun things to do. Various activities will be showcased here and the public is urged to attend and learn about the significance of bees in our local communities. This day wouldn’t be complete without some face-painting, live music, and much more! Time: 10am Cost: Free Location: Central Park, Boulder. Stay nearby for the Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema, a film festival that focuses on the various forms of dance and the use of them in films. Thirty-eight short films... Read More

Boulder Weekend Events

September 16th, 2015

Saturday, September 19 Today is one of the rare $5 Days at the Butterfly and Insect Center, so you won’t want to miss out. The center features an array of various insects and other creatures for patrons to interact with and occasionally hold in their own hands! I will be missing out on holding a tarantula (scary) but don’t let your fear hold you back from experiencing the Butterfly Pavilion and all of its amenities! Enjoy all of the creatures Mother Nature has provided us to learn about. Time: 9am Cost: $5 Location: Butterfly and Insect Pavilion, Westminster. An eclectic musical performance... Read More

Boulder Weekend Events

September 3rd, 2015

Saturday, September 5 With summer coming to a close, there are only a few chances left to enjoy the Boulder Farmer’s Market. Both conventionally and non-conventionally grown Colorado produce will be on hand, including state-certified organic produce. Various unique produce will also be available for those wanting to get more creative in the kitchen! Time: 8am Cost: Free Location: Boulder Farmer’s Market, 13th Street, Boulder. For those not going back to school, the Rocky Mountain STEAM Fest is the perfect opportunity for expanding the mind! This display of all things Science, Technology,... Read More

Boulder Weekend Events

August 27th, 2015

Saturday, August 29 Wild Wings will be hosting “The Secret Life of Owls” in the Visitor Center, which is open to the public. Live owls will be on hand for patrons to see! Parks Pass required for entry into the show. Donations are welcome. Time: 10am Cost: Free Location: Eldorado Canyon State Park, Eldorado Springs. The first leg of the Handmade in Colorado Expo begins this weekend in Estes Park! Touching down in Denver and Boulder next, this one-of-a-kind event will be showcasing various arts and crafts from Colorado’s most creative folks! Should you have to miss this weekend, the expo... Read More

Boulder Weekend Events

August 20th, 2015

Summer is sadly coming to a close, but the weather is still top notch to enjoy the goings on in and around Boulder this weekend. Get started on the “Freshman 15” with some beer and BBQ–complete with live music! Saturday, August 22 Don’t be afraid to venture down to Denver for the Higher Ground Music Fest. Both indoor and outdoor stages will be featuring over local musical acts and performers. This will be a good old fashioned street festival complete with food and merchandise vendors. Majority of music will be of the Indie Rock genre but various styles will also be on hand! Time:... Read More

Boulder Weekend Events

August 6th, 2015

No shortage of festival frivolity this weekend in Boulder County. Don’t waste any more time indoors as summer will be gone before we know it! Get outside and experience something new this weekend, whether it is a new-found respect for 80’s movies,  a traditional Korean dish, or a love for Shakespeare you didn’t know you had. Don’t let the intermittent rain ruin your plans to see it all! Saturday, August 8 A truly once-in-a-lifetime experience, the Aerial Dance Festival 2015 Showcase is sure to entertain. Aerial dance is quite obviously difficult, but the professionals here... Read More

Boulder Weekend Events

July 30th, 2015

Saturday, August 1st Don’t miss your chance before summer’s end to foray into some locally grown and harvested produce at the Boulder Farmer’s Market. There will be traditionally grown fruit and vegetables, as well as those officially certified organic. Fruits from the Western Slope will be available for sale, as well as unusual and hard-to-find items. Time: 9am Cost: Free Location: Boulder Farmer’s Market, Downtown Boulder. Drop your dinner ingredients off at home and head over to Central City Opera’s Man of La Mancha. The riveting story of Don Quixote and the Spanish... Read More

Boulder Weekend Events

July 24th, 2015

Although we have some scorchers ahead of us, don’t let that keep you indoors! Bask in the sunshine and festival season happening in and around Boulder this last weekend of July! Saturday, July 25 Celebrate the fifth annual Firefly Handmade Summer Market in Boulder. Over 100 independent artisans will be featuring their own creations including and not limited to jewelry, textiles, home goods, and more (including items for children). Dogs are allowed and parking is free. Time: 10am Cost: Free Location: Twenty Ninth Street Mall, Boulder. Stick around and take part in the Rocky Mountain Tea Festival... Read More

Boulder Weekend Events

July 9th, 2015

Rain, rain, go away….come again when it isn’t the beginning of summer! Luckily there is plenty to do in and around Boulder County whether you would like to avoid the summer showers or play in them. Check out the variety of events going on this July weekend! Saturday, July 11 There won’t be a shortage of laughs with the Marionette Melodrama at Denver’s Puppet Theater. Channel your inner Fraulein Maria and enjoy the raucous story with two men, one good and one bad, and a female puppet who needs saving. Unfortunately, neither the Von Trapp children nor the lonely goat herder... Read More

4th of July Weekend in Boulder County

July 2nd, 2015

Ring in summer this holiday weekend for the 4th of July! There will be plenty of fun for all in the sun throughout the entire county of Boulder. Ignore the thunderstorms for they wont stay long, and it will still be plenty warm to stay outside! Saturday, The 4th of July Get your rest and then pack up your essentials for the Nederland Old Fashioned Fireworks and Festival. Nederland Fire Protection District will be hosting the annual barrel races and Big Little will be on hand for some live music. Bask in the gorgeous mountain scenery of Nederland while engaging in the various events and games being... Read More

Boulder Weekend Events

June 25th, 2015

Your love for Boulder will still be strong, after the rain of summer has gone (Bryan Adams shout-out for those of you who also love the soft rock of the 90s)-so enjoy the last weekend of June touring the various cities, towns, and neighborhoods of Boulder County. Keep the pride alive (in more ways than one)! Saturday, June 27 Discover your roots or something new when you attend the Scandinavian Midsummer Festival in Estes Park. There will be various food vendors with Scandinavian creations, as well as a beer garden, silent auction, live music, and various activities for everyone to enjoy. Festivities... Read More

Boulder Weekend Events

June 19th, 2015

Father’s Day weekend has arrived! Treat yourself and dad to some particularly special events going on in and around Boulder. It is safe to go outside–I repeat–Summer is here!!! The events of this weekend will guarantee that no one will be forced to spend one moment indoors–show that special guy that you know how to celebrate! Saturday, June 20 Grab your sunhat for the Longmont Symphony Guild’s 38th Annual Festival of Flowers. Alongside an array of beautiful locally grown flowers on display will be various outdoor decor available for viewing and enjoying within four... Read More

Boulder Weekend Events

June 11th, 2015

I feel comfortable enough to say that I believe summer has arrived! I am very excited to see what the coming weeks will bring to Boulder County and you should be too! Engaging the mind is the theme of this weekend, and there is plenty to awaken your creative side! Saturday, June 13 Now that the season for gardening has finally arrived, The Allure and Romance of Old Garden Roses is what everyone with a green thumb and a love for roses has been waiting for. The seasonal and physical versatility of antique roses is what makes them a classic for all rose lovers to grow. Learn the basics of growing... Read More

Boulder Weekend Events

June 5th, 2015

CORRECTION: The Boulder Jewish Festival is SUNDAY, JUNE 7, and not Saturday the 6th, as previously reported. It’s nearly officially summer, but don’t leave your umbrellas at home just yet. This weekend will be one for the books, as Boulder does not merely offer just a beautiful landscape. Boulder is also a place where one can expand their mind and spirit. Take this weekend to learn something new and share it with others! Saturday, June 6 Come and enjoy the one-day Boulder Jewish Festival, where all things Jewish will be celebrated! There will be Jewish food, live entertainment, art... Read More

Boulder Weekend Events

May 28th, 2015

With the weather nearly reaching the low 80’s this weekend, it may finally be time to venture out and enjoy the sunshine! Grab your shorts and sunglasses and say so long to the thunder and rain as you enjoy the community-centered activities bringing us into June. Saturday May 30 For those of you needing incentive to run, join other brew lovers in The Beer Relay. Run as much of this 5k sober within the six hours allotted, or choose to drink a local Oskar Blues beer each lap in order to receive a 2 minute time credit. Be awarded for drinking!! Time: 10am Cost: $45-100 Location: Bohn Park, Lyons. Don’t... Read More

Boulder Memorial Day Weekend Events

May 21st, 2015

Although both the wind and rain are sticking around a bit longer this month, don’t let that hinder the possibility for shenanigans in Boulder County this Memorial Day weekend! Saturday May 23 Start the afternoon off whimsically celebrating the five-year anniversary of The Carousel of Happiness, a non-profit, donor-funded organization that donates to those with special needs. Celebrate the attraction that has won hearts since being hand-carved and released to the public in 2010. Carousel games will be offered for children, as well as free birthday cake for all to share. Scott Harrison, whose experience... Read More

Boulder Weekend Events

May 14th, 2015

Hopefully this is the last weekend Northern Colorado will be experiencing spurts of cloudiness and rain, but the good news is that is plenty fun to be had indoors. Saturday May 16 Why avoid the numerous breweries and local beers this weekend? Get to Wonderland Brewery Co.’s One Year Anniversary, where beers will be $1 all day. A different food truck and musical act will be featured Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Saturday will feature the food of Infinitus Pie, a yoga class at 3:30 put on by Still Motion Yoga & Massage, and samples from the Cheese Course. Taylor Radio will be the featured musical... Read More