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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