Monday 7/3

Marking the end of the Boulder Arts & Jazz Festival, Robert Johnson and the Mark Diamond Trio, along with Blue88 Big Band and Los Bohemios, will be performing at the Central Park bandshell starting at 11am today. The festival will conclude around 6pm with plenty of local crafts, brews, and more still up for grabs.Hotel Boulderado will once again host ‘Music on Pine’ with live music by Tin Bother Duo. Cocktails, food, and a great night on the town will begin around 5pm and run until about 8pm.

Tuesday 7/4

Happy 4th of July everyone! Celebrate with CU’s mascot Ralphie at her annual Folsom Field Independence Day Blast! Free to the public, the stadium will pack itself full for great music and a wide range of entertainment leading up to the big fireworks display around 8pm and should conclude around 10pm. Or, you could head over the Boulder Reservoir where there will be food, music, beer garden, children’s games and activities, water games, and a carnival because how else is there to celebrate today? The carnival and it’s various Independence Day festivities will kick off at 10am and run until 4pm.

Wednesday 7/5

Take it easy after the holiday and relax with music and local brews at Pearl St’s Bands on Bricks. Musicians will begin performing around 6pm and conclude around 10pm. Take it easy tonight with great music, community, and simply a smooth evening to get you through the week.

Friday 7/7

Head on over to Boulder’s local OZO Coffee located on Pearl st for a free great conscientiously sourced coffee and get your weekend going. Choose from a pour over, Chemex, or French Press coffee around 2pm and try your hand at the local stuff.

A senior at the University of Colorado at Boulder, Martine studies English Creative Writing and actively pursues areas of study such as visual arts, linguistics, psychology, peace studies, and much more. Since middle school, Martine’s passion for life and its journey has translated into her writing—fostering a need for constantly new surroundings and unique experiences. This has led her to write not only about life in a ‘rose-colored’ glasses manner, but has also strengthened her love of photography. She loves spending her free time with outside with her dog and camera; shooting life in way that not only captures natural beauty, but also emphasizes the hidden details of her surroundings by taking the path less hiked. Since moving to Boulder, Martine has fallen in love with rock climbing and hiking, leading her to spend many sunny afternoons in various parts of the front rage and further strengthening her love of nature. With the Flat Irons as her backdrop, Martine is never in need of inspiration and aims to reveal the hidden treasures Colorado has to offer.