5 Things to Do in Boulder this Weekend
1. Handmade in Colorado Expo at Central Park
10/05 and 10/06
9 am to 6 pm
The Handmade in Colorado expo features Colorado’s best handmade arts and crafts, food, and goods. Everything displayed is being sold directly by the Colorado maker, and exhibitors range from new and upcoming to experienced artists. There will also be live music from local bands.
2. Cold War Kids at Boulder Theater
Long Beach bred, LA adopted band Cold War Kids is making a stop in Boulder for their 6th album tour. “LA’s so massive, I feel like I’m always finding something new in it,” says bassist Matt Maust. “It’s an incredibly weird place, and I’m happy to have made a record that totally honors that weirdness.” You too can enjoy the weirdness with tickets starting at just $27.50.
3. Street Wise Mural Block Party at Boulder Chamber
12 pm to 4 pm
Street Wise is a mural festival that celebrates social activism and a positive culture by highlighting underrepresented artist voices. The block party will have live mural painting from local artists as well as live music. Renee Millard-Chacon of Womxn from the Mountain will educate on the red and black dress installation representing missing and murdered indigenous, black and migrant women.
4. Take Care Street Fair at CU Boulder
1:30 pm to 3:3o pm
This street fair, in part with family weekend at CU Boulder, has all things health and wellness.
Activities will include:
- Free chair massages
- Personal training and physical therapy Q&A
- Free flu shots
- Wellness-related clubs and organizations
- Healthy snacks
- Prizes and raffles
5. Boulder Tango Festival at Boulder Tango Studio
12 pm to 2 am
The 10th anniversary of the Boulder Tango Festival brings a host of teachers and classes, including beginner classes, master classes, theater shows, a movie projection, and a folk dance presentation. There will also be Argentine wine, mate, and food specialties with tasting at the closing Milonga, served by the teachers, and vendors at the milongas with tango shoes and clothes.