3/1 Buffalo Bill Museum
987 1/2 Lookout Mountain Road, Golden 80401
The Buffalo Bill Museum will have a free day on Sunday March 1, 2015, from 9 am to 5 pm. In celebration of Buffalo Bill’s Birthday free cake and ice cream will be served at noon and continue while supplies last. http://www.buffalobill.org/index.html
3/1 12 noon – 4pm Boulder History Museum
1206 Euclid Ave., Boulder 80302
3/2 Denver Museum of Nature and Science
2001 Colorado Blvd. Denver 80205
3/6 First Friday Art Walks
Art District on Santa Fe – Artify Your Brain. See, taste and feel the energy that is Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe
Belmar Block 7 Art District – Block 7 will feature four artist–owned working studios, a photographic school and a gallery showcasing a wide range of artwork by local artists. (Located in the Belmar City Center in Lakewood.)
Golden Triangle Museum District – Meet the artists, see new exhibitions, shop for local art and get inspired at the galleries open on First Friday. The neighborhood is also home to the Denver Art Museum, Clyfford Still Museum, Kirkland Museum, Denver Firefighters Museum and the Byers–Evans House Museum with Plein Air art on display.
Navajo Street Art District – Stroll the district tucked away in the Lower Highlands area of Denver, home to amazing galleries, great performance art and ample parking. Join us for Day of the Dead celebrations. It’s truly one of the best little Art Districts in town to experience art!
Old South Gaylord & South Pearl – Take time to visit these two neighborhoods south of downtown Denver; both are home to many artist’s studios and galleries, along with one–of–a–kind shops and restaurants.
RiNo (River North Art District) – Tour the district “Where art is made!” RiNo is home to creative businesses and more than 60 galleries and studios and 150 artists including painters, media artists, sculptors, photographers, illustrators, designers and furniture makers.
3/6 Four Mile Historic Park
715 S. Forest St., Denver 8022246
Travel back to 1859…for free! Enjoy a tour of the Four Mile House Museum – a Denver Landmark, panning for gold, and meeting our many farm-animals! On the first Friday of each month, Four Mile Historic Park is offering free general admission, courtesy of the support provided by your Scientific & Cultural Facilities District.
3/6-8 Ski Joring and Crystal Carnival
Blending the Old West and extreme sports, Leadville celebrates winter with its annual ski joring weekend. Leadville, the highest incorporated city in North America, has been hosting ski8 joring competitions since 1949. The event, which consists of horse-and-rider teams pulling skiers down a snow-packed road over jumps while spearing rings in a timed competition, draws teams from all over the country. Activities also include Nordic sprints, a winter mountain bike race, broomball games and a paintball biathlon.
3/7 and 3/21 2 – 4pm Family Movie
Relax on the first and third Saturdays with an afternoon movie for the whole family. These G and PG rated films will be a mix of recent movies and some classics from childhood that parents may want to share with their children.
3/7 Colorado Railroad Museum
17155 W. 44th Avenue, Golden, CO 80403 (map)
Optional train rides $4 adults, $2 for kids. Colorado Railroad Museum members receive $1 discount per train ride ticket.
3/7 4:30pm Lamont Jazz Concert – The Flex Ensemble
Lamont School of Music, 2344 E. Iliff Ave., Denver 80208, Newman Center for the Performing Arts
Lamont’s new Flex Ensemble, a jazz rhythm section with instrumentation from our classical and vocal performers, performs under the direction of new faculty member Steve Wiest.
3/8 Women’s Day
Women’s Day is celebrated internationally, aiming to raise awareness of the challenges, struggles and continuing inequality faced by women worldwide. It celebrates women’s history, highlighting key events, milestones and achievements, and aims to further promote and raise awareness of women’s rights and to achieve equal opportunity status in all walks of life.
3/8 12 noon – 2pm DCPA – Family Fun Forum
1101 13th St, Denver 80204 – Robert and Judy New Center for Theatre Education
Fun, exciting and hilarious adventures for all. Discover all kinds of performance skills and win tokens redeemable for prizes at our Family Fun Forums.
3/13 – 15 Frozen Dead in Ned in a Tuff Shed
Celebrating its 14th year in 2015, Nederland, Colorado’s Frozen Dead Guy Days is known as one of the most unique and quirky festivals in the country and continues to be a world-renowned spectacle. The home-grown frosty fest pays homage to Bredo Morstol who is frozen in a state of suspended animation and housed in a Tuff Shed on dry ice high above Nederland. Thousands of adventurous, life enthusiasts come annually to participate in and view the events along with local, national and international media and entertainment.
What Happens at Frozen Dead Guy Days?
Amazing Live Music Showcase in two super tents
Costume Polar Plunging
Over 20 Live Bands (Local & National acts)
Frozen T-shirt Contests
Ice Turkey Bowling
Snowy Human Foosball
Friday The 13th “Superstition” Blue Ball (3 live bands)
Ice Queen & Grandpa “look a like” Costume Contest
Brain Freeze Contests
Parade of Hearses
Frozen Salmon Toss
Theatrical Wu Shu performance
Frozen Dead Poet Slam
3/14 St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Denver
Since 1963. A very traditional St. Patrick’s Day parade where they will be wearin’ the green. The Mile High City is home to one of the largest St. Patrick’s Day Parades in the nation with 10,000 marchers, more than 240 entries, and nearly 250,000 spectators!
3/14 and 3/28 2 – 4pm LEGO Maniac
Englewood Public Library, 1000 Englewood Pkwy., Englewood
Crazy about Legos? If you are, you’re invited to join us for our LEGO Maniac workshop. We have LEGOs of all shapes and sizes, and you build it and talk about it, then we’ll check out what others have built. Grades K-5. Parents are invited to help. Space is limited so first come, first served. Tickets will be available starting at 1:30 p.m.
For more information visit call 303-762-2560.
3/14 Longmont Museum
400 Quail Rd., Longmont 80501
The Longmont Museum & Cultural Center, housed in a distinctive contemporary building, features changing exhibits in history, art, and science, as well as the award-winning Front Range Rising, a long-term exhibit on the history and culture of this region. An expansion project currently underway will add the 250-seat Stewart Auditorium and Cone-Shortall stage, the Swan Atrium, and the Kaiser Permanente Education Center to the Museum.
3/27 5pm Last Friday Gallery Walk
Each Last Friday of the month the galleries in Downtown Evergreen remain open during evening hours. Enjoy refreshments while viewing the rich variety of oil, watercolor and pastel paintings; photography; ceramics; blown, fused and cast glass; metal sculpture; textiles and hand crafted jewelry. You will have an opportunity to meet the local artists who are showing their work and offering demonstrations at many of the galleries. Enjoy dinner at one of the unique Downtown Evergreen restaurants and make your evening complete.
3/28 12 noon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Pizza Party!
Central Library Aurora
call 303-739-6630 to register
Join us for a TMNT pizza party and we’ll make masks, accessories and compete in an obstacle course! Ages 5 -12. Registration required.