Any Day 8:30am-4:30pm Money Museum
Federal Reserve Bank of KC – Denver Branch, 1020 16th Street
Presented by Federal Reserve Bank of KC – Denver Branch
The Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City – Denver Branch offers a unique and up-close look at the nation’s financial system in action. Visitors can learn more about the Fed through our educational panels, view historical currency – including a real $100,000 dollar note! Guests can see what $30,000,000 dollars looks like, watch a movie and leave with a bag of free shredded currency!
8/30 – 9/2 A Taste of Colorado-Festival of Mountain and Plain
Civic Center Park, Broadway and Colfax Avenue, Denver 80203
Delight your taste buds with creations from Colorado’s favorite food establishments. Enjoy appetizers, entrees, and desserts in full-sized portions with friends or in sample sizes by yourself. Discover ethnic specialties or indulge in your traditional favorites. An elegant Fine Dining Area is showcased, highlighting gourmet cuisine from renowned chefs and offering daily cooking demonstrations.
Friday: 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday: 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
8/31 – 9/2 Boulder Creek Hometown Fair (Boulder)
Boulder Public Library Lawn / downtown Boulder (along the Boulder Creek corridor, between Canyon Blvd. and Arapahoe Ave.)
Arts & crafts exhibitors, Chili Inferno Cook-Off, the Great Zucchini Race, Speakers Corner, pie-eating contests, Fire/Rescue Safety Expo, Classic Car Show, beer garden, food court, children’s area, carnival rides, live entertainment, and much more!
8/31 – 9/2 Colorado Balloon Classic (Colorado Springs)
Memorial Park off Pikes Peak Avenue between Hancock Ave. & Union Blvd near the shores of Prospect Lake
The Colorado Balloon Classic is an annual family event – admission is free – held each Labor Day weekend. Mass ascensions with over 100 balloons are scheduled for Saturday, Sunday and Monday mornings with a Balloon Glo® scheduled for Saturday and Sunday evenings. Each year a variety of concessions are available and entertainment is provided during each event. http://www.balloonclassic.com/
9/1 1-4pm Denver Toy Museum: Pay-What-You-Can Admission Day
Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys 1880 Gaylord Street Denver 80206
The first Sunday of every month is a pay-what-you-can Family Free day at the Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys! http://denverbargains.com/2013/05/museum-of-miniatures-dolls-and-toys-family-free-day-on-sunday-8/
9/1 Boulder History Museum
1206 Euclid Avenue Boulder, CO 80302
9/1 6:30-9pm Lone Tree Fireworks
Residents from Lone Tree and Acres Green are invited to attend Lone Tree Fireworks and music from New Sensation Band.
9/1-2 9am-5pm Labor Day Arts and Crafts Show & Sale
Bond Park, Estes Park
More than 100 booths feature a variety of hand-crafted goods including paintings and drawings, jewelry, metal work, clothing and tapestry bags, gourmet pantry items, home decor, wood carvings, doll clothes and toys, pottery, glass and more. It is a weekend that promises a fun day
9/2 Labor Day
9/2 7-9pm Boulder International Fringe Festival – community performance
Previews of upcoming Performing Arts events! Your chance to get a glimpse of what’s going on in our bustling little town. • BIG TIME! “Wild-Card” performances! Available to local performers on a first come, first serve basis on the night of the event. Come at 6:30 to sign up! • Musical stylings by the BIG TIME! House Band!
9/2 9/7, 9/11, 9/14, 9/18, 9/21, 9/25 BMoCA
1750 13th Street Boulder, CO 80302
9/3 7-10pm Community Folk Dance (Boulder)
Plaza next to the Dushanbe Teahouse, off 13th St. between Canyon and Arapahoe, Boulder
Teaching 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Dancing ’til 10:00 p.m. Fun dances with teachers from around the world! No partner or experience needed and it’s absolutely FREE. Instruction provided — beginners welcomed and encouraged. Sponsored by: Danceophile Studio, Postoley Dance Ensemble, Boulder Human Relations Commission. Info: 303 499-6363 or http://www.postoley.org
9/3 4-8pm Children’s Museum of Denver
Children’s Museum, 2121 Children’s Museum Drive Denver 80211
9/3 7pm Loops Community Bike Ride
Crema Coffee House, 2861 Larimer St, Denver 80205
Loops is a Tuesday night bike ride through out central Denver. The ride covers approximately 15 to 20 miles and makes 3 to 4 stops along the way. Riders are encouraged to ride at their own pace and meet at the stops that are posted on xrocksthespot.com. The ride usually meets every Tuesday night at Crema Coffee House (29th & Larimer). Check Facebook page for updates. Come out and ride with us, make friends, and have a good time.
9/4 4pm Tell a Friend – Own It
Metropolitan State College of Denver, Speer Blvd. and Colfax Avenue, Denver 80217
Presented by Center for Innovation
MSU Denver’s Center for Innovation is hosting “Own It,” a free community festival to showcase student entrepreneurs, local businesses and performing artists. The all-day outdoor event includes performances by notable local bands, an evening fashion show, dance performances, student businesses and sponsor merchant tables. The festival will showcase creative businesses launched by Center for Innovation students.
9/5 11:30am-1pm ‘Live at Lunch,’ on the 16th Street Mall
16th St Street mall between Champa and Curtis streets
Bellco Credit Union, the Denver Theatre District and Denver Arts & Venues are pleased to present “Live at Lunch,” a series of FREE summer lunchtime performances.
Local performers and artists will provide a variety of live entertainment experiences. In addition, Bellco Credit Union will be giving away free goodies at each of the events!
Sept. 5 – Mini disc golf
9/5, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26 8am Guided Hikes in Red Rock Canyon
Red Rock Canyon, Ridge Road and West High Street, Colorado Springs 80904
Hike Red Rock Canyon the Pikes Peak region’s newest open space area. Red Rock Canyon marks the transition from plains to mountains with 300 million years of geologic history and vegetation and wildlife from several life zones. Hike grassy meadows and mountain shrub lands, pass through historic red rock quarries and along sandstone rock formations. Trails are mostly easy to moderate. Route, distance and time vary as new trails are opened. For the first few weeks allow 1 ½ hours. Tours begin from Red Rock Canyon parking lot on Ridge Road/High Street off of Highway 24. Guided hike length and start times will change later in the summer. For Reservations and directions call The Manitou Springs Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau. (800) 642-2567
9/6 5-9pm Museo de las Americas
861 Santa Fe Drive Denver, CO 80204
9/6 6-9pm Arts Street
1079 Osage St., Denver, CO 80204
Every first Friday of the month, Arts Street starts popping the kernels, chills the soda-pop, and picks a movie to be shown on our big screen projector for all members of the community to see.
9/6 5-8pm First Friday Art Walks
FREE evening artwalks with galleries showing fine and visual arts. displayed in the Golden Triangle Museum District (Broadway/Speer/13th Avenue; ). Art District on Santa Fe (Santa Fe Drive between 4th and 12th Avenues; also Third Friday). Tennyson Street Cultural District from 30th to just north of 44th Ave.). RiNo Art District (north of 20th St. between Larimer and Chestnut; also Second Saturday). Elsewhere are Golden’s First Friday, Boulder’s First Friday Art Walk, North Boulder’s NoBo First Friday Nite Art Walk and Niwot’s First Friday, all 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
9/6 12pm Four Mile House Museum
715 S. Forest St., Denver 80146
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. Four Mile House Museum is a 12 acre oasis featuring Denver’s oldest standing structure, pioneer exhibits, special events for all ages, and guided tours that transport visitors to Colorado’s frontier past.
9/6 Golden’s First Friday Street Fairs
Downtown Golden, 1010 Washington Ave., Golden 80402
Presented by Golden Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center
Year round, Golden’s downtown merchants offer extended hours and special deals and events on the first Friday of each month, but during the months of June through October, First Fridays include a lively Street Fair on Washington Avenue. There will be entertainment, music, specialty foods from Golden restaurants, and more. A Golden favorite, free horse-drawn carriage rides, are available. Pick up your ride on 12th Street between Washington and Arapahoe.
9/6-15 5pm Oktoberfest in Vail
600 West Lionshead Circle
Presented by Highline Vail
Oktoberfest is a family affair, with events and activities for both adults and kids alike. The event is free and open to the public. This year, guests will see the return of many crowd favorites like Keg Bowling. Guests will also be delighted with Bavarian music and dancing, yodeling, alpenhorn blowing, authentic Bavarian food and beverages including delicious bratwursts and pretzels, beverages from Hacker-Pschorr and Jägermeister.
9/6-8 Arvada Harvest Festival
Olde Town Arvada
Featuring parade, opening night with 101st Army Band and more.
9/6-9 Yampa Valley Crane Festival
The second annual Yampa Valley Crane Festival takes place September 6-9, 2013 in Steamboat Springs and Hayden. The Greater Sandhill Crane is an iconic species of the Yampa Valley. Returning in the spring, cranes nest and raise their young in wetland areas throughout the valley. In late summer and early fall, hundreds of cranes from the Rocky Mountain flock join the local birds to rest and feed before continuing their journey south. The festival includes daily crane viewings, expert speakers, films, art exhibits, workshops, family activities and more. All community activities and events are free unless otherwise indicated in the program!
9/7 10am-2pm Wag-n-Romp: Lone Tree Goes to the Dogs
Cook Creek Pool, 8711 Lone Tree Parkway, Lone Tree 80124
Dogs can take a splash, wag for a treat, and have a sniff or two. Owners can check out the latest and greatest in pet products from local pet vendors and enter their paw friend in a competition.
9/7 Clyfford Still Museum
1250 Bannock Street Denver, CO 80204
9/7 10am-5pm Denver Art Museum
100 W. 14th Parkway, Denver
24th Annual Denver Art Museum Friendship Powwow & American Indian Cultural Celebration on Acoma Plaza
9/7 10am-4pm Denver Firefighters Museum
1326 Tremont Place, Denver CO 80204
Grandparents Free Day (Seniors and their grandkids are free)
9/7 10am-2pm PBS KIDS Fun Fest
Rocky Mountain PBS/KRMA Channel 6, 089 Bannock Street
Presented by Rocky Mountain PBS/KRMA Channel 6
It’s a block party full of fun activities free to all. It’s the Rocky Mountain PBS salute to families and children, ideal for kids preschool age through sixth grade. PBS characters such as Curious George, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Word Girl and Sid the Science Kid will entertain their young (and old) fans. Entertainment from the stage includes performances by outstanding local talent guaranteed to get everyone moving. Healthy refreshments will be offered and kids will enjoy moving around to different activity areas featuring Discovery Street, PBS Healthy Kids Go, PBS Science KIDS, PBS KIDS Create and PBS ABCs & 123s KIDS—learning, exploring and just having some plain old fun.
9/7-8 10am-7pm Festival ItalianoBelmar,
408 s. Teller St., Lakewood 80226
The two-day celebration of Italian culture, food, wine and artisans attracted 120,000 guests over two days in 2012. Now, with the 10th annual event dates set, event organizers are planning to make this the ‘must attend’ event of 2013! Festival Italiano is known for serving up the region’s best selection of homemade Italian specialties for guests as well as an artisan marketplace, live music on two stages, live chef demonstrations, wine tastings, kids activities (grape stomping), a bocce tournament and flag throwers flown in from Italy for the weekend! Plans for 2013 include a new level of entertainment at this free community event!
9/7 9am-12pm Keep Colorado Parks Beautiful
Silverman Park, 12875 E Andrews Dr., Denver 80239
Presented by Denver Parks & Recreation
Join Denver Parks & Recreation, Xcel Energy and CBS4 as part of Xcel Energy’s Day of Service. Bring your family, co-workers and friends as we remove shrub beds, paint, edge sidewalks and give back to the Denver community. Sign up today and volunteer the Denver Parks & Recreation project in the drop down menu. Together, let’s keep our parks beautiful.
9/7 10am-5pm Canyonfest – Kittredge
Friends, family, neighbors and a great time for all! Jewelrey, Clothing, Music, Food, Gumby-Duck races down Bear Creek, fun games for the kids and more!Email: email@example.com
9/7 2pm San Rafapalooza
San Rafael Neighborhood, 2329 Emerson St.
PRESENTED BY Old San Rafael Neighborhood Organization
The Old San Rafael Neighborhood Association and local businesses are sponsoring the 2nd Annual San Rafapalooza in the historic San Rafael Neighborhood. The event is a music festival where attendees can enjoy great food and entertainment, and learn about local businesses. The event will include performances by Ricky and the Pick-ups, Faking the Dream, Faceman, and The Belle Jar.
9/7 11am Tour de Fat
City Park, 17th and Colorado Blvd., Denver 80205
Presented by New Belgium Brewing Company
New Belgium Brewery’s own Tour de Fat, an annual series of bike parades and events that will hit more than 10 cities this summer, flagship event will turn Denver into a gigantic beer-soused bike parade with upwards of 20,000 participants
9/8 Denver Museum of Nature and Science
9/8 12pm End of Summer DAYS
Holly Square, 33rd and Holly, Denver 80207
PRESENTED BY Denver Area Youth Services
The day will include live music, local chefs & brewers, kids’ zone, artists and community organizations. The event will be a benefit for Denver Area Youth Services.
9/8 9-10am Fall Wildflowers (Littleton)
South Valley Park, 90 S Valley Rd, Littleton CO
Walk with a Native Plant Master and discover the importance of our native plants to wildlife and humans. There will be a 1.5 mile hike on uneven terrain, mostly flat. Ages 13-adult. Registration for this program is available one month before the date of the program. If you are registering during this time, but space is no longer available, please call Lookout Mountain Nature Center at 720-497-7600 to be placed on a waiting list.
9/10 7pm Loops Community Bike Ride
Crema Coffee House, 2862 Larimer St. Denver 80205
Loops is a Tuesday night bike ride throughout central Denver. The ride covers approximately 15 to 20 miles and makes 3 to 4 stops along the way. Riders are encouraged to ride at their own pace and meet at the stops that are posted on xrocksthespot.com. The ride usually meets every Tuesday night at Crema Coffee House (29th & Larimer). Check Facebook page for updates. Come out and ride with us, make friends, and have a good time.
9/11 Patriot Day
9/11 9-5 Hudson Gardens
6115 south Santa Fe drive, Littleton 80120
9/11, 9/14, 9/20, 9/26, 9/28 MOA – Museum of Outdoor Arts
Indoor Gallery Hours: Mon-Thurs 9-5 Fri 9-4 Sat 11-4
1000 Englewood Parkway Suite 2-230 Englewood 80110
MOA offers indoor galleries, studios and special events and programs.
9/12, 9/18, 9/24 Aurora History Museum
15051 E. Alameda Parkway Aurora, Colorado 80012
The only public, FREE museum in Aurora, Colorado, the Aurora History Museum is a community-based cultural center featuring changing history, natural history, culture, fine and decorative arts exhibits and programs. Tuesday—Friday, 9am—4pm https://www.auroragov.org/ThingsToDo/ArtsandCulture/Museum/index.htm
9/12 6:30-8pm Mile High Community Band
Red Rocks Community College – 13300 W 6th Ave, Lakewood, CO 80228
RRCC Community Room (down stairs from the bookstore). The Jazz Combo, Jazz and Concert Bands will perform.
9/12 7:30pm El Latir de Mexico
Boettcher Concert Hall, 14th St. and Curtis St., Denver 80202
Presented by Colorado Symphony
A free community concert celebrating the 203rd anniversary of Mexico’s independence. Admission is free, but tickets are required for admission. Tickets are available, in person, at the Boettcher Concert Hall Box Office. All seating is general admission and a ticket does not guarantee a seat.
9/12 6 & 8:30pm Larimer Square Summer Film Series
Ready to experience iconic, blockbuster films in the most iconic, block-busting area of restaurants, retail and entertainment in Denver?
6:00PM Breakfast at Tiffany’s
9/13-15 Fall Fest – Boulder
Pearl Street Mall
Downtown Boulder’s 3-day autumn festival features local food and microbrews, music, children’s entertainment and a children’s carnival and more than 30 artisan booths on Saturday and Sunday all along the historic Pearl Street Mall.
A great event for families, or anyone who enjoys spending time outside in the gorgeous fall weather, join us for the 2013 Fall Festival as we celebrate fall in picturesque Downtown Boulder. Free parking Saturday and Sunday in the City Parking Garages.
9/14 10am Dog Days
Centennial Center Park, 13050 E. Peakview Ave., Centennial 80112
Presented by City of Centennial
Bring your canine pal for an event featuring everything for your four-footed friend, including groomers, veterinarians, animal licensing, gourmet dog food and treats and specialty dog toys and equipment. Humans can enjoy entertainment from the Cast-A-Ways Show Comedy and Trick Show and the Canine Stars. Other event highlights will include demonstrations from the Arapahoe County Sheriff’ K-9 Unit and the 4H Dog Obedience Training Program as well as a free photo booth to commemorate the occasion.
9/14 10:30am-12:30pm They Eat What?! Hike & Family Picnic
Flying J Ranch Park, 9509 Highway 73, Evergreen CO
You won’t believe what some creatures consider food. Join this interactive, savory look at wildlife feeding habits before we dive into our own picnic lunches. includes a 1 1/2 mile easy hike All ages. Registration for this program is available one month before the date of the program. If you are registering during this time, but space is no longer available, please call Lookout Mountain Nature Center at 720-497-7600 to be placed on a waiting list.
9/14 2pm Dinosaur Discovery Day At Dinosaur Ridge
Dinosaur ridge, 16831 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison 80465
Geohazards as part of National Preparedness Month. Learn about earthquakes, tornadoes, floods, wildfires, landslides, etc. and how to prepare.
Dinosaur tracks sit atop layers of sand and mudstone, the pads of the toes and patterns of migration seen in over 300 footprints and 37 trackways.
Geology exhibits and hands-on fossil exhibits at the Visitor Center. Expert guides are stationed along the Dinosaur Ridge Trail at the most significant interpretive sites. Visitors hike at their own pace or take the Shuttle Bus (one way) at $3 per person (three and under ride free).
9/14 10am Geohazards and Preparedness
Dinosaur Ridge National Natural Landmark,16831 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison 80465 Learn about natural hazards and preparedness at booths about wildfires, landslides & rockslides, radon gas, tornadoes, volcanic ash, radiation & fallout, swelling soils, earthquakes. West Metro Fire, RDS Environmental, Colorado Ready, Jefferson County IMT, The Cell Museum and others will be here. Take a shuttle bus or hike the Dinosaur Ridge Interpretive Trail. Hiking is free & the shuttle is $4, 3 & under free.
Denver Arts Festival
Sloan’s Lake Park, 4500 West 17th Avenue, Denver 80212
Presented by Colorado Event Design, LLC
Denver Arts Festival at Sloan’s Lake hosts its first national juried fine arts festival September 14th and 15th in Denver’s second largest city park. This free, family-friendly festival includes national fine arts exhibits, 2-day music stages featuring local artists, Sunset Concert featuring national recording artist Chuck Pyle, children’s Creative Station tent and canine agility demonstrations by K-9’s for a Cause. Fun for all ages!
9/14 7:30am Bird Walk at Ponderosa Preserve
Ponderosa Preserve, 8150 S. Coolidge Way, Aurora 80016
Enjoy a morning bird walk at this beautiful Aurora open space area. Ages 10 and older welcome. Reservations are required 303-326-8650.
9/14 Longmont Museum
400 Quail Road Longmont, CO 80501
9/14-15 11am-6:30pm Parker Oktoberfest 2013
O’Brien Park Parking Lot – Corner of Parker Road and Mainstreet, 10795 Victorian Drive
9/16 6:30-7:30pm Free Lecture: Geology Underfoot along Colorado’s Front Range
Schlessman Family Branch–Denver Public Library, 100 Poplar St., Denver
Join the library for an evening with authors Lon Abbott and Terri Cook as they discuss Geology Underfoot along Colorado’s Front Range, their book released last year with the Mountain Press Publishing Company. The transition from the relatively flat Great Plains to the craggy peaks of Colorado’s Front Range is one of North America’s most abrupt topographical contrasts. The epic, 1,00-million-year geologic story behind this amazing landscape is even more awe inspiring.
9/17 10am-8pm Fine Arts Center (Colorado Springs)
30 West Dale Street, Colorado Springs CO
On the third Tuesday of each month, the FAC offers the public free general admission. Also, free guided tours with FAC Docents: 10 a.m. | 11 a.m. | 1 p.m.
9/20 6-9pm Art Night In Lafayette
pARTiculars, 401 S. Public Road, Lafayette CO
Please join us to explore the world of art in a series of fun-filled, hands-on workshop and demos during our openings on the third Friday of each month.
9/20 7-8:30pm Harvest Moon Rise (Littleton)
Creek Canyon Park, 13896 Grizzly Drive, Littleton CO
Enjoy an evening hike to a ridge top as we watch the Harvest Moon rise over the plains. Learn about phases, features and traditional Harvest Moon tales. Ages 6 yrs. to Adult. Registration for this program is available one month before the date of the program. If you are registering during this time, but space is no longer available, please call Lookout Mountain Nature Center at 720-497-7600 to be placed on a waiting list.
9/20 10am Theater in the Park ~ Peter and the Wolf
CityCenter Englewood Amphitheater, 1000 Englewood Pkwy., Englewood
Theater in the Park featuring Sergei Prokofiev’s musical play “Peter and the Wolf”.The performance is free and open to the public, for more information call 303-762-2680.
9/20 6:30pm Explore Nature
Morrison Nature Center, 16002 E. Smith Rd., Aurora 80011
Explore nature after the sun goes down. For all ages. Nature at Night in September highlights beavers. Reservations required at 303-326-8650.
9/20 5pm Flo’s Underground Jazz
Lamont Music Events, Williams Recital Salon, Newman Ceter for the Performing Arts, Denver University
Town Center South – Highlands Ranch
9/21 4pm to dark Fall Festival at the Hills
Rose Roots Community Garden at the Hills at Standley Lake Park
84th Avenue & Alkire Street, Arvada
Children’s activities, a square dance caller, a full selection of farm produce for sale, potluck, corn roast, and an exchange for handmade/homemade goods-bring your potluck dish, table service for your family, picnic blanket, and a homemade good to trade with neighbors. Join Rose Roots Community Garden and Star Acre Farms for a Fall Festival at the Hills at Standley Lake Park.
9/21 10am Peace Day on the 16th Street Mall
16th Street mall, 511 16th Street mall, Denver 80202
Presented by Jovial Concepts
Jovial Concepts invites you to join us September 21st on the 16th Street Mall for the observance of the UN International Day of Peace. There will be booths spanning the center of the mall from Arapahoe to Tremont! We will have live music, art, activities for all ages, food, and fun! Though celebrated in many countries and other states, this will be one of the largest celebrations and awareness raising events for Peace Day Sept. 21st in Denver!
9/21 8am-12pm 11th Annual Erie Biscuit Day
presented by Erie Historical Society
Downtown Eirie on Briggs Street
It is Free to attend Erie Biscuit Day and visit the wonderful booths we have this year. Old fashioned cake walk, raffles, craft booths, historic photos and more. Charge for biscuits and gravy, homemade stew and more.
9/21-22 10am Celtic Harvest Festival Edgewater
Citizens Park, 22nd & Benton., Denver 80214
Present by City of Edgewater
9 Celtic Bands: Angus Mohr, Mythica Chancer’s, Keep Britain Irish, Billy the Mountain, Celtic Winds, Kindred Spirits, O’Neil’s Fancy, Sherman Woods, and Colcannon. Featuring Pipe Bands, Celtic Dancers, Dogs of the British Isles, Sheep Herding Demos, The RenScots, HawkQuest, Celtic Clans, Celtic Marketplace, Farmer’s Market, Beer & Spirits. Enjoy Celtic culture celebrated by Colorado artists and musicians. Lots of FUN family and children’s activities games
9/22 12-6pm 4th Annual Oktoberfest at Evergreen LakeTM
9/22 Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave
987 1/2 Lookout Mountain Road, Golden, CO 80401
Buffalo Bill’s Fall Roundup. Free admission, programs by “Buffalo Bill,” “Annie Oakley,” and other historic persons.
9/22 11:30am-6pm Oktoberfest at Evergreen Lake
Join us for the Annual Oktoberfest at Evergreen Lake
9/27 5-8pm Last Friday Gallery Walk
Evergreen Art Galleries
Enjoy special extended art gallery hours on the last Friday of the month, as galleries will stay open until 8 pm. Take in all the splendors the Evergreen art community has to offer each month, and maybe even find that perfect piece to complete your art collection!
9/27 – 10/6 Oktoberfest Denver
Denver’s Historic Ballpark neighborhood, Larimer Street Between 20th St and 22nd St
PRESENTED BY Oktoberfest
Denver’s Ballpark Neighborhood welcomes back one of the city’s longest running festivals and one of the largest of its kind in the nation! Oktoberfest Denver is set to once again commemorate this world-famous and time-honored tradition of German heritage by combining dynamic performance of music and dance, bier-based activities and entertainment for all ages.
9/28 10am-5pm Jared’s 8th Annual Giant Pumpkin Festival and Weigh-Off
Jared’s Nursery, Gift and Garden, 10500 W. Bowles Ave.
Presented by Jared’s Nursery, Gift and Garden
Jared’s is hosting our 8th Annual Giant Pumpkin Festival and Weigh-Off. Come see half ton pumpkins, pumpkins dropping from a crane, giant straw maze, a galleria of ghouls and new in 2013 live music. There are balloon twisters, face painters, bouncy castle, food and beverages. Most activities are free. Face painting, food, beverages and the bouncy castle do have a cost.
9/28 Visit a National Park for Free
National Parks throughout the U.S
America’s Best Idea – the national parks – is even better when it’s free! In Colorado, our National Parks are: Rocky Mountain NP, Great Sand Dunes NP, Black Canyon of the Gunnison NP, Mesa Verde NP
September 28 & 29 10am-5pm 12th Annual 1830’s Rendezvous & Spanish Colonial Market
The Fort Restaurant 19192 Highway 8, Morrison
Award winning Spanish Colonial Artists come together with a rendezvous and celebrate the west in the 1830’s. Southwest’s most celebrated Spanish colonial artists demonstrate and sell their jewelry, retablos, bultos, etc. Historical Interpreters enact the colorful Mountain Men and Women trappers and traders from the Bent’s Fort era sell their wares, from buckskin period dress and trade silver to flintlock guns, and beaver skin hats. Adults and children interact with 1830’s era interpreters and participate in educational activities. The public is welcome to enjoy, food, music, fun all weekend long.