Looking to spruce up your yard for a fraction of the cost? The Assistance League Denver Thrift Shop has arranged for an outside vendor to bring in tons of unique yard art merchandise and set it all up in the front parking lot. The Summer Sizzle Sale runs Friday & Saturday, June 14 & 15. Plus, the store’s remodeled digs on E. Evans offer tons of interior space for clothing (men’s, women’s and children’s), shoes, handbags, jewelry, sporting goods, home decor and furniture. [Read more…] about Assistance League of Denver Thrift Shop Summer Sizzle Yard Sale
Bargains and not-such-bargains are to be had at the monthly A Paris Street Market, which now has a second summer home at Park Meadows and is open the third Saturday of each month from June through October. Whether or not you find something you must have, it’s great just to poke around a FREE open-air market whose vendors specialize in antique, vintage, funky and fun items.
The market is located outdoors near The Vistas on the west side of the shopping center between Macy’s and Arhaus. Great shopping and dining are just steps away at Park Meadows home to 200+ stores and restaurants. The market operates rain, snow or shine from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 8401 Park Meadows Center Dr., Lone Tree.
Take a step back in time as Aurora opens DeLaney Farm to the public this summer on select Saturdays. Tour the farm for FREE from 9 a.m. to noon and enjoy special presentations and workshops including demonstrations of day-to-day life in the early 20th century. Try barrel racing at the stick rodeo and the rolling pin toss. Enjoy a story time by the Aurora Public Library and learn about Aurora’s ranching and farming history. [Read more…] about Aurora’s DeLaney Farm Historic Site Hosts Open Days
You may not have heard of WOW! Children’s Museum (World of Wonder), but the Lafayette-based museum provides kids with an interactive experience that sparks imagination and inspired learning through play. On Father’s Day, Sunday, June 16, dads and grandpas receive FREE admission (a $5 value). Other adults pay $5, while children ages 1 to 11 pay $10. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 110 N. Harrison Ave., Lafayette, 303-604-2424.
The annual Denver PrideFest is a FREE weekend-long celebration of community, family and culture in Civic Center Park and recognized as one of the top 10 of its kind in the country. Organized by the city’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center of Colorado and open to all, it features three stages with live entertainment — headlined on Sunday by Todrick Hall. [Read more…] about Denver PrideFest Events This Weekend
It’s about time someone put together a cool watch and clock show. The Watch & Clock Show & Sale runs Friday & Saturday, June 14 & 15 at the JeffCo Fairgrounds. Antique and modern watches, clocks, tools, books and supplies will be on display and for sale. Education exhibits and presentations are also planned. [Read more…] about Ticket Deal! It’s All About Time at Watch & Clock Show
Head over to West 32nd Street between Irving and Perry for the annual Highlands Street Fair on Saturday, June 15 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. This FREE family-friendly neighborhood event in northwest Denver features live music, more than 100 vendors, food trucks and family-friendly activities. [Read more…] about Fun at Highlands Street Fair
Here’s a history lesson for some: Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. The holiday honors June 19, 1865, the day slaves in Galveston, Texas, finally learned President Lincoln had signed the Emancipation Proclamation two years earlier.
Denver’s annual Juneteenth Music Festival expands to two days this year, running Saturday & Sunday, June 15 & 16. in the Historic Five Points District. The annual parade — this year’s theme is “Dream Big” — steps out from Manual High School at 11 a.m. It winds through the streets of East Denver. [Read more…] about Juneteenth Celebration in Five Points
It’s never too early to start making holidays plans. BOOM! BANG! CHEAP! Fourth of July festivities abound in the metro Denver/Boulder area. We’ve found some of the no-cost and low-cost festivals, feasts and parades to keep the family entertained. Events are listed alphabetically for easier review. We expect to add more events, as they’re announced closer to the holiday — so check back often.
In case of bad weather or other circumstances, such as fire restrictions, some fireworks shows may be cancelled. However, celebrations usually go on as planned. Check back here and on event websites for updated information.
Here’s what’s bursting July 2, 3 & 4: [Read more…] about 4th of July 2019 – Fireworks, Festivals and Parades
The Vintage Car Club of Castle Rock brings its array of vehicles to downtown Castle Rock during the Classic Rock Cruise In Car Show on Friday & Saturday, June 14 & 15. On Friday night from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. groove to live music during a street party. [Read more…] about Castle Rock’s Classic Rock Cruise In Car Show
Maybe it’s not mint juleps and the run for the roses but a day at Arapahoe Park, home to horse racing, is a fun one. Celebrate Father’s Day at Arapahoe Park on Sunday, June 16 and dads get extra perks. All fathers will receive FREE admission and a FREE Arapahoe Park gift (while supplies last). There will also be the annual Father’s Day buffet – buy one buffet and Dad eats FREE. [Read more…] about Dads Get Free Entry & Gift On Father’s Day at Arapahoe Park
Sounds of Southlands, the outdoor retail center’s summer concert series, plays every Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Bring your blankets, family and pets and enjoy FREE live music in Town Square. Southlands is an outdoor lifestyle center with a four-block Main street and community plaza surrounded by additional retailers and restaurants. Here’s the line-up: [Read more…] about Sounds Of Southlands Every Thursday
Swing the night away at Colfax Swings, a community swing dance party on Monday, June 17 at The People’s Building in Colfax East. From 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., dance the night away with Tuff-Tones, a swing band project from members of the Brothers of Brass. Explore an exhibit highlighting Denver’s historical jazz roots from the Black American West Museum & Heritage Center. [Read more…] about Colfax Swings With Community Dance Party
Those who live in or near Centennial may want to jot down Saturday, June 15 as “E-Dumpster Day”. You can dump your old electronic devices from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Medema Park. Most items can be recycled for FREE, though a charge ($20) applies to TVs and CRT monitors. Accepted items include: desktops, laptops, LCD monitors, LED monitors, computer peripherals and accessories, mice, keyboards, copiers, printers, digital cameras, cell phones and game consoles. [Read more…] about Electronic Recycling Event in Centennial
Stapleton jazzes up the community every Thursday from June 13 through August 8 with an evening of Motown, jazz and blues at Conservatory Green in Northfield. The 2019 MoJaBlu Thursday Night Concert Series is FREE and open to the public. All concerts run from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Here are this year’s headliners: [Read more…] about Stapleton MoJaBlu Concert Series at Northfield