It’s a colorful weekend as talented artists bring masterpieces to life right at your feet during the Centennial Chalk Art Festival on Saturday & Sunday, September 22 & 23. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., enjoy watching the work of amazing chalk artists, as well as perusing the fine art vendors in Centennial Center Park. [Read more…] about Centennial Chalk Art Festival Is A Colorful Weekend
For 18 years, Tesori Italian Pottery has been Denver’s go-to source for Majolica, a hand formed and hand painted pottery direct from workshops in Tuscany and Umbria. Sadly, the company is closing up shop and holding its last sale on Saturday, September 22. All pieces will be discounted 50% to 70%. Tesori stocks both classic and contemporary works. All pieces are usable as well as artistic. The sale runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Tesori’s storeroom in the Lowry Park Apartments, 8501 E. Alameda Ave., Bldg. 16 (Garage 16-3), Denver.
How sweet it is! The annual Colorado Honey Festival takes place at Four Seasons Farmers and Artisans Market. The Festival runs Saturday, September 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, September 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Colorado Honey Festival at Four Seasons celebrates bees, beekeeping, pollinators of all kinds, and of course, honey! [Read more…] about Colorado Honey Festival in Wheat Ridge
Th annual Denver Oktoberfest is so large it spans two weekends. This FREE salute to Bavarian heritage features authentic German beer and fare, crafts, music, dance, oom-pah-pah entertainment and more. It runs in the Ballpark Neighborhood Friday and Saturday, September 21 to 23 and September 28 to 30. [Read more…] about Oktoberfest Returns To Denver This Weekend
Gather your family and friends for Highlands Ranch Oktoberfest on Saturday, September 22 from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Enjoy authentic German food, music, great biers from Paulaner and live entertainment. It’s an evening of non-stop entertainment for the kids, with magic, balloons and games. [Read more…] about Highlands Ranch Holds Its Own Oktoberfest
Dream of being a firefighter for a day? Now’s your chance. West Metro Fire Protection District hosts its annual Family Fire Muster on Saturday, September 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its Training Center. The event is FREE and you’ll see all kinds of live demonstrations. Fire engines, cool gear, firefighters… what’s not to like? [Read more…] about Be A Firefighter For The Day at West Metro’s Family Fire Muster
Time travel to the era of pioneers during the 2nd Annual Arvada Days on Saturday, September 22 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Clear Creek Valley Park. Arvada has a long history in the Denver metro area and was a key community to our State’s gold mining history, earlier farming communities and helping to make Colorado the prosperous state that it is today.
Step back in time to the mid-1800s (1850-1900) and celebrate the rich history that Arvada holds while learning first-hand what it was like to live in Arvada during the “golden days.” Admission is FREE. [Read more…] about Arvada Days Festival Celebrates Pioneer Heritage
Energy Day is Colorado’s first FREE family festival showcasing exhibits focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Energy Day will feature exciting exhibits and interactive demonstrations that will teach students and their families about various forms of energy and how through STEM education, they can find an exciting career in the energy industry. The FREE event is Saturday, September 22 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at East High School. [Read more…] about Energy Day Festival Shines Spotlight On Science
How well do you know the history of Parker? Find out and test yourself during Parker Quest on Saturday, September 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The fun starts at The Schoolhouse on Mainstreet by picking up a passport (between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m.) with clues to find places of interest around town and start your journey.
Volunteers at each stop will help questers answer their Passport questions. At the end of the Quest, receive your goodie bag and enjoy festivities including music and lawn games. [Read more…] about Test Your Parker History I.Q. During Parker Quest
Calling all adventurers – because there’s not many of those in Colorado, right? Denver’s Adventure Fest is back on Sunday, September 23 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Green in Stapleton. Adventure seekers, outdoor enthusiasts, athletes and like-minded individuals won’t want to miss the most fun and immersive outdoor festival of the year that brings the mountains to the city. [Read more…] about Adventure Fest Denver: 2-For-1 Ticket Deal
Rejuvenate, re-energize and renew your motivation to live a more balanced life at the 3rd Annual Women’s Wellness Experience on Saturday, September 22 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Arvada Center for Arts and Humanities. Grab your gal pals for a morning of FREE fun, relaxation and education. You can register in advance here. [Read more…] about Women’s Wellness Experience 2018
The National Park Service is waiving entrance fees to all of its 417 parks, monuments and other sites on National Public Lands Day, Saturday, September 22. The aspens of Rocky Mountain National Park, virtually in the metro Denver/Boulder area’s backyard, are showing the yellows and oranges, and the bull elk are bugling early in the morning and again in the afternoon and evening in one of the Rockies’ most fantastic wildlife experiences.
Other federal land management agencies also waive access fees on National Public Lands Day, which also provides volunteer opportunities on public lands at national and state parks, public and community gardens, beaches, wildlife preserves or forests.
Attention DIYers and those who love road trips — this show is for you. The Rocky Mountain Home & RV Show is your one-stop for “Show-Special” pricing for your Home Improvement projects and/or to purchase, lease or rent an RV. The three-day show runs Friday to Sunday, September 21 to 23 at Broncos Stadium at Mile High in Parking Lot I.
The latest news from the Show is that attendees will get the opportunity to check out Luxury Tiny Home & Gypsy BLISS Wagons from SimBLISSITY. Show entry is FREE, but MHOTC readers will want to preregister online for their tickets so they are automatically entered into show prize drawings. [Read more…] about See Luxury Tiny Homes At Rocky Mountain Home & RV Show
La Cache is one of Denver hidden treasures and a treasure trove for shoppers. The high-end consignment store deals in antiques, sterling silver, crystal, china, art, jewelry, fine linens, small rugs and furniture. Every quarter, the store holds its popular 50% off sale of RDF tagged (Red Door Fund) items in the La Cache Annex, which is packed with treasures.
The next sale is Monday to Saturday, September 17 to 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Net proceeds have supported Children’s Hospital Colorado to the tune of more than $4 million over 35 years. The Annex is at 404 Downing St., Denver, 303-871-9605.
Amazing corn mazes and appealing pumpkin patches have again popped up all over the greater metro area’s farmlands. Most include tons of activities, rides, petting zoos and, of course, time to get “lost” (and “found”) in a mind-bending maze. Check out our list of corn maze and pumpkin patch attractions for both families and adults through Halloween. Some open this weekend, others later in the month.
We include information on discounted admissions, where to scare up that Halloween pumpkin and any other fun details. Plus, we have a fully interactive map to help you easily locate each site. We’ll keep adding events, so check back often for new frightfully fun activities. Be sure to let us know of any we’ve missed. You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. [Read more…] about Corn Mazes and Pumpkin Patches Fill Colorado Calendar