Why: This brand new, 7.5-acre mountain bike park has plenty of slopes, jumps, and pump tracks to keep you (and your kiddos) busy.
Why: Civic Center Park will be humming when this Denver group hits the stage for a gratis concert.
Why: Watch from home and cheer for 18—yes, that’s a lot—Coloradans competing in Rio.
Why: Because Fido deserves the latest tech, newest toy, and freshest food.
Why: 5280’s “Hike We Like” series is a treasure trove of sure-to-please Colorado treks. (We used it this weekend to find Fort Collins’ Bobcat Ridge Natural Area.) If you need more inspiration, check out this month’s round-up of 10 of the state’s best Wilderness Areas.
Why: If you missed celebrating Colorado’s birthday (Aug. 1), then head to Del Norte for a celebration of Western history and culture, complete with a barn dance and parade.
Why: It always seems like the City Park Jazz series ends a little too soon for our #foreversummer friends. This year is no exception: Don’t miss the final concert on August 7.
Why: Whether you drive to Lookout Mountain or Strasburg, you should escape the city’s lights in order to see nature’s own brilliant show.
Why: This Jewish museum and cultural resource center has free admission for the day, meaning you should cancel your Friday plans and head over for a visit.
Why: Your friends have started posting pictures of everything they’re making with Palisade peaches and you want to keep up your social media game.
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