Submitted by Beth Steffens on Tue, 06/11/2013 - 10:35pm
A variety of cool reptiles—including some endangered ones—will be in tow for families to view and, possibly, take home. Thinking of breeding some scaly creatures? Specialized breeders will be available to give advice. Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Submitted by Kelsey Anne Lindsey on Mon, 07/29/2013 - 7:56am
Only around 100 sheep dairy farms remain in the United States. In Colorado, we have Fruition Farms. Discover what goes into making cheese during a hands-on demonstration by co-owner Jimmy Warren. After seeing the entire process, from milk collection on, tasting the farm-fresh ricotta will be an even sweeter end note. Tip: These demos often sell out.
Submitted by Caitlin Donnelly on Wed, 07/10/2013 - 10:04am
Sip craft beer from Left Hand Brewing Company while enjoying all-star cover bands during the family-friendly Mile High Tribute Band Competition. Bands include Dreamboat Annie, Tookus, and returning champs, Hey, Lady!, covering anyone from Heart to the Allman Brothers to the B-52s. Proceeds benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Sat noon-5 p.m.
Submitted by Jake Jensen on Tue, 07/23/2013 - 11:57am
Help raise funds for the YMCA of Metropolitan Denver. At this annual festival, six Colorado wineries—including Bonacquisti Wine Company and Avanti Winery—pair their best varietals with local chefs’ culinary creations. Also, don’t miss live music, cooking demos, and a silent auction. Sat 2-7 p.m.
Submitted by Stephen Kasica on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 9:07am
Can't wait for the September Telluride Blues & Brew Festival? You don't have to. Catch blues legend Otis Taylor and his roadhouse-style "trance blues" ahead of the fest. Local singer Robby Peoples opens the show with his bluesy vocals. Sat 7:30-11 p.m.
Submitted by Caitlin Donnelly on Thu, 07/25/2013 - 2:22pm
A recent inductee into the Comedy Hall of Fame, Paula Poundstone gets fans in on the jokes. Expect digs at audience members and quick-thinking quips, all between sips of the comedian's signature Diet Coke. Sat 8 p.m.