08/2013

Yoga on the Rocks

Submitted by Justine E. Hausheer on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 9:42am

Stretch out and recharge amid the towering sandstone pinnacles of Red Rocks. Presented by CorePower Yoga, this instructor-led class is the perfect tonic for a long work week. Sat 7-8 a.m.

The Color Run

Submitted by Justine E. Hausheer on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 9:44am

This may be the Color Run's first 5K on snow-packed trails, but runners will still be doused in neon powder. Sat 1 p.m.

Rocky Mountain Reptile Expo

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.

Cheese Making Demonstration and Tasting with Fruition Farms

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.

Leftapalooza

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.

Solterra Wine Festival

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.

 

Otis Taylor

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.

Paula Poundstone

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.