Submitted by Abby Faires on Wed, 11/13/2013 - 12:48pm
Jumpstart your family's new year with this health-focused festival. The ode to oats kicks off with a hot oatmeal breakfast, followed by a community health fair, and a family-friendly 5K walk/run. Sat 7:30 a.m.
Submitted by Madelyn Herzog on Thu, 11/14/2013 - 1:23pm
There's an artistic side to the National Western Stock Show. More than 60 local and international artists highlight the Western spirit at this exhibit featuring contemporary works ranging from oil to photography to clay. Daily 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Submitted by Michelle Johnson on Fri, 01/03/2014 - 11:15am
Take the stress out of wedding planning with a day of prenuptial inspiration and relaxation. Couples preparing to tie the knot can enjoy live music, bar and food pairings, prizes, and a chance to scope out one of Denver’s premiere wedding venues. Can't afford to dip into the honeymoon fund? This bridal event is completely free of charge. Sat 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Submitted by Michelle Johnson on Fri, 11/15/2013 - 12:11pm
If there’s one thing the West knows how to do right, it’s a rodeo. Throughout January, the 108-year-old stock show offers events for everyone—horse shows, bull-riding competitions, Mexican rodeos, art exhibits, and tradeshows including jewelry and agricultural products. Daily, times vary.
Submitted by Abby Faires on Tue, 11/26/2013 - 3:06pm
Have you ever wondered if it's possible to make your own vino? The connoisseurs at Wine & Whey will show you the process for crafting your own red, white, and sparkling blends. Once fermentation is complete 45 days later, students will be invited back to bottle, label, and take home their creations. Sat 4-6 p.m.
Submitted by Michelle Johnson on Fri, 01/03/2014 - 12:02pm
Most Coloradans remember the late John Denver as the folk musician who captured the essence of the Centennial State through songs such as “Rocky Mountain High” and “Take Me Home, Country Roads.” Check out another one of his artistic endeavors at an exhibit displaying 40 photographs taken by Denver that capture nature’s beauty throughout the musician’s lifetime. Tue-Fri noon-5 p.m.; Sat 7-10 p.m.; Sun noon-5 p.m.
Submitted by Michelle Johnson on Thu, 11/21/2013 - 9:59am
Dig out your umbrella and rain boots for a special showing of one of the greatest movie musicals of all time, Singin’ in the Rain. Arrow Electronics presents the classic film starring Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds with live orchestral accompaniment from Colorado Symphony. Sat 7:30 p.m.
Submitted by Michelle Johnson on Thu, 11/14/2013 - 6:25pm
Blending finger-picking acoustic guitar with moody baritone vocals, Willy Porter rolls out his rich, soulful style and relaxed stage presence. Expect to hear hits from his 2012 EP Cheeseburgers & Gasoline as well as onstage storytelling and comedic improv. Sat 8 p.m.
Submitted by Jesse Bishop on Tue, 01/07/2014 - 12:57pm
Indulge your inner geek at this weekly improv comedy and pop culture mashup. The performance features an expert in somewhat arcane and definitely nerdy knowledge—this week's topic is Tolkien—and uses that as a platform to educate and entertain the audience. Shire dwellers undoubtedly would not approve. Sat 8 p.m.
Submitted by Kelsey Anne Lindsey on Sun, 01/05/2014 - 7:00pm
In the aftermath of war, how do you return home and confront a past you want to forget? In this drama by Matthew Lopez, a Jewish Confederate soldier arrives at his house to find his former slaves living in the ruins. As they celebrate Passover together, they are forced to face their mutual pasts and uncertain futures. Thu-Sun 8 p.m.
Submitted by Jesse Bishop on Mon, 01/06/2014 - 4:46pm
Prepare yourself for an auditory adventure. This Canadian electronic dance duo will lead you through the highs and lows of EDM erudition. Take in the assumed sonic dissonance of high-pitched female vocal samples and convulsive bass drops as that discord becomes an elusive musical contradiction: a harmonious cacophony that actually works. Sat 9 p.m.