Sunday, April 26, 2015

Canine Classic 5K Run/Walk

Submitted by Corrie Sahling on Fri, 02/06/2015 - 12:52pm

Your dog doesn't have to sacrifice his status as man's best friend while you're running this canine-friendly 5K. Post-race, enjoy food vendors, live music from local rock group Last Men on Earth, and a beer garden sponsored by Avery Brewing. Sun 9 a.m.

Pajama Brunch

Submitted by Callie Sumlin on Mon, 03/30/2015 - 10:45am

If you've ever skipped brunch because you didn't want to get all dressed up, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot's pajama brunch is for you. WTF encourages patrons to rock their PJs, rewarding those who do with 10 percent off brunch fare like chicken and waffles and French toast, as well as a complimentary mimosa or Bloody Mary. All you've got to do is roll out of bed. Sun 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Crested Butte Pole, Pedal, Paddle

Submitted by Corrie Sahling on Mon, 04/20/2015 - 11:49am

Take part in a Colorado-style triathlon—instead of running and swimming, athletes will compete in legs of uphill/downhill skiing, biking (per the usual format), and kayaking along the length of Gunnison Valley. Helmets are required for all three legs of this multi-sport endurance race, which can be done individually or relay-style with a team. Sun 10 a.m.

Denver Microbrew Tour's RiNo Art District Tour

Submitted by Callie Sumlin on Sat, 04/11/2015 - 12:04pm

The new RiNo Art District microbrew tour provides a guided walking tour of galleries and exceptional breweries in the up-and-coming area. RiNo is home to an array of artists, architects, coffee roasters, screen printers, home brew shops, chocolatiers, and of course, small breweries, wineries, and distilleries. Explore the area's unique businesses and enjoy some craft brews. Sun 12:15 p.m.

Fancy Schmancy Family Fundraiser

Submitted by Derek Kessinger on Mon, 04/20/2015 - 2:17pm

Dress up the whole family for this fancy fundraiser to support the WOW! Museum's unique educational programs. With music provided by famed children's music duo Jeff and Paige, your family will be ready to hit the dance floor. Along with appetizers and drinks, this fund-raiser is dressed up with a silent auction, featuring fun giveaways like a private suite at a Colorado Rockies game. When the kids need a break, they can take advantage of other activities within the museum. Sun 3-5:30 p.m.

Tulip Fairy and Elf Festival

Submitted by Corrie Sahling on Fri, 02/06/2015 - 4:08pm

With spring comes sunshine, flowers, and in Boulder, fairies. More than 15,000 tulips deck Pearl Street for this beloved festival, which includes a parade featuring the Tulip Fairy that invites any little one who wants to dress up as a pint-sized sprite to join in. Afterward, they can enjoy performances of children’s songs and activities like coloring face painting and coloring. Sun 1-5 p.m.

Healthy Kids Running

Submitted by Corrie Sahling on Fri, 02/13/2015 - 3:05pm

Whether your child channels her inner hare or connects more with a tortoise, this five-week running program is designed for all abilities. Preschoolers sprint a 50-yard dash each week while eighth-graders run a mile. Your mini racers will compete to earn points, and the eventual winners in each age group will receive a trophy (although every tyke will feel like a champion with her guaranteed medal). Sun 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Sean Watkins and Joseph LeMay

Submitted by Kiran Herbert on Wed, 02/04/2015 - 10:43am

Best known for his role as vocalist and guitarist in the acoustic trio Nickel Creek, Sean Watkins has four solo albums to his name, his latest being last year's All I Do Is Lie. Watkins, who has been performing professionally since age 12, incorporates traditional bluegrass and indie elements without straying far from a contemporary folk sound. Don’t miss opener Joseph LeMay, whose Seventeen Acres was named by Rolling Stone as one of "The 26 Albums of 2014 You Probably Didn't But Really Should Hear." Sun 7 p.m.