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Margarita Madness 5K

Want to channel your inner soccer mom this weekend? Try this event combining their two of their favorite things: jogging and margaritas. Start your afternoon with a leisurely 5K through a suburban park, then cross the finish line and gulp down an ice-cold marg. In addition to the free drink, finishers earn admission to an…

Carboy Wine Pairing Dinner

Belly up to this delicious and savory fall spread complete with wine pairings from Littleton-based Carboy Winery. Chef Scott Hybbeneth of Angelo’s Taverna has six courses planned, including Granny Smith apple and honey gorgonzola souffle, Alamosa striped bass crudo, and beef short rib with polenta. Finish on a sweet note with a caramelized apple tart.…

Denver Margarita Madness 5K

You no longer have to feel guilty about the sugar and calories that come with a margarita if you run this 5K first. Grab your drinking buddies (21 and up, of course) and running shoes to work up a sweat before sipping your tequila-filled finish line libation and indulging in tacos from local food trucks.

Doggie Plunge

Take your dog for a splash at one of the best water parks in town for the ultimate pup pool party. After your furry, four-legged friend goes for a swim, they can continue to cool off with doggie ice cream treats from Good Times Burgers & Frozen Custard and a Paw Pop. Proceeds support Freedom…

Viewhouse (Littleton)

This is your place to catch the game and enjoy a variety of bar bites, from burgers and hot dogs to steak. Watch your favorite sports team while enjoying a draft beer and a plate of nachos, or catch a view of the city from the rooftop bar. Multiple locations.
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Lavender Festival

Step away from the essential oils, and come smell some actual flowers. This celebration of Bath and Body Works' favorite floral takes place at Chatfield Farm's two-year-old lavender garden, which boasts more than 800 blooming plants. Admire the blooms via hayride or self-guided tour, shop for locally made lavender products, and get up close and personal…
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Unicorn Festival

Become part of the magic as Instagram's favorite mythical creature comes to life in this brand-new festival. Your little one can pose with or ride a unicorn (read: a pony with a rather convincing horn), stop by the mermaid lagoon staffed with finned cosplayers, and take part in all sorts of fantasy activities, from Quidditch…

Father’s Day Falcon Fest

This Father’s Day, take your pop out for an unconventional dinner and a show: At this family-friendly event, the other guests are live raptors. After marveling at a presentation about bald eagles, owls, and falcons hosted by the Audubon Society of Greater Denver and Hawkquest, chow down during an outdoor picnic. Thanks to this event, you can…
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Bentley Denver Charity Polo Series

If you want to show off your Derby hat one more time this year, this sunny outdoor polo tournament is the perfect opportunity. During a six-game competition, watch professionals battle in six European-style, 10-goal matches, during which teams of athletes on horseback attempt to use mallets to hit balls through goals. When you're not watching the action on the…

Kids Camp: The Pirates!

Itty bitty buccaneers can don their finest pirate garb for this screening of an epic high-seas adventure. The story follows a charming pirate captain (voiced by Hugh Grant) who sails around the world for a chance to win the title of Captain of the Year. Kids will cheer for the feisty buccaneer as he tries to best his…

Gladys Knight

Although her heydey took place in the ’60s and ’70s, the Empress of Soul proves she still has an impressive set of pipes. The Atlanta-born singer will draw on more than six decades of R&B, Gospel, and funk for her solo performance; dedicated fans should listen for her signature hit, “Midnight Train to Georgia” as…

Colorado Irish Festival

St. Patrick’s Day isn’t the only time to embrace your Irish heritage on the Front Range. At this festival celebrating Irish and Celtic traditions, cheer on Denver Gaels Club athletes as they compete in hurling and Gaelic football matches. Then kick back a George Killian’s Irish Red while watching a traditional dance competition set to…

Breckenridge Brewery Hootenanny

Check out Breckenridge Brewery’s 12-acre Littleton campus while sipping a microbrew at this all-day concert and craft beer festival. Nederland folk quintet Gipsy Moon and bluegrass group the Sam Bush Band will play Americana songs on the main stage as you sample refreshing suds (we recommend the summery Agave Wheat or the hoppy Avalanche Ale).

The Wedding Singer

Watch your favorite moments from this ’80s-themed rom-com live and the silver screen during a two-part event. Before a screening of the film, which stars Adam Sandler as an unlucky-in-love wedding singer who falls for a woman while planning her wedding, local actors from Performance Now Theatre Company will share scenes from a musical based on the same story. A portion…

Meet the Beekeeper

Bring your little insect enthusiasts by the Honey Bee Apiary at the Hudson Gardens to observe real beekeepers and their fuzzy friends up close. Kids will learn more about how bee colonies work together to protect their hives, and they'll get tips on how humans can manage and protect these busy workers.

Genesis Adventure Race

This race isn’t just for athletes—in order to succeed in this three-part adventure, teams will have to be able to think creatively, strategize, and move quickly. The beginner-friendly course features biking, trekking, and boating sections as well as secret special challenges. Using creative problem-solving skills, teams of two to four members will have to work together…
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film/STILL: Art. Culture. Film.

The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and the Clyfford Still Museum have partnered up to create this film series, which features flicks that are thematically similar to exhibits of modern art. Kick off this month's event with a screening of Medicine for Melancholy the debut film by Moonlight director Barry Jenkins, a complement to Shade:Clyfford Still/Mark Bradford. Other movies in the lineup include a May documentary about the…

Carboy Winery

With wine offerings including Sauvignon Blanc, rosé, Pinot Noir, and Cabernet Sauvignon and shared plates such as charcuterie and salmon crudo, this winery (which is connected to the Littleton location of Angelo's Taverna) is the perfect happy hour spot.

Angelo’s Taverna (Littleton)

This neighborhood nook dishes up a selection of raw and fried oysters alongside elevated Italian cuisine. Try the lobster gnocchi served with leeks and a lobster tomato sauce. Multiple locations.

Zoës Kitchen

Zoës Kitchen began as a family restaurant in Alabama, but this chain's menu is still inspired by fresh, Mediterranean flavors. Try the rosemary, ham, and mozzarella piadina—a thin, crispy Italian street sandwich. Don't leave without a slice of YaYa's Chocolate Cake.

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