Take part in Colorado's booming cycling culture—at least for the day. During this environmentally friendly and stress-reducing ride to and from work, thousands of fellow residents will ditch their cars and rush-hour traffic to promote the benefits of commuting on two wheels. Wed, times vary.
Help fight cancer, one mile at a time. This two-day bike ride covers more than 80 miles, from the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center in Aurora to the Colorado State University Flint Animal Cancer Center in Fort Collins. Not enough? Try the additional 60-mile loop in the foothills on day two. All proceeds benefit cancer research at the University of Colorado Cancer Center. Sat-Sun 8 a.m.
Each year, 20,000 Coloradans are diagnosed with cancer. This stair-climbing event aims to raise funds and awareness for cancer organizations. A “stairless” course is available for those unable to—or who would rather not tackle—the 33 rows of stairs. Sun 6:30 a.m.
This bash brings audiences up close and personal with classical small ensembles. Hearing classical music the way it would have been herd hundreds of years ago, listeners join players is small rooms and get so close they may eel the floor vibrate with each movement. Dates, times vary.
Finally, an excuse to play cornhole without having to attend a football game. The Throwdown is a fundraiser for the Cottonwood Institute, a nonprofit that connects kids with the outdoors. Participants are guaranteed three games with a four team, round-robin format. Sat 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
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