The Denver Botanic Gardens Blossoms of Light are on display through January 2.
Ring in the holiday season this year with a trek through the Denver Botanic Gardens' festive Blossoms of Light, on display through January 2. Wind your way through a designated path in the gardens, aglow with holiday lights, and explore the Romantic Gardens and O'Fallon Perennial Walk. Don't...
December 3 2015, 12:00 PM
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The Mile High City is bursting with ways to tone your tummy (and your thighs, and your biceps). Every month, new fitness studios open—all with methods sworn to revolutionize the way you work out. While they can’t all be the right fit for everyone, it's worth giving them a try. (Plus, we...
October 23 2015, 9:00 AM
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1. Photo Mash-up Workshop with ideaLAB | Sept. 12
Why You Should Go: You’ll get to pick out a historic Denver photo at History Colorado and then hit the streets to photograph the same spot to see how the city has changed.
2. Denver Free Walking Tours | All month
Why You Should Go: You need...
September 1 2015, 11:30 AM
An Amorphophallus titanum, aka the corpse flower, bloomed Tuesday evening at Denver Botanic Gardens.
Death is in the air at the Denver Botanic Gardens—literally. The much-anticipated corpse flower (Amorphophallus titanum), famous for the stinky odor it gives off similar to decaying flesh, finally bloomed. The whole process—and smell—lasts for less than 48 hours, but takes anywhere from 8 to 20...
August 20 2015, 10:00 AM
1. Listen: Five Points Jazz Festival
Why you should go: We consider this festival—with more than 25 bands and eight stages—the official kickoff for the summer music season.
Details: May 16, various locations, Denver
2. Get Dirty: Denver Botanic Gardens’ Spring Plant Sale
May 6 2015, 11:00 AM
—Courtesy of Erin and Lisa M. Gillespie
There’s soap, there’s handmade soap, and there’s Shaman Lisa’s Aroma Art body care products.
When the Denver Botanic Gardens offered a soap-making workshop in March 2013, Lisa Melli Gillespie had just finished a personal challenge: “inviting whimsy” into her life by attempting 101 new...
April 28 2015, 1:45 PM
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As we head toward Mother’s Day—the unofficial start of Colorado’s gardening season—our empty dirt beds are just begging to be filled with baby herbs, veggies, and flowers. The neighborhood garden shop has starters in stock, of course, but heading to a pop-up plant sale often means discovering...
April 14 2015, 11:00 AM