Take a theatrical tour through presidential history during a play featuring two-minute skits about our former commanders-in-chief. —Photo courtesy of CU Boulder Theater & Dance
Food Truck Safari: Nautical Nibbles, September 23
Denver might be landlocked, but the zoo offers more than one way to consider marine animals this weekend. Grab a seafood bite from one of 10 food trucks, including ahi tuna burritos from Chuey Fu’s Latin-Asian Grub or sustainable eel rolls from...
September 21 2016, 4:15 PM
Improve your yoga practice during one of 11 different workshops at the Lake Street Union Yoga Festival in Avon. —Photo courtesy of Unsplash
McNichols Grand Re-Opening, September 15
Celebrate the grand re-opening of one of Denver's preeminent arts spaces with two new exhibits. Photographer Rich Clarkson's portraits of iconic athletes, including Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller, are the highlights of his sports-focused exhibition...
September 14 2016, 3:08 PM
Watch greater sandhill cranes take flight at sunrise during the Yampa Valley Crane Festival. —Photo courtesy of Abby Jensen
Food Fight, September 7
Trade Chopped reruns for Denver chefs battling live at this charitable competition. After local culinary celebrities, including Beast & Bottle's Jodi Poulson and Dan Kane from Del Frisco's Grille, craft five delectable courses, you can sample small plates...
September 7 2016, 5:15 PM
Four sisters from Fort Collins will give a genre-bending concert this Friday. —Image courtesy of SHEL
Lit Crawl Denver, September 2
You don't have to travel to Paris or Rome to get cultured—there are plenty of high-brow authors right here in the Mile High City. More than 30 Denver-based writers, including BK Loren, Khadijah Queen, and Manuel Ramos, will be stationed along Tennyson Street to...
September 1 2016, 9:44 AM
Take a lesson in stand-up paddle boarding at Chatfield State Park this weekend. —Image courtesy of Unsplash
Fresh Jazz and Crisp Vinyl Series: Orenda, August 26
If you're a fan of jazz, Latin, and funk, come to Orenda's five-piece instrumental set to hear all your favorite genres combined into one unique sound. The Denver-based group draws influences from Afro-Cuban rhythms and blends drum, conga,...
August 24 2016, 5:01 PM
(Left) Dinner is served: pork loin and cherries, wood-roasted carrots, and grilled peppers and Burrata. (Right) Bryan Dayton mans the head of the table.
End-of-summer evenings may be the best times of the year to host backyard feasts. For Steven Redzikowski and Bryan Dayton of Acorn, Oak at Fourteenth, and Brider, that means putting just about everything on the grill—local squash, chiles, carrots, and pork. Top that with dessert and a...
Hike 20 miles on a scenic guided backcountry excursion during the Fjällräven Classic USA. —Image courtesy of Fjällräven
The Moth: Into the Wild, August 18
This intimate night of readings by NPR's acclaimed storytelling group, the Moth, is tailor-made for an adventurous Colorado audience. Dame Wilburn, a Detroit-based poet and Moth Grand Slam champion, will host a performance filled with true tales of adventure,...
August 17 2016, 1:56 PM
Pictured: A visitor treks up the homestretch of the dunes' peak at sunset.
—Photo by Lucy Beaugard
Temperatures might be in the 90s now, but summer's end always seems to sneak up on us. So we're planning ahead for one of Colorado's most spectacular transition-season getaways: the Great Sand Dunes. Cooler air makes for cooler sand, which means you can take advantage of hiking up, sliding down,...
August 11 2016, 9:55 AM