A hiker enjoys the autumn leaves along the new multi-use trail segment in Clear Creek Canyon. Courtesy of Lon Abbott and Terri Cook
1. Cider Monday | Nov. 28
Why: On Cyber Monday (get the play on words there?) pop into the Tattered Cover’s Colfax Avenue, LoDo, or Aspen Grove locations for a gratis cup of hot apple cider.
2. First Friday Nutcracker Event at Colorado Ballet | Nov. 4
Why: Here’s you chance to...
November 2 2016, 2:00 PM
A boardwalk in the Rocky Mountain Arsenal
1. Watch the Presidential Debates | Oct. 9 & 19
Why: Unless you hide your cell phone, turn off social media, stop going to work, and forgo trips to the grocery store, it will be virtually impossible to avoid hearing about the upcoming presidential election. You might as well be informed:...
October 6 2016, 3:45 PM
Learn more about girls' education from activist Shannon Galpin at the Edge of Seven charity gala. —Photo courtesy of Edge of Seven
Great American Beer Festival Kickoff Party, October 5
Even if you didn't score tickets to the Great American Beer Festival, you can sample a spread of unique craft brews—and score a hearty meal—at this pig roast. Chef Jon Tarvin from the Kitchen Denver will serve up six delectable swine-centric...
October 5 2016, 3:27 PM
Learn more about six individuals leading unconventional lives at an inspiring documentary screening this week. —Image courtesy of Mystic Artists.
The Pump and Dump, September 28
Call the babysitter now—this must-see outrageous comedy show is the perfect excuse for a parents' night out. Join hilarious duo Shayna Ferm and MC Doula (also known as Tracy Tee) as they poke fun at all aspects of motherhood. In addition to side-splitting stand-up...
September 28 2016, 4:26 PM
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
Catch a peek of panoramas not accessible by car by taking a ride on the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad. Photo courtesy of the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad
1. Supernova | Sept. 24
Why: If you couldn’t stop playing Pokémon Go in July (or were at least digging the idea of where the game will take animation, gaming, and technology), then you’ll love this one-day, outdoor, digital-animation festival, which will play on three LED billboards near the...
September 7 2016, 12:05 PM