Weekend Happenings: May 13-15

Denver Art Museum. Photo Credit, Jim Nix, http://www.nomadicpursuits.com

Cities of Splendor Chalk Art Event

In partnership with the Denver Chalk Art Festival, artist Michael Rieger will create three chalk art masterpieces, including one based on Giovanni da Bologna’s The Coronation of the Virgin, currently on view in the Cities of Splendor exhibition. High school artists will work with Rieger on two of the images while visitors can participate in completing the third piece.   http://www.denverartmuseum.org

Estes Park Jazz Fest & Art Walk

Two days of great jazz and beautiful art. Jazz performances at Performance Park, 417 W. Elkhorn Ave. The mid-May event is one of the highlights of the spring season – a kind of musical kickoff for summer. It’s deliberately planned for the same weekend as Art Walk, so you can visit galleries, listen to musical talent, have lunch and hear more music.

05/14/2011 – 05/15/2011

417 West Elkhorn Avenue
Estes Park, CO 80517
FREE ADMISSION
Phone: 800-443-7837

http://www.estesparkcvb.com/

Boulder SpringFest

The Boulder SpringFest kicks off the season of summer events on the Pearl Street Mall with over 75 local Artisans. Come celebrate springtime in the Rockies with fine arts & crafts, live music and great food!  Historic Downtown Boulder & Pearl Street Mall, May 14-1510am-6pm

Salida Sprial Drive Run/Walk

Neighbor to Neighbor and the Chaffee County Running Club put on this annual 4 mile event to the top of Tenderfoot “S” hill and back. 2 miles and 500′ up the road and then back down. Runners and faster walkers welcome. Individuals and groups. May 14, 10:00AM, Riverside Park

Fort Collins Photo Hike at Bobcat Ridge

Hike to a restored log cabin.  Bring your camera/tripod/lens to photograph the landscape, wildflowers, raptors, and small mammals along the way.  2 miles, easy grade.  Registration required.  Go to www.fcgov.com and use code 79905-02 or call 970-416-2815.

  

Denver Kaiser Permanente Colfax Marathon

Our new marathon course is the best urban tour around – taking runners on and off Colfax, through more parks and neighborhoods and trails – with more variety and more shade. And, as always, with a great view of the majestic front range.  This year, enjoy new stretches along the Cherry Creek Bike Trail, through Confluence Park,  along Invesco’s concourse, and through some hidden gem neighborhoods in west Denver and Lakewood.  It’s 26.2 miles of urban bliss.  May 15th. http://www.coloradocolfaxmarathon.org

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