Colorado Weekend Events: Denver Cherry Blossom Festival, Colorado Springs Olympic Day, Crested Butte Mountain Bike Week, Beaver Creek Tough Mudder

With a State this big,  filled with people as active as we are, there is simply no way of doing justice to all of the Colorado events, Colorado festivals, and Colorado experiences that I would like to each week.  This category of “Colorado Weekend Events” should more likely be titled, “A select few Colorado Weekend … Continue reading

Memorial Day Weekend: Colorado Events

Here’s just a small sample of the events in Colorado as we kick off the holiday weekend. Junior College World Series Grand Junction http://www.jucogj.org/  Paddle Fest Buena Vista http://www.ckspaddlefest.com/  Mesa Verde Country Indian Arts & Cultural Festival Cortez, Deloros, Mancos, Towaoc, Mesa Verde National Park http://www.mesaverdecountry.com/tourism/festivals/iacf/iacf.html  Downtown Denver Arts Festival Denver http://www.downtowndenverartfestival.com/ Grand Olde West … Continue reading

Weekend Happenings: May 13-15

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 … Continue reading

Helicopters & Skateboards: Buffalo Bill Downhill

Last night after getting our son to bed, talking about what a nice weekend it had been, and preparing to get back to the reality of the upcoming week, my wife and I overheard something about a helicopter crash just west of Golden on Lookout Mountain.  Having lived near that area for numerous years, I … Continue reading

Colorado Weekend Events: May 6th-May8th

Downtown Grand Junction Art & Jazz Festival Main Street comes alive Mother’s Day Weekend with jazz music performed by local and national artists, artist demonstrations in a variety of mediums and artists selling beautiful, high-quality work. This three-day festival surrounds the installation of Art on the Corner sculptures. A celebration of art and music, this … Continue reading

Cherry Creek Sneak

The Cherry Creek Sneak is Sunday, May 1, 2011.  Denver’s Cherry Creek Sneak was founded in 1982 and has become a Denver tradition for families and elite runners alike. Every year more than 10,000 runners participant in the 5-mile, 3.1-mile (5k) and 1.5-mile sprint courses.  There’s even a ½-mile Kids’ Fun Run for kids ages 8 … Continue reading

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