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June 2018

Summer of Adventure

June 1 - August 11

Sam Gary Branch Library 2961 Roslyn St. 80238 720-865-0325 asksamgary@denverlibrary.org First day to register: June 1 First Day to pick up Registration Prize: June 1 First Day to pick up Completion Prize: June 30 Last day to register: July 28 Last day to for prizes: August 11

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Kids and Families
Website: summerofreading.org/,

Farmers’ Market at Northfield

June 2 - August 25

Join us and support local farmers and businesses for our first Farmers’ Market by Williams Family Markets. Offering fresh produce, specialty foods and handmade products by local artisans. Find treasures like: boutique-style apparel, baked goods, pastas, fresh meats, healthy produce, handmade soaps, tasty treats and more. Every Saturday, June – August from 8 am – 1 pm on 47th Avenue and Main Street. And don’t forget about our Saturday Gift With Purchase! Spend $50, get $25 (including Farmers’ Market receipts).…

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Food and Cooking
Website: www.northfieldstapleton.com, www.facebook.com/Northfield-Farmers-Market-458614137924669/

Colorado Tiny House Festival

June 22 - June 24

The Colorado Tiny House Festival is returning for its second year – bigger and better than ever! Doubling in size, the Festival will feature a uniquely diverse assortment of small living structures from tiny houses on wheels to container homes, a semi-trailer conversion, schoolies, van conversions, teardrops, yurts and more. Hosted on the sprawling grounds of the Adams County Fairgrounds, the Colorado Tiny House Festival will blend the spirit of the tiny living movement with the most up-to-date information on…

Categories: Denver Metro Events, Festivals and Special Events
Website: www.coloradotinyhousefestival.com,
July 2018

Independence Celebration at Four Mile Historic Park

July 2

Delight in an annual Four Mile tradition brimming with old-time games and historic demonstrations as well as the new-found joys of food trucks, a beer garden, and a viewing of the Glendale fireworks show after dark. Bring a blanket and arrive early, as space is limited! The Independence Celebration takes place from 5:00-10:00 pm on Monday, July 2, at Four Mile Historic Park, 715 South Forest Street, Denver, Colorado 80246. Admission is free, donations are suggested; there is a charge…

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, History
Website: fourmilepark.org/,

4th of July Spectacular

July 4

The city of Aurora, Colorado will celebrate the 4th of July Spectacular and Independence Day with a fireworks show that will lit up the night sky. The Aurora Municipal Center Great Lawn will feature dance worthy live music, delicious food and a fireworks display revered as one of the best in Colorado. The event opens to the public at 6:00PM with live entertainment. Fireworks start at 9:30PM. Ride the Light Rail Train! Plan your ride – the RTD R Line…

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Kids and Families
Website: auroragov.org/events,

Truck Stop: Food Truck Rally

July 4

Truck Stop: Food Truck Rally Summer Series is a four-part community food truck rally that celebrates Colorado’s fleet of amazing food trucks in the communities they serve. This food truck rally will explore the ever-evolving world of food truck fare through small-bite offerings, local craft beer and cocktail selections and a soundtrack of local music at Stanley Marketplace in Aurora. Utilizing Stanley Marketplace’s outdoor space, Truck Stop: Food Truck Rally will be an elevated picnic experience with plenty of shade…

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Food and Cooking
Website: www.truckstoprally.com/,

The Funny Bunny Magic Show with Magician and Educator Connie Elstun

July 10

Sam Gary Library, 2961 Roslyn St., 80238 (720) 865-0325 Join Connie Elstun for a 45 minute interactive magic show starring a live magic rabbit and dove who help children find prizes by using magic found in books. FREE

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Kids and Families
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/funny-bunny-magic-show-magician-and-educator-connie-elstun,

Mile High Wine Festival

July 14

Mark your calendars for Mile High Wine Fest at Northfield Stapleton. Saturday, July 14 from 3 – 8 pm. Join us on Northfield’s Main Street for an evening of limitless wine tasting (and purchasing of course!), food sampling, live music, retail vendors and more!

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Food and Cooking
Website: www.northfieldstapleton.com , www.milehighwinefest.com/

Animal Adaptations w/ Safari Sally

July 17

Sam Gary Library, 2961 Roslyn St., 80238 (720) 865-0325 2:00pm – 3:00pm Meet a variety of live animals up close and personal as you work together and learn to understand various biomes and adaptations which the animals have to help them survive. Invertebrates and reptiles from around the world will be featured in this fun and informative program

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Kids and Families
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/animal-adaptations-w-safari-sally,

An Evening with Harry Connick, Jr. and Jill Connick

July 17

An Evening with Harry Connick, Jr. and Jill Connick Date: July 17, 2018 Time: 6:00 pm-8:00 pm Location: The Cable Center Information: On July 17, Harry Connick, Jr. and Jill Connick will host Coloradans for an educational, entertaining and inspirational evening out at The Cable Center from 6 – 8 p.m. The event is free of charge, but space is limited and restricted to individuals whose registration is confirmed via New50.com/Denver.* Why are Harry and Jill coming to Denver? As…

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: New50.com/Denver,

LocoMotion: The Science & Circus Arts Show

July 24

Sam Gary Library, 2961 Roslyn St., 80238 (720) 865-0325 2:00pm – 3:00pm National Juggling Champion and kinetic comedian Peter Davison performs amazing juggling, balancing, unicycle riding, clowning and more, and explains the science behind the artistry. This show is packed with audience participation, education, and entertainment!

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Kids and Families
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/locomotion-science-circus-arts-show-0,
August 2018

Ice Cream Social & Community Resource Fair

August 5

Sam Gary Library, 2961 Roslyn St., 80238 (720) 865-0325 1:30pm – 3:00pm Come meet your neighbors and learn about ways to get involved in your community. We’ll have ice cream, a photobooth, and games!

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Volunteer Opportunities
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/ice-cream-social-community-resource-fair,

Shake It Up: Cocktails and Cuisine

August 7

Mix and mingle under the stars on the Boulder Brands rooftop deck: At Shake It Up: Cocktails and Cuisine, enjoy bites and signature cocktails from top Boulder restaurants, a cocktail presentation, short cocktail films, and silent and live auctions. Proceeds to benefit the upcoming 2018 Flatirons Food Film Festival, a 501c3 non-profit.

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Food and Cooking
Website: flatironsfoodfilmfest.org,

Denver Police Department Safety Expo

August 11

Saturday, August 11 from 10 am – 2 pm in the parking lot near GameWorks. Bring the kiddos and join us for a fun and informative day with the Denver Police. learn more about the bomb robots, canines, horse patrol, safety vehicles to include: bomb unit, crash car, fire engines and more! There will be some food vendors and other sponsors!

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Kids and Families
Website: www.northfieldstapleton.com/event/Denver-Police-Department-Safety-Expo/2145504698/,

An Evening with Pam Grout, #1 New York Times best-selling author of “E-Squared”

August 16

Join us for a special speaking engagement with Pam Grout, #1 New York Times best-selling author of “E-Squared”, “Thank & Grow Rich” and 17 other books, with more than a million books in print in over 40 languages. The Evening’s Talk: “Don’t Face Reality, Change Reality” Using the experiments in “E-Squared”, “E-Cubed” and Pam Grout’s other 17 books, you’ll learn that reality is up for grabs and that by changing the focus of your thoughts, you can create a life…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Festivals and Special Events
Website: www.momsnightout.buzz, www.eventbrite.com/e/an-evening-with-pam-grout-1-new-york-times-best-selling-author-tickets-46166468149

Global Fest

August 18

Saturday, August 18, 2018 11AM – 6PM Celebrating its 5th year, Global Fest is an annual gathering that engages and infuses culture and community. The event features a Parade of Nations, Fashion Show, 30+ Local Vendors and Globally inspired food vendors. With over 170 languages spoken in our municipality this festival provides a unique opportunity for our community to become one. Aurora R-Line is now open! Don’t want to drive or mess with event parking? Our RTD R-Line is now…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Festivals and Special Events
Website: auroragov.org/globalfest,
September 2018

Stanley Arts Festival, produced by CherryArts

September 7 - September 9

The 4th Annual Stanley Arts Festival, produced by CherryArts, features national art and local flavor and takes place at Stanley Marketplace, located at the border of Stapleton and Aurora on September 7 (4 pm), 8 (10 am), 9 (10 am), 2018. Complementing the FREE festival experience are family activities, live music and interactive art installations. Since 1991, the CherryArts 501c3 nonprofit mission provides access to arts experiences and supports art education via the Cherry Creek Arts Festival, CherryArts Festival at…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Festivals and Special Events
Website: stanleymarketplace.com/events/,

Colorado Mountain Winefest (All-inclusive Experience)

September 15 - September 17

This is Colorado’s largest and longest running festival, not to mention that “USA Today named it the best wine festival in the nation of 2017”. The main event takes place on Saturday, September 16th. The festival will feature over 50 Colorado wineries, grape stomping, demonstrations and live music all in a beautiful mountain setting! Mile High Wine Tours will be providing an all-inclusive wine festival package as well as a round trip transportation only option for those of you who…

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Food and Cooking
Website: www.milehighwinetours.com/coloradowinefestival, www.milehighwinetours.com/
October 2018

Punkin Chunkin Colorado

October 6 - October 7

Celebrating its 19th year, Punkin Chunkin is one of Colorado’s favorite fall festivals. Grab your family & friends to see how far pumpkins can fly using a variety of air cannons, catapults and other wild contraptions. Eighteen teams of Chunkers came from across Colorado, Texas & Oklahoma to participate in the competition in an effort to break world records and gain bragging rights. The annual event is scheduled for Saturday/Sunday, Oct. 6 & 7 at the Arapahoe Park racetrack. In…

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Kids and Families
Website: www.auroragov.org/punkinchunkin,

Punkin Chunkin Colorado

October 6 - October 7

Celebrating its 19th year, Punkin Chunkin is one of Colorado’s favorite fall festivals. Grab your family & friends to see how far pumpkins can fly using a variety of air cannons, catapults and other wild contraptions. Eighteen teams of Chunkers came from across Colorado, Texas & Oklahoma to participate in the competition in an effort to break world records and gain bragging rights. The annual event is scheduled for Saturday/Sunday, Oct. 6 & 7 at the Arapahoe Park racetrack. In…

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Seasonal/Holiday events
Website: www.auroragov.org/events,
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