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September 2021

Street Wise Boulder ARTivism Mural Festival

September 6

The 2021 ARTivism Mural Festival will take place during the week of September 6-12 with live painting, special events and programming happening throughout. Check out streetwiseboulder.com to learn more and RSVP to this free event! Street Wise Boulder is an annual “ARTivism” mural festival in Boulder, CO established in 2019 by Street Wise Arts. Street Wise Boulder aims to amplify arts and culture, represent cultural diversity and encourage dialogue around social advocacy and resilience through the installation of public art…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Festivals and Special Events
Website: www.streetwiseboulder.com,

Mile High Country Q & Brew Benefitting Tennyson Center for Children

September 10

The Mile High Country Q & Brew benefitting Tennyson Center for Children will feature country band LOCASH and include food trucks, specialty cocktails, red carpet photos and live and silent auctions to benefit Tennyson Center for Children.

Categories: Entertainment, Festivals and Special Events
Website: www.milehighqandbrew.com,

Day Out With Thomas

September 11 - September 26

Thomas the Tank Engine is pulling into Golden, Colorado, for a giant outdoor party! All aboard! Thomas the Tank Engine is pulling into town for a giant party! Join us at Day Out With Thomas™ for Trains, Games and Miles of Smiles, where families can join the outdoor fun when the #1 Engine pulls into the Colorado Railroad Museum on the weekends of September 11-12, 18-19, and 25-26, 2021! This fun-filled event offers families the opportunity to hop on board…

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Nature and Outdoors
Website: www.eventvesta.com/events/7561,

The New American Arts Festival

September 11 - September 18

With the theme, ‘Cultures on the Margins’, this 8-day festival will take place in Aurora showcasing multiple genres of 52 live performances of Dance, Music, Theatre, Spoken Word, Magic, World drums, etc. Limited space. Please RSVP.

Categories: Arts and Culture, Festivals and Special Events
Website: Roshniislight.org,

ThirstyFest

September 11

ThirstyFest, a volunteer-led beer festival featuring craft brews, live music and food trucks, will be held from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on September 11 on the great lawn outside of the Stanley Marketplace. Hosted by the Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association, the event benefits Water For People, a global nonprofit that helps local governments, businesses and individuals bring clean water and sanitation systems to their own communities. ThirstyFest drew more than 1,000 participants in its first year in 2019…

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, NE Denver/NW Aurora Events
Website: thirstyfestdenver.com/,

32nd Annual Friendship Powwow

September 12

Celebrate the diverse Indigenous community here on the Front Range at this free event! Enjoy the singing, dancing and fry bread. The Denver Art Museum’s Annual Friendship Powwow is an opportunity to come together and celebrate the diverse Indigenous community here on the Front Range. This year’s event will take place at the Denver Indian Center, Inc., at 4407 Morrison Road in southwest Denver.

Categories: Arts and Culture, Festivals and Special Events
Website: www.denverartmuseum.org/en/calendar/32nd-annual-friendship-powwow,

Denver Arts Festival

September 18 - September 19

140 artists, live music; wine, beer & food; and kid’s art zone. Sat. 10am–6pm, Sun. 10am–5pm. Free admission and parking.

Categories: Arts and Culture, Festivals and Special Events
Website: www.denverartsfestival.com,

Denver School of the Arts’ 2nd Annual Block Party!

September 24

FREE FAMILY FUN! In collaboration with Urban Land Conservancy, Denver School of the Arts welcomes you to take part in art experiences, watch student performances, play games, eat great food, and more at our 2nd annual Block party! Join Denver School of the Arts and Urban Land Conservancy for an evening of free community fun on the new DSA South/Park Hill campus! September 24, from 4-9pm, we will be enjoying student performances, art experiences, games, and more. Food trucks, along…

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Kids and Families
Website: www.dsafriends.org,

The NU Lady Lieu Confab

September 26

CCE is back again for a Sunday of networking, expression, and confabulation. Master of Ceremony, Shanae Ross, leads the way for our performing lineup with words of art from Boulder poet, Tayler April, and great laughs from Denver comedian, Taheera Harris. Hear from a our selected guests during the live recorded NU Lady Lieu Femcast where we discuss evolving and expressing femininity in our community. Close out the evening with the sweet vocals of cause performer, Jacqueline Rose. This month’s…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Festivals and Special Events
Website: www.eventbrite.com/e/the-nu-lady-lieu-confab-tickets-168779924297,

Virtual Babi Yar 80th Anniversary Commemoration & Tribute Concert

September 30

The Mizel Museum’s Babi Yar 80th Anniversary Commemoration & Tribute Concert will be held virtually on September 30, 2021 at 7:00 PM. RSVP for Online Event Required at MizelMuseum.org/BabiYarMemorial2021 The commemoration honors those lost during the massacre at the Babi Yar ravine in Ukraine, as well as all victims and survivors of the Holocaust. This year’s featured Keynote Speaker is Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser who will address confronting rising acts of hatred. The event will include a moving tribute…

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Museums
Website: mizelmuseum.org/event/babi-yar-remembrance-ceremony-2021/,

October 2021

Prairie Harvest Fest

October 2

Join Painted Prairie for our 2nd annual, Prairie Harvest Fest! It’s family-friendly, FREE!, and our last event of the season, so you know we’re going all out! What you can expect to find at Painted Prairie on Saturday, October 2nd: Yoga in the Park at 10 am Pumpkin Patch & Pumpkin Decorating Hayrides Live Music by the incredibly talented @michellesarahmusic Market Festive Fall Photo Booth Games like jumbo-sized Connect Four, Jenga® Giant™, Operation & portable Putt-Putt Nature’s Educators Delicious Food,…

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Music
Website: lifeatpaintedprairie.com/best-neighborhood-events/,

Rise and Ride Electric – Five Points

October 2

Curious about electric cars in Colorado? Join us for free coffee, donuts, information about EV CarShares, electric car ride and drive, prizes… all before 10am. Saturday, October 2. in Five Points Curious about electric cars in Colorado? Women Who Charge, presents a free community electric “Ride and Drive”, on Saturday, October 2, 2021. Designed to introduce residents to the Electric CarShare location in Five Points. We will have free coffee and donuts to share as well as free test drives…

Categories: Festivals and Special Events
Website: womenwhocharge.com/events,

Comedy for Peace at the Neustadt JAAMM Festival

October 6

Join the Neustadt JAAMM Festival for opening night on Wednesday, Oct. 6 at 7:30 p.m. with Comedy for Peace at the JCC Mizel Arts and Culture Center. Comedy for Peace is bringing together the best Muslim and Jewish stand-up comedians for an inspiring, funny and unforgettable evening at the JCC Elaine Wolf Theatre and will be streaming on Eventive.

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Performance and Theatre
Website: jaamm.eventive.org/schedule/610d8199b01f83004c16118b,

Rotating Tap Comedy @ Jade Mountain Brewing

October 22

Rotating Tap is Colorado’s only brewery touring stand-up comedy show featuring comedians seen on Netflix, HBO, Comedy Central and more! Rotating Tap is an award-winning comedy show and Colorado’s only brewery touring showcase combining some of the cities best beers with stand-up comedians seen on Netflix, HBO, Comedy Central and more!

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Performance and Theatre
Website: www.eventvesta.com/events/8995,

Special Olympics Colorado Harvest Fest Trunk or Treat

October 28

Join Special Olympics Colorado for the 4th Annual Drive Thru Harvest Fest Trunk or Treat, benefiting the Young Athletes! Mark your calendar for the 4th Annual Special Olympics Colorado Drive Thru Harvest Fest Trunk or Treat, benefiting Young Athletes! For this years’ Trunk or Treat Harvest Festival it is required that everyone stays in their vehicles and wear their masks at all times. We are creating games that can be easily sanitized between uses and that will be doable from…

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Seasonal/Holiday events
Website: specialolympicsco.org/event/trunkortreat/,

November 2021

2021 Fiber Art Show & Sale – Handweavers Guild of Boulder

November 3 - November 7

Celebrating 50 years! HGB Fiber Art Show & Sale Handweavers Guild of Boulder www.hgbsale.org November 3-7, 2021 Daily 10-6 Sunday 10-3 Boulder County Fairgrounds Celebrating 50 years! HGB Fiber Art Show & Sale Fiber Art Show & Sale Handweavers Guild of Boulder November 3-7, 2021 Daily 10-6 Sunday 10-3 Boulder County Fairgrounds www.hgbsale.org Juried Showcase Exhibit 2021 Theme Colorful Colorado 100+ Guild Member Artists Demonstrations Represented techniques Weaving • Felting • Knitting & Crochet • Bead Weaving • Lace &…

Categories: Festivals and Special Events
Website: www.hgbsale.org/,

Comedian, Singer/Songwriter Jackie Tohn at the Neustadt JAAMM Festival

November 4

From Netflix’s Glow and Best Leftovers Ever!, welcome rising musical comedian, Jackie Tohn to the Neustadt JAAMM Festival on Thursday, Nov. 4 at 7:00 p.m. at the JCC Mizel Arts and Culture Center. Tohn co-created the new animated preschool musical series, DO RE & MI, which is on Amazon. She also co-wrote all 50 of the songs for the show’s massive first season pickup. She and Kristen Bell executive produce the show and voice two of the three main characters.…

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Music
Website: jaamm.eventive.org/schedule/610d823a3bb74000afb0bb77,

Colorado Fallen Heroes Memorial Dedication Ceremony

November 6

Join us as we honor the military men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service to their state and union. RSVP for the event at www.tinyurl.com/CFHM2021

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, History
Website: www.tinyurl.com/CFHM2021,

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride

November 11

Take a Magical Journey and Re-Kindle the Christmas Spirit! THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride brings its magic to Golden, Colorado, and the Colorado Railroad Museum on selected dates in November-December 2021! Tickets go on sale beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, October 5. Capacity remains reduced from previous years, so specific performance times and dates are expected  to sell out quickly.   THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride is sure to re-kindle the Christmas spirit in True Believers! You’ll enjoy plenty…

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, Seasonal/Holiday events
Website: www.eventvesta.com/events/8932,

Firefly Handmade Holiday Market on Old S. Gaylord St. in Wash Park

November 20 - November 21

Light up your holidays at our most festive market of the year. Join us for: -80+ creatively curated artisans -Outdoor hot & festive cocktails, beer, and wine -Live music -Local shops, restaurants, and bars -Free admission Light up your holidays at our most festive market of the year as Colorado’s premier handmade artisan market returns to Old South Gaylord Street, dressed and trimmed to create a beautiful holiday shopping experience! Shop and visit with our incredible artisans, and enjoy food…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Festivals and Special Events
Website: www.fireflyhandmade.com/holiday-market,
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