We're ready to rock your summer with Hudson Gardens! Starting the season strong on June 2nd with The Orchestra, this year’s calendar includes exciting new shows from megastars Bret Michaels, Styx and Foreigner. All concerts begin at 6:30pm except for the July 3rd show which begins at 7pm. Free parking is available for all shows.
Buy your tickets at www.tickethorse.com or by calling 303-53-HORSE. Take a look at the lineup for this great concert series here.
The Downtown Denver Arts Festival will celebrate its 15th year with a full line-up of the state’s most outstanding artists. The festival returns to its original home at the Denver Performing Arts Complex at Speer Blvd. and Arapahoe Street. The event is FREE and will have more than 100 of Colorado’s best artists along with a select group of national artists.
Every 40 seconds someone has a stroke and it stroke doesn’t kill, it may cause physical or mental disability. Call 9-1-1 if you think you or someone you’re with is having a stroke. It can happen to anyone at any time at any age. May is Stroke Month and the perfect time to learn to recognize the signs of stroke. In a stroke emergency, time lost is brain lost. To learn the signs of stroke and to find out about stroke prevention, treatment and recovery visit the American Heart Association at www.strokeassociation.org.
Saturday, June 1 - 7:30am registration begins / 8:30am walk begins
Denver Performing Arts Complex, Downtown Denver
5k walk and 1 mile family fun walk.
To join a team or start your own, visit www.denverheartwalk.org or call 303-996-8731 today!
This 5K fun walk mobilizes the community to promote fun, fitness and to help save lives from heart disease and stroke, the No. 1 and No. 4 killers of all Americans. The Heart and Stroke Walk is free to all ages and conducted annually by local volunteers. Companies, organizations, groups, families and friends can form walk teams to raise funds and awareness to help fight heart disease and stroke through physical activity.
The festival before and after the walk is complete with: free food, giveaways, health screenings, fitness assessments, a kid’s activity area, music and entertainment. Make a commitment to change your life today.
Saturday, June 1 from 10am - 9pm
Sunday, June 2 from 10am - 8pm
Civic Center Park - Denver
The CHUN Capitol Hill People’s Fair – an art and music festival – returns to Denver’s Civic Center Park on Saturday, June 1 and Sunday, June 2 featuring handcrafted art, live local music, delicious festival food, a wine pavilion, the People’s Fair “Green Space” with sustainability-focused vendors, a non-profit showcase, and a family area with carnival rides and kids crafts. The People’s Fair truly offers something for everyone! Admission is FREE!! For more information, please visit www.peoplesfair.com.
Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods, Inc., needs you for the 42nd Annual CHUN Capitol Hill People’s. The power behind the People’s Fair comes from our tremendous volunteers, like you! You could man the information booth, be a Fair Ambassador, help at the Wine Pavilion, play with the kids in the Family Area, or fulfill your dream to be a roadie for the Entertainment committee! If you are passionate about our environment be sure to sign up for the Green Squad and keep the People’s Fair an environmentally sustainable event. To ensure a successful event, The People’s Fair will need lots of volunteers! To sign up just fill out an online registration form on our website or call the CHUN office at 303.830.1651. For more information on the People’s Fair please visit www.chundenver.org.
Saturday, June 8 from 7:00-11:00pm
at Signature Flight Support
Enhance your B-17 experience by stepping back in time at the WWII-era Hangar Dance. Guests will dance the night away to the swinging sounds of the 1940s. Climb aboard a B-17 aircraft for an exclusive ground tour, visiting with WWII re-enactors and jump in the Photo booth with costume clothing. Period dress or flight attire is encouraged! Tickets are $45 per person and include all food and two drink tickets. Purchase your Hangar Dance tickets at WingsMuseum.org or call 303.360.5360 X105.
Signature Flight Support is located at 8123 S. Interport Blvd. on the south side of the airport, just off of S. Peoria Street.
Celebrate the Colorado Air National Guard and the history of the greatest generation when Experimental Aircraft Association’s B-17 “Flying Fortress” Aluminum Overcast comes to Centennial Airport June 5 – 9. Step back in time and experience World War II history by catching a Mission Flight or a Ground tour. Bring your family for FREE activities with Warbird Aircraft, WWII Vehicle Displays, mission re-enactments and more. Check out the flight plan and details at wingsmuseum.org and advance tickets for Mission Flights are available at B17.org.
Rocky Mountain USO Golf Classic
Monday, June 10 at 8:30am
Glenmoor Country Club at Cherry Hills Village
An easy way to support our troops is at the 7th Annual USO Golf Classic! Tee off is at 8:30am with a shot gun start and best ball format. olf carts, lunch, and goodie bag are included and you’ll have fun with contests, silent auction and the Broncos Cheerleaders!
Enter today. $640 for a foursome or $160 per person. Call 303-342-6876 or 303-670-1973 to book or for more information.
Colorado Railroad Museum
Saturday, June 22 9:00am-5:00pm
The Story of Colorado’s railroads is one of perseverance, daring and ingenuity. Join the Colorado Railroad Museum and travel back to the days of the Wild West. Families can catch a ride behind a steam locomotive on an 1880s vintage passenger coach and experience what it was like to travel 100 years ago. There will be fast draw contests, train robberies and sharp shooting exhibitions. Come aboard and get your tickets today at ColoradoRailroadMuseum.org
Boyhood Home of Glenn Miller
The Fort Morgan Area Chamber of Commerce started this great Festival in 1996 to honor their hometown hero, Glenn Miller. Spend the day or weekend in Fort Morgan and visit the Fort Morgan Museum for the Glenn Miller exhibit and enjoy the many FREE events and concerts celebrating the life of Glenn Miller. For ticketed events and the complete schedule visit www.glennmillerswingfest.com
July 18 - 20
Snowmass Village Click here for tickets and more information.
Do you remember the historical Deaf Camp Picnic from the 1970s and 80s featuring musical talent such as the legendary John Denver, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and Jimmy Buffet? After a 15-year hiatus, Snowmass Tourism and the Aspen Deaf Camp (ADC) are happy to announce that it’s returning again to Snowmass Village, July 18-20, 2013. The event that John Denver put on the map is back and better than ever providing a three-day weekend of getting together with old friends, food, festivities and great live music headlined by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and Billy Dean.
All proceeds of the Aspen Deaf Camp Picnic benefit the Aspen Camp of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. General admission tickets for Saturday’s show are only $24 in advance and $30 day of event. Children 10 and under are free. Limited VIP tickets are also available which sponsors a child to attend summer camp. The VIP package, which is $250 advanced purchase or $275 the day of the event, includes special seating on side stage, appetizers and unlimited drinks. To purchase tickets or for more information on the Deaf Camp Picnic, go to www.deafcamppicnic.org. For more information on Snowmass Tourism and lodging specials go to www.snowmasstourism.com or call 1800SNOWMASS (1-800-766-9627). The official lodging partner for the Deaf Camp Picnic is the Westin/Wildwood Snowmass.
Eleven world-class bands provide over 75 hours of great Dixieland, swing, blues and boogie-woogie. Five intimate venues offer distinctive, up-close-and-personal listening. And Evergreen puts it all into a delightfully scenic (and cool!) setting. The Bob Schulz Frisco Band makes its Evergreen debut in a lineup that also includes such festival favorites as the Carl Sonny Leyland Trio, Louis Ford & His New Orleans Jazz Flairs and Denver standouts Joni Janak &Centerpiece Jazz, After Midnight, and the Queen City Jazz Band with vocal great Wende Harston. Many others too! All the details and discount tickets can be found at http://www.evergreenjazz.org/
This dramatic exhibition captures the essence of American soldiering over more than 150 years, since the very birth of photography. More than one hundred large-scale images show America at war—from the Civil War, Spanish American War, World War I, World War II, Korea and Vietnam to the Gulf War, Afghanistan and the streets of Baghdad. The exhibition captures the danger and frustration, the humor and beauty, the camaraderie, tragedy and victory that the American soldier has witnessed in their odyssey through history. Some exhibit imagery may not be appropriate for all audiences.