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9 Issues to do in Denver & Colorado this weekend: June 10, 11, 12

9 Issues to do in Denver & Colorado this weekend: June 10, 11, 12

The second weekend of June options carnivals, festivals, live shows, musicals, playoff lacrosse and New Children on the Block.

COLORADO, USA — It should be a scorcher of a weekend in Colorado! What are your plans?

Parker Days, Style of Fort Collins, Carnival on the Plaza, All the way down to Earth Days, and Fortress Rock’s Ducky Derby are just a few of the returning occasions this weekend. Tony Award-winning Greatest Musical “Moulin Rouge” has opened within the Mile Excessive Metropolis and the Colorado Mammoth are at Ball Enviornment within the championship of the Nationwide Lacrosse League.

Colorado is thought for terrific festivals, live shows, sporting occasions and the humanities. Rejoice the season this weekend by experiencing the distinctive tradition, meals and geography that makes our state so particular.

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Parker Days Pageant 

PARKER — “Colorado’s Hometown Pageant” is again for 3 days of reveals, carnival rides, meals and extra. Positioned on Mainstreet, the forty fifth annual Parker Days is loaded with competition cubicles, face portray, a silent disco, inflatable actions, music, crafts, axe throwing, buskers, and carnival rides. The free competition runs Friday, June 10, to Sunday, June 12. See the competition schedule at

Carnival on the Plaza

AURORA — The Metropolis of Aurora is internet hosting the 2nd annual Carnival on the Plaza occasion on Saturday, June 11, from 11 a.m. to three p.m. at Fletcher Plaza, 9800 East Colfax Ave. Carnival on the Plaza is a free occasion with carnival video games, ring toss, skee-ball, face portray, balloon twisting, caricature drawings and a sensory bus with actions for people of all skills. The second yr of Carnival on the Plaza may also embrace a big inflatable slide, a three-lane bungee run impediment course and large darts. Attendees will take pleasure in free ice cream and popsicles in addition to a particular go to from Miles the mascot at midday.

Style of Fort Collins 

FORT COLLINS — The Style of Fort Collins will return for a twenty sixth yr this weekend. T.I. and Chilly Battle Children will headline the annual occasion at Fort Collins’ Washington Park, after Collective Soul dropped out of the competition. Chilly Battle Children will now function the headliner at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 11. Clifford “T.I.” Harris is the principle stage headliner on Sunday, June 12. Tickets could be bought prematurely at

RELATED: Collective Soul out of Style of Fort Collins, T.I. nonetheless scheduled

NLL Finals: Mammoth vs. Bandits

DENVER — For the primary time in 16 years, the Colorado Mammoth are taking part in for a Nationwide Lacrosse League (NLL) championship. The NLL Finals are a best-of-three sport sequence. The Mammoth are dealing with the Buffalo Bandits for the NLL championship — the identical workforce they beat in 2006 to win their first title in program historical past. The Bandits gained Recreation 1 final Saturday. Now the motion shifts to Denver for Recreation 2 on Saturday, June 11, at Ball Enviornment at 6 p.m. For tickets to cheer on the Mammoth on the Loud Home, go to

New Children on the Block

DENVER — New Children On The Block is again in an enormous approach. The multi-platinum pop super-group has launched into a 50+ metropolis tour. New Children On The Block will probably be joined on “The MixTape Tour 2022” by particular company Salt-N-Pepa, Rick Astley and En Vogue at Denver’s Ball Enviornment on Friday, June 10. Tickets could be discovered at


GREENWOOD VILLAGE — Grammy Award-winning pop trio AJR is bringing its “The OK Orchestra Tour” to Fiddler’s Inexperienced Amphitheatre on Friday, June 10. AJR is thought for his or her large hit singles “Bang!” and “Weak.” Apple Music named AJR’s hit “Weak” one of many Greatest Alt Songs of the 2010s. Tickets are bought at

For God & Nation

CENTENNIAL — For God & Nation Stay is a rustic music competition that includes Parmalee, Lonestar, Rhett Walker, The Lengthy Run, Mountain Metropolis, The Easy Parade, and Cody Cozz at Centennial Middle Park. Pageant gates open at 2 p.m. Friday, June 10, main as much as Parmalee at 8:40 p.m. For tickets, go to ForGodandCountry.reside.

Ducky Derby

CASTLE ROCK — The twenty sixth annual Ducky Derby returns to Fortress Rock on Sunday, June 12. The Ducky Derby and Road Honest coincides with the opening of the Pageant Park Farmer’s Market by Native Colorado at 9 a.m. The market could have handcrafted meals, artwork and crafts, reside music, meals vehicles and beer on faucet. The Ducky Derby options the well-known Ducky Derby race at 2 p.m. the place 1000’s of little rubber duckies race a half-mile alongside Plum Creek. The competition, hosted by the Rotary Membership of Fortress Rock, raises funds for native charities. If you would like to enter the duck race, one ticket equals one duck and tickets can be found on-line at

All the way down to Earth Days

BRIGHTON — The fifth annual Down To Earth Days will probably be held Sunday, June 12, on the Adams County Fairgrounds. The massive automotive present could have meals vehicles, meals vehicles, reside DJ, giveaways, hands-on vendor cubicles and extra. Trophies will probably be awarded in 21 classes together with greatest Subaru, Nissan, Honda, Toyota, Mitsubishi, Mazda, Euro, most unusual, static, bagged, wagon, greatest in present, KDM, home and greatest VIP. Children 12 and underneath are free and the entire household is invited to attend the present. You’ll be able to register your automobile or snag tickets on-line.

Thunder Valley Nationwide

MORRISON — Off-road bike racing sequence Lucas Oil Professional Motocross Championship is again for its fiftieth anniversary season. The third cease of the tour will problem each athletes and their machines on the Toyota Thunder Valley Nationwide at Lakewood’s Thunder Valley Motocross Park on Saturday, June 11. Contemporary off a AMA Supercross Championship, Colorado’s Eli Tomac will chase his third win in 5 seasons at Thunder Valley.

Moulin Rouge! The Musical

DENVER — The North American tour of Tony Award-winning Greatest Musical “Moulin Rouge! The Musical” has landed at Denver’s Buell Theatre for a restricted engagement from Thursday, June 9, by means of Sunday, June 26. The musical presents a world of splendor and romance, eye-popping extra, glitz, grandeur and glory in a world the place Bohemians and aristocrats rub elbows and experience electrifying enchantment. The Broadway hit gained ten Tony Awards after opening in New York in the summertime of 2019. For tickets and showtimes, go to

RELATED: Rangeview Excessive Faculty graduate in solid of ‘Moulin Rouge!’

Shakespeare within the Sangres

WESTCLIFFE — Shakespeare within the Sangres kicks off Friday, June 10. “Twelfth Evening’ will run Friday by means of Sunday, June 12, and June 24 to 26. “The Misanthrope” runs the weekends of June 24 and July 1 on the out of doors amphitheater on the Jones Theatre. For tickets and extra info, go to

Good Work If You Can Get It

LAKEWOOD — Efficiency Now Theatre Firm opens “Good Work If You Can Get It” on Friday, June 10 on the Lakewood Cultural Middle. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets begin at $20 at or 303-987-7845. This screwball comedy, which pokes enjoyable on the Prohibition period, runs by means of Sunday, June 26.

Creede Donkey Sprint

CREEDE — The annual Creede Donkey Sprint takes place Saturday, June 11. The race begins at 10 a.m. on Predominant Road in entrance of Basham Park. The Creede Donkey Sprint will abide by the essential guidelines of burro racing as established by the Western Pack Burro Affiliation. To see Donkey Sprint registration particulars, go to

High of the World Rodeo

CRIPPLE CREEK — Cripple Creek is dwelling to the annual High of the World Rodeo on Saturday, June 11, and Sunday, June 12.  Occasions embrace Bareback Using, Barrel Racing, Breakaway Roping, Bull Using, Combined Group Roping, Saddle Bronc Using, Steer Wrestling, Group Roping, Tie Down Roping and Mutton Busting. There may also be a avenue dance, beer backyard, meals distributors, and extra.

Pagosa People ‘N Bluegrass 

PAGOSA SPRINGS — The 15th annual Pagosa People N’ Bluegrass takes place Friday, June 10, to Sunday, June 12, in Pagosa Springs. This weekend’s music lineup consists of Tommy Emmanuel, Tony Furtado, Eilen Jewell, Lil Smokies, City Mountain and extra. This weekend’s competition additionally could have workshops, youngsters’ actions, and morning yoga. Try the whole Pagosa People N’ Bluegrass schedule.

Artwork Round Avon Strolling Tour

AVON — The 2nd annual Artwork Round Avon self-guided strolling tour is Friday, June 10, starting at 6 p.m. at Avon City Corridor. The Artwork Round Avon program consists of 19 sculptures on exhibit all through by means of Could 2023. The artists will probably be obtainable in the course of the tour to share their inspirations and inventive power behind the work.

Estes Park Wool Market 

ESTES PARK — Pure animal fiber producers, educators, retailers and customers will come collectively this weekend for the 2022 Estes Park Wool Market. Workshops are deliberate for Thursday and Friday with the market set for Saturday, June 11, and Sunday, June 12, on the Estes Park Occasions Advanced. Try the whole present schedule at

México en el Corazón

DENVER — Alliance Sports activities Affiliation, Mexican Cultural Middle, Museo de las Americas, and the Colorado Symphony Affiliation current “México en el Corazón,” a free neighborhood live performance showcasing the standard dance and music from Mexico. The interactive efficiency will convey genuine Mexican tradition, tune, dance and folklore to the Denver stage. The occasion will probably be Friday, June 10, at 7 p.m. at Boettcher Live performance Corridor.

Quixote Nuevo

DENVER — This the ultimate weekend to see “Quixote Nuevo” from the Denver Middle for the Performing Arts (DCPA) on the Wolf Theatre. Set within the fictional modern-day Texas border city of La Plancha, Quixote and his luckless however trusty sidekick, Sancho, embark on a fantastical quest in the hunt for a long-lost love. Infused with creativeness, comedy, and Tejano music, “Quixote Nuevo” reveals the thrill and perils of dealing with down Dying and turning into the hero of your personal story. “Quixote Nuevo” performs by means of Sunday, June 12. For tickets and showtimes, go to

Broncos Match Hike

CASTLE ROCK — The Denver Broncos encourage all of Broncos Nation to get out and hike. The workforce will maintain a mountaineering occasion with the neighborhood on Saturday, June 11, at Phillip S. Miller Park in Fortress Rock. From 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. there will probably be Broncos gamers in attendance, Miles, Broncos cheerleaders, giveaways and extra. RSVP at


DENVER — The Stroll to END EPILEPSY will probably be held at Denver Metropolis Park on Sunday, June 12. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the stroll begins at 9:30 a.m. Funds raised from the stroll will go to supply training and consciousness, coaching applications on seizure recognition and first help, and improved entry to specialty and supportive take care of almost 60,000 affected by epilepsy in Colorado.

The Artwork of Banksy

DENVER — The biggest touring exhibition of genuine Banksy artworks on the earth is presently within the Mile Excessive Metropolis. “The Artwork of Banksy” options greater than 100 authentic Banksy works from personal collectors throughout the globe. The exhibition on the Denver Sports activities Fortress affords the uncommon alternative to view authenticated and authorized Banksy artworks hardly ever seen by most of the people. The Artwork of Banksy closes in Colorado on Sunday, June 12. Tickets are on sale at

Denver Trolley

DENVER — The final working trolley within the metropolis of Denver is now working for the summer time season. The historic Denver Trolley operates by means of Sunday, Aug. 14. Operating alongside the South Platte River for greater than 30 years, the trolley will function on Saturdays and Sundays starting at 10 a.m. with the final departure at 1:30 p.m. Roundtrip rides final about 25 minutes.

Pink Rocks

DENVER — There isn’t a higher venue for reside music within the nation than Colorado’s Pink Rocks Amphitheatre. The Pink Rocks 2022 live performance schedule (introduced to date) is steadily rising and even options some live shows postponed from 2020.

  • Thursday, June 9 – Brit Floyd
  • Friday, June 10 – The Revivalists
  • Saturday, June 11 – Huge Head Todd and the Monsters
  • Sunday, June 12 – Tash Sultana
  • Monday, June 13 – Movie on the Rocks: Thor Ragnarok

RELATED: Who’s taking part in Pink Rocks this summer time?

RELATED: See the Pink Rocks summer time film lineup

Jurassic World: The Exhibition

DENVER — Followers of the “Jurassic Park” franchise can now expertise its dinosaurs in a brand new family-friendly present. “Jurassic World: The Exhibition” is open on the new Stockyards Occasion Middle of the Nationwide Western Middle.

An immersive 20,000-square-foot expertise primarily based on one of many greatest blockbusters in cinema historical past, “Jurassic World: The Exhibition” has change into a world success with greater than 3 million guests since 2016. Exhibition guests stroll by means of the world-famous Jurassic World gates, encounter life-sized dinosaurs, and discover richly themed environments. Tickets for the Denver run are on sale at

Films this weekend

“High Gun: Maverick” continued to soar in its second weekend with only a 30% drop and an enormous $90-million weekend. Using stellar phrase of mouth, terrific evaluations and a world promotional tour, “High Gun: Maverick” has already grossed $548.6 million worldwide.

This weekend, Common Photos debuts “Jurassic World: Dominion,” the fruits of the dinosaur franchise trilogy of sequels.

New films this weekend

Final weekend’s field workplace

  1. High Gun: Maverick — $90 million 
  2. Physician Unusual within the Multiverse of Insanity — $9.1 million
  3. The Bob’s Burgers Film — $4.6 million 
  4. The Dangerous Guys — $3.3 million
  5. Downton Abbey: A New Period — $3.1 million 
  6. The whole lot In all places All at As soon as — $2.0 million
  7. Vikram — $1.7 million
  8. Sonic the Hedgehog 2 — $1.7 million
  9. The Misplaced Metropolis — $1.3 million
  10. Crimes of the Future — $1.1 million

RELATED: ‘High Gun’ stays aloft in its 2nd weekend

RELATED: Paramount sued over ‘High Gun’ copyright declare

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