Seeking to kind your weekend plans? Listed below are some concepts as summer season occasions arrive throughout Colorado.
COLORADO, USA — Denver’s largest operating weekend is right here, together with a number of standard festivals, meals occasions, live shows and reveals.
Marathoners and informal runners from throughout the nation will descend on the Mile Excessive Metropolis for the sixteenth annual Denver Colfax Marathon, half marathon, 10 mile, 5K and marathon relay. Farmers market season kicks off this weekend in Denver and a well-liked meals truck is again in Northglenn for the primary time since 2019. The Colorado Railroad Museum kicks off its busy summer season season with some particular locomotives which might be positive to encourage railroad lovers from youngsters to their nice grandparents.
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Denver Colfax Marathon
DENVER — Colorado’s largest operating occasion is again on its conventional Might weekend for the primary time since 2019. The Denver Colfax Marathon introduced by Cigna returns to its conventional weekend from Friday, Might 13 to Sunday, Might 15. Greater than 20,000 runners are anticipated to take part within the sixteenth annual Denver Colfax Marathon, which can once more function a Boston Marathon-qualifying occasion. This weekend’s occasions embrace a marathon, half marathon, 10 miler, 5K and the nation’s largest marathon relay.
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Meals Truck Carnival
NORTHGLENN — Meals vehicles, carnival rides and stay music headline Northglenn’s fifth annual Meals Truck Carnival. There will likely be 20 carnival rides, halfway sport cubicles, and some dozen meals vehicles. The occasion runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday at E.B. Rains Park and Civic Middle Campus close to the brand new Northglenn Recreation Middle.
A number of parking will likely be obtainable on the Wagon Highway Park-n-Journey west of I-25 and one hundred and twentieth Avenue. To see an inventory of all of the meals vehicles and their scrumptious creations, and to get a $5 off carnival trip tickets, go to FoodTruckCarnival.com.
Artwork of Meals
LONGMONT — Summer season arrives in Longmont this weekend with The Artwork of Meals. The brand new Might occasion is about for Saturday, Might 14 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. between Principal and Coffman. There will likely be an interactive chalk paint avenue mural in addition to stay music, artwork market, farm-to-table fare and artwork actions.
Lakeside Amusement Park
DENVER — A Colorado staple opens for the 2022 season on Saturday, Might 14. Lakeside Amusement Park, positioned at I-70 and Sheridan, has been working on the similar location since 1908. The park options trains, a merry-go-round, drop tower, bumper automobiles and lots of spinning rides. Kick off summer season proper by making lifelong reminiscences with picnics, laughs, meals, enjoyable and video games at Lakeside.
Metropolis Park Farmers Market
DENVER — Again for a second season, Metropolis Park Farmers Market returns Saturday, Might 14 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. This yr’s market options an expanded lineup of 90+ distributors, month-to-month chef demos, weekly yoga, stay music and a grassy neighborhood gathering house. Metropolis Park Farmers Market will likely be open Saturdays by way of Oct. 29.
Style of Iceland
DENVER — An annual celebration of Icelandic tradition in North America will make a tour cease in Denver this weekend. The four-day Style of Iceland competition contains a collection of occasions impressed by, and in celebration of, the very best of Icelandic tradition with meals and beverage, music, literature, movies and artwork.
Occasions are scheduled Thursday, Might 12 by way of Sunday, Might 15, hosted by Coohills, Globe Corridor, Mercantile, Tattered Cowl Bookstore, Landmark’s Chez Artiste Theatre and Ironworks. All occasions, apart from the Icelandic Culinary Expertise at Coohills, are free to the general public. Attendees can register to obtain ticketing info right here.
Style of Durango
DURANGO — Durango kicks off summer season on Sunday, Might 15 with southwest Colorado’s premier meals competition. Style of Durango options native craft breweries, cocktails and plenty of samples of Durango’s world-class eating places. The competition could have a number of music and dancing as properly. The competition is free with tickets obtainable for foods and drinks purchases. Style of Durango will get underway at 11 a.m. in downtown Durango.
RiNo Spring BAZAAR
DENVER — Denver BAZAAR returns to RiNo Artwork District at Zeppelin Station on Saturday, Might 14 and Sunday, Might 15. Unfold out on Wazee Road and thirty fifth Road to Brighton, the occasion could have 100+ native Colorado makers and small companies, style vehicles, DJs and pop-up bars and springtime cocktails. Inside Zeppelin Station, buyers can seize a chunk at their indoor meals corridor from meals tenants providing quite a lot of international cuisines.
DENVER — “Quixote Nuevo,” the most recent manufacturing from the Denver Middle for the Performing Arts (DCPA), opens Friday, Might 13 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 quest of long-lost love. Infused with creativeness, comedy, and Tejano music, “Quixote Nuevo” reveals the fun and perils of dealing with down Loss of life and turning into the hero of your individual story. “Quixote Nuevo” performs the Wolf Theatre by way of Sunday, June 12. For tickets and showtimes, go to DenverCenter.org.
Colorado Crossings: Intersections of Historical past
GOLDEN — All aboard! The Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden kicks off a busy summer season season with “Colorado Crossings: Intersections of Historical past.” The occasion, scheduled for Saturday, Might 14 and Sunday, Might 15, will function two coal-fired narrow-gauge locomotives beneath steam plus three “Galloping Geese” in operation. For rail photograph buffs, this would be the very first time within the museum’s historical past that such a formidable parade of classic railroad gear has been supplied.
All through the weekend, the Colorado Railroad Museum may even have greater than 100 locomotives and automobiles on show, turntable demonstrations, roundhouse excursions, a used e book sale and indoor and outside mannequin railroads. “Colorado Crossings” tickets are on sale at ColoradoRailroadMuseum.org.
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Grand Valley Highland Video games
GRAND JUNCTION — The third annual Grand Valley Highland Video games will likely be held on the Mesa County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Might 14 and Sunday, Might 15. Get able to get misplaced within the tradition of the British Isles with bagpipe bands, athletic competitions, dancing performances,, jousting and clan cubicles.
There will likely be a golf match on the Bookcliff Nation Membership and a Ceilidh, that includes The Younger Dubliners and The Depraved Tinkers on the Mesa Theater on Friday, Might 13. Tickets for all occasions can be found on-line at: GrandValleyHighlandGames.com.
Florence Colorado Automotive Present
FLORENCE — The twentieth annual Florence Colorado Automotive Present runs Sunday, Might 15 from 9 a.m. to three p.m. The occasion is a laid-back noncompetitive exhibiting of basic automobiles, good meals, enjoyable occasions and purchasing in historic downtown Florence that includes many vintage shops and artwork galleries. Admission to the automotive present is free.
Colorado Rockies vs. Kansas Metropolis Royals
DENVER — The Colorado Rockies are again residence for six-straight video games at Coors Discipline starting Friday, Might 13. The Rockies host the Kansas Metropolis Royals Friday by way of Sunday. The San Francisco Giants have a three-game collection on Blake Road from Monday to Wednesday.
Colorado Rapids vs. LAFC
COMMERCE CITY — The boys in burgundy return to Dick’s Sporting Items Park on Saturday, Might 14. The Colorado Rapids face LAFC at 1:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon in a Main League Soccer (MLS) common season battle. For tickets, go to Ticketmaster.com.
Run to the Shrine
COLORADO SPRINGS — Cheyenne Mountain Zoo hosts its 14th annual Run to the Shrine on Saturday, Might 14 and Sunday, Might 15. The 4-mile up-and-back course affords views of Colorado Springs, Backyard of the Gods and Pikes Peak as members run by roaring lions and extra by way of the zoo, as much as the Will Rogers Shrine of the Solar and again down. With an almost 1,000-foot elevation achieve, the difficult course is sweet observe for aggressive runners gearing up for summer season races. Register now at CMZoo.org/Run.
WINDSOR — Take a step towards a world freed from a number of sclerosis on the Windsor Stroll MS on Saturday, Might 14. The stroll begins at 9:30 a.m. at Boardwalk Park. There are one-mile and three-mile routes obtainable. Stroll registration and donation info is offered on-line.
Physique Thoughts Spirit Celebration
FORT COLLINS — The Physique Thoughts Spirit Celebration was created for like-minded people to come back collectively and commune within the spirit of enjoyable, self-exploration, self-empowerment and self-improvement. There will likely be exhibitors, talks and seminars, readers, psychics, mediums and healers. The Physique Thoughts Spirit Celebration runs from Sunday, Might 14 and Sunday, Might 15 on the Fort Collins Hilton. To see the complete schedule of occasions, go to BMSE.web.
HENDERSON — 9Health:365 and Adelante Group Improvement will maintain a well being truthful this weekend on the Mile Flea Market. The well being truthful could have free companies corresponding to physician visits, blood strain and pulse screenings, free COVID-19 vaccines and boosters, diabetes danger assessments and extra. There may even be low value blood chemistry exams, blood cell counts and take-home colon most cancers screening kits. The well being festivals is Sunday, Might 15 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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Pints and Swimming pools Craft Beer Fest
PAGOSA SPRINGS — Head to Pagosa Springs this weekend and revel in samples from over 20 several types of craft beer whereas soaking in quite a lot of 25 sizzling geothermal soaking swimming pools. Attendees of the seventh annual Pagosa Pints & Swimming pools Craft Beer Fest can soak Friday, Might 13 by way of Sunday, Might 15.
Opera Colorado’s Carmen
DENVER — Opera Colorado closes its 2021-22 season with a lavish manufacturing of Bizet’s “Carmen,” one of the standard operas of all time. “Carmen” performs the Ellie Caulkins Opera Home by way of Saturday, Might 21. Obsession, ardour and the seek for freedom come collectively on this story of a lethal love triangle. Tickets begin at $35 and might be discovered at OperaColorado.org.
DENVER — There isn’t any higher venue for stay music within the nation than Colorado’s Pink Rocks Amphitheatre. The Pink Rocks 2022 live performance schedule (introduced to this point) is steadily rising and even options some live shows postponed from 2020.
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DENVER — The approaching-of-age drama “Choir Boy” is the most recent manufacturing from the Denver Middle for the Performing Arts (DCPA). Created by Oscar-winning “Moonlight” screenwriter Tarell Alvin McCraney, “Choir Boy” options uplifting gospel music and electrifying dance routines. The drama “will encourage you to boost your voice and cheer as one pupil boldly stands as much as the traditions that search to silence him.” “Choir Boy” performs by way of Sunday, Might 29 on the Kilstrom Theatre. For tickets and showtimes, go to DenverCenter.org.
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 now open on the new Stockyards Occasion Middle of the Nationwide Western Middle.
An immersive 20,000-square-foot expertise based mostly on one of many greatest blockbusters in cinema historical past, “Jurassic World: The Exhibition” has turn into a worldwide success with greater than three million guests since 2016. Exhibition guests stroll by way 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 JurassicWorldExhibition.com.
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The Artwork of Banksy
DENVER — The most important touring exhibition of genuine Banksy artworks on the planet has arrived within the Mile Excessive Metropolis. “The Artwork of Banksy” options greater than 100 unique Banksy works from non-public collectors throughout the globe. The exhibition on the Denver Sports activities Fort affords the uncommon alternative to view authenticated and licensed Banksy artworks not often seen by most of the people. Tickets are on sale at BanksyExhibit.com.
Colorado Governor’s Artwork Present
LOVELAND — The thirty first annual Governor’s Artwork Present & Sale is open on the Loveland Museum by way of Sunday, Might 22 with each in-person and on-line nice artwork gross sales. Acknowledged as one of many largest juried nice artwork reveals to solely function Colorado artists, this yr 60 of the state’s most proficient artists will likely be showcased, together with one Legacy Artist. Discover the right new piece in your artwork assortment, add a press release piece to your property décor, or choose a particular present for mates or household – all whereas supporting Colorado’s best artists.
Films this weekend
As soon as once more, Marvel has kicked off the summer season film season with a blockbuster. “Physician Unusual within the Multiverse of Insanity” grossed a rare $187 million in its first weekend in U.S. and Canadian theaters. Not solely did it greater than double the opening of the primary “Physician Unusual,” which opened to $85 million in 2016, it additionally had the sixth greatest international opening of all time.
New motion pictures this weekend
Final weekend’s field workplace
- Physician Unusual within the Multiverse of Insanity — $187.4 million
- The Dangerous Guys — $9.6 million
- Sonic the Hedgehog 2 — $6.0 million
- Improbable Beasts: The Secrets and techniques of Dumbledore — $4.2 million
- All the pieces All over the place All at As soon as — $3.5 million
- The Northman — $2.8 million
- The Misplaced Metropolis — $2.7 million
- The Insufferable Weight of Huge Expertise — $1.5 million
- Reminiscence — $1.3 million
- Father Stu — $0.8 million
RELATED: ‘Physician Unusual 2’ kicks off summer season with huge $187 million
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