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9Things to do in Denver & Colorado this weekend: Sept. 16, 17, 18

9Things to do in Denver & Colorado this weekend: Sept. 16, 17, 18

Pirate, sugar beet, biscuit, wine, beer, blues, automotive, artwork, Oktoberfests and extra issues to do that weekend.

COLORADO, USA — As we wave a fond farewell to summer season, we stay up for a brand new season filled with festive, out of doors occasions celebrating the harvest and cooler days.

Autumn’s arrival subsequent week brings the fantastic odor of roasting chiles, the crisp style of seasonal beers and ciders, and the gorgeous yellows and reds of adjusting leaves throughout Colorado.

This September weekend sees festivals in Littleton, Northglenn, Sterling, Vail, Pagosa Springs, Kittredge, Telluride, Denver and extra. There are three Oktoberfests deliberate throughout Colorado and 6 faculty soccer video games.

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Denver Broncos vs. Houston Texans

DENVER — Let’s trip, Broncos Nation! Russell Wilson is aiming for his first win in orange and blue this Sunday. The Denver Broncos host the Houston Texans at 2:25 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18 at Empower Discipline at Mile Excessive.

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Northglenn Pirate Competition

NORTHGLENN — The Northglenn Pirate Competition is again this Septembarrr weekend. The pageant begins with Pirate Night time on Friday, Sept. 16 at 6 p.m. with dwell music, sword combating, dinner and drinks. The primary Pirate Competition on Saturday, Sept. 17 is for teenagers, households and people with crafts, actions, bounce homes, pirate demonstrations, character appearances and Carboard Boat Regatta. See the pageant schedule at

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Fall Fest

BOULDER — The annual Fall Fest on Pearl Road Mall in downtown Boulder takes place Friday, Sept. 16 to Sunday, Sept. 18. This fall custom options arts, crafts makers, beer backyard, kids’s actions and dwell music. A home made artisan market has 100 makers promoting dwelling items, high-quality artwork, ceramics, skincare merchandise, leather-based items, pet items and artisanal meals.

Summerset Competition

LITTLETON — The solar could also be setting on summer season, however there’s nonetheless time to expertise a enjoyable, out of doors neighborhood pageant. The 2022 Summerset Competition takes place Saturday, Sept. 17 at Littleton’s Clement Park from 9 a.m. to five p.m. There can be craft and vendor cubicles, children actions, a automotive present, dwell leisure and beer backyard with 12 native breweries.

Broomfield Days 

BROOMFIELD — The annual Broomfield Days is Saturday, Sept. 17 with household actions and leisure at Halfway Park. The day features a 5K race, clown contest, parade, commerce truthful, canine competitions, craft pageant, meals cubicles, three phases of leisure and demonstrations.

Miners Day

FREDERICK — Miners Day returns Saturday, Sept. 17 to rejoice Frederick’s mining heritage. The annual occasion provides enjoyable and leisure together with a parade, burro race, distributors, meals vehicles, actions, contests and dwell leisure. New in 2022 is an Electrical Automobile Automobile Present. Miners Day will conclude with a live performance and fireworks show.

Kittredge Canyonfest

KITTREDGE — The annual Kittredge Canyonfest can be held Saturday, Sept. 17. The day provides video games, silent auctions, arts, crafts, meals, drinks, leisure and distributors. The pageant can be held at Kittredge Group Park, adjoining to Freeway 74, on the west finish of the city of Kittredge.

Sugar Beet Days

STERLING — The annual Sugar Beet Days can be held on the Historic Logan County Courthouse Sq. on Saturday, Sept. 17 and Sunday, Sept. 18. The occasion options dwell leisure and meals, arts and craft distributors from Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska and Wyoming. Michael Martin Murphey performs Saturday at 8 p.m. on the Logan County Courthouse Sq. Gazebo.

Florence Pioneer Days 

FLORENCE — The 94th annual Florence Pioneer Days celebration begins with the Florence Pioneer Day Parade at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17. Pioneer Park can have meals, drinks, video games, goodies, merchants and music. Tractor pulls are deliberate Saturday and Sunday.

Style of the Center East Competition

AURORA — The third annual Style of the Center East Competition can be held Saturday, Sept. 17 on the Aurora Municipal Middle’s Nice Garden. The pageant showcases the meals, music, artwork and dance of Center Jap cultures in Colorado. There can be performances from George Nehme, Tony Eid, Rita Farah Fahmeh, Samer Murad and dance performances by Maysa Mais & Ashraf Obossria Skirt. Competition admission is free and VIP tickets can be found on-line.

Loveland Chocolate Competition

LOVELAND — The Loveland Chocolate Competition options six hours of chocolate sampling, buying and leisure. There can be chocolate and beer pairing and samples, samples, samples. The pageant, which kicks off at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, is your supply for chocolate fountains, chocolate truffles, chocolate fudge, chocolate martinis, chocolate cupcake, chocolate brownies and extra. Seize your tickets at

Denver Oktoberfest

DENVER — The 52nd annual Denver Oktoberfest returns Friday, Sept. 17 for the primary of two weekends of stein-lifting enjoyable in downtown Denver. Along with stein-hoisting there can be meals, bier/beer, dwell music, brat-eating contest and extra. The celebration can be situated between twentieth and twenty second on Larimer Road within the Ballpark neighborhood close to Coors Discipline. The celebration runs Friday to Sunday this weekend… and subsequent weekend as nicely. Normal admission is free, however Octoberfest steins and VIP tickets could be discovered at

Vail Oktoberfest

VAIL — With a stunning mountain backdrop and “European aptitude,” the Vail Oktoberfest has been named one of many ten best Oktoberfest celebrations in the US. The pageant, which runs Friday, Sept. 16 to Sunday, Sept. 18 in Vail Village, can have Bavarian fare together with brats, schnitzel sandwiches and pretzels. On the schedule this weekend are stein-lifting competitions, grownup keg-bowling contests, bratwurst-eating contests, Bavarian costume contest and dwell music. Vail Oktoberfest is free and open to the general public at Vail Village.

Oktoberfest within the Mountains

DILLON — Bust out your lederhosen for the annual Oktoberfest within the Mountains at Arapahoe Basin. The occasion at Mountain Goat Plaza can have dwell music, dancing, beer, brats and pretzels from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17 and Sunday, Sept. 18 with free chairlift rides all weekend.

Erie Biscuit Day

ERIE — The Erie Historic Society holds its twentieth annual Erie Biscuit Day on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 8 a.m. to midday on Briggs Road in downtown Erie. The free occasion options biscuits and gravy, home made stew, dwell music, craft cubicles, historic photographs and extra. Attendees will obtain two biscuits, two sausages, sausage gravy and a alternative of espresso, milk or juice.

Telluride Blues & Brews Competition 

TELLURIDE — The twenty eighth annual Telluride Blues & Brews Competition is a celebration of blues, funk, jam bands, indie, rock, gospel and soul music. This weekend’s music lineup contains Gov’t Mule, Buddy Man, Ceelo Inexperienced, The Battle and Treaty, Tab Benoit, John Hiatt & The Goners and extra. There can be meals and craft distributors, children actions, late-night membership exhibits and craft beer. The pageant runs Friday, Sept. 16 to Sunday, Sept. 18. Tickets are bought at

Breckenridge Wine Traditional

BRECKENRIDGE — The annual Breckenridge Wine Traditional provides meals artisans, wineries, breweries, distilleries and domestically made merchandise. The three-day occasion runs Thursday, Sept. 15 to Saturday, Sept. 17, with grand tasting classes hosted at Beaver Run Resort on the base of Peak 9. Reserve your tickets on-line.

Colorado Mountain Winefest

PALISADE — The annual Colorado Mountain Winefest returns to Palisade this Saturday, Sept. 17 from 10:30 a.m. to five p.m. at Riverbend Park. This pageant options vineyard excursions, wine area excursions, wine dinners, wine pairings, instructional seminars and wine and chocolate tastings.

Stroll to Finish Alzheimer’s

DENVER — Held yearly in cities throughout the nation, the Alzheimer’s Affiliation’s Stroll to Finish Alzheimer’s goals to lift funds and consciousness for Alzheimer’s care, help and analysis. Denver’s Metropolis Park can be dwelling to a stroll this Saturday, Sept. 17. On-site registration will start at 7 a.m., adopted by a ceremony at 9 a.m. and the stroll instantly following. It’s also possible to register on-line at A Stroll to Finish Alzheimer’s can be deliberate Saturday, Sept. 17 on the Pueblo Riverwalk at 10 a.m.

Fritzler Farm Park

LaSALLE — Fall begins early this weekend at Colorado’s unique and premier corn maze. Fritzler Farm Park opens for the 2022 season starting Sunday, Sept. 18 with greater than 15 points of interest plus its well-known corn maze. There can be pedal go-carts, pumpkin patch, human foosball, corn pit, spider internet, tetherball, ball zone, slide mountain, face portray, yard video games, beer backyard and extra. Fritzler Farm Park opens for the season Sunday and can stay open via Sunday, Oct. 30. The farm’s haunted points of interest and “Scream Acres” open Friday Sept. 23 at nightfall. Tickets could be bought at

Corn Maze at Chatfield Farms

LITTLETON — Should you’re in search of a festive fall custom, think about the Corn Maze at Chatfield Farms. The seven-acre corn maze corn maze is ideal for adults, whereas the little ones can discover the corn mini-maze. There may even barrel prepare rides, escape rooms, meals distributors and extra. The Corn Maze at Chatfield Farms opens Friday, Sept. 16 and can be open at varied occasions via Sunday, Oct. 30. Tickets could be discovered at

thirteenth Ground Haunted Home

DENVER — thirteenth Ground Haunted Home opens for the season on Friday, Sept. 16. Celebrating 15 years of scares within the Mile Excessive, this season brings terrifying twists and turns, new characters and new add-on points of interest which might be positive to thrill. Enter for those who date — at 3400 East 52nd Avenue. You should purchase tickets at

NEWSical The Musical

DENVER — “NEWSical The Musical” tackles all the pieces from the bottom depths of actuality tv to the best workplace within the land. The winner of the Off-Broadway Alliance Award for Greatest Musical, the ever evolving, at all times altering, up-to-the-minute musical comedy performs at The Garner Galleria Theatre on the Denver Performing Arts Complicated via Sunday, Sept. 25. For tickets and showtimes, go to

B-17 Texas Raiders Showcase

ENGLEWOOD — A fleet of iconic World Battle II plane, led by the B-17 Flying Fortress Texas Raiders, will soar into Exploration of Flight at Centennial Airport this weekend. The B-17 Texas Raiders Showcase can have six days of cockpit excursions and warbird flights from Saturday, Sept. 17 via Thursday, Sept. 22. The showcase additionally options the SB2C Helldiver and SNJ / T6, each of that are from the Commemorative Air Drive.

Artwork on the Inexperienced

GREENWOOD VILLAGE — Artwork on the Inexperienced runs from 10 a.m. to five p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 and Sunday, Sept.18 at Curtis Middle for the Arts. This free all-Colorado artwork truthful options dozens of artist cubicles, meals vehicles and dwell music.


PAGOSA SPRINGS — Pagosa Springs’ Colorfest begins Friday evening with the Pagosa Wine and Meals Competition. A mass balloon ascension is about for Saturday and Sunday at 8 a.m. with over 40 balloons lifting off over the Pagosa Lakes space. The 5K Colour Run & Stroll on Saturday can be a color-filled journey for runners beginning at 8 a.m. Because the solar units Saturday, the annual balloon glow will accompany the Bands & Brews Competition in City Park.

Denver Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewellery Present

DENVER — The Denver Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewellery Present on the Nationwide Western Middle is the most important single mineral, fossil, gem and jewellery present within the nation with 11 miles of tables and 525,000 sq. ft of promoting house. Greater than 500 sellers can be promoting mineral specimens, fossils, dinosaurs, gems, gem stones, lapidary, cabochons, artisan and vintage jewellery, beads, crystals, meteorites, metaphysical, gold, silver, turquoise, Native American gadgets, artwork, miner’s tough, instruments and provides. The occasion and parking are free. This present can be open from 9 a.m. to six p.m. day by day via Sunday, Sept. 18. 

Estes Park Arts & Crafts Competition 

ESTES PARK — The forty seventh annual Arts & Crafts Competition is again this weekend at Estes Park’s Bond Park. The pageant runs from 9 a.m. to six p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18.

Saguache Fall Competition & Quilt Present

SAGUACHE — The twenty ninth annual Fall Competition & Quilt Present arrives Saturday, Sept. 17 in downtown Saguache. The pageant begins at 10 a.m. with arts and craft distributors together with the Saguache Sagebrush Quilters. There additionally can be a silent public sale and dwell music.

New American Arts Competition

AURORA — The New American Arts Competition is an 15-day occasion that celebrates Range and Inclusivity within the performing arts. The free pageant has greater than 50 performances of theatre, dance, storytelling, magic, music and spoken phrase at varied venues.

Fort Collins Historic Houses Tour

FORT COLLINS — The thirty eighth annual Historic Houses Tour takes place Saturday, Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Poudre Landmark Basis will maintain the in-person occasion at 5 non-public residences and two historic city-owned properties. The tour facilities across the Midcentury Fort Collins neighborhood on Meeker and Buckeye, close to the unique Water Pik constructing. Tickets are $25 prematurely and $30 on tour day.

Day Out With Thomas

GOLDEN — Thomas the Tank Engine, the world’s hottest prepare engine, is in Golden for 2 extra weekends. Day Out With Thomas options rides with a full-size Thomas engine, dwell leisure, scavenger hunt, hay bale maze, stage exhibits, sing-a-longs and photograph alternatives. The occasion is scheduled Saturday, Sept. 17, Sunday, Sept. 18, Saturday, Sept. 24 and Sunday, Sept. 25.

Mamma Mia Sing-Alongside

DENVER — ninth & Colorado and its AMC Theatres will host a free “Mamma Mia” sing-along out of doors film screening on Saturday, Sept. 17. Convey your blankets, chairs and picnics for this ABBA-inspired hit. The very best ABBA or Grecian costume will win a prize.

Breckenridge Movie Competition

BRECKENRIDGE — One of many oldest movie festivals within the nation opens Thursday, Sept. 15 and continues via Sunday, Sept. 18. Since 1981, the Breckenridge Movie Competition has celebrated the artwork of filmmaking with unbiased movies, premieres, receptions, instructional applications and retrospectives honoring featured visitors. This yr’s forty first annual pageant can have movies screened throughout a number of venues. Head to to buy pageant passes.

Superhero Run/Stroll 

GREELEY — The tenth annual Superhero Run/Stroll is Saturday, Sept. 17 in Greeley with a 10K, 5K and 1-mile run. Caped crusaders, severe runners and households can all participate on the occasion, held at St. Michael’s City Sq.. Superhero Run and Household Carnival data and registration could be discovered at 

So Lengthy to Summer time 5K/10K

PARKER — Benefit from the finish of a Colorado summer season with a exercise with household and pals adopted by a reward of pancakes. The So Lengthy to Summer time 5K/10K begins at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 at Salisbury Park in Parker. You may register at

Run the Rockies Highway 10k and Half Marathon

FRISCO — The forty sixth annual Run the Rockies Highway 10k and Half Marathon can be held Saturday, Sept. 17. The 10K and Half Marathon begins at Copper Mountain, continues via the Ten Mile Canyon on the Summit County Leisure Path and ends on Frisco’s Principal Road. To volunteer or for extra race data, please go to

Equinox Marathon, Half Marathon, 5 Mile

LARIMER COUNTY — Runners have been working all summer season for races like Sunday’s Equinox Marathon, Half Marathon and 5 Mile. The half marathon will once more begin at Mishawaka Amphitheater. All races will end on the backside of the canyon, about one-half mile west of Ted’s Place and Freeway 287. Registration for the ninth working of the Fall Equinox Marathon, Half Marathon and 5 Mile could be accomplished on-line.

Cruisin’ the Canyon Fall Colour Truck, Bike & Automobile Present

CREEDE — Should you’re seeking to catch some fall colours this weekend, think about the drive alongside the Higher Rio Grande in direction of Creede. The drive of purple, gold and yellow landscapes results in the Cruisin’ the Canyon Fall Colour Truck, Bike & Automobile Present. Downtown Creede can have dozens of classic autos. Saturday’s automotive present opens at 9 a.m. with an awards present at 3 p.m.

Fall Harvest Automobile Present 

FORT MORGAN — The annual Fall Harvest Automobile Present kicks off Friday, Sept. 16 at 5 p.m. in downtown Fort Morgan. The present then continues Saturday and Sunday with music, door prizes, meals distributors, buying and funky automobiles. See the schedule at

Colorado College of Mines vs. Adams State

South Dakota Mines vs. Colorado Mesa

  • Saturday, Sept. 17, 1 p.m.
  • Stocker Stadium, Grand Junction
  • Tickets at

Western Colorado vs. CSU Pueblo

Air Drive vs. Wyoming

  • Friday, Sept. 16, 6 p.m.
  • Jonah Discipline at Battle Memorial Stadium, Laramie
  • Tickets at

Aspen Ruggerfest

ASPEN — The 54th Aspen Ruggerfest runs Thursday, Sept. 15 to Sunday, Sept. 18. The four-day rugby event hosts between 30 and 40 groups at Aspen’s Wagner Park. There is no such thing as a cost to look at the motion as followers come from afar to look at and luxuriate in Aspen’s shops, lodges, eating places and bars on the finish of every day. To study extra in regards to the event and to view the occasion schedule, take a look at

Keith City

DENVER — Nation music celebrity Keith City brings “The Velocity of Now World Tour” to Colorado this weekend. City can be joined by Colorado native Ingrid Andress and one half of Florida Georgia Line, Tyler Hubbard, at a live performance at Ball Enviornment in Denver on Friday, Sept. 16. is the place for tickets.

Iron Maiden

DENVER — Iron Maiden is again in North America. The English heavy steel band brings “The Legacy of the Beast World Tour” to Denver’s Ball Enviornment on Saturday, Sept. 17. Iron Maiden can be joined by particular visitor Trivium on the present. The 2022 tour contains songs from Iron Maiden’s new studio album “Senjutsu” being performed dwell for the primary time, in addition to a decades-spanning set of fan favorites. For tickets, go to


GREENWOOD VILLAGE — Digital music duo Odesza carry “The Final Goodbye Tour” to Fiddler’s Inexperienced Amphitheatre on Friday, Sept. 16 and Saturday, Sept. 17. The all-ages live shows may even function particular visitors Sylvan Esso, Elderbrook, and NASAYA. The Grammy Award nominated duo mentioned this summer season’s tour can be its largest headlining tour so far.

Lany & Surfaces

GREENWOOD VILLAGE — Los Angeles-based trio Lany carry out at Fiddler’s Inexperienced Amphitheatre pavilion-only present on Sunday, Sept. 18. Normal admission garden tickets usually are not out there in the mean time. The live performance additionally options Surfaces and Annika Bennett.

Purple Rocks

DENVER — There is no such thing as a higher venue for dwell music within the nation than Colorado’s Purple Rocks Amphitheatre! The Purple Rocks 2022 live performance schedule continues to be rising and even options some live shows postponed from 2020.

Films this weekend

The horror movie “Barbarian” received final weekend’s field workplace battle, practically incomes again its $10.5 million finances in its first weekend. Lengthy-running Hollywood fare, “Bullet Prepare” and “High Gun: Maverick,” occupied the three and 4 spots.

Extra quiet weeks lie forward earlier than “Halloween Ends” and ‘Black Adam” arrive in October.

New films this weekend

  • The Girl King
  • Pearl
  • God’s Nation
  • Working the Bases

Final weekend’s field workplace

  1. Barbarian — $10 million
  2. Brahmastra Half One: Shiva — $4.4 million
  3. Bullet Prepare — $3.2 million
  4. High Gun: Maverick — $3.1 million
  5. DC League of Tremendous-Pets — $2.8 million
  6. The Invitation — $2.6 million
  7. Lifemark — $2.2 million
  8. Beast — $1.8 million
  9. Minions: The Rise of Gru — $1.6 million
  10. Spider-Man: No Means Dwelling — $1.3 million

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