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9Things to do in Denver & Colorado this weekend: Sept. 9, 10, 11

9Things to do in Denver & Colorado this weekend: Sept. 9, 10, 11

This September weekend brings Native American, Scottish, potato, fossil, seltzer, wine, beer and alpaca festivals to the Centennial State.

COLORADO, USA — It is one other packed weekend of spectacular occasions in Colorado!

From festivals and gala’s to expos and runs, there’s heaps to do, see and discover in Colorado this September weekend. This weekend options potato, Scottish-Irish, Native American, chile, dwelling, fossil, mineral, harvest, wine, beer and alpaca festivals throughout the Centennial State.

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Friendship Powwow and Native American Cultural Celebration

DENVER — One of many Denver Artwork Museum’s longest-running occasions returns this Saturday, Sept. 10. The thirty third annual Friendship Powwow and Native American Cultural Celebration begins at 10 a.m. with music and dance performances, artmaking alternatives, meals, and artists and distributors showcasing jewellery, artwork, crafts and clothes. The Grand Entry begins at 11 a.m. contained in the Denver Artwork Museum’s Sie Welcome Heart in Sturm Grand Pavilion. Basic admission on the museum is free all day Saturday.

Westwood Chile Fest

DENVER — The Westwood Chile Fest celebrates the Hispanic-centric cultures that make up a lot of Denver’s Westwood neighborhood. Saturday’s pageant is free and open to the general public from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. The occasion could have dwell music, artwork, food and drinks distributors and family-friendly actions together with bounce home and carnival video games.

San Luis Valley Potato Pageant

MONTE VISTA — Scenic Monte Vista is the location of the annual San Luis Valley Potato Pageant. The occasion is a enjoyable day of actions that celebrates the harvest of Colorado Potatoes within the San Luis Valley. Saturday’s pageant contains meals and craft distributors, a farm and subject present, truck and semi-truck present, youngsters’ video games, mashed potato dunk tank, chef demonstrations and the 5K Tater Tot/Spud Run.

Trapper Days

FORT LUPTON — Residents, companies and organizations will come collectively in Fort Lupton this weekend for the annual Trapper Days celebration. Held in downtown on Saturday, Sept. 10, this 12 months’s Trapper Days options meals vans, gelato pops, dwell music, pizza competitors, cornhole competitors, beer backyard, automotive present, bike present and distributors. The Trapper Days Parade begins at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Longs Peak Scottish-Irish Highland Pageant

ESTES PARK — The Longs Peak Scottish-Irish Highland Pageant has celebrated Celtic tradition within the “Celtic Capital of North America” Estes Park for 46 years. This pageant has Scottish athletics, Celtic rock and people music and dwell subject performances. This 12 months’s Pageant Discipline can be open to the general public from 9 a.m. to five p.m. Friday, Sept. 9 to Sunday, Sept. 11 with meals, drink, jousting, hurling, Irish and Highland dancing and strongman competitions. Tattoo Estes can be staged Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. The Longs Peak Scottish-Irish Highland Pageant Parade steps off Saturday at 9:30 a.m. in downtown Estes Park. See the occasion schedule and get your tickets at

Denver Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewellery Present

DENVER — The Denver Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewellery Present on the Nationwide Western Heart 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. every day by means of Sunday, Sept. 18.

Vail Oktoberfest

VAIL — With a stunning mountain backdrop and “European aptitude,” Vail Oktoberfest has been named one of many ten biggest Oktoberfest celebrations in the USA by “USA Right now.” The pageant, which runs Friday, Sept. 9 to Sunday, Sept. 11 on the Lionshead Welcome Heart, could 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.

Frisco Fall Fest

FRISCO — Frisco’s Fall Fest is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 10 on the Frisco Historic Park and Primary Avenue between 2nd Avenue and 1st Avenue from 12 p.m. to five p.m. The fest could have dwell music, a beer backyard, pretzels and sausage. Native and regional artwork can be accessible on the Arts at Altitude artwork present within the Frisco Historic Park on Friday and Saturday.

Mead Group Day

MEAD — A pageant constructed round household and group, the annual Mead Group Day returns Saturday, Sept. 10 from 4 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The day of video games and actions, dwell music, vendor cubicles, meals vans, beverage backyard and fireworks occurs at Mead City Park. Mead Group Day could have Jesse Cornett & the Revolvers at 5 p.m. and Chris Daniels and the Kings at 8 p.m.

Rist Canyon Mountain Pageant

BELLVUE — Rist Canyon Mountain Pageant is the annual fundraiser for the Rist Canyon Volunteer Hearth Division. This one-day occasion returns Saturday, Sept. 10 with dwell leisure, silent public sale, guide & plant gross sales, child’s actions, free admission, free parking, free ice cream and extra.

New American Arts Pageant

AURORA — The New American Arts Pageant is an 15-day occasion that celebrates Variety and Inclusivity within the performing arts. The free pageant, which begins Saturday, Sept. 10, could have greater than 50 performances of theatre, dance, storytelling, magic, music and spoken phrase at numerous venues.

Fort Rock Artfest

CASTLE ROCK — The thirty third annual Fort Rock Artfest returns to downtown Fort Rock this weekend. This weekend’s pageant options greater than 110 artists from throughout the nation and dwell fundamental stage leisure. There will even be interactive reveals for the youngsters, scrumptious meals and beverage distributors and far more. Colorado Artfest at Fort Rock runs Saturday, Sept. 10 and Sunday, Sept. 11 at Pageant Park with free admission every day.

ArtWalk on Primary Avenue

LONGMONT — ArtWalk on Primary Avenue in downtown Longmont on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 4 p.m. to eight p.m. Held on Primary Avenue from third Avenue to Longs Peak, there can be 5 levels of dwell music and 5 blocks of buying, native artwork and actions.

Goodguys Automotive Present

LOVELAND — The Goodguys twenty fourth Colorado Nationals is a huge automotive present at Loveland’s The Ranch Occasions Advanced. The occasion will characteristic hundreds of customized scorching rods, muscle vehicles, restored classics and vans as much as 1997, a Specialty Auto Public sale, autocross racing, dwell leisure, meals and distributors. Tickets to the primary weekend occasion will be bought on the gate or on-line at The present runs Friday, Sept. 9 by means of Sunday, Sept. 11.

Excessive Plains Comedy Pageant 

DENVER — The ninth annual Excessive Plains Comedy Pageant could have 28 exhibits from Thursday, Sept. 8 by means of Saturday, Sept. 10 at venues on South Broadway with greater than 50 Colorado-based comedians and some particular visitors. The schedule additionally contains 4 dwell recordings of podcasts — “GSTW Presents: Boi Loopy,” “No Accounting For Style,” “Steph An infection,” and “Chubby Behemoth.” Tickets can be found on-line.

Sunnyside Music Pageant

DENVER — Denver’s Chaffee Park is dwelling to the Sunnyside Music Pageant on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 12 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. This weekend’s pageant could have dwell music, yoga, food and drinks.


LOVELAND — Cirque du Soleil has introduced a touring circus to Colorado for the primary time since 2019. “Ovo” is at Ball Enviornment in Denver by means of Sunday, Sept. 11. The present “Ovo” — which means “egg” in Portuguese — is comprised of 100 individuals from 25 nations, together with 52 artists, with high-level acrobatic acts. 

RELATED: Cirque du Soleil returns to Colorado

Nick’s Chile Fest

AURORA — Nick’s Backyard Heart will maintain its annual Chile Fest on Saturday, Sept. 10. Seize a bushel (or half) of Pueblo inexperienced chiles and soak within the smells of flame-roasted chiles. Nick’s Café can be serving contemporary pork inexperienced chile meals gadgets and the pageant will even have meals vans, kettle corn and funnel truffles. Have already got the autumn feels? The primary pumpkins of fall have additionally arrived at Nick’s.

Golden Sidewalk Sale

GOLDEN — On Saturday, Sept. 10, from 10 a.m. to five p.m., Golden hosts its Sidewalk Sale the place customers discover deep reductions and enjoyable instances. Golden’s distinctive outlets are going all-out with nice costs on every little thing from out of doors gear and jewellery to clothes and artisan crafts. The sale is city-wide and most downtown Golden retailers are taking part.


DENVER — “Hadestown,” the winner of eight Tony Awards in 2019 together with Finest Musical, is now enjoying Denver’s Buell Theatre. “Hadestown” intertwines the tales of younger dreamers Orpheus and Eurydice with that of King Hades and his spouse Persephone on hell-raising journey to the underworld and again. With an distinctive solid of actors, dancers and singers, the musical is a haunting however hopeful theatrical expertise that grabs you and by no means lets go. “Hadestown” performs the Buell Theatre by means of Sunday, Sept. 11. For tickets and showtimes, go to

Day Out With Thomas

GOLDEN — Thomas the Tank Engine is sure for Colorado as soon as once more. The world’s hottest prepare engine will pull into Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden for 3 weekends in September. Day Out With Thomas options prepare rides with a full-size Thomas the Tank Engine, dwell leisure, scavenger hunt, hay bale maze, stage exhibits, sing-a-longs and picture alternatives. The occasion is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 10, Sunday, Sept. 11, Saturday, Sept. 17, Sunday, Sept. 18, Saturday, Sept. 24 and Sunday, Sept. 25. Day Out With Thomas tickets went on sale Tuesday, Aug. 2 at Ticket costs are $25 for age one and up.

RELATED: Thomas the Tank Engine is rolling again into Colorado

Colorado vs. Air Power 

COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado Buffaloes soccer crew is enjoying at Air Power Academy’s Falcon Stadium for the primary time since 1974. The Buffaloes and Falcons kick off at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10. Seize your tickets to this historic recreation at

Center Tennessee vs. Colorado State

  • Saturday, Sept. 10, 2 p.m.
  • Canvas Stadium, Fort Collins 
  • Tickets at

Northern Colorado vs. Wyoming

  • Saturday, Sept. 10, 2 p.m.
  • Jonah Discipline at Battle Memorial Stadium, Laramie
  • Tickets at

Angelo State vs. Colorado Mines

West Texas A&M vs. Adams State

Grand Valley State vs. CSU Pueblo

Arizona Christian vs. Fort Lewis

  • Saturday, Sept. 10, 12 p.m.
  • Ray Dennison Discipline, Durango
  • Tickets at

Lafayette Brew Fest

LAFAYETTE — The Lafayette Brew Fest will characteristic breweries and cideries from inside 75 miles of Lafayette. The pageant runs from 2 p.m. to six p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 at Morrell Printing Options at 990 South Public Highway. There can be dwell music from Slick Machine and memento cups.


DENVER — Arduous seltzer fest Seltzerland involves Denver’s Overland Golf Course on Saturday, Sept. 10. Manufacturers massive and small will take part together with White Claw, Mike’s, Vizzy, Smirnoff and Topo Chico. Attendees are invited to leisurely stroll across the golf course whereas sampling from over 100 flavors of arduous seltzers with no {golfing} required. Tickets are on sale now at

Union Peak Pageant

COPPER MOUNTAIN — Union Peak Pageant is a three-day pageant taking place Friday, Sept. 9 by means of Sunday, Sept. 11 at Copper Mountain celebrating the convergence of music, group and artwork. Chilly Battle Children, AJR, X Ambassadors and extra native bands and musicians will carry out free concert events all through the weekend in Copper’s Heart Village. Followers can improve their expertise with a VIP Go for unique live performance viewing and lounge house, food and drinks perks and extra.

Palmer Lake Wine Pageant

PALMER LAKE —The third annual Palmer Lake Wine Pageant begins at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 at Palmer Lake Regional Recreation Space. A portion of the proceeds will profit Tri-Lakes Cares. The pageant presents 25 Colorado wineries with dwell music, meals and present distributors. All attendees will obtain a free Palmer Lake Wine Pageant memento tasting glass and wine tote.

ArtoCade ArtCar Pageant 

TRINIDAD — The ArtoCade ArtCar Pageant follows solely Houston because the second-largest artwork automotive occasion within the nation. Automobiles, vans, bikes, bikes, tractors, ATVs, golf carts and scooters are remodeled into wonderful, drivable sculptures. Along with the massive parade, there can be arts and craft cubicles, music artwork exhibits, avenue performers, scrumptious and kid-friendly actions. The ArtoCade Parade begins at midday Saturday, Sept. 10. See the total schedule at

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Alpaca Days

CASTLE ROCK — Anybody keen on alpacas and their fabulous fleece & fiber ought to try PacaBuddies Alpaca Days on the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Sept. 10 and Sunday, Sept. 11. Hug an alpaca, sit in on demonstrations and seminars, discuss to native breeders and browse an enormous choice of yarn, handmade gadgets, fleece items and paintings. This occasion was first printed by For extra native offers and reductions go to

Rocky Mountain Archtop Pageant

ARVADA — The Rocky Mountain Archtop Pageant options greater than 30 guitar builders showcasing their work alongside lecturers, gamers and clinicians round Olde City Arvada. Over 60 hours of music and 30 totally different workshops and clinics can be hosted all inside strolling distance. The pageant runs Friday, Sept. 9 by means of Sunday, Sept. 11.

Heroes and Villains Workforce Hope Stroll and 5K Run

DENVER — The 18th annual Heroes and Villains Workforce Hope 5K Stroll and Run is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 at Stapleton Central Park. Hosted by the Huntington’s Illness Society of America’s Rock Mountain Chapter, the stroll goals to enhance the lives of individuals affected by Huntington’s illness and their households. To register or donate, click on right here.

6 Dot Sprint 5K

LITTLETON — The Nationwide Federation of the Blind of Colorado 6 will host the fifth annual 6 Dot Sprint 5K to lift consciousness and funds for the Nationwide Federation of the Blind of Colorado/Colorado Heart for the Blind. The stroll is Saturday, Sept. 10, beginning and ending on the Colorado Heart for the Blind.

Stroll to Finish Alzheimer’s

DURANGO & FORT MORGAN — 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, assist and analysis.

Durango’s Rotary Park can be dwelling to a stroll on Saturday, Sept. 10. On-site registration will start at 8 a.m., adopted by a ceremony at 9 a.m. You possibly can register on-line at

One other stroll can be held at Riverside Park in Fort Morgan on Saturday, Sept.10. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. and the stroll is at 9:30 a.m. Registration will be accomplished at

Spaghetti Dinner Drive-thru

COMMERCE CITY — The South Adams County Hearth Fighters Affiliation is internet hosting its 61st annual Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, Sept. 10. The family-friendly drive-thru occasion begins at 2 p.m. at two areas: Station 23 at 6550 East 72nd Avenue and Station 28 at 10326 Walden Avenue. Proceeds go to the South Adams Hearth Fighters Affiliation. Get your tickets on-line.

Longmont Fall Dwelling Present 

LONGMONT — Prepared for some dwelling inspiration? The Longmont Dwelling Present will present the chance to get concepts for dwelling renovations whereas assembly distributors and suppliers. You’ll discover the most recent in design tendencies, transforming, automation and out of doors dwelling. The Longmont Fall Dwelling Present can be held on the Boulder County Fairgrounds on Friday, Sept. 9 from 10 a.m. to five p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10 from 10 a.m. to five p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 11 from 10 a.m. to five p.m. Admission and parking are free.


COLORADO SPRINGS — World Wrestling Leisure (WWE) will maintain a “Saturday Night time’s Primary Occasion” dwell present at Broadmoor World Enviornment in Colorado Springs on Saturday, Sept. 10, at 7:30 p.m. The dwell occasion will characteristic appearances by WWE Superstars Becky Lynch, Bianca Belair, Riddle, Seth Rollins, Principle, Colorado’s Bobby Lashley and extra. Tickets begin at $15 at or in individual on the Pikes Peak Heart field workplace.

Colorado Rockies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks

DENVER — There are simply two weekends left this season to catch your Colorado Rockies at Coors Discipline. This weekend, the Rockies host the division rival Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday, Sept. 9, Saturday, Sept. 10 and Sunday, Sept. 11. The primary 15,000 followers to Saturday’s recreation will get a “Los Rockies” jersey. is the place to pick your excellent seat.

Colorado Rapids vs. Vancouver

COMMERCE CITY — The Colorado Rapids are able to face Vancouver FC on Saturday, Sept. 10. The Rapids’ match begins at 7:30 p.m. at Dick’s Sporting Items Park. For tickets, go to

RELATED: Rapids defender Keegan Rosenberry enjoys position as ‘crew barber’

Dave Matthews Band

GREENWOOD VILLAGE — Dave Matthews Band will play concert events at Fiddler’s Inexperienced Amphitheatre on Friday, Sept. 9 and Saturday, Sept. 10. Dave Matthews Band is once more pledging to plant one other a million timber, having absolutely funded one million timber in 2021. Followers can be a part of the mission by including an non-obligatory $2 to their ticket worth to plant a tree with The Nature Conservancy.

RELATED: Fiddler’s Inexperienced has its 1st live performance of 2023

Pink Rocks

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

  • Thursday, Sept. 8 – Lane 8 with Le Youth, Massane (Reside), EMBRZ
  • Friday, Sept. 9 – Brandi Carlile, Lucius, Allison Russell
  • Saturday, Sept. 10 – Brandi Carlile, Indigo Women, Allison Russell
  • Sunday, Sept. 11 – Lane 8, Le Youth, Massane, and EMBRZ

Films this weekend

Final weekend, the primary “Nationwide Cinema Day” nationwide promotion turned the highest-attended day of the 12 months, drawing an estimated 8.1 million moviegoers final Saturday, in line with The Cinema Basis. 

The re-release of Steven Spielberg’s 1975 basic “Jaws,” on large screens for the primary time in 3D, completed within the field workplace high 10.

New films this weekend

  • Barbarian
  • Medieval
  • Brahmastra Half One: Shiva

Final weekend’s field workplace

  1. Prime Gun: Maverick — $6.0 million
  2. Bullet Prepare — $5.7 million
  3. Spider-Man: No Means Dwelling — $5.4 million
  4. DC League of Tremendous-Pets — $5.0 million
  5. The Invitation — $4.8 million
  6. Beast — $4.0 million
  7. Minions: The Rise of Gru — $3.5 million
  8. Thor: Love and Thunder — $2.6 million
  9. Jaws — $2.6 million
  10. Dragon Ball Tremendous: Tremendous Hero — $2.4 million

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