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Doors Open Denver logo. Doors Open Denver: Explore City Architecture Apr. 29-30 (4/13/2017) - Tour the City’s Unique Architecture, Art, and Culture By Cristina Ceballo, The 13th-annual Doors Open Denver, the premier event showcasing the richness and history of Denver’s built environment and promoting quality design, will take place [...]
A+ Colorado logo New York Times Bestselling Author and Educator, Dr. Christopher Emdin, To Speak in Denver (3/20/2017) - Presented by Denver Public Schools’ Imaginarium and A+ Colorado By Kelli Brown (Denver Public Schools) and Cristina Ceballo (Blake Communications) On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, Denver Public Schools’ Imaginarium and A+ Colorado invite the public [...]
Kite Festival 2014. Source: Maria VanderKolk, High Flyin’ Fun at The Arvada, Colorado Kite Festival (3/19/2017) - By Maria VanderKolk, Let’s go fly a kite!  The whole family will enjoy this fun, free event celebrating the artistry of kite flying. The 16th Annual Arvada Kite Festival is April 2, 2017. The festival [...]
Rain Barrel workshop photo 2016. Source: We Plant It Forward. We Plant It Forward to Hold Rain Barrel Workshop at Lake Crabtree Park (3/15/2017) - By Maggie Bailey, We Plant it Forward Come to a We Plant It Forward’s “Rain Barrel Workshop” on Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Participants will make and take home a 55 gallon rain barrel with installation instructions. Two [...]
The Blue Trees Poster. Source: Denver Theatre District/Blake Communications. Konstantin Dimopoulos’ “The Blue Trees” Colors The Denver Theatre District Blue (3/8/2017) - By Stephanie Blake, Blake Communications On Tuesday, April 18, 2017, Konstantin Dimopoulos’ The Blue Trees, an environmental art installation about global deforestation and the importance of trees to people and their environment, will launch in The Denver [...]
Colorado Film Festivals Accepting Film Submissions (3/1/2017) - Several Colorado film festivals are accepting film submissions. Check out these three returning festivals. Links to submission guidelines are included for filmmakers, along with each festival’s dates for those who want to go check out [...]
Five Points Jazz Festival 2015. Photo: Denver Arts & Venues, Denver, Colorado. Five Points Jazz Festival Call for Artists is Open (12/30/2016) - Applications are now being accepted for jazz musicians for the 2017 Five Points Jazz Festival. The festival is being held Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Denver, Colorado. The committee will accept applications through January 31, [...]
Logo from The Playhouse of Wilson, Wilson NC Playhouse of Wilson NC Holding Auditions (12/29/2016) - The Playhouse Community Theatre in Wilson, North Carolina, is holding auditions for “Driving Miss Daisy.” Auditions will be held January 9-10, 2017, starting at 6:30pm. The Playhouse is looking for a diverse group of men [...]
Braswell Memorial Library in Rocky Mount NC holds programs for all ages. Source: Braswell Facebook page. Upcoming SCORE Business Tax Workshop at Braswell Memorial Library (12/15/2016) - By Joetta L Pittman, Braswell Memorial Public Library SCORE and Braswell Memorial Library will be hosting seminars geared toward small business owners, nonprofit managers, ENC Small Business Centers, and schools. Registration is open for “Tax Implications [...]
Elves at the Cherry Creek North Winter Fest 2015, Denver CO. Cherry Creek North-Denver Holding Free Winter Fest on Dec. 10  (12/2/2016) - By Stephanie Blake and Cristina Ceballo, Blake Communications Experience the joy of the holiday season in Cherry Creek North on Saturday, December 10, 2016, 11am-3pm, with the inaugural Winter Fest on Fillmore Plaza. This free, family-friendly, festive celebration will [...]
Father Andre and Interstate Roofing representative. Source: Interstate Roofing, Denver CO. Denver Roofing Company Repairs Church, Plans Thanksgiving Dinner (11/21/2016) - Interstate Roofing Gives Away a Roof to Area Church Coordinates a Day of Volunteers to Do Additional Repairs and Provide Thanksgiving Dinner for All in Need Interstate Roofing will be installing a brand new roof for the [...]
Denver Arts Week takes place November 4-12, 2016. Source: PRNewsFoto/VISIT DENVER, The Convention and Visitors Bureau, Denver, Colorado. Denver Arts Week Celebrates 10th Anniversary (10/25/2016) - The Eight-day Citywide Festival Celebrates Denver’s Creative Community with Hundreds of Events Drawing Thousands of People Released by Jesse Davis, Ashley Taufen, and Rochelle Jones, Denver Arts Week, an annual celebration of The Mile High City’s vibrant [...]
Fall Festival will be at the Lotus School for Excellence in Aurora, Colorado. Aurora, Colorado School to Host Fall Festival, Costume Contest (10/18/2016) - Lotus School for Excellence Hosts Family-Friendly Fall Festival, Including Costume Contest Where The Winner Will Receive A Free Bike By Emily Thomsen, Lotus School for Excellence Lotus School for Excellence (LSE), a K-12 Charter Public School is [...]
The Olde Town Arvada Water Tower in the present day. Source: Maria VanderKolk, City of Arvada, Colorado. Olde Town Arvada Water Tower to Get Facelift (10/10/2016) - By Maria VanderKolk, Communications Manager, At 116 years of age, the Olde Town Arvada Water Tower is looking quite sprightly, presiding over an historic district that has been undergoing a dramatic revitalization. Still, this grand [...]
Attack of the Bloodsuckers exhibit opens October 1, 2016. Source: Imperial Centre, Rocky Mount NC. Imperial Centre’s New Bloodsuckers Exhibit to Open Oct. 1 (9/30/2016) - By Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount Bloodsuckers are invading! Explore the science of what’s biting you. Visitors receive free admission to the Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences on Saturday, October 1, 2016, to [...]
Ute Encampment site near Denver. Photographed by William Henry Jackson (1843-1942) during the Hayden Geological Survey of 1874. Credit: History Colorado. History Colorado Awarded $2.2 Million for Ute Project (9/25/2016) - National Science Foundation Awards $2.2 Million to History Colorado for Collaborative Project on Ute Indian Traditional Scientific Knowledge Released by Brooke Gladstone, History Colorado On September 23, 2016, History Colorado announced that it had been awarded a $2.2 [...]
Innovate for Good with Rose Community Foundation logo, Denver CO. Rose Community Foundation Announces Innovate for Good 2016 Awards (9/15/2016) - Six Youth-Adult Partnership Awardees and Four Youth Awardees $250,000 in grants and technical assistance awarded for projects that empower youth to make the community better Released by Diane Amdur (Amdur Communications) and Jennifer Moe (Rose [...]
Denver Urban Gardens fundraiser, Gather 'Round, is October 13, 2016. Denver Urban Gardens Gather ‘Round Event is Oct. 13 (8/30/2016) - Gather ‘Round is a cooking competition featuring local chefs preparing organic produce from the Denver Urban Gardens (DUG) urban agriculture project, DeLaney Community Farm. Join DUG for a lively competition between chefs Jeremy Kittelson from Ophelia’s, Justin [...]
Gosciety map for September fest in Denver CO. Source: Denver Gociety 2016 Outdoor Fest is Sept. 17 (8/30/2016) - Gociety is proud to present the Adventure Fest 2016 outdoor festival, a day packed with “learning, sharing, brews and grooves.” Thousands of adventure seekers, outdoor enthusiasts, and others are expected to join the fun, as the event kicks [...]
Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — August 12-14 (8/10/2016) - Many things to do in North Carolina this weekend. Note that multi-day events are listed under the first date. While most events listed are in the Five County Stadium area and surrounding towns, some events are in [...]
The CherryArts Festival at Stanley is September 16-18, 2016, at Stanley Marketplace, Aurora CO. Source: CherryArts Festival at Stanley Returns Sept. 16-18 (8/7/2016) - National Art and Local Flavor at Stanley Marketplace Opening Night Ticketed Special Event, Free to the Public September 17-18 with Art, Cooking Demos, and Entertainment Released by Stephanie H. Blake, Ph.D., APR, CherryArts Festival at Stanley, [...]
Winterville Watermelon Fest logo Winterville Watermelon Festival is August 25-27 (7/31/2016) - Join the fun at the 31st annual Winterville Watermelon Festival! This family-oriented event runs August 25-27, 2016, with a schedule that includes watermelon eating, music, vendors, all types of fun foods, and cool things to watch on-stage and [...]
Unwind after work at Summer on the Plaza, a free outdoor concert series at 1801 California in Downtown Denver every Wednesday in July. Source: Denver Summer on the Plaza Free Summer Concert Series (7/18/2016) - Released by Katie Converse, Arts Brookfield presents Summer on the Plaza, a free summer concert series on Wednesdays in July. Free music and more comes to the plaza in front of 1801 California street, in [...]
Arvada on Tap returns for a second year. Source: Arvada Festivals Commission, Arvada CO. Second Annual Arvada on Tap: A Craft Beer & BBQ Fest is July 23 (7/17/2016) - Spend the Day Celebrating Craft Beer and BBQ in a Big Way Released by Maria Vanderkolk, For craft beer and BBQ enthusiasts, this is the place to be. Arvada on Tap: A Craft Beer and [...]
Dogs with tags. Source: Town of Arvada, Colorado, Pet Licensing Clinic in Arvada CO is July 23 (7/6/2016) - Released by City of Arvada Public Safety In a continuing effort to serve all areas of Arvada, Colorado, the Arvada Police Animal Management Unit will host its next pet licensing clinic at the Lake Arbor Community [...]
Ashley Doolittle. Source: Bent Arrow Horsemanship, Bennett CO. Longmont Horse Show Benefits Domestic Violence Nonprofit, Girls Rodeo Program (6/28/2016) - **UPDATE: If you missed the show, check out this gallery to see event photos.** _____________________________________ The Ashley Doolittle Memorial Open Horse Show And Charity Fundraiser is an all ages horse show in memory of Ashley [...]
Denver, Colorado. Source: Nicole Banks, Aurora CO. Things To Do in Colorado When You’re Bored – June 24-26 (6/22/2016) - Many things to do in Colorado this weekend. While some events listed here are in the Denver area and surrounding counties. a few are elsewhere in the state. What’s missing? Let the editor know. Friday, June 24, 2016 [...]
Warm Cookies of the Revolution organizes Stompin' Ground Games across Denver. Source: Warm Cookies of the Revolution events, Denver CO. Stompin’ Ground Games Come to La Raza Park on June 26 (6/21/2016) - On June 26, 2016, get together with others from the Northside to talk about local changes, share some food, and check out all kinds of wheeled vehicles. The Stompin Ground Games event runs noon to 3pm, and [...]