Category Archives: Events

2018 Switch on the Holidays in Boulder

It’s the beginning of December and the holidays are already in full swing. Christmas trees and menorahs have been lit, decorations are up and snow is on its way. Each year throngs of people come out in the middle of November to officially kick off the season with the annual Switch on the Lights event...

2018 Boulder Munchkin Masquerade

Halloween is one of my favorite times of the year and although it has come and gone that doesn’t mean that there was no celebrating the start to the end of the year. Thousands of families, couples and kids came to Pearl Street Mall in Boulder to trick-or-treat. The mall filled up as storefronts were...

2018 Boulder Fall Festival

The city of Boulder hosts one heck of a Fall Festival. For the past 31 years, Pearl Street Mall is transformed into a veritable cornucopia of art, music and fun. People fill the streets to shop, drink, dine, listen to live music and get into some shenanigans. The Firefly Handmade Market is 100 indie artists...

2018 Cheesman Park Art Festival

After three years of living in Denver, the Cheesman Park Arts Festival is still one of my favorite events that happen every July! For the past six years, the festival has been bringing together a wide variety of artists in a fun and family friendly atmosphere. They say that art is in the eye of...

2018 National Get Outdoors Day in Denver

Each year the National Park Service hosts a nation wide event known as Get Outdoors Day. That may be fairly easy in a place like Colorado. With all of the mountains and rivers drawing the majority of the population outside on a regular, I dare say, everyday basis, it is hard to compete on a...

2018 1940s WWII Era Ball at the Boulder Municipal Airport

June is one of my favorite times of year since moving to Colorado.  There’s plenty of things to do around Denver and Boulder, the sun is usually shining and the last vestiges of Spring are behind us. It is also the time when the 1940s Ball holds their annual event at the city’s municipal airport...

2018 Spread the Word Music Festival

The Denver music scene is a mosh pit, so to speak, of different styles and vibes. With venues ranging from large such as Red Rocks Amphitheatre, the Pepsi Center and Fiddler’s Green to big clubs such as The Fillmore Auditorium, Ogden Theatre, the Bluebird Theater and the Gothic Theatre to more intimate neighborhood dives such...

2018 National Consumers League LifeSmarts National Championship

Each year, high schoolers versed in consumer rights, personal finance, health and safety, technology and the environment study hard as April draws near. This year, 33 teams from states across the nation, came out to San Diego, California for the annual LifeSmarts National Championship. A quiz bowl competition run by the National Consumers League, a...

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