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This Week In Colorado 2014



> AUGUST 18-24

Buena Vista / Salida
King Boletus Mushroom Festival » August 23-24, 2014
Buena Vista Heritage Museum, If you have always wanted to know which wild mushrooms are edible then this seminar is for you.

Colorado Springs
Psychic Saturday
» August 23, 2014
Join us for a fantastic day of free workshops and discounted readings for everyone. Our readers have been performing readings and teaching classes and workshops for many years, and have enlightened insights in aiding you to come to a deeper understanding of yourself and others. Receive guidance with love and relationships, career and finances, life path and relocation, and communicate with those on the other side.


Copper Mountain
30th Annual Genuine Jazz & Wine
» August 22-24, 2014
A stellar line-up of national jazz talent and wine tastings.

Denver
Lifeblood 5K
» August 24, 2014
Gather your friends and family and join the Lifeblood 5k community by running/walking the inspiring 5K course in downtown Denver. In collaboration with the USA Pro Challenge, the nation's most prominent professional cycling race, runners will have the exclusive opportunity to cross the same finish line as the pro cyclists just hours later. Post run, all participants will be treated to finish line views of the USA Pro Challenge Stage 7 final, food, beverages, and live music. Civic Center Park, Denver, CO
Cost: $37.75
Email:
info@lifeblood5K.com
Website:
www.lifeblood5k.com
Registration:
www.racemenu.com/events/39511-Lifeblood-5K

Dillon
Sunset at the Summit Concert Series
» Saturdays, July 6 - August 30, 2014
Dillon Amphitheatre. August 23 - Moses Jones

Durango
Durango Blues Train
» August 22 & 23, 2014
Presented by the Telluride Blues & Brews Festival and SBG Productions, this unique event takes place aboard the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad in Durango, Colorado. Each night will feature a different lineup of six live blues artists, to passengers traveling aboard the historic coal-fired, steam-powered train as it winds through the spectacular canyons of the Colorado San Juan National Forest.


Estes Park
Heritage Festival
» August 23-24, 2014
Take a step back in time and explore the history of Estes Park at the Heritage Festival. Your entire family can participate, learning about the hearty pioneers who settled the region.

Fort Collins
Fort Collins Peach Festival
» August 23, 2014
Hughes Stadium,
fortcollinspeachfestival.com

Greeley
Rocky Mountain Airshow
» August 22-23, 2014
Friday Night at the Airshow is a truly unique experience. This family-friendly event has something for all ages. Aerobatic Performances, Fireworks, Giant Rockets, Food, Exhibitors, rides and games for the kids and the 1st FAA Sanctioned Drone demonstrations in the country! Greeley-Weld County Airport,
rmairshow.com

Keystone
Mountain Music Festival
» August 22-23, 2014

Leadville
Stork Curve-Climax Specials
» August 22 & September 5, 2014
The Leadville Colorado Southern Railroad. 3 and 1/2 hour trips to the end of our line and spend an evening of beauty, food and relaxation.

Ouray
7th Annual Grillin' & Chillin' Brew & Music Fest
» August 23, 2014
The Ouray Chamber Resort Association is proud to host craft brewers and distillers from the Western Slope of Colorado. Taste your way through the great variety of regional ales and be sure to chat with the friendly brewers and distillers who enjoy this event as much as the visitors do. This year we are excited to host four talented acts as the main entertainment. Festival-goers are sure to find something to dance to and Ouray's Fellin Park is one of the most beautiful outdoor concert venues around.


Pueblo
Colorado State Fair
» August 22 - September 1, 2014
Colorado State Fairgrounds. Clay Walker, August 22, 2014 and Chris Young, August 23, 2014. The Happy Together Tour 2014 is an outrageous concert of musical legends to include The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, Chuck Negron formerly of Three Dog Night, Mark Farner formerly of Grand Funk Railroad, Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels and Gary Lewis and the Playboys.

Snowmass Village
Chalk it Up!
» August 23, 2014
Get in touch with your inner artist and create your own one of a kind sidewalk art masterpiece or peruse the chalk art created by other artists and vote for your favorite! Kids' competition held in Base Village with the adults' and High School competition up on on the Snowmass Village Mall.

Steamboat Springs
Continental Divide Run
» August 23, 2014
Knoll Parking lot on Mt. Werner Circle

Photography Workshop
» August 24-30, 2014
Focus Ranch

Film Festival
» August 20 - September 1, 2014
Each Labor Day weekend, the tiny mountain village of Telluride, Colorado triples in size.



> AUGUST 25-31

Aspen
42nd Annual Motherlode Volleyball Classic » August 27 - September 1, 2014

Challenge Aspen's 11th Annual Vince Gill &
Amy Grant Gala & Golf Classic
» August 28-29, 2014

JAS Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Experience
» August 29-31, 2014
Snowmass Town Park. Carrie Underwood, OneRepublic, Fun., Ziggy Marley & Earth, Wind & Fire

Avon / Beaver Creek
Beaver Creek Oktoberfest
» August 30-31, 2014
Beaver Creek's 15th annual Oktoberfest returns with foot stompin' oom-pah-pah music, unbeatable beer, and wunderbar wurst!

Buena Vista / Salida
Fishing Derby
» August 30, 2014
Mc Phelemy Park, Buena Vista

Copper Mountain
Copper Country
» August 29-31, 2014
A FREE Labor Day festival tradition featuring live music, Arts Festival, kids' crafts and more!

Denver
Mile High Art & Jazz
» August 30-31, 2014
Mile High Art & Jazz August 30th 10am-8pm & 31st 10am-5pm in Skyline Park, brings Denver a relaxing atmosphere for art lovers and jazz enthusiasts of all ages.


Dillon
Sunset at the Summit Concert Series
» Saturdays, July 6 - August 30, 2014
Dillon Amphitheatre, 7:00 pm. August 30 - Back in the Day

Estes Park
Labor Day Arts and Crafts Show and Sale
» August 30 - September 1, 2014
Bond Park

Fort Collins
Tour de Fat
» August 30, 2014
Civic Center Park

Gunnison / Crested Butte
The People's Fair
» August 30-31, 2014
Arts, Crafts, and More! Elk Avenue, Crested Butte.

Dave Wiens West Elk Bicycle Classic
» August 31, 2014

Loveland
Thunder in the Rockies Bike Rally
» August 29 - September 1, 2014
Presented by Thunder Mountain Harley-Davidson, the 10th Annual Thunder in the Rockies Bike Rally is the largest in Colorado and in the Mountain West region. The rally, held annually over Labor Day weekend, is the uniting of a brotherhood, the gathering of kindred souls who share the passion for freedom in the wind. Motorcycle enthusiasts come from all corners of the world and walks of life to remember and reminisce, to partake, enjoy and share stories from the past and adventures yet to come.

Parker
6th Annual Smokin' Brew BBQ
» August 29-31, 2014
Parker Station in downtown Parker, featuring celebrity chef Johnny Trigg. Hosted annually by the CCV Rotary Club of Parker, proceeds will benefit local and international charities. Info:
www.smokinbrewbbq.com

Pueblo
Colorado State Fair
» August 22 - September 1, 2014
Colorado State Fairgrounds. Clay Walker, August 22, 2014 and Chris Young, August 23, 2014. The Happy Together Tour 2014 is an outrageous concert of musical legends to include The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, Chuck Negron formerly of Three Dog Night, Mark Farner formerly of Grand Funk Railroad, Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels and Gary Lewis and the Playboys.

Snowmass Village
JAS Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Experience
» August 29-31, 2014
Aug. 29 - Fun., Ziggy Marley, Aug. 30 - Earth, Wind & Fire, OneRepublic, Aug. 31 - Carrie Underwood

Steamboat Springs
Sidewalk Sale
» August 29 - September 1, 2014
Downtown Steamboat

Wild West Air Fest
» August 30-31, 2014
Labor Day Weekend in Steamboat Springs, Colorado is packed with entertainment in the air, on the mountain and all over town! It's a Labor Day celebration for the whole family.

XTERRA Women's OFF Road Triathlon
» August 31, 2014

10K at 10,000 ft
» August 31, 2014
10k and 5k trail races up on Rabbit Eras Pass at the Dumont trail head

Chili Challenge
» August 31, 2014
Downtown Steamboat

Bull Bash
» August 31, 2014
The the top professional bull riders make a stop Steamboat Springs!

Vail
Vail Summer Bluegrass Concert Series
» August 13, 2014
Closing the series is Colorado's own Drew Emmitt Band (of Leftover Salmon) performing with Telluride Bluegrass Festival band competition winners, Trout Steak Revival.
www.vailbluegrass.com

Gourmet on Gore
» August 29 - September 1, 2014
This unique culinary festival offers an open-air tasting with world-class wine, beer and spirits paired with culinary delights from Vail's top restaurants right in the heart of Vail. Gourmet on Gore offers free admission and a variety of additional pairing events and a Tasting Tour to kick things off on Friday, August 29 which benefits a local charitable organization. The weekend continues through to Labor Day with the unique, open-air tasting experience of Brunch on Bridge Street.



> SEPTEMBER 1-7

Aspen
Aspen Mac and Cheese Fest » September 6, 2014
Hopkins Avenue

Tough Mudder » September 6-7, 2014
Snowmass Mountain

Buena Vista / Salida
Salida Fiber Festival
» September 6-7, 2014
Riverside Park, Salida. Dozens of vendors, Artisan crafted items, fiber, fleece, yarns, rivings, food, wine beer, equipment, demonstrations, children's activities and more!

Cañon City
Cañon Car Club Hospice Benefit Show
» September 6, 2014
Alco parking lot.

John Wells Memorial Toy Run » September 6, 2014
Fremont Community Foundation. (719)371-1202

Copper Mountain
Ultra Race of Champions - World Championship
» September 6-7, 2014
The Ultra Race of Champions is the Ultrarunning World Championships. It brings together the best long distance runners from all over the world, to measure themselves over one course on one day.

Denver
Denver Pagan Pride Day » September 7, 2014
Held each year in order to foster greater understanding and acceptance of Paganism in our own community and beyond while encouraging pride and growth in our diverse spiritual paths. The event includes free workshops and lectures from local Denver Witches, Heathens, Ceremonial Magicians, and Druids on Paganism, magick, and related topics, entertainment by the Decadancers dance troupe and Orpheus Pagan Chamber Choir, unique arts and crafts vendors, psychic readers, and more.

Oddball Comedy Festival » September 7, 2014
The world's biggest comedy tour returns: Funny or Die Presents The Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival 2014, featuring Aziz Ansari, Chris Hardwick, Demetri Martin, DJ Trauma, Hannibal Buress, Louis C.K., Marc Maron, Sarah Silverman and Whitney Cummings.

Dillon
Marina Mutt Contest
» September 1, 2014
Dillon Marina

Estes Park
Longs Peak Scottish Irish Highland Festival
» September 4-7, 2014
Stanley Park

Fort Collins
Avogadro's 7th Annual Avo's Jazz Festival
» September 1, 2014
Avogadro's

Grand Junction
Dinosaur Days
» September 5-6, 2014
Featuring the Feast of Skulls & Fruitadens Family Fun 5K Run/Walk, Dinosaur Journey Museum, Fruita, Friday-Feast of Skulls Gala, Saturday-Fruitadens Family Fun 5K Run/WalkSaturday-Expedition Quest 9 AM- 5 PM at Dinosaur Journey Museum.

Gunnison / Crested Butte
24th Annual Super Fly Fishing Tournament
» September 5-6, 2014
Almont. Hosted by Gunnison Angling Society.

Fall Festival of Beers & Chili Cook-Off
» September 6, 2014
Crested Butte Mountain Resort

Keystone
Oktoberfest
» September 6, 2014

A51 River Run Rail Series: Backyard BBQ Rail Jam
» September 6, 2014
Dust off those boards and skis and get stoked because we're bringing you the A51 River Run Rail Series: Backyard BBQ Rail Jam. Register to compete in the rail jam for your chance to win some HUGE prizes!!

Leadville
Rocky Mountain High-est Road Marathon & Half Marathon
» September 7, 2014

Pueblo
Colorado State Fair
» August 22 - September 1, 2014
Colorado State Fairgrounds. Clay Walker, August 22, 2014 and Chris Young, August 23, 2014. The Happy Together Tour 2014 is an outrageous concert of musical legends to include The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, Chuck Negron formerly of Three Dog Night, Mark Farner formerly of Grand Funk Railroad, Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels and Gary Lewis and the Playboys.


Silverton
Silverton's Colorfest Quilt Show & Sale
» September 6-7, 2014
Sponsored by Silverton Threads and the Silverton Area Chamber of Commerce. Hundreds of quilts from around the country. Unique vendors with fabrics, patterns and supplies. Hourly door prizes. Charity quilt drawing.

Snowmass Village
Tough Mudder
» September 6-7, 2014

Telluride
Imogene Pass Run
» September 6, 2014
The Imogene Pass Run (IPR) is a 17.1 mile point-to-point mountain race within the western San Juan mountains of Colorado, run along a route which connects the towns of Ouray (7810 ft.) and Telluride

Vail
Oktoberfest
» September 5-7 & September 12-14, 2014
Munich comes to Vail for the world's greatest celebration of beer, music and autumn - Oktoberfest! The event will see two full weekends of blown-out Bavarian fun including the return of many crowd favorites like the Bratwurst Eating Contests, Stein Lifting Competition and Keg Bowling. Emulating the age-old celebration known all over the world, Vail Oktoberfest delights guests with Bavarian music and dancing, traditional fare, yodeling, alpenhorn blowing, beverages and much more.

Vail Automotive Classic
» September 6-7, 2014
The most comprehensive auto, aircraft and motorcycle show in Western Colorado is back for it's fifth year. The Vail Automotive Classic will once again host a weekend filled with automobile and aircraft events in the Vail Valley.

Colorado Grand Finish Line and Concours
» September 7-12, 2014
The Colorado Grand® is an annual charity tour for 1960 and earlier sports and race cars of distinction. The event was founded in 1989 by Englewood automotive enthusiast Bob Sutherland. Every September at the peak of the fall color season approximately 85 vintage cars are driven in this relaxed, non-competitive event, covering 1,000 miles through the Rockies in five days.



> SEPTEMBER 8-14

Breckenridge
20th Annual Oktoberfest » September 12-14, 2014
Oktoberfest is where Munich meets Breckenridge. When Main Street closes and comes to life as a street party with traditional costumes, German food, Oompah and polka music, Bavarian dancers, children's activities, a keg-tapping ceremony, 5k run and, of course, did we mention Paulaner Bier.

Buena Vista / Salida
Apple Fest
» September 13, 2014
Turner Farm, Buena Vista. Music, food, demonstrations, apple picking, tour the farm, and an apple pie contest.

Salida Bike Festival
» September 11-14, 2014
The Salida Bike Festival is a 4 day festival celebrating bicycles of all kinds! Various groups in Salida have teamed up to create and promote unique and fun bike events throughout the week. Free group rides, bike films, bike from work mixer, a chainless race, a bike parade, the return of the Banana Belt Mountain Bike Race, the 16th Annual Monarch Crest Crank and free live music in Riverside Park - plus much more! Banana Belt Mountain Bike Race will take place on Saturday, September 13th and the Monarch Crest Crank will take place on Sunday, September 14.

Crested Butte
Vinotok Festival
» September 14-20, 2014
The 29th year of Vinotok! A Glorious, Multi-Cultural, Inter-generational, Grass Roots Celebration of Community Spirit completely homegrown, Green and Earth-based, celebrating the Nature and Community of Crested Butte and the exquisite wildness of the Elk Mtns. You know who you are, Oh Mummers, magical Maidens and Lads, Green Men and Harvest Mothers-to-be! On and around the Autumn Equinox, be ready to dance and revel and celebrate Life and Love and NATURE!


Cripple Creek
Cruise Above The Clouds Car Show
» September 13-14, 2014
A Car Show Featuring Vintage, Custom, and Classic Cars and Motorcycles. A DJ, Poker Run, Show'n Shine, and so much more!

Gunnison / Crested Butte
38th Annual Pearl Pass Mountain Bike Tour
» September 13-14, 2014

Vinotok Fall Harvest Festival
» September 14-20, 2014
Elk Avenue, Crested Butte

Larkspur
3rd Annual Larkspur Autumn Harvest & Craft Fest
» September 13, 2014
Located at the Larkspur Community Park, 9 p.m. to 4 p.m. Crafts, food, drinks, live music and entertainment for the kids!

Leadville
Photo Train Ride Specials
» September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28, 2014
The Leadville Colorado Southern Railroad Get that special shot framed by Colorado's autumn beauty!

Snowmass Village
Rocky Mountain Ferrari Club Fall Tour
» September 11-14, 2014

Snowmass Balloon Festival
» September 12-14, 2014

Snowmass Wine Festival
» September 12-13, 2014

Steamboat Springs
Run Rabbit Run Ultramarathons
» September 12-13, 2014
The 50M and 100M ultramarathon trail races will take participants along the beautiful Continental Divide Trails and a variety of trail
networks.

Telluride
Telluride Blues and Brews Festival » September 12-14, 2014
Renowned as one of the most scenic and intimate
music festivals in the country, Telluride Blues & Brews is located within the world-famous resort town of Telluride, Colorado, in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Blues & Brews is a three-day celebration of music and microbrews held in Telluride Town Park, an outdoor music venue with breathtaking 13,000 foot mountains as a backdrop. The festival offers an eclectic mix of live blues, funk, rock, jam band, gospel and soul performances, and some of the best microbreweries in the country, with a wide variety of food and craft vendors, a second stage, children's activities, late night jams, and much more.

Vail
The America Cup Fly Fishing Tournament
» September 9-14, 2014
The America Cup Fly Fishing Tournament is a catch and release, fly-fishing tournament with International, U.S., Youth and Adaptive anglers competing on the best trout waters in Colorado.



> SEPTEMBER 15-21

Avon / Beaver Creek
Rendezvous Music Festival » September 19-20, 2014
Beaver Creek. Rendezvous Music Festival at Beaver Creek is a unique and intimate two-day fall music experience on September 19th and 20th. The event brings award winning musicians to the village with outdoor stages, VIP events and intimate house concerts. Blending music, food and wine and entertainment to create a one-of-a-kind event for attendees in Beaver Creek Colorado, one of the world's most vibrant mountain settings.

Buena Vista / Salida
Autumn Color Run
» September 20, 2014
Mc Phelemy Park , Buena Vista, Four races are offered -half marathon, 5k, 10k or a fun walk or run.

Cañon City / Royal Gorge
Junktique
» September 20-21, 2014
Downtown Florence

Pioneer Days and Parade
» September 20, 2014
Florence celebrates its Pioneer Days in September with an equally ambitious parade that features an in-character salute to the town's founders. Food, games, a tractor pull, street dance, Junktique sale and arts and crafts fair are a few highlights of this one-day event.

Bikes & Brews
» September 20, 2014
Red Canyon Cycles, Canon City, Bikes and Brews combines the Royal Gorge Century Ride (50k, & Metric routes too) with Micros on Macon beer tasting to create one of the coolest events in Southern Colorado. Join Fremont Adventure Recreation and Red Canyon Cycles for an experience you won't soon forget!

Colorado Springs
Bowlathon for Zach's Place
» September 20, 2014
You're invited to join us for a family fun 50's themed Bowlathon event! All proceeds from this event will benefit Zach's Place Capital Campaign to help fund a new larger facility for youth with disabilities and their families.

Crested Butte
Vinotok Festival »September 14-20, 2014
The 29th year of Vinotok! A Glorious, Multi-Cultural, Inter-generational, Grass Roots Celebration of Community Spirit completely homegrown, Green and Earth-based, celebrating the Nature and Community of Crested Butte and the exquisite wildness of the Elk Mtns. You know who you are, Oh Mummers, magical Maidens and Lads, Green Men and Harvest Mothers-to-be! On and around the Autumn Equinox, be ready to dance and revel and celebrate Life and Love and NATURE!


Chili and Beer Festival
» September 20, 2014
Kick off your fall season the right way at the 16th consecutive Mt. Crested Butte Chili and Beer Festival held at the base of the Crested Butte Mountain Resort. Sample locally made chilis, sip some of Colorado's finest craft beer, and enjoy some great tunes from great bands.

Cripple Creek
2 Mile High Club's Aspen Tours
» September 20-21 & 27-28, 2014
The 2 Mile High Club's annual aspen tour event will begin at the Cripple Creek District Museum.

Mt. Pisgah Speaks Cemetery Tour
» September 20-21, 2014

Denver
Pedal The Plains » September 19-21, 2014
Colorado's Eastern Plains

Color Fun Fest 5K »September 20, 2014
Experience an Epic Day & Night Color Run featuring 10,000+ pounds of color, visual effects, live entertainment, and a massive finish-line festival!

Estes Park
The Heart of Devotion - Krishna Das »September 18, 2014
Estes Park Center YMCA of the Rockies.

Krishna Das Concert » September 20, 2014
Estes Park Center YMCA of the Rockies

Running of the Bulls
» September 20, 2014
A special, family-friendly run/walk around the 3.75-mile Lake Estes Trail, the Running of the Bulls both celebrates the magnificent elk rut (mating rituals) and raises funds Partners Mentoring Youth, a local non-profit organization.

Autumn Gold » September 20-21, 2014
A Festival of Bands, Brats 'n Beer. Bond Park

Fort Collins
Fort Collins Take Steps Walk
» September 20, 2014
Take Steps Walk to benefit the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation (CCFA) brings together the community in a fun atmosphere with food, music, kids area and more! CCFA provides education, support services & other assistance, including a free and life-changing camp in Northern Colorado for children and teens with IBD. Join us and Take Steps to help us find a cure!
www.cctakesteps.org/fortcollins

Grand Junction
9th Annual Two Rivers Chautauqua
» September 19-20, 2014
Cross Orchards Historic Site

Lafayette

Bonnie and the Clydes
» September 19, 2014
Bluegrass/Country. The Post Brewing Co.

Leadville
Photo Train Ride Specials
» September 20, 21, 27, 28, 2014
The Leadville Colorado Southern Railroad Get that special shot framed by Colorado's autumn beauty!

Steamboat Springs
Steamboat OktoberWest
» September 19-21, 2014
Rocky Mountain beer, local food specialties and festivities.

Pedaling Posse Parade
» September 19, 2014

Emerald Mountain Run
» September 20, 2014
Race begins and finishes at Howelsen Hill

Poochy Paddle
» September 21, 2014
Old Town Hot Springs, Only in a place dubbed Dog Town USA

Telluride
Telluride WOW Festival
» September 19-22, 2014
A health, fitness and wellness event that will bring world-class presenters, instructors and athletes to Telluride to lecture and hold fitness classes on the latest health, fitness, wellness, nutrition and medical trends.



> SEPTEMBER 22-28

Aspen
Aspen Filmfest » September 26 - October 1, 2014
Wheeler Opera house

Golden Leaf Half
» September 27, 2014
Marathon Koch Park

Buena Vista / Salida
Historic ATV Color Tour
» September 23-28, 2014
Bring your ATV and ride the Buena Vista area to see the fall colors and the historic sights of the area. Includes games, meals and a lot of fun.

Cañon City / Royal Gorge
Harvest Festival
» September 27-28, 2014
Located on the Winery Grounds, As September comes to a close, the grapes of summer are gathered and transformed into the most wonderful wine to pass one's lips. The Harvest Festival on Winery Grounds at the Holy Cross Abbey in Cañon City is where the fruit of the vine is celebrated, as well as tasty morsels, fine arts & crafts and live music. Call (719)276-5191 for information.

Cripple Creek
2 Mile High Club's Aspen Tours
» September 20-21 & 27-28, 2014
The 2 Mile High Club's annual aspen tour event will begin at the Cripple Creek District Museum.

Gunnison / Crested Butte
Closing Day for Adventure Park
» September 28, 2014
Closing the Bike Park, Zip Lines & Chairlifts at Crested Butte Mountain Resort.

Leadville
Photo Train Ride Specials
» September 27, 28, 2014
The Leadville Colorado Southern Railroad Get that special shot framed by Colorado's autumn beauty! See more

Longmont
Longmont Oktoberfest
» September 26-27, 2014
Roosevelt Park, Longmont, featuring Longmont's local breweries and fresh fare, live music, and German themed fun & festivities for all ages! Get in the Deutschland spirit with the annual best dressed, stein holding and brautwurst eating contests and more!

Grand Junction
Grand Finale - Rimrock Rodeo
» September 27, 2014
Rim Rock Adventures Arena

Vail
Lionshead Wine, Spirit and Chocolate Festival
» September 26-27, 2014
A two-day event featuring Colorado wine and spirit growers who are on hand for tastings, serving, and selling their fruits of the vine. In addition to the great wine, creative Chocolate dessert samplings created by a balance of local pastry chefs and outside vendors will be for sale to patrons wishing to pair the wines with chocolate.



> SEPTEMBER 29 - OCTOBER 5

Aspen
Hockey Mountain High » October 3-5, 2014,

Avon / Beaver Creek

2nd Annual Restaurant Week » September 26 - October 5, 2014
This fall will kick off the second annual 2014 Vail Beaver Creek Restaurant Week! With participating restaurants spanning across two neighboring World Class Mountain Resorts, Vail and Beaver Creek, this culinary celebration takes dining to new heights, literally!


Cañon City / Royal Gorge
Penrose Apple Day Parade
» October 4, 2014
Penrose, For over 75 years, the people of Penrose have proudly been welcoming tourists and locals alike to its annual Apple Day celebration. This celebration commemorating Penrose's apple crop starts out with breakfast in the park, a softball tournament, a fun run, music and dancing and a silent auction. Vendors also offer a large selcection of crafts, art, and lots of good things to eat. With plenty of apple delicacies, don't forget to top off your day with a traditional free piece of apple pie!

Castle Rock
A Harvest of Quilts
» October 3-5, 2014
Castle Rock's 5th Bi-Annual Quilt Show. Phillip S. Miller Library

Cripple Creek
Mine to Mine Challenge
» October 4, 2014
Starting across from the Mollie Kathleen Mine at the Cripple Creek Heritage Center and ending at the Cripple Creek and Victor Gold Mining Company.

Estes Park
Elk Fest
» October 4-5, 2014
To celebrate the annual elk rut and learn about the "wapiti," the Native American name for elk, Estes Park hosts the 17thAnnual Elk Fest in Bond Park and the surrounding area. The festival is free but for fees for the elk bugling contest and elk viewing bus tours.

Vail
2nd Annual Restaurant Week
» September 26 - October 5, 2014
This fall will kick off the second annual 2014 Vail Beaver Creek Restaurant Week! With participating restaurants spanning across two neighboring World Class Mountain Resorts, Vail and Beaver Creek, this culinary celebration takes dining to new heights, literally!



> OCTOBER 6-12

Denver
Punkin Chunkin Colorado » October 11, 2014
Arapahoe Horse Park, Come see this wonderfully whimsical event as competitors throw, catapult, launch or shoot pumpkins through the sky to distances almost a mile long. In between shoots come enjoy our festival with your favorite seasonal games, crafts and of course food.

Durango
Peanuts™ The Great Pumpkin Patch Express
» October 2014
Durango Silverton Railroad. Ride our train to the Pumpkin Patch to meet Charlie Brown, Lucy, and Snoopy, and bring home the perfect pumpkin!

Durango Heritage Celebration
» October 10-12, 2014
A series of events honoring Durango's Victorian and Old West Past. You'll find that a large number of event goers will be dressed in authentic period attire throughout the celebration. We encourage everyone to join in the fun by donning your Victorian, Edwardian or Old West finery for any of our events.

Telluride
Telluride Horror Show
» October 10-12, 2014
The 4th Annual Telluride Horror Show is a 3-day genre film festival in world-famous Telluride, Colorado.



> OCTOBER 13-19

Aspen
ACES Harvest Party
» October 18, 2014
Rock Bottom Ranch

Boulder
Flatirons Food Film Festival
» October 15-19, 2014
The Flatirons Food Film Festival, part of the International Film Series at CU-Boulder, consists of five films and eight events centered on food.

Cañon City / Royal Gorge
Paint the Town
» October 18-19, 2014
Florence. (719)784-3544



> OCTOBER 20-26

Breckenridge
Breckenridge Craft Spirits:
5th Annual Still on the Hill Festival
» October 24-25, 2014

Buena Vista / Salida
Haunted House at Turner Farm
» October 25-26, 31, 2014
Buena Vista



> OCTOBER 27 - NOVEMBER 2

Durango
The Polar Express » November 2014 - January 2015
Durango Silverton Railroad, The award-winning book comes to life on this magical journey to the North Pole and back! Book your 2014 THE POLAR EXPRESS™ tickets now!



> NOVEMBER 3-9

Corona
3rd Annual Craft Fair and Bazaar » November 7-8, 2014
Door prizes every hour, snack bar available, free toy for all children. Open from 10am to 5pm on November 7th and 10am to 7pm on November 8th. St. Joseph Church.


Durango

The Polar Express » November 2014 - January 2015
Durango Silverton Railroad, The award-winning book comes to life on this magical journey to the North Pole and back! Book your 2014 THE POLAR EXPRESS™ tickets now!

Grand Junction
Grand Junction Cowboy Poetry Gathering
» November 7-8, 2014
Museum of Western Colorado's Whitman Educational Center.

Veteran's Day Parade
» November 8, 2014
Main Street



> NOVEMBER 10-16

Durango
The Polar Express » November 2014 - January 2015
Durango Silverton Railroad, The award-winning book comes to life on this magical journey to the North Pole and back! Book your 2014 THE POLAR EXPRESS™ tickets now!

Grand Junction
Behind the Scenes at Dinosaur Journey
» November 14, 2014
Museum of the West

Longmont
Nitro Fest
» November 15, 2014
Left Hand Brewing Co., Longmont, Pouring a variety of craft Nitro beers from our brewery friends and featuring local community fare.



> NOVEMBER 17-23

Durango
The Polar Express » November 2014 - January 2015
Durango Silverton Railroad, The award-winning book comes to life on this magical journey to the North Pole and back! Book your 2014 THE POLAR EXPRESS™ tickets now!

Gunnison / Crested Butte
Opening Day for Crested Butte Nordic Center » November 22, 2014


> NOVEMBER 24-30

Durango
The Polar Express » November 2014 - January 2015
Durango Silverton Railroad, The award-winning book comes to life on this magical journey to the North Pole and back! Book your 2014 THE POLAR EXPRESS™ tickets now!

Estes Park
Catch the Glow Holiday Parade & Celebration
» November 28-29, 2014
As dusk falls the day after Thanksgiving, the magic begins to unfold! Bands come down the street playing favorite Christmas songs with tiny white twinkly lights reflecting in the bright polished brash. Dancers sway to music. Floats loom from the night, huge and ethereal, with more and more lights that add to the mysteries and magic of Christmas legends and solstice dreams.


Gunnison / Crested Butte
Opening Day for Crested Butte Mountain Resort, November 26, 2014


> DECEMBER 1-7

Cañon City / Royal Gorge
Parade of Lights Downtown » December 6, 2014
Cañon City 719-275-2331

Santa at the Chamber
» December 6, 13, & 20, 2014
From 11am-3pm. Photos, candy, Pets welcome 2pm-3pm. (719)275-2331

Apple Country Memories
» December 6, 2014
Penrose. (719)372-3992

Durango
The Polar Express » November 2014 - January 2015
Durango Silverton Railroad, The award-winning book comes to life on this magical journey to the North Pole and back! Book your 2014 THE POLAR EXPRESS™ tickets now!



> DECEMBER 8-14

Cañon City / Royal Gorge
Santa at the Chamber » December 6, 13, & 20, 2014
From 11am-3pm. Photos, candy, Pets welcome 2pm-3pm. (719)275-2331

Durango
The Polar Express » November 2014 - January 2015
Durango Silverton Railroad, The award-winning book comes to life on this magical journey to the North Pole and back! Book your 2014 THE POLAR EXPRESS™ tickets now!



> DECEMBER 15-21

Durango
The Polar Express » November 2014 - January 2015
Durango Silverton Railroad, The award-winning book comes to life on this magical journey to the North Pole and back! Book your 2014 THE POLAR EXPRESS™ tickets now!



> DECEMBER 22-28

Durango
The Polar Express » November 2014 - January 2015
Durango Silverton Railroad, The award-winning book comes to life on this magical journey to the North Pole and back! Book your 2014 THE POLAR EXPRESS™ tickets now!



> DECEMBER 29 - JANUARY 4

Denver
13th Annual White Rose Gala NYE » December 31, 2014
The Great Gatsby - Roaring 20's. Flapper Girls, Ballroom Dance Exhibitions, 40+ performers, 2,000 guests, Balloon drop at midnight, 10 DJs, multi-levels and balconies, ultra décor throughout. New Years Eve will never be the same in Denver! Love Hope Strength will have a sign up for bone marrow database! Benefiting Clear The Air Foundation. Dress Code is Elegant Attire - No Jeans - Roaring 20's Theme; Flapper dress, suit, hats. 95% of crowd comes dressed to the 9's.


Durango

The Polar Express » November 2014 - January 2015
Durango Silverton Railroad, The award-winning book comes to life on this magical journey to the North Pole and back! Book your 2014 THE POLAR EXPRESS™ tickets now!



> JANUARY 5-11

Durango
The Polar Express » November 2014 - January 2015
Durango Silverton Railroad, The award-winning book comes to life on this magical journey to the North Pole and back! Book your 2014 THE POLAR EXPRESS™ tickets now!



> JANUARY 12-18

Durango
The Polar Express » November 2014 - January 2015
Durango Silverton Railroad, The award-winning book comes to life on this magical journey to the North Pole and back! Book your 2014 THE POLAR EXPRESS™ tickets now!



> JANUARY 19-25

Aspen
X Games Aspen 2015 » January 22-25, 2015
For it's 14th year, The X Games will be returning to Buttermilk Mountain. This premiere winter action sports will showcase the talents of more than 200 world-class action sports athletes competing in the sports of Snowboard, Ski and Snowmobile.


Durango

The Polar Express » November 2014 - January 2015
Durango Silverton Railroad, The award-winning book comes to life on this magical journey to the North Pole and back! Book your 2014 THE POLAR EXPRESS™ tickets now!



 

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