When: May 18- 19
Where: City Park
$$$: prices vary
The Deets: The best urban tour around! Run the mile high course that takes you on and off Colfax, through parks, neighborhoods, trails and downtown. Enjoy amazing views of the front range, Confluence Park, Broncos Stadium at Mile High’s concourse, and the Cherry Creek trail. The half runs through the Denver Zoo! https://www.runcolfax.org/
When: May 8 – June 9
Where: Buell Theater
$$$: prices vary
Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin — smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships…until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “wicked.” From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, Wicked — the untold true story of the Witches of Oz—transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story that USA Today cheers is “a complete triumph. An original musical that will make you laugh, cry and think.
FAMILY FUN NIGHT: STORIES AND S’MORES
When: May 18
Where: Denver Botanic Gardens
$$$: prices vary$9 nonmember child, $7 member child; $9 nonmember adult, $7 member adult. Children 2 and under are free. Preregistration is required.
Say goodbye to spring and celebrate the start of summer! Make s’mores, play games and explore Mordecai Children’s Garden as a family. Special guest storyteller Cliff Davidson will join us and share family friendly stories.
Family Fun Nights are a unique opportunity to explore the Children’s Garden after-hours. Families are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner to enjoy in the Children’s Garden.
Erie Town Fair and Balloon Festival
When: May 17 – May19
Where: Colorado National Golf Club, 2700 Vista Parkway in Erie, Colo.
Love hot air balloons? You’ll want to wake up really early this weekend as the Town of Erie celebrates its 23rd annual fair and balloon festival starting at 6:15 on Friday and Sunday – weather permitting, of course. There will also be over 200 craft beer and food vendors, a car show, kids’ activities, hot air balloon glow and fireworks during the festival.
World Wide Vegan Bake Sale
When: May 19
Where: NOOCH Vegan Market, 10 E. Ellsworth Ave, Denver, CO 80209
Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale is a global event in which folks run a vegan bake sale and donate the profits to help animals in need. In 2018, we raised over $4000 for the Rooster Sanctuary at Danzig’s Roost, a local Colorado animal sanctuary where farmed birds who would otherwise have died an unnecessarily early and brutal death can live out their lives in health, peace, and with loving care.
This year will mark our 8th Annual Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale, and we’ll again be raising funds for our friends at Danzig’s Roost. We’re also making this year’s event
EVEN BIGGER and BETTER: