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No matter what time of year you're visiting Boulder, there are plenty of amazing events to make your trip unforgettable. Discover intimate community events such as art fairs, cultural festivals and markets in unique venues such as downtown Boulder and Twenty Ninth Street.

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With so many amazing events throughout the year, there's always something special happening in Boulder, Colorado!

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Boulder Farmers' Market

November 01 – 22, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday, Saturday
  • Location: 13th Street between Canyon & Arapahoe
  • Time: Sat 8-2 pm (4/5/14-11/22/14); Wed 4-8pm (5/7/14-10/1/14)
  • Phone: 303-910-2236
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The Boulder County Farmers' Market takes pride in bringing you locally grown vegetables, meats, fruits, flowers, plants, gourmet cheeses and wines sold by the farmers that produce them. While you're purchasing your fresh vegetables and fruits (many of them organically grown) enjoy a tasty pastry from local bakeries or enjoy a meal created by local chefs. Visitors to both of our Farmers' Markets will find a wide variety of fresh Colorado-grown produce suited to their personal choices. We have… more

CU Buffs Football vs. Washington

November 1, 2014
The Buffs continue their Pac-12 play against Washington on November 1st in their Veteran's Day game. Join the Buffs at Folsom Field as they honor the men and women who serve and protect this great nation. Tickets can be purchased by calling 303-49 Buffs or by visiting CUBuffs.com… more

Pearl Street Stampede

October 31, 2014
The Pearl Street Stampedes have been marching through Downtown Boulder every Friday night before CU home football games for the past nine years. Hundreds of Buffs fans line the Pearl Street Mall to enjoy the sounds of the Golden Buffalo Marching Band and to cheer on members of the CU football team. Led by Stephen Tebo's vintage 1948 fire truck, the Golden Buffalo Marching Band performs for fans starting on the 1300 block of Pearl Street moving west, stopping along the 1200 block and 1100 block… more

Studio Arts Boulder Presents: The Fire "Ball"

November 1, 2014
  • Address: 1535 Spruce Street, Boulder, CO 80302
  • Venue: eTown
  • Time: 6:30-9:30pm
  • Phone: 303-443-8696
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The evening will honor the 60th Anniversary of the City of Boulder Pottery Lab, and commemorate the kick off event for Studio Arts Boulder (a 501(c)3 non-profit organization) as they take over the management and operations of The Pottery Lab, effective January 1, 2015. The evening will include music by Milestone from 7 to 9pm, hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine cash bar, silent auction and a paddle auction. Adult’s only evening. Open to the public. Milestone is a variety band composed of… more

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A Rejuvenating & Therapeutic Day in Nature

November 1, 2014
  • Location: Contact Shelly for location
  • Time: 9:00 am
  • Phone: 303-668-7255
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BC3 Presents: A Rejuvenating & Therapeutic Day in Nature,Guided by Shelly Froehlich Enjoy a fall day in nature, exploring, seeing, and conversing with creative expression. This event offers participants an opportunity to unplug from the fast-paced, stressful, and loud day-to-day routine. Get out into nature with like-minded people, hone observational skills, exercise creativity, mindfulness, and participate in a group therapeutic support circle. During group session we will discuss what is… more

On-Going Events

"Figures in Flux ; hybrid collages"

Ending October 30, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Address: 1708 15th Street, Boulder, CO 80302
  • Venue: 15th Street Studio
  • Time: Opening Oct.30 6-9 pm
  • Phone: 303-447-2841
For the past year and a half, San Francisco Bay Area artist, Livia Stein has been creating a series of collaged figures. These multi- media works on paper are an amalgam of her recycled prints and recently made animal and human heads. It's a colorful and playful reminder that, as humans, we can take ourselves too seriously. Stein's work is included in the following permanent collections: Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, Oakland Museum of California, Dominican University of California, San… more

7th Annual Massage-a-Thon to Support Evolving Doors Dance

November 01 – 15, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring every 2 weeks on Saturday
  • Location: Graycar Non- Force Chiropractic Office
  • Address: 3014 Bluff Street, Suite 100, Boulder, CO 80301
  • Time: 9am - 7pm
  • Phone: 720-273-2203
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Back by popular demand --Evolving Doors Dance is holding the Massage-a-Thon once again! This event offers reduced rate massages by professionals to the Boulder/Denver community and proceeds support the dance company's season. Saturdays, November 1st & 15th 9am - 7pm $50 per session Contact Amy to book (sorry, no drop-ins) Evolving Doors Dance is once again partnering with local massage therapists, and for the first time ever, Graycar Non-Force Chiropractic is donating their beautiful clinic… more

A Taste of Boulder Dining Tour

Starting November 1, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Location: United States
  • Address: Pearl Street, Boulder, CO 80302
  • Venue: Local Table Tours
  • Time: 2:30 pm
  • Phone: 303-909-5747
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Our Downtown Dining Tours feature some of Boulder’s most popular restaurants and foodie hot-spots on Pearl Street. Let a local food-loving guide bring you to a handful of Boulder’s best locally owned places for cocktails, dinner, dessert, and food specialty shops. This is a dining tour, not just a sampling tour, so food will be served at two stops and you’ll end with dessert.… more

Afternoon Tea at the Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse

Starting October 31, 2014
Enjoy a traditional Afternoon Tea Service in one of Boulder's most beautiful and iconic buildings. The Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse was a gift to the City of Boulder from sister city, Dushanbe, Tajikistan, as a symbol of global friendship and peace. Nestled at the foot of the majestic Rocky Mountains, the Teahouse was handcrafted by skilled artisans in Central Asia, and features the traditional Persian arts of carving and painting. Afternoon Tea is traditionally served between 3 and 5pm. Enjoy a… more

All Ages Art Class: Open Studio (Ages 18 mo. - 12 yrs. old)

Starting November 5, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday
  • Address: 1300 Yellow Pine Ave, Boulder, CO 80304
  • Venue: Tinker Art Studio
  • Time: 3:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Phone: 303-503-1902
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Open Studio is an opportunity for children to engage in open art exploration. Several stations are set up with a variety of materials, and ideas and technique for use of materials are offered, but children have complete creative control and enjoy moving freely between stations. All Ages (Children under 4 need a parent or caregiver) Drop In on a whim or Register in Advance 2 hours maximum Open Studio visit per day… more

BETC: Ambition Facing West

October 31 – November 2, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Address: 20th & Walnut Street, Boulder, CO 80302
  • Venue: Dairy Center for the Arts
  • Time: Wednesdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 4 p.m.
  • Phone: 303-444-7328
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Boulder Ensemble Theatre Co. (BETC) presents a regional premiere by Anthony Clarvoe Don’t look back. Three generations of one family move ever westward, restless, seeking. As they migrate from Croatia, through Wyoming, and onward to Japan, the land of opportunity keeps moving, and the past keeps catching up. This unforgettable family provides “an exquisitely rendered commentary on the human condition” (DC Theatre Scene). After the pain of saying goodbye, what wonders lie ahead?… more

Boulder Comedy Show

November 02 – December 28, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday
  • Location: Bohemian Biergarten
  • Address: 2017 13th st, Boulder, CO 80302
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:45pm
  • Phone: 720-328-8328
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The Boulder Comedy Show is Boulder’s only FREE weekly showcase featuring comedians from around the country. Regularly featuring professionals from Denver and Boulder, the Bohemian Biergarten offers happy hour on all European-style biers and cuisine, and an opportunity to see comedians from the Tonight Show, Conan, Showtime, and Comedy Central without leaving town. Happy hour prices all night and no admission… what’s not to like?… more

Boulder High School's Legendary Haunted House

October 31, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
  • Location: Boulder High School
  • Address: 1604 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302
  • Time: 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Phone: 954-592-3643
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Come to Boulder High School's Legendary Haunted House! Beginning on Friday, October 17th at 7 p.m., the House takes you through a thrilling experience of horror and fright. The House is set up entirely in Boulder High's 80 year old theater, from on the stage to the abandoned nooks and tunnels underneath. Put on by BHS students for the Boulder Community. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students. The times are 7-10 p.m. Running on October 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th, and 31st.… more

Boulder Story Builder

Starting October 31, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Boulder Center for Conscious Community
  • Address: 1637 28th Street, Boulder, CO 80301
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Phone: 303-297-1185
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Lighthouse Writers Workshop brings its exemplary programming to Boulder on Saturday and Sunday, August 2 and 3 for the writing retreat, Boulder Story Builder. Writers searching for the perfect narrator can take a class with Eleanor Brown, local author of the New York Times bestselling The Weird Sisters. Or dissect elements of a perfect starting sentence with local author Laura Pritchett. The weekend also includes two workshops with local writers Erika Krouse and Brad Wetzler, whose work has… more

Centro Latin Kitchen: Friday Afternoon Club

Starting October 31, 2014
Join us for Friday Afternoon Club with weekely live music!… more

Centro Latin Kitchen: Tequila Tuesday

November 4, 2014 – March 17, 2015
Tequila Tuesday at Centro features a - Tasting Tequila Flight - Specialty Cocktail - Food Special or order all three at a discounted price!… more

Chief Niwot - Legend & Legacy

October 31 – December 31, 2014
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! To commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the tragic massacre at Sand Creek, Colorado, the Boulder History Museum is re-introducing the award-winning exhibition, Chief Niwot~Legend & Legacy, with new content and artifacts previously not on display. Winner of the 2012 Mountain-Plains Museum Association 'Leadership & Innovation Award' and the 'Josephine H. Miles History Award' from History Colorado for 2012. This award goes to an individual, organization or museum in… more

Cocktail Tasting Tour

Starting November 6, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Thursday
  • Address: -Pearl Street, Boulder, CO 80302
  • Venue: Local Table Tours
  • Time: 3:30 pm
  • Phone: 303-909-5747
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Cocktail tours are a unique way to experience the best watering holes in Boulder. Join us on Thirsty Thursdays for a lesson on the major spirits and mixology. Taste various professional creations and and meet some of the best tenders of the bar in town. You must be 21+ to register. There are different cocktail tours each month. Choose the tour that interests your palate most, or come on all of them! Think of these tours as private cocktail classes- be prepared to learn something interesting.… more

Coffee and Chocolate Tasting Tour

Starting November 1, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Location: United States
  • Address: -Pearl Street, Boulder, CO 80302
  • Venue: Local Table Tours
  • Time: 10:30 am
  • Phone: 303-909-5747
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There are a lot of independently owned coffee shops in downtown Boulder, so finding the one you prefer might take some time. Let a local coffee-lover guide you to a number of Boulder’s best coffee shops on a leisurely morning tour and discover the place (and bean and roast and grind) you like most. Learn about different beans, roasts, and brewing methods. Coffee samples and a light breakfast make this tour an ideal way to start your day.… more

Cryslas Way Singing Bowl Healing Event

November 26, 2014 – February 25, 2015
  • Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 4th Wednesday
  • Location: Enriching Elements
  • Address: 2712 28th St, Boulder, CO 80301
  • Time: 8pm-9:30pm
  • Phone: 303-515-7974
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Join us the first Wednesday of each month for an amazing “journey through sound” healing experience you won’t want to miss. Stephen Prangler uses quartz signing bowls and an 18 foot circle energetic circuit. Special spots on the circuit will be available for the first 6 through the door. Cochise OnePaw will add smudging and sacred drumming as well. Be sure not to show up late, as the doors will be locked once we start. Tickets are $15 each.… more

CU Soccer vs. Arizona State

October 31, 2014
Join the CU Buffs Soccer team as they continue Pac-12 play against Arizona State, Friday, October 31st at 3:00 PM. Parking and Admission to all CU Soccer games is FREE for all fans. All games are played at Prentup Field, located at 33rd and Colorado, on CU's East Campus.… more

Ecstatic Dance at the Agora

Starting November 2, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday
  • Location: The Agora at the Riverside
  • Address: 1724 Broadway St., Boulder, CO 80302
  • Time: 11 am - 2 pm
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Join us Sunday mornings for a journey of movement and music with Ecstatic Dance! Open to all members of the public, participants are invited to join in a group session of free form movement where you will learn to use the natural rhythms of dance to reach a meditative mind-state. Engage your body and your mind in an Ecstatic Dance Session at the Agora! Join in the celebration every week for just $10 per person, $5 for students, and no charge for children under 12. For more information on Sun… more

Fall Samba Classes

Starting November 2, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday
  • Location: Block 1750
  • Address: 1750 30th st., Boulder, CO 80301
  • Venue: A Place to B
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Phone: 214-784-5582
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Samba Colorado presents a new series of dance classes this fall! Learn to dance and celebrate the joy of Brazilian Samba Dance! In 4 weeks you will learn Samba Fundamentals of songs & movement in Samba no pé, Samba do Rio, Afro Samba, and Samba Reggae. Every Wednesday and Sunday starting in September. Classes are open to all levels. (Beginner to advanced). All ages welcome. Taught by Samba Queen Kebrina Josefina De Jesus… more

Figures in Flux: hybrid collages

Ending October 30, 2014
15th Street Studio is proud to host the new work of contemporary artist Livia Stein in our upcoming gallery opening, “Figures In Flux: hybrid collages”.… more
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