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Calendar of Events

Workout on the Wild Side
04/01/2014 - 11/30/2014

Scott Carpenter Park

Fitness for Living offers a fresh approach to fitness with it’s outdoor boot camps and power yoga. The boot camps are designed for a wide range of ability and fitness levels, and group dynamics and friendships formed are what make the camps so unique. Each day at boot camp is different and progresses in difficulty. Camp directors develop self-motivating tools to keep campers inspired and to monitor progress. Nutritional guidance, heart-rate based training tips and inspirational emails round out the Boot Camp program. Camps start at $89.

Jax Farmers’ Market
05/11/2014 - 09/28/2014


Jax market farmers sell Colorado-grown organic, transitional and pesticide-free vegetables. The orchard keepers bring organic and conventional fruit from Palisades, Colo. The quality and diversity of our vendors’ produce and products promises you an exciting shopping experience in a friendly, family atmosphere. And shopping locally benefits our Colorado farms, the environment, the community and the economy.

Louisville Farmers’ Market
05/31/2014 - 10/11/2014

Historic Downtown Louisville

Since 2008, the Louisville Farmer’s Market has delighted the community and visitors with locally grown products. Farmers sell Colorado-grown organic, transitional and pesticide-free vegetables. The orchard keepers bring organic and conventional fruit from Palisades, Colo. The quality and diversity of the vendors’ produce and products promises you an exciting shopping experience in a friendly, family atmosphere. Shopping locally benefits our Colorado farms, the environment, the community and the economy. Plus, this season brings new hours! The market is open from 9 a.m.–1 p.m. every Saturday.

Citizens’ Police Academy
08/20/2014 - 10/29/2014


Lafayette Police Department and Court Building

Anyone curious about why the police do the things that they do are able to join the Citizens’ Police Academy program expanded over an 11-week mini-academy for citizens over the age of 18. Students get hands on experiences in many classes. Background checks are required and space is limited, so apply early! This free program is held on Wednesdays from 6:30–9:30 p.m.

2014 Labor Day Weekend Fall Festival
08/29/2014 - 09/01/2014

Memory Square Park, Louisville

As Labor Day weekend comes around, the Louisville Fall Festival commences at 5 p.m. Friday with a senior dinner and then there are plenty of other activities throughout the night. Saturday there is a 10-mile, 5K and kid’s fun run. On Monday there is a festival with the Labor Day Parade, pie contest, car show and a bocce tournament. For more information, visit

Fall Festival and Labor Day Parade


The theme this year for Louisville’s Fall Festival is Artful Living! Have fun, go crazy, and enjoy the fun. The annual Fall Fest from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. includes a parade and fun activities for everyone.

Whitetail Park Outdoor Boot Camp

Whitetail Park, Lafayette

Get ready to join an outdoor boot camp that will challenge you on a daily basis starting September 3rd from 6–9:30 a.m. The cost of this Boot camp is $100-$110 and is sure to be a very physically demanding but self-rewarding workout. Registration can be done online at

Dan Blegen as Peter Seeger

Longmont Public Library

Dan Blegen presents Pete Seeger’s life and music in a unique concert/lecture. Songs include “Turn, Turn, Turn,” “If I Had a Hammer,” and “We Shall Overcome.” This event is from 6–8 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Ci.Longmont.Co.Us/Library

Fashion’s Night Out

Pearl Street Mall

Join retail lovers everywhere for the fourth annual Fashion’s Night Out on Pearl Street Mall from 6–9 p.m. for the celebration of fashion. Fashion’s Night Out kicks off New York Fashion Week. Retailers from across the city are hosting events, fashion shows, and free giveaway all night with over 20 vendors with a wide variety of activities and merchandise alike. Shoppers can get discounts from many popular stores on Pearl Street such as Free People, Violette and Common Era. There will be live music, food and bargains for everyone. 

Quasquicentennial Celebration at the GO! Center

Senior Services Center, Lafayette

Come on down to the GO! Center to look at the history of the Center as Lafayette celebrates 125 years. There will be plenty of old photos and scrapbooks, refreshments and old-fashioned fun. Please register by September 5th, and the event is free. Hours are 1–2:30 p.m.



The Full Moon 5k was organized by Shane and Breann Angelovich in honor of Sandy Angelovich, who was diagnosed with colon cancer on December 16, 2011, at the age of 48. Money raised from the Full Moon 5k will benefit the Longmont United Hospital Foundation to continue colon cancer awareness and screening.

Americas Latino Eco Festival
09/11/2014 - 09/15/2014

Boulder, Denver

The America Latino Eco Festival (ALEF) is hosting a five-day festival to promote environmental awareness and to unite communities with fun activities for adults and families. Some of the ALEF highlights include a variety of presenters, films, a K-12 Eco Exhibit called “Migrating Birds of the Americas,” and a Performance Fest including live concerts.

Opening Reception: 2014 Longmont Studio Tour

Muse Gallery, Longmont

From 5:30–9 p.m. at the Muse Gallery you can view art by each of the 55 Tour participants, meet the artists and pick up a tour map to plot your tour route. The Studio Tour itself if offered September 5–28th.

Pearl Street Stampede
09/12/2014 - 09/19/2014


Pearl Street Mall

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 Marching Band and to cheer on members of the CU football team. The Stampedes start at 7 p.m. in front of the Boulder County Court House and the finales take place in the parking lot at 10th and Pearl.

Lafayette Brew Fest

Lafayette Marketplace

The Lafayette Marketplace is presenting Lafayette’s first ever Brew Fest featuring Micro and Craft Beers for sale from the breweries all over the local area. There will be delicious food with the beer and craft and business booths and a variety of restaurant and food booths. Chris Daniels and the Kings will perform. 1–6 p.m.

Paws in the Park

Boulder County Fairgrounds, Longmont

Come on down to benefit the animals of Longmont Humane Society. It is sure to be a great time for dog lovers. Paws in the Park features a three mile dog walk, 5K run and a fun pet-centric festival. The 5K run and the dog walk will start at the Boulder County Fairgrounds Picnic Pavilion. It goes from 8 a.m.–1p.m. and the cost is $35 to get in.

Taste of Therapy Wellness Fair

Longmont Senior Center

This fair brings together 40 wellness practitioners and vendors to one place from 9 a.m–5 p.m. This free event is for people to meet with and learn about wellness practitioners. A large number of practitioners will also be providing 15-minutes sessions for $5 paid directly to the practitioner at the fair. Ci.Longmont.Co.Ss/Sen_ctr

Boulder Philharmonic Opening Night

Macky Auditorium, CU Boulder

The Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra season kicks off with the world premiere of “Gates of the Arctic.” Written by Stephen Lias and accompanied by stunning images of the Alaskan backcountry, this work honors the 50th Anniversary of America’s Wilderness Act. The show starts at 7 p.m. There is a pre-show talk at 6 p.m., and tickets are $40 per person. 

Arts and Ales

Lefthand Brewing Company, Longmont

From 5–7:30 p.m, Lefthand Brewing Company is partnering with The Muse Gallery to provide one night a month to mix and mingle with local artists and get to know a little about their creative process. This is a great opportunity for brew lovers to connect with local artists and purchase a piece of original artwork.

Friends of the Longmont Library Book Sale
09/18/2014 - 09/21/2014

Longmont Public Library

From 4-6 p.m., The Longmont Library Book Sale features a grand selection of books from Childrens, Fiction, A/V and more. Prices are $3 and less, and $5 per bag on Sunday at the Longmont Public Library. 

Bonnie and The Clyde’s visit Art Night Out in Lafayette

Festival Plaza, Lafayette

Art Night out will have a little twist as Bonnie and The Clyde’s comes to the Post Brewing Company to share their acoustic/bluegrass style music with art lovers alike. Activities for kids run from 5–7 p.m. at the Lafayette Beer and Wine Garden and artist booths and vendors will be on the Festival Plaza.

Punt, Pass and Kick

Lamont Does Park, Lafayette

The City of Lafayette’s Recreational Department along with the NFL and Gatorade will be sponsoring a Punt, Pass and Kick Competition on September 19th from 5–6:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. This competition is open to boys and girls ages 8–15 years old.

2014 Longmont Studio Tour
09/27/2014 - 09/28/2014


The 2014 Longmont Studio Tour includes 55 Artists who will open their studios to the public for a free, self-guided tour from 11 a.m.–5 p.m. both days. Visit artists in their working studios or venues to see how they create. Purchase original art directly from the artist!

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