I may have done a happy dance when I bought an entire box of peaches for myself this last weekend. It is Palisade Peach season! I not only bought a box for myself along the side of a road, but I also ordered one from a school fundraiser. Does anyone have any awesome ideas of how to use my peaches?
Next Level Burgers. The 100% plant-based burger chain, Next Level Burgers is opening its first Colorado location near DU at 1605 E Evans on Saturday, August 20. Beginning at noon the first 10 people in line will get a $25 gift card, the first 100 people will get a free burger, t-shirt and more. Plus attendees all day will have a chance to win a $100 gift card. The Grand opening will also include a DJ and more. Not only are the burgers 100% plant-based, but you can also grab shakes made with soy or coconut soft-serve ice cream.
Loveland Corn Roast Festival. One of my favorite things about late summer in Colorado is the awesome crop of peaches but, also corn! Get Corny on Friday, August 26 and Saturday, August 27 at the Loveland Fairgrounds Park. Celebrate corn with live music, corn shucking, beer garden, Kids Zone and a parade all celebrating corn.
It’s a Small World. Maybe you have taken the ride at Disneyland – or maybe you just plan to go to the Aurora Global Fest on Saturday, August 20 (from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.) Music, Dance, Languages, Fashion Show, Market tent and Ethnic food vendors celebrate the Global Cultures present in Aurora at this event.
Sunset Golf Course. Sunset Golf Course in Longmont is celebrating its 100th birthday with a ParTee! This Thursday, August 18 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. enjoy music, food, games, and giveaways!
Free Ride [RTD]. RTD is offering free rides this whole month! Any time in August you will not have to pay for a ride on a bus or the light rail. When my kids went to Washington DC several years ago, they said they loved navigating public transportation the best. So why not teach your kids how to do that right here – and take a free ride downtown just for the outing of it all?
Four Mile Historic Park Pumpkin Harvest Festival. October may feel like a long way away, but now is the time to get your tickets for the Pumpkin Harvest Festival at Four Mile Historic Park on October 8 and 9. Tickets are on sale to purchase visit: https://www.
Aspen Grove. Aspen Grove has a lot happening this fall! Silent Yoga (like silent disco) with CorePower Yoga is only happening for three more weeks. Tickets are $10. Date night idea with the Murder Mystery Event on August 20 and 27. Tickets are $40/person (includes 90-minute murder mystery, silent headphone rentals, food truck bites, and a drink). Saturday mornings doing the 60-minute fit camp [plus a cold beverage after] for just $7/person. Thursday nights through August swing dance (includes lessons). Every Sunday play some Bingo for a good cause – bring a pack of mens/boys underwear for a free 10 oz drink and play bingo for prizes.
SNAP Access. Families that receive SNAP benefits can also visit area museums and cultural centers for just $1 or $2 per admission (up to 10). These Explorer Passes are not restricted to certain days – just show your EBT card at the ticket counter ate one of these great venues: Butterfly Pavilion, Children’s Museum, Clyfford Still Museum, Denver Art Museum, Denver Botanic Gardens (York St or Chatfield Farms), Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Denver Zoo, History Colorado Center, Molly Brown House, Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum.
Free Concerts and Movies. Have you checked out our lists for this summer? They are chock-full of events in nearly every corner of the city on almost any night of the summer, you can find free Denver outdoor concerts or outdoor movies to enjoy with the whole family outside!