Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th St., Boulder. 303/443-2122. Wed.-Fri. 12-6 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. 12-4 p.m. $3-$4. Featuring Fiber artist Kyoung Ae Cho.
Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway, Denver, 303/640-4433. $4.50-$6. A Family: Portraits by Jim Torok, through June 27; Painting a New World: Mexican Art and Life, 1521-1821, through July 25; Scene Colorado/Sin Colorado, runs through August 22; Changing Seasons: Coverlets from the Museum's Collection, May 22 through October 17. Tickets on sale at the Museum and on-line at
www.denverartmuseum.org . Also the Just for Fun Family Center Saturdays and Sundays and Family Backpacks program.
Edge Gallery, 3658 Navajo St., Denver, 303/477-7173.Open Fri. 7-10 p.m., Sat. and Sun. 1-5 p.m. Featuring works by Gail Wagner. Runs through July 11.
Lakewood Cultural Center: North Gallery, 470 S. Allison Pkwy; South Gallery, 480 S. Allison Pkwy, Lakewood. 303/987-7876. Free. The Essence of Fiber: Three Fiber Exhibits. Slide presentation with fiber artists, Wed., June 30, 10 a.m.-Noon.
Louisville Center for the Arts Call for Entries and Show, 801 Grant Ave., Louisville. Thirteenth Annual National/Regional Juried Photography Show June 26-July 4. Free. Opening reception and awards ceremony, June 26, 6:30-9 p.m. For more, call 303/466-7438.
Mountain Artists Gallery, 151 Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 719/686-7469. Free. Featuring local artists.
Museum of Colorado Prisons Seeks Volunteers, 201 N. First St., Canon City. Need docents, artifact and collections volunteers and more. Contact 719-269-3015.
Salida Gallery of Contemporary Art, 118 N. F St., Salida. 719/539-8885. Mon. through Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Featuring the work of Louis Recchia through July 1.
literary events Cherry Creek Tattered Cover Booksigning, 2955 E. 1st Ave., Denver. Free. Tawni O'Dell will read from and sign Coal Run Wed., July 7, 7:30 p.m. John Cretti will present a mini-seminar based on Rocky Mountain Gardener's Guide, Sat., July 10, 11 a.m. Seating limited. For more, call 303/322-7727.
LoDo Tattered Cover Booksigning, 1628 16th St., Denver. Free. Barry Lopez will read from and sign Resistance. Tues., June 29, 7:30 p.m. Former President Bill Clinton will sign copies of his memoir My Life. Tues., July 20 at noon. Tickets are required and will be available at both Tattered Cover locations beginning June 22. For more call 303/436-1070.
music Gold Rush Palladium Summer Concerts, 209 E. Bennett, Cripple Creek. Sundays, 5 p.m. Tower of Power with Jennifer Lane, $26-$35, July 11. For more call 866-468-7621.
National Repertory Orchestra Summer Season, Riverwalk Center, Breckenridge. $17-$27. Mid-June through August 7. For schedule and tickets call 970/547-3100.
Genuine Jazz Festival, Village at Breckenridge Resort and Hyatt Resort, Breckenridge. Some shows free. Program includes local and national artists. June 25, 26 & 27. For tickets and schedules visit
Singing Praises Chorale Competition, Union Colony Civic Center, Greeley. June 26, 2-6 p.m. For more visit
Vail Valley Music Festival, Vail, Avon, Beaver Creek. Outstanding classical music all summer. Sun. June 27 through Wed., Aug. 4. For more call 877-812-5700 or visit
Savoy Brown Concert, Steam Plant Theater, Sackett and G Streets, Salida. $15. British blues band. Tue., June 29, 7:30-10:30 p.m. For more call 719/539-8514.
High Mountain Hay Fever Bluegrass Festival, Saddle Club Rodeo Grounds, Westcliffe. $10-$35/single concert;$65-$85/4day pass. July 8-11. For more see
Master Drummer Workshop, American Legion Hut, 10th and H streets., Salida. $15. Sun., July 11, Noon-6 p.m. Beginner session at noon; intermediate session, 2 p.m.; dance class, 4 p.m. For more call 719/539-4782.
Lakewood Heritage, Culture & the Arts Summer Concerts, 480 Allison Pkwy., Lakewood. $24 for 7 concerts. Wed., June 30, Queen City Jazz Band. For more call 303/987-7845.
Arvada Center Summer Concerts, Arvada Center for the Performing Arts, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd. Al Stewart, Sat., June 26, 7:30 p.m.$15-$28; Southern Exposure with Gretchen Peters and Byorn Berline, Sat., July 10, 7:30 p.m., $15-$28.
recreation and learning Mueller State Park, 21045 Hwy. 67 S., Divide. Free with daily or annual pass. Mosquitoes, Lightning & Bears--OH MY! Fri., June 25, 9 p.m. Tracks and Treasures, Sat., June 26, 10 a.m. For more call 687-2366.
Mountain Park Environmental Center Activities, Mountain Park Environmental Center, 9161 Mountain Park Rd., Beulah.. $3. Full Mood Music Hike, Fri., July 2, 7 p.m. For registration and more information, call 719/485-4444.
Florissant Fossil Beds Seminars, Teller County Rd. #1, Florissant. Native Peoples of Florissant, June 26; Geologic History of Gold Belt, July 10 and 11. For cost and reservations, call 719/748-3253.
Hayman Fire restoration projects, June 26 and July 17. Sponsored by the Coalition for the Upper South Platte. For more, call 800/420-9110 or visit www.uppersouthplatte.net.
Multi-media Presentation of the Great Sand Dunes, Mountain Park Environmental Center, 9161 Mountain Park Rd., Beulah. Free. With Charlie and Diane Winger, authors of Great Sand Dunes guidebook. Thurs., July 8, 7 p.m. For more call 719/485-4444.
special events Ice Cream Social, Washington Park Bathhouse, 600 S. Marion Pkwy., Denver. Free. Rep. Andrew Romanoff discusses TABOR. Thurs., June 24, 5-7 p.m.
Renewable Energy Conference, University of Denver, Frank H. Ricketson, Jr. Law Library, Denver. Some free events/$150 for all sessions. June 25-27. For agenda and registration see
Ghost Walk Tours, Museum of Colorado Prisons, 201 N. First St., Cañon City. $5-$8. Fri., June 25 and Sat., June 26, 6:30 p.m. and last Fridays and Saturdays of month. For more call 719/269-3015.
Xeriscape Garden Tours, various Boulder locations. $15. June 26 and 27, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For locations, maps and more, see
Healers and Body Work Fair, White Eagle Village, Crestone. Free. Sun., June 27, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. For more call 719/256-4210.
Seeking Vendors and Exhibitors for Sustainable Living Fair, Ft. Collins, in September. For more visit
Donkey Derby Days, downtown Cripple Creek. Free. Fri., June 25, 10 a.m.-midnight; Sat., June 26, 7 a.m.-1 a.m.; Sun., June 27, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Parades, dances, donkey race, carnival and more. For information call 719/689-3461.
ArtWalk Festivities, downtown Salida. Free. Fri., June 25, 5-9 p.m., Sat., June 26, beginning at 9 a.m. and Sun., June 27, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For more call 877/722-5432 or see
Fight Night/Young Guns Boxing Explosion, Douglas County Events Center, Castle Rock. $20-$50. Sat., July 3, 7-11 p.m. For more call 303/725-2025 or visit
Romanian Festival, 13th and Pearl St. Mall, Boulder. Free. Folk dancing, food, artifacts. Sat., July 11, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. For more call 303/449-2586.
Gray Head Mountain Run, Telluride. 12-mile race at altitudes above 9,000'. Sat., July 31, 9 a.m. To volunteer or register call 970/728-0251.
"Revenge of Farrin James" Murder Mystery Contest, Buckskin Joe Frontier Town & Railway, 1289 Fremont County Rd. 3A, Cañon City. Runs through Fri., Sept. 10. For questions or entries call 719/275-5149.
Renaissance Festival, Larkspur, on I-25 at Exit 172. $8-$15.95. Featuring sword swallowing, magic, jousting and more. Saturdays and Sundays, June 12-August 1, 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. For more call 303/688-6010 or visit
Cherry Creek Arts Festival. Cherry Creek North Shopping District, Denver. Free. Sat., July 3 and Sun., July 4, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Mon., July 5, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. For more call 303/355-2787 or see
Bull Theatre Film Screening, Castle Rock Bank Meeting Room, Castle Rock. Douglas County's showcase for viewing experimental films. Fri., July 23. Entries due July 2. For more see
theater Happy Birthday Wanda June, Miners Alley Playhouse, 1224 Washington Ave., Golden. $15-$17. Kurt Vonnegut's classic modern day version of The Odyssey. Opening Fri., June 4 through July 17. Fri. and Sat. 7:30 p.m., Sun. 6 p.m. For more call 303/935-3044.
Cabaret, Boulder's Dinner Theatre, 5501 Arapahoe Ave.,Boulder. $23-$52. Opens June 25 through November 7. For more call 800/448-5501.
Massari Performing Arts Center Performances, Trinidad State Junior College, Trinidad. $10/$28 for three plays. Presenting: Sylvia, June 25-August 21; Run for your Wife, July 1-Aug. 22. For specific dates and tickets call 719-846-5532 or see
Metamorphoses, Avenue Theater, 417 E. 17th St., Denver. $20-$25. Mesmerizing play about the power of love. Plays through summer. 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. For more call 303/321-5925.
The Mystery of Irma Vep, Westcliffe Center for the Performing Arts, 119 Main St, Westcliffe. $5-$10. Fri. and Sat., June 25 and 26 at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, June 27, 2 p.m. For more call 719/783-3004.
The Thief of Frisco, Butte Opera House, 139 E. Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek. $6.50-$13. Performances run June 19 through Sept. 5. Wed. and Thurs., 2 and 8 p.m., Fri., 8 p.m., Sat., 2 and 8 p.m. and Sun., 2 p.m. For more call 719/689-6402.
A Random Act of Theatre, Denver Book Mall, 32 Broadway, Denver. $8. Includes cocktail party and very funny monologues. June 24, 30 and July 1, 7:30 p.m. For reservations call 303/296-3272.
Puppetry of the Penis, Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder. $19.50-$27.50. June 24, 8 p.m., June 25 and 26, 7 and 9:30 p.m., June 27, 7 p.m.. For tickets call 303/998-9412.
Double Eagle Hotel/Casino & Gold Creek Casino Events, 442 E. Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek. July 4 Celebration, Sat., July 3 and Sun. July 4. For more call 719/689-5059.
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humantities, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada, 720/898-7272. Performance by Junior Drama Camp. $1. Sun., June 27, 7 p.m.
Here's to Hollywood, Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 S. Allison Parkway, Lakewood. $12-$18. Presented by Performance Now Theatre Company. Fri. and Sat., June 25 and 26, 7:30 p.m., Sun., June 27, 2 p.m. For tickets call 303/987-7845.
Das Barbecu, Arvada Center for the Arts, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd. $32-$42. Texas-flavored musical comedy. Tues.-Sun., June 29-July 25. Matinees on Sat., Sun., Wed. For more, call 720/898-7200.