- Fountain Library, 230 S. Main St., 531-6333. Featuring works by Bob and Kat Tudor through Aug. 31.
art Aspen Institute Art Gallery, Paepeke Memorial Building, 1000 N. Third St., Aspen, 970/544-7950. Free. Open Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring The Rhythm of Color: Alejandro Otero and Willys de Castro Two Modern Masters in the Colecci'n Patricia Phelps de Cisneros through Nov. 1.
Blue Spruce Gallery, 205 West Main St., Florence, 719/784-1339. Featuring Jewelry Invitational, Pastel Landscapes and Dyed Gourds, works by fiber artist Marianne Cardinal, pastel artist Jill Starkey and jewelers Maria Battista, Matthew Crawford and Ron Burnham, through Sept. 27.
Colorado History Museum, 1300 Broadway, Denver. Open Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sun., noon to 5 p.m. Featuring The Jewelry of Ben Nighthorse through Dec. 31. Call 303/866-3682 or visit coloradohistory.org for more.
Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Avenue Pkwy., Denver, 720/865-5000. $4.50-$6. Building Outside the Box: Creating the New Denver Art Museum and Cheyenne Visions II run through Aug. 30. Visit denverartmuseum.org for more.
Fremont Center for the Arts, 505 Macon Ave., Cañon City, 719/275-2790. $5-$10 for non-members. Open daily, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring Over the River, A Work in Progress, works by Christo and Jeanne-Claude through Aug. 27. Visit fremontarts.org for more.
Mizel Museum, 400 S. Kearney St., Denver, 303/394-9993. Featuring Building Cultural Bridges: Art from the Former Soviet Union to America through Sept. 29.
Museo de las Americas, 861 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, 303/571-4401. Open Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., noon to 5 p.m. Free to members, $4 for guests. Featuring Heaven and Earth, a collection of Spanish Colonial artworks through Oct. 8.
music NedFest, Nederland. $25-$55. Featuring Col. Bruce Hampton & The Codetalkers, Vince Herman and more. Aug. 25-27. Visit nedfest.com for more.
Jazz Aspen Snowmass, Aspen. Featuring Don Henley, LeAnn Rimes, Kanye West and more. Sept. 1-4. Visit jazzaspen.org or call 970/920-4996 for more.
13th Annual Telluride Blues and Brews Festival, Telluride. $50-$140. Featuring Lou Reed, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band and more. Sept. 15-17. Visit tellurideblues.com or call 866/515-6166 for tickets.
recreation & learning The Butterfly Pavilion & Insect Center & The Wildlife Experience, Westminster and Parker. Featuring Project InSect (International Spectrum of Enormous Crawling Things) through Sept. 11. Butterfly pavilion, open daily, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wildlife Experience, open Tues.-Sun., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit butterflies.org or thewildlifeexperience.com for more.
7th Annual Rocky Mountain Woodturning Symposium, Larimer County Fairgrounds, Loveland. $25-$200. Includes demonstrations by internationally known woodturners, a Hands On Learning Center and gallery. Sept. 16-17. Visit rmwoodturningsymposium.com or call 970/663-1868 for more.
Anza Day Celebration, Town Hall, Poncha Springs. Free. Celebrate the first recorded expedition into the northern San Luis Valley. Fri., Aug. 25, 7 p.m. Visit songofthewest.com or call 719/539-4852 for more.
Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver. $10-$15. Featuring Greece: Secrets of the Past in IMAX through the fall. Visit dmns.org or call 303/322-7009 for show times for more information.
The Wildlife Experience, 10035 S. Peoria St., Parker, 720/488-3300. Showing the film Lost Worlds through October 2006. Featuring the third annual Art and Ale Festival, Aug. 25. Art of the Rainforest through Nov. 19. Visit thewildlifeexperience.org for more.
Introduction to Straw Bale Construction, Solar Energy International, Carbondale. $225-$275. Provides hands-on instruction on straw bale construction. Sept. 22-24. Visit solarenergy.org for more information or call 970/963-8855.
theater Cinderella's Glass Slipper , Jones Theater, Westcliffe. $5-$8. Presented by the Youth Theater Musical through Aug. 27. For times and tickets call 719/783-3004.
Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada. Featuring Souvenir, the true story of the musical career of Florence Foster Jenkins. Sept. 5 through Oct. 1. Call 720/898-7200 or visit arvadacenter.org for more.
The Sensuous Senator, Festival Playhouse, 5665 Olde Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada. $11-$13.50. Runs Sept. 8-17. For tickets call 303/422-4090 or visit festivalplayhouse.com.