The 11th annual Old Town Car Show will feature a variety of cars including hot rods, vintage and classic favorites lining the streets of Old Town Fort Collins, (Old Town Square, Walnut Street, Linden Street & Mountain Ave) on Saturday, Sept. 8 from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. (5-10:30 p.m. concert). Bring your friends and family for a day of entertainment and fun. Contact 970-484-6500 or
La 11ª anual Old Town Car Show contará con una variedad de vehículos incluyendo los hot rods, antiguos y favoritos clásicos cubrirán las calles de Old Town Fort Collins (Old Town Square, Walnut Street, Linden Street & Mountain Ave) el sábado, 8 de septiembre de 11 am - 5 pm (5-10:30 pm concierto). Trae a tus amigos y familia para un día de entretenimiento y diversión. Póngase en contacto con 970-484-6500 o www.DowntownFortCollins.com.
The Colorado Hispanic Republicans next Meet and Greet will be at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13 at Torres Mexican Restaurant, 1597 S Federal Blvd. Guest speaker: Don Ytterberg, Vice Chairman Colorado State GOP; Chairman Jefferson County GOP. RSVP to: Jeff Rodriguez at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mayor Michael B. Hancock will be the keynote speaker for the League of Women Voters Denver’s annual Kick-Off Meeting, 7 p.m. Tues., Sept. 11, at the Central Presbyterian Church, 17th Ave. and Sherman St. This event is free and open to the public. A question and answer session will follow Mayor Hancock’s presentation. For further information, contact the League’s office, 303-321-7571, send an email to info@LWVDenver.org, or visit the web site at www.LWVDenver.org.
El alcalde Michael B. Hancock será el orador principal de la League of Women Voters Denver’s annual Kick-Off Meeting, 7 pm Martes., 11 de septiembre, en la Central Presbyterian Church, 17th Ave. y Sherman St. El evento es gratuito y abierto al público. Una sesión de preguntas y respuestas seguirá la presentación del alcalde Hancock. Para más información, comuníquese con la oficina de la Liga, 303-321-7571, envíe un correo electrónico a info@LWVDenver.org, o visite el sitio web en www.LWVDenver.org.
The Denver Office of Economic Development (OED) will hold a series of public meetings to gather input and commentary on housing and community development needs of low- and moderate-income individuals and families in Denver. The information gathered will help guide the development of the City and County of Denver 2013–2017 Consolidated Plan. For additional information regarding the Consolidated Plan public meetings, visit OED online at
www.denvergov.org/oed, or call 720-913-1549.
The Colorado Symphony presents El Latir De México at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13 at the Boettcher Concert Hall in the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Scott O’Neil, resident conductor/Jeff Nevin, arranger, trumpet; Monica Abrego, soprano/Mariachi “Sol de mi Tierra”; Fiesta Colorado Dance Company; and El Mariachi Juvenil Bryant Webster. For tickets and information, call the box office at 303-623-7876 or visit www.coloradosymphony.org. All programs, artists and dates are subject to change.
The Arvada Center will open its 2012- 2013 season with “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” directed by Rod A. Lansberry on Tuesday, Sept. 11 running through Sunday, Sept. 30 in the Main Stage Theater. Performances are Tuesday – Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday at 1 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Preview performances are Friday to Sunday Sept. 7 - 9. Moderated talkbacks with the cast are offered on Friday, Sept. 21 after 7:30 p.m. show and Wednesday, Sept. 26 after 1 p.m. show. For more information and to purchase tickets, go to www.arvadacenter.org or call 720-898-7200.
The city of Cortez in Mesa Verde Country invites visitors to attend the 14th Annual Beer Festival, at 4-9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8 at Parque de Vida in Cortez. It’s a home-grown celebration of local beers to benefit the Montezuma Land Conservancy. Beers from outstanding local microbreweries will be on tap, accompanied by wood-fired pizza, fish tacos and lots of other tasty choices. The music will be local, too, featuring Durango band Jack 10 High and singer-songwriter Katya Chorover. The kids can enjoy games and face painting while the adults browse the extensive silent auction that will include works by local artists, sporting goods, household items and more. Tickets are available at the door or online at www.harvestbeerfestival.com. Additional information is available by calling 970-565-1664.
La ciudad de Cortez en Mesa Verde County le invita a asistir al festival anual 14 Annual Beer Festival, 4-9 pm en el sábado, 8 de septiembre en el Parque de Vida en Cortez. Es una celebración de cosecha propia de las cervezas locales que beneficia al Montezuma Land Conservancy. Las cervezas de microcervecerías locales será de barril, acompañada de leña Horno de pizza, tacos de pescado y un montón de otras opciones sabrosas. La música será local con la banda de Durango Jack 10 High y la cantautora Katia Chorover. Los niños pueden disfrutar de juegos y pintura de caras, mientras que los adultos visitan la subasta silenciosa extensa que incluirá obras de artistas locales, artículos deportivos, artículos para el hogar y más. Los boletos están disponibles en la puerta o en línea en www.harvestbeerfestival.com. Información adicional está disponible llamando al 970-565-1664.
Run for your father, your husband, your brother, your friend. Run for you! Join The Urology Center of Colorado (TUCC) Foundation for the third annual Blue Shoe Run for Prostate Cancer, a 5K run/walk, 1.5-mile family walk and kids fun run taking place in north Denver on Saturday, Sept. 8 just north of Sports Authority Field at Mile High at 2777 Mile High Stadium Circle. Cross streets of Clay and Mile High Stadium Circle (20th Avenue). All monies raised from The Blue Shoe Run benefit TUCC Foundation’s work to improve local prostate cancer screening, community education and research programs. Register online at
Jackson Lake State Park’s Second Annual Dutch Oven & Chili Cook-Off will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.on Saturday, Sept. 8. Men, women and youngsters who want to have fun, enjoy good food and share their enthusiasm for chili and Dutch oven cooking are invited to enter the contest and enjoy the lake’s recreational opportunities. Visit
www.parks.state.co.us/parks/jacksonlake, call Jackson Lake State Park at 970-645-2551 or email email@example.com.
Participate in HOPE Center’s Annual 1K/5K walk and run-a-thon 7:30-10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8 at Stapleton Central Park, 9651 East Martin Luther King Blvd. (One mile east of Quebec Street and MLK Blvd.). This will be a community event involving children, families, friends and neighbors. Special In person registration is 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 4 from at the HOPE Center located at 3400 Elizabeth Street in Denver. Call 303-388-4801 for more information. Visit www.RunningGuru.com/Event/rr2012&SourceCode=EventsList.
One of the Denver Art Museum’s (DAM) longest-running events, the 23rd Annual Friendship Powwow and American Indian Cultural Celebration on Saturday, Sept. 8 will feature American Indian dancers, drum groups, working artists, hands-on activities, vendors and more. The DAM’s Friendship Powwow is a celebration of the vitality of American Indian cultures. Gourd dancing will begin at 10 a.m. with the powwow grand entry at noon. Throughout the day, visitors can watch colorful dance competitions, bead with local artist Denise Litz, paint a Hopi tile with artists Crow Medina and Grams Castro, work with Walt Pourier of the Strong Hold Society on a community mural or enjoy their first (or 101st!) piece of fry bread. Don’t miss the American Indian art collection on level three of the North Building. All powwow activities and general museum admission are free. Visit www.denverartmuseum.org or call 720-865-5000.
Aurora Shots for Tots and Teens will celebrate its 10th anniversary at the program’s free and low-cost vaccine clinic from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8 at Aurora Fire Station #2 (12600 Hoffman Blvd.). In addition to offering free and low-cost vaccines for children 0-18 years, the celebratory clinic will feature face painting, service dogs, balloon twisting, prizes, cake and tours of fire engines and ambulances. For more information about Shots for Tots and Teens and the 10 Year Anniversary Clinic, visit www.childrensimmunization.org/shotsfortotsandteens.
On Saturday, Sept. 8 the City of Englewood and Freedom Service Dogs present the 5th Annual Festival of the Bastardino – A Celebration of Mixed Heritage Dogs. Pirates Cove Aquatic Center and Belleview Park are going to the dogs (and their families)! The event will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is located at 1225 West Belleview Avenue. Pre-register your dog for the Pirates Cove plunge online at www.FreedomServiceDogs.org. The cost is $15 per dog, with the option to choose either the morning or afternoon plunge. General admission to the family festival portion of the event in Belleview Park is free.
Backpacker Magazine and Denver Parks and Recreation bring “Adventures Denver”, the ultimate in outdoor excitement to Sloan’s Lake Park, 1700 N. Sheridan Blvd. in Denver. This free festival will take place from 12-4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9 and will showcase the accessibility of participating in outdoor activities in Colorado. For more event details, log onto backpacker.com/adventuresdenver.