Colorado Weekend Ten To Do

June 4-6, 2010

 

Fly Fisherman

         June 5 & 6 – Statewide

           The Colorado Division of Wildlife allows fishing

           without a license the first full weekend of June. Bag

           and possession limits and special regulations apply,

           check website for full details.

 

         June 5 & 6 – Larimer Square

         Free street painting festival with over 200 artists

          including six madonnari – professionals in this

          medium. Youth challenge, kids corner and musical

          entertainment.

 

         June 5 & 6 – Civic Center Park

          FREE admission to multiple stages of local talent,

          arts, children activities, crafts, food, wine pavilion. 

          In 39 years this event has grown from 2,000

          attendees to 250,000.

 

         June 4 – 6 – Casey Jones Park

          Rodeo events sanctioned by Professional Bull Riders,

          Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association and the

          Women’s Professional Rodeo Association. Saturday

          morning parade, evening dance and mutton bustin’ for

          the younger set.

  • Manitou Springs – Wine Festival       

         June 5 – Memorial Park

          Sample wines from 30 Colorado wineries, tasting

          tickets $30, non-tasters admitted free. Food and wine

          related booths, wines for purchase by bottle or case, 

          entertainment.

 

         June 4 & 5 – Riverwalk

          Kansas City BBQ Society competition, wing eating

          and ice cream eating contests, live music.

         June 4 – 6 – Nature & Raptor Center

          Dozens of bluegrass groups perform on two stages.

          Nature activities, arts & crafts, storytellers, camping,

          Saturday night dance.

 

  • Snowmass – Chili Pepper & Brew Fest

         June 4 & 5 – Village Mall/Fanny Hill

          A smokin’ weekend of chili, beers and music.

          Competition sanctioned by the International Chili

          Society, summer ale competition, European and exotic

          beer tasting with over 50 participating breweries.

 

         June 5 & 6 – Telluride Town Park

          Morning balloon risings plus Saturday evening GLO on

          Main Street.

 

         June 3-6 – Vail Valley

          Celebration of outdoor adventure sports – pro

          athletes and amateurs complete in 24 disciplines

          including kayaking, trail running, standup paddling,

          amateur climbing, World Cup Bouldering. Adventure

          Film School, photo competition, free concerts, art,

          expo areas and interactive family zone.

 

Summer Chair Lift

Click on each event name to open website.

Check back each week during the summer for a potpourri of Colorado events and festivals for the upcoming weekend.

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