Boulder Craft Beer Festival — Bringing the best craft breweries from Boulder County and beyond together for a tasting festival, offering attendees samples of Boulder’s best beer. The festival includes live music, lawn games and food for purchase; 1 p.m., Aug. 24, North Boulder Park, 7th and Dellwood, Boulder.

Living in Lion and Bear Country — Join volunteer naturalists for a moderate 1.5-mile hike and learn about the ecology and behavior of our local mountain lions and black bears. We’ll talk about why the foothills are such good habitat for these animals, and how we can be safe in lion and bear country; 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, near Boulder, location provided upon registration, Boulder; free; 303-678-6214.

Old Fashioned Corn Roast Festival — The Old-Fashioned Corn Roast Festival is held in downtown Loveland and is the oldest community festival in Loveland; 9 a.m., Aug. 24, , 350 N. Cleveland Ave., Loveland; 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, , 350 N. Cleveland Ave., Loveland.

Stuffed Animal Slumber Party — Send a stuffed friend for a night at the museum. Drop a stuffed animal off at the museum and come back Saturday morning to join in on the fun with breakfast, storytime, and to find out what kind of adventures the animals had during the night; 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, WOW! Children’s Museum, 110 N. Harrison Ave., Lafayette; $10-$12.

Erie Wine Festival — Local Colorado wineries will be on-site to provide tastings from red to white to sweet to dry wines. Participating wineries will be selling both wine by the glass and bottles to enjoy at home; noon, Saturday, Aug. 24, Coal Creek Park, 575 Kattell St., Erie; $35-$45.

Growing Gardens Farm Gala — Feast under the stars at Growing Gardens 19th annual Farm Gala, a special fundraising event that brings together award-winning local chefs to collaborate on a bountiful five-course meal and features an auction, open bar, program and live music. Visit to view our 2019 menu and learn more; 5 p.m. , Aug. 24, Growing Gardens,, Boulder; $155; 303-443-9952.


Open House at Shambhala Center — Join us for an open house including meditation instruction, a guided tour of our historic building, and an introduction to our community. Includes discussion, questions and a light reception. No charge. All are welcome. No need to register; 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, Boulder Shambhala Center, 1345 Spruce St., Boulder; free; 303-444-0190.

Summer Flower Arranging Workshop — Join us for a summer flower arranging workshop, led by the lead floral designer for Petals By Pedal, in our sunny and flower filled design studio. Participants will each leave with a beautiful flower bouquet and vase. Complimentary light refreshments will be served; 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, Petals By Pedal, 1029 Berea Drive, Boulder; 740-521-9937.

Catalyze CU Demo Day — Catalyze CU is the campus’ summer startup accelerator program, and a launchpad for the most promising and impactful ventures from students and faculty. Our Demo Day event is the culmination of our summer program, and helps these teams hit escape velocity to connect with the broader CU and Front Range entrepreneurial community. This event will serve as inspiration to all new students, current students and family members about what can be accomplished if they get started with their entrepreneurial journey today; 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, Macky Auditorium, 0285, 1595 Pleasant St., Boulder.

Aerial Open House — Join us for an Aerial Open House to kick off our Fall 2019 class season. Open House is free and offers mini classes (ages 5+), a chance to check out our aerial studios, and meet some of our wonderful faculty and staff; 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, Frequent Flyers Aerial Dance, 3022 E.Sterling Circle, Suite 150, Boulder; free; 303-245-8272.

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