Summer Guide 2012: Things to do June 21-27
Frank Fairfield with Two Thin Dimes: Presented as part of the Shady Grove Picnic Series. Wed., June 27, 6 p.m., $10 GA; $7 members/seniors/cyclists; $2 kids under 12, Four Mile Historic Park, 715 S. Forest St., Denver, 720-865-0800, www.fourmilepark.org, www.swallowhillmusic.org.
Gallery Talks: One Painting at a Time: Explore the Museums 825 paintings one by one. Each discussion lasts 30 minutes and examines Stills paintings and artistic process in detail. Tue., June 26, 2:30 p.m.; Tue., July 10, 2:30 p.m., $10 GA; $3 youth; free for kids under 5. Clyfford Still Museum, 1250 Bannock St., Denver, 720-354-4880, www.clyffordstillmuseum.org.
Ghostbusters: Mon., June 25. Infinity Park, 4599 E. Tennessee Ave., Denver, 303-639-4604, www.infinityparkatglendale.com.
Greeley Stampede: Featuring Justin Moore, Luke Bryan, Creedence Clearwater Revisited, Skillet, and others. June 22-July 4, 970-356-7787, www.greeleystampede.org. Greeley, Weld County, Greeley, www.greeleygov.com.
Gunnison River Festival: Featuring a community raft parade, competitive raft racing, a raft rodeo, kayak competitions, a hooligan race, live music, games, and more. June 22-23, Gunnison, www.gunnisoncrestedbutte.com.
Jazz Aspen Snowmass Festival: Four nights of headline concerts from national and international musicians. Through June 22, Colo. 82, Aspen, www.jazzaspensnowmass.org.
Journeys Backyard Barbecue Tour: Professional skaters, BMX bikers, and motocross riders perform life stunts. Sat., June 23, 12-7 p.m., free, Colorado Mills, 14500 W. Colfax Ave., Golden, 303-279-1169, www.journeysbbq.com.
Lorna Doone: A screening of the 1922 Madge Bellamy classic. Wed., June 27, 7:30 p.m., $10 GA; $5 members & kids. Chautauqua Auditorium, 900 Baseline Rd., Boulder, 303-440-7666, www.chautauqua.com.
MagiCabaret starring Doc Eason: Magician Doc Eason performs alongside Dave Elstun. Fri., June 22, 8 p.m., $15, Lumber Baron Inn, 2555 W. 37th Ave., Denver, 720-939-4076, www.magicindenver.com.
Mary Taylor Young: The author of Colorado Wild: Wildlife to Watch For discusses her book. Mon., June 25, 7 p.m., free, www.douglascountylibraries.org. Philip S. Miller Library, 100 S. Wilcox St., Castle Rock, 303-791-7323, www.philipsmillerlibrary.org.
Merrell Down & Dirty National Mud & Obstacle Series: Race alongside local military personnel, police academy trainees, and public safety officers on 5K and 10K courses filled with military-style obstacles. Sun., June 24, 7 a.m., $50-$70, Aurora Sports Park, 18601 E. Sports Park, Aurora, 303-695-7201, www.downanddirtymudrum.com.
Mountain Air Music Series: Weekly family-friendly concerts with onsite kids activities and vending. Lineup includes Halden Wofford & the Hi-Beams, The Pimps of Joytime, OBrien Part of 7 with Tim & Mollie OBrien, and Chuck Prophet. Thursdays. Continues through June 28, Free. Ouray, U.S. Highway 550, Ouray, 800-228-1876, www.ouraycolorado.com.
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