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Get ready for fun in the sun

Live each weekend this summer like winter is around every corner. Hey, this is Colorado, and maybe it is? A bucket list before bad weather, so to speak. There are plenty of choices for summer fun. Colorado Community Media has prepared a few ideas about where to go, and what to do for this weekend, and the next, and on down the line, until the snow flies. Let’s start at the top, of Pikes Peak, for example. There are several methods for getting yourself up the mountain and 14,114 feet on the altimeter — Cog railroad, a daylong hike up Barr Trail, and car ride up the Pikes Peak Highway, just to name a few. And the Peak country has more drawing power: with the world famous training opportunities by climbing the Incline (and now it’s legal), nearby Garden of the Gods, Cheyenne Canyon, United States Air Force Academy Visitor Center, Museum of Mining and Industry, gambling in Cripple Creek, vibrant mining history in Victor, and arts, entertainment, and shopping in the beautiful shadow of the Peak in Woodland Park, prehistoric treasures in Florissant and Fossil Beds National Monument. But then, of course, you might want to head north. In the same weekend, or the next, perhaps you would like to attend a concert in world-famous Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, hike the trails in Chatfield State Park, or visit Buffalo Bill’s Museum and Grave. No problem. Timing could be worked out so you could combine the above adventures with one (or more) of the many summer events scheduled here on the Front Range. Some of those include: › Western Welcome Week’s annual Festival Day, featuring a large parade drawing tens of thousands to downtown Littleton on Aug. 17. › Buffalo Bill days, an annual celebration of the Old West, from July 24-28. › Elizabeth Stampede, named the nation’s best small rodeo returning June-7-9. Are you ready to cowboy up? › 33rd Annual Symphony above the Clouds, Colorado Springs Symphony and special guests make this a one-ofa-kind special event for thousands every year on July 5. › Tri-Lakes Area Fourth of July Street Fair, Parade, and Fire Works as area communities combine to draw 40,000 to 50,000 visitors every year, celebrating the nation’s birthday. We are sure you will find plenty to do and see this summer, in the nation’s premier vacation, staycation, PLAYcation, Front Range Fun spot in the following pages. By Rob Carrigan

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Festivals, celebrations and showcases are summertime traditions along Colorado’s Front Range. It would take volumes to list every special event, but we’ve put together a good list to get you started on your quest for fun this sunny season. Read our newspapers and visit our websites for more information about these events and many others — including July 4 celebrations and fireworks, and myriad summer music and concert series — as they draw near. SUMME R E V E N T S: N EX T PAGE

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Arapahoe County Fair

This is the county’s signature summer event with something for everyone. Along with the usual lineup of barnyard favorites, fairgoers will enjoy concerts, carnival rides, a demolition derby, tractor pulls, a rodeo and the annual craft beer show. Where and when: July 24–28, the Arapahoe County Fairgrounds, 25690 E. Quincy Ave., Aurora. More information: www.arapahoecountyfair.com

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One of the largest fairs in the state with five days jam-packed with activities, the Adams County Fair features something fun for everyone in the family. In its 109th year, the fair will once again bring people from all over the state to compete in rodeos, a demolition derby and the hogs and dogs races. The fair will also feature a truck pull, 4-H exhibits, live entertainment, carnival rides and tons of delicious fair food vendors. When and where: July 31, Aug. 1-4, Adams County Regional Park near Brighton. More information: adamscountyfair.com

The first Green Mountain Falls Bronc Day was in July 1939 and marked the official opening of tourist season. It has since moved to the first Saturday in August. When and where: Aug. 3 and will include a pancake breakfast from 7-11 a.m. and arts and craft booths from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The parade, 10-11 a.m., will feature a Mounted Colorado Guard, fire engines, floats, classic cars, horses, the Bronc Day Princess, cowboys and clowns. After the parade, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. the family fun continues with a Gunfighters Show, a 26-foot high air slide, a Disney Bouncer, family games and a variety of races, including Rubber Ducky Races, kids relay races, boat races and more. More information: www.broncdayco.org

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An annual celebration of the Old West, known as Buffalo Bill Days. Festivities include a parade in Golden and a wide variety of music and activities. Where and when: July 24-28, downtown Golden. More information: www.buffalobilldays.com

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This 42nd annual event is a celebration of Denver’s urban community. The event features arts and crafts, entertainment, tons of food and much more, while raising money for nonprofit organizations. When and where: June 1, 2 at Civic Center Park, Denver. More information: www.chundenver.org

Carnation Festival

Wheat Ridge will present its annual signature event. Last year featured the Zoppe circus in addition to a lot of music, activities and food. Where and when: Aug. 16-17, TBD. More information: www.thecarnationfestival.com

Colorado Balloon Classic

The balloon classic takes place every Labor Day weekend, was started in 1977 and is the largest and longest running hot air balloon festival in the state of Colorado and the Rocky Mountain Region. This year’s theme is “Come Get Carried Away.” The event is free. When and where: Aug, 31 and Sept. 1 and 2. The balloon classic takes place at Memorial Park near downtown Colorado Springs with the balloons ascending in the air at sunrise on Saturday and Sunday and Monday Labor Day weekend. There is also a Balloon-Glo Saturday and Sunday evening with music and plenty of vendors. More information: www.balloonclassic.com

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This event celebrates the Denver area’s Asian community with food, entertainment and, of course, the dragon boat races. When and where: July 27 and 28 at Sloan’s Lake Park, Denver. More information: www.cdbf.org

Colorado Irish Festival

This annual event showcases Irish culture in the form of food, music, dancing and many other activities. When and where: July 12-14, Clement Park in south Jefferson County. More information: www.coloradoirishfestival.org

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Colorado State annual Gold Panning Championship

Three days of gold panning as men, women, juniors and teams vie for prizes. When and where: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 28-30 in Cripple Creek. Spectators can also learn to pan for gold and gemstones. This event is sponsored by the Gold Prospectors of Colorado. More information: www.gpoc.com

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The 50th annual festival will bring all the tradition from the old country, from the can’t-miss midday ceremonies featuring bagpipers, the march of the clans and parade of dogs to daylong whiskey tastings, Highland Games, music, dancing and more. Grab your kilt and come on down. Where and when: Aug. 10-11 at Highland Heritage Park, Highlands Ranch. More information: www.scottishgames.org

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Run with the donkeys and join in other fun activities. When and where: June 29-30 in Teller County. More information: www.visitcripplecreek.com

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Arvada Colts Opening Day

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Arvada Trails Day

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Father’s Day 5K and Car Show

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Arvada Historical Society Garden Tour

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Blues & BBQ Festival

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Douglas County Fair and Rodeo

Douglas County Fair and Rodeo

This event promises a fun-filled weekend of fair traditions that showcase 4-H competitions, rodeo events, royalty contests, horse shows, cricket races, carnival rides, the fair parade, a free pancake breakfast, shooting events, live music, bull riding and cowboys and cowgirls. Where and when: Aug. 8-11, Douglas County Fairgrounds in Castle Rock. More information: douglascountyfairandrodeo.com

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El Paso County Fair

The El Paso County Fair started in 1905 when people came together to celebrate a potato harvest at the schoolyard in Calhan. Now in its 108th year, the fair is still going strong. Still located in Calhan the fair has its own event complex. The theme for this year’s fair is “Country Pride County Wide.” When and where: July 20-27. Those who attend can expect traditional favorites such as 4-H animal shows and exhibits, petting zoo, arts and crafts, a carnival and plenty of food. Nightly entertainment will include auto races, truck and tractor pulls, the Cowboys Professional Rodeo Association Rodeo, Got Talent, Flying W Ranglers and Buckstein concert and a demolition derby. There will also be new daytime entertainment from the Gypsy Time Travelers, Street Drum Corps and the Timberworks Lumberjack Show. More information: visit www.elpasocountyfair. com

Elbert County Fair

This year will be the 79th edition of the fair. Livestock events abound, as does food and entertainment for the whole family. Where and when: July 27-Aug. 4, Elbert County Fairgrounds in Kiowa. More information: elbertcountyfair.com

Elephant Rock Cycling Festival

Elephant Rock Cycling Festival

This event helps kick-start Colorado’s bicycling season. Where and when: June 2 in Castle Rock. (The various rides start and finish at the Douglas County Fairgrounds but take you on a journey throughout the area.) More information: elephantrockride.com

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Historical Presentations

2nd Thursday of each month at Philip S. Miller Library Upcoming presentations include Highlands Ranch Mansion Tour, Lowell Ranch, railroads, and more!

Elizabeth Stampede

This annual event has been named the Small Rodeo of the Year by the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association each of the past two years. Cowboys and cowgirls come from far and wide to participate in PRCA-sanctioned events like bullriding, barrel racing and more. In addition to the rodeo, the event features a Saturday parade and a community fair. Where and when: June 7, 8 and 9, Casey Jones Park in Elizabeth. More information: elizabethstampede.com

Walking and Biking tours

4th Saturdays in June, July, August and September

Meet at Courtyard by Siena at 4th and Perry streets at 10:30 am. Park at the Museum and walk or bike over. Tours include downtown, Plum Creek bike trail, and a rhyolite quarry.

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Florissant Heritage Day

“Circle the Wagons - A Modern Chuckwagon Dinner” come for food, music and fun!

Celebrate local history for the day, but arrive even earlier for the annual Florissant Fire Department pancake breakfast. Heritage Day offers vendors, crafters, children’s activities, shootouts, live music and an ice cream social, among other things. The Pikes Peak Historical Society Museum, Florissant Historic Cemetery, Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument and Hornbek Homestead will also be open for visitors that day. When and where: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 27 at the Florissant Grange. More information: www.florissantgrange420.org

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Colorado Pro Rodeo will return to Jefferson County fairgrounds 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, during the Jefferson County fair. The rodeo will feature professional rodeo clown J.D. Schulze and announcer J.W. Kinder along with stock contractor H&H Rodeo Company. In addition to a precision riding and trick riding performance by the Westernnaires, the rodeo features some of the best rodeo talent in the state in bareback bronc riding, saddle bronc riding, open team roping, mixed team roping, breakaway roping, tie-down calf roping, steer wrestling, barrel racing and bull riding. Where and when: Aug. 9-11, 15200 W. 6th Avenue Service Road in Golden. More information: www.jeffcofairinc.org

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Littleton Main Street Block Party

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This is the 9th annual event in Historic Downtown Littleton. The evening features food vendors, live entertainment and more. When and where: June 8 in downtown Littleton. More information: www.downtownlittleton.com

Fridays, June 7–September 27 ~ 7am–1pm Street Market at Center Street and Henrietta. One block north of Hwy 24 at The Cowhand.

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Parker Days Festival

Fresh farm vegetables & local garden produce Fruit from Western Slope • High-altitude nursery plants Natural meats including bison and grass-raised chicken Bakery-fresh bread, cheese, salsa, jams and pasta Something different every week Plant Sale on First Day !

The three-day festival has been a tradition in Parker for 35 years and attracts more than 120,000 people. From carnival rides, barbecue and libations to live music, street performers and face-painting, the Parker Chamber of Commerce’s signature event takes over much of downtown Parker. Where and when: June 14-16, O’Brien Park, on the northeast corner of South Parker Road and Mainstreet in Parker. More information: www.parkerdaysfestival.com

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Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo

The rodeo is a Wrangler Million Dollar Tour Rodeo and is sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. The rodeo draws 500 of the best from all over the country who compete in team roping, bull riding, steer wrestling, saddle bronc riding, barrel racing and mutton bustin. There is also great food, pony rides, performing pigs, gold panning and mechanical bull rides. When and where: July 10-13 at the Norris Penrose Event Center. The rodeo will kick off at 6:30 p.m. July 9 with a parade down Tejon Street in downtown Colorado Springs. More information: www.pikespeakorbust.org

Rocky Mountain Music Festival

This festival features the sounds of rock, country and blues and this year includes Grammy Award winner Leann Rimes. Art and food vendors are also part of the mix, as are a variety of family activities. When and where: Aug. 11 at Clement Park Amphitheater in south Jefferson County. More information: www.therockymountainmusicfestival.com

Summer Solstice Festival

Come out to hear great music, enjoy food and drinks, and help raise funds to support the Golden History Museums’ programming and exhibits. Seating is available on the natural hillside amphitheater at Clear Creek History Park, and guests enjoy a variety of bluegrass, folk, and Americana music. Where and when: 4 to 9 p.m. Sunday, June 16, at the Clear Creek History Park in Golden. More information: Call 303-278-3557 or visit www.cityofgolden.net for more information.

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Symphony Above the Clouds

Presented every summer on July 5 at the Woodland Park Middle School. Music from the Colorado Springs Philharmonic draws thousands out to listen under the stars. More information: www.symphonyabovetheclouds.org

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A Taste of Colorado

Enjoy great food and music at this summer draw in Denver. When and where: Aug. 30-Sept. 2 at Civic Center Park in downtown Denver. More information: www.atasteofcolorado.com

Big D Motorsports 180 N. Highway 67 • Woodland Park, CO • 719.687.7228

Teller County Fair

Come to the Teller County Fair for a country-good time. When and where: The annual fair runs from July 31-Aug. 4 at the fairgrounds in Cripple Creek. More information: www.tcafas.org

Victor Celebrates the Arts

Artists flock to Victor at the end of August to work their artistic wonders in the fresh air at nearly 10,000 feet. Artists can be seen around the area participating in a variety of en plein air competitions starting on Aug. 23. The event culminates with shows and competitions during Labor Day Weekend. More information: www.victorcolorado.com

Victor Gold Rush Days

The first Gold Rush Day was in 1895. That tradition of showcasing miners and mining continues this year on July 19-20 with parades, mine tours and the annual mining games. More information: www.victorcolorado.com

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Western Welcome Week

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This is the 85th annual community celebration for the greater Littleton area. Western Welcome Week includes more than 40 events benefiting dozens of local civic and charitable organizations. The main event is Festival Day, which includes the Littleton Firefighter’s Children’s Parade, the 85th Grand Parade, the 54th annual Arts & Crafts Fair, and concessions by local civic groups. Where and when: Aug. 9-18 on Littleton’s historic downtown Main Street. Festival Day is Aug. 17. More information: www.westernwelcomeweek.org

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303-791-8178

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Westminster Faire

For a fun day with the kids, check out the Westminster Faire. This year’s event will feature two stages of entertainment, free activities for all ages, over 100 vendor booths, dog show, food and low cost pet vaccinations. When and where: Aug. 10, City Park. More information: www.ci.westminster.co.us

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Elevate Your Experience In Woodland Park In 2013 Farmer’s Market Friday Mornings June 7 - Sept. 28 Center & Henrietta Street

Woodland Music Series June 8, July 13, Aug. 10 & Sept. 14 Ute Pass Cultural Center

Old Fashioned 4th of July Picnic July 4 Memorial Park

Symphony Above the Clouds

Cruise Above the Clouds

July 5 Woodland Park Middle School

Sept. 14 & 15 Woodland Park & Cripple Creek

Vino & Notes Wine Festival

OktoberfestPLUS

August 3 Memorial Park

Sept. 21 & 22 Ute Pass Cultural Center

Mountain Arts Festival August 3 & 4 Ute Pass Cultural Center For more events and information

www.WoodlandParkChamber.com 719.687.9885

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Dale Wasserman’s stage adaptation made its Broadway preview on November 12, 1963, its premiere on November 13, and ran until January 25, 1964 for a total of one preview and 82 performances. Since then, the play has had two revivals: first off-Broadway in 1971, with Danny DeVito as Martini, then as a Broadway production in 2001 with Gary Sinise as McMurphy for which it won a Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play. A film version released in 1975 was based on the novel, but not on the play.

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July 19, 2013 - August 11, 2013

Set in Sunnyside, Queens in 1965, on the day Pope Paul VI visited New York City, the black comedy features nuns, a political bombing, a GI headed for Vietnam, a zookeeper who dreams of making it big in Hollywood as a songwriter, and his wife Bananas, a schizophrenic destined for the institution that provides the play’s title. Drama Critic’s Circle Award for Best American Play and Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play.

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summer events MAY 24–26 BUENA VISTA WHITEWATER PRO RODEO MAY 24–28 PADDLEFEST 2013, BUENA VISTA JUNE 12–16 65TH ANNUAL EDDYLINE FIBARK, SALIDA JUNE 1 BUENA VISTA BIKE FEST JUNE 28–30 21ST ANNUAL ARTWALK, SALIDA JUNE 30 COLORADO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, SALIDA JULY 3–7 QUILT AND TEXTILE SHOW, BUENA VISTA JULY 4 CELEBRATIONS, SALIDA & BUENA VISTA JULY 6 MOUNTAIN MANIA CAR SHOW, BUENA VISTA JULY 13–14 COLLEGIATE PEAKS STAMPEDE RODEO, BUENA VISTA JULY 13 COLORADO BREWER’S RENDEZVOUS, SALIDA JULY 26–27 SALIDA CLASSIC CYCLING RACE

JULY 31–AUG 4 CHAFFEE COUNTY FAIR & RODEO, FAIRGROUNDS AUG 9–11 COTIN–TAIL ROCK AND GEM SHOW, BUENA VISTA AUG 10–11 GOLD RUSH DAYS, BUENA VISTA AUG 16–17 KING BOLETUS MUSHROOM FESTIVAL, BUENA VISTA AUG 17 VUELTA A SALIDA AUG 31 SALIDA MOUNTAIN WINE FEST SEPT 7–8 FIBER ARTS FESTIVAL, SALIDA SEPT 11–15 SALIDA BIKE FEST SEPT 21 AUTUMN COLOR RUN, BUENA VISTA SEPT 24–28 ATV HISTORICAL COLOR TOUR, BUENA VISTA

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A guide to Summer Fun in Colorado