Colorado Events

august, 2014

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11may - 31augmay 1110:00 amaug 31- 5:00 pmThe American West in Bronze, 1850–1925 Art Exhibit(may 11) 10:00 am - (august 31) 5:00 pm Denver Art Museum
6jun - 30augjun 610:00 amaug 30- 4:00 pmAllen Birnbach Photo Exhibition(june 6) 10:00 am - (august 30) 4:00 pm Byers-Evans House
6jun - 20sepjun 611:00 amsep 20- 5:00 pmAlaska—Enduring Traditions Exhibit(june 6) 11:00 am - (september 20) 5:00 pm Global Village Museum of Arts and Cultures
8jun - 12octjun 82:00 pmoct 12- 4:00 pm2nd Sunday Mesa Junction Art Bash(june 8) 2:00 pm - (october 12) 4:00 pm Robert Hoag Rawlings Public Library
4jul - 30augjul 46:00 amaug 30- 8:00 am10th Annual Music on the Plaza Concert Series(july 4) 6:00 am - (august 30) 8:00 am The Plaza at Belmar
1aug - 3112:00 pmaug 31- 12:00 pmArt Exhibit: Celebration of the Wild Horses12:00 pm - 12:00 pm (31) Cottonwood Center for the Arts
8aug - 31aug 87:30 pmaug 31- 2:30 pmIgnite Theatre presents "Rent"7:30 pm - 2:30 pm (31) Aurora Fox
8aug - 14sepaug 87:30 pmsep 14- 9:45 pmVintage Theatre presents "Mack and Mabel: The Musical"7:30 pm - (september 14) 9:45 pm Vintage Theatre
14aug - 6sepaug 147:30 pmsep 6- 10:00 pmThe Avenue Theater presents "Sylvia"7:30 pm - (september 6) 10:00 pm Avenue Theater
15aug - 6sepaug 157:30 pmsep 6- 10:00 pmTheater Company of Lafayette presents "Dead Man's Cell Phone"7:30 pm - (september 6) 10:00 pm Mary Miller Theater
22aug - 1sepaug 2210:00 amsep 1- 11:00 pmColorado State Fair10:00 am - (september 1) 11:00 pm Colorado State Fairgrounds
23aug - 29All Day10th Annual Denver Restaurant Week(All Day) Various locations
26aug - 11octaug 2610:00 amoct 11- 4:30 pmOuray County Historical Society Vintage Quilt Show10:00 am - (october 11) 4:30 pm Ouray County Museum
29aug - 1sepaug 2911:30 amsep 1- 8:00 pmA Taste of Colorado11:30 am - (september 1) 8:00 pm Civic Center Park
29aug - 31aug 2912:00 pmaug 31- 2:00 pm2nd Annual Grand Junction Off-Road12:00 pm - 2:00 pm (31) Main Street
29aug - 1sepaug 2912:00 pmsep 1- 12:00 pm41st Annual Telluride Film Festival12:00 pm - (september 1) 12:00 pm
29aug - 1sepaug 2912:00 pmsep 1- 3:00 pm10th Annual Thunder in the Rockies Bike Rally12:00 pm - (september 1) 3:00 pm Thunder Mountain Harley-Davidson
29aug - 1sepAll DayBreckenridge Labor Day Weekend Celebration(All Day)
29aug - 31aug 293:00 pmaug 31- 12:00 pm34th Annual Early Iron Festival3:00 pm - 12:00 pm (31)
29aug - 28sepaug 298:00 pmsep 28- 6:00 pmThe Edge Theater presents "A Steady Rain"8:00 pm - (september 28) 6:00 pm The Edge Theatre
29aug - 27sepaug 298:00 pmsep 27- 8:00 pmRocky Mountain Repertory Theatre presents "Double Trouble (A Musical Tour de Farce)"8:00 pm - (september 27) 8:00 pm Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre
30aug - 1sepaug 306:00 amsep 1- 7:00 am38th Annual Colorado Balloon Classic6:00 am - (september 1) 7:00 am Memorial Park
30aug - 31aug 309:00 amaug 31- 3:00 pm10th Annual Wild West Air Fest & Labor Day Celebration9:00 am - 3:00 pm (31) Steamboat Airport
30aug - 1sepaug 3010:00 amsep 1- 5:00 pm40th Annual Commonwheel Artists Labor Day Art Festival10:00 am - (september 1) 5:00 pm Fields Park
30aug - 31aug 3012:00 pmaug 31- 12:00 pmWestern Colorado Classic Auto Event12:00 pm - 12:00 pm (31)
31aug11:00 am- 3:00 pm10th Annual Chuck Wagon Chili Challenge11:00 am - 3:00 pm Downtown

EnCompass TV with Dan Davis

AAA Presents EnCompass with Dan Davis Watch Dan Davis every Sunday, 9:30 PM, Channel 20 KTVD after 9NEWS (Outside Denver, check local listings).
Tune in Sunday, August 31 @ 9:30 p.m., and join Dan Davis as he cogs his way to the top of Pikes Peak and steps inside The Broadmoor—a AAA Five Diamond Hotel in Colorado Springs.

Read Sept/Oct 2014 issue online

Editor’s Note

Colorado in autumn is like a fruit bowl, says Denver-based author Dan Leeth, describing the many hues Colorado’s San Juan Skyway—this issue’s cover feature. As Rocky Mountain National Park celebrates its centennial, explore some of the most colorful and solitary scenery available deep within the park. Plus, drought has revealed many new adventures, while houseboating on Lake Powell. And much more!

COVER FEATURE: Gold rush 2014

Eye Candy

Four days of relaxed immersion reward this Colorado couple with a fall foliage drive like no other.

Hidden gems of a centennial park

As Rocky Mountain National Park celebrates its 100th anniversary, this photo essay takes a fresh look at this impressive national treasure.

Low water, high aspirations

Under drought conditions, Lake Powell remains below full pool—a blessing for the curious, because it gives them access to hidden features, some unseen for decades.

Online Feature

The Woodstock of beer

The Woodstock of beer, officially known as the annual Great American Beer Festival (GABF), has grown into America’s biggest beer showcase. Find out how.

Colorado First

Dog-friendly hikes

Dog-friendly trails abound in Colorado, and you’ll find everything from paved city pathways to demanding routes with extreme elevation gains—all within an easy drive.