Around Aurora

Jewel, Lobster Bake and Rom-Coms!

August 15, 2019

The Wellness Your Way Festival is a three-day exploration of the latest in fitness, food, lifestyle and more! With a star-studded concert featuring festival co-founder Jewel, wellness also includes having a good time! Benefits are another way to enjoy summer events while contributing to a good cause: a fancy Lobster Bake contributes to local scholarships, …

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Last of the Summer Concerts!

August 8, 2019

It’s hard to believe, but many of the free summer concerts are coming to an end this weekend. Catch the final shows of the season before school starts and the excitement of fall begins! Also in Denver this weekend is the spectacular Parade of Homes—get a glimpse inside some of Denver and Aurora’s ultimate abodes …

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Don’t Miss The Hat Queens This Weekend!

August 1, 2019

Local-theatre buffs won’t want to miss the final weekend of Crowns, the story of a Chicago teenager who gets acquainted with her black heritage by visiting a group of southern Hat Queens! And Chicago is visiting Denver and Aurora this weekend in many different forms! The Windy City’s famous comedy troupe, Second City, brings their unique humor …

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Jack Black, Salsa Showdown and On-Tap Beer Fest!

July 25, 2019

Looking for ways to beat the heat? A Salsa Showdown or an On-Tap Beer Festival might be just the ticket! Or maybe laughter is the best antidote to the warm weather with an evening of comedy at the Denver Zoo! Family activities also abound, including day-trips to Wonderland and the funnest health fair you’ve ever …

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Summer Life at the Lake

July 23, 2019

The 90-degree days we’ve been enjoying in Aurora make the 800-acres of water in the Aurora Reservoir an inviting recreational hot spot for sunbathers and swimmers, scuba divers, kayakers, anglers and beach babies! There’s so much to do at the lake, don’t miss these last days of water fun before school starts to soak up …

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Goat Yoga, Apollopalooza and Michelangelo!

July 18, 2019

The original Renaissance men, Leonardo Da Vinci and Michelangelo will be making special-exhibit appearances in Aurora and Denver this weekend! The Denver Museum of Nature and Science is presenting 500 years of the creative genius of Da Vinci, or view a replica of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel at the Hangar at Stanley in Stapleton! The wild …

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Apollopalooza, Willie Wonka and Mozart in Moonlight!

July 11, 2019

This month marks one of the most exciting anniversaries any of us have ever witnessed: it was fifty years ago this week that Apollo 11 blasted off, landing on the moon four days later. It was the first time a person ever set foot on the moon, when astronaut Neil Armstrong uttered those famous words, …

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Fabulous Fourth of July Fun!

July 3, 2019

America’s having a birthday party, and you’re invited! All of your favorite family summer activities can be found in Aurora and Denver this weekend, with an emphasis on FOOD! Kick off the long weekend with a July 4th parade and pancake breakfast, and indulge in an all-day food truck rally! It wouldn’t be the Fourth …

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Outdoor Movies, Brewfest and Rock da Mic!

June 27, 2019

The Southshore area has plenty of community events going on this weekend, including outdoor movies, culinary offerings, and of course, FREE outdoor concerts! Vote for your favorite taco at the Top Taco food show, take part in an all-inclusive community square dance, or jam to your favorite tunes—from country to classical! 

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Andrea Bocelli, Summer Concerts and Cherry Blossoms!

June 20, 2019

The official start of summer means FREE concerts are popping up everywhere, so you’re sure to find the sound that suits your mood! Summer also means wine tastings and big-name entertainment like a Beatles tribute concert, playing for one night only at the DCPA! Other music offerings include Orchestra for Tots and legendary tenor Andrea …

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