LIV the Life You Love in Colorado: Events You Won’t Want to Miss This MonthAmanda Molitor
There is so much to love about living in Colorado. Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast, urban adventurer, sports fan, or patron of the arts – there is something here to feed everyone’s passions. Check out these new and exciting events to add to your calendar this month that will help you fall in love with where you live all over again.
For Artists & Entertainers
Seeing the Invisible at Denver Botanic Gardens
Experience an innovative exhibition of contemporary artworks existing only in augmented reality (AR). Co-curated by Hadas Maor and Tal Michael Haring, Seeing the Invisible presents virtual works that engage with existing features of the natural landscape. Beyond the boundaries of what is possible with physical artworks, many of the works created for the exhibition address themes of nature, environment, sustainability, and the intersection of the physical world with the digital one.
Boulder International Film Festival
The 18th Annual Boulder International Film Festival brings films and filmmakers to Boulder and Longmont for a four-day celebration of the art of cinema, featuring a wide variety of genres sure to draw a diverse crowd of film lovers. The festival will also offer online screenings through its popular BIFF Virtual Platform (March 3-17). The main venue for BIFF 2022 will be the historic Boulder Theater in downtown Boulder.
22nd Annual Telluride Comedy Festival
The Sheridan Arts Foundation presents the 22nd annual Telluride Comedy Festival at the historic Sheridan Opera House Thursday, February 17th through, Sunday, February 20th at 8:00 p.m., doors at 7:00 p.m. After hitting ‘tickets,’ click on the calendar date to purchase. Join the Sheridan Arts Foundation for the President’s Day Weekend tradition of four nights of hilarity from the best comedians in the business.
For Foodies & Inspiring Chefs
Carnivale & Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo Cook-Off in Manitou Springs
Kick-off Carnivale with the 25th Cajun Gumbo Cook-Off and a parade in downtown Manitou Springs. On Saturday, February 26th, professional and amateur chefs are invited to make their best batch of gumbo to share with the world and compete in a delicious competition for the title of Best Gumbo in Town.
Après in the Clouds in Denver
Head to the rooftop at Halcyon and cozy up for a truly unique dining experience in one of our winterized cabanas. Each cabana seats up to 6 people and includes a 4-course dinner starting with a seafood soiree and concluding with tabletop s’mores. Pick your own playlist on the Bluetooth vinyl record player and enjoy picture-perfect views of the Mile High City and beyond with a Celestron telescope.
Winter Wine and Food Pairing Dinner in Evergreen
Mark your calendars, because on February 19th Creekside Cellars is hosting a delicious event you won’t want to miss. This five-course pairing menu will treat your tastebuds to some of the most amazing flavors for an unforgettable evening in Evergreen.
For Music Lovers
Winter Wonder Grass Festival in Steamboat
Enjoy mountain views and bluegrass tunes at the Winter Wondergrass Festival in Steamboat Springs. For three days, February 25th through February 27th, you can listen to national, regional, and local bluegrass and acoustic roots music bands such as Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Trampled by Turtles, The Wood Brothers, and more.
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis in Boulder
On Feb. 21, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra brings a special night of musicmaking to Boulder audiences in Macky. For more than 80 years, the Artist Series has brought the globe’s finest jazz, classical, world music, and dance performers to Boulder. Many of these performances sell out; order your tickets today to guarantee the best seats.
For Sports Fans & Outdoor Explorers
2022 Vail Mountain Winter Uphill Race in Vail
The annual Vail Mountain Winter Uphill Race returns on Sunday, February 20th, as skiers, snowboarders, and winter runners tackle 2,200 vertical feet of groomed trails to reach Eagle’s Nest at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola in Lionshead. This event is ideal for competitors and non-competitors featuring categories for each and honors the memory of Vail local Lyndon Ellefson who was instrumental in starting the U.S. men’s mountain running program, with some of the entry fees supporting the U.S. Mountain Running Team.
SNOWga in Winter Park
Try the exact opposite of hot yoga – SNOWga! This chilly take on stretching and breathwork is available every Friday in Winter Park on the resort’s plaza stage! SNOWga is a 30-minute class led by a certified yoga instructor accompanied by music. This high-energy event will focus on a series of stretches and exercises so you are ready to make first chair the next day!
Telluride Gay Ski Week
Hit the slopes with pride to celebrate Telluride Gay Ski Week from February 26th through March 5th. Take part in the carefully orchestrated schedule of entertainment including the opening-day party, daily après ski, pool parties, late-night lounge happenings, with events extending well into the morning hours, including the signature White Party and much more.
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