KUNC Entertainment Report
Music, Warbirds, Hawaii, Tours of Beauty and more for your enjoyment this weekend.
The WWI Ball comes your way tomorrow night (6/18) at the Boulder Municipal Airport, a USO style show, with Frank Sinatra and the Andrews Sisters- enjoy a night of dancing with war birds, vehicles, fly-by’s re-enactors and the Hot Tomatoes Big Band an authentic attire contest and numerous other delights 720-924-1945 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday Fest on 9th Street Plaza in Historic Downtown Greeley today (6/17) with a BBQ in Lincoln Park from 11:30-1pm. - Greeley Stampede Kickoff with a live outdoor concert with food, and drink 6-9pm
Old Town Lafayette hosts Art Nigh Out tonight when the doors of galleries and shops are open till 9:30 at night – also view the beautiful installations of Art of the Street and meet the artists while you listen to the R&B Funk & Jazz of The Fever at the Pavilion; and tomorrow starting in the morning at the Lafayette Miner’s Museum, it is the Lafayette Garden Tour featuring eight beautiful landscapes in Old Town- master gardener’s creations, xeriscape gardens, herbal gardens and amazing composting systems- 10am-3pm!
Berthoud’s shady neighborhoods provide the backdrop for the Berthoud Historic Home Tour offering you an opportunity to explore four homes that helped create Berthoud’s small town charm. A vintage car show hosted by the Northern Colorado Model A Club is part of the event. 10a-4p tomorrow. Tickets on sale day of event at Little Thompson Valley Pioneer Museum 224 Mountain Ave., Berthoud beginning at 9 a.m.)
Ho`olaule`a Hawaiian Festival celebrates Hawaiian and Pacific cultures, Kamehameha I, and goodwill in our community. It features Polynesian dance and music; craft and food booths; cultural demonstrations; children’s hula lessons; raffle drawings. Highlands Ranch Civic Green Park 9a-8:30pm. For more information -- www.hawaiianevents.org. 303-791-2710
June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month Tiger and Lilly are two cats that Fossil Creek Nursery in Ft. Collins adopted from the Fort Collins Spay & Neuter Clinic and Cat Rescue, and tomorrow is their birthday! So from 9am-2pm there will be kids games and prizes, birthday cake and ice cream for everyone, and prize drawings. The grill will be going from 11-2 Proceeds benefit the Fort Collins Spay & Neuter Clinic and Cat Rescue. 970-226-4924
Tomorrow night from 5-10pm you can help Golden Retriever Rescue of the Rockies buy its own forever home at the Bark to the Future black tie fundraising gala at the Cherokee Ranch at Castle Pines in Sedalia. Tickets and Information at Golden Rescue Dot Com
The Found Footage Festival returns to The Kress for one show only at the Kress Cinema & Lounge in Historic downtown Greeley tomorrow night starting at 8pm. Your hosts Joe and Nick return with clips from some of the most funny and strange VHS tapes they have acquired in their many travels. (970) 515-5717
Hey, Lady!, a tribute to the B-52s and the world's second greatest party band, is headlining the main stage to out Saturday's festivities at PrideFest 2011. 6-7pm
The goal of the Festival of Enlightenment is to empower people to achieve their greatest dreams, by bringing internationally acclaimed speakers, live music, seminars and workshops, a youth festival, and vendors from around the world to Colorado at the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park through this Sunday
Yoga Rocks starts this Sunday 6/19) -Sep 25 at the Park in Denver and runs till the end of September.
Cats runs at the Boulder dinner Theatre till September 3rd. 303-449-6000
The Longmont Museum & Cultural Center presents a landmark exhibition of an American master: John J. Audubon: American Artist and Naturalist. Audubon’s depictions of American birds are world renowned and loved by art and nature enthusiasts alike. Till September 18th303 651-8374
Boulder Ballet starts it’s free series, Ballet in the Park bringing the beauty and fun of the ballet this week to Broomfield Amphitheater at 1pm www.boulderballet.org
The seventh-annual outdoor concert series, free to the public! This family-friendly repertoire concert features excerpts from the season along with new works, in classical and contemporary styles. Come early with a picnic, enjoy a beautiful summer evening with the ballet, and then marvel at the spontaneous dancing by children from the audience after the show
Some upcoming events include-
Bands on the Bricks – 10n weeks of free concerts Wednesdays 7-9, on the 1300 block of the Pearl Street Mall till Aug 17
Thur June 23- Rifters have a 6:30 show at Boardwalk Park in Windsor
Annual Winter Park Chocolate Festival marks the return of summer to the beautiful Village at Winter Park Resort next Saturday, June 25. With close to 20 vendors sampling and selling chocolates, sweets, and a few choice gift items. Activities include a pudding eating contest (no hands!), live jazz-fusion music all day by Wonderlic, and more. www.winterpark.chocolate-festival.org
89th Annual Greeley Stampede kicks off next Friday and runs till July 4, with lots of music, muttin busting, western art show, old west reenactments and of course, the rodeo www.greeleystampede.org