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Fresh City Friday: Denver, CO

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This weeks “Fresh City Friday” is Denver, CO

Denver makes a great starting place for travelers venturing into the Rockies; those looking for a mountain experience can spend a day driving along the Mount Evans Scenic Byway. But be sure to devote some time to all that the Mile High City has to offer: Denver is home to numerous museums, galleries and restaurants. Sports fans are drawn to the lights of Coors Field and Sports Authority Field at Mile High, while families can spend hours exploring the Denver Museum of Nature & Science or the Denver Zoo. For a taste of old-time Denver, spend some time in Larimer Square — also a good place to sample some of the city’s cuisine and, of course, beer.

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18th Annual AIRLIFE Memorial 5K/10K Run – EMS Celebration

Air Race

The event will include a 5k/10k run, 5k walk and a Kids Run, as well as numerous activities for all ages. Each year, the non-profit group “Friends of AirLife” hosts the Annual AirLife Memorial Run/Walk in honor of the everyday heroes in EMS and these who have passed on. The race was created in memory of Pete Albplanalp, Beth Barber, Leslie Feldmann and Julie Olmstead, who died on December 14, 1997, in a helicopter crash and related car accident.

Where: The Hudson Gardens and Event Center
When: May 9, 2015
Time: 8am
Cost: Sign up below
Tickets 

WWE Live

wwe-live

The WWE returns to Broomfield’s 1STBANK Center on May 8.  This will be your chance to see your favorite WWE Superstars live in action! SEE: Daniel Bryan, Dean Ambrose, United States Champion Rusev, Ryback, Kane, The WWE Divas and much more.

Where: 1st Bank Center
When: May 8, 2015
Time: 7:30 pm
Cost: Sign up below
Tickets 

Colorado Rockies VS. Los Angeles Dodgers

Coors Field Updated

 

Where: Coors Field
When: May 10, 2015
Time: 1:10 PM
Cost: Tickets

Mile High Blues Society at Ziggies

Ziggies

The MHBS presents Denver’s award winning blues jam every Sunday night at Ziggies — this is the award winning venue and winner of Denver’s best blues jam by Westword, the local music and entertainment weekly.  The host band alternates between Doc Brown’s Blues Band and Jodie Woodward & Special Guests.  Check the Shows calendar page to see who is hosting.  Blues starts at jams, and our jams are always free and fun. Bring yer axe n Let’s Boogie!  Check out jams and gigs at the MHBS Shows calendar.

Where: Ziggies
When: May 10, 2015
Time: 6 PM
Cost: Check us out! 

Larimer Square

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Larimer St., between 14th and 15th Sts.

Denver’s oldest block is also it’s most trendy. The shops and boutiques of Larimer Square carry the latest fashions from New York to Milan. Charming and elegant, gas lamps line the street as the mountain views remind you of what lured you here in the first place. With several restaurants and nightclubs, Larimer Square is a great place for dinner and to end your first day in Denver.

Beer Walking Tour: LoDo to LoHi

Beer Walking Tour

It is estimated that more than 200 different beers are brewed in Denver every single day, giving The Mile High City its claim as the “Napa Valley of Beer.”

With so many choices, where do you take your first sip? Here’s a walking tour that takes you from LoDo (lower downtown) to LoHi (lower Highlands), visiting several beer hotspots along the way.

Check out these breweries:

Wynkoop Brewing Company

Rock Bottom Brewery

Denver Beer Company

Ale House at Amato’s

Prost

Plenty to do this weekend in Denver but don’t forget to call MOM. It’s her day this Sunday!

 

 

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