Things to Do Near Colliers Hill, May 30 and Beyond!
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Stevie Nicks, Brooks & Dunn, and Salsa!

Rock legend Stevie Nicks and country music duo Brooks & Dunn are coming to the Ball Arena this weekend! Plus, it’s your last chance to see three entertaining theatrical performances at the DCPA. Oh, and if you’re into all things outdoorsy, the Outdoor Festival is at Civic Center Park Saturday and Sunday, and you can take in a variety of other happenings – like dance parties from here to the moon and the Erie Farmer’s Market! – just minutes from your front door in Colliers Hill.

TODAY/TONIGHT, Thursday, May 30

Erie Farmer's Market from FB PageThe Erie Farmers Market is a weekly, seasonal shopping venue hosting Colorado farms, orchards, artisan food vendors, ready to consume foods and non-profits. The market seeks to support local businesses by creating a gathering place for the community to shop for local foods and neighboring businesses and restaurants.

Downtown Erie, Briggs Street between Moffat and Cheesman, Erie
5:00-8:00 p.m.

Stevie Nicks Facebook PhotoStevie Nicks joined Fleetwood Mac in 1975, quickly becoming a sensation. The band’s members faced many personal challenges but, nevertheless, triumphed critically and commercially. Their sophomore album, Rumours, has sold more than 21 million copies and won Album of the Year at the 1978 Grammy Awards. Nicks has also enjoyed a successful solo career—despite years of struggling with addiction—with the hit album Bella Donna and popular songs “Edge of Seventeen” and “Stop Dragging My Heart Around,” with Tom Petty. The rock star is the first woman to be twice inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Ball Arena, 1000 Chopper Circle, Denver
7:00 p.m.
Tickets: Start at $140

Thursday-Sunday, May 30-June 2

The Lehman Trilogy PR PhotoHailed as “a genuinely epic production” by The New York Times (original New York run), The Lehman Trilogy follows three German-Jewish immigrant brothers, and their descendants, as they navigate fire, flood, war, and panic to build a financial behemoth that changed America.

In 1847, the Lehman brothers open a modest clothing shop in Alabama. But they have big dreams. They evolve as new opportunities arise. They capitalize on railroads, oil booms, personal computers, and, eventually, capital itself. They become so intertwined with the U.S. government, and in the daily lives of millions of stakeholders, that some begin to believe that Lehman Brothers, the institution, is too big to fail.

This extraordinary feat of storytelling (winner of the 2022 Tony Award for Best Play) uses only three actors to trace 163 years of family history and business. Until one day, in 2008, when it all comes crashing down…

Kilstrom Theatre, DCPA Complex, 14th and Curtis St., Denver
Thurs.-Sat., 7:00 p.m.; Sat./Sun., 1:30 p.m.
Tickets: Start at $35

Where Did We Sit on the Bus PR PhotoNine-year-old Bee Quijada sits in a suburban classroom. During a history lesson on Rosa Parks, she asks, “Where did Latinos sit on the bus?”

What follows is a theatrical mixtape of Bee’s life. It’s a one-person show that immerses the audience in elaborate, layered soundscapes by fusing Latin rhythms, hip-hop, and spoken word poetry. And it’s all made, in-person, in real time, through the magic of live music and storytelling. Where Did We Sit on the Bus? captures both the innocence of youth and the pressures that come with being the child of immigrants. It asks, “What is my place? Where do I fit in?” It builds from the ground up, one step at a time, taking audiences on a soulful musical journey as its hero finds hope and meaning through art.

Singleton Theatre, DCPA Complex, 14th and Curtis St., Denver
Thurs.-Sat., 7:00 p.m.; Sat./Sun., 1:30 p.m.
Tickets: Start at $35

Company DCPA PR PhotoWinner of five Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Musical, Company is “sophisticated, intimate and in-tune with the currents of modern life—brilliantly conceived and funny as hell.” (Variety). Helmed by three-time Tony Award-winning director Marianne Elliott (War Horse, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Angels in America) this revelatory new production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s groundbreaking musical comedy is boldly sophisticated, deeply insightful, and downright hilarious.

It’s Bobbie’s 35th birthday party, and all her friends keep asking, Why isn’t she married? Why can’t she find the right man and isn’t it time to settle down and start a family? As Bobbie searches for answers, she discovers why being single, being married, and being alive in the 21st-century could drive a person crazy.

Company features Sondheim’s award-winning songs You Could Drive a Person Crazy, The Ladies Who Lunch, Side by Side by Side and the iconic Being Alive. Let’s all drink to that.

Buell Theatre, 1350 Curtis St., Denver 
Thurs.-Sun., 7:30 p.m.; Thurs./Sat./Sun., 2:00 p.m.
Tickets: $35-$120
INFO: 720-865-4220

Friday, May 31

Brooks & Dunn Facebook ProfileWith 20 No. 1 hits stretching back to 1991, two Grammy awards, dozens of ACM and CMA honors and a discography counting more album sales than any duo in history – regardless of genre – Brooks & Dunn’s influence on today’s country music is IMMENSE. Hits like “Boot Scootin’ Boogie,” “My Maria” and “Believe” have propelled the duo to more than 30 million albums sold. 

Their original “Merle Haggard meets The Rolling Stones” vibe made them progressive stars in their own right. The duo’s recently released collaboration project REBOOT debuted at No. One on Billboard’s Top Country Albums. The impressive feat marks the first time the duo has topped the album charts since 2009 while simultaneously earning the duo their 10th Billboard 200 Top 10 album, the most of any country duo or group in the chart’s history.  In 2019 the duo was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in the “Modern Era Artist” category.

Ball Arena, 1000 Chopper Circle, Denver
7:00 p.m.
Tickets: Start at $29

You Should Know PodcastersThe You Should Know Podcast is hosted by Peyton Hardin and co-hosted by Cameron Kennedy. These two best friends don’t shy away from sharing their most revealing secrets and making fun of each-other in a way only the closest of friends can do.

Boulder Theater
8:00 p.m.
Tickets: Start at $37.75

If you can’t get enough of ABBA, boy do is this THE dance party for you! Gimme Gimme Disco is a DJ-based dance party playing all your favorite ABBA tracks, plus plenty of other disco hits from the 70s and 80s. If you can get your boogie on to The Bee Gees, Donna Summer, Cher, and the like, you’ll be dancing all night long. Put on your best disco fashion statement, bring your friends, and have the best night of your life!

The Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder
9:00 p.m.
Tickets: Start at $15
Info: 303-447-0095

Salsa Dancing AdobeHavana Nights are back at the beautiful Dairy Arts Center lobby. This time it’s a little beyond special since there’s a celebration for Marcela’s birthday!! Plan on having a piece of birthday cake and dancing the night away with DJ Tito. Don your dancing shoes and fancy outfits and gear up to enjoy the most fun Salsa night in town. There will be a cash bar and snacks available with a warm-up activity from 8:30-9:00 p.m. and dancing from 9:00 p.m. to Midnight. And don’t miss the special Cuban dance performance by Kebrina dé Jésus!

MacMillan Family Lobby, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder
8:30 p.m.
Cost: Class and Social: $12

Merengue Dancing AdobeGet ready to sway your hips and feel the rhythm at Vive Latino’s exciting Latin Night event! Held at the iconic Dickens Opera House, it’ll be a night filled with vibrant music, energetic dancing, and a lively atmosphere. Whether you’re a seasoned dancer or just looking to learn and have a good time, this event promises to be an unforgettable experience! DJ Prada will transport you to the heart of Latin America, where you’ll be immersed in the captivating beats of salsa, merengue, reggaeton, bachata, and more. Put on your dancing shoes and bring your moves to the dance floor. Snacks will be available for purchase during the events, so mark your calendars for Latin Night and get ready to let loose, dance your heart out, and create treasured memories.

Dickens Opera House, 302 Main Street, Longmont
9:00 p.m.
Tickets: $17.85
Phone: 303-440-7826

Friday-Saturday, May 31-June 1

Odd Couple LogoUnger and Madison are at it again! Florence Unger and Olive Madison, that is, in Neil Simon’s hilarious contemporary comic classic: the female version of The Odd Couple. Instead of the poker party that begins the original version, Ms. Madison has invited the girls over for an evening of Trivial Pursuit. The Pidgeon sisters have been replaced by the two Constanzuela brothers. But the hilarity remains the same. Performed by students 18 years and younger.

Jesters Theatre, 224 Main St., Longmont
Fri., 7:00 p.m.; Sat., 2:00 p.m.
Tickets: $15-$35

Saturday, June 1

Stained Glass Class Tinker MallThis introductory class will be geared toward the curious person who has never crafted stained glass before or has had some experience in the past but is seeking a refresher of the basics! Framing/edging of the pieces or application of patinas is not covered in this course but may be discussed for context purposes. After this class you will know how to cut glass and shape it, know how to prep, foil, solder and finish a piece, and how to use the materials for future projects.

Students will add hanger loops to finished projects so you can hang them up with pride in your window at home!

Tinker Mill Maker Space, 1840 Delaware Pl., Longmont 
10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Cost: $165 (see member discount)

Less than seven miles from your front door in Colliers Hill, you can explore craft and micro beers, one pour at a time! From Moscow Mules to all the best recipes from breweries and cideries within 75 miles of Lafayette, this is your chance to experience some of the tastiest adult beverages crafted by local spirits’ artisans. The vendors include Cellar West, Liquid Mechanics Brewing Co., Stem Ciders, Howdy Beer, The Post Chicken & Beer, Deki Spirits, Wibby and more! There will be food trucks, including XLVII’s Bakery and Tip Top Pies, and back by popular demand, music by Slick Machine. Leave pets at home – service animals will be confined to barricaded areas. There are no age restrictions for admission, but those under 21 will have limited activities. Organizers ask for discretion bringing littles to the event and they most be supervised at all times. This event will happen rain or shine, and there will be no refunds!

Event Location, 990 S. Public Road, Lafayette
2:00-6:00 p.m.
Admission: Free – Beverages for Sale

Two Boxers - AdobeUnite to Fight: Watch community heroes step into the boxing ring, all to raise funds for their favorite charities. Get your tickets for Boulder’s one and only annual, amateur charity boxing event!

Boulder Theater
6:00 p.m.
Tickets: $20-$35

Moon Dial Band Publicity PhotoMoondial is a band for the opportunists, the music obsessive; the people who want to escape the day to day for a moment and live. Moondial began as four friends, so it’s only natural the show is like hanging out with friends. Since they play music together for fun, if the concert wasn’t fun for the listeners too, then what’s the point? Like the rising and falling of a plot, the songs employ songwriting techniques of contrast, from calm passages diving back into powerful waves of sound. More than anything, the band is undeniably themselves. From their love of performance, to engaging stage presence and most of all their love for antics, their concerts are full of the signs of their personalities.

The Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder
8:00 p.m.
Tickets: Start at $15
Info: 303-447-0095

Prom Night Publicity LogoTake a trip back to the 80s at Dickens Opera House were adult prom-goers will dance to iconic tunes, watch Prom Royalty crowned, and rock their best 80s looks! General, table, and VIP tickets available and you can fuel up with late-night eats at The Passenger Restaurant before the party.

Book tickets now for a night you won’t forget! #80sThrowback #PromNight

Dickens Opera House, 302 Main St., Longmont
8:00 p.m.
Tickets: Start at $25
Phone: 303-440-7826

Saturday-Sunday, June 1-2

Gaia Gear GPS Excitement is building in the Mile High City with tickets for the new Outside Festival officially on sale. The festival features performances by Fleet Foxes, Thundercat, Lettuce, Andrew Bird, Say She She, The Heavy Heavy and other musical artists taking the main stage in Denver’s Civic Center Park this weekend. The first-ever Outside Festival is a celebration of everything outdoors, featuring live music, adventure films, thought-provoking speakers, immersive experiences, the latest outdoor gear, and more.

SAY SHE SHE PR PHOTOMusic: Thundercat, Lettuce, and Say She She will headline the festival on Saturday, June 1, followed by Fleet Foxes, Andrew Bird,and The Heavy Heavy on Sunday, June 2. Additional popular Colorado bands will take the stage throughout the weekend and concertgoers can expect a unique and immersive musical journey set against the backdrop of the Rocky Mountains.

Film & Ideas Summit: From documentaries to adventure films, the festival will also feature a full weekend lineup to captivate audiences. Screenings will take place at the Denver Art Museum, with films curated in partnership a variety of local film festivals. Plus: Featured speakers to include record-breaking athletes, best-selling authors, world-renowned explorers, leading activists, and inspiring artists.

Heavy Heavy Music Group Outdoor FestivalGear: The Outside Festival will be a destination for outdoor enthusiasts to scope out all the best gear— from demos and editor recommendations to the latest from a state-of-the-art gear testing facility. The festival grounds will showcase leading brands: Velo, Backpacker, Climbing, Pinkbike, Gaia GPS, Trailforks, and SKI.

Festival Experiences: Attendees will find fun festival experiences throughout the weekend, from yoga and wellness to kid-focused activities from Denver’s Museum of Nature and Science. The North Face’s climbing wall will feature climbing competitions, while Adaptive Adventures will provide an accessible climbing experience to inspire the next generation of adventurers.

Civic Center Park, Downtown Denver
Various Times
Tickets: Start at $59

MICHAEL FRANTI & SPEARHEADMichael Franti is a globally recognized musician, activist and award-winning filmmaker revered for his high-energy live shows, inspiring music, worldwide philanthropic efforts and the power of optimism. Throughout his multi-decade career, Franti has earned three Billboard #1 honors with triumphantly hopeful hits “Sound of Sunshine,” “Say Hey (I Love You)” and “I Got You,” reflecting his tenacity, inclusiveness, and optimism.

Chatauqua Auditorium, 100 Morning Glory Dr., Boulder
7:30 p.m.
Tickets: Start at $60

My Fair Lady HeroWhen Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady opened on Broadway, it collected six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, while the film version took home eight Oscars, including Best Picture. Based on George Bernard Shaw’s play Pygmalion, My Fair Lady is that rare musical by which all others are measured. The tale of a cockney flower girl transformed into an elegant lady features one of musical theatre’s greatest scores, including: “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?,” “With a Little Bit of Luck,” “The Rain in Spain,” “I Could Have Danced All Night,” “On the Street Where You Live,” “Get Me to the Church on Time,” and “I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face.”

Eliza Doolittle is a young flower seller with an unmistakable Cockney accent which keeps her in the lower rungs of Edwardian society. When Professor Henry Higgins tries to teach her how to speak like a proper lady, an unlikely friendship begins to flourish.

Jesters Theatre, 224 Main St., Longmont
Sat., 7:30 p.m.; Sun., 2:00 p.m.
Tickets: $19-$50

Next Week: Monday June 3

Dog waiting for feedingJoin us at The Boneyard at Reliance Park for an early evening of fun and treats! Celebrate the launch of Erie’s ComPOOsting Program with your furry friend! Enjoy pooch-friendly vendors, doggylicious biscuits, and pick up some eco-friendly tips and fun swag. Our new dog waste management program, dubbed the Dog Waste ComPOOst Program, represents a major stride toward ecological responsibility.

The Boneyard at Reliance Park, 900 Weld County Road 1.5, Erie
4:30-6:30 p.m.

LOW TICKET ALERT: One of the most lyrical and intimate voices of contemporary jazz piano, Brad Mehldau has forged a unique path, which embodies the essence of jazz exploration, classical romanticism and pop allure. From critical acclaim as a bandleader to major international exposure in collaborations with Pat Metheny, Renee Fleming, and Joshua Redman, Mehldau continues to garner numerous awards and admiration from both jazz purists and music enthusiasts alike. His forays into melding musical idioms, in both trio and solo settings, has seen brilliant re-workings of songs by contemporary songwriters like The Beatles, Cole Porter, Radiohead, Paul Simon, Gershwin and Nick Drake, with his self-proclaimed affection for popular music and classical training, “Mehldau is the most influential jazz pianist of the last 20 years” (The New York Times).

Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder
8:00 p.m.
Tickets: $35-$45 

Thursday, June 6

Carrots Farmers MarketThe Erie Farmers Market is a weekly, seasonal shopping venue hosting Colorado farms, orchards, artisan food vendors, ready to consume foods and non-profits. The market seeks to support local businesses by creating a gathering place for the community to shop for local foods and neighboring businesses and restaurants.

Downtown Erie, Briggs Street between Moffat and Cheesman, Erie
5:00-8:00 p.m.

The Colorado Mambo Orchestra brings their Latin sound and infectious grooves to the Erie Farmers Market for an outdoor performance! Come hear fantastic live music while supporting local Colorado farms and vendors!

Coal Creek Park, 575 Kattell St., Erie
6:00-7:00 p.m.

Friday, June 7

Nikki Glaser Pr PhotoNikki Glaser is one of the funniest female voices in comedy today. For nearly two decades at clubs across the country, and as the host of three hit podcasts, Nikki has been honing her shockingly honest, no-holds barred style of comedy. Her daily show, THE NIKKI GLASER PODCAST, launched in March 2021 through iHeartMedia and Will Ferrell’s Big Money Players Network. It is a daily companion podcast that is peppered with Nikki’s sense of humor and honesty to help keep listeners sane, well-informed, and laughing through life. Two years ago, she headlined her first HBO comedy special, GOOD CLEAN FILTH, which has been nominated for a Critics Choice Award for Best Comedy Special. Nikki is currently on her nationwide and international comedy tour, THE GOOD GIRL TOUR, which kicked off last year.

Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder
7:00 & 9:30 p.m.
Tickets: Start at $40

Trevor HallLOW TICKET ALERT: Trevor Hall and the Great In-Between marks the start of a new era for musician Trevor Hall. His latest record delivers a future-folk masterpiece anchored in Hall’s beloved style, while simultaneously bringing a refreshing new sound to the forefront.

Hall has sold hundreds of thousands of albums and amassed billions of streams, leaving an indelible mark on the lives of countless music fans. His memorable live performances have graced venues around the world, including multiple sold-out headline shows at the historic Red Rocks Amphitheater. Hall currently resides in Colorado with his wife, author and photographer Emory Hall, and his son.

Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder
8:00 p.m.
Tickets: Start at $50

Welcome to Heavy Metal Night at Dickens Opera House! Get ready to rock out to some of the best heavy metal bands in the region. The event will kick off with a night full of headbanging music and a great energetic and lively atmosphere. Don’t miss out on this epic night of metal tunes with War Ends in Silence, Theodros, Condemned to Burn, and Into the Grey! All ages welcome, minors, too, with adult supervision. Food and beverages available for purchase.

Dickens Opera House, 302 Main Street, Longmont
9:00 p.m.
Tickets: $17.85
Phone: 303-440-7826

Friday-Saturday, June 7-8

Fiddler on the RoofFiddler on the Roof is a musical based on Tevye and his Daughters and other tales by Sholem Aleichem. Set in the little village of Anatevka, the story centers on Tevye, a poor milkman, and his five daughters. With the help of a colorful and tight-knit Jewish community, Tevye tries to protect his daughters and instill them with traditional values in the face of changing social mores and the growing anti-Semitism of Czarist Russia. Rich in historical and ethnic detail, Fiddler on the Roof’s universal theme of tradition cuts across barriers of race, class, nationality and religion, leaving audiences crying tears of laughter, joy and sadness.

Longmont Theater Company, 513 Main St., Longmont
Fri./Sat., 7:30 p.m.; Sun., 2:00 p.m.
Tickets: $35

Sunday, June 9

Fire Station Block PartyThe City of Louisville is hosting its third annual Fire Station Block Party! Let’s celebrate the Louisville community and first responders with music, food, and summer activities! We will have all of your favorite trucks – food trucks, ice cream trucks, and fire trucks!

Musicians Jack Dunlevie, Bradley Ryan Morse, Enion Pelta-Tiller, and Eric Wiggs are coming together as a Folk Music Quartet for our listening enjoyment. The Urban Hot Dog Collective, Lenin’s Pizza, Ruby Ru’s and Sweet Cow will be there providing tasty treats for all.

Louisville Fire Station, 1240 Main St., Louisville
4:00-7:30 p.m.

Life in Erie, Colorado

Richmond - Seasons Collection : Pearl PlanIsn’t it time you discovered one of the fastest growing master-planned communities in Northern Colorado? Colliers Hill has so many exciting amenities to offer new home buyers! And for things to do — whether five minutes away in Erie, or 20 minutes away in Boulder, there are happenings each and every weekend. If you don’t live here yet, check out the stunning model homes from Richmond American Homes and Boulder Creek. Priced from the $600s.