Out and About in August
Statewide happenings, from an affordable arts festival to Grammy-winning bluegrass
Photo courtesy Telluride Jazz Festival
Telluride Jazz Festival
August 3 - 5, 2018
Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers, Irma Thomas, Soul Queen of New Orleans and Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe are among the artists you’ll see at the annual jazz festival. Enjoy the views as well as on-site camping, yoga sessions and other recreation between performances.
Rocky Mountain Half Marathon
August 4, 2018
Estes Park, Colorado
Hit the mountain pavement through Estes Park and the Rocky Mountains for the half marathon and 5K races. After the run, feast in the scenery of Rocky Mountain National Park.
Steve Martin & Martin Short with The Steep Canyon Rangers and Jeff Babko
August 6, 2018
Longtime comedians Steve Martin and Martin Short will play a one-night only show at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre. The show includes stand-up, film clips, musical numbers and conversations about their lives in show business. Martin and Short will also be joined by the Grammy-winning Steep Canyon Rangers, the bluegrass band with which Martin frequently performs.
Photo courtesy Breckenridge International Festival of Arts
Breckenridge International Festival of Arts
August 10 - 19, 2018
Hand-sewn inflatable creatures adorn the surrounding architecture, reminding us of the power of nature and its ability to thrive despite human interference in Nature Will Not Miss Us and acrobats showoff their daring skills in a contemporary circus called A Simple Space. BIFA offers a week of music, art and performances fit for the whole family.
Cherry Creek North Food & Wine
August 11, 2018
Treat your taste buds to the sophisticated and diverse cuisine of Cherry Creek North dining from the likes of Del Frisco’s Grille, Piatti, Hapa Sushi, Quality Italian and The Cherry Cricket, all at Fillmore Plaza.