National Parks in Colorado

National parks, National Monuments,  Historic Trails and Historic Sites in Colorado
Free entry days to National parks in 2019
Martin Luther King Day, January 21
April 20-28: National Park Week
September 21: National Public Lands Day
November 11: Veterans Day
 

Colorado Summer Festival and Concert GuideThe 2018 Colorado summer festivals, concerts, events and things to do guide is packed with everything you need to keep your summer filled with adventure, sun and family outings. Colorado hosts more fun than any other place in the world and this guide proves it every day. Colorado's is loaded with signature summer events and even more that you may not know. One thing is for sure, Colorado knows how to throw a party and everyone is invited. This information is updated daily, so check back often.

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> Top Venue Red Rocks Summer 2018 - X Ambassadors, Twiddle / Stick Figure with The Hip Abduction, Phil Lesh & The Terrapin Family Band,  Leftover Salmon, Primus and Mastodon, The Purple Xperience, Global Dub Festival ft. Ganja White Night / Zomboy, Modest Mouse, Khalid, Elephant Revival with Blind Pilot, Phantogram / Tycho, The Decemberists – Whitney, Louis the Child & Big Wild, The Devil Makes Three with The Wood Brothers and Murder By Death, Emancipator Ensemble, The Disco Biscuits, Haim with Maggie Rogers – Lizzo, Michael Franti & Spearhead - Xavier Rudd - Victoira CanAL, marshmello, Brit Floyd, Lettuce & The Floozies, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, John Butler Trio, Turnpike Troubadours with Randy Rogers Band - Old 97's - Charley Crockett, Barenaked Ladies - KT Tunstall - Better Than Ezra, Kaleo - Anderson East, Chromeo / The Glitch Mob, The Avett Brothers, The Motet - Boom Box, Zeds Dead, Umphrey's McGee, Dark Star Orchestra with Keller Williams, moe., Sylvan Esso, String Cheese Incident, Beats Antique | The Polish Ambassador & The Diplomatic Scandal, Tedeschi Trucks Band - Drive-By-Truckers, Frank Turner & The Sleeping Soul with Lucero, Steve Martin - Martin Short, Portugal the Man, Brandi Carlile, Railroad Earth – Fruition, Joe Russo's Almost Dead, Niall Horan & Maren Morris, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, David Byrne, Shakey Graves - Jose Gonzalez & The Brite Lites, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Trapfest featuring NGHTMRE and Slander, Punch Brothers & Gillian Welch, Greensky Bluegrass, Sluggtopia 2 featuring Snails, Brandie Carlile, Rezz, Mac DeMarco, Flosstradamus with Kayzo | Five Finger Death Punch with Of Mice & Men | Ryan Adams With First Aid Kit | Griz | Joe Bonamassa | Seal with the Colorado Symphony and special guest Corinne Bailey Rae | Trampled by Turtles | Sarah McLachlan with the Colorado Symphony | Yonder Mountain String Band - The Infamous Stringdusters - Earls of Leicester - Horseshoes & Hand Grenades | Illenium | Gregory Alan Isakov with Patty Griffin | Post Malone - 21 Savage - SOB X RBE | DISPATCH with Nahko and Medicine for the People & Raye Zaragoza | Blues Traveler | Imagine Dragons - Grace VanderWaa | Jackson Browne | Father John Misty with TV on the Radio | Kygo | $uicideBoy$ | Tchami x Malaa NO REDEMPTION | Ray LaMontagne - Neko Case | Lyle Lovett and His Large Band | Lake Street Dive | The Revivalists | Big Gigantic |  Dirty Heads - Third Day - Paramore - Foster The People - Gary Clark Jr - Rascal Flatts w/ Trent Harmon - Beck - Excision with special guests: SKisM b2b Trampa - Barely Alive b2b PhaseOne b2b Virtual Roit - Dion Timmer - Subtronics - Wooli. See show dates, directions, nearby lodging and ticket info for Red Rocks Amphitheatre

> Top Venue Fiddler's Green Summer 2018 Sabroso Craft Beer Taco & Music Festival: Unwritten Law - Street Dogs - Pennywise - Los Kung Fu Monkeys - LIT - The Offspring |  Poison Nuthin' But A Good Time 2018 Tour with Cheap Trick and Pop Evil | James Taylor & His All-Star Band with special guest Bonnie Raitt & Her Band | Paul Simon | Sugarland w/ Brandy Clark and Clare Bowen | Keith Urban - Kelsea Ballerini | Weezer with Pixies | Lost 80's Live + Wang Chung - Naked Eyes - A Flock Of Seagulls - Dramarama - Men Without Hats - Missing Persons - Farrington And Mann Original When In Rome UK – Animotion | Dave Matthews Band | Summer Song with Jeremy Camp - Phil Wickham - Tenth Avenue North - Britt Nicole and Tauren Wells, Styx - Joan Jett & The Blackhearts - Tesla | I Love The 90s Tour: Vanilla Ice - Salt N Pepa w/ DJ Spinderella - Montell Jordan - Rob Base - Biz Markie - DJ Kool | Summer Song Festival | Colorado Symphony Orchestra: Family Friendly Fourth of July | Slayer - Testament - Napalm Death - Anthrax - Lamb Of God . See show dates, directions, nearby lodging and ticket info for Fiddler's Green Amphiteathre

> Top Venue Coors Field Summer 2018- The Eagles with Jimmy Buffett & The Coral Reefer Band, Def Leppard with Journey, Colorado Rockies Baseball  See show dates, directions, nearby lodging and ticket info for Coors Field

> Top Venue Mile High Stadium Summer 2018- Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney - Old Dominion - Thomas Rhett - Brandon Lay, Luke Bryan & Sam Hunt | Global Dance Festival See show dates, directions, nearby lodging and ticket info for Mile High Stadium

> Top Venues Not in Denver - Telluride Town Park  (Telluride) -  Gerald R Ford Amphitheatre (Vail) - Dillon Amphitheatre (Dillon) - Frisco Historic Town Park (Frisco)  Rio Grande Scenic Railroad (Alamosa County) Royal Gorge Bridge And Park (Canon City Royal Gorge) - Boulder Central Park (Boulder County) - Copper Mountain (Summit County) - Chautauqua Auditorium (Boulder County)  - Hideaway Park (Winter Park) - Howelsen Hill  (Steamboat Springs)

> Top Events Summer Festivals Summer 2018- Telluride Blues Festival, Summerfest on the Rio | Cover Rock Festival: Tributes to: Simon & Garfunkel's Concert At Central Park, Bruce Springsteen, The Doors, Tom Petty, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Aerosmith, The Allman Brothers, The Eagles | Beat the Heat BBQ, Brews & Chili | Rocky Mountain Folks Festival | NedFest: Electric Hot Tuna with Steve Kimock - Jorma Acoustic | Boulder Creek Festival | Mike The Headless Chicken Festival | Folk n' Bluegrass Festival | Palisade Bluegrass & Roots Music Festival: Wood & Wire, Rapidgrass, Trout Steak Revival,  Della Mae, Head For The Hills, Fruition, Junior Brown | Denver Pridefest | Ride Festival: THE STRING CHEESE INCIDENT (2 NIGHTS) Sheryl Crow - Grace Potter - Joe Russo's Almost Dead - The Dirty Knobs w Mike Campbell - Chris Robinson Brotherhood - ZZ Ward | Arise Music Festival: Slightly Stoopid - Thievery Corporation, Trevor Hall, Pepper | JAS Labor Day Experience: Zac Brown Band, Lionel Richie, Fitz and The Tantrums, Michael Franti, Gary Clark Jr | Palisade Bluegrass & Roots Music Festival featuring Wood & Wire, Rapidgrass, Trout Steak Revival, Trampled by Turtles, Griz | Five Points Jazz Festival | Parker Days Festival: Trace Adkins | Telluride Bluegrass Festival: Greensky Bluegrass,  Leftover Salmon,  Sturgill Simpson | Telluride Jazz Festival | Telluride Blues & Brews Festival | Boulder Creek Festival: Pete Kartsounes Band - DeadPhish Orchestra - Float Like A Buffalo – Cosmopolitics | Estes Park Mountain Music Festival | Global Dance Festival |Chocolate Festival | Village Uncorked! Wine,  Art and Cheese Festival | 17th Annual Festival of the Brewpubs featuring Mojomam | Beanstalk Music & Mountains Festival  Sonic Bloom Festival: Shpongle - Keys N Krates - Nightmares on Wax. See dates, venues, directions, and ticket info about these top Colorado summer festivals

> Top Events Outdoor Markets Summer 2018Urban Market, Boulder Market, June Jubilee in Colorado Springs, 16th Street Fair, Garden of the Arts in Manitou Springs, Urban Home Show, Boulder Market - Grateful Dead Party, Mile High Global Bazaar, Art in the Square in Fort Collins, Boulder Market - Bark in the Park, Handmade in Colorado Expo in Estes Park, Grand Lake Art Fest, Handmade in Colorado Expo in Denver, Handmade in Colorado Expo in Boulder. See venues, dates, directions and nearby lodging.

> Top Events Sports Summer 2018- Colorado Rockies Baseball - Colorado Springs Sky Sox BaseballMotorsports - Run - Bike - Rodeos - Fishing - Golf - Roller Derby - Skateboarding - Soccer - Water (Kayak-Raft-Sail) - Air Shows - Mountain Sports, Mountain Bike

> Top Events Colorado Rodeos Summer 2018 - Durango, Winter Park, Denver, Snowmass, Steamboat Springs. See venues. dates, directions and nearby lodging for Colorado Rodeos

> Top Events Holidays Summer 2018Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day

> Top Events Colorado River Festivals Boats, Bands, and Brews | CKS Paddlefest | 38th Annual Yampa River Festival | Animas River Days | Dolores River Festival | Lyons Outdoor Games | GoPro Mountain Games | FibArk | 10th Annual Royal Gorge Whitewater Festival | South Platte RiverFest | 11th annual Ridgway RiverFest | GoreFest 2018

> Top Events Outdoor Movies and Drive-Ins - From border to border and peak to peak here's where to catch a flick outdoors this summer in Colorado

> Top Events Fairs & Carnivals From border to border and peak to peak here's where to catch the best fairs and carnivals in Colorado.

> Top Events All Summer Concerts by Month May Concerts | June Concerts | July Concerts | August Concerts

See concerts, events and festivals by area:
Alamosa County - Denver - Winter Park - Crested Butte - Copper Mountain  -  Summit County - Castle Rock - Arapahoe Basin - Aspen - Beaver Creek - Boulder County - Breckenridge - Chaffee County – (Monarch, Buena Vista, Salida) - Canon City - Royal Gorge - Carbondale - Castle Rock - Central City - Black Hawk - Colorado Springs - Cortez - Creede - Crestone - Cripple Creek - Delta County - Denver - Dillon - Durango - Eagle – Englewood -  Estes Park – Evergreen - Fort Collins - Fort Morgan - Frisco - Fruita - Glenwood Springs - Golden - Granby  - Grand Junction - Grand Lake - Greeley - Gunnison - Crested Butte - Idaho Springs - Johnstown  - Keystone - La Junta - Lafayette  - Lake City - Lamar  - LeadvilleLone Tree - Loveland - Loveland Ski Area - Montrose - Morrison  - Ouray County  - Pagosa Springs - Pueblo - Rifle - Silverton - Snowmass - Steamboat Springs  - Summit County  - Telluride - Trinidad - Vail - Woodland Park

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Events this week in Colorado

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Name
Duration
Venue
Location
Tickets
AMERICA'S MUSICAL JOURNEY
Feb 16 - Dec 31
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Veteran's Art Exhibit
Jul 31 - Dec 01
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American Cars of the 1970s : A Decade of Radical Change
Sep 01 - Nov 30
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Rembrandt: Painter as Printmaker
Sep 16 - Jan 06
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Neil Goodman Sculpture Retrospective
Sep 17 - Nov 16
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DaVinci X - The Machines & You Exhibition
Sep 18 - Dec 31
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Mindbender Mansion
Sep 18 - Jan 06
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Tara Donovan: Fieldwork
Sep 21 - Jan 27
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Above and Beyond
Sep 29 - Jan 13
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11th annual celebration of Jewish Arts, Authors, Movies and Music (JAAMM) Festival
Oct 04 - Nov 18
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The Roy Orbison Experience: The Man Behind the Glasses
Oct 12 - Nov 18
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Denver Zoo Free Day
Nov 09 - Jan 03
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A Christmas Carol, the Musical
Nov 09 - Dec 23
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Santa’s Wonderland
Nov 10 - Dec 24
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The Polar Express™ Train Ride
Nov 10 - Dec 23
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Holiday Art Mart
Nov 11 - Dec 30
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Mark Guiliana Space Heroes
Nov 13-14
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Strictly Business
Nov 14
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Live music every Wednesday with Acoustic Moose
Nov 14
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Grilled Cheese Fest
Nov 14
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Ruston Kelly / Katie Pruitt
Nov 14
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The Fritz
Nov 14
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The Creatures and Hellzapoppin Circus Sideshow
Nov 14
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Jim Messina
Nov 14
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Local Appreciation Day ($50 adult $33 seniors and $27 kid lift tickets)
Nov 14
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Vail
Nov 14
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Winter Park Opening Day
Nov 14
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Ryan Montbleau
Nov 15
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Nights Of Laughter
Nov 15
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The Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust's 22nd Anniversary Celebration and Fundraiser
Nov 15
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Off Season Historic Pub Crawl
Nov 15
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Caitlin Canty
Nov 15
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Rumpke Mountain Boys
Nov 15
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Typesetter
Nov 15
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Claudio Simonetti's Goblin Performs "Suspiria"
Nov 15
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Live Karaoke with Will-E Bean
Nov 15
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Grupo Kual? Los Yaguaru,Sonido Winners, sonido Fascinacion y mas
Nov 16
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Polytoxic/ The Denver Horns
Nov 16
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The Last Waltz Revisited Ft. Polytoxic - the Denver Horns and more
Nov 16
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Mark Schlaefer Plays The Blues
Nov 16
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Monarch Resort Opening Day
Nov 16
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Chainstore Collective CD release
Nov 16
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Copper Mountain Opening Day: free concerts with Chris Bauer Trio 1PM
Nov 16
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Christkindl Market
Nov 16 - Dec 23
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decker. - Anthony Ruptak - Mike Mangione
Nov 16
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Fed Rez
Nov 16
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Gouge Away - Drug Church - Cheap Perfume - Heart Attack Man
Nov 16
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Lords Of Bass: YOOKiE + Lektrique + Soltan
Nov 16
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Part & Parcel / Liver Down The River
Nov 16
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The Living Deads
Nov 16
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The Polar Express Train Ride
Nov 16 - Jan 03
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Rumpke Mountain Boys/ Wood Belly
Nov 16
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Latin Night with Axel
Nov 16
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Vienna Teng
Nov 17
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Aspen Opening Day
Nov 17
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Beaver Creek Opening Day
Nov 17
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Goopsteppa
Nov 17
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Nederland International Film Festival 2018
Nov 17-18
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Breckenridge Vipers Hockey vs. Pike Peak
Nov 17
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Jerry Weiss and Friends Play Classic Jazz
Nov 17
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Mountain Dew Snow Dance: Gramatik, Big Boi, of Outkast PLUS professional snowboarders, gold medalist Red Gerard and Julia Marino.
Nov 17
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Castle Rock Starlighting
Nov 17
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Mile Hi’s Turkey Trot
Nov 17-18
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34th Annual Trees of Life
Nov 17
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Nano 108 Brewing Company 5 year Anniversary party
Nov 17
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Split Window Free concert at 1:30pm
Nov 17
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Cannabis & Epilepsy Symposium
Nov 17
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Chris Smither
Nov 17
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Come Fly Away
Nov 17
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Dead Horses
Nov 17
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Drag The River
Nov 17
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High On Fire/ Municipal Waste - Toxic Holocaust - Haunt
Nov 17
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Hillbilly Hellcats
Nov 17
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Jefferson Square Holiday Affair
Nov 17
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Magic Giant
Nov 17
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Marvel Years and Defunk: With Jantsen - Unfold
Nov 17
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Pumpkin Pie 5K and 10K
Nov 17
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Strange Americans
Nov 17
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The Art of Transportation - Art Show
Nov 17
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The Revelers
Nov 17
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Manic Focus
Nov 17
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The Ugly Architect
Nov 17
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Ryan Chrys & The Rough Cuts
Nov 17
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Get Stoked Film Series
Nov 17
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Alasdair Fraser
Nov 17
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Willow's Bridal Expo
Nov 17
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Father
Nov 17
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The Music of Widespread Panic for Kids
Nov 18
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DJ Always Smiling Spins Summer House Music & $3 Vodka Lemonades
Nov 18
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Born a New
Nov 18
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DeVotchKa Free concert at 1:30pm
Nov 18-16
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Ryan Montbleau
Nov 18
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Small Town Murder Presents: Shut Up and Give Me Murder!!
Nov 18
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Retro Dance Party
Nov 18
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The Art Center’s Annual Holiday Art & Craft Fair
Nov 18-21
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Week of November 12, 2018

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