KUSA - Before we start planning for the Fourth of July, we have one more weekend of events that are sure to be full of fun.
Bacon lovers, taco tasters and wine connoisseurs can all rejoice and start looking forward to this weekend's events. Get your flip flops ready and underwear prepared.
Check out our list of #9Events:
Shredded Beats Festival- June 26-27 – Denver http://bit.ly/1eFWFCn
Do you love hip-hop and electronic dance music? Join your fellow beat lovers on Colfax Avenue for the Shredded Beats Festival. There will be over 50 acts on five stages during the two-day event.
Telluride Wine Festival- June 25-28 – Telluride http://bit.ly/1u7Cq0r
Is techno music not really your thing? Then wine and cheese might be more your speed. Head to one of the most spectacular spots in Colorado for the Telluride Wine Festival. You can indulge in a weekend filled with world-class wine tastings, cooking demonstrations, cocktail classes and dinners prepared by chefs from around the word.
16th Street Fair- June 26-27 – Denver http://bit.ly/1LrZWlU
Art festival season continues this weekend with the 16th Street Fair. You can enjoy work from emerging artists and homemade goods along the 16th Street Mall.
Denver Taco Festival- June 27-28 – Denver http://bit.ly/1pBPXfL
The Denver Taco Festival is not to miss this weekend. Who doesn't love tequila and tacos? Savor tacos from Denver's best "tacosmiths" while enjoying two stages with live music, a Chihuahua racing championship and lucha libre wrestling.
Young People's Concert- June 26-27 – Boulder http://bit.ly/1N6CjwF
For a family friendly music event check out the Peter and the Wolf concert at the Chautauqua Auditorium in Boulder. After the concert, kids can attend a Music Fair on the lawn where there will be an instrument petting zoo (yes, you can pet a violin), face painting and balloon tying. What more can a kid want?
2015 Denver Undy Run/Walk- June 27 – Denver http://bit.ly/1i22JDU
Put on a pair of underwear and get ready to run for a good cause! The Undy Run is a 5K presented by the Colon Cancer Alliance and raises awareness about colorectal cancer. If you have a pair of underwear you are dying to show off then now is your chance. Participants are encouraged to "draw attention to their bottoms." But, keep it PG because this is a family friendly event.
Flip Flop Ball- June 27 – Denver http://bit.ly/1LzBYlM
Don't call the fashion police because you are sure to see ladies in cocktail dresses and guys in sports jackets, all wearing flip flops, at the sixth annual Flip Flop Ball. The event promises to be "the most unique summer party in Denver." All proceeds benefit MyLifeLine, an organization that provides free websites to cancer patients and caregivers.
Longmont Pride- June 27 – Longmont http://denv.co/1LjWYyZ
Don't worry if you missed Denver's Pride festival last weekend. You can still head to Longmont for their Pride celebration on Saturday. There will be 40 vendors, a stage with entertainment, food and a celebration.
Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour- June 27-28 – Keystone http://bit.ly/1B8HATt
Bacon lovers better start heading for the mountains. The 5th annual Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour in Keystone is a celebration of bacon. As you may have guessed, there will be plenty of bacon to enjoy, along with live music and a "Bacon Education Center."
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If you aren't keen on driving to the events, here are some alternative-transportation suggestions:
Taxi - Call 303-333-3333, 303-444-4444 or 303-777-7777. For Uber, text an address and city to 827-222.
Light Rail - Visit http://www.rtd-denver.com/lightrail.shtmlto plot your route
Bus - Visit http://www.rtd-denver.com/ to plot your route
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