Parker Days

More than 250,000 people are expected to descend on Parker over the weekend for some great summer fun. Parker days officially kicks off Friday at 5 p.m. Known as Colorado’s Hometown Festival, the weekend will be full of carnival rides, games, food and of course, music. With so much to see and do, there’s something for everyone at the fest. The festival includes a carnival, Wine and Whiskey Tasting Garden, Food Truck Alley, live music, and a 5,000-person Beer Garden

Even though the festival has been around for 41 years, there is always something new for people to experience on the grounds.

Don’t forget to visit the main stage where can find acts like Texas country singer Mark Powell who performs on Saturday at 6 p.m.

Find all the action at O’Brien park and downtown Parker. For tickets and details log on to ParkerDays.com.

Four Mile Historic Park

Discover Denver’s rich history at Four Mile Historic Park this weekend.The park is offering free admission Friday from noon until 4 p.m. Stop by for tours, historic demonstrations, and visit the Four Mile House Museum, which is Denver’s oldest standing structure!

On Saturday, the park is hosting Women Rock Denver – with music from Girls Rock Denver Campers, Lady Gang and Edison. Tickets are $50 for members and $60 non-members. Use code WRD2018 for $10 off your ticket. For details visit FourMilePark.org.

Buskers, Brews & BBQ

Also on Saturday, boogie on over to Aurora for Buskers, Brews and BBQ. The event includes your favorite brews, a smoking’ BBQ competition, concerts and live entertainment from local musicians and buskers – you know, those quirky street performers

It runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Aurora Municipal Center Great Lawn on East Alameda Parkway. It’s free to attend – and barbeque tasting tickets start at only $2. For more information log on to AuroraGov.org/BBQ.

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