Read the September 2014 Issue of Boulder Lifestyle!

Calendar of Events

Workout on the Wild Side
04/01/2014 - 11/30/2014

Scott Carpenter Park

Fitness for Living offers a fresh approach to fitness with it’s outdoor boot camps and power yoga. The boot camps are designed for a wide range of ability and fitness levels, and group dynamics and friendships formed are what make the camps so unique. Each day at boot camp is different and progresses in difficulty. Camp directors develop self-motivating tools to keep campers inspired and to monitor progress. Nutritional guidance, heart-rate based training tips and inspirational emails round out the Boot Camp program. Camps start at $89.

Mike Brouse
08/01/2014 - 08/30/2014

Rembrandt Yard Gallery

Mike Brouse has a passion for painting that is immediately apparent in his latest paintings and landscapes. Open to the public Wednesday–Saturday 11 a.m.–7 p.m., this free exhibit is one to watch out for. For more information go to or

2014 Murder Mystery
08/16/2014 - 09/13/2014

The Gold Hill Inn

The ’Til Death Do Us Party Productions presents Murder 1937 and Murder for Dummies in a tragic story of lost love and life-like death scenes. This show will leave you haunted and perplexed for days. With a limit of 30 guests, this provides a very intimate and different experience for viewers. Tickets are $65 per person.

All-levels Outdoor Fitness Boot Camp Classes
09/01/2014 - 09/30/2014

Scott Carpenter Park

Miss your fitness routine or looking to spice things up a little? Join folks everywhere to perfect your fitness routine and experience the unique slice of Boulder. Led by a personal trainer, the small outdoor classes are designed for a wide range of abilities for people to push themselves to the next level. Class times vary and are $15 per class.

Social Dance Party
09/01/2014 - 09/30/2014


The Riverside/Agora Event Center

The joy of Ballroom, Latin, and Swing dancing all in one beautiful place! Join us every Tuesday for an all-level social dance class from 7:30–8:30 p.m., taught by Allison Johnson. Then dance the night away to everything from Waltz to West Coast Swing until 10 p.m. All this for only $7.

All-levels Outdoor Yoga Drop-in Classes
09/02/2014 - 09/11/2014

SEPTEMBER 2, 6, 9, & 11

Chautauqua Park

Chautauqua Park PowerFit Yoga is a unique blend of yoga and conditioning to create a mind-calming and body-challenging experience that is welcome to the public. Based on a flowing style yoga, PowerFit Yoga incorporates the best principles of a variety of yoga practices and Pilates. Classes are 6–7 a.m. and 7:15–8:25 a.m. $15 per person. FitLiv.Com


Pearl Street Mall

Join retail lovers everywhere for the fourth annual Fashion’s Night Out on Pearl Street Mall from 6–9 p.m. for the celebration of fashion. Fashion’s Night Out kicks off New York Fashion Week. Retailers from across the city are hosting events, fashion shows, and free giveaway all night with 20 vendors with a wide variety of activities and merchandise alike. Shoppers can get discounts from many popular stores on Pearl Street such as Free People, Violette and Common Era. There will be live music, food and bargains for everyone.


Fjällräven Apparel

Every Thursday starting September 4th from 5:30–7 p.m. hikers will meet at the store for snacks and a local hike with peers. Fjällräven is a Swedish outdoor equipment and clothing store on West Pearl Street. The name means the arctic fox. FjallRaven.Us



One of the most world famous English rock bands Led Zeppelin has been graced with an all-female “tribute” band called LEZ ZEPPELIN at the Boulder Theater on September 4th at 8:30 p.m. The New York City-based band has gained worldwide recognition for their musicianship, passion and gender changing complexity they have brought to the music of Led Zeppelin.

09/05/2014 - 09/26/2014



Every Friday between 3–5 p.m., Centro on Pearl has Friday afternoon club with inexpensive food, dining and wine. Centro is a large and spacious restaurant with many secluded nooks and some of the best patio dining in Boulder. This Boulder restaurant is known to suit every mood of its patrons.

Hand Drumming Basics Workshop
09/06/2014 - 09/20/2014

SEPTEMBER 6, 13, & 20

Enriching Elements

Brian Howard will teach you the basics if you’ve ever wanted to learn how to drum. Basic drum and rhythm techniques as well as tips to blend your unique sounds into the group will be taught. No previous experience is required. Anyone can learn to drum. The event is from 6:30–7 p.m. You can experiment with drumming for free.

Chautauqua Walking Tour

Chautauqua Dining Hall

One of Boulder’s most famous landmarks, Chautauqua, is one of the few remaining Chautauqua sites in the nation. Today Chautauqua continues to exemplify its original ideals of love of nature, music and the arts. Small groups guaranteed, reservations required. Tickets are $18 a person and reservations are recommended. From 10–11:30 a.m.

Centro Latin Kitchen: Tequila Tuesday
09/09/2014 - 09/30/2014

SEPTEMBER 9, 16, 23, & 30

Centro Latin Kitchen and Refreshment Palace

Beginning at 4 p.m., Centro Latin Kitchen and Refreshment Palace celebrates Tequila Tuesday featuring a tasting Tequila flight, specialty cocktail, food special at a discounted price.

Outside Folkdancing on the Plaza

Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse

Don’t miss your chance to learn some great dance moves from Boulder professionals at the teahouse. Many teachers and dancers from around the world will come and show you how to bust a move.  Beginners are welcome and encouraged. Instruction will last from 7–8 p.m. Dancing is encouraged through 10 p.m.

Americas Latino Eco Festival
09/11/2014 - 09/15/2014

Boulder, Denver

The America Latino Eco Festival (ALEF) is hosting a five-day festival to promote environmental awareness and to unite communities with fun activities for adults and families. Some of the ALEF highlights include a variety of presenters, films, a K-12 Eco Exhibit called “Migrating Birds of the Americas,” and a Performance Fest including live concerts.

Ira Wolf, Zack Joseph and Woodshed Red

Trident Cafe

Nashville artists Ira Wolf and Zack Joseph will be performing with Colorado locals Woodshed Red. Guest reservations are required 24 hours in advance. $5 at the door, show starts at 7 p.m.

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09/11/2014 - 09/12/2014

Irey Theatre, CU Boulder

Dance performances and panel discussions that center on conversations between the body and the worldwide web will be held at the Irey Theatre beginning at 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices will vary. TheatreDance.Colorado.Edu

Dances of Universal Peace
09/12/2014 - 09/26/2014


Community United Church of Christ

The Dancers of Universal Peace not only honor all beliefs and traditions, but they are also some of the most willing and helpful dancing instructors in the city. There is no experience necessary and dances are taught every second and fourth Friday of each month to encourage the long tradition that the group is spreading worldwide. Cost is $10 at the door and classes start at 7:15 p.m.

Pearl Street Stampede
09/12/2014 - 09/19/2014


Pearl Street Mall

The Pearl Street Stampedes have been marching through Downtown Boulder every Friday night before CU home football games for the past nine years. Hundreds of Buffs fans line the Pearl Street Mall to enjoy the sounds of the Marching Band and to cheer on members of the CU football team. The Stampedes start at 7 p.m. in front of the Boulder County Court House and the finales take place in the parking lot at 10th and Pearl.

Boulder Green Streets and Ciclovia

Downtown Boulder

Cycle, ride, roll around, and walk your way around town to enjoy a variety of free activities and hundreds of vendors. The annual Boulder Ciclovia is an event that opens miles of car-free streets for play. Along the route visitors can enjoy free music, healthy foods and exhibits and surprises. Come meet your neighbors from 10 a.m.–4 p.m., and pledge to go car-free.

Boulder Philharmonic Opening Night

Macky Auditorium, CU Boulder

The Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra season kicks off with the world premiere of “Gates of the Arctic.” Written by Stephen Lias and accompanied by stunning images of the Alaskan backcountry, this work honors the 50th Anniversary of America’s Wilderness Act. The show starts at 7 p.m. There is a pre-show talk at 6 p.m., and tickets are $40 per person.

La Tardeada Family Salsa Dance
09/14/2014 - 09/28/2014

SEPTEMBER 14, 21, & 28

The Agora on the Riverside

The Agora and Puente Fuente Productions are proud to host “La Tardeada”, an afternoon and evening Salsa class and dance party for people of all ages. Come on down and bring your families for this inexpensive event. $7 for classes and $5 for the dance party. From 3–6 p.m. Agora

Boulder International Fringe Festival
09/17/2014 - 09/28/2014

Venues throughout Boulder

The Boulder Fringe is a fun-filled, breathtaking event that brings interesting performances to the city of Boulder and the Front Range arts community. A festival of this kind supports the community in ways that have been tested throughout the world. Boulder Fringe includes a broad array of family events, workshops, local business activity and cultural activity throughout each day.


Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art

Come on down to celebrate ARTMIX! The Boulder Museum of Contemporary art is having a fundraiser featuring both live and silent auctions of contemporary art, travel and more. There will be music, food and drink as well as cocktails. Beginning at 6:30 p.m, ARTMIX tickets are $75–$85 dollars and $45 to Friends with Benefits members. All proceeds will go to BMoCA.

Boulder Colorado’s Fall Festival Comes to Town
09/19/2014 - 09/21/2014

Downtown Boulder

Downtown Boulder’s 25th annual 3-day Fall Festival features everything from food and entertainment to a children’s carnival and artisan booths lining the Pearl Street Mall. This event is not only a great way to kick start the fall and embrace the weather, but it is also an awesome event for families and anyone who enjoys spending time outside of the beautiful Downtown Boulder. Free parking is provided on Saturday and Sunday in the city parking garages, and events will run from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Learn about CrossFit
09/20/2014 - 09/27/2014


Ruya CrossFit Studio

Many people have heard about CrossFit but truly have no idea what it entails. Well, here’s your chance! Come to the free Saturday class that gives you an introduction to CrossFit. Instructors will be there happy to answer any questions and even take on a sample workout. The best part is that this free class is only for those new to CrossFit so no worries about working out with mega athletes. Classes are from 12–1 p.m.

09/25/2014 - 09/28/2014


From 11 a.m.–midnight come to Hotel Boulderado, Boulder Library’s Canyon Theater, CU Alumni Center or Jill’s Restaurant at the St. Julien Hotel to celebrate the 15th year of Boulder’s Moondance International Film Festival. The annual Moondance international event is where you can see films from talented Colorado, U.S. and international filmmakers.



Wilder’s beloved, Pulitzer Prize-winning classic will depict life, love and death in the American town of Grover’s Corners. Small-town hopes and dreams expand into questions about meaning and purpose: How does one realize life? This free event will be eye-opening and is open to the public. Starts at 7:30 p.m. TheatreDance.Colorado.Edu


Boulder Band Shell Amphitheater

Green Beer Fest is a one day creative mashup and live music festival. The event celebrates Colorado’s clean water and all its necessary and fun uses. The event showcases local makers who create the merchandise they will be selling and an eclectic variety of local bands including blues and rockabilly.

Phantogram Concert

Boulder Theater

Since 2007, the Phantogram sound has evolved gradually and organically, much like the band’s career. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $26 for general admission. This is one concert at Boulder Theater that you don’t want to pass up, as it is expected to be very exciting.