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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

09/26/2014 - 10/05/2014


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? Tickets are $17, $15 for seniors/CU students, $5 for high-school students.


Full info here!


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.