After yet another spring snowstorm, we are definitely ready for this beautiful sunshine! For a chance to get out and stretch your legs, check out the Tennyson St Small Business Passport Crawl that began on Sunday, May 1st, and goes through Saturday, May 7th. Passports are available for pick up inside any of the participating businesses and include discounts at all the shops and this year it will be benefiting Denver Public Schools. And for every stamp in your passport, you are given a ticket and entered into a raffle with some amazing grand prizes! We Highly recommend eating a little edible chocolate and grabbing a vape pen and coming down to the Highlands Neighborhood to participate in this awesome Small Business Passport Crawl!
Since we have finally entered May, it is time again for First Friday (which happens on the 1st Friday of the month) in the Sante Fe Art District. This Art Walk is a great event where you can enjoy over 60 participating galleries, artist studios and restaurants that will be showcasing their works from 6 to 9pm with music, refreshments and food trucks. There are free guided shuttle coaches that can pick you up at the light rail station on 10th Ave & Osage St and ferry you around the Art District between 5:30 and 10pm. We highly recommend that you get settled into a nice high and check out all the beautiful local mile high art! You can find more details at Westword.com/event.
Another cool event for lovers of the arts would be The Denver Film Society’s Reel Social Club Shorts Fest presented by LivWell Enlightened Health on Friday, April 6th, and Saturday, April 7th. The Reel Social Club (RSC) is the Denver Film Society’s young professional group that includes programming, events, and cultural experiences with aims to build a community seeking new and innovative storytelling with stimulating social events. With music videos, narratives, documentaries, animation, and genre films, the RSC Shorts Fest is art abbreviated. We highly recommend that you eat a couple Dogg Treats from Leafs by Snoop and make it out to this weekend of film! Tickets for this event are for sale at Denverfilm.org/filmcenter.
This week for all you Foodies, on Saturday, April 29th, check out the marquee craft beer and culinary pairing event of the year: BrüFrou [broo-froo]. This annual event will be featuring 80 local brewers & chefs collaborating on 50+ unique pairings to excite your epicurean senses. This event will be taking place at the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, a WWII-era hangar in the Lowry community of Denver. We highly recommend you delve into some Sativas to get the munchies going and then head down to BrüFrou for this amazing pairing event that your senses won’t soon forget! Details and Full Pairing Tickets are on sale now from $65 to $95 at CulinaryPairings.com/2016-brufrou-details.
With hopes of a weekend full of that beautiful Colorado Sun, what better way to soak up the rays than at The Big Wonderful Opening Weekend which presents an authentic marketplaces that connect art, music, fashion, and food, for an experience that livens up the Cole neighborhood! This neighborhood market festival begins Friday, May 6th, from 4 till 10pm, continues on Saturday, May 7th, for Derby Day from 12pm to 8pm and then concludes on Sunday, May 8th, for a Mother’s Day Celebration from 11pm to 6pm. We Highly recommend you patch up and grab a vape pen and come down to The Big Wonderful for an amazing gathering of food trucks, vendors, friends and fun! Tickets are sold at TheBigWonderful.com with options for single day ($5-$7), VIP ($20-$25) or a 3 day pass for $12.