Have you ever been curious as to what makes Boulder so unique? Find out at Literally Boulder this Tuesday, October 25th, starting at 7pm at the Gordon Gamm Theater at The Dairy Arts Center. This evening is all about exploring what makes Boulder, well Boulder! Get serenaded by the sweet musical stylings of Bob Schmidt (Flogging Molly) and Jeb Bows (Gregory Alan Isakov’s band) playing Mandellica, a cover of Metallica and other heavy metal favorites played on the Mandolin! As well as hear from Maura Axelrod (director and producer), Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche (Buddhist teacher & abstract painter), Jared Polis (US Congressman) and Marlon Reis (writer & animal rights activist). We highly recommend you stop at DANK to pick up some Cindy 99, a happy hybrid, that will put a smile on your face as you take in the uniqueness of Boulder. To purchase tickets or to learn more, check out boulderartsandlectures.org/lit-bo

For those of you who are interested in getting to know the cannabis industry on a deeper level, the Cannabis Sustainability Symposium is this Wednesday, October 26th, from 7am to 7pm at the Colorado Convention Center. The Symposium is hosted by the Organic Cannabis Association with support from Denver Environmental Health and sponsorship by Denver Relief Consulting. At the event, there will be top experts from across the country presenting on the industry’s key environmental challenges and will be covering the topics of Water & Wastewater, Solid Waste, Integrated Pest Management, Community Engagement, Energy Efficiency, Cultivation Practices, and Sustainable Design. They will educate attendees on the latest tools, techniques and technologies for efficient and safe cannabis production. We highly recommend stopping at LiveGreen to pick up some Kandy Kush to help you marinate in all you learned after the Cannabis Sustainability Symposium! For more details or to purchase tickets, check out cannabissustainability.org/#event.

With it being Halloween weekend, we recommend you kick off your weekend with Nightmares at the Mansion this Friday, October 28th, from 6 to 9pm at the Governor’s Mansion! The Mansion, also known as Queen of the Hill, will be transformed into scenes from some of Hollywood’s most terrifying  films. There will be themed food and libations to carry you through the evening while actors from the Black Actors Guild share frightening stories. Tickets are $30 and include a drink ticket, so make sure you reserve your spot before they sell out, and it is encouraged to come dressed as your best to celebrate the night! We highly recommend you stop at PURE to pick up some delicious Stevie Wonder to keep a smile on your face before making it down to Nightmares at the Mansion! For more details or to purchase tickets, check out events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event.

If you are entranced by the Halloween spirit and love to Trick or Treat, then the Boo and Brew on Colfax this Saturday, October 29th, from 1pm to 2am is just for you! Taking place in the BlueBird District (on Colfax between Colorado and York) starting with a parade at 1pm at Groundswell with Trick-or-treating along the way at over 35 participating establishments. After 9pm, it’s time for the adults to come out and party! Dress up with your fellow undead cohorts and join the “Wander” as they go between nine bars that will be rocking out to live music! We highly recommend you stop at the Clinic on Colfax to grab some Panama Punch, a flavorful Sativa, that will keep you wandering through the amazing Boo and Brew! For more detail and a full list of participating establishments, check out bluebirdbeat.com/boo-and-brew.

With this being Halloween, we HIGHLY recommend you do some adult trick-or-treating and make your way around town to treat yourself to the sweet and candy-like strains we have recommended this week!