Events: Feb. 22-29, 2024

Where to go and what to do in Boulder County

Don't miss the CMCI Sports Media Summit at CU Boulder on Friday, Feb. 23. Courtesy: CU Boulder

Vinyl Night
4-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, Left Hand Tasting Room, 1265 Boston Ave., Longmont. Free

Head to Left Hand for a night of wax and libations from one of the most awarded breweries on the Front Range. Bring your own records to this vinyl-only listening party — if yours is picked for the playlist, you’ll be entered into a monthly prize raffle.

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CMCI Sports Media Summit
9:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, CU Boulder – University Memorial Center, 1669 Euclid Ave. Free 

Whether you’re a budding sports journalist or just a mega-fan looking to network and meet industry professionals, you won’t want to miss the CMCI Sports Media Summit. Topics include CU Boulder and the “Prime Effect,” plus a roundtable on the sports media industry in Colorado with a focus on the NHL and NBA.

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Imagine! Nation
5-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder. Free 

Celebrate artists with intellectual and developmental disabilities during this multidisciplinary showcase featuring visual works on view and live music featuring students from School of Rock Broomfield. 

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LEVI Workshop: Healthy Relationships
11-11:45 a.m. Friday, Feb. 23, Longmont Public Library, 409 Fourth Ave. Free 

Amid a purported uptick in domestic violence calls among teens and young adults, the Longmont Ending Domestic Violence Initiative (LEVI) presents this workshop “to help individuals identify any unhealthy behavior or red flags that may indicate abuse is taking place.”

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Artist Roundtable 
11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, virtual. Free 

Looking to fine tune your art practice while networking with fellow creatives? Take your seat at the Boulder Virtual Artist Roundtable sponsored by The Boulder Art Association.

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Black Movement Festival: Harmony Showcase
8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, Dairy Arts Center – Gordon Gamm Theater, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder. $30-$60  

Head to the Dairy’s Gordon Gamm Theater for a jaw-dropping performance highlighting the vibrant history of African American dance and culture, featuring Afro Sexy, Molodi, Samba Colorado, Viskosity Dance Collective and Jarrett Rashad Dance Theater.

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Watercolor Class
10 a.m.-noon. Saturday, Feb. 24, 471 Main St., Longmont. Free 

Hone your watercolor painting skills during this free, hands-on art workshop hosted by Coy Ink Studios in Longmont. You’ll learn the basics of the form before making your own bookmark or postcard from the reference photo of your choice.

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300 Suns Anniversary Party
11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sat., Feb. 24-Sun., Feb. 25, 300 Suns Brewing, 335 1st Ave., Unit C, Longmont. Free

Celebrate a decade of 300 Suns Brewing in Longmont during this two-day anniversary bash featuring special releases like a 10% ABV bananas foster porter and a confetti birthday cake cream ale, soundtracked by live music from Tim Ostdiek.

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Boulder Astronomy Tour
6:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, Boulder Valley Ranch Trailhead, 3900 Longhorn Road, Boulder. $42

Keep your eyes to the sky during this all-ages tour of the cosmos. With the help of several large telescopes and a trusty laser pointer, a professional astronomer will help you identify planets, constellations, satellites and more. 

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Niwot Antique Auction

11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, Boulder County Fairgrounds – Barn A, 9595 Nelson Road, Longmont. Free

What’s old is new again at the Niwot Antique Auction. Assemble your trusty squad of treasure seekers and head to the Boulder County Fairgrounds for this live auction featuring items you won’t find anywhere else. 

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Tea 101
1-3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, Boulder Public Library – George Reynolds Branch, 3595 Table Mesa Drive. Free

Dushanbe is spilling the tea during this educational workshop dedicated to “the world’s most popular beverage.” Learn about the history, growing regions and methods of processing and production — including tastings to help you differentiate between styles, from green to oolong and points in between.

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Jewish Women Photographers
5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, CU Boulder – Lucile Berkeley Buchanan Building, Room 220. Free

Learn all about the long history of Jewish women in photography during this public talk featuring guest scholar of the Louis P. Singer Chair in Jewish History, Dr. Michael Berkowitz — professor of Modern Jewish History at University College London and the editor of Jewish Historical Studies: Transactions of the Jewish Historical Society of England.