Spring has arrived. Here in Colorado, that means it could be bright and sunny every day or snow two feet. Despite the weather uncertainty, we can look forward to plants in bloom, longer days, and plenty of great happenings around Boulder County. Every month, we share some of the events we’ll be attending as well as others that we know you’ll love to hear about. Read on for April 2019’s upcoming events:

April 1st–6th

Boulder Arts Week

Boulder, CO 

This city-wide event includes artists across a variety of mediums for a week-long celebration of art. Check out a theater or musical performance, public lectures and readings, or visit an exhibition or gallery. With over one hundred events happening over the course of the week, there’s lots to see. Decide which ones you’ll be going to and find more information on the Boulder Arts Week website.

April 1st–7th

Longmont Restaurant Week

Longmont, CO

With over 40 venues and ten days of food, Longmont Restaurant Week will impress even the most persnickety palettes. Take a tasting tour of the city or pick your favorite locale and see what they have to offer for the event. For a list of participating restaurants and their menus, head over to the Longmont Restaurant Week website.

April 7th | 7pm

Graphic Means

The Boedecker Theater

2590 Walnut Street, Boulder 

The Dairy Arts Center always has a number of intriguing and entertaining events on their calendar. This month, we’re looking forward to a documentary exploring the world of graphic design before computers. Purchase your tickets on the Dairy Arts Center website. If graphic design doesn’t tickle your fancy, check out their calendar for other events happening throughout the month.

April 20 | 11am

Earth Day Birthday Party

McGuckin Hardware

2525 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder 

Celebrate Earth Day at McGuckin Hardware! They’re throwing their annual birthday party for Earth with produce giveaways and demos, activities, and a seed swap. And don’t miss the chance to take home a free tree! Find out more about the event on McGuckin’s website.

April 27th | 10am

Get to Know Your Local Farm

7th Generation Farm

1536 Courtesy Road, Louisville 

Join the City of Louisville Open Space Division and Boulder County Parks and Open Space at 7th Generation Farm to take a tour of the farm, meet the animals, sample local produce and enjoy opportunities for education on local agriculture and history. Learn more about the event and RSVP online.

April 29th—May 5th

Screen Free Week

Bob L. Burger Recreation Center

111 W. Baseline Road, Lafayette

Join the Lafayette rec center for a week screen-free! The average American spends around 10 hours looking at and interacting with screens. The effects of which can be detrimental to your sleep, mood, and eye health. Take the challenge to go a week without using your screens (or use them significantly less). You can find more information and register for a number of events hosted by the rec center on their website.  

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