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October 2017 Events In Boulder, Colorado

Looking for unique Boulder events to fill the beginning of the fall calendar? The month of October is bustling for Boulder, and there are several must-see events that are only here for a limited time. To start off autumn with a bang, check out a few of the anticipated October events below.

Ted Larsen: Lined Out

When: September 28, 2017 to January 21, 2018

Where: Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art

Ted Larsen: Lined Out at the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is a thought-provoking and minimalistic exhibit. If you’re a fan of contemporary art, this is a great opportunity to explore the art gallery and get inspired by the artist’s use of rugged materials like scrap metal and wood.

Manhattan Short Film Festival

When:  October 3 to 8, 2017

Where: The Boedecker Theater at the Dairy Arts Center

Looking for a creative and inspiring set of short films from all over the world? At the Manhattan Short Film Festival, you’ll enjoy the 10 winning films that stood out among thousands of entries. This festival is dedicated to showcasing truly outstanding motion pictures in a variety of different genres.

Harvest Festival

When: October 4, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

Where: Boulder Farmers Market

To savor the fall weather in a fun and laidback setting, visit the annual Harvest Festival hosted by Boulder Farmers Market. There’s a little something for everyone here—a pastry-making demonstration, a pie baking contest, and the chance to sample delicious cocktails made with seasonal ingredients. Beginning at 4:00 p.m. on October 4, this downtown Boulder event is a perfect way to celebrate the season with our community.

Month of Modern

When: October 5 to 26, 2017

Where: Event location varies

Month of Modern is chock full of interesting events suited for anyone interested in the elements of modern styling, and there’s an exciting event every week during the month of October. We’re thrilled to be sponsoring the celebration of modern again this year. To learn about the homebuilding process from a realtor’s perspective, be sure to attend Demystifying the Building Process on October 17—I’ll be speaking as a panelist. From a discussion of quartz fabrication to predicting cutting edge trends in color schemes for home design, there’s sure to be a discussion or presentation to pique your interest and expand your horizons.

Jazz at the Dairy: A Pathway to Jazz Tribute

When: October 6, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.

Where: The Gordon Gamm Theater at the Dairy Arts Center

Jazz lovers will relish the opportunity to hear a top-class jazz performance at the Dairy Arts Center on October 6. By attending this impressive concert, you’ll be supporting the Pathways to Jazz non-profit organization, which focuses on the talent of Colorado residents and strives to help aspiring jazz artists recognize and achieve their full potential. For a memorable evening of jazz and exceptional atmosphere, purchase tickets to the event before it’s sold out.

Boulder Burgundy Wine Festival

When: October 13 to 15, 2017

Where: Event location varies

For the wine enthusiast, the Boulder Burgundy Wine Festival is not to be missed. As a sponsor of this event, we’re thrilled for participants to engage in the world of fine wine. World-famous wines that hail from Burgundy, France are available for tasting and discussion with the top wine professionals in the industry. Several events are offered during the Burgundy Wine Festival, including special dinners, lunches, and educational seminars. For more information or to purchase tickets, view the lineup of events.

Painting Class for Kids: Nightmare Before Christmas

When: October 2, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

Where: PoshSplat

PoshSplat is hosting a Halloween-themed art class on October 2 for little ones four years and older. Kids will have a blast with the PoshSplat instructor creating a hand-painted Nightmare Before Christmas masterpiece. This is the perfect opportunity for busy parents to have a laidback date night in downtown Boulder while the kiddos enjoy an evening of painting.

This October, mark your calendar with the events listed here to kick off autumn. From wine tasting to art exhibits, there’s plenty to get excited about this season

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