This Week in Denver August 4 – 10, 2017

This Week in Denver August 4 - 10, 2017

What’s worth knowing this week in Denver August 4 – 10, 2017? How to be a Survivor, how to golf like a millennial, and Denver Days are here again. Plus, a few more things to know…

Happy Friday, friends! This one’s a special one in our family as our youngest turns 2 today. We spent the morning at the Children’s Museum where my boys played, laughed, and ran around until we were all dizzy. Those visits can be a little overwhelming for the mama chasing them, but so worth it for both their excitement and their hard-earned exhaustion, which I’m reaping the rewards of at the moment! On to the links…

It’s First Friday, of course. So, maybe you’re making your way to Santa Fe, RiNo, or Tennyson Street. Westword also recommends these 10 “arty things” tonight.

Platte Park residents must be excited to get these two new restaurants on Old South Pearl. Uncle is planning a second ramen shop in Wash Park.

Bon Appetit says two of the countries best restaurants are right here in Denver. Although technically one isn’t really a restaurant.

Colorado has prize-winning cheeses and here’s where you can get them.

Just this one time it’s okay to buy something from a guy selling stuff out of his car.

Survivor auditions come to the Denver area via Wheat Ridge on August 18. (Yes, that show is still on.)

Keep your wits about you if you’re roaming CU’s Boulder campus…this rare and extremely dangerous badger is on the prowl.

Oh, those nutty millennials…they sure don’t golf like your grandpa.

Did you get your Great American Beer Festival tickets this week? This year it took a full 4 hours to sell out (as opposed to last year’s mere 67 minutes).

The Sie Film Center is hosting a 20-film Pedro Almodovar retrospective through the end of August.

RTD’s University of Colorado A and B Lines will rely on crossing guards just a bit longer as they work on a permanent fix to ensure safety at the gates.

Colorado Mills hopes to re-open before holiday shopping after this summer’s hail damage.

See why this woman is trying to bring more good to Colorado this week.

The solar eclipse is later this month and it’s kind of a big deal.

Are you celebrating Denver Days with your neighbors? Denver Days kicks off this Saturday and runs through August 13. (Here are a few ideas to inspire you.) And, your block party will welcome these local craft beer kegs.

What are you up to this weekend? We might take in the Rockies game tomorrow night. A few more promising weekend options…Five Points Brew and BBQ, Denver International Festival, and Sesh Fest. Plus, how to have fun with your kids this weekend and more things to do in August.

Enjoy the weekend!

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