The Pearl Street Arts Fest is taking place July 14-16, 2023, on the Pearl Street Mall. Courtesy of City of Boulder

Our weekly summer events roundup is back after a brief hiatus last week. There’s lots to do around Boulder this week and weekend, both indoors and out. For a more comprehensive list, check our local events page

Do you have an event you want us to consider in our roundups? Email us at tips@boulderreportinglab.org with details. If there’s an event you’d like to promote on our calendar, you can use the self-submission form on our events page.

Visit the BRL events calendar for more things to do. 

Free concert, Scott Carpenter Park

The Boulder Concert Band will be performing this evening at Scott Carpenter Park, part of its free summer concert series in City of Boulder parks every Monday through July. The award-winning, 145-year-old band has more than 50 volunteer musicians. Attendees are encouraged to bring a picnic while enjoying their evening of free live music.

Monday, July 10, 7-8 p.m., Scott Carpenter Park, free 

Self-realization at Museum of Boulder

In this lecture and practice session, Timothy Newberg, who has been studying self-realization for more than 50 years, will share his insights. After claiming to find “inner peace,” Newberg is now working to “share and simplify what he has spent these many years understanding and appreciating.” The event aims to be fun, easy and accessible for anyone interested. It will include a presentation, short video, Q&A, practice session and refreshments. 

Wednesday, July 12, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway, $12

Hanuman Yoga Festival

Starting this Thursday, July 13, the four-day Hanuman Yoga festival, which is celebrating its 11th anniversary, will serve up “yoga, mindfulness, climate consciousness and mind blowing music” at the Yellow Barn Farm in Longmont. Ticket options range from one-day to three-day passes. Three-day pass holders will receive a farm-to-table dinner, lunch sessions on climate consciousness and mindfulness, access to vendors at the community village, nighttime music and more. Check out the full schedule here.

Thursday-Sunday, July 13-16, Yellow Barn Farm, 9417 N Foothills Highway, Longmont, starting at $120 (one-day pass)

Louisville Street Faire: The Petty Nicks Experience

The Louisville Street Faire takes place every Friday evening in downtown Louisville, bringing  community together through music, activities and food. Each week, the event has a different theme, and this Friday, July 14, is The Petty Nicks Experience. It will be an evening honoring the music of iconic rock artists Tom Petty and Stevie Nicks. The festivities begin at 5:30 p.m., and the music performances will start around 6 p.m.

Friday, July 14, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Steinbaugh Pavilion, 824 Front Street, Louisville, free

Pearl Street Arts Fest

The Pearl Street Arts Fest is a free event that turns the Pearl Street Mall into an outdoor gallery and features artists from Colorado and across the country and Canada. The 43rd annual festival kicks off on Friday, July 14, from 3 to 8 p.m., with the event continuing through the weekend. The event will feature metal and upcycled sculptures, handcrafted wood pieces, furniture, acrylic, oil and watercolor paintings, ceramics, jewelry, photography, and glass art. Open Studios Mobile Art Lab will provide on-site art instruction on the courthouse lawn. The lab will be open on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and everyone is welcome to participate, regardless of age.

Friday-Sunday, July 14-16, times vary, Pearl Street Mall, free

Don’t Tell Comedy

Don’t Tell Comedy has been called Boulder’s “best kept secret.” This 21+ event adds an element of surprise by keeping the location, performers and other details undisclosed until the morning of the show. The show is often performed in unconventional venues like climbing gyms and candy stores. On July 14, at 8 a.m., ticket holders will receive an email revealing the location details. The lineup of comedians will remain a surprise until they take the stage. This event will take place indoors, with drinks and food for sale. 

Friday, July 14, 8 p.m., Unknown location, $25

Hope Munoz is a summer 2023 Community Reporting Fellow for Boulder Reporting Lab. She is a senior at CU Boulder. Munoz can be reached at hope@boulderreportinglab.org.

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