Artist Open Studios and Other Boulder Events for Today – Boulder Daily Camera



Boulder Open Studios: This annual, free, self-guided tour of more than 150 artists’ studios across the county begins with an opening reception for its preview exhibition at 5:30-8pm at the Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway, Boulder. The exhibition will feature the art of each participating artist; Open Studios operates from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, October 8-9 and October 15-16; Find maps and more information on

Screening “Mad God” with Alex Cox: Join us for a special screening of “Mad God,” the nightmarish stop-motion masterpiece created over 30 years by legendary visual effects mastermind Phil Tippett. Filmmaker Alex Cox (“Repo Man” and “Sid and Nancy”) will be on hand to introduce the film and then offer a Q&A. The entirely hands-on stop-motion film is set in a Miltonian world of monsters, mad scientists and war pigs; 2:00 p.m. Sunday, Muenzinger Auditorium, E050, CU Boulder;

Pick your own Palooza from Black Cat Organic Farm: Local chef Eric Skokan’s 425-acre USDA-certified organic farm on the outskirts of town is hosting an event for people to stock up on local vegetables. You will be able to harvest tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, basil, squash, carrots, beets, potatoes and more. Bring your own bags – and shovels if you want root vegetables. Prices range from about 50 cents to $1.50 per pound; Saturday and Sunday, 6054 Oxford Road, Longmont;

Boulderthon: This half and marathon will bring together more than 4,000 runners from all over the world. The race starts at 7am on Sunday and ends at the Pearl Street Mall with a big show party; 8am-4pm Sunday; 1420 Pearl Street, Boulder;

Frankenstein Theater Hike: Arts in the Open’s “Frankenstein” takes guests on a moderate hike, re-enacting scenes set in the icy polar regions where scientist Victor Frankenstein hunted the creature he brought to life. Due to adult themes, guests must be 10 years and older; 3 p.m. Sunday; Chautauqua Park, 900 Baseline Road, Boulder; $16 to $21;

Hawaiian hula lessons: Boulderite Miriam Paisner, who has lived in Hawaii for 20 years and has a master’s degree in dance ethnology, specializing in Polynesian dance, teaches a weekly hula class where walk-ins are welcome; 5 p.m. Sundays, Boulder Ballet Studio 3 at the Dairy Arts Center; $20 to $75;

Boulder Comedy Show: Laugh like a fool at Boulder’s longest running comedy show. The concert always features the funniest crop of local comedians and often brings in national stars; 7 p.m. Sunday, Rayback Collective, 2775 Valmont Road, Boulder; $20;

Louisville Farmers Market: Enjoy a Sunday morning of acoustic music at the Louisville Farmer’s Market with Boulder musician John Brewster who recently released his debut album “42°” and will perform his original music and covers from the 60s to present; 9am-11am Sunday; Louisville Farmers Market, 824 Front Street, Louisville;

Denver Record Collectors Fair: The exhibition celebrates its 29th year as the region’s premier music collectors’ fair. There will be over 50 dealers from across the country selling vinyl records, 45s, 78s, CDs, posters and music memorabilia with over 100 tables; 10 a.m. Sunday, The Delta by Marriott, 10 E. 120th Ave., Northglenn; $2;

Aboriginal public memorial and reflection: The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma will present their historical perspectives through song, storytelling, and storytelling at the “Re-membering 1864…from Fort Chambers to Sand Creek the Future is Now” event; 3 p.m. Sunday, The Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut Street, Boulder; Free;

David Booker at BOCO Cider: Denver-based David Booker channeled Chuck Berry, backed Bo Diddley and opened for Los Lobos. Hear his love of rock ‘n’ roll, R&B and folk blues through his music; 4 p.m. Sunday, BOCO Cider, 1501 Lee Hill Drive, Unit 14, Boulder; Free;

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