The Sanitas Taco Fest, named the 2018 Best Beer Fest in the Rockies by Elevation Outdoors Magazine, is returning to Boulder once again from noon to 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 21, at the Sanitas Brewing Company (3550 Frontier Avenue) in Boulder.

Following up on the success of the inaugural festival held in August 2017 welcoming more than 800 people, the second annual Taco Fest, presented by Sanitas Brewing Company, McDevitt Taco Supply, and Adventure Fit will set feature live lucha libre wrestling matches complete with professional comedian commentators from Denver's Lucha Libre & Laughs.

 

Lyons Bluesologist, David McIntyre

Lots of great music coming our way right here in town. If the first couple of free Thursday night concerts in Sandstone Park this year were any indication you better get there early to get a good seat close to the stage.

Thursday, June 28, will feature the sounds of The Good Manners band, with talented Lyons musicians Ian Brighton, Eric Thorin, Jesse Garland, and Kate Little; accompanied by David Wiatrolik, Jon Gray, and Russ Meissner. Good Manners band is an eclectic group playing some originals and lots of 20s and

 

 

Small Town Stew

To make a small town stew,
You need a cauldron just the right size;
    The whole town nestles there
    Between walls of red rock
    With high mountain views
    And two rivers running through it.

 

 

By David McIntyre, Bluesologist
I hope you saved the last article about Part 1 of the free Sandstone Park Summer Concert Series, so you would know when to show up at the park this summer. But if not, I will list all the shows at the end of this article for reference. Here is a little about the bands playing the second half of the Thursday night concert series.

 

By Bonnie Auslander
The infestation of emerald ash borer to recently hit Lyons is certain to spare at least one new tree—one that was planted outside of the Western Stars Gallery & Studio in commemoration of Earth Day this past Sunday.

That’s because the turquoise blue tree is made of powder-coated steel —600 pounds of it, to be exact. With its metal branches and steel balls that move in the breeze, the 10-foot kinetic “Blue Butterfly Tree,” by nationally-known Lyons sculptor John King, seems to welcome passing drivers to the town of Lyons. It even appears to be

 

 

I thought I would let you all know ahead of time who will be playing in the Town of Lyons Parks & Rec. free Sandstone Park Summer Concert Series this summer so you could mark your calendars. I have watched with admiration as these shows have grown over the years; with the last couple of years being a full park with lots of families, kids, dogs, and music lovers galore.

As the booker of bands, I have tried to keep the lineup as local as I can, and have chosen acts that play fun music that everyone will enjoy. There are only three bands on the schedule this summer that don't have at least one band member living in Lyons, and those, of course, have big followings and a long history in



This month, construction finishes on a dedicated and permanent home for the Longmont Museum’s collection of historic three-dimensional objects. The new “Museum Collections Center” was funded in part by a nearly $150,000 Museums for America grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services, a federally administered program designed to transform communities through investing in museums. The Longmont Museum was one of only a

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