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Fun-filled events for the weekend, May 24-26

Posted at 12:59 PM, May 23, 2024

Territory Days 2024:
The largest street fair in Colorado is returning once more this year, as Territory Days continues its streak of more than 45 years in action. Hundreds of vendors will be filling the streets with handcrafted trinkets from all over the world. The free entry event will also feature live music, great food, and dozens of unique events for those who show up. More information on the event can be found on theTerritory Days website.

The economic impact of Territory Days

MeadowGrass Music Festival:
The 15th annual MeadowGrass Music Festival, run by the Rocky Mountain Highway Music Collaborative, runs Friday through Sunday in Black Forest. It's held at the La Forest Conference & Retreat Center, which is located on Shoup Road. A daily pass is $85 dollars for Friday and $95 for Saturday and Sunday. You can also get a full pass for $230. Children 12 and under get in for free. More information here.

WATCH: MeadowGrass Music Festival happening this weekend in Black Forest

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Lake Pueblo State Park:
Colorado Parks and Wildlife rangers are preparing for a busy weekend at Lake Pueblo State Park. CPW tells us they are expecting about 4,000 people each day of the holiday weekend at Colorado's most visited state park.

WATCH: Colorado Parks and Wildlife prepare for a busy weekend at Lake Pueblo

Denver Arts Festival:
The Denver Arts Festival is celebrating a quarter of a century in representing the artists of Colorado and around the nation. This festival will have over 50,000 people attend as they scour the event for the art pieces that speak to them the most. The event is held in Central Park and will become a temporary hub where artists can connect with one another and the community that surrounds them. This state-of-the-art festival is expected to be one of the biggest art shows in the nation. For more information, you can visit the Denver Arts Festival website.

Boulder Creek Festival:
If live music, vendors, and food sounds appealing to you, you may want to check out the Boulder Creek Festival. This festival spans the course of four days and will feature more than 30 bands at three different venues. There will also be over 200 vendors showcasing their goods. Not to be outdone there will also be 30 restaurants serving their best cuisine for those attending. More information can be found on the Boulder Creek Festival website.

Bluegrass Festival:
The final festival listed on this festival-centric weekend is the Bluegrass Festival. This festival in Salida finds itself on the bank of the Arkansas River. Join others in good spirits, live music, delicious food, and bundles of fun. This event has been a free event that has run for 21 years and is a great event to see the beautiful town of Salida and the community alongside it. More information can be found on the Blue Grass website.

Avon Town Clean Up and Sustainability Fair:

This event focused on sustainability is a great way for the community to meet and talk with the people who are out there working to create a cleaner and long-lasting environment. Those participating will be able to help clean up the town and learn how they can use what they clean to be repurposed in a more productive manner. The event will feature drinks and delicious food for those attending. More information can be found on theAvon website.

Celebrity chef Brother Luck shares how he overcame depression during a pinnacle of his career

The Brother Luck you may know beat Bobby Flay in a 2016 episode of the Food Network's reality television show, "Beat Bobby Flay." It was a moment that catapulted his career. But, the Brother Luck you probably don't know is the one who behind the smiles was hiding a painful battle with addiction and depression.

Celebrity chef Brother Luck shares battle with addiction and depression

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