No hurricanes. But plenty to do.
The Denver Modernism Show 2011 is on this weekend at the National Western Complex, where we last visited the Denver County Fair. Thankfully, this is not the County Fair. See information here.
An event called the Green Route Festival takes place Saturday on 26th Street betwee Blake and Larimer from Noon until 11 p.m. Food, music, booths, and beer. Go to their website at greenroute.com and see if you can figure it out.
Sunday’s big arrival of the US Pro Cycling Challenge is bound to be crowded. The racers will arrive Downtown about 12:30 and begin six laps of a 5-mile circuit that goes up and down Speer and over and around the Civic Center. The whole race finishes about 1:30 right in front of the Capitol on Broadway. We saw one estimate of 50,000 people. We’ll say closer to 100,000. Best watching may be along Speer, close to Colfax or at one of the turns at Larimer or 9th. And, the party will go on at the Civic Center, ending well ahead of the following weekend’s deliveries of turkey legs.
Enjoy the first professional road racing in Colorado since 1988’s last Coors Classic. Good and fast!
And, the Broncos play on Saturday night. Even the Bronco faithful may get to see their boy Tim fling a few wild passes again.
Wherever you go…whatever you do this weekend…be careful crossing the streets! And, come back next week for more news and views of living in Downtown Denver!