This weekend in Denver brings swinging tassels, Sarah McLachlan and RollerGirls chasing after you. Here's the best of what's happening this weekend.
Burlesque Fest: Lace up that corset and check out Colorado's racy Burlesque Fest. This four-day event includes a gala at Casselman's, a Naughty Nightcap at Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret and the Burlesque Spectacular at Gothic. Classes are held Friday and Saturday.
July 7 - 10; admission prices vary per event
1600 Arapahoe St.; 303-293-0075
Sarah McLachlan and the Colorado Symphony: Spend an evening with Grammy-winning artist Sarah McLachlan for a first, as she sings along with the Colorado Symphony. Expect to hear plenty from her new album Laws of Illusion.
July 10 at 7:30; $45 general admission
17598 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison; 720-865-2494
Running with the Bulls: Forget Pamplona. We have our very own running with the bulls right here in Highlands. But instead of bulls, you'll be running from members of the Rocky Mountain RollerGirls who'll be chasing you with foam ball bats. The Tennyson Center for Children will benefit from your efforts to not get caught.
Sat., July 9 at 9am; $20 includes the run, a beer, burrito and swag
32nd Ave. & Tennyson
Carnival at Northfield: You'll find spools of cotton candy, brightly lit ferris wheels and games of skill at Stapleton's family carnival event this weekend.
July 7 - 17; all-day wristbands $20, individual tickets $1
Northfield Stapleton, 8340 Northfield Blvd.; 303-375-5475
"The Goonies:" Go back to simpler days when Chunk loved Sloth and Corey Feldman had a rightful place in Tiger Beat magazine. Bring snacks for munching while watching "The Goonies" on an outdoor screen.
Fri., July 8 at 6:30pm; free
Trails Recreation Center, 16799 E. Lake Ave., Centennial; 303-269-8400
Old South Pearl Jam Festival: Sip a local brew and groove to live tunes at the Jam Festival on Old South Pearl. Featured artists include Kyle Hollingsworth, Mountain Standard Time and Kinetix. Fest occurs rain or shine; no dogs allowed.
July 9, music begins at 1pm; $5 admission
1200 block of S. Pearl St.