Memorial Day Weekend is when Front Rangers truly test the waters of summer. A lot of us take the first camping trip of the year or the first dive into the pool; still others haunt favorite watering holes of another kind or go out to dig in the garden. Whatever our diversions usually involve al fresco options and a great deal of kicking back. It's time to go outside and dig that Colorado sunshine!
One of the best places to do that the Boulder Creek Festival opens its gates this morning in Boulder Creek Park for three days of human hobnobbing on a grand scale, replete with all the things that street festivals are made of: craft vendors, turkey leg stands, Ferris wheels, music and more. The fest culminates on Monday with the time-honored Great Rubber Duck Race, which starts at 4 p.m.; the friendly competition's $5 participation fee benefits Boulder Parks and Recreation-s EXPAND program.
Visit the Boulder Creek Festival today, tomorrow and Monday; for information, call 303-652-4942 or go to www.bouldercreekevents.com. Duck race registration is available at www.greatduckrace.org.
May 26-27, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Mon., May 28, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.