It’s Homecoming Week! Get your school spirit on with these events around Boulder this week.
Open poetry reading @ The Laughing Goat
Are you looking for a venue to show off your latest work? Go to the Laughing Goat Coffeehouse for an open poetry reading. Share your poems between 8 and 11 p.m. This event is presented by “So, You’re a Poet” and is free and open to the public.
Ritmos Hispanos: Piano Trios from Spain and Latin America
Music faculty member Alejandro Cremaschi, will be joined by Beth Kipper and Thomas Heinrich in the Trio Cordilleras. Indulge yourself with tangos, Latin dance music and tropical pieces by various Hispanic composers from around the world. The music begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Imig Music building and is free and open to the public.
Open Mic Night @ The Attic
This could be your big break! The Attic Bar & Bistro will be holding an open mic night for all interested musicians. Sign-ups begin at 8 p.m. and performances will go from 9 p.m. to midnight. Plus, The Attic is offering $2.50 wells and $1.50 PBRs.
Chocolate tasting @ the Boulder Book Store
If you like chocolate, and we’re sure you do, check out chocolate tasting at the Boulder Book Store starting at 7:30 p.m. Along with samples from companies like Poco Dolce and Fine & Raw, they will have tea, music and representatives from local chocolate companies! Check out the Boulder Book Store website for more info.
Showing of “Kundun”
In honor of Colorado’s Conflict Resolution Month, 3CG will be showing “Kundun.” The film is about the fascinating life of Tibet’s 14th Dalai Lama. It begins at 6 p.m. in the UMC and will be followed by a discussion. This event is free.
Pick Night @ Abo’s on the Hill
Bring along any stringed instrument you know how to play to Abo’s Pick Night. Sit down for a good old-fashioned drop-in bluegrass circle. Even if you can’t play, come check out the music and enjoy some pizza.
Ladies Night @ Absinthe with the CUI
Ladies, come enjoy free drinks at the Absinthe House from 10 p.m. to midnight. Stop by the CUI table to say hi!
Kick off CU’s Homecoming Weekend with the annual homecoming parade. This year’s parade will be led on Pearl Street, starting at the courthouse. Rally your school spirit and join your fellow CU students, football players, cheerleaders and coaches as they march on down the mall. Parade begins at 7 p.m.
Laser: Michael Jackson
Come to the Fiske Planetarium to see the music of Michael Jackson set to an entertaining laser shows. Jackson’s music begins at 9:30 p.m. Tickets cost $7.
CU Football vs. Oregon
Cheer on your Buffs in CU’s Homecoming game against the Oregon Ducks. Game begins at 1:30 p.m. on Folsom Field.
Ghost Walk Ghost Talk
Get spooked with a tour of Boulder’s haunted homes in the historic Highland Lawn neighborhood. Just a short distance from the Columbia Cemetery, where you may run into some of Boulder’s scary spirits. Psychics will also be giving individual readings at each venue. Tour begins at 6 p.m. Tickets cost $15. Pick yours up at Historic Boulder or by calling 303-444-5192. Visit their website for more information.
This year’s annual Homecoming Concert is 90’s themed. Break out your denim, “Saved by the Bell” T-shirts and rock out with your peers. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Glenn Miller Ballroom.
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