This festival will display music ensembles that are a unique representation of Colorado history. Brass bands date to the early 19th century when more than 2,000 brass bands performed in the state. Last year, there were two bands who performed separately and then together in programs of music from the British style. 6 p.m. ParkerArts.org
Come visit with local artists and enjoy Artwalk specials during this free monthly artwalk in downtown Parker. Building locations include 20 Mile Central Building on Mainstreet, Parker Station, The Schoolhouse at Mainstreet and the Victorian Peaks Building! This event is sponsored by The Downtown Business Alliance (DBA). 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. DowntownParker.com
Giddy up! Grab your cowboy hat and stick horse because this event is going to make y'all shout "yeehaw!" as we celebrate the beginning of summer and Parker's rich rural history! All registered participants will receive a commemorative item, a delicious post-race pancake breakfast and a chance to win prizes. The free Kids' Dash follows the race for children 8 and under. ParkerRec.com/CattleCrossing5K
June 3, 10, 17 and 24. Winner of the Denver A-List Award for the fourth time, the Parker Farmers Market is the No. 1 farmers market in the area and takes place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Sunday on Mainstreet in downtown Parker. It’s the hottest place in Parker on a Sunday morning with more than 70 vendors!
Karen Kingsbury, a No. 1 New York Times best-selling novelist, will talk about and sign her new book in the "Baxter Family" series, To the Moon and Back. The $29 ticket price includes reserved seating, a hardcover copy of the book, a place in the book signing line and dessert bites. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit DCL.org or call 303.791.7323.
Grammy-nominated Trace Adkins, TV personality, actor, author, spokesman for the Wounded Warrior Project and the American Red Cross is coming to Parker Days! This is a ticketed event and an opportunity to help Trace support Wounded Warrior Project. Tickets must be pre-purchased online and exchanged on-site at the gates to the venue for concert entrance only. Food and beer will be available. ParkerChamber.com
The Town of Parker Sales Tax Division will host its next Sales Tax Taxpayer Seminar at 6 p.m. June 13. Join and learn for the first time (or refresh your memory) about the ins-and-outs of sales tax rules and regulations in Parker!
Enjoy a free live performance by Last Men on Earth at 6 p.m. in Discovery Park!
The 2018 Miss Colorado Pageant, rich in tradition and history, recognizes the brightest and talented young women who compete for scholarships and the honor of representing our state at the iconic Miss America Pageant. 7 p.m. June 14, 15 and 16.
Two teams of improvisers battle it out to determine who is funniest while performing improv comedy games in the style of "Whose Line is it Anyway?" Doors open at 7:30 p.m. This show will include a full bar for purchasing drinks during the show. Tickets are $10. Don't wait; most shows sell out in advance.
All ages will enjoy Swallow Hill's instrument petting zoo at the Parker branch of Douglas County Libraries. Afterward, crafters will make their own instruments.
Enjoy a free live performance by The Radio at 6 p.m. in Discovery Park!
The Parker Artists Guild sponsors two Lessons & Lemonade classes per month for students in grades 4-8 (ages 9-14) at Hobby Lobby in Parker. Class 1 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.; class 2 from 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
The Town of Parker and the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) invite you to join thousands of commuters for Bike to Work Day! Join for breakfast on your ride into work on the Cherry Creek Trail under the E-470 overpass.
Enjoy a free live performance by Soul School at 6 p.m. in Discovery Park!
Downtown Parker Wine Walks take place May through November. Enjoy wine samples provided by Parker Area Chamber merchants and learn more about the goods and services they sell and provide. Tickets are $20 and you must be 21 years of age or older to participate. Presented by Planet Fitness - Parker. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. ParkerChamber.com
“He Wore Black, a Johnny Cash Tribute Concert” is filled with stories, memories and songs of the Man in Black, Johnny Cash, as told and performed by local Castle Rock, Colorado, musician and Cash historian David Chapa, as well as Johnny Cash's one and only drummer of nearly four decades, the legendary WS "Fluke" Holland supported by the entire He Wore Black band. 7 p.m.