History Colorado is inviting the community to celebrate Colorado’s 145th birthday with a carnivalesque event and free entry to the History Colorado Center at 1200 N. Broadway in downtown Denver.
The Colorado Day celebration takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 1.
The carnivalesque event will include srts and crafts, balloons, ice cream, popcorn, face painting, trivia, chalk artists and an alpaca petting zoo.
Denver’s sports mascots — Bernie the Avs mascot, Dinger the Rockies mascot and Miles the Broncos mascot — will be making appearances and musical guests will include traditional taiko drummers, classical guitarist Flint Datino, jazz guitarist Jack McManaman, solo artist Arlin Tawzer and Brothers of Brass.
Attendees are welcome to explore History Colorado Center’s four floors of interactive exhibits. Local artist Adri Norris will lead a workshop at 2 p.m. and families…