highland games.jpg

Scottish-Irish Highland Games

(courtesy photo)


The 41st annual Dollhouses and Miniatures Show & Sale presented by the nonprofit Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys is a collector's delight. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Doubletree by Hilton DTC, 7801 E. Orchard Road, Greenwood Village. Masks required. Tickets $7-8 available in advance: dmmdt.org


A beautiful Hot Air Balloon Night Glow in the mountains and a Snowmass Village summer evening are a special match. 7-9 p.m. Visitors can stroll through the field among the lighted balloons. A night for great photos. gosnowmass.com


A weekend of Celtic tradition, Irish and Highland Dance, bagpipes, parades and athletic competitions returns with COVID-19 adjustments for the 45th annual Longs Peak Scottish-Irish Highland Festival in Estes Park. Opening Friday with an International Tattoo, there are concerts, handfastings ceremonies of love, Highland cattle and Gypsy Vanner horses. Single or multiple day passes: scotfest.com.


That always fascinating and totally wacky ArtoCade Art Car Festival in Trinidad won't let COVID-19 stand in its way this year. Festival time is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, with a parade downtown at noon. As they say, it will be "Carvelous," albeit played safe without a crowded circus and crazy party. Also, artist Rodney Wood's Art Cartopia Museum, ArtoKids & Artie Bus. More at artocade.com.


The popular annual two-day Colorado Artfest, with 110 juried artists, fills Festival Park in Castle Rock. Music, children's activities, food and art, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Free admission. castlerockartfest.com


The Salida Fiber Festival, a premier 10-year art event in a beautiful spot alongside the river, is planned from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, following COVID guidelines and social distancing. Textiles, vendors, fiber-art demonstrations, make-and-take activities, beer garden, silent auction. salidafiberfestival.com 


They're those dreams-come-true cars and they're all in one spot at Colorado Concours d’Elegance & Exotic Sports Car Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Arapahoe Community College, 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton. Car clubs and owners will show 300 vehicles from Aston Martins and Ferraris to Lotus, Shelbys, Corvettes and Maseratis. Proceeds go to Ability Connection Colorado’s Creative Options for Early Childhood Education Centers in Denver and Aurora. facebook.com/coloradoconcours

NOTE: Check websites for last-minute changes and cancellations because of COVID-19.