If you’re looking for local fun and things to do around Colorado this weekend, we’ve got you covered. There’s plenty to get excited about this weekend. Rock out at a local music festival, explore the world woodcarving, or kick off your weekend with a foodie fest that’s sure to delight. Here are a few of favorite events happening in Colorado this weekend, May 17-19, 2019.

1. Hasty, Colorado — Bent on Birding & Heritage Festival: A weekend of bird watching. May 16-19, John Martin Reservoir State Park

2. Colorado Springs areaPikes Peak Birding and Nature Festival: Promotes conservation and education to explore the area’s natural and agricultural heritage resources of the Pikes Peak Region. May 17-19, various locations, Colorado Springs area. Go online for ticket prices and registration.

3. DenverSpread the Word Music Festival: With jam, funk, bluegrass, reggae, electronic, rock, and every kind of fusion in between. May 17-19, Denver.

4. Grand JunctionDowntown Music Festival: Main Street comes alive with music performed by local and national artists. May 17-19, Grand Junction.

5. TellurideLiterary Arts Festival: Performance poetry, literary burlesque, author events and children’s activities. May 17-19, Telluride.

6. DenverFive Points Jazz Festival: Celebrates the history of Denver’s Five Points neighborhood. May 18, Denver.

7. Fort CarsonLiving History Day: Re-enactment of the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. May 18, Kit Carson Field, outside Fort Carson gate 1, building 6013.

8. Colorado SpringsPikes Peak Whittlers 36th Annual Woodcarving and Woodworking Show: More than 40 carvers and woodworkers. May 18-19, Colorado Springs Shrine Club, Colorado Springs.

9. LongmontStrawberry Festival Antique and Collectibles Show: More than 80 dealers. May 18-19. Boulder County Fairgrounds, Longmont.

10. LovelandBody Mind Spirit Expo: Explore within. May 18-19, The Ranch, Loveland.

11. DurangoTaste of Durango: Food, drinks and family fun. May 19, Main Avenue, Durango.

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