The Colorado Water Garden Society will host its annual sale on June 6, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hudson Gardens, 6115 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton. Admission is free and visitors may want to stroll through the gardens while there. Selection of tropical water lilies, hardy water lilies, lotus, marginal tropical plants. Fertilizer tabs on sale. Knowledgeable staff on hand for information and advice. (Business office/residence area.)
The Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra will perform at 2 p.m. on June 6 at Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 S. Allison Parkway, Lakewood. Tickets, Lakewood.org/tickets or 303-987-7845.
20th Annual Indian Market
The Fort Restaurant at 19192 Highway 8, Morrison (near Red Rocks), will host the 20th Annual Indian Market and Ceremonial Dance from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 5 and 6. Tickets: $10. Children 12 and under free. Parking is free. Shopping, drum and dance exhibitions. Food. 303-839-1671, tesoroculturalcenter.org. Nice for kids.
A new original show from the inventive folks at Buntport Theater, 717 Lipan St, Denver. “Space People in Space” runs through June 13, Wednesdays to Sundays in Buntport’s parking lot. (@ 60 minutes.) Tickets: Name your own price, available for parties of one to six. buntport.com, 720-946-1388. These tend to sell out, so obtain tickets in advance.
Cherry Creek Arts Fest
Cherry Arts has postponed the Cherry Creek Arts Festival, originally scheduled July 2, 3, 4, until Sept. 4, 5, 6 in the outdoor area of cherry Creek Shopping Center. The artists will be those juried into the 2020 celebration, which was canceled.
Douglas Land Conservancy
The annual Douglas Land Conservancy’s “Capturing the Beauty of Open Land” plein air painting show and sale will be June 26-27 at the White Pavilion, 414 Perry St. in downtown Castle Rock. (10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.) Participating artists will paint on private properties during the week of June 21-25. Free to attend.
Nicolle Davis is the new executive director of the Lone Tree Arts Center at 10075 Commons St., Lone Tree. The Highlands Ranch resident has been executive director of library systems, including Arapahoe County, and is currently assistant commissioner of the Colorado State Library. She starts June 4. Leigh Chandler will serve as the first artistic director of the Lone Tree Arts Center.
Denver Botanic Gardens
Cast bronze works, “Of Sky and Ground: Yoshitomo Saito” will be exhibited in the Denver Botanic Gardens’ Freyer-Newman Center Kemper Family Gallery July 24 through Nov. 28. It will feature large works and a multi-object “Millionyearseeds” that features more than 1,000 bronze castings of natural objects such as pine cones and banana peels. Included with general admission.
“Numbers in Nature: a Mirror Maze” opens on June 4 at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver. Guests can lose themselves in a seemingly infinite repeating pattern of mirrors. Guests will learn snout patterns by exploring fractal branching, spirals, Voronoi patterns, as if you’d stepped into a giant kaleidoscope. Open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and until 9 p.m. on Fridays through the summer. Special timed ticket required. dmns.org.
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