Family-friendly cultural activities in Colo. for late summer

The Arts Bureau at Colorado Public Radio shares a list of cultural events happening across the Colorado for the entire family to experience through Labor Day weekend.

A Taste of Colorado
Aug. 29 to Sept. 1
Civic Center Park

This free event features more than 50 area restaurants and food trucks, ranging in a variety of ethnic flavors and cuisines. There is also live music, carnival rides and the KidzStage, where families can enjoy magic acts, clown routines and puppets.

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The Catamounts present “FEED: Kids”
Aug. 17 at 5 p.m.
63rd St. Farm

The Catamounts, a Boulder-based theater troupe, presents its first-ever, family-friendly culinary-theatrical experience. Over a four-course seated dinner, Catamounts actors and singing-songwriting duo Jeff Kagan and Paige Doughty, who specialize in science and nature music for kids, entertain diners.

Colorado Springs Philharmonic “Free for Kids” concerts
Sept. 20 to May 2015
Pikes Peak Center

For it’s 2013-2014 season, the Colorado Springs Philharmonic is launching a new program that offers complimentary tickets for ages 7 to 17 with the purchase of an adult admission to experience the repertoire of classical masters like Brahms, Mozart and Beethoven.

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Colorado State Fair
Aug. 22 to Sept. 1
Colorado State Fair Grounds

This annual event has been a Colorado tradition since the late 1800s. It includes rodeo competitions, carnival rides, camping, monster trucks and live performances -- as well as an array of fair food.

YMCA of the Rockies Family Camp
Aug. 29 to Sept. 1
Snow Mountain Ranch

The YMCA encourages kids, teens, parents and grandparents to engage in traditional summer camp activities at this family camp in the Rocky Mountains. Activities on offer include arts and crafts, archery, hiking, tie dye and canoeing.