Boulder County Plein Air Event — Now through June 11, artists can capture the beauty of Boulder County by creating art of any medium en plein air (outside). Registration is required to submit art for the awards competition, sale and final exhibit at Chautauqua Auditorium that will take place 9 a.m.-noon June 11. The event is open to any artist of all abilities, ages 15 and older; openstudios.org.
The Gallery at Bus Stop — A reception will be held at 5 p.m. Friday for the show “Waves,” which features multi-media works by photographer Dona Laurita. The show will be on display at 4895 N. Broadway in Boulder until June 26; noboartdistrict.org. Lyons Town Mural Fundraiser — This weekend, a benefit show will be held to collect money for the construction of a new mural by Lyons-based multimedia artist Android Jones. The final artwork will be shown at Solhawk Gallery, 401 Main St., Lyons, from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, and Jones will be selling unique prints, original drawings, and special souvenirs. From 7-9 p.m., there will be a closing presentation and auction including many limited-edition items. Androidjones.com, 11 June.
BlueBird Arts and Crafts Market — New art fair will bring handmade goods from local makers to Memory Square Park, 801 Grant Court, Louisville, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Shoppers can peruse a curated group of goods while the Taste of Louisville takes over downtown, featuring fare from local restaurants, a farmers market and more; bluebirdartsandcrafts.com.
Latino Chamber of Commerce Cultural Day — An afternoon of dancing, crafting and culture will feature local authors Deborah Martinez-Martinez, Ernesto Alvarado, Albert Quintana, Beatrice Montoya Apodaca, Arturo Jimenez, Joe Barrera, Elizabeth Renee Fajardo, Lourdes “LuLu” Buck and Christina Montoya, who will have their books for sale. There will be samples of homemade tortillas and fare from food trucks Que Rico Parce and Izote. Luna Cultura will bring the craft station, artisan goods from Inez Sanchez’s Misfit Dolls will be for sale and children’s books will be given out. There will be live dance performances from Bailes de Mi Tierra and live storytelling by Maria Ramirez; noon-5 p.m. Saturday at the Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway, Boulder; museumofboulder.org.
Lyons Summer Artisan Market — The second annual market returns with more than 20 local vendors alongside grilled goods from local barbecue masters, craft beer and root beer floats. Proceeds will support the Lyons Community Foundation. Bluegrass band Jake Leg will play tunes from noon-2 p.m.; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Bohn Park, 199 2nd Ave., Lyons; lyonscolorado.com.