CineCHEF — Boulder's best chefs meet Denver's best in this culinary throw-down at the Boulder International Film Festival. Eight chefs will create film-inspired dishes for a fun and friendly competition. Taste and vote on the star chefs' cinema-based masterpieces, while enjoying live music, wine from Francis Ford Coppola, and local beers; 5 p.m., Rembrandt Yard Art Gallery, 1301 Spruce St., Boulder; $95; 303-449-2289,

Ravin'wolf Acoustic Jam Rock — The acoustic jam rock guitar duo Ravin'wolf performs their live show on matching acoustic guitars playing the best songs from the best years. After visiting some Neil Young, The Grateful Dead, Allman Bros, and Bob Dylan, they take their audience on a tour of their fine-crafted original compositions; 6 p.m., Bluff Street Bar & Billiards, 2690 28th St., Suite E, Boulder; free; 720-606-1734.

Grant Gordy & Ross Martin — Grant Gordy has been a major voice on the American acoustic music scene, and one of the most highly regarded young instrumentalists of his generation. Ross Martin has performed in concert halls, honky-tonks, theaters, rock clubs, festival stages, television programs and everywhere in between; 7:30 p.m., Chautauqua Community House, 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder; $15-$18; 303-440-7666,


Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band Concert — Composed of the most outstanding wind, brass and percussion students in the University of Colorado College of Music, the Wind Symphony is dedicated to performing the finest wind repertoire. The Symphonic Band, which comprises 70 of the finest wind, brass and percussion performers on the CU campus, performs a variety of outstanding works written for band; 7:30 p.m., Macky Auditorium, 1595 Pleasant St., Boulder;

A Colorado Hip Hop Historical Documentary — Celebrate a weekend of hip hop and community with the Dairy Arts Center and Streetside Dance. "Inclusion: A Weekend of Hip Hop" includes a series of events highlighting hip hop culture and the vibrant community located in the Denver/Boulder area. With events taking place both Friday and Saturday; 8:30 p.m., Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; $6.50-$12; 303-440-7826 ext. 105,


The Chemistry of Cooking — Join professor of chemistry, biochemistry and physics David Nesbitt for "The Chemistry of Cooking!" You'll learn secrets to a perfect pie crust, how to cook scrambled eggs without heat or how to reverse the entropy in your hot cocoa; 9:30 a.m., Saturday, University of Colorado Cristol Chemistry Rm 140, Regent Drive at Broadway, Boulder; free; 303-492-5011,

BIFF Animation Workshop — An Animation Station Workshop for ages 6 and up is planned as part of the 2018 Boulder International Film Festival. Explore the wonders of stop-motion animation in a fun and easy way that will get kids moving. Presented by ASIFA and Mighty Fudge Studios; 1 p.m., Saturday, Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder;

Boulder Chamber Orchestra Presents "Beethoven's Egmont" — Boulder Chamber Orchestra presents "Beethoven's Egmont," featuring Hummel's "Piano Concerto, No. 3" and Beethoven's "Complete Incidental Music to Egmont." Guest artists are pianist Andrew Staupe and soprano Christie Conover; 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Boulder Adventist Church, 345 Mapleton Avenue, Boulder; $15.00 - $25.00; 303-583-1278,

Becky Shaw — In Gina Gionfriddo's "Becky Shaw," a newlywed couple fixes up two romantically challenged friends. When an evening calculated to bring happiness takes a dark turn, crisis and comedy ensue in this wickedly funny play that asks what we owe the people we love and the strangers who land on our doorstep; 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Louisville Center for the Arts, 801 Grant Ave., Louisville; $15-$18; 303-665-0955,

Alexander Ziegler Cuarteto — 2018 marks the 7th North American Tour of the Alejandro Ziegler Cuarteto. CMDance, along with our community partners Halina Palmer, Jeffrey Brenman, and Behind the Ogden, presents these world class musicians for their debut performance in Colorado. The ticket price includes a home cooked buffet dinner by Halina Palmer and the Loco Tango crew, seating family style at shared tables. There will be two sets of live Argentine tango music suitable for tango dancing with DJ music (by Tara Fortier) before, after and between sets; 7 p.m., Sunday, Avalon Ballroom, 6185 Arapahoe Road, Boulder; $20;