Monroe Degraw works her way through a tunnel at last year’s Taste of Louisville.
Monroe Degraw works her way through a tunnel at last year's Taste of Louisville. (Cliff Grassmick / Staff Photographer)

TODAY

Taste of Louisville — The Taste of Louisville is an opportunity to taste the "Quality of Life" in Louisville. Enjoy excellent food, served by fine local restaurants, arts and craft booths, kid's entertainment and informational booths from local merchants. Louis-Palooza features local bands performing at the Steinbaugh Pavilion. The Louisville Rec Center will be hosting the Touch a Truck from 9-11:30 a.m. This will also be the opening day for the Farmer's Market. Enjoy great food from local restaurants while sipping on a refreshing beer from Gravity Brewing and Crystal Springs Brewing Company; 9 a.m., Main St., Louisville; louisvillechamber.com/chamber-events/#!calendar.

Whittier Mapleton Garden Tour — Boulder's premier garden tour, opening up to eight exceptional gardens (many that are tucked away and new to this year's tour) in the historic Mapleton Hill neighborhood; 9 a.m., Mapleton Hill, 9th and Mapleton, Boulder; 303-596-1220, whittiergardentour.com.

Historic Boulder Photo Scanning session — The Daily Camera is proud to announce its partnership with the Denver Public Library, Carnegie Library for Local History, Erie Historical Society, Lafayette Miners Museum and Museum of Boulder on a new pictorial history book, "Greater Boulder Memories: The Early Years." It invites readers to participate in this unique project by bringing relevant photos to a scanning session; 10 a.m., Carnegie Library for Local History, 1125 Pine St., Boulder; and 2 p.m., Lafayette Miners Museum, 108 E. Simpson St., Lafayette; free; Boulder.PictorialBook.com.


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"The Little Mermaid" preview — In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above in BDT Stage's "The Little Mermaid." Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's, "The Little Mermaid" is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages; 6:15 p.m., BDT Stage, 5501 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; bdtstage.com.

Ballet in the Park — Free, family-friendly concerts of classical and contemporary ballet. The perfect event for families on a summer evening. The show features excerpts from the Boulder Ballet season. Show length is approximately one hour. Guests may come early with a picnic to enjoy the evening with the ballet; 7 p.m., Boulder Bandshell, Boulder.

UPCOMING

KGNU's Annual Plant Sale + Arts and Crafts Fair — KGNU will host its annual Plant Sale. Shop for fantastic starters and gardening supplies. There will be trees, veggies, bushes, flowers and houseplants. As part of KGNU's 40 year celebration we're having a garden inspired arts and crafts fair with our annual plant sale; 9 a.m. Sunday, KGNU AM/FM Boulder Studio, 4700 Walnut St., Boulder; free; 303-449-4885.

Boulder Market — The 17th annual Boulder Market is a unique and enjoyable open air marketplace in scenic Central Park. At the market you will find visual art, high quality handmade items, and unique treasures sold from a plethora of local merchants; 11 a.m. Sunday, Central Park, 1236 Canyon Blvd., Boulder; free; 720-272-7467, bouldermarket.com.

Boulder Friends of Jazz — Come to the Boulder Friends of Jazz jam session to listen, dance, play and enjoy; 1 p.m. Sunday, Avalon Ballroom, 6185 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; $2-$10; 303-449-1888, Jam Session.

TEDxBoulder — TEDxBoulder kicks off its first event of 2018 with the theme Truth & Daring, presenting powerful and inspiring talks; 5 p.m. Sunday, Chautauqua Auditorium, 900 Baseline Road, Boulder; $27-$40; 303-440-7666, chautauqua.com.

"Curious Connections in Nature" — A new exhibit, "Curious Connections in Nature," is open every day, always free; 10 a.m. Monday, CU Museum of Natural History, Henderson Building, 1036 Broadway, Boulder; free; 303-492-6892, colorado.edu/cumuseum/exhibits.