TODAY

"China Doll" screening with Heather Weidner — Support the Boulder Climbing Community, a nonprofit organization that helps protect local climbing areas, at Neptune Mountaineering — beer, raffle and incredible company for an awesome cause. Heather Weidner's movie, "China Doll," will screen, and there will be a slideshow and Q&A; 6:30 p.m., Neptune Mountaineering, 633 S. Broadway, Boulder; free; 303-499-8866.

I Spy Bones! — The bone detectives are on the prowl. Help volunteer naturalists search for evidence, including skulls, bones, and antlers, of some of the animals that live here. For ages 4-10 with an accompanying adult; 10 a.m., Walker Ranch Homestead, 8999 Flagstaff Mountain Road, Boulder; free; 303-678-6214, bouldercountyopenspace.org/events.

Opening Reception for "Roberto Juarez: Processing" — Join BMoCA for an Artist Talk and the opening reception for "Roberto Juarez: Processing." Guest curator Edward J. Sullivan will be in conversation with Roberto Juarez, discussing the exhibition, and illuminating the many unique processes and techniques used by Juarez to enhance our understanding of his multifaceted accomplishments; 4:30 p.m., Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th St., Boulder; $8-$12; bmoca.org.


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Evening Wildflower Stroll — Take a fun-filled walk on open space trails to learn flower identification skills. There'll be discussion about flower families, and both traditional and alternative uses for flowers. The hike is approximately 3 miles and will start from the Chautauqua Dining Hall; 5:30 p.m., Chautauqua Park, 900 Baseline Road, Boulder; $25; 720-561-5968, bvsd.org/lll.

Ari Honarvar: "Rumi's Gift" — Ari Honarvar will speak about and sign her new deck, "Rumi's Gift: Oracle Cards"; 7:30 p.m., Boulder Book Store, 1107 Pearl St., Boulder; $5; 303-447-2074, boulderbookstore.net/event/ari-honarvar-rumis-gift.

UPCOMING

"The Little Mermaid" — Danse Etoile's new ballet will re-imagine the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale "The Little Mermaid" and take you on a journey beneath the waves, with original music score created by composer Bruce Klepper alongside a mix of contemporary and classical music; 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; $20-$25; 720-938-3030, thedairy.org.

Dead Funk Summit — The Dead Funk Summit featuring Melvin Seals, George Porter Jr. and Joe Marcinek is planned. Ages 15-plus admitted without a parent; 9 p.m. Friday, The Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder; $15-$18; foxtheatre.com

Boulder Farmers Market — A growers-only farmers market in Boulder. Fresh produce, meat, flowers, eggs, cheese, breads and more; 8 a.m. Saturday, Boulder Farmers Market, 13th St. Between Arapahoe and Canyon, Boulder; free; 303-910-2236, bcfm.org/boulder-saturday.

Murmuration 2018 — A diverse productions of live music and dance in the Midwest, Murmuration brings together performers in a night of artistic unity. From breakdancers to ballerinas, and harpists to barbershop quartets, Murmuration creates relationships between artists on stage; 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Chautauqua Auditorium, 900 Baseline Road, Boulder; chautauqua.com.

Summer Heritage Day: Old Fashioned Jobs — Learn about the chores and jobs needed on a ranch in the late 1800s. Visit with costumed volunteers as they demonstrate old fashioned rural games and chores such as doing woodworking, meal preparation, and blacksmithing. Go back to school in a one room school session or race in a bucket brigade; 10 a.m. Sunday, Walker Ranch Homestead, 8999 Flagstaff Mountain Road, Boulder; free; 303-776-8848, bouldercountyopenspace.org/events.

Tony Lucca in house concert — Tony Lucca was a finalist on season 2 of "The Voice." He was on The All New Mickey Mouse Club alongside music heavyweights Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears. His last few albums clearly identify an artist who has embraced his own voice and genre. His most recent, self-titled, full length album hints of '80s-style heartland rock and roll. He plays an adults-only Sounds of Simon house concert; 5 p.m. Sunday, Sounds of Simon House Concerts, 1086 East Roggen Way, Superior; $20; brownpapertickets.com.