Colorado Music Festival: Mozart & Mahler
Join an evening of Mozart and Mahler under the direction of guest conductor David Danzmayr. The program features Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Martinez playing Mozart's haunting Piano Concerto No. 20, and Mahler's youthful, exuberant First Symphony "Titan"; 7:30 p.m., Chautauqua Auditorium, 900 Baseline Road, Boulder; $14-$55; 303-440-7666, coloradomusicfestival.org/concert/mozart-mahler.
55+ Coffee and Conversation — Share your unique, common-life experiences with others and discover the interesting stories we all have to tell. Space is limited; registration is required. Contact Adult Services at 303-335-4820 or firstname.lastname@example.org e-mail; 1:30 p.m., Louisville Public Library, 951 Spruce St., Louisville; 303-335-4820, louisvilleco.gov.
63rd Street Farm — Join 63rd Street Farm for wood-fired pizza. The farm has wine for sale by the glass to enjoy at the farm and bottles to enjoy at home. The Winery & Tasting Room will also be open Thursday from 1-6 p.m.; 3 p.m., 63rd Street Farm, 3796 63rd St., Boulder; free; 303-532-1892, secure.settembrecellars.com/page/events.
Defunkt Railroad — Defunkt Railroad will perform. The band plays a mix of rock and blues, R&B, originals, and Louisiana roots music (Zydeco, Cajun, New Orleans funk); 5 p.m., Boulder Beer Company, 2880 Wilderness Place, Boulder; free.
Family screening "Ferdinand" — Watch "Ferdinand" at the library and enjoy the story of a kind-hearted fighting bull. The library will provide the popcorn. This movie is rated PG. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Contact Children's Services at 303-335-4821 or email@example.com e-mail; 2 p.m. Friday, Louisville Public Library, 951 Spruce St., Louisville; 303-335-4821, louisvilleco.gov.
Buddhist Arts and Film Festival — The Buddhist Arts and Film Festival brings together films, art, music, exhibits, panel discussions and performances inspired by Buddhist principles. These creative expressions can transform, confuse and enlighten us. The intention is to project the voices, wisdom and creativity that aim to benefit; 5:30 p.m. Friday, Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; $15-$108; 720-338-2301, baff.film.
Ramaya & The Troubadours — Ramaya Soskin will be joined by a rotating cast of local favorites. Featured Troubadours have included Alexandra Schwan, Jeb Bows, Dechen Hawk, Colin Robison, Kyle Donovon, Katie Farmer, Andrew Sturtz, Jarrad Menard, Joshua Acorn, Julian Peterson, Max Davies, Toni Oswald and Tom LaFond; 8 p.m. Friday, The Laughing Goat, 1709 Pearl St., Boulder; free; 215-439-1391, ramayasoskin.com.
Ashley Koett — Ashley Koett plans to perfrom in show open to ages 15-plus without a parent; 9 p.m. Friday, The Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder; $10-$12.
Historical Museum Open — Superior Historical Commission volunteers staff the Superior Historical Museum on the first Saturday of each month from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Come by and learn about the rich history of the community; 10 a.m. Saturday, 110 Maple St., Superior; superiorcolorado.gov.
Colorado Music Festival: Young People's Concert — Introduce young children to the excitement of live orchestra music with a program that engages audience members young and old. After each concert, join a Music Fair where kids meet costumed characters, try the instrument petting zoo, enjoy face painting, balloon tying and more; 2 p.m. Saturday, Chautauqua Auditorium, 900 Baseline Road, Boulder; $5-$10; 303-665-0599, coloradomusicfestival.org/concert/young-peoples-concert-2.
Saturday Sing-Along: The Beatles — An intergenerational gathering for songs and stories is planned. All ages welcome. Sponsored by the Boulder Library Foundation; 3 p.m. Saturday, George Reynolds Branch Library, 3295 Table Mesa Drive, Boulder; free; 303-441-3100, boulderlibrary.org.