Liquid Mechanics throwing birthday party

Up the road in Lafayette, Liquid Mechanics Brewing is celebrating its fourth anniversary with a two-day party. The shindig will fill the parking lot with food trucks, live music, cornhole, ladderball, beer drinkin' and general mayhem. There will be more than 20 beers available, including limited releases. Bring sunscreen and a chair and it's 21-and-up after 8 p.m. today and Saturday. And don't bring your dogs, unless they're service animals. Today's music lineup features The Aristocats, Hindsight Classic Rock and The JV3; and Saturday's lineup features Brothers Fortune, Indigent Row, Ultralowfi, Guerrilla Radio and Rogue 2; 2 p.m. today, noon Saturday, Liquid Mechanics Brewing, 297 N. Hwy. 287 Suite 100, Lafayette; $5 donation; 303-550-7813, facebook.com/events/206129970049309.

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White-ish: A Memoir — A woman's exploration of racism and racial awareness in effort to understand her own relationship with it; 6:30 p.m. , Pine Street Church, 1237 Pine St., Boulder; $8-$10; boulderfringe.com

Felonius Smith Trio CD Release Party (north) — Felonius Smith plays Delta blues, country blues and folk blues based on the styles from the 1920s and 1930s. It's celebrating the release of a third album, "Bucking The Blues," a live concert recording from Littleton in February; 7:30 p.m., Oskar Blues Boulder Taproom, 921 Pearl St., Boulder; free; 720-645-1749, feloniussmith.com/home.


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'Nirvamlet' — A mix of Hamlet with '90s grunge comes alive in this "rocktail" of icons and heart-shaped depression — all with with a splash of conspiracy and murder; 7:30 p.m., Galvanize Boulder, 1023 Walnut St., Boulder; $13-$15; bandoftoughs.org.

The Zoo: Hosted by The ZooKeepers — The ZooKeepers, a group that produces house music and throws fun parties, is hosting their first-ever party ever at Deviant Spirits. They want Boulder to let out its inner animal, so come in animal costumes, gear and accessories; 8 p.m, Deviant Spirits, 2480 49th st, Boulder; $5; facebook.com/events/200282154014361.

Chaos Theory (as it relates to family) — Cooking, sweeping, folding laundry all the while keeping the spark alive, this relatable, humorous and thoughtful performance is an experience of the mundanity of daily life through modern dance; 8:30 p.m. , Pine St. Church, Sanctuary, 1237 Pine St., Boulder; $13-$15

Red Shoes — A one-woman spectacle that cobbles together the dramas of losing your shoes, dancing in all the wrong places, weathering the storm and finding your wings instead; 8:45 p.m. , Pine Street Church, 1237 Pine Street in Boulder CO, Boulder; $13-$15; boulderfringe.com

SATURDAY 8.18

Lafayette Peach Festival — The 19th annual Peach Festival centers around world famous all-natural Palisade peaches. Enjoy peach pies, peach cobbler and peach smoothies. Food vendors, crafters, antique dealers along with some of the finest artists from the Front Range and Western States will be showcased; 9 a.m. Saturday, Old Town, Public Road, Lafayette; free; 303-666-9555, business.lafayettecolorado.com

Living in Lion and Bear Country — Join volunteer naturalists for a moderate 1.5-mile hike and learn about the ecology and behavior of mountain lions and black bears; 9 a.m. Saturday, Heil Valley Ranch, North of Boulder off Lefthand Canyon Drive., Boulder; free; 303-678-6214, bouldercountyopenspace.org/events.