Don't miss this wide-ranging show featuring the best from the woman with a thousand faces. Cutting-edge projection system from Laser Fantasy mesmerizes your eyes with vibrant colors cutting their way through the fog; 9 p.m., Fiske Planetarium, 2414 Regent Drive, Boulder; ticketswest.com/events/detail/laser-gaga.
Masterpiece Makers — Play with clay, paint on canvas, collage, print, felt and more. In this fun class, children will enjoy a balance of open-art exploration combined with art projects using children's books and stories to inspire the lessons; 12:30 p.m., Tinker Art Studio, 693B S. Broadway Ave., Boulder; 303-503-1902, tinkerartstudio.com/2019-wc-ages-35.
Minecrafternoons — Collaborative engineering challenges and gameplay. Two 40-minute rounds, each limited to 10 players. Signs-ups are in person, first come, first-served, and begin at 3:45 p.m. Space is limited. Ages 7+. Generously sponsored by the Boulder Library Foundation. Contact: Meadows Library Staff Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 303-441-3100; 4 p.m., Meadows Branch Library, 4800 Baseline Road, Boulder; calendar.boulderlibrary.org/event/4058246.
NoBo Art District First Friday Artwalk — ACE Self Storage presents a changing variety of local artists during the NoBo Art District First Friday Artwalk; 6 p.m., Ace Self Storage, 4635 Broadway, Boulder; free; 303-523-1117, acestorageboulder.com/ace-community-art-gallery.
Italian Opera Night — Come and hear your favorite Italian repertoire while dining on delicious cuisine and sipping on spectacular libations. Arias and Duets by Puccini, Mascagni, Mozart and more featuring local opera singers; 6 p.m., Caffè Sole, 637 S. Broadway, Boulder; $10; 573-356-1525, facebook.com/events/2200529340200033.
The Sweet Remains — An unusual band on today's music scene, The Sweet Remains is headed by three gifted and charismatic singer-songwriters, each of whom contribute to the writing and three-part harmonies that define the band's sound. The band's songs and approach hearken back to the harmony-driven music of the '60s and '70s like CSN, the Eagles and Simon & Garfunkel ; 7:30 p.m., Chautauqua Community House, 900 Baseline Road, Boulder; $21-$24; 303-440-7666, chautauqua.com.
The Bookshop Band — Formed in the upstairs room of the bookshop, Mr. B's Emporium of Reading Delights in Bath, England, The Bookshop Band has written songs inspired by over 100 books curated by Mr. B's. The band has performed in over 200 bookshops in the UK, Ireland and France and this is their first tour in the America; 7:30 p.m., Boulder Book Store, 1107 Pearl St., Boulder; $5; 303-447-2074, boulderbookstore.net/event/bookshop-band.
Piff the Magic Dragon —John van der Put is a magician and comedian from the United Kingdom who performs under the stage name Piff the Magic Dragon. A winner of multiple awards from British magic societies, he toured as a supporting act for Mumford and Sons, and has appeared on "Fool Us" and "America's Got Talent;" 8 p.m., Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder; $25-$45.
Break Science —Raised and influenced by the rhythm and culture of New York City, Adam Deitch and Borahm Lee fuse generations of the city's rich musical legacy with their own deep-rooted connection to hip-hop heritage; 8:30 p.m., The Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder; $20-$25; 303-786-7030, foxtheatre.com/event/1800409-break-science-boulder.
Armchair Boogie — Hailing from Madison, WI, Armchair Boogie is a powerhouse newgrass band unafraid of exploring the realms of rock, funk and folk. With drums and electric bass backing acoustic guitar and banjo, the boogie boys have high-energy shows featuring fast-pickin' and improvised jams; 10 p.m., The Lazy Dog, 1346 Pearl St., Boulder; free; 303-440-3355.
Parkrun 5 KM -South Boulder Creek — A free 5 km fun run; 9 a.m. Saturday, Parkrun-South Boulder Creek-East Boulder Rec Center Parking Lot, 5660 Sioux Drive, Boulder, CO 80303, Boulder; free; 303-875-6694, parkrun.us/southbouldercreek.
Front Range Anglers Fly Tying w/Josh Graffam — Josh started competitive fly fishing in 2009 and has been a member of Team USA for the last 6 years. Josh has represented the USA at the World Fly Fishing Championships in Norway, Czech Republic, Bosnia and Vail, winning team medals in both Bosnia and Vail CO; 10 a.m. Saturday, Front Range Anglers, 2344 Pearl St., Boulder; free; 303-494-1375, frontrangeanglers.com.
Letters to the Future — Take the time to collect your personal stories so they aren't forgotten. Using a simple step-by-step process you will pull together your legacies to impart to others. You will get started on the writing path whether your goal is to write a book-length memoir or to pen your stories for personal value; 10 a.m. Saturday, Arapahoe High School, 6600 Arapahoe Road, Boulder; $79; 720-561-5968, bvsd.org/lll.
Spanish/English Storytime: Read and Play in Spanish — Enjoy books, songs and more en Español. Generously Sponsored by the Boulder Library Foundation; 10:15 a.m. Saturday, Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; calendar.boulderlibrary.org/event/4022180.
Letterpress-DIY Valentines — A handmade card is always special, but the crisp imprint that the letterpress process creates has a unique character. Plus, once you've hand set your design, it's easy to produce many cards. Letterpress guru Carolyn Sweeney loves teaching others how to use her 2500-pound, vintage printing presses; 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Two Hands Paperie, 803 Pearl St., Boulder; $145; blog.twohandspaperie.com/events/letterpress-diy-valentines-class.
Bean-to-bar Chocolate Tour and Tasting — Chocolate tour/tasting every Saturday of the month. Enjoy a basic overview of the entire process of bean to bar chocolate beginning with the sourcing of cacao beans to creating bean-to-bar chocolate from start to finish; 11 a.m. Saturday, Shanao Cacao, 2746 47th St., Boulder; $10; eventbrite.com/e/bean-to-bar-chocolate-tour-and-tasting-tickets-54335029536?aff=ebapi.
Kim Dickey Workshop — This two-day hands-on workshop will aim to expand your handbuilding vocabulary and help you move toward the places you want to explore in your work. Using found objects as a starting place, develop creative responses by extending existing forms and contributing to new ideas in the field; noon Saturday, Studio Arts Boulder, 1010 Aurora Ave., Boulder; $175-$190; 720-379-6033, studioartsboulder.org/workshops.
Music in the Sea: Oceanophony and Other Water Music — Join host and composer Bruce Adolphe for a concert that bridges music and science, as this ensemble of 8 is joined by Zach Rago, Netflix's "Chasing Coral" feature actor. Plunge into new musical waters with Margaret Brouwer's "Lonely Lake" and Bruce Adolphe's "Oceanophony." Each movement is highlighted by the poems of Karen Light; 7 p.m. Saturday, Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; 303-440-7826, thedairy.org/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=MusicintheSea.
King Tuff — Live rock music from Sub Pop recording artist; 9 p.m. Saturday, The Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder; $22-$25.