Plan Your Trip

Time to Plan Your Fall Foliage Tour + I-70 Traction Law

Welcome to the weekend Lakewood Daily friends. Let’s get you started this Saturday with everything you need to know going on in town today.

Saturday’s weather: Partly Cloudy and warm. High: 88, low: 60.


Here are the top stories in Lakewood today:

  1. Start planning your fall foliage tour: It’s not too early to start figuring out where to see about your foliage trip, including Golden Gate Canyon State Park and the San Juan Mountains. This prediction tool will help you figure out when, and where, the leaves are the best in Colorado. (Patch)
  2. What are they building over there? A great way to stay informed about what’s being built and where, is the City of Lakewood’s Development Highlights page. (City of Lakewood)
  3. Heading to the mountains with bald tires this winter? Beginning on Sept. 1, the I-70 Traction Law goes into effect – which requires that all drivers using state highways during winter months must have a minimum tire tread on snowy roads. Check your tires and make sure that if you’re heading to the hills, that your rubber is ready for the trip. (Fox31)
  4. They don’t fly, but they’re loud: Jet cars return to Bandimere Speedway for Mayhem on the Mountain. These jet-powered funny cars, like the “Grumpy Gorilla” and “Earthflight,” are landing on Saturday night in Rooney Valley! These cars are super loud and usually the folks living nearby get pretty wound up about it. (Bandimere)
  5. How many have died from COVID-19 in Colorado? This report reveals how many Coloradoans have been impacted by the pandemic since the first case being reported in the U.S. on Feb. 29, 2020. (24/7 Wall St)

This Weekend in and around Lakewood

  • Beginner SUP Lessons: Bear Creek Lake Park. (9:30–11 a.m.)
  • Reiki Workshop: Energy demonstrations and grounding exercises. (10 – 11:30 a.m.)
  • Art Guild Miniatures Show: Lakewood Arts Council & Gallery. (10:30 a.m.– noon)
  • Molly Hatchet at Dirty Dogs Road House. (1 p.m.)
  • Denver Day of Rock: Music festival on the 16th Street Mall — Denver. (2 – 10 p.m.)

Lakewood Fact of the Day: The name “Lakewood” originated long before the City of Lakewood existed. The name came from a subdivision that William Loveland, owner of the Colorado Central Railroad, established in 1889 near West Colfax Avenue and Harlan Street.

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Now you’re in the loop and ready to start the weekend – I hope it’s a great one for you! Look for the next Lakewood Daily bright and early on Monday morning! Like these newsletters? Please invite your friends and neighbors to join the list! Send them this link to subscribe. — Brad K. Evans

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