By Josie Sexton
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It’s the weekend before Memorial Day weekend, and there’s jazz and some HBO finale and a Neon Baby (more on this below) to experience. Here’s what caught our eye around town and into the mountains.
Mary Mitchell, left, dances with Alex Gonzales as Ginga performs during the Five Points Jazz Festival Saturday, May 19, 2018 on Welton Street in Five Points. (Daniel Brenner, Special to the Denver Post)
🎶 Listen: Now in its 15th year, Five Points Jazz Festival is bringing dozens of bands across multiple stages to its namesake neighborhood all day Saturday. It’s free to attend, and the weather forecast is looking better.
🍴 Eat: Free Market’s grand opening at Dairy Block is happening all day Saturday, too. If you’re there, make sure to grab bites from Bruto, the block’s newest restaurant.
🍶 Go: More than 100 local makers will convene on Saturday and Sunday along Walnut Street (between 28th and 29th Streets) for RiNo Spring Bazaar. There will also be food and alcohol.
This image released by HBO shows Kit Harington, left, and Emilia Clarke on the season finale of “Game of Thrones.” (Macall B. Polay, HBO via AP)
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Neon Baby is the latest Denver pop-up bar, which opened at LoDo’s Bar and Grill Friday, May 10. It’s by the folks who brought us Yeah Baby, a disco that opened temporarily and will turn into a permanent space this summer in RiNo. Until then, there’s Neon Baby. (John Leyba)/Special to The Denver Post)
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