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The Rink at Belmar

Date:
Jan 01, 2018 to Jan 28, 2018
Schedule:
Jan 1 – 7 Open Daily: Sun – Thu 11am – 9pm, Fri & Sat 11am – 10pm. Jan 11 – 28 Open Thurs - Sat: Thurs 4 pm – 9 pm, Fri 4 pm – 10 pm, Sat 11 am – 10 pm, Sun 11 am – 9 pm
Cost:
$9.50 adult, $7.50 12 and under, 2 and under/seniors 65 and up, free.
Phone:
303-742-1525

Skate at the 7,000 square foot outdoor rink located in the Plaza.

Santa’s Elves Kids Giving Opportunity

Date:
Oct 21, 2017 to Dec 09, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
720-515-5692

Register to enable kids to help other kids, face-to-face so that the givers get to see and feel the difference that they've made for another child. See Denver Nuggets, KOOL105 Radio, and hear the Colorado Children's Chorale perform. Registration opens late October but December 9 is the date for giving. Later dates can be arranged.

$3 Swim Admission

Date:
Jul 04, 2018
Schedule:
Hours vary by pool location
Cost:
$3 per person
Phone:
303-409-2333

Swim for only $3 per person during open swim hours on July 4th. Children 5 and under must be accompanied in the water by an adult (age 18 or older) and be within arm’s reach at all times.

Earth Day: The Natural Alphabet of the Earth

Date:
Apr 22, 2018 10am - noon
Cost:
$15, $18 for non-Highlands Ranch residents
Phone:
303-791-2710

Explore the wisdom and playfulness of nature and celebrate Earth Day. In this two-hour family friendly program, take a gentle 3-mile walk along the Highline Canal with camera in tow. Registration is required one week in advance at highlandsranch.org/signmeup.

Art Night Out

Date:
May 11, 2018 to Sep 14, 2018
Schedule:
Second Fri of the month, 5-9pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-665-5588

Enjoy live music, artist booths, and additional events scheduled by Lafayette businesses. Children’s activities from 5-7pm; Bands play at Festival Plaza from 6:30-9pm.

Olde Golden Christmas

Date:
Dec 01, 2017 to Dec 31, 2017
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-279-3113

Experience small town, authentic holiday charm during a month-long celebration featuring Victorian carolers, live reindeer, free horse drawn carriage rides, lights display, barbershop quartets, and free Newfoundland dog-pulled cart rides.

Tesoro Cultural Center’s Las Posadas

Date:
Dec 24, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-839-1671

Listen to live musicians play customary Las Posadas songs, participate in a reenactment of Joseph and Mary’s journey to Bethlehem as depicted in the Christian bible and enjoy complimentary biscochito cookies with hot cider and Mexican hot chocolate.

Boo! On Briggs Street

Date:
Oct 28, 2017 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-926-2550

Come out for Trunk or Treat, costume contests, a glow-in-the-dark dance party and more. Reservations required for costume contests.

6th Annual Listen To Your Mother: Boulder

Date:
May 05, 2018 7pm
Schedule:
Doors open at 6pm
Cost:
$22
Phone:
303-442-1411

Listen to a series of live readings about motherhood that take place in cities around the country, to celebrate Mother's Day. Complimentary snacks and wine are available before the show from 5-6:30pm, across the street at the Birth Center of Boulder, 2800 Folsom St. Ten percent of ticket sales benefit A Precious Child.

Santa Visits

Date:
Dec 09, 2017 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-791-0430

Stop by Santa Claus’ little red house at the corner of Broadway and Plaza Drive for a visit.

Santa’s Flight Academy

Date:
Nov 09, 2017 to Dec 24, 2017
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-388-3900

Visit Santa, who is looking for cadets to help him prepare his sleigh for the big day. Create memorable moments with the Flight Suit Visualizer, a magical snow and light show inside Santa’s sleigh.

Bunny Express Train

Date:
Mar 31, 2018 10am - 4pm
Cost:
$15 adults, $10 seniors, $5 children and free under age 2. Admission includes unlimited rides on the Steam Engine as well as entertainment throughout the grounds. Tickets available online or at the door.
Phone:
303-279-4591

Hop on the train that features the 1880s vintage passenger coach, and experience what it was like to travel 100 years ago. The Easter Bunny will be handing out candy, and the Depot General Store will have gift ideas for Easter baskets.

Making Merry 2017

Date:
Dec 16, 2017 1:30 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-444-7328

Listen as a variety of storytellers bring literature to life on stage in an holiday celebration featuring songs, stories and other silliness from Great Britain.

YouthBiz Marketplace

Date:
Dec 09, 2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-321-2265

Buy local from young business owners who display and sell their unique products to the local community. All products are handmade and personally sold by the owners. Find beaded jewelry, greeting cards, bath products, home baked goodies, artwork, and more.

Día del Niño

Date:
Apr 29, 2018 11am - 2pm
Cost:
Included with museum admission
Phone:
303-604-2424

Join in the museum's first Día del Niño (Day of the Child) celebration, including special stories, dances, and activities that honor the Mexican origins of the holiday.

The Nutcracker of Parker

Date:
Dec 14, 2017 to Dec 17, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-805-6800

Times vary by date. See The Colorado School of Dance's 13th anniversary production of Tchaikovsky’s holiday classic. Age 6 and up. $24-$29.

The Nutcracker Experience

Date:
Dec 10, 2017 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Cost:
Free. Register by phone or online.
Phone:
303-791-7323

Enjoy an entertaining performance of The Nutcracker ballet, presented by Allana’s Academy of Dance.

Fall Festival

Date:
Sep 23, 2017 to Oct 31, 2017
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
720-890-4766

Walk through the mazes and pumpkin patch; pet the animals and purchase organically grown produce at a Boulder family farm. On weekends, ride a steam engine, learn about farming methods from the early 1900s or take a hay ride for $3.

Turkey Shoot Free Throw Contest

Date:
Nov 18, 2017 9:00 AM
Cost:
Phone:
303-665-0469

Enter a free throw contest for a chance to win a Thanksgiving turkey. Participants will be divided by age and gender. Age 6 and up. $2 Lafayette residents; $7 non-residents. Reservations required.

Farolito Lighting & Pinecone Ceremony

Date:
Nov 26, 2017 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-839-1671

Watch as a chosen honoree lights the farolitos – paper bags filled with sand and illuminated with candles – in the open-air courtyard of The Fort in an alternative tree lighting ceremony. Hot cider, Mexican hot chocolate and biscochito cookies are served.

Roaming Bunny

Date:
Mar 24, 2018 to Mar 31, 2018
Schedule:
March 24, 11am-2pm; March 25, noon-3pm; March 31, 11am-2pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-742-1520

Snap a photo with the Easter Bunny as he roams around the shopping center.

Fourth on Pearl

Date:
Jul 04, 2018 Noon - 8pm
Schedule:
Live music from 1-8pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-449-3774

Celebrate the Fourth of July on the Pearl Street Mall with live music, activities, and an extended beer garden on the Boulder County Courthouse lawn.

Mayor’s Holiday Lighting

Date:
Nov 24, 2017 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-805-3253

Gather around the Town Tree and join the Mayor and the Parker Chorale in a Sing-a-long to Silent Night to kick off the event before the official lighting. Once the park is lit up, stroll around O’Brien Park and take in the sights of the fun holiday ice sculpture displays, or run into some holiday…

WinterSkate in Boulder

Date:
Nov 30, 2017 to Feb 28, 2018
Schedule:
Mon-Wed 11am-9pm, Thu-Fri 11am-10pm, Sat 10am-10pm, Sun 10am-8pm
Cost:
$10 adult, $9 age 12 and under, $8 college students/seniors, $4 age 3 and under
Phone:
303-442-2826

Skate outdoors in Boulder on the plaza next to the Dushanbe Teahouse.

Frozen

Date:
Jul 31, 2018 10am
Cost:
$2
Phone:
303-651-8374

Cool off in the Stewart Auditorium while watching the movie Frozen. Movie ticket is good for $1 off the hands-on treehouses exhibit. Reservations suggested.

Family Sail Nights

Date:
Jun 12, 2018 to Aug 21, 2018
Schedule:
June 12 and 26, July 10, Aug. 7 and 21, 4:30-7:30pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-441-3461

Take a sailboat ride with your family and learn more about Community Sailing of Colorado. For all levels; no sailing experience required. Reservations required. Age 5 and up.

Longmont Turkey Trot

Date:
Nov 11, 2017 9:00 AM
Cost:
Phone:
303-651-8406

Sign up to run a fast and scenic 10K or 2 mile course with family and friends. $18-$20 for 2 mile; $20-$24 for 10K. Sample goodies in the Vendor Village after the race. Reservations required. Call for group rate information.

Denver Outlaws Fireworks

Date:
Jul 04, 2018 7pm
Cost:
Included with game ticket price
Phone:

Cheer on the Denver outlaws as they battle the Boston Cannons. Stay after the game for world-renowned Zambelli Fireworks paired with visuals on a 220-foot-wide, high-definition screen.

The Lego Movie

Date:
Jul 17, 2018 10am
Cost:
$2
Phone:
303-651-8374

Cool off in the Stewart Auditorium and watch The Lego Movie. Ticket price is good for $1 off the hands-on treehouses exhibit. Reservations suggested.

Ballet Ariel Nutcracker

Date:
Dec 09, 2017 to Dec 23, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-987-7845

Dec. 9, 10, 16, 17, 22, 23 at 2pm. 16, 22 at 7pm. Go on a magical magical adventure of toy soldiers, dancing snowflakes and Sugar Plum fairies. $38 adult, $35 student/senior, $28 ages 3-12.

Holiday Show & Gift Shop

Date:
Nov 18, 2017 to Dec 26, 2017
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-674-0056

Avoid the malls this holiday season and shop local. CAE features unique, handmade gift and holiday items from local and regional artists in a cohesive, mixed retail display.

Tulip Fairy and Elf Festival

Date:
Apr 08, 2018 1 - 5pm
Schedule:
Rain date: April 15
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-449-3774

Celebrate spring in downtown Boulder with the Tulip Fairy, along with a parade of pint-size fairies and elves around the Pearl Street Mall to "wake up the tulips." Features special activities for kids.

9NEWS Parade of Lights

Date:
Dec 01, 2017 to Dec 02, 2017
Schedule:
Dec. 1 at 8pm. Dec. 2 at 6pm.
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-534-6161

Come to this signature holiday event with floats, marching bands and a visit from Santa. 9NEWS Parade of Lights Presented by American Furniture Warehouse Produced by the Downtown Denver Partnership

Valentine’s at the Mansion

Date:
Feb 13, 2018 11am - 2pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-791-0430

Celebrate Valentine’s Day early this year at the Highlands Ranch Mansion. Enjoy music, sample sweet treats, and tour the historic home.

Charlie Brown Goes to The Nutcracker

Date:
Dec 02, 2017 to Dec 23, 2017
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
720-406-8208

Curl up by the fireplace, enjoy a drink and listen to a blend of music from “A Charlie Brown Christmas” with jazz versions from The Nutcracker, featuring the Ron LeGault Jazz Trio.

Tulip Twist Dance

Date:
Feb 03, 2018 3:30 - 4:30
Cost:
$10 per person
Phone:
303-666-7400

Enjoy dancing to a DJ, crafts and refreshments. Semi-formal attire encouraged. For dads with daughters ages 3-8. Reservations required through the Louisville Recreation and Senior Center. Reference code: 12021-1.

July 4th Community Celebration & Fireworks

Date:
Jul 04, 2018 7:30 - 9:30pm
Cost:
Free admission
Phone:

Enjoy complimentary lawn games, music, sweet treats, and more in the Snowmass Base Village. The festive affair coincides with the Snowmass Rodeo and culminates with fireworks over Fanny Hill.

Happy Noon Year

Date:
Dec 31, 2017 11:00 AM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
720-887-2315

Ring in the new year with activities at the library, and magic with Chad Wonder. All ages. Pick up a free ticket at the library to attend, starting one hour before each show.

Santa Express Train

Date:
Nov 17, 2017 to Dec 30, 2017
Cost:
Phone:

Take a train ride, wearing your cozy pajamas where Santa's elves entertain. After a 30 minute ride, the train reaches the "North Pole" where Santa boards the train to pass out a holiday bell to each child as he visits with the children. $30-$69.

Memorial Day Ceremony

Date:
May 28, 2018 noon - 1pm
Cost:
Free for veterans, $1 for everyone else
Phone:

Remember those who died serving in the armed forces around the world with a silent ride inspired by Scott Harrison, U.S.M.C. who created a menagerie of whimsical animals, restoring a carousel for others to enjoy.

DIA Ice Skating Rink

Date:
Nov 24, 2017 to Jan 07, 2018
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-342-2000

Go ice skating at the airport on the DEN Plaza. Enjoy a variety of entertainment and family-friendly music playing in the background.

The Lorax

Date:
Jul 24, 2018 10am
Cost:
$2
Phone:
303-651-8374

Cool off in the Stewart Auditorium while watching The Lorax. Movie ticket is good for $1 off the hands-on treehouses exhibit. Reservations suggested.

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