Looking for things to do in Denver? | May 18 – May 24, 2015

May 18-21 – Colorado Rockies Vs. Philadelphia Phillies
Come cheer on our Rockies!  See Details

May 19 – Build it Wow! Exhibit Opens at The Children’s Museum
this is a fantastic building exhibit for kids to explore and compare different ways of building all kinds of things.  This new and improved exhibit opens May 19.   See Details

May 20-24 – Nick Guerra at Comedy Works Downtown
Come check out one of the best up and coming young Hispanic comedians today!   See Details

May 21 – Colorado Corks and Cuisine at Four Mile Historic Park
Sample fruits from local wineries, distilleries, breweries, and culoinary artists while raising funds to support Four Mile’s preservation and education initiatives.  See Details

May 22-24 – Colorado Rockies Vs. San Francisco Giants
Come cheer on our Rockies!  See Details

May 22-25 – Denver Comic Con 2015
Come and see Colorado’s largest exhibitor hall floor, featuring toys, games, art, collectibles, plus our one-of-a-kind family activities area, the Comic Book Classroom Corral.  Experience Colorado’s best gaming and cosplay, and meet celebrities and artists from the worlds of film, television, animation, and of course, comic books.  See Details

May 22-24 – Downtown Denver Arts Festival
The Downtown Denver Arts Festival is a fine arts and fine crafts festival that continues to be dedicated to supporting Colorado artists while also showcasing a select group of national artists. Downtown Denver Arts Festival holds its annual premier event each Memorial Day Weekend at the Denver Performing Arts Complex.  See Details

May 23 – Film on the Rocks – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part I
Every Coloradan has to see a summer film at Red Rocks at some point.  Now’s a good time to check it out!  See Details

May 24 – 14th Annual Festival of the Brewpubs
Sample brews from 12 Colorado breweries.  See Details

Now–July 12 – Singin’ in the Rain at the Candlelight Dinner Playhouse
Enjoy dinner and this show, based on one of the most well-loved movies of all time and Hollywood classic.  See Details

Saturdays: May 9 – October 31st  – Cherry Creek Fresh Market
Since 1997, Colorado Fresh Markets’ award winning seasonal outdoor markets feature a fresh mix of beautiful flowers, local produce, gourmet products, and delicious cuisine from Colorado and beyond.  On the corner of 1st Ave and University Blvd.  See Details

Ideas for Celebrating Your Mom This Mother’s Day

Are you in need of some good ideas to celebrate your mom this coming weekend? Here’s a few events and ideas for you to consider:

Mother’s Day Tea – Molly Brown House
Cost:  $20-26
More Info:  Click Here
Enjoy admission to the museum and some tasty tea, savory sandwiches and decadent desserts!

Mother’s Day Family Show – Comedy Works South at The Landmark
Cost: $6-12
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Join Chris Voth (appeared in 3 seasons of NBC’s Last Comic Standing and chosen for the prestigious Great American Comedy Festival) in this special family show for mom.

Mother’s Day Brunch at one of many fine Denver Restaurants
Cost: Varies by location
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Check the list of many great restaurants around the Denver Area that is offering special menu’s for mom’s special day.

Mother’s Day 2 for 1 – Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys
Cost: $5-6
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Enjoy 2 for 1 on the price of admission into the museum.

Mother’s Day Broadway Brunch and Concert – Lannie’s Clocktower Cabaret
Cost:  $45
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Enjoy a wonder brunch buffet as you are serenaded by music from Man of La Mancha, South Pacific, My Fair Lady and more!

Mother’s Day 5K
Cost:  $35
More Info:  Click Here
Enjoy a fun run, kid appropriate fitness activities a tasty brunch after this fun event and the opportunity for discounted tickets to the Denver Zoo after the event is over.

Mother’s Day Rafting Special – Lost Paddle Rafting
Cost:  $49 (50% off the original $98)
More Info:  Click Here
Take mom for a ½ day Bighorn Sheep Canyon Rafting Tour

Colorado Rockies vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
Cost: Varies
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Cheer on our Rockies with your mom – a special Colorado Rockies Mother’s Day Infinity Scarf will be given to the first 10,000 fans.

Looking for things to do in Denver? | May 4-10, 2015

May 8 – Chanticleer
This amazing sounding group is a Grammy award winning acapella all men’s ensemble – known around the world as “an orchestra of voices.” Well worth a listen!   See Details

May 8 – Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular
The music as you’ve never seen before – re-mastered sound track, more lasers, Hi-Def video.   See Details

May 9 – Colorado Mammoth Playoff Game 1
Cheer on our team, live at the Pepsi Center!   See Details

May 10 – Mother’s Day Brunch at Red Rocks
Get your reservations now for this event! Walk-ins are welcome, but reservations are highly recommended in advance.   See Details

May 1 – May 9 – Dance Africa 2015
Special guests include Kahurangi, a New Zealand treasure with extraordinary vitality, passion, strength and athleticism whom have thrilled audiences with their unique blend of Maori song, dance and heritage. And Step Afrika! A company that blends percussive dance styles practiced by historically African American fraternities.  See Details

May 4 – May 6 – Colorado Rockies Vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
Come cheer on the Rocks!  See Details

May 4 – July 12 – Singin’ in the Rain at the Candlelight Dinner Playhouse
Enjoy dinner and this show, based on one of the most well-loved movies of all time and Hollywood classic.  See Details

Saturdays: May 9 – October 31st  – Cherry Creek Fresh Market
Since 1997, Colorado Fresh Markets’ award winning seasonal outdoor markets feature a fresh mix of beautiful flowers, local produce, gourmet products, and delicious cuisine from Colorado and beyond.  On the corner of 1st Ave and University Blvd.  See Details

 

Cherry Creek North Denver Colorado Highlights 4-28-15

45th Annual Cherry Creek North Sidewalk Sale 80206
Sizzling deals, 4 days only. Get it while it’s haute! Shoponistas, mark your calendars!  It’s almost time to hit the pavement for the hottest deals in town. The 45th Annual Sidewalk Sale will take place July 16-19 and will feature amazing deals from nearly 80 Cherry Creek North boutiques and businesses. Sidewalk Sale Hours 10a – 5p Thurs/Fri/Sat and 11a – 5p Sun Hours may vary by store.  Source

The Latest Updates for the Cherry Creek North Arts Festival 2015 80206
All the latest can be found here!  Don’t forget to mark your calendars for this awesome art extravaganza in Cherry Creek North over the 4th of July holiday weekend.   Official Site & Details

Wizard’s Chest store leaving Cherry Creek 80206
Sad, but true.  Cherry Creek North has become unaffordable for The Wizard’s Chest after 33 years.  They are moving to Broadway, just south of 6th Avenue.  Full Article

Bicycle Meet Up in Cherry Creek North 80206
Offered by Yelp!, this meetup group helps you enjoy the Cherry Creek North shopping district from your bicycle, with stops at various Cherry Creek North restaurants, cyclists can receive special offers/discounts and giveaways. We only got wind of this meetup after it was hosted, but stay tuned here for future meetups!  More Information

Don’t Sweat It! Cherry Creek North Hosts Free Fitness Festivities 80206
Cherry Creek North hosted the Spring Shape-Up Fitness Fashion Show & Expo on Sun., April 26 on Fillmore Plaza. Denver’s premier shopping district will feature spring and summer workout wear from Cherry Creek Dance, Lucy, PrAna, and Title Nine. Complete Details

 

Looking for things to do in Denver? | April 27 – May 3, 2015

April 28 – Inside the Orchestra’s Tiny Tots Concerts
Have your child get in on the action and have an up close experience to see what it’s like to be in an orchestra!  See Details

May 2 – Elitch Gardens Opening Day
It’s that season again! Get your tickets today and join in the fun!  See Details

May 2 – Furry Scurry
Presented by and in benefit for the Denver Dumb Friends League. Join others in a walk in Washington Park with your best furry friend.  See Details

April 29-May 10 – Annie
One of the best-loved musicals is coming to our Buell Theatre for 2 weeks only!  See Details

April 29-May 3 – Denver Fashion Weekend
Denver’s most well-produced fashion show is set and ready go! Includes local and national fashion and hair style talents together in one weekend.   See Details

April 30-May 3 – Shrek The Musical
Presented by the students of CYT Denver, the beloved characters from this animated classic are brought to life at the Lone Tree Arts Center.   See Details

May 1-3 – Shrine Circus
The El Jebel Shrine Circus has only three days of shows to choose from. Get your tickets soon!  See Details

 May 2-3 – Cinco de Mayo Festival
Celebrate the Mile High City’s vibrant Latino population with this 28th annual weekend festival of food, fun, and culture!  See Details

May 2-3 – South Denver Beer Fest
This weekend festival features fine crafted beers from over 80 breweries around the world (including our own local gems)! You won’t want to miss out on this fantastic event in Clement Park!  See Details

 

 

 

Looking for something to do in Denver? | April 20-26, 2015

April 20 and 23 – Colorado Rockies vs. San Diego Padres
Come cheer on the Rocks!  See Details

April 22 – Denver Botanic Garden Free Day
Taking advantage of a free day at the gardens!  Spring is coming alive in an array of colors not to be missed. See Details

April 23 – Stir Cooking School: The NON Date Night
An opportunity to laugh and enjoy cooking and eating with your friends.  The menu includes Grilled Pork Chops with Bourbon-Basted Grilled Peaches, Roasted Fingerling Potato Salad, and more. See Details

April 22-26 – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
One of the most enduring shows of all time, Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son.  See Details

April 24-27 – Showtime on Ice
Showtime on is presents Fairy Tales on Ice with Olympic medalists and the 2013 US National Champion.  The show features over 100 local skaters with musical highlights from “Shrek, Tangled, Enchanted, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and Frozen.”  Great for the whole family.  See Details

April 25 – Colorado Bike Expo
Check out over 100 vendors in this inaugural annual event and take advantages of seminars, demonstrations and some of the latest products and trends with other cycling enthusiasts.  See Details

April 25 – Denver Museum of Nature and Science Free Day
Take advantage of this free opportunity to check out the latest exhibits.    See Details

April 26 – Tulip Fairy & Elf Festival
Spring official arrives in Downtown Boulder when the beautiful colorful Tulip Fairy, along with pint-sized Spring officially arrives in Downtown Boulder when the beautiful, colorful Tulip Fairy, along with pint-sized fairies and elves, parade around the Pearl Street Mall “welcoming the tulips.”  This event features performances and activities for kids and more than 15,000 tulips around the Pearl Street Mall.  See Details

Looking for things to do in Denver? | April 13-April 19, 2015

April 15 – Barista Throwdown
This is a one-of-a-kind competition between 16 talented Denver area baristas at The Study in Hotel Teatro in downtown Denver.  Come see them set out to wow the judges and enjoy sampling their creations too!  See Details

April 15 – Rainforest Yoga at the Butterfly Pavillion
An experience that is sure to de-stress and renew your mind and body.  Surround yourself with the beauty of exotic plants and beautiful butterflies during this one hour class. See Details

April 17 – Colorado Mammoth vs. Rochester Knighthawks
Come cheer on our Mammoth’s at the Pepsi Center. See Details

April 18 – Mike’s Camera Equipment Test Drive and the Denver Zoo
Enjoy complimentary loaner equipment from Mike’s Camera and test out the latest gear from your favorite photography manufacturers. This is a great opportunity if you are in the market for a new camera or maybe even just a new camera lense.  See Details

Through April 26 – Ain’t Misbehavin’
Come enjoy a Tony-award winning musical tribute to black musicians who were a part of the Harlem Renaissance. Get ready for an evening of some amazing music!  See Details

Through April 26 – The Lego Americana Road Show at Park Meadows Mall
Experience iconic buildings made completely of Lego bricks and enjoy activities and interactive experiences about American history.  See Details

Through June 4 – Journey to the South Pacific 3D
Journey through lush tropical islands of West Papua and encounter many iconic sea creatures of this exotic locale.    See Details

Anytime – The Colorado State Capital Tour
Our State Capitol building was modeled after our Nation’s Capitol building in Washington D.C.  All tours are free of charge, but are limited to 30 people at a time.  Well worth the time to see this piece of our Colorado history!  See Details

 

Looking for things to do in Denver? | April 6-April 12, 2015

April 7 – Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Free Day
No ticket necessary, just come and enjoy!  See Details

April 8 – Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers
Live at the Pepsi Center!  See Details

April 8-12 – Denver Auto Show
Check out all the newest model year of vehicles both domestic and imported.  You’ll also have the opportunity to see some new concept cars, get a sneak peek at the 2016 models and see some pretty crazy tricked out cars!   See Details

April 9 – Wings and Wine!
A unique opportunity to tour the rain forest at twilight and experience the release of all the newly emerged butterflies! Afterwards, enjoy a wine tasting and enticing 4-course dinner.   See Details

April 10 – Colorado Rockies Home Opener
Don’t miss out on the Rockies home opener!  Come help paint the town purple in support of our Rockies and their new season.  See Details

April 10-11 – Comedy Works – Jon Lovitz
Emmy Award-nominated comedian most recognized from his time on Saturday Night Live as well as his numerous roles in many great films will be sharing his unique and quirky personality with the folks at Comedy Works South at The Landmark.  See Details

Through April 19 – Always… Patsy Cline
Check out this dinner theater show based on the true story of Patsy Cline’s life. Now playing at the Candlelight Dinner Playhouse.  See Details

Through April 27 – Sweet Peas
Creating art is an important part of learning and moms and their young artists can explore and create art with exhibits from the Children’s Art School.  See Details

Looking for things to do in Denver? | March 30-April 5, 2015

March 27-April 4 – Boulder Arts Week
Join Boulder for their 2nd large-scale community event featuring a variety of vibrant arts, exhibitions, performances, music, lectures, and dance.  See Details

March 30 – Colorado Avalanche vs. Edmonton Oilers
Catch this game in person and cheer on our Avs!  See Details

April 1 – Fleetwood Mac: On With the Show
Live at the Pepsi Center!  See Details

April 2 – Natalie Merchant with the CU Symphony Orchestra
Brought to you by CU Presents, Natalie will share her distinctive vocal style through arrangements of music both old and new.  See Details

April 4 – Bunny Bolt 5k/10k
Great fun for kids and adults!  Kids can participate in the 1k Rabbit Rush, a massive Easter egg hunt, face painting and a balloon artist.  Adults also can enjoy the Golden Egg Hunt – with prizes including massages and from Starbucks, Sports Authority and more.  There will also be a trick/treat eggs so enjoy the hunt at your own risk!  See Details

April 4th – Bunny Trail EggVenture at the Children’s Museum
All kinds of fun and EggVenture will be waiting for you and your kids!  Egg-dyeing, artwork, story time with Truffles the bunny, and a mini train ride will be available for the kiddos to enjoy.  See Details

April 4th – Denver Art Museum Free Day
The first Saturday of each month is a free day at the Denver Art Museum.  If you’ve never been, this is a great opportunity to check it out.  See Details

April 5th – Boulder History Museum Free Day
The first Sunday of each month is a free day at the Boulder History Museum.  If you’ve never been, this is a great opportunity to check it out.  See Details

Through April 19th – Motown the Musical
The true story of Motown’s founder, Berry Gordy. This musical explores his journey as he launched the careers of many famous “greats”; Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, Smokey Robinson and more.  See Details

Through May 30th – From Fire to Art: Artists of the Denver Fire Department
The Denver Firefighters Museum offers an artistic array of the artwork of Denver firefighters.  Many pieces will be for sale with the proceeds benefiting the museum.  See Details

Through September 7 – Mythic Creatures: Truth Behind the Legends
From dragons, Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster to unicorns and mermaids, enjoy this fun new exhibition with “life-size” models of the creatures that fascinate our imaginations.  See Details

Top 10 Things Not to Miss in Cherry Creek North, Denver, Colorado Summer & Fall 2014

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The start of summer always marks the beginning of a fun social calendar filled with Things to do in Denver, lasting throughout the remainder of the year.  And this year in Cherry Creek North is no different.  In this stunning community — filled with boutiques, shops, spas, cafes, restaurants, and luxury Denver modern homes and condos – you are poised to enjoy everything from live music to special art exhibits to fashion shows and more.

So, ladies and gentlemen: Take out your pencil or smartphone and get ready to mark your calendars.  What follows is a list of the top 10 signature events not to miss in Cherry Creek North for summer and fall 2014:
1.  Every Thursday until August 28 from 3:00 – 6:00 pm: Thursdays on East Third, sip & socialize while you browse, shop, and enjoy in-store events.  The list of participating stores.  Located around the 3000 block of East 3rd Avenue between Milwaukee & St. Paul.
2.  Friday, June 13 through Sunday, August 10: PISMO Gallery, presents the “Chihuly” exhibition of all new works by the revolutionary glass artist Dave Chihuly.  The main focal points of this exhibition include the striking Venetus Blue Chandelier, intricate wall installations, and Chihuly’s innovative “Soft Cylinders” series.  The opening reception will take place on July 12th from 5 to 8 p.m.  PISMO Gallery in Cherry Creek North is located at 2770 East Second Avenue.
3.  Sunday, June 15 from 12:00 – 3:00 pm: Symphony Social, the first in a series of three community events that are free and open to the public, as part of “Summertunes on the Plaza.”  This event features an ice cream sundae social, kid-friendly activities, and an ensemble performance by the Colorado Symphony.  Bring your own lawn chair and enjoy the summertime music and socializing.  Located at the Fillmore Plaza in Cherry Creek North at 2nd Avenue & Fillmore Street.
4.  Friday July 4 and Saturday, July 5 from 10:00 am – 8:00 pm, and Sunday, July 6 from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm: Cherry Creek Arts Festival, where you can enjoy Colorado’s premier cultural celebration of the visual, culinary and performing arts.  This world-class event tops the annual list of Things to do in Denver.  Free, interactive exhibits and activities complement your art-lovers experience.  Cherry Arts has more information on the event.  The festival includes the following streets: 1st to 4th Avenues, Columbine to Adams.
5.  Sunday, July 13 at 7:00 pm: Trout Steak Revival on the Creek, the second in a series of three community events that are free and open to the public, as part of “Summertunes on the Plaza.”  This toe-tapping event, brought to you by Swallow Hill Music, features the Emmy-award winning bluegrass inspired band “Trout Steak Revival” that plays heartfelt, hard-driving mountain music.  Bring your own lawn chair and enjoy the summertime music and socializing.  Located at the Fillmore Plaza in Cherry Creek North at 2nd Avenue & Fillmore Street.
6.  Thursday, July 17 through Sunday, July 20: 44th Annual Sidewalk Sale, when nearly 80 businesses and boutiques in Cherry Creek North participate to offer great deals to enterprising shoppers.  These deals are sure to amaze!  This year, the annual event is partnering with Dress for Success, a non-profit that promotes the well-being and economic independence of disadvantaged women.
7.  Saturday, August 9 from 6:00 – 9:30 pm: 6th Annual Cherry Creek North Food & Wine, where you can enjoy sips and bites from Cherry Creek North’s finest dining establishments.  Great food, wine, beer, spirits, live music and more await you at this event that is sure to satisfy.  General admission and VIP tickets available.  Located at the Fillmore Plaza in Cherry Creek North at 2nd Avenue & Fillmore Street.
8.  Sunday, August 10 at dusk (around 8:30 pm): Pitch Perfect – Film on Fillmore, the third in a series of three community events that are free and open to the public, as part of “Summertunes on the Plaza.”  Pitch Perfect is a musical comedy with the touch of romance, following a collegiate a cappella group through several competitions.  Bring your own lawn chair and enjoy the summertime music and socializing.  Located at the Fillmore Plaza in Cherry Creek North at 2nd Avenue & Fillmore Street.
9.  Friday, September 19 from 4:00 – 9:30 pm: Celebrate Fashion in Cherry Creek North, including in-store events, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, and a world-class runway fashion show at 8:00 pm featuring local boutique wares.  Located at the Fillmore Plaza in Cherry Creek North at 2nd Avenue & Fillmore Street.
10.  Friday, November 7 through Saturday, November 15: 8th Annual Denver Arts Week, a celebration of Denver’s vibrant arts and culture scene.  Cherry Creek North is one of Denver’s six thriving neighborhood arts districts that is highlighted for the week, participating in the evening kick-off event on Friday, November 7th in which a traditional “First Friday Art Walk” will be super-charged for the occasion.  Galleries will be open late for you to check out the amazing art, and great food and drink will be offered amidst the festive atmosphere.  Events continue through the week.  Visit Denver.org for more information on events happening in Cherry Creek North and around Downtown Denver.

Go to the Cherry Creek North website for more information on these and more fun Things to do in Denver this year!