Herbal Tinctures for Stress & Sleep at Earth Sweet Botanicals

May 20, 2019

Things are buzzing at Earth Sweet Botanicals, as usual. They’re offering a FREE class tomorrow night (Tuesday, May 21st): Herbal Tinctures for Stress & Sleep, presented by Danielle Cicak of Wish Garden Herbs

Stress & sleep go hand-in-hand and can create havoc in your life. Attend this informative class from Wish Garden Herbs and discover how easy it is to incorporate herbal tinctures into your routine to help bring you balance. Danielle will discuss herbal tinctures such as: Deep Stress, Emotional Ally, Sleepy Nights, Serious Relaxer…and more. Learn about the different herbs in these formulas and how best to combine them. Plus, Danielle will talk about how stress affects the body and what could be interfering with your sleep patterns. A truly wonderful class that could shed some light on these two problems affecting you or a loved one. The class runs from 6:15-8PM and is FREE, however, registration is required. Call the store to sign up!

They’re offering a cooking class on Thursday June 6th from 6:15-8:15PM: Farm to Table Harvest. Instructor Cheryl Rojic will be joined by GoFARM.

Join us for this class and enjoy a complete plant-based dinner created with vegetables and fruits donated by GoFarm! Learn about food shares & local farmers. You will take home all the recipes to recreate them in your own kitchen. We will share information about Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and how to get lots of fresh farm-grown produce without having to dig and plant! (We’ll cover a bit about planting, too!) MENU: dependent upon harvest available at time of class. Cost: $40. Slots are limited, so call the store to register ASAP.

Earth Sweet Botanicals  |  1224 Arapahoe St  |  303-278-1260  |  Map

April Events at Earth Sweet Botanicals

April 8, 2019

Cooking Class – Bursts of Flavor & Detox with Spring Herbs & Greens
Tuesday, April 9th, 6:15-8:15pm Instructor: Cheryl Rojic $40

Fresh herbs and tender greens are sprouting! Did you know they are loaded with powerful antioxidants for detoxification? Learn how to use them to add bursts of clean, fresh flavor to your spring and summer dishes. In this class, they will be the star of the show and not simply a garnish on your plate. MENU: Herbalicious Artichoke Dip; All Dilled Up Deviled Eggs; Not-so-basic Any Herb Pesto; Minty Mojito Sorbet; and MUCH MORE! Please call to reserve your spot in this class: 303-278-1260.

FREE Class Herbal Tinctures & Essential Oils for Allergy Relief
Tuesday, April 16th, 6:15-8:00pm Presented by Crystal Baldwin of ESB and Danielle Cicak of Wish Garden Herbs

Want to avoid allergies this season? Learn how herbal tinctures & essential oils can make that possible with some simple ways to use them. Our previous students have gotten away with no medications (even OTC) after learning about and using these natural products. Finally get relief from seasonal allergies! The class is FREE, however, registration is required.

FREE Earth Day Celebration!
Saturday, April 27th, 12:00 noon – 5:00pm

“Bee” The Change Bees and plants…so important for our earth. Join us as we celebrate the bee for Earth Day this year. FREE honey tastings & organic popcorn with botanical sprinkles. Try a refreshing Floral Elixir Mocktail and a tasty cup of chocolate chia pudding (dirt cups). Enter our free raffle Plus, meet a beekeeper, see bee equipment and let the kids try on a beekeeper hat! Take home a FREE “beehouse box”, with pollinator seeds to plant. GoFarm will also be here with information about food shares, a free raffle and a fruit & honey tasting. 10% of sales this day are donated to a local “earth friendly” company.

Earth Sweet Botanicals  |  1224 Arapahoe St  |  303-278-1260  |  Map

Preview of April Business Events in Golden

April 1, 2019

Here’s a quick overview of events scheduled during April. For the details, see the full Calendar of Events.

Every Monday
College Night at Woody’s
Open Mic at Dirty Dogs Roadhouse

Every Tuesday
Trivia Night at the Ace Hi
Yoga on Tap at New Terrain

Every Thursday
Music by the Mesa at New Terrain Brewing
Group Run @ Runners High
Thursday Night Group Road Rides at Big Ring Cycles

Every Friday
Dirty Dogs Friday Walleye and Perch Fish Fry

2
South Golden Merchants’ Meeting
Women Who Startup Basecamp Jeffco Launch
3
Chamber’s Community Development Council
Bend at the Barrel – Yoga and Tea at Old Barrel Tea Company
4
Thursday Night Group Road Rides Resume – Big Ring Cycles
5
Ribbon Cutting at Cafe 13
Quilt ’til U Wilt at the Golden Quilt Company
6
Build a Birdhouse (Kids) at Home Depot
Brewery Boot Camp at Holidaily
Woody’s Downhill Saturday – End-of-Season Party
7
Polka Lovers Club
Girls’ Kula at Pranatonic
8
Wine Tasting Event – Australia on the Barbie at Indulge Bistro & Wine Bar
9
VIBE@Five at Chamber
Golden Beer Talks at Windy Saddle Cafe
Cooking Class – Bursts of Flavor–Detox with Spring Herbs & Greens at Earth Sweet Botanicals
10
West is Best at Cannonball Creek
11
Family Game Night at On Tap Credit Union
12
Spring Fling – Adult FAC & Dance Party! at Denver Kicker’s Sport Club
13
Deck and Patio Staining at Home Depot
T-Shirt Quilts at Golden Quilt Company
It’s a Home-run! A date night for Mother and Son at Gold Mine Cupcakes
Dance & Yoga Night at Your Ashtanga Yoga Studio
14
Drum Circle Meditation at Golden Body & Brain Yoga & Tai Chi
Polka Lovers Club
15
Wine Tasting Event at Indulge Bistro & Wine Bar
New Terrain Run Club
16
Downtown Merchants Meeting
Allergy Relief with Herbal Tinctures and Healing Essential Oils – Earth Sweet Botanicals
17
MTB 101 Clinic at Pedal Pushers Cyclery
18
Learn about Electric Vehicles at Golden Real Estate
Build a veggie caddy at Home Depot
20
Container Gardening at Home Depot
Wine Tasting for Women: Wine Knot for the Soul at Connects Workspace
21
Easter Buffets
25
Elevation 2019 Belly Dance Extravaganza
26
Elevation 2019 Belly Dance Extravaganza
27
Elevation 2019 Belly Dance Extravaganza
Yoga, Candles, and Mimosas at Mountain Lux Candles
Installing Floor Tiling at Home Depot
Cast Iron Tavern Spring Kick-off Party
Earth Day Celebration at Earth Sweet Botanicals
28
Elevation 2019 Belly Dance Extravaganza

Preview of March Business Events in Golden

March 1, 2019

Here’s a quick overview of events scheduled during March. For the details, see the full Calendar of Events.

Every Monday
College Night at Woody’s

Every Tuesday
Trivia Night at the Ace Hi
Yoga on Tap at New Terrain

Every Thursday
Music by the Mesa at New Terrain Brewing
Group Run @ Runners High

Every Friday
Dirty Dogs Friday Walleye and Perch Fish Fry

1
Earth Sweet Botanicals: Healthy Skin Club
Golden Quilt Company: Quilt ’til U Wilt
Earth Treks: Ribbon Cutting for Veggie Yeti Food Truck
2
Holidaily Brewing: Brewery Boot Camp
Home Depot: Make a Clock Tray
Gold Mine Cupcakes: Daddy Daughter Date Night
Connects Workspace: Wine Tasting Fundraiser for Families in Need
Woody’s Pizza: Downhill Saturday
3
Golden Ballet Theater: Kids Spring Workshop Ages 3-6
SAT Prep Workshop – Reading
4
Wine Tasting Event at Indulge
6
Old Barrel Tea Company: Bend at the Barrel Yoga and Tea Pairing
Bent Gate: Backcountry 101 Session with Icelantic
7
Runners High: Group Run
9
Home Depot: Landscape and Pest Control
Golden Ballet Theater: Community Spring Awakening Dance Workshop, Ages 7-18
Your Ashtanga Yoga: Dance & Yoga Night
10
Golden Body & Brain Yoga & Tai Chi: Drum Circle Meditation
Earth Sweet Botanicals Natural Perfume Making Workshop Part 2
SAT Prep Workshop – Math
12
Golden Quilt Company: Bella Fleur Purse Class
Golden Chamber: VIBE@Five
Windy Saddle Cafe: Golden Beer Talks
13
Golden River Sports: Fly-Tying Class
14
On Tap Credit Union: Family Game Night
16
St. Patrick’s Day Events
Home Depot: Installing Ceiling Fans Class
20
Mountain Toad Brewing: Fly-Tying
21
Golden Quilt Company: English Paper Piecing
Golden Real Estate: Learn about Solar Power
Runners High: Group Run
Built a Succulent Frame at Home Depot
23
Home Depot: Installing Tile Backsplash
24
Golden Ballet Theater: Community Spring Dance Workshop
25
Golden Chamber: Taste of Golden
27
Bent Gate: A Visual Guide To Hiking in Patagonia

Preview of February Business Events in Golden

February 1, 2019

Golden restaurants are taking advantage of our holiday lights to launch a new event this year: Winter Lights, Winter Nights will last from February 1st-10th. More than a dozen Golden restaurants are offering special menus, free drinks with an entree, discounts, etc. Enjoy a stroll downtown to enjoy the beautiful holiday lights, and follow up with a special dining experience. Since we’re also celebrating Heart and Soul of Golden month, why not see a play at Miners Alley or take advantage of free admission at the Golden History Center, the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, or the CSM Geology Museum? See the Winter Lights, Winter Nights list to plan a great evening out….

Of course, Golden’s businesses have many other events planned this month. A partial list appears below. For details on any of the following, see the Calendar of Events.

1
Mountain Toad Brewing – First Friday Happy Hour with Dee Dee and the Shakers, 4-7PM
Winter on the Rocks Pre-Party at Nomad Taqueria
Quilt ’til U Wilt
2
Free Pancake Breakfast at Avalanche Harley-Davidson
Heart Candy Box workshop at Home Depot
Brewery Boot Camp at Holidaily
Holidaily’s 3rd Anniversary Party
Earth Sweet Botanicals – Three Year Anniversary Party
Ski And Board Tune Onesie Party! at Coda Brewing
Woody’s Downhill Saturday
3
Tony Rosario at Dirty Dogs Roadhouse
Super Bowl Parties at Bridgewater Grill, Cast Iron Tavern, Wrigley’s Chicago Bar & Grill, and Trailhead Taphouse
3rd Annual Mountain Toad’s Gigante Guac-Off
4
Complimentary Wine Tasting at Indulge
5
CMS Avalanche Awareness Clinic at Bent Gate
6
Bend at the Barrel – Yoga and Tea Pairing
7
Class: Turtle Pincusion at the Golden Quilt Company
Cooking Class – The Power of Chocolate at Earth Sweet Botanicals
8
Healthy Skin Club at Earth Sweet Botanicals
9
Easy Bath Updates at Home Depot
Couples Massage Workshop @ Golden Yoga and Healing Arts
Spa Day at Virtuosity Dance Centre
Valentine Cookie Decorating
1st Annual Community Beer Night at Pedal Pushers
Dance & Yoga Night at Ashtanga Yoga
10
Drum Circle Mediation – Golden Body & Brain Yoga
Natural Perfume Making Workshop – Earth Sweet Botanicals
Sip and Shop at Cast Iron Tavern
11
Paint and Sip Class at Holidaily
12
Sipping +Sewing – Beginners at Holidaily
Golden Beer Talks at Windy Saddle
13
Fly-Tying Class
Backcountry 101 at Bent Gate
14
Valentine’s Day Truffle & Beer Tasting at New Terrain
Valentine’s Scents & Sips – A Candle, Wine & Floral Experience @ Mountain Lux Candles
Family Game Night at On Tap Credit Union
Inspired by Mountains at Bent Gate
Valentine’s Day Menu at the Golden Hotel (14th – 16th)
15
Valentine’s Day Date Night @ Virtuosity Dance Centre
16
Installing a Faucet at Home Depot
Let Your Love Show – A Couples Yoga & Relationship Workshop @ Golden Yoga and Healing Arts
Folk ‘n Frosting: A Bluegrass, Wine and Cupcake Event at Barrels & Bottles
18
Open Mic at Dirty Dogs Roadhouse
20
Ski & Snowboard Tune Night at New Terrain
Fly-Tying with Golden River Sports
21
Home Heating Methods at Golden Real Estate
Make a Pipe Coat Hanger at Home Depot
23
Mystery Mayhem at Golden Quilt Company
Installing Wall Tile at Home Depot
Buffalo Bill Birthday Party @ Rock Rest Lodge
24
SAT Prep Workshop – English
25
Open Mic Night at Dirty Dogs Roadhouse
26
Cooking Class – Soups & Stews at Earth Sweet Botanicals
27
Of Mountains and Mental Health at Bent Gate


Earth Sweet Botanicals 3rd Anniversary Celebration

January 30, 2019

Earth Sweet Botanicals is celebrating THREE years this Saturday from 12-5PM, and YOU are invited to join them for a FREE customer appreciation party!

If you have not attended before, this is a not-to-miss event. If you HAVE, you know what fun is in store! This is only SOME of what will be happening:

Live Acoustic Music with the return of the ESB Band 

Wishgarden’s “Wish Cart” with a Herbal Tincture Mocktail Bar 

Hourly Door Prizes – enter the day of the event

Discount Coupon Card – pick up something special and save

A Golden Discount Packet full of coupons from other Golden businesses, including The Cheese Ranch, Colorado+49 Cidery & Pub, The Dove Inn, Golden Laser Aesthetics, Marrygrams, Old Barrel Tea Co., Runners High, Southern Charm Home Decor, Truly Bohotique, and Urban Escape Day Spa

FREE Foods & Drinks. See you at Earth Sweet Botanicals this Saturday, February 2nd, from 12-5PM!

Earth Sweet Botanicals  |  1224 Arapahoe St  |  303-278-1260  |  Map

Lots to Learn at Earth Sweet Botanicals

January 3, 2019

Cooking Class – 5 Ingredient Winter Recipes
Thursday, January 10th, 6:15-8:15pm
Instructor: Cheryl Rojic Cost $40
As we move into the New Year, and away from the season of excess, who wants to spend hours in the grocery store and kitchen? Join in this class to taste your way through simple, healthy, and delicious recipes using only 5 ingredients. MENU: To be announced

Healthy Skin Club!
Friday, January 18th, between 5:00-7:00pm
Become a member of the ESB Healthy Skin Club simply by attending one of our FREE happy hour style gatherings! This is your educational resource to learn about different ingredients and products for improving skin health, as well as learning how to deal with various skin issues. Get free samples, discounts, and maybe even a special treatment from skincare professionals! Tasty nibbles will be served. TOPIC: To be announced soon!

Cooking Class (& more!) – Toxic Clearing – Is it time?
Tuesday, January 22nd, 6:15-8:15pm
We are exposed to 7 different types of toxins on a regular basis. Are you ready to reduce YOUR toxic load? Come learn where you might be most at risk and steps to “clean things up,” including a 7 day plan to get started from the inside! Menu: To be announced.

ANNIVERSARY PARTY!!
Saturday February 2nd, Noon-5:00 pm
We are celebrating THREE years! And YOU are invited to join us for a FREE party! If you have not attended before, this is a not-to-miss event. If you HAVE, you know what fun is in store!
This is only SOME of what will be happening:
FREE Live Music with the return of the ESB Band
FREE Herbal Tincture Mocktail Bar with Kombucha
FREE Hourly Door Prizes

Cooking Class – The Power of Chocolate
Thursday, February 7th, 6:15-8:15pm
Most of us are crazy for chocolate. Did you know that it has incredible properties for keeping us healthy? This class will cover the history of chocolate as well as take you on a tasty tour of recipes, from breakfast to bedtime! (Plenty of napkins will be provided!) Menu: To be announced.

Cooking Class – Soups & Stews: The Winter Session
Tuesday, February 26th, 6:15-8:15pm

This is one of the most popular classes of the year! ALL NEW recipes for hearty winter soups and stews, along with goodies to accompany them. Taste your way through the class and take home the recipes to recreate them at home. Menu: To be announced.

Healthy Skin Club!
Friday, March 1st, between 5:00-7:00pm

Become a member of the ESB Healthy Skin Club simply by attending one of our FREE happy hour style gatherings! This is your educational resource to learn about different ingredients and products for improving skin health, as well as learning how to deal with various skin issues. Get free samples, discounts, and maybe even a special treatment from skincare professionals! Tasty nibbles will be served. TOPIC: To be announced soon!

Private Parties
We welcome private parties and special events for classes and workshops!
Girlfriend’s night out, bridal party, team building – we can set that up! Choose from cooking, aromatherapy, natural skin and body care, or herbalism. Not what you are looking for? Ask us!
Minimum of 8 participants; maximum of 8 for workshops and up to 15 for demonstration classes. Call us if you have more in your group.
Prices start at $45 per person.

Earth Sweet Botanicals  |  1224 Arapahoe St  |  303-278-1260  |  Map

Last Minute Gift Suggestions + Celtic Music!

December 21, 2018

I visited several more stores yesterday, asking the owners for gift suggestions. I’ve learned some important things: 1) We have some great stores, filled with interesting merchandise. 2) We have very nice merchants. 3) I am no videographer. It’s been fun! Get some good gift ideas from:

Period Six Studio
Meyer Hardware
Creekside Jewelers
Avenue Gifts
Red Wagon Gift & Garden Shop
Earth Sweet Botanicals
Baby Doe’s Clothing
Spinster Sisters
…or Watch All 8!


Speaking of Meyer Hardware, they will be hosting their annual Celtic Music concert, featuring Jerry Barlow, tomorrow from 12-2PM.

Meyer Hardware  |  1103 Arapahoe  |  303-279-3393  |  Map

Holiday BBQ Party at State-38

December 20, 2018

State-38 Distilling is having a Holiday BBQ Party tomorrow (Friday December 21st) starting at 3PM.

Free BBQ and last minute holiday shopping party. Join us to celebrate our 6 years in business with free brisket, pulled pork, smoked sausage and bbq chicken as we test our our new HUGE Texas custom made smoker. Discount holiday themed cocktails and bottle discounts! We appreciate your support throughout the years, so join us for a damn good time.

If you can’t make it for the party, keep in mind that State-38 is open for tours and tasting every week, Tuesday through Saturday, from 4-6PM.

State-38 Distilling  |  400 Corporate Circle, Suite B  |  (720) 242-7219 |  (map)


Looking for Last-Minute Gift Suggestions?

I called on a few friends downtown yesterday, asking for last-minute gift ideas (and they had some good ones!). See what Avenue Gifts, Earth Sweet Botanicals, Baby Doe’s Clothing, Spinster Sisters, and the Red Wagon have to say about last-minute gift possibilities! Watch all five.

Store owners–let me know if you’d like me to stop by your store for your suggestions!

Holiday Open House

December 8, 2018

The Downtown Merchants are holding their annual Holiday Open House today. They running sales, offering refreshments, and extending their hours. There will be a parade at 10:30, carolers along the Avenue, free Golden Hayrides from 11:30-12:30 and free horse-drawn carriage rides from 12-3.

Here are the specific things I know about in the stores:

Blue Moose Trading Company - Golden Colorado

Blue Moose Trading Company – Super Sock Saturday…25% off all socks!  1299 Washington Ave.

Photos with Santa Claus at Avenue Gifts, 11:30AM-3PM  1212 Washington Ave.

Baby Doe’s – Home treats and warm tea served, 10AM-6PM  1116 Washington Ave.

Pranatonic - Golden CO

PranaTonic – 50% off almost everything in the store. Come get some Christmas gifts. 807 14th St.

Spinster Sisters will be giving 10% of today’s profits to Foothills Animal Shelter

Rockin’ Horse Antiques – Free question and answer period with two of our expert jewelry dealers. Although we don’t do professional appraisals, we can help you gain some knowledge about gems and jewelry. 12-2PM  1106 Washington Ave.

Wild West Traders - Golden COWild West Traders – 50% of Pistol Cases and 25% off all Morgan & Peace Silver Dollars, 10:30AM-7PM  1111 Washington Ave

Gardner History & Preservation selling Golden history calendars from 11AM-3PM  805 13th St.

Fleur-De-Lis Flowers – 10% off centerpieces priced $75 of more…local delivery only. 1106 Washington Ave.  1106 Washington Ave.

Golden Quilt Company – End of Bolt Sale. Take everything on the bolt, and receive 20% off the entire piece!  1108 Washington Ave.

Vital Outdoors – 20% off clothing, footwear, backpacks, helmets, and goggles.

Toad & Co – 20% off select clothing, denim, shoes, Costa sunglasses.

I don’t know the specific offerings, but these stores are also participating in the open house, so make sure you visit them too!

Creekside Jewelers - Golden COCreekside Jewelers – 1206 Washington Ave.
Earth Sweet Botanicals – 1224 Arapahoe St.
Gold Mine Cupcakes – 700 12th St.
Golden Goods – 1201 Washington Ave.
Golden Sweets – 1299 Washington Ave.
Meyer Hardware – 1103 Arapahoe St.
Mountain Lux Candles – 1111 Washington Ave.
Red Wagon – 1118 Washington Ave.
Wings of Eagles – 805 12th St.