Coffee with Councilors and a Trip to the Spa

February 9, 2019
Coffee with Councilors

Saoirse Charis-Graves and Casey Brown are hosting their monthly Coffee with a Councilor this morning at 10AM at Bean Foster’s (map). There’s a lot going on in town, and this is the best place to learn all about it and ask questions.


Virtuosity Dance Centre (map) is hosting a Spa Day Fundraiser today from 1-5. Come relax as we pamper you and your loved ones! Choose from a menu of services. You can get as many as you want! These are all walk in services, but don’t worry…if there is a wait, you can relax with snacks, sugar scrubs, and scalp massages in the waiting room.

Massage – $20
Facials/Skin Treatment – $10
Waxing – $5
Hair Styling – $5
Pedicures/Manicures – $5

This is all to benefit our dancers who are heading to NYC this summer for a week of dance and learning.

Virtuosity Dance Centre, 109 N. Rubey Drive, Unit C, Golden, CO (map


Tonight’s Live Music
Ace Hi Tavern – Karaoke, 9PM
Dirty Dogs Roadhouse – The Strange Parade (Doors Tribute) and Ten Years Gone (Led Zeppelin Tribute), 7PM
Golden Moon Speakeasy – Soultyme, 8-11P

Open Space, Restaurants, Music, and Coffee with a Councilor

February 8, 2019

Jeffco Open Space will be conducting a Volunteer Recruitment Fair today and tomorrow at the JCOS Administration Building, 700 Jefferson County Parkway, Suite 100 (map). The times are Friday 4:30-6:30PM and Saturday 10AM-2PM.

From observing wildlife and assisting visitors to bringing history to life, volunteers find many ways to contribute to Jeffco Open Space (JCOS). Join us at Jeffco Open Space Headquarters to learn more about the different opportunities to get involved! Meet current volunteers and work with staff to find the best fit for your interests. More information


This weekend is the end of Winter Lights/Winter Nights. Many Golden restaurants are offering specials and discounts, so take advantage of the deals before Sunday night!


Live Music in Golden Colorado

Tonight’s Live Music:
Ace Hi Tavern – Karaoke, 9PM
Barrels and Bottles – Lucas, 6PM
Nomad Taqueria and Beer Garden at Origin Red Rocks – Dave Christie – One Man Ruckus, 4-6PM


Saturday Morning Preview
Tomorrow morning at 10AM, Councilors Casey Brown and Saoirse Charis-Graves will have Coffee with a Councilor at Bean Fosters, 720 Golden Ridge Road. This is a great opportunity to discuss any issue related to the “good of Golden.” For details, call Councilor Saoirse Charis-Graves at 303-709-7529 or scharisgraves@cityofgolden.net, or Councilor Casey Brown at 303-900-2003 or cbrown@cityofgolden.net.

Coffee with Councilors at Cafe 13

January 12, 2019

It’s been an interesting week in Golden, with lots of civil discourse on the topic of growth, capped with thought-provoking discussion at Thursday’s City Council meeting.

Today’s big event is Casey Brown’s & Saoirse Charis-Graves’ 3PM Coffee with a Councilor, which will take place at Cafe 13 (map). Golden’s Economic Development Director Steve Glueck will be there to help answer questions. Several other City Councilors are also planning to come. Should be a productive and robust discussion! You are invited to observe and/or participate.


Cast Iron Tavern is celebrating their second anniversary today! They will have beer specials and cupcakes. Visit them, enjoy a good meal, and congratulate them on reaching this landmark. They’ll be open from 11AM-10PM.


Tonight’s Live Music
Ace Hi Tavern – Karaoke, 9PM
Dirty Dogs Roadhouse – Nightwolf, 7-11PM
Golden Moon Speakeasy – Jeremy Mohney, 8PM


Sunday Preview
(See the Calendar of Events for the details)
Golden Jr. Baseball Tryouts
Drum Circle Meditation
Environmental Film Festival Viewing Party
Sunday at the Quilt Museum
Games and Vinyl

Seasonal Saturday: Parade, Carriage Rides, Two Nutcrackers, Christkindl Market, HART, Supporting the Animal Shelter

December 8, 2018
Olde Golden Christmas - Golden Colorado

This is the second of three Olde Golden Christmas weekends. Today is supposed to be sunny with a high near 50. You never know what kind of weather next weekend will bring, so get out and enjoy the events today!

Downtown Delights

This morning’s Olde Golden Christmas Parade will run from 10:30-11AM, from 10th to 13th Street along Washington Avenue.

Family Co-Op is hosting a Children’s Book Swap at the Dove Inn from 11AM-1PM. Free–just bring a book (or several!) to swap!

Victorian Carolers will be strolling and singing along Washington Avenue from 11:30AM-1:30PM

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides downtown from 12-3PM. Rides start at 12th Street between Washington and Arapahoe in front of Wings of Eagles.

The Story of the Nutcracker at Miners Alley Children’s Theater, 11AM and 1PM

A Christmas Carol at Miners Alley Playhouse, 7:30PM

Today’s Highlights at the Holiday Art Market/Foothills Art Center

Build a Gingerbread House at Foothills Art Center from 1-4PM. Free for members, $12 for non-members.

Artist Demos at Foothills Art Center – Gain a deeper insight into the art-making process during the Holiday Art Market with demonstrations and artist talks from Jane Christie, Vanessa Martin, and Kristal Wick. 2-3PM

In the Golden Hinterlands

At 10AM, you can have Coffee with TWO Councilors, Saoirse Charis-Graves and Casey Brown, at Bean Fosters.

The Denver Kickers Sport Club (16776 W. 50th Ave) is hosting a Christkindl Market today from 9AM-6PM. Come celebrate the flavors and sounds of an old world European Christmas at the Denver Kickers! Crafts – Vendors – Music – Homemade Chocolates and Holiday Cookies – Food and Drinks 9AM-6PM

Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum is offering a free gift with admission from 10AM-4PM.

Nutcracker Ballet by Virtuosity Dance Centre at the Golden High School, 1PM

Several Chances to Support Foothills Pet Shelter:

Holiday Celebration and Fundraiser for Foothills Animal Shelter at the Goosetown Events Center. Local beers for $2 and assorted wines with all proceeds to benefit the Foothills Animal Shelter. Loads of sumptuous treats and snacks, plus pony rides and cookie decorating!! Plenty of room for all – everyone is welcome! 12:30-3:30PM

Spinster Sisters will donate 10% of today’s profit to Foothills Animal Shelter.

Pottery for Pets at Foothills Animal Shelter – Golden Community Potters present affordable ceramic art with a percentage of each sale going to Foothills Animal Shelter, 12-4PM

Tonight’s Live Music:

ACE HI TAVERN – Karaoke, 9PM
DIRTY DOGS ROADHOUSE – Jane’s Gang, 7PM
GOLDEN MOON SPEAKEASY – Roma Ransom, 8PM

Coffee with a Councilor, Craft Shows, Costumes, and Free Admission at this Golden History Museum

November 3, 2018

Coffee with a Councilor - Golden CO

As mentioned yesterday, Councilor Reed is hosting Coffee with a Council this morning at Bean Fosters.  A couple of different times have been published, so take note–it definitely starts at 10AM.


Craft Fairs:
The Methodist Church Craft Fair is open from 9AM-3PM (1500 Ford Street – map).  The Golden Terrace Village annual craft fair Saturday from 9AM-3PM (17801 W. Colfax Avenue – map).


Also Happening Today:
Demon Dash 5K Run/Walk
 9AM

Class at Foothills Art CenterFigure Drawing from the Model: Step-by-Step 12:30-5:30PM

Free workshop for kids at Home Depot: build a model military helicoptor (in honor of Veterans Day) 9AM-noon.


NIGHT AT THE MUSEUMS – FREE ADMISSION
Golden History Museum (5-9PM)
Golden History Museum opens its doors with free admission from 5 to 9 pm for Night at the Museums.  Explore the Museum with a scavenger hunt to find clues and solve the mystery at Golden History! Test your answers on our interactive switchboard and win a prize if you hear the joyous sounds of your victory.

See brand new exhibits, including Legendary People which includes biographies of important locals, as well as Epic Events, a timeline of the major events and discoveries that shaped Golden. The entire family will want to take a selfie in front of a huge photo backdrop depicting tourists with donkeys – once a common sight in Golden.  Free. All ages. There is no registration for this event.

Dinosaur Ridge (4-9PM)
The Dinosaur Ridge gift shop, track site, and exhibit hall at Dinosaur Ridge will be open after dark from 4-9 pm!

* Take a 30-minute flashlight tour of the world-famous Dinosaur Ridge track site.
* Learn from our docent in Trek Through Time, our hands-on, indoor exhibit hall.
* Enjoy track paintings and dinosaur mask making.
* Explore our gift shop. Start your holiday shopping early!

The activities at the Visitor Center will be FREE. Bus tours will be $4/person OR walk to the track site and join a flashlight tour for free.  We hope to see you after dark!


Live Music:
Ace Hi Tavern – Karaoke, 9PM
Golden Moon Speakeasy – Anthony Russo Band, 8PM
New Terrain Brewing Company – Heavy Beauty, 6-9PM
West Side Live! Presents Wasted on the Young 7PM
Join West Side Live! Presents as it rocks its way into the 2018-2019 season! We are thrilled to have the dynamic rock cover band Wasted on the Young jamming on the WSLP stage!  Wasted On the Young is known for their covers of the masters of rock, including The Eagles, Bob Seger, Beatles, Joe Cocker, Matthew Sweet, Elton John and more.  Tickets: $17.  Tickets are available at the JUC office, in the commons area on Sundays, or at westsidelivepresents.org.


Fandomonium - Golden ColoradoNo matter what your brand of nerd-dom, you’ll enjoy the Library’s Fandomonium, which they liken to a mini-ComiCon.  They encourage you to dress as your favorite story character.  They’ll be at the Jeffco Fairgrounds from 4-8PM.

Jefferson County Public Library is proud to host this comic con-like event! Unleash your inner Wonder Woman, channel the Caped Crusader or magically transform into the Boy Who Lived. You could win a $100 Target gift card when you arrive in costume and cosplay to Fandomonium.  Visit the Fandomonium event page for more information.


Don’t forget to set your clocks back tonight.  The world is descending into darkness, but on the upside, you’ll get an extra hour of sleep tonight.

Daylight Savings Time Ends

Craft Fairs and Concerts and Train Wrecks in Golden

November 2, 2018

Golden United Methodist Church Craft Sale - Golden ColoradoThe Golden United Methodist Church is holding their 34th Annual Holiday Craft Fair from 10AM-4PM today and 9AM-3PM tomorrow. Over 20 vendors with crafts of all kinds, bake sale (including awesome homemade frozen fruit pies), and White Elephant items. Delicious lunch available for purchase both days 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 1500 Ford Street, Golden, CO (map)


The Jeffco Schools are releasing the kids early today, so the the Library is hosting Freaky Friday–games, crafts, and Legos from 2-3:30. From 5-7PM, the Library will host Teens After Dark: Teen Video Game Night. Enjoy friendly competition and play some video games with friends. Snacks provided.


CSM Arthur Lakes Libraray Concert - Golden CO

Arthur Lakes Library on the School of Mines Campus is offering a free concert (Walton and Wood, Rockabilly) today from 12-1PM. Performances are free and open to the public. We encourage you to bring your lunch, sit back, relax, and enjoy music, poetry, theater, and other fine entertainments! 1400 Illinois Street, Golden, CO (map)


At 6:30, you can enjoy Colorado Rails and Cocktails at the Railroad Museum. Tonight’s subject is Train Wreck!

Relax, have a beverage, and travel back to a time when railroads shaped the American West.

Train wrecks occur for many reasons and leave a lasting impression, join Kris Autobee as she looks at these accidents from an historian’s perspective. The 1921 Pueblo flood and the fire on William Jennings Bryant’s train and of course the famous Casey Jones wreck are all explored.

Admission includes 2 beverages of your choice: beer, wine or soda and snacks. Doors open at 5:30PM for early enjoyment of Museum displays, bar opens at 6:00PM and the presentation starts promptly at 6:30PM. Presentation length varies by event and the doors close at 8:00PM.Admission: $20 for members and $25 for non-members. 21 and older only.

Advance tickets required. Order online. Presentation length varies by event and the doors close at 8:00PM.  Minimum Age: 21


Mines Little Theater Group will present Neil Simon’s Rumors tonight at 7PM in the theater at the Mountaineering Museum (710 10th St.). Tickets are $7 for Mines people and $10 for the general public. The performance will be repeated tomorrow at 2PM and again at 7PM.

Tonight’s Live Music:
Barrels and Bottles – Wylie “Crazy Horse Jones Reggae, 6PM
Golden Moon Speakeasy – John Adam Smith, 8PM
Ace Hi Tavern – Karaoke, 9PM


Saturday Preview (details in the calendar):

The Methodist Church Craft Fair continues, from 9AM-3PM

The Golden Terrace Village annual craft fair Saturday from 9AM-3PM.

Councilor Rob Reed will fill in for Councilor Charis-Graves at tomorrow’s 10AM Coffee with a Councilor at Bean Fosters. (Saoirse is in Ireland!)

Demon Dash 5K Run/Walk 9AM

Class at Foothills Art CenterFigure Drawing from the Model: Step-by-Step 12:30-5:30PM

Free workshop for kids at Home Depot: build a model military helicoptor (in honor of Veterans Day) 9AM-noon

Fandomonium (like a mini-ComiCon, sponsored by the Library) at the Jeffco Fairgrounds, 4-8PM

Powder7’s Ski Season Kickoff Party 6-9PM

West Side Live! Presents Wasted on the Young 7PM

Night at the Museums – Free admission to Dinosaur Ridge (4-9PM) AND the Golden History Museum (5-9PM)

Preview of October Events in Golden

October 1, 2018

October Events in Golden Colorado

To learn more about any of these events, check the Goldentoday.com calendar of events.

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English Paper Piecing at the Quilt Museum
Bell Middle School PTA
Golden Library Textile Society
Leadership Golden Alumni Meeting
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Flu Shots
Coffee with a Cop
TriceraTOTs
NREL Lecture – Net Energy Homes
History Museum Lecture – Origins of the Colorado Territory
Trout Unlimited
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Friends of the CSM Geology Museum First Thursday Lecture
History Museum and OLLI – Know the Ballot from Top to Bottom
School Choir Concert
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Concert in the Arthur Lakes Library
School Instrumental Concert
Laughs for Love Fund-Raiser
Colorado Rails and Cocktails: A Ticket to Tomahawk
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Model Railroad Show at the RR Museum
Metro Denver Green Homes Tour
Multimedia World Map Workshop
Coffee with Councilor Saoirse Charis-Graves
Photowalk in Downtown Golden
Golden Elks Open House
Golden Super Cruise (Final for 2018)
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Model Railroad Show at the RR Museum
Costume Creation Workshop at the Library
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MOMS Club of Golden
Golden Safety Academy – Drug Familiarization
Room and Board: Premiere showing of PBS Colorado Experience Episode at the History Museum
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Golden High School PTA
Golden Beer Talks – Applying Geological Exploration Methods Towards Locating Clandestine Graves Related to Homicide Investigations
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Extreme Science: Squid Dissection at the Library
Library XYZ: Strange and Unusual Halloween Decorations
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Dance Party for Toddlers at the Library
Animals of the Wizarding World presented by Nature’s Educators at the Library
Preschool Nature Nuts @ the Nature Center
Last Look With Hassan Najjar – Magnetic North and Spirit Glass
Whiskey & Whiskers at Foothills Animal Shelter
CMC Presents: Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
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CMC Presents: Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
Last Chance Dance with Virtuosity Dance Centre at Foothills Art Center
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CMC Presents: Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
9Health Fair
Preschool Nature Nuts @ the Nature Center
Girl Scout Day & National Fossil Day
Golden Kids Clothes Swap
The Play’s the Thing Improv at the Quilt Museum
Colorado State Ballot Issues Community Forum
Cabernet/Chardonnay with a Councilor – North Neighborhoods
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Chili Cookoff at the VFW
Sunday at the Quilt Museum – Tradition Meets Contemporary
Golden Library Textile Society
Jefferson Symphony Orchestra Concert
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3D Collaboration & Interoperability Congress
NREL Walking Tour (through Thursday
STEM Girls at the Library
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Story Time and Craft at the RR Museum
ED Talk: The History of Leadville, CO
Colorado Candidate Community Forum
Library Book Group: Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
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Land Stewardship Series – Native Plants in Your Garden
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History Museum Lecture: 1968 – The Year of Turmoil
Town and Gown Book Club – Why We Sleep, Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams
Bell Middle School Talent Show
Math and Science Night at Shelton
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Fall Whale of a Used Book Sale
Concert in the Arthur Lakes Library
Teens After Dark at the Library: Scandal on the Steamship
A Night of Original Theatre by Mitch Samu (Oct 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28)
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Fall Whale of a Used Book Sale
Geology Museum Book and Garage Sale
Trailblazer’s Free Climb Night @ AMC
Golden History Roundtable
Golden Civic Foundation Gala and Auction
VFW Testicle Festival
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Fall Whale of a Used Book Sale
Lookout Mountain Nature Center: Fall Storytelling and Walk
Global Sundae: Multicultural Family Ice Cream Social at the Golden Library
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Alzheimer’s Education at the Golden Library
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ED Talk: People of Leadville, CO
Finding Gov’t Info Online at the Library
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Mad Scientist Jars – Library
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Play at GHS: She Kills Monsters
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Play at GHS: She Kills Monsters
Dia de los Muertos: Sugar Skulls / Calaveras de Azúcar at the Library
Fall Gear Sale/Swap at the Mountaineering Center
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Play at GHS: She Kills Monsters
Opening Reception – Fabric Challenge and Paper Art Quilts of Jane Matthews at the Quilt Museum
Golden Cemetery Tour
Trick or Treat Train at the RR Museum
Class at Foothills Art Center – Fearless Creating: Working with the Stages and Anxieties of the Creative Process
Golden Gives: Socktober at the Library
Family Halloween Party at the Haunted Grange
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Trick or Treat Train at the RR Museum
Witches’ Brew and DIY a the Library
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Monster’s Ball at the Library
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ED Talk: The Geology of Leadville, CO
Trick-or-Treat Street at the High School
Mayor’s Community Celebration/Awards for Excellence
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Ukulele Wednesdays at the Library
Everything Dinosaur Talk at Dinosaur Ridge: Pachycephalosaurs

September Events in Golden

September 1, 2018

Colorado Railroad Museum - Golden Colorado

To learn more about any of these events, check the Goldentoday.com calendar of events.

MUSEUM EXHIBITS
Foothills Art Center
Spirit Glass by Damien Gilley
Magnetic north: oils on stainless steel by mai wyn schantz
The Founding of Foothills
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
Pieced Together—Patchwork Quilts from Russia and Evolutions through Oct 20
Golden History Museum
Epic Events
Legendary People
Touch Gallery
Salon
Colorado Railroad Museum
Locomotive 20 Comes Home
Rail Pets
Westward in the Age of Rail

THEATER
Miners Alley Playhouse
Lungs opens September 7th
Miners Alley Children’s Theater
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow opens September 22nd

WEEKLY EVENTS
Tuesday
Trail Runs with FRCC
Wednesday
Track Workouts with FRCC
Friday
Open Studio at Foothills Art Center
Vaccine, License & Microchip Clinic
Saturday
Farmers Market
Morning Runs with FRCC
Sunday
Morning Rides with FRCC
Polka Lovers Club

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Coffee with a Councilor
Golden Super Cruise
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Buffalo Bill & Louisa Cody visit his Museum
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English Paper Piecing at the Quilt Museum
Golden Library Textile Society
Mines Master Plan Neighborhood Open House
Jackson Street Residence Hall Groundbreaking
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Bonfils Blood Drive
TriceraTOTs
Trout Unlimited Meeting
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Opening Night for “Lungs” at Miners Alley
CO Rails & Cocktails at the RR Museum
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Neighborhood Rehab Day of Service
Day Out with Thomas at the RR Museum
Toby’s Pet Parade and Fair
Safety & Preparedness Day at the Fire Station
Dinosaur Discovery Day: Gems & Minerals
Class at Foothills Art Center-Drawing: Stickman to Illustration
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Day Out with Thomas at the RR Museum
Sunday at the Quilt Museum: Crazy Piecing
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In Plein Sight
Class at the Quilt Museum: Crazy Piecing
Make a book for the visually impaired – Library
Golden Safety Academy – Traffic/Defensive Driving/Bike Safety
Golden Concert Choir Membership Night
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In Plein Sight
GHS PTA Meeting
Golden Beer Talks – Good Maps, Bad Maps, Location Privacy, and Why It All Matters
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In Plein Sight Gallery Opens at the Community Center
CSM Geology Museum Open House
Library XYZ: Funky Bookends
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In Plein Sight
Let’s Dance at the Library (toddlers)
Fred Doar Art Show Finale at the Mountaineering Museum
DIY Lab at the Library – Hot Air Balloons
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In Plein Sight
Free Legal Advice – Elder Law & Probate
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In Plein Sight Artists working in Golden
Homesteaders’ Day @ Golden History Park
Craft Beer with Councilor Casey Brown @ Don Cameron’s House
Day Out with Thomas at the RR Museum
Golden History Roundtable
Oktoberfest @ the Denver Kickers Club
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Day Out with Thomas at the RR Museum
Golden Library Textile Society
Golden Giddyup Mountain Bike Festival
Last Day for In Plein Sight Gallery at the Community Center
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NREL Walking Campus Tour
Sustainability Community Conversation
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Storytime and Craft at the RR Museum
Golden Library Tuesday Night Book Group: Never Caught by Erica Armstrong Dunbar
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Snakes Alive – Jeffco’s Snakes
Intro to Hiking Safety Colorado Mtn Club
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Freaky Friday (Early Dismissal) at the Library
Claire van der Plas – Boom Days Display at the CSM Library
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Day Out with Thomas at the RR Museum
Opening Day: the Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Dinosaur Ridge Scientific Spelling Stomp
Drafts with Drafts at the Horse Protection League
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Day Out with Thomas at the RR Museum (Last day)
13th Annual Golden Gallop
1000 Books Before Kindergarten Party at the Library
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Trailblazer’s Free Climb Night at the Mountaineering Center
STEM Girls at the Library
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Golden Bike Cruise: Zombies (last one for 2018)
Front Porch Book Club: The Sympathizer by Viet Nguyen
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Workshop Wednesday – Duct Tape Projects @ the Library
Ukulele Wednesdays at the Library
Everything Dinosaur Talk: Ceratopsians at Dinosaur Ridge
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CSM Homecoming and Alumni Weekend
Homecoming Kick-Off Lecture Featuring Adam Savage
Art on Tap – Trivia Night
Yūgen Film – North American Premiere @ Mountaineering Center
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CSM Homecoming and Alumni Weekend
Sunrise M Climb, breakfast, presidential address, campus tours, Oredigger challenge, games, party, bonfire
Beautiful Junk Sale at the Jeffco Fairgrounds
Free Legal Advice – Elder Law & Probate
Medicare 101 at the Library
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CSM Homecoming and Alumni Weekend
Homecoming run, parade, tailgate party, games
Beautiful Junk Sale at the Jeffco Fairgrounds
Fancy Nancy Tea Party at the Library
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SPARK! Alzheimer’s Association Program

Friday Downtown and Saturday All Over

August 31, 2018

Golden Weekends - Golden Colorado

Tonight is your last chance to visit downtown and enjoy a beautiful summer evening with carriage rides, music, and a chance to browse through the downtown stores. The full run-down of music spots, what the stores are doing, and where to board the carriages appears in today’s Golden Business News on the Goldentoday home page.

Saturday
8AM-1PM Golden Farmers Market
9AM Children’s Workshop at Home Depot – build a field goal game
10:30-11:30AM Coffee with Councilor Saoirse Charis-Graves at Bean Fosters
12-2PM Make organic apple no bake “cookies” at Natural Grocers
5-8:30PM Golden Super Cruise

Tomorrow is the first of September, so be looking for the preview of events for the month.

Coffee with a Councilor, Elks Club Book Sale, Van-Demonium, Golden Super Cruise, Discounted Murder

August 4, 2018

Councilor Saiorse Charis-Graves is having Coffee with a Councilor this morning at 10:30 at Bean Fosters, 720 Golden Ridge Road, Golden, CO (map).


Elks Club Book Sale - Golden COThe Golden Elks Club is having a book sale and garage sale today, tomorrow, and the next two weekends.  They’ll have over 2000 books – all genres.  First three weekends in August August 4-5, 11-12, 18-19 Saturdays 9AM to 4PM.  Sundays 10AM to 3PM. The Garage Sale will feature lots of tools.  The Elks will be serving burgers and hot dogs each day, and on August 4th there will be an Ice-cream Bar from 9AM-2PM. Don’t miss this unique opportunity. There is something for everyone! Questions? Call 303-908-8715.  Golden Elks Lodge #2740, 16795 W. 50th Avenue, Golden, CO (map)


Van-demonium - Golden Colorado

Are you interested in recreational vans?  Visit the Mountaineering Center today between 3 and 7PM.  VAN-DEMONIUM is your chance to drool over vans and draw inspiration for your own adventure rig! Adventure rigs come in many shapes and sizes—from Sprinters with all the bells and whistles to the family mini-van with a home done conversion. This event will have vans on vans, plus beer, live music, games, and raffles so there’s something for every member of the family. Hosted by Foothills Climbing Community, in partnership with American Mountaineering Museum. Beer from 14er Brewing Company. Vans from TouRig, Vanworks, and more. Event is free and open to the public.  710 10th Street, Golden, CO (map)


Murder at the Railroad - Golden ColoradoHave you been thinking of doing Murder at the Railroad–the interactive murder mystery play at the Railroad Museum?  Do it TONIGHT!  They’re having a flash sale today, where the tickets, normally $45, are only $15!  To get the sale price, use the code: flashsale83 at checkout.


The Golden Super Cruise will happen tonight on South Golden Road.  The time is theoretically 5-8:30PM, but the cars will begin gathering sooner, and you’re likely to see pretty old cars around town all day.  Classic cars gather in business parking lots of South Golden beginning late in the afternoon. They are parked in a way the public can gather and admire these classic cars and network with their owners. Information Line 303-968-7536 In the event of inclement weather, cancellation information beginning at noon on Cruise day.  Learn more….


Live Music in Golden ColoradoTonight’s Live Music
ACE HI TAVERN – Karaoke, 9PM
DIRTY DOGS ROADHOUSE – Tribute to the Doors as performed by The Strange Parade, 6-10PM
TABLE MOUNTAIN INN GRILL & CANTINA – Live Music Saturday, 5PM



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