Knuckleheads, Locomotives, Books, Pride, and a Mayoral Campaign Kickoff

June 2, 2019

For the early risers, Jeffco Open Space is hosting Coffee with a Ranger from 8-9AM at the Lookout Mountain Nature Center. Bring your own cup!


Dirty Dogs Roadhouse is hosting an Antique Motorcycle Swap Meet from 9AM-7PM. There should be some interesting stuff there…Knuckleheads, Panheads Flatheads, Indians, Triumphs, BSAs, and more!


This is the second and final day of Wild West Days at the Railroad Museum. From 9AM-5PM you’ll see robberies, rascals, and live steam. Meet outlaws, lawmen, ladies and gentlemen; listen to the songs and tall tales of a cowboy and ride in an antique carriage behind a historic steam locomotive.

At 5PM, you can experience a train robbery! In this 2.5-hour interactive experience you’ll feel like you’ve traveled back in time as you’re entertained with a live Wild West show. If you come to the show, you’re IN the show! We recommend 16 and up as there are gunfights and alcohol available on premises.


This is the last day of the Spring Whale of a Used Book Sale, which means it’s BAG DAY! Fill a bag for only $6. They’re open from 11AM to 3PM.


From 1-4:30, the Library is hosting For the Love of Pride Film Festival. June is National LGBTQ Pride month! Celebrate the diverse stories that make up this resilient and thriving community with a Pride film festival showcasing films honoring LGBTQ history. Enjoy fresh-popped popcorn and let the power of cinema take you somewhere new!


The Buffalo Bill Museum & Gravesite will offer presentations by both Bill and his wife Louisa today at 1PM.

The Horses of Buffalo Bill
Bill reflects on the horses which served many different needs throughout his life. From early chores through buffalo hunting, scouting, warfare and the show business to the characteristics of each horse provided for the needs of the tasks at hand that helped make Bill the legend he became.

Life of loneliness and hardships of a young wife on the plains.
Louisa Cody tells of how she met Bill, his early promise to settle down, and her life of loneliness and hardships as a young wife on the plains of the Wild West.


Councilor Laura Weinburg is running for Mayor in this fall’s election. Join her from 2-4PM at the Golden History Museum for her campaign kickoff.


Live Music:
Dirty Dogs Roadhouse – Delta Sonics, 2PM, Tony Rosario , 6PM
Wrigley’s Chicago Bar & Grill – Jewel & the Rough, 3-7PM

Preview of June Events in Golden

June 1, 2019

Miners Alley Playhouse – Queen of Conspiracy through June 23rd

Foothills Art Center – Otto Kuhler: Designing the Future (through June 10th), Amuse Yeux: A Small Delight for the Eyes (Starts June 7th), Evolving Perceptions, Studio Art Quilt Associates (Starts June 28th), Alex McLeod: NPC Hell

Golden History Museum – Golden Above the Clouds, Craft Beer and Pizza, Malted Milk, Epic Events, Legendary People, History Lab, The Salon, Touch Gallery

Today:
7AM-1:15 PM – Senior Law Day
8AM-1PM – Golden Farmers Market
9AM-5PM – Wild West/Steampunk Days at the Railroad Museum
9AM-5PM Spring Whale of a Used Book Sale at the Jeffco Fairgrounds (map)
9AM-3PM – Babysitting Course for 11-14 year olds at the Community Center Register – Class #452410
9AM-12PM – Build a tabletop putting green with your child at Home Depot
9-10AM – Yoga in Parfet Park (Donation based)
10AM-12:30PM – Julie Richardson performs live music on the patio at the Golden Visitors Center
10AM-12PM – Summer Reading program blasts off at the Library
10AM – Brewery Boot Camp at Holidaily Brewing
10AM – Coffee with a Councilor
11AM-3PM – Fund-raiser for the Golden Fire Dept at Colorado Plus 49 Cidery & Pub
1-5PM – Golden Optimists Volunteer Open House
3-9PM – Excellence in Climbing Celebration at the Mountaineering Center with carnival games, museum tours, vendors, food trucks, and local beverages
5-8:30PM – Golden Super Cruise
5-7:30PM – Robbery at the Railroad Museum
7:30 – Queen of Conspiracy at Miners Alley Playhouse
Live Music:
GOLDEN VISITORS CENTER – Julie Richardson, 10AM-12:30PM
Ace Hi Tavern – Karaoke, 9PM
The Buffalo Rose – Idol X – The Billy Idol Live Experience, 7PM
Cast Iron Tavern – Slyjax, 2-5PM
Dirty Dogs Roadhouse – Band of Brothers, 3-7PM, Shot in the Dark, 7-11PM
Wrigley’s Chicago Bar & Grill – Midnight Vinyl, 4-8PM

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Coffee with a Ranger, 8AM
Antique Motorcycle Swap Meet 9AM-7PM
Wild West Days at the Colorado Railroad Museum, 9AM-5PM
For the Love of Pride Film Festival, 1-4:30PM
Pick-Up Soccer Games, 4PM
Robbery at the Railroad, 5PM

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Tributary Hall Food Hall & Drinkery Job Far
Complimentary Wine Tasting at Indulge
Astronaut-ka-doodle at the Library
Of Mines and Beer! at the History Museum
Sight Singing Classes with the Golden Concert Choir

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Train Talks at the RR Museum
Visioning the Future of Golden at Foothills Art Center
Parks, Rec, and Museums Board Field Trip: North Golden Open Space

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TriceraTOTs at Dinosaur Ridge
Yoga & Tea at Old Barrel Tea Co.
Young Adult Lit Lovers (Y’ALL) at the Library
Planning Commission – Phase 2 of R2 Zoning Changes
SCRIPTprov at Miners Alley Playhouse

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Public Art Commission
Wee Create: Outdoor Art at the Library
Farm to Table Cooking Class at Earth Sweet Botanicals

7
Colorado & the Transcontinental RR Symposium at the RR Museum
Rummage & Bake Sale at the Golden Gate Grange
Universe of Surprise with Magic Rob at the Library
Art Rocks the Toad! with Jesse Crock
Golden Weekends – Carriage Rides and Music on the Avenue
Healthy Skin Summer Essentials at Earth Sweet Botanicals

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Colorado & the Transcontinental RR Symposium at the RR Museum
Rummage & Bake Sale at the Golden Gate Grange
Golden Farmers Market
Walk with a Geologist at Dinosaur Ridge
Rocket Blast Mini-Camp at the Community Center
Kids Bike Rodeo
Support Our Troops Pig Roast at American Legion Post 21
Quick Class: Tasty Tumeric at Natural Grocers
Dance & Yoga Night at YourAshtanga Yoga
Golden City Historic Ghost Tour & Pub Crawl
Golden Weekends – Carriage Rides and Music on the Avenue

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SPARK! Alzheimer’s Assn Program at Foothills Art Center
Teen DIY: Bubble Tea at the Library
Sunday at the Quilt Museum: History of an Obsessive Quilter
Pick-up Soccer Games at Southridge Park

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MOMS Club of Golden
Solar Printing at the Library
Golden Safety Academy – Animal Safety
Trailblazers Free Open Climbing – CMC Members 20-40
Space Junk at the Library
GURA Board Meeting

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Sew Together Bag at Golden Quilt Company
Space Junk at the Library
VIBE@Five with the Chamber at the Goosetown Events Center
Transportation Master Plan Community Open House
Anxiety, Depression, Brain FUNK at Natural Grocers
Golden Beer Talks – Jim Clawson
EDComm Meeting

12
Hand Embroidery Basics with Rita Meyerhoff
La Freeway: Long’s Peak to the Arapahos in 16 Hours at the Mountaineering Center

13
Invisible Forces: A Physics Challenge at the Library
City Council Business Meeting

14
Free Legal Advice – Elder Law & Probate
Friday Tour at the RR Museum – Locomotives
Golden Weekends – Carriage Rides and Music on the Avenue

15
Certified Food Protection Manager ServSafe Training at the Elks Lodge
Golden Farmers Market
Father’s Day at the Railroad Museum
Sketching with Watercolors with Janet Nunn at Foothills Art Center
Dinosaur Discovery Day – Family, Fun & Fossils at Dinosaur Ridge
Golden Weekends – Carriage Rides and Music on the Avenue

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Father’s Day at the Railroad Museum
Responsible Service of Alcohol Class at the Elks Lodge

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Full Moon
Blast Off: Apollo Art
NREL Walking Campus Tour
Western Women through American Art at the Golden History Museum
Downtown Development Authority
Story Time Under the Stars at the Library

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Downtown Merchants Association Meeting
Director’s Storytime and Craft at the RR Museum
ED Talks: Pikes Peak Batholith – Colorado Precambrian at the Geology Museum
MUFON: UFOs in America at the Library
Local Liquor Licensing Authority Meeting
Tuesday Night Book Group: Beauty in the Briken Places at Allison Pataki at the Library
Utility Rate Citizen’s Committee
Negotiating Off Trail Rocky Terrain at the Mountaineering Center
Parks, Rec, and Museums Board Meeting

19
Planning Commission Study Session

20
Golden Young Professionals (Chamber)
Sustainability Series at Golden Real Estate: Water Conservation
Armchair Traveler – Trekking Nepal Photographic & Food Tasting Evening at the Mountaineering Center

21
Rocky Mountain Quilt Study Group at the Quilt Museum
Friday Tour at the RR Museum
Golden Weekends – Carriage Rides and Music on the Avenue

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Golden Farmers Market
Yoga in the Park
Critique Class with Lea McComas at the Quilt Museum
Golden City Historic Ghost Tour
Golden Weekends – Carriage Rides and Music on the Avenue

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Golden Gran Fondo (Bike Race)
Golden Library Textile Society
Pick-Up Soccer Games at Southridge Park

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ED Talks: Pikes Peak Batholith – Pegmatites at the Geology Museum
Mobility & Transportation Advisory Board Meeting
Golden Bike Cruise – Costume Theme is Cartoon Characters

26
Bike to Work Day Breakfast Stations
Bike to Work Day Party Station (After Work)
Sustainability Board Meeting
Everything Dinosaur Talk: Thyreophora Part 2 (Ankylosaurs) at Dinosaur Ridge
Ukulele Wednesdays at the Library

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Library for All – Interactive Program for Adults with Disabilities
Golden Summer Jam – Fund Raiser for the Golden Civic Foundation
Hoppy Hour at Foothills Animal Shelter (Fund Raiser)
Member Preview – Evolving Perceptions: Studio Art Quilt Association at Foothills Art Center
Flower Power Cooking Class at Earth Sweet Botanicals
City Council Regular Business Meeting

28
Friday Tour at the Railroad Museum: Cabooses
Golden Weekends – Carriage Rides and Music on the Avenue
Art and Conversation: Morality within the realm of Artificial Intelligence with Foothills Art Center at the Golden Library

29
Golden Farmers Market
Homesteaders Day at the Golden History Park
Celestial Henna for Teens and Adults at the Library
Natural Perfume Making Workshop – Part 1 at Earth Sweet Botanicals
Be a Foster Event with Foothills Animal Shelter
Golden Weekends – Carriage Rides and Music on the Avenue

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Now You See It: Saving Your Family Photos at the History Museum
Pick-up Soccer Games at Southridge Park

Nature, Burgers, Music, and Memorial Day in Golden

May 26, 2019

The Lookout Mountain Nature Center is offering a Spring Storytelling and Walk today from 12-2PM. This program is geared for ages 6 and up. The story will take place inside Lookout Mountain Nature Center and then we will take a short hike on the Forest Loop within the Lookout Mountain Preserve. You might want to call the Nature Center, to make sure they still have room: 720-497-7600. Even if they don’t, the Nature Center is lovely and the Nature Preserve makes an easy, pleasant walk–well worth a visit at any time! 910 Colorow Road – Map

Bob’s Atomic Burgers had scheduled a fund-raiser for the Golden Backpack Program last Sunday, but due to mechanical difficulties they weren’t able to open that day. So today’s the day! Stop by Bob’s Atomic Burgers for a tasty lunch or dinner. A healthy portion of today’s proceeds will go to provide food to Golden’s youth. Bob’s is open every day from 11AM-8PM.

Dirty Dogs Roadhouse is having a Summer Kick-Off Party and Music Festival today. Their doors will open for breakfast at 7AM. Local bands Tony Rosario and Dave Frisk will play, followed by Manxome Foe and Band of Brothers. Molly Hatchet will take the stage at 4:30. General admission ($25) and Front Section seats ($50) are still available. The Table Seats are sold out. Learn more….

Other Music:
The Buffalo Rose – Lita Ford with Nordic Daughter, Ironbound, Fortune In Fallacy, Hooligans Holiday, Viper Witch, 6PM
Wrigley’s Chicago Bar & Grill – Kristin Kay Band, 3-7PM

If you like to play soccer, plan to join the pick-up games at Southridge Park (map) this afternoon. Kids play at 4 and adults play at 4:30.

Memorial Day Preview:
The Honor Guard from Golden VFW Post 4171 will raise the flags along the Avenue of Flags at the Golden Cemetery (map) between 8 and 9AM tomorrow.

There will be two Memorial Day ceremonies in Golden tomorrow–one at the Golden Cemetery at 11AM (map) and one at the Marine Corps Memorial (map) at 2PM. I’ll provide more info tomorrow, but I wanted you to at least know the times.