Seasonal Running and Sitting

November 21, 2018

Runners High Turkey Chase in Golden COThe 6th Annual Great Turkey Chase takes place tomorrow morning at 8:30. This is a family fun run along Clear Creek, organized by Runners High. If you want to participate, stop by the store at 2221 Ford St. between 11AM and 5PM today to sign up.  More information….


Be a Tool 5K Elf Run - Golden COThe Be A Tool 5K Elf Run takes place this Saturday morning. This supports the Neighborhood Rehab project, which helps people fix their houses so they can stay warm, safe, and dry. It’s also a lot of fun, because people dress up as elves. Learn more!


Miners Alley Playhouse - Golden COOn a more sedentary note, you can see Miners Alley’s latest version of A Christmas Carol this evening at 7:30. This is their preview performance, and you can see it for only $15! Christmas shows sell out closer to the holiday, so why don’t you seize this opportunity to be the first on your block to see it?

Golden History, Chili Beer, Sock Hop, Ghost Tour and Pub Crawl

October 20, 2018

Astor House - Golden Colorado

The Golden History Roundtable meets at 11:30 this morning at the Library, and should be interesting. Nathan Richie of the History Museum will tell us about Golden’s boarding houses and the important role that boarding houses played in American history.

There will be two performances of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow at Miners Alley today–one at 11 and one at 1.

Golden City Brewery is hosting a ChiliFest starting at noon today. This is a fund-raiser for the Golden Christian Action Guild. They’ll have chili glasses and a special chili beer!

If you’re planning a wedding, you might want to visit the Autumn Wedding Show at the Boettcher Mansion from 11AM-2PM today.

The annual Golden Civic Foundation Auction happens today, and sold out quickly, as usual. This year’s theme was “Rock Around the Clock,” a 1950’s-type sock hop. If you weren’t able to get tickets, or you’re looking for an after-party, head to either the Ace Hi or Miners Saloon for a sock hop party this evening.

Natural Grocers is offering a free class from 5-6 on “Strategies to Keep Your Gallbladder.” Dr. Jennifer Christian of Alternative Family Medicine & Chiropractic will be discussing strategies for better gallbladder health, particularly for those experiencing discomfort or issues and have been told they’re a non-emergent surgical candidate but want to keep and correct their gallbladder. Just because we “can” live without this important organ doesn’t always mean we should.

Ghost Stories and Pub Crawl - Golden ColoradoGet a headstart on Halloween celebrations by taking the Golden City Historic Ghost Tour & Pub Crawl tonight. They’ll meet at 7:15 in from of the Dove Inn, 711 14th Street. The Dove Inn is offering a package price if you want to spend the night there.

Saturday’s Live Music
ACE HI TAVERN – Karaoke at 9PM
CODA BREWING COMPANY – Chrispy, 6-9PM
DIRTY DOGS ROADHOUSE – Band of Brothers, 7PM
WRIGLEY’S CHICAGO BAR & GRILL – Boomers, 2-6PM

Miners Alley, Ghostly Pub Crawl, ED Talk, City Council, Live Music

August 9, 2018

Beer and Ghost Stories - Golden Colorado

This is the final weekend to see Lend Me a Tenor at Miners Alley. Performances are at 7:30 tonight, Friday, and Saturday, and at 2PM on Sunday.

The Library is hosting Let’s Dance from 11:15-11:45 this morning, for preschoolers and toddlers. Let’s dance! Shake those wiggles out and have some fun building little brains! All families are welcome.

The Library’s High-Voltage Book Group (School Age / Tweens) will discuss Upside Down Magic from 3:30-4:30. Your books come to life at the library! Read the book on your own, then together we conduct science experiments and build gadgets from the book.

The final ED Talks: Minerals Worth Sharing of the summer will take place at 4PM today at the Arthur Lakes Library on the CSM campus. Ed Raines will present an in-depth look a the most significant Mining Districts of Colorado. Today he’s covering the Geology of Gilman.

The Golden Ghost Tour & Haunted Pub Crawl will meet at 7:15 tonight in front of the Old Capitol Grill & Smokehouse. This is the last occurence that’s currently scheduled. You must buy your tickets in advance through their webpage.

City Council meets tonight at 6:30 in City Council Chambers. They will discuss a proposed ordinance to lower the voting age for voting in municipal elections to include 16 and 17 year olds. They will also review the bids for the North Washington Avenue complete street project and decide whether to award the bid based on the complete project or only to section from Iowa Street to Highway 58. After the business meeting they will hold a study session regarding the 2019-2020 Capital Improvement Plan.  More info….

Earth Sweet Botanicals has a couple of openings in tonight’s 7PM cooking class, Seed-y Kitchen PracticesSeeds and nuts are nutritional powerhouses. But are you eating them correctly to effectively experience their benefits? We’ll crack the secrets for how to get the most bang for your buck.  Call the store to reserve a spot: 303-278-1260.

Tonight’s Live Music:
Live Music in Golden ColoradoACE HI TAVERN – Karaoke, 9PM
COLUMBINE CAFE – Backyard Bluegrass – Flatt Five, 7PM
GOLDEN HOTEL – Bridgewater Grill Lounge – Teresa Carroll does jazz vocals with Andy Weyl piano, Mark Diamond bass and Dave Rohlf drums, 6-9PM
NEW TERRAIN BREWING COMPANY – Bill McKay Band, 6-9PM
OLD CAPITOL GRILL & SMOKEHOUSE – Lucas Wolf (acoustic folk rock indie), 6:30-9:30PM

Tomorrow:
Plan to come downtown tomorrow night from Golden Weekends from 5-8PM.  That means carriage rides, street musicians, and sales, specials, and samples in the stores.  There’s also Movies and Music in Parfet Park to look forward to, starting at 7.  Stone Beat Invasion is a tribute band to the Rolling Stones and the Beatles. This will be followed by a sing-along version of Beauty and the Beast.