Book Sale, Immigrants, Utility Rates, and Lots More to Come

August 14, 2019

10AM-4PM The Quilt Museum is offering a HUGE collection of quilting books for sale today at their Early Worm Book Sale. You will have another chance at these books on Saturday, at their Quilter’s Treasure Garage Sale, but for the best selection, go today! Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, 200 Violet Street, Suite 150, Golden, CO (map)

6-7:30PM The Golden History Museum is hosting a talk tonight: Your Family Came from Where? This program will look at the history of immigration in the Denver-metro area and provide some answers to common questions. Ethnic diversity has always been part of our past, as it is part of our present and future. Presenter Dr. Rebecca A. Hunt is Associate Professor C/T in history at the University of Colorado Denver. She teaches gender, immigration and American Western history as well as museum studies.  Rebecca’s books include A Century of Healing: Swedish Medical Center (2005), Wyoming Medical Center: A Centennial History (2011), Natrona County: People, Place and Time (2011), and Casper Chronicles II (2016). Rebecca was the historian for A Woman to Match a Mountain (2008) a documentary on Neal Forsling, Casper, Wyoming homesteader, artist and writer. Her current projects are Urban Pioneers: Continuity and Change in Two Denver Immigrant Neighborhoods and Snow Stories: Skiing in Central Wyoming. Learn more and reserve a seat….

6-8PM The City is hosting an open house tonight from 6 to 8 p.m in the Golden Community Center. Join Golden Planning staff for an Open House to discuss upcoming changes to our utility rates (water, wastewater, and drainage) rate structures. Learn more about your water, wastewater and stormwater utilities and potential changes ahead for how we charge for these services. This is your chance to provide feedback on how Golden charges for utility services. Learn more….

More Wednesday Events:
4-6PM Re-Discovering Technocracy: Chinese, American, and European Perspective in the Arthur Lakes Library on the CSM campus
4-5PM Detox 101 class at Natural Grocers
4-5PM Teen DIY: Decorate a Back-to-School Planner at the Library
6-10PM Open Mic Night at Cannonball Creek Brewing
6-7PM Young Adult Lit Lovers (Y’ALL) at the Library

Live Music:
Dirty Dogs Roadhouse – Peter Fletcher, 6-9PM
Miners Saloon – Logan Thomas, 6-9PM
Rock Rest Lodge – Dave Frisk, 5-8:30PM

Thursday Preview:
Natural Grocers 64th Anniversary Celebration
11:15AM Wee Create at the Library
3-4PM Behind the Scenes Tour of Miners Alley Playhouse for Chamber Members
6-8PM Members Preview of Character and Narrative for Foothills Art Center Members
6-7PM Science Sit Down at the Golden Library
6:30-9:30PM Fly Fishing Section Meeting of the Colorado Mountain Club, held at Wrigley’s Chicago Bar & Grill
6:30-8PM Learn to build a Sofa Arm Table at Home Depot
Live Music at Ace Hi Tavern and New Terrain Brewing
7:30PM #1 of 4 final performances of Fairfield at Miners Alley Playhouse

This Saturday at Foothills Art Center
Buy tickets now for this Saturday’s big annual fund-raiser, Circus Under the Stars Gala–an artful evening filled with under-the-big top foods with a gourmet twist, circus performers, and cocktails. Returning this year is their wildly fun “Snatch & Dash” event.