ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Paris Street Market at Park MeadowsSaturdays from June 15 – October 19. Visit this special open-air, vintage antique and artisan market located outdoors near the Vistas on the west side of the shopping center. Stop by to meet the fabulous people and explore the abundant treasures that can be found at this market. 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. Rain or shine. 8401 Park Meadows Center Drive, Lone Tree. For information call 303-792-2999
Colorado Ballet Presents Don QuixoteOctober 4 – 13. The new season opens with nine performances of Don Quixote, one of today’s most frequently performed romantic works with classical choreography by Marius Petipa, along with stunning Spanish sets and costumes. 7:30 pm. Ellie Caulkins Opera House, 950 13th Street, Denver. For information visit coloradoballet.org | or call 303-837-8888 ext. 2
Secrets and IllusionsOctober 10. Direct from Beverly Hills, join illusionist Ivan Amodei, winner of Penn & Teller Fool Us, on an epic journey to discover the secrets of life. 7:30 pm. Newman Center for the Performing Arts, 2344 E. Iliff Avenue, Denver. For information and tickets call 303-871-7720.
Little Symphony OrchestraOctober 11. The first concert of the season under the direction of Jurgen de Lemos will open with Debussy’s Iberia and include Ravel’s Rhapsodie Espagnol and Lacuona’s Malaguena. Soprano Christie Conover will also be featured performing selections from Villa-Lobos entrancing Songs of Auvergne. 7:30 pm. Littleton United Methodist Church, 5894 S. Datura Street. Information and tickets available at littletonsymphony.org or call 303-933-6824
Paint Like A ProOctober 12. Spend a day of artistic exploration with Lee Wasilik. This workshop is for all levels from beginner to the experienced artist. Learn how to handle a variety of brushes and unorthodox tools. You’ll finally take what you have learned to create a painting that is truly your own. 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. Fine Arts Guild members $35, Non-members $50. First Presbyterian Church, 1609 W. Littleton Blvd. For information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-741-5875
Great Education Colorado LuncheonOctober 10. Meet and network with other supporters to celebrate the value of public education. This year Rollie and Josie Heath will be honored. Together these philanthropists and advocates have improved the lives of countless Coloradans through their decades of generous investments in our community. 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Conventions Center, 650 15TH Street. For information call 303-722-5901.
Kent Denver School Alumni WeekendOctober 11 – 12. Come visit teachers, meet current students, catch up with old friends and cheer on the Sun Devils during their game. 4000 E. Quincy Avenue, Englewood. October 11, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Happy Hour at the Cherry Cricket, 2641 E. 2nd Avenue. October 12, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Campus Tours. Noon – Alumni tail gate at the SE end of DeSo field. Free meal tickets and barbecue. For information call 303-770-7660.
Lakota AmericaOctober 12. The Tesoro Cultural Center presents renowned Western History scholar Pekka Manalainen’s lecture on A New History of Indigenous Power. 4:00 pm. Lone Tree Hub, 8827 Lone Tree Parkway. For free registration to this event call 303-839-1671
Highlands Ranch Fall Craft ShowOctober 12 – 13. Over 100 exhibitors will display handcrafted and specialty items including jewelry, pottery, wooden crafts, floral arrangements, wreaths, used glass, hand-knit items and more. 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Eastridge Recreation Center, 9568 S. University Blvd., Highlands Ranch. For information call 303-791-2500
Ghosts in the Gardens TourOctober 17 – 20. Tour the Gardens after dark decorated for Halloween with luminaria-lined pathways, spooky lighting and hundreds of carved, glowing gourds. Hear spine-tingling stories of the Gardens’ haunted history. 6:00 – 8:00 pm and 8:30 – 10:30 pm. Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York Street. Limited tickets available. Call 720-865-3500
CSU Alumni Association Real Life Advice October 17. Join us for happy hour and hear CSU Alumni describe how they have navigated life after college. Panels will feature stories from a variety of backgrounds and career paths. Learn about upcoming opportunities. 5:30 – 7:30 pm. Crazy Mountain Speakeasy, 471 Kalamath St., Denver. For information email email@example.com or RSVP at 970-491-6533
Heather Gardens Craft FairOctober 18 – 19. Over 60 crafters will display their creations at the Clubhouse. Friday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm; Saturday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. 2888 S. Heather Gardens Way, Aurora. For information call 303-755-0652
DAR Meeting – Prospective Members Welcome October 19. The Frances Wisebart Jacobs Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at the Montview Boulevard Presbyterian Church, 1980 Dahlia Street, Denver at 12:30 pm. Light refreshments will be served. Reservations: Kim Knor at 720-217-2965.
Colorado Uplift Guild Fashion Show October 22. Join us at Glenmoor Country Club for a fabulous fashion show with Colorado Uplift’s students modeling the latest designs by Anna Testa. Fahion Show & Luncheon Event $48. 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. 110 Glenmoor Drive, Englewood. For information and tickets go to ColoradoUplift.org or call 303-830-6615
19TH Annual Taste of Greenwood VillageOctober 23. Over 50 local restaurants along with award winning wines brought to you by Molly’s Spirits will delight your taste buds. Stevinson Imports will have their latest lineup of Porsche and Jaguar vehicles spotlighted throughout the event for all to enjoy. Get on the dance floor with Page 6 and make it a night to remember or retreat to the VIP lounge where you’ll enjoy your own private wine bars, restaurants,outdoor patio and live music brought to you by Dotsero! 4:30 – 8:30 pm, Denver Marriott Tech Center, 4900 S. Syracuse St. For information and tickets go to dtcchamber.com/taste or call 303-290-9922.
Carousel Ball With Reba McEntireOctober 19. Emmy Award-winning TV host Mario Lopez will join featured performer Reba McEntire at this elegant annual gala to raise funds for the Children’s Diabetes Foundation. Guests will enjoy cocktails, silent and live auctions, dinner and fabulous entertainment. 6:00 – 11:00 pm. Hyatt Regency Denver, 650 15th Street. For event or ticket information and reservations contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-863-1200
Beacon CelebrationOctober 24. This event raises much needed funds to support the work of the Sewall Child Development Center. Enjoy an evening of connection that will include food stations, cocktails, an exciting silent auction and a short interactive program with master of ceremonies Reggie Rivers, featuring keynote speaker, Denver Broncos Wide Receiver DaeSean Hamilton. 6:00 – 9:00 pm. The Catalyst RiNo, 3513 Brighton Blvd., Denver. For information call 303-399-1800
Walk For WishesOctober 26. Join in this family-friendly 5K or 1-mile run or walk that raises funds to help Make-A-Wish Colorado grant life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Adults $35. Children $25. 8:30 am – Noon. Hudson Gardens Event Center, 6115 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton. For information call 303-750-9474
Assistance League Holiday Extravaganza October 26. Shop for fantastic bargains on holiday attire, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas decorations. Monday – Saturday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Assistance League of Denver Thrift Shop, 6265 E. Evans Avenue. For information call 720-638-3650
Englewood Candidates ForumOctober 10. Come find out where the candidates stand on the issues that matter most to you. Audience members will be allowed to submit questions in writing. At Large – 5:30 pm; District 1 – 7:05 pm; District 3 – 8:25 pm. Englewood High School Auditorium, 3800 S. Logan Street. For information call 303-789-4473
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