ARAPAHOE COUNTY 5K RACE
SEPT. 15, 5:30-7:30 p.m. A timed race beginning at Tagawa Gardens and running along the Cherry Creek Regional Trail. Walkers welcome. Funds support trail maintenance & Arapahoe County Open Spaces. BBQ dinner and live bluegrass at the finish line. Location: 7711 S. Parker Rd., Centennial. Registration Fee: $25 online, $30 onsite. Details at arapahoecountyeventcenter.com/5ktrailseries.
SOUTH METRO CHAMBER RIBBON CUTTING AT MOLLY’S SPIRITS
SEPT. 15, 5-7 p.m. Unique Zero-Proof cocktail experience! Live music from Blaze of Corey horderves. Shopping discounts and door prizes. RSVP 303-795-0142
COLORADO AUTHOR’S HALL OF FAME
SEPT. 16, noon to 2 p.m. at Denver Univ. in the Tuscany Ballroom. Award Winning and Bestselling Autor Patricia Rayon will speak at the first Aspiring Author Scholarship Awards ceremony. Five aspiring authors to receive $2,000 scholarships. Tickets: https://colorado authorshalloffame.org/events.html Nominations for authors to be inducted at www.ColoradoAuthorsHallofFame.org
CENTENNIAL INSTITUTE CONSTITUTION DAY BREAKFAST
SEPT 16, 8-9:30 a.m. Anschutz Great Hall-Colorado Christian Univ., 8787 W Alameda Ave., Lakewood. Commemorate the 235th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution. Cost is $25 per ticket. Breakfast buffet and a lecture from John Malcolm, V.P. of the Institute for Constitutional Govt. and Dir. of the Meese Center at The Heritage Foundation. RSVP required.
SHILOH HOUSE BOOTS & BOWTIES
SEPT. 17, 5-8:30 p.m. 2022 Gala in Castle Rock. Premier fundraiser to serve youth & families impacted by drama, abuse, family crisis and neglect. Info: Adam Robe. firstname.lastname@example.org
ALCOHOL, TOBACCO & FIREARMS PARTY
SEPT. 17, 7:30 a.m. – breakfast; 8:15 a.m. Safety Instruction 8:30 a.m. Shotgun Start; 11:30 a .m. lunch, keynote, live auction, cocktails & cigars. Sponsored by Independence Institute. Kiowa Creek Sporting Club, 46700 E County Road 30, Bennett, CO. RSVP: Mary Goodley at email@example.com
ART ON THE GREEN ART FAIR!
SEPT. 17-18 FROM 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Join the Curtis Center for the Arts and the City of Greenwood Village for the annual All-Colorado art fair. Purchase artwork from over 80 artists, listen to live music, food from local food trucks.
BLUE LOTUS OUTDOORS EVENT
SEPT. 19, 5-8 p.m. Expand your plant knowledge and get to know the folks who take care of gardens – interact with professional gardeners. Appetizers & refreshments. See QR code on page 5 of Sept. 8 Villager to RSVP. Event at Clayton Hotel, Cherry Creek worth.
CENTRAL CITY OPERA PLEIN AIR FESTIVAL
SEPT. 23-25. Artists will be painting the Colo. scenery & historian landscape surrounding the Opera House and Central City from sunrise to sunset. Concerts in the Central City Opera Foundry, tour historic buildings, visit the KidZone to contribute to an opera-themed mural. Paintings available for purchase. Info: centralcitypleinair.org
WINGS OF HOPE 10TH ANNUAL EVENING OF HOPE
SEPT. 23. 6 p.m. Reception Buffet; 7 p.m. Live Auction presentation. With Brian Shul, SR-71 Pilot, describing flying a covert spy plane with rare photos & breath taking video. Funds for Pancreatic Cancer Research. Tickets: Wingsofhopepcr.org or call 720-733-0491.
SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARKING LOT
SEPT. 24, 1 p.m. Curtis Center for the Arts Parking Lot, 2349 E. Orchard. Production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” The cast are professional actors from the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. Bring your lawn chair.
CENTENNIAL CHALK ART FESTIVAL
SEPT. 24, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Streets of Southglenn, 6851 S. Vine St.
COLORADO CHRISTIAN BUSINESS ALLIANCE 10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE
“Take Delight in the Lord.” SEPT. 30. 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Infinity Park Event Center, Glendale. Keynote Speaker: James Barthel, MBA, Founder & former CE O of Metals Treat meant LLC, a National Company. Info: ccballiance.org
MUSEUM OF OUTDOOR ARTS LIVE PERFORMANCE AT MARJORIE PARK
OCT. 6, 6:30-8 p.m. David Taylor’s Zikr Dance Ensemble. Tickets: MOAONLINE.ORG Food truck available. 6331 S. Fiddler’s Green Cir., Greenwood Village.
WESTERN FANTASY SCHEDULED FOR OCT. 15
The 29th Annual event will be chaired by Pat Robinson and will feature country star Justin Moore! Table sponsorships available before June 30. Visit Western.com or contact Michael James firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-297-0408.
JEFFERSON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 70TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON OPENER
OCT. 16, 3 p.m. at Colorado School of Mines Green Center. MauriceCohn, candidate conductor, conducts Bartok. Tickets: jeffsymphony.org
CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE DRUG TAKE BACK EVENT
OCT. 29, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Police Dept. Police Dept. & Drug Enforcement Admin. will take expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. 2460 E. Quincy Ave. Service is free & anonymous.
HERITAGE EAGLE BEND ANNUAL CRAFT FAIR
NOV. 5, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Free admission. 23155 E. Heritage Pkwy. (South of Arapahoe Rd.)
PROJECT OUR TOWN WEEKEND OF ACTION
NOV. 10-13. Weekend of community service projects benefitting those in need & supporting important causes and organizations. Benefiting 50+local nonprofit agencies. Volunteer registration opens Oct. 17. More info: projector town.org/sponsors or QR code in Sept. 8 Villager, page 20.
RUE de NOEL A PARIS STREET CHRISTMAS MARKET
NOV. 11 & 12. Indoors – Douglas County Events Center. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Free Admission. Visit aparisstreetmarket.com or call 303-877-9457.
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