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Help make history free

The Golden History Park always offers free admission, and throughout 2019, visitors have also enjoyed free admission to the Golden History Museum, 923 10th St. Celebrating its 80th anniversary year, … more

‘Science Behind Pixar’ is trip to infinity and beyond

Even the most cursory look at Disney Pixar Animation Studios’ creative output makes one thing abundantly clear — the studio is responsible for the most astounding creative output of this century. … more

Film fest takes audiences to new places

At its core, film is an expression of people’s lives, and as such, it stands to reason film festivals would mirror this fact. And for more than two decades, the Denver Film Festival was at least … more

Paint out at the history park

Ten artists part of Foothills Art Center's Open Studio had a paint out in the Golden History Park on Oct. 18 to honor the late Irma Wyhs. Wyhs died on June 20 in Iowa at age 90. She is remembered for … more

Good times at inaugural Goosetown fest

The inaugural GOGO Goosetown Fall Festival, Fun Run/Walk and Classic Car debuted on Oct. 13. The event benefitted the Golden Volunteer Fire Department. The event happens in Golden’s “Goosetown … more

Plenty of choices for Halloween spirit

Leaves are changing colors and falling from trees; the cool, crisp fall air can be felt in the morning; and costume shops are starting to pop up. October is here. There are plenty of ways to … more

Science fiction, fantasy and horror in the Rockies

More than 100 science fiction, fantasy and horror authors, artists and other participants will speak and autograph books at the 51st annual MileHiCon literary convention Oct. 18-20 at the Hyatt … more

Gearing up for ski season

Bentgate Mountaineering hosted its 10th annual Ski Season Kick-off Party on Oct. 3 at the American Mountaineering Center in Golden. Attractions included a Ski Expo with ski and snowboard industry … more

Olde Town shops transform into student art show

Last weekend the businesses of Olde Town became a widespread, eclectic art gallery as 18 stores displayed student artwork for the Olde Town Arvada Student Art Show. The contest was an effort by the … more

Golden writing group crafting community poem

Clear Creek, whose heartbeat has pulsed through Golden for thousands of years, speaks to each of us in a different language. Whether we stroll its shores, sit on its bank in contemplation or ride its … more

Colorado Mountain Fest offers opportunities to get your outdoor adventure on

In July 2016, Maddie Miller of Denver embarked on what she described as a crazy adventure. It was the kind of adventure that along the way, Miller learned a lot about herself, fostered a special bond … more

LSO looks to clear a high bar

When a performer or organization is in the midst of a remarkable run, the most difficult thing can be maintaining it. With the start of its new season just a few weeks away, that doesn’t appear to … more

Thornton festival offers Native American food and fun

Organizer Lynne Holman is very clear about the sixth annual Denver American Indian Festival — it’s not a Pow Wow. “A pow wow has a lot of religious connotations,” Holman said. “We didn’t … more

Golden History Museum celebrates local culinary history

If there’s one thing that the late American food critic Duncan Hines valued, it was where to get a good meal. And according to Hines’ 1960 publication of “Adventures in Good Eating,” that … more

Childhood dreams come true in museum exhibit

What was your favorite toy? The Littleton Museum not only offers a farm with live animals, but has drawn on its extensive collection — and borrowed a few favorite toys from well-known Littleton … more

50th birthday party for the Action Center

The Action Center reflected on 50 years of service to Jeffco residents and looked ahead to its next 50 years at its block party on Sept. 14. The party was held at the resource center’s … more

Fall beautiful time for finger painting

Fingers make the best painting tools. Bright colored commercial finger paint works just fine and washes out easily from clothes. It is even more fun to finger paint with products you have around the … more

Stock up on books during annual Whale of a Sale

More than 80,000 used books, DVDs, CDs, children’s books and more will be for sale at the annual Whale of a Used Book Sale, which returns Oct. 17-20 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 15200 W. … more

Dance students are feeling the beat in Wheat Ridge

It’s not uncommon for 10-year-old Amy Watson of Broomfield to get goofy and dance around the house. Watson, who is autistic and deaf, has been dancing nearly every week for the past three years at … more

Ridgefest brings together Wheat Ridge community

Bluegrass music, classic cars and art were just the beginning of the fun at Ridgefest, an annual festival held in Wheat Ridge Sept. 7. “It’s really about bringing the community together,” said … more
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