11/1 Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield
8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Rd. Littleton 80128
11/1 – 8pm Children’s Museum of Denver
2121 Children’s Museum Dr. Denver 80211
11/4 – 11/12 Denver Art Week
Museums, Art, Theater, Film. Check the web site for particular venues.
11/4 6:30 – 8pm First Friday Nutcracker Event
Colorado Ballet, 1075 Santa Fe Dr., Denver of some of the Nutcracker’s iconic dances by Company and Academy dancers before the production opens at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House on 11/26.
Colorado Ballet will offer a free Nutcracker to kickoff Denver Arts Week. Come see dazzling costumes on display and see short live demonstrations every 20 minutes in the Black Box theater. Doors open at 6pm.
11/4 First Friday Art Walks
First Friday Art Walk – Opening Reception for Why Not Niwot? 2016
Join us for our First Friday Art Walk, kicking off the People’s Choice voting for Why Not Niwot? 2016
Voting begins on the 6th and continues through May 30th
Why Not Niwot? is an art exhibition celebrating the uniqueness of Niwot
See more at: http://niwot.com/events/first-friday-art-walk-2#sthash.BfydYKs8.dpuf
Art District on Santa Fe – Artify Your Brain. See, taste and feel the energy that is Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe
Belmar Block 7 Art District – Block 7 will feature four artist–owned working studios, a photographic school and a gallery showcasing a wide range of artwork by local artists. (Located in the Belmar City Center in Lakewood.)
Golden Triangle Museum District – Meet the artists, see new exhibitions, shop for local art and get inspired at the galleries open on First Friday. The neighborhood is also home to the Denver Art Museum, Clyfford Still Museum, Kirkland Museum, Denver Firefighters Museum and the Byers–Evans House Museum with Plein Air art on display.
Navajo Street Art District – Stroll the district tucked away in the Lower Highlands area of Denver, home to amazing galleries, great performance art and ample parking. Join us for Day of the Dead celebrations. It’s truly one of the best little Art Districts in town to experience art!
Old South Gaylord & South Pearl – Take time to visit these two neighborhoods south of downtown Denver; both are home to many artist’s studios and galleries, along with one–of–a–kind shops and restaurants.
11/4 6:30 – 8:30pm First Friday Music Series
Southwest Plaza Mall, 8501 W. Bowles Ave. Littleton 80123
Join us for live music in the Food District at Southwest Plaza the first Friday of every month! Entertainment provided by Gig Salad.
11/7, 11/17 Denver Zoo
2300 Steele St., Denver 80205
11/5 Free Night at the Museums
History Colorado Center, 1200 Broadway, Denver 80203 5-10pm
Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St. Denver 80206
11/5 Denver Art Museum
DAM, 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver 80204
11/5 10 – 11:30am Nature Hike
Fly’n B Park, 2910 W. Plaza Dr., Highlands Ranch
There are so many things to see and experience in nature. Join a park ranger on an easy walk around the Fly’n B Park to look for animal sights and sounds. Dress appropriately for weather and bring water. Registration is required.
11/6 Daylight Savings Ends
11/6 1 – 4pm Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys
1880 Gaylord St. Denver 80206
Located in the historic Pearce McAllister cottage, The Museum features unique dollhouses, miniatures and toys from the past and present. We also have crafts available ranging from building miniature rooms to creating your own lovable dolls.
11/6 2pm Norman Sutphin Organ Recital
Trinity United Methodist Church, 1820 Broadway, Denver 80202
Fall recital onnated composer Steve Wiest leads the Lamont Jazz Orchestra in a performance of Big Band classics and charts from today’s jazz repertoire. Special Guest is trumpeter Frank Greene.
11/8 Election Day
11/9, 11/12, 11/16, 11/18, 11/26 MOA – Museum of Outdoor Arts
1000 Englewood Parkway Suite 2-230 Englewood 80110
MOA offers indoor galleries, studios and special events and programs. http://www.moaonline.org/HOME/tabid/36/Default.aspx
11/10, 11/16, 11/22 Aurora History Museum
15051 E. Alameda Parkway Aurora, Colorado 80012 (map)
The only public, FREE museum in Aurora, Colorado, the Aurora History Museum is a community-based cultural center featuring changing history, natural history, culture, fine and decorative arts exhibits and programs. https://www.auroragov.org/ThingsToDo/ArtsandCulture/Museum/index.htm
11/11 Veterans Day
11/11 12noon – 4pm Four Mile Historic Park
715 S. Forest St. Denver 80246
11/11 Denver Botanic Gardens
1007 York St., Denver 80206
11/13 Denver Museum of Nature and Science
2001 Colorado Blvd. Denver 80205
11/15 7:30pm DU Lamont Choral, Lamont Women’s Chorus, Lamont Men’s Choir
Lamont School of Music, 2344 East Iliff Ave., Denver 80208
The university’s premiere choral group, The Lamont Chorale, is joined by the Women’s Chorus and the Men’s Choir in a performance of sacred and secular choral works.
11/15 7:30pm DU Lamont Jazz faculty recital – Eric Gunnison, piano & Mike Abbott, guitar
Lamont School of Music, 2344 East Iliff Ave. Denver 80208
Lamont faculty members, Eric Gunnison on piano and Mike Abbott on guitar, mix it up with an evening of cool jazz and tracts from their new recordings.
11/16 7:30pm DU Lamont Wind Ensemble
Lamont School of Music, 2344 East Iliff Ave., Denver 80208
“Strike up the band!” This versatile ensemble performs classic band literature and exciting newer works from the wind ensemble library.
11/19 10am – 5pm 5th Anniversary Family Day – Clyfford Still Museum
1250 Bannock St, Denver 80204
11/25 Last Friday Art Walk
11/25 6pm Downtown Denver’s Grand Illumination
Lights from City and County Building to Denver Union Station.
11/25, 11/26 11am – 2pm St. Nick on the Bricks
1301 Pearl Street , Boulder 80302
Fridays and Saturdays through December 24
Kids of all ages can visit with Santa. Bring your list and a camera.
11/26 – 12/24 12-5pm Santa at Larimer Square
1430 Larimer St., Denver 80202 in Lincoln Hall
11/26 Small Business Saturday
Buy locally from your friendly small business. Bolster the local economy!