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Holiday Events Calendar

December 7, 2017 Updated: December 7, 2017 at 2:41 pm
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photo - Courtesy of Colorado Springs Philharmonic
Courtesy of Colorado Springs Philharmonic 

MUSIC

Nov. 24: Irish Christmas in America – 7 p.m. $25-$30. Stargazers Theatre and Event Center, 10 S. Parkside Drive. StargazersTheatre.com.

Nov. 24-26: CS Philharmonic presents The Nutcracker – 7 p.m., Nov. 24; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Nov. 25; 2 p.m. Nov. 26. $32 and up. Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. 719-520-7469. PikesPeakCenter.com.

Nov. 26: Pikes Peak Ringers’ Holiday Concert – 3 p.m. Free. Broadmoor Community Church, 315 Lake Ave. PikesPeakRingers.com.

Nov. 30: Free Christmas Season Sack Lunch Serenades – 12-1 p.m. Other dates: Dec. 7, 14, 21 and 28. presented by Pikes Peak Area Theatre Organ Society and the Historic City Auditorium. City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St, Colorado Springs.

Dec. 2: 93.3’s Not So Silent Night – 5:30 p.m. With Imagine Dragons, Dashboard Confessional, Banners, Saints of Valory, Redlands. $55 and up. 1stBank Center, 11450 Broomfield Lane, Broomfield. AltitudeTickets.com.

Dec. 2: Suga Bear and the Showtime Band – 8 p.m. Free. Stargazers Theatre and Event Center. 10 S. Parkside Drive. StargazersTheatre.com.

Dec. 8: Deck the Hall by the Colorado Springs Chorale – 7:30 p.m. $10 and up. Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. 719-520-7469. PikesPeakCenter.com.

Dec. 8: Hazel Miller’s Soulful Christmas – 8 p.m. $15-$20. Stargazers Theatre and Event Center. 10 S. Parkside Drive. StargazersTheatre.com.

Dec. 9: Flying W Wranglers Holiday Show – 7 p.m. $15-$20. Stargazers Theatre and Event Center. 10 S. Parkside Drive. StargazersTheatre.com.

Dec. 9: Sing it to Me Santa by The Record Company – 7:30 p.m. $25-$30. Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave., Denver. AXS.com.

Dec. 10: The Sounds of Christmas – 1:30 p.m. German lunch matinee with The Denver Brass. $80. Cherokee Ranch and Castle, 6113 N. Daniels Park Road, Sedalia. Advance tickets: CherokeeRanch.org/music-2.

Dec. 12: Pikes Peak Ringers’ Holiday Concert – 7 p.m. Free. Community Congregational Church of Manitou Springs, 103 Pawnee Ave., Manitou Springs. PikesPeakRingers.com.

Dec. 13 and 15: Winter Wonderland by the Senior Chorale – 6:30-8 p.m., Dec. 13; 1:20-2:30 p.m., Dec. 15. Free. Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave. Reservations: 719-955-3400, PPYMCA.org/Colorado-Springs-Senior-Center.

Dec. 14: 98.5 KYGO’s Christmas Jam – 7:30 p.m. With Chris Young, Chris Janson and Chris Lane. $45-$55. 1stBank Center, 11450 Broomfield Lane, Broomfield. AltitudeTickets.com.

Dec. 15: Trace Bundy’s Acoustic Holiday – 7:30 p.m. With Trace Bundy & Andy McKee. $22 and up. Stargazers Theatre and Event Center, 10 S. Parkside Drive. StargazersTheatre.com.

Dec. 17: Christmas Symphony by the CS Philharmonic – 2:30 p.m. $29 and up. Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. 719-520-7469. PikesPeakCenter.com.

STAGE

Nov. 24-Dec. 24: A Christmas Carol – $35 and up. Stage Theatre, S1400 Curtis St., Denver. Go online for times and dates: DenverCenter.org.

Nov. 24-Dec. 24: The SantaLand Diaries – $25 and up. The Jones, S1400 Curtis St., Denver. Go online for times and dates: DenverCenter.org.

Nov. 24-Dec. 30: Angel of the Christmas Mine – $11-$20. The Butte Theater, 130 Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek. Go online for dates and times ButteTheater.com.

Nov. 25-Dec. 23: The Story of the Nutcracker Presented by Miners Alley Children’s Theatre – 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays. $10. Miners Alley Playhouse, 1224 Washington Ave., Golden. MinersAlley.com.

Nov. 30-Dec. 3: Nutcracker: The Ballet – 7:30 p.m., Nov. 30-Dec. 2; 2 p.m. Dec. 2 and Dec. 3. $12-$15. Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo. SDC-Arts.org.

Nov. 30-Dec. 23: Santaland Diaries – $18 and up. Dusty Loo Bon Vivant Theater, 3955 Regent Circle. Go online for dates and times: TheatreWorkscs.org.

Dec. 7-23: Fa-La-La – 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays. $18-$25.The Millibo Art Theatre, 1626 S. Tejon St. TheMat.org.

Dec. 8 and 9: Moscow’s Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker – 7 p.m. Dec. 8; 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Dec. 9.  $28 and up. Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Place, Denver. AltitudeTickets.com.

Dec. 8-10: The Heart of Christmas – 7 p.m., Dec. 8; 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., Dec. 9; 4 p.m., Dec. 10. $15-$25. Charis Bible College, 800 Gospel Truth Way, Woodland Park. HeartofChristmas.org.

Dec. 8-17: Harry Connick Jr.’s The Happy Elf – 7:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m., Sundays. Longmont Performing Arts Center, 513 Main St., Longmont. Go online for ticket prices: LongmontTheatre.org.

Dec. 8-23: A Christmas Chaos – 7 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays. $8-$10. Fountain Community Theater, 326 Alabama Ave., Fountain. FountainTheater.org.

Dec. 9-24: Return of Christmas Mouse – 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Saturdays; 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., Sundays. $12. The Millibo Art Theatre, 1626 S. Tejon St. TheMAT.org.

Dec. 12-Jan. 1: The Puppet Maker: A Story of Christmas – 2:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays; 4 p.m., Fridays. $17-$20. Simpich Showcase, 2413 W. Colorado Ave. Advance tickets: 719-465-2492. Simpich.com.

Dec. 13-17: ELF The Musical – $25 and up. Buell Theatre, 1400 Curtis St., Denver. Go online for times and dates: DenverCenter.org.

Dec. 20: A Celtic Holiday – 2-3 p.m. $5. Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave. Registration: 719-955-3400. CSSeniorCenter.com.

VISUAL ARTS

Nov. 5-Jan. 6: Season of Enchantment – 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays. $6-$8. Buell Children’s Museum, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo. 719-295-7200. SDC-Arts.org.

Dec. 16: Silent Disco at Fine Arts Center – 8 p.m. Dance under the unique, immersive exhibition Buck Walsky: Beach Front. 30 W. Dale Street, Colorado Springs. Visit ColoradoCollege.edu/FAC for details.

SHOPPING

Dec. 16: Holiday Vegan Pop-up Market – Noon-3 p.m. Colorado Common Hard Cider, 4655 Town Center Drive. Tinyurl.com/y7ckh9vf.

CHARITY

Nov. 24-26: Parad-Ice on the Promenade – 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Featuring live, interactive ice sculpture demonstrations. Your vote for your favorite makes a contribution to Empty Stocking Fund. The Shops at Briargate. To learn more, visit FillAnEmptyStocking.org.

Dec. 1: Knights of Columbus Christmas Fundraiser – 7 p.m. To benefit local charities. Admission is $10 plus an unwrapped toy or children’s book. Stargazers Theatre and Event Center, 10 S. Parkside Drive. StargazersTheatre.com.

Dec. 2: Festival of Lights – 6 p.m. Light up the night and find the ESF team carrying giant stockings to make your donation. To learn more, visit FillAnEmptyStocking.org.

Dec. 2: Gingerbread Habitats Workshop – 10 a.m.-noon. Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain. Reservations required. To learn more, visit ElPasoCountyNatureCenter.com or call 719-520-6745.

Dec. 6 and 7: Gift Wrapping Fundraiser – 9-11 a.m., Dec. 6; 1-3 p.m., Dec. 7. To benefit the Colorado Springs Senior Center. 1514 N. Hancock Ave. 719-955-3400. CSSeniorCenter.com.

Dec. 9: Breakfast with Santa – 8:30-9:30 a.m. Ticket sales benefit ESF. Chapel Hills Mall Food Court. To learn more, visit FillAnEmptyStocking.org.

Dec. 9: Holiday Dinner Dance – 5-8 p.m. Benefitting Senior Resource Council and Rocky Mountain Pace. Colorado Springs City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St. Reserve your space by emailing info@srccos.org or calling 719-260-0744.

Dec. 9 and 10: Nature Hike with Santa – 10-11:30 a.m. Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain. Reservations required. To learn more, visit ElPasoCountyNatureCenter.com or call 719-520-6745.

Dec. 13: Treasure Hunt Radiothon – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Make a donation to Empty Stocking Fund and you get to "hunt" Ivywild School for prizes. Ivywild School. To learn more, visit FillAnEmptyStocking.org.

Dec. 13: Genesis MedSpa Lash Bash – 3-6 p.m. Join us at Genesis MedSpa and buy a gift certificate – a portion goes to ESF. Genesis MedSpa. To learn more, visit FillAnEmptyStocking.org.

Dec. 15 and 16: Broadmoor Movie Night – 7-9 p.m. Come to The Broadmoor theatre, watch a holiday movie and support ESF. The Broadmoor. To learn more, visit FillAnEmptyStocking.org.

Dec. 27: Skate Night – 6-9 p.m. Skate the night away for a good cause! Tickets are $5 for kids & $10 for adults. Ticket sales benefit ESF. Broadmoor World Arena. To learn more, visit FillAnEmptyStocking.org.

Jan. 12: Colorado College Hockey vs. Minnesota Duluth – 7:30 p.m. Benefitting ESF. To learn more, visit FillAnEmptyStocking.org.

FOOD AND DRINK

Nov. 25: Christmas Kick Off: Holiday Recipe Exchange – 1-2 p.m. Free. The Cooks Marketplace, 4697 Centennial Blvd. 719-960-4414. TheCooksMarketplace.com.

Dec. 2: Christmas Baking: Tiny Treats Cooking Class – 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. $79. The Seasoned Chef, 999 Jasmine St., Suite 100, Denver. Registration: 1-303-377-3222, TheSeasonedChef.com.

Dec. 9: Christmas Cooking Morning Cooking Class – 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. $69. The Seasoned Chef, 999 Jasmine St., Suite 100, Denver. Registration: 1-303-377-3222, TheSeasonedChef.com.

Dec. 16: Holiday Tea – 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $27 plus tax and gratuity. The Margarita at PineCreek, 7350 Pine Creek Drive. Reservations: 719-598-8667.

KIDS AND PETS

Nov. 29 and 30: Little Wonders: What Now, Turkey? – 9-10:15 a.m. For ages 2 and 3. $3 per person. Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road. Registration: 719-520-6387.

CRAFT FAIRS 

Nov. 17-Dec. 31: Holiday Market – 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. Commonwheel Artist Co-op, 102 Canon Ave., Manitou Springs. 719-685-1008. CommonWheel.com.

 Nov. 24-Dec. 31: Own Your Own Art Sale and Holiday Exhibition – Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo. Go online for dates, times and admission fees: SDC-Arts.org.

Dec. 2: Winter Wonderland Holiday Market – 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The Margarita at PineCreek, 7350 Pine Creek Drive. FarmandArtMarket.com.

Dec. 2-3: A Unique Christmas Boutique – 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Hosted by Penny Taylor Re-Find Restoration with products created from e-claimed materials; Pambo Toto with hand-crafted items from Kenyan artisans and Colleen Briggs with original fine art and giclee prints. 1815 N. El Paso St. FragmentsofLightArt@gmail.com.

OTHER STUFF

Dec. 8: White Christmas Movie and Discussion – 1-3 p.m. Free. Myron Stratton Hime, 555 Gold Pass Road. Registration: 719-633-4991. PillarInstitute.org.

Dec. 8-Jan. 1: Electric Safari – 5:30-8:30 p.m., with last admission sold at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 8-10, Dec. 15-23 and Dec. 25-Jan. 1. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Road. Go online for ticket prices: CMZoo.org/ElectricSafari.

NEW YEAR’S EVE EVENTS

Dec. 31: New Year’s Event with Mr. Guffaw – 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. $12. The Millibo Art Theatre, 1626 S. Tejon St. TheMAT.org.

Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve Concert by Colorado Springs Philharmonic – 7:30 p.m. $24 and up. Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. 719-520-7469. PikesPeakCenter.com.

Dec. 31: Elephant Revival New Years Event Concert – 9 p.m. $45-$55. Stargazers Theatre and Event Center, 10 S. Parkside Drive. StargazersTheatre.com.

 

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