Best Bets for December 14

December 2005
Dress Your Family in Jingle Bells...David Sedaris' hilarious show about his real-life experience working as an elf at Macy's SantaLand in Manhattan, The SantaLand Diaries returns to the Bug Theatre for its season-long romp. Directed by Donna Morrison and starring Gary Culig, the show is classic Sedaris—wickedly funny and painfully entertaining. All week, 8 p.m. The Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo. $20-$24. To purchase tickets, call 303-477-9984. For more info, visit www.bugtheatre.org. Re-use, Renew, Rejoice... Belmar's got quite the display of Christmas trees this year—they're made entirely of recycled materials. Just when you thought your tree was cool, check out the 24-foot tree made out of Lakewood street signs. Or how about the tree teeming with used Mountain Dew cans? Props for uniqueness, to be sure. Through Jan 1 at Belmar. Free. For more information, visit www.belmarcolorado.com. Frost Yourself...Boulder's Trewbeauty boutique brings NARS make-up reps to Colorado this weekend. Sure, they'll be promoting the Holiday 2005 line, but you'll be scoring a sweet makeover with some of the hottest powders, shadows, and glosses in the nation. Fri and Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m., by appointment only. $50. Trewbeauty, 1909 9th St., Boulder. For more information, call 303-829-8739 or visit www.trewbeauty.com.

Run, Run, Rudolph...Those folks over in Wash Park sure do like their running. This weekend it's Steve's Rudolph Ramble, a 5K (and 100 Meter Junior Dash) to benefit Kipture Primary, a rural school in Kenya. Sun 9 a.m. Wash Park. $15-$23. For more information or to register, visit www.active.com. Art Smart...Now available in Denver's art galleries and museums: Pick up your free copy of the 2006 Artscape Guide, Colorado's comprehensive handbook to area artists and galleries. New this year: Aurora, Boulder, Breckenridge, and Salida.