Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker

Submitted by Jacqueline Wakeen on Sun, 10/14/2012 - 6:27pm

Who better to perform to Tchaikovsky’s classic score than the Moscow ballet? Little Masha and her Nutcracker Prince battle a mouse army and journey to the Snow Forrest before finding a world of peace and harmony. Experience the unifying magic of the Nutcracker paired with dances from cultures around the world—Spain, China, Persia, Russia, and France. Sun 3 p.m., 7 p.m.

Jingle Bell Run/Walk

Submitted by Jae Drouilhet on Thu, 10/11/2012 - 11:09am

Jingle all the way in this 5K. Get decked out in holiday gear and lace some bells into your shoelaces and get walking or running with family and friends for a cause this holiday season. Proceeds will benefit the Arthritis Foundation to help prevent, control, and cure arthritis, the country's most common reason for disability. Sun 9 a.m.


Cocktail Class with James Lee of the Bitter Bar

Submitted by Lindsey R. McKissick on Tue, 10/23/2012 - 12:09pm

James Lee doesn't want you to be responsible for bad punch at your holiday party. He wants your cocktails to be legendary. Hosted by FORK Social Lab, the award-winning master mixologist and owner of the Bitter Bar in Boulder is sharing his expertise with recipes and tips for mixing two holiday-themed cocktails and one year-round concoction. Bonus: You'll learn how to choose the best cocktail glass for any drink style, how to use aromatics, and where bitters fit into the cocktail menu.

Bacon and Beer Festival

Submitted by Chelsea Long on Tue, 12/04/2012 - 10:51am

The perfect day: Being roused out of bed by the smell of bacon frying in a pan, and coming home later to a belly-warming brew. Better yet, head to the Bacon and Beer Festival and celebrate the pair together.

Holiday Carillon Concert

Submitted by Kelsey Colt on Mon, 12/03/2012 - 10:34am

It's not every day you can listen to the 23 bells, that make up a carillon, chime in the fresh Colorado air. Watch South High School choir perform with the University of Denver’s own carillonneur, Carol Jickling Lens. A screen will be put up to display the singers. Relax in the Ritchie Center courtyard as they sing holiday classics like, “Carol of the Bells.” Sun 3 p.m.