Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Holiday on the Rocks Cocktail Class

Submitted by Rachel Trujillo on Wed, 10/05/2016 - 12:57pm

Slip a few new tricks up your sleeve just in time for a month of holiday parties. With the help of the Crimson Room's bartender, learn how to mix and shake two vodka-based, holiday-themed tipples that would rival the creations of even the most seasoned mixologist. Tue, times vary. 

Learn to Ski and Ride

Submitted by Beau Berkley on Wed, 11/30/2016 - 12:09pm

Combat winter stir-craziness by getting your kids out of the house and up Winter Park’s historic mountains at this invigorating day-long ski and snowboard camp. Instructors from Winter Park Resort will coach camp-goers (ages 4-18) on the ins and outs of skiing and snowboarding, with all equipment and lift tickets provided. Denver Parks and Recreation will shuttle the little learners to and from the slopes. Tue 6 a.m.-7 p.m.

Home Free: A Country Christmas

Submitted by Sarah Soenke on Thu, 10/06/2016 - 4:51pm

This country a cappella band may have gotten its big break on NBC’s The Sing-Off in December 2013, but its five vocalists from Minnesota have had a long history of performing for audiences big and small. This year, the barbershop quartet shares its holiday-themed tunes from its 2014 album Full of Cheer—expect harmonious takes on “White Christmas,” “Do You Hear What I Hear?” and “Baby, It’s Cold Outside.” Tues 7:30 p.m.

Rocky Mountain Ukulele Orchestra

Submitted by Dan Roe on Tue, 11/29/2016 - 12:15pm

Shelve the overplayed holiday radio tunes in favor of the Centennial State's most interesting wintertime concert. Dozens of expert ukulele artists take to the stage for an unforgettable setlist of pop favorites, including Lady Gaga hits, as well as unique renditions of festive classics. Guests can refuel during intermission with Village Roaster sweets, coffee, and booze, and the musically talented are welcome to bring their own ukuleles to strum along with the orchestra (just make sure your uke is tuned beforehand). Tue 7:30 p.m.

—Image courtesy of Gary Jugert