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1. Shop at Paris Holiday Market | Nov. 7 & 8
Why You Should Go: Just imagine how good it would feel to finish your holiday shopping at this art and craft market weeks before Black Friday.
2. Take the Ski and Snowboard Tuning Basics Class at Lakewood’s REI | Nov. 11
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November 5 2015, 10:10 AM
—Photo by Megan Rees / Dumb Friends League
There are a few things we know for sure about Coloradans—we love our dogs, our beer, and philanthropy. The Denver Dumb Friends League is combining these passions into a charity event series called Yappy Hour, a seasonal, dog-friendly gathering of pet lovers to enjoy brews,...
November 3 2015, 9:00 AM
"Castle Valley" painting for Rims to Ruins —Courtesy of Lorenzo Chavez
52 Weeks of Giving Fundraiser: Patxi’s Pizza will donate 10 percent of their sales this Wednesday to Think360Arts, a local organization that cultivates “the arts as essential to all learning through creative experiences for students and teachers.” The nonprofit coordinates creative...
November 2 2015, 11:40 AM
Sword & Plough Dopp kit, belt, and cuff links
If Colorado had an official state accessory, it’d probably be a bag. Between beloved backpack architects like Osprey and newer master bag crafters like Topo Designs—by our completely unofficial estimates—the number of Colorado bag makers is gaining on microbrewers.
One of the newest additions to...
October 28 2015, 3:52 PM
Fun costumes at the HOWLaween Ball. —Photo by Emily Schmutz of Keeping Composure Photography
Drink For Pink Fundraiser: Drink for Pink is a local organization that partners with breweries in Colorado and the Cancer League of Colorado to raise money for breast cancer research. Since this month is breast cancer awareness month, Drink for Pink has been putting on fundraisers...
October 26 2015, 11:40 AM
—Courtesy of CPAC
There's a lot happening at the Colorado Photographic Arts Center (CPAC). Last month, the 50-year-old nonprofit—the only gallery in Denver that's wholly focused on photography—brought on Samantha Johnston as its new executive director. The organization is preparing for a January move to...
October 22 2015, 3:15 PM
Etched into one of our most hallowed founding documents, the pursuit of happiness has always been a sacred American right. But almost 240 years into this experiment in equality, freedom, and justice for all, our personal quest for fulfillment has often devolved into a culture of “me” that can be...
—Photo courtesy of Four Seasons Resort & Residences Vail
In 1993, Vail snowboarding instructor Arn Menconi realized his sport had a major PR problem: The perception of snowboarders as on-mountain hooligans had gotten so bad that Vail was considering banning all riding. To offer a positive spin, Menconi founded the Snowboard Outreach Society, a nonprofit...