Event Calendar

Apr
25
Sat
Elevation Belly Dance Festival Gala Showcase @ The Buffalo Rose @ The Buffalo Rose
Apr 25 @ 8:00 pm – Apr 26 @ 1:45 am
Elevation Belly Dance Festival Gala Showcase @ The Buffalo Rose @ The Buffalo Rose | Golden | Colorado | United States

Showcase performances featuring all of the Elevation 2015 instructors! 7:30 Doors Open 8:00 Show

Don’t forget to dress to impress! Pick the finest outfit in the closet; whatever that means , make it the most fantastic, sparkling, astounding Belly Dance costume. Formal/Black Tie, Circus Style, Masquerade, or whatever looks like a million bucks. Make it fabulous!

Saturday night the cap off to the weekend with a stunning gala show featuring the stupendous Elevation instructors and special guests, including Billy Woods, Cera Byer, Elizabeth Ashner, Lacey Sanchez, Meg York, Mira Betz, Moria Chappell, Rachel Brice, Sera Solstice and Silvia Salamanca!! Then be ready to mingle and dance to some live music The “Elevation All Star Band”.

Once again this year there will be nationally and internationally recognized talents. This is the show of the year, the one to inspire and amaze both dancers and non-dancers alike! Be a part of the best showcase of tribal and fusion belly dancing and performance arts of 2015. Photo credit: Moiria.

Ticketing information, click here.

Friday & Saturday Show Seating:

In order to better accommodate everyone and facilitate better viewing of the shows, there will be different seating options to purchase for both the Friday and the Saturday shows. The following options are available:

Reserved Booth & Chair VIP Seating for 6 or 7: These booths are located to the front Right of the stage, with the booth seats against the wall. In the past these have been coveted areas, with a private table and chairs in addition to the booth seat. There are only 4 booths available, and they seat either 6 or 7.

Section-1 or Section-2 seats: These are chairs that occupy the main floor. These seats are filled first come first seated within your purchased section. Section-1 is the front half of the floor, and Section-2 is the back half of the floor.

Upstairs General Admission: The general admission tickets do not guarantee a seat with a view. There are plenty of areas upstairs that have standing areas and bar stools that have a great view, as well as some booths and areas with obstructed views. Guests are on their own in the General Admission Upstairs section, but some patrons do prefer that area.

Please note: all ages welcome until 9:00 pm.

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Apr
26
Sun
Elevation 2015 Belly Dance Festival @ Downtown Golden Colorado
Apr 26 all-day
Elevation 2015 Belly Dance Festival @ Downtown Golden Colorado

Elevation 2015 Belly Dance Festival! Elevation 2015 promises four joyful days of tribal belly dance fusion. World renowned teachers and performers along with hundreds of dancers, from beginners to advanced, will gather in the foothills of Golden,to experience the communal bliss of dancing, learning, laughing and opening minds and hearts. Elevation Belly Dance is excited to bring a wide range of classes and a brand new Saturday theater show! Leave the “real world” behind and become immersed in 4 magical days of dance! Class enrollment is limited and both shows sell out, so register now to reserve classes and show tickets! Dance classes are from  8 am – 5 pm and Friday and Saturday’s evening shows are held at the Buffalo Rose. Photo credit: Clint Marien

For more information, click here.

In connection to this four day event, Studio Muse is hosting a grand evening of Belly Dance! This will be one heck of a show, at the American Mountaineering Center.

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Annual Garage Sale @ Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum @ Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Annual Garage Sale @ Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum @ Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum | Golden | Colorado | United States

The Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum will hold their annual garage sale this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, from 9 am to 4 pm.  The sale includes hundreds of books, minerals, rocks, maps, U.S.G.S. folios, fossils, etc.  Most prices will be reduced throughout the event, so for the best selection, come early, and for the best bargains, go late!

 

Art Exhibit @ Spirits in the Wind Gallery
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Art Exhibit @ Spirits in the Wind Gallery

The art exhibit at Spirits in the Wind Gallery features the work of Margo Petterson.  These are paintings in oil of “The Professional Dog”.  The paintings honor the hard work done by the working dog and they depict scenes from the dog’s daily chores.

Margo Petterson is primarily known for her impressionistic oils, her trademark has always been her “Feminine West” series, depicting the women of the early west. She has also become known in recent years for her equine art, focusing mainly on Draft Horses, the wild mustangs and Indian paints of the western prairie.

Spirits in the Wind Gallery, a showcase for Premier Art of the New West changes exhibits and themes on a monthly basis. The gallery fits perfectly into the historic atmosphere of Golden, Colorado, where Ute, Arapaho and Cheyenne tribes once roamed. The Gold Rush of 1859 lured so many pioneers to the area that for a period of Colorado’s history; Golden was the territorial capitol. Truly one of the finest western galleries in Colorado, they pride themselves with Art of the New West by national and local artists. Visitors will find exceptional jewelry, and unique gifts including pottery, sculpture, home decor and outdoor art.

To plan a visit, book a hotel room, make a dining reservation or learn about Golden’s shops, click here.

Art Glass Exhibition at Foothills Art Center @ Foothills Art Center
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Art Glass Exhibition at Foothills Art Center @ Foothills Art Center | Golden | Colorado | United States

The Art Glass Exhibition at Foothills Art Center is: A Passion for Glass: Art Glass from Colorado Collections. This exhibition features approximately 100 important works by American, European, Australian, and Japanese glass artists from seven Colorado private glass collections.  It will present a comprehensive view of international glass movements from the 19th through the 21st centuries.

  • Member Preview Reception: April 3, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Main Gallery Hours: Tu-Sa: 10:00 am–5:00 pm, Su: Noon–5 pm, Closed Monday.
  • Community Gallery:  Tu-Fr: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Closed Sa-M

Foothills Art Center‘s goal is to cement their status as a premier visual arts center for historic downtown Golden and the Front Range through outstanding exhibitions and exciting and meaningful education programs.

To plan a visit, book a hotel room, make a dining reservation or learn about Golden’s shops, click here.

Last Weekend! Quilts: Without a Net: Stories & Investigations by Bobbi Baugh @ Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Quilts: Without a Net: Stories and Investigations by Bobbi Baugh.   Bobbi Baugh is interested in patterns and relationships—human, organic, and those that imply casualty and consequence.   Sometimes she explores them in the role of artist-as-storyteller. Sometimes she explores them in the role of artist-as-archaeologist—digging for things unseen and arranging them with elements that might not be expected. Her work draws the viewer into the narrative, evoking a desire to look deeply at the images, to remember them, and to wonder about their meaning.  Baugh’s collaged works draw on both the traditions of hand printmaking and art quilting.  Rhythms of each tradition speak to and complement one another. Bobbi Baugh was the first prize winner of Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum’s 2014 Evolutions Juried Quilt Challenge.

Also in the gallery: Past Presence: Antique Quilts that Capture the Imagination

The mission of the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum is to collect, preserve, exhibit, and educate the public about quilts; honor quilt making traditions; and embrace the evolution of the art and craft of quilting.

“Without a Net” runs from January 30, until  April 28, 2015. The Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum’s hours are:  Monday  - Saturday : 10 am-4 pm |Sunday: 11-4 pm

To plan your visit, book a hotel room, make a dining reservation or learn about Golden’s shops, click here.

Calendar Girls to Cowboys: The Art of Selling Coors @ Golden History Center
Apr 26 @ 11:00 am
Calendar Girls to Cowboys: The Art of Selling Coors  @ Golden History Center | Golden | Colorado | United States

Calendar Girls to Cowboys: The Art of Selling Coors is the newest exhibit at the Golden History Center.  Calendar Girls to Cowboys presents the popular tools of advertising Golden’s Coor’s Beer.

Despite an aversion to advertising or a degree in marketing, Adolph Coors, Sr., founder of Golden’s famous brewery, knew how to sell his beer. He worked hard to make the best beer in the world with the belief that the quality of his product would speak for itself. Even though demand exceeded supply, the Coors Brewing Company still put its name out there—on everything from newspaper ads to beer trays, matchbooks, and signs.

Coors released its first illustrated ads in 1893 in the form of calendars that featured female figures. Some things haven’t changed, and the one displayed is a beauty. Meet Coors’ first and second ad men, go behind the ubiquitous waterfall campaign, and find the inspiration for the Coors Cowboy Collectors Series of Western American Art by Gordon Snidow.

The gallery is designed to evoke a tavern, complete with pool table and a special nod to one of Golden’s favorite watering holes, the Goosetown Tavern.

While there’s no beer on tap, guests are free to get reacquainted with “America’s Fine Light Beer” and shoot some eight-ball. Don’t miss this opportunity to see over four dozen rare and classic Coors signs on loan from nine private and corporate collections—many of which have never been publicly seen.

Exhibit and museum hours are Tuesdays through Saturdays 11:00 am – 4:30 pm and Sundays noon – 4:30 pm

 

 

 

 

Foothills Animal Shelter Fundraiser @ Bob’s Atomic Burger @ Bob's Atomic Burgers
Apr 26 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Foothills Animal Shelter Fundraiser @ Bob's Atomic Burger @ Bob's Atomic Burgers | Golden | Colorado | United States

Foothills Animal Shelter Fundraiser at  Bob’s Atomic Burger. Bob’s  will donate 20% of all sales to Foothills Animal Shelter

Three great reasons to help us spread the word about Foothills Animal Shelter’s Fundraiser!

  • Delicious lunch or dinner!
  • Support a local business!
  • It’s for a great cause!
CSM celebrates Earth Day with block party on April 26 @ Kafadar Commons
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
CSM celebrates Earth Day with block party on April 26 @ Kafadar Commons | Golden | Colorado | United States

Mines student group, EarthWorks, will be hosting an Earth Day celebration April 26 1-4 p.m. on Kafadar Commons. With help from the Mines Activities Council, the group will host a block party that will include food trucks, a beer garden, bubble soccer, donation stations, a sustainability station and other eco-friendly activities.

“Everyday should be Earth Day, but we are very excited to celebrate with the Mines campus,” said Elizabeth Starbuck, EarthWorks president. “It’s easy to ignore the pressing issue of climate change and take our Earth’s beauty for granted when you have tests, labs and endless amounts of homework, but we think it’s important to take a break and celebrate the Earth.”

EarthWorks consists of 53 members who plan events to help educate students on environmental issues and promote ways to help the environment. Currently they are working on to promote the university’s efficiency efforts across campus. They are also organizing a spring garden party, where they will re-purpose one of the senior design team’s concrete canoes for planting.

Natural Health @ PranaTonic @ Pranatonic
Apr 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Natural Health @ PranaTonic @ Pranatonic | Golden | Colorado | United States

Natural Health at PranaTonic.  Feel better with the melt hand and foot treatment.  This is an intensive 4-week series that provides clients with all the tools (customized ball kit and handouts) and knowledge to MELT on their own: $120. Drop in fee: $25/session, $35/ball kit. Bring a water bottle. All other materials provided.

Dates & Times of introduction classes:

  • Sunday, April 26         3:00-4:00 pm
  • Monday, May 11th      1:30-2:00 pm

Dates & Times of series classes:

  • Mondays on 5/18, 6/1, 6/8, 6/15
  • 1:30-2:30 pm

 

 

 

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