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Thornton festival offers Native American food and fun

Organizer Lynne Holman is very clear about the sixth annual Denver American Indian Festival — it’s not a Pow Wow. “A pow wow has a lot of religious connotations,” Holman said. “We didn’t … more

Childhood dreams come true in museum exhibit

What was your favorite toy? The Littleton Museum not only offers a farm with live animals, but has drawn on its extensive collection — and borrowed a few favorite toys from well-known Littleton … more

Acclaimed author Salman Rushdie speaks at Arvada Center

With the launch of its Literary Series on Sept. 16, the Arvada Center welcomed renowned author Salman Rushdie to speak on his latest novel, Quichotte, for which he will tour approximately 25 … more

Music festival, art tour in Arvada this weekend

Arvada is calling all art and music lovers to two annual events taking place this weekend. Starting Sept. 20, various locations in Olde Town will host the Rocky Mountain Archtop Festival, which will … more

50th birthday party for the Action Center

The Action Center reflected on 50 years of service to Jeffco residents and looked ahead to its next 50 years at its block party on Sept. 14. The party was held at the resource center’s … more

Fall beautiful time for finger painting

Fingers make the best painting tools. Bright colored commercial finger paint works just fine and washes out easily from clothes. It is even more fun to finger paint with products you have around the … more

Stock up on books during annual Whale of a Sale

More than 80,000 used books, DVDs, CDs, children’s books and more will be for sale at the annual Whale of a Used Book Sale, which returns Oct. 17-20 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 15200 W. … more

Dance students are feeling the beat in Wheat Ridge

It’s not uncommon for 10-year-old Amy Watson of Broomfield to get goofy and dance around the house. Watson, who is autistic and deaf, has been dancing nearly every week for the past three years at … more

Ridgefest brings together Wheat Ridge community

Bluegrass music, classic cars and art were just the beginning of the fun at Ridgefest, an annual festival held in Wheat Ridge Sept. 7. “It’s really about bringing the community together,” said … more

Archery on target for growing popularity

Archery is challenging, but can also be a way to relax. It’s a social sport, as well as a way for an individual to strive to achieve a personal best. “It gets in your blood,” said Jim Murrow of … more

Arvada Harvest Festival parade participants showcase entire city

This year’s Arvada Harvest Parade took a new route, with the parade beginning at the intersection of Allison Street and Ralston Road on Saturday, Sept. 6. The Western-themed parade continued down … more

Colorado Railroad Museum welcomes back Thomas the Tank Engine

Thomas the Tank Engine is making his annual trip to Golden this September. Families tend to love this event because it offers something for everyone, across the generations, said Danielle Riebau, the … more

An engrossing story of a sisterly spat

I’m sorry. Two words that you’ve heard all your life, say reflexively a dozen times a day, but don’t always believe. “I’m sorry, so sorry, I apologize,” whatever, what does it mean? Is … more

Five things to know for the Arvada Harvest Festival

Arvada has a western weekend in store as the town prepares for the 94th annual Arvada Harvest Festival and Parade, which will take place in Olde Town Arvada on Sept. 6, 7 and 8. The … more

A Taste of Colorado brings the flavor this weekend

A Taste of Colorado returns to Civic Center Park in downtown Denver for another Labor Day weekend, bringing with it 48 different food trucks and vendors and thousands of hungry mouths. The annual … more

`I'm going to fully recover': Local author writes, publishes husband's story

Brenda Bott didn't always plan on writing a “real book,” she said. Originally, the Arvada author hoped to write a book just for friends and family that would detail her and her husband Glenn's … more

Sharing stories at Vail Film Festival

There’s something counterintuitive about being in a place as gorgeous as Vail in the late summer and spending most of it inside dark rooms. But the films I watched over the weekend of Aug. 15-18 as … more

Joystick jockeys not just fooling around in the Denver area

n esports or competitive video game player is like a Formula 1 driver, says James Love. He says every reaction in the two sports demands intense, unbroken focus, and adds that esports athletes … more

Detainees’ art on display in gallery on Santa Fe Drive

The first arts collective with work exhibited in the new exhibit, “Collectivism” at Center for Visual Art, Metropolitan State University’s gallery at Santa Fe Drive and 10th Avenue is the … more

Old-fashioned Arvada Days festival looks to create new traditions

In the past, Arvada Days has been about embracing the old ways and “taking a walk back in time,” Nina Piccinini of the Arvada Festivals Commission said. But with its third annual celebration on … more
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