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70s Party, Daddy-Daughter Dance and Tiki-Tasting!

POSTED February 7, 2019

With plenty of family-friendly events happening in the Castle Rock area this weekend, you’re sure to find something fun to do! Maybe a 70s party with a screening of Mamma Mia or a concert celebrating the music of The Wizard of Oz. For grown-ups, there’s a Tiki cocktail-tasting party and an evening of adult comedy. We’ve compiled the listings, so all you have to do is click through to get tickets and more information!


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Natural Grocers, 4510 Trail Boss Dr., Castle Rock
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Information: FREE
Phone: 303-660-2600

There’s nothing like a kilted group of bagpipers, dancers, and drummers to chase away the winter blues! A group of accomplished community members comprises the Denver and District Pipe Band, a successful competition band with spirited Irish and Highland dance corps. You’ll delight in the sound of bagpipes filling the chapel while dancers enchant you with their skills on stage! 

Cherry Hills Community Church, 3900 Grace Blvd., Highlands Ranch
7:00-8:30 p.m.
Tickets: $10-$15
Phone: 303-791-2500

Thursday-Sunday, February 7-10

Who doesn’t love dashing around the ice with family and friends? Come on out to Castle Rock’s own ice skating rink for some old-fashioned fun.

The Rink at the Rock is perfect for skaters of all ages and abilities. If you’re new to the sport, rentals and lessons are available! 

The White Pavilion, 414 Perry St., Castle Rock
Thurs., 3:00-8:00 p.m.; Fri./Sat., 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.; Sun., 12:00-5:00 p.m.
Cost: $6-$8
Phone: 303-814-8142

Friday, February 8

Gather ‘round the campfire and take some time to gaze at the night sky! This backcountry evening gathering focuses on the starry night, with astronomers and their telescopes on hand to teach you all about the constellations of the winter sky. If you bring your own mug, hot cocoa will even be provided! You are also welcome to bring a picnic dinner or snacks to share around the campfire, along with a blanket or camp chairs to be comfortable. 

Backcountry Wilderness Area, 6005 Ron King Trail, Highlands Ranch
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Register: $8 – $12

What could be more fun than watching your favorite ABBA-inspired movie with a roomful of people who love the film as much as you do? The original Mamma Mia movie—starring Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan—will be the centerpiece of a 70s disco-style celebration! 

The musical extravaganza about mothers, daughters, fathers, and true love is guaranteed to have you singing and dancing along to your favorite songs, including Dancing Queen, S.O.S., Mamma Mia, Winner Takes It All, and more! After the movie, there will be some tasty bites, a dance party, and of course a costume contest!

Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St., Lone Tree
7:00 p.m.
Tickets: $30
Phone: 720-509-1000

Friday-Saturday, February 8-9


Celebrate the 80th anniversary of the classic movie The Wizard of Oz with a spectacular musical tribute to the wonderful music inspired by it—and spin-offs Wicked on Broadway and Goodbye Yellow Brick Road on the radio! This magical musical evening by the Colorado Springs Philharmonic Pops will send you Somewhere Over the Rainbow! 

Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs
7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $26-$75
Phone: 719-520-SHOW

Friday-Sunday, February 8-10

If you haven’t had a chance to see this spirited community theatre production of the popular musical Newsies, this is your last chance! Based on the real-life story of the Newsboy Strike of 1899, Newsies is about a band of boys who stand up for their rights against a powerful corporate publisher. With an energetic score featuring classic songs such as Carrying the Banner, Seize the Day, and Santa Fe, you’ll be swept away by this family-friendly production!

PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., Parker
Fri./Sat., 7:30 p.m.; Sat./Sun., 2:00 p.m.
Tickets: $29-$34
Phone: 303-805-6800

A poetic and poignant play about the power of words to change people’s hearts and lives, Anna in the Tropics takes place in the steamy environment of a Cuban-American cigar factory in 1929 Florida. 

As they hand-roll cigars, the workers are inspired by a daily reading from the Russian novel, Anna Karenina—for whom Tolstoy, the tropics, and the American dream prove a volatile combination. This winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize is recommended for ages16 and over. Don’t miss the regional premiere of this “shimmeringly beautiful” play (Miami Herald).

Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., Colorado Springs
Thurs./Fri./Sat., 7:30 p.m.; Sun., 2:00 p.m.
Tickets: $20-$45
Phone: 719-634-5581

Saturday, February 9

Join Average Joe Beekeeper as he takes you on a bee-utiful journey! This family-friendly nature session is for “wanna-bees,” (aspiring beekeepers), “new-bees,” (first-year beekeepers), and anyone who wants to learn more about the wonderful world of beekeeping! 

In addition to learning about how to get started with your own beekeeping hobby, you’ll find out about the importance of honey bees as pollinators for our world. You’ll gain a better understanding about what it takes to start your own hive, and determine if beekeeping is right for you! This class is for ages 10 and up.

PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., Parker
9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Register: $12-$14
Phone: 303-841-4500

To finish off the week of Chinese New Year celebrations, come out to the Outlets at Castle Rock for a fabulous dance and art exhibition! Members of the Jasmine Flower Dance Academy will perform dragon dances and traditional folk dances in the courtyard by the Under Armour store. Usher in the Year of the Pig with music and festivities!

Outlets at Castle Rock, 5050 Factory Shops Blvd., Castle Rock
1:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE
Phone: 303-688-4495

Dreaming of a tropical getaway? You don’t need to go far for a break from winter! The third annual Tiki Cocktails and Rum celebration will take you on an exotic journey to Tiki palaces of old. 

You’ll hear all about the history of America’s longest-running cocktail craze before embarking on a trip through myriad rum-producing islands to sample their specialties! Price includes unlimited tastings of rum and cocktails. Small bites will also be available.

Southridge Rec Center, 4800 McArthur Ranch Rd., Highlands Ranch
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Tickets: $30-$35
Phone: 303-791-2500

What little princess wouldn’t cherish a royal evening out with the apple of her eye? This year’s theme for the annual Daddy-Daughter Ball is Vintage Hollywood, so it’s every little girl’s chance to be glamorous for a night! Daddies and their daughters will enjoy an evening of dancing, elegant refreshments, and of course, plenty of photo opps with professional photographers on hand! 

Douglas County Events Center, 500 Fairgrounds Dr., Castle Rock
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Registration: $25 – $40
Phone: 720-724-2083

Howard Stern Show alum John Tole is the hilarious headliner at the neighborhood comedy club in Parker—Comedy & Cocktails at the Schoolhouse Theatre! Share some laughs and a drink with friends as this comedy series continues. The newly-renovated theatre offers an intimate space that’s perfect for a spontaneous comedy experience! There are two shows to choose from—the “cleaner” 7:00 p.m. performance and the “let it rip” late show!

Schoolhouse Theatre, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., Parker
7:00 and 9:30 p.m.
Tickets: $27
Phone: 303-805-6800 

Sunday, February 10

This sparking musical tribute to the genius of Leonard Bernstein’s lasting legacy is filled with the songs that characterize 20th-century Broadway musicals. As one of the most successful composers and musicians in American history, Bernstein’s well-known classics will be performed by a talented group of Broadway singers and accomplished musicians. You’ll hear all of his groundbreaking hits, including songs from West Side Story, On the Town, Candide, and many more. 

Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St., Lone Tree
7:00 p.m.
Tickets: $35-$60
Phone: 720-509-1000

Plenty to Do Near Crystal Valley!

With an abundance of cultural and entertainment activities in the Castle Rock area, you’ll have plenty to do in the master-planned community of Crystal Valley! If you’re in the neighborhood, why not stop by and check out one of the beautiful model homes from D.R. Horton, Kauffman Homes, or Richmond American Homes. With ranch and two-story models available, new homes are priced from the $300s.


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