Crystal Valley Blog

Entertaining Events in Castle Rock!

POSTED February 9, 2017

The activities and events in and near Castle Rock this weekend include stage plays, a daddy-daughter ball, a Valentines’ Banquet and a Home and Landscape expo. There are also classes and vintage movies to keep you entertained and edified, so don’t wait: Make plans or reservations today!

Thursday, February 9

Rebecca Schwendler, Ph.D., from Paleo West Archaeology, will discuss the old Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp located in Castle Rock more than 75 years ago. The CCC was a public work relief program that operated from 1933 to 1942 in the U.S. for unemployed, unmarried men from relief families as part of the New Deal.

Phillip S. Miller Library, 100 S. Wilcox St., Castle Rock
6:45-8:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Phone: 303-814-3164

Thursday-Sunday, February 9-12

This delightful romantic comedy, based on the beloved novel, has been performed in more than 500 productions worldwide. In post-WWI society, two unhappy London housewives rent a villa in Italy for a ladies-only holiday away. They reluctantly recruit a pair of difficult, upper-class women to share the cost and the experience. The four females clash — and then begin to bond and bloom — until men once again upset the balance.

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., Colorado Springs
Thurs.-Sat., 7:30 p.m.; Sun., 2:00 p.m.
Tickets: $20-$45

Friday, February 10

Auditions for the Stars of Tomorrow, the premier talent contest for school-aged kids who reside in Douglas County, happens this weekend. Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Castle Rock, the talent competition is open to all Douglas County K-12 students, with final competition performances slated for March 17.  Applications can be downloaded here for students who can play an instrument, act out skits, sing or dance.

Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St., Lone Tree
8:30 a.m.
Phone: 303-475-6130

This recurring educational event is fun for all ages and will teach you the craft of origami with a new project every month.

Castle Pines Library, 360 Village Square Lane, Castle Pines
4:00-5:00 p.m.
Phone: 303-791-7323


Join fans of Princess Bride in a special screening as part of the Douglas County Libraries’ Love is in the Air events. Robin Wright and Cary Elwes star in this fairytale adventure about a beautiful princess and the gallant hero who rescues her from an evil villain. Directed by Rob Reiner, it’s an enchanting classic the whole family will love!

Castle Pines Library, 360 Village Square Lane, Castle Pines
6:00 p.m.
Phone: 303-791-7323

Make your way to the Lone Tree Library Event Hall to enjoy a special screening of the 1958 American film noir psychological thriller directed and produced by Alfred Hitchcock. Starring Jimmy Stewart and Kim Novak, Vertigo is considered one of Hitchcock’s most powerful and stunningly beautiful films.

Lone Tree Library Event Hall, 10055 Library Way, Lone Tree
1:00-4:00 p.m.
Phone: 303-791-7321

Enjoy a night out with your little princess at our fabulous Daddy-Daughter Ball with this year’s theme, Sparkle and Shine! Sample the family-friendly refreshments and take home a commemorative photo of your unforgettable evening!

Douglas County Fairgrounds/Events Center,
500 Fairgrounds Dr., Castle Rock
6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Cost: $30 presale/$25 residents; $40 at the door/$35 residents
Phone: 720-733-2233

Friday-Saturday, February 10-11

The Philharmonic Pops entertain audiences with symphonic interpretations of 20th century’s favorite icons. The REAL Divas of the 60s will pay tribute to Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, Tina Turner, Dusty Springfield and others. Celebrate the music of these timeless women with memorable songs like Respect, Proud Mary, Son of a Preacher Man, and more.

Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts
190 S. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs
7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $23-$51
Phone: 719-477-2121

Friday-Sunday, February 10-12

See the latest innovations and design trends in landscaping and building at the Home and Landscape Expo. This event brings together homeowners and professionals who will share valuable knowledge and inspiration. From smart home automation and energy efficient exterior products to landscape installations and feature gardens – the vendors, demos and ideas are all under one roof.

Norris Penrose Event Center, 1045 Lower Gold Camp Rd., Colorado Springs
Fri., 2:00-8:00 p.m.; Sat., 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.; Sun., 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Admission: $4

The Jeff McBride Experience features an international superstar performing his signature fusion of mask, myth, drama, magic, dance and illusion. McBride has appeared on television as well as Broadway and Las Vegas stages, entertaining audiences around the world.

Theatre of Dreams Arts & Event Center
735 Park St., Castle Rock
Fri.-Sat., 7:30 p.m.; Sun., 3:00 p.m.
Tickets: $25-$30

Saturday, February 11

Learn the ins and outs of the latest Apple devices at this hands-on workshop. With three sessions, each lasting two and a half hours, these learning experiences will have you up and running like a pro. For more information call or email

Castle Rock Recreation Center, 2301 N. Woodlands Blvd., Castle Rock
9:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m.
Phone: 720-651-1635
Cost: $75

Come to the library and see a screening of the 1998 romantic Comedy, You’ve Got Mail, one of the Douglas County Libraries’ Love is in the Air events. Starring Meg Ryan as an independent bookstore owner and Tom Hanks as a conglomerate bookstore chain, she hates him with an entrepreneurial passion. But when they meet anonymously online, the pair begin an intense and anonymous Internet romance, oblivious of each other’s true identity.

Castle Pines Library, 360 Village Square Lane, Castle Pines
6:00 p.m.
Phone: 303-791-7323

Saturday-Sunday, February 10-11

Booklovers won’t want to miss the second annual Collectible and Antiquarian Book Sale. These sales events will feature lots of great CDs, DVDs and other gift items.

Highlands Ranch Library, 9292 S. Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch
Sat., 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.; Sun., 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Monday, February 13

Kitchen Table Cooking School in Greenwood Village has scheduled a few romantic cooking lessons to help make Valentine’s Day special. The chef will teach you how to Tango with your valentine as you prepare butternut squash soup, tournedos wrapped in bacon and herbed potatoes. This enticing meal, paired with fine wines from Argentina, ends with a little box of handcrafted truffles and pastries for both of you to share at home. Sign up now to reserve a spot for you and your sweetheart.

6:00-9:00 p.m.
Cost: $250/couple
Phone: 303-220-9769 to register

Tuesday, February 14

Make a reservation NOW for this spectacular Italian banquet with live music provided by wonderful Danny Garzelloni. To compete for a memorable prize, submit your unforgettable love story in 150 words or less. Feel free to a photo from around the time you met your sweetheart. The banquet organizers will choose the three best stories based on romance, humor, or longevity for a special gift. Send entries by Monday, February 13, to

Cherokee Ranch and Castle
6113 N. Daniels Park Rd., Sedalia
6:00 p.m.
Admission: $75 per person
Phone: 720-627-7175

Wednesday, February 15

The Curious Palate is a wine-tasting event series that is designed to explore the world of wine and spirits. The aim of instructors is to enable you to “learn your palate” by building knowledge while having fun in an intimate and friendly atmosphere. Space is limited and paid reservations are required.

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., Colorado Springs
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Cost: $30 ($25 members)

Crystal Valley: An Event Unto Itself!

The master-planned community of Crystal Valley is close to downtown Castle Rock’s shops and restaurants and near lots of enjoyable activities and events. With new home designs by Richmond American Homes, these floor plans are leading the way in style and design. Available in ranch or two-story models, the new homes are priced from the $300s.


Keep Me Informed about Crystal Valley

Our community enjoys a year-round schedule of events and activities. Register to receive the latest progress and news of upcoming events at Crystal Valley.

Download Brochure

Want to learn more? Simply fill out the fields below and we’ll send you a community brochure all about the Nature of Happiness here in Crystal Valley.

Keep Me Informed about Crystal Valley

Our community enjoys a year-round schedule of events and activities. Register to receive the latest progress and news of upcoming events at Crystal Valley.

Relocating to Colorado?

Schedule A Private Tour