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Music is in the Air!

POSTED May 4, 2017

It’s almost the weekend, and for the next four days, a smorgasbord of music is playing near the master-planned community of Crystal Valley! From Western swing and mariachi melodies, to orchestral classics and tunes from pop American songbooks, the beat goes on and on in and around Castle Rock!

TODAY/TONIGHT, Thursday, May 4

MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU
Star Wars™ fans are invited to geek out and celebrate the day with Star Wars™ fun! Make your own Death Star! Craft your own light saber and prepare to duel. Will the light side prevail or the dark side conquer? Register here.

Castle Pines Library, 360 Village Square Ln., Castle Pines
4:00-6:00 p.m.
Phone: 303-791-7323

IT IS ROCKET SCIENCE!
What could be more fun than building and launching a rocket? Doing it at the library with your rocket-scientist friends! Register here.

Lone Tree Library, Event Hall, 1005 Library Way, Lone Tree
4:30-6:00 p.m.

GENEALOGY WORKSHOP
Interested in tracing your lineage? Want to know more about your distant relatives and ancestors? Drop by this workshop, a multi-level curriculum of beginning, intermediate and advanced genealogical studies to find out more.

Philip S. Miller Library/CR Bank Room, 100 S. Wilcox, Castle Rock
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Phone: 303-791-7323

BREWS AND BOOKS
Some of the best young adult novels are great for grown-ups, too. Adults gather at Barnett & Son Brewing Co. for a monthly discussion of teen reads for the over 18 set. Register here.

Parker Library/Event Hall A/B, 20105 Mainstreet, Parker
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Phone: 303-791-7323

Friday, May 5

CV TRUE COLORS FUN RUN
The CV True Colors Fun Run is a great time and a great way to shake the winter out of your feet and benefit your local school! For your entry fee, you’ll get your race bib, t-shirt and a color pack.

Castle View High School, 5254 N. Meadows Dr., Castle Rock
3:00-5:00 p.m.
Cost: $25

CINCO DE MAYO CELEBRATION
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and join the Denver Brass and Fiesta Colorado Dance Company for an exotic night of musical exploration. Sizzling sounds will fill the hall in an unforgettable evening of spicy Afro-Cuban-Spanish melodies, harmonies and rhythms, as they play the irresistible music of motion – tango, samba and salsa!

Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St., Lone Tree
7:30-9:30 p.m.
Tickets: $17-$31
Phone: 303-680-5000

musicSYMPHONY CLASSICS
Paying homage to the beauty of nature, this performance combines some of the most magnificent orchestral music inspired by the great outdoors, along with breathtaking paintings of nature. The Parker Symphony Orchestra will play Beethoven and Dvorak, Mendelssohn and Strauss, including some classical music lovers’ all-time favorites.

The PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., Parker
7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $22-$27

WESTERN SWING
The Western Flyers are one of the most exciting new bands to gallop onto the music scene in years. The music they play is a blend of the “Great American Songbook” with authentic Western swing, hot jazz and swing standards, cowboy songs and toe-tapping fiddle tunes. Internationally renowned guitar master Joey McKenzie drives the train with his powerful rhythm, while reigning National Swing Fiddle champion Katie Glassman and world-class upright bassist Gavin Kelso keep up with gusto.

The PACE Center/Schoolhouse Theater, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., Parker
7:00 p.m.
Tickets: $22-$27

CLASSICAL POPS CONCERT
Shuffle is a classical-pops hybrid show, incorporating works by modern composers as diverse as Björk, Pat Metheny, Annie Lennox, Rodgers and Hart, Henry Mancini, and Clean Bandit, plus other composers like Philip Glass, Arvo Pärt, and John Adams, mixed in with classics by Bach, Prokofiev, Elgar and others.  

Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St., Lone Tree
7:30-9:30 p.m.
Tickets: $33-$50
Phone: 303-680-5000

JOURNEY TO SPACE
This new Friday evening series is designed to celebrate advances in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) through amazing 3D films. The inaugural STEAM Powered Film Night: Journey to Space will be jam-packed with all things space-related. It promises to be a great night out for space buffs, couples, families and lifelong learners and not only that, s’mores, hot chocolate and coffee will be served afterward on the Veranda.

CU South Denver (formerly the Wildlife Experience) 10035 Peoria St., Parker
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Tickets: $20

Saturday, May 6

PARTY AT THE OUTLETS
One of many Cinco de Mayo celebrations around town, this party starts the day after with performances by Ballet Folklorico in the courtyard, and a Mariachi Trio playing its signature high-energy sound in the Food Court.

Outlets at Castle Rock, 5050 Factory Shops Blvd., Castle Rock
11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

RHYTHM OF THE UNIVERSE
Bring your children of all ages to celebrate the universe of music at this interactive program leading kids in a lively hour of percussion and singing. 

Lone Tree Library, Event Hall, 1005 Library Way, Lone Tree
1:00-2:00 p.m.
Phone: 303-791-7323

SLICK SCIENCE: LAUNCH IT
Kids love planes, rockets and space ships so the library is inviting children ages 8 to 12 to drop by to make and launch their own rockets while learning multiple science concepts.

Parker Library/Event Hall A/B, 20105 Mainstreet, Parker
3:00-4:00 p.m.
Phone: 303-791-7323

STAR TREK WARS
Team up and show off your knowledge of Star Trek and Star Wars™ in this sci-fi trivia contest. A friendly competition with other fans of these science fiction legacies. Register here.

Philip S. Miller Library/CR Bank Room, 100 S. Wilcox, Castle Rock
3:00-4:00 p.m.
Phone: 303-791-7323

COLONY ON SATURN’S MOON?
Would you rather live on Mars or on Saturn’s moon? Dr. Amanda Hendrix, planetary scientist and writer talks about colonizing Saturn’s moon, Titan as opposed to the planet Mars. Adults and children from fourth grade and up are welcome.

Highlands Ranch/La Rue Library, 9292 S. Ridgeline Dr., Highlands Ranch
6:30-8:00 p.m.
Phone: 303-791-7323

Saturday-Sunday, May 6-7

41ST ANNUAL ANTIQUE AND DÉCOR SHOW
Browse antiques, home décor, garden exhibits and a new art fest featuring pottery, water color oil paintings and photography. Shop the bakery with over 100 bakers offering goodies such as delicious pies, cakes, cookies, brownies and candies. Plus, gourmet food trucks will offer a variety of on-site grub, too. Bring your precious glassware in need of repair, and a can of food for Tri-Lakes Cares and receive $1 off admission.

Lewis-Palmer High School, 1300 Higby Rd., Monument
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Admission: $6

A MID-SUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
Phamaly presents a staged reading of one of Shakespeare’s most beloved plays. Join fans of the bard to explore themes of love, war, chaos, and otherness, and to delight in the comedy, precision and poetry of a theatrical master. This reading is a chance to engage with classical works through the lens of disability and to bring these works into a contemporary conversation with audiences.

Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St., Lone Tree
Sat./Sun. 1:30 p.m.; Sun., 7:00 p.m.
Tickets: $18
Phone: 303-680-5000

Monday, May 8

PAGE TO STAGE: MAD HATTER
They’re all mad as hatters at the library this weekend! Enjoy Alice in Wonderland-themed activities and snacks at the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, then stay for the Page to Stage production of Alice in Wonderland presented by Front Range Theatre Company. Register here.

Lone Tree Library, Event Hall, 1005 Library Way, Lone Tree
6:30-8:00 p.m.
Phone: 303-791-7323

AN EVENING WITH KATHLEEN MADIGAN
Over Kathleen Madigan’s 25-year career she has performed on nearly every late-night show including Leno, Letterman, Conan and Ferguson. Previously she released five CDs and three DVDs and starred in two HBO specials, three Comedy Central specials and her own one-hour special, Gone Madigan, on Showtime.

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., Colorado Springs
6:00-7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $36-$40
Phone: 719-634-5583

Wednesday, May 10

musicOZ THE AMAZING MENTALIST
America’s Got Talent finalist and astounding mentalist, Oz Pearlman, is a master of his craft, mesmerizing audiences for over a decade. Oz’s unique blend of mentalism and mind-reading create an interactive experience that is redefining the very nature of a magic show. This world-class entertainer’s performance will benefit a local nursing home. Food and drink are included with admission, from appetizers to desserts. 

Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St., Lone Tree
6:30-9:30 p.m.
Tickets: $125
Phone: 303-680-5000

Nature’s Music in Crystal Valley

Ideally located near I-25 and Plum Creek Parkway, the master-planned community of Crystal Valley is set against the backdrop of nature, five minutes from downtown Castle Rock. The new home designs by Richmond American Homes feature a variety of styles in ranch or two-story models and are priced from the high $300s. And, coming soon — new homes by D.R. Horton and Kauffman Homes!

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