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Vintage SNL Weekend Near Crystal Valley!

POSTED November 11, 2021

In just this one weekend, four former Saturday Night Live cast members will be performing comedy shows in the area! Kevin Nealon headlines Comedy Works South for two nights, and a collection of SNL alumni—Jon Lovitz, Chris Kattan, and Tim Meadows—will perform a special show at the PACE Center for one night only! Also happening this weekend: the tree-lighting celebration at the Outlets at Castle Rock!

TODAY/TONIGHT, November 11

Pay tribute to a veteran in your life by accompanying them to the Highlands Ranch Veterans Day Celebration inside the Douglas County Library. Arrive early so you can first visit the Veterans Monument, located outside. This unique tribute memorial honors three extraordinary hometown heroes whose names are etched in stone: Staff Sergeant Christopher Falkel, Sergeant Jon Stiles, and Corporal Max Donahue.

Highlands Ranch Library, 9292 S. Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Information: FREE
Phone: 303-791-7323

Did you ever wonder how to start researching your family history? This hands-on workshop with local historian Ron Claussen will demonstrate how he tracked down the ownership of Castle Rock back in the 1800s—then he’ll show you how to apply his research methods to your own family history research!

Philip S. Miller Library, 100 S. Wilcox St., Castle Rock
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Register: FREE
Phone: 303-814-3164

Thursday-Sunday, November 11-14

Colonel Mustard, Mrs. White, Miss Scarlet…all suspects in the popular board game, Clue—and now characters in the musical version! Like the game, you take part in solving the mystery: who killed Mr. Boddy, in what room, and with what weapon?

Everyone in the audience will receive a form to keep track of the clues and help deduce the solution. 

The Schoolhouse Theater, 19650 Mainstreet, Parker
Thurs./Fri./Sat., 7:30 p.m.; Sat./Sun., 2:00 p.m.
Tickets: $29
Phone: 303-805-6800

Friday, November 12

Spend a family night at the movies, singing along with songs you know and love! This screening of The Greatest Showman will include the songs’ lyrics on the screen so you can sing along! Hugh Jackman stars in a bigger-than-life celebration of the birth of show business and the spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. The colorful images, the all-star cast, and the infectious show-stopping performances will make you feel like you’re right there, performing alongside them!

PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., Parker
7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $12
Phone: 303-805-6800

It’s an era noted for its remarkable music as much as the storm of events going on in the world—the end of WWII also marked the “Finest Hour” in the history of American music. Jazz, western swing, blues, and pop all energized dance halls and radio waves throughout the country. 

Relive the music of the times, from Billie Holiday and Gene Autry to Lester Young, Doris Day, and Bing Crosby, with this nostalgic concert performed by powerhouse vocalist Davina Sowers and the western-swing/gypsy-jazz trio, Hot Club of Cowtown. 

Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons Street, Lone Tree
8:00 p.m.
Tickets: $38-$48
Phone: 720-509-1000

Friday-Saturday, November 12-13

One of many artisan holiday shopping events in the area this weekend, a Paris Street Christmas Market is the only one that conjures the feeling of strolling down your favorite rue in the City of Lights! 

Peruse artisan booths and antique dealer finds! Do some holiday shopping or treat yourself to a unique gift or two. With over 30,000 square feet of holiday cheer, be sure to wear good walking shoes!

Douglas County Fairgrounds and Events Center, 500 Fairgrounds Rd., Castle Rock
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Admission: FREE
Phone: 303-877-9457

It will be a holly jolly Christmas indeed, when you finish all your holiday shopping in one weekend! With a huge selection of wares from a variety of artists, crafters, and home-based businesses, there will be something for everyone. The boutique environment makes for an enjoyable shopping experience. You’ll find jewelry, accessories, home decor, repurposed items, vintage, seasonal items, and gifts for everyone on your list! Raffle tickets are available at $1 each or 6 for $5.

The Grange, 3692 Meadows Blvd., Castle Rock
Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Sat., 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Information: FREE

Remember the SNL Weekend Update anchor with the dry sense of humor and likable demeanor? That would be Kevin Nealon, who has also had great success in an extensive film and TV career after leaving SNL. Best remembered as “Mr. Subliminal” in recurring SNL sketches, Nealon has starred in more than two dozen comedies, including Happy Gilmore and The Wedding Singer both with Adam Sandler, Anger Management with Jack Nicholson, Daddy Day Care with Eddie Murphy, and Just Go With It starring Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston and Nicole Kidman. This weekend, you can catch Nealon where he really shines—on the standup stage!

Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Pl., Greenwood Village
Fri., 7:15 and 9:45 p.m.; Sat., 9:45 p.m.
Tickets: $40
Phone: 720-274-6800

Saturday, November 13

Here’s a way to get holiday shopping done and contribute to a good cause at the same time! The Yuletide Bazaar is the annual fundraising event for the Mountain Pine Woman’s Club, with proceeds from this one-day event going towards scholarships and support throughout the local community. Over 100 vendors will be selling their goods at this feel-good event!

Parker Fieldhouse, 18700 E. Plaza Dr., Parker
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Information: FREE

One of a kind items are the highlight of this shopping extravaganza that features more than 100 vendors and artisans! Shop for handcrafted candles, jewelry, photography, artwork, glass, home décor, wood carvings, art, specialty foods, clothing, and accessories.

Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd., Parker
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Information: FREE


In Highlands Ranch today– the annual craft show and sale—with a variety of vendors’ unique works on display, including jewelry, pottery, wooden crafts, bath products, holiday gifts, and more!

Recreation Center at Eastridge, 9568 University Blvd., Highlands Ranch
Information: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Phone: 303-471-8809

Kids in grades 4-8 can experience a real art class from a master artist through the PACE Center’s (Art) Lessons and Lemonade series. Today’s class will introduce Water Resist Painting, taught by Sue Sundstrom. This is an excellent opportunity for your young artists to take the love of art to a new level!

PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., Parker
9:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m., and 1:00 p.m.
Register: $5
Phone: 303-805-6800

Can’t wait for the holidays? You don’t have to! The Outlets at Castle Rock are kicking off the holiday season this weekend with their spectacular tree-lighting celebration! The Radio Band will get the party started, playing covers of all your favorite hits. Later, Santa Claus arrives, escorted by the Denver Broncos Cheerleaders! The tree will be lit and a fabulous fireworks show will light up the sky! The evening concludes with a concert by national recording artist, CAM!

Outlets at Castle Rock, 5050 Factory Shops Blvd., Castle Rock
3:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Information: FREE
Phone: 303-688-4495

Three of the funniest Saturday Night Live cast members reunite for what is sure to be an evening of stand-up hilarity! John Lovitz will always be known as the Pathological Liar (“Yeah, that’s the ticket…”) and his recurring role as The Devil on SNL. He’s gone on to be featured in many roles on the big and small screens.

Chris Kattan was one of the longest-serving cast members on SNL and is best known as one of the head-bobbing Butabi Brothers (opposite Will Ferrell), a sketch so popular it went on to become a movie, Night at the Roxbury. Tim Meadows is known for his uncanny impersonations of OJ Simpson, Ike Turner and Sammy Davis Jr. during his 10 years on SNL, and went on to star in the comedy films Grown Ups, and Grown Ups 2 with Adam Sandler and Chris Rock.

PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., Parker
7:30 p.m.
Tickets: Starting at $99
Phone: 303-805-6800

Celebrate the reopening of Broadway right here in Colorado! This evening’s tribute to the Great White Way includes performances from some of Broadway’s biggest blockbusters, with songs from Wicked, The Phantom of the Opera, Annie, Jersey Boys, The Sound of Music, Chicago, CATS, The Lion King, A Chorus Line, and more!Songs will be performed by some of New York’s top vocalists, led by Scott Coulter (One Hand, One Heart: 100 Years of Bernstein and The Wonderful Music of Oz).

Come experience all the show-stopping tunes you love from Broadway’s biggest hits!

Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons Street, Lone Tree
8:00 p.m.
Tickets: $40-$60
Phone: 720-509-1000

Sunday, November 14

The beauty of dance is imparted through the beauty of diversity in a unique, creative art form called Integrated Dance. Spoke N Motion celebrates a passion for music and movement in a diverse population of dancers with and without disabilities. Dancers are comprised of youth through seniors, those with and without vision, chair dancers, individuals recovering from traumatic brain injury, some with Parkinson’s or autism, and all who share the LOVE of dance! At the request of the artists, masks are required for entry. 

Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons Street, Lone Tree
1:30 and 4:00 p.m.
Tickets: $5
Phone: 720-509-1000

Nature in November in Crystal Valley

Crystal ValleyThere’s no shortage of things to do near the master-planned community of Crystal Valley! You can get back to nature and still have easy access to all your favorite activities in the Castle Rock area. With beautiful model homes from D.R. Horton, Kauffman Homes, Richmond American Homes, and Century Communities, it’s easy to picture yourself in your own new home, priced from the low $400s.


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