Weekend Events Near Crystal Valley
Weekend events in and around Crystal Valley in Castle Rock are multiplying, despite winter weather! You can enjoy a magic show, a play about old time radio shows, a home and garden showcase, or acrobats showing off! With so much happening within minutes of Castle Rock, you’ll have some decisions to make.
TODAY, Thursday, January 19
THE CONFIDENT PARENT
Pediatrician and author Jane Scott will share advice about parenting young children “without losing your joy, your mind or yourself.” Her book, The Confident Parent, has received rave reviews on Amazon, and this trusted advisor provides realistic and practical solutions to parenting issues and concerns.
Philip S. Miller Library, CR Bank Room, 100 S. Wilcox St., Castle Rock
MYSTO THE MAGI
Mixing comedy and characters with sleight-of-hand, levitating tables, a dove act, ropes, rings, objects disappearing and appearing, being destroyed and being restored, Mysto’s magic show is sure to impress. And, don’t be surprised if Mysto asks you on stage for a little help! Yak and Yeti is a full-service restaurant, featuring fine Indian food and handcrafted beer.
Yak & Yeti Restaurant & Event Center, 9755 E. Hampden Ave, Denver
Thursday-Sunday, January 19-22
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL OVO
Cirque du Soleil returns to Colorado Springs with OVO, a colorful ecosystem teeming with life, where insects work, eat, crawl, flutter, play, fight and look for love in a non-stop riot of energy and movement. The cast of OVO includes 50 performing artists from 12 countries specializing in many acrobatic acts
The Broadmoor World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd., Colorado Springs
Thurs.-Sat., 7:30 p.m.; Sun., 5:00 p.m.
Friday, January 20
It’s not every day you get to see someone forging iron items using a hammer, anvil and fire! Andy Morris, a blacksmith who manages the Rock Ledge Historic Site at the Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center will be doing just that on Friday morning! Spectator space fills up, so it’s best to call and make a reservation.
Garden of the Gods Visitor Center, 3105 Gateway Rd., Colorado Springs
SWING DANCE SAMPLER
Know how to swing…dance? If you’ve always wanted to learn, this Sampler series consists of four hours of instruction over two consecutive Fridays – January 20 and 27. Even for adults with two left feet, this is a great class to get introduced to a variety of different dances.
Adventures in Dance, 1500 W. Littleton Blvd., Littleton
Friday-Sunday, January 20-22
OLD TIME RADIO COMEDY
This “old time radio” show brings to life a bygone era when radio show situation comedies were THE in-home entertainment events. This play features a whiff of nostalgia with the programming, vintage commercials and hilarious off-the-air tête–à–têtes between actors. The WYNOT Radio Theatre Show is a PG-13 side-splitting comedy, complete with audience interaction and participation.
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., Colorado Springs
Fri.-Sat., 7:30 p.m.; Sun., 2:00 p.m.
DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
The story that earned the Disney film an Academy Award comes to the stage with all the wonderful songs of Alan Menken, Howard Ashman and Tim Rice. The Beast is really a young prince trapped under an evil spell and if beautiful young Belle convince him to love and be loved, he will be transformed. Approximate run time is two hours and 40 minutes including intermission.
PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., Parker, CO
Fri./Sat., 7:30 p.m.; Sun., 2:00 p.m.
COLORADO SPRINGS HOME AND LANDSCAPING SHOW
Billed as one of Colorado Springs’ biggest home savings events of the season, this exhibition will showcase hundreds of new and innovative products for the inside and outside of the home. You’ll see some of hottest new trends in kitchens and bathrooms, as well as decks and landscaping. Vendors will be presenting everything from organization ideas to color and texture ideas for floors and walls. And for the landscaping and gardening enthusiasts, don’t miss the chance to see Colorado’s best landscapers face-off in a challenge competition!
Colorado Springs Event Center, 3960 Palmer Park Blvd., Colorado Springs
Fri.,1:00-7:00 p.m.; Sat.,10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.; Sun., 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 21
CASTLE ROCK PRESCHOOL FAIR
If your wee ones are ready to start preschool, a local MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) group is hosting an information fair so parents can chat with representatives from schools. Skip the phone calls and take advantage of a one-stop resource this weekend!
Ridgeline Community Church, 555 Heritage Ave., Castle Rock
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
FAREWELL MUSICAL TRIBUTE
Godspeed to the Greats is a farewell musical tribute to some of the icons of music: BB King, Prince, David Bowie, Leonard Cohen and Prince. Featuring Colorado’s own Lionel Young Band, a blues group with resounding vocals, electric violin, harmonica, your reservation includes a cash bar, appetizers, dessert and coffee as well as the performance and a reception with the band.
Cherokee Ranch, 6113 Daniels Park Rd., Sedalia
Tickets: $60 (wait list for the event)
Barrel racing is one of the fastest events in a rodeo and these competitions are fun to watch as the horses and riders race against the clock. The competition to cleanly negotiate the preset barrels gets underway after noon.
Douglas County Fairgrounds, 500 Fairgrounds Rd., Castle Rock
Saturday-Sunday, January 21-22
BEETHOVEN AND TCHAIKOVSKY
The Colorado Springs Philharmonic Orchestra bring two massively popular classical compositions to their audiences this weekend with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 8, the “lighthearted but not lightweight,” work by the German composer and Russian composer Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1, performed by Irish pianist Barry Douglas. The world premiere of a composition by Boulder composer Daniel Kellogg will also be presented. With preconcert lecture events one hour prior to performances, the evening promises to be both educational and entertaining.
Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts, 190 S. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs
Sat., 7:30 p.m.; Sun., 2:30 p.m.
Sunday, January 22
AIR FORCE ACADEMY BAND
The United States Air Force Academy Band presents Flutes and Friends, the latest performance in its Chamber Recital Series.
St. James Presbyterian Church, 3601 W. Belleview Ave., Littleton
Monday, January 23
READY, SET, CHEER!
Every Monday, young, aspiring cheerleaders get together at the Douglas County Event Center to learn and practice cheerleading, tumbling and hip hop skills. The programs focus on physical fitness, coordination, leadership, self-confidence and fun! For more information, contact Lynn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Douglas County Fairgrounds, 500 Fairgrounds Rd., Castle Rock
6:00-7:00 p.m. Ages 4 to 6/Ages 9 and up; 7:00-8:00 p.m., Ages 7 and 8
Your Best Weekend Event: Visiting Crystal Valley
Whether you live in Crystal Valley or just want to, the master-planned community and city of Castle Rock tantalize entertainment and outdoor enthusiasts. Visit the Richmond American Homes sales office to see their latest floor plans and quick move-in options. Priced from the $300s, there’s a selection of ranch and two-story models.