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Weekend Things To Do in Castle Rock

POSTED January 26, 2017

Looking for things to do this weekend in Castle Rock? Not far from Crystal Valley are dueling comedy performances and Irish heritage step dance competitions, as well as lively and entertaining Chinese New Year celebrations. Do you know someone born in the year of the Rooster: 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017? Keep reading to find out about Rooster personalities!!

Thursday, January 26

JUNIOR PAGE TURNERS
Kids in between the first and third grades will be reading and discussing a different book each month, with theme-related crafts included in the fun!

Philip S. Miller Library, 100 S. Wilcox St., Castle Rock
4:30 p.m.
Phone: 303-791-7323

JEWELRY DESIGN
Teens looking for things to do can drop in and create unique accessories with handmade jewelry components that will have their friends wondering, “Where’d you get that?!”

Lone Tree Library, 10055 Library Way, Lone Tree
4:00-5:00 p.m.
Phone: 303-764-3316

DEADLINE: DECORATING CONTEST

The first 50 children to sign up by tomorrow, January 27 at 3:00 p.m. will compete in the Chinese New Year Lantern Decorating contest at the Outlets on Saturday, January 28 at 11:45 a.m. The top three winners will receive prizes from the Outlets. To sign up send an email with your child’s name and age to [email protected].

Outlets at Castle Rock, 5050 Factory Shops Blvd., Castle Rock
Phone: 303-688-2800

MUFARO’S BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTERS
The African tale of Mufaro’s two daughters who react in different ways to the king’s search for a wife – one is aggressive and selfish, the other kind and dignified. The king takes on disguises to learn the true nature of both girls and chooses Nyasha, the kind and generous daughter, to be his queen.

Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts, 190 South Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs
6:30 p.m.
Tickets: $9-$31
Phone: 719-477-2100

Friday, January 27

PAULA POUNDSTONE LIVE!
Paula Poundstone’s quick-thinking, unscripted approach to comedy has made her a popular talent as a stand-up performer, voicing feature films and as a panelist on NPR’s weekly news quiz show Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me!

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., Colorado Springs
Tickets $36-40
Phone: 710-634-5581

RODNEY CARRINGTON LIVE!
If one of your things is side-splitting comedy, don’t miss an evening with Rodney Carrington. He has been making audiences laugh for almost 20 years with a unique brand of stand-up comedy. The country singer-songwriter has recorded eight comedy albums, selling more than two million copies. Here’s your opportunity to see Rodney in his Here Comes the Truth Tour.

Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts, 190 South Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs
7:00 p.m.
Tickets: $44.75
Phone: 719-477-2100

Friday-Saturday, January 27-28

COLORADO CELTIC DANCE WINTERFEIS
Irish step dance is a traditional form of dance that people have been enjoying for centuries, characterized by a stiff upper body and quick and precise foot movements. Performed to a fun, lively and energetic music, these Winterfeis competitions are free to the public so come out and support these Irish heritage dancers!

Douglas County Fairgrounds, 500 Fairgrounds Dr., Castle Rock
All Day
Phone: 720-733-6900
[email protected]

Friday-Sunday, January 27-29

THE OTHER COAST CAPER
This comedic play of the WYNOT Radio Theatre Show depicts the cast and crew of an old-time radio show, is a riotous PG-13 adventure with amusing commercials, audience participation and hilarious side conversations between the actors.

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., Colorado Springs
Tickets: $18-$20
Phone: 710-634-5581

Saturday, January 28

BIRDWATCHING 101
How well do you know the birds in your backyard? Would you like to be able to identify, birds on the fly? Then drop in and join the club for children, teens and adults!

Louviers Library, 7885 Louviers Blvd., Louviers
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Phone: 303-791-7323

HOW-TO FESTIVAL
For more things to learn, stop by the library to discover how-to-do something entirely new from passionate experts in their fields.

Roxborough Library, Lockheed Martin Room, 8357 N. Rampart Range Rd., Littleton
1:00-4:00 p.m.
Phone: 303-791-7323

CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION
ThingsFile this under things to learn and enjoy: Chinese New Year and the year of the Fire Rooster* celebrations. With colorful Chinese dragon and lion dances, beautiful Chinese folk dances, amazing Chinese martial arts, as well as choral and instrumental performances, this is a cultural immersion experience. Chinese souvenirs will be available for purchase.

*People born in the year of the Rooster are industrious, diligent, and devoted to work. They love to travel because of their courageous and adventurous spirit. They are deep thinkers, but can often be eccentric. They are not at all shy and prone to exaggerate.

Recreation Center at Southridge, 4800 McArthur Ranch Rd., Highlands Ranch
2:00-3:00 p.m.
$8-$11

THE ARAPAHOE PHILHARMONIC
The Sinfonietta, composed of players from the Arapahoe Philharmonic, presents an exciting chamber orchestra performance of Felix Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 4 in A major (Italian) and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat major, K. 364, featuring concertmaster Tracy LaGuardia and principal violist Heidi Snyder as soloists.

Bethany Lutheran Church, 4500 E. Hampden Ave., Denver
7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $5-$25 

Monday, January 30

INVESTIGATE YOUR ANCESTRY
Drop-in any Monday to get started on your family research, as well as discuss dead ends and difficulties in investigating your ancestry. Take advantage of free advice of experienced genealogists with the Castle Rock Genealogical Society.

Philip S. Miller Library, 100 S. Wilcox St., Castle Rock
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Phone: 720-248-8460

BATTLE OF THE BOOKS
School teams will compete in a Jeopardy-style competition answering thorny questions about books.

Philip S. Miller Library, 100 S. Wilcox St., Castle Rock
4:30-8:30 p.m.
Phone: 303-791-7323

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