Zoo Lights and Festival of Wreaths This Weekend!

December 3, 2020

It’s the 30th year of the WILDEST holiday light display in Denver! Zoo Lights features over a million lights illuminating their 80-acre park, which is also the home of 550 beautiful and fascinating wild animal species. Treat your family to this and one other very special holiday tradition: the Festival of Wreaths!

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Hanukkah Crafts and Goodies

December 1, 2020

This year, Hanukkah begins on the evening of Thursday, December 10 and ends Friday evening, December 18, giving us have plenty of time to assemble crafts, DIY gifts and concoct goodies to celebrate the winter holiday! Here are just a few ideas for creating unique menorahs, playing the game of dreidel, and frying up potato …

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Alternative Holiday Events Begin This Weekend

November 26, 2020

There will be no shortage of your favorite holiday traditions since Denver area artists and performers are coming up with creative alternative ways to enjoy them! Colorado Ballet’s The Nutcracker will be performed in a special broadcast on Rocky Mountain PBS, and DCPA’s popular Camp Christmas has moved online—so there’s no need to miss out …

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2020 Black Friday Deals

November 24, 2020

While the pandemic may have changed the way we celebrate Thanksgiving this year, there are a lot of things about Black Friday – the day after Thanksgiving – that have not changed. Like the fabulous online markdowns and deals that start early and continue through the weekend. Here’s a peek at what we’ve found in …

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Downtown Denver’s Winter Wonderland!

November 19, 2020

Get in the holiday spirit this weekend with downtown Denver’s Winter Wonderland! The holiday season begins a week earlier than usual with the Lighting of the Lights on Friday night in an online celebration. Live events downtown include the Denver Christkindl Market, the Mile High Tree, and the 16th Street Mall Holiday Market.

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100 Instant Pot Desserts!

November 17, 2020

While 2020 has had its challenges, one of the plusses we stumbled over in our kitchens during safer at home stays is Instant Pot® desserts. The same appliance that takes the time and effort out of prepping dinner entrees, also makes a mean dessert! Just look at all the gooey goodness that a little butter, …

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Theatre and Cosplay Online This Weekend!

November 12, 2020

It’s still too soon to attend the theatre, but DCPA is bringing the theatre to you! For one night only this weekend, you can be in the audience of an exciting livestream event, direct from New York City! Award-winning singer and actress, Laura Benanti, will be putting on a show filled with Broadway songs and …

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Friendsgiving – 2020 Edition!

November 10, 2020

With the recent release of the madcap comedy Friendsgiving and the addition of the word to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary in January 2020, you might think this way to celebrate America’s favorite holiday is a new trend. But anyone who has lived in a studio apartment in a far-away city in their younger years, who was either …

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It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas

November 5, 2020

The first week of November marks the opening of holiday gift markets for the best in artisan gifts and decorations! Some are outdoors, one is indoors, and Colorado Country Christmas vendors can be found online this year. Get out and start shopping early—who knows what the upcoming weeks will bring!

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The Best Cooking School Tips and Hacks

November 3, 2020

In the midst of the pandemic, there are options for all kinds of learning that didn’t exist before—including the time to learn how to become a better cook! While we love supporting local cooking schools, there are also options for learning from the best national and international chefs online.

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