Archives - December2020

Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021!

December 31, 2020

Even if you aren’t typically a fan of New Year’s Eve, EVERYONE will be celebrating the end of 2020. With fewer in-person options, take advantage of some amazing virtual NYE celebrations—like “traveling” to Times Square or Rio De Janeiro for FREE live streaming events! You can top off the celebration by tuning in to Vienna’s …

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Digital Declutter and Defense Tactics!

December 29, 2020

As we near the end of 2020, it’s time to spend an hour or two decluttering digital devices, organizing the past year’s (or years’!) apps, drives and files, and reviewing digital protection options that keep cyber criminals out of our lives. We scoured the internet for the latest information to help us reduce the detritus …

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Santa Clause is Coming to Town!

December 24, 2020

It’s all about Santa and his monumental journey this weekend! Kids can still see Santa today, but you’d better hurry—he’s got a sleigh to pack! Later, when you are settling in with your family on Christmas Eve, you can enjoy re-broadcasts of a Kantorei Christmas, Colorado Ballet’s The Nutcracker, and The Parade of Lights. We’ve …

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Holiday (Including Edible) Centerpieces!

December 22, 2020

Once you’ve set the menu for your upcoming holiday meal, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanza or New Year’s, you’ll want to think about dressing up the table with a festive centerpiece. We found a terrific array of choices – using food, flowers, pinecones and ornaments to set your table with holiday flair.

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Fresh Air Outdoor Events for the Holidays

December 17, 2020

Lucky for us, the Mile High City has lots of outdoor holiday events to enjoy! In addition to all the festivities downtown, you can take a short drive to Federal Heights to enjoy an extravaganza of sights and sounds at the spectacular Christmas in Color drive-through holiday light display! There are also outdoor Christmas markets …

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Christmas Parade in Southshore Last Weekend!

December 14, 2020

The fun started at the Lakehouse on Saturday night in Southshore, with Santa organizing toys and picking up letters from his mailbox. He worked doubly hard to make sure he had all the good little girls and boys’ presents in his sleigh before he took off through the community! Charles Dickens carolers tried to keep …

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‘Tis the Season to Walk ‘n’ Watch!

December 10, 2020

This year, there are two new ways to participate in as many holiday events as you possibly can: Walk and Watch! It seems like every stretch of city sidewalk in Denver has put up fantastic light displays that you can walk through while staying in the fresh air and social distancing! There are parade floats, …

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How to Avoid Overspending During Gift-Giving Season!

December 8, 2020

The pandemic prompted a major shift to online shopping where shoppers spent a record-setting $10.8 billion online on Cyber Monday — a 15.1% increase from 2019, according to Adobe Analytics data. Overall, Adobe forecasts $184 billion in online sales will be spent this holiday season, a 30% increase from 2019, as a result of concerns over the coronavirus spread.

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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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