August 25, 2016
A Weekend of Books, Beer and Brides!
Here’s What’s Happening Around Southshore:
Oktoberfest came early this year, so plan to sample beer and all kinds of German food while you listen to live music. And don’t miss the chance discuss books at the bar (for all you fans of literature and liquor!), or help your kids learn to cook!
Friday-Sunday, August 26-28
OKTOBERFEST AT SOUTHLANDS
It may be August, but it’s Oktoberfest at the Southlands Mall. Come celebrate with German food, live music, a Paulaner Beer garden, and a chance to win a diamond pendant! You can shop specialty vendors and the kids will enjoy face-painting and bouncy castles. Make your way to the parking lot directly behind Wine Experience Café for loads of Oktoberfest fun.
Southlands Mall, Aurora, Fri. 5:00 p.m.; Sat./Sun. 12:00 p.m.
WE WANT A TRIPLE!
Don’t miss the Senior Softball Rocky Mountain Championship, a great spectator sport, held Friday through Sunday! Click here to learn more!
Aurora Sports Park, 18601 E. Sports Park Dr., Aurora
8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 27
BEEKEEPING 103: HIVE HARVEST!
Learn how and when to harvest your honey from various hive types at DeLaney Farm. Also learn how to get your hives ready for the winter in this session led by DeLaney’s award-winning beekeepers, Allan & Debbie Brown.
DeLaney Community Farms, 170 S Chambers Rd, Aurora
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
BOOKS AT THE BAR
Meet up at a local brewery for lively discussions on popular and contemporary literature and authors. Register online (space is limited) so the library staff can contact you about the next book and location of the brewery.
Various Bars, Sponsored by Aurora Public Library
WERE THE WRIGHT BROTHERS WRONG?
Captain Vic, the Science Wizard, will explain to all aviation aficionados how the Wright Brothers used gliders to learn about flight. Attendees will build their very own Strawship Gliders that will glide the length of a basketball court or more!
Tallyn’s Reach Library, 23911 E Arapahoe Rd., Aurora
SUMMER SQUASH SPECTACULAR!
Studies show that cooking with kids can help them take an interest in healthy eating! So bring your young chefs, aged 6-16, for a class on turning fresh summer squash into everyday favorites like pizza, pasta, fries and baked goods that your kids will love!
Meadowood Recreation Center, 3054 S. Laredo St., Aurora
Admission: $57 ($44 Residents)
DENVER AMPHITHEATER DEBUT
The new Levitt Pavilion Denver (a state-of-the-art outdoor amphitheater) will provide free entertainment to late-summer crowds with a stand-up set featuring comedian Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald and pop-rock melodies by Nashville singer-songwriter Brandy Zdan. Come early to shop the “makers market” and grab a bite from the food trucks!
Civic Center Park, 101 W. 14th Ave, Denver
Sunday, August 28
HERE COME THE BRIDES!
Brides-to-be can one-stop-shop or do some pre-wedding research while they enter to win a slew of prizes and giveaways (like a Costa Rica honeymoon!) at the Colorado Bridal Expo. On-site will be wedding planners, DJs, photographers, videographers, bridal registry retailers, limousine services, bridal fashions, rehearsal dinner locations, wedding cakes, florists, invitation vendors, hair and make-up stylists and more.
The Westin Downtown, 1672 Lawrence Street, Denver
Wake Up To Water!
Last week we blogged about the amazing health benefits of living near water. It’s one HUGE reason to tour the amazing model homes in Southshore by Village Homes and take in new ranch and two-story designs from Richmond American. If you want to move soon, check out our “quick move-in” homes, available now! Priced from the $400s to the $700s.
Rest, relax and enjoy your weekend!