Aurora Events

At-Home Entertainment Ideas!

March 26, 2020

Due to Governor Polis’ urgent call for social distancing, events have been cancelled and Coloradoans are staying home as much as possible. Therefore, the weekly Events Blog for Southshore will temporarily shift its focus from a community events calendar to a proactive community forum about things to do in the times of COVID-19. Check in here …

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Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day This Weekend!

March 12, 2020

**Given social distancing measures caused by the COVID-19 virus, we suggest you visit the 9News list of closures or individual venue websites to determine whether the following events are still being held or have been cancelled or postponed. We apologize for any inconvenience.**

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Film Festival, Plays Aplenty, and Aurora’s Own Dan Soder!

March 5, 2020

For everyone who loves cutting-edge film, you can’t beat the Boulder International Film Festival—well worth the drive over to Boulder! In addition to a variety of films by award-winning local, national, and international filmmakers, there are also galas and a music festival! Plus, Aurora-native Dan Soder fresh off his HBO comedy special appears for a …

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Unforgettable Plays AND Return of the Jedi!

February 27, 2020

For one weekend only, the groundbreaking 1996 Broadway musical Rent is in Denver with a 20th Anniversary tour production that brings to life the story of irrepressible young artists trying to make it in New York’s East Village. In neighborhood theatre, you can catch a world-premiere of the amazing story of Einstein and African-American opera …

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New Play Summit This Weekend!

February 20, 2020

Every thespian’s dream—the Colorado New Play Summit Festival—has arrived! Five exciting new plays have been workshopped by actors and directors based on audience feedback from last weekend’s readings. Now after a week of intense work, the Colorado New Play Summit brings you readings of these fully-workshopped plays, as well as productions of two plays that …

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It’s The Weekend for Romance in Aurora and Denver!

February 13, 2020

The entire weekend is full of Valentine’s Day events—yours for the choosing! Wine or beer connoisseurs will appreciate gourmet pairings with their libation of choice; comedy fans will find a funny Valentine waiting for them; and music buffs have myriad opportunities to be swept off their feet by a wide variety of musical styles! And …

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Happy Lunar New Year!

February 6, 2020

This weekend is at the center of Chinese New Year’s festivities, but you don’t have to go to China to celebrate! It’s the Year of the Rat—which mean all kinds of new things are on the horizon! For a festive taste of Chinese culture, check out the biggest Chinese-themed Lunar New Year party in the …

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Catch Some Culture This Weekend!

January 30, 2020

With a wide range of theatre and musical offerings this weekend in Denver and Aurora, you’ve got your choice of many new productions. You can catch a show right in the neighborhood—from Othello at the People’s Building to Squirrels, a wickedly funny satire at the Aurora Fox Theatre. The new Donna Summer musical is at …

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Beer, Bourbon or 1920s Cocktails?

January 23, 2020

It’s one way to stay warm—attend an event with a featured libation! The Winter Brew Festival is a great way to hang out under heated tents and sample local brews with friends, while the Bourbon and Bacon Fest will entice your tastebuds. To go all out, the Speakeasy Soiree features handcrafted cocktails 1920s-style, as well …

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Don’t Miss the Stock Show This Weekend!

January 16, 2020

Iconic Western events are on the schedule at the National Western Stock Show this weekend, including Pro Rodeos, horse jumping, and the fan-favorite Wild West Show. New theatre and music events are also in town, including Mandolin Orange’s first collaboration with the Colorado Symphony and an edgy social satire, The Squirrels, at the Aurora Fox …

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