September 15, 2016
How can you see Peyton Manning AND the Broncos? It’s all in how you plan your next few days! You can rub elbows with Denver Broncos’ former quarterback who will be calling the plays at a fundraiser for breast cancer tonight, and still catch the Broncos against the Colts on Sunday. Or, you can enjoy a fantasy musical about a chocolate factory, or a juried arts festival. It’s all up to you this weekend!
Peyton Manning, Willy Wonka and Batman!
Today and Tonight, September 15
CUB CLUB AT TRUFIT!
Bring the little ones to Cub Club for some fitness fun at TruFit Athletic Club located East of the AMC Theaters on E. Plaza Avenue at Southlands Mall.
PEYTON SPEAKS FOR THE CURE
Former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning will be the guest speaker at this year’s Men for the Cure to help raise money to fight breast cancer. The event features a raffle drawing for a 2016 Indian Chief Dark Horse Motorcycle, and plenty of food and drinks.
Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, 7711 E. Academy Blvd., Denver
Friday-Sunday, September 16-18
CHERRY ARTS FESTIVAL
The Cherry Arts Festival at the Stanley Marketplace in Aurora will feature national art and local cuisine. Beginning with a Grand Tasting ticketed event on Friday night, the festival kicks off with an exclusive selection of Stanley Marketplace restaurant fare, open-bar cocktails and special entertainment. On Saturday and Sunday, the free national juried art show will exhibit more than 90 artists in 13 media categories including ceramics, mixed media, digital art, photography, metal works and drawing. The kids will have a blast at the Creation Station, as well as with interactive art installations and live entertainment.
Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St., Aurora
Fri. 6:00-9:00 p.m. (Opening Night – Ticketed)
Sat., 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. (Free)
Sun., 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Free)
Friday, September 16
WILLY WONKA IS HERE!
This entertaining play follows the enigmatic candy manufacturer, Willy Wonka, as he stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. The children who win the golden tickets tour his candy factory and must learn to follow Mr. Wonka’s rules…or suffer the consequences.
Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora
Tickets $17-$31 (With group discounts)
KIDS’ NIGHT OUT!
Dinner and a movie…what could be more fun for the kids? And you?! Drop them off at The Lakehouse for a meal, games and a showing of Walt Disney’s Bedtime Stories starring Adam Sandler. In the movie, a hotel handyman’s life changes when the lavish bedtime stories he tells his niece and nephew start to magically come to life. For children (potty-trained) to 10 years old. Call 720-870-2221 to reserve a space.
The Lakehouse, 27151 E Lakeview Dr., Aurora
ADMISSION: $15 for one child; $10 for additional children
Saturday, September 17
SUPER HERO FOR A DAY!
Come dressed as your favorite superhero to celebrate the first adventure of Batman, the Caped Crusader! Kids will craft personalized heroic gear, and sample from a wide variety of super-stories.
Iliff Square Library/PC Center, 2253 S. Peoria St., Aurora
CALLING ALL BIRDERS!
Last week, 23 species of birds were sighted in and around the Aurora Reservoir, including a pied-billed grebe, a double-crested cormorant and a black tern. If you’re on the lookout for more winged beauties, check out other bird sightings and hotspots here.
Aurora Reservoir, 5800 S. Powhowtan Rd., Aurora
Dawn to Dusk
TEEN CRAFT NIGHT
This is one fun specialty crafts night geared toward teens. Kids ages 7 to 14 will enjoy a fun evening with friends as they create one-of-a-kind Abstract Wall Art to own give as a gift. And with ping-pong, guitar hero or rock band videos, foosball, and other board games, the kids will never be BORED!
Denver YMCA Teen Center, Southlands Shopping Center, 6155 S. Main Street, Suite 220, Aurora
COST: $5/ Drop-in: $8 (Register Here)
Never Bored at Southshore!
There’s nothing boring about our stunning new homes in Aurora. Drop into one of our beautiful models at Village Homes and don’t leave without seeing Richmond American’s new floor plans. Priced from the $400s to the $700s.
Enjoy your weekend, everybody!