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Carousel of Happiness

The Carousel of Happiness, operating year-round, is Nederland's magical menagerie with 56 whimsical, hand-carved animals on a restored 1910 Looff carousel, turning to a 1913 Wurlitzer band organ. A kids puppet theater and play area is also available upstairs.
20 Lakeview Drive, (just off Highway 119) PO Box 1811
Nederland , CO , 80466
Phone: 303-258-3457
39° 58' 22.1196" N, 105° 27' 53.1288" W

Butterfly Pavilion

At the Butterfly Pavilion in Westminster step to Water’s Edge and see an underwater world full of sea creatures. Explore our tropical rainforest where 1,600 butterflies rule the sky! End your journey in our gardens and nature trail!
6252 West 104th Ave.
Westminster , CO , 80020 39° 53' 13.4772" N, 105° 3' 59.274" W

Anderson Farms

Take a ride on the hayride to the pumpkin patch, walk through the 30 acre corn maze, visit the barnyard, race on the pedal karts, ride the barrel train, and take the little ones to the kiddie coral and the hay bale maze.
6728 County Road 3 1/4
Erie , CO , 80516 40° 5' 55.5504" N, 105° 1' 54.9228" W

Organization:

Town of Estes Park

Location:

P.O. Box 1967
Estes Park, CO, 80517
United States

Autumn Gold Festival

Dates: 
09/22/2018
09/23/2018
Time: 
see website

Organization:

Location:

923 10th St.
Golden, CO, 80401
United States

Phone:

303-278-3557

Candlelight Walk 2018 @ Golden History Museum

Dates: 
11/30/2018
Time: 
see website for details

Location:

16th Street Mall
1001 16th Street
Denver, CO, 80256
United States

Phone:

720-272-7467

16th Street Fair

Dates: 
09/28/2018
09/29/2018
Time: 
11am - 7pm

Organization:

Town of Brighton

Location:

500 S. 4th Ave.
Brighton, CO, 80601
United States

Phone:

303-655-2176

8th Annual Brighton Harvest Festival

Dates: 
10/27/2018
Time: 
12 PM - 4 PM

Location:

1101 13th Street
Denver, CO, 80204
United States

Phone:

303.572.4588

A Christmas Carol

Dates: 
11/21/2018
Time: 
Varies

Location:

1750 13th Street
Boulder, CO, 80302
United States

Phone:

304.443.2122

Art Stop at Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art

Dates: 
09/22/2018
09/29/2018
10/06/2018
Time: 
10 am – 1 pm

Location:

8101 Ralston Road
Arvada, CO, 80002
United States

Phone:

7208987403

Arvada Days

Dates: 
09/22/2018
Time: 
10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Organization:

Location:

6007 Oreg Ave
Boulder, CO, 80303
United States

Phone:

303-998-1900

Baby Time at at Boulder JCC

Dates: 
09/27/2018
10/04/2018
10/11/2018
Time: 
11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Organization:

Town of Brighton

Location:

500 S. 4th Ave.
Brighton, CO, 80601
United States

Phone:

303-655-2176

Bike Brighton 2018 Bike Rides

Dates: 
09/24/2018
Time: 
6:30 pm

Location:

1007 York Street
Denver, CO, 80206
United States

Phone:

720-865-3500

Blossoms of Light at Denver Botanic Gardens-York Street

Dates: 
11/23/2018
11/24/2018
11/25/2018
Time: 
see website for details

Location:

1101 13th Street
Denver, CO, 80204
United States

Phone:

303.572.4588

CIRQUE ÉLOIZE – HOTEL

Dates: 
12/19/2018
Time: 
Varies

Location:

Westminster Rec Center
10455 Sheridan Blvd
Westminster, CO, 80020
United States

Phone:

303-658-2796

Cult Movie Classics - Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Dates: 
09/22/2018
Time: 
6 PM - 10 PM

Location:

8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Road
Littleton, CO, 80128
United States

Phone:

720-865-3500

Location:

1007 York Street
Denver, CO, 80206
United States

Location:

Bond Park- CO
MacGregor Avenue
Estes Park, CO, 80517
United States

Phone:

970-586-6104

Estes Park Elk Fest

Dates: 
09/29/2018
09/30/2018
Time: 
varies, see website

Organization:

Location:

13912 CR 19
Platteville, CO, 80651
United States

Phone:

970-785-6133

Fall Harvest Festival at Miller Farms

Dates: 
09/22/2018
09/23/2018
09/24/2018
Time: 
9 am -6 pm daily

Organization:

Location:

15807 Teller County 1
Florissant, CO, 80816
United States

Phone:

(719) 748-3253

Free Park Day at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument

Dates: 
09/22/2018
11/11/2018
Time: 
All day

Organization:

Location:

1000 Highway 36
Estes Park, CO, 80517
United States

Phone:

970-586-1206

Free Park Day at Rocky Mountain National Park

Dates: 
09/22/2018
11/11/2018
Time: 
All day

Location:

1007 York Street
Denver, CO, 80206
United States

Phone:

720-865-3500

Glow at the Gardens-York Street

Dates: 
10/17/2018
10/18/2018
10/23/2018
Time: 
5:30-9:30 p.m., last entry at 9 p.m. (the Gardens will close at 3 p.m. every day of Glow at the Gardens)

Organization:

Location:

191 University Blvd. #974
Denver, CO, 80206
United States

Phone:

303-388-9839

Location:

Downtown Westminster
5453 W 88th Ave
Westminster, CO, 80031
United States

Phone:

303-658-2796

Halloween Harvest Festival in Westminster

Dates: 
10/20/2018
Time: 
12 PM - 8 PM

Organization:

Location:

10600 Isabelle Rd.
Lafayette, CO, 80026
United States

Phone:

(720) 890-4766

Halloween Pumpkin Patch Fall Festival - Cottonwood Farm

Dates: 
09/22/2018
09/23/2018
09/24/2018
Time: 
10 AM to 6 PM

Organization:

City of Westminster

Location:

4800 West 92nd Avenue
Westminster, CO, 80031
United States

Phone:

303-658-2796

Holiday Lighting Ceremony in Westminster

Dates: 
12/01/2018
Time: 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Organization:

Location:

7030 Garrison St.
Arvada, CO, 80004
United States

Phone:

720-898-7405

International Bird Day

Dates: 
09/22/2018
Time: 
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Location:

1101 13th Street
Denver, CO, 80204
United States

Phone:

303.572.4588

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas

Dates: 
12/05/2018
Time: 
Varies

Location:

640 Main St
Broomfield, CO, 80020
United States

Phone:

(303) 460-6800

Little Noon Music by Chamber Ensemble con Grazia

Dates: 
10/12/2018
Time: 
12:15 pm

Location:

824 FRONT STREET
Louisville, CO, 80027
United States

Phone:

(303) 902-2451

Louisville Farmers Market

Dates: 
09/22/2018
09/29/2018
10/06/2018
Time: 
9 am - 1 pm

Location:

1101 13th Street
Denver, CO, 80204
United States

Phone:

303.572.4588

Love Never Dies

Dates: 
10/23/2018
Time: 
Varies

Organization:

Location:

4751 East Roxborough Drive
Roxborough, CO, 80125
United States

Phone:

(303) 973-3959

Moonlight Hikes at Roxborough State Park

Dates: 
09/24/2018
10/24/2018
Time: 
see schedule

Location:

City Park-Westminster
10455 Sheridan Boulevard
Westminster, CO, 80020
United States

Phone:

303-425-1097

Organization:

Mullen High School

Location:

3601 South Lowell Blvd.
Denver, CO, 80236
United States

Phone:

303.761.1764

Mullen OPEN HOUSE

Dates: 
10/21/2018
Time: 
8:30 AM - 2 PM

Organization:

Location:

30 West Dale St.
Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
United States

Phone:

719-634-5581

MUSEUM FREE DAY at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

Dates: 
10/13/2018
10/19/2018
11/10/2018
Time: 
10 am - 2 pm

Organization:

Location:

Forest Parkway Between 17th Avenue and Montview Blvd
Denver, CO, 80207
United States

Phone:

303-300-3332

Park Hill Home Tour & Street Fair

Dates: 
09/23/2018
Time: 
11 am - 5 pm

Location:

PACE Center
20000 Pikes Peak Ave.
Parker, CO, 80138
United States

Phone:

(303) 805-6800

Parker Symphony Orchestra: Salute

Dates: 
10/26/2018
Time: 
7:30 PM

Location:

1007 York Street
Denver, CO, 80206
United States

Phone:

720-865-3500

Pixelated: Sculpture by Mike Whiting at Denver Botanic Gardens-York Street

Dates: 
09/22/2018
09/23/2018
Time: 
see website for details

Location:

8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Road
Littleton, CO, 80128
United States

Phone:

720-865-3500

Pumpkin Festival at Chatfield Farms

Dates: 
10/12/2018
10/13/2018
10/14/2018
Time: 
9 a.m. ­- 5 p.m. each day (last entry at 4 p.m.)

Location:

Adams County Fairgrounds
9755 Henderson Road
Brighton, CO, 80601
United States

Pumpkin Nights Denver

Dates: 
10/17/2018
10/18/2018
10/19/2018
Time: 
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Organization:

Town of Estes Park

Location:

P.O. Box 1967
Estes Park, CO, 80517
United States

Pumpkins & Pilsners Festival

Dates: 
10/13/2018
Time: 
see website

Organization:

Location:

4751 East Roxborough Drive
Roxborough, CO, 80125
United States

Phone:

(303) 973-3959

Roxborough Ride at Roxborough State Park

Dates: 
09/22/2018
09/28/2018
09/29/2018
Time: 
10 am

Organization:

Location:

17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO, 80403
United States

Phone:

303-279-4591

SCFD Free Admission Day at the Colorado Railroad Museum

Dates: 
10/11/2018
Time: 
10 am - 4 pm

Organization:

Location:

Various locations
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United States

Smithsonian Museum Day

Dates: 
09/22/2018
Time: 
See website/location

Organization:

Location:

39126 Highway 133
Hotchkiss, CO, 81419
United States

Phone:

970-527-1110

Sunday Brunch Buffet at Big B's Juices, Hard Ciders, and Delicious Orchards

Dates: 
09/23/2018
09/30/2018
10/07/2018
Time: 
10 AM - 2 PM

Location:

PACE Center
20000 Pikes Peak Ave.
Parker, CO, 80138
United States

Phone:

(303) 805-6800

The New Chinese Acrobats

Dates: 
10/27/2018
10/28/2018
Time: 
see website for details

Organization:

Location:

224 Main Street
Longmont, CO, 80501
United States

Phone:

303-682-9980

The Producers: A Mel Brooks musical at Jesters Dinner Theatre & School for the Performing Arts

Dates: 
09/22/2018
09/23/2018
09/28/2018
Time: 
varies

Organization:

Location:

6007 Oreg Ave
Boulder, CO, 80303
United States

Phone:

303-998-1900

Toddler Time at Boulder JCC

Dates: 
09/26/2018
10/03/2018
10/10/2018
Time: 
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Location:

Newman Center for the Performing Arts
2344 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO, 80208
United States

Phone:

303-388-9839

William Hagen, violin and Orion Weiss, piano

Dates: 
10/01/2018
Time: 
7:30 PM

Location:

1007 York Street
Denver, CO, 80206
United States

Phone:

720-865-3500

Winter Gift Market at Denver Botanic Gardens-York Street

Dates: 
11/15/2018
11/16/2018
11/17/2018
Time: 
see website for details

Location:

1101 13th Street
Denver, CO, 80204
United States

Phone:

303.572.4588

Xanadu

Dates: 
11/03/2018
Time: 
Varies