Winter Gift Market
Nov. 9, 4-8 p.m. Included with admission. Nov. 10 and 11, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Free admission. One-of-a-kind handcrafted holiday items. The Gardens Guild offers popular herbal vinegars and seasonings. Denver Botanic Gardens, York St. location.
Junior League of Denver Holiday Mart
Nov. 10-12, Nov. 10, 12-7 p.m.; Nov. 11, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Nov. 12, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wide variety of products. A large percentage of merchants are local. VIP private shopping tickets before the Mart opens to the public at noon on Friday with coffee, tea, assorted baked goods and fruit. Tickets $40, including parking, must be purchased advance. 10 a.m.-noon. Nov. 10. General-admission, $10 in advance at jld.org or at the door. Gates Field House on the DU campus, 2201 E. Asbury Ave., Denver.
Advocates for Children Legacy Thanksgiving Dinner
Nov. 15, 5:30-8 p.m. For teens, families and group homes. Legacy for Children’s Office, 10855 E. Bethany Dr., Aurora. RSVP by Nov. 13 to Legacy@adv4children.org
Annual Tree Lighting
Nov. 18, 5-7 p.m. at Cherry Creek Shopping Center. Featuring Denise Platte from KOSI 101, live music, Santa holiday entertainment, giveaways and after-party. Complimentary holiday treats: Kettle corn, hot cider, cotton candy, roasted almonds, hot chocolate and savory bites.
L’Espirit De Noel holiday home tour
Nov. 17 and 18. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tour five magnificent homes in Denver’s Cranmer Park/Hilltop neighborhood. featuring floral and tabletop designs. Tour tickets $25 at the door and at all King Soopers. $23 tickets and more info available at CentralCityOpera.org/esprit
Hudson Gardens presents ‘A Hudson Christmas’
Nov. 24-Dec. 31, 5-8 p.m., select evenings. For 24 nights, holiday-lighting display with a holiday canvas that dazzles with vivid colors and displays and sparkling trees dancing in the moonlight. Holiday walking tours with warming tents, photos with Santa and Nixon’s Coffee House selling hot bagels and snacks. Check altitudetickets.com for show hours and tickets. Show dates start on Fri. and Sat., moving to nightly Dec. 15. Hudson Gardens and Event Center is located at 6115 S. Santa Fe Dr. in Littleton. Free parking.
Blossoms of Light at Denver Botanic Gardens
Nov. 24-Jan. 1, 5-9 p.m. Annual holiday-lights extravaganza transforms the Gardens into a twinkling winter wonderland, complete with an interactive LED-light and sound display, with warm drinks and tasty treats for purchase. Purchase tickets in advance to guarantee admission. Call 720-865-3552.
New Santa’s Village at Chatfield Farms
Nov. 24-Dec. 24. 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. This event for all ages replaces Trail of Lights. Admission includes a hayride, short holiday movies at Santa’s Cinema, live reindeer, crafts with Mrs. Claus, pictures with Santa and craft vendors in Santa’s workshop. Food and beverages may be purchased. Call 720-865-3552.
Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. An amazing showing of lavishly-decorated themed tables designed by ladies of St. Catherine Greek Orthodox Church, 5555 S. Yosemite St., Greenwood Village. Admission $15, includes Greek pastries and beverage. Shuttle parking provided and handicap accessible. Advance ticket sales through stcatherinechurch.org/tables2017 or TablessExtraordinaire.org Greek pastries and food items available for purchase. Nov. 29 Christmas Tea, morning 9-10:30 a.m. and afternoon, 12-1:30 p.m. RSVP required for this event for $15. Benefitting charities of the Philoptochos Society of St. Catherine Greek Orthodox Church.
Farolito Lighting and Pinecone Ceremony at The Fort
Nov. 26, 4 p.m. Toss a pinecone into the fire to remember a loved one, sing carols and enjoy music provided by Colorado School of Mines and other strolling musicians. Refreshments and biscochitos provided. The Fort, 19192 Highway 8, Morrison.
Advent Lessons and Carols
Dec. 1, 7 p.m. Concert features Christmas music and readings. Advent Lessons and Carols was originally celebrated at King’s College in England. Candlelight procession will feature the Good Shepherd Choir, liturgists, vocal soloists, bell choir, men’s choir and instrumentalist with variety of music. A “love offering” will be collected with proceeds to benefit Family Tree-House of Hope. Concert Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 8l545 E. Dry Creek Rd., Centennial.
Greater Englewood Chamber of Commerce Holiday Parade
Dec. 2, 4 p.m. Promoted by Chamber and the City of Englewood. The parade runs down Englewood Parkway toward the Civic Center. Lighting of the tree that evening, musical performances around the tree, hot cocoa, kids’ activities and more. Participate in the parade with the theme “Let it Snow!” Registration deadline: Nov. 17. Apply online at MyEnglewoodChamber.com.
Glen Eyrie’s Madrigal Banquet
Dec. 2-22. Doors open at 5 p.m., performance begins at 6 p.m. Set in the grandeur of the Great Hall of The Castle with a 16th century-style banquet. Festive entertainment by musicians and performers. The award-winning culinary team will handcraft the lavish four-course meal. Overnight stays available at Glen Eyrie. Call 719-265-7050.
Cherry Creek Chorale Christmas
Dec. 8 and 9. 7:30 p.m. “A Classic Christmas,” featuring new and old favorites and audience singalong. Bethany Lutheran Church, 4500 E. Hampden Ave., Cherry Hills Village. For tickets, visit CherryCreekChorale.org
Rotary Club of Centennial Christmas Tree Giveaway
Dec. 10, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. CASAs and families can pick up a Christmas tree and accompanying stand, lights and ornaments free of charge at Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office, 13101 E. Broncos Pkwy., Centennial. Info: Andrea at 303-328-2357 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Englewood Chamber of Commerce Holiday Party
Dec. 12, 6-9 p.m. Englewood Elks Club, 3690 S. Jason St. RSVP: 303-789-4473.
Eight-week Holiday Gift Guide in The Villager
Through Feb. 28. Advertise your business for the holidays in The Villager, your locally owned community newspaper. Call 303-773-8313 and ask for your favorite advertising representative: Sharon, Linda, Valerie, Susan or Gerri.
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