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Sod Homestead Tour 11/01/2014

Enjoy a casual wagon ride down to our sod homesteads and take a guided tour with a knowledgeable guide. Feed the chickens, turkeys and steers and collect eggs. Also receive a short introduction to our one-room schoolhouse.

$3/member; $5/non-member

3036933621. Cost: 5.00. Plains Conservation Center, Aurora

Sod Homestead Tour 11/01/2014

Enjoy a casual wagon ride down to our sod homesteads and take a guided tour with a knowledgeable guide. Feed the chickens, turkeys and steers and collect eggs. Also receive a short introduction to our one-room schoolhouse.

$3/member; $5/non-member

3036933621. Cost: 5.00. Plains Conservation Center, Aurora

Howdy All Gaelic Storm will return to Denver metro November 6th for another legendary show at the Gothic Theatre 11/06/2014

Howdy All –  Gaelic Storm will return to Denver metro November 6th for another legendary show at the Gothic Theatre.  GS will take the stage at 7:30PM and play until they drop. The show is All Ages.  Get tickets in advance to save a few bucks.  http://www.gothictheatre.com/events/detail/251232   Groups call me at Celtic Events 303-777-0502.
Here are a few things Rodger Hara reports happening  in his October 14 CC Ceolta Notes/Celtic Connection:
Highland Fling  this weekend -On October 18 at 3:00 PM, nearly 40 dancers representing the McCulloch Scottish Dance Academy, EJ Bennett School of Highland Dance, Pamela Patrick Moisey School of Highland Dance, Cristy’s School of Highland Dance, Happy Feet Scottish Dance Academy, Colorado Youth Pipe Band Dancers will present A Highland Fling at the Scottish Rite Consistory, 1370 Grant Street in Denver.
Music for the dancing will be provided by a solo piper and there will be performances by members of the Scottish Fiddle Club of Colorado including Nat, Soquel and Squire Ross, Megan Rayl, Kelly O’Dea, Jack & Jay Golden, Lora Stevens and Ken McIntosh and by the Celtic band, Skean Dubh.
Tickets for adults are $15 and children under 12 are $10 and may be purchased at the door or by sending an email toevent@rmhd.org. Free parking is available in the PERA parking lot behind the Scottish Rite Temple on Pennsylvania Street.
Colcannon is at Armstrong Hall of Colorado College for a free concert at 7 PM on the 18th
The Indulgers close out the month in Conor O’Neill’s in Boulder on the 24th at 10 PM.
Brian Clancy does  Jack Quinn’s, downtown Colorado Springs, 7:30 PM on the 30th and at The Irish Snug,Capitol Hill in Denver, 8:30 PM on the 18th and 25th.
Mountain Road Ceili Band is in the downstairs lounge at The Margarita at Pine Creek in Colorado Springs on the 17th for happy hour.
Star Edwards and KingBeat play at the Dream Conference Ball on the 18th from 7:30-11 PM in the Springhill Suites in Longmont.
Gobs O’Phun plays at The Exchange Tavern in Westminster on the 25th from 8 PM-12 AM.
Take Down the Door is at Oskar Blues in Lyons on the 18th form 8:30-11:30 PM, $5 cover charge.
You can catch Avourneen each Friday night at Katie Mullen’s, downtown Denver and at Lannie’s Clocktower Cabaret on the other end of the 16th Street Mall on the 19th at 7 PM for their CD release party.
Big Paddy at Bohemian Biergarten in Boulder at 9 PM on the 17th, plays the Wonderland Brewery in Westminster on the 24th at 7 PM then does Samhain/Halloween on the 31st at the Westminster Brewery Halloween Party.
The newest member of Juice O’the Barley is Scott Sherman, on mandolin, guitar, and vocals, replacing Robert Maclean. The Juice will be at The Sheabeen Pub in Aurora on the 17th.
 The 2014 Intermountain Branch Piping and Drumming Workshop is on the 18th and 19th at Vanderhoof Elementary, 5875 Routt Court in Arvada.  Cost is $60 for piping and snare, $40 for tenor (Saturday) and $20 for bass (Sunday).  Instructors are Jack Lee, Andrew Elliott and Glenn Kvidahl. Contact Christina Marshall at sicilycmj@yahoo.com for more info.
Pandora Celtica at the Denver Witches Ball on the 25th at 6:30 PM in the Highlands Masonic Temple in North Denver.
The Queen Colleen Committee will present the Crowning of the 2015 Queen Colleen for the
53rd Annual Denver St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 2:00PM at the Celtic Tavern
1801 Blake Stree,t Denver – LODO Parking: Meters are free on SundayEntertainment: Michael Collins Pipes & Drums with a special performance by past Grand Marshals Roz Brown & Jon Chandler
Kindred Spirits plays at Stella’s Coffee House on South Pearl in Denver on the 26th from 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Potcheen play at the Denver Witches Ball in the Masonic Temple in North Denver on the 25th at 7 PM and at Cactus Jack’s Saloon in Evergreen at 8 PM on the 31st.
“Like” us at www.facebook.com/celtic.rockies   and get more updates, video and photos.
Also check out our website at www.CelticConnection.com –Thank You!
More later… All the best, Pat 303-777-0502
303-777-0502. Cost: . Gothic Theatre, Englewood

Mile High Magicians Society Magic! Beyond Belief IX 11/08/2014

Mile High Magicians Society Magic! Beyond Belief!! IX
Saturday, November 8 @ 7 p.m.
Mile High Magicians SocityMagic (noun): the use of means believed to have supernatural power over natural forces.
Mile High Magicians Society presents the 9th Annual Magic – Beyond Belief! a magical event not to be missed. Two solid hours of exciting magic and amazing feats blending magic, merriment and mystery in a delightfully entertaining evening the entire family will enjoy. This one-night-only performance features nationally recognized magicians and has sold out for the past eight years!
Matthew Brandt, President Mile High Magicians, has been performing for 12 years. He is a comedic actor at the Lumber Baron Mystery Mansion and produces his own monthly magic show Sleightly Impossible. matt@mattmeansmagic.com
Gene R. Gordon has been working his magic for almost thirty years and is regarded as one of the best “sleight of hand entertainers” in the west. genegordonmagic.com
Dave Elstun – (MC) Another full time comedy magician with years of experience. He played Mr. Money at the lodge casino and has worked with many well known sports and entertainment personalities. www.emagicpro.com.
Mysto the Magi will feature never before seen tricks and favorites plucked exclusively from Mysto’s 30-plus years and over 10,000 performances of Mysto-fying magic!  www.mystothemagi.com
Jeff Jenson has been entertaining audiences for over a decade with his Vegas style act. He is one of the house magicians at Casa Bonita and has performed for audiences of all ages from all over the world. www.jeffjensonmagic.com
Chad Wonder, Denver favorite Children’s magician,  will be performing an award winning act just for the kids. Chad was named Nickelodeons Entertainer of the Year for 2011/12 and was noted as Channel 4 (CBS Denver) as the Top family entertainer in Denver. www.idomagic.com/ 
Gregg Tobo, a national award winning magician and 3 time winner of the Boulder Fringe Festival Encore award, will be bringing his special style of storytelling magic to the stage. www.astonishingproductions.com
John T. Sheets presents Las Vegas style magic, cutting edge visual illusions, fire and bird productions, sleight-of-hand, mind reading, audience involvement, exotic parrots, and grand illusion exhibitions! John has been seen on national and international television and was a consultant to David Blaine on his ABC TV special “The Dive of Death. www.JohnTSheets.com
The junior showcase displays young talent Liam Broderick, winner Sr. Close-Up Competition and Tennens Magic Camp; Max Davidson, winner Jr. Stage competition and 17 year old magician Tommy Walker.
“MAGIC – Beyond Belief IX” is the annual fund-raising program of the Mile High Magicians Society, a Denver-based non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the art of magic. The Mile High Magicians Society is a local chapter of the International Brotherhood of Magicians and the Society of American Magicians. More information at www.milehighmagicians.com
Mile High Magicians Society presents
Magic – Beyond Belief IX
A skillfully blending magic and mystery in a delightfully entertaining evening the entire family will enjoy.
Saturday, November 8 @ 7 p.m.
Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 S. Allison Pkwy, Lakewood, CO 80226
Tickets $25 adult / $20 senior, students, child
Appropriate for all ages
303-987-7845. Cost: $20 -$25. Lakewood Cultural Center, Lakewood

Cheyenne Camp Tour 11/15/2014

Take a short walk through our short-grass prairie ecosystem into 1837 Cheyenne Indian Camp. Experience the day-to-day of a typical Cheyenne family in 1837. Enjoy a guided tour of the tipis and artifacts as you experience Cheyenne culture on the plains.

$3/member; $5/non-member

3036933621. Cost: 5.00. Plains Conservation Center, Aurora

Cheyenne Camp Tour 11/15/2014

Take a short walk through our short-grass prairie ecosystem into 1837 Cheyenne Indian Camp. Experience the day-to-day of a typical Cheyenne family in 1837. Enjoy a guided tour of the tipis and artifacts as you experience Cheyenne culture on the plains.

$3/member; $5/non-member

3036933621. Cost: 5.00. Plains Conservation Center, Aurora

December Donkey Delight 12/06/2014

The Longhopes Donkey Shelter’s second annual December Donkey Delight is Saturday, December 6th from 10am to 3pm.  Tickets include cider, cookies, hot chocolate, donkey cart rides, crafts and a photo with Donkey Santa.  Tickets are only $15 each and children under 5 years old are free.  Proceeds benefit the Longhopes Donkey Shelter in Bennett, only 30 minutes east of Denver on I70.

303-644-5930. Cost: $15.00. Longhopes Donkey Shelter, Bennett

Keyboard conversations: THREE GREAT B’s - BEETHOVEN, BRAHMS, AND — BARTÓK! 02/18/2015

The 27th Season of Jeffrey Siegel’s Keyboard Conversations® will launch with The Miracle of Mozart! on Wednesday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m. The Miracle of Mozart! is the first of four concerts in the Keyboard Conversations® season at the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities Tickets range from $29 – $34. To purchase single tickets or a season subscription, call the Arvada Center box office at 720-898-7200 or select your own seat online at https://arvadacenter.org/on-stage/jeffrey-siegel-keyboard-conversations-27th-season-2014-15. Jeffrey Siegel Keyboard Conversations® 27th Season at the Arvada Center is sponsored by Jack and Winnie Moritz.
 
Keyboard Conversations® are concerts infused with exposition. Prior to performing each composition in its totality, Mr. Siegel informally and briefly expounds on the piece, inviting the audience to experience the music in new ways. Every concert program concludes with an opportunity for the audience to engage in the music by asking questions – and they do!
 
Jeffrey Siegel Keyboard Conversations® 27th Anniversary Season
Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities
THREE GREAT B’s – BEETHOVEN, BRAHMS, AND — BARTÓK!
Three iconic composers from three distinct musical periods are featured in this celebration of timeless treasures. This concert program will include Beethoven’s ardent, lyrical Sonata Opus 78, Brahms’ stormy Rhapsodies and intimate Intermezzi, and Bartók’s vibrant, tuneful Romanian Dances, and humorous Rondo.
February 18, 2015
Main Stage Theater, 7:30 p.m.
720-898-7200. Cost: $29 - $34. Arvada Center, Arvada

Keyboard Conversations CLASSICS GO POP 04/08/2015

The 27th Season of Jeffrey Siegel’s Keyboard Conversations® will launch with The Miracle of Mozart! on Wednesday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m. The Miracle of Mozart! is the first of four concerts in the Keyboard Conversations® season at the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities Tickets range from $29 – $34. To purchase single tickets or a season subscription, call the Arvada Center box office at 720-898-7200 or select your own seat online at https://arvadacenter.org/on-stage/jeffrey-siegel-keyboard-conversations-27th-season-2014-15. Jeffrey Siegel Keyboard Conversations® 27th Season at the Arvada Center is sponsored by Jack and Winnie Moritz.
 
Keyboard Conversations® are concerts infused with exposition. Prior to performing each composition in its totality, Mr. Siegel informally and briefly expounds on the piece, inviting the audience to experience the music in new ways. Every concert program concludes with an opportunity for the audience to engage in the music by asking questions – and they do!
 
Jeffrey Siegel Keyboard Conversations® 27th Anniversary Season
Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities
CLASSICS GO POP!
Gershwin, Schubert, Chopin, Mendelssohn, and other familiar composers take center stage, captivating and winning countless audiences of all ages. The perfected combination of beauty and bounce, these songs will never go out of style or lose their appeal.
April 8, 2015
Main Stage Theater, 7:30 p.m.
720-898-7200. Cost: $29 - $34. Arvada Center, Arvada

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