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Dates: 
12/03/2017

Organization:

Paramount Theatre

Location:

1621 Glenarm Place
Denver, CO, 80202-4301
United States

Phone:

(303) 623-0106
Time: 
2:00 PM

Peppa Pig Live!

More fun than a muddy puddle! Peppa Pig is hitting the road for her first-ever U.S. theatrical tour, Peppa Pig’s Big Splash! The original production features Peppa, George, and all their friends in an all-singing, all-dancing adventure full of songs, games and muddy puddles!
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Dates: 
12/01/2017
12/02/2017
12/03/2017

Location:

224 Main Street
Longmont, CO, 80501
United States

Phone:

303-682-9980
Time: 
7:30 PM

Scrooge, Bah Humbug!

A musical version of the the holiday classic, “A Christmas Carol”. The Jesters has been doing this production every Christmas for over 20 years! Don’t miss this classic.
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Dates: 
12/09/2017
12/16/2017
12/23/2017

Location:

224 Main Street
Longmont, CO, 80501
United States

Phone:

303-682-9980
Time: 
varies

The WORST Christmas Pageant in Town

Caitlin wakes from a restful sleep only to realize that she’s late for the final rehearsal for this year’s Christmas Pageant. When she arrives, she finds a stage-full of kids, but no director, no pianist, no minister. Indeed, the adults seem to have disappeared! It’s up to her and the rest of the kids to put the show together, but can they manage it when sleepovers, fashion, and picking locks take prority to rehearsing? And the worst winter storm in decades is bearing down on them? This could indeed be The Worst Christmas Pageant In Town!!
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Dates: 
11/24/2017

Organization:

Town of Estes Park

Location:

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

Phone:

970-586-6104
Time: 
5:30 pm

Catch the Glow Christmas Parade & Celebration

As dusk falls the day after Thanksgiving, the magic begins to unfold! Bands come down the street playing favorite Christmas songs with tiny white twinkly lights reflecting in the bright polished brash. Dancers sway to music. Floats loom from the night, huge and ethereal, with more and more lights that add to the mysteries and magic of Christmas legends and solstice dreams.
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Dates: 
11/25/2017
11/26/2017
11/30/2017

Organization:

Town Hall Arts Center

Location:

2450 West Main Street
Littleton, CO, 80120
United States

Phone:

(303) 794-2787
Time: 
varies

Seussical at Town Hall Arts Center

The Cat in the Hat tells the story of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of dust inhabited by Whos, including Jojo, a Who-child sent to military school for thinking too many “thinks.” Not only must Horton protect the Whos from a world of danger and naysayers, he must also guard an abandoned egg left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird. Horton faces ridicule, danger, kidnapping and a trial where the powers of friendship, loyalty, family and community are challenged. Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza fit for the whole family! Join us this holiday season for one of the most performed musicals in America.
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Dates: 
11/30/2017
12/01/2017
12/02/2017

Location:

3156 West 38th Avenue
Denver, CO, 80211
United States

Phone:

303-458-6446
Time: 
Thursday/Friday at 10 am; Saturday at 1 pm

The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen lures little boy Kay to the way cold north in order to freeze him into an ice cycle child. Greta, Kays best friend, follows his path into the cold and through many trials, saves her friend from the Snow Queen's clutches.
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Dates: 
11/23/2017
11/24/2017
11/25/2017

Location:

3156 West 38th Avenue
Denver, CO, 80211
United States

Phone:

303-458-6446
Time: 
Thursday/Friday at 10 am; Saturday at 1 pm

BABA YAGA, the Boney Legged Witch from Russia

Watch out! Baba Yaga flies around in her chicken legged house looking for children. Sweet little Sasha is in Baba Yaga's path, but the child uses her skills, and her kindness to animals to outsmart the rotten old Baba Yaga. All works out, but this puppet show is for the little older set of kids....five and up?...those who enjoy a little scare!
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Dates: 
12/01/2017
12/02/2017

Location:

511 16th Street, Suite 200
Denver, CO, 80202
United States

Phone:

303-534-6161
Time: 
Friday 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm and Saturday 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

9NEWS Parade of Lights

Begin your holiday season at the spectacular 43rd Annual 9NEWS Parade of Lights. The two-mile parade route in Downtown Denver is the stage for Colorado’s brightest holiday tradition. The FREE holiday spectacular features marching bands, ornate floats, and, of course, a special appearance by Major Waddles the Penguin and Santa! Grab your hot chocolate and ear-muffs, this year is going to be better than ever!
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Dates: 
12/16/2017

Location:

P.O. Box 7293
Loveland, CO, 80537
United States

Phone:

970-593-0085
Time: 
6:30 PM

Holiday Soiree 2017

Good music, good food, and good friends help to make the holidays special. Join us Saturday, December 16, 2017, at 6:30 pm for the annual Loveland Opera Theatre Holiday Soiree. Start your evening with delicious appetizers, dessert, and wassail at a private Loveland home. You will then be serenaded by fabulous Loveland Opera Theatre singers performing holiday favorites! A donation of $35 per person is requested and very much appreciated. Call 970-593-0085 or email lovelandoperatheatre@gmail.com by December 12th for reservations. Seating limited to 60.
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Dates: 
11/29/2017

Location:

228 E. Fourth Street
Loveland, CO, 80537
United States

Phone:

(970) 962-2120
Time: 
5 – 8 pm

Three Holiday Animated Shorts

Enjoy the Downtown Tree Lighting event and warm-up at the Rialto Theater with popcorn, candy, and hot cocoa. Experience the historic theater by seeing three short animated movies playing on continuous loop from 5 – 8 pm: “Santa’s Surprise”, (1947, 8 minutes 25 seconds); “Jack Frost” (1934, 8 minutes); and “Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer” (1948, 8 minutes). All ages are welcome.
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Dates: 
12/02/2017
Time: 
11 AM - 2 PM

Location:

Fort Lupton Recreation Center
203 S Harrison Ave
Fort Lupton, CO, 80621
United States

Phone:

(303) 857-4200

13th Annual Winterfest in Fort Lupton

Come celebrate the holiday season!
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Dates: 
11/20/2017
11/21/2017
11/22/2017

Location:

P.O. Box 249
Georgetown, CO, 80444
United States

Phone:

1-888-456-6777
Time: 
varies

Santa's Lighted Forest at Georgetown Loop Railroad

Offered in the evenings from late November through the month of December, this ride allows offers a beautiful light show set to synchronized holiday music. Travel through the forest above Georgetown and let all your holiday shopping and planning worries drift away in this magical environment.
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Dates: 
11/25/2017
12/02/2017

Location:

224 Main Street
Longmont, CO, 80501
United States

Phone:

303-682-9980
Time: 
3:00 PM

Sleepy Hollow

When an inane schoolmaster, Ichabod Crane, comes to the farming community of Sleepy Hollow, he brings with him all his worldly possessions as he seeks a well-to-do wife. He’s sure his dream will come true when he spots the striking Katrina Van Tassel. Sadly for poor Ichabod, the boisterous Brom Bones is Katrina’s extremely jealous boyfriend. Matters are complicated even more as the ghostly graveyard is haunted by a host of tense spirits, including the Headless Horseman, the most renowned phantom of all.
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Dates: 
11/26/2017

Location:

228 E. Fourth Street
Loveland, CO, 80537
United States

Phone:

(970) 962-2120
Time: 
2:00 PM 11 am – 12 Noon (main event)

Loveland’s Annual Holiday Sing-Along

The Rialto Theater Center is pleased to welcome the Loveland community to its annual holiday sing-along. Join Loveland’s own singing sensation, Sharon Sheets, in a fun-filled audience participation event featuring classic and contemporary holiday tunes. Enjoy hot drinks and sweet treats as you celebrate the season.
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Dates: 
12/02/2017
12/03/2017
Time: 
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location:

Arbor House
14600 W 32nd Avenue
Golden, CO, 80401
United States

Phone:

(303) 424-2346

Holiday Tea

Don your holiday attire and join Santa and friends for an afternoon of entertainment, tea, hot chocolate, and treats at the Arbor House.
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Dates: 
12/01/2017
12/02/2017

Organization:

South Pearl Street

Location:

1200 South Pearl Street
Denver, CO, 80209
United States
Time: 
Friday, December 1, 5 – 9 PM Saturday, December 2, 11 AM – 5 PM

WinterFest at South Pearl Street

Visit us on the 1400 and 1500 blocks of South Pearl Street for Box Elder Horse and Wagon rides, a holiday market with gift and food vendors, local merchant open house from the 1200 – 1900 blocks, and appearances by Santa! Live music will be filling the street. Enjoy a hot adult beverage as well as hot chocolate and cider for the kids. Our open aire market will feature a christmas tree lot, holiday greenery, and returning farmers’ market vendors. Come out and feel the holiday cheer with us!
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Dates: 
12/08/2017
12/09/2017

Organization:

Paramount Theatre

Location:

1621 Glenarm Place
Denver, CO, 80202-4301
United States

Phone:

(303) 623-0106
Time: 
Fri, December 8 7:00 PM Sat, December 9 1:00 PM Sat, December 9 5:00 PM

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker

Celebrate this Christmas with the experience taking North America by storm! Marking the 25th Anniversary Tour, Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker features over-the-top production and world-class Russian artists, Larger than life Puppets, Nesting Dolls and gloriously hand-crafted costumes that bring the Christmas spirit to life. Gather the family and see why the press is raving “Knock Out!” – New York Times “Christmas Cheer!” – LA Times.
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Dates: 
11/24/2017
11/25/2017
11/26/2017
Time: 
Varies

Location:

The Stage Theatre
SPEER BLVD. & ARAPAHOE ST.
Denver, CO, 80218
United States

Phone:

800.641.1222

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Essential to the holiday season in Denver, A Christmas Carol promises to “warm your heart and renew your holiday spirit” according to the Examiner. Based on Charles Dickens’ classic novel, this joyous and opulent musical adaptation traces money-hoarding skinflint Ebenezer Scrooge’s triumphant overnight journey to redemption. A Christmas Carol illuminates the meaning of the holiday season in a way that has resonated for generations.
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Dates: 
11/24/2017
11/25/2017
11/26/2017

Location:

224 Main Street
Longmont, CO, 80501
United States

Phone:

303-682-9980
Time: 
varies

Legally Blonde

A fabulously fun international award-winning musical based on the adored movie! Legally Blonde The Musical follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery, and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. This action-packed musical explodes on the stage with memorable songs and dynamic dances. Equal parts hilarious and heart-warming warming, this musical is so much fun it should be illegal!
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Dates: 
12/01/2017

Location:

901 Main Street
Louisville, CO, 80027
United States

Phone:

303.666.5747
Time: 
5:30 p.m.—9:00 p.m.

Louisville Parade of Lights

Enjoy musical entertainment provided by local schools & churches, a living nativity, petting zoo and visits with Santa. Everything in the parade will be lit up!
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Dates: 
12/02/2017
12/03/2017
12/09/2017

Location:

PO Box 667
Georgetown, CO, 80444
United States

Phone:

303.569.2840
Time: 
10 am - 5 pm

57th Annual Georgetown Christmas Market

Each December the town of Georgetown transforms for two weekends into a bustling Christmas scene reminiscent of Christmas of long ago. Thousands come to this tiny mountain town to experience a traditional holiday where Christmas hasn't changed in 100 years: roasted chestnuts, holiday shopping, horse-drawn wagon rides through historic Georgetown, and wonderful sights and smells.
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Dates: 
11/22/2017

Organization:

Paramount Theatre

Location:

1621 Glenarm Place
Denver, CO, 80202-4301
United States

Phone:

(303) 623-0106
Time: 
7:00 PM

Shopkins Live! Shop it Up!

Shopkins Live! is finally here! The #1 kids toy in North America is live and on stage in Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! Your beloved Shoppies make their theatrical debut in an original new live show featuring musical performances by Jessicake, Bubbleisha, Peppa-Mint, Rainbow Kate, Cocolette, Polli Polish and more! The fun and fashionista Shoppies are joined by the Shopkins – the grocery store-themed mini collectable toys - Apple Blossom, Strawberry Kiss, Lippy Lips, Kooky Cookie, Poppy Corn, Slick Breadstick and Shady Diva. An ensemble cast of multi-talented performers brings the show to life on stage through urban style music, song and dance. All of Shopville is in a tizz as preparations get underway for the annual "Funtastic Food and Fashion Fair". Shady Diva showcases her latest fashion designs; Lippy Lips gives colorful advice at the nail salon; Kooky Cookie tries to get in a beauty nap! But wait — no event is complete without a few hiccups! Who has high-jinxed the fashion pageant? Where is the super-secret celebrity guest? Will Slick Breadstick ever find a dance partner? The Shopkins and Shoppies need your help – the show must go on! Shopkins Live! immerses audiences in the world of Shopville using custom-designed theatrical costumes, creative onstage characters, state-of-art video and set design, and original pop songs and music! Grab your besties and check out Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! Check ya later!
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