Moscow Ballet’s spectacular Great Russian Nutcracker comes to Denver, December 12th and 13th with three shows. Bring your whole family to the party at Mayor Stahlbaum’s home on Christmas Eve. Join in the fun as magical Uncle Drosselmeyer shares his latest imaginative dolls, the party children dance and more! Kissy Doll shines in her candy-ribbon tutu as she teeters on tippy toes to the delight of all the guests. Harlequinn Doll amazes as he vaults, spins and thrills with his acrobatic moves. And the Moor Dolls astonish all when they appear like magic out of the 5 foot tall Nesting Dolls that Uncle Drosselmeyer whipped up out of thin air. Click here for showtimes and tickets.
“Too good to be true!” raves the New York Post for Jersey Boys, the 2006 Tony Award-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. This is the story of how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide – all before they were 30! Jersey Boys, winner of the 2006 Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album and most recently, the 2009 Olivier Award for Best New Musical, features their hit songs “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Rag Doll,” “Oh What a Night” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You.” “It will run for centuries!” proclaims Time. Tickets & Show Info
KEZW will invite listeners to email their favorite Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons song they remember from their past and why they want to see the musical about Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons for an opportunity to win a pair of tickets to “Jersey Boys” on Wednesday 12/10/14. KEZW will pick a winner each day to receive a pair of tickets. Enter to Win
Celebrate the Third night of Chanukah at this free event. Everyone is encouraged to BYOM - bring your own menorah and be a part of the communal Chanukah candle lighting. The program will feature the Colorado Hebrew Chorale singing seasonal favorites, with guests from Stories on Stage presenting interactive Chanukah fables. After the music and stories, Ian Kleinman from the Inventing Room will have his fabulous molecular gastronomy demonstratation using traditional Chanukah foods.
The 13th Annual New Year's Eve Fireworks Downtown
In its 13th year, the tradition continues with two fireworks displays that light up the skies of the Mile High City. The first show, at 9 p.m. is an ideal time for those looking for an earlier evening, while the second show, at midnight, officially marks the start of the New Year.
Both shows are identical, will run approximately eight minutes, and can be viewed anywhere along the 16th Street Mall. There also will be a number of DJs along the Mall spinning tunes from 8 p.m. through the midnight fireworks show.
Humans aren't the only species that get to decorate their lawns this holiday season. Take a stroll through Denver Zoo's Zoo Lights Presented By: Your Neighborhood Toyota Stores and you'll "oooh" and "ahhh" over our 38 brilliantly-illuminated acres of lights and more than 150 animated animal sculptures. And don't miss our month long Zoo Lights Lantern Festival taking place in Toyota Elephant Passage. It's the perfect way to light up your holiday spirit. Daytime admission does not include Zoo Lights. Denver Zoo will close at 5 p.m. and reopen at 5:30 p.m. for Zoo Lights.
Skyline Park is the place for family fun this holiday season. Southwest Airlines and the Downtown Denver Partnership invite you, your family and friends to head Downtown to the Southwest Rink at Skyline Park. In its fifth season, the Southwest Rink offers free ice skating seven days a week from November 25 until February 16. Skaters are welcome to bring their own skates or rent a pair for just $2.
Special entertainment and programming throughout the season includes Friday Night DJs, Saturday Night Live Bands, Sunday Family Fun Day, Broomball Challenge Competition, Skate N’ Flicks (movies on ice), and free Learn to Skate Lessons.