Calendar

May
2
Wed
2018
Golden Night for the Wright @ American Mountaineering Center
May 2 @ 7:00 pm

This is a progressive night that mashes up the community of The Wright with local businesses and organizations of Golden by encouraging exploration of historic downtown. This year’s events, specials and partnerships are hosted by a number of different businesses.

Learn more about the evening at thewright.co.

 

 

May
4
Fri
2018
2018 Living Landmarks Dinner & Annual Fundraiser @ Mt. Vernon Country Club Canyon Room
May 4 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Golden Landmarks Association (GLA) is hosting its seventeenth Living Landmarks Dinner this year to recognize individuals and organizations whose dedication to Golden has had a positive impact on the City and greater community. GLA is dedicated to preserving Golden’s history and historic places and educating residents and visitors alike about the Golden area.

Honorees will be recognized on Friday, May 4 in the Canyon Room at Mount Vernon Canyon Club in Golden, Colorado. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit goldenlandmarks.com,

May
29
Tue
2018
2018 Golden Bicycle Cruise @ Golden Library Parking Lot
May 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Bicycle Cruise Captain AmericaGet your costumes ready and pump up your tires! The Golden Bicycle Cruise is back for another fun season of music, beer, food, and the always popular costume-themed cruise rides around Golden.

The family friendly event, sponsored by the Golden Community Commons group, takes place on the last Tuesday of the month, May through September. Gather at 6 p.m. in the parking lot next to the library for music, food and beer. Ride starts at 7 p.m. and ends back at the library lot where the fun continues until 9:30 pm.

2018 Cruise Themes

May 29: Cave People
Music by Troutskin Flask

June 26: Red, White and Blue
Music by The Skeleton Dolls

July 31: Moustache Ride
Music by Thunder and Rain

August 28: Superheroes
Music by Half Pints and Growlers

September 25: Zombies
Music by Weatherbee and the Gnarbellys

Jun
1
Fri
2018
Summer Reading Kick-Off: Bubble Disco @ Golden Library Parking Lot
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bring your dancing shoes for a rockin’ outdoor Bubble Disco party to kick off Summer Reading at the Golden Library on June 1 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Crafts, bubbles and the Spark City Bus are part of the fun for the whole family!

Registration not required.

Jun
2
Sat
2018
2018 Golden Farmers Market @ Golden Library Parking Lot
Jun 2 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Farmers MarketFind local produce, prepared foods, and items for the home and garden as well as educational experiences, promotional opportunities and social gathering space every Saturday, June 3 through Oct. 7, 2018 (excluding Saturday, July 29 for Buffalo Bill Days) from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Market is located in the parking lot just west of the Golden Library near the corner of 10th and Illinois Streets.

For more details, visit GoldenChamber.org/farmers-market.

Jun
9
Sat
2018
2018 Golden Farmers Market @ Golden Library Parking Lot
Jun 9 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Farmers MarketFind local produce, prepared foods, and items for the home and garden as well as educational experiences, promotional opportunities and social gathering space every Saturday, June 3 through Oct. 7, 2018 (excluding Saturday, July 29 for Buffalo Bill Days) from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Market is located in the parking lot just west of the Golden Library near the corner of 10th and Illinois Streets.

For more details, visit GoldenChamber.org/farmers-market.

Jun
16
Sat
2018
2018 Golden Farmers Market @ Golden Library Parking Lot
Jun 16 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Farmers MarketFind local produce, prepared foods, and items for the home and garden as well as educational experiences, promotional opportunities and social gathering space every Saturday, June 3 through Oct. 7, 2018 (excluding Saturday, July 29 for Buffalo Bill Days) from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Market is located in the parking lot just west of the Golden Library near the corner of 10th and Illinois Streets.

For more details, visit GoldenChamber.org/farmers-market.

Jun
22
Fri
2018
Golden Weekends @ Downtown Golden
Jun 22 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Downtown GoldenEvery Friday and Saturday night from June 1 through August 31, 5 to 8 p.m., Golden’s downtown comes alive with activity for the whole family to enjoy.

Dozens of Golden businesses stay open until at least 8 p.m. and offer specials, in-store demonstrations, samples and more.

Live music on the street corners, free carriage rides, and merchant special activities bring the festivities outdoors onto the sidewalks and in stores and restaurants throughout the summer weekend evenings.

The Downtown Golden Merchant Partners (DGMP) is hosting the events, with support from the Downtown Development Authority, in appreciation of the Golden community.

Participating businesses will be marked by a gold balloon at their front doors. Golden Weekends will not take place during Buffalo Bill Days weekend nor on Super Cruise Saturdays.

Free parking during the evenings will make it easy for families and visitors to come enjoy Golden Weekends.

For more information, please visit Golden Weekends on Facebook.

Jun
23
Sat
2018
2018 Golden Farmers Market @ Golden Library Parking Lot
Jun 23 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Farmers MarketFind local produce, prepared foods, and items for the home and garden as well as educational experiences, promotional opportunities and social gathering space every Saturday, June 3 through Oct. 7, 2018 (excluding Saturday, July 29 for Buffalo Bill Days) from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Market is located in the parking lot just west of the Golden Library near the corner of 10th and Illinois Streets.

For more details, visit GoldenChamber.org/farmers-market.

GHM Grand Reopening and Free Day @ Golden History Museum
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Golden History Museum Logo

The Golden History Museum & Park is thrilled to announce that, following a six-month closure to renovate the building, the Golden History Museum (GHM) will reopen on Saturday, June 23! To celebrate the renovation and the Museum’s 80th anniversary, GHM will have a FREE public open house on Saturday, June 23 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Westernaires will be on hand from 10 a.m. to noon to add to the festivities with cavalry, trick roping, ponies and more. The Museum is located at 923 10th St.

Whether you’ve been to GHM many times or never before, this will be a whole new experience. All of the exhibits and displays are new, there are many hands-on areas, and for the first time, the work that’s done behind the scenes to restore artifacts will now be in plain view. For more information and details call 303-278-3557 or visit GoldenHistory.org.

See new programming spaces, a research center, a hands-on gallery for families with young children, and dynamic new exhibits that highlight the City’s collection of historic objects.

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 Did You Know?
Golden was originally chosen as the territorial capital of Colorado in 1862.

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