Who better to fire up the griddle than Golden’s Firefighters! Don’t miss out on their tasty pancakes and bacon. Invite your friends and family to join you on the morning of Saturday, July 27, at the Golden Fire Station, 911 10th St., to fuel up your belly before heading to the Buffalo Bill Days parade.
The breakfast begins at 6 a.m. and lasts until just before the Buffalo Bill Days parade at 10 a.m. This is a great opportunity for you to get to meet Golden’s first responders in a fun and interactive way. Last year, 55 members of the Golden Fire family helped out at the event, and they served around 1,700 people!
Purchase your tickets at the fire station ahead of time or the morning of the breakfast. Suggested donations are $8 for adults and $6 for kids under 12. Keep in mind that the biggest crowds are between 8:45 and 9:45 a.m., so try to come early. Funds raised at the breakfast go toward advanced training, equipment, and other support services for the mostly-volunteer Golden Fire Department.
Get 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.
Golden-based New Terrain Brewing Company will pour two local brews each night, while local bands provide the music and Bob’s Atomic Burgers provides the food. If you plan on purchasing food or drinks, please note that this is a cash-only event.
There are prize drawings for adults and kids during every ride. Adults earn prize tickets with the purchase of beer, and kids can earn tickets by (1) showing up (2) wearing a costume and/or (3) bringing nonperishable food donations for a local food pantry.
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 p.m.
2019 Cruise Themes
May 28: Grease – The 1950’s
Music by Dorado
June 25: Cartoon Characters
Music by Jackie and the Racket
July 30: Moustache Ride
Music by Chris Thompson and Friends
August 27: Pirates
Music by Half Pint and the Growlers
September 24: Zombies
Music by Weatherbee and the Gnarbillys
The first four Fridays of August will feature family-friendly movies and music for free in Parfet Park. This week we’re featuring the popular Dreamworks lesson on How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World along with the music of Half Pint & the Growlers, a tasty brew of Swing, Gypsy, Twang and Soul.
Each week, the bands begin performing at 7 p.m. and the featured movie will start rolling at dusk, generally around 8:30 p.m. The movies are shown on a giant screen under the stars.
Bring blankets or low-slung chairs, and make yourself comfortable! If you need to sit up high in a regular height chair, however, please be courteous of those sitting on the ground, and keep to the edges of the crowd. This year we’ve dedicated the front area to blankets only, so please look for the signs. Come early and bring a picnic dinner, or enjoy food and drinks from local vendors. A number of vendors will be on site to offer tasty selections such as pizza, ice cream and sodas. Then, of course, save room, because what’s a movie without hot, buttery popcorn?
Dogs are welcome, just keep them on a leash. And please leave your adult beverages at home – this is an alcohol- and tobacco-free event. Regular park rules apply.
See our Movies & Music in the Park page for a full line-up of coming attractions this August!
Find local produce, prepared foods, fresh flowers and items for the home and garden as well as educational experiences and social gathering space every Saturday, June 1 through October 5, 2019 (excluding Saturday, July 27 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.
Chat with your District One and District Two City Councilors, Casey Brown and Saoirse Charis-Graves, during the August Coffee with a Councilor event at 10 a.m. at the home of Patrick and Lisa Vitry, 618 Golden Eagle Circle. This is a great opportunity discuss any issue related to the “good of Golden.”
Once a month, car lovers gather along South Golden Road to watch hot rods, classic cars, and custom rides of all kinds do what they do best – cruise! This is Colorado’s biggest annual car cruise, and it happens on the first Saturday of each month, May through October.
Learn more at www.goldensupercruise.com.
The Historic Preservation Board has a number of responsibilities regarding the preservation and upkeep of Golden’s many historic sites.
The Board meets on the first Monday evening of each month in public hearing at 6:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted on the calendar. Study sessions may be scheduled the third Monday of each month.
To see agendas, minutes and audio recordings of past meetings, please visit our Agenda, Minutes, Web Casts, Schedule page.