Jefferson Symphony Holiday Concert @ CSM Green Center
Dec 5 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Jefferson Symphony OrchestraThe Jefferson Symphony presents Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro Overture” and selections from Bizet. Conducted by the esteemed William Morse, and featuring soprano Emily Murdoch and tenor James Baumgartner, the JSO returns to the Colorado School or Mines Green Center (924 16th St.) for their 69th season.
Please note that proof of vaccination and masks are required to attend this performance.
For tickets and more information, visit
Homestead for the Holidays with GHM
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Come out to the Golden History Park on Dec. 18 from 5 to 8 p.m. for Homestead for the Holidays and experience the winter season just like the pioneers did! Stroll through the Golden History Park with the whole family—take in the colorful lights and decorations, make a craft that you get to take home, and bask in the season!

Advanced registration is required.

Mines Park Redevelopment Meeting @ Virtual Meeting
Jan 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Colorado School of Mines Board of Trustees has given formal approval to begin work with a developer, Capstone Development Partners, on a public-private partnership that will reimagine Mines Park student housing and raise the total bed count from 538 to more than 1,000. Construction and renovation will begin in Summer 2022, with the first phase done by Fall 2023 and final completion by Fall 2024.

The project team is hosting the second of three meetings on Jan. 19, 6 to 7 p.m. with current Mines Park residents, Mines students and the surrounding City of Golden community as planning progresses to receive feedback on the vision for Mines Park.

How to Participate


Join the meeting on Zoom with password: 366972.


Dial in for the meeting at 253-215-8782 or 346-248-7799
Meeting ID: 932 0554 2588.
If you are calling from abroad, access international numbers to participate.

H.323/SIP Room System:

H.323: (US West) or (US East)
Meeting ID: 932 0554 2588
Password: 366972
Password: 366972

CoorsTek Rezoning Application Virtual Community Meeting @ Virtual Meeting
Mar 10 @ 5:00 pm

Join us on March 10 at 5 p.m. for a virtual community meeting to discuss the CoorsTek rezoning application to Planning Commission.

This meeting will include a staff overview of the project, the area, and a timeline of the process. The applicant will present the zoning request and provide details on each topical section of the zoning request. There will be a Q&A for each topic area so that the public can have a direct dialog with the applicant. This meeting will be recorded.

Register online in advance.

Western on Washington: A Saloon Stroll @ Downtown Golden
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Western on Washington logoDon your Wild West best, stroll among Golden’s finest saloons, bid on unique auction items, and finish the night with a boot-scootin’ concert at the Buffalo Rose, performed by The Gnarbillys.

The fun happens in downtown Golden on Friday, April 22. Check-In at Yo-Colorado (805 12th St.) from 6 to 7 p.m., take a “stroll” through downtown Golden, then mosey on over to the Buffalo Rose for music, which gets going at 8 pm.

Tickets on sale now at

Visit an Archaeologist at the GHM @ Golden History Museum
Apr 30 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Archaeology isn’t just about digs in exotic locations far away from here. Golden has a rich history that we’re still “uncovering”! Stop by the Golden History Museum (923 10th St.) on Saturday, April 30 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. and visit with archaeologist Amy Gillaspie while she photographs artifacts collected during the Astor House Community Archaeology Project excavation of summer 2021.

Learn more about the Astor House dig site, ask about a day in the life of an archaeologist, or just take a look at the artifacts. Amy specializes in social changes at Front Range historic sites and has also excavated at Plains sites in Colorado and North Dakota, at Classic Maya sites in Belize, and for the US Department of Defense on a World War II recovery mission in France. This a free drop-in event with NO registration required.

Volunteers and archaeologists work on the Astor House archaeology dig
The Golden Cruise 2022 @ Calvary Church Celebration Plaza
May 31 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Woman poses with her bike before the cruise gets started.This family-friendly event, sponsored by the Golden Community Commons group, takes place on the last Tuesday of the month, May through September.

Gather at Calvary Church’s Celebration Plaza at 5:30 p.m. for music, food, raffles and New Terrain Brewery on site serving beer and cider. A themed, costumed bike cruise heads off at 6:30 p.m. for a ride around Golden before heading back to the Plaza for more fun that continues until 9 p.m.

2022 Cruise Themes

  • May 31:  TUTU fun!
  • June 28:  Red, White & Blue + Moustaches
  • July 26:  Christmas in July
  • August 30:  Minions
  • September 27:  Zombies!!

The cruise starts and ends at Calvary Church’s Celebration Plaza, at 13th & Arapahoe. For more info check out the Facebook page of @TheGoldenCruise.

Mines Park Early Childhood Education Center Neighborhood Meeting @ Virtual Meeting
Jun 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

IGA AgreementsJoin the Colorado School of Mines and the City of Golden for a second Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) Neighborhood Meeting on June 8 from 6 to 7 p.m.

The subject of this virtual meeting will be the Early Childhood Education Center at Mines Park.

City Manager Candidates Community Meet & Greet @ Golden Community Center
Jun 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for a Community Meet & Greet with the candidates selected by City Council to move forward in the City Manager recruitment process.

The candidates will introduce themselves and discuss their qualifications to lead the City of Golden, followed by a Q&A session.

Learn more about the City Manager recruitment process at and join us on Monday, June 27 to meet and get to know the narrowed field of candidates.

City Manager Candidates Business Community Breakfast @ Council Chambers
Jun 28 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am

Members of the Golden business community will have an opportunity to meet with the narrowed field of City Manager candidates during a Business Community Breakfast on Tuesday, June 28, 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. in City Hall Council Chambers at 911 10th St.

Learn more about the City Manager recruitment process at

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 Golden has 402 acres of open space
and maintains 253 acres of parks right within the city itself.

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