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Sep
23
Thu
2021
Zoning Code Rewrite Mapping Meeting (Central Neighborhoods) @ Golden Community Center
Sep 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Zone In for MappingJoin Planning Staff on Thursday, Sept. 23 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Golden Community Center for a community meeting to discuss the mapping of the new zoning code in the Central Neighborhoods. Those who own or rent a property in that area will receive a postcard in the mail.

The purpose of the meeting is to present the new Form Zone Overlay District that have been mapped to this area. Staff will be on hand to explain the methodology used to apply the map, and gather feedback.

Staff will work with the community to refine the current map of the new form zone overlays.

Sep
25
Sat
2021
Golden Farmers Market @ 10th Street & Illinois
Sep 25 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Golden Farmers Market opens Saturday, June 5 and runs through the first week ofGolden Farmers' Market
October.

Shop local and fresh at the Golden Farmers Market, sponsored by the Golden Chamber of Commerce. Local growers and artisanal vendors offer a wide selection of produce, prepared food and health, beauty and wellness items. The market welcomes SNAP Benefits and offers Double Up Bucks for its patrons.

Look for the market in its customary location next to the Golden Library at 10th & Illinois Streets, on Saturday mornings from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please plan to follow COVID-19 shopping guidelines so we can keep the market up and running through October.

For more information, visit GoldenFarmersMarket.org.

Sep
28
Tue
2021
Golden Bicycle Cruise 2021 @ Celebration Plaza @ Calvary Episcopal Church
Sep 28 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The Golden Bicycle Cruise is back in 2021!

The family-friendly event, sponsored by the Golden Community Commons group, takes place on the last Tuesday of the month, June through September. Golden Bike Cruise

New Location: Celebration Plaza next to the Golden Episcopal Church.

Check the theme and get your costume ready! Food, drink and music start at 5:30 p.m., the ride starts at 7 p.m.

Themes:

  • June: “Hometown Heroes” with music by Marafiki
  • July: “Red, White & Blue” with music by Chris Thompson and Friends
  • August: “Disco/80’s” with music by Dorado
  • September: “Zombies” with music by Weatherbee and the Gnarbillys

 

Oct
2
Sat
2021
Golden Farmers Market @ 10th Street & Illinois
Oct 2 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Golden Farmers Market opens Saturday, June 5 and runs through the first week ofGolden Farmers' Market
October.

Shop local and fresh at the Golden Farmers Market, sponsored by the Golden Chamber of Commerce. Local growers and artisanal vendors offer a wide selection of produce, prepared food and health, beauty and wellness items. The market welcomes SNAP Benefits and offers Double Up Bucks for its patrons.

Look for the market in its customary location next to the Golden Library at 10th & Illinois Streets, on Saturday mornings from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please plan to follow COVID-19 shopping guidelines so we can keep the market up and running through October.

For more information, visit GoldenFarmersMarket.org.

Oct
3
Sun
2021
Autumn Fest 2021 @ Golden History Museum
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Autumn Fest logoJoin us at the Golden History Museum (923 10th St.) from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 3 for the first-ever Autumn Fest and a packed afternoon of fun for the whole family, sponsored by Golden Kids Dental and Orthodontics.

Free Family Activities

incredible chalk art
hourly puppet shows (plus hands-on stations to make your own show)
make-your-own-bubbles station
silent movie viewing
4-H petting zoo
craft stations
BIG TRUCK demo (Streets, Fire, and Police Departments)
costumed Civil War interpretation
karate demonstration
Other Fun
Westernaires pony rides ($3 per ride)
CODA Brewing Company beer garden

The best part? It’s fun for the whole family and a great way to welcome the fall season!

Oct
13
Wed
2021
LGAA Candidate Forum @ Council Chambers
Oct 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2021 City Council Candidate ForumThe Leadership Golden Alumni Association (LGAA) is hosting a Candidate Forum in connection with this year’s Golden election of City Councilors. The forum will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 911 10th St.
The forum will allow each candidate to respond to questions developed by LGAA membership and the public, along with opening and closing statements. The Candidate Forum will also be broadcast live and re-broadcast on Cable Channel 8/880, and streamed live and on-demand at GCO.tv as well as the city website at www.cityofgolden.net/agendas. For more information, contact Paul Haseman at pvhase@msn.com.
US6 & Heritage Road Interchange Open House #4 @ Virtual Meeting
Oct 13 @ 6:00 pm
The next US6 & Heritage Road Interchange Open House #4 happens on Wednesday, Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. The meeting is entirely virtual and requires pre-registration. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
This open house will include a presentation describing four alternatives for project aesthetics, and an opportunity for participants to ask questions and provide input.
If you are unable to attend, a video of the meeting along with meeting exhibits and opportunities to provide feedback will be available at www.GuidingGolden.com/us40.
Oct
17
Sun
2021
Coffee With Your Council Candidates @ Lions Park East Pavillion
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Coffee with a Councilor and Candidates

Join the City Council candidates for Ward 1, 2, 3 & 4 on Sunday, Oct. 17, 10 a.m. in Lions Park at the East Pavilion for coffee, donuts and casual conversation. This is a great opportunity to ask questions and bring up your concerns to the candidates.

The event will happen rain or shine!

Oct
23
Sat
2021
Rocky Mountain Storytelling Presents “A Tiny Storyfest” @ American Mountaineering Center
Oct 23 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Rocky Mountain Storytellers are back in person with a Tiny Storyfest at the American Mountaineering Center, 710 10th St. in Golden on Oct. 23.

rocky mountain storytellers logo

It’s Storytellers, Story Listeners, and Story Lovers creating events that perpetuate the art of oral storytelling.

Tiny Storyfest Features:

  • A mini-concert of four stellar Rocky Mountain Storytellers with years of story savvy. A mini-concert (not a slam) of four slammin’ successful slam tellers.
  • Eight storytellers will do a short “story of their story” after telling – whatever they choose to share about the “hows” and “whys” of their story.
  • A guided group dive into what YOU want to know about storytelling.
  • A fun slam with a theme: First Times.  Come cheer folks on or put your name in the hat with your choice of a personal story or a traditional tale.

Purchase tickets online for $10. Includes both daytime activities and the evening slam!

  • Daytime activities: 1 to 5:15 p.m.
  • Evening Slam 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

 

Nov
6
Sat
2021
Veterans Day Ceremony @ US Marine Corps Memorial
Nov 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

The United States Marine Corps Memorial Foundation will hold the annual ceremony for Veterans Day on US Marine Corps Memorial LogoSaturday, November 6 at 2 p.m.

The ceremony, honoring veterans and the 100 year anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, will feature Guest Speaker Cmdr. Jason Pratt, USN (Retired) along with a music program. The 13 US troops fallen on August 26th will also be honored, and a parade float of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier will be on site.

This year the USMC Memorial has been expanded to collect donations for the Toys for Tots program.

Bring your donations for the Toys for Tots donation drop-off from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Arrive early; parking is available in the commercial lots across the street.

Learn more about, and donate to, the USMC Memorial remodel project.

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 Golden was named after Thomas L. Golden,
a gold prospector who arrived in Jefferson County in 1858.

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