Things To Do In Longmont This Weekend

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A Christmas Carol, Friday, November 30, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Longmont Theatre Company is excited to present this adaptation of the Dickens classic by American playwright Romulus Linney. Ebenezer Scrooge’s journey from an embittered, miserly man into a giving, caring human being at the hands of three spirits — who, one Christmas Eve, show him what life means — remains a perennial holiday favorite, reminding audiences of the true spirit of the season. A must see for the holiday season.

Visit Santa at Callahan House, November 30, 2018, 3:00 -7:00 p.m.

Come to the Historic Callahan House for our Holiday Open House and visit with Santa! All ages are welcome to come and enjoy a visit with Santa and have a delightful time in a lovely home from the late 1800s. There will be punch and cookies and entertainment while you wait to talk with Santa. Parents, bring your own cameras to capture the memories. The house will be open for tours as well, so you have an opportunity to enjoy the holiday decorations. The public is welcome and admission is free. The line for Santa ends at 6:30 p.m.

Poetry Night at The Firehouse Art Center, Friday, November 30, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Poetry is an opportunity. It gives us the chance to celebrate and commemorate all the wonderful moments in our lives from the simplest smiles to the most momentous victories. It also enables us to cope in challenging times. With poetry, we can address our problems, come to terms with them, and work to grow past them. It has the potential to move across the spectrum of human experience in a cathartic and often beautiful way. Please only read original work. Firehouse Arts Center is located at 667 4th Street, Longmont.

Flynn and the Electric Company, Friday, November 30, 2018, 6 p.m.

Come to Bootstrap Brewing, 142 Pratt Street, Longmont, this weekend and listen to Sean Flynn and the Electric Company as they play and sing with great passion, making for an excellent show this weekend! Band members include Sean Flynn (guitar/vocals), Don Cleason (electric bass/vocals), Tony Saccomanno (drums), Brooks Steele (guitar/voacls).

Front deRanged Improv Comedy Show, Friday, November 30, 2018, 7 p.m.

Join Longtucky Spirits for some Friday night fun with the Front deRanged Improv Comedy Troupe. Enjoy some drinks while Front deRanged players use your suggestions to create scenes, situations, and clever one-liners in their delivery of unscripted comedy.

The Long Run, Friday, November 30, 2018, 7 p.m.

The Long Run, Colorado’s Tribute to The Eagles, will be at The Dickens Tavern and Opera House this Friday at 7:00 p.m. A show open for all ages at only $10 per person.

Artisan Crafts Show, Saturday, December 1, 2018, 12 p.m.

Hand Crafted Pottery, Stained Glass – Dream Catchers, Rocks and Gems, Essential Oil goodies, African Purses, Local and Worldwide Jewelry, Smudge wands all at the Experience Building on Main St. this weekend, don’t miss out.

Gentle Nutcracker, Saturday, December 1, 2018, 1-2 p.m.

The Longmont Symphony Orchestra and the Boulder Ballet will present a sensory-friendly abridged version of Tchaikovsky’s beloved Nutcracker Ballet for individuals with special needs and their families. Sensory-Friendly Concert accommodations include: House lights will remain at 35%, professional support will be easily accessible for any questions or problems, involuntary movements & noises are welcome, designated quiet area will be available. An instrument demonstration will be available in the lobby at 12:15 p.m. Auditorium doors open at 12:30 p.m. Tickets are $10.   https://www.facebook.com/longmontsymphony/

Traditional Nutcracker Ballet, Saturday, December 1, 2018, 4-6 p.m.

The curtain rises for America’s favorite ballet, brought to life by the Boulder Ballet and the Longmont Symphony. A thrilling and heart-warming spectacle, all performed to Tchaikovsky’s masterful score. A holiday tradition with exciting choreography and a full, live orchestra! Vance Brand Civic Auditorium, 600 East Mountain View Avenue.  Longmont. http://longmontsymphony.org/concerts/nutcrackerballet/

Intro to All-Grain Brewing, Saturday, December 1, 2018, 11 a.m.

Interested in learning how to brew beer and want to jump straight to all-grain brewing? Or have you been making beer with extract and/or partial mash techniques and want to switch to all-grain? Join Brewmented this Saturday for a free Intro to All-Grain Brewing class, where’ll they’ll walk you through the all-grain process as well as highlight the differences between extract (including partial mashes) and all-grain brewing. All of this will be accomplished while making a batch of their favorite ale on the Grainfather, an all in one brewing system. All attendees will receive 10% off of their first purchase of all-grain equipment (some exclusions apply). https://brewmented.wufoo.com/forms/s1tvhwsd1lb8jao/

Dry Land Distillers Heirloom Whiskey Release Party, Saturday, December 1, 2018, 3 p.m.

It’s been a long wait, but it’s finally ready. Join Dry Land Distillers on December 1 for the release of their Heirloom Wheat Whiskey. Reservations and pre-orders can pick up bottles starting at 3 p.m, and public sales start at 4 p.m.

Harp Music at the Library, Saturday, December 1, 2018, 1 p.m.

Take a break from the holiday busy-ness to enjoy some beautiful harp music, courtesy of Glenda Grimmer, a harpist with the Colorado Celtic Harp Society at the Longmont Library this weekend.

Make Your Own Ugly Holiday Sweater, Saturday, December 1, 2018, 6 p.m.

This is the first workshop in our Boozy Holiday Series at The Roost. They will supply you with enough fun and flashy craft supplies to put you in 1st place at your next Ugly (Or Fabulous!) Holiday sweater contest, just join them at Downtown Longmont for some fun and crafts.

Make Your Own Winter Wreath, Saturday, December 1, 2018, 10 a.m.

Make-Your-Own modern winter wreath with the help of creative guide, Susan White from CoSolve. They will provide all the materials including fresh pine branches and cones, but also non-traditional decorations as well. Adorn the front door of your home or if you love the smell of fresh pine, put it in your house.

Holiday Bash, Saturday, December 1, 2018, 6 p.m.

Kick off December with a holiday party you don’t want to miss! Cocktails, dinner, dance lessons, and even a few ballroom performances. Dance the night away with Serenade in Blue Swing Band in your most festive holiday wear at Elks Lodge. Tickets sold at the door.

Brunch with Santa at Samples World Bistro, Saturday, December 1, 2018, 10-1 p.m.

Have brunch or lunch while chatting with Santa, then join Santa in his chair for photos! Reservations strongly encouraged. Samples is located at 370 Main Street. For reservations, please call 303-327-9318.

Alternate Giving Fair, Sunday, December 2, 2018, 8:30 a.m.

This event is held in the Friendship Center, hosting vendors that sell items from kids wooden toys to baked goods, be sure to check out their great selection this weekend.

Family Yoga, Sunday, December 2, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

This yoga class is designed for school-aged children and their families. Elevated Yoga Studio will wind down from the weekend and prepare for our Monday mornings with movement, breath, mindfulness, and gratitude. You and your children will leave feeling calmer and ready for a deep, restful sleep to start the week off peacefully. Pajamas are welcomed.

Miriam McQueen, Sunday, December 2, 2018, 4 p.m.

Miriam loves music and wants you to love it too. If it’s not a cover of a song you know, then you can guarantee she wrote the lyrics and composed the music herself. You won’t regret spending your afternoon at St. Vrain Cidery listening to her music.

Scrooge; Bah Humbug, Friday-Saturday, November 30 – December 1, 2018

Enjoy one of your Christmas favorites with Jesters Dinner theater on Main Street for a show of fun dance and song that will be sure to make your holiday season one to remember. One of Longmont’s most enduring holiday traditions takes Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” and adds music, dancing and humor, plus a full meal, while preserving the heartfelt Yuletide themes of charity and goodwill. A family-friendly production with a bedtime-friendly length, “Scrooge: Bah Humbug!” is a perfect way to celebrate the holiday season. Admission ranges $32-$42 for dinner & show, and $17-$27 for show-only. www.jesterstheatre.com

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