Read the November 2014 Issue of Boulder Lifestyle!

Calendar of Events

CONTENTS
Workout on the Wild Side
04/01/2014 - 11/30/2014

Scott Carpenter Park

Fitness for Living offers a fresh approach to fitness with it’s outdoor boot camps and power yoga. The boot camps are designed for a wide range of ability and fitness levels, and group dynamics and friendships formed are what make the camps so unique. Each day at boot camp is different and progresses in difficulty. Camp directors develop self-motivating tools to keep campers inspired and to monitor progress. Nutritional guidance, heart-rate based training tips and inspirational emails round out the Boot Camp program. Camps start at $89. FitLiv.com


“AMBITION FACING WEST”
10/09/2014 - 11/02/2014

DAIRY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday come on down for the regional premiere by Anthony Clarvoe. Three generations of one family move ever westward, restless, seeking. Begins at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit Betc.org/Ambition


Handweavers Guild of Boulder Sale and Show
10/29/2014 - 11/02/2014

Boulder County Fairgrounds

Fiber for the body and home—clothing, jewelry, wall pieces, baskets, dolls, toys, yarn, etc. Local artists – weaving, knitting, felting,quilting….  Hours 10 a.m–6 p.m.; except Sunday, 10 a.m.–3p.m. HandWeaversOfBoulder.org


CU Soccer
10/31/2014

Prentup Field

Before you go out trick or treating, come see the CU Soccer team take on Pac-12 rival Arizona State starting at 3 p.m. on Friday, October 31st.  The game is at Prentup Field on the University of Colorado’s East Campus at 33rd & Colorado.  Admission and parking are FREE for all fans.


Munchkin Masquerade
10/31/2014

Pearl Street Mall and beyond

Every Halloween, Downtown Boulder is invaded by thousands of young kids trick-or-treating along Pearl Street. From 3–6 p.m. kids are welcome to trick-or-treat along Pearl Street. Visit BoulderDowntown.com


BETC: AMBITION FACING WEST
11/01/2014 - 11/02/2014

THE DAIRY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Three generations of one family move ever westward, restless, seeking. As they migrate from Croatia, through Wyoming and onward to Japan, the land of opportunity keeps moving and the past keeps catching up. After the pain of saying goodbye, what wonders lie ahead? This show is appropriate for most audiences. Tickets start at $16; free ticket rush for age 25 under; discounts for students, seniors and military. BETC.org



THE FIRE “BALL”
11/01/2014

ETOWN HALL

The evening will honor the 60th Anniversary of the City of Boulder Pottery Lab, and commemorate the kick off event for Studio Arts Boulder (a 501(c)3 non-profit organization) as they take over the management and operations of The Pottery Lab, effective January 1, 2015. The evening will include music by Milestone from 7 to 9 p.m., hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine cash bar, silent auction and a paddle auction. Adult’s only evening. Open to the public. 6:30-9:30 p.m.


THE LEGACY OF LIGHT
11/02/2014

Loft Theatre at CU Boulder

Two women scientists, living hundreds of years apart, explore the meaning of love, motherhood, family, art and science in this contemporary comedy. The play juxtaposes the story of Émilie du Châtelet, a mathematician, scientist, and lover of the great 18th-century philosopher Voltaire, who became unexpectedly pregnant at 42, and that of a 21st-century physicist desperately trying to conceive a child. Price: Free. Colorado.edu



GIFTS FROM THE GARDEN
11/06/2014

ST. JOHN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH

If you have a love for homemade gifts and herbs this class will be perfect for you. Lemon balm, mint and lavender are incorporated as staple ingredients in this class. Participants will learn how to grow these three herbs at their own homes and then we will make spa themed gifts out of them to take home. Cost: $40 plus additional $10 materials fee. 6 p.m.–8:30 p.m. GrowingGardens.org



FRONT RANGE BIONEERS CONFERENCE
11/07/2014

EATON HUMANITIES, UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER

Bioneers is inspiring a shift to live on Earth in ways that honor the web of life, each other and future generations. The 12th annual  event creates community opportunities for sharing, learning and action, and brings together the region’s cutting edge solutions ideas, people and organizations. The event features a broadcast of the national Bioneers plenaries and is locally enriched with: music and arts, networking, children’s eco-activities, field trips, sessions, workshops and For more info and to register, visit ECenter.Colorado.edu/Bioneers



NOBO ART DISTRICT FIRST FRIDAY
11/07/2014

SETTEMBRE CELLARS

Settembre Cellars welcomes Heidi Wagner and her photography to the tasting room. Visit with Heidi, view her work, and enjoy a glass or flight of Settembre Cellars Wine. Cash Bar ($8 glass / $10 flight). NoBoArtDistrict.org



VETERANS SPEAK
11/07/2014 - 11/21/2014

THE DAIRY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

In conjunction with the Broomfield Veterans Memorial Museum, University of Colorado Boulder Office of Veteran Services, and the University of Colorado Student Veterans Association, The Dairy presents Veterans Speak. This two-week recognition of Veterans Day will engage veterans and the public in a wide variety of presentations, performances, discussions, art, movies and more. TheDairy.org



WANDERER
11/07/2014 - 11/08/2014

THE DAIRY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

3rd Law opens its 2014-15 season with a concert entitled ‘Wanderer,’ an original dance/theater production conceived, created and produced by the artistic co-directors of 3rd Law Dance/Theater, Katie Elliott and Jim LaVita, with the company dancers and media artists. Two Nights Only at 7:30 p.m. $25, $20 Student/Child $5 Off all ticket prices until October 31. Purchase tickets at The Dairy Box Office or online at TheDairy.org



BOULDER MOUNTAIN HANDMADE ART CRAFT BAKE SALE
11/08/2014 - 11/09/2014

WATERSHED SCHOOL

A 40-year tradition in the Boulder Foothills, Boulder Mountain Handmade moves to town for 2014. Over 30 artists, greater selection, easy parking! Free kids’ art activities by Tinker Studio. Onsite cafe for enjoying bake sale goodies. Extensive selection of gifts for teacher, hostess, pets, babies. Imaginative and affordable gift baskets. Proceeds support volunteers at Boulder Mountain Fire Department, North Boulder’s line of defense against foothills fires. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. BoulderMountainHandmade.com



TRANCE BLUES FESTIVAL
11/08/2014

ETOWN HALL

A musical event for all players of all abilities and all ages. Learn and play in workshop and jam environments with some of the leading artists from a variety of genres including Otis Taylor, Anne Harris, Ron Miles and more. TranceBluesFestival.com



KEPLER’S SEARCH FOR NEW WORLDS
11/10/2014

CHAUTAUQUA COMMUNITY HOUSE

From the dawn of civilization humanity has wondered, are there other worlds out there like Earth that could support life? NASA’s Kepler Mission, launched in 2009, has answered at least part of this question by discovering 962 planets, over 2,900 planet candidates and the first Earth size planet orbiting its star in the habitable zone. Begins at 7 p.m.


ATTENTION HOMES SLEEP OUT
11/13/2014

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Attention Homes is joining with more than 100 community and business leaders to raise awareness of and build support for youth who are homeless. Sleep Out participants will be spending the night sleeping outside on the lawn between Attention Homes’ administrative office and the First United Methodist Church of Boulder, near 15th & Spruce in downtown Boulder.


MEDIALIVE
11/13/2014 - 11/16/2014

BMOCA, ATLAS INSTITUTE, BOULDER PUBLIC LIBRARY

MediaLive brings together artists who explore forms of live audiovisual performance. This four-day festival presents a variety of approaches, discusses the technology and underlying theoretical, formal and conceptual considerations, and offers opportunities to explore live media tools first-hand. The schedule is to be announced. BMOCA.org



WARREN MILLER’S “NO TURNING BACK”
11/13/2014 - 11/16/2014

BOULDER THEATER

This fall, Warren Miller releases its 65th ski film, “No Turning Back.” The newest installment pays homage to the 65 years of mountain culture and adventure filmmaking that has lead us to every end of the winter world—and this year is no different. Price: $18–$22. Find shows, get tickets and more at WarrenMiller.com.



FIRST BITE BOULDER: A LOCAL CELEBRATION OF WORLD CLASS DINING
11/14/2014 - 11/22/2014

VARIOUS LOCATIONS

First Bite Boulder is an annual event highlighting Boulder’s dining scene. For one full week, more than 50 of Boulder’s top restaurants will offer a special three course $27 prix fixe dinner menu to the community. The week celebrates Boulder’s exceptional dining community and will help bring our well-deserved reputation into the national spotlight. We invite you to join us as we celebrate the establishments that make Boulder the culinary destination it is. FirstBiteBoulder.com



CU ON THE WEEKEND: STORIES BEHIND THE MUSICAL MASTERPIECE
11/15/2014

CU-BOULDER, BENSON EARTH SCIENCES – ROOM 180

Join Jeremy Smith, CU-Boulder associate professor of musicology, for a discussion about how composers over the centuries— from Byrd to Bach to Beethoven — have told their stories through their music, often with powerful results.The event is part of CU on the Weekend, which is free and open to the public. ContEd.Colorado.edu



BURGUNDY WINE FESTIVAL
11/23/2014

HOTEL BOULDERADO

The Boulder Wine Merchant is hosting its fourth annual Burgundy Wine Festival. This is a once a year, three-day extravaganza will provide guests with an opportunity to drink and learn about, some of the rarest wines of Burgundy. Two events will benefit the Growe Foundation. In the morning we will feature an “XYZ Seminar” and in the afternoon we will host the “Grand Tasting.” BoulderWine.com



GRAND TASTING
11/23/2014

HOTEL BOULDERADO

The Grand Tasting will be a rare opportunity to taste a room full of amazing Burgundy wines. We have asked our suppliers to select the best Burgundy wines from their portfolio to share with our community of wine drinkers. It is rare that these wines will all be opened at the same time and in the same room! Don’t miss this opportunity to educate yourself on some of the great wines of the region. Cost: $75 per person. 2–5 p.m. BoulderWine.com



PANICKING POULTRY TURKEY TROT
11/23/2014

BOULDER RESERVOIR

Get out and enjoy this 5-mile Turkey Trot at the Boulder Reservoir. PanickingPoultry.com



SWITCH ON THE HOLIDAYS
11/23/2014

PEARL STREET MALL

Join us for a holiday performance by the Boulder Chorale as Santa counts down to the grand illumination of the Boulder County Courthouse and the Pearl Street Mall. Stick around for visits with Santa until 7 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to park for free in one of the five City of Boulder parking structures. Starts at 5 p.m. BoulderDowntown.com



“THE XYZ SEMINAR”
11/23/2014

HOTEL BOULDERADO

Cost: $150 per person, 11–1 p.m. Open to all! BoulderWine.com



COMMUNITY FOOD SHARE 5K TURKEY TROT
11/27/2014

CU RESEARCH PARK/POTTS FIELD

Cut those turkey calories at this Thanksgiving Day run. Starts at 10 a.m. BoulderRoadRunners.org



ST. NICK ON THE BRICKS
11/28/2014 - 11/29/2014

PEARL STREET MALL

Kids of all ages can visit with Santa at the Downtown Boulder Visitor Information Center.  Whether you are asking for a fire engine for Tommy, a new doll for Molly or a diamond ring for mommy, bring your list and a camera to capture priceless holiday memories. From 11 a.m–2 p.m. BoulderDowntown.com



THE NUTCRACKET: BOULDER BALLET AND BOULDER PHILHARMONIC
11/28/2014 - 11/30/2014

MACKY AUDITORIUM

America’s favorite ballet is brought to life by the Boulder Ballet and the Boulder Philharmonic. The grandness of Macky Auditorium is matched by the scale of this production featuring a cast of 80 dancers, live orchestra, full scenery, beautiful costumes and special effects. Running time is approx. 2 hours, including one intermission. BoulderBallet.org



WINTER SIDEWALK SALE
11/28/2014 - 11/30/2014

DOWNTOWN BOULDER

This not-to-be missed shopping extravaganza offers great deals from Downtown Boulder’s favorite merchants both on and off the Bricks. Come out to take advantage of special offers and promotions throughout the weekend and remember that for every $100 spent locally, $68 stays in the local economy! Support hundreds of downtown businesses and get in on some of the hottest summer deals around! BoulderDowntown.com



SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY
11/29/2014

DOWNTOWN BOULDER

Small Business Saturday® is a day to support the local businesses we love. Get out and Shop Small. Small Business Saturday® is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses on the busiest shopping weekend of the year. Pledge to shop small at your favorite Downtown Boulder stores & restaurants and help fuel our local economy. BoulderDowntown.com