Arvada Center Blog

Giving Gloves – Warm Fuzzies

The Arvada Center and Radio Disney are teaming up to sponsor the Giving Gloves campaign benefiting the Boys and Girls Club of Denver. When you come to the Arvada Center anytime between now and December 12, please bring a new adult-sized pair of gloves and deposit them in a Giving Gloves receptacle around the Center. The children at the Boys and Girls Club will select gloves to give to their grandparents and parents this holiday.

Fine Art by Local Artist = Great Holiday Gifts

The Fine Art Market, December 10 to 19, 2010, an annual holiday tradition for many Denver metro patrons, offers extraordinary and unusual items for you and your home or hand-fashioned gifts for those special people in your life. This year, more than 100 prominent artists will display and sell original works from a wide range of media, size, and price. Many new artists, including Nancy Blair, Robert Ecker, Colin Livingston, Emilio Lobato, Mark Lunning, and Charles Parson will join past artists such as Phil Bender, Linda Ladwig, Fabiola Allen, Craig Robb, and Rita Vali. To enhance your shopping experience while browsing and buying with family and friends, be sure to take advantage of the nightly happy hour, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. MORE>>

The Best of Colorado’s Holiday Craft Fairs

31st Annual Holiday Craft Fair, November 26 and November 27, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., features more than 150 artisans and crafters showing and selling holiday items from a variety of mediums that include glass art, needlework, paintings, jewelry, toys, woodwork, floral, ceramics, clothing, specialty food, photography, and fiber. A time-honored tradition at the Arvada Center, this sale raises more than $80,000 annually to support arts education and activities. It’s a wonderful way to kick-start your holiday shopping. <>

A Christmas Carol – Classic Holiday Tradition

A Christmas Carol, the musical, is a wonderful way to celebrate the holidays with family and friends. Directed by Rod A. Lansberry, the Arvada Center’s award-winning artistic producer, this Colorado premiere of the 1994 Broadway musical by Alan Menken, (known for Little Mermaid, Pocahontas, and Beauty and the Beast), is based on the original Charles Dickens classic and is filled with beautiful melodies, emotional lyrics, and a heart-touching story. Runs November 23 to December 23, 2010. For information and tickets Click Here.