Events

Nov
25
Sat
Sugar Plum Tea Party @ Xilinx Retreat Center
Nov 25 @ 1:00 pm
Sugar Plum Tea Party @ Xilinx Retreat Center | Longmont | Colorado | United States

Centennial State Ballet will host their 15th annual Sugar Plum Tea Party fundraiser during the Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend. The non-profit youth ballet organization celebrates 20 years of exceptional ballet performances this year with this well-known fundraising event. The ticket price includes a delightful afternoon with warm tea, sweet and savory edibles and harp accompaniment, a mini-Nutcracker performance and a souvenir photo taken with the Sugar Plum Fairy. Centennial State Ballet invites both young and old to join them in a wonderful afternoon at the start of the 2017 Holiday Season. The event is the perfect introduction to the classic tale of Clara & her prince for young audience members and includes interactive portions for children. Featuring 3 different seatings – reservations required. The event also offers a Nutcracker boutique with whimsical gifts for sale and tickets typically sell out.

Sugar Plum Tea @ Xilinx Retreat Center
Nov 25 @ 4:00 pm
Sugar Plum Tea @ Xilinx Retreat Center | Longmont | Colorado | United States

Centennial State Ballet will host their 15th annual Sugar Plum Tea Party fundraiser during the Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend. The non-profit youth ballet organization celebrates 20 years of exceptional ballet performances this year with this well-known fundraising event. The ticket price includes a delightful afternoon with warm tea, sweet and savory edibles and harp accompaniment, a mini-Nutcracker performance and a souvenir photo taken with the Sugar Plum Fairy. Centennial State Ballet invites both young and old to join them in a wonderful afternoon at the start of the 2017 Holiday Season. The event is the perfect introduction to the classic tale of Clara & her prince for young audience members and includes interactive portions for children. Featuring 3 different seatings – reservations required. The event also offers a Nutcracker boutique with whimsical gifts for sale and tickets typically sell out.

Nov
26
Sun
Sugar Plum Tea Party @ Xilinx Retreat Center
Nov 26 @ 1:00 pm
Sugar Plum Tea Party @ Xilinx Retreat Center | Longmont | Colorado | United States

Centennial State Ballet will host their 15th annual Sugar Plum Tea Party fundraiser during the Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend. The non-profit youth ballet organization celebrates 20 years of exceptional ballet performances this year with this well-known fundraising event. The ticket price includes a delightful afternoon with warm tea, sweet and savory edibles and harp accompaniment, a mini-Nutcracker performance and a souvenir photo taken with the Sugar Plum Fairy. Centennial State Ballet invites both young and old to join them in a wonderful afternoon at the start of the 2017 Holiday Season. The event is the perfect introduction to the classic tale of Clara & her prince for young audience members and includes interactive portions for children. Featuring 3 different seatings – reservations required. The event also offers a Nutcracker boutique with whimsical gifts for sale and tickets typically sell out.

Dec
2
Sat
The Nutcracker Ballet @ Vance Brand Civic Auditorium
Dec 2 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Nutcracker Ballet @ Vance Brand Civic Auditorium | Longmont | Colorado | United States

This December, the curtain rises for America’s favorite ballet, brought to life by the Boulder Ballet and the Longmont Symphony. Make your plans now for this thrilling and heart-warming spectacle, all performed to Tchaikovsky’s masterful score. A holiday tradition with exciting choreography and a full, live orchestra!

Dec
3
Sun
Cinderella/Cendrillon @ Longmont Stewart Auditorium
Dec 3 all-day
Cinderella/Cendrillon @ Longmont Stewart Auditorium | Longmont | Colorado | United States

A young girl Cendrillon (Cinderella) is treated like a servant by her selfish stepmother and two stepsisters. When The Fairy Godmother magically transforms Cendrillon, she secretly attends the Royal Ball but leaves her glass slipper behind. The prince, desperate to find this mysterious beauty, searches the kingdom.
With its whimsical nature and beautiful music, Cinderella is a perfect introduction for children to the spellbinding world of opera.

The Nutcracker Ballet @ Vance Brand Civic Auditorium
Dec 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Nutcracker Ballet @ Vance Brand Civic Auditorium | Longmont | Colorado | United States

This December, the curtain rises for America’s favorite ballet, brought to life by the Boulder Ballet and the Longmont Symphony. Make your plans now for this thrilling and heart-warming spectacle, all performed to Tchaikovsky’s masterful score. A holiday tradition with exciting choreography and a full, live orchestra!

Dec
7
Thu
1st Thursday Art Night @ St Vrain Cidery
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
1st Thursday Art Night @ St Vrain Cidery | Longmont | Colorado | United States

Join us on 1st Thursday for a night of painting ceramics with Color Me Mine. Use Nov & Dec events to paint a gift for a loved one or start the tradition of making your own ornaments. #CiderFun ceramics are for sale from Color Me Mine Boulder and all paiting materials will be provided.

*Kids are welcome!
**Pieces will be brought back to their Boulder store to be fired and set. You can then either pick up the pieces at their Boulder store OR at the taproom!

Dec
8
Fri
Handcrafted Holiday Market @ Mud & Madder
Dec 8 – Dec 9 all-day
Handcrafted Holiday Market @ Mud & Madder | Longmont | Colorado | United States

Over twenty makers and artists will come together on December 8th and 9th for the Handcrafted Holiday Market. This free event is an Etsy Made Local event and features locally made, handcrafted products. A wide range of gifts will be available — including pottery, photography, hand-crafted cards, soaps, jewelry and more.

FRIDAY AFTERNOON CONCERTS & ART SHOWS featuring Opera Fort Collins. @ Stewart Auditorium, Longmont Museum
Dec 8 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Opera Fort Collins
Arias and carols grace this performance. Members of Opera Fort Collins fill the concert hall with music from the rich world of opera. Their second set transforms the singers into carolers as they stroll throughout the atrium while audience members enjoy a holiday reception and artisan pieces from the Arts Longmont gift shop.

Arts Longmont Gift Shop
Jewelry, encaustics, wearable art and blown glass are just a few of the items to sample from all the local art that is offered in our 356 Main Street gallery.

Tickets can be purchased online at longmontcolorado.gov/museum or by calling 303-651-8374. Concert tickets are $10. The art exhibition is free and in the atrium.

2nd Friday Opening Reception @ Firehouse Art Center
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2nd Friday Opening Reception @ Firehouse Art Center  | Longmont | Colorado | United States

The Firehouse Art Center is Longmont’s leading contemporary art center. Our monthly art exhibit opening night! A chance to meet the artists, sip some wine, listen to live music, and view the art with a large crowd of art enthusiasts.