Happy music sets tone for holidays

Sonya Ellingboe
sellingboe@coloradocommunitymedia.com
Posted 11/17/21

The Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra has two dates in the metro area: On Nov. 26, the full CJRO will perform at Parker’s PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., at 4 p.m. and again at 7:30 p.m. …

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Happy music sets tone for holidays

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The Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra has two dates in the metro area: On Nov. 26, the full CJRO will perform at Parker’s PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., at 4 p.m. and again at 7:30 p.m. “Celebrate the Holidays With the CJRO” will include vocalist Heidi Schmidt. Tickets start at $29. 303-805-6800 or parkerarts.org. In December, CJRO will be at Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 S. Allison Parkway, also with the full orchestra and Schmidt at 7 p.m., with tickets starting at $22. 303-987-7845 or lakewood.showare.com.

Candlelight Walk

Littleton’s annual Candlelight Walk will happen in downtown Littleton on Nov. 26 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Gather on Main Street, warmly attired. Walk starts at 6:30 at east end on Main and proceeds to the west end where Santa will flip a switch and turn on Littleton’s magical light display. Free.

Town Hall

Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 W. Main St., downtown Littleton, will alternate “Plaid Tidings” and “The Marvelous Wonderettes” through the holidays. 303-794-2787, townhallartscenter.org. Masks. Also: “A Future We Create,” a climate cabaret featuring short plays and live music to benefit the Denver Actors Fund at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 6. Free, but donations appreciated.

‘Como te llamas?’

Southglenn Library, 6872 S. Vine St., Centennial will host an exhibit for children called “Como te llamas? What is your name?” It is presented by the Museo Sin Fronteras, featuring fine art, folk art, pottery and textiles celebrating the special bond between llamas and the people living high in the Andes Mountains. arapahoelibraries.org, 303-542-7279.

Littleton Museum

“The Secret Life of Clothes” is open at the Littleton Museum, 6028 S. Gallup St., Littleton. Free. Tuesday to Saturday. 303-795-3950.

Englewood Arts

Cellist Silver Ainomae and Friends will perform “Chamber Music of the Masters: Beethoven Septet” at 2 p.m. on Dec. 18 in Englewood’s Hampden Hall, 1000 Englewood Parkway. Tickets: $10 to $30, Eric Bertoluzzi, 303-806-8196, englewoodarts.org.

Littleton Symphony

Littleton Symphony’s Holiday Concerts at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 1 and 3 at Littleton United Methodist Church, 5894 S. Datura St., Littleton, will be conducted by Jurgen de Lemos in classical and seasonal favorites, with concertmaster Laura Schleiger as soloist. NOTE: Tickets must be purchased in advance — none available at the door. Limited to 250 seats. Also, “A Night in Vienna” at 6:30 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. Tickets: Adults $25, seniors $22, 21 and younger $5. Visit littletonsymphony.org or call 303-933-6824 (leave a message with your phone number and they will call back).

Arapahoe Philharmonic

“Holidays at the Movies” is the title for Arapahoe Philharmonic’s holiday concert at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 17 at Denver First Church, 3800 E. Hampden Ave., Cherry Hills Village. (Parking at the rear.) Tickets: $5 to $30. arapahoe-phil.org/events/concerts/holidays-at-the-movies.

Cherry Creek Chorale

“Here We Come A-Caroling” will include the “Hallelujah Chorus” from Handel’s “Messiah” and “Do You Hear What I Hear?” in a Cherry Creek Chorale concert at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 10 and 11 at Bethany Lutheran Church, 4500 E. Hampden Ave., Cherry Hills Village. Tickets: cherrycreekchorale.org or at the door.

While the COVID-19 pandemic continues, public events frequently are canceled or rescheduled. Check with organizers before you go.

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