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Highlands Ranch Cultural Affairs Association Programs

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HRCA Events Calendar.

Showtime at Southridge
Showtime at Southridge features a series of performances at the HRCA's beautiful Debus Wildcat Mountain Auditorium. The performance in January features a unique children's show. February celebrates Chinese New Year. October typically showcases mesmerizing illusions of a professional magician. The month of November traditionally spotlights excerpts from the Nutcracker ballet and December features a performance of holiday musical selections.  Presented at the Recreation Center at Southridge.

Murder Mystery Theater
The moment you enter through the door, you are transported to the scene of a crime. Talk with characters who give hidden clues as to who could have committed the crime. Later join with other detectives who try to discover the culprit.  Presented at the historic Highlands Ranch Mansion.

Fishing on the Fly
The Highlands Ranch Cultural Affairs Association (CAA) and Trout Unlimited teach middle school students the art of fly fishing. Students will attend four sessions in a classroom learning to cast, tie flies, and more. The last session will be practicing what they’ve learned at an outdoor venue.  Classes held at the Recreation Center at Eastridge.

Hooked On Fishing!
The CAA, Metro District, and the Colorado Division of Wildlife get your little ones Hooked On Fishing! Experts from the Colorado Division of Wildlife teach the art of angling and ecology. Poles and bait are provided. Kids keep the poles for future catches!  Fishing at Redstone Park.

Culture on the Green Series
This series will pair cultural performances with a beautiful outdoor setting for an experience that is sure to delight all ages. Bring a blanket and a picnic dinner for a great evening under the stars. Free admission.  Programs held at Civic Green Park.

Summer Concert Series
It’s a free festive family event with music featuring the best of local favorites, food, and beverages that guarantee a good time is to be had by all. Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy these concerts! Past band performances have included Red Hot Tomatoes, Lannie Garrett, Nacho Men, Opie Gone Bad, and many, many more. Free admission. Concerts from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Highlands Heritage Regional Park near the Highlands Ranch Post Office.

Classic Car Show
Great vintage cars, motorcycles, food, music, and more are offered at this popular event. Set during Father’s Day weekend, it’s the perfect fun time for Dad. Free admission.  Classic vehicles shown in the Cherry Hills Community Church parking lot, 3900 Grace Blvd.

Highlands Ranch Days 
Highlands Ranch history is fun and educational—especially at Highlands Ranch Days. Join in this celebration of your community’s heritage with western entertainment, livestock displays, historical re-enactments, hay rides, and much more. Discover bygone eras when pioneers, fur trappers, gold panners, and Native Americans roamed Highlands Ranch. Don’t miss the pancake breakfast on Saturday morning.  Get into the pioneering spirit at the historic Highlands Ranch Mansion.

The CAA’s Oktoberfest is fun for all ages. Gather your family and friends together for a cultural experience that will delight your children and entertain the adults. Purchase genuine German food, dance to the music of a German band, polka with authentic German folk dancers, and imbibe German beers. It's an evening of non-stop entertainment for the kids, too. Children can play midway games and bounce on inflatables until their hearts are content.  Celebrate Oktoberfest at Highlands Ranch Town Center South.

Big Band Dance Night
Relive the days when swing was king! Join us at the historic Highlands Ranch Mansion for an unforgettable evening of big band music and dancing featuring the Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra. Bring your dancing shoes because you’ll be dancing the night away!

Chamber Music Series
The Highlands Ranch Cultural Affairs Association and the Highlands Ranch Mansion combines the ambiance of a chamber setting in the historic mansion's solarium with music written near the turn of the century.

Hanukkah Happening
Come join us at this annual celebration! For nearly two decades this special Hanukkah celebration has attracted Highlands Ranch neighbors who share a commonality of religion and culture. This celebration is full of great food, stories, games, and spinning dreidels! Contact the Jewish Community leader, Beth Horwitz, at 303-470-6652 for details on this event and an invitation.  The Recreation Center at Northridge hosts Hanukkah in the Ranch.

All events are subject to change – please check the HRCA Events Calendar for updated information, or call 303-791-2500.

All cultural events are paid for in part by the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) which supports more than 300 arts, cultural, and
scientific organizations within the Denver metro area through a voter‐approved penny sales tax on every $10 purchase.