Cigar and Spirit Pairing: August
15, 6:00-8:00 pm. Come experience a unique event in the courtyard at the Recreation Center at Southridge as the staff from Davidsons Liquor educate and pair a variety of cigars and spirits. Light appetizers will be provided by Whole Foods Market Highlands Ranch.
Jazz at the Mansion: August 13, 6:30-8:30 pm Smooth, easy-listening jazz punctuates this delightful
program. The historic Highlands Ranch Mansion provides the perfect
backdrop for a jazz performance as well as the proper atmosphere for a
casual, comfortable event on the green. Sit back, relax and listen to
the beautiful music.
NEW! Farm to Table Dinner: August 29, 6:00-8:00 pm. Come experience a unique event in the Backcountry Wilderness Area! Your evening will start with a hayride with HRCA's very own Bella and Buster leading the reigns. A four course dinner will be served under the grand tent with a rustic, Colorado theme. All food and drinks will be locally grown, Colorado proud and organic, prepared fresh that day. Don't miss out on this very unique experience!
Big Band Dance Night: September
18, 7:00 - 9:00 pm. The Highlands Ranch Cultural Affairs Association
teams up with the 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! 21+
Doggie Splash & Pet Expo:
September 7, 10:00 am- 2:00 pm Calling all nice doggies! Come and have
a ball with all your friends as we open the Westridge Outdoor Pool to
our canine companions. Then take a stroll through the many Pet
Exhibitors and purchase that perfect, leash, toy for fido, adopt a
dog or learn a new way to enjoy your dog.
CAA Highlands Ranch Days: September 10, 11, & 12, 9:00 am- 2:00 pm 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, black smiths, fur trappers, gold panners, and Native Americans roamed Highlands Ranch.
CAA Oktoberfest: September 19, 12:00-10:00 pm Oktoberfest
is fun for all ages. Gather your family and friends together for a
cultural experience that will delight your children and entertain the
Purchase genuine German food, dance to the music of a German band,
polka with authentic German folk dancers, and imbibe German beers from
Paulaner. 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.
CAA Classical Music Series: October 15, November 19, & December 17, 6:30-8:00 pm. Enjoy the ambiance
of a chamber setting in the historic mansion's solarium with music
written near the turn of the century. Each concert will tie in a theme
relating to the history of the mansion.NEW for 2015... Join us in December for a special Holiday Show in the Grand Ballroom of the mansion.
CAA Showtime at Southridge-Magic Show: January 30, 7:00-8:00 pm Grab
the family and join us for an exciting new evening of magic and
illusion. A professional magician will delight people of all ages with
Fall Coffee Tasting: October 17, 9:30-11 am. Starbucks
baristas educate on different blends of coffee, the best brewing
methods and then lead a tasting of the different types of coffee. For
Indoor Garage Sale:
October 3, 8:00 am- 3:00 pm Search for one-of-a-kind finds, or consider purchasing a booth space to sell treasures of your own. If you would like to purchase a booth, pre-registration of booths is necessary and applications can be found on the HRCA web site. Come early to find the best deals, and don’t forget your wallet!
Fall Craft Show: October
10 & 11, 9:00 am- 5:00 pm This two-day show features items that
have been lovingly handcrafted by the artists. The majority of these
crafters are from the Highlands Ranch area. All have gone through a
rigorous jury to determine their eligibility to participate in the show.
Some of the criteria used by the jury include uniqueness of product,
quality of craftsmanship, booth display, and pricing. You will be
delighted at the creativity shown in their work. Items exhibited include
jewelry; bath products; pottery; wooden crafts; floral arrangements;
wreaths; precious baby and children’s articles; fused glass vases and
bowls; hand-knit scarves, shawls, afghans; and a multitude of other
object of art and apparel. The Fall Craft Show is the perfect place to
find that unique, one-of-a kind, handcrafted gift.
Paranormal Party: October 22, 6:30-8:45 pm Come to the Highlands Ranch Mansion for the
Paranormal Party to discover whether or not ghosts inhabit the mansion.
Spirit PI has conducted investigations and uncovered spooky findings.
Haunted Forest: October
23 & 24, 7:00-11:00 pm Welcome to the Backcountry Wilderness Area Haunted
Forest, where the darkness of the forest hides what or who is lurking
unexpectedly in the shadows. There are no walls to protect you from the
horrors that lurk in the trees, and no roof to keep out the howling
October winds. Come see if you are brave enough to make it through this
forest of fear!
Trick or Treat Street: October 31, 10:00 am- 1:00 pm Put
on your costume and grab your trick-or-treat bag! Local businesses
provide treats for all the “little ghosts and goblins!” And each family
can choose a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch.
Jewelry and Holiday Gift Fair: November 7, 9:00 am- 5:00 pm Just
in time for the holidays! This show features jewelry, accessories and
many other Holiday gifts from handcrafters and commercial retailers.
It’s the perfect opportunity to purchase unique necklaces, bracelets,
earrings, scarves, purses and much more.
CAA Murder Mystery Theater: November 13, 7:00-9:00 pm Enjoy catered
light appetizers and a cash bar while talking with characters who give
hidden clues as to who coul have committed the crime. Later join with
other detectives and try to discover the culprit in the Highlands Ranch
Sip and Savor with the Experts: November 14, 4:30-7:30 pm. Enjoy an evening sipping and savoring ALL 50 wines from Davidsons Liquors Top 50 Wines of 2015! VIP hour from 4:30-5:30 pm, general admission from 5:30-7:30 pm. VIP allows you time to taste special reserved wines from the Davidsons Liquor wine cellar, along with passed hors d'Oeuvres from Whole Food Market Highlands Ranch. Light appetizers will be served throughout the evening.
CAA Showtime at Southridge-The Nutcracker Highlights: November 20, 7:00-8:00 pm and November 21, 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm The
International Youth Ballet acclaimed production of “The Nutcracker” is a
one-hour performance specifically designed for children and families.
This perfect introduction to the world’s most famous ballet features
favorite characters such as the Nutcracker, the Mouse King, Clara and
the Sugar Plum Fairy, all in full costume. Advance purchase of tickets
is strongly recommended.
“Hometown Holiday” Celebration: December 4, 4:30-7:30 pm This
winter wonderland is an open house event with something for everyone!
It is a fun-filled holiday celebration that includes caroling, food,
games, crafts and a visit by Santa! Don't miss the tree lighting at 5:00
Sparkling Wine Tasting: December 4, 5:30-7:30 pm Celebrate
the holidays in style this year! Enjoy appetizers while you sample
sparkling wines. This is a social event at the Tattered Cover Bookstore
to help select sparkling wines for your holiday celebrations. Held in
conjunction with the Hometown Holiday. 21+
Holiday Teddy Bear Tea: December 5, 10:30 am- 12:00 pm Delight
in this special Holiday Teddy Bear Tea party with all the trimmings and
warm your little one’s heart with a special outing together! After tea,
enjoy a fun-filled show. This is a great way to create charming
memories for ages two - twelve.
Hanukkah Happening: December 13, 12:00-3:00 pm Come
join us at this annual celebration! For nearly two decades, this
special Hanukkah celebration event has attracted Highlands Ranch
neighbors who share a commonality of religion and culture. From noon to 8
pm, this celebration is full of great food, stories, games, and
spinning dreidels! Contact the Jewish Community leader at 303-470-6652
for details on this event.
House Decorating Contest: December 7, entry deadline Show
your holiday spirit by dressing up your house for the Christmas
holiday. The community will decide who has
the best dressed home for the Holidays. Awards will be given out to the
top three homeowners.
CAA Holiday Concert:
December 12, 7:00-8:00 pm Celebrate the season with the sound of music
of the holidays. Entertainers will share everyone’s favorite Christmas
melodies through music and song. A great way to share the holidays with family and friends.
Breakfast with Santa: December 12, 9:00-10:30 am It’s sleigh-loads of holiday cheer for all good little girls and boys! Enjoy a pancake breakfast and a visit with Santa.
Winter Market: December
12 & 13, 10:00 am- 2:00 pm Tired of all the frantic hustle and
bustle of the holidays? Visit the HRCA's Winter Market. We are teaming
with Denver Farmers' Market to bring you unusual gift ideas, handmade
items, and foods for that special gift or holiday meal. So, bundle up
and stroll through the market stalls of Colorado farmers and crafters.
The laid-back atmosphere will get you into the spirit of the season.
You're sure to find something that will make your holiday warm and
inviting for your family and friends.