Get out and about at Hudson Gardens

Posted 7/26/22

Flowers are blooming around Hudson Gardens, 6115 S. Santa Fe Drive in Littleton, and trails invite strolling. Admission is free. Added attraction: at 11 a.m. to noon on July 30 and 31 will be …

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Get out and about at Hudson Gardens

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Flowers are blooming around Hudson Gardens, 6115 S. Santa Fe Drive in Littleton, and trails invite strolling. Admission is free. Added attraction: at 11 a.m. to noon on July 30 and 31 will be “Father Featherbottom’s Fairy Tales.” On the grass — bring a blanket to sit on. Finnian and Florian of Audacious Theatre will have puppets to help with storytelling. Tickets needed. They seem to range from free to $5, $10 or $15, or they’ll pass a hat, they say. See audacioustheatre.com. Contact: Ren Manley, 720-445-5242. Bird walks are also scheduled at Hudson Gardens. Or just wander in and enjoy Evelyn and King Hudson’s gift to us all.

Depot Art Gallery

The All Colorado Show will be exhibited through Aug. 27 at the Depot Gallery, 2069 W. Powers Ave., Littleton. Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. Free admission. See depotartgallery.org.

Town Hall Arts Center

The Stanton Gallery at Littleton’s Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 W. Main St., holds its Wild West exhibit through Sept. 11. Open during box office hours or view online: depotartgallery.org. Paintings, mixed media and photography.

Mosaics

“Mosaics 2022: As Seen Through New Eyes” is presented by Foothills Art Center in Golden, in cooperation with the Colorado Mosaic Artists, through Oct. 2. Juried by Yulia Hanansen and Foothills curator Eriq Hochuli. Admission free. Foothills Art Center: 809 15th St., Golden. 303-279-3922, foothillsartcenter.org.

Curious Theatre

Incoming artistic director is Jada Suzanne Dixon, who worked with outgoing Producing Artistic Director Chip Walton to curate a 25th Anniversary Season, based on the question: “What does it mean to be an American? Watch for: “Heroes of the Fourth Turning,” “Amerikin,” “Franklinland,” “Alma” and “On the Exhale.” Single tickets on sale Aug. 1. Curious is at 1030 Acoma St., Denver 303-623-0524. Tickets: $32-$53. curioustheatre.org.

Comedy

“My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish & I’m in Therapy!” featuring Peter J. Fogel will play Aug. 3 to 21 at the Lakewood Cultural Center, 480 S. Allison Parkway, Lakewood. Plays 7:30 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday; 2 p.m. Thursday, Saturday, Sunday. Tickets $45-$65: PlayHouseInfo.com, 303-987-7845 or in person.

Douglas County Libraries

“Hansel and Gretel: Gingerbread Cottage,” a benefit for Douglas County Library Foundation, will happen from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 27 at Lone Tree Library, which will become a fabled forest. Entertainment, food, drinks, dance. Bring little ones in costume. (You can dress up too!) Tickets: $50, adults; $25, child. dcl.org.

DMNS

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, will feature “60 Minutes in Space” at 7 p.m. August 31 in the Ricketson Auditorium. Also on Aug. 31, time to be announced: Scientists in action, live from the International Space Station. Check for more information at the DMNS. dmns.org.

Performance Now

Performance Now Theatre Company announces its new season: “A Grand Night for Singing,” Sept. 9-25; “Little Women,” Jan. 6-22, 2023; “Carousel,” March 17-April 2; “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” June 10-16. All performances at Lakewood Cultural Center, 480 S. Allison Parkway, Lakewood. performancenow.org.

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