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Creekside Jewelers

Creekside Jewelers carries the work of many Colorado Designers, including Ildanach Studios, Drops of Colorado, Dancing Elk, and Jewelry by Zhelaine.  They also have gorgeous southwestern and Native American jewelry, and their colored gemstones are stunning!  Stop by and check out all the pretty things they have to offer!

Creekside Jewelers  | 1206 Washington Avenue  | 303-279-4246  |  Map

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Free museum admission for active duty military and their families

Blue Star Museums

The following Golden museums participate in the Blue Star program.  Blue Star Museums offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families from Memorial Day, May 25, through Labor Day, September 7, 2015.

Foothills Art Center | 809 15th St. | (303)- 279-3922 | Map

Golden History Museums  |  923 10th St.  |  303-278-3557  |  Map

Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum  |  1213 Washington Avenue  |  303-277-0377  |  Map

Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave  |  987 1/2 Lookout Mountain Road  |  303-526-0744  |  Map

Colorado Railroad Museum  |  17155 W 44th Avenue  |  303-279-4591  |  Map

The CSM Geology Museum is always free for everyone.
Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum  |  1310 Maple Street  |  303-273-3815  |  Map

 

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Happy Birthday Mountain Toad!

Mountain Toad 2nd anniversary

Mountain Toad is celebrating their 2nd anniversary today from noon till 10PM.  Join them for live music, special beer, and more!

Mountain Toad Brewing  |  900 Washington Avenue  |  720-638-3244  |  Map

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Memorial Day Weekend Sales

Memorial Day Sales

There are several Memorial Day Weekend Sales in town.

Truly BoHotique has 10% off all regular priced merchandise and 50% off already reduced clearance merchandise.
Truly – a BoHotique  |  801B 14th St.  |   (303) 278-7084  |  Map

Golden Quilt Company is having an End of Bolt sale.  Purchase the remaining fabric on a bolt and save 25%.
Golden Quilt Company | 1108 Washington Avenue | Golden, CO  80401 | 303-277-0717

Vital Outdoors is offering 20% off store wide.
Vital Outdoors  |  1224 Washington Ave., Suite 115  |  303-215-1644

Bent Gate has 20-30% off almost everything in the store.
Bent Gate Mountaineering | 1313 Washington | 303-271-9382

Goodwill has (almost) everything in the store 50% off (Saturday only).
Goodwill  | 17722 S. Golden Rd.   |  303-271-9991  |  map

Big 5 Sporting Goods, Home Depot, Kohl’s, Petco, Staples, King Soopers, and Safeway are also running sales!

 

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Brighton Beach Memoirs opens tonight!

Miners Alley Playhouse in historic downtown Golden Colorado

Brighton Beach Memoirs, a Neil Simon play, opens tonight at Miners Alley Playhouse.  Performances will be Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 and Sunday nights at 6.  The play will run from May 22nd – June 28th.  If you attend tonight’s performance, you can stay to help them celebrate, with their complimentary opening night party and buffet!

Miners Alley Playhouse  |  1224 Washington Avenue, Suite 200  |  (303) 935-3044  |  Map

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Attention Biker Dudes!

The Red Wagon Gift Shop in historic downtown Golden Colorado

The Red Wagon Gift and Garden Shop is having a sale over Memorial Day weekend.  All Vital Industries bike logo products (mugs, glasses, hats, t-shirts, hoodies, baby clothes, and more) will be on sale 20% off starting Friday, May 22 through Monday, May 25, with deeper discounts on discontinued lines.

Red Wagon Gift and Garden Shop  |  1118 Washington Ave.  |  303-278-3994  |  Map

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When’s the Last Time You Had Shawarma?

Ali Baba Grill in Golden Colorado

Ali Baba Grill, in north Golden, serves great Lebanese, Persian, and Mediterranean food.  See what people are saying about them on Yelp, TripAdvisor, and Urbanspoon Check their menu to see the array of gyros, kabobs, fettoush, falafel, and other culinary wonders to be found at this delightful and exotic restaurant!

Ali Baba Grill  |  109 N. Rubey Drive #F  |  303-279-2228  |  Map

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Bike Rentals in Golden

Bike rentals in Golden Colorado

Did you know that our bike shops rent bikes?

Pedal Pushers Cyclery  | 710 Golden Ridge Road, Suite 102/104  |  303-365-2453  | Map
Cruiser, Road, and Mountain Bikes:  $35-75/day

Golden Bike Shop  |  722 Washington Ave.  |  303-278-6545  |  Map
Carbon Mountain Bikes: $100/day; Metal Mountain Bikes:  $60/day

Big Ring Cycles  |  600 12th Street  |  303.216.2000  |  Map
Mountain Bikes $50-100/day; Aluminum Road Bikes:  $50/day; Carbon Road Bikes $100/day; Urban Bikes:  $25/day

Peak Cycles | 1224 Washington Avenue, Suite 145 | Map
Carbon Mountain Bikes:  $90/day; Aluminum Mountain Bikes:  $55/day; Road Bikes:  $55/day; Urban Bikes:  $35/day

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The Biggest, Huge-est Spring Sale Everrrrrr

Bent Gate Spring Sale in Golden Colorado

From now through May 25th, Bent Gate is having a huge spring sale.  Save 20-30% on almost everything in the store. Backpacking, climbing, clothing, footwear and accessories are all on sale!

Due to advertising restrictions, many of the sale items are not shown on the website – please stop in or call (877) 236-8428 for pricing.

Shop now to save on favorite brands like Osprey Packs, MSR – Mountain Safety Research, Icebreaker, SCARPA, Smith Optics, Julbo Eyewear, and more…

Bent Gate Mountaineering | 1313 Washington | 303-271-9382

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Eating and Drinking Philanthropically

Golden Colorado fund-raisers for multiple sclerosis, the Golden backback program, and an animal rescue

There are three fund-raisers going on today.

Bob’s Atomic Burgers is giving 30% of today’s proceeds to the Golden Backpack Program, to feed hungry kids in Golden.  Bob’s is open from 11AM-8PM.
Bob’s Atomic Burgers  |  1310 Ford Street  |  303-278-1601  |  Map

The Buffalo Rose is hosting the 3rd Annual Hootenanny – A Benefit for Multiple Sclerosis Awareness from 11AM to 7PM.  They will have a Kidz Zone, games, hourly giveaways, face painting, and chair massages.  The silent auction includes great items like Spyderco knives, a 3-bedroom house in Winter Park, Boot Champ Challenge gift certificates, gift baskets, and more.  There will be a raffle for New Belgium Cruiser Bike at the end of the evening, and live music all day long.
The Buffalo Rose |  1119 Washington Avenue  |  303-278-6800

Cannonball Creek is hosting an adoption event with the Animal Rescue of the Rockies from 12-4PM.  Bring a donation of food, toys, blankets, or other things that animals need, and receive a ticket for a free beer!
Cannonball Creek Brewing  | 393 N. Washington Ave. | 303-278-0111 | Map

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