Summer Clearance at Vital Outdoors

Vital Outdoors

Vital Outdoors is holdings its Summer Clearance Sale.  30% OFF all summer clothing, sandals, & flip flops!

Vital Outdoors  |  1224 Washington Ave., Suite 115  |  303-215-1644

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Try Golden Pilates for Free!

Golden Pilates in Golden Colorado

Golden Pilates will be having demo classes at the Parfet park on Sunday, August 24, 2014 during the USA Pro Challenge race.  We will be handing out coupons for a FREE mat class and TRX class.  The following demos consist of Pilates classes and TRX classes, here is the schedule.

Pilates                                                                                  TRX
8:15 am – Dianne (Advance flow class)                   8:30 am – Steve (Advanced TRX)
9:15 am – Kier (chair ski conditioning)                     9:30 am – Kat
10:15 am – Bryann                                                  10:30 – Bryann

Golden Pilates  |  922 Washington Avenue #200  |  303-279-8008


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Fall Dance Classes

Virtuosity Dance Center

Virtuosity Dance Center is now accepting enrollments for fall classes.  Choose from Dance Conditioning, Art Rocket, Jazz, Ballet, Groovalicious, Theatre Arts, Tap, Just Boyz Hip Hop, and more!  Classes begin August 25th and run through December 20th.  Download the schedule and enrollment form.

Virtuosity Dance Centre  |  109 N Rubey Dr Unit C (map)  |  720-515-7099

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El Dorado Mexican Restaurant in Golden Colorado

El Dorado Mexican Restaurant on 8th Street won FIVE “Best of” awards from the readers of the Golden Transcript!  If you haven’t tried their food, you really must get in there.

They are currently looking for full & part time bussers and hostesses, so if you’re looking for a job, stop by and fill out an application!

El Dorado Mexican Restaurant  |  720 Arapahoe Street (Map) |  303-278-4644

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Colorful Flowers, Vegetables & Quilted Women at Baby Doe’s

Baby Doe's Clothing, Artisan Center & Fine Craft

Stop by the store today between 12:30 & 3 for Fiber Arts demonstrations!

Year round we feature the work of over 45 artists.  To celebrate the Golden Fine Arts Festival, we invite you to visit Baby Doe’s to delight in the colorful work of four local artists.

Patrica Zilinski:  Patricia is from Denver and her paintings fill our windows with images of vegetables and flowers and saturated colors in handwoven silk scarves. It’s like walking in the garden.
Nina Sampsel: Nina is from Evergreen and is known for her work with recycled and vintage fabrics.  Colorful, fanciful vegetable and fruit pillows spill out of a bushel basket and fill the store.
Susan Schmitt:  Susan is a painter from Arvada.  We are excited to feature her series of paintings, Quilted Women.  Celebration received First Place in the Arvada Fine Art Guild Spring Exhibit, 2014 at the Arvada Center.  We are also introducing Susan’s new card line based on these wonderful paintings.
Lew & Me: Lew and Terry Moran of Greeley are known for their finely made, buttery soft leather bags.  While we regret that they are not at the festival this year, we are featuring their work now and throughout the year.  Featuring purple in our windows, step in to see all of the other styles and colors.

Also introducing Mullanium and Mama’s Little Babies jewelry lines.  And new pieces by your favorite artists in the store.

Meet the Artists at the Festival:  This is your chance to meet artists who we show in the store year round.
Michelene Berkey, Jewelry, Booth 144
Alex Horst, Jewelry, Booth 29
Janet Nunn, Painting, Booth 31
Rocky Stiers, Jewelry, Booth 10
Chelsea Stone, Jewelry, Booth 30
Linda & Rick Bachman, Laffingstock, returning to Baby Doe’s this fall, Booth 57

Baby Doe’s Clothing, Artisan Center & Fine Craft  |  1116 Washington Avenue  |  303-279-8100

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The Secret Garden

Red Wagon Gift and Garden Shop

No doubt you’re familiar with the incredibly charming Red Wagon Gift and Garden Shop on Washington Avenue, with their beautiful decorations, apparel, and jewelry, but have you visited the garden area behind their store?  They have a a fascinating array of yard and garden art!  If your garden could use a little bling, this is the place to come.  They also have lovingly cared for plants in peak condition, so if you need some instant color, remember that you can get it at Red Wagon!

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

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Fine Art Downtwon

Spirits in the Wind Gallery presents "Award Winning and Natural Artwork"

While you’re in town, enjoying the Golden Fine Arts Festival, make sure you check out the special show at Spirits in the Wind GalleryAward Winning, Masterful and Natural Artwork. This show features Richard L. Fitzgerald’s hand turned wood vessels with turquoise inlay and Wouaan Baskets with expert Jennifer Kuyper discussing the making of the baskets from Panama.

Spirits in the Wind Gallery | 1211 Washington Avenue | Golden, CO  80401 | 303-279-1192

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An Invitation from Golden’s Own State 38 Distilling

State 38 Distilling Gin Release Party

Ladies and Gentlemen, booze enthusiasts, the time has finally arrived…introducing the world’s only agave based Gin, also known as the Astute Jester! Fermented from 100% organic raw blue agave, distilled right here at State 38 Distilling, infused with hand-picked Colorado Juniper berries and a variety of botanicals, and aged for a month in North American White Oak barrels, this jester is no joke!

Come celebrate its arrival with a Gin Release Party at the distillery this Friday night (August 15th) at 6 pm. Music, food, hand-crafted mixology cocktails, and, of course, free tastings of the best gin that will ever touch your lips. See you there, friends. Cheers!

State 38 Distilling  |  400 Corporate Circle, Suite B  |  303-859-9121  |  Map

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Summer on Sale

Summer Merchandise on Sale at Golden's King Soopers

Golden’s King Soopers is changing out their seasonal aisle, and summer things, such as plastic tableware, coolers, flip-flops, tiki torches, etc. are on sale, 50-70% off!

King Soopers  |  17171 S Golden Rd  |  303-279-5458  |  Map

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Golden Fine Arts Festival

Golden Fine Arts Festival

The Golden Fine Arts Festival is THIS WEEKEND, August 16th & 17th, from 10-5 each day!

Featuring high quality artwork, a friendly atmosphere, a gorgeous setting adjacent to Clear Creek, and lots of complimentary and lively activities happening throughout downtown Golden, the Golden Fine Arts Festival is a summertime favorite for both locals and visitors. The Festival is a juried show and features more than 130 artists in a variety of media, including ceramic arts, fiber arts, glass, jewelry, mixed media, painting, photography, sculpture and 2D.  The Festival is sponsored by the Golden Chamber of Commerce.

The Festival takes place on 11th Street, between Arapahoe and Maple, but we’ll also have live music on three different stages along Washington Avenue.

Want to be part of the fun?  Sign up as a volunteer!  Volunteers work a 4 hour shift and receive a t-shirt and food!

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