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Arts and Entertainment

  • Tesoro Cultural Center celebrates the Old West

    This coming weekend offers the opportunity to experience a day in the Old West at the 16th annual 1830s Rendezvous at The Fort in Morrison.
    The event is designed to commemorate the American mountain men and frontier women of the Bent’s Fort era, 1833 to 1849. Both days are loaded with entertainment and education for all ages.
    It is presented by the Tesoro Cultural Center, a nonprofit organization created to protect Colorado’s history. The foundation is dedicated to organizing events and educational outreach programs for adults and K-12 students.

  • StageDoor Theatre comes to life with ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’

    The StageDoor Theatre in Conifer brings the allure of the playhouse to life with its production of “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” opening Sept. 15. This 2004 musical comedy is a spinoff of the 1988 hit movie by the same name. David Yazbek wrote the comical lyrics that accompany the catchy music, and Jeffrey Lane wrote the book. The musical hit Broadway in 2005 and received rave reviews, both stateside and internationally.

  • StageDoor ready to liven the music scene this weekend

    This weekend, StageDoor Theatre will present two unbeatable bands. Friday night, The Slingers bring to town their country swing and just plain ole’ country tunes that tell quite the stories. Saturday night, Dakota Blonde will charm the audience with its highly addictive and absolutely contagious songs filled with powerful and penetrating lyrics.

  • Evergreen window artist continues to expand her work

    Stunning works of art, both inside and out, adorn Evergreen. A mere walk down Main Street in itself is a treat, for treasured creations are literally right in front of you.

    Local artist Pamela Rhoades takes pride in her window paintings, which permeate the area. Her business, Reflections Window Painting, is blooming after becoming increasingly known in the community.

    As with most artists, becoming known demands fervent effort, constant creativity and, above all else, patience.

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    PERFORMANCES

  • Local artist now the owner of Evergreen Gallery

    Beth Riser, a local artist and the diligent new owner of the Evergreen Gallery, has found herself deep in daily, concentrated effort. It was just this past May when Riser followed the advice of many and grasped the opportunity to own a gallery.
    “It was Valentine’s Day when Lisa Mallin, owner at the time, approached me on buying the shop,” she said. “My kids will be off to college in a couple years and, everything considered, it was a perfect fit.”

  • Bringing the West indoors

    This Sunday, the Little Bear Saloon scores again. Marc Berger, an independent music artist who claims no real category of song, will entertain patrons with words that corral and represent the West. Although Berger grew up in Philadelphia and has spent his adult years in Manhattan, his love for the West has ruled his life and has even brought him into the spotlight. Sunday’s performance will feature music from his album “Ride” and his upcoming release “Folk Music.”

  • Conifer to host the circus again

    The circus is coming to Conifer. On July 16, Culpepper and Merriweather Circus will be erecting their one-ring show tents at Meyer Ranch. This is not the first local appearance for this fun-filled production as the Evergreen Chamber of Commerce brought it to Beaver Ranch in 2013. After that, Meyer Ranch became involved and hosted the group in 2015.

  • Epic Estate Treasures plans grand opening

    Epic Estate Treasures will host its grand opening this Friday after only a month to get ready for the public, and owner Alyssa Vigmostad is living her dream.
    The Breckenridge resident is opening an eclectic store filled with one-of-a kind art pieces and conignment items such as furniture and dishes, all designed to be appealing to those looking for something a little different to decorate their homes and businesses.

  • Evergreen Players celebrate new space

    Evergreen Players will celebrate their new space — aptly named Evergreen Players Studio — with a grand opening and open house on Sunday at 30480 Stagecoach Blvd.
    Festivities suited for the entire family will include games for the kids, face painting and door prizes. Refreshments will be provided as well as guest appearances from the cast of the musical “Spamalot,” now rehearsing for performances beginning the middle of July.