Arts and Entertainment

  • 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.

  • EChO sale tailored to crafters

    This Saturday, Evergreen Christian Outreach stretches its giving and inventive arms beyond usual boundaries with a trunk sale devoted to crafts.
    Recently its catchy slogan “All the Yarn You Could Ever Want” has been publicized throughout the area. The event will take place in EChO’s Resale Store parking lot in Evergreen North just south of the post office, and the store itself will man a booth. In addition, there will be resale store sales with coupons handed out during the day.

  • ‘Footloose’ comes to Conifer StageDoor Theatre

    The 1984 hit movie “Footloose” is especially remembered for its sizzling, first-rate dancing that virtually brought it to fame.
    Although dance will again fill the stage in Conifer, the StageDoor Theatre’s production of “Footloose” will focus on its rich storyline, while developing each character to the fullest. The play centers on the spirit of youth, the effects of rebellion and for sure romance.

  • Experience spring with Evergreen Players’ ‘The Enchanted April’

    Evergreen Players taps into its own spring on Friday with the 1922 classic “The Enchanted April.”
    What began as Elizabeth von Arnim’s novel was later produced on Broadway, and then introduced to film in 1935. That RKO Pictures presentation was 66 minutes long. Destined to be a favorite, screenwriter Peter Barnes reproduced it in 1992, again adapting it to film. It was an Academy Award nominee that year.

  • Shadow Mountain Gallery observes Elementary Art Month

    It’s time for the elementary artists to sparkle as Shadow Mountain Gallery in Evergreen hosts the 24th anniversary of National Youth Art Month. The exhibit features works by students in kindergarten through fifth grade from seven schools in Jefferson and Clear Creek counties. 

    Local artist and past president of the gallery Don Fairchild has been involved in the event for all of its 24 years.

  • StageDoor offers portal to TV Land in new play

    What do you get when you combine “Sherlock Holmes,” “Game of Thrones” and half a dozen other television shows with a coach-potato college kid, pop culture references and a stripped-down set reminiscent of MTV’s unplugged series? “T.V. Unplugged,” a new romantic comedy from StageDoor Theatre’s junior company.