November 2019 Around Town

Ranchlands Art Show

Ranchlands is hosting its annual art retrospective premiere at 6 p.m., Nov. 21 at The Nature Conservancy, 3575 Ringsby Court, Suite 428, Denver.

Ranchlands is a Colorado ranching company preserving ecosystems and ranching heritage on a profitable basis. Its properties include the Chico Basin Ranch near Colorado Springs and Medano Zapata Ranch, next to the Great Sand Dunes National Park.

The art show features artists William Alther, Duke Beardsley, Sophy Brown, Terry Gardner, Mark Gould, Stephanie Hartshorn, Madeline Jorden, Robert Quimby, Timothy Salisbury, Jill Soukup and Stephen Weaver.

Storybook Holiday

Celebrate the holiday season with Douglas County Libraries. DCL’s Lone Tree location, 10055 Library Way, will transform into the magical wonderland of The Nutcracker and Clara’s sugar-plum dreams for two family-friendly events Dec. 7-8.

Festivities at both events include a visit with Santa, live ballet performances, music and entertainment, and make-and-take gift stations. Tasty light bites and hot cocoa concoctions are also included.

The Nutcracker Evening Edition is 5-9 p.m., Dec. 7. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for kids ages 3-12. The Nutcracker Brunch Edition is 9-11 a.m., Dec. 8. Tickets are $22 for adults and $18 for kids ages 3-12. For tickets and information, visit

SECOR Ribbon-Cutting

SECORCares will host a ribbon-cutting on its new location 5-7 p.m., Nov. 4., at 17151 Pine Lane in Parker. This building was made possible by generous funding and support from The Solomon Foundation. This new facility will allow SECOR to better serve the growing number of families in our community who are affected by suburban poverty. Through its partnerships and wrap-around services, SECOR strives to help people on the path to a self-sufficient life.