The Friday Night Jazz Series delivers "A Tribute to Nat King Cole," a jazz performance to fit the vibe right in downtown Parker. With two performances played by the Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. ParkerArts.com
After last season’s sold-out tribute to Artha Franklin, Mary Louise Lee ignites the stage once again featuring the music of Diana Ross at 8 p.m. at the Lone Tree Arts Center.
Discover the new shops and restaurants in Parker with Parker Wine Walk. The cost is $20 per participant, who must be 21 years of age or older. Tickets are available at the Parker Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center. 5-8 p.m. ParkerChamber.com
At O’Brien Park join the community in the fight against cancer. Be a team captain or team member, participate as a survivor or caregiver, or be a volunteer. No matter where you want to be, there’s a spot. 1-9 p.m. ACSEvents.org
Enjoy Incredibles 2 at O'Brien Park at dusk, presented by the Parker Chamber of Commerce. Bring a blanket, a loved one or little ones. It is free for families. ParkerChamber.com
The PACE Center sponsors its "Family Free Days" with celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month Oct. 6 at the PACE, featuring The Book of Life film as well as crafts, traditional foods and entertainment. ParkerArtsCenter.org
Join us Oct. 18, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., to learn more about our fully accredited, self-paced academic program for grades six through 12. Humanex Academy students have a variety of unique learning needs and with a structured, supportive environment, learn to tap into their strengths and identify pathways for their future after graduation. RSVP to Kati Cahill at KCahill@HumanexAcademy.com.
Raise awareness and funds to support gene therapy for Neurofibromatosis II at Cielo at Castle Pines. Enjoy a night of live music, presenters and silent auctions. Wear turquoise and gray to support Fall for a Cure. For ticket information, go to EventBrite.com and search for Fall for a Cure. For questions, please contact Megan Bugle directly at Megan@NF2BioSolutions.org.
The PACE Center hosts its "Family Discovery Series" with Boulder Ballet: Steps in Time Oct. 19 at the PACE. Enjoy an artful performance by eight professional dancers from the Boulder Ballet professional company, illustrating the history of ballet from the renaissance to contemporary. ParkerArtsCenter.org
Photojournalist Ron Stern will share his secrets for taking great photos with your phone. Learn nine picture-taking secrets and discover how to compose and take beautiful panoramas and time-lapse videos. He'll also share information on some useful apps. This is ideal for adults. The event is free, but space is limited. Register at 303.791.7323 or DCL.org.
Enjoy an evening of family fun with carnival games, pumpkin crafts, tasty treats and cider, and "a-maze-ing" adventures. Costumes are encouraged! Register at 303.791.7323 or DCL.org.
The goblins and ghouls will be walking around Mainstreet getting candy from vendors down the street. Join the city of Parker in its tradition of trick-or-treating down Mainstreet 3:30-7 p.m.
Sponsored by the Mountain Pine Woman's Club, the 14th annual Mountain Pine Yuletide Bazaar returns to the Parker Fieldhouse. Get a jump-start on your holiday shopping with arts and crafts from local artisans. Admission is free. MPWCParker.org