OUT AND AROUND: Veterans Day Parade on Saturday

November 9

Hand-stitched technical repair

Thursday, November 9, 6:30 p.m.; $40

Grab a drink and get creative with Thursday night classes for adults. Beer, wine and snacks will be available for purchase at the Atrium Bar. Learn how to use this hand-stitching technique to enhance your worn-out clothes with artistry and personality and give them a whole new life!

Thursday Nights at the Museum: Panel Discussion: Fertile Lands, Artists and Farmers in Conversation

Thursday, November 9, 7 p.m.;

Free, reservation recommended

Featuring artists Libby Barbee and Patrick Marold and farmers Keith Bateman of Batman Farms and Alice Maritz Starrick of The Golden Hoof. Join us for a conversation with the artists and farmers featured in our Farming exhibition as they tell what they have learned working together and the surprising links between farming and artistic creation.

November 10

Book Launch Party with Storytime and Craft – Register

  • Date: 10/11/2023 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

  • Location: Library
    409 Fourth Avenue.

  • Library meeting rooms

  • Open to all; Best for preschoolers and older kids with adults

Join local library and bookstore The Wandering Jellyfish to celebrate the release of Elaine Meyer and Brisida Magro’s new picture book, Gift & Box! Enjoy reading the new book followed by a thank you postcard writing activity. After that, the book will be available for purchase and Ellen and Breseda will sign the books. Attendees will have the opportunity to take photos with their fun cardboard gift creations, too!

Please note that this event will be held in the meeting rooms of the Longmont Public Library, and books will be available for purchase on-site through the Wandering Jellyfish Bookstore. Registration is required.

Register your family through the Wandering Jellyfish Bookshop website

November 11

Holiday Open House at Bungalow Interiors

Single storey interior designs

November 11 – 11:00am – 6:00pm: 10% off the Veterans Lottery Prize for a free new edition home decor book Hot Coffee and Tea. Follow Bungalow Interiors for more information.

Veterans Day Parade

11:11 a.m. in downtown Longmont

November 12

Mojomama and friends Music 4 Maui fundraiser takes place at Roots Music Project in Boulder Sunday, November 12 Mojomama and friends present “Music 4 Maui”

November 13

Mythical Creatures Club – Register

  • Date: 11/13/2023 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

  • Location: Library
    409 Fourth Avenue.

  • For grades one and two

  • Longmont Library meeting rooms

Join us every second Monday of the month from September to December in our Mythical Creatures Club! We’ll learn about Bigfoot, mermaids, and many other mythical creatures through fun crafts and activities.

Attend the club

Registration is required to attend the Mythical Creatures Club and is limited to 20 children. Starting Tuesday, October 10, click the button below to register your child(ren). Be sure to fill out the form for each child attending.

Sign up for the Mythical Creatures Club for November

November 14

Ruby Bridges Day Equity Walk – Sign Up

  • Date: 11/14/2023 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

  • Location: Library
    409 Fourth Avenue.

  • Library meeting rooms

  • For all ages and their families

  • Registration is required

Join the Mobility for All team of Boulder County and Longmont Public Library for an in-person event to celebrate Ruby Bridges Day, a historic Safe Routes to School civil rights event that now marks anti-racism and anti-bullying goals. Snacks, water, and creative activities will be provided. Please wear comfortable clothing while walking or rolling.

Please let Mobility for All know if you need accommodations to participate in our interactive walk and discussion at (email protected) or 720-564-2218.

Attend the march

Registration is required to participate in the walk and is limited to 100 participants. Please click the button below to register your family.

Enroll your family in a stock rally

Computer Class: Introduction to Canva

  • Date: 11/14/2023 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

  • Location: Library
    409 Fourth Avenue.

  • A new session is held every second and fourth Tuesday

  • Upstairs in the computer lab

  • No registration required

Visit the computer lab on the second floor for free computer lessons! A new topic will be taught in each session.

Are you interested in creating content on social media? Photo collage? Or even print products on demand? This is the perfect opportunity to join Canva! Canva is a free graphic design tool for simple and complex projects. In this course, we’ll walk you through the basics of Canva to get you started!

November 16

Climate Change: What’s Known, What’s New, and What We Can Do – Record

  • Date: 11/16/2023 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

  • Location: Civic Center
    350 Kimbark Street

  • For those 16 years and older

  • City Council Chambers, Civic Center, 350 Kimbark Street.

  • Registration is required

Temperatures are rising in Colorado and around the world. This is just one of the many ways in which human-induced climate change affects our lives. But disasters like wildfires and floods — two of Colorado’s biggest threats — are also affected by our built environment and where and how we live.

Join Boulder-based meteorologist and journalist Bob Henson as he examines our warming world and considers some of the ways we can reduce the risks posed by extreme weather and climate events, both globally and locally.

Attend the show

Registration is required to attend this special presentation and is limited to 100 participants. Click the button below to register for everyone attending.

Sign up to view climate change

Thursday Nights at the Museum: Interstellar (2014, PG-13)

Thursday, November 16, 7 p.m.;

General admission $10,

$8 for students/seniors, $5 for members

In the future, a global crop blight and a second dust bowl are slowly making Earth uninhabitable. A brilliant NASA physicist is working on a plan to save humanity by transporting Earth’s inhabitants to a new home through a wormhole. But first, a farmer and former NASA pilot are tasked with piloting a spacecraft, along with a team of researchers, to locate a new planet for the human race.

November 20

Becca Sweets – Register

  • Date: 11/20/2023 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

  • Location: Library
    409 Fourth Avenue.

  • For grades one to five

  • Longmont Library meeting rooms

Do you like decorating and eating sweets? Are you in first to fifth grade? Join us once a month to make delicious desserts like cake pops and no-bake desserts!

Attend the program

Registration is required to attend Becca Sweets and is limited to 15 children. Registration will open on Tuesday, October 17th. Click the button below to register your child(ren). Be sure to fill out the form for each child attending.

Register for Becca’s Sweets program for the month of November

Winter Wonderland: Santa Claus Life Model

6-8 pm

The Clover Building at the Boulder County Fairgrounds

Immerse yourself in the magical atmosphere of the holiday season, and bring your drawing supplies, colored pencils and watercolors to work with Santa as your life model. This workshop is designed for all levels of artists, from beginners to experienced artists who want to enhance their artistic skills and bring the Christmas spirit to life.

In this workshop, you will have the opportunity to draw and color Santa Claus in a variety of poses and settings, using him as your live model. Rob Burt (aka Santa) is a lifelong Longmont resident. You can learn more about his work as Santa at https://www.facebook.com/SantaAndCompany

Workshop Fee: $18 for Longmont Artists Guild members / $20 for non-members

Material:

These are brought by attendees, i.e. drawing boards, paints, canvases, and small easels that attendees may want to use in the live modeling session. Tables and chairs will be provided. Sink and water available.

Whether you’re looking to improve your drawing skills, experiment with new media, or simply enjoy the magic of the holiday season, this workshop is the perfect place to do so. With expert instruction and our supportive environment, you’ll be able to unleash your creativity and create stunning works of art that capture the essence of the holidays.

https://www.longmontartistsguild.org/collect/description/360140-f-winter-wonderland-santa-claus-life-model

November 30

Habitat gift for home tour

Habitat for Humanity in the Saint Vrain Valley

November 30 – December 2. Don’t miss Longmont’s rich tradition with over 56 years of history. The guided tour will include homes “designed” for the holidays by interior designers and decor shops. Purchase items on sale or simply browse holiday decorating ideas. Click here for more information.

December 2

Longmont Museum’s 8th Annual Holiday Exhibition

3 pm and 7 pm

$25 general admission, $22 students/seniors, $20 members

Featuring the Mistos-Abbott Latin Jazz Quartet, The Brass Brothers, Molly O’Brien and Rich Moore. The Longmont Museum’s annual holiday tradition usually takes place on the first Saturday in December. Join us to enjoy songs of the season and holiday cheer from some of the region’s best musicians and artists. Cash bar with signature holiday drink.

December 3

Boulder County Farmers Markets (Winter Market).

Longmont Farmers Market

Shop from over 150 local farmers, food producers and artisans at the annual winter market. Hosted at the Boulder County Fairgrounds, the event will take place on Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Click here to learn more.

December 5

Light the way for One Less: VCP’s inaugural lighting ceremony

5:30-8 p.m

Featuring a Santa workshop for kids, carols, cookies, hot chocolate, and a visit from Santa himself, we are excited to welcome the entire community to light the way for a homeless veteran this year!

We will turn on the Village Lights for Tiny Homes and our Community Center at 7:25pm and kick off the season of giving on a special Colorado Giving Day!

Every $25 donation to Colorado Gives will also power a portable holiday light at the event to showcase the amazing light display our community creates for veterans in need.

December 7

Winter dragon lights

Flagstaff Academy Charter School

Come celebrate the holidays with a dazzling light display on Thursday, December 7, from 6-7:30 pm at Flagstaff Academy Charter School. Sip a cup of hot cocoa as you browse the many “trunk or candy” style light displays in the Flagstaff Academy parking lot and collect some free goodies along the way! Click here for more information.

December 8

Momedi Club: Vacation Escape

Longmont Loud (LOL)

Local performance acts carefully curated for your escapist enjoyment. Improvisational comedy, storytelling, short films, music and more. Option to include dinner with your ticket. Catering from Rising Tiger, cash bar from Stuart Hall. Click here for tickets.

December 10

42nd Annual Christmas Tree Festival

TLC Learning Center

Join us for the 42nd Annual Christmas Tree Festival! We raffled off dozens of themed trees decorated with goodies while enjoying great food, friends and fun! All proceeds from this beloved Longmont winter tradition benefit the TLC Scholarship Fund, which provides financial assistance to families in our community so their children can access the remedial early learning services they need to succeed. Click here for tickets.

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