ABOUT EVERGREEN

Evergreen is such a unique community!  So much to do, so much to see, yet an entire day can be spent in one place, just enjoying the view!!

   
SUMMER

JUNE | JULY | AUGUST

 
Summer is all about outdoors in Evergreen! Take in the sun during the day and free concerts during the evening. Fill up on fresh fruit and veggies at the farmers’ markets and outdoor dining at the many restaurants and cafés. Spend time in solitude enjoying public or private art, or dance with your friends at the many festivals and fundraisers.

 
Summerfest - Dedicate two days to this community fine arts and crafts festival, which kicks off the 10 days of Arts Alive! Evergreen.www.evergreenarts.org  

Last Friday Gallery Walk - Get to know Evergreen’s artists and their work by visiting the local galleries the last Friday of each month.www.evergreenarts.org  

Weekend in the West - Hosted by the Evergreen Fine Art Gallery, this annual event features artists and sculptors from around the country. www.evergreenfineart.com  

Sculpture Walk Installation - This annual outdoor installation brings the community together to appreciate art.www.downtownevergreen.com  

Night Boating on Evergreen Lake - See the Nature Center in a new light (moonlight!) or rent a boat to explore Evergreen Lake.www.evergreenrecreation.com  

Evergreen Rodeo, Festivities & Parade - Don’t miss the Western food, fun and festivities at this annual weekend event.www.evergreenrodeo.com  

Bootstraps Western Winefest - Sample delicious food and wine from more than 20 Colorado wineries at this annual festival. 303-324-1736 | www.bootstrapswesternwinefest.com  

Evergreen Trail Racing Series - This five-race series includes challenging events at a variety of levels. www.evergreenrecreation.com  

Evergreen Jazz Festival - Tap your feet to a bevy of bands from all over the country.www.evergreenjazz.org  

Boogie at the Barn - Dance all summer at these fun ongoing events. www.facebook.com/evergreenboogieatthebarn  

Hard Hats & High Heels - Enjoy food, drinks, live music and an auction at this fundraiser for Blue Spruce Habitat for Humanity. 303-674-1127 ext. 3 | www.bluesprucehabitat.org  

Farmers’ Markets - Stock up on the freshest goods around! Open June through September.www.evergreenchamber.org  

EPRD Summer Concert Series - Bring the family to this free event held every other Wednesday during the summer. 303-385-8727 | www.evergreenlakepresents.com  

DAM Duck Derby - Part festival, part rubber duck race, there’s plenty to enjoy at this annual event. www.evergreenrecreation.com  

Triple Bypass Bicycle Ride - Join your fellow cyclists for two days of riding through the beautiful scenery of the Colorado Rockies.www.triplebypass.org  

 FALL

SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER | NOVEMBER

 
In Evergreen, autumn is synonymous with beautiful. It’s the season to appreciate the changing colors of the foliage with quiet walks, community trail races, the Big Chili Cookoff and plenty of seasonal events and fundraisers, such as OktoberPets, the Halloween Walk, Oktoberfest and the Annual EChO Thanksgiving Benefit.

   
EPRD Fitness in the Park - Celebrate the end of summer with free fitness classes and demonstrations. www.evergreenrecreation.com  

Big Chili Cookoff - This delicious mix of music, arts and food raises funds to support the mountain area volunteer firefighters.www.bigchili.org  

Evergreen Artists Association Fall Member Show - Join more than 120 artists from Colorado as they showcase their artwork in a multitude of mediums. www.evergreenartists.org  

Annual Outdoor Quilt Festival - Marvel at the colorful artistry of more than 100 handmade quilts and coverlets at this non-juried show.www.jchscolorado.org  

OktoberPets - This fundraising event for animals includes a buffet dinner, live band and auctions. 303-674-6442 | http://eapl.com  

Open Door Studio Tour - The third weekend of September artists welcome visitors to their private studios. 303-202-5859 | www.evergreenopendoorstudios.com  

Oktoberfest at Evergreen Lake - Wrap up the summer with German food, microbrew beers, music and kids’ activities. 720-880-1300 | www.evergreenparkfoundation.org  

Miniatures Masterpiece Show - This annual event features paintings and sculptures that are 120 square inches max. 303-679-3610 | www.evergreenfineart.com  

Fall EverGold Trail Race - Sign up for the 10 miles or the 2-mile fun run and walk. 720-880-1226 | www.evergreenrecreation.com  

Evening for the Arts - A celebration of local artists with music, food, a silent auction and a live auction. 303-674-0056 | www.evergreenarts.org  

Halloween Walk - Bring your costumed kiddos to downtown for a safe and fun night of trick-or-treating. www.downtownevergreen.com  

Alternative Gift Fair - Stock up on unique gifts from 50 nonprofits. 303-674-4654 | www.gifttwice.org  

Breakfast with Santa & Mrs. Claus - Bring the kids for breakfast at the Evergreen Lake House. 720-880-1300 | www.downtownevergreen.com  

Annual EChO Thanksgiving Benefit - Enjoy an evening of local bands that helps fill the food bank. 303-618-4900 | www.johnerlandson.com  

Women in Business Luncheon - Join the Evergreen Area Chamber of Commerce in networking and encouraging women to thrive. 303-674-3412 | www.evergreenchamber.org  

 WINTER

DECEMBER | JANUARY | FEBRUARY

 
Despite the change in temperature, Evergreen doesn’t slow down much in winter! Instead, the locals make the most of the season by incorporating its best qualities. Skate the Lake, an ice golf tournament, the ice melt contest, ice sculptures and the long-time favorite, the Polar Plunge are all complemented by stunning holiday events and concerts.

 
Evergreen Players - Indulge yourself with some award-winning theater and original, unscripted improv comedy right in the heart of Evergreen. www.evergreenplayers.com  

Evergreen Chorale Holiday Concert - Treat your ears to the best vocals around! 303-674-4002 | www.evergreenchorale.org  

Colorado Gives Day - Join the annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado throughout online giving. www.coloradogives.org  

Festival of Lights - Celebrate the season with Hanukkah music, a menorah lighting, potato pancakes, ice skating and a communal art project. 303-674-3412 | www.evergreenchamber.org  

5th Annual Tivoli Beer Pond Hockey Championship - Sign up your team and compete for cash prizes or just come to watch and cheer. www.evergreenpondhockey.com  

Children’s Chorale Annual Holiday Concert - Hear the voices of angels at the seasonal performances of Evergreen’s youth chorale. 800-838-3006 | www.evergreenchildrenschorale.com  

Holiday Walk & Tree Lighting - Watch the tree-lighting ceremony at Evergreen Lake then walk with Santa and Mrs. Claus to downtown for more fun. 303-679-3110 | www.downtownevergreen.com  

Sparkle and Shine: A Celebration of Our Community - Join the Evergreen Area Chamber for dinner, entertainment, silent auctions and raffles. 303-674-3412 | www.evergreenchamber.org  

Skate the Lake Celebrate - New Year’s Eve with skating, an ice sculpture playground, bonfires, sleigh rides, music and a fireworks show. 303-674-9683 | www.drive-smart.org  

Polar Plunge - Jump in Evergreen Lake on New Year’s Day or just come for the ice sculptures, music and fun. 303-674-9683 | www.drivesmart-c.org  

Ragtime Jazz Festival - Kick up your heels to the best of Ragtime Jazz, Boogie and Blues. http://ragtime-jazz-festival-evergreen-co.com/

Ice Golf Tournament - Golf in January has never been so fun or such a good fundraiser! www.bluesprucekiwanis.org/icegolf  or info@bluesprucekiwanis.org  

Ice Melt Event Official Start - Can you guess the date and time of the barrel’s fall through the melting ice? 303-886-6463 | www.evergreenicemelt.com  

50%/50% Art Garage Sale & Auction - Stock up on great art at incredible prices.www.evergreenarts.org  

CAE’s Annual Holiday Art Show - For more than a month you can purchase unique, handmade gifts and holiday items from local and regional artists. www.evergreenarts.org  

SPRING

MARCH | APRIL | MAY

 
 Spring is a season of appreciation in Evergreen. Long-standing festivals and events honor Native American culture, the environment and community leaders, and there are plenty of opportunities to experience the best of Evergreen’s homes, gardens and cuisine. Family favorites of spring include the egg-decorating contest and egg hunt and Taste of Evergreen.

 
Chamber Annual Honoree Celebration - The community gathers to honor nominees for Nonprofit, Volunteer, Young Professional, Youth, Government Official and Ambassador of the Year. www.evergreenchamber.org  

Taste of Evergreen - Come see local restaurants, caterers and event planners and sample the talent in our area.www.evergreenchamber.org  

Wellness Evergreen Health Fair - Join others who strive for wellness at this informational health fair. 720-544-7090 | www.wellnessevergreen.com  

EPRD’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt - Bring your little ones to this fun family event with prizes and treats. 720-880-1117 | www.evergreenrecreation.com  

Egg Decorating Contest - Join in the Easter festivities with this annual contest.www.downtownevergreen.com  

Evergreen Chamber Orchestra Concerts - Allow the talent of up to 50 musicians to inspire and entertain you with classical composers such as Mozart, Bach and Beethoven.www.evergreenchamberorch.org  

Earth Day Fair - Join more than 50 organizations to learn more about Earth and nature. www.evergreenaudubon.org  

120 for $120 Event - Donate your original artwork or purchase a piece for your collection.www.evergreenarts.org  

Mountain Area Home and Garden Show - Browse the booths for great ideas to spruce up your home or yard. 720-205-2640 | www.homeshowcolorado.com  

Indian Market & Powwow - Join the community in celebrating Native American culture, history and art. 303-839-1671 | www.tesoroculturalcenter.org  

CAE Members Show Opening Reception - Kick off members’ art shows in style! 303-674-0056 | www.evergreenarts.org  

Boogie at the Barn – “Sadie Hawkins” - Gals, ask your favorite guy to the dance at this annual occasion. www.facebook.com/EvergreenBoogieAtTheBarn  

Colorado Children’s Theatre - Take in a high-quality show from these amazing thespians! 720-255-1228 | www.coloradochildrenstheatre.org  

Dog Dayz & EAPL Adoption - Pick out a new furry family member to welcome into their forever home! 303-674-6442 | www.eapl.com  

Mt. Evans Hospice Annual Benefit Gala - Come dine, dance and bid on unique silent and live auction items. 303-674-6400 | www.mtevans.org