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Historic Preservation Building

This month in conjunction with the Historic Preservation Commission, we are featuring:

Jordinelli House
1001 Main St.

This Queen Anne style house was originally built at 1100 LaFarge by Frank and Rose Jordinelli circa 1904. The house, along with its summer kitchen, were moved to the Louisville Museum campus in 2001.

For more information about Louisville’s Historic Preservation Program contact Felicity Selvoski, 303-335-4594 or 303-335-4588,

Winter Skate
Opening Soon!

Once again we welcome one of our favorite Holiday pastimes to Historic Downtown. Along with the Carriage Rides we couldn’t get more charming could we? Boasting over 6,500 square feet of ice, WinterSkate is the largest outdoor ice skating rink in the county! Looking forward to freezing on the ice with the kiddos!

Opening in November and daily through Presidents’ Day.

Hours of Operation
Monday – Thursday:
2 pm – 7 pm
12 pm – 10 pm
10 am – 10 pm
10 am – 8 pm

Please visit website for holiday hours and more information.
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Small Business Saturday is November 24

Support your local businesses and all they do for our community by visiting their shops on Small Business Saturday. Special offers and fun activities will be going on all day. You can get all the specials offered by businesses by going to the City’s Small Business Saturday page:

First Friday Art Walk

Friday, November 2
Be sure and check out the latest in our gallery of murals on Via Artista. This beautiful 8’ x 4’ stained glass piece was created by artist Robbin Merta.

Farewell to BY CHANCE

By Chance
920 Main St.

December 31 will be closing day for BY CHANCE. Nancy and Cathy are closing their shop to pursue new adventures. But before they go BY CHANCE will be hosting its annual Holiday Open House on November 9 and 10. 25% off items in the entire store with the exception of consignment. Starting November 11 they will also be open on Sundays from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. Nancy and Cathy wish all of the downtown retailer’s good luck for the future. They say “we are sad but it’s time to move on.”

Chilean Wine Pairing

POR Wine House
November 6
6:00 pm

AFTER YOU VOTE, treat yourself to this amazing journey of Chilean wines from the Maipo-Andes vineyard of Haras de Pirque Winery. Enjoy robust Chilean wines with cheese and charcuterie pairings. Their wines are the expression of unique terroir and blend iconic Chilean style with Tuscan tradition.

Start the evening with a beautiful pisco cocktail followed by three delicious wines. Fine wine specialist Timothy Hartin with Breakthru Beverage Distributors will guide guests through the tasting. Tickets are $45 and will sell out fast.

Paint Recycling Program

Juniper Paints
1335 East South Boulder Rd.

Residents of Louisville now have a new, convenient option to recycle their unwanted paint. Juniper Paints is now accepting unused and unwanted paint from the community. There is no charge to drop-off paint. The paint recycling program – which is available throughout Colorado – is made possible by PaintCare. The PaintCare program makes it easy and convenient for residents of Louisville and across Colorado to recycle their unwanted paint.

Juniper Paints is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm and Saturday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. They will accept all paint brands, regardless of where they were purchased. Items that can be dropped off for recycling include most house paints, primers, stains, sealers, and clear top coatings (varnish and shellac).

For more information on the PaintCare program or to find a PaintCare drop-off site visit

Sweet Cow Announces Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream Limited Edition

Sweet Cow
637 Front St.

Here’s how Sweet Cow is making Thanksgiving a little more delicious. First, they take a graham cracker crust and fill it with fresh pumpkin pie ice cream. Then they drizzle Hammonds Caramel back and forth, and finish with homemade cinnamon whip cream around the edges, and candied pecans across the top. Order yours today and share a little slice of your favorite local ice cream shop.

Holiday Open House

Singing Cook
728 Main St.
November 9, 10: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
November 11: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Get some of your holiday shopping done early and get your kitchens ready for Thanksgiving. The Annual Holiday Open House will feature cider, goodies, holiday cheer and 20% off your purchase (some exclusions). Also don’t miss knife sharpening on November 10 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.

New Executive Chef

Mountain High Appliance
1130 Pine St.

Mountain High Appliance is proud to welcome Chef Andrew Forlines as their new Executive Chef and Culinary Director. With eight years of experience training and working under world-class international chefs at the five-star, five-diamond Broadmoor Hotel, Chef Andrew is sure to bring the same elevated customer service to the kitchen that customers already enjoy in their other interactions with Mountain High Appliance. Chef Andrew is developing an exciting culinary program which includes cooking classes, food demonstrations for customers, exquisite showroom lunch and dinner events, and a chef’s perspective on appliances.

Artists Reception and Show

Creative Framing Gallery
916 Main St.
November 2
6:00 – 9:00 pm

The Gallery is pleased to present returning artist Ana Maria Botero and fine art photographer, Janet Koelling. New to the Gallery are Malia Quinn and Olga Karpeisky. Come meet and greet the artists and bring friends and family. Live music will feature Miguel Espinosa, a critically acclaimed master of guitar, specializing in Flamenco and Jazz Fusion.

Avenue Q

Center Stage Theatre
November 8 – 18
901 Front St.

Tony® award winning Avenue Q is a hybrid of South Park and the Muppet Show: an all singing, all dancing musical “fur-fest” that is sure to have you crying with laughter and roaring with joy! BUT, BE FOREWARNED, this musical is for mature audiences and those not easily offended. Leave the kids at home and come celebrate Avenue Q – a show that is part flesh, part felt and packed with heart! For more information and ticket pricing go to

Also from Center Stage

Center Stage Theatre
November 30 – December 2
901 Front St.

Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family – a man her parents have never met. Everything will change for the whole family on the night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s “normal” boyfriend and his parents.

The Addams Family Young@Part® is the authorized 65-70 minute edition of the Broadway musical for youth theatres.

A Night of Jazz with MaryLynn Gillaspie and Friends

Louisville Cultural Council
801 Grant Ave.
November 16
7:30 pm

Don’t miss Louisville’s own Diva of Jazz as she belts it out with a backup band of great musicians. Tickets are $15 and seating is limited.

Louisville Public Library Offerings

Be sure to check the library website for ALL scheduled programs

First Friday Art Walk at the Museum: Artists Among Us: Getting to Know the Louisville Art Association
November 2
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Historical Museum

The LAA promotes the visual arts in our community and provides opportunities for local artists to connect with one another and attend workshops. Come to the Museum to find out more about this nearly 40-year-old organization and its artist members.

Maker Expo Open House: Handmade Holiday
November 10
1:00 – 4:00 pm
Library Meeting Room

Craft your own homemade holiday gifts! This open house-style Expo is a perfect opportunity to interact with hands-on projects and equipment. Free and family friendly! Open to all ages.

Money Matters Series: Dollars + Sense = ???
November 14
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Library 2nd Floor Board Room

The money decisions we make often are not logical or in our own best interest. Join us for a look at the psychology behind our money behaviors and get a glimpse into the weird world of our relationship to money, spending, and the social/emotional side of our finances.

Stories in Places: Putting Louisville's Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Development in Context
November 15
7:00 pm
Library Meeting Room

Dr. Rebecca Schwendler, who recently researched and wrote three historic context reports for the City of Louisville, will share her findings about how Louisville’s residences, businesses, farms, railroads, and coal mines helped to shape the city, and how those histories remain visible today through architecture.

Making Miniature Art
November 21
4:00 – 5:00 pm
Library Meeting Room

Try a variety of different kinds of art in this family friendly art program. We will create tiny pieces of art and the only limit is your imagination.

Teen Creations: Chopped Cooking Competition
Grades 6-12
November 27
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Library Meeting Room

Put your culinary creativity to the test at this Chopped Cooking Competition! Use random assortment of ingredients to create two tasty dishes which will be judged on taste, appearance and originality.

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