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Know Your Antiques evaluation event

January 27 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Do you have an object you’ve inherited or thrifted, but aren’t sure how to take care of it or if you should even hang onto it? Bring it to our Know Your Antiques event to ask our experts! We’ll have evaluators present to review jewelry and watches, books, quilts, stringed instruments, Asian art, and more.

Fees
Museum members: $5 per item or $12 for three items
Non-members: $8 per item or $20 for three items
Inquire about special pricing for “group” items.

Buy your tickets at the door, or get them ahead of time here. Select “Know Your Antiques ticket” from the dropdown menu. If the name of the ticket holder is different from the name on the card/account used to pay, please include that in the notes option.

The day will also include free presentations from many of the experts.

Location

775 Baseline Rd.Lafayette, CO, 80026

Know Your Antiques Mini-Lectures

January 27 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

The Lafayette History Museum is excited to present a series of short talks about a variety of topics, from stamp collecting to estate appraisal to vintage clothing! There will also be talks about skills such as identifying fake art reproductions and caring for historic objects on a budget. Best of all, they’re all free! No ticket needed, just show up for whichever talks you’re interested in.

SCHEDULE:
10:30-11 – Start ‘Em Young: The Benefits of Stamp Collecting for Children by Mike Pascoe
11:10-11:40 – So You Want to Hire an Appraiser: What they do and how to find the right one by Pat Graham
11:50-12:20 – Is This Work of Art Too Good to be True? by Sydelle Dienstfrey
12:30-1 – Quilts Through the Ages by Scotti McCarthy
1:10-1:40 – Thinking About What To Do With and How To Organize Your Stuff by Pat Graham
1:50-2:20 – Caring for Historic Objects on a Budget by Chelsea Pennington Hahn
2:30-2:50 – Getting to Know Your Vintage Clothing by Katherine Alexander

Location

775 Baseline Rd.Lafayette, CO, 80026

New Year’s Eve Party at WOW!

January 27 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Note: The Museum is NOT open regular business hours on December 31st. We are only open for this ticketed event.

We have 2 parties – one at 10am and one at 1pm!

Ring in the New Year at WOW! before bedtime! Join us for noisemaker crafts, face painting, balloon animals, kids’ karaoke, and, of course, playtime in the Museum– all leading up to a grand countdown celebration to ring in 2024!

Prices are Adults $7, Children $13, Member Adults $5, Member Children $8, Infants Under 1 Free.

Tickets are transferable, but non-refundable.

FREE Photos with Santa

January 27 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

🎅🎄 Santa Claus is all set for an incredible visit to Due South on Saturday, December 16th, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.! He’s excited to join us and take FREE photos with all of you before his big flight. Santa’s reindeer have already dropped by Due South with gifts to fill our store, so let’s make this a memorable family affair. Get ready for free photos with Santa himself and enjoy the festive vibes in store.
But that’s not all! Crafted by Natalie will be hosting a delicious pop-up, featuring cookies and treats that are bound to bring heaps of joy to everyone.
📅 Event Info:
– 🎅 Saturday, December 16th from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
– 📸 Santa’s Christmas Story from 4:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
– 📷 FREE Photos with Santa
– ☕ FREE Peppermint Hot Chocolate at BREW
– 🍪 Treats available for purchase from Crafted by Natalie
– 📝 Wish list station for little ones to write and hand-deliver their letters to Santa!
Let’s make this day one to remember! Join us at Due South and get into the holiday spirit with Santa and all the festive treats. See you there!

Cheap LAUGHs – $100 And Under Art Event

January 27 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Hey there shoppers, lookie-loos, budget hunters, art collectors, and event seekers. The funky folks at LAUGH (Lafayette Art UnderGround Hustle) are having a $100 and under art event. We call it Cheap LAUGHs and we are here wielding wily wares for you and your purchasing desires. Affordable art and an afternoon of fabulous fun. Check us out on 12.02.23 from 11am – 4pm at The District, 400 W South Boulder Road in Lafayette, CO. The District atrium is Lafayette’s super cool indoor mall located between Button Rock Bakery and Otis Craft Collective coffee shop. Got the urge to shop? Need an affordable gift? Why not procure a special art piece made by your local townies? Need more info? Check out our featured artists at www.laughevent.org. Have a question? Hit us up at whatzup@laughevent.org or follow us on Instagram @laughevent.

Location

400 W South Boulder Road in Lafayette, CO 80026

Final Confluence Show w/ Mr. Knobs, The Cowards, and Krash & The Bandahoots

January 27 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

This is the final show of Tier Two Live at the Confluence Garage for the foreseeable future. We’re going to be taking some time off after this show to retool things a bit. We’re inviting some of our favorite bands we’ve ever worked with to come party with us. Let’s blow the roof off this place!

Mr. Knobs – They call themselves “metal Abba,” but we think they’re waaaay more than that. Operatic vocals (Vidushi). Incredibly tight drumming and beautiful trumpet (Steve Lamos of American Football). Electronic synth energy. And for the first time at the Confluence Garage, soaring violin (Sarah Hubbard of the Flobots). DO NOT MISS THIS SET!!!

The Cowards – Surf rock. Witty banter. A few laughs. Guitar/bass/drum solos. This will be the sixth show these gents out of Greeley have played with us. There’s a darn good reason we keep asking them back.

Krash and the Bandahoots – Psych Rock. This trio pays homage to the ancestral and lineage legacy of musicians, from whom all players have benefited. We strive to make the offerings of the muses and our deepest aspirations audible to our audience. Our style draws influences from the Romantic and Impressionistic eras of classical music, as well as Hindustani classical and psychedelic rock. The true essence of our message is best experienced through your ears!

Doors at 6:30
Music at 7:00
All Ages!
$10 suggested donation at the door

Grant support provided by Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission and Boulder County Arts Alliance

Americana Night w/ Mercy Club, Jack Campbell & The Headmess, Lowfive

January 27 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Mercy Club – Lafayette’s own Mercy Club: bangin’ folk rock, soaring harmonies and a stellar ensemble cast.

Jack Campbell & The Headmess – Based in Colorado, Jack Campbell & the Head Mess draws on the Minneapolis punk rock tradition of stuffing catchy pop earworms into a gritty garage rock package. Led by singer-songwriter Jack Campbell, the band has been bringing a decade’s worth of tunes about relationships and mental health to life, with the help of screamin’ sax solos and grungey basslines.

Lowfive – Five-piece band blending rock, folk, and roots influences to create their own brand of Colorado Americana. Their debut self-titled EP, released April 28 2023, showcases the diverse musicianship of the and and the evolution of their folk songwriting into stage-shaking rock and roll. Lowfive’s multi-part vocals, hot guitar licks, and personal lyrics about love, loss, and living in beautiful CO are evident in both their recordings and live shows.

All Ages!! $10 suggested donation at the door.
Doors: 6:30 PM
Show: 7:00 PM

Event is possible with grant support from Lafayette Cultural Arts Collective & Boulder County Arts Alliance

Vintrey Harvest Market

January 27 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Join Vintrey Honest Goods as we celebrate the season and support local makers from our community.

We have 8 wonderful vendors popping up on the lawn including Light Provisions Candles, Fout Fine Jewelry, Kaolee Jewelry, Generate Hope, Wildcraft Goods, Vanee Ink Art, Elisabeth Strunk Art, and Joseph & James Playshop.

No Entry Fee. No RSVP. For all ages!

Lafayette Music Fest

January 27 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Dozens of acts across seven stages. A full takeover of South Lafayette! One wristband gets you into all venues. Nissi’s, The Arts Hub, The End (inside Dog House Music Studios), Muse Performance Space, and the Confluence Garage! We’ll also have two free stages at The District playing music from noon until 6:00!

Featuring Gasoline Lollipops, Snakes & Stars (Michael Travis from String Cheese Incident/EOTO and Aaron Johnston of Brazilian Girls), Hazel Miller, Cody Qualls, SPELLS, Future Joy, HRZN, Heavy Diamond Ring, Drunken Hearts, and so much more!

 

Lafayette Fall Harvest Festival

January 27 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

The Lafayette Fall Harvest Festival is a family friendly event that hosts vendors selling ready to eat food and drinks, art, packaged and prepared foods to enjoy at home, a pumpkin patch, costumed dog parade benefitting RezDawgs Rescue, a kids art contest, arts and crafts, face painting, live music and more. Please dress up in costume and enjoy lovely Lafayette as we celebrate fall!

Location: N. Harrison Ave between E. Simpson and E. Geneseo

Mudslingers Pottery Sale

January 27 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Mudslingers Pottery Studio will be having a Members Pottery Sale in conjuntion with the LAUGH Event on Saturday, Septmeber, 23rd from 10am-5pm. There will be 10+ different ceramic artists selling their work throughout the day. Bring the kids and paint a free pottery magnet that we will fire and return to you when done. There will be demos on the wheel throughout the day as well. We hope to see you there!