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Out and about: Veterans Day Parade on Saturday

A list of local events
Veterans Day Parade (16 of 23)
Clear blue skies and balmy weather made for a perfect day to honor U.S. military veterans during Longmont's Veterans Day Parade.

November 9

Hand-Sewn Artistic Mending

Thursday, Nov. 9, 6:30 pm; $40

Grab a drink and get creative with these 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 clothing with artistry and personality and give it a whole new life!

Thursday Nights @ the Museum: Panel Talk: Fertile Grounds, Artists & Farmers in Conversation

Thursday, Nov. 9, 7 pm;

free, reservations recommended

Featuring artists Libby Barbee & Patrick Marold and farmers Keith Bateman of Bateman Farms & Alice Maritz Starek of The Golden Hoof. Join us for a conversation with artists and farmers featured in our “agriCULTURE” exhibition as they recount what they learned from working together and the surprising connections between farming and the creation of art. 

November 10

Book Launch Party with Storytime and Craft - REGISTER

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

  • Location: Library
    409 Fourth Ave.

  • Library Meeting Rooms

  • Open to everyone; best for kids in preschool and older with their grown-ups

Join the Library and local bookstore The Wandering Jellyfish to celebrate the release of Ellen Mayer and Brizida Magro's new picture book, Gift & Box! Enjoy a reading of the new book followed by a thank you postcard writing activity. Afterward, the book will be available to buy and Ellen & Brizida will sign books. Attendees will have the opportunity to take pictures with fun cardboard gift-themed creations, as well!

Please note this event will be held at the Longmont Public Library's Meeting Rooms with books available to purchase on-site through The Wandering Jellyfish Bookshop. Registration is required.

Register Your Family through Wandering Jellyfish Bookshop's website

November 11

Holiday Open House at Bungalow Interiors

Bungalow Interiors

November 11th - 11:00a-6:00p: 10% off for Veteran's Raffle Prize for a Free New Release Home Decor Book Hot Coffee & 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 being held  at Roots music project in Boulder Sunday November 12 Mojomama and Friends presents “Music 4 Maui”

November 13

Mythical Creatures Club - REGISTER

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

  • Location: Library
    409 Fourth Ave.

  • For 1st - 2nd grades

  • Longmont Library Meeting Rooms

Join us every 2nd Monday of the month from September through December for our Mythical Creatures Club! We’ll learn about Bigfoot, mermaids, and many other legendary 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, Oct. 10, click the button below to register your child(ren). Make sure to fill out the form for EACH CHILD who is attending.

Register for the November Mythical Creatures Club

November 14

Ruby Bridges Day Equity Walk - REGISTER

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

  • Location: Library
    409 Fourth Ave.

  • Library Meeting Rooms

  • For all ages and their families

  • Registration required

Join Boulder County’s Mobility for All team and the Longmont Public Library for an in-person event to observe Ruby Bridges Day, a historic safe routes to school civil rights event that now signifies goals of anti-racism and anti-bullying. Snacks, water, and creative activities will be provided. Please wear comfortable attire to walk or roll in.

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 Walk

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

Register Your Family for the Equity Walk

Computer Class: Intro to Canva

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

  • Location: Library
    409 Fourth Ave.

  • New course held every 2nd and 4th Tuesday

  • Upstairs in the Computer Lab

  • No registration required

Swing by the Computer Lab on the second floor to take our FREE computer classes! A new topic will be taught each session.

Are you interested in making social media content? Photo collages? Or even print on-demand products? Here is the perfect opportunity to jump into Canva! Canva is a free to use graphic design tool for simple and complex projects. For this class, we will go over the basics of Canva to get you started! 

November 16

Climate Change: What's Known, What's New, and What We Can Do - REGISTER

  • 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 St.

  • Registration required

Temperatures are climbing in Colorado and across the world. That’s just one of many ways in which human-produced climate change is touching our lives. But disasters like wildfires and floods — two of the biggest threats in Colorado – are also affected by our built environment and where and how we live.

Join Boulder-based meteorologist and journalist Bob Henson as he sorts through our warming world and look at some ways we can reduce the risks posed by weather and climate extremes, both globally and locally.

Attend the Presentation

Registration is required to attend this special presentation and is limited to 100 attendees. Click the button below to register for EACH person attending.

Register for the climate change presentation


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

Thursday, Nov. 16, 7 pm;

$10 general admission,

$8 students/seniors, $5 members

In the future, a global crop blight and second Dust Bowl slowly render the Earth uninhabitable. A brilliant NASA physicist works on a plan to save mankind by transporting Earth’s population to a new home via a wormhole. But first, a farmer and former NASA pilot is tasked to pilot a spacecraft, along with a team of researchers, to locate a new planet for human kind.

November 20

Pika's Sweets - REGISTER

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

  • Location: Library
    409 Fourth Ave.

  • For 1st - 5th grades

  • Longmont Library Meeting Rooms

Do you love to decorate and eat sweet treats? Are you in 1st through 5th grade? Join us once a month to create delicious confections like cake pops and no-bake desserts!

Attend the Program

Registration is required to attend Pika's Sweets and is limited to 15 children. Registration will open on Tuesday, Oct. 17. Click the button below to register your child(ren). Make sure to fill out the form for EACH CHILD who is attending.

Register for the November Pika's Sweets program

Winter Wonderland: Santa Claus Life Model

6-8 p.m.

Clover Building at the Boulder County Fairgrounds

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

In this workshop, you will have the opportunity to draw and paint Santa Claus in a variety of poses and settings, using him as your live model. Rob Birt (aka Santa) is a lifelong Longmont resident. You can learn more about his work as Santa at

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


Brought by attendees, any drawing pads, paints, canvases, and small easels that the attendees may want to utilize for the live model session. Tables and chairs will be provided. Sink and water available.

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

November 30

Habitat's Gift of Home Tour

Habitat for Humanity of the St. Vrain Valley

November 30th-December 2nd. Don't miss this time-honored Longmont tradition with 56+ years of history. The self-guided tour will feature homes “dressed up” for the holidays by decorators and décor stores. Purchase items for sale or simply browse for holiday decorating ideas. Click here for more information.


December 2

8th Annual Longmont Museum Holiday Show

3 p.m. and 7 p.m. 

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

Featuring The Mestos-Abbott Latin Jazz Quartet, Brothers of Brass and Mollie O'Brien & Rich Moore. The Longmont Museum's annual holiday tradition, typically held the first Saturday in December. Join us for songs of the season and holiday cheer from some of the finest musicians and performers in the region. Cash bar with signature holiday drink.

December 3

Boulder County Farmers Markets Winter Market

Longmont Farmers Market

Shop from more than 150 local farmers, food producers, and artisans at the annual Winter Market. Hosted at the Boulder County Fairgrounds, this event will be taking place Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3 from 9AM to 3PM. 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's workshop for kids, caroling, cookies, hot chocolate, and a visit from Santa himself, we are excited to welcome the entire community to light the way for one less homeless Veteran this year!

We will switch on the village lights for the tiny homes and our community center at 7:25pm and ring in the season of giving on this special Colorado Gives Day!

Each $25 donation for Colorado Gives will also turn on one handheld holiday light at the event showcasing the incredible light our community creates for Veterans in need.

December 7

Dragon WinterLights

Flagstaff Academy Charter School

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

December 8

The Momedy Club: Escape from the Holidays

Longmont Out Loud (LOL)

Local performing acts carefully curated for your escaping enjoyment. Stand-up comedy, storytelling, short films, music and more. Option to include dinner with your ticket. Catering by Rising Tiger, cash bar by Stewart Auditorium. Click here for tickets.

December 10

42nd Annual Christmas Tree Festival

TLC Learning Center

Join us for the 42nd Annual Christmas Tree Festival! We raffle off dozens of themed trees decked out 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 that their children can access the therapeutic early learning services they need to thrive. Click here for tickets.