City Council Special
Monday, Dec. 9, 5:30
Center, 15151 E. Alameda Parkway, Aurora Room
AuroraGov.org/Council • Streamed live at AuroraTV.org
Festival of Wreaths
Through Dec. 6
This year’s 20th
Annual Festival of Wreaths display and fundraiser event features wreaths
generously sponsored and decorated by local businesses, organizations and
individuals. Wreaths will be on display at the Aurora History Museum,
Aurora Municipal Center, Town Center at Aurora and Stanley Marketplace for
people to enjoy while an online bidding will take place. Proceeds benefit the
Aurora History Museum.
Holidays on the Farm
Saturday and Sunday,
Dec. 7 and 8, 9 a.m. to noon
holidays with a glimpse into Aurora's past. Enjoy games, history and a hot
chocolate bar with fix-ins donated by Savory Spice Shop. Free admission.
Historic District, 170 S. Chambers Road
Pet Pics with Santa
Saturday, Dec. 7, 10
a.m. to 3 p.m.
Get your pet's photo
taken with Santa at this annual event supporting the Aurora Animal Shelter.
$10 for a digital photo, with a printed photo provided at no extra cost
upon request. The shelter will also be accepting cash donations and in-kind
donations of pet toys, treats and supplies. No appointment necessary.
Center, 2001 S. Chambers Road
Saturday, Dec. 7, 1
Help spread the
holiday spirit with families in need through the Aurora Public Library’s
seventh annual Season of Giving: Stocking Project. Donate stocking stuffers
at any Aurora Public Library through Dec. 6, then join us Saturday, Dec. 7,
for a stocking stuffer party at Aurora Central Library.
Library, 14949 E. Alameda Parkway
Learn more at AuroraLibrary.org
Prairie Wagon Rides
Saturday, Dec. 14,
and Sunday, Dec. 15, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Enjoy the holiday
spirit with pioneer-style crafts, snacks and a special wagon ride next to a
certain someone from the North Pole. $10 per person; all ages welcome
Center, 21901 E. Hampden Ave.
Register for a time slot online
Holiday Open House
Saturday, Dec. 14,
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
holidays inside an 1891 Fletcher home. Enjoy a free, self-guided tour and
This 1891 Queen Anne
Victorian style home is one of the oldest original houses built as part of
the Town of Fletcher, now called Aurora.
1671 Galena St.
Museum Lunch and Learn Series: Christmas with the Browns
Wednesday, Dec. 18,
noon to 12:45
Molly Brown House
Museum will share the joys and traditions of a Victorian Christmas. Get
into the holiday spirit at this festive program about kissing balls,
Christmas trees, stockings hung with care, and Jingle Bells! Cost: $4 ($3
Residents). Bring your lunch.
Museum, 15051 E. Alameda Parkway
MLK Art, Poetry and
Through Dec. 18
How do Dr. King's
words affect you and how can you ensure they keep echoing into the future?
Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by sharing what his
dream and words mean to you, using a medium of your choice. “The Words Ring
On” art, poetry and essay contest is open to students in grades in K to 12.
Entries must be submitted by Dec. 18.
guidelines, visit AuroraLibrary.org
The Second City's
"Twist Your Dickens"
Through Dec. 22
Back by popular
demand, this seasonal satire returns in a madcap send-up of Charles
Dickens’ holiday classic. Tickets at 303.739.1970 or AuroraFox.org
Aurora Fox Arts
Center, 9900 E. Colfax Ave.