The Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra will open the Littleton United Methodist Church Community Concert season at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 30. The church is at 5894 S Datura St., Littleton. Admission is free for this Big Band concert.
Art guild show
“Far Away Places” is the title of the new Littleton Fine Arts Guild exhibit at Town Hall Arts Center’s Stanton Gallery, 2450 W. Main St. in downtown Littleton. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday and during performances. 303-794-2787, townhallartscenter.org.
“Xanadu,” book by Douglas Carter Beane, directed by Nick Sugar, musical direction by Donna Kolban Debreceni, plays at Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 S. Main St. in downtown Littleton, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday through Oct. 16. Tickets: $50/$44/$35. townhallartscenter.org; 303-794-2787.
Creepy-crawlies at the Butterfly Pavilion — “Spiders Around the World” is the theme at the Butterfly Pavilion, 6252 W. 104th Ave., Westminster. Oct. 7 to 31 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Included in the price of general admission. butterflies.org.
Theatre for children
Cherry Creek Theatre Company, which performs at the Jewish Community Center, 350 S. Dahlia St., Denver will open with one for kids: “Peter and the Starcatcher” Oct. 28 to Nov. 20. Tickets: 303-800-6578. Next in 2023: “Moon for the Misbegotten” Feb. 3-26; “The Headliners” by Jeffrey Neuman (world premiere) May 5-21; “Sondheim on Sondheim” Oct. 27-Nov. 19.
Lloyd Suh play
“The Chinese Lady” by Lloyd Suh plays through Oct. 16 at Denver Center Theatre Company. denvercenter.org. 303-893-6030.
Ballet in Denver
“Dracula” creeps into the Ellie Caulkins Theatre at the Denver Center Oct. 7-16. 303-837-8888 ext. 2; coloradoballet.org.
“Portals” — Performances by Zikr Dance Ensemble (David Taylor) at Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre Oct. 6 at 6 p.m. Museum of Outdoor Arts, 6331 Fiddler’s Green Circle, Greenwood Village. moaonline.org, 303-806-0444. Oct. 13: Denver Ballet Theatre, 8000 S. Lincoln St., Littleton, zikrdance.com; Oct. 26: Wildcat Auditorium, Southridge Recreation Center, 4800 MacArthur Ranch Road, Highlands Ranch, hrcaonline.org, 303-471-7020; Oct 27, 28 7:30 p.m. Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 S. Allison Parkway, lakewood.org, 303-987-7845.
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Botanic Gardens York Street: “Glow at the Gardens” Oct 18-23 6-9 p.m. Pumpkin carving available and a spooky scene. Chatfield Farms: Corn Maze — Friday to Sunday through Oct. 30. Seven-acre maze and a mini-maze for 10 and under. Food vendors. Pumpkin Festival Oct. 7-9. C-470 and Wadsworth. Admission charged at both. botanicgardens.org.
Englewood Arts presents classical guitarist Anna Vikervio from 2-3 p.m. Sept. 25. Tickets: Eric Bertolucci, 303-806-8196.
“Coyote, Badger, Rattlesnake” at Buntport Theater, 717 Lipan St., Denver. Fridays and Saturdays: 7:30 p.m. Sundays: 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m. buntport.com, 720-946-1388.
Denver Art Museum
Denver Art Museum; “Saints, sinners, Lovers and Fools: 300 Years of Flemish Masterworks” at the Denver Art Museum, Oct. 16-Jan. 22. 100 W. 14 th Ave. Parkway, Denver, denverartmuseum.org.
Arapahoe Philharmonic will play at the Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St., Lone Tree: “The Haunting Concert Hall” Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. In person or livestreamed to your home. $37, $32, $19, $12. arapahoe-phil.org, lonetreeartscenter.org.
“Side By Side” exhibit at Depot Art Gallery, 2069 W. Powers Ave., Littleton. Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. depotartgallery.org. Admission free.