Wednesday, November 5, 2014

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Love the Local: Business Spotlights

Do you wish you knew the story behind your favorite shop, store, or restaurant? We tracked down the owners and operators of many downtown businesses so that they could share their story with you!

Between now and Christmas, learn more about Downtown Boulder's amazing business owners! Check out stories about the people who help make downtown such a thriving and vibrant community.

Check our website, Facebook and Twitter daily for highlighted spotlights.

First Annual Boulder County Farmers' Markets Fundraiser

Saturday, November 15 | 6PM - 9PM | Boulder Public Library

Join BCFM for their 1st annual fundraiser, benefitting their education and outreach initiatives. This year the fundraiser will support the opening of the new café in the Boulder Public Library.

You won't want to miss four local farms each teaming up with a local chef to prepare a farm fresh dish. There will be a silent auction and more! This after-hours night at the Library will wrap up with a first-ever Slam Poetry reading from farmers and other community members. 

Purchase tickets here.

Save the Date: Switch on the Holidays

Sunday, November 23 | 5PM | 1300 block of Pearl Street

Mark your calendars for this quintessential Boulder holiday tradition!

Holiday performances by the Boulder Chorale lead up to the grand illumination of the Boulder County Courthouse and the Pearl Street Mall, with a special appearance by Santa!

Volunteer for Light Up the Holidays!

Help Downtown Boulder make this season extra special by volunteering at one of our holiday events. Click here for more information.

Shop Small on Small Business Saturday

Saturday, November 29

After Black Friday and before Cyber Monday is Small Business Saturday® - a day dedicated to supporting small businesses on the busiest shopping weekend of the year. On November 29, pledge to shop small at your favorite Downtown Boulder shops & restaurants.

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Love the Local Spotlights

Celebrate the Holidays in Downtown Boulder

Are you planning an unforgettable holiday or New Year's party?

Downtown Boulder offers a wealth of places to host your Holiday Party or special event! Visit our Private Party/Holiday Party Venues page for a list of spaces available this season.

Learn more about the venues here.

Lights of December Parade: Entry forms available

Saturday, December 6 | 6PM

Join us for the 27th annual Lights of December Parade with floats created by Boulder community groups, non-profit organizations and local businesses. Floats of any sort are accepted (creativity and the use of non-vehicular modes of transport are encouraged).

Would you like to participate? The entry form is now available!

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Play "Found Downtown" on Instagram!

Think you know Boulder like the back of your hand?

Click the picture on the left for our Instagram, tell us where the photo was taken and you could win a $25 Downtown Boulder Gift Card. One winner will be chosen at random each newsletter.

Email your answer to by Monday, November 17, 2014 with Found Downtown in the subject line. The winner will be notified by Tuesday, November 18, 2014.

Congratulations to Amy Rule, winner of the last Found Downtown! (Food at The Riverside)

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Cafe Che

1647 Arapahoe Ave. | (720) 562-4243

Cafe Che is a bakery for morning goods and coffee. They offer entirely house made sandwich bread for lunch sandwiches and munchies in the afternoon!

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1445 Pearl Street, Suite 215 | (303) 442-3471


Providing accurate, timely, and professional translation services to Fortune 500 Companies has been TransLingua's business model since 1972. If your company is looking for Translation Services, Interpreters, Voice-Over Talent, and Cultural Branding Expertise, look no further than TransLingua Translations - A Partner You Can Trust.

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Tax Guard

1750 14th Street | (303) 955-3282

Tax Guard is a Boulder-based due diligence and risk management company for commercial lenders across the country. Tax Guard reports help commercial lenders analyze credit risk based on the IRS tax compliance status of their prospective and current clients.

» Gift Card

Need that perfect gift for family, friends or co-workers? The Downtown Boulder Gift Card is great for everyone on your shopping list! Available in denominations from $10 - $500. Good at 200 downtown businesses.

Tis' the season for cooking and baking! Stock up the pantry before the holiday season with wine, cheese, and other goodies from Cured, make sure that your cupboards are full with Penzeys Spice and Savory Spice Shop, visit Tee and Cakes, Spruce Confections, Woody Creek Cafe and more to order a fantastic holiday-themed dessert, or stop by Dish Gourmet to arrange some unbeatable Thanksgiving catering.

Gift Cards may be purchased: online, at the Visitors Information Center on 13th and Pearl Street, or in the Downtown Boulder Office at 1942 Broadway, Suite 301
(Door Located between Weekends and Free People).

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