Cultural Affairs Association Events

The Highlands Ranch Cultural Affairs Association (CAA) provides a central organization from which educational, artistic, musical, theatrical, and dance events are provided to the more than 90,000 Highlands Ranch residents and those living in the surrounding communities.

For all event dates, times, and most recent information, please check the HRCA Events Calendar.

Winter Cultural Series - Virtual Event Recordings
Treat yourself to cultural events close to home. A highlight of the many cultural programs brought to you by the CAA features a variety of performances that have widespread appeal and are full of fun, family entertainment you are sure to enjoy. 

Family Magic Show - returning in 2022
Grab the family and join us for an exciting evening of magic and illusion. Fun for the whole family! 

Chinese New Year Celebration - Virtual Event Recordings
The CAA and SCFD are partnering with Great Wall Chinese Academy to present a cultural program to celebrate Chinese New Year. The program features exciting Chinese dragon and lion dances, beautiful Chinese folk dances, amazing Chinese martial art, and choral and instrumental performances. Learn more about this rich culture by experiencing the traditions of Chinese New Year! 

Comedy Night 
Looking for a date night? Enjoy a comedy night at the Recreation Center at Eastridge! The CAA will treat you to an evening of laughs and comedy relief. Comedians are hand selected from a pool of comedians from The Comedy Works. 

Dueling Pianos - returning in 2022
Enjoy an evening of your favorite songs. This live, interactive, sing-along show will get you up and out of your seat and dancing! Request your favorite songs from classic rock to today's pop hits! Two performers from Howl at the Moon will play your favorite songs all night! 

Hooked On Fishing!
The CAA, Metro District, and the Colorado Division of Wildlife get your little ones Hooked On Fishing! Experts from the Colorado Division of Wildlife teach the art of angling and ecology. Poles and bait are provided. Kids keep the poles for future catches!  Fishing at Redstone Park.

Culture on the Green Series 
This series will pair cultural performances with a beautiful outdoor setting for an experience that is sure to delight all ages. Bring a blanket and a picnic dinner for a great evening under the stars. Free admission.  Programs held at Civic Green Park.

Music at the Mansion  
These new 2021 mini-concerts, called “Music at the Mansion”, will feature some of our favorite local bands, such as Soul School, Deja Blu, Liquor Biscuit, Altitude 5, The Petty Nicks Experience and Twenty Hands High. be held at the Highlands Ranch Mansion and will be limited to 225 attendees. 

Summer Concert Series - Returning in 2022
It’s a free festive family event with music featuring the best of local favorite bands that guarantee a good time is to be had by all. Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy these concerts! Concerts from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Highland Heritage Regional Park near the Highlands Ranch Post Office. For other concerts during the summer of 2022, please see the Music at the Mansion series.

Classic Car Show
Join us for the annual Classic Car Show. Have fun in the sun with great cars, food, music and more! The Classic Car Show features cars from all eras and types such as Classic, European, Hot Rod, Muscle, motorcycles, trucks and much more. It's an extraordinary exhibition that's fun for all ages! Admission is free and open to the public. 

Jazz at the Mansion 
If you enjoy wonderful jazz music, you will not want to miss this event! Set inside the beautifully renovated Highlands Ranch Mansion. 

Ladies' Fishing on the Fly - returning 2022
CAA and Trout Unlimited teach women ages 16 and older the art of fly fishing. There will be a classroom session and then a trip to a lake to practice what they've learned! 

Summer's Sunset Concert
The HRCA and Metro District join together to celebrate a great end to summer. Food trucks will be available to purchase food. Admission is free and open to the public.

Highlands Ranch Days 
Highlands Ranch history is fun and educational—especially at Highlands Ranch Days. Join in this celebration of your community’s heritage with western entertainment, livestock displays, historical re-enactments, hay rides, and much more. Discover bygone eras when pioneers, fur trappers, gold panners, and Native Americans roamed Highlands Ranch. Don’t miss the pancake breakfast on Saturday morning.  Get into the pioneering spirit at the historic Highlands Ranch Mansion.

The CAA’s Oktoberfest is fun for all ages. Gather your family and friends together for a cultural experience that will delight your children and entertain the adults. Purchase genuine German food, dance to the music of a German band, polka with authentic German folk dancers, and imbibe German beers. It's an evening of non-stop entertainment for the kids, too. Children can play midway games and bounce on inflatables until their hearts are content.  Celebrate Oktoberfest at Highlands Ranch Town Center South.

Classical Music Series
The Highlands Ranch Cultural Affairs Association and the Highlands Ranch Mansion combines the ambiance of a chamber setting in the historic mansion's solarium with music written near the turn of the century.

Curtain Call at the Mansion 
Enjoy a delightful performance at the Historic Highlands Ranch Mansion. This is the show that does not stop from the moment the band hits the stage till the last screams from the crowd subsides! Come enjoy an evening of classic swing and standards. 

The Nutcracker Highlights
The International Youth Ballet acclaimed production of "The Nutcracker" is the perfect introduction to the world's most famous ballet. The production features favorite characters such as the Nutcracker, the Mouse King, Clara and the Sugar Plum Fairy, all in full costume. 

All events are subject to change – please check the HRCA Events Calendar for updated information, or call 303-791-2500.

All cultural events are paid for in part by the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) which supports more than 300 arts, cultural, and scientific organizations within the Denver metro area through a voterā€approved penny sales tax on every $10 purchase.