Special Events

Upcoming Events

Community Trash Event

Due to the popularity of the trash services at the annual Community Recycling and Cleanup Event in May, the Master Association will offer a trash disposal day on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. This event will only be for trash disposal. Waste Connections will have several trash trucks at the event so that you can dispose of your unwanted items. Please note that you cannot bring electronics, chemicals, paint, appliances or tires to the event. The annual Community Recycling and Cleanup Event, with a full range of trash and recycling services, will be offered again on May 4, 2019.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 22
Time: 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Location: Ranch House

Barn BrewHa

Join us for a day of boot stompin’ fun as we celebrate the coming fall. Live music, beer garden, food, tours of the Equestrian Center, KC Nature activities and more! All ages welcome. Join us for a day of boot stompin’ fun as we celebrate the coming fall. Live music, beer garden, food, tours of the Equestrian Center, KC Nature activities, Firewise, open space information, and more! All ages welcome. Thank you to the following sponsors: Platinum Sponsor Eva Stadelmaier; Gold Sponsors Blue Sage Dental and Witter Allstate Insurance; Silver Sponsors High Efficiency Heating and Cooling, Pugh Bellmar Financial, and KeyBank Ken-Caryl; and Community Sponsor Blue Spruce Brewing.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 29
Time: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Dakota Lodge and Equestrian Center

Parking: Please note there will not be parking available at Dakota Lodge, with the exception of handicapped parking. Parking is available at Bradford K-8 North (Intermediate) School, and there will be a free shuttle to Dakota Lodge. Or participants can park on the street in adjacent neighborhoods or walk.

Flu Shots & FluMist at the Community Center

Stay healthy this winter and get your flu shot right here in the neighborhood! Quadrivalent, 4 strain immunizations will be available both as shots and as FluMist, the Intranasal spray.

Dates: Sunday, October 7, 14, 21, and 28
Time: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Community Center

Family Fright Night & Haunted Trail

Celebrate Halloween with games, crafts and more spooky fun at Family Fright Night at Dakota Lodge. Then join us on the Haunted Trail for a family-friendly hike by the Bradford Pool where we meet some not-so-scary local wildlife who teach us about life in our open space. All ages welcome.

Date: Friday, Oct. 26
Location: Dakota Lodge 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. (Crafts and Games)
Bradford Park 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Night Hike)

Veterans Day Celebration

Join us in celebrating our Veterans with a ceremony at the Veterans Monument. All ages welcome.

Date: Monday, Nov. 12
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Veterans Monument

Gobble Wobble 5K & Fun Run

“Gobble and Wobble” your way through the 3rd Annual 5k and Fun Run in the Ken-Caryl Ranch Valley. This great family run helps raise funds to support the trails and open space and is an excellent way to burn some calories before the big Turkey Day! All ages welcome.

Date: Thursday, Nov. 22
Time: 8:30 a.m. Fun Run, 9 a.m. 5K
Location: Dakota Lodge

Holiday Happenings

Celebrate the holiday season with festive fun and games and, of course, a visit from Santa Claus himself! All ages welcome.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 8
Time: 2 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: Ranch House

Special Event Sponsor Information

Ken-Caryl Ranch Metropolitan District’s annual special events offer a wide variety of sponsor and partnership opportunities. These events are a great way to connect with the community and show your support. Each event has different opportunities to get involved from sponsoring Santa at Holiday Happenings to hosting a booth and activity at Spring Fling. All partnerships include marketing exposure and onsite recognition during the event. Please call Sara Heisdorffer at 303-979-4070, ext 131, or sarah@kcranch.org to learn more about sponsoring a special event for our community.

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