october, 2020

10oct1:30 pm5:30 pmPrairie Harvest Fest: A Socially Distanced Fall Event


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Prairie Harvest Fest: A Socially Distanced Fall Event  


Bring your family and friends and join us for Prairie Harvest Fest for free, fall-themed food and activities   

AURORA, Colo., Oct. 10, 2020. — Painted Prairie, a neo-traditional master-planned community in  Aurora, announces the next socially-distanced event for the fall. The event features free fall-themed  food and activity pairings in a street fair fashion throughout the community. The event is October 10,  2020 from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at 6000 Picadilly Road, Aurora (across from the Gaylord of the  Rockies Convention Center).  

The streets at Painted Prairie will come alive with all things fall, featuring seasonal craft and food  tents, fall-themed activities and amazing décor for those fall-themed Instagram-worthy family  pictures! A few of the activities planned include the following: 

Pumpkin carving demonstrations by master carver, Grampa Bardeen. Completed pumpkins  showcased at each of our 13 stunning model homes. While you’re out touring, check out the  homes’ spectacular porch décor. 

Socially distant hayrides throughout the Painted Prairie community. Catch a glimpse of all  seven unique parks, including the 22-acre High Prairie Park.  

Pumpkin patch selling high-quality pumpkins in varied sizes, shapes and colors from metro  local Heinies Market. With 100% of the proceeds benefitting the Home Builder Foundation, a  charity dedicated to building independence, providing opportunities and elevating lives for  individuals and families with disabilities in our community.  

Prize-winning Wizard of Oz-themed scavenger hunt. Find Dorothy and friends throughout the  neighborhood and answer a riddle or two along the way. 

Fascinating craft and activity booths featuring live watercolor painting, pottery and jewelry  making, and Nature’s Educators displaying live indigenous prairie critters. 

Food trucks and booths serving up fall comfort snacks and sips: pumpkin pie, popcorn,  candied apples, hot cider, brats, and non-alcoholic beer tastings. 

Fall Photo Vignettes: Children are encouraged to dress in costume for seasonal photo opps  sprinkled around the community. 

The Prairie Harvest Fest is a FREE event, however you must RSVP to save your time slot to ensure  social distance guidelines are being followed for the event. Upon registration, you will receive  important health and safety guidelines to follow during the event.  

To further enhance your experience and visit, register for the Painted Prairie app at:  app.lifeatpaintedprairie.com/register/. 

About Painted Prairie  

Painted Prairie is a neo-traditional design/land plan community designed by Peter Calthorpe at Calthorpe Associates, with the assistance of Mark Johnson at  Civitas Denver. It is the only neo-traditional master-planned community in the northeast market of the Denver Metro Area. Painted Prairie is situated for easy  commutes and access to Denver’s arts and cultural activities. Situated across the street from the Gaylord Rockies Convention Center and located halfway  between Anschutz-Fitzsimmons and Denver International Airport, with easy access to the A-Line rail, E470, DIA, 56th Avenue, I-70, Downtown Denver, and I 225, the community is conveniently located from just about anywhere. Construction of Painted Prairie began upon the formal groundbreaking on September 21,  2018. Construction is slated to continue through 2030. 


Media Contact: Michelle Tripp  




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