Littleton is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year, and to honor the big birthday in the proper way the city is hosting several fun events March 7-8.
According to a city press release, here are some activities you can look forward to:
The birthday weekend kicks off with a free fireworks show on Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m. in Ketring Park. The party continues with a reception in the Littleton Museum until 10 p.m. Drink delicious craft beer and taste culinary treats from the soon-to-be-open Breckenridge Brewery Farmhouse menu. Megan Burtt, winner of the 2011 Mountain New Song competition, will provide entertainment, and the museum will unveil its 125th birthday exhibit. Collect a commemorative gift and enjoy other activities. Tickets for the reception are required and are $10 per person. Everyone must be 21 years old to attend. Register and pay online at https://cityoflittleton125.eventbrite.com.
Wake up Sunday morning, March 8 for the dedication of the Littleton Community Trail at 9:45 a.m. in front of the Municipal Courthouse. Stick around for a free pancake breakfast at the Buck Recreation Center. Keep the fun going with the city’s birthday party celebration at the Buck Recreation Center gym from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free for everyone and there will be plenty of fun games and activities! For more information on additional 125th birthday events throughout the year, visit LittletonRocks.com/125.
Other local businesses and organizations are also celebrating major milestones this year, including Littleton United Methodist Church (125 years), Arapahoe Community College (50 years) and Bemis Library (50 years).
This local update courtesy of your Littleton Community Expert.