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Emma Lischwe

Greetings Comrade
Meet Emma Lischwe, Monarch grad, Louisville resident, and server extraordinaire at La Revolucion Taqueria y Cantina. When Emma is not serving great food—try the mole, it’s awesome— she studies Russian, with a goal of being a government translator.

Dog of the Month

Downtown Dog
of the Month

Meet Jesse Hohnholt, a 5 year old Shih Tzu who thinks he’s a Rottweiler, according to owner Margie. Jesse hangs out at Margie’s office in the Chamber building and looks forward to his Downtown strolls. Say hi if you see Jesse and Margie!

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November is “gearing up for the holidays” month and most of the Downtown retailers are doing just that with lots of activities and great deals and promotions throughout the month to kick off the holiday spirit. Make sure you visit our newest stores, Sunshine and Rain, Words on Paper and Netty’s Creations. Most importantly, Don’t Forget To Vote!!

First Friday Art Walk

November 2
6:00 – 9:00 pm

Don’t miss the many galleries, stores and cafes with receptions and shows that feature some of the best artwork around. Anthony Grant Studio will host a “Giving Back to My Community” reception at his studio at The Art Underground. The LoCoYo will feature a clay sculpture exhibit presented by ClayArt Potter Group and Apriylisa Healing Arts with a talk by the artists at 6:30 pm, and this kicks off the 2nd Annual November Artist Appreciation month. Find out more about all the artists and other local businesses involved at

In clay

The LoCoYo

917 Front St.
All Month Long

In addition to its clay sculpture exhibit, the LoCoYo is partnering with SEGA Girls School in Tanzania to host a giveback month to help benefit the school. Every Friday, the shop will donate a portion of their sales to this great cause. LoCoYo is also holding a Bike Drive for the month of November. Bring all those bikes your kids grew out of, or you just don’t want anymore to the shop and they will be donated to Community Cycle in Boulder, just in time to make someone happy for the Holidays. It’s never too cold for fro-yo, ya know.

2 Events at the Louisville
Wellness Center

921 Main St.
Cultivating Abundance in Everyday Life
November 2
6:30 – 8:00 pm

Founder, Michelle Frieswyk-Johnson, will share key practices necessary when cultivating a thriving professional life. Additionally, those attending will get a chance to meet the LWC Team and sign up for discounted body work.

921 Main St.
Women’s Mindfulness Group
November 7
7:30 – 8:00 pm

This is a drop-in group for women to explore different forms of mindfulness practice, followed by tea and informal discussion centered on inspired readings. Beginners or experienced mindfulness practitioners welcome on the first Wednesday of each month. Suggested donation $5. To learn more about these events visit

Holiday Open House

The Fuzzy Antler
901 Front Street
November 2 – 4

There’ll be lots to do at this Holiday event with new selections of Mark Roberts Fairies and Patience Brewster Ornaments. All regularly priced merchandise will be 20% off (excluding Pandora and Sid Dickens) and you can receive $5 of Fuzzy Bucks with every $25 of giftcards purchased. Visit for hours and more information.

Holiday Market

740 Front Street
Saturdays: November 3, 10, and December 1, 8
10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Brought to you by the folks who run the Farmer’s Market, the Holiday Market features local artists, craftspeople, bakers, butchers, and candlestick makers. In other words, you can find some really unique and delicious stuff here for great holiday gifts.

Human Trafficking Awareness Benefit

Louisville Elk’s Club
November 10
4:00 – 8:00 pm

This important event, designed to raise awareness in the community about human trafficking, will include a benefit dinner for $10, speakers and a silent auction. For further information contact Tavia Hammon, 303-859-7875

Free Library Events

Louisville Public Library
951 Main St.

WAVES recruiting poster

Homefront Heroines: The WAVES of WWII
November 5
Library Meeting Room
7:00 pm

University of Colorado professor Dr. Kathleen Ryan will talk about her project to collect and share stories about the fascinating experiences of women who were WWII WAVES.

Preparing for Retirement at Any Age
November 7
Library Meeting Room
6:00 pm

Part of the “What Keeps You Up at Night?” MFS Life Planning Series, this program will help you learn how to focus on accumulating assets, consider income distribution strategies, and retirement planning strategies.

Learning Difficulties in Children & Adolescents
November 15
Library Meeting Room
6:30 – 8:00 pm

This program is part of the “Pathways to Parenting Success” series presented by Boulder Psychological Services. It is designed to help parents learn how to identify learning problems and how to support children who struggle in school.

Martin Ters

Music at the Library
November 11
Library Lobby
1:00 – 3:00 pm

Dr. Martin Ters, a Louisville resident and accomplished guitarist will entertain the crowd with his musical talents.


Words On Paper

630 Front St.
Grand Opening
November 2 & 3

Welcome to Words on Paper, a new store with a unique selection of cards, stationery, books and gifts. Julie the owner, and Buddy, the official dog greeter look forward to meeting their new friends and neighbors and will be offering daily specials, human treats and lots of tail wags. Make sure and stop by to say hello.

Reaching Higher Educational Center

908 Main St., Suite 370
Reaching Higher offers comprehensive services focused on social-emotional and educational needs of children and adolescents. They provide psychological and educational testing, assessment, intervention and counseling as well as educational support and enrichment. Shayna Brody Whitehouse, Ph.D., School Psychologist and Sabrina E. Whitehouse, M.A., Educator run the Center. A full list of their services is available on

Netty’s Creations

931 Main St.
Beautiful flowers and floral arrangements are all yours at Netty’s, but so are a variety of fine antiques and other distinct gifts. Both fresh and silk flower arrangements are available. You can be sure Netty’s will have some gorgeous, unique centerpieces and flowers for your holiday table.

Sunshine and Rain

Opening November 13
836 ½ Main St. (Behind Bittersweet)
Open House: November 23 – 24
10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Providing quality products online for the past few years, this gardener-friendly store is now opening its first brick and mortar establishment Downtown. Sunshine & Rain specializes in organic seeds, teas, dried herbs, spices, tools, gardening products and all kinds of great gifts for the happy gardener. In celebration of the opening of the store, we’re all invited to come in for some hot apple cider and a little early holiday gift shopping and to enjoy the beautifully remodeled old miner’s warming hut, fondly known as the “little white house.”

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