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Schedule

Doors at 4 pm

In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the timeless Christmas classic, “It’s a Wonderful Life”: Karolyn Grimes, who played Zuzu Bailey in the 1946 movie will be joining us this year! She will be signing custom, “It’s a Wonderful Life” ornaments you can bring home as a memento from the night! Stop by to say hello, get an ornament, and take a photo with Karolyn!  She will be joining us on both Friday and Sat.

Scene from It's A Wonderful Life

4:15-7 pm White Christmas Singers caroling

Take part in our 1940s interactive scavenger hunt game!

Roulette Table

Cigarette girls handing out rations

Meet Santa!

Meet Professional Showman, Professor Phelyx!  He will be performing small sets throughout the space!

Meet Wallace and Davis and the Haynes Sisters from “White Christmas!”

Visit our, “A Christmas Story” set!

Visit the, “It’s a Wonderful Life!” living room set!

Visit Main St. Bedford Falls!

Swing by Novello’s Club!

Visit Base Camp!

Visit our Vintage Christmas Fair starting at 4 pm and continues throughout the night!

Take  a SWING DANCE lesson! Or join the contest!

WWII Veterans Tribute at the beginning of the night!

Full Entertainment Bios Here

Columbia Inn Ballroom

Columbia Inn stage hosted and DJ’d by WWII era historian/re-enactor, Greg Kyle, Dandy Wellington, Professor Phelyx and Wendy Wham

5 -8pm  International Touring Act Jukebox Saturday Night Big Band

6-6:15pm Set break and 1940s Vintage Fashion Show

8-8:20pm Sisters performance, Authentic Attire Contest  Hosted byDan DaruandMeghie Misfit

8:20-11:20pm The Hot Tomatoes Dance Orchestra

Hot Tomatoes set hosted by Dandy Wellington (Friday) and Professor Phelyx!

8:20 pm White Christmas movie re-enactment

8:25-9:15 pm The Hot Tomatoes with The Satin Dollz!

9:15-9:50 pm The Hot Tomatoes with Frank Sinatra!

9:50 pm SPECIAL TOAST with KAROLYN GRIMES (ZUZU BAILEY)!

Auld Lang Syne & New Years’ celebration/balloon drop and conga line (w/band)

10-10:15 Set break and swing dance performance with Boulder Swing Dance and CM Dance

11:20-11:35 Band changeover and DJ Greg Kyle

11:35-1am  Bianca and the Flyboys with the Victory Three

Novello’s Ballroom and Supper Club

5-8 Joe Smith and the Spicy Pickles

8:15-11:15 Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra

The Carousel Club Dance Hall

Swing Dance Lessons at 4pm, 5:30 and 7:30 pm (lessons are 1 hour), hosted by CM Dance and Boulder Swing Dance and Swing Nights Denver!

And please join our Swing Dance Contest at 6:45 pm!

“Don’t be afraid to get your boogie woogie on at this popular appreciation of the patriotism,
energy and upbeat grooves that earned this special time in history the title of the Greatest Generation.”

“Don your classiest dancing duds and join in this celebration of the style,
culture, music and spirit of the Swing Era.”
– Josie Klemaier/Weekly Plus