Hanukkah Events, Recipes, Games, and More!

Hanukkah is Nov. 28-Dec. 6

November 25, 2021

Often referred to as the Festival of Lights, Hanukkah (or Chanukah) is a Jewish holiday celebrated with food, fun, and family. This year, the 8 nights of festivities begins November 28. Hanukkah ends December 6.

Macaroni KID Evergreen-Bailey-Conifer is always working to round up the best seasonal cheer, so check back often for more Hanukkah fun coming to Evergreen, Bailey, Conifer, and nearby areas in 2021.

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Hanukkah Events

November 19 through December 6 ~ VIRTUAL ~ Hershel & the Hanukkah Goblins
Back by popular demand, Hershel & the Hanukkah Goblins is a play about an unlikely hero who tries to save Hanukkah and bring back the light. The story is adapted by Eric A Kimmel's book, An Outdoor Play for Scoundrels and Scamps. Streaming is available through December 6th. This performance is suitable for children ages 5+. Tickets are $11 per device.

November 22 ~ VIRTUAL ~ Adult Education - Family & Parenting: Making Holidays Fun for Kids
Join Natalie Boscoe for an interactive exploration of how to make Jewish holidays fun and meaningful for you and your family. The focus will be on how to incorporate your child's voice in the celebrations and how to pass on traditions and Jewish values to your children.

November 28-December 5, 6 to 6:30 PM ~ VIRTUAL ~ Zoom Communal Candle Lighting with Congregation Beth Evergreen
Join Rabbi Jamie & friends online to light Chanukah candles.

November 30, 5 to 6:30 PM ~ IN-PERSON ~ Chanukah at the Capitol | DENVER
Join Governor Polis, State Government representatives, and the Denver community for the annual Chanukah Menorah lighting on the West Steps. With food & fun for all ages, guests can enjoy live music, an epic fire-show, BBQ, doughnuts, chocolate Chanukah coins, and more! RSVP to this free event.

December 1 ~ IN-PERSON ~ Hanukkah Leke Maka & Hanukkah Menorah Contest | DENVER
Celebrate the Festival of Lights Island-style! Put on your Hawaiian shirts and grass skirts for a tropical evening with Menorah-lighting, crafts, music, performances by Kamala Polynesian dancers, and a whole lot more family fun!

December 3, 6 to 8 pm ~ IN-PERSON ~ Chanukah Shabbat Celebration @ Congregation Beth Evergreen | EVERGREEN
Join us for a celebration of the 6th night of Chanukah as well as an honoring of our outgoing Religious School Director, Tara Saltzman.

December 9 ~ VIRTUAL ~ What To Do in December: A Live Q&A for Parents Balancing Hanukkah and Christmas
Hanukkah and Christmas can be a joyful time, but let’s be honest: It can also be incredibly challenging for those of us in interfaith families. Join Lauren Schreiber Sasaki, Rabbi Robyn Frisch, and Rabbi Malka Packer-Monroe, who will answer the questions they get asked the most from parents around the December holidays.

Hanukkah recipes, games and books:

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