Liquid Sky David Bowie
Enjoy the beats and rhythms of a musical legend and innovator coupled with the trippiest visuals digitally rendered live, all on a dome and in full surround sound; 9 p.m. Thursday, Fiske Planetarium, 2414 Regent Drive, Boulder; $7-$10; ticketswest.com/events/detail/liquid-sky-david-bowie.
Clay makers — Children, ages 5-10 years old, learn a variety of hand-building techniques while using clay. Using techniques such as coil-building, slab-building and adding creative embellishments, participants create sculptural and functional pieces; 2:45 p.m., Tinker Art Studio, 693B S. Broadway, Boulder; $228; 303-503-1902, tinkerartstudio.com/2018-f2c-ages-58.
Happy Hour presented by The Fox Theatre and Boulder Theater — Win tickets to upcoming shows with the purchase of select happy-hour menu items; 3 p.m., The Sink, 1165 13th street, Boulder; free; 303-444-7465, thesink.com.
Boulder Designers Meetup — Boulder Designers is an inspirational and educational group for women graphic designers, web designers and women in related fields. Connect with peers and share insight; 6 p.m., Boulder Digital Arts, 1600 Range St., Boulder; boulderdigitalarts.com.
Andrew Friedrich — Live music; 6:30 p.m., St. Julien Hotel, 900 Walnut St., Boulder; bandsintown.com/e/100306877
Ocean First Customer Appreciation Party — Ocean First is hosting a 2018 customer appreciation party where customers can raise a glass, graze on delightful bites and connect with the local diving community; 6:30 p.m., Ocean First, 3015 Bluff St., Boulder; free; facebook.com/events/2148528885408995.
John Craigie #KeepItWarm2018 with special guest Rainbow Girls — Renowned for his eloquent Americana style, engaging live shows and off-the-cuff clever observations, John Craigie carries on the legacy of classic singer-songwriters, while blazing a trail of his own. A portion of each ticket sold will be donated to Bridge House. New and gently-used sleeping bags, jackets, gloves, hats, scarfs and socks will be collected at the show; 7 p.m., Etown, 1535 Spruce St., Boulder; $21; 303-443-8696, etown.org
In the Moon of Wintertime: Christmas with Ars Nova — Ars Nova Singers' holiday concerts feature the Colorado premiere of "The Consolation of Apollo" by Kile Smith, celebrating the 50th anniversary of Apollo 8, which entered lunar orbit on Christmas Eve, 1968. The second half of the program presents holiday music season balancing novelty, tradition, and familiar melodies with innovative new sounds; 7:30 p.m., St. John's Episcopal Church, 1419 Pine St., Boulder; $5-$25; 303-499-3165, arsnovasingers.org.
Spark! Tours for Individuals with Memory Loss — Spark! programs create an opportunity for individuals living with early to mid-stage memory loss and their families to enjoy interactive and engaging experiences in a comfortable setting, guided by trained docents and volunteers. BMoCA Spark! events include specialized tours and art-making; 10 a.m. Friday, Boulder Museum Of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th St., Boulder; free; 303-443-2122, bmoca.org.
Senior Center Holiday Potluck — Celebrate the holidays and enjoy treats and seasonal teas, while listening and singing along to holiday music; 11 a.m. Friday, Senior Services, 103 S. Iowa Ave., Lafayette; cityoflafayette.com.
25th Annual Christmas Candlelight Festival — Tara Performing Arts High School's Christmas Candlelight Festival has become a beloved Boulder event, reaching far beyond the school community; 5 p.m. Friday, Pine Street Church, 1237 Pine St., Boulder; $12-$20; 303-440-4510, eventbrite.com/e/christmas-candlelight-festival-2018-tickets-51044070188.
The Snow Queen Dance Theatre Production — The Arts HUB presents the Dance Theater Production of the Snow Queen in a fully staged dance production with professional set, costumes and lights; 6 p.m. Friday, Arts Hub, 420 Courtney Way, Lafayette; $8.71-$10; brownpapertickets.com/event/3914064?ref=349591.
An Evening of Heritage Pork and Handcrafted Wine — Learn about Boulder County's farrow-to-finish heritage pork specialists, Placerita, and its wooly old-world Mangalitsa heritage pigs, while enjoying five small plates paired with BookCliff wines; 6:30 p.m. Friday, BookCliff Vineyards, 1501 Lee Hill Road, Suite 17, Boulder; $65; 303-449-9463, bookcliffvineyards.com/events.
Trey Anastasio — See the Phish frontman in this intimate setting; 7:30 p.m. Friday, Macky Auditorium, 1595 Pleasant St., Boulder; bandsintown.com/e/1011582038.
Acoustic Hot Tuna — Ticketholders in the 50 best seats in the room will receive a copy of guitarist Jorma Kaukonen's new book, "Been So Long: My Life and Music;" 8 p.m. Friday, Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder; $30-$64.50.