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50 Years Forged in Iron

event detail caption Date: Wed., June 5, 4 p.m. Iron Pour, 6:30 p.m. Concert
event detail caption Location: Northglenn Veterans Memorial, 11751 Community Center Drive
event detail caption Parking: City Hall, Northglenn Recreation Center or E.B. Rains Jr. Memorial Park


Northglenn began forging its identity as a city, and a community, 50 years ago. We invite you to forge your own piece of art, enjoy the first summer concert of the season and watch a performance in honor of our city’s 50th Anniversary.


The first 500 people will be able to make and take home their artwork for free!

Steven Stokes, 303.450.8909 or


  • 4 p.m. Food trucks will arrive, so you can snack while designing your artwork in a 6x6 sand mold then watch as Iron Work Artist, Ira Hill, brings your idea to life with hot iron. 
  • 6:30 p.m. Summer Concert Series performance begins with Thumpin'
  • Finished, four-inch square, pieces of art will be ready to take home before the concert ends. 
  • Finally, Artist Jesse Blumenthal will light up the night with a special performance, culminating in a unique photo opportunity for the audience to celebrate Northglenn’s 50 Anniversary.