Sewing Workshop at Fabricate and other Boulder-area events, Dec. 27, 2018

School Day Off Sewing Workshop

Improve sewing skills during school days off. Studies have found that sewing helps stimulate creative thinking and promote self-esteem. Projects include apparel, accessories and fashion for the home. Ages seven and up; 9 a.m., Fabricate, 2017 17th St., Boulder; $70; .

TODAY

Happy Hour Presented by The Fox Theatre and Boulder TheaterWin tickets to upcoming shows with the purchase of select happy hour menu items; 3 p.m., The Sink, 1165 13th street, Boulder; free;, .

A Hogwarts Holiday Party: Family EventHarry Potter trivia, sorting hat ceremony, magical treats, photo booth and speciality drinks. Costumes encouraged; 7:30 p.m., Tilt Pinball, 640 Main St., Louisville; .

In Motion Running Thursday Night Fun Run — Enjoy a three or six-mile run option utilizing the paved paths in Boulder. Savory Cuisines pizza and Avery Beer is provided after the run; 6 p.m., In Motion Running, 1830 30th St., Unit B, Boulder; free;.

Taylor Tomlinson — At only 24 years old, Tomlinson commands the stage with the confidence and capability of an expert comedian. She was a top-ten finalist on season 9 of NBC‘s “Last Comic Standing” and also appeared on Jimmy Fallon. The rising star recently made her late-night debut on Conan and also filmed her first Netflix special; 7 p.m., Dairy Arts Center, Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; $18;, ::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=TaylorTomlinson.

Open Improv-Long Form — Longform improvisation is making up scenes as you go along. While other forms rely on premises or games that are often looking for jokes, longform improvisation trusts the performers to do it all on their own, knowing they will help one another create a success story. Taking a single suggestion from the audience, longform improvisers will create around 30 minutes of made-up scenes; 7 p.m., Wesley Chapel, 1290 Folsom St., Boulder; .

Official NYE Pre-Party: Funk for a Cause — Live art installations and music by Deadboy, Jump Beat, Anicrow and more; 9 p.m., The Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder; $15-$20.

UPCOMING

Ski/Board at Winter Park — Ski or ride at Winter Park with fellow powder-shredders. All skier/rider abilities are welcomed. Meet at 6:30 a.m. at Skier‘s lot to organize carpooling; 6:30 a.m. Friday, Skiers‘ Lot, 1682 South Foothills Highway, Boulder; .

Kwanzaa Unity Cup Craft — Celebrate Kwanzaa by decorating a unity cup using construction paper, yarn and more. Craft activity is included with Museum admission; 10 a.m. Friday, WOW! Children‘s Museum, 110 N. Harrison Ave., Lafayette; /calendar.

Friday Storytime — Enjoy books, songs and more at weekly storytimes for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times; 10:15 a.m., Dec. 28, Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; .

Jenn Cleary Solo Acoustic Show — Live music by singer-songwriter Jenn Cleary; 5 p.m. Friday, Pearl Street Pub, 1108 Pearl St., Boulder; free; .

Harmony and Brad — Live music from a high-energy acoustic rock duo; 6 p.m. Friday, The Tasty Weasel, 1800 Pike Road, Longmont.

La Pompe Jazz — Live American and gypsy jazz music from Denver-based group; 7 p.m. Friday, Caffè Sole, 637 S. Broadway, Boulder; .