Smarty Party trivia tournament: Head to Avanti for the final trivia night of the tournament. Winners could receive ski passes, Burton clothing or a mixology class; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Avanti Boulder, 1401 Pearl St., Boulder; boulderdowntown.com.
Spirit of Nia dance class: Experience the joy of movement, self-expression and soul connection while getting a good workout with instructors Rebekah Hartman and Lisa Baba. Nia is a fitness practice, a combination of dance, martial arts and mindfulness; 9 a.m. Tuesday, Unity of Boulder Spiritual Center, 2855 Folsom St., Boulder; $10-$13; unityofboulder.com.
Boulder Tuesday Thursday Mountaineers: Join outdoor enthusiasts on a day hike with this leaderless, rule-abiding group that splits into smaller groups and splits into multiple trails. Drivers are reimbursed for their expenses. Bring lunch, water and snacks, and prepare for all weather conditions; 9 a.m. Tuesday, North Boulder Park, Seventh and Dellwood, Boulder; for free 303-494-8822.
Tinker Time — Art and Play: Young toddlers (children ages 18 months-5 years and their caregivers) can participate in open art explorations and sensory tables throughout the studio. Make art, get messy, enjoy sensory and play-based explorations, and have fun with friends at Tinker; 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, Tinker Art Studio, 693B S. Broadway, Boulder; $14-$18; tinkerartstudio.com.
Lyons Jam: Head to Oskar Blues for this open air bluegrass jam hosted by renowned local musicians KC Groves and Eric Thorin at their flagship venue; 6:00 PM Tuesday, Oskar Blues Grill and Brew, Main St. 303, Lyons; facebook.com/LyonsJam.
Front Range Birding Company Holiday Party: Join Front Range Birding for a holiday celebration including s’mores, holiday sales and a talk and book signing by Ted Floyd, editor of “Birding Magazine”; 6 p.m. Tuesday, Front Range Birding Company, 5360 Arapahoe Ave., Suite E, Boulder; for free facebook.com
‘Lasting Impressions’ at CU Art Museum: How do museums build art collections? “Lasting Impressions” answers this question with a close look at the CU Art Museum’s collection of American prints. Among the first works of art acquired by the museum in 1940, prints remain the centerpiece of the museum’s art collection. Open until June 2023; 10 a.m. Tuesday, CU Art Museum, 1085 18th St., Boulder; free of charge; colorado.edu/cuartmuseum.
‘Forward and Up – Shark Ink’ exhibition at CU: This exhibition celebrates “Sharkive,” a collection CU acquired from Shark’s Ink, the Lyon-based print publishing and lithograph studio run by Bud Shark. Includes edition prints, production materials (drawings, mylars and proofs), shop correspondence and records. The exhibition runs until July 2023; 10 a.m. Tuesday, CU Art Museum, 1085 18th St., Boulder; for free colorado.edu/cuartmuseum.
‘Amahl and the Night Visitors’ at First United Church: ‘Amahl and the Night Visitors’ tells the story of Amahl, who has a tendency to tell stories, and his mother. Amahl’s last story is about a star with a tail, like a chariot moving across the sky. Performed with a full orchestra; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, First United Methodist Church, 1421 Spruce St., Boulder; $12-$42; centralcityopera.org.
Jack Cloonan Band at Rosetta Hall: Jack Cloonan grew up on the South Side of Chicago, where he learned traditional Irish music from his grandfather. Now, The Jack Cloonan Band, made up of top musicians from all over the Denver area, rock the Front Range; 8 p.m. Tuesday, Rosetta Hall, 1109 Walnut St., Boulder; boulderdowntown.com.