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Grand County community events calendar Dec. 4- Dec. 10

Wednesday

December 4

Holiday Toy Drive at the following locations through Dec. 15: Ski Depot Sports in Winter Park, Shining Stars Foundation in Tabernash, Granby City Market, Geno’s Pizza & Wings in Granby, East Grand Middle School, Bistro 28 at Pole Creek Golf Course, Rocky Mountain Eye Wear in Winter Park and Bank of the West in Fraser. Benefitting children living with cancer or a life threatening illness. For more information visit www.ShiningStarsFoundation.org.

Children’s Story Hour, 10:15-11 a.m., Kremmling Library.

Children’s Story Hour, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Granby Library.

Affordable Care Act – Community Information Session, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Juniper Library, Grand Lake. Free information session on Colorado’s new health insurance marketplace.

Children’s Story Hour, 11:15 a.m.-noon, Kremmling Library.

Weston Smith plays Heck’s at Devil’s Thumb Ranch, 4-6 p.m., Tabernash.

27th Annual Library Progressive Dinner at Da Vinci, 5:30, Winter Park.

Free Science Chat on Cloud Seeding, 6-7:30 p.m., Cozens Ranch Museum, Fraser. Educational program geared for the general public and ends with a question and answer period. 970-726-5488

Colorado Floyd plays Freestyles, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Winter Park.

Thursday

December 5

Children’s Story Hour, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Granby Library.

Children’s Story Hour, 11 a.m.-noon, Hot Sulphur Springs Library.

Fraser Valley Seniors Potluck Lunch, noon-1:30 p.m., Fraser Historic Church Community Center. Bring a dish to share or pay $5. Call Paul 970-726-5651.

Free Movie Matinee, 3:30-5:15 p.m., Fraser Valley Library. 970-726-5689

Weston Smith plays Heck’s at Devil’s Thumb Ranch, 4-6 p.m., Tabernash.

Thursday Hang Time, 4:15-5:30 p.m., Granby Library. Free drop-in program offering crafts, games, Wii and snacks. All ages welcome. 970-887-2149

After School Fun Club, 5-6 p.m., Juniper Library, Grand Lake. Enjoy Wii, fun activities, arts and crafts. Registration is required. 970-627-8353

Jeremy Farmer plays Strip & Tail, 6 p.m., Winter Park.

“Sweeney Todd,” 7 p.m., Middle Park High School Auditorium, Granby. Middle Park High School Drama Club presents this musical production featuring a murderous barber and his eccentric accomplice.

Friday

December 6

Funky Friday Trips, Granby Community Center. $30 per child. Call 887-3961 to register.

Toddler and Preschool Story Hour, 11 a.m.-noon, Juniper Library, Grand Lake.

High Country Conservatives, noon-1:30 p.m., Maverick’s Restaurant, Granby. Visitors welcome.

Movie Matinee, 2-4 p.m., Granby Library.

Free Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides, 4-7 p.m., Cooper Creek Square, Winter Park.

Festival of Trees, 4-8 p.m., Grand Park Recreation Center, Fraser. A fundraising event for Fraser Valley nonprofits. The community has an opportunity to purchase trees through a silent auction. Santa also makes an appearance. Sponsored by Fraser Valley Lions Club.

Jeremy Farmer plays Strip & Tail, 6 p.m., Winter Park.

“Sweeney Todd,” 7 p.m., Middle Park High School Auditorium, Granby. Middle Park High School Drama Club presents this musical production featuring a murderous barber and his eccentric accomplice.

Trout Steak Revival plays Ullrs, 10 p.m., Winter Park.

Saturday

December 7

Smartwool Ski Cup-GS Race, Winter Park Resort.

Grand Nordic Learn to Ski Day, Grand Lake Golf Course. Free lessons for all. 970-627-8008

Rocky Mountain Freestyle Moguls Open, Winter Park Resort.

Ski & Snowboard Demo Fest, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Winter Park Resort. A variety of manufacturers will be on hand to introduce you to their new products. Free demo at the base of Zephyr Express Lift. 970-726-1564.

Affordable Care Act – Community Information Session, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Middle Park Medical Center, Granby. Free information session on Colorado’s new health insurance marketplace.

Pet Pictures with Santa Paws, noon-4 p.m., Fraser Historic Church. Bring your dogs, cats and kids to this fun event. Call 970-887-2988.

Christmas Tree Lighting and Visit from Santa, 3-7 p.m., Hot Sulphur Springs Town Hall. Children can visit with Santa, make crafts and have cookies and snacks. The night concludes with the tree lighting.

Free Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides, 4-7 p.m., Cooper Creek Square, Winter Park.

Restorative Yoga for Athletes with Lindsay McLaughlin, 4:30-6 p.m., Mountain Moon Yoga, Winter Park. Free with donation to Colorado River Headwaters Land Trust. http://www.mtmoonyoga.com

Christmas Tree Lighting and Visit from Santa, 5-8 p.m., Town Square, Kremmling. Free hot chocolate, cookies and toy from Mrs. Santa and elves, wagon rides around the square, songs from Dickens Carolers followed by the tree lighting. 970-724-3261.

Bingo!, doors open at 5:30 p.m., first game is at 7 p.m., Carvers, Winter Park. Wine, beer and cocktails (Shirley Temples for the kiddos) and light snacks will be available. All ages welcome. Proceeds to go to local charities.

East Grand Education Foundation Fund Holiday Gala, 6-11 p.m., C Lazy U Ranch, Granby. Tickets $150 per guest. Cocktail hour starts at 6 p.m., dinner served at 7:15 p.m. 970-887-3111

AWANA, 6-7:30 p.m., Winter Park Christian Church, Tabernash. For children ages 3 years old through 6th grade. Children study God’s word, play games, and enjoy a snack.

AWANA, 6-7:30 p.m., Kremmling Elementary/Middle School Administration Entrance (east side). For children ages 3 years old through 6th grade. Children study God’s word, play games, and enjoy a snack.

Joan Shaw, pianist, plays Hideaway Bistro in Silverado II, 6-9 p.m., Winter Park.

Jeremy Farmer plays Strip & Tail, 6 p.m., Winter Park.

Peggy Mann plays Sagebrush, 6:30-9 p.m., Grand Lake.

31st Annual Chef’s Cup Dinner and Dance, 7-10 p.m., West Portal Station, Winter Park Resort. This year’s theme is “Taste of Colorado,” silent auction benefitting the Winter Park Ski Education Fund. Tickets can be purchased from the Balcony House, or call 970-726-1590.

Grand Chorale, 7 p.m., Community House, Grand Lake. http://www.grandchorale.org

40 oz to Freedom plays Ullrs, 9 p.m., Winter Park. Tickets are $5.

Trail Host Meet & Greet, 9-10 p.m., Groomer Shed on CR 454, off CR 4 from US Hwy 34, Grand Lake. 970-531-3480.

Sunday

December 8

Biathlon Safety Clinic, Snow Mountain Ranch Nordic Center, Granby. For details visit http://ymcarockies.org/safety.html

Smartwool Ski Cup-GS Race, Winter Park Resort.

Rocky Mountain Freestyle Moguls Open, Winter Park Resort.

Pet Pictures with Santa Paws, noon-4 p.m., Granby Community Center. Bring your dogs, cats and kids to this fun event. 970-887-2988.

Weston Smith plays Devil’s Thumb Ranch, 4-6 p.m., Tabernash.

KLB plays Ullrs, 10 p.m., Winter Park. Free Show.

Monday

December 9

Donation Yoga, 9:15-10:30 a.m., Mountain Moon Yoga, Winter Park. Donate $1 minimum, all proceeds to local charities. 970-726-5786.

Children’s Story Hour, 10-11 a.m., Fraser Library.

Affordable Care Act – Community Information Session, 4-7 p.m., Granby Library. Free information session on Colorado’s new health insurance marketplace.

Weston Smith plays Devil’s Thumb Ranch, 4-6 p.m., Tabernash.

Freespirit Bellydancers, 4:15-4:45 p.m., Allington Inn & Suites, Kremmling. This is a volunteer program for elementary students and classes are free. Call 970-485-1623 or 970-485-1463.

You CAN Own Your Own Home, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Granby Community Center. A free workshop.

Free Design and Knit Your Own Hat Class, 6-8 p.m., Lonesome Stone Yarn Shop, Granby. Call to reserve your space in the class at 970-531-9554.

Tuesday

December 10

Children’s Story Hour, 10-11a.m., Fraser Valley Library.

Affordable Care Act – Community Information Session, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Fraser Library. Free information session on Colorado’s new health insurance marketplace.

Winter Park/Fraser Valley Rotary Luncheon, noon-1 p.m., 79303 US Hwy 40, Winter Park. Visitors welcome. 970-726-5742.

Delicious Dinners Benefit for Mountain Family Center, 5-7 p.m., Daven Haven, Grand Lake.

GC Library District Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Granby Library.

Joe McDonald plays Tabernash Tavern, 6-8 p.m., Tabernash.


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