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MUSICFriday, Dec. 19The Unknown Americans – Four-piece Americana band The Unknown Americans (with songwriter Danny Shafer) plays at the Winter Park Pub starting around 8:30 p.m. No cover. (970) 726-4929.3rd Time Lucky – Local band 3rd Time Lucky plays Americana, country, blues, classic rock and originals for Java Mic Night starting at 7 p.m. at the Fraser Rocky Mountain Roastery. $5 cover. (970) 726-4400.Andy Straus – Andy Straus (guitar, mandolin) of bluegrass band Hunker Down plays 5-9 p.m. for happy hour at the Crooked Creek Saloon. No cover. (970) 726-9250.Cormey & Friends – Steve Cormey and Friends play a variety of tunes starting about 9:30 p.m. at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-9965.Brad Pregeant – Brad Pregeant plays New Orleans jazz piano and more at Carolines Cuisine, 9921 U.S. Hwy. 34 near Grand Lake. 6 p.m. No cover. (970) 627-9404.John Brown – Acoustic guitar starting at 9 p.m. Friday evenings at Grumpys in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-0123.Uprights – Carolyn May of The Uprights plays classical, show tunes, jazz and more on piano 6 to 9 p.m. Friday nights at Gasthaus Eichler restaurant in Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-5133. DJ Tanro – DJ Tanro kicks off the funky mix Fridays starting at 9 p.m. at Freestyles in Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-4297.Steve Desmond – Christian vocalist Steve Desmond sings tunes from southern gospel and classical Gaither style to contemporary praise and worship (intertwined with humor) starting at 7 p.m. at the Hot Sulphur Springs Christian Church. Free. (970) 725-0011.Funky Mix Fridays – Live mixes with NefaRio until 2 a.m. at Freestyles sports bar in Winter Park. Free shuffleboard and darts all night, featuring foosball and the only dome hockey table in town. (970) 726-4297.Saturday, Dec. 20Empty Suits – The Empty Suits (Tony Rosacci on guitar, Tom Camillo on bass, and John Minardi on the craziest drum set you have ever seen) bring their rockin blues and reggae from the likes of G-Love, Jack Johnson, and Sublime at the Winter Park Pub starting around 8:30 p.m. No cover. (970) 726-4929.Oly – Guitarist and singer/songwriter Eric Oly Olson leads audiences along an acoustic road through rock, folk and Americana starting at 7 p.m. at Randis Irish Saloon in Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-1172.Jed Henry – Jed Henry has a bunch of new music to play incorporating folk and punk acoustic (polk) at Freestyles in Winter Park starting around 9 p.m. for the 21 and older crowd. No cover. (970) 726-4297.Chris Williamson – Chris Willy Williamson of band One Time fame plays acoustic Americana originals and covers on guitar 5 to 8 p.m. for dinner guests at Hecks at Devils Thumb Ranch and Resort in Tabernash. No cover. (970) 726-5633.Washboard Annie – All-around entertainer Washboard Annie is set to play in the gazebo at Winter Park Village 1:30 to 3 p.m. Free. Call (970) 726-6563.McCumberland Gap – Kort McCumber and the McCumberland Gap play bentgrass (country, folk blues and bluegrass) at Buckets Saloon in Winter Park starting around 9 p.m. for the 21+ crowd. Free. (970) 726-3026.Cormey & Friends – Steve Cormey and Friends play a variety of tunes starting about 9:30 p.m. at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-9965.DJ Normski & Friends – DJ Normski and special guests perform for a dinner show 8 to 10 p.m. at the Willow Creek Grill & Bar in Granby. No cover. (970) 887-0885.DJ Social – Jamaicas DJ Social plays groovy tunes, mon, starting at 9 p.m. at the R&R Bar at the Inn at SilverCreek in south Granby. No cover. (970) 887-4951.George Clay – Variety of country and easy listening tunes starting at 9 p.m. Saturday evenings at Grumpys in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-0123.Sunday, Dec. 21Tim Connelly – 5 p.m. on the deck at Shipwreck Landing North at the old Adolphs in Old Town Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-9397.Live DJ – Sundays are fundays at Buckets Saloon in Winter Park with a live DJ for crowds ages 21 and older. Starts at 9 p.m. (970) 726-3026.Uprights – Jan Sears of The Uprights plays classical, show tunes, jazz and more on piano 6 to 9 p.m. Friday nights at Gasthaus Eichler restaurant in Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-5133. Monday, Dec. 22Chris Williamson – Chris Willy Williamson of band One Time fame plays acoustic Americana originals and covers on guitar starting at 9 p.m. at Buckets Saloon in Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-3026.Tim Connelly – Solo at Shipwreck Landing in Old Town Winter Park starting around 4 p.m. No cover. (970) 726-9397.Open Mic and Locals Night – 10 p.m. at Buckets Saloon in Winter Park. Happy hour all night. Hosted by Hippie. Free. (970) 726-3026.Tuesday, Dec. 23Open Mic – Freestyles in Winter Park hosts open mic nights on Tuesdays starting at 9 p.m. No cover. Call (970) 726-4297.Christmas Eve, Wednesday, Dec. 24Oly – Eric Oly Olson plays originals and covers on guitar 6 to 9 p.m. for dinner guests at the Ranch House Restaurant at Devils Thumb Ranch and Resort in Tabernash. No cover. (970) 726-5633.Christmas Day, Thursday, Dec. 25Ohm Tribe – The Ohm Tribe brings their reggae and jam-infused trip hop to Freestyles in Winter Park for a Christmas night party (21 and over crowd only) starting at 9 p.m. No cover. (970) 726-4297.Nine-Toed Bob – Nine-Toed Bob plays a variety of rock covers about 9:30 p.m. at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-9965.DJ Christyle – DJ Christyle plays hip-hop starting at 9:30 p.m. at Freestyles in Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-4297.Open Mic Night – Thursday night is Open Mic Night with new host Adam Lynam at the Crooked Creek Saloon in Fraser. Starts about 9:30 p.m. No cover. (970) 726-9250.Open mic – Winter Park Winery (395 Zerex in Fraser) is hosting open mic nights 8 to 10:30 p.m. (except 12/25 and 1/1/09). No cover, wine for purchase. (970) 726-4514.VISUAL ARTSFriday, Dec. 19Knitting for kids – The Kremmling Library presents a knitting program for school-age children starting at 3 p.m. and continuing Fridays through May. Free. (970) 724-9228.Saturday, Dec. 20Sunday, Dec. 21Monday, Dec. 22Model railroad – Residents and guests are invited to come out to see a special model railroad display at the Granby Town Hall. Operating schedule is as follows: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 22-23, 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 24, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 26, 29 and 30.Pictures with Santa – Pictures with Santa are available noon to 1 p.m. Dec. 22 at the Juniper Library in Grand Lake. Children and pets welcome. Free. (970) 627-8353.Tuesday, Dec. 23Model railroad – Residents and guests are invited to come out to see a special model railroad display at the Granby Town Hall. Operating schedule is as follows: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 23, 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 24, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 26, 29 and 30.Wednesday, Dec. 24Model railroad – Residents and guests are invited to come out to see a special model railroad display at the Granby Town Hall. Operating schedule is as follows: 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 24, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 26, 29 and 30.Thursday, Dec. 25PERFORMING ARTSFriday, Dec. 19Play opens – The Grand Theatre Company presents A Charlie Brown Christmas at 7:30 p.m. in Winter Park. Adults: $20, students and seniors: $15, children 12 and under $12. Patrons who bring in a can of food for the Mountain Family Center receive $3 off one adult ticket. Dessert and cocktail service. (970) 726-5048, http://www.grandtheatreco.com.Saturday, Dec. 20Christmas at Cozens – Enjoy Christmas cookies, coffee, apple cider and good cheer 2 to 4 p.m. at Cozens Ranch Museum in Fraser as the Grand County Characters present the Cozens family as they deal with the harsh Fraser Valley Winter of 1898-99. Admission is $6 per family, $2 per person for non-members. The Annual Meeting of the GCC follows at 4:15 to 5 p.m. (970) 726-5488, (970) 726-531-3165.Live theater – The Grand Theatre Company presents A Charlie Brown Christmas at 7:30 p.m. in Winter Park. Adults: $20, students and seniors: $15, children 12 and under $12. Patrons who bring in a can of food for the Mountain Family Center receive $3 off one adult ticket. Dessert and cocktail service. (970) 726-5048, http://www.grandtheatreco.com.Sunday, Dec. 21Carolers – Carolers are set to sing at Winter Park Village 1 to 3 p.m. Free. Call (970) 726-6563.Monday, Dec. 22Live theater – The Grand Theatre Company presents A Charlie Brown Christmas at 7:30 p.m. in Winter Park. Adults: $20, students and seniors: $15, children 12 and under $12. Patrons who bring in a can of food for the Mountain Family Center receive $3 off one adult ticket. Dessert and cocktail service. (970) 726-5048, http://www.grandtheatreco.com.Tuesday, Dec. 23Live theater – The Grand Theatre Company presents A Charlie Brown Christmas at 7:30 p.m. in Winter Park. Adults: $20, students and seniors: $15, children 12 and under $12. Patrons who bring in a can of food for the Mountain Family Center receive $3 off one adult ticket. Dessert and cocktail service. (970) 726-5048, http://www.grandtheatreco.com.Wednesday, Dec. 24Thursday, Dec. 25MISCELLANEOUS OTHER ENTERTAINMENTFriday, Dec. 19Santa visit – Santa is visiting the General Store at Cooper Creek Square in Winter Park 4 to 7 p.m. Free. (970) 726-8891, ext. 21.Nordic lessons – The Grand Lake Touring Center is offering free cross-country ski lessons at 10:30 a.m. Sign up in advance required: (970) 627-8008.Chess club – Joy’s Garden at the Stage Coach Inn in Hot Sulphur Springs is hosting a chess club 3 to 5 p.m. every Friday with instructor Jim Hildred. Call (970) 724-3324.Youth knitting – The Kremmling Library announces knitting for school-age children at 4 to 5 p.m. Free. (970) 724-9228.Karaoke – 10 p.m. at Buckets Saloon in Winter Park. Free. (970) 726-3026.Funky Mix Fridays – Live mixes with NefaRio until 2 a.m. at Freestyles sports bar in Winter Park. Free shuffleboard and darts all night, featuring foosball and the only dome hockey table in town. (970) 726-4297.Saturday, Dec. 20Santa visit – Santa is visiting Christys Sports in Winter Park 1 to 5 p.m. Free. (970) 726-8891, ext. 21.Santa visit – Santa will visit with children in the gazebo at Winter Park Village (at the resort) 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free. (970) 726-6563.Snowshoeing – Rocky Mountain National Park is hosting free two-hour snowshoeing treks with a ranger Saturdays at 9 a.m. Dec. 20, Feb. 7 and March 21; and at 1 p.m. through March 21. Beginners (including children 8 years or older) meet at the Kawuneeche Visitor Center. Bring your own snowshoes and ski poles with large baskets. (970) 627-3471 for reservations.Sunday, Dec. 21Santa visit – Santa is visiting BJammin 2 to 4 p.m. and Silver Mountain Jewelry 4 to 6 p.m. at Cooper Creek Square in Winter Park. Free. (970) 726-8891, ext. 21.Santa visit – Santa will visit with children in the gazebo at Winter Park Village (at the resort) 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free. (970) 726-6563.Snowshoeing – Rocky Mountain National Park is hosting free two-hour snowshoeing treks with a ranger Sundays at 1 p.m. through March 15. Intermediate athletes (including children 8 years or older) meet at the Kawuneeche Visitor Center. Altitude gains of up to 500 feet. Bring your own snowshoes and ski poles with large baskets. (970) 627-3471 for reservations.Fundays – Sundays are fundays at Buckets Saloon in Winter Park with a live DJ starting at 9 p.m. for the 21+ crowd. (970) 726-3026.NFL Sundays – NFL Sunday Ticket through January at Freestyles in Winter Park. (970) 726-4297.Broncos parties – Cheer for the Broncos at the Parshall Inn on Sundays. Prizes, contests and Happy Hour prices. (970) 725-3215.Shuffleboard – The Gateway Inn in Grand Lake is hosting an open-invite shuffleboard tournament starting at 4 p.m. $1 per game, plus $1 donation toward the winning pot. (970) 627-2400.Poker tournament – Sign-up starts at 7:30 p.m., action follows suit at 7:30 p.m. at Freestyles in Winter Park. No fee. (970) 726-4297.Monday, Dec. 22Santa visit – Santa Claus is visiting the Juniper Library in Grand Lake noon to 1 p.m. Dec. 22. Admission is free and children and pets are welcome. Call (970) 627-8353.Santa visits – Santa is visiting Cascades Cabin 2 to 4 p.m. and Moose Hollow 4 to 6 p.m. at Cooper Creek Square in Winter Park. Free. (970) 726-8891, ext. 21.Kill the Keg – Kill the Keg Nights with a shuffleboard and fooseball tournament at 8 and 10 p.m. at Freestyles in Winter Park. (970) 726-4297.Texas Hold Em – Crooked Creek Saloon in Fraser hosts Texas Hold Em tournaments starting at 8:15 p.m. The top 40 players from each set of 10 games wins a chance for a trip to Las Vegas. Free. (970) 726-9250.Tuesday, Dec. 23Pool tournament – Pool tournaments at 8 p.m. at Buckets Saloon in Winter Park. Cost is $5 to participate. Prize for winner. (970) 726-3026.Trivia Night – Hosted by Hulkstar starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Crooked Creek Saloon in Fraser. Each nights top three winners receive a $25 gift certificate. (970) 726-9250.Martini Night – Freestyles in Winter Park hosts $5 Martini Night Tuesdays with happy hour 4 to 8 p.m. Call (970) 726-4297 for more info.Texas Hold Em – Every Thursday night Buckets Saloon in Winter Park is hosting free Texas Hold Em games starting at 8 p.m. Win a trip to Las Vegas. (970) 726-3026.Texas Hold Em – The Barking Dog Pub next to the County Seat Grill in Hot Sulphur Springs is hosting a 12-week series of Texas Hold Em games at 8 p.m. No entry fee. $250 grand prize. Call (970) 725-3309.Wednesday, Dec. 24Torchlight parade – Enjoy Christmas carols around the bonfire next to the Zephyr Lift at Winter Park Resort, followed by the famous procession of torch-bearing skiers (along with Santa Claus and his helpers) coming down Lower Hughes trail (at 5:30 p.m.) Fireworks display and snowcats with Christmas lights conclude the festivities. Free. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Christmas Eve festivities – Visit with Santa 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and inter-denominational church services at 4:30 p.m. with Christmas carols and holiday refreshments both in the Base Camp Lodge dining hall at SolVista Basin. Free. http://www.granbyranch.com.Free skiing – Snow Mountain Ranch is hosting locals ski free days Wednesdays through the season. Go into the Nordic center, show an ID to prove Grand County residency, and pick up a trail pass. http://www.grandnordic.org. Poker tournaments – Freestyles is starting up poker tournaments at 8 p.m. Wednesdays in Winter Park. (970) 726-4297.Pool tournaments – The County Seat Pub in Hot Sulphur Springs is hosting pool tournaments starting at 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Dec. 24. $5 entry. Prize for winner. (970) 725-3309.Trivia – Test your knowledge at 6 p.m. at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-9965.Ladies Night & DJs – The first two drinks for the ladies are free starting at 9 p.m. every Wednesday during Ladies Night at Buckets Saloon in Winter Park. DJs all night. Ladies get in for free and guys pay $5. (970) 726-3026.Texas Hold Em – The Parshall Inn is hosting Texas Hold Em games (now at 7 p.m.) No entry fee. Prizes. Call (970) 725-3215.Thursday, Dec. 25Pool tournaments – Mike Baird hosts pool tournaments at Grumpys in Grand Lake. Call (970) 627-0123 to see if that includes 12/25 and 1/1/09.Texas Hold Em – Friendly card game (closed on Christmas). Sign-up at 6:15 p.m. at the Gateway Inn in Grand Lake. Game begins at 6:30 p.m. House prizes. Free. (970) 627-2400.Texas Hold Em – Buckets Saloon in Winter Park is hosting free Texas Hold Em games starting at 8 p.m. (except Christmas). Win a trip to Las Vegas. (970) 726-3026.

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