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Grand County community events calendar, Dec. 20 – 27

Friday

December 20

Winter Wonderland, Base Lodge, Granby Ranch. Celebrate the holiday season with snowman village, gingerbread men, old-fashioned wagon rides, and night skiing on select nights. Extend your ski day with s'mores and hot chocolate at the fire pit, followed by evening family activities. Daily family activities will keep everyone entertained and happy all through the holiday season.

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

Penny Hamilton Book Signing "Around Granby," 11 a.m.-1 p.m., City Market, Granby.

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

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

Christmas Model Train Display, 1-8 p.m., Granby Soccer Dome Modular. The model train display is back, bigger and better than ever, so bring the family and share in this Grand County tradition.

Wii Game Day, 3-4:30 p.m., Kremmling Library. Play Wii Sports Resort on the big screen and have a pizza party. All ages welcome, call 970-724-9228 with questions.

Christmas Music set to Lights, 5-10 p.m., 2142 CR 4, 5 miles south of Grand Lake off Hwy 34 on to CR 4, just over 2 miles. Free event on the hour, every hour.

Community Dinner, 5:15-7 p.m., Granby Community Center. Free meal to encourage fellowship and community as well as be a help to individuals and households that may be struggling in these financially challenging times. Please call Lord of the Valley Lutheran Church at 970-887-9252 with questions.

Kelly Zinge plays Heck's at Devil's Thumb Ranch, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Granby.

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

Hippie Sideshow Hootenanny plays Freestyles, 9 p.m., Winter Park.

"The Longest Night", 7 p.m., Church of the Eternal Hills, Tabernash. http://www.EternalHills.org

Magic Beans plays Ullr's, 10-midnight, Winter Park.

Saturday

December 21

Winter Wonderland, (See Friday)

Santa Visits the Village, Winter Park Resort. Santa, dancing Christmas trees and What the Dickens Carolers. Call 303-316-1564 for details.

Ski with Santa, Granby Ranch. Santa will be taking laps with the kids, bring your camera to take advantage of the great photo opportunities. http://www.granbyranch.com

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.

Christmas Model Train Display, 1-8 p.m., Granby Soccer Dome Modular.

Free Ski Waxing Clinic, 3-4 p.m., Devil's Thumb Ranch. There will be multiple stations set up for waxing, so bring your skis and get hands on experience preparing your skis for the upcoming season. Call 970-726-8231 for details.

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

Moonlight Ski/Snowshoe, 5-9 p.m., Pole Creek, Granby. Ski or snowshoe the lighted trail, enjoy the bonfire and hot chocolate. Call 970-887-9797 for more information.

Christmas Music set to Lights, 5-10 p.m., 2142 CR 4, 5 miles south of Grand Lake off Hwy 34 on to CR 4, just over 2 miles. Free event on the hour, every hour.

Kelly Zinge plays Heck's at Devil's Thumb Ranch, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Granby.

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.

Matty Brown plays Strip & Tail, 6 p.m., Winter Park.

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

Christmas Movie Pajama Party, 6:30-8 p.m., Granby Ranch. Bring the family dressed in your pajamas with a blanket for a special Christmas showing of "Elf". For details call 888-850-4615 or visit http://granbyranch.com

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

Hippie Sideshow Hootenanny plays Randi's Irish Grill, 7 p.m., Winter Park.

Magic Beans play Ullr's, 9-11:55 p.m., Winter Park.

Sunday

December 22

Winter Wonderland, (See Friday).

Santa Visits the Village, Winter Park Resort

Ski with Santa, Granby Ranch.

Holiday Toy Drive (See Friday)

Christmas Model Train Display, 1-5 p.m., Granby Soccer Dome Modular.

DaVinci Drawing Group, 1 p.m., Granby Library. Please RSVP by noon Saturday if you plan to attend at bheffron@comcast.net. Call Barbara Heffron with questions, 970-627-3638.

Home for the Holidays, 2 p.m., Rocky Mountain Repertory Theater, Grand Lake. RMRT Christmas Christmas Music set to Lights, 5-10 p.m., 2142 CR 4, 5 miles south of Grand Lake off Hwy 34 on to CR 4, just over 2 miles. Free event on the hour, every hour.

Kelly Zinge plays Heck's at Devil's Thumb Ranch, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Tabernash.

Free Mountain Messiah Concert, 7-9 p.m., Snow Mountain Ranch YMCA, Granby.

Cranford Hollow plays Ullrs, 9-11 p.m., Winter Park.

Monday

December 23

Winter Wonderland, (See Friday)

Holiday Toy Drive (See Friday)

Ski with Santa, Granby Ranch.

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

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

Christmas Model Train Display, 1-5 p.m., Granby Soccer Dome Modular.

Affordable Care Act – Community Information Session, 4-7 p.m., Granby Library.

Dave Preston 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. For details call 970-485-1623 or 970-485-1463.

Christmas Music set to Lights, 5-10 p.m., 2142 CR 4, 5 miles south of Grand Lake off Hwy 34 on to CR 4, just over 2 miles. Free event on the hour, every hour.

Cranford Hollow plays Ullrs, 10 p.m.- midnight, Winter Park.

Tuesday

December 24

Winter Wonderland, (See Friday)

Holiday Toy Drive (See Friday)

Santa Visits the Village, Winter Park Resort.

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

Visit with Santa, 1-4 p.m., Village Gazebo, Winter Park Resort.

Christmas Model Train Display, 1-5 p.m., Granby Soccer Dome Modular.

Pictures with Santa, 1:30-3:45 p.m., Ski Granby Ranch.

Santa Reads "'Twas the Night Before Christmas," 4 p.m., Village Gazebo, Winter Park Resort.

Trinity Church in the Pines Christmas Service, 4 p.m., Grand Lake.

Christmas Eve Service, 4:45-5:45, Ski Granby Ranch. Led by Pastor Patrick Lockhart.

Christmas Music set to Lights, 5-10 p.m., 2142 CR 4, 5 miles south of Grand Lake off Hwy 34 on to CR 4, just over 2 miles. Free event on the hour, every hour.

Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks, 5:30-7 p.m., Base of Winter Park Resort. The event begins with Christmas carols around the bonfire. At 5:30 a procession of torch-bearing skiers and riders begin their way down lower Hughes trail, followed by Santa Claus and his helpers. A fantastic fireworks display will conclude the festivities. For more information call 970-726-1564.

Wednesday

December 25

Winter Wonderland, (See Friday)

Christmas Brunch , 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Ski Granby Ranch. $24.95 for adults, $14.95 for kids 6-12, and kids under 5 eat free. Reservations suggested. Call 888-850-4615.

Holiday Sale at Museum Shops, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Cozens Ranch Museum, Fraser.

S'mores by the fire, 3-4 p.m., Winter Park Resort. This is a free family activity, but s'mores are on a first come, first serve basis. http://www.winterparkresort.com

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

Thursday

December 26

Holiday Sale at Museum Shops (see Wednesday)

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

Fraser Valley Seniors Potluck Lunch , noon, Fraser Historic Church Community Center

Christmas Model Train Display, 1-5 p.m., Granby Soccer Dome Modular.

Top Secret Movie Night @ Juniper Library , 5 p.m., Grand Lake.

Belle Kauffman's Dinner , 5-8 p.m., Grand Rapids Lodge, Grand Lake. A festive night with entertainment and great fun, all benefiting the Smith Eslick Cottage Camp Campaign. Limited seating available call ahead for reservations.

David Rynhart plays Devil's Thumb Ranch, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Tabernash

Historical Holiday Celebration , 6-9 p.m., Kauffman House Museum, Grand Lake

Kids Quilting Classes , 6:30-8:30 p.m., Fabric Nook, Granby. Cost is $60 plus materials for six classes. Call Granby Recreation Department, 970-887-3961.

Holiday Melodrama , 8 p.m., Historic Grand Lake Community House. Featuring "The Treasure of Shiver River." Come boo the villain and cheer the hero at this audience participation production. Tickets online at http://www.grandartscouncil.com.

Friday

December 27

Holiday Sale at Museum Shops (see Wednesday)

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

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

Christmas Model Train Display, 1-5 p.m., Granby Soccer Dome Modular.

Last Friday , 5-8 p.m. View the creative works of Grand County artists, artisans and merchants in Downtown Granby. Contact 970-531-9053 or uptowngranby@yahoo.com

David Rynhart plays Devil's Thumb Ranch, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Tabernash.

Matty Brown plays the Strip & Tail, 6 p.m., Winter Park.

4th Annual Historical Holiday Celebration , 6-9 p.m., Kauffman House, Grand Lake. Music, community and fantastic food in a lovely Victorian setting.

Holiday Melodrama (see Thursday)

J.D. Nash plays The Lariat Saloon , 9:30 p.m., Grand Lake.

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