Grand County Winter Calendar of Events 2008/09 | SkyHiNews.com

Grand County Winter Calendar of Events 2008/09

FridaysKids ski free – Kids ski free at the Grand Lake Touring Center every Friday in December. (970) 627-8008.SundaysChurch service – Inter-denominational church services 1 p.m. at the top of the East Mountain through the ski season at SolVista Basin. Visit http://www.granbyranch.com.Week of Nov. 16-23Concert, food drive – Second annual Big Food Drive and Tab Benoit concert at Smokin Moes in Winter Park Nov. 16. http://www.grandblues.org.Opening day – Winter Park Resort opens Nov. 19.Funky Friday – Youth activity trip for Science Matters and a movie with Granby Recreation Nov. 21. (970) 887-3961.Artisan Fair – Tenth Annual Holiday Artisan Fair at Fraser Valley Elementary School Nov. 22. (970) 726-8968.Week of Nov. 24-30Craft bazaar – Olde-Fashioned Holiday Craft Bazaar 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 28-29 at the Grand Arts Center in Grand Lake. (970) 627-3097.Ski demo fest – Ski demo festival at Winter Park Resort Nov. 29.Holiday gala – Independent Sports Club Holiday Gala at Carolines Cuisine Nov. 29. (970) 627-9500.Week of Dec. 1-7Freestyle competition – Rocky Mountain Freestyle Competition and snowboard demo festival at Winter Park Resort Dec. 6-7.Grand Chorale – Grand Chorale performance at the Grand Lake Community House Dec. 6.Ski joring clinic – Ski joring clinic at Devils Thumb Ranch Dec. 7.Mother/Daughter tea – Mother/Daughter Tea Party at the Fraser Historic Church with Fraser Valley Rec Dec. 7. (970) 726-8968.Progressive dinner – Fraser Valley Library Annual Progressive Dinner Dec. 3. $50 per person, available at the library. Call (970) 726-5689.Kids night – Kids in kindergarten through 5th grade, join the Granby Rec. Dept. Dec. 4 for skating and swimming at the YMCA. $15 per child ($12 multi-child). Call (970) 887-3961 to sign up. Registration deadline is Dec. 1.Armchair travels – The Juniper Library at Grand Lake is hosting an Armchair Traveler program on China at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 3 under the expert guidance of local resident and retired university professor, Dr. William Heiss. Call (970) 627-8353.Holiday fair – Granby Elementary School is hosting a Holiday Fair 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 6 in the gymnasium. If you are a crafter, food vendor, consultant, direct sales, or non-profit and are interested in occupying a booth, contact Kris Makowski at (970) 725-0058 or dkmakowski@comcast.net.Senior luncheon – The Holiday Helpers announce the 14th Annual free Christmas luncheon Dec. 7 at the new town hall in Granby for all Grand County seniors. Call (970) 887-3239 or (970) 887-3742.Week of Dec. 8-14Christmas with Claddagh – Irish band Claddagh is hosting a two-night Christmas extravaganza 6 to 10 p.m. Dec. 12 at 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Fraser Historic Church. $15 per person or $25 for two people. E-mail knaples@rkymtnhi.com or call (970) 887-3066.Christmas party – Small Fries Craft Shop holiday party for ages 2-4 Dec. 10 with Granby Recreation. (970) 887-3961.Full Moon Ski – Full Moon Ski at the Grand Lake Touring Center Dec. 12. (970) 627-8008.Artist reception – Featured artist reception 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 12 in the Grand Arts Center in Grand Lake. (970) 627-3097.Ski fest – Devils Thumb Ski Fest and Full Moon Ski Dec. 13.Blues concert – Shawn Kellerman in concert at Smokin Moes Dec. 13. http://www.grandblues.org.Breakfast with Santa – Breakfast with Santa at the Bears Den, followed by fire truck rides with Santa in the town park in Grand Lake Dec. 13.Music festival – Trinity Church in the Pines Music Festival at St. Annes Catholic Church, followed by caroling from St. Annes to Trinity in Grand Lake Dec. 13.Christmas pageant – Christmas Pageant in the Grand Lake Community House followed by live nativity Dec. 14. (970) 627-3097.Telemark clinic – Telemark Clinic No. 1 at Winter Park Resort Dec. 14. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Week of Dec. 15-21Freestyle selections – U.S. Freestyle Selection with the best upcoming mogul skiers in the nation Dec. 16-21 at Winter Park Resort. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Opening day – SolVista Ski Basin opens Dec. 17, conditions permitting. Visit http://www.granbyranch.com.NSCD race – Winter Park Open and National Sports Center for the Disabled race at Winter Park Resort Dec. 17-18. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Funky Friday – Youth activity trip skiing and pizza party Dec. 19 with Granby Recreation Nov. 24. (970) 887-3961.Holiday program – Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre holiday program at the Grand Lake Community House Dec. 20-21. (970) 627-3421.Week of Dec. 22-28Christmas Eve festivities – Visit with Santa 11:30 to 1 p.m. in the Base Camp Lodge at SolVista Basin Dec. 24. with interdenominational church services at 4:30 p.m. Visit http://www.granbyranch.com.Parade, fireworks – Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade and fireworks at Winter Park Resort Dec. 24. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Christmas Eve service – Christmas Eve service at Stillwate rchapel and Trinity Church in the Pines, Grand Lake Dec. 14.Holiday Melodrama – Holiday melodrama at 8 p.m. Dec. 26-31 in the Grand Lake Community House. (970) 627-3421.Night skiing, tubing – Night skiing and tubing 5 to 8 p.m. at SolVista Ski Basin Dec. 26-28. Visit http://www.granbyranch.com.Week of Dec. 29, 2008-Jan. 4, 2009Fireworks display – Diamonds in the Sky fireworks at midnight over Grand Lake Dec. 31. (970) 627-3372.Parade, fireworks – New Years Eve Torchlight Parade and fireworks at Winter Park Resort Dec. 31. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Parade, fireworks – Traditional kids parade, synchronized ski down and fireworks display, starting at 6 p.m. Dec. 31 at SolVista Ski Basin. Visit http://www.granbyranch.com.Blues concert – Jimmy Hall dinner and a show at Smokin Moes in Winter Park Dec. 31. http://www.grandblues.org.Night skiing, tubing – Night skiing and tubing 5 to 8 p.m. at SolVista Ski Basin Jan. 2. Visit http://www.granbyranch.com.Womens camp – Burton Learn to Ride Womens camp Jan. 2-3 at Winter Park Resort. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Night skiing, tubing – Night skiing and tubing 5 to 8 p.m. at SolVista Ski Basin Jan. 3. Visit http://www.granbyranch.com.Week of Jan. 5-11Classic – Snow Mountain Ranch Classic at the YMCA of the Rockies Jan. 10. (970) 887-2152.Full moon ski – Full Moon Ski and ice skating at Devils Thumb Resort Jan. 10.Telemark clinic – Telemark Clinic No. 2 at Winter Park Resort Jan. 10. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Week of Jan. 12-18Winter Blast – Kids Totally Insane Winter Blast with music, giveaways, parties, games, night skiing and tubing 5 to 8 p.m. at SolVista Ski Basin Jan. 17. Visit http://www.granbyranch.com.Bump Jamboree – Mary Jane Bump Jamboree No. 1 for skiers and King of the Grommets Amateur Freeride Series at Winter Park Resort Jan. 17. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Concert – Concert in the Pines at the Grand Lake Community House Jan. 17. (970) 627-3097.Week of Jan. 19-25Birthday bash – The Mary Jane Birthday Bash is scheduled Jan 23-25 in downtown Winter Park, Hideaway Park and Winter Park Resort. E-mail visitorcenter@playwinterpark.com, call (970) 726-4118 or visit http://www.playwinterpark.com.Chefs Cup – 26th Annual Chefs Cup Dinner and Dance at Winter Park Resort Jan. 23. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Birthday bash – Mary Janes Birthday Bash and Winter Fest at Winter Park Resort Jan. 23-25. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Clinic – Ski & Ride School Ride Clinic and Amateur Freeride Series Slopestyle at Winter Park Resort Jan. 24. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Ski festival – Rocky Mountain Division J5 Skills Festival Jan 24-25 at Winter Park Resort. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Telemark clinic – Telemark clinic No. 3 at Winter Park Resort Jan. 25. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Week of Jan. 26-Feb. 1Fishing contest – Three Lakes Ice Fishing Contest Jan. 30-Feb. 1. (970) 887-2311.Bump jamboree – Mary Jane Bump Jamboree No. 2 for skiers at Winter Park Resort Jan. 27. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Funky Friday – Youth activity trip for the Mustangs Ski and Board program with Granby Recreation Jan. 30. (970) 887-3961.Night skiing, tubing – Night skiing and tubing 5 to 8 p.m. at SolVista Ski Basin Jan. 31. Visit http://www.granbyranch.com.Ski joring clinic – Devils Thumb Ranch Jan. 31.Week of Feb. 2-8Clinic – Womens Mid-Season Clinic No. 2 at Winter Park Resort Feb. 4. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Full Moon Ski – Full Moon Ski and ice skating at Devils Thumb Resort Feb. 6.Funky Friday – Youth activity trip for the Mustangs Ski and Board program with Granby Recreation Feb. 6. (970) 887-3961.Artist reception – Grand Arts Councils Featured Artist Reception at Carolines Cuisine Feb. 6. (970) 627-3097.Winter carnival – Grand Lake Winter Carnival Feb. 7. (970) 627-3402.Snowshoe trek – Annual Wild Hare Snowshoe Trek at Snow Mountain Ranch Feb. 7. (970) 887-2152.Clinic, superseries – Womens Ski and Ride Weekend at USASA Sanctioned Superseries Halfpipe and Slopestyle competition at Winter Park Resort Feb. 7-8. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Daddy/Daughter Dance – 6th Annual Daddy/Daughter Dance for young ladies ages 3 and over and the adult escort of their choice Feb. 7. (970) 887-3961, (970) 726-8968.Week of Feb. 9-15Clinic – Womens Mid-Season Clinic No. 3 at Winter Park Resort Feb. 11. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Valentine party – Small Fries Craft Shop Valentines Day party for ages 2-4 Feb. 12 with Granby Recreation. (970) 887-3961.Funky Friday – Youth activity trip to ice fishing with Granby Recreation Feb. 13. (970) 887-3961.Night skiing, tubing – Night skiing and tubing 5 to 8 p.m. at SolVista Ski Basin Feb. 14. Visit http://www.granbyranch.com.Bump jamboree – Mary Jane Bump Jamboree No. 3 for skiers at Winter Park Resort Feb. 14. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Fishing contest – Wolford Mountain ice Fishing Contest in Kremmling Feb. 14. (970) 724-3472.Poker Run – Flight for Life snowmobile Poker Run starting at the Grand Lake Community House Feb. 14. (970) 627-1741.Clinic, Olympic qualifier – Telemark Clinic No. 4 and Rocky Mountain Division J3 Junior Olympic qualifier at Winter Park Resort Feb. 15-16. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Theatre auditions – Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre guest artist auditions for the 2009 season Feb. 15. (970) 627-5087.Week of Feb. 16-22Learn to skate – Womens Quest Learn to Skate Day at Snow Mountain Ranch Feb. 17. (970) 887-2152.Clinic – Womens Mid-Season Clinic No. 4 at Winter Park Resort Feb. 18. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Teen Night Out – Youths in 5th-8th grade are invited out to the Fraser Tubing Hill with Granby Rec. Feb. 19. (970) 887-3961.Funky Friday – Youth activity trip for the Mustangs Ski and Board program with Granby Recreation Feb. 20. (970) 887-3961.Barnelopet – Childrens Barnelopet and Ski Carnival at Snow Mountain Ranch Feb. 21. (970) 887-2152.Telefest – Mary Jane two-day Telefest Feb. 21-22. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Concert – Concert in the Pines at the Grand Lake Community House Feb. 21. (970) 627-3097.Cross-country skiing – Eat, Ski & Be Merry at the Grand Lake Touring Center Feb. 22. (970) 627-8008.Week of Feb. 23-March 1Golf classic – Lake Granby Ice Golf Classic Feb. 28. (970) 887-2311. Clinic, bump jamboree – Ski & Ride School Ride Clinic Feb. 24 at Winter Park Resort and Mary Jane Bump Jamboree No. 4. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Blues concert – Trampled Under Foot Fat Tuesday show at Smokin Moes Feb. 24. http://www.grandblues.org.Clinic – Womens Mid-Season Clinic No. 5 at Devils Thumb Ranch Feb. 25.Ski Cup – 34th Annual Wells Fargo Cup at Winter Park Resort Feb. 27-March 1. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Funky Friday – Youth activity trip to the Silverthorne Rec. Center with Granby Recreation Feb. 27. (970) 887-3961.Night skiing, tubing – Night skiing and tubing 5 to 8 p.m. at SolVista Ski Basin Feb. 28. Visit http://www.granbyranch.com.Alpina Stampede – 26th Annual Alpina Stampede at Snow Mountain Ranch Feb. 28. (970) 887-2152.Ski joring – Ski Joring Clinic at Devils Thumb Ranch March 1.Week of March 2-8Clinic – Womens Mid-Season Clinic No. 6 at Winter Park Resort March 4. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Full Moon Ski – Full Moon Ski at Devils Thumb Ranch March 6.Funky Friday – Youth activity trip to the Fraser Tubing Hill and YMCA with Granby Recreation March 6. (970) 887-3961.Progressive Dinner – Grand Huts Progressive Dinner March 7.Bump jamboree – Mary Jane Bump Jamboree No. 5 for skiers at Winter Park Resort March 7. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Clinic – Telemark Clinic No. 5 at Winter Park Resort March 8. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Week of March 9-15Freestyle championships – Rocky Mountain Demo Freestyle Championships at Winter Park Resort March 13-15. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Funky Friday – Youth activity trip for Science Matters and a scavenger hunt with Granby Recreation March 13. (970) 887-3961.Night skiing, tubing – Night skiing and tubing 5 to 8 p.m. at SolVista Ski Basin March 14. Visit http://www.granbyranch.com.Jane-a-Thon – Invest in Kids Jane-a-Thon at Mary Jane Mountain and Amateur Freeride Series Slopestyle at Winter Park Resort March 14. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Week of March 16-22Junior Olympics – USSA Rocky/Central J4 Junior Olympics March 17-21 at Winter Park Resort. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Funky Friday – Youth activity trip for cross-country skiing, bowling and pizza with Granby Recreation March 20. (970) 887-3961.Snow celebration – Spring Break Snow Celebration at Hideaway Park March 21. http://www.playwinterpark.com.Concert – Concert in the Pines at the Grand Lake Community House March 21. (970) 627-3097.Week of March 23-29Funky Friday – Youth activity trip for ice skating and swimming at the YMCA with Granby Recreation March 27. (970) 887-3961.Night skiing, tubing – Night skiing and tubing 5 to 8 p.m. at SolVista Ski Basin March 28. Visit http://www.granbyranch.com.Barbecue – 3rd Annual Backyard Barbecue at Devils Thumb Ranch March 28.Nationals – U.S. Disabled Nationals at Winter Park Resort March 28-April 3. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Closing day – SolVista Ski Basin closes, conditions permitting March 29. http://www.granbyranch.com.Burton camp – Womens Burton Camp at Winter Park Resort March 29-30. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Week of March 30-April 5Easter Egg Hunt – Teen Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt, bonfire and music with Granby Rec. April 2. (970) 887-3961.Funky Friday – Youth activity trip to the Arvada Center for Just So with Granby Recreation April 3. (970) 887-3961.Toms Terrific – 18th Annual Toms Terrific Cross-Country Downhill at Winter Park Resort April 4. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Spring blast – Winter Park Resorts Spring Blast Weekend party April 4-5. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Showdown-Rail Jam – Winter Park Amateur Freeride Series Showcase April 4 at Winter Park Resort. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Week of April 6-12Egg hunt – Granby Easter Egg Hunt April 11. (970) 887-2311. Funky Friday – Youth activity trip to Chuck E. Cheese and the park with Granby Recreation April 6. (970) 887-3961.Funky Friday – Youth activity trip to the Silverthorne Rec. Center with Granby Recreation April 7. (970) 887-3961.Funky Friday – Youth Easter party with Granby Recreation April 8. (970) 887-3961.Egg hunt – Easter Egg Hunt with the Winter Park/Fraser Valley Chamber of Commerce April 11. http://www.playwinterpark.com.Spring blast – Winter Park Resorts Spring Blast and Family Weekend April 11-12 at Winter Park Resort. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Race, hunt – Wells Fargo Golden Bunny Classic Fun Race and candy Hunt April 12 at Winter Park Resort. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Week of April 13-19Teen theatre – Teen Theatre Academy registration with the Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre April 15. (970) 627-5087.Youth theatre – Youth Theatre Workshop registration with the Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre April 15. (970) 627-5087.Youth theatre – Youth Theatre Production registration with the Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre April 15. (970) 627-5087.Funky Friday – Youth activity trip to the Pump It Up Playground and lunch with Granby Recreation April 17. (970) 887-3961.Spring blast – Winter Park Resorts Spring Blast Weekend and Throw Back to the 80s April 18-19. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Murder mystery – The American Icon: Who Killed Simon Fowell? at the Fraser Historic Church with Fraser Valley Recreation. Pre-registration required. (970) 726-8968.Spring Splash – Coca-Cola Classic Spring Splash at Winter Park Resort April 19. http://www.skiwinterpark.com.

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