Calendar: Going on in Grand |

Calendar: Going on in Grand

Granby’s Christmas Trains Display — The display, located just west of Kaibab Park in Granby, will be open everyday from now until Jan. 10. The Christmas Trains Display will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Christmas Eve. The Display will be open the afternoon of Christmas from noon to 4 p.m. The holiday attraction will revert back to regular hours, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Dec. 26. The display’s regular hours will continue until Jan. 10. The attraction is free and open to the public.


High Country Conservatives — Meets at noon every Friday at Maverick’s in Granby.

Celebrate Recovery — 6 p.m. at 257 West Topaz Ave. in Granby, behind the elementary school. A non-profit, 12-step, Bible-based recovery program that meets every Friday night. Helping resolve life’s hurts, habits and hang-ups.

Friday Dinner — 5 p.m. at Cranmer Chapel, 75 High Country Rd. in Winter Park. Dinners served every other Friday until March 30. All are welcome. Visit Cranmer Chapel Dinners on Facebook or for further information, contact Jim Magill at 970-726-5423.

Stark Raving Mad Art Showing — 6-8 p.m. at the Granby Library conference room. Showing of Stark Raving Mad Photography by Jason Stark of Granby. With music and refreshments; art will be available for sale.


Christmas Eve Service — 4 p.m. at Cranmer Chapel, 75 High Country Rd. in Winter Park. Cranmer Chapel is located on High Country Road in a quaint Log Cabin behind the Conoco Mall. Everyone is most welcome.

Christmas Eve Service — 5 p.m. Join Granby Baptist Church for Christmas Eve Service at Ski Granby Ranch. Hot Chocolate and Cookies following the service. This will be our only Eve Service.

Christmas Eve Services — 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Presbyterian Church of the Eternal Hills, 100 Meadows Blvd. (CR 515) in Tabernash. Family service at 5 p.m. where children are invited to don costumes and participate in the story of the Nativity, and 8 p.m. candlelight service. Child care will be available at the 8 p.m. service.

Christmas Eve Services — 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at Winter Park Christian Church, 274 Ponderosa Trail in Tabernash. Celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior. Both celebrations will include singing traditional carols, the traditional candle lighting and much more. Childcare will not be available. For more information go to or call the Winter Park Christian Church office at 970-887-9784.

MONDAY, DEC. 25 Merry Christmas!

Christmas Day at Devil’s Thumb — 7 a.m. at Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa, 3530 County Road 83 in Tabernash. Hang up the apron and let Chef Josh and his culinary team handle the cooking. Besides a spectacular meal, you’ll get to relax and enjoy the festivities. Heck’s opens at 7 a.m. offering à la carte menu and Holiday Prime Rib Buffet ($39/person; 12 and under, half price). Ranch House Restaurant: $72/person for four-course dinner starting at 4 p.m. Children 12 and under dine for half price. À la carte menu with specials is also available. Visit to preview menus.


Kauffman House Museum Open — 1 p.m. at Kauffman House, 407 Pitkin St. in Grand Lake. The festively decorated, rustic Victorian Kauffman House Museum welcomes you with mulled cider, treats and tours of wonderful turn-of-the-century exhibits. Fun for all. Admission: Adults $5, free to children 12 and younger, and GLAHS members.


Early New Year’s Dance Party — 10 a.m. at the Fraser Valley Library. Dress up in your best clothes or wear your most comfortable pajamas. Bring your dance shoes and rock out as we do an early New Year countdown. Sophie, from Read to a Dog, and her adult companion, Mikey are practicing some new dance moves to show off at the party. Noisemakers and snacks will be provides. All ages are welcome.

SAT., DEC. 30

Snowshoe the Wilderness — 1 p.m. Kawuneeche Visitor Center, 16018 Highway 34 in Grand Lake. Reservations are required and may be made no sooner than seven days in advance. Call 970-627-3471 for reservations from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. Join a mostly-level 2-hour snowshoe tour with a park ranger. Reservations are required. Please bring your own snowshoes and ski poles with large baskets. Ages eight to adult only. Program meets at the Kawuneeche Visitor Center.

Comedy Night in the House — 7 p.m. at the Grand Lake Community House, 1025 Grand Ave. in Grand Lake. Come to the first annual Comedy Night in Grand Lake. The opening act is David Rodrigues and the headliner is Chris Voth. Both men come straight from the Comedy Works in Denver and are veteran comedians. Voth has been on the “Late Late Show” and Last Comic Standing and Comics Unleashed on TV and Rodriquez was the Comedy Works 2015 “New Faces” winner and was 2016 1st place for “Standup Showdown.” Laugh and be entertained by this wonderful comedians and have some in Grand Lake.


New Year’s Eve at Rocky Mountain Rep. — 9 p.m. at the Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre in Grand Lake.


Boardgame Night — 6-9 p.m. at Cranmer Chapel in Winter Park. All are welcome, light refreshments served.

Season Kickoff Party at Snow Mountain Ranch — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Boulder Nordic Sport presents the first-annual Season Kickoff Party at Snow Mountain Ranch. Spend the day trying out the latest gear, connecting with skiing friends, and enjoying après ski fun. Featuring free equipment demos, a complementary biergarten with burgers, beers, and brats; afternoon social ski groups, and more. For more info visit


Fraser Valley Elementary School — 4:30-5:15 p.m. Community forum, meet with the EGSD Board of Education to discuss education in Grand County. 5:30-7 p.m. EGSD board meeting; 7-8p.m. board work session.


High Mountain Missionaries Regular Meeting — 2 p.m. at Maverick’s Grille in Granby. Join the High Mountain Missionaries, Christian Motorcyclists Association Chapter #1196 for its regular monthly meeting every 2nd Sunday of the month. Call 970-531-1900 for more information.


Boardgame Night — 6-9 p.m. at Cranmer Chapel in Winter Park. All are welcome, light refreshments served.

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