A few area Thanksgiving happenings | PostIndependent.com

A few area Thanksgiving happenings

Community Thanksgiving

The Roaring Fork High School Student Council would like to offer an open invitation to a free Community Thanksgiving Dinner from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, in the new Roaring Fork High School auditeria. Bring family, friends or just yourself.

For more information, contact Laura French at 384-5789.

Thanksgiving treat

A local gas station and coffee shop, Sherry’s Cafe, will open its door to those in need with a hot turkey and ham meal from 9 a.m. until noon Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, Nov. 22. The meal will be free, and all are welcome.

Slow-roasted turkey, honey ham, traditional mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, fruit salad and Sherry’s Cafe’s famous green chili will be on the menu.

Sherry’s also has computer access with Internet, so guests can write home and have a warm and delicious Thanksgiving.

For more information, call owner Simon DeHerrera at 947-0113. The cafe is located at 2902 S. Glen Ave. in Glenwood Springs.

Holiday Boutique and Fine Art Market

Fine art by Laurel Astor and Betsy Blackard. Also pottery, jewelry, knitted hats and scarves, handmade Santas, hand-painted ornaments, handmade soaps, potpourri, specialty baked goods and much more. Tuesdays through Fridays 4-8 p.m.; Saturdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Red Canyon Plaza, 3768 Highway 82, Suite 205, across from Holy Cross Energy.

For more information, call 945-0905.

Hotel Colorado’s holiday season

Hotel Colorado General Manager Larry MacDonald and his team are gearing up for the winter holidays.

The highlight of the season will be the annual Pageant of Lights from 7-9 p.m. Nov. 23. More than 200,000 lights are on the building and common areas, and themed decorations honor the birth of Jesus, children, the message of The Polar Express Story, and Colorado winter. Santa will have his first public appearance of the season at the Hotel Colorado lighting ceremony. The ceremony will also feature seasonal music, with national recording artist and sax player Brian Savage; local duet Michelle and Kelli, the Gabossi Sisters; and vocalist Jon Chandler.

The hotel’s chef has developed a fall menu taking full advantage of fall harvest produce. On Thanksgiving Day, holidaymakers can partake of a menu featuring ham, turkey, or beef with a cornucopia of accompanying appetizers and side dishes.

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