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Craft fairThe 20th annual craft fair at Parachute and Battlement Mesa is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center and St. John’s Middle School. Over 65 booths of hand crafted items. For details, call 970-285-0388.Another craft fairThe Cozy Christmas Craft Boutique is set for 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Hotel Colorado featuring jewelry, nature prints, woodwork, oil and wax candles, soaps, stuffed toys, etc. Hot cider and caroling.Free dinnerThe Eagles annual free Thanksgiving dinner is from 12-5 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28, at the Eagles Hall, 312 7th St., Glenwood Springs. Everyone is invited. Menu includes turkey, mashed potatoes, dressing, gravy, salad, cranberry sauce and homemade pie. For more information and home delivery, call 945-8333 or 945-5506.Grand IlluminationRedstone’s Grand Illumination is set for Friday, Nov. 29 and includes the Redstone Church Bazaar from 1-7 p.m., photos with Santa from 4-5 p.m., lighting the community Christmas tree at 5:15 p.m. and a bonfire and caroling at 5:30 p.m. Call 963-8240 for details.Santa’s comingSanta will visit the Glenwood Springs Mall in a horse-drawn carriage at noon Friday, Nov. 29. The Mall also presents a “Dickens of a Day” from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14. Merchants will be dressed in Victorian costumes with entertainment by the Dickens Players. Free carriage rides provided by Palomino Grill of Carbondale.Auction and luncheonChapter AO, P.E.O. is sponsoring its 10th annual Elegant Auction and Christmas Luncheon in the historic Hotel Colorado at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6. A preview of the crafted items will begin at 11 a.m. in the Colorado Room with complimentary champagne, followed at noon by the luncheon and live auction in the Devereux Room. Tickets are $15 each. Tables are available for sponsorship which includes reserved seating. For tickets or information call Kathy at 945-5737, Annibet at 945-7623 or Kathy at 384-2418.Holiday bazaarThe annual holiday bazaar at St. Vincent Church on Midland Ave. in Basalt is Saturday, Dec. 7. It will benefit a local charity this year, Tom’s Door. Items for sale include handknits by Jeanie’s Sweaters, Discovery Toys, Creative Memories items, arts and crafts, gifts and baked goods and a hot lunch. For information call Rosie McSwain at 927-2208.Cowboy ChristmasCome join the best of the west at “A Cowboy Christmas,” the 6th Annual Holly Days and Parade of Lights Celebration, sponsored by the Citizen Telegram, Saturday, December 7, in downtown Rifle. We are currently looking for groups and businesses interested in joining our Parade of Lights. Entry deadline is Friday, Dec. 6. The Trail’s End-Santa’s Village at Holly Days has booth space available for local nonprofit groups for Saturday, Dec. 7. Entry deadline is Friday, Dec. 6. For more information, call Jessica at the Citizen Telegram, 625-3245.Dinner danceThe Basalt Regional Heritage Society will host a dinner dance Sunday Dec. 8 at the Primavera FryingPan Restaurant. The evening includes appetizers, a three course dinner with wine and dessert, followed by dancing to the Walt Smith Trio. All of the proceeds will benefit BRHS projects that identify the History of Basalt. The cost is $60 single or $100 per couple. Tickets are on sale at Alpine Bank Basalt, Mason & Morse Real Estate Basalt and the Basalt Chamber Of Commerce Caboose. For more information, call 927-4693.Christmas dinner theaterNCC Productions presents its annual Christmas dinner theater, “A Christmas Carol,” Deb. 16-20, at the Hotel Colorado. Dinner will begin at 6 p.m. with the theatre following at 7:15 p.m. Tickets are $45 for adults and $40 for children 5-12, and can be purchased by calling 1-800-440-4432.

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