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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

The Mountain Madrigal Singers are proud to present their 31st annual concert series, “Home for Christmas.” Music ranges from traditional to contemporary, simply beautiful to toe-tappingly entertaining. The wide variety of music is guaranteed to offer something for everyone, helping to usher in the holidays with love and cheer.

Concerts are 1:30 – 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4; 7:30 – 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9; 7:30 – 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11; 7:30 – 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17 at The First United Methodist Church, 824 Cooper Ave. in Glenwood Springs.

The Mountain Madrigal Singers have been an installment of the Christmas season in the Roaring Fork Valley for more than three decades, and we would like to invite all to join us as we celebrate our beautiful home and community.

The First United Methodist Church is handicapped accessible. Babysitting is provided, free of charge. Donations for the performance will be accepted.

The Whimsical Women of the West Holiday Show is 4-9 p.m. Dec. 2, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 3.

Twenty local artisans will be showing their work in the Calaway Room at the Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St. in Carbondale. Locally made fiber art, jewelry, baskets, clothing, folk art, pottery and more. Gift certificates will also be available for Glenwood’s Downtown Market.

A percentage of sales will benefit the new Carbondale Community Garden by the Third Street Center.

For more info call Sharill, 945-4004.

Colorado Mountain College Aspen ceramic students invite all to the annual holiday pottery sale and show Dec. 7 until Dec. 9.

The opening cocktail party artist reception will be from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7.

The sale continues from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8.

This is an opportunity to see, enjoy and purchase beautifully crafted ceramic work created by local talent. Prices are very reasonable for useable art pieces such as dinnerware, casseroles, mugs, bowls, serving platters as well as sculptural work.

Some of the valley people you may know as raft guides, moms, dads, teachers, customer service agents, or ski instructors are also talented artists and CMC pottery students including: Lindsy Fortier, Katie Kitchen, Mary Ballou, Dianne Light, Esther Yarger, Georgann Moore, Chris Tedstone, Tammi Lane, Casey Coffman and more. Ceramic Department Faculty displaying work are: Sam Harder, Kay Rhynus Cesark, Katie Van Alstine, H P Bloomer and Anne Goldberg. CMC Aspen is located across from Aspen airport.

For more information call CMC at 925-7740.

Who wants to be the “face” of the Carbondale Facebook profile pic? Post your best winter-related picture to the Carbondale wall. A winner will be announced Dec. 1 and will be featured as the Carbondale, profile pic for the month of December. Remember, keep it clean. More information at: 970-963-1890 or

The Glenwood Springs Eagles lodge is holding its Christmas Boutique and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. For $10, vendors can rent a table to sell their goods. Proceeds will benefit the Eagles’ Glenwood Springs High School Scholarship Fund. If you have any questions or would like to rent a table contact Moe at 618-3780 or Amanda at 319-8753. Please leave message if needed.

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