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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

In case you missed it, you can still come and shop for handmade items for Christmas gifts and decor at the Senior Housing Activity Center, 201 Castle Valley Blvd., New Castle, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday through Dec. 24 or by appointment. Call 984-2088.

Students of Ida Burnaman’s Figure Drawing class at Colorado Mountain College display their work through Dec. 15. Participating artists include: Phebe Dehaan, Sarah Rosenthal, Stan Ruther, Arrick Peck, Angela McChesney and Mary Bereska.

Visitors are welcome to view the artwork on display in the first floor hallway of the college’s Lappala Center in Carbondale.

The First United Methodist Church of Glenwood Springs at 824 Cooper Ave. presents The Original Christmas Tree Lane. Celebrating its third year running and now open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to noon Friday, as well as during special events and services through December. Come walk through magical Christmas Tree Lane featuring local nonprofit organizations. A pancake breakfast will be held from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10. Special guest Santa Claus will make an appearance so bring a wish list. Donations will be accepted during the entire event and the proceeds will go directly to the participants of Christmas Tree Lane. Call 945-6232 for questions.

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 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.

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