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Glenwood Caverns offers holiday specials, events

Post Independent File Photo/Kara K. Pearson The King's Row room in the Glenwood Caverns is a spectacular sight when all lighted up. The Caverns are a offering a host of events in December, including cave tours.

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park has announced its holiday schedule that includes food, breathtaking views, and old-fashioned family fun in December.

For the adventurous at heart, snowshoe rentals are available in the gift shop and cave tours are available year-round. Afterward, warm up by the fireplace at Exclamation Point Restaurant & Bar with homemade specialties such as lobster pot pie, double-cut pork chops, chocolate pistachio torte and coconut cream pie.Following are events at the park in December: Regularly scheduled maintenance: the Iron Mountain Tramway will be closed the first Tuesday of every month starting Dec. 7 until 11 a.m. for regularly scheduled maintenance.

Locals’ Appreciation Special: Ride the Iron Mountain Tramway for free from 4-8 p.m. Thursdays, Dec. 9, 16, 23 and 30. Visit with Santa: Bring the kids for a mountaintop visit with Santa from noon to 3 p.m. Dec. 11, 12 and 18. They can write letters to him, sit on his lap and share their wish lists. Lunch with Santa: Enjoy lunch with Santa at Exclamation Point Restaurant while carolers sing holiday favorites from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19.

Holiday hours: On Friday, Dec. 24, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park and Exclamation Point Restaurant will be open for business. Enjoy the holiday lights and a cozy dinner by the fireplace. Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park and Exclamation Point Restaurant will be closed Saturday, Dec. 25, for the Christmas holiday. Second annual “Toast at the Top” New Year’s Eve celebration: On Friday, Dec. 31, enjoy an elegant buffet featuring prime rib, seafood, hors d’oeuvres, dessert and more; a midnight champagne toast; dancing to music by the Dags; incredible views; and tram ride up to the Exclamation Point. The price is $75 per person and $65 for annual pass members. Call 945-4228, ext. 11 for reservations or more information. Contact Glenwood Caverns for more information about holiday events at 945-4228 or (800) 530-1635.Contact Glenwood Caverns for more information about holiday events at 945-4228 or (800) 530-1635.

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