Sunlight open for businessSunlight Mountain Resort opens for the season today, Wednesday, Nov. 26, with 18 inches of snow at the top and 15 inches mid-mountain. Opening weekend festivities include an aprs-ski party from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, on the deck, weather permitting. KSPN will broadcast live. Information: 945-7491.Free turkey for allEnjoy a free Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings sponsored by Midvalley Church at the Glenwood Springs Dairy Kreme, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 27. Everyone welcome. Delivery available; call 928-7266 on Thursday. Information: 948-5396.Muscular Dystrophy Association fund-raiserWatch belly dancers perform and dine on Mediterranean and American cuisine Saturday, Nov. 29, at Rifles LightHouse Bar & Grill. The fund-raising event starts at 9 p.m., and 10 percent of the evenings total sales will be donated to the Fight Against Muscular Dystrophy. Information: Rebecca Daniels, or the LightHouse, 625-9602.Shopping extravaganzaLocal crafters and artists will sell their wares, and representatives from Avon, Tupperware, Pampered Chef and other groups will be on hand from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, at the New Castle Community Center for one-stop holiday shopping.Free folk concertThe Irish Folk Group Bohola will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, at Carbondales Crystal Theater. Complimentary tickets (limit four per family) are available at the Artists Collective, Novel Tea Bookstore, Main Street Gallery and the Cedar Chest. Information: 963-1890.Santas coming to CarbondaleCarbondale kicks off the holiday season with caroling led by the Carbondale Elementary School choir at 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, at the Village Smithy. The caroling parade will travel down Main Street to Sopris Park for a tree lighting, cider, cookies and Santas arrival at the parks gazebo. Information: 963-1890.

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