Entertainment Calendar December 2016
Dec. 2, The Amber Band featuring musicians from Lithuania and Poland, performs 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Global Village Museum, 200 W. Mountain Ave., Fort Collins. Half-price admission between 6 and 9 p.m. as part of first Friday Gallery Walk. Info: globalvillagemuseum.org or 970-221-4600.
Dec. 2, Christmas tree lighting in downtown Wellington sponsored by Wellington Public Library.
Dec. 2-3, Harmony House Artisan Sale, 5-8 p.m. Friday, which includes private viewing and sale, wine and appetizers, suggested donation to benefit Harmony House, which provides a safe setting for supervised visits, $10. Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. open to the public. Pottery, glass, jewelry, woodworking, gourmet food, fiber arts, handbags. 3105 E. Harmony Road, Fort Collins.
Dec. 2-3, Eighth Annual “Just in Time” art show, 4-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Woodworking, pottery, jewelry, handmade notecards, snacks. Local authors’ corner. 1154 W. Mountain Ave., Fort Collins.
Dec. 3, Alternative Holiday Market featuring organizations that promote environmental and social causes, Everyday Joe’s Café and Coffee House, 144 S. Mason St., Fort Collins. Holiday shopping, youth activities and a gallery of local organizations. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dec. 3-11, National Forest Red Feather Lakes Christmas tree cutting area open, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m Take U.S. 287, north to Livermore. Turn left onto County Road 74E (Red Feather Lakes Road). After 16 miles turn left onto County Road 68C (Boy Scout Road) for seven miles. Signs or Forest Service personnel will direct you into the area.
Permits available at U.S. Forest Service Fort Collins and Greeley offices. The Visitor Office in Fort Collins is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Call 970-295-6700 before arriving to ensure someone who can sell permits is available. Permits will be available on site for cash on weekends only.
Dec. 3, Wellington Annual Christmas Parade, downtown, 5 p.m.
Dec. 3, Wellington Seniors Annual Christmas Bazaar, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Senior Center, 3800 Wilson. New vendors this year, arts and crafts, baked goods, lunch served.
Dec. 3, Stove Prairie Winter Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Stove Prairie School, 3891 Stove Prairie Rd., Bellvue. 50 local artisans, Christmas trees, wreaths and decorations. Silent auction to benefit Stove Prairie students. Kids corner, raffle, warm food and beverages. Free parking and admission. Info: 970-488-6585.
Dec. 3, Nancy Zoller Pottery Studio Open House and Pottery Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 2045 Lakewood Drive, Loveland. Info: 970-222-0298.
Dec. 4, Professional-development workshop with Hamidah Glasgow, executive director of Center for Fine Arts Photography. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Refresh your knowledge of life in the photography world. $130 for non-members and $110 for C4FAP members. Info: C4FAP.org.
Dec. 5, Dance Express Winter Solstice Celebration, 7 p.m., Lincoln Center Magnolia Theatre. Also 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., Dec. 6 Tickets at: lctix.com/winter-solstice-celebration.
Dec. 10, Christmas Shop for kids at LaPorte Presbyterian Church, 3820 W. County Rd. 54G between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. All gifts $25 cents each. Info: 970482-0151.
Dec. 11, Virginia Dale Community Club Christmas Dinner and program, at 1862 Virginia Dale Stage Station, 855 County Road 43F.Starts at 12:30 p.m. with a covered dish dinner. Please bring a large dish to pass and/or a dessert. Drinks furnished. “Not Ready for Prime Time” Virginia Dale Players perform after dinner. Dress warmly. Let Sylvia Garofalo at 970-495-1828 know if you want to participate. Quilt raffle drawing, 3 p.m. Christmas carols and gift exchange with $2 limit! Please RSVP so we can have goodie bags for everyone. Info: virginiadalecommunityclub.org.