Michelle Balleck: The weekend to get in the spirit



Michelle Balleck

Weekend movie show times

West Theatre

29 E. Victory Way


“The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader” — Rated PG-13; 7 and 9:05 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 4 and 7 p.m. Sunday

“Tangled” — Rated PG; 7 and 9:05 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 4 and 7 p.m. Sunday

Tickets: $7 for ages 10 and older, $5 for ages 9 and younger

Sunday matinee: $5 for ages 10 and older, $4 for ages 9 and younger

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If you aren’t in the holiday spirit just yet, this weekend provides plenty of opportunity to plunge in.

Browse through the offerings at the Winter Arts and Crafts Show this weekend,

The show runs from noon to 7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Centennial Mall, 1111 W. Victory Way.

The show includes more than 80 vendors with unique finds. Also, Santa Claus will be on hand from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Call Centennial Mall at 824-7011 to learn more.

Drop off your donations at the annual Holiday Drive, which continues from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. today at Centennial Mall, 1111 W. Victory Way.

KRAI hosts the event, which is a benefit for Christmas for Kids, Christmas for Seniors, Advocates Crisis Support Services and Interfaith Food Bank.

Find a list of what’s needed at www.krai.com.

Fa la la la la la la la la.

Warm up your vocal chords then brave the cold to join a group of Christmas carolers Friday.

The group will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the north parking lot of First Congregational United Church of Christ, 630 Green St., and will travel in cars. The group will sing at Sunset Meadows I and II, Sandrock Ridge Care & Rehab and The Memorial Hospital.

After the caroling, there will be cookies and hot chocolate at the church.

Sounds like fun. Call the church at 824-6836 if you want to join in.

Christmas has come early to Lodore Hall.

A country Christmas celebration is planned for noon Saturday at Lodore Hall in Browns Park.

There will be a free dinner with turkey, ham and all the trimmings. If you want to go, take a wrapped and labeled gift for children, and a dessert or salad to share.

Call the Browns Hole Homemakers Club at (970) 269-3000 or (970) 272-3213 to get all the details.

Practice up before Saturday so you can rock the Elks National Free Throw Hoop Shoot Contest.

The contest begins at 8 a.m. Saturday at Sandrock Elementary School, 201 E. Ninth St.

The event is open to all boys and girls ages 8 to 13.

For more information, call Frank Sadvar at 620-0874.

West Theatre has in the new release “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader” and is holding over “Tangled.”

Redbox has “Across the Line,” “Charlie St. Cloud” and “Shrek Forever After” out this week. Also out is “Restrepo,” a documentary about a military outpost in Afghanistan.


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