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Holiday Happenings: Christmastime is near, my dear

Craig Daily Press Staff Report

The sixth annual Holiday Artisans Market will be available for Craig shoppers from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 473 Yampa Ave. Among the locally made goods for purchase are jewelry

The Christmas season is in full swing, and the weeks to come are packed with fun and festive events to that effect.

Breakfast with Santa

St. Mark's Episcopal Church will host a breakfast fundraiser with guests of honor Santa and Mrs. Claus Saturday morning. The cost is $5 per person, free to kids 2 and younger.

Time:Time: 8 to 10 a.m. 8 to 10 a.m.

Time: 8 to 10 a.m.

Date:Date: Saturday Saturday

Date: Saturday

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Place:Place: St. Marks’ Episcopal Church St. Marks' Episcopal Church

Place: St. Marks' Episcopal Church

Local artisans provide unique gifts

Check off the people on your Christmas list and support the many talents of Craig with the Holiday Artisans Market. Homemade crafts, jewelry, art, photography and all sorts of goods for every taste are on display downtown.

Time:Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Date:Date: Saturday Saturday

Date: Saturday

Place:Place: 473 Yampa Ave. 473 Yampa Ave.

Place: 473 Yampa Ave.

Holiday photos for all to see

Murdoch's will offer free photos with Santa Claus Saturday afternoon, with optional donations benefiting local nonprofits. Share your pictures on social media with #MerryMurdochs.

Time:Time: 1 to 4 p.m. 1 to 4 p.m.

Time: 1 to 4 p.m.

Date:Date: Saturday Saturday

Date: Saturday

Place:Place: Murdoch’s Ranch & Home Supply Murdoch's Ranch & Home Supply

Place: Murdoch's Ranch & Home Supply

Holiday Home Tour supports good cause

Support Philanthropic Educational Organization's scholarships for women by viewing the yuletide decorations in the area, with five homes ready to put on a show and welcome people in as part of the Holiday Home Tour Saturday.

The tour includes stops at 998 Alta Vista Dr., 635 W. Ninth Street, 397 Sandrock Dr., 1000 W. Victory Way and 42755 County Road 29.

Admission is $10 apiece. Entry into a drawing for a gift basket will also be available for $1.

Tickets are available at The Kitchen Shop and at each house. For more information, call 970-824-3850.

Time:Time: 1 to 4 p.m. 1 to 4 p.m.

Time: 1 to 4 p.m.

Date:Date: Saturday Saturday

Date: Saturday

Places:Places: 998 Alta Vista Dr., 635 W. Ninth Street, 397 Sandrock Dr., 1000 W. Victory Way and 42755 County Road 29 998 Alta Vista Dr., 635 W. Ninth Street, 397 Sandrock Dr., 1000 W. Victory Way and 42755 County Road 29

Places: 998 Alta Vista Dr., 635 W. Ninth Street, 397 Sandrock Dr., 1000 W. Victory Way and 42755 County Road 29

Down Home Christmas offers holiday fun

The Downtown Business Association has been busy decorating Alice Pleasant Park on Yampa Avenue in anticipation for its second Annual Down Home Christmas Celebration.

The celebration is 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday in Alice Pleasant Park, offering patrons tasty cookies, hot chocolate, wagon rides, live musical performances, roasting chestnuts on an open fire and much more.

Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus will also be on hand to speak with children, and be sure to view the winners of the gingerbread house contest at Museum Northwest Colorado, as well as the live nativity. For more information, contact Karen Brown at the Community Budget Center at 970-824-7898.

Time:Time: 4 to 7 p.m. 4 to 7 p.m.

Time: 4 to 7 p.m.

Date:Date: Dec. 5 Dec. 5

Date: Dec. 5

Place:Place: Downtown Craig Downtown Craig

Place: Downtown Craig

Cowboy Christmas this weekend

The Boys & Girls Club of Craig invites the community to the 11th annual Cowboy Christmas Dec. 5. The evening includes silent auctions, gaming, dancing to the music of Smokin' Gun Band and a delicious dinner to support the club's efforts for local kids.

Tickets are $35 per person and are available at BGC. For more information, call 970-826-0411.

Time:Time: Cocktails start at 5:30, dinner served at 6:30 p.m. Cocktails start at 5:30, dinner served at 6:30 p.m.

Time: Cocktails start at 5:30, dinner served at 6:30 p.m.

Date:Date: Saturday Saturday

Date: Saturday

Place:Place: Boys & Girls Club of Craig Boys & Girls Club of Craig

Place: Boys & Girls Club of Craig

Lights and delights

The Craig Daily Press and Yampa Valley Electric Association are sponsoring the 2015 Holiday Tour of Lights. Nominations for the best lighting displays in the area are due by 5 p.m. Monday.

Cash prizes are available for homes deemed the best and brightest. Send nominations with addresses to rcampbell@CraigDailyPress.comrcampbell@CraigDailyPress.com..

rcampbell@CraigDailyPress.com.

Judging will commence Dec. 16.

Time:Time: 5 p.m. 5 p.m.

Time: 5 p.m.

Date:Date: Monday Monday

Date: Monday

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