Concerts, banquets, Halloween and more in store for Craig community
There’s no shortage of things to do in Craig this month, whether you’re wanting to get some culture, show support for an important cause or enjoy the spookiest holiday of the year.
Make sure your calendar is cleared for the following events in the weeks to come:
Yampa Valley Friends of NRA Annual Banquet
The gun enthusiast group will host its yearly get-together, and all are welcome. The night will include dinner, drawings, auctions live and silent, games for adults and children and numerous firearms on display. Tickets are $35, and a table of 10 receives extra entries for drawings.
When: 5:30 p.m., Saturday
Where: Boys & Girls Club of Craig, 1324 E. Highway 40
For more information: Call 970-824-8407
Craig Concert Association
The first entry in this season’s performances is the folk music trio The Limeliters. The group was first formed in 1959, gaining its big break in the 1960s, and its current membership is still going strong with a unique sense of humor and energetic shows.
Tickets are $20 for adults or $10 for students. Those interested in subscribing to the entire 2014-15 series can get a membership for $40 for adults, $35 for seniors, $90 per family or $10 for students.
When: 7 p.m., Monday
Where: Moffat County High School auditorium, 900 Finley Lane
For more information: Call 970-824-3396 or visit craigconcerts.org
First Responders Dinner
Take some time to thank the emergency workers who ensure the safety of the residents of Northwest Colorado. Local first responders will be the guests of honor at a dinner event, and all are invited to participate in the effort.
When: 5:30 p.m., Oct. 12
Where: Center of Craig, 601 Yampa Ave.
For more information: Call 970-629-1361
Moffat County Thunder Cheer Haunted House of Horror
Get into the Halloween spirit early and often with the third annual event sponsored by the local cheer team and Northwest Storage. This year promises to be bigger than ever, whether you want to be frightened or prefer the scareless tour also available. Tickets are $5 for kids ages 9 and younger or $7 for everyone else.
When: 7 to 11 p.m., Oct. 17, 18, 24, 25, 31 and Nov. 1
Where: Northwest Storage, 4295 W. Highway 40
For more information: Call 970-824-6464
Glow Run/Walk 5K
The inaugural event is an evening jaunt around the Colorado Northwestern Community College Craig campus and The Memorial Hospital. Whether you choose to run or walk with glow sticks or glow bracelets, your registration — ranging from $10 to $25, with commemorative shirts available for $10 — will help benefit Moffat County Cancer Society and TMH’s digital mammography services.
When: 5:30 p.m., Oct. 18
Where: Registration starts at 4:30 p.m. at CNCC lobby, 2801 W. Ninth St.
For more information: Call 970-826-3109
When: 4 to 6 p.m., Oct. 31
Where: 400 and 500 blocks of Yampa Avenue; Centennial Mall, 1111 W. Victory Way
For more information: Call 970-824-7898 or 970-819-0018
Yampa Valley Pregnancy Center Chili Supper
Now in its 22nd year, this delicious dinner and silent auction brings in funds for YVPC and assists families across Northwest Colorado with infants and young children. Tickets are $8 per person, $12 per couple or $20 for a family of four, with $2 extra per additional child.
When: 6 to 8 p.m., Nov. 1
Where: Center of Craig, 601 Yampa Ave.
For more information: Call 970-824-5204
Sock Hop Fundraiser
The day after Halloween, you’ll still be able to dress up and put on your fancy footwear. The members of the Senior Social Center will host a fun night with 1950s and ‘60s music from DJ Frank Hanel, dancing, food and drinks for all ages as they continue to get their project underway. Tickets are $4 in advance or $5 at the door.
When: 6 to 10 p.m., Nov. 1
Where: Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion
For more information: Call 970-326-6605
Have an additional event you’d like to promote? Submissions can be sent to email@example.com or contact Managing Editor Noelle Leavitt Riley at 970-875-1790.
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