Datebook for Dec. 10
8 a.m. Registration begins for the Elks National Hoop Shoot for boys and girls ages 8 to 13 at Craig Middle School, 915 Yampa Ave. The event begins at 9 a.m. Participants must show a copy of their birth certificates. To register early, call Jody or Dora Watson at 824-2251.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Centennial Mall Winter Arts and Crafts Show is at the mall, 1111 W. Victory Way. Santa Claus will be at the mall from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
9 a.m. The Friends of the Library will sell used books at the Centennial Mall, 1111 W. Victory Way. Call 824-5116.
11 a.m. Republican gubernatorial candidate Marc Holtzman will host a meet and greet at the Village Inn in Steamboat Springs. Call 870-8968.
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Santa Claus and his reindeer will be in Torian Plum Plaza in Steamboat Springs. There will be free hot chocolate and plenty of photo opportunities. Call Shawn at 879-6296.
1 to 4 p.m. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church and Lutheran Church of Grace will hold their second annual Christmas Tea at the churches, 657 Green St. Tea, sweets and sandwiches will be served. Tickets are $5. Limited tickets are available at the door. Call Susie at 824-9633.
4 to 6 p.m. A free tasting of recipes from the “Steamboat Seasons Cookbook” is from at Off the Beaten Path Bookstore in Steamboat Springs.
Monday, Dec. 12
5:15 p.m. The Humane Society of Moffat County will hold its regular meeting at the Golden Cavvy Restaurant, 538 Yampa Ave. Also, the group’s calendars, titled “Moffat County’s Cutest Pets,” are on sale for $15. Call 870-7500.
7:30 p.m. The male quartet Marcoux Corner will perform A Cappella Christmas at Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane. Call Gail Petch at 824-6654.
Thursday, Dec. 15
10 and 11 a.m. The Craig branch of Moffat County Libraries, 570 Green St., holds story-hours. Holiday stories will be told, and children will make tree hats. Call Linda at 824-5116.
6:30 p.m. The Colorado Wilderness Network will host a joint John Fielder/Colorado Environmental Coalition open house at the Center of Craig, 601 Yampa Ave. Fielder will discuss and present a slideshow of his newest book, “Colorado 1870-2000 II.” The event is free, and refreshments will be served.
Friday Dec. 16
7 p.m. The Greenridge Mountaineer Square Dance Club will gather at Hayden Congregational Church, 202 E. Jefferson Ave. in Hayden. A Christmas potluck dinner will be held at 6 p.m. Call Lois Norman at 824-6773.
Saturday, Dec. 17
1 to 2 p.m. SHARE Craig, a program working to provide affordable groceries, will distribute items at St. Michael’s Church, 678 School St. To receive the items, participants must have registered. Call Karen at 824-7939.
2 p.m. The Caregiver Support Group will meet at Sandrock Ridge Care & Rehab, 943 W. Eighth Drive. Call Regina Grinolds at 824-3985.
4 p.m. The Browns Park and Maybell Community Christmas party is at Lodore Hall in Browns Park. A traditional turkey and ham dinner will be served. Participants are encouraged to bring a salad, vegetable or dessert to share. Parents should bring a wrapped gift for Santa to give each of their children. Call Lois Vaughn at (970) 269-8950.
Thursday, Dec. 22
10 and 11 a.m. The Craig branch of Moffat County Libraries, 570 Green St., holds story-hours. Holiday stories will be shared, followed by cookie decorating. Call Linda at 824-5116.
Thursday, Dec. 29
10 and 11 a.m. Story The Craig branch of Moffat County Libraries, 570 Green St., holds story-hours. Stories will be about New Year’s celebrations and art. Call Linda at 824-5116.
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