Empire artist’s unique, hand-carved Santas popular with collectors
Arts / Holiday

Empire artist’s unique, hand-carved Santas popular with collectors

Daryl Boone’s Santas evolved from wood spirit carvings. By Jeffrey V. Smith EMPIRE It’s important to know Daryl Boone makes custom furniture, mats and frames artwork, paints signs and like to undertake many other creative endeavors, otherwise you might think all he does is carve wooden Santas. The Empire-based artist and proprietor of Glenbrook Gift … Continue reading

Craft fairs offer local, hand-crafted gift options
Arts / Holiday

Craft fairs offer local, hand-crafted gift options

Joanne Cole creates one-of-a-kind hats and her special Gold Hill Goo salve. By Jennifer Pund PEAK TO PEAK Holiday craft fairs are the perfect place to find unique, one-of-a-kind and hand-crafted gifts for anyone, including yourself. They are also one of the best, and sometimes only, places to support your community’s artists and crafts-people. By … Continue reading

Holiday / Rocky Mountain N.P.

Fun programs highlight Rocky’s Centennial through the holidays

The year-long celebration of Rocky Mountain National Park’s 100th Anniversary continues through the holiday season. For more details on these events, including times and locations please visit Rocky’s 2014 Centennial Calendar of Events on the park’s website at http://www.nps.gov/romo Tuesday, November 18: The Big Burn: An Evening with Timothy Egan Part of the One Book, … Continue reading

Community Thanksgiving events held throughout month
Food & Drink / Holiday

Community Thanksgiving events held throughout month

PEAK TO PEAK Every year in November, Americans come together for a day, or sometimes more, for feasting with friends and family and celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. Today’s celebrations would likely be unrecognizable to attendees of the original 1621 harvest meal, it continues to be a day for Americans to gather together and share a … Continue reading

Craft fairs, holiday markets feature local gifts, artists in holiday setting
Culture / Holiday

Craft fairs, holiday markets feature local gifts, artists in holiday setting

Photo by Jeffrey V. Smith FRONT RANGE Although some may get a head start, November is the traditional start to the holiday shopping season. Thankfully, mountain artists and craftspeople get together to feature their work in numerous holiday markets and craft fairs from now until Christmas. You’d be surprised at the talent that can be … Continue reading

Central City Opera Guild presents 38th Annual L’Esprit de Noël  Holiday Home Tour and Boutique
Arts / Holiday

Central City Opera Guild presents 38th Annual L’Esprit de Noël Holiday Home Tour and Boutique

CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE Central City Opera Guild’s 38th Annual L’Esprit de Noël Holiday Home Tour and Boutique returns this holiday season to Cherry Hills Village and features five magnificent homes in the Glenmoor Country Club neighborhood. This much anticipated two-day walking tour is Nov. 14 and 15 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. This popular … Continue reading