December 19th, 2014

For additional information call 800-443-7837 • 970-577-9900
December 19, 2014 – January 2, 2015
EVENTS
Dec. 19 – 21: Last Minute Holiday
Shopathon. Shopping festivities in
downtown Estes Park. Maps available at the
Estes Park Visitor Center.
Dec. 19: Mountain Town Rockers
Christmas Party. With special guests The
Almost Dead and Amplified Souls. Marys
Lake Lodge. 6 pm
Dec. 21: Gingerbread House & Christmas
Cookie Decorating. The Stanley Hotel.
1 pm
Dec. 21: A Spirit of Christmas Benefit
Concert. Elk Hollow & Brad Fitch. Our Lady
of the Mountain Church. 2 pm
Dec. 21: Winter Solstice Party with live
music by Jon Pickett & Friends. Rock Inn.
5 pm
Dec. 23: Free 5K Group Run. Starts at the
Stanley Hotel. 6 pm
Dec. 30: New Year’s Family Glow Stick
Party. Estes Park Aquatic Center. 4 pm
Dec. 30: Free 5K Group Run. Starts at the
Stanley Hotel. 6 pm
Dec. 31: Crystal Ball New Year’s Eve Ball.
The Stanley Hotel. Reservations Req’d.
7 pm
Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve with the
Mountain Town Rockers. American
Legion. 8 pm
Dec. 31: Live DJ New Year’s Eve Bash.
Lonigans. 9 pm
Dec. 31: Bluegrass New Year’s Eve with
James & The Devil. Rock Inn. 9:30 pm
Festive Fridays: Every Friday, a downtown
celebration of the holiday season. Chair
massages, specials and holidays treats.
Maps available at Riverspointe Spa.
MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
Dec. 19: Bob Smallwood. Acoustic. Coffee
on the Rocks. 5pm
Dec. 19: Neal Whitlock. Acoustic. Rock Inn.
6 pm
Dec. 19: James Davis. Classical Guitar.
Twin Owls Steakhouse. 6 pm
Dec. 19: Ray Young. Jazz Piano. Nicky’s
Steakhouse. 6 pm
Dec. 19: Karaoke. Lonigans Pub. 9 pm
Dec. 20: Vic Anderson. Western
Americana. Coffee on the Rocks. 5 pm
Dec. 20: Greg Blake. Acoustic. Rock Inn.
6 pm
Dec. 20: Mountain Town Rockers. Rock.
Marys Lake Lodge. 6 pm
Dec. 20: Ray Young. Jazz Piano. Nicky’s
Steakhouse. 6 pm
Dec. 20: Karaoke. Lonigans Pub. 9 pm
Dec. 21: Sorcha Barr and Sara Corry.
Flute & Harp. The Stanley Hotel. 2 pm
Dec. 23: Jon Pickett. Acoustic. Rock Inn.
6 pm
Dec. 26: Bob Smallwood. Acoustic.
Coffee on the Rocks. 5pm
Dec. 26: Gary Hall. Acoustic. Rock Inn.
6 pm
Dec. 26: James Davis. Classical Guitar.
Twin Owls Steakhouse. 6 pm
Dec. 26: Ray Young. Jazz Piano. Nicky’s
Steakhouse. 6 pm
Dec. 26: Karaoke. Lonigans Pub. 9 pm
Dec. 27: Vic Anderson. Western
Americana. Coffee on the Rocks. 5 pm
Dec. 27: Mountain Town Trio. Rock.
Marys Lake Lodge. 6 pm
Dec. 27: Ray Young. Jazz Piano. Nicky’s
Steakhouse. 6 pm
Dec. 27: Shaefer Welch. Acoustic. Rock
Inn. 6 pm
Dec. 27: Karaoke. Lonigans Pub. 9 pm
Dec. 28: Paul Shinn Trio. Jazz. The
Stanley Hotel. 2 pm
Dec. 28: Jon Pickett. Acoustic. Rock Inn.
5 pm
Dec. 29: Just Jill. Acoustic. Rock Inn.
6 pm
Dec. 30: Sean Flynn. Acoustic. Rock Inn.
6 pm
Jan 1: Open Bluegrass Jam. Rock Inn.
6 pm
Jan. 2: Bob Smallwood. Acoustic. Coffee
on the Rocks. 5pm
Jan 2: Colin Kelly. Acoustic. Rock Inn.
6 pm
Jan. 2: James Davis. Classical Guitar. Twin
Owls Steakhouse. 6 pm
Jan. 2: Ray Young. Jazz Piano. Nicky’s
Steakhouse. 6 pm
Jan. 2: Karaoke. Lonigans Pub. 9 pm
THEATER
Dec. 19, 20, 21: Nuncrackers: The
Nunsense Christmas Musical. YMCA –
Hempel Auditorium. Dec. 19 & 20: 7:30 pm.
Dec. 21: 2 pm
SEMINARS, CLASSES &
LECTURES
Dec. 20: Live Painting, Artist Margaret
Jensen. Eathwood Collections. 11 am
Weekly on Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat:
Sip & Paint. Learn to paint a masterpiece
while enjoying delicious drinks. Murphy’s
Resort. Mon & Wed at 6 pm. Fri & Sat at
7 pm
ROCKY MOUNTAIN
NATIONAL PARK
Celebrate 100 years of Rocky Mountain
National Park by visiting the Beaver
Meadows Visitor Center to learn more about
wildlife, the junior ranger program,
recreational opportunities and more!
Ranger-led programs on weekends &
special holiday program schedule. Details
& info, call 970-586-1206
EXHIBITS
Landscape, Still life and Abstract. Art
Center of Estes Park. Continues through
Dec. 29
Celebrating the Season. Holiday Art
Exhibition & Sale. Cultural Arts Council.
Continues through Jan. 3
Holiday Art Walk. Galleries throughout
Estes Park. Maps available at Cultural Arts
Council. Continues through Jan. 4
Climb On! History of Rock Climbing in
Estes Park & Rocky Mountain National
Park. Estes Park Museum. Continues
through Oct. 4, 2015

Ice Skating Rink is Open!

December 14th, 2014

An Ice Skating rink in downtown Estes is open! It is located behind Dairy Queen and across from Bond Park. The pricing is as follows:

Ice Skating       $2.00

Skate Rental     $2.00

The standard hours of operation are Saturdays 11:00 am – 7:00 pm and Sundays 11:00 am -4:00 pm. Depending on the weather, the rink will be in operation through Mid-March of 2015.

Estes Park Happenings Dec 12 – Dec 26 2014

December 14th, 2014

EVENTS
Dec. 12: Estes Valley Handbell Ensemble
Holiday Concert. Rocky Mountain Church.
7 pm
Dec. 13: Dasher 5K. Holiday themed 5K,
starting at Bond Park. Registration 10 am,
Race at 11 am
Dec. 13: Tinsel Tavern Tour. A festive
trolley tour of pubs. Tickets available at the
kick-off party at The Estes Park Resort.
6 pm
Dec. 16: Free 5K Group Run. Starts at the
Stanley Hotel. 6 pm
Dec. 19 – 21: Last Minute Holiday
Shopathon. Shopping festivities in
downtown Estes Park.
Dec. 19: Mountain Town Rockers
Christmas Party. With special guests The
Almost Dead and Amplified Souls. Marys
Lake Lodge. 6 pm
Dec. 21: Gingerbread House & Christmas
Cookie Decorating. The Stanley Hotel.
1 pm
Dec. 21: Winter Solstice Party with live
music by Jon Pickett & Friends. Rock Inn.
5 pm
Dec. 23: Free 5K Group Run. Starts at the
Stanley Hotel. 6 pm
Festive Fridays: Every Friday, a downtown
celebration of the holiday season. Chair
massages, specials and holidays treats.
Maps available at Riverspointe Spa.
MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
Dec. 12: Bob Smallwood. Acoustic. Coffee
on the Rocks. 5pm
Dec. 12: James Davis. Classical Guitar.
Twin Owls Steakhouse. 6 pm
Dec. 12: Ray Young. Jazz Piano. Nicky’s
Steakhouse. 6 pm
Dec. 12: Augustus Boulder Bluegrass
Band. Bluegrass. Rock Inn. 7 pm
Dec. 12: Karaoke. Lonigans Pub. 9 pm
Dec. 13: Just Us, Chuck & Julie Varilek.
Christmas, Jazz, Country. The Old Church
Shops. 12 pm
Dec. 13: Estes Valley Chamber Singers.
Christmas Concert of Lessons & Carols.
Shepherd of the Mountains Lutheran
Church. 3 pm
Dec. 13: Vic Anderson. Western
Americana. Coffee on the Rocks. 5 pm
Dec. 13: Mountain Town Rockers. Rock.
Marys Lake Lodge. 6 pm
Dec. 13: Ray Young. Jazz Piano. Nicky’s
Steakhouse. 6 pm
Dec. 13: Karaoke. Lonigans Pub. 9 pm
Dec. 14: Windy Peak. Country – Grass.
The Stanley Hotel. 2 pm
Dec. 14: Just Jill. Acoustic. Rock Inn.
5 pm
Dec. 17: Trivia Night. Longz Mountain
Grill. 6:30 pm
Dec. 17: Ran off the Rooster. Country
Americana. Rock Inn. 7 pm
Dec. 17: Open Mic. Lonigans Pub. 9 pm
Dec. 18: Ladies Night with the Mountain
Town Rockers. Estes Park Resort. 6 pm
Dec. 18: Open Bluegrass Jam. Rock Inn.
6 pm
Dec. 19: Bob Smallwood. Acoustic.
Coffee on the Rocks. 5pm
Dec. 19: Neal Whitlock. Acoustic. Rock
Inn. 5 pm
Dec. 19: James Davis. Classical Guitar.
Twin Owls Steakhouse. 6 pm
Dec. 19: Ray Young. Jazz Piano. Nicky’s
Steakhouse. 6 pm
Dec. 19: Karaoke. Lonigans Pub. 9 pm
Dec. 20: Vic Anderson. Western
Americana. Coffee on the Rocks. 5 pm
Dec. 20: Greg Blake. Acoustic. Rock Inn.
6 pm
Dec. 20: Mountain Town Rockers. Rock.
Marys Lake Lodge. 6 pm
Dec. 20: Ray Young. Jazz Piano. Nicky’s
Steakhouse. 6 pm
Dec. 20: Karaoke. Lonigans Pub. 9 pm
Dec. 21: Sorcha Barr and Sara Corry.
Flute & Harp. The Stanley Hotel. 2 pm
Dec. 23: Jon Pickett. Acoustic. Rock Inn.
6 pm
Dec. 26: Bob Smallwood. Acoustic. Coffee
on the Rocks. 5pm
Dec. 26: Gary Hall. Acoustic. Rock Inn.
6 pm
Dec. 26: James Davis. Classical Guitar.
Twin Owls Steakhouse. 6 pm
Dec. 26: Ray Young. Jazz Piano. Nicky’s
Steakhouse. 6 pm
Dec. 26: Karaoke. Lonigans Pub. 9 pm
SEMINARS, CLASSES &
LECTURES
Dec. 13: Book signing, Author Nancy
Darfer Hyland. Colorado Homestead. 1 pm
Dec. 13, 20: Foot Reflexology Class.
Riverspointe Spa. 4:30 pm
Weekly on Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat:
Sip & Paint. Learn to paint a masterpiece
while enjoying delicious drinks. Murphy’s
Resort. Mon & Wed at 6 pm. Fri & Sat at
7 pm
ROCKY MOUNTAIN
NATIONAL PARK
Celebrate 100 years of Rocky Mountain
National Park by visiting the Beaver
Meadows Visitor Center to learn more about
wildlife, the junior ranger program,
recreational opportunities and more!
Ranger-led programs on weekends. Details
& info, call 970-586-1206
EXHIBITS
Landscape, Still life and Abstract. Art
Center of Estes Park. Continues through
Dec. 29
Celebrating the Season. Holiday Art
Exhibition & Sale. Cultural Arts Council.
Continues through Jan. 3
Holiday Art Walk. Galleries throughout
Estes Park. Maps available at Cultural Arts
Council. Continues through Jan. 4
Climb On! History of Rock Climbing in
Estes Park & Rocky Mountain National
Park. Estes Park Museum. Continues
through Oct. 4, 2015