It’s bazaar time for the Eagle Valley |

It’s bazaar time for the Eagle Valley

A local dad reads the book "Abuela" with his daughter at the Eagle Public Library. The Literacy Project of Eagle County was recently awarded a $15,000 grant from the Vail Valley Rotary Clubs to expand their “Raising a Reader” preschool literacy program. The award is comprised of grants from the Vail, Edwards and Eagle Rotary Clubs, along with a matching grant from Rotary District 5470.The Raising a Reader program, which impacts Eagle County’s youngest residents, provides books, preschool teacher training, engagement support and library connections that will not only significantly improve child literacy, but strengthen families and empower a generation of children to read, learn and succeed. The rotary grant infusion will allow The Literacy Project to expand the Raising a Reader program into all 10 of the Eagle County Schools preschools.
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Coming Attractions

World’s Famous Chicken Noodle Soup Bazaar

What: United Methodist Women’s annual event featuring chicken noodle soup lunch and a Christmas bazaar

When: Saturday, Nov. 12

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Brush Creek Pavilion in Eagle

Details: The lunch meal includes soup, dessert and a drink and the cost is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $6 for children. There are 28 vendors signed up for the holiday bazaar.

Winter Market and Holiday Fair

What: Eighth annual holiday vendor market hosted by Always Mountain Time

When: Saturday, Nov. 19

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

Where: Eagle River Center at the Eagle County Fairgrounds

Details: This showcase of local and regional craft and food will feature more than 60 vendors. Admission is free but attendees are urged to bring a non-perishable food item for the Vail Valley Salvation Army food bank. Santa will be on site from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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