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Fall Festival

What: Alternative celebration for kids and families tired of “scary” events.

When: Friday, Oct. 31

Time: 4:30 to 8 p.m.

Where: Eagle Baptist Church

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Details: Activities will including old West games, candy, a soup supper, hay ride and a bonfire. For more information call 970-328-7792.


What: Free showing of the PG-13 film “Girl with the Pearl Earring”

When: Sunday, Nov. 2

Time: 1 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library.

Details: Join Eagle Public Library for free Sunday matinees, refreshments and post screening discussion. All movies are free and open to the public, but may not be appropriate for all audiences.

Eagle Chamber Network Breakfast

What: Guest speaker Bruce Nickerson will discuss “Economic Realities of the Eagle Valley and How we Fit in”

When: Tuesday, Nov. 4

Time: 8 to 9:15 a.m.

Where: Alpine Bank in Eagle

Details: The first of a three-part series presented by the Eagle Chamber to address the community’s focus on economic development.

Wacky Wednesday Family Art

What: Literacy-based arts and crafts for children and parents

When: Wednesday, Nov. 5

Time: 4 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Details: This month’s featured book is “The Little Yellow Leaf” by Carin Berger.

Kids Night Out

What: Games, activities and pizza for kid ages 5 to 12 years

When: Friday, Nov. 7

Time: 5 to 8 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Recreation Center

Details: Cost is $10. To register visit

Explorers Club

What: Hands on science club for elementary age kids

When: Thursday, Nov. 13

Time: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: Open to all students in kindergarten through fifth grade. For more information call 970-328-8800.

Winter Market and Holiday Fair

What: Festive booths will display a wide variety of goods including kitchen items, jewelry, bath and beauty products, home décor, scarves and hats, cards and photos, ornaments, toys, food and more.

When: 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15

Where: Eagle River Center

Details: Highlights include seasonal music by the Dickens Carolers, pet and family photos with Santa, and free face painting. Admission is free with a donation to the Vail Valley Salvation Army food pantry.

Holiday Bazaar

What: Annual holiday bazaar hosted by the United Methodist Women, complete with their homemade chicken noodle soup sale

When: Saturday, Nov. 15

Time: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where: Brush Creek Pavilion.

Sew a Stocking

What: Continuing a tradition started in 2010, sew a stocking for a local teen in need this holiday season.

When: Saturday, Nov. 15

Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Details: The stockings will be stuffed with donated items and delivered to the Salvation Army for distribution. Stocking stuffer donations will be accepted at the library throughout the month of November.


What: Classical guitarist Peter Fletcher will perform a variety of baroque pieces in a free performance.

When: Tuesday, Nov. 18

Time: 6 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: This free concert is part of a nationwide tour, and Fletcher will perform his own selections from his new Edvard Grieg CD. Other works will include those of Michael Praetorius, Girolamo Frescobaldi, J.S. Bach, and a special version of the traditional Shaker Hymn Simple Gifts. His CDs will be available for sale after the concert. For more information, contact Robyn at 328-8800.

Art Display

What: Soliciting local artists interested in displaying their work

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Details: Call 524-5080 for info.

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