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Holiday Break

What: Eagle County Schools students holiday break

When: Friday, Dec. 19 through Monday, Jan. 5

Details: Students return to classrooms on Tuesday, Jan. 6

Scooter and Skateboard Campout

What: Overnight event featuring time trials, best trick, half pipe and a street course skills challenge.

When: Friday, Jan. 2

Time: 7 p.m. to 9 a.m.

Where: Western Eagle County Metropolitan Recreation District Field House in Edwards

Details: Cost is $35 and participants must bring their own wheels, helmets and sleeping bags. Snacks and breakfast provided. For more information or to register visit http://www.wecmrd.org.

DOWNTON ABBEY PREMIERE PARTY

What: Downton fans can gather for a pre-premiere party.

When: Saturday, Jan. 3

Time: 1 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: Participants will watch the final episode from Season 4, followed by refreshments, Downton trivia, a jigsaw puzzle and board game. For more information, call Robyn or Anne L. at 328-8800.

Twelfth Night Tree Bonfire

What: The Eagle Valley Lions Club hosts this traditional Christmas tree bonfire party.

When: Tuesday, Jan. 6

Time: 6 p.m.

Where: Eagle Town Park

Details: Hot chocolate provided. Please bring your old Christmas tree to the south side of the Town Park at 6th and Wall streets before 6 p.m. on Jan. 6.

Kids night out

What: Recreation evening for kids in kindergarten through fifth grades

When: Friday, Jan. 9

Time: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Where: WECMRD Field House in Edwards

Details: Cost is $20 and activities may include the anti-gravity center, gymnastics, rock climbing, Nintendo Wii, sports and more. Pizza, juice box and supervision is included.

River Bears of Alaska

What: The Eagle Valley Library District will hosted a presentation by photographer Tom Griffins titled “Photographic Journey to the River Bears of Alaska.”

When: Monday, Jan. 12

Time: 6 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: More than 100 brown bears fish at McNeil Falls, Alaska daily during the peak salmon spawn. Visitors from all over the world come to watch these large mammals in McNeil River State Park Game Sanctuary and Refuge. This 160,000-acre refuge of untouched cost lines and snow-capped volcanoes offers a rare opportunity to observe brown bears in their natural habitat preparing for the long winter ahead. Catch a glimpse of the world famous brown bears of McNeil River through the photograph lens of Tom Griffin, Manager of McNeil River State Park Game Sanctuary and Refuge in Alaska. This is a free event for the public. For more information, call 328-8800.

Sustainable Film Series

What: Free showing of the short films “Dying Green” and “The Next Best West”

When: Thursday, Jan. 20

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Where: The Dusty Boot Saloon and Steakhouse in Eagle

Details: A $5 donation is suggested with proceeds benefitting the Walking Mountains Science Center.

Art Display

What: Soliciting local artists interested in displaying their work.

Where: Gypsum Public Library