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Tots Story and Skate

What: Skating theme events for tots in conjunction with the book read at local library story hours

When: Thursdays through Dec. 19

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Time: 12:30 to 1:15 p.m.

Where: Eagle Pool and Ice Rink

Details: For kids ages 3 to 5. Costs is $60 for the entire session or $12 for drop-in (includes skate rental). Call 970-328-5277 for information.

Explorers Club

What: Hands-on science club for kids in grades 3-5

When: Thursday, Nov. 14

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

Where: Eagle Public Library

Open Audition

What: Porchlight Players is holding open auditions for this winter’s musical, “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels”

When: Thursday, Nov. 14 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 17 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Where: Lower level, Alpine Bank building in Eagle.

Details: Roles include male and female, principle and ensemble parts, all ages (no children’s roles). Be prepared to read from the script and sing a song of your choice. A CD player will be available if you have orchestration for your song (sorry, no live piano.) If you can’t make either audition date and would like to set up an alternate date to audition, contact Ann at To read about the show, visit and click on “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” tab. Show dates are Feb. 7-9 and 13-15, at the Brush Creek Pavilion in Eagle Ranch (Eagle).

Kidz Night Out

What: Kids in kindergarten through fifth grade can enjoy various activities that may include the anti-gravity center, gymnastics, rock climbing, video games, sports and more.

When: Friday, Nov. 15

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

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

Details: Cost is $20 and includes pizza, drink and supervision.

Holiday Bazaar

What: Christmas crafts and the Eagle Community United Methodist Church Women’s famed chicken noodle soup

When: Saturday, Nov. 16

Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Brush Creek Pavilion

Movie and discussion

What: Free showing of “Spanglish” for adults with discussion to follow.

When: Sunday, Nov. 17

Time: 1 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: Discussion led by Jay Wallace and refreshments are planned.

Sew a Stocking

What: Opportunity to sew a stocking for a local teen in need in preparation for the holiday season

When: Tuesday, Nov. 19

Time: 3 to 5 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Details: Stockings will be decorated by teens, filled with items for teens in need and delivered to the Salvation Army in time for the holidays. Participants are asked to bring teen-friendly stocking stuffers for donation.

Winter Market and Holiday Fair

What: The popular downvalley Christmas fair returns

When: Friday, Nov. 22, from 4 to 8 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 23 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Eagle River Center at the Eagle County Fairgrounds

Details: Pet pictures with Santa, holiday music and children’s activities round out a day of shopping for unique gifts for the entire family. Admission is free.

Battle for the Bird

What: Three-on-three hockey tournament with divisions for Squirt (ages 9-10), Pee-Wee (ages 11-12) and Bantam (ages 13-14) players

When: Friday and Saturday, Nov. 29 & 30

Time: Play begins at 8 a.m. and will be determined by the number of teams that participate

Where: Eagle Pool and Ice Rink

Details: Cost is $100 per team, with a five-person maximum. Register at

Ice Princess Party

What: Ice skating party for girls ages 5 and older

When: Sunday, Dec. 1

Time: 2:30 to 4 p.m.

Where: Eagle Pool and Ice Rink

Details: Dress up as a princess and skate and twirl on ice to princess music and lights with friends. Enjoy magical snacks and make a special tree ornament to take home. Cost is $12 and includes skate rental. Call 970-328-5277 for additional information.

Christmas on Broadway

What: Downtown Eagle holiday celebration with nighttime parade

When: Saturday, Dec. 7

Time: Festivities begin at 3:30 p.m.

Details: Activities will include shop decoration contest voting, homemade chicken noodle soup booth, live entertainment and a bonfire at Eagle Town Park.

Winter Extravaganza

What: Holiday ice skating party for all ages

When: Sunday, Dec. 15

Time: 1 to 3:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Pool and Ice Rink

Details: Skate Club Vail will perform and costumed skaters will join participants on the ice. The whole family is welcome to free hot chocolate and everyone can decorate a sweet treat. Santa will be on hand for photos. Cost is $5 per person and all ages are welcome. Call 970-328-5277 for information.

Art Display

What: Soliciting local artists interested in displaying their work

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Details: Call 524-5080 for more information.

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