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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

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

The Aging Brain

What: Vail Valley Medical Center free speaker series

When: Friday, Nov. 14

Time: 12:30 to 2 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Town Hall

Details: Experts will discuss findings that have revealed risk factors, long-term outcome and intervention strategies to support and improve overall quality of life. A complimentary lunch will be served. RSVP at wwmcdevelopmetn or 970-569-7766.

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 in the Afternoon

What: Free arts and crafts workshop for elementary age kids

When: Wednesday, Nov. 19

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

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: Free refreshments. Call 970-328-8800 for information.

Book Bunch

What: Interactive book club for kids in fourth through sixth grades

When: Wednesday, Nov. 19

Time: 4 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Details: The featured book for November is “The Moorechild” by Eloise McGraw.

School Holiday movie

What: Free showing of “Free Birds”

When: Monday, Nov. 24

Time: 2 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library.

Movie Matinee

What: Free showing of “The Lego Movie” for elementary age students

When: Tuesday, Nov. 25

Time: 2 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Brush creek Elementary Turkey Trot

What: Thanksgiving Day 5K walk/run

When: Thursday, Nov. 27

Time: 9 a.m.

Where: Brush Creek Elementary School

Details: The route runs from the start line at the school and ends at the Dusty Boot. Cost is $20 per person or $50 per family of four with a $10 charge for each additional family members. For registration forms, volunteer opportunities, sponsorship opportunities and raffle prizes email

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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