Local Events: December

Mark your calendars for these local Roaring Fork Valley events this month.


Take and Create: Adult Craft Kits
Tuesdays in December, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Head to the Basalt Library to pick up a free adult take and create craft kit, which include everything you need to complete your project.

December 1 – Paper clay ornaments
 December 8 – Watercolors
 December 15 – Dream catchers
 December 22 – Holiday knits


First Friday: Light Up Carbondale
December 4, 5 – 7 p.m.
This month’s First Friday in Carbondale is holiday-themed, with visits with Santa, holiday movies, a live choir, caroling, a bonfire with cookies, marshmallow roasting, and hot chocolate, a holiday market, an opportunity to purchase your tree permit, sleigh rides, and Christmas photos, followed by a lighting ceremony.    

More info available here.


Redstone Holiday Market
December 5, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Presented by the Redstone Art Foundation, this European-style gathering will feature unique gifts and holiday decorations created by 30 local artists and local businesses. Masks and social distancing required.  

More info available here.


Vaudeville Revue’s Holiday Show
December 6 (weekends through January 9), 5 – 8:30 p.m.
This two-hour family show features professional talent performing a variety of holiday and locally themed skits, jokes, dance numbers, and original songs. 

Buy your tickets here.


Virtual Game Night
December 14, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Come join the library as they play Colonist, a fun game involving forbidden colonization, building, and trading resources. Email laura@basaltlibrary.org to join.  


Handmade Holidays Adult Winter Craft Series
December 17, 11 a.m.
For a little down-valley fun and creativity, head to the Silt Library to pick up their version of an adult winter craft series. Each kit includes bilingual instructions and everything you need to create your masterpiece. 


4th Annual (Take Home) Tea Party
December 21, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
You are cordially invited to the Basalt Library’s fourth annual (take home) team party. Swing by the library to pick up your tea party kit and return home to watch our virtual tea party and story time with Miss Caroline. One kit per family, while supplies last. 

More info available here.

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