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Free Family Events, Fundraisers, and Fire Training

December 6, 2023

The Galloping Goose Historical Society Museum in Dolores is holding its annual Christmas celebration this Saturday, December 9. This weekend is your last opportunity to participate in Community Connections’ Festival of Wreaths and scavenger hunt as it is coming to a close on Sunday, December 10th. Tickets to Sunflower Troupe’s holiday comedy, Miracle on South Division Street, are now on sale, with performances running December 8 through 17. Mancos Public Library will host two upcoming holiday events: a holiday book sale and Christmas crafting. At the Cortez Public Library, join Fire Chief Roy W. for basic fire training on December 14. By Rachel Hughes. This story is sponsored by FASTSIGNS and Choice Building Supply

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Montezuma County is preparing for Christmas with free family activities, fundraisers, and fire training. You're watching the "Local NEWS Roundup," brought to you by Fastsigns Durango and Choice Building Supply. I'm Connor Shreve. The Galloping Goose Historical Society Museum in Dolores is holding its annual Christmas Celebration this Saturday, December 9th from 4:00 to 7:00. This free event includes riding Goose No. 4, a visit with Santa, caroling, hot cocoa, and more. Community Connections' Festival of Wreaths is coming to a close this weekend on Sunday, December 10th. This year, the festival features over 50 wreaths, decorating businesses in Downtown Cortez and Montezuma County, and also includes a scavenger hunt with prizes. Last year, the Festival of Trees & Wreaths raised nearly $70,000 for Community Connections, a nonprofit serving children and adults with disabilities. Tickets are on sale for Sunflower Troupe's production of "Miracle on South Division Street." Described as a hilarious and heartfelt holiday comedy, the show runs weekends at the Sunflower Theatre in Cortez, starting Friday, December 8th through Sunday, December 17th. Holiday events are also on the calendar at your local libraries. The Mancos Public Library is hosting a holiday book sale on Friday, December 8th and Saturday December 9th, followed by Christmas crafting on December 15th. At the Cortez Public Library, you are invited to join Chief Roy W. of the Cortez Fire Protection District for hands-on basic fire training. The training will be held on Thursday, December 14th from 5:30 to 7:00, and we'll cover how to use a live fire extinguisher. helping ensure a safe holiday season. Learn more about these and other stories online at Thank you for watching this edition of the "Local NEWS Roundup." I'm Connor Shreve.


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