There are TONS of events going on in Fremont County this weekend! Keep scrolling for details!

These events are based on the best information we have at the time of publication. Please double-check with the organizers to confirm. Entries with an asterisk (*) denote events sponsored by Fremont360 Community Partners.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13

Illumination Celebration-Penrose, 5:00-8:00PM at Penrose Park, 401 Park Place in Penrose. Come on out to Penrose Park for the 4th Annual Illumination Celebration! Click HERE for details.

Model Train Open House, 5:00-7:00pm at the Florence Pioneer Museum and Research Center, 100 E Front Street in Florence. Trains are presented by the local community. Hot cider and cookies will be served! Come and get your “Casey Jones” on at the Museum’s open house!

Sipping & Santa, 5:00-8:00pm at Legatum Cellars, 1704 Willow Street in Cañon City (Brookside). Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at the winery from 5pm-8pm. Bring your kids, camera, cookies for the cookie exchange, appetizers to share, and your holiday spirit. The tasting room will be open 5pm-9pm. Click HERE for details.

Bingo @ the VFW Post 4061. Every Friday! Progressive jackpot. Doors open at 5:30pm. Food and drinks available to purchase. 215 Cottonwood Avenue in Cañon City. Call 719-275-9886 for more information. 

*Alex Creamer will be playing live from 5:30-8:30pm at Cañon City Brews & Bikes, 224 Main St in Cañon City.

Karaoke by Cindy Sweet at the Golden Age Center, 6:00-9:00pm. 728 Main St in Cañon City. $2 cover charge. Between singing sets, Cindy plays line dance music so you can get out there and show off your line dance moves! Second Friday of every month!

*Brews & Qs – Trivia Night at Florence Brewing Co., 200 S. Pikes Peak in Florence. Every Friday night at 7:00pm.

Karaoke at the Penrose VFW, 402 Broadway. Every Friday, 8:00PM-close, presented by PJ’s Karaoke. 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14

MOPS’ Annual Craft & Vendor Bazaar, 9:00am-3:00pm at the Christian Family Fellowship Gym, 1011 Monroe Ave in Cañon City. Free admission to the public.

6th Annual Christmas Boutique, 9:00am-4:00pm at the Cañon City Recreation and Park District, 575 Ash St in Cañon City. This is a wonderful chance to find unique gifts for the holidays!

Florence Band Arts & Crafts Fair, 9:00am-4:00pm at the Florence Jr/Sr High School, 2006 Hwy 67 in Florence. Click HERE for details.

JJ’s Helping Paws’ Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Voucher Sale, 10:00am-1:00pm at Tractor Supply, 1919 E. Main St in Cañon City. Click HERE for details.

It’s a Wrap! 10:00am-4:00pm. Bring your Christmas purchases to get wrapped at The Gift Chateau at 731 Main St in Cañon City. This is a fundraiser for Starpoint.

Santa @ the Cañon City Chamber of Commerce, 10:00am-2:00pm. 424 Main Street. Bring the kids down for a visit with Santa!

Story Time w/ Mrs. Claus & Pictures w/ Santa, 10:30am-12:30pm at Cañon City Public Library, 516 Macon Avenue. The Canon City Public Library will host a story time with Mrs. Claus and Santa. Bring your camera and take a photo with Santa and Mrs. Claus.

Kids C.A.P. (Community Art Program) is a FREE drop-in class (donations are encouraged) for kids of all ages every Saturday afternoon at FCA from 12:00-2:00pm. Every week a new art theme will be explored with our wonderful teacher, India Beach. Kids 5 & under require adult supervision. Sponsored by Southern Colorado Community Foundation. For more information, visit fremontarts.org, follow us on twitter @fremontarts, or call 719-275-2790.

Christmas Concert, 2:00-3:00pm at Washington Elementary School, 606 N 9th Street in Cañon City. Join the Fremont County Chamber Orchestra in their annual Christmas concert! This year the Orchestra will be performing a selection of popular Christmas songs! Admission is free, donations are accepted!

Crock Pot Cookoff, 2:00-4:00pm at 790 Graydene in Cañon City. This is a fundraiser for Cub Scout Pack 128. There will also be a Silent Auction. Tickets are $5 at the door. This event is open to the public so come on out and support scouting in Cañon City!

*Holiday Market @ FBC, 3:00-9:00pm at Florence Brewing Co., 200 S. Pikes Peak in Florence. We’re hosting our first ever Holiday Market at Florence Brewing Company. Come grab a beer and buy some gifts for your friends & family this Holiday season.

Illumination Celebration-Penrose, 5:00-8:00pm at Penrose Park, 401 Park Place in Penrose. Come on out to Penrose Park for the 4th Annual Illumination Celebration! Click HERE for details.

Living Nativity Scene, 5:00-7:00pm at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 801 N Sheridan Ave in Cañon City. Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church will continue its traditional re-creation of the birth of Christ as a Living Nativity Scene. Donations of non-perishable food items and cash will be accepted on behalf of Loaves & Fishes Ministries of Cañon City.

*The Ryann and Jesse Experience will play live starting at 6:00pm at Florence Brewing Co., 200 S. Pikes Peak in Florence.

Cowboy Social, 6:00-11:00pm at the Howard Church, 8754 US Hwy 50 in Howard. Prime rib dinner, music, dancing. Fun for the whole family. 

Ugly Sweater Contest @ Bernie’s Place, 7:00pm at Bernie’s Place, 1419 S 9th Street in Cañon City. This is a benefit for My Neighbor’s Cupboard. Click HERE for details.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 15

VFW All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast – Every Sunday from 8:00-10:30am at VFW Post #4061, 215 Cottonwood Ave in Cañon City. $7 per person; Children 8-12 – $4; Children 8 years and under are FREE!

Florence Band Arts & Crafts Fair, 9:00am-4:00pm at the Florence Jr/Sr High School, 2006 Hwy 67 in Florence. Click HERE for details.

*Holiday Market @ FBC, 12:00-5:00pm at Florence Brewing Co., 200 S. Pikes Peak in Florence. We’re hosting our first ever Holiday Market at Florence Brewing Company. Come grab a beer and buy some gifts for your friends & family this Holiday season.

Drumming Circle, 5:30-6:30pm at the Bell Tower Cultural Center, 201 E 2nd Street in Florence. 

Sounds of the Season Concert, 7:00pm at the CCHS Auditorium, 1313 College Avenue in Cañon City. Enjoy holiday music presented by the Southern Colorado Community Band. FREE!

 

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