Music, stage productions, charity events and more for the holiday season around Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region.  

PARADES, LIGHTS AND MORE

Through Dec. 15: Gingerbread Replica of the Ronald McDonald House — During mall hours, Chapel Hills Mall, 1710 Briargate Blvd.; rmhcsoutherncolorado.org.

Through Dec. 18: Christmas Tree Cutting Permit Sales — 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, Pikes Peak Ranger District office, 601 S. Weber St.; 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 14 and 15, Forest Service's Woodland Park Work Center, 1408 Rampart Range Road, Woodland Park; 477-4221.

Through Dec. 21: The Browns' Happiest Christmas — Crafts, games, Santa and more, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays, Molly Brown House Museum, 1340 Pennsylvania St., Denver, $18-$22; mollybrown.org.

Through Dec. 22: Santa’s Village — 4:30-8:30 p.m., with last entry at 7:30 p.m., Fridays-Sundays, through Dec. 15; nightly Dec. 16-22, Chatfield Farms, 8500 W. Dear Creek Canyon Road, Littleton, $15-$20, free for ages 2 and younger, $60 for four-pack. Tickets: tinyurl.com/y8mexec9.

Through Dec. 31: A Hudson Christmas — An extravaganza of Christmas lights, 5-9 p.m., Hudson Gardens and Event Center, 6115 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, $8-$10.50, free for ages 3 and younger. Tickets: altitudetickets.com.

Through Dec. 31: Helicopter Christmas Light Tours — 6-9 p.m., Colorado Springs Airport, 1575 Aviation Way, $94 and up. Registration: 648-5580, coloradovertical.com.

Through Jan. 1: Electric Safari — 5:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 13-23, Dec. 25-Jan. 1, with last admission at 7:30 p.m., Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Road, $5.75-$12.75 in advance, $7.75-$14.75 at gate, 75 cents for ages 2 and younger; cmzoo.org/electricsafari.

Through Jan. 1: Headframe Lighting Event — Tour giant ornaments that light up the night sky, Victor and Cripple Creek; tinyurl.com/toct9rk.

Through Jan. 3: Blossoms of Light — 5-9 p.m., Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver, $14-$21. Tickets: tinyurl.com/ybqlputy.

Through Jan. 4: Winter Wonderland: Holiday Traditions — Buell Children's Museum, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, $8-$10; tinyurl.com/y5jadjsn.

Through Feb. 23: Skate in the Park — Acacia Park, 115 E. Platte Ave. Go online for prices and times; downtowncs.com/skate.

Dec. 12-23, 26-29: ElectriCritters — 5:30-8:30 p.m., Pueblo Zoo, 3455 Nuckolls Ave., Pueblo, $4-$8, free for children 2 and younger; pueblozoo.org/electricritters.

Dec. 12-15: Holiday Tours of the Governor’s Residence — 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Boettcher Mansion, 400 E. Eighth Ave., Denver, free; coloradoshome.org/holidays.

Dec. 11: Nature's Noel Wreath Making Workshop — 1-3 p.m., Red Crags Arts and Agriculture House, 302 El Paso Blvd., Manitou Springs, $15. Registration: tinyurl.com/vjdozol.

Dec. 11: Electric Moonlight — For adults only, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Road, $65.75 in advance, $70.75 day of event, if available; cmzoo.org/em.

Dec. 11-18: Elf on the Shelf Scavenger Hunt — Downtown; downtowncs.com/holidays.

Dec. 13: 94.30 KILO Xmas — Massacre, with Like a Storm, Crobot, 7 p.m., The Black Sheep, 106 E. Platte Ave., $9.43; 227-7625, blacksheeprocks.com.

Dec. 14: Calhan County Christmas — 5-9 p.m., El Paso County Fair and Events Center, 366 10th St., Calhan, free admission. One nonperishable food item donation to benefit the Eastern Plains Community Pantry per person encouraged; JoelQuevillon@elpasoco.com.

Dec. 14: Live Nativity — 5-7:30 p.m., Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 801 N. Sheridan Ave., Cañon City; sothlutheran.com.

Dec. 14: Manitou Springs Christmas Parade — 6-7 p.m., Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs; manitouchristmasparade.com.

Dec. 14-15: Santa Trains — To benefit Toys for Tots, Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, Antonito, $10 for age 13 and older plus a nonperishable food item or new boxed toy per person; cumbrestoltec.com.

Dec. 14 and 21: Horse Drawn Wagon Rides — 11:30 a.m., noon and 12:30 p.m., Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Peppergrass Lane, Fountain, $7. Registration: 520-6745; tinyurl.com/yarxcazm.

Dec. 15: Yule Log Hunt — 1 p.m., Palmer Lake Town Hall, 28 Valley Crescent, Palmer Lake; palmerdividehistory.org.

Dec. 15: Living Nativity — 5-7:30 p.m., Broadmoor Community Church, UCC, 315 Lake Ave.; broadmoorchurch.org.

Dec. 17: Pikes Peak Writers December Write Brain: The Bookie Party — Exchange books and cookies, 6-8:30 p.m., Colorado Springs Police Station, Falcon Division, 7850 Goddard St., free; tinyurl.com/t2d3ka9.

Dec. 18: Blue Christmas Service — For those with broken relationships, unemployment, ill health, isolation and lost loved ones, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Broadmoor Community Church, UCC, 315 Lake Ave.; broadmoorchurch.org.

Dec. 22: Selfies with Santa — Noon-3 p.m., downtown; downtowncs.com/holidays.

Dec. 24: Christmas Eve Candlelight Services — 3 and 5 p.m., Heart of the Springs Church, 2726 N. Union Blvd.; 632-1565, hotschurch.org.

Dec. 24: Santa Arrives at the Town Clock — 6-7 p.m., Wheeler Town Clock, Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs; msvfd.com.

MUSIC

Dec. 11: It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year Holiday Concert — By the Senior Choral of the Rockies and Colorado Springs Children's Chorale, 6:30 p.m., Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave.; 955-3400.

Dec. 11: Face Holiday Show — 7:30 p.m., Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $15-$35; 520-7469, pikespeakcenter.com.

Dec. 12: Spinphony Electric String Quartet Holiday Show — 7 p.m., Stargazers Theatre and Event Center, 10 S. Parkside Drive, $15 in advance, $20 day of show; 476-2200, stargazerstheatre.com.

Dec. 12: "Holiday and Hits" — With Phil Vassar and Lonestar, 7 p.m., Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $47.50 and up; 520-7469, pikespeakcenter.com.

Dec. 13: Flying W Wranglers Christmas Show — 7 p.m.,Stargazers Theatre and Event Center, 10 S. Parkside Drive, $15 in advance, $20 day of show; 476-2200, stargazerstheatre.com

Dec. 13-14: Wintersong: A Celebration of the Season — With the Colorado Vocal Arts Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., Shove Memorial Chapel, 1010 N. Nevada Ave.; cvae.org.

Dec. 13-14: Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats — Holiday show with Mavis Staples, 8 p.m., Mission Ballroom, Denver, $46.50-$89.50; axs.com.

Dec. 13 and 15: Season of Light — With the Denver Children's Choir, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13, Wellshire Presbyterian Church, Denver, 4:30 p.m. Dec. 15, Green Center of Colorado School of Mines, Golden, $18-$24; ovationwest.org.

Dec. 13-15: A Colorado Christmas — With the Colorado Symphony, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13, 2:30 and 6 p.m. Dec. 14, 1 p.m. Dec. 15, Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver, $10-$94; tinyurl.com/wjf7e3s.

Dec. 13-21: The Broadmoor Holiday Dinner Show — With headliner Debby Boone, The Broadmoor Hall, 1 Lake Ave., $100, $65 for ages 10 and younger; broadmoor.com/holiday-shows.

Dec. 14: Christmas Concert — With Soli Deo Gloria Community Choir, 3 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave., free-will offering; 471-8522.

Dec. 14: Hanukkah Concert — With The Little London Winds, 7 p.m., Temple Shalom, 1523 E. Monument St.; littlelondonwinds.org.

Dec. 14: Christmas Jazz — 7 p.m., Wild Goose Meeting House Wild Goose Meeting House, 401 N. Tejon St.; wildgoosemeetinghouse.com.

Dec. 14: Christmas Handbell Concert — Featuring Tri-Lakes Community Handbell Choir, 7 p.m., The Church at Woodmoor, 18125 Furrow Road, Monument, free-will-offering; 488-3200.

Dec. 14: KS 107.5 Classic Christmas — Featuring Bone Thugs-N-Harmony with Luniz, Domino and DJ Staxx, 8 p.m., Fillmore Auditorium, Denver, $19 and up; ticketmaster.com.

Dec. 15: Christmas Joy! — Presented by First Presbyterian Church, 2 and 4:30 p.m., Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $17-$27; 520-7469, pikespeakcenter.com.

Dec. 15: Pueblo Municipal Band Holiday Concert —2 p.m., Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, free; sdc-arts.org.

Dec. 15: Christmas Concert — With The Little London Winds, 7 p.m., Bethel Lutheran Church, 4925 Farmingdale Drive; littlelondonwinds.org.

Dec. 15: Snazzy Jazzy Christmas — Swing Factory, 6 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. concert, Ute Pass Cultural Center, 210 Midland Ave., Woodland Park; 687-2210, woodlandparkwindsymphony.com.

Dec. 15: "Holiday & Hits" — With Phil Vassar and Lonestar, 8 p.m., Paramount Theatre, Denver, $39.50-$69.50; altitudetickets.com.

Dec. 17: X-Mas in Necropolis — With Emceesexyhair, O.E.of Colorblind, 7 p.m., The Black Sheep, 106 E. Platte Ave., $10; 227-7625, blacksheeprocks.com.

Dec. 17: "All I Want for Christmas is Attention" — 8 p.m., Paramount Theatre, Denver, $35-$100; altitudetickets.com.

Dec. 18: A Celtic Family Christmas — With Natalie MacMaster, Donnell Leahy and their children, 7 p.m., Shockley-Zalabak Theater, 5225 N. Nevada Ave., $20-$69.75; uccspresents.org.

Dec. 18: A Great Gatsby Christmas — With Swingin' Sweeney and the Moldy Figs, 7:30 p.m., The Loft Music Venue, 2506 W. Colorado Ave., $15; tinyurl.com/tu98q6a.

Dec. 19-21: A Season of Harmony Christmas Show — With Restless Heart, 7:30 p.m., Boot Barn Hall at Bourbon Brothers, 13071 Bass Pro Drive, $49 and up; bootbarnhall.com.

Dec. 20: KOOL 105 Yule Koncert — Featuring Starship and the Romanitcs, 7:30 p.m., Paramount Theatre, Denver, $49.50-$99.50; altitudetickets.com.

Dec. 21: FACE Vocal Band Holiday Show — 7:30 p.m., Paramount Theatre, Denver, $20-$45; altitudetickets.com.

Dec. 21: Lola Black XXXMas — With Krashkarma, 9/10s of the Law, Spiral Cell, 8 p.m., Gothic Theatre, Englewood, $10-$15; axs.com.

STAGE

Through Dec. 21: "2019 Holiday Show" — 6 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, Iron Spring Chateau, 444 Ruxton Ave., Manitou Springs, $10-$35; ironspringschateau.com.

Through Dec. 22: "Dances with Trolls" — 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturdays, 1 and 3 p.m. Sundays, The Millibo Art Theatre, 1626 S. Tejon St., $12.50-$44 family four pack; themat.org.

Through Dec. 29: "All I Want for Christmas is: More Olio" — Presented by Mountain Rep Theatre, The Butte Theater, 139 E. Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek, runs through Dec. 29, $18-$21; buttetheater.com.

Through Jan. 19: Irving Berlin's "Holiday Inn" — Candlelight Dinner Playhouse, Johnstown. Times and ticket prices: coloradocandlelight.com.

Dec. 12: Moscow Ballet's "Great Russian Nutcracker" — 7 p.m., Memorial Hall, Pueblo, $34-$119; pueblomemorialhall.com.

Dec. 12-15: "Simply Christmas - Restoring the Wonder" — 7 p.m. Dec. 12-13, 2 p.m. Dec. 14, 6 p.m. Dec. 15, Vista Grande Baptist Church, 5680 Stetson Hills Blvd. Free tickets required: 598-2139, vgbc.org/christmas.

Dec. 12-21: "The Nutcracker of Parker" — 7 p.m. Thursdays-Saturday, 2 p.m. Dec. 15, The PACE Center, Parker, go online for ticket prices; parkerarts.org.

Dec. 12-22: "Yule be Naughty Too" — 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays, The Millibo Art Theatre, 1626 S. Tejon St., $18-$25; themat.org.

Dec. 12-29: "The Nutcracker" — Colorado Ballet, Ellie Caulkins Opera House, Denver, $40-$166; coloradoballet.org.

Dec. 13-15: "The Heart of Christmas" — 7 p.m. Dec. 13, 1 p.m. Dec. 14, 4 p.m. Dec. 15, Charis Bible College, 800 Gospel Truth Way, Woodland Park, $15-$25; heartofchristmas.org.

Dec. 14: "Ho Ho: An R-Rated Christmas Cabaret" — Opens 7 p.m. Dec. 14, 9:30 p.m. Dec. 14, The Modbo, 17C E. Bijou St., $15; 633-4240, themodbo@gmail.com.

Dec. 14-15: "Making Merry" — 1:30 p.m. Dec. 14, Nomad Playhouse, Boulder; 1:30 p.m. Dec. 15, King Center, Denver, $15-$28; storiesonstage.org.

Dec. 14-15: "An Urban Nutcracker: A Holiday Tradition Remixed" — With Springs Dance, 6-8 p.m. Dec. 14, 2-4 p.m. Dec. 15, Ent Center for the Arts, 5225 N. Nevada Ave., $22-$34.75; tinyurl.com/raz5m4x.

Dec. 17: Irish Christmas — 7 p.m., Stargazers Theatre and Event Center, 10 S. Parkside Drive, $25-$30; 476-2200, stargazerstheatre.com.

Dec. 18: An Irish Christmas — 7 p.m., Paramount Theatre, Denver, $39.50-$69.50; altitudetickets.com.

Dec. 18-24: "Santa's Big Red Sack" — 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 4 p.m. Dec. 22 and 24, The People's Building, Aurora, $29.50; santasbigredsack.com.

Dec. 20-23: "Nutcracker" — Colorado Youth Ballet and dancers of Colorado Ballet Society, 7 p.m. Dec. 20, 2 and 6 p.m. Dec. 21-23, Ent Center for the Arts, 5225 N. Nevada Ave., $18-$35; 255-3232, danceinthesprings.com/tickets.

Dec. 20-21: "Santa's Naughty List" — Burlesque, drag queens and more, 7:30 p.m.The PACE Center, Parker, go online for ticket prices; parkerarts.org.

Dec. 20-22: "A Christmas Carol" — 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20-21, 2 p.m. Dec. 22, Center Stage, Evergreen, $15-$25; evergreenplayers.org.

Dec. 21: "The Nutcracker Meets the Duke" — With the Academy Jazz Ensemble and the Peak School of Dance, 7-8:30 p.m., Brown Center for the Arts, The Classical Academy, 975 Stout Road, $15; 27302.danceticketing.com.

Dec. 22: "A Charlie Brown Christmas" — 2:30 and 6 p.m., Paramount Theatre, Denver, $29.95-$49.95; altitudetickets.com.

Dec. 22: "Mystery Christmas Pageant" — 4 p.m., First Congregational Church, 20 E. St. Vrain St.; fcucc.org.

Dec. 24: "Twas the Night Before Christmas" — 2 p.m., Paramount Theatre, Denver, $29.50-$59.50; altitudetickets.com.

Dec. 26: "Holiday Wishes" — Presented by Cirque Musica, 7 p.m., Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $49-$80; 520-7469, pikespeakcenter.com.

Dec. 27: Adam Trent's "Holiday Magic" — 7 p.m., Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $38-$58; 520-7469, pikespeakcenter.com.

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Dec. 29: Adam Trent's "Holiday Magic" — 7:30 p.m., Paramount Theatre, Denver, $39.50-$99.50; altitudetickets.com.

VISUAL ARTS

Through Dec. 21: Holiday Show — With more than 50 local and regional artists, noon-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, G44 Gallery, 1785 S. Eighth St.; g44gallery@gmail.com.

Dec. 14: Second Floor Studios Holiday Show — 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Second Floor Studios, 2418 W. Colorado Ave.; 321-2222, coartlady@gmail.com.

Dec. 14: Christmas Creche Displays and Music — 2-4 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 758 Apache Trail, Woodland Park; 687-0688.

SHOPPING

Through Dec. 21: Saturdays with Santa and Holiday Market — Noon-3 p.m. Saturdays, Olde Town Square, 5736 Olde Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada; tinyurl.com/y659a3f5.

Through Dec. 30: Holiday Market — 10 a.m.-6 p.m., except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day, Commonwheel Artists Co-op, 102 Cañon Ave., Manitou Springs; 685-1008, commonwheel.com.

Dec. 11: Downtown Holiday Stroll — 5-8 p.m., downtown; downtowncs.com/holidays.

Dec. 14: Holiday Vegan Market — 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive; tinyurl.com/y525dw93.

CHARITY

Through Dec. 14: Victor Elks Toy Drive — Call 689-7036 for drop off locations.

Through Dec. 15: Toy and Food Drive — 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Bonaventure of Colorado Springs, 9112 Grand Cordera Parkway. Toys will benefit The Place and food will be donated to the Care and Share Food Bank; 434-5230.

Through Dec. 15: Oh-So-Wicked Christmas Fundraiser — Twenty-five cents from every pint of Wicked Elf Ale purchased will be donated to a local charity of the restaurant's choice, Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery. Locations: rockbottom.com/locations.

Through Dec. 17: Salvation Army Angel Tree — Select angle from tree, purchase give and bring back to tree, Chapel Hills Mall, upper level near The Children's Place, 1710 Briargate Blvd.; chapelhillsmall.com.

Through Dec. 31: Christmas in Magic Town — 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Michael Garman's Magic Town, $5; tinyurl.com/tmcqzjo.

Through Jan. 17: Gazette-El Pomar Foundation Empty Stocking Fund — To benefit local health and human service agencies. For a list of events and to donate, go to emptystockingfundco.org.

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Dec. 11: Community CPR Class and Toys for Tots Toy Drive — 6:30-8 p.m., Monument Library, 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive, Monument. Admission is a new unwrapped toy or donation to Tri-Lakes Cares; monumentcommtraining@gmail.com.

Dec. 12-Jan. 1: Mountain Illumination Festival — 6-9 p.m., Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, Manitou Springs, $25 per car load up to 10 people, $30 per van with more than 10 people, $5 discount with new toy donation to benefit Christmas Unlimited. Additional costs for pictures with Santa or the Coca-Cola Polar Bear; caveofthewinds.com.

Dec. 14: BKG Christmas Toy and Jacket Drive — With DOSE, Black Pegasus, Chainstore Collective, 7 p.m., The Black Sheep, 106 E. Platte Ave., $12; 227-7625, blacksheeprocks.com.

FOOD AND DRINK

Through Jan. 1: Miracle - a Christmas Cocktail Pop-Up Bar — 6 p.m.-midnight Tuesdays-Thursdays, 6 p.m.-1 a.m. Fridays-Saturdays, Allusion Cocktail Bar, 323 N. Tejon St. Ugly Sweater Party on Dec. 2; miraclepopup.com.

Dec. 8: Holiday Brunch Cooking Class — 10 a.m., The French Kitchen, 4771 N. Academy Blvd., $49. Registration: 694-4016, tfkcc.com.

Dec. 11: Holiday Dishes Cooking Class — 5:30 p.m., The French Kitchen, 4771 N. Academy Blvd., $89. Registration: 694-4016, tfkcc.com.

Dec. 11: Homemade Holiday Gifts Cooking Class — 6-8 p.m., Gather Food Studio, 2011 W. Colorado Ave., $60. Registration: 308-2992, gatherfoodstudio.com.

Dec. 11: Holiday Baking: Tiny Treats Cooking Class — 6:30-9:30 p.m., The Seasoned Chef, 999 Jasmine St., Suite 100, Denver, call for cost. Registration: 1-303-377-3222, theseasonedchef.com.

Dec. 13: Couples Class: A Christmas Celebration Cooking Class — 6-9:30 p.m., The Seasoned Chef, 999 Jasmine St., Suite 100, Denver, call for cost. Registration: 1-303-377-3222, theseasonedchef.com.

Dec. 13-15: Holiday Orange Spice Cider Release — 4-10 p.m. Dec. 13, 2-10 p.m. Dec. 14, 2-8 p.m. Dec. 15, Boxing Brothers Ciderhouse, 4655 Town Center Drive, Suite 130; 301-5645.

Dec. 14: Yule Log Coffee Cooking Class — 9 a.m. or 12:30 p.m., The French Kitchen, 4771 N. Academy Blvd., $69. Registration: 694-4016, tfkcc.com.

Dec. 14: Holiday Teas — 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., McAllister House Museum, 423 N. Cascade Ave., $35. Tickets: tinyurl.com/yyylx3hq.

Dec. 14: Holiday Wine Pairing Class — 5:30 p.m., The French Kitchen, 4771 N. Academy Blvd., $74. Registration: 694-4016, tfkcc.com.

Dec. 17: Have a Fantas-taco Christmas Cooking Class — 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Gather Food Studio, 2011 W. Colorado Ave., $50. Registration: 308-2992, gatherfoodstudio.com.

Dec. 18: Feast of the Seven Fishes Dinner — 6:30 p.m., Paravicini’s Italian Bistro, 2802 W. Colorado Ave., $75. Reservations: 471-8200.

Dec. 19: Holiday Sparkling Wine Tasting — 6:30 p.m., The Margarita at PineCreek, 7350 Pine Creek, $50. Reservations: 598-8667.

Dec. 19:  Couples Class: Christmas in Santa Fe Cooking Class — 6:30-9:30 p.m., The Seasoned Chef, 999 Jasmine St., Suite 100, Denver, call for cost. Registration: 1-303-377-3222, theseasonedchef.com.

Dec. 19: Christmas Prime Rib Dinner — 7 p.m., Jake & Telly's Greek Taverna, 2616 W. Colorado Ave., Suite 24, $75 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations: 633-0406.

Dec. 19: Dessert with Dickens — With carolers and Victorian designer showcase tour, 7 p.m., Cherokee Ranch and Castle, Sedalia, $30. Reservations: tinyurl.com/qlbsdjw.

Dec. 20:  Couples Class: No-Fuss Hors d'oeurves Cooking Class — 6:30-9:30 p.m., The Seasoned Chef, 999 Jasmine St., Suite 100, Denver, call for cost. Registration: 1-303-377-3222, theseasonedchef.com.

Dec. 20: Bing Crosby Cherokee Christmas Dinner Show — With Leonard Barrett Jr., 7:15 p.m., Cherokee Ranch and Castle, Sedalia, $65. Reservations: tinyurl.com/qu7vw7h.

Dec. 21: Holiday Tea — 11 a.m.-2 p.m., The Margarita at PineCreek, 7350 Pine Creek, 7350 Pine Creek Road, $27 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations: 598-8667.

Dec.  21: Christmas Candy Cooking Class — 1-5 p.m., Gather Food Studio, 2011 W. Colorado Ave., $100. Registration: 308-2992, gatherfoodstudio.com.

Dec. 22: Feast of Seven Fishes — 5-7:30 p.m., The Margarita at PineCreek, 7350 Pine Creek, 7350 Pine Creek Road, $65 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations: 598-8667.

Dec. 25: The Salvation Army's Free Community Holiday Meals — 11 a.m.-1 p.m., The Salvation Army, 908 Yuma St.; Manitou Springs Town Hall, 606 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs; Woodland Park Church of the Nazarene, 750 N. Highway 67, Woodland Park; Fountain Valley Senior Center,5745 Southmoor Drive, Fountain; 636-3891. 

KIDS AND PETS

Through Dec. 24: Visit Santa — 5-6 p.m., Chapel Hills Mall, 1710 Briargate Blvd.; tinyurl.com/slzndfx.

Through Dec. 24: Santa’s Wonderland — Free 4x6 photo with Santa, crafts and more, Bass Pro Shops, 13012 Bass Pro Drive. Go online for schedule: basspro.com/shop/en/santas-wonderland.

Through Dec. 22: Photos with Santa — Weekends, Santa's Cabin, 2324 W. Colorado Ave., Old Colorado City; shopoldcoloradocity.com.

Through Dec. 29: Santa Express Train — Royal Gorge Route Railroad, Cañon City, $39 and up; 276-4000, santaexpresstrain.com.

Dec. 13: Visit Mrs. Claus — With stories, crafts and more, 5-7 p.m., Academy Art and Frame, 7560 N. Academy Blvd., $15; academyframesco.com/classes-n-events.

Dec. 14: Breakfast with Santa — 8-10 a.m., Community Congregational Church, 103 Pawnee Ave., Manitou Springs; manitoukiwanis.org.

Dec. 14: Pictures and Hot Chocolate with Santa — 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Antler Creek Golf Club, 9650 Antler Creek Drive, Suite 115, Peyton; tinyurl.com/vgjm6ny.

Dec. 14 and 21: Nature Hikes with Santa — 10-11:30 a.m., Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Peppergrass Lane, Fountain, $4. Registration: 520-6745; tinyurl.com/yarxcazm.

Dec. 21-22: A Visit with Santa — Noon-2 p.m., an all-abilities Santa Claus will visit with the pediatric and young adult disability community, 2:30-4 p.m. Dec. 18, Buell Children's Museum, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, $8-$10, includes admission to Winter Wonderland and Museum; tinyurl.com/tpemnra.

NEW YEAR’S EVE EVENTS

Dec. 27-28 and 30-31: Umphrey's McGee New Year's Run — 7 p.m., Fillmore Auditorium, Denver, $39 and up; ticketmaster.com.

Dec. 28 and 31: Devotchka New Year's Eve — 8 p.m., with The Copper Children on Dec. 28, with Banshee Tree, Kiltro on Dec. 31, Bluebird Theater, Denver, $25.50-$29; axs.com.

Dec. 31: Noon Year's Eve Celebration — Hosted by the Pikes Peak Children's Museum, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., Colorado Springs Event Center, 3960 Palmer Park Blvd., $7.50, $22.50 for family of four, $26.25 for family of six in advance or $10, $30 for family of four, $35 for family of six at door, free for ages 1 and younger; tinyurl.com/t98nom3.

Dec. 31: Mr. Guffaw's 2020 Bubble Bash — 11 a.m., 2 and 4 p.m. Dec. 31, The Millibo Art Theatre, 1626 S. Tejon St., $12.50, $44 family four pack; themat.org.

Dec. 31: New Year's Eve Celebration — 6:45 p.m., Boot Barn Hall at Bourbon Brothers, 13071 Bass Pro Drive, $100; bootbarnhall.com.

Dec. 31: New Year's Eve at The Broadmoor — 7:30 p.m., Broadmoor Hall, 1 Lake Ave., $250; tinyurl.com/y4bd8b33.

Dec. 31: Colorado Springs Dance Theatre's New Years Eve Dance Party — 8 p.m.-1 p.m., The Mining Exchange Hotel, 8 S. Nevada Ave., $75-$130 in advance, prices increase by 10% at door; csdance.org/nye-dance-party-fundraiser.

Dec. 31: Latin New Year's Eve Dance Party — 8:30 p.m., DoubleTree hotel, 1775 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd., $55-$60. Tickets: randysinatra.com/nochelatinparty.

Dec. 31: NYE - White Rose Gala — 9 p.m., Ellie Caulkins Opera House, Denver, $79 and up; axs.com.

Dec. 31: Champagne New Year's Eve Murder Mystery — Briarhurst Manor, 404 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, $99 plus tax and gratuity. Times and reservations: 685-1864.

NEW YEAR’S DAY EVENTS

Jan. 1: First Day Hikes — 9 a.m., Elk Meadow, Elk Meadow Trailhead; 10 a.m., Wapiti Nature Trail, Wapiti Trailhead; 11 a.m., Forest Bathing Walk, Outlook Ridge Trailhead, Mueller State Park, 21045 Colorado 67, Divide. Day pass $8 per vehicle; 687-2366.

Events are added daily. For more events, go to coloradosprings.com. Looking for craft fairs? Head to the Craft Fair calendar in the Home and Garden section, Saturdays in The Gazette.

Send holiday events to listings@gazette.com.

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