Littleton Events – Dec 2016

December 1st – December 23rd Holiday Book Sale 9:00am – 9:00pm Bemis Library – 6014 S. Datura St.
Holiday shopping was never easier than buying books at the Friends’ Holiday Book Sale, through Friday, December 23! Donated books in pristine condition that are truly giftworthy  and all at reasonable prices. You’ll find craft, cooking, and children’s books, as well as fiction, history, current events, gardening, biography, and more. 

December 1st – December 30th – Town Hall Arts Center – A Christmas Story, The Musical – 2450 W. Main Street
Follow 9-year-old Ralphie Parker and his quest for the Holy Grail of Christmas gifts: an official Red Ryder carbine-action 200-shot range model air rifle. Call 303-794-2787 for more information.

December 1st – 31st Chatfield Farms Trail of Lights – 8500 W. Deer Creek Canyon Road – 5:30 – 9pm
Come to Chatfield Farms to see colorful holiday lights illuminate a winding path through the Colorado countryside, set against a stunning foothills backdrop. This year display features a longer trail with more lights, a magical enchanted forest, grand insect light sculptures at the lavender garden and much more

December 3rd Wildcat Mountain School Craft and Vendor Bazaar – 6585 E. Lionshead Parkway, Littleton, 10am – 4pm
The Wildcat Holiday Craft and Vendor Bazaar is returning this year. Come get your holiday shopping done and support a variety of local crafters and vendors selling their products.

December 4th Smithtonians Bell Choir Bemis Library – 6014 S. Datura Street – 2:00 – 3pm
Come and hear seasonal favorites performed by the popular local group The Smithtonians Handbell Choir. The ringers in the group have a combined ringing experience of over 250 years. In recent years, the group has performed at Boettcher Concert Hall and the Denver Botanic Gardens.

December 10th Christmas City Colorado Bemis Library – 6014 S. Datura Street – 2:00 – 3pm
Singer Marta Burton, with piano and saxophone accompaniment, will present Christmas City Colorado which celebrates 101 years of holiday lights in the Mile-High City, telling the story of Sturgeon Electric’s founding father who was the first to light up his tree with red and green bulbs to cheer his ill son and the female reporter who inspired a city to follow suit. This program will be rich with music and memories of growing up in Colorado over the last century.

December 11th – AMF Belleview Lanes. 4900 South Federal Blvd. 11:00 – 12:00noon
Get the ball rolling at AMF Belleview Lanes. Every Sunday, AMF offers $2 bowling and $2 shoe rental

December 11th Holiday’s Evening Littleton Museum – 6028 S. Gallup Street. 5:30-8pm
The Friends of the Library and Museum present Holiday’s Evening. The gentle glow of luminaries and the crackle of bonfires will call as you wander the grounds and light the way to wagon rides, refreshments, and music reminiscent of times gone by. Costumed interpreters will bring the past alive in the historic buildings and farmyard. Remember, December evenings can be crisp and Holiday’s Evening is an all outdoors event, please dress appropriately.

December 12th & 14th – Littleton Family YMCA Facilities Tour 1111 Dry Creek Court
Want to improve balance and mobility? Consider joining the YMCA community and take advantage of variety of classes just for seniors such as; Stations of Balance, Tai Chi and Zumba. Take a dip in their 83′ warm pool and join the Silver Sneakers program. For a guided tour, contact Matt Slick at 303-797-9622

December 13th – Littleton Leads Group Meeting Toast – 2700 W. Bowles Ave.
Join us for this free opportunity from 7:15-8:30am on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month to mix & mingle with other local business professionals. Enjoy informative speakers and meet great people ready to help you grow your business. These are free fun and profitable! Contact Dr. Chase Malhiot at 720-379-3319 for more information.

December 17th Joy of Christmas Past and Present 2:00 – 3:00pm Bemis Library – 6014 S. Datura St.
Celebrate the season with the Joe Peterson Rhythm Trio, the JPO Andrews Singers and special emcee, David Hixon. The program will feature Christmas favorites, sacred and secular, including White Christmas, Mary’s Boy Child, Christmas Waltz, Silent Night and more.

December 24th Candlelight Christmas Eve Service Waterstone Community Church 1, 3, 5 and 7pm –– 5890 S. Alkire StreetOn Christmas Eve, join Waterstone Community Church for a candlelight service as we celebrate the birth of Jesus through worship, prayer and a story called the Innkeeper. It is offered four times throughout the day to accommodate your schedule and preference. Parking is plentiful and guests are more than welcome. We are having a separate service on Christmas Day at 10:30am.

December 26- January 16th Christmas Tree Recycling – daily during daylight hours – Cornerstone Park southeast corner of West Belleview Avenue and South Windermere Street.
All lights, ornaments, nails, and plastic bags must be removed prior to dropping off trees. This drop off site is for natural Christmas trees only. Do not drop off flocked trees, artificial trees, leaves, branches or other refuse. The trees will be ground into mulch, which will be available free to the public at the sites for as long as the supply lasts.