DEC. 4, 5, 11, 12

Georgetown’s annual Christmas market will be held Dec. 4, 5, 11 and 12 in downtown. Enjoy the Christmas market reminiscent of Christmas 100 years ago, the St. Lucia procession and visits with St. Nicholas.

DEC. 4, 5, 11, 12

The fourth annual Book Nook will be in the Georgetown Community Center during the Georgetown Christmas Market. It will feature literature of all genres for kids, teens and adults.

DEC. 7

The Veterans Coalition will host a Pearl Harbor Day remembrance to honor the 2,403 Americans who were killed in the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941. The ceremony will begin at 7 a.m. at the 23rd Avenue Bridge in Idaho Springs. Coffee and pastries will be provided.

DEC. 11

The Empire Christmas celebration is Dec. 11 from 4-5 p.m. in Theobald Park and from 5-8 p.m. in the town hall. More information will be provided at the beginning of December.

DEC. 18

Historic Georgetown will host A Snow Globe Christmas from 5:30-7 p.m. Dec. 18 in the open-air Carriage House at the Hamill House. Learn about the history of the yule log with St. Nicholas, toast to friends and good cheer with a warm cup of wassail and hear the cherished story “T’was the Night Before Christmas.” Then, stroll to the library windows as we watch the candlelighting on the Christmas Tree. Tickets range from $35 to $45 and are available at


MUSIC WITH MARY is at noon on Wednesdays at the Project Support Senior Center, 1402 Miner St., Idaho Springs.

COVID-19 VACCINES for adults and children 5-17, flu vaccines and other children’s vaccines are available from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays at the Clear Creek Health and Wellness Center, 1969 Miner St., Idaho Springs. Appointments are encouraged for COVID vaccines and boosters at, enter CLEAR CREEK in the Location Box, and there is no need to add any other information. No appointments required for flu and childhood vaccines.  

SOAR — Supporting Others in Addiction and Recovery — meets virtually for those age 14-20 who are living with addiction in their lives in any way. The group meets at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. For Zoom meeting information, contact Andrea Black at 719-838-0344 or email

offers chair yoga the first and third Wednesday of the month at the center, 1402 Miner St., Idaho Springs. A $3 donation is suggested.

COVID-19 TESTING is available from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays in the dirt lot by Mount Buzz and the Georgetown Market, and from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the the Clear Creek Health and Wellness Center, 1969 Miner St., Idaho Springs. Appointments are necessary by visiting

VOA TRANSPORTATION is available on Fridays to the Idaho Springs Safeway and the post office. The van leaves at 12:30 p.m. from 1402 Miner St., Idaho Springs.  

YOUNG PEOPLE 12 TO 20 can get free counseling through an Evergreen-based organization called Resilience1220. Comprised of licensed therapists, Resilience1220 serves individuals and groups in the foothills including Clear Creek County. They also facilitate school and community groups to build life skills in wellness and resilience among youth. For more information or to schedule a counseling session, visit, email or call 720-282-1164.

RESILIENCE120 HAS STARTED a support group called College Age Community that meets from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. For information and the Zoom link, email

WELLNESS CHECK TUESDAYS are the last Tuesday of the month from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. for free blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol screenings at the Clear Creek Health and Wellness Center, 1969 Miner St., Idaho Springs. For more information, additional help or a ride to the clinic, call 303-670-7528.