Headwaters Center hosts water discussion 

On Sunday afternoon, October 13th, Mely Whiting of Trout Unlimited, the Interstate Basin Compact Committee, and the Southwest Basin Roundtable will lead a discussion on water in Colorado. We are all in this together!

It will also feature representatives of Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Denver Water, Grand County, Learning by Doing, Northern Water, Trout Unlimited, and Western Resource Advocates. 

Join the discussion from 3 – 5 pm on Sunday, Oct 13th, at the Headwaters Center in Winter Park.

The 15th Annual Business Expo

The Winter Park & Fraser Chamber’s annual high-energy, high-traffic trade show, attracting about 200 attendees and 50+ exhibitors in a dynamic business-to-business atmosphere. This event will be held at the Headwaters Center in Winter Park on October 16th from 4 – 6:30 pm. Exhibitors can register with Membership Director, Maria Chavez, at membership@playwinterpark.com

Thank You to this years Title Sponsors: Headwaters Center, Grand County TV18, Winter Park Times, Citywide Bank, Wealth Management Services, and the supporting sponsors: Winter Park Wine & Spirits, KFFR 88.3FM, Always Mountain Time Radio/KRKF.

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Company comes to Grand County

14 members of Cleo Parker Robinson Dance company, including Cleo Parker Robinson herself, are visiting Grand County for the next several days. This is a unique opportunity to see a world class dance company in our own community. 

On Thursday, October 10th, the company performed school programs at Fraser Valley and Granby Elementary schools. Friday, October 11th, the entire company will be conducting a free “master class” at the Grand Lake Center for students ages 10+ and adults of all ages and abilities, from 10 am – noon. Cleo will divide attendees into the level of your choosing to make sure everyone has an incredible experience. On Friday evening, the entire dance company will have dinner at Squeaky B’s before their 7 pm performance at the Grand Lake Center. Tickets are available at all Grand Mountain bank locations, and Cascades of the Rockies Bookstore. For more information and to RSVP, contact Susan Struna at (303) 913-1394.

G.A.P. Fund for Youth deadline approaches

Just a friendly reminder, the G.A.P. Fund for Youth application deadline is October 15th. The G.A.P. (Grand Activities & Programs) Fund was established to provide financial assistance with participation fees for non-academic activities to full-time resident Grand County youth between the ages of birth and 18 years of age. To apply, visit grandfoundation.com.

KFFR Fraser Mash 2019

Come kick off KFFR’s fall membership drive and enjoy live music on the brand new stage in their studio on Thursday, October 17th from 4-7 pm. DJs will serve pizza, local beer and kid-friendly witches brew. Live music from Joe Rooyakers, Andy Straus, Peggy Mann and Steve Skinner. Get your “Fraser Mash” T-shirt and lurch around for the new Fraser promotional Halloween video.

Granby PAC to host ‘Meet & Greet’ at LA Eatery 

Granby Public Art Committee (PAC) will host an Open House to ‘Meet & Greet Your PAC’ at LA Eatery, 185 E Agate Ave, Granby on Thursday, October 17th from 6 – 8 PM. This free event features a food bar and non-alcoholic beverages underwritten by the Town of Granby and PAC sponsors. 

The first ever Granby PAC is proud to bring this first community outreach event to bring residents, property and business owners from the 80446 zip code together with the 7 committee members to jump start the committee’s objective of broad based community outreach, involvement and buy-in. 

LA Eatery has a seating capacity of 50, so RSVPs are required. Mark yourself “GOING” on the Granby Public Art Committee Facebook event link. Message the page for more than one attendee.

Keep Local History Alive – Join GCHA today!

Grand County Historical Association (GCHA) is currently offering $5 off of new memberships during the month of October. Become a GCHA member to get FREE admission to all GCHA museums, plus exclusive access to members-only events and the quarterly newsletter. All membership dues go towards operating GCHA’s four museums and keeping educational programming for all ages free or low-cost. If you love history, visit grandcountyhistory.org and join today!

GCHA needs volunteers for the following upcoming events:

  • Second Grade Field Trip at Pioneer Village Museum from 9 am – noon on Thursday, October 17. Training provided.
  • Trick of Treat at the Museum at Pioneer Village Museum from 6 – 8 pm on Wednesday, October 30.
  • Festival of Trees Decorating Committee November 30 – December 6 at Cozens Ranch Museum.

Sign up at grandvolunteers.org.

Blue Ridge Prescribed Burn Update

Due to low relative humidity recently, firefighters will not be able to start ignitions on the Blue Ridge Prescribed Burn until later this month. Fire managers will continue to monitor conditions to find an appropriate burn window.