Dolores holiday shopping and events are going strong this season. Craft bazaars and local sales went well last weekend. Here is what’s coming:
Dec. 7-9: Friends of Dolores Library Holiday Gift Sale.Dec. 8: Dolores Outfitter One-Year Celebration from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., 341 Railroad Ave. There will be chili, homemade dog treats, sales and a chance to win a gift card. Meet Mrs. Claus at the United Methodist Church Gingerbread House, 105 N. Eighth St., from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Santa will be at the Galloping Goose from 4 to 7 p.m. There will be cookies, hot cocoa and a community bonfire.Dec. 12: The Dolores Schools Holiday Soiree will be held at the Commons Building from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.. Story time with Santa will be at the Dolores Public library at 6 p.m.Dec. 14: The West Fork Gallery Christmas Open House Champagne Shopping Spree will be held from 5 to 9 p.m., with sales throughout the store at 105 S. Fifth St.Dec. 17: Dolores Schools Preschool Christmas Program will be held at the auxiliary gym at 7 p.m.Dec. 18: The Dolores Elementary Christmas Concert will be held at the auxiliary gym at 7 p.m. The classic Christmas movie “It’s a Wonderful Life” will show at the Dolores Public Library meeting room at noon.Dec. 22: Santa Claus will be at the Second Hand Thrift Store at 11 a.m., 96 Central Ave.Dec. 19: The Dolores middle school and high school band and choir winter concert will be at 7 p.m. at the auxiliary gym.Dec. 20: 12 Days of Dolores Christmas Dolores Dollar giveaway drawings begin. Tune into 93.3 FM D’Crow in the morning between 7:30 and 9 a.m.Dec. 31: Dolores Community Center’s New Year’s Eve Wild Wild West Casino Party. The event is for adults only. Libations and food will be served, and tickets are $30 at the door.For more information, visit the Dolores Chamber of Commerce Facebook page.