The 24th annual Dolores Community Center Christmas Bazaar will take place Dec. 5 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
All proceeds go to the community center, home of the bazaar, at 400 Riverside Ave.
So far, about 50 vendors have signed up, said organizer Ruby Gonzales, and there is room for more. Vending costs just $25, and table and chairs are provided.
There will be arts and crafts, ornaments, baked goods, gift items, door prizes and much more from vendors in Dolores, Cortez, Mancos, Bayfield, Farmington, Grand Junction, and Blanding. The event signals the kickoff to the Dolores area Christmas events.
Vendor booths go quickly, so contact Gonzalez at 970-882-7717 to reserve yours.
Reser becomes partner of Dolores Chamber
The Dolores Chamber of Commerce has announced its newest partner, Jim Reser, publisher of “The Cortez Coffee Break” newsletter.
The newsletter lists local activities, river levels, gas prices, snowpack, and more. You can also list deals and items for sale. Don’t miss the uncertified horoscope.
Reser started the biweekly newsletter in February, and now publishes community-specific editions for the Dolores and Mancos communities. They can be found at 196 locations in Montezuma County.
Contact Reser at 970-739-0077 to place an ad.
Galloping Goose Historical Society moving to winter hours
The Galloping Goose Historical Society is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. this winter.
The GGHS will be open for Christmas Shopping noon to 6 p.m. on Dec. 3-5 and Dec. 8-12.
The Dolores Chamber is partnering with the Galloping Goose Historical Society to provide “Christmas in Dolores” on Saturday, Dec. 12 at 5:30 p.m. The evening will feature music, a bonfire, and the kids can visit with Santa and receive a sweet treat. Stay tuned for more details.
Visitor Center now operating on winter hours
The Dolores Visitor Center moved to winter hours on Nov. 1. The center will be open Tuesdays and Fridays, 9 a.m. to noon, through April 30.
For immediate assistance, contact Chamber Manager Rocky Moss at 970-570-7486.
Winter Farmers Market opens on Nov. 7
Chamber Partner Four Seasons Greenhouse and Nursery hosts the Winter Market, beginning Saturday, Nov. 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Winter Market features fresh produce, craft items, coffee, local meat, and breakfast and lunch foods.
Four Seasons is at 26650 County Road P, Dolores. Details: 970-565-8274.
Christmas in Dolores is around the corner
The Dolores Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for Christmas in Dolores. First comes the “Shop Local” Program on Saturday, Nov. 28, in which customers receive an entry into our Dolores Dollar Drawings for every $10 spent with participating merchants.
Cost for participation is $100 for Dolores Chamber Partners and $150 for all other business owners and includes social media and radio coverage for your business.
To participate, call Rocky Moss at 970-570-7486, or complete your application and mail it to Dolores Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 602, Dolores CO 81323.
Banner your Dolores business
This summer, the Dolores Visitor Center designed “Discover Dolores” banners for the front of the Chamber building.
Order your “Discover Dolores” banner by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or call Rocky Moss at 970-570-7486.