WHAT’S HAPPENING 11-17-22

46TH ANNUAL L’ESPRIT de NOEL HOME TOUR
NOV. 18 & 19 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the beautiful Glenmoor Country Club neighborhood. Five diverse homes festively decorated by ten talented local florists & table designers. The fundraiser benefits  Central City Opera and organized by volunteers with the Central City Opera Guild. In addition to the home tour, a holiday boutique & ticketed luncheon will be held Sat. in the Clubhouse. The patron party will be held at Shaver-Ramsey Fine & Custom Rugs on  Nov. 17. This is a ticketed event. Tickets for the home tour Fri, or Sat. are $50 or $100 for the tour and Sat. lunch. Tickets for ’Twas the Night Before are $100-$250. All tickets can be purchased at www.espirithometour.com/buytickets. The Villager is one of the Media Sponsors.

ARAPAHOE COUNTY LOOKING FOR VENDORS FOR HOLIDAY MARKETPLACE DEC. 10
Local businesses, craft vendors & artisans to apply by Nov. 18 to be a vendor. Event at Arapahoe County Fairgrounds & Park Dec. 10 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

ANNUAL TABLES EXTRAORDINAIRE
Saint Catherine Philoptochos Charity Event to benefit their ministries. Tea Party & Decorated Table Viewing Wed., Nov 30, 10 a.m. -12 p.m. $45/person. Thurs., Dec. 1, 10 a.m. -12 p.m. $45/person. Dec. 1, 2-5 p.m. decorate table viewing & pastry favor for groups only, by appointment – email info@tablesextraordinaire.org to schedule, $15/person. Dec. 2, 9 a.m. –  6 p.m. presale or at door $15/person.  The church  is located at 5555 S Yosemite St., Greenwood Village. 

NATIONAL WESTERN STOCK SHOW
JAN. 7-22, 2023. The 117th NWSS will host 29 rodeo performances and a full schedule of horse shows. Info: nationalwestern.com

9TH ANNUAL THE VILLAGE TOY DRIVE
DEC. 8, 5-8 p.m. All toy & cash donations go 100% to VOA Colorado Branch. Suggested NEW toy donation value of $25 (ages 0-16). Cash donations directly to: www.voacoloado.org/toydrive. Every toy/cash donation receives one drawing ticket. Winners for the drawing will be announced Dec. 16. Food & drinks will be served. RSVP: mygruber@fasbank.com by Dec. 1. Enter the drawing to win two Club Level tickets with valet parking pass to the Arizona Cardinals vs. Denver Broncos game on Dec. 18.  Sponsors: First American State Bank and Gruber Commercial Real Estate. 

NOV. 18 IS PAINT RECYCLING DAY IN COLORADO
If you have leftover paint to recycle, now is the time to use the paint stewardship program for interior & exterior coatings sold in containers of five gallons or smaller, including house paint & primers, stains, deck & concrete sealers & clear\finishes. PaintCare offers free paint pickup service for households with more than 10 gallons of paint. Call 720-854-8722 to see if you qualify. Less than 10 gallons of paint – use PaintCare’s site locator tool to find a nearby drop-off site. www.paintcare.org

OPTIMIST CLUB OF MONACO SOUTH SELLS CHRISTMAS TREES- KIDS VISIT WITH SANTA
Sales at the northwest corner of Monaco & Iliff (2285 S. Monaco) at the Villa Monaco Shopping Center. Funds used to serve youth and the community. Santa Claus in the Tree Lot’s heated Santa Haus on the weekends. This is a 45-year tradition and supports over 35 youth & community programs, including Super Citizenship Awards.

FRIENDS OF NURSING CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON
DEC. 3. with FON President, Greta Pollard. Check-in & Social, 11:00 a.m. with Valor Christian High School students serenading with song. Luncheon, 12:00 noon. Festive sounds of the season with pianist Dr. Sandra Varley and  readings of Light & Hope for Christmas & Hannukkah by Radio Personality, Rick Crandall. Silent Auction and The Christmas Shoppe to raise money for nurses scholarships as they have done for 41 years. RSVP: Melanie – 720-891-3412. Event at Eddie V’s Prime Seafood Restaurant, 5111 DTC Parkway, Greenwood Village.

CHERRY CREEK CHORALE RING IN THE SEASON
DEC. 9 & 10. Selection of Christmas carols along with the Rocky  Mountain Ringers, a handbell ensemble. Pre-concert talk begins at 7:10 p.m. with the concert at 7:30 p.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church, 4500 E. Hampden Ave., Cherry Hills Village.  Tickets: CherryCreekChorale.org