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Posted on: December 5, 2016

Cozy up for story time in Festival Park with Storytellers and S’mores Saturday

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Create warm memories this weekend. Join Castle Rock leaders for festive stories and classic campfire treats by the fireside from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at Festival Park.

Here’s what to know before you go:

  • Story time will occur throughout the event. Specifically, Castle Rock Police Chief Jack Cauley will read a story at 2:20 p.m., and Castle Rock Fire and Rescue Chief Art Morales will read at 2 p.m. Other local heroes and celebrities will also take part.
  • Other activities include carriage rides, selfies with Santa, s’more making, an Elf House and more. Those are free and run from 2 to 5 p.m.
  • Bring a blanket or lawn chair and dress for the weather.
  • Food and drinks will be available for purchase.
  • Parking is available at Town Hall and along Downtown streets. Please note Second Street will be closed for the event.

The fun doesn’t stop there. Ongoing holiday festivities happen every Saturday through New Year’s Eve as part of the second annual Season of the Star event series, presented by the Promenade at Castle Rock. Dress warmly and get the family Downtown for these fun events and activities:

Dec. 17: Castle Rock Winter Express, 2-5 p.m., Festival Park

Dec. 24: Christmas Eve Candlelight Services, 4-5 p.m., Festival Park

Dec. 31: Castle Rockin’ New Year’s Eve, 5-8 p.m., Festival Park

More fun and festivities

During each of these events, you can also take selfies with Santa at the Elf House Experience, shop local vendors at the Kris Kringle Market, or take a carriage ride through picturesque Downtown Castle Rock. Carriage rides will only be available at Storytellers and S’mores and Castle Rock Winter Express events. Events are free. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

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