The 5th Annual EVICS Art Gala Share the Love Silent Auction and Charcuterie to Go Party will be held on February 5th starting at 6:00 p.m., where the whole community is invited to the (Zoom) Art Gala.
The Estes Park Archives concludes its January series of free programs on building the perfect Estes Park library with a discussion of an unusual booklet recently listed for sale on Ebay.
Did you know Estes Park produced its own dictionary?
Please join in the fun of our 5th Annual EVICS Art Gala Share the Love Silent Auction and Charcuterie to Go Party on February 5th with our silent auction starting on January 22nd at efrc.betterworld.org (EVICS Family Resource Center at Betterworld). Charcuterie to Go Party boards can be pick…
NEW EXHIBIT OPENING:
2020 was a rough year, so let’s keep things simple. Estes Park Nonprofit Resource Center’s annual fundraiser is January 23 (1-23). Let’s play with those numbers and see how you can engage:
Free COVID-19 testing will be provided for Estes area residents on Jan. 5. This testing is for symptomatic individuals and those who have been identified as close contacts of positive COVID cases.
If an individual or organization wanted to assemble a library of every book or booklet ever published about Estes Park, or, more specifically, every book or booklet that included the words “Estes Park” on the title page or somewhere in the text, how many items would it be necessary to acquir…
To complete the Saturday series covering Estes Park doctors and early medical care, the Estes Park Archives will discuss Dr. A.S. Barnes, who arrived in Estes Park to practice in 1940, and whose daughter, Sybil, still lives in Estes Park.
By: Estes Park Nonprofit Resource Center
By: Kris Hazelton
Help support HOSA Future Health Professionals Club at Estes Park HS. Christmas wreaths are being sold in two sizes, small (14”) and large (20”). Small wreaths can have hypoallergenic synthetic materials if requested.
Estes Valley Sunrise Rotary (EVSR) has been pleased to partner with ShelterBox USA, a global organization dedicated to the vision of a world where no family is without shelter after disaster, since 2018. Through Sunrise Rotary annual donations as well as ShelterBox USA presence at Autumn Gol…
Estes Park was fortunate in having physicians with training and experience more befitting larger communities. Dr. Henry S. Reid (1885-1974) certainly fell into that category, at least his resume and devotion to continuing education would have qualified him to work in a major metropolitan hos…
Technically, Estes Park had businesses or buildings identified exclusively as “hospitals” beginning in the late 1920s. The Reid Hospital, which occupied a converted residence and later reverted to a residence on Big Horn Drive, announced it was equipped and open for business in June 1927.
Two candidate vaccines for COVID-19 recently released promising phase III efficacy results, and a third vaccine, using a completely different mechanism of delivery and viral presentation for antibody response, is being tested locally by UCHealth.
The Town of Estes Park's Events Department announces dates and times for the Catch the Glow Festival of Lights which kicks off this weekend! The event begins the evening after Thanksgiving and runs for two weekends, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. each evening:
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas
Start off your Thanksgiving Day in a healthy way! YMCA of the Rockies is offering an alternative option to the traditional Turkey Trot run on Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, November 26. Join us at the Y for a distanced traditional running route or participate virtually from your own locatio…
The Town of Estes Park's Events Department announces final dates and times for the Catch the Glow Festival of Lights. The event begins the evening after Thanksgiving and runs for two weekends, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. each evening:
KRKI was Estes Park's third AM radio station, and, in 1998, became its first FM radio station.
It's time to show off our holiday spirit! Decorate your Estes Valley home or business for the holidays and let us put you on a map so community members and visitors can enjoy your hard work as they celebrate the season!
This week, the Museum Friends are offering their annual 20% discount days for members of the Estes Park Museum Friends & Foundation to say thank you for your support through membership contributions.
No task is too big when done together by all. -Hawaiian Proverb
Estes Valley Sunrise Rotary Club is hosting a one-day, virtual Arts & Crafts Show on December 5, 2020 starting at 10 a.m. MST! We hope you will attend!
Like many events scheduled to take place in 2020, Veterans Day in Estes Park will look different this year. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, the American Legion is unable to hold its traditional ceremonies or serve the annual Veterans Breakfast.
For eleven years now, Estes Park has come together to celebrate National Philanthropy Day. The event was started by the founding board of the Estes Park Nonprofit Resource Center (EPNRC). It was first hosted at the library with baked goods and punch. It has become an annual celebration at th…
The commercial Estes Park AM radio station at frequency 1470 kHz, now owned by the town, enjoyed a 40 plus year local history of broadcasting from a variety of locations under a range of owners, formats, and call letters.
Due to ongoing public health and safety precautions, the Town of Estes Park's Events Department announces changes to the 2020 Catch the Glow Parade. Instead of a traditional mobile parade, the Catch the Glow Festival of Lights will be stationary and hosted on the grounds of the Town's Events…
By: Lisa VonBargen, Estes Valley Recreation and Park District Marketing and Communications Manager
By: Kris Hazelton
The Estes Park Archives concludes its October series of 19th century Estes Park history programs with a major event that occurred in the final year of the century, a man-made forest fire first reported near Longs Peak in August 1900 that grew to an estimated 10,000 acres in size in the futur…
From the Estes Chamber of Commerce
To Benefit Estes Park Health Hosted By Estes Park Newcomers Club
The Estes Chamber of Commerce and Macdonald Book Shop announce a celebration of new ownership on Thursday, October 22, 11-4, at Macdonald Book Shop, 152 E. Elkhorn Ave. On September 10, 2020, Paula Steige turned over ownership to Kevin and Anastacia Reed, who also own Inkwell & Brew next door.
The last pine cone/pine needle drop off event will take place, Wednesday, October 21 beginning at 8am. Only 100 free vouchers will be given out. The event will take place at the Waste Management Transfer Station, 455 Elm Rd.
By the 1870s, Estes Park had finally come into its own as a tourist destination in Colorado territory, aided by the completion of the transcontinental railroad in 1869 and the Kansas Pacific's arrival in Denver in 1870. From that point forward, Estes began to build not only a national reputa…