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5 Reasons to Visit Idaho Springs in November

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Idaho_Springs_in_2006The town of Idaho Springs has a lot going on, for being a small mountain town. Plenty of outdoor activities to choose from, historical mine tours and family friendly events make Idaho Springs a great destination for those living in Denver and the front range and travelers just passing through. This year, Idaho Springs will be offering several events for couples, families and groups of friends. There are many, but perhaps these 5 reasons to visit Idaho Springs in November will cause you to schedule a stop while on your vacation.



11/08/2014 – 50th Historical Society of Idaho Springs Gala

For the past 49 years, philanthropists and individuals looking to participate in charitable giving have attended Idaho Springs’ Historical Society Gala. This silent auction features biddable items such as restaurant dining, rafting and zipline fun, vacations and other great items. All proceeds go to the Idaho Springs Historical Society. Seating is limited, so RSVP today!

11/11/2014 – Veterans Day Celebration

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What better way to thank our country’s heroes than with a celebration, in their honor? Being held in Citizens Park, all ages are welcome to come and pay their respects. Festivities begin at 11am and no reservations are needed.

11/21/2014 – An “ODD” Friday

A monthly event, “An ‘ODD’ Friday” is a chance for foodheads and wineos from everywhere to get together for a relaxing evening with friends, family or lovers. Featuring menus that change every month, this 4 course dinner provides ample variety for every palate. Seating is quite limited, so be sure to RSVP ASAP!

11/29 – Small Business Saturday

Kick off your holiday shopping in one of the most unique places in America. Participating Clear Creek County businesses will be open for all of your gifting needs. There aren’t many places in the States that can offer a wide variety of unique gifts like the shops in Clear Creek can.

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11/29 – Tree Lighting and Dinner with Santa and Mrs. Claus

Bring your little ones out to sing in the holidays with Santa and Mrs. Claus! Beginning with dinner at the Elks Lodge, children 12 and younger can enjoy a fine meal with the Claus’. After this children’s only holiday meal, everyone is invited to go caroling with the Claus’ into the heart of Idaho Springs, where the town Christmas tree will then be lit. Afterwards, plop your little tikes on Santas lap so they can tell him about all their Christmas wishes! Availability is limited, so be sure to get your tickets in advance.


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