MEEKER I Mark your calendars for Saturday, Nov. 3 to celebrate the Capitol Christmas Tree coming from the White River National Forest. The celebration will be held in downtown Meeker and will include a 5K run/walk, street fair, music, bounce houses, stilt walkers, Ute Indian dancers, children’s holiday music performances, dignitary speeches, parade of lights, fireworks and more. Festivities start at 2 p.m. and go until after dark. Look for a detailed schedule of events as the days get closer. Join our community celebration as we send Colorado’s “gift to the Nation” on its nationwide tour. Celebration events brought to you by the Meeker Chamber of Commerce, ERBM Rec and Park District, Town of Meeker, Forest Service, and the Christmas Tree committee.
MEEKER I The harvest of the 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree drew hundreds of people to the two-day celebration in Meeker before beginning its journey to Washington, D.C. “I never would have dreamed there would be […]
RBC I Last week, the Colorado State Forest Service harvested 75 subalpine fir trees from the Colorado State Forest near Gould to accompany the official U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree in Washington, D.C. These companion trees […]
RANGELY I After Meeker’s town-wide celebration of the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree harvest from White River National Forest last weekend, the tree began its 23-day journey to its final destination Tuesday morning. Rangely was the […]