Christmas Tree celebration

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.