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Posted on November 27 2013, 12:05am by Mark Esper in Local News category
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Gobble Wobble run 
to the Power House 
on Thanksgiving
 Don your most creative Thanksgiving outfit and join in Silverton’s Thanksgiving Day Gobble Wobble on Nov. 28, starting at 10 a.m., at Montanya.
Runners will commence the approximate 5K run from Montanya, ambulating up to 14th Street then down Cement, past Silverton Lakes and out to the Powerhouse, where they’ll turn around and head up the Cemetery Hill. They will then turn into the cemetery take the low road and loop up and out, then it’s all downhill past Memorial Park, back to Montanya!
There’s no fee and no official shirt but participants will receive a free Bloody Mary or juice depending on their age, and there will be prizes for best costume! Come on out and Wobble around before the eating begins! Sponsored by Montanya and Silverton Cable.
Thanksgiving dinner
at the Brown Bear
The Brown Bear Café and St. Patrick’s Altar Society will sponsor the annual Thanksgiving Day dinner for the community.
Turkey and fixings will be served at the Brown Bear Café from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Patty and Fred are hosting the dinner.
All are welcome to attend. Attendees are encouraged to bring a veggie side dish or a salad to share with others.
For more information, contact Rose Raab.
Yule Log Fest Dec. 7
The annual Silverton Yule Log Festival is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10:30 a.m. to noon at Kendall Mountain Ski Area.
Children are invited to search for the Yule Log by following and gathering candy left by the Sugar Plum Fairy.
Hot cocoa and cider will be served. Bring a dessert to share!
There will also be aroling by the bon fire.
This year’s Yule Log Festival will be presented by Silverton middle school and high school students.
Caldera Dance Troupe Holiday Hafla Dec. 7
Celebrate the spirit of the season with Caldera Belly Dance at the troupe’s annual Holiday Hafla!  
This year’s Holiday Hafla will take place on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 6-9 p.m. at Kendall Mountain Community Center.
If you are interested in vending or performing at this event please e-mail: 
Christmas Bazaar
Saturday, Dec. 14
The annual Silverton Christmas Bazaar will be held on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the American Legion building.
The event is sponsored by the American Legion Post #14 Women’s Auxiliary.
Vendors may arrive as early as 7:30 a.m., and should contact Vicki Mahlios, 903-2147.
The Standard’s 2014 
calendar now on sale
The Silverton Standard’’s 2014 calendar has arrived, with many spectacular historic photos of Silverton, the San Juans and trains.
The calendar is an important fundraiser for the Silverton Standard newspaper, which is owned by the San Juan County Historical Society.
They are $9.95 each, plus $3 shipping.
Send checks to Silverton Standard, P.O. Box 8, Silverton, CO 81433. 
Or call us at (970) 387-5477 and we can take orders over the phone.
The Silverton Standard is operated by the San Juan County Historical Society.
“By our calculations these calendars will also be perfectly useable in the year 2025, though some holidays may have to be changed,” Standard editor Mark Esper pointed out.
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