by Elean Gersack
The Town of Castle Rock will kick off the holiday season on Saturday, November 17 by lighting the star in historic downtown. Come enjoy festivities and special events leading up to the star lighting, which is scheduled from 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the old courthouse building on Wilcox Street in downtown Castle Rock.
During the hours of 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., there will be a host of activities including carriage rides, music, children’s entertainment, trolley rides and a live nativity scene. Santa Claus will visit the County building from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and the Perry Street firehouse from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The firehouse will host a chili cook-off until 7 p.m.
Wilcox square is located in the heart of Castle Rock. Limited parking will be available behind the County building (on Wilcox between 3rd and 4th) and street parking will be available throughout town. For more information, visit www.castlerock.org, or call 303-688-4597.