Twenty-five Holiday Markets in Denver in Early December

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Georgetown Christmas Market Georgetown Saturdays and Sundays, December 6 through 14 Free, tour prices vary

In the mountains, Georgetown channels the Victorian vibe indoors and out at its annual two-weekend European market kicks off with old Saint Nick, Santa Lucia processions, carolers, wagon rides, roasted chestnuts and family entertainment, all under a blanket of high-county snow. While you're there, stroll Georgetown's shops or take advantage of a special round of tours at the town's Hamill House and Hotel de Paris museums, both of which will be decorated for the season.

Deck the DPAC: A Holiday Art Market Art Gallery at DPAC, Backstage Coffee 5:30 to 10:00 December 5

The Denver Performing Arts Complex gallery at Backstage Coffee will host a reception that coincides with downtown Denver's Parade of Lights. Drop in on Friday night to warm up with art before or after the parade; the current show, Resonating, Re-purposed, Reverie, includes work by Elizabeth Kurtak, Diana Gomez Adducci and Greg Neel, as well as offerings from fifteen other DPAC veteran artists. Enjoy carolers, cocoa and ornament decorating on the side.

Women's Bean Project Annual Holiday Fair Women's Bean Project 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. December 5 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. December 6 and 7

Shop for packaged soups and other items prepared by the Women's Bean Project, along with a variety of gift and craft items, at this festive open house with noshing, music and more. Santa will be in the house from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday.

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