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to-do The Castle Rock Winter Express The Season of the Star event series continues with the Castle Rock Winter Express! On Saturday, December 17th, Festival Park will be transformed into a North Pole celebration, complete with the man in red himself! Come down to the park between 2:00pm and 5:00pm for the traditional story, Castle […]

Locally Made

Locally Made Are you looking for that “perfect” gift for someone special’s Christmas present? Perhaps you are looking for something unique for yourself? No problem,we’ve got you covered and you will be helping our community at the same time! We’ve compiled a list of some incredible local artisans and crafters who have their products available […]

The Bookends

A Quilt for Christmas By Sandra Dallas Eliza’s husband has joined the Kansas volunteers to fight the Confederates. While he is gone she must care for her two children and their land to the best of her abilities. It is physically difficult to manage the farming but so far she is able to feed her […]

Local Author Spotlight

SONS OF IO A Trilogy By Alain Medel Sins of IO (Book One) Sins of the Father (Book Two) Apotheosis (Book Three) In the year 2086, three friends, Virgil, Haley and Cameron, are prisoners in Purgatory. After a nuclear war on Earth, the remaining humans now inhabit IO, a moon orbiting Jupiter. The inhabitants of […]