The magic of the holidays comes to life aboard the Rio Grande Scenic Railroads North Pole Express! Come in your pajamas, and await jolly elves as they serve hot chocolate and cookies, then your journey begins to the North Pole to meet Santa! Once aboard the train, Santa will be handing out individual silver sleigh bells to each child. On the way home, the festivities continue with Christmas stories and holiday sing-alongs. Tickets for this train are $30.00 per person.
Monte Vista Crane Festival For the past 2,000 years, the Monte Vista Wildlife Refuge has witnessed the migration of thousands of sandhill cranes. This year the 31st Annual Monte Vista Crane Festival will be March 7-9, and will be educational as well as fun. They will have an arts & crafts fair, bus tours, and educational lectures at the Middle School by biologists & wildlife experts