Holiday Happenings and more this December

December 2: Ladies High Tea at 2:00 p.m. in the Laredo Room in the Ranch House. Choy/Freberg Group of UBS Financial Services, Inc. will host and discuss issues women face today when it comes to dealing with their financial lives. Call Ryan Freberg at 602-957-5186 to reserve your spot.

December 3: Third annual White Christmas Boutique to benefit CORR (Community Outreach of Robson Ranch) from noon to 6:00 p.m. at the home of Bea Pressler, 5318 N Scottsdale Road. Complete your shopping with these vendors: Gold Canyon Candles, Mary Kay Cosmetics, Thirty-one Bags, Viva Jewelry and Inge’s Fashions.

December 3: Mimosa Bar in the Hermosa Ballroom at 11:00 a.m. The menu includes a variety of mimosas made with champagne and served with fresh fruit, French toast sticks with raspberry sauce, mini blueberry pancakes, mini quiche and a crepe station. The cost is $20 pp; purchase tickets at the Ranch House reception desk.

December 4: Free Fitness Workshop with April Crimmins in the Sports Club at 1:00 p.m.

December 4: December ‘63 back by popular demand! The Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons Tribute in the Hermosa Ballroom. Doors/bar open at 6:00 p.m. and the show at 7:00 p.m. The cost is $20 pp and $25 non-homeowners. Purchase tickets at the Ranch House.

December 5: CORR’s Signature Event, a Dinner Dance at 5:30 p.m. in the Hermosa Ballroom. The Time Bandits will be playing for your listening and dancing pleasure. There will be many exciting raffle items. This is the main CORR fundraiser, which will bring joy to many needy schoolchildren in Eloy. The tickets are $40 pp and you can purchase from Betty Peterson at 520-424-5730, Sandy Christopher at 529-483-1442, Pat Paulsen at 520-421-1683 or Jill Lui at 208-403-2663.

December 6 and 7: RR Singers Holiday Concert at 7:00 p.m. in the Hermosa Ballroom. The doors/bar open at 6:00 p.m.

December 7: CORR’s second annual Morning of Generosity, 9:00-11:00 a.m. Drop off donations of food and/or Christmas gifts (unwrapped). We will be helping 20 families, and we want to help the entire family!

December 7: Free Pickleball lessons resume for winter and spring on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10:00 a.m. to noon; no reservations, just show up.

December 8: K9 Club Elections Meeting at 3:00 p.m. in the Cheyenne Room in the Ranch House. You do not need to be in attendance to be elected for 2016.

December 9: RR Ladies Social Club Luncheon at 11:15 a.m. in the Hermosa Ballroom; Holiday party with a $10 gift exchange. The cost is $17 pp; purchase tickets at the reception desk in the Ranch House.

December 9: Holiday Golf Cart Parade at 5:00 p.m. Gather in the Sports Club parking lot and take off at 5:30 p.m. to drive throughout the community.

December 10: White Elephant Holiday Party; doors/bar open at 5:30 p.m., appetizer buffet 6:00-7:30 p.m. Used Kar will be playing all of your favorites from 6:00-9:00 p.m. The buffet includes mini baked brie with chipotle sauce, pecan smoked chicken wings with golden BBQ sauce, tomato bruschetta, BBQ pork sliders and mini eclairs. The cost is $20 pp; purchase tickets at the reception desk in the Ranch House. Optional: bring a gift ($15 max) for a gift exchange during the evening.

December 11, 12, 13: BlackBox Foundation presents Miracle! A Christmas Musical in the Hermosa Ballroom on Friday and Saturday at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. The cost is $15 pp ($13 Senior), and tickets can be purchased at the Ranch House Mondays 10:00 a.m. to noon.

December 12 and 13: Third annual Holiday Tennis Tournament. Check the tennis board for sign up and details.

December 17: It’s Five O’clock Somewhere…with Margaret at 4:00 p.m. in the Hermosa III. Join Margaret as she entertains and teaches you tricks of the trade and shares her secret recipes. Together you will create some unique and delicious concoctions, and then best of all drink them! The chef will prepare a light appetizer to be enjoyed during the event. The cost is $18 for homeowners and $25 non-homeowners. Purchase tickets at the reception desk in the Ranch House Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

December 18: Free Fitness Workshop with April Crimmins in the Sports Club at 1:00 p.m.

December 31: New Year’s Eve Casino Bash. Live casino games and prizes. Dance to the sounds of the Time Bandits. The doors open 6:00 p.m., dinner at 7:00 and games at 8:00 p.m. and a champagne toast at midnight. Tickets are on sale now  at $70 pp.