A handful of businesses in and around Woodstock stay open when everyone else is home for the holidays.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Noel Stogs
Saturday, December 18, 2010
The weather is growing colder, the days are growing shorter, and Christmas is just a couple of weeks away. There's something unique about this particular holiday, even for those who don't celebrate. After all, when else would families coming together en masse signal the consumer world grinding to a halt across the country? Although the majority of business owners and employees will be staying home on Dec. 25, there are 10 rebels in or around Woodstock that are sticking it out, and a few of them may come as a surprise. 10. Starbucks Coffee is arguably the most important part of any morning that sees thousands of people rising before the sun to prepare a holiday feast. Starbucks will be serving its famous seasonal creations in Towne Lake …
Woodstock Coffeehouse hosted several folk musicians on Saturday in a Christmas celebration.
Woodstock Coffeehouse hosted what turned into a lively Christmas party on Saturday night, featuring local musicians Colorado, Caleb Fox, Jonathan Peyton & Anna Woods, and Brim & Company. The music was an entertaining blend of folk rock, indie and acoustic folk styles and included instruments such as banjos and a tambourine. Jonathan Peyton, employee of Woodstock Coffeehouse and REI, said he loves playing at the coffeehouse. "I chose Woodstock Coffeehouse because it's like home to me. It's where I played my first concert. I feel like playing a concert there is in some ways a family gathering," he said. His band mate and girlfriend, Anna Woods, agrees. "It's such a comfortable environment," she said. "It's packed, but that adds…