December 2021 events


Saturday December 4

10:00 – 11:00 AM – Decorate Tara Hall for Christmas

Decoration of Tara Hall begins at 10:00 AM, including the start of the annual Star Ranch “Adopt a Door or Window” contest.

Stop in to choose your door or window to adopt to decorate. Judging for the winner and the wreath auction will take place in two weeks on Saturday December 18 with the winner announced on Sunday morning December 19.

When you decorate a door/window you are responsible for the clean up of that door/window after Christmas.

2:00 – 3:00 PM – Star Ranch Annual Christmas Cookie Contest at Tara Hall

Come to see our 2020 Christmas Cookie Contest winners at 2:00 PM. There will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes. Yummy!!!!!

The Star Ranch Annual Christmas Cookie Contest rules are here.

6:00 – 11:00 PM – Stop-n-Socialize in The Hall

Tara Hall offers options for games, pool, darts, TV time, fireplace and indoor pool/hot tub to enjoy.

Sunday December 5

No events planned


Saturday December 11

12 noon – 2:00 PM – Pool Time! 

Please come out and help prepare the pool area for winter. And, hey, bring a snack to share afterwards!

6:00 – 11:00 PM – Stop-n-Socialize in The Hall

Tara Hall offers options for games, pool, darts, TV time, fireplace and indoor pool/hot tub to enjoy.

Sunday December 12

10:00 AM – Sahnoan Council monthly meeting – Tara Hall.


Friday December 17

6:00 PM – the December Monthly Birthday Dinner – details TBA

Saturday December 18

10:00 AM – COG Board of Directors meeting

1:00 PM – Window and Door Decorating judging

This will be all-afternoon process as votes are cast for the best. Come out and have a look!

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Adopt a Door/Window and Wreath Auction

Come by and view the window/door decorations and wreaths to be auctioned, there are always amazing creations! The decorated windows and doors will decided by Silent vote and the wreath auctions will decided by Silent bid. Both decoration and auction winners will be announced on Sunday morning.

6:00 – 7:00 PM – Christmas Potluck Dinner – Tara Hall

Bring a savory or sweet dish to share for the potluck. No sign up sheets for this event.

7:00 – 8:00 PM – White Elephant gift exchange

Enjoy a fun Star Ranch tradition, our White Elephant gift exchange. $20 limit on each gift.

7:00 PM – Adopt a Door or Window Winners Announced!

Sunday December 19

No events planned


Saturday December 25 – Merry Christmas!

1:00 – 2:00 PM – Christmas Day Dinner

Turkey will be provided by Star Ranch. Please bring a dish to share!

6:00 – 11:00 PM – Stop-n-Socialize in The Hall

Tara Hall offers options for games, pool, darts, TV time, fireplace and indoor pool/hot tub to enjoy.

Sunday December 26

No events planned


New Year’s Eve, Friday December 31

5:00 PM – Progressive Dinner

Host one of three courses (appetizers, salad, dessert- entree’ served in The Hall). Meal progresses every 45 minutes.

8:00 PM – New Year’s Eve Dance Party!


Happy New Year 2022!

Saturday January 1

12:00 noon – Polar Bear Plunge w/ hot chocolate to follow

Be one of the bravest bears and take a plunge into the pool to start the New Year!

New Year’s Day Dinner

1:00 – 2:00 PM – New Year’s Dinner

Ham will be provided by Star Ranch. Please bring a dish to share!

6:00 – 11:00 PM – Stop-n-Socialize in The Hall

Tara Hall offers options for games, pool, darts, TV time, fireplace and indoor pool/hot tub to enjoy.