Carousel Blog Posts

  • Job Opening: Community Outreach Manager (1/12/2019)- The Carousel of Happiness is seeking a Community Outreach Manager to lead the planning, execution and evaluation of fundraising and event efforts; build strategic relationships within the community; conduct a variety of marketing and outreach activities; and work collaboratively with… Continue reading
  • Annual Fundraiser & Live Auction – Sept. 22, 2018 (7/27/2018)-   Purchase Tickets at the Door!   THE MUSIC:  ARWEN AND THE GAEL! We call our music Celtic/Eclectic and when our vocalist Arwen joined the group, she took it to a new level. Her songs range from Sheryl Crow and… Continue reading
  • Carousel Launches Storytelling Booth (7/3/2018)- "The Story Catcher" is a new program offering that allows visitors to share their own unique stories with family and friends in our professional quality sound booth. It's a great idea for special occasions, or any day of the year!… Continue reading
  • Vote for the Carousel! (11/13/2017)- The Carousel is moving ahead to Round #2 in First Western Trust’s #WealthIsAboutGrants Contest. The contest gives us a chance to win $7,000 for the Carousel of Happiness. But first, we have to get out the vote! You and your… Continue reading
  • Online Auction to Support the Carousel (10/4/2017)- We've made our Night at the Carousel Silent Auction available online!   Check out it out at  www.auctria.com/auction/NightAtTheCarousel. There is a Purple Ukulele donated by Brightwood Music. You could bid on adopting the Pig for 3 years. Then there are the… Continue reading
  • Black Tie: Night at the Carousel- Oct. 14, 2017 (9/11/2017)- A Black Tie (Ned Style) Event to raise money for the Carousel of Happiness Saturday, October 14, 2017 7:00pm - 10:00pm Tickets - $35 Silent Auction, Wine & Beer, Appetizers! Purchase Tickets See You There! But...  if you can't come you can… Continue reading
  • Wild Earth Weekend 4/22 – 4/23 (4/20/2017)- This weekend the Carousel of Happiness will be celebrating Wild Earth Weekend with our next door neighbor Wild Bear Nature Center. Once again, a portion of the proceeds from Carousel rides, all weekend, will go to Wild Bear to support… Continue reading
  • Fundraiser & Reception for Eli & Zparkler (7/3/2016)- The Carousel of Happiness is celebrating that two of its most lovable celebrities have eloped!  Miss Zparkler, the alpaca and Eli Phant Jr., the elephant, were married at the Justice of the Peacetime sometime in June.  To mark the exciting… Continue reading
  • 7th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony 5/29 (4/30/2016)- The first official ride for the Carousel of Happiness, 7 years ago, was a silent ride in memory of 2 marines and an experience that would inspire Scott Harrison, U.S.M.C. (1966 – 1972) to create a menagerie of whimsical animals… Continue reading
  • Mom’s Ride Free on Mother’s Day, 2017 (4/20/2017)- Once again, the ultimate treat for your mom on Mother's Day, May 14, is a drive to the mountains and a ride on the Carousel of Happiness.  Continue reading