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SPECIAL EVENTS in SOUTH PARK AREA is UPDATED OFTEN!

Some current dates may change....so keep checking back for the most

updated info. I try to always provide a phone number to contact for

any potential changes :)

 

CHECK FOR ONGOING ACTIVITES THROUGHOUT EACH MONTH

at "Ongoing Activities" in the Main Menu section on the

Home page of this website :)

 

SATURDAY, JULY 1st

~~ MRHI Fun Informative Community Hikes series July 1st on
Lumber Grove Trail; July 16th on Beaver Creek Trail; July 30th
on Horseshoe Gulch; August 4th on Sacramento Gulth; August 12th
on Tie Hack Trail  www.mrhi.org/community-hikes-html for
additional information

 

~~ Annual Jefferson Community Civic Assoc Breakfast 7:00am to
11:00am; $8.00 - monies go to preserve the historic Jefferson
buildings. Enhanced menu includes: Bacon, Sausage, Ham,
Scrambled Eggs, Pancakes, Potatoes, Biscuits & Gravy, Green
Chile, Fruit Cups, Coffee & Orange Juice

~~ Annual Garage Sale and Ice Cream Social (Free Ice Cream -
(donations appreciated) at Fire Station 1 in Guffey on July 1st &
2nd; All proceeds benefit the SPCFPD Guffey Fire Department

 

~~ Guffey Heritage Day & Chicken Rodeo along with the
Annual Book and Bake Sale at the Guffey Library 11am
to 4pm; Carnival Games, Petting Zoo, Gun Fighters,
Vendors, Music, Food and beverages at our local
establishments - The Freshwater Bar and Grill, The Bull
Moose Restaurant, Rolling Thunder Cloud Cafe and Strictly
Guffey/ The Bakery.Friends of the Guffey Library will have
lots of authors, fiction, non-fiction, romance, mystery, and
childrens books; Buy a tote bag  and fill it with books from
the Book Nook for $8;


SUNDAY, JULY 2nd

~~ Como Track and Depot Days: In preparation of the arrival of
No 4, aka Klondike Kate, and with an increasing number of tasks
to be done the following days have been allocated as we welcome
volunteers who would like to help out with straightening and
ballasting rail laid at the end of last summer, levelling section
by gate to Roundhouse property, constructing crossing by cross
bucks, completing spur to turntable, laying main line from switch
to the south, treating Depot platform, minor maintenance to Depot
and if machinery is available then landscaping/earth moving as we
still have drainage issues. Volunteer help appreciated from 10am
to 5pm on the following days:
26th May - Saturday; 11th June - Sunday; 24th June - Saturday;
2nd July - Sunday; 15th July - Saturday; 30th July - Sunday

 

~~ Annual Garage Sale and Ice Cream Social (Free Ice Cream -
(donations appreciated) at Fire Station 1 in Guffey on July 1st &
2nd; All proceeds benefit the SPCFPD Guffey Fire Department


MONDAY, JULY 3rd


TUESDAY, JULY 4th

~~ INDEPENDENCE DAY!


~~ 4th of July Celebration in Fairplay including fireworks, Strut
Your Mutt, Burro Buster 5k race, Parade, Community Flea Market,
Chalk Art Contest, Kids Activities, Food and more. FREE concert
featuring Richie Law & the Southern Routes Band bringing you  
Country on a whole new level.  The musicians and vocalists are
some of the top musicians in the West, blending Southern Rock,
Top 40 Country and Awarding-winning originals, Richie Law and the
Southern Band delivers, leading you to the dance floor for a
boot-stompin' good time. Events are on Front Street:
10am to 6pm Community Flea Market
11am Burro Buster 5K
12noon to 9pm Food, Beer, Wine
1pm to 3pm Chalk Art Contest
4pm Strut Your Mutt Contest
5pm Parade
6pm to 9pm FREE Concert
9pm Fireworks!
719-836-2622; http://fairplayco.us/events.html

 

~~ Tuesday Fundraiser for Farview Horse Rescue July 4th with
Pony Rides in Breckenridge; Cantact Kimberly for more info
970-376-2103 http://www.farviewhorserescue.com/


WEDNESDAY, JULY 5th

~~ Volunteer Hoof Trimming Day; Collecting and Holding Equine
for Farrier at Farveiw Horse Rescue and Rehabilitation in
Fairplay; 10:00am to 2:00pm; Contact Carol at 719-322-1659 or
Kimberly at 970-376-2103 http://www.farviewhorserescue.com/


THURSDAY, JULY 6th

~~ DEADLINE to register for Hike with a Ranger is by 5pm today!
RESCHEDULED! Celebrate Colorado's First Public Lands Day:
Hike with a Ranger! Saturday, July 8th Wild Connections invites
you to Hike with a Ranger; 9 am - 3 pm Hike in the Tarryall
Mountains with District Ranger Josh Voorhis of the South Park
Ranger District. Family friendly (10+ years) moderate out and
easy back 4.5 mile rount-trip hike through an aspen forest to
the Lizard Rock formation. Kids will get a Nature Hunt brochure
to challenge their curiosity and observation skills while hiking.  
Registration required! Contact Misi Ballard, 303-884-7640 or
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by 5:00 pm, Thursday July 6 to register

 

~~ River Watch Water Quality Monitoring-Volunteers needed at
Beaver Ponds Environmental Education Center!  8:30am to 12:30pm
July 6th, August 7th. Free training on scientific sampling
methods and stream health and ecology. Attend one or both.
Contact us at 719-838-0143 (Visit beaverponds.org to learn more
about how we can help you become a better steward of our earth.)

 

~~ “Thursdays at the Park” - Sand Volleyball at Cohen Park open
to the public. Barb McGraw and Sheila Lamb are supervising sand
volleyball for any interested middle or high school players on
Thursdays through the summer from 4:30pm to 6:00pm.

 

~~ The Sweet Alma Soul Sisters (SASS) are playing at South
Park Brewing on Thursday, July 6th from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.
We are donating half of our tips to Farview Horse Rescue.  

FRIDAY, JULY 7th


SATURDAY, JULY 8th

~~ RESCHEDULED! Celebrate Colorado's First Public Lands Day:
Hike with a Ranger! Saturday, July 8th Wild Connections invites
you to Hike with a Ranger; 9 am - 3 pm Hike in the Tarryall
Mountains with District Ranger Josh Voorhis of the South Park
Ranger District. Family friendly (10+ years) moderate out and
easy back 4.5 mile rount-trip hike through an aspen forest to
the Lizard Rock formation. Kids will get a Nature Hunt brochure
to challenge their curiosity and observation skills while hiking. 
Registration required! Contact Misi Ballard, 303-884-7640 or
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by 5:00 pm, Thursday July 6 to register

 

~~ Celebration event, at our annual awards banquet, for
Hartsel Fire Dept. Chief Jay Hutcheson who is retiring

 

~~ Sheep Mountain 50-Mile Endurance Run,
www.humanpotentialrunning.com.719-836-2622 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


~~ 10th Annual Wendy's Wildflowers at Alma Town Hall 9:30am to
12noon; Please join us for a noxious weed pull &  Wildflower seed
planting! You bring gloves & rake (if possible)… We supply the
Wildflower seed mix! Lunch & beverages served at Alma Town Hall 
following  the event! Help us control weeds & plant Wildflowers
in the Town of Alma! In loving memory of Wendy Field; A Special
Thanks to Our Sponsors: Alma Foundation, Town of Alma, M.R.H.I,
W.F.M.F and Caniglia R.E.


~~ PARK COUNTY FAIR SCHEDULE 2017
Friday, June 23
6:30pm - Royalty Contest at the Fairgrounds
Saturday, July 8
7 am - County Shoot at South Park Shooting Range in Como; Followed
by Open Shoot for Parents & Law Enforcement Noonish is a BBQ
(free to 4-H Shooting Sports Families)
Tuesday, July 11
9 am - 3pm: 4-H & Open Class Exhibits Received, 4-H Interview &
Open Judging at the Exhibit Hall
Wednesday, July 12
8 am to 12Noon: Vet Check at Bullet Rd; All animals MUST check-in
BEFORE unloading! "All” includes cattle, yaks, horse, swine, lamb,
goats, llamas, rabbits, fowl, and dogs - 4-H & Open Class!
9am to 12Noon: Weigh in Livestock Scales 
10am to 3pm: EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
12Noon to 5pm: 4-H Dog Show at the Indoor Barn
1pm to 3pm: 4-H Poultry Show, Small Animal
3pm to 5pm: 4-H Rabbit Show, Small Animal
5pm to 5:30pm Open Small Animal
5:30pm to 6:30pm: 4-H Small Animal Round Robin (Dog, Poultry, and
Rabbit) in Small Animal Barn
Thursday, July 13
“Park County Employee Family Day”
7am to 12Noon: Vet Check at Bullet Rd
All livestock MUST check in BEFORE unloading!
8am: 4-H English and Western Show in South Arena
10am to 3pm: EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
11am to 1pm: Trail Course Judging (Western & Ranch)
Noon: County Employee Family BBQ at White Tent
Noon: Carnival Open
Noon to 3pm: Open Livestock Judging at Indoor Barn
Noon: Tiny Tots Open Livestock Show at Indoor Barn
1pm: Commissioners Pie Eating Contest,
1:30pm Kids Arts & Crafts Activity & 3-D Printing Barn
1:30pm to 3pm: 4-H Gymkhana in South Arena
2pm: Kids Mac N’ Cheese Contest at Barn Stage
4:30pm: 4-H Swine Show in Barn Arena
6pm: Chili Cook-off & VJ Music Show at the White tent
7pm: Royalty Coronation at White tent
At Dark: Family Movie Night at the Outdoor stage
Friday, July 14
8am to 12Noon 4-H Ranch Horse Show at Joe Linch Arena
8am to 10am: Open Horticulture entries received; Judging starts
10am and Exhibit Hall Closes at 10
10am to 3pm: EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
12 Noon: Carnival Open
4-H Dairy & Market Goat Show at Indoor Barn
12:30pm: 4-H Market Sheep Show at Indoor Barn
1:30pm: 4-H Breeding Ewes Show at Indoor Barn
2pm 4-H Lamb Lead Show at Indoor Barn
2 to 6pm: Vet Check at Bullet Rd
2:30pm: 4-H Breeding Heifers Show at Indoor Barn
3pm to 5:30pm: 4-H Market Beef Show at Indoor Barn
3:30pm Peak Freq. Band at Outdoor Stage
6 pm: Park County Rodeo at Joe Linch Arena; Admission: ages 15+ $5,
Under 15 - Free
Noon to 9pm Beer Garden
8:00 to 10 pm: Elvis live in Concert! at Outdoor Stage; FREE!
Saturday, July 15
8 to 9:00am 4-H Lg. Animal Round Robin in Indoor Barn
8am to 5 pm: Vet Check at Bullet Rd; All animals MUST check in
BEFORE unloading!
9am to 3pm: True West Barrel Racing at Joe Linch Arena
10am ato 3pm: EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
10am: Bicycle Rodeo FREE! Helmets to first 50 kids! Must have your
own bike at Bogue Street
10am to 2pm: Open Gymkhana in the South Arena
11am Park County Regulators
12Noon: Carnival Open    (TBD Beer Garden)
3pm Junior Livestock Auction at Indoor Barn
3pm Maddie’s Medleys at Outdoor Stage
5pm to 7pm: Buyers & Public Dinner at the White Tent
6pm: Park County Fair Rodeo at the Joe Linch Arena featuring The
Westernaires; Admission: ages 15+ $5, Under 15 - FREE!
7:30pm: Animals Released
8pm to 10pm: "Retro” 80’s Tribute Band Concert; FREE Admission
Sunday, July 16
7:30 am Cowboy Church Service at the White Tent
8:30 am Pancake Breakfast at the White Tent
9am to 12Noon Vet Check at Bullet Rd; All animals MUST check in
BEFORE unloading!
9am to 10am: Stick Horse Rodeo at the Joe Linch Arena
10am to 12Noon: EXHIBIT HALL - exhibit pick up
10am: Carnival Open
10am: Family Fun with Catch-An-Animal, Greased Pig, Mutton Busting
at the Joe Linch Arena
11am: Ranch Rodeo at the Joe Linch Arena
11am to 3pm: Beer Garden

 

SUNDAY, JULY 9th


MONDAY, JULY 10th

~~ Plant Hike - Free at Beaver Ponds Environmental Education Center
July 10th from 9am to 10am; Identify medicinal and native plants.
Call 719-838-0143 for info. (Visit beaverponds.org to learn more
about how we can help you become a better steward of our earth.)

 

~~ Families with Children ages 4 to 12 can register for the
Fairplay Public Library Summer Reading Program by email at
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , phone:719-836-4297 or visit us at 400
Front St in Fairplay. The SPR program starts Monday, June
12th from 9am to 11am,  and continues  on Monday through
July 24th. (No program on July 3rd). Come on by to the library
and register for any of the various programs we have available
for the community.

 

TUESDAY, JULY 11th

~~ NOTICE OF (rescheduled) PUBLIC HEARING on REZONING. RESIDENTIAL
TO MINING; Two Public Hearings for the rezoning application and
expansion permit:
***July 11th at 9am at the BOCC Meeting Room at 501 Main St. in
Fairplay, This is an important meeting to help determine the
outcome of the request from the mining company to rezone
residential to mining property (It would increase their operation
from 8 acres to 41.4 acres just outside Fairplay). It’s an
opportunity to gather information and ask questions with time
for public comment.  Even if you’re just coming to be informed,
your presence matters!
***July 11th at 1pm is equally as important at the BOCC Meeting
Room at 501 Main St. in Fairplay with the State Mining Division
(DRMS) regarding the expansion permit.  An informational meeting
where several community members will be speaking.  Your presence
matters here also! 
Come to what you are able, even if simply to be informed on how
this could affect your family and our community.
LOCATION: Applicant is requesting to rezone roughly 28 acres
currently zoned RESIDENTIAL to MINING known as the Katuska Pit aka
Fairplay Au Pit. Located between Hwy 9 & Platte Drive west of the
Town of Fairplay. 1215 Platte Dr.
RESULTS: This rezoning would EXPAND CURRENT MINING OPERATIONS
from 8 acres to 41.4 acres. APPLICANT is High Speed Aggregate, Inc.
***If unable to attend, letters regarding the rezoning can be
written to the BOCC and dropped off or mailed to BOCC at P.O.
Box 1373 Fairplay, Colorado 80440 and also to the Planning
Department Attn: John Deagan at P.O. Box 1598 Fairplay, Colorado
80440

 

~~ PARK COUNTY FAIR SCHEDULE 2017
Friday, June 23
6:30pm - Royalty Contest at the Fairgrounds
Saturday, July 8
7 am - County Shoot at South Park Shooting Range in Como; Followed
by Open Shoot for Parents & Law Enforcement Noonish is a BBQ
(free to 4-H Shooting Sports Families)
Tuesday, July 11
9 am - 3pm: 4-H & Open Class Exhibits Received, 4-H Interview &
Open Judging at the Exhibit Hall
Wednesday, July 12
8 am to 12Noon: Vet Check at Bullet Rd; All animals MUST check-in
BEFORE unloading! "All” includes cattle, yaks, horse, swine, lamb,
goats, llamas, rabbits, fowl, and dogs - 4-H & Open Class!
9am to 12Noon: Weigh in Livestock Scales 
10am to 3pm: EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
12Noon to 5pm: 4-H Dog Show at the Indoor Barn
1pm to 3pm: 4-H Poultry Show, Small Animal
3pm to 5pm: 4-H Rabbit Show, Small Animal
5pm to 5:30pm Open Small Animal
5:30pm to 6:30pm: 4-H Small Animal Round Robin (Dog, Poultry, and
Rabbit) in Small Animal Barn
Thursday, July 13
“Park County Employee Family Day”
7am to 12Noon: Vet Check at Bullet Rd
All livestock MUST check in BEFORE unloading!
8am: 4-H English and Western Show in South Arena
10am to 3pm: EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
11am to 1pm: Trail Course Judging (Western & Ranch)
Noon: County Employee Family BBQ at White Tent
Noon: Carnival Open
Noon to 3pm: Open Livestock Judging at Indoor Barn
Noon: Tiny Tots Open Livestock Show at Indoor Barn
1pm: Commissioners Pie Eating Contest,
1:30pm Kids Arts & Crafts Activity & 3-D Printing Barn
1:30pm to 3pm: 4-H Gymkhana in South Arena
2pm: Kids Mac N’ Cheese Contest at Barn Stage
4:30pm: 4-H Swine Show in Barn Arena
6pm: Chili Cook-off & VJ Music Show at the White tent
7pm: Royalty Coronation at White tent
At Dark: Family Movie Night at the Outdoor stage
Friday, July 14
8am to 12Noon 4-H Ranch Horse Show at Joe Linch Arena
8am to 10am: Open Horticulture entries received; Judging starts
10am and Exhibit Hall Closes at 10
10am to 3pm: EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
12 Noon: Carnival Open
4-H Dairy & Market Goat Show at Indoor Barn
12:30pm: 4-H Market Sheep Show at Indoor Barn
1:30pm: 4-H Breeding Ewes Show at Indoor Barn
2pm 4-H Lamb Lead Show at Indoor Barn
2 to 6pm: Vet Check at Bullet Rd
2:30pm: 4-H Breeding Heifers Show at Indoor Barn
3pm to 5:30pm: 4-H Market Beef Show at Indoor Barn
3:30pm Peak Freq. Band at Outdoor Stage
6 pm: Park County Rodeo at Joe Linch Arena; Admission: ages 15+ $5,
Under 15 - Free
Noon to 9pm Beer Garden
8:00 to 10 pm: Elvis live in Concert! at Outdoor Stage; FREE!
Saturday, July 15
8 to 9:00am 4-H Lg. Animal Round Robin in Indoor Barn
8am to 5 pm: Vet Check at Bullet Rd; All animals MUST check in
BEFORE unloading!
9am to 3pm: True West Barrel Racing at Joe Linch Arena
10am ato 3pm: EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
10am: Bicycle Rodeo FREE! Helmets to first 50 kids! Must have your
own bike at Bogue Street
10am to 2pm: Open Gymkhana in the South Arena
11am Park County Regulators
12Noon: Carnival Open    (TBD Beer Garden)
3pm Junior Livestock Auction at Indoor Barn
3pm Maddie’s Medleys at Outdoor Stage
5pm to 7pm: Buyers & Public Dinner at the White Tent
6pm: Park County Fair Rodeo at the Joe Linch Arena featuring The
Westernaires; Admission: ages 15+ $5, Under 15 - FREE!
7:30pm: Animals Released
8pm to 10pm: "Retro” 80’s Tribute Band Concert; FREE Admission
Sunday, July 16
7:30 am Cowboy Church Service at the White Tent
8:30 am Pancake Breakfast at the White Tent
9am to 12Noon Vet Check at Bullet Rd; All animals MUST check in
BEFORE unloading!
9am to 10am: Stick Horse Rodeo at the Joe Linch Arena
10am to 12Noon: EXHIBIT HALL - exhibit pick up
10am: Carnival Open
10am: Family Fun with Catch-An-Animal, Greased Pig, Mutton Busting
at the Joe Linch Arena
11am: Ranch Rodeo at the Joe Linch Arena
11am to 3pm: Beer Garden
www.parkcofair.com or 719-836-4296


WEDNESDAY, JULY 12th
~~ PARK COUNTY FAIR SCHEDULE 2017
Friday, June 23
6:30pm - Royalty Contest at the Fairgrounds
Saturday, July 8
7 am - County Shoot at South Park Shooting Range in Como; Followed
by Open Shoot for Parents & Law Enforcement Noonish is a BBQ
(free to 4-H Shooting Sports Families)
Tuesday, July 11
9 am - 3pm: 4-H & Open Class Exhibits Received, 4-H Interview &
Open Judging at the Exhibit Hall
Wednesday, July 12
8 am to 12Noon: Vet Check at Bullet Rd; All animals MUST check-in
BEFORE unloading! "All” includes cattle, yaks, horse, swine, lamb,
goats, llamas, rabbits, fowl, and dogs - 4-H & Open Class!
9am to 12Noon: Weigh in Livestock Scales 
10am to 3pm: EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
12Noon to 5pm: 4-H Dog Show at the Indoor Barn
1pm to 3pm: 4-H Poultry Show, Small Animal
3pm to 5pm: 4-H Rabbit Show, Small Animal
5pm to 5:30pm Open Small Animal
5:30pm to 6:30pm: 4-H Small Animal Round Robin (Dog, Poultry, and
Rabbit) in Small Animal Barn
Thursday, July 13
“Park County Employee Family Day”
7am to 12Noon: Vet Check at Bullet Rd
All livestock MUST check in BEFORE unloading!
8am: 4-H English and Western Show in South Arena
10am to 3pm: EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
11am to 1pm: Trail Course Judging (Western & Ranch)
Noon: County Employee Family BBQ at White Tent
Noon: Carnival Open
Noon to 3pm: Open Livestock Judging at Indoor Barn
Noon: Tiny Tots Open Livestock Show at Indoor Barn
1pm: Commissioners Pie Eating Contest,
1:30pm Kids Arts & Crafts Activity & 3-D Printing Barn
1:30pm to 3pm: 4-H Gymkhana in South Arena
2pm: Kids Mac N’ Cheese Contest at Barn Stage
4:30pm: 4-H Swine Show in Barn Arena
6pm: Chili Cook-off & VJ Music Show at the White tent
7pm: Royalty Coronation at White tent
At Dark: Family Movie Night at the Outdoor stage
Friday, July 14
8am to 12Noon 4-H Ranch Horse Show at Joe Linch Arena
8am to 10am: Open Horticulture entries received; Judging starts
10am and Exhibit Hall Closes at 10
10am to 3pm: EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
12 Noon: Carnival Open
4-H Dairy & Market Goat Show at Indoor Barn
12:30pm: 4-H Market Sheep Show at Indoor Barn
1:30pm: 4-H Breeding Ewes Show at Indoor Barn
2pm 4-H Lamb Lead Show at Indoor Barn
2 to 6pm: Vet Check at Bullet Rd
2:30pm: 4-H Breeding Heifers Show at Indoor Barn
3pm to 5:30pm: 4-H Market Beef Show at Indoor Barn
3:30pm Peak Freq. Band at Outdoor Stage
6 pm: Park County Rodeo at Joe Linch Arena; Admission: ages 15+ $5,
Under 15 - Free
Noon to 9pm Beer Garden
8:00 to 10 pm: Elvis live in Concert! at Outdoor Stage; FREE!
Saturday, July 15
8 to 9:00am 4-H Lg. Animal Round Robin in Indoor Barn
8am to 5 pm: Vet Check at Bullet Rd; All animals MUST check in
BEFORE unloading!
9am to 3pm: True West Barrel Racing at Joe Linch Arena
10am ato 3pm: EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
10am: Bicycle Rodeo FREE! Helmets to first 50 kids! Must have your
own bike at Bogue Street
10am to 2pm: Open Gymkhana in the South Arena
11am Park County Regulators
12Noon: Carnival Open    (TBD Beer Garden)
3pm Junior Livestock Auction at Indoor Barn
3pm Maddie’s Medleys at Outdoor Stage
5pm to 7pm: Buyers & Public Dinner at the White Tent
6pm: Park County Fair Rodeo at the Joe Linch Arena featuring The
Westernaires; Admission: ages 15+ $5, Under 15 - FREE!
7:30pm: Animals Released
8pm to 10pm: "Retro” 80’s Tribute Band Concert; FREE Admission
Sunday, July 16
7:30 am Cowboy Church Service at the White Tent
8:30 am Pancake Breakfast at the White Tent
9am to 12Noon Vet Check at Bullet Rd; All animals MUST check in
BEFORE unloading!
9am to 10am: Stick Horse Rodeo at the Joe Linch Arena
10am to 12Noon: EXHIBIT HALL - exhibit pick up
10am: Carnival Open
10am: Family Fun with Catch-An-Animal, Greased Pig, Mutton Busting
at the Joe Linch Arena
11am: Ranch Rodeo at the Joe Linch Arena
11am to 3pm: Beer Garden
www.parkcofair.com or 719-836-4296

THURSDAY, JULY 13th

~~ “Thursdays at the Park” - Sand Volleyball at Cohen Park open
to the public. Barb McGraw and Sheila Lamb are supervising sand
volleyball for any interested middle or high school players on
Thursdays through the summer from 4:30pm to 6:00pm.

 

~~ Alma Library open in the summer months from 3pm
to 6pm on Thursdays: July 13th and 27th

 

~~ PARK COUNTY FAIR SCHEDULE 2017
Friday, June 23
6:30pm - Royalty Contest at the Fairgrounds
Saturday, July 8
7 am - County Shoot at South Park Shooting Range in Como; Followed
by Open Shoot for Parents & Law Enforcement Noonish is a BBQ
(free to 4-H Shooting Sports Families)
Tuesday, July 11
9 am - 3pm: 4-H & Open Class Exhibits Received, 4-H Interview &
Open Judging at the Exhibit Hall
Wednesday, July 12
8 am to 12Noon: Vet Check at Bullet Rd; All animals MUST check-in
BEFORE unloading! "All” includes cattle, yaks, horse, swine, lamb,
goats, llamas, rabbits, fowl, and dogs - 4-H & Open Class!
9am to 12Noon: Weigh in Livestock Scales 
10am to 3pm: EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
12Noon to 5pm: 4-H Dog Show at the Indoor Barn
1pm to 3pm: 4-H Poultry Show, Small Animal
3pm to 5pm: 4-H Rabbit Show, Small Animal
5pm to 5:30pm Open Small Animal
5:30pm to 6:30pm: 4-H Small Animal Round Robin (Dog, Poultry, and
Rabbit) in Small Animal Barn
Thursday, July 13
“Park County Employee Family Day”
7am to 12Noon: Vet Check at Bullet Rd
All livestock MUST check in BEFORE unloading!
8am: 4-H English and Western Show in South Arena
10am to 3pm: EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
11am to 1pm: Trail Course Judging (Western & Ranch)
Noon: County Employee Family BBQ at White Tent
Noon: Carnival Open
Noon to 3pm: Open Livestock Judging at Indoor Barn
Noon: Tiny Tots Open Livestock Show at Indoor Barn
1pm: Commissioners Pie Eating Contest,
1:30pm Kids Arts & Crafts Activity & 3-D Printing Barn
1:30pm to 3pm: 4-H Gymkhana in South Arena
2pm: Kids Mac N’ Cheese Contest at Barn Stage
4:30pm: 4-H Swine Show in Barn Arena
6pm: Chili Cook-off & VJ Music Show at the White tent
7pm: Royalty Coronation at White tent
At Dark: Family Movie Night at the Outdoor stage
Friday, July 14
8am to 12Noon 4-H Ranch Horse Show at Joe Linch Arena
8am to 10am: Open Horticulture entries received; Judging starts
10am and Exhibit Hall Closes at 10
10am to 3pm: EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
12 Noon: Carnival Open
4-H Dairy & Market Goat Show at Indoor Barn
12:30pm: 4-H Market Sheep Show at Indoor Barn
1:30pm: 4-H Breeding Ewes Show at Indoor Barn
2pm 4-H Lamb Lead Show at Indoor Barn
2 to 6pm: Vet Check at Bullet Rd
2:30pm: 4-H Breeding Heifers Show at Indoor Barn
3pm to 5:30pm: 4-H Market Beef Show at Indoor Barn
3:30pm Peak Freq. Band at Outdoor Stage
6 pm: Park County Rodeo at Joe Linch Arena; Admission: ages 15+ $5,
Under 15 - Free
Noon to 9pm Beer Garden
8:00 to 10 pm: Elvis live in Concert! at Outdoor Stage; FREE!
Saturday, July 15
8 to 9:00am 4-H Lg. Animal Round Robin in Indoor Barn
8am to 5 pm: Vet Check at Bullet Rd; All animals MUST check in
BEFORE unloading!
9am to 3pm: True West Barrel Racing at Joe Linch Arena
10am ato 3pm: EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
10am: Bicycle Rodeo FREE! Helmets to first 50 kids! Must have your
own bike at Bogue Street
10am to 2pm: Open Gymkhana in the South Arena
11am Park County Regulators
12Noon: Carnival Open    (TBD Beer Garden)
3pm Junior Livestock Auction at Indoor Barn
3pm Maddie’s Medleys at Outdoor Stage
5pm to 7pm: Buyers & Public Dinner at the White Tent
6pm: Park County Fair Rodeo at the Joe Linch Arena featuring The
Westernaires; Admission: ages 15+ $5, Under 15 - FREE!
7:30pm: Animals Released
8pm to 10pm: "Retro” 80’s Tribute Band Concert; FREE Admission
Sunday, July 16
7:30 am Cowboy Church Service at the White Tent
8:30 am Pancake Breakfast at the White Tent
9am to 12Noon Vet Check at Bullet Rd; All animals MUST check in
BEFORE unloading!
9am to 10am: Stick Horse Rodeo at the Joe Linch Arena
10am to 12Noon: EXHIBIT HALL - exhibit pick up
10am: Carnival Open
10am: Family Fun with Catch-An-Animal, Greased Pig, Mutton Busting
at the Joe Linch Arena
11am: Ranch Rodeo at the Joe Linch Arena
11am to 3pm: Beer Garden
www.parkcofair.com or 719-836-4296

 

FRIDAY, JULY 14th

~~ 20th Annual Festival in the Clouds – July 14th 3-8pm; July
15th 10am-10pm; July 16th 10am-6pm Folk, Rock, Jazz & Blues;
FREE; Outdoor Art & Music festival includes about 25 bands & 40
regional artists; food, kids activties, beer garden, dancing &
more.  Proceeds go to area community projects. (Sponsored by
Alma Foundation) 719-836-2712 http://www.almafoundation.com/

 

~~ South Park Youth Basketball Camp designed to teach
elementary aged children (those entering 1st through 6th
grade in Fall 2017) the fundamentals of basketball:
dribbling, passing, court awareness, and shooting.
Participants will learn the rules of the game to prepare
them for Middle School Basketball.  June 23rd and 30th;
July 14th and 21st and August 4th; from 8am to 12noon
at the South Park High School Gymnasium; Members of
the South Park Recreation Center pay $10 a session or
$40 for all 5 sessions. Non-members pay $12 a session
or $50 for all 5 sessions. Registration Deadline is June 16th.
719-836-0747

 

~~ PARK COUNTY FAIR SCHEDULE 2017
Friday, June 23
6:30pm - Royalty Contest at the Fairgrounds
Saturday, July 8
7 am - County Shoot at South Park Shooting Range in Como; Followed
by Open Shoot for Parents & Law Enforcement Noonish is a BBQ
(free to 4-H Shooting Sports Families)
Tuesday, July 11
9 am - 3pm: 4-H & Open Class Exhibits Received, 4-H Interview &
Open Judging at the Exhibit Hall
Wednesday, July 12
8 am to 12Noon: Vet Check at Bullet Rd; All animals MUST check-in
BEFORE unloading! "All” includes cattle, yaks, horse, swine, lamb,
goats, llamas, rabbits, fowl, and dogs - 4-H & Open Class!
9am to 12Noon: Weigh in Livestock Scales 
10am to 3pm: EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
12Noon to 5pm: 4-H Dog Show at the Indoor Barn
1pm to 3pm: 4-H Poultry Show, Small Animal
3pm to 5pm: 4-H Rabbit Show, Small Animal
5pm to 5:30pm Open Small Animal
5:30pm to 6:30pm: 4-H Small Animal Round Robin (Dog, Poultry, and
Rabbit) in Small Animal Barn
Thursday, July 13
“Park County Employee Family Day”
7am to 12Noon: Vet Check at Bullet Rd
All livestock MUST check in BEFORE unloading!
8am: 4-H English and Western Show in South Arena
10am to 3pm: EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
11am to 1pm: Trail Course Judging (Western & Ranch)
Noon: County Employee Family BBQ at White Tent
Noon: Carnival Open
Noon to 3pm: Open Livestock Judging at Indoor Barn
Noon: Tiny Tots Open Livestock Show at Indoor Barn
1pm: Commissioners Pie Eating Contest,
1:30pm Kids Arts & Crafts Activity & 3-D Printing Barn
1:30pm to 3pm: 4-H Gymkhana in South Arena
2pm: Kids Mac N’ Cheese Contest at Barn Stage
4:30pm: 4-H Swine Show in Barn Arena
6pm: Chili Cook-off & VJ Music Show at the White tent
7pm: Royalty Coronation at White tent
At Dark: Family Movie Night at the Outdoor stage
Friday, July 14
8am to 12Noon 4-H Ranch Horse Show at Joe Linch Arena
8am to 10am: Open Horticulture entries received; Judging starts
10am and Exhibit Hall Closes at 10
10am to 3pm: EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
12 Noon: Carnival Open
4-H Dairy & Market Goat Show at Indoor Barn
12:30pm: 4-H Market Sheep Show at Indoor Barn
1:30pm: 4-H Breeding Ewes Show at Indoor Barn
2pm 4-H Lamb Lead Show at Indoor Barn
2 to 6pm: Vet Check at Bullet Rd
2:30pm: 4-H Breeding Heifers Show at Indoor Barn
3pm to 5:30pm: 4-H Market Beef Show at Indoor Barn
3:30pm Peak Freq. Band at Outdoor Stage
6 pm: Park County Rodeo at Joe Linch Arena; Admission: ages 15+ $5,
Under 15 - Free
Noon to 9pm Beer Garden
8:00 to 10 pm: Elvis live in Concert! at Outdoor Stage; FREE!
Saturday, July 15
8 to 9:00am 4-H Lg. Animal Round Robin in Indoor Barn
8am to 5 pm: Vet Check at Bullet Rd; All animals MUST check in
BEFORE unloading!
9am to 3pm: True West Barrel Racing at Joe Linch Arena
10am ato 3pm: EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
10am: Bicycle Rodeo FREE! Helmets to first 50 kids! Must have your
own bike at Bogue Street
10am to 2pm: Open Gymkhana in the South Arena
11am Park County Regulators
12Noon: Carnival Open    (TBD Beer Garden)
3pm Junior Livestock Auction at Indoor Barn
3pm Maddie’s Medleys at Outdoor Stage
5pm to 7pm: Buyers & Public Dinner at the White Tent
6pm: Park County Fair Rodeo at the Joe Linch Arena featuring The
Westernaires; Admission: ages 15+ $5, Under 15 - FREE!
7:30pm: Animals Released
8pm to 10pm: "Retro” 80’s Tribute Band Concert; FREE Admission
Sunday, July 16
7:30 am Cowboy Church Service at the White Tent
8:30 am Pancake Breakfast at the White Tent
9am to 12Noon Vet Check at Bullet Rd; All animals MUST check in
BEFORE unloading!
9am to 10am: Stick Horse Rodeo at the Joe Linch Arena
10am to 12Noon: EXHIBIT HALL - exhibit pick up
10am: Carnival Open
10am: Family Fun with Catch-An-Animal, Greased Pig, Mutton Busting
at the Joe Linch Arena
11am: Ranch Rodeo at the Joe Linch Arena
11am to 3pm: Beer Garden
www.parkcofair.com or 719-836-4296

 

SATURDAY, JULY 15th

~~ 20th Annual Festival in the Clouds – July 14th 3-8pm; July
15th 10am-10pm; July 16th 10am-6pm Folk, Rock, Jazz & Blues;
FREE; Outdoor Art & Music festival includes about 25 bands & 40
regional artists; food, kids activties, beer garden, dancing &
more.  Proceeds go to area community projects. (Sponsored by
Alma Foundation) 719-836-2712 http://www.almafoundation.com/

 

~~ Como Track and Depot Days: In preparation of the arrival of
No 4, aka Klondike Kate, and with an increasing number of tasks
to be done the following days have been allocated as we welcome
volunteers who would like to help out with straightening and
ballasting rail laid at the end of last summer, levelling section
by gate to Roundhouse property, constructing crossing by cross
bucks, completing spur to turntable, laying main line from switch
to the south, treating Depot platform, minor maintenance to Depot
and if machinery is available then landscaping/earth moving as we
still have drainage issues. Volunteer help appreciated from 10am
to 5pm on the following days:
26th May - Saturday; 11th June - Sunday; 24th June - Saturday;
2nd July - Sunday; 15th July - Saturday; 30th July - Sunday

 

~~ Alma Library Book Sale at Festival in the Clouds
July 15 and 16.

 

~~ 6th Annual Bike Race in the Clouds – Alma Fire Station 10am
(Alma Foundation & NWFPD Event) 719-836-2712
http://www.almafoundation.com/

 

~~ PARK COUNTY FAIR SCHEDULE 2017
Friday, June 23
6:30pm - Royalty Contest at the Fairgrounds
Saturday, July 8
7 am - County Shoot at South Park Shooting Range in Como; Followed
by Open Shoot for Parents & Law Enforcement Noonish is a BBQ
(free to 4-H Shooting Sports Families)
Tuesday, July 11
9 am - 3pm: 4-H & Open Class Exhibits Received, 4-H Interview &
Open Judging at the Exhibit Hall
Wednesday, July 12
8 am to 12Noon: Vet Check at Bullet Rd; All animals MUST check-in
BEFORE unloading! "All” includes cattle, yaks, horse, swine, lamb,
goats, llamas, rabbits, fowl, and dogs - 4-H & Open Class!
9am to 12Noon: Weigh in Livestock Scales 
10am to 3pm: EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
12Noon to 5pm: 4-H Dog Show at the Indoor Barn
1pm to 3pm: 4-H Poultry Show, Small Animal
3pm to 5pm: 4-H Rabbit Show, Small Animal
5pm to 5:30pm Open Small Animal
5:30pm to 6:30pm: 4-H Small Animal Round Robin (Dog, Poultry, and
Rabbit) in Small Animal Barn
Thursday, July 13
“Park County Employee Family Day”
7am to 12Noon: Vet Check at Bullet Rd
All livestock MUST check in BEFORE unloading!
8am: 4-H English and Western Show in South Arena
10am to 3pm: EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
11am to 1pm: Trail Course Judging (Western & Ranch)
Noon: County Employee Family BBQ at White Tent
Noon: Carnival Open
Noon to 3pm: Open Livestock Judging at Indoor Barn
Noon: Tiny Tots Open Livestock Show at Indoor Barn
1pm: Commissioners Pie Eating Contest,
1:30pm Kids Arts & Crafts Activity & 3-D Printing Barn
1:30pm to 3pm: 4-H Gymkhana in South Arena
2pm: Kids Mac N’ Cheese Contest at Barn Stage
4:30pm: 4-H Swine Show in Barn Arena
6pm: Chili Cook-off & VJ Music Show at the White tent
7pm: Royalty Coronation at White tent
At Dark: Family Movie Night at the Outdoor stage
Friday, July 14
8am to 12Noon 4-H Ranch Horse Show at Joe Linch Arena
8am to 10am: Open Horticulture entries received; Judging starts
10am and Exhibit Hall Closes at 10
10am to 3pm: EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
12 Noon: Carnival Open
4-H Dairy & Market Goat Show at Indoor Barn
12:30pm: 4-H Market Sheep Show at Indoor Barn
1:30pm: 4-H Breeding Ewes Show at Indoor Barn
2pm 4-H Lamb Lead Show at Indoor Barn
2 to 6pm: Vet Check at Bullet Rd
2:30pm: 4-H Breeding Heifers Show at Indoor Barn
3pm to 5:30pm: 4-H Market Beef Show at Indoor Barn
3:30pm Peak Freq. Band at Outdoor Stage
6 pm: Park County Rodeo at Joe Linch Arena; Admission: ages 15+ $5,
Under 15 - Free
Noon to 9pm Beer Garden
8:00 to 10 pm: Elvis live in Concert! at Outdoor Stage; FREE!
Saturday, July 15
8 to 9:00am 4-H Lg. Animal Round Robin in Indoor Barn
8am to 5 pm: Vet Check at Bullet Rd; All animals MUST check in
BEFORE unloading!
9am to 3pm: True West Barrel Racing at Joe Linch Arena
10am ato 3pm: EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
10am: Bicycle Rodeo FREE! Helmets to first 50 kids! Must have your
own bike at Bogue Street
10am to 2pm: Open Gymkhana in the South Arena
11am Park County Regulators
12Noon: Carnival Open    (TBD Beer Garden)
3pm Junior Livestock Auction at Indoor Barn
3pm Maddie’s Medleys at Outdoor Stage
5pm to 7pm: Buyers & Public Dinner at the White Tent
6pm: Park County Fair Rodeo at the Joe Linch Arena featuring The
Westernaires; Admission: ages 15+ $5, Under 15 - FREE!
7:30pm: Animals Released
8pm to 10pm: "Retro” 80’s Tribute Band Concert; FREE Admission
Sunday, July 16
7:30 am Cowboy Church Service at the White Tent
8:30 am Pancake Breakfast at the White Tent
9am to 12Noon Vet Check at Bullet Rd; All animals MUST check in
BEFORE unloading!
9am to 10am: Stick Horse Rodeo at the Joe Linch Arena
10am to 12Noon: EXHIBIT HALL - exhibit pick up
10am: Carnival Open
10am: Family Fun with Catch-An-Animal, Greased Pig, Mutton Busting
at the Joe Linch Arena
11am: Ranch Rodeo at the Joe Linch Arena
11am to 3pm: Beer Garden
www.parkcofair.com or 719-836-4296


SUNDAY, JULY 16th

~~ MRHI Fun Informative Community Hikes series July 1st on
Lumber Grove Trail; July 16th on Beaver Creek Trail; July 30th
on Horseshoe Gulch; August 4th on Sacramento Gulth; August 12th
on Tie Hack Trail  www.mrhi.org/community-hikes-html for
additional information

 

~~ 20th Annual Festival in the Clouds – July 14th 3-8pm; July
15th 10am-10pm; July 16th 10am-6pm Folk, Rock, Jazz & Blues;
FREE; Outdoor Art & Music festival includes about 25 bands & 40
regional artists; food, kids activties, beer garden, dancing &
more.  Proceeds go to area community projects. (Sponsored by
Alma Foundation) 719-836-2712 http://www.almafoundation.com/

 

~~ Alma Library Book Sale at Festival in the Clouds
July 15 and 16.

 

~~ PARK COUNTY FAIR SCHEDULE 2017
Friday, June 23
6:30pm - Royalty Contest at the Fairgrounds
Saturday, July 8
7 am - County Shoot at South Park Shooting Range in Como; Followed
by Open Shoot for Parents & Law Enforcement Noonish is a BBQ
(free to 4-H Shooting Sports Families)
Tuesday, July 11
9 am - 3pm: 4-H & Open Class Exhibits Received, 4-H Interview &
Open Judging at the Exhibit Hall
Wednesday, July 12
8 am to 12Noon: Vet Check at Bullet Rd; All animals MUST check-in
BEFORE unloading! "All” includes cattle, yaks, horse, swine, lamb,
goats, llamas, rabbits, fowl, and dogs - 4-H & Open Class!
9am to 12Noon: Weigh in Livestock Scales 
10am to 3pm: EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
12Noon to 5pm: 4-H Dog Show at the Indoor Barn
1pm to 3pm: 4-H Poultry Show, Small Animal
3pm to 5pm: 4-H Rabbit Show, Small Animal
5pm to 5:30pm Open Small Animal
5:30pm to 6:30pm: 4-H Small Animal Round Robin (Dog, Poultry, and
Rabbit) in Small Animal Barn
Thursday, July 13
“Park County Employee Family Day”
7am to 12Noon: Vet Check at Bullet Rd
All livestock MUST check in BEFORE unloading!
8am: 4-H English and Western Show in South Arena
10am to 3pm: EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
11am to 1pm: Trail Course Judging (Western & Ranch)
Noon: County Employee Family BBQ at White Tent
Noon: Carnival Open
Noon to 3pm: Open Livestock Judging at Indoor Barn
Noon: Tiny Tots Open Livestock Show at Indoor Barn
1pm: Commissioners Pie Eating Contest,
1:30pm Kids Arts & Crafts Activity & 3-D Printing Barn
1:30pm to 3pm: 4-H Gymkhana in South Arena
2pm: Kids Mac N’ Cheese Contest at Barn Stage
4:30pm: 4-H Swine Show in Barn Arena
6pm: Chili Cook-off & VJ Music Show at the White tent
7pm: Royalty Coronation at White tent
At Dark: Family Movie Night at the Outdoor stage
Friday, July 14
8am to 12Noon 4-H Ranch Horse Show at Joe Linch Arena
8am to 10am: Open Horticulture entries received; Judging starts
10am and Exhibit Hall Closes at 10
10am to 3pm: EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
12 Noon: Carnival Open
4-H Dairy & Market Goat Show at Indoor Barn
12:30pm: 4-H Market Sheep Show at Indoor Barn
1:30pm: 4-H Breeding Ewes Show at Indoor Barn
2pm 4-H Lamb Lead Show at Indoor Barn
2 to 6pm: Vet Check at Bullet Rd
2:30pm: 4-H Breeding Heifers Show at Indoor Barn
3pm to 5:30pm: 4-H Market Beef Show at Indoor Barn
3:30pm Peak Freq. Band at Outdoor Stage
6 pm: Park County Rodeo at Joe Linch Arena; Admission: ages 15+ $5,
Under 15 - Free
Noon to 9pm Beer Garden
8:00 to 10 pm: Elvis live in Concert! at Outdoor Stage; FREE!
Saturday, July 15
8 to 9:00am 4-H Lg. Animal Round Robin in Indoor Barn
8am to 5 pm: Vet Check at Bullet Rd; All animals MUST check in
BEFORE unloading!
9am to 3pm: True West Barrel Racing at Joe Linch Arena
10am ato 3pm: EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
10am: Bicycle Rodeo FREE! Helmets to first 50 kids! Must have your
own bike at Bogue Street
10am to 2pm: Open Gymkhana in the South Arena
11am Park County Regulators
12Noon: Carnival Open    (TBD Beer Garden)
3pm Junior Livestock Auction at Indoor Barn
3pm Maddie’s Medleys at Outdoor Stage
5pm to 7pm: Buyers & Public Dinner at the White Tent
6pm: Park County Fair Rodeo at the Joe Linch Arena featuring The
Westernaires; Admission: ages 15+ $5, Under 15 - FREE!
7:30pm: Animals Released
8pm to 10pm: "Retro” 80’s Tribute Band Concert; FREE Admission
Sunday, July 16
7:30 am Cowboy Church Service at the White Tent
8:30 am Pancake Breakfast at the White Tent
9am to 12Noon Vet Check at Bullet Rd; All animals MUST check in
BEFORE unloading!
9am to 10am: Stick Horse Rodeo at the Joe Linch Arena
10am to 12Noon: EXHIBIT HALL - exhibit pick up
10am: Carnival Open
10am: Family Fun with Catch-An-Animal, Greased Pig, Mutton Busting
at the Joe Linch Arena
11am: Ranch Rodeo at the Joe Linch Arena
11am to 3pm: Beer Garden
www.parkcofair.com or 719-836-4296


MONDAY, JULY 17th

~~ Families with Children ages 4 to 12 can register for the
Fairplay Public Library Summer Reading Program by email at
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , phone:719-836-4297 or visit us at 400
Front St in Fairplay. The SPR program starts Monday, June
12th from 9am to 11am,  and continues  on Monday through
July 24th. (No program on July 3rd). Come on by to the library
and register for any of the various programs we have available
for the community.

 

TUESDAY, JULY 18th


WEDNESDAY, JULY 19th


THURSDAY, JULY 20th

~~ “Thursdays at the Park” - Sand Volleyball at Cohen Park open
to the public. Barb McGraw and Sheila Lamb are supervising sand
volleyball for any interested middle or high school players on
Thursdays through the summer from 4:30pm to 6:00pm.


FRIDAY, JULY 21st

~~ South Park Youth Basketball Camp designed to teach
elementary aged children (those entering 1st through 6th
grade in Fall 2017) the fundamentals of basketball:
dribbling, passing, court awareness, and shooting.
Participants will learn the rules of the game to prepare
them for Middle School Basketball.  June 23rd and 30th;
July 14th and 21st and August 4th; from 8am to 12noon
at the South Park High School Gymnasium; Members of
the South Park Recreation Center pay $10 a session or
$40 for all 5 sessions. Non-members pay $12 a session
or $50 for all 5 sessions. Registration Deadline is June 16th.
719-836-0747


SATURDAY, JULY 22nd
~~ 40th Anniversary and Annual meeting for Park County Senior
Coalition is July 22nd at the Jefferson Community Center. Please
call 719-836-4295 to RSVP

 

~~ 3rd Annual South Park Throw Down Disc Golf Tournament, a
PDGA sanctioned C-Tier Disc Golf Tournament. More information
coming soon.719-836-2622 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it http://fairplayco.us/events.html

 

~~ Free Public Day, Open to visitors between 11am-4pm.
At Beaver Ponds at 2234 Busch Run Road in Fairplay
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (719) 838-0143 http://www.beaverponds.org/


SUNDAY, JULY 23rd


MONDAY, JULY 24th

~~ South Park Community Church invites all children who have
just completed Kindergarten through Fifth Grade to join us at
New Heart Homestead where fruit of the spirit is grown. Come
have a great time with lively songs, creative crafts, exciting
games, Bible stories, and tasty snacks – all the things that
make Vacation Bible School so much fun for kids.  But most
importantly, they'll discover Jesus provides what they truly
need in every challenge of life. We're looking forward to
sharing this exciting event with the children and families in
our community July 24 to July 28 from 9 am - noon at 600
Hathaway Street, Fairplay. There is no charge. Register online
at soparkcc.org. or call Jan Buchanan at 719-836-2915.

 

~~ Families with Children ages 4 to 12 can register for the
Fairplay Public Library Summer Reading Program by email at
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , phone:719-836-4297 or visit us at 400
Front St in Fairplay. The SPR program starts Monday, June
12th from 9am to 11am,  and continues  on Monday through
July 24th. (No program on July 3rd). Come on by to the library
and register for any of the various programs we have available
for the community.

 

TUESDAY, JULY 25th

~~ South Park Community Church invites all children who have
just completed Kindergarten through Fifth Grade to join us at
New Heart Homestead where fruit of the spirit is grown. Come
have a great time with lively songs, creative crafts, exciting
games, Bible stories, and tasty snacks – all the things that
make Vacation Bible School so much fun for kids.  But most
importantly, they'll discover Jesus provides what they truly
need in every challenge of life. We're looking forward to
sharing this exciting event with the children and families in
our community July 24 to July 28 from 9 am - noon at 600
Hathaway Street, Fairplay. There is no charge. Register online
at soparkcc.org. or call Jan Buchanan at 719-836-2915.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 26th

~~ South Park Community Church invites all children who have
just completed Kindergarten through Fifth Grade to join us at
New Heart Homestead where fruit of the spirit is grown. Come
have a great time with lively songs, creative crafts, exciting
games, Bible stories, and tasty snacks – all the things that
make Vacation Bible School so much fun for kids.  But most
importantly, they'll discover Jesus provides what they truly
need in every challenge of life. We're looking forward to
sharing this exciting event with the children and families in
our community July 24 to July 28 from 9 am - noon at 600
Hathaway Street, Fairplay. There is no charge. Register online
at soparkcc.org. or call Jan Buchanan at 719-836-2915.


THURSDAY, JULY 27th

~~ “Thursdays at the Park” - Sand Volleyball at Cohen Park open
to the public. Barb McGraw and Sheila Lamb are supervising sand
volleyball for any interested middle or high school players on
Thursdays through the summer from 4:30pm to 6:00pm.

 

~~ South Park Community Church invites all children who have
just completed Kindergarten through Fifth Grade to join us at
New Heart Homestead where fruit of the spirit is grown. Come
have a great time with lively songs, creative crafts, exciting
games, Bible stories, and tasty snacks – all the things that
make Vacation Bible School so much fun for kids.  But most
importantly, they'll discover Jesus provides what they truly
need in every challenge of life. We're looking forward to
sharing this exciting event with the children and families in
our community July 24 to July 28 from 9 am - noon at 600
Hathaway Street, Fairplay. There is no charge. Register online
at soparkcc.org. or call Jan Buchanan at 719-836-2915.

 

~~ Alma Library open in the summer months from 3pm
to 6pm on Thursdays: July 13th and 27th


FRIDAY, JULY 28th

~~ South Park Community Church invites all children who have
just completed Kindergarten through Fifth Grade to join us at
New Heart Homestead where fruit of the spirit is grown. Come
have a great time with lively songs, creative crafts, exciting
games, Bible stories, and tasty snacks – all the things that
make Vacation Bible School so much fun for kids.  But most
importantly, they'll discover Jesus provides what they truly
need in every challenge of life. We're looking forward to
sharing this exciting event with the children and families in
our community July 24 to July 28 from 9 am - noon at 600
Hathaway Street, Fairplay. There is no charge. Register online
at soparkcc.org. or call Jan Buchanan at 719-836-2915.

 

~~ 69th Annual BURRO DAYS All Day Saturday and Sunday in Fairplay
at the Courthouse Lawn, Main and 5th Streets (starting Friday at
6pm with TGIFairplay Free Concert on 5th Street -
“Ronnie Raygun & the Big Eighties”)
On Saturday, July 29th Schedule of Events:
9am     Weigh-in for the llama race
10am    Kiddies dog race in Alma
11am    Llama Race on Front Street; Llama Rama Race to follow
1pm     Llama Lunacy on Front Street
3pm     History of Father Dyer at the South Park Community Church,              
600 Hathaway Street  
5pm     BBQ & Barn Dance at the Legion Hut
4-6pm   Free Live Music on 5th Street, “The Outliers”
On Sunday, July 30th Schedule of Events:
7am to 10:30am Pancake Breakfast at High School benefits South Park
Activities Association
8am     Weigh-in for the Pack Burro Race on Front St.
9am     Cowboy Church at Gazebo on the lawn
1030am  Pack Burro Race on Front St.
1130am  Parade, 4th Street to Front Street to 6th St.
1pm     Outhouse Races, Front St
Happenings All Day Saturday & Sunday:
Courthouse lawn, Main & 5th Street Arts & Crafts Fair, 9:30am - 4pm
Entertainment at the gazebo, Fair Amusements for kids of all ages,
Gold Panning, Gunfights by the Reynolds Gang & wide varieties of
food & beverages; For More Information: 719-836-2622 burrodays.com   
email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Burro Days Benefits the Fairplay Schools

 

~~ TGIFairplay Free Concert Series on 5th Street featuring
"Ronnie Raygun and the Big Eighties" Band back for an
evening filled with great 80’s music. Beer/wine tent, enjoy
food from the Burro Days food vendors, FIREWORKS immediately
after (approximately 9m) **fire-ban dependent**
719-836-2622 ext.109 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it http://fairplayco.us/events.html


SATURDAY, JULY 29th

~~ Come to the Friends of the Fairplay Community booth
at Burro Days to learn about the proposed South Park
Community Center. Chainsaw raffle drawing at 3:00.
719.836.2479

 

~~ Farveiw Horse Rescue and Rehabilitation Fundraiser in    
Fairplay at Burro Days Contact Carol at 719-322-1659 or
Kimberly at 970-376-2103 http://www.farviewhorserescue.com/

~~ 69th Annual BURRO DAYS All Day Saturday and Sunday in Fairplay
at the Courthouse Lawn, Main and 5th Streets (starting Friday at
6pm with TGIFairplay Free Concert on 5th Street -
“Ronnie Raygun & the Big Eighties”)
On Saturday, July 29th Schedule of Events:
9am     Weigh-in for the llama race
10am    Kiddies dog race in Alma
11am    Llama Race on Front Street; Llama Rama Race to follow
1pm     Llama Lunacy on Front Street
3pm     History of Father Dyer at the South Park Community Church,              
600 Hathaway Street  
5pm     BBQ & Barn Dance at the Legion Hut
4-6pm   Free Live Music on 5th Street, “The Outliers”
On Sunday, July 30th Schedule of Events:
7am to 10:30am Pancake Breakfast at High School benefits South Park
Activities Association
8am     Weigh-in for the Pack Burro Race on Front St.
9am     Cowboy Church at Gazebo on the lawn
1030am  Pack Burro Race on Front St.
1130am  Parade, 4th Street to Front Street to 6th St.
1pm     Outhouse Races, Front St
Happenings All Day Saturday & Sunday:
Courthouse lawn, Main & 5th Street Arts & Crafts Fair, 9:30am - 4pm
Entertainment at the gazebo, Fair Amusements for kids of all ages,
Gold Panning, Gunfights by the Reynolds Gang & wide varieties of
food & beverages; For More Information: 719-836-2622 burrodays.com   
email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Burro Days Benefits the Fairplay Schools

 

 

SUNDAY, JULY 30th
~~ Chainsaw Raffle: Jonsered 20" chainsaw, chaps, case, fuel
and oil; tickets are $20 ea. or 6 for $100; drawing is 3:00pm
July 30th (Burro Days) at the Friends of the Fairplay Community
booth - winner need NOT be present to win. For tickets call
719/836-0733.

 

~~ MRHI Fun Informative Community Hikes series July 1st on
Lumber Grove Trail; July 16th on Beaver Creek Trail; July 30th
on Horseshoe Gulch; August 4th on Sacramento Gulth; August 12th
on Tie Hack Trail  www.mrhi.org/community-hikes-html for
additional information

 

~~ Como Track and Depot Days: In preparation of the arrival of
No 4, aka Klondike Kate, and with an increasing number of tasks
to be done the following days have been allocated as we welcome
volunteers who would like to help out with straightening and
ballasting rail laid at the end of last summer, levelling section
by gate to Roundhouse property, constructing crossing by cross
bucks, completing spur to turntable, laying main line from switch
to the south, treating Depot platform, minor maintenance to Depot
and if machinery is available then landscaping/earth moving as we
still have drainage issues. Volunteer help appreciated from 10am
to 5pm on the following days:
26th May - Saturday; 11th June - Sunday; 24th June - Saturday;
2nd July - Sunday; 15th July - Saturday; 30th July - Sunday

 

~~ Come to the Friends of the Fairplay Community booth
at Burro Days to learn about the proposed South Park
Community Center. Chainsaw raffle drawing at 3:00.
719.836.2479

 

~~ Farveiw Horse Rescue and Rehabilitation Fundraiser in    
Fairplay at Burro Days Contact Carol at 719-322-1659 or
Kimberly at 970-376-2103 http://www.farviewhorserescue.com/

~~ 69th Annual BURRO DAYS All Day Saturday and Sunday in Fairplay
at the Courthouse Lawn, Main and 5th Streets (starting Friday at
6pm with TGIFairplay Free Concert on 5th Street -
“Ronnie Raygun & the Big Eighties”)
On Saturday, July 29th Schedule of Events:
9am     Weigh-in for the llama race
10am    Kiddies dog race in Alma
11am    Llama Race on Front Street; Llama Rama Race to follow
1pm     Llama Lunacy on Front Street
3pm     History of Father Dyer at the South Park Community Church,              
600 Hathaway Street  
5pm     BBQ & Barn Dance at the Legion Hut
4-6pm   Free Live Music on 5th Street, “The Outliers”
On Sunday, July 30th Schedule of Events:
7am to 10:30am Pancake Breakfast at High School benefits South Park
Activities Association
8am     Weigh-in for the Pack Burro Race on Front St.
9am     Cowboy Church at Gazebo on the lawn
1030am  Pack Burro Race on Front St.
1130am  Parade, 4th Street to Front Street to 6th St.
1pm     Outhouse Races, Front St
Happenings All Day Saturday & Sunday:
Courthouse lawn, Main & 5th Street Arts & Crafts Fair, 9:30am - 4pm
Entertainment at the gazebo, Fair Amusements for kids of all ages,
Gold Panning, Gunfights by the Reynolds Gang & wide varieties of
food & beverages; For More Information: 719-836-2622 burrodays.com   
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MONDAY, JULY 31st


TUESDAY, AUGUST 1st


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2nd

~~ Volunteer to protect the Farnum Roadless Area: Make a
Difference – Give Back – Have fun at the Packer Gulch Restoration
Project Wednesday & Thursday, Aug. 2nd & 3rd on the West side of
the Puma Hills, south of Tarryall Reservoir FREE! – Registration
Required; Volunteers will work with Forest Service staff to
continue Wild Connections’ work to protect the Farnum Roadless
Area.  A number of illegal tracks are invading the Farnum
Roadless Area, negatively impacting area wildlife populations
and native vegetation. Work includes installation of post and
cable fencing along FS 144, the Packer Gulch Road.  Pre-auguring
of post-holes will help make this a volunteer-friendly, quick
project, and with sufficient sign-ups, we could be done in one
day!  But we need YOUR help! Work side-by-side with your Forest
Service staff, Wild Connections volunteers and other kindred
spirits to restore National Forest land that has been heavily
impacted by illegal motorized travel. Give back to the public
lands we all love and enjoy, learn new skills and have a lot
of fun. Morning and afternoon snacks, and lunch will be provided. 
Youth under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
Contact John Sztukowski, Wild Connections’ Conservation Coordinator,
at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to register & with any questions you
may have!


THURSDAY, AUGUST 3rd

~~ Volunteer to protect the Farnum Roadless Area: Make a
Difference – Give Back – Have fun at the Packer Gulch Restoration
Project Wednesday & Thursday, Aug. 2nd & 3rd on the West side of
the Puma Hills, south of Tarryall Reservoir FREE! – Registration
Required; Volunteers will work with Forest Service staff to
continue Wild Connections’ work to protect the Farnum Roadless
Area.  A number of illegal tracks are invading the Farnum
Roadless Area, negatively impacting area wildlife populations
and native vegetation. Work includes installation of post and
cable fencing along FS 144, the Packer Gulch Road.  Pre-auguring
of post-holes will help make this a volunteer-friendly, quick
project, and with sufficient sign-ups, we could be done in one
day!  But we need YOUR help! Work side-by-side with your Forest
Service staff, Wild Connections volunteers and other kindred
spirits to restore National Forest land that has been heavily
impacted by illegal motorized travel. Give back to the public
lands we all love and enjoy, learn new skills and have a lot
of fun. Morning and afternoon snacks, and lunch will be provided. 
Youth under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
Contact John Sztukowski, Wild Connections’ Conservation Coordinator,
at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to register & with any questions you
may have!

 

~~ “Thursdays at the Park” - Sand Volleyball at Cohen Park open
to the public. Barb McGraw and Sheila Lamb are supervising sand
volleyball for any interested middle or high school players on
Thursdays through the summer from 4:30pm to 6:00pm.


FRIDAY, AUGUST 4th

~~ MRHI Fun Informative Community Hikes series July 1st on
Lumber Grove Trail; July 16th on Beaver Creek Trail; July 30th
on Horseshoe Gulch; August 4th on Sacramento Gulth; August 12th
on Tie Hack Trail  www.mrhi.org/community-hikes-html for
additional information

 

~~ South Park Youth Basketball Camp designed to teach
elementary aged children (those entering 1st through 6th
grade in Fall 2017) the fundamentals of basketball:
dribbling, passing, court awareness, and shooting.
Participants will learn the rules of the game to prepare
them for Middle School Basketball.  June 23rd and 30th;
July 14th and 21st and August 4th; from 8am to 12noon
at the South Park High School Gymnasium; Members of
the South Park Recreation Center pay $10 a session or
$40 for all 5 sessions. Non-members pay $12 a session
or $50 for all 5 sessions. Registration Deadline is June 16th.
719-836-0747


SATURDAY, AUGUST 5th

~~ 23rd Annual Hartsel Days- Agugust 5th and 6th with craft and
art fair, Cow Plop Bingo, Bingo for Cash, Kids Money Mountain,
live music, pancake breakfast, Hartsel Homestead Bed Race, poker
run, rubber duck race, the Wounded Warriors Project Race and a
book sale at the Hartsel library 719-838-2233

 

~~ Rummage Sale to support local and international missions
of South Park Community Church on Saturday, August 5th
9am to 4pm at 300 6th Street in Fairplay; Donations are
Appreciated.  Coffee, Lemonade, Water, Muffins and Cookies
719-836-2770

 

~~ Silverheels 100-mile Endurance Run,
www.humanpotentialrunning.com. 719-836-2622 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

SUNDAY, AUGUST 6th

~~ 23rd Annual Hartsel Days- Agugust 5th and 6th with craft and
art fair, Cow Plop Bingo, Bingo for Cash, Kids Money Mountain,
live music, pancake breakfast, Hartsel Homestead Bed Race, poker
run, rubber duck race, the Wounded Warriors Project Race and a
book sale at the Hartsel library 719-838-2233

 

~~ Colorado Rockies Faith Day Sunday,  August   6: South Park
Community Church will  be  participating  in  the 13th annual
Colorado Rockies Faith Day. Join the SPCC  crew  as  the 
Rockies play the Phillies. Following the game Rockies players
will share their faith stories and the Newsboys will provide music. 
There  is  a sign up sheet for tickets in the SPCC fellowship hall.
719-836-2770

 

~~ Silverheels 100-mile Endurance Run,
www.humanpotentialrunning.com. 719-836-2622 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

MONDAY, AUGUST 7th

~~ River Watch Water Quality Monitoring-Volunteers needed at
Beaver Ponds Environmental Education Center!  8:30am to 12:30pm
July 6th, August 7th. Free training on scientific sampling
methods and stream health and ecology. Attend one or both.
Contact us at 719-838-0143 (Visit beaverponds.org to learn more
about how we can help you become a better steward of our earth.)


TUESDAY, AUGUST 8th


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9th


THURSDAY, AUGUST 10th

~~ “Thursdays at the Park” - Sand Volleyball at Cohen Park open
to the public. Barb McGraw and Sheila Lamb are supervising sand
volleyball for any interested middle or high school players on
Thursdays through the summer from 4:30pm to 6:00pm.

 

~~ Alma Library open in the summer months from 3pm
to 6pm on Thursdays: August 10th and 24th


FRIDAY, AUGUST 11th


SATURDAY, AUGUST 12th

~~ MRHI Fun Informative Community Hikes series July 1st on
Lumber Grove Trail; July 16th on Beaver Creek Trail; July 30th
on Horseshoe Gulch; August 4th on Sacramento Gulth; August 12th
on Tie Hack Trail  www.mrhi.org/community-hikes-html for
additional information

 

~~ Living History Days at South Park City in Fairplay - Experience
boom town life! More than 40 historic buildings relocated in the
re-created mining town, is brought to life with gunfighters,
board members and volunteers dressed in historical outfits
re-enacting.  Have some ice cream at the drug store or enjoy a
sarsaparilla at the saloon, (719) 836-2387 www.southparkcity.org

 

~~ 16th Annual Fairplay Wearable Art Fest: South Park Pottery and
Back Room Beads outdoor show 10am to 5pm on Saturday and 10am to
4pm on Sunday. Activities include classes at Coyote Creek Studio
Arts on Front Street, free drawings for prizes, lampworking demos
and open torch for anyone to give it a try, juried competition on
the categories of beaded jewelry, sculptured beading and other
bead work. 719-836-2622 www.backroombeads.com


~~ Save the Date for Beaver Ponds First Annual Fundraising
Event, Details coming soon! At Beaver Ponds at 2234 Busch Run
Road in Fairplay This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (719) 838-0143
http://www.beaverponds.org/

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 13th

~~ Living History Days at South Park City in Fairplay - Experience
boom town life! More than 40 historic buildings relocated in the
re-created mining town, is brought to life with gunfighters,
board members and volunteers dressed in historical outfits
re-enacting.  Have some ice cream at the drug store or enjoy a
sarsaparilla at the saloon, (719) 836-2387 www.southparkcity.org


~~ 16th Annual Fairplay Wearable Art Fest: South Park Pottery and
Back Room Beads outdoor show 10am to 5pm on Saturday and 10am to
4pm on Sunday. Activities include classes at Coyote Creek Studio
Arts on Front Street, free drawings for prizes, lampworking demos
and open torch for anyone to give it a try, juried competition on
the categories of beaded jewelry, sculptured beading and other
bead work. 719-836-2622 www.backroombeads.com


MONDAY, AUGUST 14th


TUESDAY, AUGUST 15th


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16th


THURSDAY, AUGUST 17th

~~ “Thursdays at the Park” - Sand Volleyball at Cohen Park open
to the public. Barb McGraw and Sheila Lamb are supervising sand
volleyball for any interested middle or high school players on
Thursdays through the summer from 4:30pm to 6:00pm.

 

~~ Back to School Night for South Park Schools in Fairplay
719-836-2006


FRIDAY, AUGUST 18th

~~ Gem and Mineral Show Extravaganza and Tractor Pull in Lake
George August 18th to 20th with 30 or more dealers featuring
minerals, crystals, fossils, jewelry, pertrified wood and more.
Specimans free for kids.9am to 5pm 719-440-6234  Crafts fair,
book sale and flea market with food available at Lake George
Community Park  Contact Kim at 719-748-3949 or
kplutt@centurytel.netfor booth space Also for Tractor Pull
info, contact Ed at 719-748-8383 or Bob at 719-748-8043


SATURDAY, AUGUST 19th
~~ 37th Annual Ed Snell Memorial Run, 10k race from Fairplay
to Alma, www.almafoundation.com. 719-836-2622
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

~~ 2nd Annual Ed Snell – Shake a Leg Dance 719-836-2712
http://www.almafoundation.com/

 

~~ Gem and Mineral Show Extravaganza and Tractor Pull in Lake
George August 18th to 20th with 30 or more dealers featuring
minerals, crystals, fossils, jewelry, pertrified wood and more.
Specimans free for kids.9am to 5pm 719-440-6234  Crafts fair,
book sale and flea market with food available at Lake George
Community Park  Contact Kim at 719-748-3949 or
kplutt@centurytel.netfor booth space Also for Tractor Pull
info, contact Ed at 719-748-8383 or Bob at 719-748-8043

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 20th

~~ Gem and Mineral Show Extravaganza and Tractor Pull in Lake
George August 18th to 20th with 30 or more dealers featuring
minerals, crystals, fossils, jewelry, pertrified wood and more.
Specimans free for kids.9am to 5pm 719-440-6234  Crafts fair,
book sale and flea market with food available at Lake George
Community Park  Contact Kim at 719-748-3949 or
kplutt@centurytel.netfor booth space Also for Tractor Pull
info, contact Ed at 719-748-8383 or Bob at 719-748-8043


MONDAY, AUGUST 21st

~~ First Day of School for South Park Schools in Fairplay


TUESDAY, AUGUST 22nd


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23rd


THURSDAY, AUGUST 24th

~~ “Thursdays at the Park” - Sand Volleyball at Cohen Park open
to the public. Barb McGraw and Sheila Lamb are supervising sand
volleyball for any interested middle or high school players on
Thursdays through the summer from 4:30pm to 6:00pm.

 

~~ Alma Library open in the summer months from 3pm
to 6pm on Thursdays: August 10th and 24th


FRIDAY, AUGUST 25th

~~ TGIFairplay Free Concert Series on Front Street, brought to
you by Prather’s Market, featuring the always-popular Hazel
Miller Band. Enjoy free live music and free Colorado peaches
and ice cream. Concessions and a beer/wine tent benefit this
concert series, 719-836-2622 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; http://fairplayco.us/events.html


SATURDAY, AUGUST 26th

~~ 2nd Annual Back-to-School FALL FEST & Cornhole
Tournament, August 26th Fundraiser at Alma Town Hall
and Park. Save the Date! 3:00 to 8:00pm Cornucopia
of fun for the whole family: kid and adult cornhole
tournament, live music, kids’ games, campfire, outdoor
movie theater, and s’mores and libations. Look for flyers
around town and a booth at Burro Days for more info
This is a FUNDRAISING event for  South Park Schools
Foundation,  2 Mile High, INC, and other student activities

SUNDAY, AUGUST 27th


MONDAY, AUGUST 28th


TUESDAY, AUGUST 29th


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30th


THURSDAY, AUGUST 31st


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1st


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2nd


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3rd


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4th

~~ LABOR DAY


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5th

~~ 8th Annual Plein Air Arts Celebration,enjoy art painted
throughout the week by talented Plein Air artists from around
Colorado as well as out of state. Works of art will be for sale
at the public Art Gallery opening reception on the 8th, and
again on the 9th where you will enjoy a live auction.
www.southparkartscelebration.com, 719-836-2622


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6th

~~ 8th Annual Plein Air Arts Celebration,enjoy art painted
throughout the week by talented Plein Air artists from around
Colorado as well as out of state. Works of art will be for sale
at the public Art Gallery opening reception on the 8th, and
again on the 9th where you will enjoy a live auction.
www.southparkartscelebration.com, 719-836-2622

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7th

~~ 8th Annual Plein Air Arts Celebration,enjoy art painted
throughout the week by talented Plein Air artists from around
Colorado as well as out of state. Works of art will be for sale
at the public Art Gallery opening reception on the 8th, and
again on the 9th where you will enjoy a live auction.
www.southparkartscelebration.com, 719-836-2622

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8th

~~ 8th Annual Plein Air Arts Celebration,enjoy art painted
throughout the week by talented Plein Air artists from around
Colorado as well as out of state. Works of art will be for sale
at the public Art Gallery opening reception on the 8th, and
again on the 9th where you will enjoy a live auction.
www.southparkartscelebration.com, 719-836-2622

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9th

~~ 8th Annual Plein Air Arts Celebration,enjoy art painted
throughout the week by talented Plein Air artists from around
Colorado as well as out of state. Works of art will be for sale
at the public Art Gallery opening reception on the 8th, and
again on the 9th where you will enjoy a live auction.
www.southparkartscelebration.com, 719-836-2622


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10th


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11th


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12th


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13th


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14th


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15th


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16th

~~ Oktoberfest, hosted by South Park Brewing,
www.southparkbrewingcolorado.com, 719-836-1932 


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17th


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18th


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19th


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20th


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21st


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22nd


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23rd


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24th


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25th


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26th


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27th


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28th


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29th


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30th


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1st


MONDAY, OCTOBER 2nd


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3rd


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4th


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5th


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6th


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7th


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8th

~~ Riverwalk/Gateway Park Clean-up Party 719-836-2712
http://www.almafoundation.com/

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15th

~~ South Park City in Fairplay Closed for the season (719) 836-2387 
www.southparkcity.org


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31st

~~ HALLOWEEN

 

~~ Halloween Spooktacular, hosted by the Boys & Girls Club of
the High Rockies, in Fairplay, 5pm – 8:30pm, 719-836-9019.

 

~~ Halloween Trick or Treat at South Park City in Fairplay Free
treats, tricks? 5pm to 6:30pm. (719) 836-2387 
www.southparkcity.org

 

~~ Halloween Trick or Trunk – Town Hall 5pm 719-836-2712
http://www.almafoundation.com/

 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5th

~~ DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME ENDS - Turn those clocks back an hour :)


SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11th

~~ VETERAN'S DAY


SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19th 2017

~~ Community Thanksgiving Feast – Pot Luck, Turkeys and Hams provided
at Alma Town Hall 4:30 & 5:30pm (Town Event) 719-836-2712
http://www.almafoundation.com/

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23rd

~~ HAPPY THANKSGIVING DAY!


SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2nd

~~ A Real Colorado Christmas Celebration and Holiday Victorian
Tea as well as the 33rd Annual Holiday Bazzar, Holiday sales,
treats, horse-drawn wagon rides, caroling and lighting of the
Town Christmas Tree, 719-836-2622 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9th

~~ 23rd Annual Victorian & Cowboy Ball, live music, food, cash
bar, dancing in the round, costumes and live auction,
719-836-2622 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10th, 2017

~~ Community Christmas Party – Santa & Pot Luck – Alma Town Hall 
6pm (Town Event) 719-836-2712 http://www.almafoundation.com/

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 24th

~~ CHRISTMAS EVE


MONDAY, DECEMBER 25th

~~ MERRY CHRISTMAS! Happy Birthday Jesus :)

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 31st

~~ NEW YEARS EVE

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 1st 2018

~~ HAPPY NEW YEAR! Be safe! Be wise! ENJOY!

 

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