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October 2019

Rails & Ales Oktoberfest Train

October 5, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Can’t make it all the way to Munich for Oktoberfest? Come raise a glass with The Rio Grande Scenic Railroad and celebrate Oktoberfest in the Rockies instead. Board our train in Alamosa and enjoy a selection of beer inspired by the season from the SLV Brewery. Take in the beautiful mountain views from the train as you taste your way through our beer selection. We make an extended stop in La Veta so you have time to explore the town’s…

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Close n’Counter with Tom Munch at La Veta Mercantile

October 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Close N Counter Close encounter is a guitar duo consisting of Gordon Close and Richard Blanchard. Gordon has been playing guitar professionally since he had a radio show at the age of 16. During the time from then to now he’s been guitarist for Bobby Darren, Stevie Wonder, the Accents and studio session work in the Hilltoppers, a quintet popular on the Denver country club and wedding scene. He has been an educator on guitar all these years and does…

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Wonky Tonk at Rollin Smoke

October 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rollin Smoke Garage BBQ, 110 E 5th St.
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Sometimes solo, sometimes duo, sometimes full-band, but always wonky. Often compared to Lucinda Williams and Nikki Lane, Wonky Tonk travels the country wonkin' up dive bars, wineries, zoos and festivals alike. With a love for glitter, a knack for story telling and a heart of gold, you will find yourself falling in love with the Wonk and having no idea how to define it.

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Fox Special Screening: Desolation Center

October 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Fox Theatre, 715 Main St,
Walsenburg, Colorado 81089
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Screening October 11th, 7:30 PM The untold story of a series of Reagan-era anarchic punk rock desert happenings that still reverberate throughout our culture. https://youtu.be/KDSJ-Aj43oE Director: Stuart Swezey Producer: Stuart Swezey Screenplay: Tyler Hubby, Stuart Swezey Cinematography: Sandra Valde-Hansen, Jeremy Royce, Chris Caliman

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Art Welding

October 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - October 13, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
The La Veta School of the Arts, 105 W. Ryus
La Veta, 81055
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$150

ART WELDING Doug Anderson Oct .12 & 13 $150 Lab Fee $60 This intensive two-day class will give you a hands on introduction to gas and mig welding techniques for creating found object and mild steel sculpture. You will also learn common methods for cutting steel. Various other commonly implemented arts metal techniques will be discussed in detail as well as basic welding safety. On day two, the instructor will assist you in creating a sculpture from found objects that…

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Chris Koza

October 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Deerprint Wine Bar, 106 E Francisco St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Chris Koza

The music Chris produces is rooted in Americana but heeds its own spirit. Born out of folk, country, storytelling and rock ’n roll, Chris both honors and builds on Americana traditions by incorporating a unique pop-music sensibility, subtle synthesizers, rich harmonies, and imaginative production choices. But despite late-night deep dives in the studio, Chris never strays from the core of the song itself and isn’t afraid to let a raw vocal and woodsy acoustic guitar deliver the story. Chris performs…

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Halloween Party at Rollin Smoke

October 31, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rollin Smoke Garage BBQ, 110 E 5th St.
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Come down to Rollin Smoke Garage BBQ for an evening of family fun! Fortunes, Tarot Readings, Costume, and Dancing! Private 21+ after 9PM More info to follow

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November 2019

Rebecca Folsom

November 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Rebecca Folsom’s music is about liberation. As a nationally acclaimed acoustic rock and blues singer/songwriter, Rebecca inspires audiences with soaring vocals and songs that crack open hearts, inspire hope, and leave listeners with a deeper perspective. Rebecca’s songwriting paints a picture of shadow and light, and she digs down to gather life’s stories, alchemizes them, and offers a transcending, toe-tapping vision of hope. These songs are little medicines for the soul. “She takes you from subtle ballads to knock-you-to-your-knees blues.”…

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Masquerade Party

November 1, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
The Eagles Hall Aerie 1187, 614 Main St.
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Masquerade party featuring music, jungle juice, food, and prizes! November 1st, 7PM The Eagles Hall in Walsenburg Masks suggested but not required.

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Yvonne Perea, Danielle Andrade, Dianne De Leon of hONEyhoUSe

November 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$18 – $20

Yvonne Perea, Danielle Andrade, Dianne De Leon of hONEyhoUSe, joined by Don Richmond! With a seamless merging of folk, blues, and rock, Yvonne’s music captures her audience through her memorable melodies, relevant lyrics, and soulful earthy vocals. After hearing Yvonne’s music or watching her perform live, you come away with the feeling that you’ve really seen a glimpse of Yvonne’s soul. Yvonne has performed throughout the USA and has opened for Ambrosia, Nickel Creek, Michelle Shocked, Jonatha Brooke, and Melissa…

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Jackson Emmer at Deerprint

November 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Deerprint Wine Bar, 106 E Francisco St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Jackson Emmer

Emmer was so incredible at his July 19th show with us that we just had to have him back! If you missed that show, or want to see him again, get your tickets soon as this will likely be an indoor show and seats will fill up quickly. Based in the small town of Carbondale, Colorado, Jackson Emmer has quietly built his reputation as a songwriter’s songwriter on the outskirts of country music. His work blends humor with heartache, and…

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Songwriting Workshop with Jackson Emmer

November 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$20

If you're interested in taking your songwriting to the next level, and making it a bigger part of your life, this is the workshop for you. Award-winning songwriter, Jackson Emmer, leads this workshop for musicians who have dabbled in the world of songwriting and are interested in exploring it more deeply. We'll discuss: 🎵 How to Stay Motivated and Write Regularly 🎵 How to Avoid Writer's Block 🎵 Tips for Accompanying Yourself on Guitar 🎵 How To Practice for Upcoming…

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2nd Annual MoF Gala Fundraiser

November 15, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Museum of Friends, 109 East 6th Street
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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The Museum of Friends' second annual fundraiser gala. With Downtown Colorado Inc., Go Ask Alys Catering, and a dramatic reenactment of "Re-imagining Walsenburg at the time of the Roof and Dick" Architectural Commission with Architects Francis W Cooper and Fred Roof and George Dick - Heritage Tourism in action.

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Jeffrey Foucault at the La Veta Mercantile

November 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15 – $18

With his rugged Midwestern sensibility and rich, evocative voice, Jeffrey Foucault is a songwriter in the tradition of the classic American country-folk troubadours. Citing heroes like John Prine, Greg Brown, Chris Smither, and Townes Van Zandt, Foucault received accolades from the roots rock community in 2001 with the release of his stark and compelling debut LP, Miles from the Lightning. Marrying blues, rock, Americana, folk, and country, Foucault has released a string of well-received albums and has also become an…

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Mollie O’Brien and Rich Moore at La Veta Mercantile

November 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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At home in nearly any genre of music, Mollie O'Brien moves effortlessly between folk, blues and R&B. She has released a number of Americana albums with her brother, Grammy-winner Tim O'Brien. She is currently based in Denver, and regularly tours and performs with her husband, guitarist Rich Moore, as a duo. Together they have released one studio album, Saints and Sinners and a live CD, 900 Baseline. She has regularly appeared on shows such as A Prairie Home Companion, Mountain…

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Backcountry Film Festival

November 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Timbers Restaurant, 23 Cuchara Ave
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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The Backcountry Film Festival is a celebration of the human-powered experience and a gathering place for the backcountry snowsports community. Funds raised at each screening stay in the local community to support human-powered recreation and conservation efforts, winter education and avalanche/safety programs and to raise awareness of winter management issues. Tickets will be sold at the door.

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Free Family-Friendly Holiday Movie Presented by JMHS

November 29, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fox Theatre, 715 Main St,
Walsenburg, Colorado 81089
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Come to the Historic Fox Theatre Walsenburg after the Holiday parade of lights for a FREE holiday movie screening! Bring your kids! John Mall High School is proud to present this FREE family-friendly movie to our community thanks to the 21st Century Grant! ** Note the special 8PM showtime! ** This hopefully gives everyone enough time to re-group after the Parade of Lights and visit Santa at Legends Flooring & Interior.

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December 2019

Traditions Arts and Crafts Market

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Saturday, December 7th, 10-4: 2019 TRADITIONS ARTS AND CRAFTS SALE at La Veta Mercantile 300 S. Main. An extraordinary event with quality vendors to kick off the Holiday Season. Contact Sandy Dolak, 719-251-1271 or sandy@dolak.biz for more information or to request space.

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Celtic & Christmas Music at La Veta Mercantile

December 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Enjoy an afternoon of Christmas And Celtic music and stories with La Veta’s very own Celtic Orphans. FREE.

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Tom Munch Christmas Concert at La Veta Mercantile

December 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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I’ve been deeply steeped in Christmas and winter songs since I was born, and have made a lifelong passion of learning and expressing these songs yearly at more venues than I can name. I love these songs! They are unique in that we all share them and know them by heart regardless of background and generation. I’m prepping for a fun and meaningful evening with even a few sing-alongs to add to the holiday spirit. Come on out and celebrate…

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January 2020

Jumanji: The Next Level at Fox Theatre Walsenburg

January 12, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Fox Theatre, 715 Main St,
Walsenburg, Colorado 81089
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Our weekend movie is "Jumanji: The Next Level", rated PG-13, with a run time of 2 hours 3 minutes. In Jumanji: The Next Level, the gang is back but the game has changed. As they return to rescue one of their own, the players will have to brave parts unknown from arid deserts to snowy mountains, to escape the world's most dangerous game. MOVIE SHOWTIMES Friday, 7:30 PM Saturday, 7:30 PM Sunday, 3:00 PM MOVIE TICKET PRICES Adult $7.00 Student…

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Southern Mountain Loop Community Coffee Chats

January 14, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Stonewall Shopping Bag, 6689 State Hwy 12
Weston, 81091
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Free

The study team will be evaluating the improvement alternatives and will share information at upcoming study events. Opportunities to learn about the study, provide comments on the alternatives, or learn about the study's recommendations will be included at the upcoming coffee chats / informal meetings. These chats are not official public meetings, but rather opportunities to meet and visit with the team. Community Coffee Chats / Informal Meetings o Tues., Jan. 14, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. -- The Stonewall…

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Southern Mountain Loop Community Coffee Chats

January 15, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mooses Social Club, 308 W. Main Street
Trinidad, 81082
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Free

The study team will be evaluating the improvement alternatives and will share information at upcoming study events. Opportunities to learn about the study, provide comments on the alternatives, or learn about the study's recommendations will be included at the upcoming coffee chats / informal meetings. These chats are not official public meetings, but rather opportunities to meet and visit with the team. Community Coffee Chats / Informal Meetings o Tues., Jan. 14, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. -- The Stonewall…

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Southern Mountain Loop Community Coffee Chats

January 16, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
LaVeta Mercantile, 300 S. Main Street
La Veta, 81055
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Free

The study team will be evaluating the improvement alternatives and will share information at upcoming study events. Opportunities to learn about the study, provide comments on the alternatives, or learn about the study's recommendations will be included at the upcoming coffee chats / informal meetings. These chats are not official public meetings, but rather opportunities to meet and visit with the team. Community Coffee Chats / Informal Meetings o Tues., Jan. 14, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. -- The Stonewall…

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Family Game Night at the La Veta Mercantile

January 23, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Free

Come join your friends and neighbors for Family Board Games with our fearless leader, John Costea. Beer, wine, soda, coffee, snacks, music, and GAMES!

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Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker at Fox Theatre Walsenburg

January 26, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Fox Theatre, 715 Main St,
Walsenburg, Colorado 81089
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Our weekend movie is "Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker", rated PG-13, with a run time of 2 hours 22 minutes. After Palpatine mysteriously returns, the Resistance faces the First Order once more in the final chapter of the Skywalker saga. MOVIE SHOWTIMES Friday, 7:30 PM Saturday, 7:30 PM Sunday, 3:00 PM MOVIE TICKET PRICES Adult $7.00 Student $6.00 Child $5.00 Trailers & More Info available at foxwalsenburg.com!

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February 2020

Little Women at Fox Theatre Walsenburg

February 1, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Fox Theatre, 715 Main St,
Walsenburg, Colorado 81089
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Our weekend movie is "Little Women", rated PG, with a run time of 2 hours 15 minutes.  There will be NO showing on Sunday, Feb. 2. In the years after the Civil War, Jo March lives in New York and makes her living as a writer, while her sister Amy studies painting in Paris. Amy has a chance encounter with Theodore, a childhood crush who proposed to Jo but was ultimately rejected. Their oldest sibling, Meg, is married to a…

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Fox Walsenburg Chili Competition & Big Game Watch Party

February 2, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fox Theatre, 715 Main St,
Walsenburg, Colorado 81089
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Our chili competition is a fundraiser for Fox Theatre Walsenburg, a 501(c)(3) organization. Setup @ 2:00 PM Judging Begins @ 3:00 PM Big Game @ 4:30 PM Awards Ceremony @ 6:00 PM Patrons & Judges – The chili fans! The People’s Choice! $10 donation to sample and judge the competition chili for best red, green, and dip/side dish. You receive THREE votes with your $10 donation. Extra votes can be purchased at the box office ($10 for FIVE votes). From…

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Patsy O’Brien at the La Veta Mercantile

February 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15 – $18

Hailing from Cork in the south of Ireland, award-winning songwriter and much sought-after guitarist Patsy O’Brien is renowned for his ability to meld songwriting and guitar styles seamlessly. Patsy has traversed the globe, guitar in hand, accompanying, creating and recording with some of the giants of Irish music. With critically-acclaimed solo albums under his belt along with numerous live and studio collaborations, it's no surprise that Patsy's songwriting ability and guitar prowess are in demand (he hosts guitar workshops all…

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FREE Fox Film Screening: The Notebook

February 14, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fox Theatre, 715 Main St,
Walsenburg, Colorado 81089
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Celebrate Valentine's Day at the Fox with a FREE showing of Nicholas' Sparks' The Notebook! Film sponsored courtesy of Salapich Agency Llc, Farm Bureau Insurance! In 1940s South Carolina, mill worker Noah Calhoun (Ryan Gosling) and rich girl Allie (Rachel McAdams) are desperately in love. But her parents don't approve. When Noah goes off to serve in World War II, it seems to mark the end of their love affair. In the interim, Allie becomes involved with another man (James…

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Pop-up Sale by Free the Monkey Consignment

February 22, 2020 @ 10:00 am - February 25, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until February 22, 2020

La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Free

La Veta Mercantile welcomes Free the Monkey Consignment for another spectacular Pop-Up Sale featuring men's and women's clothing, housewares, home decor, and more! PRE-SALE: Tuesday, February 18, at 4 pm. Pay a $5 entrance fee and get first pick of the fabulous sale items! POP-UP SALE: Wednesday 2/19 - Sat 2/22, 10 am-6 pm. No entrance fee. A portion of the sale proceeds will benefit the Spanish Peaks International Celtic Music Festival. CASH or CHECK ONLY, please.

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Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Feast & Music at the La Veta Mercantile

February 25, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$25

As the guests dined, the music played...Come join the celebration at our Mardi Gras Masquerade! Fat Tuesday Dinner catered by Annalisa, with gumbo, red beans and rice, king cake, and other traditional fare. Music with Ken Saydak, Bo and Danielle Sewell and Babs Sewell. Event price $25. Limited seating - Get your tickets today! (Please get tickets in advance)

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Open Mic Nite at the La Veta Mercantile

February 27, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
LaVeta Mercantile, 300 S. Main Street
La Veta, 81055
Free

Comedy, poetry, singing, acting, or your chance at getting on your soapbox for a few minutes.... Performers, reserve your time by calling (719-742-3387) or sending us a message via Facebook. Hosted by Ken Saydak. FREE!

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March 2020

HighTime at the La Veta Mercantile

March 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$20 – $23

HighTime is an accomplished trio from the heart of Connemara on the West Coast of Ireland. Combining Irish music with an intriguing blend of modern folk influences, they produce a rich and unique sound and an electric energy on stage. This coupled with intricate three-part vocal harmonies and displays of exceptional, rhythmic step dance, have left audiences worldwide awestruck by their performances. Featuring a distinctive line up of Celtic Harp, Flute, Guitar, Bodhrán, Whistles, and Vocals, HighTime makes a youthful…

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Spring Break-Art Gone Wild Reception

March 14, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
SPACe, 132 W Ryus Ave
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Spring Break – Art Gone Wild March 10 – April 4, 2020 Reception March 14, 5 – 7 pm Break out of the box and have more fun. The Spanish Peaks Arts Council (SPACe) promotes and encourages educational events in the arts in the Spanish Peaks region of southern Colorado.

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June 2020

Kurt Corsair at La Plaza Inn

June 20, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Plaza Inn, 118 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Kurt Corsair

Kurt Corsair is a career cowboy/rancher.  He is also a singer / songwriter and writes of his experiences on large ranches all over the western U.S.  He writes with a classic country and Americana folk sound.   Call (719) 738-5700 and request your table on the patio. Music starts at 6 and ends at 9.

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July 2020

Amy Coffman at La Plaza Inn

July 3, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
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La Plaza Inn, 118 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Amy Coffman

Longtime bassist for one of the very first Americana bands in Dallas, Amy Coffman followed her dreams further west and now calls Amarillo, Texas home. A fan of stringed things, she alternates on bass & guitar in the notable Amarillo songwriting combo, The Dust Jackets. As a solo artist, her instruments of choice are guitar or banjo. She annually learns the same five chords on mandolin... before hanging it back up each year. Call (719) 738-5700 and request your table…

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The Ordinary Two at La Plaza Inn

July 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Plaza Inn, 118 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Join us for a night of jazzy guitar and sweet vocal harmonies! Call (719) 738-5700 and request your table on the patio. Music starts at 6 and ends at 9.

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Kurt Corsair & Apache Creek Fiddlers at La Plaza Inn

July 17, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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La Plaza Inn, 118 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Kurt Corsair

Old-fashioned Texas-style fiddling for Southern Colorado, northern New Mexico and the Texas Panhandle. Call (719) 738-5700 and request your table on the patio. Music starts at 6 and ends at 9.

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Stand-up Comedy: Allan Goodwin at La Plaza Inn

July 18, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
La Plaza Inn, 118 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Saturday, July 18th from 7-830 PM ~ Clean Comedy ~ Seats are limited due to COVID safety measures. All of our tables are 8ft apart. Pre-sale tickets are $5.00. Tickets at the door are $10.00. Food service is also required with your ticket purchase. One of the funniest and respected comics on the circuit today, Allan Goodwin is well received in any venue, anywhere, anytime. Allan Goodwin (aka “Badgerine”) connects with his audiences–getting them to appreciate the lighter side of…

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Kurt Corsair at La Plaza Inn

July 24, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Plaza Inn, 118 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Kurt Corsair

Kurt Corsair is a career cowboy/rancher.  He is also a singer / songwriter and writes of his experiences on large ranches all over the western U.S.  He writes with a classic country and Americana folk sound. Call (719) 738-5700 and request your table on the patio. Music starts at 6 and ends at 9.

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KneeOn Sisters at La Plaza Inn

July 25, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
La Plaza Inn, 118 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Aerial and Skyler Smith are the KneeOn Sisters. Born in Tupelo, MS, the two moved to Westcliffe, Colorado, in late childhood. As early teens, they began creating their own style of music, not typical for young ladies of their age. Blending southern flavors of Classic Rock, Country, and Blues with the eclectic and modern vibe of the mountain west, these young ladies’ music appeals to a broad range of listeners’ tastes. From playful to edgy to soulful, their original songs…

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August 2020

Dog Days of Cuchara

August 1, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Come join for Music, Family Parade, Kids Games, Big Dog and Little Dog Races, Face Painting, Photo Booth, Dog Jog, Corn Hole Tournament, Hat Party, Fundraisers for the Firefighters and more! For information look for The Dog Days of Cuchara on Facebook or call LaRissa 808-936-0663 or Louise 719-742-3960.

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The Ordinary Two at La Plaza Inn

August 7, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Plaza Inn, 118 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Join us for a night of jazzy guitar and sweet vocal harmonies! Call (719) 738-5700 and request your table on the patio. Music starts at 6 and ends at 9.

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Stonewall Century Ride

August 8, 2020 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 pm

The Stonewall Century is a challenging road bike ride along one of Colorado’s most beautiful scenic highways. Join the race each August and enjoy some of the best road riding in Southern Colorado. HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: 102 miles of gorgeous road riding +7500 ft elevation gain This is an out-and-back ride. Turn around wherever you like and head back to the party in the La Veta Town Park Start/end in La Veta Town Park Start time: 6:30 am – 8:30 am…

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Kurt Corsair and Apache Creek Fiddlers at La Plaza Inn

August 15, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Plaza Inn, 118 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Kurt Corsair

Old-fashioned Texas-style fiddling for Southern Colorado, northern New Mexico and the Texas Panhandle. Call (719) 738-5700 and request your table on the patio. Music starts at 6 and ends at 9.

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Kurt Corsair at La Plaza Inn

August 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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La Plaza Inn, 118 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Kurt Corsair

Call (719) 738-5700 and request your table on the patio. Music starts at 6 and ends at 9.

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KneeOn Sisters at La Plaza Inn

August 22, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
La Plaza Inn, 118 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Aerial and Skyler Smith are the KneeOn Sisters. Born in Tupelo, MS, the two moved to Westcliffe, Colorado, in late childhood. As early teens, they began creating their own style of music, not typical for young ladies of their age. Blending southern flavors of Classic Rock, Country, and Blues with the eclectic and modern vibe of the mountain west, these young ladies’ music appeals to a broad range of listeners’ tastes. From playful to edgy to soulful, their original songs…

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September 2020

Cuchara Mountain Park Fall Colors Disc Golf Tournament

September 26, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Cuchara Mountain Park, 946 Panadero Ave.
Cuchara, CO 81055 United States
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Welcome to The 2020 Inaugural Cuchara Mountain Park Fall Colors Disc Golf Tournament! This absolutely gorgeous, diversified, and well thought out course is located within the mountainside of an amazing Re-birthed Ski resort. This is one course where you won't be disappointed no matter what your score!. We have combined both Competitive and Fundraising divisions to include all. The Competitive division(General division on the registration form) will have a $30 entry fee with 100% of the entry fees dispersed in…

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October 2020

Spanish Peaks Half Marathon and Fun Run

October 3, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Grandote Peaks Golf Course, 5540 State Hwy 12
La Veta, 81055
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$20

Physical Distancing is the new normal in our time of COVID-19 and the 2020 Spanish Peaks Half Marathon has been redesigned to minimize the risk of everyone involved. Here are just some of the arrangements we've made to enhance your safety: ✓ Out and back course to avoid shuttling and carpooling to the start ✓ Individualized (one minute apart) start times with adjusted electronic chip finish time - creating a physically distanced rather than a group start. You will be…

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April 2021

Corazón de Trinidad Poetry Festival

April 15 @ 6:00 pm - April 17 @ 9:00 pm
Corazón de Trinidad Creative District, 210 W. Main Street
Trinidad, CO 81082 United States
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Join us for the third annual Corazón de Trinidad Poetry Festival, April 15-17, 2021! Corazón de Trinidad Creative District presents “From the Corazón,” with ten virtual venues and one live open mic! Featuring a diversity of poets and writers, poet laureates, readings, writing workshops, editor’s interviews, K-12 readings, and poets in the classroom. This event is free and open to all.

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May 2021

Family Dance Party at Casa de Pajaros Patio

May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Casa De Pajaros Patio, 215 N Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Free

Bring the family and come dance the night away to your favorite family party dance!

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Rick Vaught at Miner’s Plaza

May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miner’s Plaza, 101 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Free

Rick Vaught is a solo acoustic artist based in Elbert County, Colorado, just southeast of the Denver metro area. He has been performing professionally over 35 years in a wide variety of styles. His covers include a mixture of classic rock, folk and country from the last 7 decades. Show starts at 6pm!

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June 2021

80s Night Dancing through the Decade- Casa de Pajaros

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Casa De Pajaros Patio, 215 N Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
Free

Come dance the night away to your favorite 80s dance hits!

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Rocky Mountain HornDogs at Miner’s Plaza

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miner’s Plaza, 101 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Free

Come enjoy the Rocky Mountain Horndogs with us at Miner's Plaza June 4th starting at 6pm! The HornDogs are an eight-piece band playing your favorite funk hits! (Think like Chicago, Tower of Power, Earth Wind and Fire, etc.)

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Stonwall Fire Department’s Fishing Tournament & Music

June 5 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monument Lake Resort, 4789 CO-12
Weston, CO 81091
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The Stonewall Fire Auxiliary is hosting the 22nd annual Fishing Tournament at Monument Lake Resort on Saturday, June 5, 2021.  Registration starts at 7am, fishing starts at 9am.  The cost is $20 for adults and youth (under 16) is $15. No license is required as that is Colorado’s free fishing day. Early registration has begun at www.stonewallfireauxiliary.com; with adults @ $15 and youth (under 16) at $12.   There is a park entrance fee collected at the gate or office.…

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Amy Coffman’s Live Music at the La Plaza

June 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, repeating until June 5, 2021

La Plaza Inn, 118 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Friday June 4th and Saturday June 5th 6:00-8:00PM: Live Music by Amy Coffman Come out to 118 W 6th Street in Walsenburg for live music by Amy Coffman!

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Sonic Bloom The Unified Field Festival – CANCELLED 2021

June 17 - June 20
Hummingbird Ranch, 732 Co Rd 653, Rye, CO 81069
Rye, CO United States
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CANCELLED 2021: Gardner’s Hummingbird Ranch is home to the Sonic Bloom Festival, one of the longest-running music festivals in Colorado and a mecca for electronic and jam band fans alike. Each June, Spanish Peaks Country lights up with high-profile musical acts and a long list of activities, including yoga classes, workshops, and live painting performances. Unique and interactive art installations are also common throughout the festival grounds as are fire spinners, dancers, and flow artists accompanying most performances. Food and…

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Lightning Hall- Casa de Pajaros

June 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Casa De Pajaros Patio, 215 N Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Lightning Hall is an artist who blends the soulful sound of early acoustic and electric blues with folk, roots rock and other styles. Like revered jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt, he plays, and plays well, in spite of serious burn injuries to his hands. A regular performer in the Albuquerque, NM area for several years. He grew up in the Gulf Coast city of Galveston, TX. where he acquired a taste for blues, southern rock, country, R&B... Southern music in general.…

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90s Dancing through the Decades at Miner’s Plaza

June 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miner’s Plaza, 101 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Come dance the night away to your favorite 90s dance hits!

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Steve Manshel Performance at the La Veta Mercantile

June 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15 – $18

Steve Manshel is a part of Colorado's music landscape. A veteran of the legendary group Firefall, Steve has gone on to have a successful solo career. Steve combines his unique voice, guitar skills and energetic style of entertaining for an always-memorable show. Steve performs heart-felt and catchy originals from his albums, some hits from his years with Firefall as well as his version of some instantly recognizable 'Classics'. $15 advance. $18 Day of Show. Limited Seating. www.simpletix.com/e/steve-manshall-tickets-71285.  

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Country Night & Line Dancing- Casa de Pajaros

June 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Casa De Pajaros Patio, 215 N Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Come dance the night away to your favorite Country Western/Line Dancing hits!

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Thomas Hinds at Miner’s Plaza

June 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miner’s Plaza, 101 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Join us at Miner's Plaza to hear Thomas Hinds from 6pm- 8pm June 25th! Thomas Hinds is a singer/songwriter originally out of New Mexico, now residing in northern Georgia. He has been playing and writing since high school. The last few years has found Thomas out on the road working from coast to coast, playing an impressive mix of original songs that share the struggles of life, love, and finding one’s self within these melodies. The covers he chooses fit…

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July 2021

Mike Blakely at La Veta Mercantile

July 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$18 – $20

Mike Blakely's latest musical album, The Outside Circle was nominated for album of the year through the Academy of Western Arts. The title cut, "The Outside Circle" won a Spur Award for "Song of the Year" from Western Writes of America and was named "Pure Cowboy Song of the Year" by the International Western Music Association in 2020. $18 Advance $20 Day of Show www.simpletix.com/e/mike-blakely-singer-songwriter-and-novelis-tickets-71291.

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Thomas Hinds at Casa de Pajaros

July 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Casa De Pajaros Patio, 215 N Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Join us in La Veta at the Casa de Pajaros patio to hear Thomas Hinds from 6-8pm July 2nd! Thomas Hinds is a singer/songwriter originally out of New Mexico, now residing in northern Georgia. He has been playing and writing since high school. The last few years has found Thomas out on the road working from coast to coast, playing an impressive mix of original songs that share the struggles of life, love, and finding one’s self within these melodies.…

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Line Dancing at Miner’s Plaza

July 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Come dance the night away to your favorite Country Western/Line Dancing hits!

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Rick Vaught at Casa de Pajaros

July 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Casa De Pajaros Patio, 215 N Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Free

Rick Vaught is a solo acoustic artist based in Elbert County, Colorado, just southeast of the Denver metro area. He has been performing professionally over 35 years in a wide variety of styles. His covers include a mixture of classic rock, folk and country from the last 7 decades. Show starts at 6pm!

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New Moon Drum Circle at Miner’s Plaza

July 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miner’s Plaza, 101 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Free

Friday's in Huerfano presents NEW MOON FEST! Come out on the new moon to enjoy some beginners yoga flow, flow artists and a drum circle jam! Bring your yoga mat, flow props and musical instruments! Schedule of EVENTS: 5:30pm-6pm: New Moon Beginner Yoga Flow 6pm - 7pm: Flow Art Performance by SirPropAlot 7pm-8pm: New Moon Drum Circle Jam Participating Business will remain open till 7pm!

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2000s Dancing through the Decade- Miner’s Plaza

July 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miner’s Plaza, 101 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Practice your Single Ladies dance routine and join us for a 2000s themed dance party at Miner's Plaza July 16th starting at 6pm.

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Chris Arellano Nuevo Americana at the La Veta Mercantile

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$18 – $20

Chris Arellano's deeply personal Americana weaves together the Norteno music of his Northern New Mexico upbringing with Alternative Country and Blues influences for a signature style that he calls Nuevo Americana. Fused with song and story, Spanish and English, his transcendent lyrics move listeners with emotion and passion. Tickets $18 in advance, $20 day of show. www.simpletix.com/e/chris-arellano-tickets-71293.  

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Full Moon Drum Circle- Casa de Pajaros Patio

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Casa De Pajaros Patio, 215 N Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Free

Come out on the new moon to enjoy some beginners yoga flow, flow artists and a drum circle jam! Bring your yoga mat, flow props and musical instruments! Schedule of EVENTS: 5:30pm-6pm: New Moon Beginner Yoga Flow 6pm - 7pm: Flow Art Performance by SirPropAlot 7pm-8pm: New Moon Drum Circle Jam Participating Business will remain open till 7pm!

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Dark Waters Project at Miner’s Plaza

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miner’s Plaza, 101 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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The Dark Waters Project is a Nashville based band that plays what they like to call, Darkgrass. Their music is a blend of multiple genre’s but is greatly influenced by Bluegrass and Alternative Rock. http://www.darkwatersmusic.com/

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Jon Chandler at the La Veta Mercantile

July 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$17

Jon Chandler is a three time winner of the prestigious Spur Award from the Western Writers of America. Linwood, his moody examination of Doc Holliday’s life won the Spur for Best Song in 2009, while his tribute to Wyoming’s Hole in the Wall country, Morning Star Moon, received the award in 2012. His novel The Spanish Peaks received the WWA’s Medicine Pipe Bearer Award (Spur Award) for Best First Novel, and he was named True West Magazine’s Best Western Musician.…

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Jay Patterson at the La Veta Mercantile

July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Come out for a free open mic hosted by former local Jay Paterson. Please call 719-742-3387 or stop by the La Veta Mercantile to sign up!

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Fridays in Huerfano

July 30 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Friday, repeating until July 30, 2021

Free

Starting May14th and running through July 30th Huerfano county will be having “Fridays in Huerfano”. Retail businesses in La Veta and Walsenburg will remain open until 7pm during this campaign. There will be live music at outdoor venues in both communities and well as special attractions for the whole family. Local businesses will have special sales during the event along with treats throughout both communities.

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August 2021

Rupert Wates at the La Veta Mercantile

August 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15 – $20

Rupert Wates' music is an eclectic mix of acoustic, melodic art/folk, with flavors of jazz, vaudeville and cabaret. Despite Wates' British background, and underpinning the universality of his music's appeal, Folk And Acoustic Music Exchange has called him "a prime figure in American music." He was voted an Artist Of The Year in both 2013 and 2016 by the international house concert network ConcertsInYourHome.com, and for five years running he has been the most booked performer on their database of…

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Dog Days of Cuchara

August 7
The Dog Bar & Grill, 34 Cuchara Ave. E
Cuchara, CO 81055 United States
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$15 – $30

The annual Dog Days of Cuchara is going to be held Saturday, August 7th! The street party will be from 11:00am - 3:00pm followed by a Corn Hole Tournament at the Dog Bar & Grill. Enjoy big dog and little dog races, ninja obstacle course, scavenger hunt, kids games and more. This year be sure to stop by the Dunk Tank for a La Veta Fire Auxiliary fund raiser, all proceeds go to the fire auxiliary and the people who…

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18th Annual Stonewall Century Ride

August 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
La Veta, 200 S Main
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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The Stonewall Century is a challenging road bike ride along one of Colorado’s most beautiful scenic highways. We welcome you to come and enjoy some of the best road riding in Southern Colorado. Can you make the grade? 102 miles +7500 ft elevation gain This is an out-and-back ride. Turn around wherever you like and head back to the party in La Veta Start/end in La Veta Start time: 6:30 am – 8:30 am Ride along beautiful Colorado State Highway…

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Collaborations and Tangents at the Museum or Friends

August 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Opening Aug 13-14, open through the end of November
Museum of Friends, 109 East 6th Street
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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The Museum of Friends is pleased to announce the opening of Joseph Slusky and Katie  Hawkinson exhibition Collaborations & Tangents 30 Years of Making and Exhibiting Art Together on August 13th from 5 to 7 pm. The artists will be in attendance and refreshments will be served. If you are not fully vaccinated, we require you to wear a mask. The following day on August 14th at 2 pm Slusky and Hawkinson will present an artists’ talk on art public…

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The Martin Gilmore Trio at the La Veta Mercantile

August 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15 – $20

The Martin Gilmore Trio (MG3) is a bluegrass and folk music group from Denver, Colorado. Comprised of Martin Gilmore, Nick Amodeo, and Ian Haegele, their sound centers around acoustic bluegrass and folk music, but they stray into jazz, swing, country and blues. They have toured all over the United States and Ireland. Their new record will be released in 2020. More information about the release can be found at www.martingilmore.com Martin Gilmore is and instructor of folk and bluegrass music…

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Moors & McCumber at the La Veta Mercantile

August 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$20

A vocal harmony duo fifteen years in the making,have done more than just endear themselves to fans - they’ve built a genuine community. Bridging the gap between classic folk rock and present day Americana, they write heartfelt songs directly inspired by life’s experiences. With their latest record, 2021’s ‘Survival,’ they have created some of their most compelling work to date. The sound of Moors & McCumber is adventurous, eclectic, and endlessly creative. Borrowing from rock, pop, blues, folk, and world…

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Vintage Trailer Rally

August 20 - August 22
La Veta Pines RV Park, 226 W Grand Ave
La Veta, 81055
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La Veta Pines RV Park is hosting the first annual Antiques at the Spanish Peaks, Vintage Trailer Rally! Vintage trailers and RVs will converge on La Veta the weekend of August 20-22. “We always welcome vintage campers at our Park but for the rally, we’ll have over a dozen vintage RVs, along with their proud owners,” said Greg Garrett, owner of the RV Park. The highlight of the weekend is the open house, which takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.…

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Chris Voth at the La Veta Mercantile

August 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$22

Chris Voth is an accomplished comedian, a licensed teacher, and a published author. He has made several national television appearances, including the Late Late Show, Last Comic Standing, and Comics Unleashed. He also appeared in his own half-hour special on Altitude Sports Cable and was chosen for the prestigious Great American Comedy Festival. A 20-year comedy veteran, Chris is a past winner of the Denver Comedy Works Competition and has worked with everyone from Dave Chappelle to Larry the Cable Guy to Linda Ronstadt.…

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The Claudettes at the La Veta Mercantile

August 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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The Claudettes fuse Chicago piano blues with the full-throttle energy of rockabilly and punk and the sultrinessof '60s soul to write a thrilling new chapter in American roots music. Johnny Iguana pounds the piano alongsideseductive singer Berit Ulseth, bassist/guitarist/singer Zach Verdoorn and drummer Michael Caskey. Johnny, who toured for years with his cult-favorite rock band oh my god, is also in the Grammy-nominated groupsChicago Blues: A Living History and the Muddy Waters 100 Band. He has toured/recorded with Junior Wells,…

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Tour of the Taos Trail

August 28
Free – $15

The 2021 summer's rain has created some inaccessible conditions on the country back roads - and so the planned Taos Trail Tour has been replaced with a guided walking tour of the south area of Walsenburg's Main Street and its historical buildings, myths and legends is planned for Saturday, August 28th. Some six blocks will be covered with re-enactors at each site to give a short talk. Cost will be $15 dollars for adults, children under 12 will be free.…

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3D Archery Shoot at Cuchara Mountain Park

August 28 @ 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on July 24, 2021 at 6:00 am

One event on August 28, 2021 at 6:00 am

Cuchara Mountain Park, 946 Panadero Ave.
Cuchara, CO 81055 United States
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Free – $30

Come out to the first Cuchara Valley Archery 3D shoot at the Cuchara Mountain Park June 12th! All ages and experience levels welcome. Registration will be from 7:00am - 10:00am. Shooters will start upon registration. $30 - Adults, $20 - 18 and Under, FREE 10 and Under. Visit www.cucharavalleyarchery.com to learn more!

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Walsenburg Guided Walking Tour

August 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
$15

On Saturday, August 28th, there will be a walking tour of Walsenburg that will highlight several of the important historical sites. It will take a bit of imagination, but with the help of knowledgeable tour guides, walkers will visit the sites of Walsenburg's fort and its well-known adobe hotel and learn about the buildings now gone and the history which once took place there. The tour will also visit a few buildings that are still standing. Speakers at each site…

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September 2021

Rocky Mountain Star Stare

September 2 @ 9:00 pm - September 6 @ 11:00 pm
Rocky Mountain Star Stare, 37° 50' 40.17" N 105° 11' 27.52" W
Gardner, CO
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This annual star party is located on 35 acres of land conveniently located between the Sangre de Cristo and Wet mountain ranges, at an elevation of 7,612 feet. Each year 350+ amateur and professional astronomers, family, and friends come to this great event.

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Pint & A Half at Deerprint Wine

September 5 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Deerprint Wine Bar, 106 E Francisco St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15 – $18

Rooted in Salida, CO and Truth or Consequences, NM, and led by songwriter Duke Sheppard (guitar, vocals, and harmonica) and Tami Sheppard (vocals & Percussion), Pint & a Half's music rings out with memorable melodies, expansive vocal harmonies and lingering rhythms that celebrate the colorful tradition of folk, blues, and country music and expand the group's larger-than-life sound. Pint & a Half's sizzling chemistry and talent for personal storytelling simmers during their energetic performances. $15 Advance $18 At The Door.

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Drew Gunning at La Veta Pines RV Park

September 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
La Veta Pines RV Park, 226 W Grand Ave
La Veta, 81055
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Free

An exciting "one-man-band" looping performer with a wide range of musical genres. Drew Plays popular 70s, 80s and 90s hits as well as modern rock, folk, reggae, and country. It’s sure to be a fun night of music by the campfire. Free to the public. BYOC (bring your own chair). Anyone who is not a registered guest should park on the street and walk into the event as parking is not available on site.

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Cuchara Farmers Market

September 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Friday Afternoons
Cuchara Mountain Mercantile, 946 Panadero Ave
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Free

Fridays from 4-6pm at the Cuchara Mountain Mercantile.

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Dana Cooper at Deerprint Wine

September 12 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Deerprint Wine Bar, 106 E Francisco St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15 – $18

Dana Cooper is an American Singer-Songwriter from Missouri. His awards include the 2014 Heritage Musician award from the Pilgrim Center for the Arts in Kansas City, MO and Folk Alliance International's 2015 Spirit of Folk Award. Fellow singer-songwriter Buzz Holland has said, "Cooper is a person who can sing like an angel and play like the devil". $15 Advance $18 at the door.

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Spanish Peaks International Celtic Music Festival – CANCELLED 2021

September 16 - September 19

Over the last several months, the Board of  Directors of the Spanish Peaks International Celtic Music Festival, with growing hope and building anticipation, have been putting the final touches on what promised to be a fantastic event for 2021.  During the last few weeks, however, it has become apparent that we cannot reconcile the desire to offer a positive, quality festival experience with the realities of managing the health and safety of all of our participants, volunteers, and artists. It…

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3rd Annual Spanish Peaks Half Marathon, Relay, and Fun Run

September 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
La Veta Town Park, 132 W. Ryus St.
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$20 – $70

Now in its 3rd year, the Spanish Peaks Half Marathon is an out and back run on Highway 12, the Scenic Highway of Legends. The course includes a gradual outbound ascent totaling 756 feet of elevation gain and a smooth, even downhill cruise when the first half's work is done. The turning point is arguably at one of the most scenic areas of the Highway of Legends with the stone dike formations looming to the east. This is a Raba…

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Walsenburg Farmers Market

September 19 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Sunday Afternoons
Heritage Park, 400 Main St.
Walsenburg, CO, CO 81089 United States
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Free

Sundays 12:00-3:00pm at Heritage Park, through mid September.

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Mollie O’Brien and Rich Moore at the La Veta Mercantile

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$18 – $20

Singer Mollie O'Brien and guitarist Rich Moore have steadfastly made it their mission to unlock the secrets of the diverse array of styles that comprise the canon of American Roots Music. Geniuses at interpretation and never sacrificing the essence of the songs they tackle, they are at home with their musical selves. They are unafraid of risk taking, authoritative in their performance and at the very top of their game. And to top it all off, they're fun! Tickets $18…

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River Arkansas at Deerprint Wine & Bistro

September 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Deerprint Wine Bar, 106 E Francisco St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$18 – $20

In the winter of 2014, Mike Clark penned a collection of songs about the heartbreak, love, and escaping the clutches of day-to-day society. The following spring, Clark decided to make that collection into a record. By good fortune Macon Terry, a bass player and former member of the band Paper Bird, happened to be in the neighborhood the day the studio was booked for recording. Later, with the release of their third studio album "Any Kind of Weather" the band…

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October 2021

La Veta Oktoberfest

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
La Veta, 200 S Main
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Founded in 1986, Oktoberfest in La Veta is held annually on the first Saturday of every October. We offer several awards including Candy Coco Memorial Scholarship, Twin Peaks Car Rodders Winner Trophies, Veterans Tribute, & an annual King and Queen.

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Gardner Farmers Market

October 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Saturday Mornings
Gardner Methodist Church, 25356 CO-69
Gardner, CO 81040 United States
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Free

Saturday Mornings from 10 am - 12 noon.

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La Veta Farmers Market

October 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Thursday Afternoons
Francisco Fort Museum, 306 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Free

Thursday Afternoons from 3-5 pm in front of the Francisco Fort Museum.

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Restaurants, recreation facilities, attractions, and more are now open with state-approved COVID-19 safety measures in place.

With plenty of open space, we offer an ideal place to get away and be safe. Business situations change frequently, so we recommend calling ahead.