Calendar of Events - Greater Woodland Park Chamber.
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Events available for Registration...

Payroll Tax Deferral Seminar
9/23/2020
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Events in the next 30 days...
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9/20/2020Preachers Hollow Hike
Meet at Preacher’s Hollow TH
Join Naturalist Pam to search for wildlife and explore one of the park’s lesser-known valleys on this 2-mile hike.

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9/20/2020Peak View Hike
Meet at Elk Meadow TH
Walk to Peak View Pond through forest and meadow. Watch for birds, flowers and salamanders. Led by Naturalist Cassie. 1.5-miles.

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9/20/2020CANCELLED - 23rd Annual Rocky Mountain OktoberfestPLUS - CANCELLED
Join us at our 23rd Annual Rocky Mountain OktoberfestPlus. The Greater Woodland Park Chamber of Commerce continues the tradition of bringing a twist on the traditional German festivities  - Rocky Mountain style. Kids game area. German Food, beer and wine – something for everyone.  German entertainment along with country and rock ‘n roll music.  No pets allowed.
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9/20/2020Buffalo Rock Hike at Mueller State Park
Meet at Grouse MT TH
Explore the northern meadows and Buffalo Rock with Volunteer Penny on this 3-mile hike.

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9/20/2020Elk Touch Table
Meet at Visitor Center
Join Naturalist Pam to find out about these fascinating and elusive animals, nicknamed the “Ghosts of the Forest”.

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9/21/2020Dark Sky and Fall Equinox Walk
Meet at Outlook Ridge TH
Watch the sun fade and the night sky unfold, as the days are shorter than longer. Learn to identify constellations, the North Star and the Milky Way.  Discuss fun facts about the night sky. Easy one mile, 1 1/2 hours. Dress for the cool mountain air and bring a flashlight.

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9/22/2020Elk Meadow and Peak View Pond 5 miles
Meet at Elk Meadow Trailhead
Hike all the trails at Mueller in 4 weeks and 12 sessions – complete over 60 miles and receive a prize to commemorate your achievement!  These hikes are moderate to difficult.  Please bring 2 liters of water, snacks, rain gear and layers.  Ask at the Visitor Center for more details.

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9/23/2020Tax Deferral Seminar

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9/23/2020Fall Color Hike
Meet at Grouse MT TH
Enjoy this easy hike to see the aspens in their fall colors with Naturalist Pam.

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9/24/2020Social Media Training with Kevin Knebl by SOAR With Network Fundraising - NEW DATE
Social Media is key to marketing in 2020. Sponsored by Soar With Network Fundraising, Kevin Knebl is coming to Woodland Park and participating in a full day of training activities. There's also additional activities happening during this workshop, which includes Focus Point Behavior Analysis. This event benefits nonprofits in the Nonprofit Cooperative of Teller County.

Sign up to participate in this event through this link. The link is available for the general public after January 23:
https://kkinthehouse.eventbrite.com

Registration ends on April 20. You're welcome to call 719-233-9902 with questions or late signup requests, which are limited depending on space available.

Kevin Knebl is an International Speaker, Author, Trainer and Joie de Vivre Coach™ whose clients include small, medium and Fortune 500 companies. He’s an in-demand, leading authority on Social Selling, Relationship Marketing, LinkedIn and Twitter with a healthy dose of Personal Development and Humor blended in for good measure for conferences, conventions, company trainings, and many other events.

Kevin is the coauthor of “The Social Media Sales Revolution: The New Rules for Finding Customers, Building Relationships, and Closing More Sales Through Online Networking” (McGraw-Hill). Kevin is also a contributing author of “Learn Marketing with Social Media in Seven Days” (Wiley).

 


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9/24/2020Fall Challenge Hike: Cahill and Buffalo Rock 6.75 miles
Meet at Grouse MT TH
Hike all the trails at Mueller in 4 weeks and 12 sessions – complete over 60 miles and receive a prize to commemorate your achievement!  These hikes are moderate to difficult.  Please bring 2 liters of water, snacks, rain gear and layers.  Ask at the Visitor Center for more details.

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9/25/2020Woodland Park Farmer's Market
Woodland Park's award-winning outdoor Summer Farmer's Market for 2020 season will be held in Memorial Park on the corner of Lake Street and Henrietta Ave., one block North of Highway 24 in Woodland Park. Our Market features vegetables, breads, pies, pastries, jams, honey & pickles, salsas, pastas, birdseeds, birdhouses & toys, pet treats & miscellaneous items, natural meats, eggs, cheeses,  flowers and plants, a variety of hot foods & drinks and seasonal specials.

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9/25/2020Bird Walk
Meet at Elk Meadow TH
Get to know the birds of the area with Volunteer Craig. Slow-paced 1.5–miles.

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9/25/2020Horns and Antlers Patio Talk
At the Visitor Center
What is the difference between antlers and horns? Find out what they can tell us about the animals who wear them. Led by Naturalist Pam.

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9/25/2020Nature Crafts
Meet at Camper Services
Bring your creativity to life using supplies provided by Mother Nature herself, hands-on instruction by Volunteer Rusty.

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9/25/2020Elk Bugling Hike
Meet at Grouse MT TH
Every fall, bull elk seek out and compete for females. Visitors over the age of 10 can witness this amazing yearly event with Naturalist Jim. This is a strenuous 3-mile round trip hike, returning after dark.  Bring flashlights, binoculars, rain gear and wear layers.

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9/26/2020
 -9/27/2020
CANCELLED - The Big Aspen Happnin Fall Festival - CANCELLED
9/26/2020Fall Challenge Hike: Outlook Ridge 6 miles
Meet at the Visitor Center
Hike all the trails at Mueller in 4 weeks and 12 sessions – complete over 60 miles and receive a prize to commemorate your achievement!  These hikes are moderate to difficult.  Please bring 2 liters of water, snacks, rain gear and layers.  Ask at the Visitor Center for more details.

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9/26/2020ALL CITY CLEAN-UP

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9/26/2020CANCELLED - Victor Sunnyside Cemetery Tours - CANCELLED
Step back in time and learn about Victor’s 1890’s cemetery, its residents, and the history that brought them to the gold mining camp. These walking tours of the Sunnyside Cemetery are sponsored by the Victor Lowell Thomas Museum and will be held the second and fourth Saturdays of each month from June 8 through the end of September as weather permits.
 
Local historians Veldean Myers will provide insights into the cemetery and its history. The event will be held at the Sunnyside Cemetery which is south of town on Seventh Street. Meet just outside the gate in Pauper’s Field by 10 a.m. Tickets can be purchased at the gate or at the museum at 298 Victor Ave.
 
Be sure to dress appropriately for mountain weather (which can include wind, cold temperatures, snow, and rain), wear good hiking shoes or boots, and bring water and sunscreen. There are no restroom facilities at the cemetery.
 
For more information, visit VictorMuseum.com, email museum@victorcolorado.com or call 719-689-5509.
 
 

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9/26/2020CANCELLED - Sunnyside Cemetery Tours - Woodmen of the World - CANCELLED

100 Plus Years of History Remembered at Victor Sunnyside Cemetery Walking Tour

 
Step back in time and learn about Victor’s 1890’s cemetery, its resident politicians, and the history that brought them to the gold mining camp. This event is sponsored by the Victor Lowell Thomas Museum and will be held Saturday, May 23 as well as the second and fourth Saturdays June through September.
 
Local historian Veldean Myers will provide insights into the cemetery, its history and some of the residents who made up the human element of the gold rush. The event will be held at the Sunnyside Cemetery which is south of town on Seventh Street. Meet just outside the gate in Pauper’s Field by 10 a.m. This year’s focus is on the Woodmen of the World, a fraternal organization started in 1890 in Nebraska. Members have their graves marked with concrete replicas of tree trunks. Several members of the Victor lodge of the Woodmen are buried at Sunnyside.
 

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9/26/2020Elk Patio Talk
At the Visitor Center
Join Naturalist Linda to find out about one of our park’s fascinating animals and what they are doing NOW!

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9/26/2020Aspen Coloring
Meet at the Visitor Center
Capture the color of the aspens with your creativity! Join Volunteer Jim to create a craft project to take home.  All supplies provided.

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9/26/2020Aspen Patio Talk
At the Visitor Center
Why do aspens change color? Join Naturalist Pam to learn interesting facts about Mueller’s most colorful tree!

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9/26/2020Aspen Hike
Meet at Grouse MT TH
Join Naturalist Pam to walk through aspen groves in their autumn glory!

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9/27/2020Grouse Mountain Hike
Meet at Grouse MT TH
Join Naturalist Cassie to enjoy the fall colors on this moderate hike to the highest point in the park and enjoy the view!

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9/27/2020Aspen Patio Talk
Meet at the Visitor Center
Why do aspens change color? Learn interesting facts about Mueller’s most colorful tree with Naturalist Pam!

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9/27/2020Sunset Hike
Meet at Outlook Ridge TH
Join Naturalist Pam to enjoy a beautiful sunset from Outlook Ridge. We will be hiking back in the dark. 1.5 miles.

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9/28/2020Fly Fishing Basics
Meet at Dragonfly Pond
Learn the difference between fly-fishing and spin casting and give it a try with Volunteer Craig. Equipment provided. 8 yrs and up. 

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9/29/2020Fall Challenge Hike: Cheesman Ranch and Lost Still 7 miles
Meet at Grouse MT TH
Hike all the trails at Mueller in 4 weeks and 12 sessions – complete over 60 miles and receive a prize to commemorate your achievement!  These hikes are moderate to difficult.  Please bring 2 liters of water, snacks, rain gear and layers.  Ask at the Visitor Center for more details.

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9/29/2020SOAR Fifth Tuesday Happy Hour
Fifth Tuesday of the month Happy Hour! Join the fun, network in a local venue, and tell people about the great work you do.
 

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9/30/2020Lost Pond Hike
Meet at Lost Pond TH 
Explore pond life, including salamanders and snails! Join Naturalist Pam on this 2-mile moderate hike.

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10/1/2020Chamber Lunch and Learn
Please join us for our Chamber Lunch and Learn Series. Add a tool each month to your "Business Thriving Tool Kit". Lunch is included.

Business Planning Strategies: Value Proposition Canvas
Presented by Chris Barnard, Charis Business College


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10/1/20202020 Artini
The Artini is the official kickoff to our community’s annual Arts Month celebration each October.

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10/3/2020Sister Friends October Event
Sister Friends is a community of Christian women committed to sharing our personal journeys with each other.
Sue Nutman, Roots & Wings Ministries, Int'l will be our speaker.

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10/3/2020
 -10/4/2020
Friends of Mueller Firewood Sale

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10/4/2020CANCELLED - WP Wind Symphony Fall Concert - CANCELLED
Woodland Park Wind Symphony's Fall Concert.

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10/7/2020City Council Candidates Forum
4 Candidates are vying for the open seat on Woodland Park City Council.
Join us on the 7th for the City Council Candidates Forum.
Due to COVID - seating is limited.  We will offer this event via ZOOM as well.

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10/8/2020
 -10/10/2020
Munchkin Market

Munchkin Market is a HUGE consignment sale of gently used children’s items with the following types of items: Clothing (sizes 0-junior 16), shoes (infant to juniors), all types of baby gear, strollers, car seats, high chairs, cribs, outdoor play equipment, toys, media, health and safety, accessories, maternity, bedding and more!

A portion of the proceeds from the sale help fund our MOPS program in Woodland Park!

We accept cash, checks and all major credit cards.
If you are interested in consigning, we would love for you to join us!  You can receive up to 70% of the selling price of your items.

Register to consign for the Fall 2020 Sale at http://www.utepassmops.org/consignors

When and Where:

Thursday, October 8, 5pm-8pm

Friday, October 9th, 12pm-8pm

Saturday, October 10th 9:00am-2:30pm (1/2 Price Day, ALL ITEMS 50% OFF)

 

Woodland Park Community Church
800 Valley View Dr.
Woodland Park, CO 80863


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10/11/2020CANCELLED - Woodland Music Series - Movie House Music - CANCELLED
Woodland Music Series presents Movie House Music 2020. Live music at the movie theater.

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10/13/2020Chamber Member 101 Class
Chamber Member 101 Class is designed to help Chamber members get the most out of their membership. Primarily meant for the new or prospective member, long standing members are also welcome to attend and refresh themselves in all aspects of the Chamber and the many programs and benefits offered.

Information in this class includes:
  • Networking
  • Marketing
  • Information Sharing
  • Advertising
  • Promotion
  • Customer Referrals
  • Discounts
  • Community Involvement
  • AND MORE

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10/13/2020Nonprofit Cooperative of Teller County Meeting/Training (SOAR)
The Nonprofit Cooperative has trainings available monthly. Usually the meetings focus on education related to fundraising, board development, marketing and planning of events. 

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10/15/2020Beyond the Virus

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10/17/2020Fall Festival at M Lazy C Ranch

Come celebrate Fall in the country. At M Lazy C Ranch we love everything about Fall. We love the beautiful array of earthy colors, the sounds of leaves whispering in the trees, and the amazing aromas of apple cider mixed with pumpkin!  Bring your family and enjoy an old-fashioned day on the ranch. There will be a pumpkin hunt and each child receives a pumpkin as part of their ticket purchase to decorate and take home. There will be amazing BBQ for purchase by Smokin' Rusty's BBQ. Sit on a horse drawn hay wagon and look out at the beautiful fall colors while learning the 114 year history from one of the family members.  There are too many activities to list them all here but no fall celebration would be complete without trick or treating and watching the family friendly movie "Spookily the Square Pumpkin." Call or click the ticket feature to purchase your tickets. Call 719748 3398 to reserve a cabin or RV site. 
*We love our military and veterans and are a veteran owned business. All military and veterans get 10% off. You will need to call and reserve your tickets directly. 719-748-3398

* if you are a local Artist or small business owner reach out to us regarding booth opportunities!

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10/20/2020Chamber Business After Hours
Chamber Business After Hours is Teller County's largest networking event.  All Greater Woodland Park Chamber of Commerce members are encouraged to attend.  Take advantage of this opportunity to network and catch up with your friends, clients and customers plus meet new members in an informal setting.  Business After Hours is a great way to share information about your business and learn about other members. Fun, food, drinks and door prizes.  
Don't forget your business cards!

Host for this event is Fidelity National Title & Vectra Bank

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