Calendar of Events - Greater Woodland Park Chamber.
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Chamber Business After Hours
08/21/18
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08/22/18
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05/26/18
 -09/16/18
2018 CCV Mine Tours

Tour experiences will include the chance to see giant haul trucks, shovels and drill rigs in action in the large surface mine between Victor and Cripple Creek, Colorado. Learn about the modern refining methods while helping to preserve the district’s 1890’s history - all tour proceeds go to the Museum to help offset operations and building renovation costs.

 

This summer the mine tours will be available May 26 through Sept. 3 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., daily except no tours will be held on Thursdays. In addition, tours are offered Sept. 8 and 9, 15 and 16 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Check VictorColorado.com for additional tour times and dates during the summer weekends. The cost is $8.50 per person plus a small online booking fee - an affordable way for the entire family to see a real working gold mine. Only children 5 years of age and older are allowed on the tours. Please be sure to reserve your tour dates (June is the slowest and the best time to make a reservation) as they are very popular and fill up quickly.


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08/21/18Fly Fishing for Beginners at Mueller State Park

Meet at Dragonfly Pond

Join Naturalist Linda to try the art of fly fishing!  Learn to cast with a fly rod and drop that fly gently on the water.  Ages 8 and up.  


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08/21/18Chamber 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!

August 21 is hosted at The Coldwell Banker Building.

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08/22/18Chamber Business Round Table
"Ask the Assessor" Business Round Table
Betty Clark-Wine, Teller County Assessor - Special Guest Speaker

Wednesday, August 22, 2018  
7:30 - 9 am 
Ute Pass Cultural Center
 
Turn to the expert in her field to gain valuable knowledge about the assessment of Business and Commercial property. (We will NOT be discussing personal property taxes).

Take this opportunity to meet with our Teller County Assessor for a one on one opportunity to  learn more about how Business and Commercial property in Teller County is assessed.
 

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08/22/18Bird Walk at Mueller State Park

Meet at Grouse Mountain Trailhead

Join Naturalist Craig to look for birds on this 3-mile walk.  Learn about bird’s behavior, habitats, food and more.

Always hike with a map, water, and weather protection.


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08/22/18Learn about Geocaching at Mueller State Park!

Meet at the Visitor Center

What is geocaching?  It is a treasure hunt using technology.  Naturalist Andrea will teach you how it works and then you can try it yourself!


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08/22/18Trailer Park Patsy
Happy Wednesday Woodland Park!  Tonight at the Woodland Country Lodge is Trailer Park Patsy.  Come out and be entertained.
Stop in early for Happy Hour, 3-5 pm, and get $1.00 off all beer, wine and well drinks.  We hope to see you there!

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08/23/18Life Line Screening Event
Life Line Screening will be performing a day of preventive health screenings.  This collaboration helps bring important health tests to our community at an affordable price.   The tests look for signs of disease that can lead to stroke, heart attack or bone fracture.
 
Life Line Screening scans for potential health problems related to: blocked arteries, which is a leading cause of stroke; abdominal aortic aneurysms, which can lead to a ruptured aorta, the 13th leading cause of death in America; hardening of the arteries in the legs, which is a strong predictor of heart disease; and a bone density screening, for men and women, used to assess the risk of osteoporosis.
 
The cost for a Wellness Package is $149.00. You must pre-register. Appointments are limited, so please sign up now by calling 1-800-690-0323 and receive a $10 discount off the package or visit Life Line Screening’s website at www.lifelinescreening.com/communitycircle or text the word circle to 797979.

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08/23/18Brian Grace & PC Pringle at the Woodland Country Lodge
Happy Thursday Woodland Park!  Tonight at the Woodland Country Lodge Pub is Brian Grace and JC Pringle who are sure to entertain with their special style of music.

Stop in early for Happy Hour, 3-5pm, and get $1.00 off all beer, wine and well drinks.  Enjoy the views from the back patio and relax.  We hope to see you there!

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08/24/18
 -08/26/18
Wondrous Treasures Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Join us for The Cripple Creek District Museum’s Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show. Featuring the Adventure “Rock-Hound Expedition” with Special Guests from the Hit Dhow Prospectors!

An event that’s gonna be talked about for Quite awhile! A show with a twist, so join our Rock-Hound Expedition for Daily Prizes.


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08/24/18Woodland Park Farmer's Market
Woodland Park's Award Winning Outdoor Summer Market for 2018 season will be held on Henrietta Ave located 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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08/24/18Woodland Park Arts & Crafts Fair at Farmers Market
The Woodland Park Arts & Crafts Fair is every Friday thru September 28th in beautiful Memorial Park, along side of the WP Farmers Market.  We offer 40+ amazing vendors who offer everything from homemade baked goods & breads to jewelry to wood lamps and home decor!!  Come out and find your treasures - and make sure to stop by and say Hi to Vicki and myself!  

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08/24/18HIKE: Cheesman Ranch at Mueller State Park

Meet at Grouse Mountain Trailhead

Learn about the rich history of Mueller as you explore the north end of the park. Visit the best-preserved, historical buildings at the Cheesman Ranch. We may also go to Cahill Still, Pond and Cabin. Naturalist Cindi will guide on this 5 mile moderate trail.

Always hike with a map, water, and weather protection


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08/24/18Archtop Eddy at the Woodland Country Lodge
Happy Day Woodland Park!  Tonight at the Woodland Country Lodge Pub is Archtop Eddy.  Come out and enjoy Archtop Eddy's style of music that is sure to entertain.

Stop in early for Happy Hour, 3-5pm, and get $1.00 off all beer, wine and well drinks.  Enjoy the view from our patio and relax.  We hope to see you there!

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08/25/18Nature HIKE at Mueller State Park

Meet at the Visitor Center

Explore Wapiti Trail with Naturalist Linda to learn about the animals and plants at Mueller.


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08/25/18Mini Outdoor Concert at the Grange
Fun, Food and Music

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08/25/18Sunnyside 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. These walking tours of the Sunnyside Cemetery are sponsored by the Victor Lowell Thomas Museum and will be held two Saturdays of each month from June 9 through the end of September as weather permits. Tour dates are June 9, 23, July 14, 28, Aug, 11, 25, Sept. 8, 22.

 

Local historian Veldean Myers and Alicia Petri will provide insights into the cemetery, its history and some of those who served in public offices. 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 11 a.m. Tickets can be purchased at the gate or at the museum at 298 Victor Ave.

 

All tickets are $10 per person. Proceeds benefit the museum’s building and restoration fund. Tickets can be purchased with cash at the tour gate or by cash or credit card at the museum, 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.


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08/25/18It's all about Bee's at the Dinosaur Resource Center

Hear all about BEES and their wonderful product…Honey! See these fascinating creatures at work and taste their honey. Ask questions of local bee keeper Suzanne Kraus (from the Pikes Peak Bee Keepers Association) and find out what you can do to help the bees survive. Learn about their lives and the job of a bee keeper. Suzanne will be here to answer all of your questions. So “buzz” on over and have a great time with us!

 

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08/25/18Crazy Tony's Karaoke at the Woodland Country Lodge Pub
Happy Saturday Woodland Park!  Tonight we have Crazy Tony's Karaoke at the Woodland Country Lodge Pub.  Come out tonight for some real interactive entertainment!

Stop in early for Happy Hour, 3-5 pm, and get $1.00 off all beer, wine and well drinks.  It's going to be a fun night!  We hope to see you there!

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08/25/18Moon Walk at Mueller State Park

Meet at the Visitor Center patio

7 pm: Join Naturalist Pat for an indoor talk about moon mythology and the science behind moon phases.  For ages 8 and up and maximum of 25 people. Please sign up at the visitor center or by calling (719) 687-2366 ext.104 (sign up for one or both!)

8 pm: guided, night hike on a moonlit trail and test your knowledge of nocturnal animals and moon trivia. Bring flashlights and your curiosity. For ages 8 and up.  Maximum of 25 people. Please sign up at the visitor center or by calling (719) 687-2366 ext.104 (sign up for one or both!)

Dress warmly, bring your own flashlight!


 


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08/26/18HIKE: Tiger Salamander Hike

Meet at Lost Pond Trailhead

Join Naturalist Erin on a 1 mile hike to Lost Pond and study tiger salamanders.  They are the State Amphibian of Colorado.

 


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08/26/18Full Moon Hike at Mueller State Park

Meet at Outlook Ridge Trailhead

Naturalist Jim will lead you on an easy 0.5 mile hike.  You will learn about moon phases and why we only ever see one side of the moon.  


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08/29/18String Dave at Woodland Country Lodge
Happy Day Woodland Park!  Tonight at the Woodland Country Lodge Pub is 6 String Dave.  Come out tonight and be entertained.  Stop in early for Happy Hour, 3-5 pm, and get $1.00 off all beer, wine and well drinks.  Relax and enjoy your evening on our beautiful patio.  We hope to see you there!

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08/29/18HIKE: Cahill Cabin at Mueller State Park

Meet at Grouse Mountain Trailhead

Travel back in time with Naturalist Cassie as you hike a 3-mile loop to the old Cahill Cabin and Pond.  This is a moderate hike due to hills.  


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08/29/18Wheelie Wednesday - New Covenant Christian Fellowship
Wheelie Wednesday
A fun evening to come together, eat good food, climb, and support local businesses with wheels!
The Forge boulder and local food trucks gather for good food and climbing! Great for the whole family.

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08/30/18EASY HIKE: Grouse Moiuntain Overlook at Mueller State Park

Meet at Grouse Mountain Trailhead

Join Naturalist Erin to hike this 0.7 mile trail to reach the highest point in Mueller State Park.  See a great view of Pike’s Peak, the Sangre de Cristo


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08/30/18Archery for Beginners at Mueller State Park

Meet at Dragonfly Pond

Archery is a fun and useful skill!  Join Naturalists Linda and Erin to learn how to hold a bow, nock an arrow, aim, shoot and more.  Ages 8 and up are welcome


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08/30/18Archtop Eddy at the Woodland Country Lodge
Happy Day Woodland Park!  Tonight at the Woodland Country Lodge Pub is Archtop Eddy.  Come out and enjoy Archtop Eddy's style of music that is sure to entertain.

Stop in early for Happy Hour, 3-5pm, and get $1.00 off all beer, wine and well drinks.  Enjoy the view from our patio and relax.  We hope to see you there!

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08/31/18Woodland Park Farmer's Market
Woodland Park's Award Winning Outdoor Summer Market for 2018 season will be held on Henrietta Ave located 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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08/31/18Woodland Park Arts & Crafts Fair at Farmers Market
The Woodland Park Arts & Crafts Fair is every Friday thru September 28th in beautiful Memorial Park, along side of the WP Farmers Market.  We offer 40+ amazing vendors who offer everything from homemade baked goods & breads to jewelry to wood lamps and home decor!!  Come out and find your treasures - and make sure to stop by and say Hi to Vicki and myself!  

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08/31/18HIKE: Nobel Cabin at Mueller State Park

Meet at Black Bear Trailhead

Naturalist Cindi will lead you on this 4+ mile hike. Imagine what it was like to homestead here and learn of Mueller’s early residents.  The group will be given the option on the way back to go by the Osborn Homestead for an additional one mile. This hike includes a geocache.
Always hike with a map, water, and weather protection.


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08/31/18Live Music with Brandon Henderson

Brandon Henderson will be performing live at the Bella Vista Restaurant and Bar at Shining Mountain in Woodland Park from 6-9:00pm. Enjoy the music of this talented artist as you dine on dinner and drink specials from the restaurant. The kitchen will be serving specials and old favorites like the classic fish fry - now a permanent part of the new summer seasonal menu! Go to https://www.facebook.com/BrandonHendersonMusic to preview some of his newest music. Call 719-687-7587 for reservations or go online to www.shiningmountaingolf.com/reservations

Located at 100 Shining Mountain Lane in Woodland Park - 18 minutes from Colorado Springs west on Hwy 24, then 2 miles north on Hwy 67 towards Deckers.

 


 

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08/31/18Tricia Parish at the Woodland Country Lodge
Happy Friday Woodland Park.  Tonight at the Woodland Country Lodge Pub is Tricia Parish who will surely entertain you with her special style of music.

Stop in early for Happy Hour, 3-5 pm, and get $1.00 off all beer, wine and well drinks.  We hope to see you there!

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09/01/18
 -09/03/18
Victor Celebrates The Arts
Come to historic Victor, CO, as “plein air” artists from around the country gather to paint on location in our historic town. Victor Celebrates The Arts is a judged show and will be celebrating the 18th year. Judging is done by an established and respected professional artist. Professional and Non-Professional artists participate in painting various scenes within rustic Victor, and many legendary 1890’s gold mining sites nearby. Our show captures national attention. We invite you to join us as a participating artist as well as the public at large for this exciting and unique event.

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09/01/18
 -09/02/18
Victor Celebrates the Arts
All artwork is painted the week before the show in the Cripple Creek and Victor area.

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09/03/18Victor Celebrates the Arts
All artwork is painted the week before the show in the Cripple Creek and Victor area.

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09/06/18Chamber 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.

Millennials, Gen Xers, and Boomers: Synergistic Strategies for Your Business
Presented by Lawrence Wagner
Spark Mindset (SBDC)

Generational differences and differing workplace ideals are inevitable, and it is important that we embrace these differences to create positive change. In this seminar, we will take a look at the commonalities and differences between current generations in the workplace, in an effort to understand what motivates, drives, and engages each generation and how we each can adapt to leverage those differences.

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09/07/18Woodland Park Farmer's Market
Woodland Park's Award Winning Outdoor Summer Market for 2018 season will be held on Henrietta Ave located 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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09/07/18Woodland Park Arts & Crafts Fair at Farmers Market
The Woodland Park Arts & Crafts Fair is every Friday thru September 28th in beautiful Memorial Park, along side of the WP Farmers Market.  We offer 40+ amazing vendors who offer everything from homemade baked goods & breads to jewelry to wood lamps and home decor!!  Come out and find your treasures - and make sure to stop by and say Hi to Vicki and myself!  

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09/08/18City Wide Garage Sale
This is the 18th year of our City-Wide Garage Sale which benefits the Woodland Park High School Key Club.
Each space is 2 individual parking spaces, individuals need to sign up at Alpine Firearms, located at 102 W. Midland Avenue, the cost per space is $18.00; checks need to be made out to the WPHS-Key Club. Set-up begins at 5 am until 7 am in the parking lot of the Woodland Park High School.  The sale actually goes from 7am to 2pm.

 
09/08/18Race the Ridge
Mountain Bike race for the whole family. Registration will open at 7 AM, or you can register on line with Active.com or USA Cycling. This sanctioned mountain bike race will be for ages 2 - 92.
Balance bike riders from ages 2 - 5 will compete for trophies, on a separate course. Children 5 -8 will ride their course for medals, and 9 - 92 will ride the three mile course, for different laps.

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09/08/18Woodland Park Senior Organization Car Show Pancake Breakfast
For a breakfast guaranteed to keep you going throughout the Car Show day, fill up with all you can eat fluffy pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, melon and the best biscuits and gravy around! Your home town seniors will be flipping pancakes and scrambling eggs, to be served up with juice and coffee or hot tea. 
 

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09/08/18
 -09/09/18
27th Annual Cruise Above the Clouds
This is the 27th Annual Cruise Above the Clouds presented by Phil Long Family of Dealerships. Hundreds of Custom and Classic Vehicles descend on Memorial Park for a fun filled day of automotive excellence, great food and old time rock and roll. For 26 years providing financial support to Teller County Non-Profits. www.cruiseabovetheclouds.com .
 

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09/08/18Sunnyside 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. These walking tours of the Sunnyside Cemetery are sponsored by the Victor Lowell Thomas Museum and will be held two Saturdays of each month from June 9 through the end of September as weather permits. Tour dates are June 9, 23, July 14, 28, Aug, 11, 25, Sept. 8, 22.

 

Local historian Veldean Myers and Alicia Petri will provide insights into the cemetery, its history and some of those who served in public offices. 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 11 a.m. Tickets can be purchased at the gate or at the museum at 298 Victor Ave.

 

All tickets are $10 per person. Proceeds benefit the museum’s building and restoration fund. Tickets can be purchased with cash at the tour gate or by cash or credit card at the museum, 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.


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09/08/18Colorado Wing Civil Air Patrol
Major Mary Cast, director of Aerospace Education for the Colorado Wing Civil Air Patrol will give an introduction to the planets. Visitors will get to design and make a rover for the planet they pick using pretzels, gum drops, straws, toothpicks, etc. Come on up to the Dinosaur Resource Center for some planetary fun!
 

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09/08/18WOODLAND MUSIC SERIES
"Blues - Hazel Miller"

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09/11/18A Day of Remembrance
Patriot Day (9/11) is dedicated to the remembrance of the fateful events on September 11, 2003 in NY City.  We endeavor to 'never forget' those events and their impact on so many lives.

American Legion Post 1980 will host the community's annual 9/11 Patriot Day remembrance ceremony.  Participants include The American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, active duty military, and community leaders.   Public is invited.  Legion and VFW post commanders, active duty leaders, and community leaders are invited to speak.  School children are invited to sing patriotic songs and Taps will be played by a local musician.   An honor guard will lower the city's American flag to half staff/mast for the day.

The ceremony will take place at Lions Park, intersection of US 24 and CO 67N, Woodland Park, CO at 7:30A.M..  At 7a.m. members of The American Legion and the VFW will place American flags at Lions Park along the sidewalk parallel with CO 67N.  Those flags will remain there until early evening.

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09/14/18Woodland Park Farmer's Market
Woodland Park's Award Winning Outdoor Summer Market for 2018 season will be held on Henrietta Ave located 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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09/14/18Woodland Park Arts & Crafts Fair at Farmers Market
The Woodland Park Arts & Crafts Fair is every Friday thru September 28th in beautiful Memorial Park, along side of the WP Farmers Market.  We offer 40+ amazing vendors who offer everything from homemade baked goods & breads to jewelry to wood lamps and home decor!!  Come out and find your treasures - and make sure to stop by and say Hi to Vicki and myself!  

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09/15/18
 -09/16/18
Mt. Pisgah Speaks Cemetery Tour

History and the ghosts from the past come to life during the annual “Mt. Pisgah Speaks Cemetery Tour.” The Gold Camp Victorian Society, dedicated to the preservation of the history of Cripple Creek, hosts this unique tour, which is complete with character reenactments at different locations through the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery.

Visitors will learn about the famous and fascinating characters who lived in this area and are buried in the Mt. Pisgah cemetery.


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09/15/18Woodland Park Senior Organization Pancake Breakfast
Pancake Breakfast at the Woodland Park Senior Center. Start off your weekend with a hot, home cooked breakfast! Join us for a fresh, all you can eat, breakfast of fluffy pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, the best biscuits and gravy around, and a seasonal treat. Your home town seniors will be flipping the pancakes and serving them up with juice and coffee or hot tea.
 

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09/15/18
 -09/16/18
Rocky Mountain OktoberfestPlus
Join us at our 21st 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. Climbing wall, obstacle course and more in the kids area. German brats, beer and wine – something for everyone.  German entertainment along with country and rock ‘n roll.  No pets allowed.  For more information, click HERE.
 

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09/18/18Chamber 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!

September 18 is hosted at UC Health Pikes Peak Regional Hospital

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09/19/18Wheelie Wednesday - New Covenant Christian Fellowship
Wheelie Wednesday
A fun evening to come together, eat good food, climb, and support local businesses with wheels!
The Forge boulder and local food trucks gather for good food and climbing! Great for the whole family.

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