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Memorial Day through Labor Day Burlington Swimming Pool
480 Mike Lounge Park. Open 1-5pm daily, May 30-Aug 12, Private parties Fri & Sat & Sun evenings. For reservations call 719-346-5552

Cheyenne Wells Swimming Pool
435 N 2nd East. Opens May 27, M-F 1-5pm, Sat & Sun 1-6pm Exercise hour (adults only) 5-6pm M-F. Pavilion w/fireplace, picnic tables and gas grills available for parties, reunions and meetings - for reservations call 719-767-5958

Flagler Swimming Pool
Flagler School: 421 Julian Ave. Opens May 28, 1-5pm daily

Hugo Municipal Swimming Pool
535 4th St. Open 1pm-6pm Tues.-Sun. 719-743-2485

Limon Municipal Pool
523 D. Ave. Open: June 1-Aug. 20, 1-6pm Mon-Sat & 2-6pm Sun. 719-775-8545

Stratton Swimming Pool
210 Main Ave. Opens: June 1, Swimming 1-5:30 Daily & Tues, Thurs, Sat 7-9pm. Private Parties available Mon, Wed, Fri 7-9pm, & Sun 6-8pm by calling 719-348-5399 or email strattonpool@gmail.com

Burlington Midway Theater
Show times Fri 7pm, Sat. 7 pm, Sun. 3pm & 6pm

Flagler Theater
406 Main Ave. Now open Fri - Sun evenings @ 7pm, 719-765-4041. 1930's renovated theatre. Watch a first reel movie, tour the building prior to the show, visit the adjoining museum. Tours available by appt.

Lincoln Theatre
245 E Ave, Limon. Show times: Now open Friday & Sat 7:30 & Sunday 6pm. Available for parties and events www.lincolntheatre.net 719-775-2114

Wells Theater
325 W 4th N in Cheyenne Wells. Show times Sat 7:30pm, Sun 6:30pm, available to rent by calling 719-343-0048. Visit www.wellstheater.com, for updates

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MAY
May 6 Annual Spring Fling Show, 9am-2pm featuring a variety of vendors selling commercial & hand-made and home & garden items with on-site catering available @ Burlington Community Center. Visit: www.burlingtoncolo.com for details.
May 9 Old Town Museum School Daze 8:30-3:00 - Interactive day filled with museum tour, a ride on the Old Town Express to KCC Carousel, can-can shows, gunfights, gold panning. Reservations required call 719-346-8404 or email: nikki.wall@burlingtoncolo.com.
May 17 Town of Cheyenne Wells 130th Anniversary; watch the town website for events @ www.townofcheyennewells.com
May 19-21 Cheyenne Wells Machine Gun Shoot & Military vehicle display: Fri & Sat. 8am-9pm, Sun. 8am-noon - See www.cheyennewellsmachinegunshoot.com for more info, or email tom@cheyennewellsfire.com.
May 20-21 Elizabeth Stampede Community Rodeo, 7pm Sat., 10am Sun. Mutton bustin', bareback bronc riding, barrel racing, bull riding, chute doggin', saddle bronc riding, team roping, live band & dance@ Casey Jones Park - Free Admission!
May 27 Old Town's Wild West Dinner Theatre @ Old Town Museum, 6:30 pm; includes complete western supper followed by an old-fashioned melodrama. Reservations required so call 719-346-8404 or email: nikki.wall@burlingtoncolo.com

KCC Carousel & Museum, Burlington. Open for the season through Sept. 4, 11am-6pm daily.
May 27-28 KCC Little Britches Rodeo 8am at KCC Fairgrounds Burlington - Children ages 5-18 participate in goat roping, pole bending, trail courses, barrel racing, steer wrestling, team roping and bull riding events in hopes of going to regional & national competitions.
May 28 Elbert County Museum Opening Day - 1-4pm @ 515 Comanche St. (Hwy 86), Kiowa

Elbert Woman's Club Pancake Breakfast, 8am-1pm Pancakes, eggs, sausage, biscuits, gravy, ham for $7.50 per adult, kids pay less @ Elbert's Russell Gates Mercantile Building.
May 31 - June Burlington Activities Department offers T-Ball, Blast Ball, Coach Pitch and day camps. Activities vary by child's age. Call 346-8918 for information or to register for activities. www.burlingtoncolo.com

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JUNE
June 1 Joe Diffie in concert with Runaway June - gates open 6:30pm, Runaway June 7:30, Joe Diffie concert 9:00 @ Casey Jones Park, Elizabeth - Vendor Alley open 5-10pm
June 1-4 Elizabeth Carnival, see website for more info. Elizabeth Crossroads Circle, time TBA www.elizabethchamber.org for more info.
June 2 Behind the Chutes tour 5:30, Xtreme Bulls @ 7pm, dance @ 9:30pm, Admission $10 the door, Vendor Alley open 5-10pm, Casey Jones Park, Elizabeth
June 3 Elizabeth Stampede 10am parade, Behind the Chutes tour 12:30pm, Family Day Rodeo 2pm, Behind the Chutes tour 5:30, A Colorado Rodeo Legend Rodeo Performance 7 pm. dance-9:30 $10 admission @ the door

Annual Gar-Yard Sale, 9am-5pm town wide garage/ yard sales & business sidewalk sales and store specials - Town of Kit Carson

ElizaBash Street Fair & Carnival, 9am-3pm, Elizabeth Main Street for more info. see www.elizabethchamber.org
June 4 Elizabeth Stampede 10am Slack Rodeo performance, free admission, Behind the Chutes tour 12:30, Red White & Blue Rodeo 2pm, Vendor Alley open 11am-5pm performance: Casey Jones Park, Elizabeth.
June 16 Celebration of Summer Car Registration, 5-8pm @ Old Town Museum, Burlington. Come view vintage cars & trucks as they register & enjoy a $5 BBQ supper, beer garden, & live gunfight & Can-Can show in the saloon! Call 719-346-8404 for more info.
June 17 Celebration of Summer Car Show, live music & vendors, 8am @ Parmer Park, Burlington
June 23 Colorado Championship Ranch Rodeo, Team check-in & BBQ 2-4pm 1st Rodeo 6pm, Lincoln County Fairgrounds, Hugo

Colorado Championship Ranch Rodeo, 6pm Lincoln County Fairgrounds, Hugo; see website for details www.coloradochampionshipranchrodeo.com

CCRR Western Trade Show @ Colorado Championship Ranch Rodeo open 4-10pm during Ranch Rodeo, Hugo
June 24 9th Annual Kiowa Street Fair, 9am-2pm, vendors, circus people, music, food- Nordman Park, 217 Navajo St., Kiowa

Old Town's Wild West Dinner Theatre @ Old Town Museum. 6:30 pm includes a complete western supper followed by an old fashioned melodrama. Reservations required Call 719-346-8404 or email: nikki.wall@burlingtoncolo.com

Colorado Championship Ranch Rodeo Chuck Wagon Cook off, Hugo; horse show check-in 7am, horse show 8am, trade show opens 8:30am, Jeremiah Ward Memorial Open Ranch Bronc Riding 2pm, Chuck Wagon cook off meal served @ 3:30 must have ticket to eat. 2nd rodeo performance 5pm, outdoor dance 9pm, See: www.coloradochampionshipranchrodeo.com

Boots, Bulls, Band, bull riding @7pm, live music @ 9pm KCC Fairgrounds, Burlington
June 24-25 Thunder on the Plains softball tournament Girls 18 & under; times TBA , Softball Complex @ Burlington Middle School.
June 25 Elbert Woman's Club Pancake Breakfast, 8am-1pm Pancakes, eggs, sausage, biscuits, gravy, ham for $7.50 per adult, kids pay less @ Elbert's Russell Gates Mercantile Building.

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JULY
July 1 Independence Day Celebration, Limon football field, 6-10pm, Live band & bbq followed by brownies & ice cream sale by Limon Heritage Society at 8pm. Fireworks at 9:30pm!
July 4 Annual Pioneer Fourth Celebration, 515 Comanche St, Kiowa, 10am-3pm. Museum open house, live music, pie baking contest, silent auction, games & more!
July 6-9 12 & under Babe Ruth Softball Regional Tournament @ Limon Softball Complex
July 8 Elbert Day Festival, 8am-7pm pancake breakfast, parade w/ vintage cars, vintage plane flyover, carnival, art & craft vendors, tractor pull, music with Barry Ward & Canyon Station, Gold Canyon Gunfighters, old fashioned games for young & old, historic gun display, lunch, food vendors & chuck wagon dinner @ Elbert Town Square.

Wagon Train & Trail Ride from Bailey Saddleland Museum, Simla. Leave @ 10am, return for an educational presentation with oxen display and covered wagons from 3-6pm with evening BBQ for those with reservations. Participants must provide your own horse. Call 719-740-0658 for BBQ reservations.
July 9 Wagon Train & Trail Ride from Bailey Saddleland Museum, Simla to Calhan begins 10am. Participants must provide your own horse. Call 719-740-0658 for more info!
July 10-13 Backyard Conservation; ages 5-8, 8-11:30am @ Burlington Community Center (sponsored by Burlington Conservation Dist.) Call 346-8918 to register

Youth Boxing - ages 8-18 instructed by Burlington Police Dept. 3-4pm @ Burlington Community Center. Call 346-8918 to register www.burlingtoncolo.com
July 14 Clark Osborn Memorial Marathon Softball Tournament, Cheyenne Wells, Calcutta @ 6:30pm @ The Gap. Saturday Game time announced at Calcutta.

Town of Cheyenne Wells 130th Anniversary Concert in the Park, 7pm @ Medicine Arrow Park, W 6th S. See: www.townofcheyennewells.com on more activities to come!
July 15 Cheyenne Wells Annual Tumbleweed Festival: 7am-midnight on Sat; 7am free breakfast @ fire house, Mr. & Miss Tumbleweed Pageant on Courthouse Lawn 9am, Larson Walk for a Cure, 9-1 games, crafts & shopping, hot dog lunch by Town of Cheyenne Wells, 5-7pm CW Fire Dept. Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry @ fire house, 9pm-12 K of C Street dance
July 15-16 Tumbleweed Days annual Clark Osborn Marathon Softball Tournament, time TBA, Cheyenne Wells baseball fields at 530 W. 6th So.

Elizabeth Celtic Festival, Casey Jones Park in Elizabeth Authentic Scottish food, Irish whiskey, ice cream, great beers & ales, local Celtic music, dance, piping, Scottish Heavy Athletics, local artisans & merchants
July 16 Tumbleweed Days Smoky River Golf tournament, Cheyenne Wells
July 19-20 Crafts 4 Kids ages 5-8, 9:30-10:30 am, ages 9-12,11am-12pm, Burlington Community Center. Call 346-8918 to register!
July 22 Old Town's Wild West Dinner Theatre @ Old Town Museum. 6:30 pm includes a complete western supper followed by an old fashioned melodrama. Reservations required Call 719-346-8404 or email: nikki.wall@burlingtoncolo.com
July 23 Elbert Woman's Club Pancake Breakfast, 8am-1pm Pancakes, eggs, sausage, biscuits, gravy, ham for $7.50 per adult, kids pay less @ Elbert's Russell Gates Mercantile Building.
July 24-29 100th Annual Kit Carson County Fair & Rodeo, KCC Fairgrounds, Burlington
July 26 Open Ranch Rodeo: 6:15pm Calcutta, 7pm rodeo Free admission! KCC Fairgrounds, Burlington
July 27 Kit Carson County Fair - County Events Day BBQ & Farm Credit of So. CO Watermelon Feed 11am -1pm @ KCC Fairgrounds, Burlington

Kit Carson County Fair-Events Day 12:45 Grand Entry, 1pm Arena & Track events free admission, KCC Fairgrounds, Burlington

Thursday night PRCA Rodeo/BFO Bullfight, 8pm Rodeo tickets available @ fairgrounds ticket booth, KCC Fairgrounds, Burlington
July 28 Kit Carson County PRCA Rodeo with FMX Show: 8pm, followed by Jake Worthington concert with street dance -- Sponsored by McCook National Bank - Free admission KCC Fairgrounds, Burlington
July 29 10am Parade in downtown Burlington, 11-3 Cattleman's Cook-Off until food is gone (with Beer Garden sponsored by Knights of Columbus) Garden tractor pull

Kit Carson County PRCA Rodeo: 7:30 pm, Burlington. Followed by Tracy Lawrence Concert, included in Rodeo ticket price. Tickets available at fairgrounds ticket KCC Fairgrounds, Burlington ticket booth 4-9pm daily

26th Annual Limon Heritage Day, 9am Pershing Cemetery Tour, 10-2pm pie sale in railroad dining car, Noon BBQ lunch; Adults $6, Kids $4, Limon Heritage Museum, Quilt Show 9-5 in Limon Town Hall, lost arts demos, kids fun & more.
July 31 Cheyenne County Fair begins, runs through Aug. 5, Cheyenne Co. Fairgrounds, Cheyenne Wells.

 

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AUGUST
Aug 1-6 Elbert County Fair - activities & events most days and evenings. Elbert Co. Fairgrounds, Kiowa
Aug 4 S&S Mini Bucking Bulls, 8pm @ Cheyenne Co. Fairgrounds

Mini Bareback Riding@8pm, a sanction qualifier for members. The 2016 10-year old Division World Champion will be here! Come to the Cheyenne County Fairgrounds!
Aug 5 Cheyenne County Bulls & Ranch Bronc Riding, 2pm @ Cheyenne Co. Fairgrounds
Aug 7-12 Lincoln County Fair and Rodeo: 33747 County Road 2W., Hugo
Aug 18-19 Hub City Classic Car and Motorcycle Show, Fri. evening & all day Sat. 201 E Ave, Limon. www.limonchamber.org for more info.
Aug 26 Old Town's Wild West Dinner Theatre @ Old Town Museum. 6:30 pm; includes a complete western supper followed by an old fashioned melodrama. Reservations required Call 719-346-8404 or email: nikki.wall@burlingtoncolo.com
Aug 27 Elbert Woman's Club Pancake Breakfast, 8am-1pm Pancakes, eggs, sausage, biscuits, gravy, ham for $7.50 per adult, kids pay less @ Elbert's Russell Gates Mercantile Building.

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SEPTEMBER
Sept 2 Kit Carson Day Annual Celebration 8am-12am Sept.3 Rodeo starts 8am @ Stephanie Paintin Memorial Arena, with BBQ, parade, melodrama, dance 9pm-12am in Kit Carson
Sept 18 Outback Arts Council hosts "Grand Magic" full scale, high quality illusion show for family audiences. 7pm in Burlington High School Auditorium
Sept 24 Elbert Woman's Club Pancake Breakfast, 8am-1pm Pancakes, eggs, sausage, biscuits, gravy, ham for $7.50 per adult kids pay less @ Elbert's Russell Gates Mercantile Building.
Sept 30 Old Town Pioneer Days; 10am-10pm - All day festival style heritage event, Chuck wagon cook-off/ meal, live music, cowboy poets, gunfights, historians in many buildings, beer garden. Call 719-346-8404 for more info. Come see the Old Town Museum in Burlington!

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OCTOBER
Oct 21 Kiowa Pumpkin Festival, 10am-noon free pumpkins, games, warm drinks, snacks Nordman Park, 417 Navajo St., Kiowa
Oct 22 Elbert Woman's Club Pancake Breakfast, 8am-1pm Pancakes, eggs, sausage, biscuits, gravy, ham for $7.50 per adult, kids pay less @ Elbert's Russell Gates Mercantile Building.
Oct 28 Old Town Ghost Town, Burlington: Free community Trick-or Treat event, 3-5pm.

Family friendly haunted house in Old Town Barn 3-5pm, by Burlington Youth Council $5 Admission. Call 719-346-8404 or email nikki.wall@burlingtoncolo.com for info.

Harvest Festival Noon-3pm, Elizabeth Main Street Check out: www.elizabethchamber.org
Oct 29 Scary Version Haunted House @ Old Town Barn 7-10pm by Burlington Youth Council, Admission $5.00

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NOVEMBER
Nov 4 Holiday Gift Gala 9am-3pm. Featuring a variety of vendors selling commercial and hand-made items for holiday gifts! On-site catering available @ Burlington Community Center. Visit: www.burlingtoncolo.com for more info.
Nov 11 United Methodist Bazaar: 10am-2pm soup luncheon, craft sale & Christmas shopping @ 295 West 1st, Cheyenne Wells.

Elbert Woman's Club 51st Christmas Bazaar, 9am-4pm. Vendors with excellent products & World Famous Apple Dumplings @ Elbert's Russell Gates Mercantile Bldg. & Elbert School.
Nov 25 Kiowa Light the Lights @ 6:30 pm - Santa lights the lights, 404 Comanche St, crafts for kids, free food, warm drinks @ Patty Ann's Cafe.

Small Business Saturday 10am-5pm @ Kit Carson merchant locations.

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DECEMBER
Dec 2 Dancing Wolf Gallery Christmas Open House, 9am-5pm, a Christmas Celebration, store discounts, refreshments, Artists Karmel Timmons and Cassandra Sharon available to discuss their art work @ 24295 N. Elbert Rd, Elbert.

Craft Fair, 9am-3pm- featuring vendors selling hand-made items only, on-site catering available @ Burlington Community Center.

Limon's Annual Tree Festival - Toy Land theme
Dec 3 Carousel Christmas- Free rides, silent auction - 1:30-3:30pm, 815 15th St. Burlington
Dec TBD ESA Dinner, date TBD, 5-7pm Tumbleweed Christmas events, silent auction & shopping @ Knights of Columbus Hall, 7:30pm parade of lights down Cheyenne Wells Main Street. Check out: www.townofcheyennewells.com for more details!
Dec 16 Breakfast with Santa, 9am-12pm. Breakfast served 9-11am, activities include bounce house, face painting, cookie walk, pictures with Santa & Mrs. Clause, book giveaways, train ride & more; Free-will donation encouraged, Burlington Community Center.

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