Monthly Archives: August 2015

The Great Central City Beer Festival  

A hoppin’ good time By David Josselyn On Saturday, August 22, 2015, Central City hosted the 4th Annual Great Central City Beer Festival. Even with same day competition from the Boulder Craft Beer Festival, the

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Spirits seen telling their stories  

At the Bald Mountain Cemetery by Heather Worrell The 27th Annual Cemetery Crawl took place at Bald Mountain Cemetery between Central City and Nevadaville last Saturday, August 22, 2015. This much-loved event is presented

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A Tailing Tale of Mining Books and Elmore

At the Great Central City Beer Fest By Maggie Magoffin This past Saturday, I spent the day in Central City at the annual Beer Fest and was blessed to meet and converse with many of the attendees interested in Peter McFarland’s

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – August 30, 1985 It’s becoming a tradition. For the fourth year in a row, the Rollinsville men’s team has won the Evergreen slow-pitch softball tournament. The team is sponsored by the Stage Stop Inn

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Black Hawk and Central City Councils discuss reestablishment of shuttle service  

A Cooperative Spirit is the Tale of Two Cities These Days By David Josselyn On Tuesday, August 18, 2015, the Central City Council met for a joint work session with the City of Black Hawk Council to discuss establishing a … Continue reading

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Gilpin County Fair dishes up true rural fun

Favorite traditions and fresh attractions abounded by Patty Unruh The 2015 Gilpin County Fair, held August 15-16 at the fairgrounds, boasted a full schedule of old favorites and new attractions enjoyed by a huge and happy crowd.

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A tailing tale of beer

And the Colorado gold rush By Maggie Magoffin With Central City’s Annual Beer Fest fast approaching, I thought it might be interesting to research when the sweet golden brew first quenched the thirst of Coloradoans,

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – August 23, 1985 Thirteen jazz groups and nine individual performers were in Central City last Friday to participate in the 9th Annual Central City Jazz Festival. The festival continued through

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Living with bears and moose

Timely tips from Colorado Parks & Wildlife by Patty Unruh Have you seen a bear or moose cross your yard this summer? If so, the sight can be both exhilarating and frightening. It’s important to know how to live with … Continue reading

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First Fridays in Central City

Turning Main Street into a pedestrian block party By David Josselyn Central City hosted its second First Friday event August 7, 2015. First Fridays are a trending event in cities around the world, but especially in the United States. These … Continue reading

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