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Memorial Day through Labor Day Burlington Swimming Pool
1-5PM Daily until Aug 13, Private parties on Fri & Sat evenings. For reservations call 719-346-7762

Cheyenne Wells Swimming Pool
435 N 2nd East, M-F 1-5PM, Sat & Sun 1-6PM - Exercise hour (adults only) 5-6PM ~ Reserve pavilion w/fireplace, picnic tables and gas grills available for parties, reunions and meetings by calling 719-767-5958

Flagler Swimming Pool
421 Julian Ave. Open May 21- Aug 7, 1-5PM Daily

Hugo Municipal Swimming Pool
535 4th St. Opens June 1, Noon-6PM, Tues-Sun 719-743-2485

Limon Municipal Pool
523 D Ave. Open June 1-Aug 15, 1-6PM, Mon-Sat & 2-5PM Sun. 719-775-8545

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

Flagler Theater
406 Main Ave. Open year round Fri-Sun @ 7PM Come see this 1930's renovated theater! Watch a first run movie, tour the building before the show, and visit the adjoining museum. 719-765-4041

Lincoln Theatre
245 E Ave., Limon Show times: Fri-Sat @7:30PM, Sun 6pm www.lincolntheatre.net 719-775-2114

Wells Theater
460 N. 3rd W, Cheyenne Wells. Shows Sat 7:30PM & Sun 6:30PM. www.wellstheater.com Call 719-343-0048 to rent
May-June May 31-June: Burlington Activities Department: T-Ball, Blast Ball, Coach Pitch & Day Camps. Activities vary by age. Call Burlington Activities Dept. 719-346-8918 for info. or to register any or all.
May 31-Summer: Cheyenne Wells Rec. Assoc. Youth T-Ball & Baseball Call Linda Gibbs 719-767-5817

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MAY
May 7 Annual Spring Fling Show @ Burlington Community Center, 9AM-3PM; featuring a variety of vendors selling commercial & hand-made items and home & garden items with on-site catering available.
May 10 Old Town Museum School Daze 8:30-2:30PM Interactive day filled with museum tour, Old Town Express ride to the carousel, can-can shows, gunfights, gold panning. Reservations required call 719-346-8404 email: nikki.wall@burlingtoncolo.com.
May 10-12 Tri-State Wooden Bat Baseball Tournament in Burlington, Boys age 16-19 @ Merchants Park
May 12 Artist in Residence Day, Limon Heritage Museum 10AM Sculptor Brenda Daniher "Founders Legacy" sculpture installation in the garden
May 14 Lions Club Bingo, Limon Hub City Senior Center, 2PM with cash prizes, Progressive, Double Action, Pull Tabs $9.00 admission

Old Town Museum Summer Trade Days: food vendors, junkers, yard sale items, crafts & gift items, fresh fruits & veggies @ Old Town Museum parking lot, 2nd Sat May-Sept 9-2PM
May 21 Stampede Community Rodeo 7PM, Elizabeth's Casey Jones Park - Free Admission.

Dancing Wolf Gallery's Flea Market, 24295 N. Elbert Rd, 8-2PM Ranch folks bring stuff to town to sell.
May 22 Stampede Community Rodeo 7PM, Elizabeth's Casey Jones Park - Free Admission

Elbert County Women's Club Pancake Breakfast, 8AM-1PM Elbert's Russell Gates

Mercantile Bldg. Pancakes, eggs, sausage, biscuits, gravy, ham for $7.00 per person
May 28 Old Town Museum Wild West Dinner Show, Burlington's Old Town Longhorn Saloon. Down home cookin'! Saloon Show with can-can dancers, gunfighters and saloon keeper. Reservations required so email: nikki.wall@burlingtoncolo.com or call 719-346-8404. Space limited!

KCC Carousel & Museum open for the Season through Sept. 5, 11-6PM Daily

Lions Club Bingo, Limon Hub City Senior Center, 2PM. Cash prizes, Progressive, Double Action, Pull Tabs. $9.00 admission
May 28-29 Kit Carson County Little Britches Rodeo, Burlington's KCC Fairgrounds, Sat. 8AM-10PM & Sun. 6AM-Noon Youth Rodeo, ages 5-18. Events: goat roping, pole bending, trail courses, barrel racing, steer wrestling, team roping & bull riding.
May 29 Elbert County Museum, Kiowa Opening Day 1-4PM, 515 Comanche St. (Hwy 86)
May 30 Heritage Museum, 899 1st St. in Limon Now open: Mon - Sat 1-8PM, Sun 1-4PM Exhibits, gardens, farm machinery, train depot, dining car, caboose, sheep herder's wagon, school house, saddle exhibit, rose garden, & park

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JUNE
June 2 Tracy Lawrence in concert, Elizabeth's Casey Jones Park 6:30PM
June 3 Xtreme Bulls! Elizabeth's Casey Jones Park, 7PM, Dance - 9:30PM Admission $10
June 4 Elizabeth Stampede 10AM Parade, 2PM Rodeo, 7PM Rodeo
Performance: A Colorado Legend, 9:30PM Dance $10 admission

Annual Gar-Yard Sale, Kit Carson 9-5PM Town wide garage/ yard sales & business side walk sales and store specials!

Town Garage Sale, Elbert Throughout town and the fire dept. 8AM-2PM

Farmer's/Flea Market, Saturdays 8AM-1PM through Sept 24
June 5 Elizabeth Stampede 10AM Slack Rodeo - free admission, 2PM Red White & Blue Rodeo, Casey Jones Park

Bailey Saddleland Museum, Simla, Grand Re-opening with new exhibits, remodeled bldg.

Heritage Museum, Limon, Reception for new exhibits & new addition to exhibit building, 701 1st St. in Centennial Room, "Ordinary Miracles". 2PM -Ribbon Cutting for exhibit building addition & Prairie Voices presentation.
June 10 Motor Days Car Show, Hugo 5PM, Lincoln County Fairgrounds Hugomotordays@gmail.com

Colorado Rockies Skills Challenge, Limon 9AM, Smith Baseball Field
June 11 Old Town Museum Summer Trade Days, Burlington: food vendors, junkers, yard sale items, crafts & gift items, fresh fruits & veggies @ Old Town Museum parking lot, 2nd Sat June-Sept. 9-2PM

Lions Club Bingo, Limon Hub City Senior Center, 2PM. Cash prizes, Progressive, Double Action, Pull Tab. $9.00 admission

Motor Days Car Show, Hugo 8AM @ Lincoln County Fairgrounds

Hedlund House, 617 3rd Ave, Hugo Opening day from 10AM-6PM

Community Garage Sale, Arriba 8AM-4PM Town wide
June 19 Old Town Museum Wild West Dinner show @ Old Town Longhorn Saloon. Down home cookin'! Saloon show with can-can dancers, gunfighters and saloon keeper. Reservations required so call 719-346-8404 or email: nikki.wall@burlingtoncolo.com

Boots, Bulls & Band, Burlington's KCC Fairgrounds UBBI live bull riding followed by live music, food, beer available. Tickets $20 adults, $10 kids 5-12 y.o. Times TBD

The Incredible History Race @8AM, Lincoln Community Hospital; Race teams are given clues to locate their destination. They complete a challenge before going to the next stop until the final clue to finish line. To register call Jennifer Stansbury 719-743-2797 Registration begins May 2nd.
June 22 3rd Annual Elizabeth Tree Walk begins at Elizabeth Town Hall, 6pm
June 24 Celebration of Summer Car Registration, Burlington's Old Town Museum 5PM with 5:30PM BBQ supper. Cars are parked throughout museum complex, enjoy live music and beer garden. Proceeds from BBQ support the museum. Call 719-346-8404 or email: nikki.wall@burlingtoncolo.com

Cowboy Up Rodeo, Kiowa @7PM. Military night Jake Gill Concert following rodeo. Mutton Bustin & Boot Scramble. http://www.cowboyupinkiowa.org for ticket prices
June 24-25 15th Annual WRCA Colorado Championship Ranch Rodeo, Hugo, Lincoln County Fairground, Western Trade Show open 4-10PM, Calcutta 5PM, first rodeo performance @ 6PM, www.coloradochampionshipranchrodeo.com
June 25 15th Annual WRCA Colorado Championship Ranch Rodeo, Hugo, Lincoln County Fairgrounds, 7AM Horse show check-in, 8AM RHAA Ranch Horse show, 8:30AM Western Trade Show opens, 2PM 6th Annual Jeremiah Ward Memorial Bronc Riding, 3:30PM the 3rd Annual CCRR Chuck Wagon cook-off meal served. Only 250 tickets are available for the meal! 5PM is Ranch Rodeo second performance. At 9PM an Outdoor Dance with live band begins. For more information www.coloradochampionshipranchrodeo.com

On the Front Porch - Craft (all supplies provided) @ Lincoln Co. Museum, Hugo: 1-3PM Tour the museum then create a craft with Dee Ann. It's free & fun! Ages 5-adults welcome

Celebration of Summer, Burlington's Parmer Park, car & bike show , live music, volleyball tournament, lip sync contest, food & craft vendors & beer garden - Free Event

Lions Club Bingo, Limon Hub City Senior Center, 2PM. Cash prizes, Progressive, Double Action, Pull Tab $9.00 admission
June 26 Elbert County Women's Club Pancake Breakfast, Elbert 8AM-1PM @ Russell Gates Mercantile Bldg. Pancakes, eggs, sausage, biscuits, gravy, ham for $7.00 per person

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JULY
July 2 Star Spangled 5k race, Limon begins at town hall @ 7:30AM, Children's games & BBQ @ railroad park afternoon & evening. Museum complex open 1-8PM, new exhibits, brownies & ice cream @ fireworks at dusk, Limon Football Field
July 4 Annual Pioneer Fourth Celebration, Kiowa, 515 Comanche St, 10AM-3PM. Museum Open House. Live music, pie baking contest, silent auction, games & more!

Community 4th of July Celebration, Flagler- all day @ Second Central Schoolhouse, 4th & Ruffner. Family fun carnival style event, horseshoes, pie baking contest, food, games, kids' theatre production performance
July 9 Lions Club Bingo, Limon Hub City Senior Center, 2PM. Cash prizes, Progressive, Double Action, Pull Tab. $9.00 admission

Elbert Day Festival 8AM-7PM, in Elbert Town Square. 5K run/walk, pancake breakfast, carnival rides, vendors, food, parade with vintage cars, tractors & military vehicles, tractor pull, Gold Canyon Gunfighters, historic gun display, games, dunk tank, petting pen, roping, music, beer tent, chuck wagon chicken dinner & more! elberttowncommittee@gmail.com

Old Town Museum Summer Trade Days, Burlington: Food Vendors, junkers, yard sale items, crafts & gift items, fresh fruits & veggies @ Old Town Museum parking lot, 2nd Sat. July-Sept. 9AM- 2PM

Simla Day @ Simla Town Park, 323 Pueblo with vendors & games
July 15-17 Clark Osborn Memorial Marathon Softball Tournament, Cheyenne Wells, 530 West 6th S, Calcutta July 15 @ 6:30PM at The Gap, 210 S. 1st E w/tournament on July 16-17
July 16 Annual Tumbleweed Festival, Cheyenne Wells w/Mr. & Miss Tumbleweed Pageant @ 9AM on courthouse lawn, games, crafts, softball tournament, golf tournament, free breakfast @ CW fire department, hot dog lunch, Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry.

Cheyenne County Car Show: Entries 8-9AM on Main Street awards presented @ 1:30PM www.cwcarclub.com for entry forms.

On the Front Porch - Christmas ornaments 1-3PM @ Lincoln County Museum, Hugo: Tour the museum, then make Christmas ornaments with Dee Ann. It's free & fun! Ages 5-Adult welcome
July 16-17 Elizabeth Celtic Festival, Elizabeth's Casey Jones Park, 9AM-6PM Highland Games, authentic Scottish food, Irish whiskey ice cream, great beers & ales, Celtic music, dance & Scottish Heavy Athletics, local artisans, merchants & kid friendly activities too!
July 17 Cowboy Up, Kiowa, 2016 Open Saddle Series Gymkhana 11:30AM-4PM. Elbert County Fairgrounds, 95 Ute St.
July 19 Heritage Museum, Limon Featuring: "Windbreak" Silver Anniversary video in the Centennial Room
July 23 Old Town Museum Wild West Dinner Show, Burlington's Old Town Longhorn Saloon. Down home cookin! Saloon Show with can-can dancers, gunfighters and saloon keeper. Reservations required so call 719-346-8404 or email: nikki.wall@burlingtoncolo.com Space is limited!

Lions Club Bingo, Limon Hub City Senior Center, 2PM. Cash prizes, Progressive, Double Action, Pull Tab. $9.00 admission

Outdoor "Walk-in" Movie Night, 7:30PM, 303 Washington St, Elizabeth
July 24 Elbert County Women's Club Pancake Breakfast, 8AM-1PM Elbert's Russell Gates Mercantile Bldg. Pancakes, eggs, sausage, biscuits, gravy, ham for $7.00 per person
July 25-30 Kit Carson County Fair and Rodeo, Burlington
July 26 Burlington's KCC Fairgrounds Open Ranch Rodeo: 6:15PM Calcutta, 7PM rodeo free admission
July 26 Kit Carson County Fair, Burlington, County Events Day BBQ & Farm Credit of S. CO Watermelon Feed 11AM-1PM, 12:45 Grand Entry, 1PM Arena & Track events, free admission
July 28 Kit Carson County Fair, Burlington, County Events Day BBQ & Farm Credit of S. CO Watermelon Feed 11AM-1PM, 12:45 Grand Entry, 1PM Arena & Track events, free admission

Kit Carson County PRCA Rodeo, Burlington's KCC Fairgrounds, 8PM, Rodeo tickets available @ fairgrounds ticket booth 4-9PM
July 29 Kit Carson County PRCA Rodeo, Burlington's KCC Fairgrounds, 8PM, Rodeo tickets available @ fairgrounds ticket booth 4-9PM
July 29 - Aug 1 Babe Ruth 12-15 year old Midwest Plains Regional Tournament, Burlington's Merchants Park
July 30 Kit Carson County PRCA Rodeo & Concert, Burlington's KCC Fairgrounds, 7:30PM PRCA Rodeo immediately followed by Jake Worthington in concert.
July 30 - Aug 7 Elbert County Fair Kiowa's Elbert County Fairgrounds. 8AM 4H activities begin, 8-10AM Free pancake breakfast, tethered balloon rides (weather permitting) @ Big R & Elizabeth Library parking lot. Livestock judging, kiddie rides 4-H Horse pull, marketing sale, concert, Horse shoe tourney, parade Family fun, mutton bustin' & rodeo www.elbertcountyfair.com for more information

 

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AUGUST
Aug 1-6 Droughtland Theatre Camp, Limon Train Depot. Theatre camp for youth. Performance on Aug. 6th.

Cheyenne County Fair, Cheyenne Wells, for more info: Cheyenne@ext.colostate.edu. Library book sale!
Aug 2 Cheyenne County Fair Family Gymkhana, Cheyenne Wells, @6PM
Aug 5 Cheyenne County Fair PRCA Rodeo, Cheyenne Wells @ 8PM. Slack following Rodeo.
Aug 6 Cheyenne County Fair PRCA Rodeo @2PM, Cheyenne Wells, 5PM Calcutta, 6PM Bunkhouse Rodeo followed by dance W/ live band, "Rodeo Road Apples"

Old Town Museum Wild West Dinner Show, Burlington's Old Town Longhorn Saloon. Down home cookin'! Saloon Show with can-can dancers, gunfighters and saloon keeper. Reservations required so call 719-346-8404 or email: nikki.wall@burlingtoncolo.com. Space is limited!

Heritage Day # 25, Limon Heritage Museum Complex. Cemetery walk featuring past residents @ 9AM,Historic visitors, music, BBQ, Old Time Arts & Crafts, quilt show, Limon Book 1953-2015, Depot wall of honor presentation Heritage Museum Complex

Lions Club Bingo, Limon Hub City Senior Center, 2PM. Cash prizes, Progressive, Double Action, Pull Tabs. $9.00 admission
Aug 8-13 Lincoln County Fair and Rodeo, Hugo, 33747 County Road 2W for fair info: palmer@esrta.com; Demo Derby 6PM Sat night, Mike Vaughn 719-342-1637 for info.
Aug 12-13 Elizabeth Music & Arts Festival, 5-8PM Fri, 11-6PM Sat
Aug 13 Old Town Museum Summer Trade Days, Burlington: Food Vendors, junkers, yard sale items, crafts & gift items, fresh fruits & veggies @ Old Town Museum parking lot, 2nd Sat May- Sept 9AM-2PM
Aug 20 Lions Club Bingo, Limon Hub City Senior Center, 2PM. Cash prizes, Progressive, Double Action, Pull Tabs. $9.00 admission
Aug 19-20 Hub City Classic Car Show, Limon, Sponsored by Limon Chamber of Commerce
Aug 22 Kiowa Supercross Racing Event: All Day @ Elbert Co. Fairgrounds, Kiowa

Town of Elizabeth Music & Art Festival: 10am-6pm - music, dancing, activities for kids &adults, food & drink, Main Street, Elizabeth
Aug 20-21 Lincoln County Museum, Hugo offers "On The Front Porch" An Intro to China Painting 1-3PM. Tour the museum then learn to paint on porcelain. Different pieces will be available for different age groups. Ages 5-Adult welcome w/ $5 fee per person. Reserve your spot: 719-743-2233 or 719-740-0546. Work will be fired. A variety of techniques will be used. It's a lot of FUN!
Aug 27 Cowboy Up, Kiowa, 2016 Open Saddle Series Gymkhana 11:30AM-4PM. Elbert County Fairgrounds, 95 Ute St.

Annual Pops Concert & Ice Cream Social @ 6PM, Limon, Depot lawn featuring musical entertainers from the past 25 years. Thank you to museum volunteers, ice cream & cookies. Everyone is welcome. Bring your blankets & lawn chairs!
Aug 28 Elbert County Women's Club Pancake Breakfast, 8AM-1PM, Elbert's Russell Gates Mercantile Bldg. Pancakes, eggs, sausage, biscuits, gravy, ham for $7.00 per person

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SEPTEMBER
Sept 3 Kit Carson Day, Kit Carson Events begin 8AM-1AM Annual celebration, Rodeo starts 8AM @ Stephanie Paintin Memorial Arena, BBQ @ noon, 2 melodrama performances@ 4 and 6:30 PM, dance 9PM-1AM

Lions Club Bingo, Limon Hub City Senior Center, 2PM. Cash prizes, Progressive, Double Action, Pull Tabs. $9.00 admission
Sept 3-5 Museum & Train Depot, Limon, End of season Sat 1-8PM, Sun 1-4PM, Mon 1-8PM.
Sept 10 Homecoming Pancake Breakfast, Flagler @ 7:30AM before the parade in Old I.O.O. F. building @ 3rd & Main

Old Town Museum Summer Trade Days, Burlington: food vendors, junkers, yard sale items, crafts & gift items, fresh fruits & veggies @ Old Town Museum parking lot, 9AM - 2PM

3rd Annual Elizabeth Historic Walk & Talk, 11AM Elizabeth Town Hall
Sept 17 Joe Gandelman, Ventriloquist at Burlington's High School Auditorium, Outback Arts Council hosts this family entertainment @ 7PM.
Sept 25 Elbert County Women's Club Pancake Breakfast, 8AM-1PM Elbert's Russell Gates Mercantile Bldg. Pancakes, eggs, sausage, biscuits, gravy, ham for $7.00 per person
Sept 30 Limon Homecoming: Limon Heritage Museum special opening 11AM-5PM Alumni Welcome

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OCTOBER
Oct 1 Lions Club Bingo, Limon Hub City Senior Center, 2PM. Cash prizes, Progressive, Double Action, Pull Tabs. $9.00 admission
Oct 8 "Wine in the Pines" Elizabeth Historic Main Street, 12-5PM, 1 Mile fun run/ 5K/10K
Oct 15 Lions Club Bingo, Limon Hub City Senior Center, 2PM. Cash prizes, Progressive, Double Action, Pull Tabs. $9.00 admission
Oct 22 Old Town Barn Haunted House, Burlington, Safe for the whole family 3-5PM
Oct 23 Elbert County Women's Club Pancake Breakfast: 8AM-1PM Elbert's Russell Gates Mercantile Bldg. Pancakes, eggs, sausage, biscuits, gravy, ham for $7.00 per person

Old Town Barn "Scary version" Haunted House, Burlington, 7-10 PM
Oct 29 Old Town Ghost Town, Burlington: Free community Trick-or Treat event, Kids come trick-or-treat at all 21 buildings. Call 719-346-8404 or email nikki.wall@burlingtoncolo.com

Lions Club Bingo, Limon Hub City Senior Center, 2PM. Cash prizes, Progressive, Double Action, Pull Tabs. $9.00 admission

"Trick-O-Treat Street" - Elizabeth Historic Main Street, 12-3PM
Oct 31 Elbert Fire Dept. Haunted Hallway, Elbert Firehouse, 6-9PM. Scary fun!

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NOVEMBER
Nov 12 United Methodist Church Bazaar: 295 West 1st, 10AM-2PM, soup luncheon, craft sale Christmas shopping

Elbert Women's Club 50th Christmas Bazaar. Elbert's Russell Gates Mercantile Bldg. 9AM-4PM; Vendors with excellent products & world Famous Apple Dumplings

Limon Lions Club Bingo, Limon Hub City Senior Center, 2PM. Cash prizes, Progressive, Double Action, Pull Tabs. $9.00 admission
Nov 26 Small Business Saturday, Kit Carson, 9AM-5PM Various merchant locations. Sales, door prizes, holiday refreshments!

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DECEMBER
Dec 4 Cheyenne Wells, ESA Dinner, Tumbleweed Christmas events, Parade of light & shopping, Visit: www.townofcheyennewells.com for more details.

Carousel Christmas @ Kit Carson County Fairgrounds, Burlington 1:30-3:30PM Free rides and tours! Check out the Hoofbeats gift shop!

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