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Macdonald Book Shop is excited to host the authors and photographer of Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park Then and Now for a book signing at the store on December 7th, 2019 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. James Pickering, Derek Fortini and Mic Clinger will all be in the shop to sign your purchase.

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This is your last weekend to enjoy the Estes Park Repertoire Theatre Company’s production of "The Kitchen Witches" by Caroline Smith. Remaining shows will be performed at the American Legion Post 119 great hall November 22, 23 and 24. Curtain time is 7:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 3:00…

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This holiday season wouldn't it be awesome to spend the evening with your family sitting in your living room chatting with retired Great Smoky Mountains National Park Biologist, Kim Delozier, about some of his most memorable bear encounters?

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On Saturday, November 23, at 2:00 p.m. learn from the locals at the Estes Park Museum during the fall series, Estes Speaks. For the third of four oral histories, staff will be sharing the 2013 video interview of Dr. Jim Detterline (1956-2016). Interviewed by Bryon Hoerner, Detterline reflect…

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Scott Rashid, director of the Colorado Avian Research and Rehabilitation Institute or CARRI; and the author of Small Mountain Owls and The Great Horned Owl and in-depth Study, will be giving a presentation about his new book Exploring the World of the Barn Owl. The program will be held on Th…

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The 11th Annual Storm Mountain Holiday Bazaar is this weekend. There will be local artisans displaying beautiful handmade items that would make wonderful holiday gifts. All items are handcrafted and most of the crafters also take special orders, so you can get exactly the colors and size tha…

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Our 11th Annual Storm Mountain Holiday Bazaar is rapidly approaching! We have a number of local artisans displaying beautiful handmade items that would make wonderful holiday gifts. We started the Storm Mountain Bazaar in 2008; a group of local crafters looking for an outlet for their produc…

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Next weekend is Pumpkins and Pilsners, a super fun fall festival to be held October 12th from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. in Bond Park (170 MacGregor Ave, Estes Park) with activities and entertainment for all ages. The perfect place to pick your pumpkins with live music and craft beer for the adults, as …

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To celebrate the annual elk breeding season (the “rut”) and teach everyone about these spectacular animals, the Town of Estes Park presents its annual Elk Fest Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 28 and 29. This event is free and takes place downtown in picturesque Bond Park, 170 MacGregor Ave.

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The Art Center of Estes Park announces its newest upcoming exhibit opening on October 4, “Black, White, Color” by local photographer Larry Purdy. Larry Purdy began his journey into photography 25 years ago. What he found almost immediately was a new world, a world that he had never seen befo…

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Sept 19 & 20 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Landscape Painting in Pastel from Photos with Cliff Austin. Class fee: non-member $180, Art Center member-$162. Students bring own materials/supplies. A supply list is provided in the registration book at time of registration. Pastel painting Alla prima. The f…

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Immerse yourself in Celtic culture at the highland festival this weekend in Estes Park. Longs Peak Scottish-Irish Highland Festival, Inc. hosts the largest such festival in the country. The event includes Scottish athletics, the best in Celtic rock and folk music, and live field performances.

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With changing aspen leaves, cooler temperatures, and bugling elk, autumn is a magical time of year in Rocky Mountain National Park. Come tag along on one (or both) of our fall bus tours to enjoy learning all about elk and their fascinating mating season behaviors and rituals! The Rocky Mount…

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More than 100 artisans from across the country will display their work during the annual Estes Park Labor Day Arts and Crafts Show this weekend. The juried outdoor show traditionally marks the end of mountain summer days and the beginning of autumn revelry in this community at the entrance t…

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Plan on attending the 20th Annual Estes Park Alpaca Market this Labor Day weekend, August 31st and September 1st at the Estes Park Events Complex. This will be a great opportunity to see alpacas up close and personal and to shop a wide variety of alpaca products. The event is free to the pub…

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Brad Fitch and the TropiCowboy Band will perform their 16th annual Estes Park John Denver Tribute Concert Saturday, August 31, 2019 at the YMCA of the Rockies’ Ruesch Auditorium in Estes Park. This event is presented by and is a fund-raiser for the Estes Park Lions Club charities.

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The public is invited to participate in two free major events on Saturday, August 24th. A Quick Draw and Auction activity at Riverside Plaza will kick off the weekend. Come observe our plein air artists complete a painting in 90 minutes from 8:30-10:00. These art works will then be put on di…

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There’s a lot going on just 20 minutes from Estes Park on Saturday, August 24.That’s because the small mountain hamlet is hosting a wide array of activities to celebrate the 11th Run Like The Wind 5K, Walk Like The Breeze 2K and Dog Jog, one of the most picturesque high-altitude runs in the …

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Sales have been brisk for the newly-released and newly-revised edition of “Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park: Then and Now.” Books are in stock at the Estes Park Museum Shop. located at 220 4th Street. This hardback edition is 444 pages, printed on high-quality glossy paper, and ma…

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This weekend is the Visit Estes Park Half of The Rockies: Half Marathon. The race features a beautiful 13.1 mile course showing runners the best of Estes Park and the best views in the Estes Valley. Participants will be able to take in the Rocky Mountain National Park landscape around them a…

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The Estes Valley Astronomical Society (EVAS) in conjunction with The Estes Park Memorial Observatory is offering a free public open house/lecture this Saturday, July 27 at 7 p.m. The title of the lecture is “Uncovering a mystery at the edge of the solar system.” The goal of EVAS is to promot…

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The Cultural Arts Council presents two concerts at Performance Park on July 24 and 25, 2019. On Wednesday, July 24 enjoy a “Tribute to Folk Music Legends IV with Great Blue. On Thursday, July 25 explore more great folk music with Elk Hollow. All concerts start at 7 p.m. at Performance Park –…

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This weekend, July 19-20 will mark the 4th annual SnowyGrass Music Festival in Estes Park, an Upstream Concerts production. Friday kicks off with a no cover show on the Backyard Stage at Snowy Peaks Winery at 4:30 p.m. with The Jamesons Duo & special guests, KC Groves and Dusty Rider. Pe…