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Events – Tombstones Tell New and Old Tales

Events – Tombstones Tell New and Old Tales

Cemetery Crawl set for Aug. 23 By Linda Jones On Saturday, Aug. 23, the pioneers buried in the Knights of Pythias cemetery above Central City will share their tales of life on earth in the 19th century. This year’s Cemetery Crawl, the 26th produced by Gilpin History, features such well-known residents as the Magor, Rohling, […]

Cover Story – Peak to Creek Duck Race, July 26

Cover Story – Peak to Creek Duck Race, July 26

  By Linda Jones The 11th annual Peak to Creek Duck Race will float by on North Clear Creek at 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 26. The race is produced by the Peak to Peak Rotary club, and they will staff the Duck Race Headquarters on the corner of Main and Richman streets, alongside the […]

Madame celebrated during Lou Bunch Day

Madame celebrated during Lou Bunch Day

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Charlie’s Bar now open in Central City

Charlie’s Bar now open in Central City

By Linda Jones Central City has gone back to the past – there is a stand-alone bar again. Charlie’s Bar has everything a bar should have: darts, pool, table shuffleboard, arcade games, happy hours, man-cans, dancing, laughter and, of course, good times. Charlie’s is located where the former Crystal Palace Casino stood. Remember how gorgeous […]

Black Hawk – The fleet is coming to town: Peak to Creek Duck Race, July 26

Black Hawk – The fleet is coming to town: Peak to Creek Duck Race, July 26

 By Linda Jones This appealing yellow duck fleet wears sunglasses and wide smiles. The 11th annual Peak to Creek Duck Race will float by on North Clear Creek at 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 26. The race is produced by the Peak to Peak Rotary club, and they will staff the Duck Race Headquarters […]

Colorado gaming towns heat up for summer

By Rosemary Fetter Summer swings for visitors to Black Hawk, Central City and Cripple Creek, with great gaming and lots of events. Remember to allow extra time for travel due to construction on I-70. The following are scheduled for mid-June to mid-July. Check venue in advance in case of change. BLACK HAWK High Tea at […]

Summer festivals celebrate cultures around the world

Summer festivals celebrate cultures around the world

By Rosemary Fetter  If you couldn’t quite afford a cruise around the world this summer, take heart. In the cosmopolitan Denver area you can sample international cuisine, enjoy ethnic entertainment and learn about other countries without venturing far from the Denver metro area.   JUNE Greek Festival June 20-21, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m., June […]

Lady Luck’s Sounds of Summer Kickoff Celebration May 24

Lady Luck’s Sounds of Summer Kickoff Celebration May 24

Nothing says summer like barbeque on the grill, live music, fun free giveaways and lots of cash! Join your friends at Lady Luck Casino on Memorial Day weekend for the Sounds of Summer Kickoff Celebration.   On Saturday, May 24, start off the holiday weekend right. Guests with a player’s card will receive a free barbeque […]

What’s Rockin 3-18-14

What’s Rockin 3-18-14

Entertainment 3-4-14

Entertainment 3-4-14

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