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Autumn events galore!

Who says summer has all the fun in the Valley? Starting on Friday, this coming weekend is packed with events for both kids and adults.

Friday, October 28

• Benefit supper and auction plus bake sale for the Cotopaxi Amish Church. Supper at 4:30 p.m. with the auction starting at 6:30 p.m. See the advertisement on the bottom of page five for more information.

Amazing food and wonderful company.

• Live performance of the comedy Bell, Book and Candle opens at the Historic Jones Theater with a celebration following the performance to mark the 30th anniversary of the founding of the Westcliffe Center of the Performing Arts. The show will run Octo- ber 28-30, and continuing November 4-6. Friday and Saturday performances will be at 7 p.m., Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Ticket prices are $20 for adults, $15 for students and active military, and $5 for kids 12 and under. Tickets will be available in advance at Candy’s Coffee and Arterburn Fine Arts in downtown Westcliffe, or online at https://

A live performance not to be missed! Buy tickets now!

Saturday, October 29

• Art Harvest at the Beckwith Ranch will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with over a dozen of the finest artists in the region displaying their works for sale. Along with live painting! See the Advertisement below for more information.

Come see and buy the best art in the region! at one of the most beautiful locations in Southern Colorado!

• Dog Costume Contest at 10 a.m. at the Dundee dog park in Silver Cliff. Catego- ries include spookiest, most creative, worst behaved and of course the most “pawsome!”

• In conjunction with the Art Harvest is the Harvest Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Beckwith Ranch. This event includes a hay maze, wagon rides, games and pump- kin decorating, a costume contest for kids, Indian tales, Don Mauro Farmers Market, music graveyard, bake sale, food and much more! Costume contest starts at 1 p.m. with prizes including 2 free Chromebooks donated by the Electron Wizard!

Kids costume contest at 1 p.m. includes two Chrome Books as Prizes!!

• 7 p.m. Bell, Book and Candle starts at the Jones Theater.

• 8 p.m. Ghosts of Beckwith Past at the Beckwith Ranch. For adults only: there will be stories, refreshments and of course ghosts, come in costume if you dare!

• Costume party at the Silver Dome Saloon and Music Hall with band Spur of the Moment. Music starts at 8 p.m. and goes until midnight. Those in costume get in free, otherwise it is a $5 cover.

• The annual school chili dinner and Hal- loween Carnival will be held in the MPR and West gym from 3:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Sunday, October 30

• 2 p.m. Bell, Book and Candle starts at the Jones Theater.

Halloween, Monday, October 31

• Halloween Monday will be the setting for the 26th Annual Merchant Halloween Walk for Trick or Treaters and their parents. The Merchant Walk will be held from 4 to 6 p.m.

Just $38 a year!
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