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August 2019

All posts published in August 2019

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Central City’s Beer Fest better than GABF

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Brewers and patrons weigh in on favorite festival and brews By David Josselyn The Great Central City Beer Fest transpired on Saturday, August 24 where twenty local brewers erected tents along Main Street and tapped their chosen varieties for guests to More »

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5th Annual Hot Rod Hill Climb in Central City

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September 13-15 Bring the entire family to relive the 1950s fun – hot rods, live music, excellent food, 24 hour gaming, all to the sound of uncapped vintage motors set in beautiful mountain scenery in a historic gold mining town. More »

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Saws & Slaws in Gilpin County

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Proactive Fire Mitigation Volunteers by Julia Shaw 30 volunteers from Gilpin and Coal Creek showed up on Saturday, August 17 to launch the first Saws and Slaws volunteer fire mitigation project in Gilpin. With support from Saws and Slaws Coal Creek, the group ... More »

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Michael Martin Murphy in Concert

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At Leadville’s Tabor Opera House By Jaclyn Schrock Michael Martin Murphy, recognized by many, as fostering “the birth of Americana music” some 50 years ago, was nearby Friday, August 23 in Leadville’s Tabor Opera More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – September 1, 1989 Public Service will be digging two trenches for gas lines to Central City homes in September, work which could affect traffic on two residential streets. Beginning September 4, the company will work for two to three days laying... More »

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Top-notch art in Central City

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2019 Gilpin Arts Members Show By David Josselyn Tucked away in the upper room of the oldest, continuously used public building in Colorado, usually referred to as Washington Hall, is a spectacular art gallery produced by the Gilpin County Arts Association and ... More »

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2019 Central City Plein Air Festival

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Featuring 22 artists painting in Central City Sept 27-29 By Erin Osovets Central City Opera, in partnership with the Gilpin County Arts Association, announces the second annual Central City Plein Air Festival from September 27 through September 29. Twenty-two ... More »

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Black Hawk welcomes new employees

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Council approves demolition of two non-historic structures By Randy Beaudette Newly hired Black Hawk Communications Officer Kylie Vigil and New Police Officer Kevin Sagar rang the bell promptly at 3:00 p.m. to announce the Black Hawk City Council regular meeti... More »

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Central City receives donation of Scarlett’s Casino

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Regular Council Meeting By David Josselyn Work Session Council met with Staff for a Work Session immediately prior to the regular meeting on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. The topics covered were Belvidere Theatre cost estimates and Spruce Street vehicle access. Re... More »

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The “Gilpin County Miner” newspaper

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Nevadaville Notes in the early 1900’s By Mary Peery News from the Gilpin County Miner, December 7, 1939 by William C. Russell, Jr.: “The Methodist Church in Nevadaville was recently been purchased by Mrs. Mildred Zook of Hinsdale, Illinois, and she plans to ma... More »

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An old fashioned Victorian Ice Cream Social

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Presented by the Gilpin Historical Society By Jaclyn Schrock Gilpin Historical Society (GHS) held a Victorian Ice Cream Social at the Stroehle House at 231 Chase Street, Sunday, August 18, from 1-4 p.m. Thanks to the notifications in the community section of t... More »