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Hispanic Heritage Festival

A group of TRCS parents have organized the Hispanic Heritage Festival, an evening of food, games and music from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, at Two Rivers Community School, 195 Center Drive in Glenwood Springs. Food and drink tickets are $1 each and can be used to sample a variety of traditional dishes. Drinks will cost 1 ticket and food will vary from 1-3 tickets. Money raised will go towards school fundraising needs.

Perham Creek Fall Colors Hike

Join Wilderness Workshop for an autumn hike up Perham Creek Trail to a magnificent meadow with stunning views of Mount Sopris at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26. This less traveled trail takes us up onto proposed wilderness on Assignation Ridge, a prominent feature of the Thompson Divide. This is a moderate to steep mid-elevation 8-mile hike. No dogs are allowed. This adult program is appropriate for those 12 years and older who are strong hikers. Minors must be accompanied by a parent. Bring appropriate day hike equipment including water, snacks, and lunch. Registration is required at http://www.wildernessworkshop.org. Call (970) 510-0697 with questions.

Mountain bison presentation

Holly “Sonny “ Shelton will make a presentation on mountain bison at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, at the Rifle Heritage Center. Shelton is an archaeologist, geoarchaeologist, and field crew member for Grand River Institute and is a Dominguez Archaeological Research Group associate. Recent archaeological investigations by Grand River Institute have resulted in a more complete picture of the occurrence of bison and the frequency of bison processing in western Colorado. This event is by donation only and is open to the general public.


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