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September 6, 2014
Tri-Lakes Wastewater Facility Joint Use Committee Meeting, Tue., Sep. 9, 10 a.m.
Triview Metropolitan District Board Meeting, Tue., Sep. 9, 5 p.m.
D-38 Accountability Advisory Committee (DAAC) Meeting, Tue., Sep. 9, 7 p.m.
Palmer Lake Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Sep. 10, 10 a.m.
D-38 Special Education Advisory Council, Wed., Sep. 10, 6:30 p.m.
Monument Planning Commission Meeting, Wed., Sep 10, 6:30 p.m.
Woodmoor Water & Sanitation District Meeting, Thu., Sep. 11, 1 p.m.
Palmer Lake Liquor Licensing Authority & Medical Marijuana Authority and Town Council Combined Workshop and Regular Meeting, Thu., Sep 11, 6 p.m.
Monument Board of Trustees Meeting, Mon., Sep. 15, 6:30 p.m.
El Paso County Planning Commission Meeting, Tue., Sep 16, 9 a.m.
Wescott Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Tue., Sep 16, 7 p.m.
Academy Water and Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Sep 17, 6 p.m.
Lewis-Palmer School District 38 Board meeting, Wed., Sep 17, 6 p.m.
Palmer Lake Planning Commission Meeting, Wed., Sep. 17, 6 p.m.
Monument Sanitation District Board Meeting, Thu., Sep. 18, 10 a.m.
Donala Water & Sanitation District Board Meeting, Thu., Sep. 18, 1:30 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Wed., Sep 24, 6:30 p.m.
Woodmoor Improvement Association Board Meeting, Wed., Sep, 24, 7 p.m.
Western Museum of Mining & Industry Heritge Lecture, Thu., Sep. 11 6 p.m.
Acoustic Eidolon Concert at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts (TLCA), Fri., Sep. 12, 7 p.m.
Black Rose Acoustic Society Open Stage headlined by Blake & Groves, Fri., Sep. 12.
Ice Cave Creek Trail Building, Sat., Sep. 13, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Slash Disposal Drop-off Day, Sat. Sep. 13, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Front Range Open Studios Tour Weekend, Sat.-Sun., Sep. 13-14, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Pikes Peak Brewing Company Beer Week, Sat.,-Sat., Sep. 13-20
Black Forest Regional Park Restoration Work, Sun., Sep. 14, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Whimsy County Frog Festival & Show of Classic Conveyances, Sun., Sep. 14, 1-5 p.m.
Benet Hill Monastery: Chamber Music in the Pines, Sun., Sep. 14, 2:30 p.m.
Rocky Mountain Music Alliance Concert: Americana, Sun., Sep. 14, 3 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Community Blood Drive, Tue., Sep. 16, 3-7 p.m.
Art Hop (last of the season!), Thu., Sep. 18, 5-8 p.m.
Bella Art & Frame Artist Reception: Mary Lou Pape, Best of Show and Grand Prize winner at the 2014 Steamboat Fine Art Competition, Thu., Sep. 18, 5-8 p.m
Art Hop Book Signing at Covered Treasures Bookstore, Thu., Sep. 18, 5-8 p.m.
Catriona Cellars Artist Reception: John DeFrancesco, Thu., Sep. 18, 5-8 p.m.
Art Hop at Wisdom Tea House: Rosie Eylens, Sheila Campbell, and Sharon Oliver; Thu., Sep. 18, 5-8 p.m.
Discovery Canyon High School Theatre Department presents Bye Bye Birdie, Thu.-Sat., Sep. 18-20, 7 p.m.
Buffalo Grass Acoustic Society Open Stage featuring Liz Masterson, Songbird of the West, Fri., Sep. 19, Show starts at 7 p.m.
Haunted Mines at the Western Museum of Mining & Industry (WMMI), Fri.-Sat., Sep. 19-Nov. 1, opens at dusk,
Bines & Brews Hopfest, Sat., Sep. 20, 1-5 p.m.
Black Rose Acoustic Society Open Stage headlined by Tia McGraff, Fri., Sep. 26
"Be Prepared—Don’t Be A Zombie," 2014 Zombie Run, a 3K and 5K fun run/walk, Sat., Sep. 27, 10 a.m.
Peak Ranch’s Music Festival, Sat., Sep. 27, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., doors open at 10 a.m.
The Open Door Books and Gifts presents Sarina Baptista, World Renowned Psychic Medium, Connecting to the Other Side, Sat., Sep. 27, 6-8:30 p.m.
National Alpaca Farm Days at Lone Pine Alpacas, Sat.-Sun., Sep. 27-28, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.,
Otis Taylor Concert at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts (TLCA), Fri., Oct. 3, 7 p.m., doors open 6 p.m.
Palmer Lake Art Group’s 41st Annual Christmas Arts & Crafts Fair, Fri.-Sun., Oct. 3-5; Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.;
Empty Bowls Dinner & Silent Auction, Wed., Oct. 8, Lewis-Palmer High School, 5-7:30 p.m.
Wine and Roses 2014, Sat., Oct. 25, 6-9 p.m.,
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