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San Luis Valley Calendar of Events - 1999 
Published by the San Luis Valley Information Center 
947 First Avenue, Monte Vista, CO. 81144
800-214-1240
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Latest revision March 18, 1999
Month
Date
Event
Location
City
Time
Contact
MARCH Mar. 23 Alamosa Chamber Media Seminar Alamosa Alamosa Chamber / 800-258-7597
Mar. 25 South Fork Kiwanis Chili Supper South Fork TBA South Fork Visitor Center, 719-873-5512
Mar. 27-28 Passion Play, "Passion de Cristo" Sierra Grande High School Ft. Garland Levi Gonzales / 719-379-3485
APRIL TBA Nine Health Fair Monte Vista all day Monte Vista Chamber / 800-562-7085
TBA Alamsoa Chamber Networking Breakfast Alamosa TBA Alamosa Chamber / 800-258-7597
April 3 Children's Easter Egg Hunt South Fork TBA South Fork Visitor Center, 800-873-5512
April 21 Business Women's Luncheon Monte Vista 12 PM Monte Vista Chamber / 800-562-7085
MAY TBA Mountain Man Rendezvous Creede TBA Creede Chamber, 800-327-2102
TBA MV Chamber Job Shadow Day Monte Vista TBA Monte Vista Chamber / 800-562-7085
TBA Del Norte Spring Fling Del Norte TBA Del Norte Chamber, 719-657-2845
TBA Spring Balloon Fiesta La Garita Ranch Del Norte TBA Del Norte Chamber, 719-657-2845
TBA Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad Opening Day Rail Yard Antonito TBA C&TTRR, 719-376-5483
May 22 Monte Vista Kiwanis Golf Tournament Golf Course Monte Vista 4:30 P Monte Vista Chamber / 800-562-7085
May 27-28 Military Encampment and Reinactment Fort Fort Garland TBA Fort Garland Museum, 719-379-3512
May 29 Pike's Stockade Opening  Stockade/ Sanford Fort Garland 10 AM Fort Garland Museum, 719-379-3512
May 29-30 Taste of Creede Creede TBA Creede Chamber, 800-327-2102
May 31 Saguache County Museum Opening Day Museum Saguache TBA Margaret Finnerty, 719-655-2805
May 31 San Luis Valley History Museum Opening Day Museum Alamosa TBA Alamosa Chamber / 800-258-7597
JUNE TBA Child Appreciation Days Creede CCC Creede TBA Creede Chamber, 800-327-2102
TBA San Juan Fiesta Center TBA Center Chamber, 719-754-2373
TBA 3rd Annual Rainbow Express Car Show South Fork TBA South Fork Visitor Centr,800-873-5512
TBA Christian Cowboy Camp Rickels Arena South Fork TBA South Fork Visitor Centr,719-873-5512
TBA Alamosa Chamber Artist Lecture and Demonstration Alamosa TBA Alamosa Chamber / 800-258-7597
June 5-6 Sunshine Festival Chapman Park Monte Vista ALL DAY Monte Vista Chamber / 800-562-7085
June 5 Meet the Company of CRT Repertory Theater Creede TBA Creede Chamber, 800-327-2102
June 10 Opening Night - CRT Repertory Theater Creede TBA Creede Chamber, 800-327-2102
June 10 MV Chamber of Commerce Member Appreciation Breakfast Monte Vista 7 PM Monte Vista Chamber / 800-562-7085
June 11-13 Little Britches Rodeo Rickels Arena South Fork TBA South Fork Visitor Centr,719-873-5512
June 19 Monte Vista Chamber Auction Monte Vista TBA Monte Vista Chamber / 800-562-7085
June 19 Volksmarch - Trail Opening Creede TBA Creede Chamber, 800-327-2102
June 19 Elks Centennial Dance Elks Lodge Creede TBA Creede Chamber, 800-327-2102
June 19-20 Rolling Deep Car Club Car Show Alamosa TBA Alamosa Chamber / 800-258-7597
June 19-20 9th Annual Spring Steam Festival Rail Yard Antonito ALL DAY Virginia Sylvester, 719-376-2277
June 19-22 The Learning Channel National Teacher's Conference Monte Vista TBA Monte Vista Chamber / 800-562-7085
June 20 Father's Day Picnic Fort Garland Fort Garland 11:30 AM Fort Garland Museum, 719-379-3512
June 23-25 Colorado Rural Health Conference Alamosa TBA Alamosa Chamber / 800-258-7597
June 25-27 Alamosa PWRA Rodeo and Demolition Derby Fairgrounds Alamosa TBA Alamosa Chamber / 800-258-7597
June 25 Civic Tea Tasting South Fork South Fork Visitor Center / 800-571-0881
June 26 Monte Vista Chamber Yard Sale Fullenwider Park Monte Vista TBA Monte Vista Chamber / 800-562-7085
June 26 Fort Garland Buffalo Soldiers West Exhibit Fort Garland Fort Garland ALL DAY Fort Garland Museum, 719-379-3512
June 26 Friends of Creede Theater Craft Show South Fork TBA South Fork Visitor Centr,800-873-5512
June 26 Castles and Kites at the Great Sand Dunes Sand Dunes Sand Dunes TBA Alamosa Chamber
June 29 Wild West Days Art Festival South Fork TBA South Fork Visitor Centr,719-873-5512
June 29 Civic Blood Drive South Fork South Fork Visitors Center / 800-571-0881
JULY TBA Creede Arts Council Concert Creede TBA Creede Chamber, 800-327-2102
TBA Ninth Annual Riders of Del Norte Bicycle Races Del Norte TBA Del Norte Chamber, 719-657-2845
TBA Santa Anna / St. James Celebration San Luis TBA San Luis Chamber, 719-672-3355
TBA Payne Antique Auction South Fork TBA South Fork Visitor Centr,800-873-5512
July 3 Kiwanis Chili Supper South Fork South Fork Visitors Center / 800-571-0881
July 3 Colorado Mining Championships/Days of '92 Competition Creede ALL DAY Creede Chamber, 800-327-2102
July 4 Parade, Dances, Fireworks, Crafts, Gun Show Mining Museum Creede ALL DAY Creede Chamber, 800-327-2102
July 4 Fireworks, Dances, Bluegrass Concert, BBQ South Fork ALL DAY South Fork Visitor Center / 800-571-0881
July 3-5 Gator Fest IV Alligator Farm Mosca/Hooper ALL DAY Alamosa Chamber / 800-258-7597
July 3-4 Fourth of July Celebrations Alamosa TBA Alamosa Chamber / 800-258-7597
July 9 Civic Club Fashion Show Covered Wagon South Fork 12 PM South Fork Visitor Centr,719-873-5512
July 9-10 Wildflower Foray South Fork South Fork Visitor Center / 800-571-0881
July 9-11 Duck's Unlimited Central Flyway Site Visit Monte Vista Steve Tonso / 719-754-3745
July 10 Emmanual Chapel Bar-B-Q South Fork TBA South Fork Visitor Centr,800-873-5512
July 10 Monte Vista Sidewalk Sale Monte Vista TBA Monte Vista Chamber / 800-562-7085
July 10 San Luis Valley Pilots Associations Annual Fly-In, Air Show Airport Alamosa TBA Alamosa Chamber / 800-258-7597
July 10-17 Woodcarver's Rendezvous Creede TBA Creede Chamber, 800-327-2102
July 11 Celebration de Cultura Fort Garland TBA Fort Garland Museum, 719-379-3512
July 17 Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast South Fork South Fork Visitor Center / 800-571-0881
July 17-18 Logger Days Festival and Craft Show South Fork ALL DAY South Fork Visitor Centr,719-873-5512
July 23-24 Pioneer Days Manassa ALL DAY Manassa Ward, LDS,719-843-5510
July 24 Creede Chamber Auction Creede TBA Creede Chamber, 800-327-2102
July 29-Aug 1 Ski Hi Stampede Ski Hi Park Monte Vista ALL DAY Monte Vista Chamber / 800-562-7085
July 31 Trout Fest Creede TBA Creede Chamber, 800-327-2102
AUGUST TBA Creede Arts Council Concert Creede TBA Creede Chamber, 800-327-2102
TBA Snowshoe Shuffle Creede TBA Creede Chamber, 800-327-2102
TBA Covered Wagon Days Del Norte TBA Del Norte Chamber, 719-657-2845
TBA Kiwanis Annual Duck Race South Fork TBA South Fork Visitor Centr,719-873-5512
TBA
TBA South Fork Merchants Sidewalk Sale South Fork TBA South Fork Visitor Centr,800-873-5512
TBA
TBA Wild Mushroom Foray South Fork TBA South Fork Visitor Centr,800-873-5512
TBA Alamosa Chamber Networking Breakfast Alamosa TBA Alamosa Chamber / 800-258-7597
Aug. 1-7 Old Stories, New Voices (Historical Education Youth Camp) Fort Garland Fort Garland TBA Fort Garland Museum, 719-379-3512
Aug. 5 San Luis Valley Fair Ski Hi Park Monte Vista TBA Monte Vista Chamber / 800-562-7085
Aug. 7 Civic Club Bazaar Community Bldg South Fork TBA South Fork Visitor Centr,719-873-5512
Aug. 9 Creede Visitors/Volunteers Appreciation Picnic Creede TBA Creede Chamber, 800-327-2102
Aug. 14 High Altitude Challenge 5k Run Alamosa TBA Alamosa Chamber / 800-258-7597
Aug. 14-15 Volksmarch - Wheeler Monument Wheeler Monument Creede TBA Creede Chamber, 800-327-2102
Aug. 22 Mushroom Foray Creede TBA Creede Chamber, 800-327-2102
Aug. 28-29 Military Encampment and Reinactment Fort Garland Fort Garland TBA Fort Garland Museum, 719-379-3512
SEPT. TBA Creede Arts Council Concert Creede TBA Creede Chamber, 800-327-2102
TBA Creede Historical Society Bar Bash Creede TBA Creede Chamber, 800-327-2102
TBA Creede Mountain Run Creede TBA Creede Chamber, 800-327-2102
TBA Kawanabee Golf Tournament Cattails GC Alamosa TBA Alamosa Chamber / 800-258-7597
Sept. 3-5 Early Iron Festival  Cole Park Alamosa TBA Alamosa Chamber / 800-258-7597
Sept. 4-5 Variety Events Theater Creede TBA Creede Chamber, 800-327-2102
Sept. 4-5 ARCO IRIS Labor Day Arts & Crafts Fair Antonito TBA Virginia Sylvester, 719-376-2277
Sept. 4-5 Handmade Tour Community Park Saguache TBA San Luis Valley Information Center, 800-214-1240
Sept. 4-5 Ninth Annual Energy Fair Crestone TBA Margaret Finnerty, 719-655-2805
Sept. 6 Pike’s Stockade Closing Pikes Stockade Sanford TBA Fort Garland Museum, 719-379-3512
Sept. 7 Conquistador’s Golf Tournament Golf Course Monte Vista TBA Monte Vista Chamber, 800562-7085
Sept. 12 MV Chamber Seniors Appreciation Day Monte Vista TBA Monte Vista Chamber, 800562-7085
Sept. 12 Volksmarch - Aspenfest Creede TBA Creede Chamber, 800-327-2102
Sept. 15 MV Chamber Teacher’s Tea Monte Vista TBA Monte Vista Chamber, 800562-7085
Sept. 25 Adams State Student Breakfast ASC Alamsoa TBA Alamosa Chamber, -258-7597
Sept. 26 Volksmarch - Trail Closing Creede TBA Creede Chamber, 800-327-2102
OCTOBER TBA Creede Parks and Rec. Holloween Party Creede TBA Creede Chamber, 800-327-2102
TBA Hunter’s Chili Supper Visitors Center South Fork TBA South Fork Visitor Centr, 719-873-5512
Oct. 21 Meet the Candidates Night MV Coop Monte Vista TBA Monte Vista Chamber, 800-562-7085
Oct. 28 Moonlight Madness Monte Vista TBA Monte Vista Chamber, 800-562-7085
Oct. 31 Childrens Holloween Party Community Bldg. South Fork TBA South Fork Visitors Centr, 719-873-5512
Oct. 31 Holloween Dance Creede TBA Creede Chamber, 800-327-2102
NOVEMBER TBA MV Conquistadors Annual Banquet Golf Course Monte Vista TBA Monte Vista Chamber, 800-562-7085
TBA MV Chamber Job Shadow Day Monte Vista all day Monte Vista Chamber, 800-562-7085
TBA Creede Arts Council Concert Creede TBA Creede Chamber, 800-379-2102
Nov. 3-6 MV Harvest Hodown/ Potato Days Ski Hi Park Monte Vista all day Monte Vista Chamber, 800-562-7085
Nov. 12 Alamosa Chamber 15th Annual Fashion Show Alamosa TBA Alamosa Chamber, 800-258-7597
Nov. 26-27 Creede Chocolate Festival Downtown Creede all day Creede Chamber, 800-327-2102
Nov. 28 Living History Christmas and Posada Reenactment The Fort Fort Garland TBA Fort Garland Museum, 719-379-3512
DECEMBER TBA Hay Forage and Livestock Conference Ski Hi Park Monte Vista all day Monte Vista Chamber, 800-562-7085
TBA South Fork Christmas Open House South Fork TBA South Fork Visitor Centr,800-873-5512
TBA Christmas Lights Judging and Chamber Pot Luck South Fork TBA South Fork Visitor Centr,800-873-5512
TBA Kids Holiday Concert Creede TBA Creede Chamber, 800-327-2102
TBA Fiesta of Lights Fort Garland TBA Fort Garland Museum, 719-379-3512
Dec. 4 Parade of Lights Monte Vista TBA Monte Vista Chamber, 800-562-7085
Dec. 4 Saguache Kiwanis Christmas Show Saguache TBA San Luis Valley Information Center, 800-214-1240
Dec. 5 Festival of Lights Fort Garland TBA Fort Garland Museum, 719-379-3512
Dec. 10 Holiday Contest Judging Creede TBA Creede Chamber, 800-327-2102
Dec. 11 Parade of Lights Creede TBA Creede Chamber, 800-327-2102
 
Note: All dates in this calendar should always be considered tentative. Call the contact for confirmation. The San Luis Valley Information Center will not be responsible for changes in the dates of any events.

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