Women’s workshop canceled
SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County’s Women’s Center workshop on massage and self-care, will not be held today as originally scheduled. The workshop is being rescheduled to a later date, which has yet to be determined.
Celebrate the Fourth
TELLURIDE – Celebrating the Fourth of July in Telluride is a family affair. A parade down Main Street and an afternoon picnic in Town Park are followed by a spectacular fireworks display that concludes a day filled with activities designed specifically for children.
Activities include riding in an antique fire engine, fishing in the trout pond and participating in a variety of organized games throughout the morning and afternoon. The event, as it has been for more than 100 years, is sponsored by the Telluride Volunteer Fire Department.
Celebrate the Fourth in Vail
VAIL – Taking place throughout the day on the fourth, activities and celebrations will sweep the streets of Vail and Lionshead villages. Vail’s traditional Fourth of July festivities start with a huge hometown parade in the morning, entertainment and concerts throughout the day and finish off with a spectacular fireworks show at night. The fireworks will take place at Golden Peak. For further information on the days events please call (800) 525-3875.
at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo Bank officials recently named Julie Anne Cobb vice president of the branch in Breckenridge.
Wells Fargo Bank serves more than 600,000 customers in 55 communities throughout the state. It has $370 billion in assets and provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage and consumer finance services through 5,800 stores across North America.
at Francie’s Cabin
BRECKENRIDGE – Allow the beauty of Colorado’s high mountain wilderness to inspire your natural creativity at Francie’s Cabin, part of the Summit Huts Association. Choose from wildflower or photo workshops, a watercolor painting class or a creative writing class at 11,264 feet.
The overnight Wildflower Workshop with Nancy Redner is July 12-13. Participants will learn about the local flora and fauna that surrounds Francie’s Cabin. Nancy Redner, a local botanist and wildflower expert, will teach the workshop. Cost is $65 per person. The class is already full, but call to be placed on the waiting list.
Watercolor painting with Ann T. Weaver is July 19-20. The workshop takes place in the high alpine environment of the Crystal Creek drainage. Weaver is a well-known watercolor artist. Cost is $90 per person.
Writing in The Clouds takes place Aug. 7-10. This is the fourth year of this popular three-day writing seminar. Participants will learn new creative styles of writing and new tools to invigorate their work. Cost is $450.
A photo workshop is planned, but dates have not yet been announced.
Participants in these workshops will stay in Francie’s Cabin, a historic wood hut located four miles south of Breckenridge. Prices include hut night, dinner and breakfast.
Summit Huts Association provides refuge and educational programs for self-propelled backcountry recreational users and provides a unique venue for community, charitable and educational programs for county, state and national groups. Summit Huts is a partner organization with the Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center.
To register for the summer workshops or for more information, contact Summit Huts Association at (970) 453-8583, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.summithuts.org or P.O. Box 2830, Breckenridge, CO 80424.
Photo workshops every Saturday and Sunday
BRECKENRIDGE – Come and meet the county’s top professional photographers in an intimate gallery setting every week at The Photographers Gallery at Breckenridge Photographics.
Breckenridge Photographics hosts free photographic lectures every Saturday at 6 p.m. Bring your camera for a hands-on, free workshop in downtown Breckenridge.
David Pfau of Breckenridge Photographics teaches $99 photography workshops every Sunday. Workshops begin at 6 a.m.
Breckenridge Photographics is located in La Cima Mall, 500 S. Main St. For more information, call (970) 547-1518.
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