Tis’ the season... for painting in the country and singing in the town

TOP: Visitors view some of the roughly 165 works that were on display for last weekend’s art show at the Bear Creek Nature Center. The annual show emphasized art that was in a nature theme. The center is seeking volunteer docents to help keep the center operating. For more information, call 520-6388.

BOTTOM: Dressed in old-time styles, the Victorian Society of Colorado Springs carols along Colorado Avenue in Old Colorado City Dec. 5. The group is scheduled to be back in full voice Saturday, Dec. 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., with guided walking tours by the Old Colorado City Historical Society scheduled to start at 2:30 p.m.

Westside Pioneer photos