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The above is a scene from August at the summer- Saturdays Farmers Market in Bancroft Park. The last day for the season is Oct. 25 from about 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., with the annual outdoor event due to return in early June. The market is organized by the nonprofit Pikes Peak Farmers Market group, now in its 27th year. (Photo posted 9/3/14.)
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Garden of the Gods
Visitor Center reopens, but major renovations not quite done (posted 11/14/14)

Good response for GoG Visitor Center's temporary parking-lot outpost (posted 10/5/14)

Visitor services at North Main Parking Lot during center closure Oct. 1-Nov. 14 (posted 9/28/14)

RMFI sets fall schedule for restoration workdays (posted 9/3/14)

Renovations to close GoG Visitor Center Oct. 1-Nov. 14 (posted 9/2/14)


Red Rock Canyon
Presentation on native/non-native plants at Red Rock Canyon (posted 8/19/14)

Friends of Red Rock schedule 2nd Geology Talk and Walk (posted 8/7/14)

Red Rock Canyon geology talk fills up the same day it's announced (posted 7/23/14)

Weeds in Red Rock Canyon subject of July 17 presentation (posted 7/14/14)


Rock Ledge Ranch
Hog processing featured in annual 'Oink' event Nov. 15 (posted 11/4/14)

Free admission to Rock Ledge Ranch for annual Harvest Festival Oct. 4 (posted 9/29/14)

Powwow still draws crowds in 5th year; 2-day event possible in 2015 (posted 9/23/14)

Mini-concert to follow annual Intertribal Powwow Sept. 20 (posted 9/13/14)

Folk Art Festival back for 36th year, hoping for drier weather (posted 9/4/14)

Rock Ledge Ranch, annual vintage baseball game Sept. 1 - photos (posted 9/1/14)

Space-age mutations at Rock Ledge Ranch's annual vintage baseball game? (posted 8/26/14)

Fiddles, Vittles & Vino, July 27 - photos (posted 7/28/14)

Renowned musician David Grisman headlines 10th annual Fiddles, Vittles & Vino (posted 7/19/14)


City/County Parks
Annual 'Ghouls' event Oct. 25 to clean up County Dog Park (posted 10/20/14)

Volunteer project creates county's first veterans memorial - photos (posted 9/29/14)

Public meeting on Bear Creek Regional Park master plan Sept. 30 (posted 9/22/14)

Humane Society's annual Pawtoberfest Sept. 20 at Bear Creek Park (posted 9/15/14))

Springs definitely in bloom at Thorndale Park (posted 8/8/14))

Good summer for Thursday blues nights in Bancroft - final show Aug. 7 (posted 7/30/14))


Bear Creek Nature Center
Art show at Bear Creek Nature Center to benefit its programs, exhibits (posted 10/13/14)

Call for artists in October Bear Creek Nature Center show (posted 8/19/14)

BBQ to benefit Bear Creek Nature Center Aug. 15 (posted 8/10/14)


General
Rampart Range Road reopened between Garden and reservoir (posted 10/10/14)

Fountain Creek cleanup teaches students lessons about litter, life (posted 10/3/14)

'Creek Week' welcomes volunteers to clean up Fountain Creek (posted 9/22/14)

Master gardeners to help self-guided tour of 7 Westside plots Aug. 2-3 (posted 7/24/14)


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