Latest News – September 9
What’s Happening This Weekend In Leadville
Fall is in the air and this weekend will be the first of several that brings the leaf peepers to the high country. Make sure to get out and enjoy the colors, things are starting to change and at 10,200 feet , it goes fast!
Tonight, September 9 the Scarlet will have some live music, starting at 10 p.m. The Outliers Band are slated as a bluegrass band with an unexpected acoustic music sound. Here’s how one journalist recently described their music:
“The Outliers have managed to intertwine Country and Bluegrass with Blues and a touch of Soul. I have listened to this cd better than a dozen times and I can truthfully say this music goes perfect with a quality Bourbon and leisure time. ” – Hunter Lee Elliott, Matter of Fact Art.
High School Cycling League Races Leadville
Today, residents will start to see more cyclists in the area, but this time, it’s the students. The Colorado High School Cycling League will be in Leadville for the Cloud City Challenge this Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 10 & 11. The event takes place up at the college and is slated to bring 800 high school athletes along with a couple thousands fans in the form of parents, students and coaches into town. For all the details, see last week’s post: FULL STORY.
Community Market on Harrison Avenue Saturday
The Leadville Community Market continues this Saturday, Sept. 10. The weekly market is located on historic Harrison Avenue in the parking lot of First Mountain Bank and offers fresh produce, local wares and a BBQ. The market runs 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturdays thru September 24. See you at the market!
Flaming Foliage Relay Comes Thru County Sept. 9-10
The Flaming Foliage Relay (FFR) will most likely find most runners coming through Lake County and Leadville during the night of Friday, Sept. 9 and into the early morning hours of Saturday, Sept. 10. So, if you’re camping near Turquoise Lake and you see headlamps bobbing along the road, this is what’s happening. For race course details, see last week’s post: FULL STORY.