On Saturday, September 22, Planet Bluegrass celebrates the last day of summer (and the autumnal equinox) with the final Wildflower Concert of 2018. The 11th annual Mabon Concert again returns to its Celtic roots to welcome the energy-fueled, foot-stomping Irish quartet JigJam with special musical guests Bonnie Paine & the Dandelion Seeds.

Hailing from the midlands of Ireland, the members of JigJam grew up immersed in traditional music, winning over 20 All-Ireland titles. Called “the best Irish group so far in





By Kathleen Spring
The Antique & Historic Quilt Program was a big success, and the Lyons History Video Project (LHVP) can now go on and complete the final Pioneer family interviews. It was a combination of many people and businesses helping to make it happen. The Town’s economy had the side benefit of having dozens of people go from the modern outdoor quilt show being put on by Tracey Barber of Lyons Quilting, on the east end of town, to the historical program being put on at Rogers Hall by myself as LHVP director, in the north end of town.



By Ken Singer
Tickets went on sale for the 46th annual RockyGrass Festival months ago, and quickly sold out. The reputation of this production, as well as having some of the biggest names in bluegrass, drew people in from across the state and the country, as well as a host of international music fans. A good number of the bands had a connection to Colorado



Small Town Stew

To make a small town stew,
You need a cauldron just the right size;
    The whole town nestles there
    Between walls of red rock
    With high mountain views
    And two rivers running through it.

Lyons area artists are welcome to submit their wall hangable creations for Lyons Arts and Humanities Commission's 2018 Quarterly Town Hall Art Show Series - "Four Seasons."  Deadlines and submission instructions are listed below.

Deliver wintry wall hangable creations (all mediums) with placards on Fri. Jan. 5 to Town Hall 4-7 pm; Show Opening / Community Tapas Potluck / Open Poetry

This month, construction finishes on a dedicated and permanent home for the Longmont Museum’s collection of historic three-dimensional objects. The new “Museum Collections Center” was funded in part by a nearly $150,000 Museums for America grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services, a federally administered program designed to transform communities through investing in museums. The Longmont Museum was one of only a


On Saturday, September 30, one of the premiere string quartets in the world will be performing at The Old Gallery in Allenspark. The famed Takács Quartet, which has been the recipient of three Gramophone Awards, a Grammy Award, three Japanese Record Academy Awards, Disc of the Year at the inaugural BBC

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