Reilly holds 2nd annual Land Trust show
Old Colorado City-based artist Laura Reilly will hold her second annual fine art show and sale to benefit the Palmer Land Trust Thursday through
Saturday, Oct. 5-7.
An impressionist, Reilly will display original paintings of Palmer Land Trust-preserved properties. The show will feature a special series created at the Paint Mines, a new park near Calhan.
The Palmer Land Trust is a Westside-based, non-profit group that has helped preserve open space in numerous locations in the Pikes Peak region, including several sites on the Westside. Twenty percent of Reilly's proceeds from the show will be donated to the Trust.
The opening reception will be Thursday, Oct. 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Reilly's gallery, 2616 W. Colorado Avenue in Old Colorado City. The show will continue Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Rocky Mountain Styles, 2501 W. Colorado Ave. #104, will celebrate its fifth anniversary with refreshments and drinks Saturday, Oct. 7 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The owner is Cindy Herndon.
Mom's Too Envy, a maternity store, has opened in Old Colorado City' at 2616 W. Colorado Ave. #23.
Open daily, the store will specialize in fashionable maternity clothes. Also available will be baby items, including modern cloth diapers, infant shoes and jammies.
Owners Gina Tompkins and Mary Barr are both new in the retail business. Tompkins, a life-long Coloradan, previously worked for District 20, while Barr comes from a corporate background.
The phone is 633-1102.
The Old Town Guest House will host five “Bed & Breakfast Mystery Dinners” in the coming weeks.
The $65-per-person cost includes dinner and drinks, a live mystery dramatization and a chance to win a prize by figuring out “who-dun-it.”
Owned by Don and Shirley Wick, the Guest House is a bed-and-breakfast at 115 S. 26th St. For more information, call 632-9194.
The Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center is looking for volunteers to help with school programs on Wednes-days and Thursdays. After being trained, volunteers will help with the center's presentations and lead nature hikes through the park. The Visitor Center is a privately owned business that directs a portion of its annual earnings to the preservation of the Garden of the Gods Park.
For more information, come by the Visitor Center, 1805 N. 30th St., or call the education office at 219-0108.
Do you have any news about your business? Call the Westside Pioneer at 471-6776.