Westside events from Oct. 13 to 31 include fossils, pumpkins, trick-or-treatOct. 12, 2018
The busy event season of September and October wraps up with the capsulized list below for the last half of October.
Oct. 13 - Fossil Day. Inspired by a dinosaur whose bones have been found only in the area of the Garden of the Gods. The GoG Visitor & Nature Center offers presentations, activities and fossil identification. Free.
Oct. 13 - Gold Hill Mesa's Fall Harvest Festival - live music, children's activities and vendors in the Westside residential development's community center.
Oct. 20 - Giant Pumpkin Festival. A weigh-off of some of the state's biggest pumpkins, plus other Old Town activities, sponsored by the Old Colorado City Associates (OCCA) business group. Free.
Saturdays through Oct. 20 - Farmers Market and Old Colorado City Historical Society craft fair. Free attendance.
Oct. 31 - Safe Treats. Old Colorado City merchants welcome trick-or-treaters to their stores; also, activities in Old Town Plaza. Free.
Note: The Pioneer's full list for September-October appears in our print edition, which is available at 50-some Westside news outlets.
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