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Sopris, Colorado was vacated nearly 50 years ago. By 1971 the town, an early settlement and later an important mining town, had been dismantled and the residents forced to leave homes and businesses when the dam and body of water that is now Trinidad Lake State Park was constructed.  

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Tony Lobato is September’s guest photographer at the Trinidad Photography Gallery. An opening night reception was held for the artist during the First Friday Art Walk on Friday, Sept. 6 at the gallery at 319 W. Main St.

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Theatre Santa Fe’s Theatre Walk has become the largest locally-produced theatrical experience in the City Different. It’s the only time all of our producing companies come together to give audiences a taste of what they have to offer.

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Aldo Leopold is considered by many as the father of wildlife conservation. The above quote starts his best-known book, “A Sand County Almanac.” A garden probably can’t be considered wild, but having birds sing while flitting around your flowers surely brings a sense of wonder and laughter th…

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It’s a very busy season at Noah’s Ark Animal Welfare Association. Construction is underway of the community’s new animal shelter building. Noah’s Ark has been tasked with funding the interior finishes once the building shell is completed in September.

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Marketplace Gallery currently shows 24 local artists and town favorites, including all types of art and crafts, and features guest artists on a regular basis. The next featured guest artist is Gary Weston, from LaVeta. He will be showing his popular fantastical Sci-Fi Recycled Art.

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The Trinidad Historical Society and The Friends of Historic Trinidad will hold their summer picnic on Saturday July 27, 2019, at the A.R. Mitchell Museum in downtown Trinidad from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m.

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There was a sound like thunder rolling through the streets of nearby Raton, N.M. last weekend as the Third Annual Run to Raton Motorcycle Rally brought as many as 1,000 bikers to town and big crowds to check out all the excitement in town from Thursday, July 18 through Sunday, July 21 at var…

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Southern Colorado Repertory Theater celebrated a successful opening for the professional two-person musical The Last 5 Years, following the play at Mission at the Bell Restaurant on Friday, July 12. Pictured (L-R) are the two leads of the play Johnny Link and Whitney Noelle and Music Directo…

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Mt. Carmel Wellness and Community Center is having its ninth annual Mt. Carmel Festival this Friday, July 19 through Sunday, July 21 and invites the Trinidad community to join in the celebration.  

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Last Friday night we had the privilege to see the latest play ay the SCRT entitled “Grounded”. A one-woman’s experience written by George Brant and directed by Eli Carpenter.

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The July 13 meeting of the Bent’s Fort Chapter will begin at 1 p.m. at the Grand Theatre located at 405 S. Main St. in Rocky Ford, Colorado. Featured at the meeting will be guest speaker Kellen Cutsforth, western author and columnist, who will give a presentation titled “Boozers, Brothels, a…

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Over a 100 people converged on the Trinidad History Museum on Saturday, June 29, to make art. The event was the second annual Make Art Fair, run by the Arts Council of Trinidad.  All the fun was free of charge. The turnout exceeded last year’s estimated participation of 80 art makers.

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The Southern Colorado Repertory Theatre (SCRT) has announced the Professional Acting Company for the 2019 Summer Repertory Season. With three productions in the making, the multi-talented six-member company that includes Kayla Ryan Walsh, Johnny Link, Whitney Noelle, Adam Marcantoni, Linnea …

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History Colorado has opened the application period for an upcoming Creative in Residence opportunity at Trinidad History Museum. With Trinidad’s emergence as a thriving arts community, this program provides a space for artists to create and share their talent with the local community. This p…

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The second annual Make Art Fair is this Saturday at the Trinidad History Museum at 300 E. Main Street in historic downtown Trinidad. The free event will run from 9 a.m. to Noon and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

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Just as it has brought forth in each of its 18 years of life, this June’s Trinidad Area Local Artists’ Show has produced nearly 100 pieces of art of the same high quality that one might encounter in big city galleries.  

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Trinidad’s Temple Aaron is celebrating 130 years of being one of the oldest Jewish temples west of the Mississippi this weekend, June 21-23, with a slate of events highlighted by the reveal of a new historic marker at 11 a.m. Saturday.

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Five years ago, custom hatmaker Tom Hirt was nearing the age when cowboys think about slowing down. He’d been making custom hats for decades. Well known in a specialized circle, his hats have been worn by President Reagan, Sam Elliot and Sharon Stone. The 1993 movie Tombstone featured a Tom …

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