Latest News – June 16

Saguache Father’s Day Offering: BBQ and Sunshine!

This Sunday, June 19 is Father’s Day. So thanks to all the hard-working, caring Dads living in Saguache Today. And if you haven’t made your plans yet to celebrate Dad, there’ still time. Fathers BBQWhy not take advantage of the annual Community Appreciation Pig Roast this Sunday at 4:30 p.m. at the Community Building in Otto Mears Park. The FREE event is a fundraiser for the Saguache County Library, so donations will be accepted for the library…otherwise, come and feast in honor of Father with your family! Menu is roast pork, pinto beans, green chili (pork and vegan varieties), baked potatoes + fixings, tortillas, and fresh churros! And the weather looks to be perfect!

Have you picked up that special gift for Dad? Well, why not shop locally and consider the following options.

  • JessArt  – Jesse Quintana is a San Luis Valley Artist who creates a variety of wonderful work, including these handcrafted sticks at a 30% discount this entire week through Sunday. Each staff is handcrafted by Jesse and can be personalized with names and quotes. For more information or to contact the artist directly, connect with Jesse The Artist on Facebook.Jesse Quintana Art_Saguache Today
  • spacerThrift copyBlue Earth Thrift & Mercantile – If you’re looking for something unique, that one-of-a kind gift, then you’re likely to find it at the Blue Earth Thrift Mercantile, offering everything from clothing to tools to books a plenty. And while you’re there, why not pick up some organic beef from the 4th Street Food Store for that afternoon Father’s Day BBQ you’ve been thinking about.spacer


  • Looking to get out of the heat and up, up, up into the cool mountain air? Then consider a ride on the Leadville, Colorado & Southern Railroad this summer with Dear old Dad. Pick your special day, or pick from one of their special packages, from BBQ to Wildflowers to Fall Photo Special rides. It’s All Aboard for summer fun on the Leadville Train!FB_FatherDay_2016

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