101 Things 2019

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Things to do in the San Luis Valley, Colorado.

Page 4 Summer in the San Luis Valley 2019

5. SKI HI STAMPEDE

Colorado’s oldest outdoor rodeo, the Ski Hi Stampede in

Monte Vista is a delight for the entire family. This year marks

the 98th anniversary of the San Luis Valley Ski Hi Stampede

planned July 25-28. There will be parades beginning at

10 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. The rodeo brings major

entertainment and many of the best cowboys in the country

to Monte Vista’s Ski-Hi Arena. Also enjoy dances, fireworks,

carnival and chuckwagon dinner. For information call 719-

852-2055 or see www.skihistampede.com

Early Iron Festival

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4. EARLY IRON FESTIVAL

Hundreds of vehicles from America’s “early” years in its

love affair with the automobile arrive in Alamosa from all

over the United States for their annual Labor Day weekend

San Luis Valley Early Iron Festival, one of the San Luis

Valley’s largest events featuring more than 500 cars.

This year marks the 39th anniversary from August

30-September 1. Early Iron welcomes a variety of vehicles

including pickups, custom, street rods, classics and street

machines. See www.earlyironclub.com/

6. ALAMOSA ROUND-UP

The 2019 Alamosa Round-Up, sanctioned by the

Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association (PRCA), is

scheduled from June 20-23 with most events at the Alamosa

fairgrounds. Events include ranch rodeo, barbecue, mutton

bustin, cattle drive and parade, PRCA rodeo, rodeo block party,

demolition derby and cowboy church. The highlight will be

Saturday with a round-UP Concert featuring PARMALEE.

Buy tickets at The Colorado Welcome Center and Alamosa

Big R. See www.alamosaroundup.com

7. CREEDE REPERTORY THEATRE

Creede Repertory Theatre is a professional theatre company

located in the historic town of Creede. CRT’s award-winning

company produces the best of contemporary and classic

theatre from the end of May through September. Each year,

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