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What continuing local event was established in 1905 as a "Thanksgiving" for a bountiful potato harvest?
Answer: This long-standing tradition is the El Paso County, Colorado Fair, held in Calhan, CO. "Rediscover Your Smile" is the theme this year and the Fair runs July 18-25. Click Here to learn more by visiting our blog...
"America the Beautiful" is said to have been written atop our own 14,110 foot Pikes Peak.
Listen to the hymn - on this patriotic day!
Dust off those cowboy boots and don your western hat for a two-step back into a simpler time. Celebrate Colorado heritage with us.
For a real taste of Cowboy Cookin', we can make a reservation at the Flying W Ranch for a chuckwagon dinner and western cowboy music show under the stars!
You could be here....
As an innkeeper at Holden House and an El Paso County Commissioner, I invite you to visit us during Fair Week in Colorado Springs. Join me and our 2009 El Paso County Fair Queen Dayna Jenkins July 18-25. Visit Paint Mines Park or many of the other wonderful sites here in the Pikes Peak Region during your visit. You'll want to see the Wagon Train and the Budweiser Clydesdales. Read more about the Fair and Paint Mines Park on our newly posted Blog (pictured above- (L) Sallie Clark, Holden House Innkeeper and (R) Dayna Jenkins, 2009 El Paso County Fair Queen)
Don't worry about not planning ahead-we have some great "last minute" specials you'll want to mention. To know more, visit our Specials Page page. Book Now!
Also this weekend, the "Race to the Clouds" takes place Sunday the 19th on our very own Pikes Peak as a historic road race that continues today. Read about all the area events for the latest up to date info at www.PeakRadar.com
See you soon,
Sallie Clark, Innkeeper