It should be a perfect crisp, clear, fall day today.  Take a walk, and bring a camera!

The Health Fair runs from 8-12 this morning at Bell Middle School.  It’s a good place to get low-cost blood work, flue and pneumonia shots, hearing and blood pressure checks, etc.  See more….

The CSM Homecoming Parade starts at 9 on Illinois Street.  The tailgate party is at 10, and the football game is at noon.  Learn more….

Dinosaur Ridge is celebrating National Fossil Day this morning from 9-2.

The Plein Air painters will be working along the Clear Creek path today from 9:30-4, so be sure you take a walk along the Creek today!

The Plein Air artwork will be available for viewing and sale in the Golden Community Center on Saturday and Sunday from 9:30-4.


Earth Sweet Botanicals is offering a cooking class today from 3-5:  The Great Pumpkin and the Awesome Squash.  The cost is $40.

The Railroad Museum is hosting the High Plains 3 Railers O Scale Modelers today from 9-5. Club members will setup their 34’ x 14’ model layout for display and operation in the Museum’s Picnic Pavilion. Featuring toy trains from 1925 to the modern day examples with bells, whistles, smoke & station announcements, even a “Galloping Goose.”

Coyote 5k Classic Family Fun Run
The Coyote Classic 5K is tomorrow morning at Shelton Elementary.  There will be family friendly activities, free food/drinks, music and a basket raffle for all participants and spectators during and following the race. All kids receive a medal upon finishing and everyone takes home a great commemorative technical t-shirt.  The top three male and female runners win a free pair of running shoes from Vital Outdoors. There are prizes for top age group prizes as well.

Thanks to generous sponsors this is one of the most affordable 5k events in the area. Prices are $15 for the 1 Mile Fun Run, $20 for the 5k (under 18) and $25 for adults. To register online, donate, or get more information, please go to the race website at