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May Brings more than Flowers to Florence – June Blossoms, Too

May Brings more than Flowers to Florence – June Blossoms, Too

By Paula Svincek    The little town of Florence was bustling with activity this past month. Whether visitors came to see the 18th Annual Florence Merchants’ Association Car Show or the 2nd Annual Veterans Art Show, they weren’t disappointed. There were almost 400 entries in this year’s car show and when visitors weren’t enjoying the vintage automobiles they took full advantage […]

by · June 3, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article

Flag Day – June 14

   Flag Day is celebrated each year on June 14th. The Fourth of July was traditionally celebrated as America’s birthday, but the idea of an annual day specifically celebrating the Flag is believed to have first originated in 1885. BJ Cigrand, a schoolteacher, arranged for the pupils in the Fredonia, Wisconsin Public School District 6 to observe June 14 (the 108th […]

by · June 3, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Costly Horn Furniture & Accessories Attracting Collectors

Costly Horn Furniture & Accessories Attracting Collectors

By Anne Gilbert    While furniture using animal horn and hide may upset animal lovers these days, there was a time when it was a decorative status symbol and costly.    Furniture and decorative horn accessories were made in Germany as early as 1833. They came to international interest when it was displayed at the 1851 Crystal Palace Exhibit in London. Its […]

by · May 12, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Antique Gallery of Colorado Springs Celebrates 28 Years

Antique Gallery of Colorado Springs Celebrates 28 Years

By Jon DeStefano    The Antique Gallery, well known as Colorado Springs’ Oldest and Downtown’s Largest Antique Mall, is celebrating their 28th Anniversary this month. The Antique Gallery opened on May 21, 1991 at the Historic Ute 70 Theatre on Nevada Ave.       In September 2000, Tina & Jason Carr bought the business. They saw an ad in the paper listing the […]

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49th Annual Strawberry Festival May 18 & 19

49th Annual Strawberry Festival May 18 & 19

   The 2019 Strawberry Festival Antique Show – the 49th since the St.Vrain Historical Society began to sponsor the annual spring show — will be held on Saturday, May 18th, and Sunday, May 19th in the Exhibit Building at the Boulder County Fairgrounds, 9595 Nelson Road, Longmont, CO. Hours for the event are Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm, and […]

by · May 12, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article