Latest News – April 15

Find Shelter – And FUN – from The Spring Storm!

The bright, neon lights of downtown Lead Vegas will burn bright with some Springtime fun this weekend..

The bright, neon lights of downtown Lead Vegas will burn bright with some Springtime fun this weekend, so take shelter from the predicted Spring storm in Leadville.

Well, it’s a T.G.I.F from the Highest Incorporated City in North America. And if the weather reports prove true, Leadville and Lake County could get some measurable snow from a sizable Spring storm predicted for the high country this weekend. No doubt the I-70 corridor will be a mess and see its share of closures, so just plan on staying put!

The good news is that there are things happening in good ole Lead Vegas to help keep you entertained this weekend. Today’s report will start at the end and work backwards to tonight.

This Sunday, April 17 will mark a first for Leadville’s newest brew house, as Periodic Brewing hosts The Shady Rest Band.Spac_50

Spac_50Two hardworking friends and long-time musicians are the core of The Shady Rest Band. Based out of San Marcos, TX, Nate Guthrie and CK Dangerbird deliver high energy sets that include everything from traditional works to an extensive catalog of foot stompin’ original tunes. Whether acoustic or plugged-in and turned-up, this nationally touring act rules the road as a 3 piece with multi-instrumentalist Tommy Batchelor, and proves that well versed songwriting shines alongside stellar musicianship.

Come kick back with an ale and enjoy the sounds of this Sunday, April 17 from 3 – 6 p.m. at Periodic Brewing, 115 E. 7th Street in downtown Leadville.Spac_50

Friday Night Pool Tournament at The Pastime Bar

If you’ve been missing some tourney time when you chalk up, then Friday Nights at the historic Pastime Bar and Café might just scratch that itch!Pool Balls

Their regular Friday Night Pool Tournaments have been a big hit with the competiton growing weekly. There’s a $10 buy in per player. So grab your stick and head down to old historic State Street. Things get going at 7 p.m. The Pastime Bar and Café is located at 120 W. 2nd Steet in Leadville.

Also, take note that the Pastime is now open six days a week. Their kitchen is open from 12 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday thru Saturday, and on Sundays from 12 until 8 p.m. The bar will be open 12 – close on Tuesday thru Sunday. The Pastime is closed on Mondays. Also for those who may have not been in since Dawn and Nate bought the place form The Semes, they now accept all of the major credit/debit cards. AND They are open for breakfasts on Sundays: INFO.Spac_50

Dogville Warps Up Film Series Tonight at CMC

The final film of the 2016 CMC International Film fest, screening is on April 15th at 6 p.m. is Dogville. This is a Danish film, starring Nicole Kidman, about a woman taking refuge in a small Colorado town. Cost is $10 to attend.

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