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3 years 1 month ago

Last day of Folk Art Festival

It's the last day for the Folk Art Festival at the Rock Ledge Ranch. 165 vendors come from all over the nation to sell their handmade goods. There's everything from food to face painting and clothing to furniture. Where: Rock Ledge Ranch Address: 30th Street & Gateway Road,...

3 years 1 month ago

Roasting chile at the ranch

A popular flavor from Pueblo County is heating up appetites in Colorado Springs. The Historic Rock Ledge Ranch hosted their first Chile Chili Festival this afternoon. Farmers from Milberger Farms in Pueblo fired up the roasters and served up samples of three varieties of chile; the Pueblo Chile, Anaheim...

4 years 1 month ago

"Eco" cars to be on display

The Southern Colorado Clean Cities Coalition will host "Eco Auto Alley" at the 2nd annual Pikes Peak EcoFestival on Saturday, August 28. "Eco Auto Alley" is a display of various alternative fuel vehicles and technologies including fully electric, hybrid, and flex fuel model vehicles. Exhibitors include Duke's Garage with...

4 years 4 months ago

Rock Ledge Ranch gears up for July 4th

Rock Ledge Ranch plans an old-fashioned Fourth of July with picnics, music and historic speeches. Hear Abraham Lincoln recite the Gettysburg Address, General William Jackson Palmer read the Declaration of Independence, Katherine Lee Bates talk about her inspiration for "America the Beautiful," or visit a Civil War encampment. ...

4 years 4 months ago

Rock Ledge Ranch gets wild 'n' wooly

The history of the Pikes Peak Region came to life for the 33rd season Saturday afternoon at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site. Colorado Springs' Rock Ledge Ranch provided sheep shearing, sheepdog herding demonstrations, and allowed crowds to experience traditional daily activities to celebrate the start of the summer season....

4 years 10 months ago

Holiday Evening at Rock Ledge Ranch this Saturday

Jingle-bell wagon rides, old-time musical entertainment, lantern light tours to the 1860s homestead cabin, blacksmithing demonstrations, a barn dance, and a bonfire to roast marshmallows--it's all on tap this Saturday as Rock Ledge Ranch in Colorado Springs celebrates Christmas. There will be Victorian celebrations in the 1880s Rock Ledge House,...

5 years 3 weeks ago

Thrifty Thursday--free day!

Hooray for Thrifty Thursday! Here's this weeks deal: It's Harvest Time at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site. Saturday, October 3rd, you and the family can get in FREE from 10am to 3pm. You can bring a picnic or buy hot dogs from vendors. The Ranch has several fall-themed activities...

5 years 1 month ago

Holly Berry House Folk Art Festival

Co-sponsored by the Holly Berry House Folk Art Gallery, this nationally known event benefits the Ranch's restoration projects. Visitors will see the best of handcrafted folk art, from clothing to furniture, as well as antiques and live music. Piecing Partners will have a quilt exhibit and a silent auction...

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