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Around Town: Explore Woodland Park this weekend with several festivals

Posted at 8:23 AM, Aug 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-03 10:36:56-04

WOODLAND PARK, Colorado — Around town this weekend it is time to head for the hills. There are three fun events happening in Woodland Park.

The Vino and Notes Festival brings the fun with jazz music, food and wine tastings from 25 Colorado wineries. Plus, there are food and wine pairings every hour. It's at Memorial Park in Woodland Park today from 12 - 6 pm. It costs $40 online or at the door and $25 for emergency responders and military. The price gets you ample sips of wine plus all the proceeds go to Habitat for Humanity in teller county and they would love your support.

Ben Caperton, the event coordinator, says "there is a huge need for affordable housing here for the work force in Teller county."

Also in Woodland Park this weekend, is the Mountain Arts Festival at the Ute Pass Cultural Center. There will be pottery, painting, wood working, jewelry, photography and much more. It's free to attend, and goes from 10 am to 5 pm today and 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday.

Last, a great event for the kids! The Critter Rescue Round Up brings pet rescue groups, hedgehogs and wolves together for an afternoon of fun. It is at the Dinosaur Research Center in Woodland Park from 9 am until 3 pm today.