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Art, Produce, Trees, Trains, and Politicians

The Golden Fine Arts Festival will be open from 10-5 today on 11th Street.  The Farmers Market will run from 8-1.  There will be a tree-climbing class in Parfet Park at noon.  Too late to sign up, but it might be fun to watch.

The Golden Quilt Company at  1108 Washington Ave. sponsored a Bird House Decorating Contest in honor of the Fine Arts Festival.  They had 29 entries!  Please stop in and vote for your favorites in the adult and youth categories.

Whistle Stop at the Railroad Museum - Golden CO

The Railroad Museum has an interesting event today.  Their Whistle Stop Tour will feature historical reenactors as well as current politicians speaking from the back of a historic railcar.  Echoes of history!  Here’s the schedule:

10:30 – Franklin D. Roosevelt Reenactor
11 – George Athanasopolos, Republican candidate for U.S. Congress District 7
11:30 – Golden Mayor Marjory Sloan
11:45 – Jefferson County Commissioner Casey Tighe
12:30 – Jessica Tillapangh & Michele Ames Representatives of Yes on SCFD
1 – Franklin D. Roosevelt Reenactor
1:30 – Pie Eating Contest

You can also take your photo with a Stilt Walking Uncle Sam and Popsicle the YES on SCFD Bear, and get information on voting from the League of Women Voters.