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HAVE A FOOD BOOTH? Looking for a food vendor for several other smaller events thorughtout the summer. If you are interested in being the sole vendor at these events, please contact Vicki Nemec at 303-582-5214 or email at

High Country Auxiliary/Gilpin County Flea Market - June 9 & 10, 2017. Click here for waiver. Outside spaces are first come, first served. Waiver will be requried by all vendors and can be downloaded and brought with you or you may complete one when you arrive. Fairgrounds are open to vendors for setup on Thursday between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. and on Saturday, starting at 6:30 a.m. If you need electricity, there will be a $5 charge but only certain areas have electricity. Come early if you want one of those spots! THERE IS NO SECURITY, so if you set up on Thursday, please be aware of that fact. Special arrangements can be made to "camp" next to your location overnight if necessary. See Coordinator when you setup about staying with your booth overnight. Food will be available from the Gilpin County Senior Living Organization. Hours of operation for the Flea Market will be from 9am to 3pm Friday and Saturday. Fairgrounds are located at 230 Norton Drive, Black Hawk, CO 80422. For more information, please call Vicki Nemec at 303-582-5214 or email at You can see the event at WhoFish using the following link: <a href=>Friends of WhoFish.Org</a>

Preventing Home Ignitions in a Wildfire Saturday, June 17   9:00-11:00am   Rec Center (250 Norton Dr)   FREE   Defensible space does not stop with cutting down trees. Learn how to evaluate your house for ways that embers could cause ignition, and what low-cost retrofits you could implement.  This is a critical class for all mountain residents, and may be helpful in maintaining fire insurance. RSVPs appreciated 303-582-9106.



25th Annual Gilpin County Fair - August 19 & 20, 2017. Applications are now available. Please note: ALL vendors will be located outside on the grounds or in the exhibit building as the gymnasium of the Community Center will not be used this year.
Click here for Fair website.


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