Another hot week, with nearly two months of hot days to cope with. Woe are we.  I feel like we have to head for the swimming hole, the sprinkler, or the air conditioner. However, it is cooler than in some other states, and we are at the base of the Rocky Mountains! 

Lisa Edelstein of Planet Bluegrass has a survey out to hear about your experiences, and for suggestions for future festivals. (

The Lyons Parks & Rec. Commission will meet on Monday, August 13, at 6 p.m., in the Depot Annex.

The concert in Sandstone Park this week features Jimmy Sferes and Jennifer White at 6:30 p.m. Everyone come and enjoy. Many of us



Another week gone by. It was a busy one for Lyons with the RockyGrass Festival and 4000 to 5000 people visiting and parking in Lyons. The music was great; the weather was good; the parking, parks, camping, wastewater treatment plant parking lot and Lyons streets were full. Without  the completion of Bohn Park Phase 2 (held up due to a FEMA



What a wonderful rain earlier this week. It was hard at first wondering if another flood might be coming, but it let up. They say it may rain some later in the week, but it is nice to have a cool day or two after this unusually hot summer.

THANKS to all for the birthday greetings, cards, calls, gifts, emails, etc. To think I am 91! That sounds too old, but I don’t like the alternative; I have too much to do. I plan to “keep on keeping on” as long as possible. I hope to be active, “alive and



A nice rain fell earlier this week. It did some good, but only had 1/4 inch of moisture. Hot! Hot!  Hot! Summer has certainly arrived!

THURSDAY, JULY 19  – The concert in Sandstone Park with the Eric Yates Band at 6:30 p.m. Bring your chairs, blanket, snacks, and enjoy. The concerts are held every Thursday evening through August 23. Next week, on July 26, is Sally Van Meter and friends. Should be a great band.  See you there!

SATURDAY, JULY 21 - The free art show opening reception at Town Hall gets underway at 6:30 p.m. It will include the art show, community tapas potluck, and a courtyard musicians' jam led by the Michelle Allen trio (All musicians and instruments are welcome!) Bring a dish to share and enjoy the mighty fine art and music!

All folks are invited to stop by the square dance at the Lyons Elementary School gym this Saturday evening, July 21, around 8:30 p.m., to wish Mrs. LaVern “Happy birthday,” having made it



Another week gone by. The Lyons High School girls lost their last two basketball games and will not be going to the state tournament. Clear Creek will be going for our division. The 1A and 2A games start Thursday at the Budweiser center in Loveland. We want to express our thanks and appreciation to our Lyons team.

They did well, and gave us spectators a lot of excitement. Eight teams of boys and girls, out of some forty teams in Class 2A, get to go to state. For the boys it's:



Another week gone by, and here it is time for the Lyons Good Old Days celebration. It is sad to say “Day” when it used to be three-days! What happened to all the helpers? A big thanks to Marissa and the Town staff for putting what we will have together, and I am sure all will enjoy it. There will be a good variety of events to  enjoy!

THURSDAY, JUNE 28 – Free Concert in Sandstone Park with Jesse Garland and Good Manners. You will enjoy this.  Also, there will be food, vendors, dancing, etc. You all come and enjoy.

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