The annual Fourth of July fireworks display may have been cancelled due to fire danger, but there has been no shortage of events to keep locals and visitors alike busy in Pagosa Springs over the holiday.
Much of the entertainment also continues through this weekend, extending the holiday fun.
Thursday, July 5
The Park to Park Arts and Crafts Festival continues in downtown Pagosa Springs from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. The festival features over 90 vendors in Town Park, Centennial Park and along the Riverwalk between the parks.
“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” will be performed at the Pagosa Springs Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at www.pagosacenter.org or at the door.
Also available for theatergoers is the Music Boosters’ production of “Cinderella” at 7 p.m. in the Pagosa Springs High School auditorium.
Across the street from the arts and crafts festival, the carnival continues its run today at the athletic field at Town Park, featuring rides for youngsters and adults and chances to win prizes in a number of carnival games.
Friday, July 6
The 63rd annual Red Ryder Rodeo Roundup starts at 6 p.m. at the Western Heritage Events Center, located at the Archuleta County Fairgrounds on U.S. 84. Tickets are available at Goodman’s Department Store, at the gate or, for box seats, by calling 264-5000.
The Park to Park festival will again be open from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. in Town Park, Centennial Park and along the Riverwalk between the parks.
“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” and “Cinderella” both continue their runs at 7 p.m. at the Pagosa Center for the Arts and Pagosa Springs High School auditorium, respectively.
The carnival will also continue to be open at the athletic field at Town Park.
Saturday, July 7
The arts and crafts festival is open from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. for its final day.
The Red Ryder rodeo again starts at 6 p.m. for its final day of action.
“Cinderella” presents its closing night at 7 p.m. at Pagosa Springs High School.
The carnival will continue in Town Park for those seeking out the once-a-year treat in Pagosa.
Sunday, July 8
As the weekend winds down, a matinee performance of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” will begin at 2 p.m. at the Pagosa Center for the Arts.
Sunday is also the final day of the carnival.