Things in Silverton have started picking up. More RVs and campers are claiming their summer spots at the base of
Over at the Silverton School of Expeditionary Learning, however, the students and teachers are winding down the school year. On May 11, the third, fourth and fifth grade classes presented their original plays based on Silverton¹s history. The plays tie into their year-long expedition of
Those folks who have children exiting school in the next few weeks will be happy to know that the Silverton Summer Youth and Theatre Camp will be holding registration on June 6, 5-7 p.m., in the Silverton School Kid-time Room. Camp will be held Tuesdays through Fridays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., from June 7 through July 27. Camp prices are $40/week. For more information call 970/387-5337.
A Theatre Group will open their season with ³Wonder of the World² by David Lindsay-Abaire. The performances will be held in the Grand Imperial Hotel Basement on
For anyone planning a drive over the mountain to
The Silverton Jamboree will be held June 1-3. The Jamboree kicks off on Friday evening at the Grand Imperial Hotel with a juke joint featuring Bluegrass Cadillac. Festival activities on Saturday begin at 10 a.m. and continue until 10 p.m. at the Kendall Mountain Recreation Area. Featured artists include the Lawn Chair Kings, Sisters Morales and the Lee Boys. Juke Joints on Saturday night will take place at the Pride of the West, The Bent Elbow and The Miner¹s Tavern. Sunday will be another exciting day back at Kendall Mountain Rec. Area. This free day gets going at 9 a.m. and quickly shapes up to be a fun filled international entertainment day. There will be belly dancing, international instruments, African drumming and dance, and finally 23 Skidoo, award winning swing dancers. Don¹t miss this amazing family fun weekend. And by the way, kids 12 and under get in for free. For information about the Silverton Jamboree and its entertainers log on to their website www.silvertonjamboree.com.
Yes, things are in full swing up here in the caldera. We have bands most weekends, lots of great restaurants, tons of activities for the family, and best of all its 10 degrees cooler. Come on up, beat the heat and we¹ll see you on the streets!