PAINTING GOURDS ON THE PURGATOIRE: Sept. 16 - Bent County Art Guild presents, “Painting on the Purgatoire at Boggsville” by Linda Bourne. Our canvas this time will be gourds – wine and cheese, refreshments, $30 per person – everything included. 2 to 4 p.m. Please make reservations with Linda at 688-2508.

COMING EVENTS: Oct. 14-15 - Boggsville Days (a terrific lineup – posters are OUT and available), gunfighters, dance hall girls, etc., including Festus Impersonator Mark Staggs performance at 7 p.m. on Oct. 14; Oct. 14-22 - Cane maize at Boggsville with a pumpkin patch; Oct. 20-21 – Doc Jones Chuckwagon Supper & Music Show at Boggsville – 6 p.m. - Dutch Oven Cooking at its best and cowboy music in afternoon and evening (make reservations now at 469-3030); Oct. 28 – Family Night at the Museum – prizes for costumes; Nov. 11 – '50s Diner and Sock Hop at Museum; Nov. 28 – Homemade Christmas decorations display starts at Museum; Dec. 9 – Christmas at the Museum & Boggsville Annual Fundraiser.

BENT COUNTY CHRONICLE: The 37th edition is on sale now at the Old Trail Gallery! Enjoy the featured stories of Harrell Ridley and the veterans from the Evans family and many other stories. Make sure your membership is current - $35 per year - your support is appreciated.

FIELD TRIPS: Due to popular demand, we are going back to Tuesday Field Trips! Last Tuesday of each month. Here is what we have coming for the rest of the year - Sept. 26 Vilas and Boise City, Oklahoma; Oct. 31 Fort Larned, Kansas; Nov. 28 Raton and Capulin Volcano National Monument; and Dec. 19 Pueblo Air Museum. All subject to changes and weather. Watch for updates on Facebook or call the Museum.

BOGGSVILLE & MUSEUM HOURS: Open Tuesday through Saturday. On Tuesdays, the museum is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Boggsville from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday both open from noon to 4 p.m. We are closed on Sunday and Monday. Boggsville appreciates all donations for visitations to help with operating expenses. Boggsville and the museum are glad to provide tours when we are not open – just call 456-6066. Always glad to accommodate your family and friends. If you are a member of the Bent County Historical Society, your visits to the museum are free - just pay for your guests. Bring your family when they visit. Adults $5; Youth (6-12) $4; under six and active military FREE! Our Grand Hall and Heritage Library are available for rental; for large and small meetings, parties, or other special events; give us a call and let us make a reservation for you, your business, or organization. We appreciate your support.

BENT COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY TIDBITS: Like us at Bent County Historical Society and Boggsville Landmark on Facebook! Linda Bourne does a wonderful job of keeping these updated with all the latest news and events. If you aren’t on Facebook, try our webpage bentcountyheritage.org; and for the technically challenged, just give us a call at (719) 456-6066

RADIO LAS ANIMAS: KKRV 107.3 is back in business broadcasting on Monday mornings at 7 a.m. at the Chamber of Commerce Office. Community events are posted on the AV Bridge at the website: www.theavbridge.com which is a great place to check out what is going on locally. Thank you for your continued support!