GOURD PAINTING: Bent County Art Guild offering gourd painting in the Grand Hall at the Museum from 2-4 p.m. Sunday. All supplies are provided. Cost: Adults $30, students $15, and kids 6 and younger, no fee. Refreshments will be provided. For reservations, call Linda Bourne at 719-688-2508.

COMING EVENTS: Oct. 11-12, Boggsville Days; Oct. 26, Night at the Museum and Murder Mystery; Nov. 26, Annual Essay Contest Awards for seventh-graders; Dec.14, Christmas at the Museum and chili lunch.

CURRENT HOURS: Museum and the Old Trail Gallery are open on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Wednesdays-Fridays, 1-4 p.m., and Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m.

Historical Society members get free admission.

Visit the Old Trail Gallery for your shopping needs; it is having an end of summer sale 20% off on clothing; no admission charge to shop.

To arrange tours of the museum after hours, call 456-6066 or 469-2721. Boggsville is open through Boggsville Days Oct. 11-13. Boggsville hours are 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Tuesday through Saturday. Contact 456-1358 or 281-6877 for any special arrangements.