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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Posts Tagged ‘McCarty-Fickel House’

Plant Sale at the McCarty-Fickel House

Plant Sale at the McCarty-Fickel House

      This weekend is the annual plant sale at the McCarty-Fickel house. The garden committee has been busy getting the plants ready! There is a wide variety of flowers, heirloom vegetables, and herbs to choose from. Everything from Patty Pan Squash to nasturtiums to Pink Caspian tomatoes will be available. The sale officially opens the next day and will be open to the public Saturday May 14, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.         Stuffed Pattypan Squash By: ... Full Story

Change of Seasons, Change of Clothes

Change of Seasons, Change of Clothes

The style of historical Colorado women comes alive for the "Change of Seasons, Change of Clothes" doll exhibition at the McCarty-Fickel house on June 10 at 7 p. m. As the seasons change, so did the elaborate outfits of Colorado's notable ladies. Petticoats, hats, and exquisitely intricate dresses were part of the daily costume of women from all walks of life in the 19th and early 20th centuries, and the local ladies kept up with the looks of the time. As summer weather grew warmer, women ... Full Story

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