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Western Welcome Week has Galloped it's way into Littleton, CO!


August 7, 2014
Western Welcome Week began in 1928 as a celebration for the 40th anniversary of the Littleton Independent newspaper.  The editor of the paper, Houstoun Waring decided to continue the celebration and invite everyone who had ever lived or visited Littleton, CO to join in the festivities.  People came from all over and traveled great distances to join the "Homecoming" where the entire city celebrates the merchants and benefits local charities.

What began as a one day Festival is now over a week long with more than 40 events celebrating many local businesses and charities.  Check out the family fun activities listed below and come out to celebrate our cities heritage with your neighbors.  There is sure to be something for everyone!

Friday, August 8th
9am to 5pm - 6th Annual Friends "Bag of Books" Sale @ Bemis Library
10am to 5pm - Western Heritage Art Show
4:30pm to 7pm - 64th Annual Littleton Lions Club Community BBQ
6:00pm to 10pm - 25th Annual Family Night Concert in the Park & Fireworks

Saturday, August 9th
9am to 12pm - Gold Panning on the South Platte
9am to 12pm - Stampede! For Open Space
9am to 5pm - 6th Annual Friends "Bag of Books" Sale @ Bemis Library
10am to 12pm - Littleton Elks Children's Fishing Derby
10am to 5pm - Western Heritage Art Show
11am to 8:30pm - Littleton Twilight Criterium
7:30pm to 10:30pm - Little Jam Outdoor Concert

Sunday, August 10th
7:30am to 10:30am - 12 Annual WWW Old-Fashioned Cake Contest
7:30am to 11:30am - 35th Annual WWW Family Pancake Breakfast
8am to 11am - 12th Annual WWW Kids "Games of Old"
8am to 10am - 3rd Annual Pancake Stampede
9am to 10:30am - 19th Annual Bruce Wolf Stick Horse Stampede
1pm to 5pm - 6th Annual Friends "Bag of Books" Sale @ Bemis Library
7pm to 8pm - A Talk in The Park

Monday, August 11th
9am to 9pm - 6th Annual Friends "Bag of Books" Sale @ Bemis Library
10am to 5pm - Western Heritage Art Show
5pm to 9pm - 6th Annual Jaja's Crepe's To You!
7pm to 8:30pm - Golden Eagle Concert Band

Tuesday August 12th
9am to 9pm - 6th Friends "Bag of Books" Sale @ Bemis Library
10am to 5pm - Western Heritage Art Show
6:30pm to 8pm - 17th Annual HawkQuest Family Night Out

Wednesday, August 13th
9am to 9pm - 6th Annual Friends "Bag of Books" Sale @ Bemis Library
10am to 5pm - Western Heritage Art Show
11am to 8pm - Create Your Own Pottery Masterpiece

Thursday, August 14th
9am to 9pm - 6th Annual Friends "Bag of Books" Sale @ Bemis Library
10am to 5pm - Western Heritage Art Show
6:30pm to 7:30pm - Big Band Patriotic Salute to Veterans

Friday, August 15th
9am to 9pm - 6th Annual Friends "Bag of Books" Sale @ Bemis Library
10am to 5pm - Western Heritage Art Show
6pm to 11pm - Elks Hometown Pig Roast and Dance
7pm to 9pm - "Perils on the Platte" A Melodrama and Olio

Saturday, August 16th
6:30am to 10am - Grand Western Sandwich Breakfast
7:30am to 9:30am - 34th Annual Littleton Fire Fighter's Children's Parade
8am to 5pm - 55th Annual WWW Arts & Crafts Festival
9am to 11pm - A Day at the Littleton Elks Lodge
9am to 9pm - 6th Annual Friends "Bag of Books" Sale @ Bemis Library
10am to 5pm - Western Heritage Art Show
10am to 12pm - 86th Annual Western Welcome Week Grand Parade
12pm to 4pm - LPCAAA Dunk-A-Cop
12pm to 6pm - Reinke Brothers Haunted House ~ Sneak Preview
12pm to 5pm - WWW Dance Stage
12pm to 5pm - WWW Family Stage
7pm to 9pm - "Perils on the Platte" A Melodrama and Olio

Sunday, August 17th
11am to 3pm - 2nd Annual Best of the West Pet Fest
1pm to 5pm - 6th Annual Friends "Bag of Books" Sale @ Bemis Library

For more information on the History of Western Welcome Week, visit www.westernwelcomeweek.org

(Please note, not all Western Welcome Week events are listed here.  For a full list of events, please check the Event Schedule at the Western Welcome Week website.)

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