Fountain Valley News

Horse Drawn Wagon Rides in Fountain

Fountain, CO – Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides at the Fountain Creek Nature Center on Saturday December 14, 2019. Enjoy the sounds of Suffolk Punch draft horses clip-clopping down the Regional Trail with jingle bells and seasonal songs. $7 per person, prepaid reservations required. Limited to 20 people per ride. Weather permitting. Tractor-pulled alternative possible if needed.…

FREE Bus Rides in December

Christmas shopping will be made easier with FREE Bus rides every Saturday in December from the Fountain Municipal Transit system. Free rides will given until December 31, 2019. Free Fountain Bus rides is sponsored by the Fountain Valley Chamber supporting local businesses.

Tree Lighting Celebration

Join Widefield Parks and Recreation for their annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. The festivities will start at 5:30 pm when Santa lights the tree! There will be crafts for the kids, holiday shopping, hayrides and snacks. Widefield Parks and Recreation is located at 705…

Thanksgiving Fire Safety

Lakewood, CO – For most, the kitchen is the heart of the home, especially during the holidays. So keeping fire safety top of mind in the kitchen during this joyous but hectic time is important, especially when there’s a lot of activity and people at home. “As your families gather to celebrate this holiday, keep everyone…

Fountain Community Theater Christmas Play

The Fountain Community Theater will be presenting “The ReGifters” by Robert Lynn on December 6th,7th, 12th, 13th and 14th at 6:30 pm with a matinee on the 7th at 2 pm. When a couple “regifts” a not-so-great Christmas present, then finds out it’s worth a fortune, they will stop at nothing to get it back.…

Now Open – Ruffrano’s Hell’s Kitchen Pizza!

Ruffrano’s Hell’s Kitchen Pizza is now open at their newest location on 385 Main Street in Security, Colorado. Ruffrano’s Hell’s Kitchen Pizza features authentic New York style pizza. The new location will also have a new gelato and ice cream bar at their Security location. Come out to the Grand Opening on Halloween, October 31st.…

Fountain-Ft Carson School District Closed on Monday

Based on weather predictions of heavy snow between 3 – 11 a.m. with freezing temperatures, FFC8 is making the decision to close all schools and buildings for Monday, Oct. 28. The decision is being made now in order to provide families and staff time to plan. This means that all activities and facility use, including…

History of Pueblo Chile

Join Dr. Michael Bartolo of Colorado State University’s Agricultural Experiment Station to learn about the Pueblo Chile, its evolutionary and cultural origins, and how Colorado’s climate and elevation affect the taste and health properties of the chile. Register now – registration closes Oct. 12! When: Sat., Oct. 19, from 2 – 3 p.m. Where: Fountain Library Meeting…

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I-25 Cable Barrier Project

The Colorado Department of Transportation crews are installing and resetting median cable barrier along I-25 between Pueblo and Colorado Springs to prevent median crossover crashes. The work is in response to the crash history and increased traffic in this area. Work includes the reset of median cable barrier on a new geometric alignment providing space for motorists,…

New Website for Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce

The Fountain Valley Chamber announced they will launch a new website on October 1st! The Fountain Valley Chamber is healthy, growing steadily and expanding the services they offer members. In 2019, the Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce expanded their membership from approximately 100 members at the end of 2018, to over 130 currently. The Chamber…

El Paso County Tests for Blue Green Algae

Taking a proactive step for the health of residents and pets, El Paso Parks gathered water samples from six bodies of water on Monday and sent the samples to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) in Denver. “We are aware of other area ponds temporarily closing due to algae concerns,” said Brian…

Little Shop of Horrors at Widefield High

Widefield Parks and Recreation is presenting it’s new musical “Little Shop of Horrors” at Widefield High School Auditorium on July 19, 20, 21, 26, 27 and 28th. Tickets are only $5 per person. Tickets can be purchased at the door, online or at Widefield Parks & Recreation office. The students are very talented and will…

Thunder in the Valley Car Show

The 15th annual Thunder in the Valley Car Show will take place on July 13th at Metcalf Park. Historically, this car show has neared 200 registrations with the likes of family, friends and children in attendance; the show runs from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 13th. Gates open at 7:00 am Car Show…

July 4th Pancake Breakfast in Security, Colorado

The Annual Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast with the Security Fire Departments is on. The Security Firefighters will serve pancakes for breakfast along with orange juice and coffee. There will also be music and entertainment during the Fourth of July pancake breakfast, games for the kids and firetrucks on display. This is a fun event…

What’s Happening This Weekend

Welcome to the weekend, Fountain Valley! So excited to share the lineup of events for the weekend, weather its going to the farmer’s market of the “Annual Blues Under the Bridge”” Friday • Movie Night in the Park – The Goonies! – Metcalfe Park: 750 E Ohio Ave, Fountain, Co 80817 @ 7:00 – 11:00 pm…