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UPDATED LODGING FOR 2017



UPDATED FOOD FOR 2017


1. LODGINGS   AND MEALS       (  LIST OF 2015)

 

          Huerfano County Dining/Food/Lodging

 

CUCHARA

 

Dog Bar and Grill/Shops on Boardwalk located at 34 Cuchara Ave. East in Cuchara.

 (719) 742-6366 specializing in signature pizzas, great burgers and cold beer.  Open 11:00am Thurs. thru Mon. for lunch and dinner. Cuchara Country Store is your one-stop for snacks, beverages, groceries and souvenirs.  www.dogbarcuchara.com

 

The Timbers Restaurant located at 23 Cucharas  Ave. East in Cuchara. (719) 742-3838; Mon., Wed., Thurs. 5-8; Fri. & Sat. 5-9; Sun. brunch 10-2, dinner 5-8.  Hours may change, call first.

don.c.ayers@gmail.com


Brewed Awakeings located next to Cuchara Inn, light breakfast, omelets, cinnamon rolls, coffee, tea


Barn Yard Ice Cream SHoppe ice cream and frozen yogurts, next to Cuchara Inn, Cucharas Ave.

 

CUCHARA LODGING

 

The Cuchara Inn located at 73 W. Cuchara Ave., Cuchara, CO; (719) 742-3685; info@thecucharainn.com


Cuchara Cabins and Condo Rentals 719-742-3340


River Edge B+B/Dodgeton Creek Inn 719-742-5169



 

 

GARDNER

 

The Sunflower Café Wildflower Café and Grocery located at 25447 Hwy 69 in Gardner.  (719) 746-2100; 25447 Hwy 69, Gardner, CO 81040; (719) 746-2100

Full menu of homemade yummy salsa and chips, beef and bean burritos smothered in green chili, pizza, Cinderella salad and much more.  jesse_jackson@oxy.com

 

          LA VETA

 

Aly’s Fine Dining  located at 103 West Ryus in La Veta.   (729) 742-3742 or (719) 989-0880 for reservations.  Fine dining. Tuesday-Sunday 5:30-7:30 pm    alysromer@yahoo.com

 

Charlie’s Grocery and Ice Cream located at 212 South Main Street in La Veta.  (719) 742-3651

Open 7 days a week from 7am – 6pm  (Sunday 8am-4pm.) 

Full produce line, hand cut meat and deli department and old fashioned ice cream fountain!

 

Deerprint Wine located at 106 E. Francisco in La Veta.  (719) 472-4957 

Although wine is the focus, Deerprint offers select beers and interesting non-alcoholic drinks.  The Bistro serves cheeses, salami and hummus plates selected to accompany the wines. DeerprintWine@gmail.com

 

La Veta Inn located at 103 West Ryus in La Veta. (719) 742-3700

Breakfast, lunch and dinner with full service bar.  Open 6:30am – 9:00pm info@lavetainn.com   

 

 

La Veta Loco located at 923 Oak Street in La Veta.  (719) 989-8991

A full service, casual dining establishment offering lunch, dinner and drinks!  Open seven days 10:30am – close. www.lavetaloc.com

 

Next Door Deli located at 107 West Francisco in La Veta. (719) 742-3540

Offering a handcrafted selection of sandwiches, salads and soup.  In addition they carry a curated offering of specialty cheese, meat and retail food items.  M-W-F-Sat 10-6 hello@nextdoordeli.com

 

Paradise Coffee located at 305 S. Main Street in La Veta. (719) 890-4003

A classic coffee house – espresso drinks, tasty treats, specializing in runzas, pork green chili and desserts.  Open year round Thursday-Monday 7am – 3pm.  www.paradisecoffeelaveta.com

 

Ryus Avenue Bakery located at 129 West Ryus Ave. in La Veta.  (719) 742-3830

Retail bakery and coffee shop serving fresh, baked pastry and desserts.  Espresso coffees, soup, salad and sandwiches.   Open year round Thursday - Saturday 7:00 am-2 pm bakers@ryusavebakery.com

 

Sammie’s Restaurant located at 124 North Main in La Veta.  (719) 742-5435 

Full service restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with daily lunch specials.  Featuring American and Mexican menu. closed Mondays


Hunt Bros. Pizza and Wings  5519 Hwy. 12, inside Sinclair convenience store.  719-742-3442 


La Mission Mariposa, 220 S. Main St., in the Capture COlorado courtyard.  authentic Mexican favorites and American food.



 

LODGING IN LA VETA

 

1899 Inn B&B located at 314 South Main Street in La Veta.  (719) 742-5599

www.the1899inn.com

 

Circle the Wagons RV Park located at 126 West 2nd Street in La Veta.  (719) 742-3233

www.circlethewagonsrvpark.net

 

Elk Valley Flyshop and RV Park located at 5535 Hwy 12 in La Veta (866) 733-5533

www.elkvallyrv.com

 

La Veta Inn located at 103 West Ryus in La Veta.  (719) 742-3700

www.lavetainn.com   closed 2015

 

Lucy’s RV Park located at 226 West Grand Street in La Veta.  (719) 742-3252

www.ilovelucysplace.com

 

The Olive Tree B&B located at 902 S. Oak in La Veta (719) 742-5778

www.theolivetreebandb.com

 

Harding’s Corner B&B located at 140 West Grand Street in La Veta (719) 742-5423

 

Inn at the Spanish Peaks located at 310 E. Francisco in La Veta (719) 742-5313

www.innatthespanishpeaks.com

 

Yellow Pine Guest Ranch located at 15880 Hwy 12 in Cuchara (719) 742-3528

www.yelowpine.us

 

Cuchara Inn located at 73 Cucharas Ave East in Cuchara (719) 742-3685

 

River’s Edge B&B located at 137 Cuchara Ave. East in Cuchara (719) 742-5169

 

 

          WALSENBURG

 

A & W Root Beer located at 455 US Hwy 85/87, Walsenburg, (719) 738-3960

 

Alpine Rose Café located at 522 Main St. Walsenburg, (719) 738-1171

     Breakfast anytime, American and Mexican food

 

Carl’s Jr. located at 700 S. Main, Walsenburg; fast food, burgers, etc.

 

Corine’s Mexican Food located at 822 Main Street in Walsenburg.  (719) 738-1231

 

Coyote Café located at 561 Walnut Ave. Walsenburg

 

George’s Drive-Inn located at 564 US Highway 85, 87 near Walsenburg (719) 738-3030   breakfast and lunch only

 

Huerfano Café located at 904 W. 7th Street, Walsenburg  Mexican food and sandwiches.   Carry out available 

 

La Plaza Inn located at 118 West Street in Walsenburg.  (719) 738-5700

Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Steak, seafood, pasta and classic American dishes with a full bar and wine available. Open Tuesday-Saturday 11:00am-8:00pm www.laplazainnwalsenburg.com

 

Mike’s Coffee Barn  located at  304 West 7th St. , Walsenburg , internet connection,

                                                                                 (719 ) 738-3318

 

Pizza Hut located at 973 US Hwy 85/87, Walsenburg, (719) 738-3783

 

7th Street Deli located at 136 W 7th St., Walsenburg, (719) 738-2173

soups, sandwiches

 

Subway located at 228 Main Street in Walsenburg.  (719) 738-1332.

 

Taco Bell located at 457 US Hwy 85/87, Walsenburg

 

New Century Asia Style Food  520 Walsen Ave   719-738-4878

 

LODGING IN WALSENBURG

 

Anchor Motel located at 1001 Main Street, Walsenburg, CO 81089 (719) 738-2800

14 rooms

 

Best Western Rambler located at 457 US Highway 85 87, Walsenburg, CO 81089

800-568-8520  59 rooms, 3 suites


Budget Host Motel and RV Park  553 US HWY 85/87,  719-738-3800, 17 rooms, 12 RV sites

 

Dakota Campground and RV  1079 US HWY 85/87   719-738-9912    31 RV, 10 tent sites

 

La Plaza Inn: (866) 365 9867,  W. 6th Ave., Walsenburg, reserved for harp particiants  719-738-5700   5 rooms, 6 suites

 

Rio Cucharas Inn located at 77 Taylor Blvd, County Road 504, Walsenburg, CO 81089, (719) 738-1282  


Sands Motel & Apartments located at 533 West 7th Street, Walsenburg, CO 81089, (719) 738-3827   11 rooms, 12 apts.


Our Home Vacation Rental  719-251-2752    605 Pennsylvania Ave.  sleeps 6, kitchen

 

Lathrop State Park Campground  719-738-2376   2 campgrounds, RV, Tent

 

 

 

2.DIRECTIONS AND TRAVEL

WALSENBURG, site of harp events, is 1+1/2 hours south of      Colorado Springs airport and 3 hours south of Denver airport

          From both airports take Interstate I-25 South to exit 52

         To Highway 160 -Go straight into Walsenburg…

      Walsenburg to La Veta is 17 miles, Highway 160 W  to 12 E

 

3. Harp Needs   

Need a harp: If you do not want to bring your harp,

         contact David Kolacny : harpdavidk@kolacnymusic.com                

Harp room at La Plaza where all harps may be left until Sunday noon (or later if arranged with the Inn). No need to lug harps back and forth.

Level of playing:

Elementary class for those studying harp for at least one year

          Intermediate harp for people studying with a teacher

Harp Retreat Class for intermediate to professional players. 

There is mobility among the 3 classes and people can find their comfort level.

Auditing: elementary and intermediate players are encouraged to audit the Retreat Classes on the Sat and Sun AMs.

 

4. Area Attractions

           www.spanishpeakscountry.com

 

          The Festival offers many workshops in La Veta (17 miles from

          Walsenburg) and many free events throughout the weekend.

 

5. La Plaza Inn has a limited number of rooms which can only be

    reserved by registered harp participants. Sharing rooms is an

    option…let the Inn or me know if this is your choice. The Inn’s

    room rates include breakfast.

    Lunches: pay as you go , vegetarian options available.

 

          Laplazainn@yahoo.com                  719-738-5700

          118 W 6th St, Walsenburg, CO 81089

 

 

6. Attendance: Wednesday and Thursday harp offerings are one day events .  Friday Elementary and Interrnediate classes are all day offerings.  The Harp Retreat Class is all day Friday and Saturday and Sunday mornings.