All are invited to the historic Hutchinson Homestead for the Chaffee County Democrats’ annual fundraiser picnic from 4-6 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 6.

There will be live music, snacks and beverages, along with the ice cream truck at this outdoor event.

Several local, state and U.S. Congressional candidates will be attending for a meet-and-greet including Dave Young, Colorado treasurer; Katherine Green and Julie McCluskie for the Colorado House of Representatives and Brittany Pettersen for U.S. House District 7.

Local candidates PT Wood, Lori Mitchell and Jeff Graf will be giving remarks.

Recommended donation is $30 per person for ages 14 and up. Children’s activities are planned so parents can take part in the gathering.

Please note that parking is limited at the Homestead.

For this reason, it is recommended that individuals plan on parking at the Crossroads Welcome Centerat the U.S. 50 and 285 intersection in Poncha Springs.

The Chaffee Shuttle is providing round-trip transportation from the Welcome Center starting at 3:10 p.m., and then at the end of the picnic event.

For more information and registration, see

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