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Something weird is happening to the aspen leaves. They're changing colors! We've never seen anything like this before, and we're a bit concerned. If you have any information about why this is happening, please call (719) 486-1930 or reply to this email. Thanks.
Vote for Leadville!
Voting's open for the 2018 Elevation Outdoors Top Adventure Town , and Leadville's in the mix. We really love our town and think it deserves the title, so we're voting every… single… day. Psst: You're allowed to vote every single day! So hit pause on this newsletter and go…
August sales
Last month, 30 properties sold in Lake County: 19 homes, 10 lots, and 1 commercial property. Guess who had the buyer or seller (and sometimes both) on 15 of those 30 properties? That's right — yours truly at RE/MAX Aspen Leaf Rock 'n' Realty. Smashing! For a list of all August sales as recorded in the MLS, click the button below…
Our current listings
Vacation rentals
Are visions of cozy little mountain town rentals dancing in your head? If so, 1) that's kind of weird and 2) this is the newsletter section for you!
^ Those are just three of the sweet rentals you're probably envisioning. All told, we have 40+ properties waiting to be graced by your leaf-peeping presence. Check 'em out…
Local happenings
Movies in the Park
Friday, Sept. 7, 6:30-10pm

Disney/Pixar's animated collab Inside Out will be the final installment for Movies in the Park this season. Burgers and concessions can be had from 7pm till the movie starts at dusk. Bring your own seating and picnickables. Ice Palace Park, West 10th Street and Harrison Avenue. Be there.

Leadville Community Market
Saturdays, Sept. 8, 15, & 22, 9am-2pm

Wake up and wander down to First Mountain Bank for fruits, veggies, and whatever tomatoes are! You'll find goodies from Cloud City Farm, Austin Family Farm, Mountain View Farm, Cookies with Altitude, and Treeline Kitchen. 409 Harrison Ave.

Year of the Lamp Live & Silent Auction
Saturday, Sept. 8, 5-8pm

2018 is the Year of the Lamp, which is a fine coincidence because there are going to be all sorts of great lamps at this auction! Head to the Tabor Opera House to bid for a variety of interesting items that've been lovingly fashioned into lamps. Benefits Leadville Main Street. 308 Harrison Ave.

Devil's Tail BBQ Special
Friday, Sept. 14, 4:30pm

Isn't it about time you spent 2.5 hours sitting on a train eating barbecue and going bonkers for the ridonkulous views? Yes, it is about time. Warning: There will be barbecue . 326 E. Seventh St.

St. Patrick's Day Practice Parade

Saturday, Sept. 15, Noon

St. Patty's Day is just around the corner! Don't miss this chance to git yourself all practiced up, as you likely won't have another chance to do that between now and March. Harrison Avenue, baby.
We Love Leadville Community Dinner

Friday, Sept. 21, 5:30-7pm

Come out to Ice Palace Park for a dinner hosted by the Lake County Community Fund! Table hosts will prepare meals for 8 and fill their tables. It's recommended that you adore Leadville and feel a deep, inconsolable sadness for the fate of the We Love Leadville sign. West 10th Street and Harrison Avenue.
Fall Colors Fly-In
Saturday, Sept. 22, 7-10am

Zounds! It's the annual fly-in at North America's highest airport! $6 gets you a breakfast of scrambled eggs, sausage, hash browns, and maybe even some pancakes if you're nice. Free barbecue lunch to follow at the Rifle airport, but why would you want to leave Leadville? 915 County Road 23.

Harvest Dinner & Contra Dancing
Saturday, Sept. 29, 5:30-9pm

Mosey on over to FREIGHT for cocktails, dinner, and contra dancing with a live band and silent auction. We don't know what contra dancing is, but it sounds like fun! This event benefits the Cloud City Conservation Center. 320 E. Ninth St.

Note: Sadly, we can't include all local events in one email due to draconian SMTP content restrictions. Check the Chamber of Commerce , the Herald Democrat , and LeadvilleTwinLakes to fill in the gaps.
Lake County market stats
Finally, the last section! What a long and tedious newsletter. Who writes this stuff, anyway?
Residential

$26.2 million
Closed sales volume, YTD
42
Current active listings
$283,871
Average sale price, August
36
Average DOM, August
Commercial

$2 million
Closed sales volume, YTD
12
Current active listings
$405,000
Average sale price, August
42
Average DOM, August
Land

$3.7 million
Closed sales volume, YTD
104
Current active listings
$40,700
Average sale price, August
193
Average DOM, August
*Data source: MLS, 9/5/18
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