FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE 08/26/02

Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado
P.O. Box 38416, Colorado Springs, CO 80937
Call 800-265-7696 for Information or a Free Guide

Look for us online: www.innsofcolorado.org

Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado (www.innsofcolorado.org), in an ongoing effort to highlight the many regional efforts of our BBIC State Members, are happy to announce….

BBIC Prepares for Fall Festivals

Join the Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado in a celebrating Fall! Visit our web site at www.innsofcolorado.org email: info@innsofcolorado.org or call (800) 265-7696 for a Free Brochure!

For More Information Contact: Lisa Kolb (719) 471-9265 or Pat Fejedelem (719) 473-8684
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Chile today and hot tamale is the forecast! Well, not exactly. It has been hot and the forecast is for it to heat up more in the upcoming days at the Abriendo Inn with our barbeque breakfast featuring roasted Pueblo green chilies and other bounties of the Pueblo harvest. The barbeque breakfasts are served on Saturday mornings from Labor Day until the end of October. All barbeque breakfast guests receive copies of recipes to try at home and a list of farm locations for purchase of their own chilies or fresh produce. Guests staying September 20 and going to the Pueblo Chile and Frijoles Festival will receive a take-home treat of a jar of Pueblo Salsa. Dates: Every Friday night after Labor Day until the end of October. Cost: Select room with a king or queen bed - $89 plus tax. Deluxe room with king bed and double whirlpool tub - $125 plus tax. Included is the barbeque breakfast, recipes and nearby farm locations for produce purchase.Abriendo Inn (Kerrelyn Trent)
Address: 300 West Abriendo Avenue, Pueblo, CO 81004
E-Mail: info@abriendoinn.com
URL: http://www.abriendoinn.com
Reservations: 719-544-2703

Join us for the 12th Annual Fall Foliage Festival and Brew Fest in beautiful Steamboat Springs! If you are looking for excitement, attend the Cog Rally. Alpine Rose is located in Old Town within easy walking distance to shopping and dining. To add to the enjoyment of the weekend, we are offering a happy hour on Saturday featuring local brews and sausages, served appetizer style for easy sampling. Dates: September 20 & 21, 2002. Cost: 2-night special starting at $200 per couple.
Alpine Rose B&B (Lynn Atkinson and Bea Westwater)
Address: 724 Grand Street, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
E-Mail: lynn@stonerose.com
URL: http://www.stonerose.com
Reservations: 970-879-1528

What better Fall Festival than US Air Force Academy Football!!! There are 7 home games this year! As a Falcon Business Partner and the proud aunt of cadet 4th class, we even have tickets available for some of the games in section M21 behind the cadets! Call now for room and ticket availability! Dates: August - November. Cost: Prices vary.
Black Forest Bed & Breakfast (Susan Putnam)
Address: 11170 Black Forest Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80908
E-Mail: blackforestbb@msn.com
URL: http://www.blackforestbb.com
Reservations: 800-809-9901 Local: 719-495-4208

Mountain Music Harvest Festival - Enjoy music? Art? Food? Then this weekend is for you. Begin with a competitive chili cook-off Friday evening and the opening of an art show. Continue with music and art on Saturday. Before heading home on Sunday, partake of a "taste of the North Fork," a farmers’ market and a street dance. All this is within one block of the Bross Hotel Bed and Breakfast, which is an art piece in its own right. Dates: September 26-30, 2002. Cost: For two nights: $112 for single occupancy, $144 for double occupancy.
Bross Hotel (Linda Lentz)
Address: 312 Onarga Avenue, PO Box 85, Paonia, CO 81428
E-Mail: brosshotel@paonia.com
URL: http://www.paonia-inn.com
Reservations: 970-527-6776

Experience the beauty of Fall in Colorado at our historic mountain Victorian B&B. Just minutes to all the Pikes Peak attractions. Spectacular views. The weather is great--warm days and crisp night air, star gazing at its best from balcony or the hot tub! Mention you saw us at the Inns of Colorado site and receive 25% off your reservation of four or more nights in our quiet mountain village. Relax, regroup and enjoy an on-site massage with a licensed therapist! Dates: October 1 - October 29, 2002. Cost: 25% off 4 or more nights. Massage extra.
Eastholme in the Rockies B&B (Terry Thompson)
Address: 4445 Hagerman Avenue, Cascade, CO 80809
E-Mail: info@eastholme.com
URL: http://www.eastholme.com
Reservations: 800-672-9901 Local: 719-684-9901

Fall Family Fun - HIGH PLAINS PIONEER COOKOUT. Come join us for a fun-filled pioneer style wagon ride on the grasslands. Then laugh with us as JoAnn Conter shares her stories of the modern wild west. After you’ve had a belly full of laughter, let us fill you up with a grilled ribeye steak dinner with all the fixin’s, followed by our famous homemade pie. Then relax and enjoy a one-night stay with a hot country breakfast in the morning. Check-in between 4:30 & 5:00 p.m. Good wholesome fun and food for the whole family! Dates: Sat., Sept. 14; Sat., Oct. 5; Sat., Oct. 19; additional dates will be posted on website each month. Cost: $189/couple; $135/single; $45 per child up to 12; $75 for additional person over 12 (3% tax not included).
Elk Echo Ranch Bed & Breakfast (Cheryl Keelan)
Address: 47490 WCR 155, Stoneham, CO 80754
E-Mail: cheryl_keelan@juno.com
URL: http://www.elkecho.com
Reservations: 970-735-2426

Oktoberfest in the Rockies -- Join us at the Hunt Placer Inn for a weekend-long festival along Main Street, Breckenridge, September 20-22. You’ll find plenty of Bavarian food, German food and oompah music. We’ll be celebrating at the Inn, too, with specials and discounts. Dates: September 20-22, 2002. Cost: Standard guestrooms--$121.50/night (2-night minimum)
Hunt Placer Inn (Trip & Kelly Butler)
Address: 275 Ski Hill Road, Breckenridge, CO 80424
E-Mail: info@huntplacerinn.com
URL: http://www.huntplacerinn.com
Reservations: 800-472-1430 Local: 970-453-7573

Our Hearts Inn's Spooky Fun for Everyone! Come stay with us in Historic Old Colorado City in September & October and enjoy a Haunting Good Time! September 7th & 8th you can participate in our Fairview Cemetery Crawl hosted by the Old Colorado City Historical Society - free ticket with your reservation! Spooky Tours or Coffin Races in Manitou Springs or Boo at the Zoo for animal lovers are other Erie Options! Miss the Fun only if you Dare! Rates range from $100 to $150 includes tickets to events - Not for the Faint of Heart! Dates: September & October, 2002 Cost: Rate Range $100 to $150
Our Hearts Inn Old Colorado City (Andy & Pat Fejedelem)
Address: 2215 W Colorado Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80904
E-mail: ourheartsinn@aol.com
URL:
http://www.inn-colorado-springs.com
Reservations: 800.533.7095 Local: 719.473.8684

HARVEST MOON ZUCCHINI FEST - Start growing those zucchinis! Award-winning Two Sisters Inn will be offering a special package including two nights’ lodging in a room with private bath, two scrumptious autumnal breakfasts, delectable welcoming treats, and Manitou Springs Sparkling water. Just bring one zucchini and the total price of your stay will be reduced by the weight of the zucchini (no artificial vegetables allowed!!) Dates: September 11 - October 31, 2002. Cost: Prices start at $190 per room, taxes not included.
Two Sisters Inn - a Bed & Breakfast (Wendy Goldstein & Sharon Smith)
Address: Ten Otoe Place, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
E-Mail: twosistersinn@earthlink.net
URL: http://www.twosisinn.com
Reservations: 800-2-SIS-INN (274-7466) Local: 719-685-9684

Please contact each individual inn & mention this Special when making your reservation.