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Posted on September 29 2011, 2:58pm by Mark Esper in Local News category
More than 100 llamas and some 90 registered participants at the Pack Llama Festival gathered at Kendall Mountain last weekend.
Bordello Ball Oct. 1
The 12th annual Bordello Ball on Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Grand Imperial Hotel will feature the usual — ragtime piano, casino games and some fine saloon girls.
The ball will be held from 7 p.m. to midnight, and will include some fabulous prizes to take home with your casino winnings at the live auction.
All proceeds benefit local kids through nonprofit organizations.
Enjoy an evening of reliving Silverton’s history — for a good cause. Period costumes are admired but not required. Prizes will be awarded for best costumes.
Games include roulette, blackjack, and Texas Hold ‘Em poker.
For more information call (970) 387-5527 or (800) 341-3340.
But first, it’s the 
Crawl to the Ball
 Think about working up a big appetite Saturday night, Oct. 1. It’s Crawl to the Bordello Ball time again.  
At least 10 restaurants will be offering their best selections to complete a hearty meal before the annual Youth-of-Silverton fundraiser at the Grand Imperial Hotel. And you’ll be helping A Theatre Group too.
Tickets are $10 each for the 5-7 p.m. event. They are available at the Grand Imperial Hotel, The Lookout Shop and the Silverton Visitors Center.
Free concert at First Church on Saturday
San Juan College Concert Band will be playing a free concert at First Congregational Church on Saturday, Oct. 1, at 7 p.m.  Last year’s concert was a great success, with standing-room only by the time the music started. The band will take a free will offering.  
Complementary refreshments will be served by First Church during intermission. So ... you can Crawl to the Concert and then go on to the Ball, too. 
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