Lyons Colorado News

Limited LaVern M. Johnson Park Access

Monday, August 14 through August 21 at noon

Beginning Monday, August 14  through Monday, August 21 at noon, LaVern M. Johnson Park will be open only to residents of Lyons and Folks Festival campers with passes. Lyons residents may access LaVern M Johnson Park with proof of residency, and will be limited to foot traffic only - no vehicles. Please no dogs. This is per the lease agreement between the Town of Lyons and Planet Bluegrass.

More information on Folks Festival, including Site Usages >>

Lyons Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment Draft

Now Available for Public Review and Comment

Would you like to learn more about what the Town of Lyons is doing to minimize the impacts of floods, dam failures, wildfires, hazardous materials incidents, and other hazards?  A draft of the Town’s Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (HIRA) is available for public review and comment. 

More Information on the HIRA Draft >>

South St Vrain Looking Downstream
South St. Vrain Looking Downstream

Old South St. Vrain Road Bridge Replacement

Boulder County Transportation will begin their flood recovery project on Old St. Vrain Road at 7 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 21. The project involves removing the remaining pieces of the old bridge that was destroyed and building a new bridge.

The project is expected to last until the late spring of 2018. The new bridge will be 180-feet long, 110-feet longer than the bridge that was washed away. 

Learn More

Lyons Zero Waste Concert & Carnival

Saturday, August 26, from 4 to 6 p.m.
Sandstone Park

Lyons Zero-Waste Concert & Family Fun Event

Lyons is hosting a Zero Waste-themed carnival in Sandstone Park, and YOU are invited!

Join community members to celebrate Lyons’ commitment to sustainability with magic, acrobats, a passport game for kids, trash cornhole, food vendors, and a special performance by local musicians and storytellers, Jeff & Paige!

Jeff & Paige have written NEW songs and skits just for this performance -- you won’t want to miss it! All are welcome to this educational, free, family-oriented event! Please bring a blanket to sit on.

4:00 - 4:45 pm - Zero Waste Street Fair
4:45 pm - Opening Act
5:00 - 6:00 pm - Jeff & Paige Zero Waste Kids' Concert

More Information on the Zero-Waste Concert and Carnival >>

Public Hearing | Short Term Rentals

Monday, August 28 | 7 pm

The Planning and Community Development Commission will be holding a Public Hearing to consider Ordinance 1019, an Ordinance Adding a New Article 7 to Chapter 6 of the Lyons Municipal Code and Amending Certain Sections of Chapter 16 of the Lyons Municipal Code Regulating Short-term Rentals.

Members of the Public and other interested parties are hereby invited to attend the public hearing and may be heard or may submit written comments regarding the matter under consideration, to the Town Clerk at Town Hall, 432 5th Ave, Lyons, CO.

Arts on the River

Arts on the River

Sunday, August 27 |  1 - 7 pm

River Bend, 501 W. Main St, Lyons, CO 80540
FREE Admission

Arts on the River is a collaboration between Boulder County Arts Alliance and the Lyons Arts and Humanities Commission. The celebration and art show is  held along the North Saint Vrain Creek in Lyons at River Bend. Dozens of local artists in all mediums will have work for sale, including paintings, photography, pottery, jewelry, fiber and more!

There will be live music from Kutandara and Sounds of Lyons, dancers from Mayama Movement Studio, food from vendors Savory Cuisines, Button Rock Bakery and Farmer Girl, and libations from Spirit Hound Distillers and B Town.

Volunteers for set-up and break-down are still needed. It's fun! Email BCAA if you are available to help with set-up from 11am - 1pm or from 7 pm - 9 pm.

For more information on Arts on the River, including the schedule and featured artists, visit the Arts on the River Facebook Event Page >>

Sandstone Summer Concert Series Continues

Rescheduled for August 31 | 6:30 pm

The Blue Canyon Boys will play the final Sandstone Summer Concert on Thursday, August 31. When a concert is cancelled due to weather, the Town of Lyons works with the band to reschedule for a date that the band is available. Thanks for your understanding.

Eating Well on $6 a day
Free topic at Lyons Regional Library

Eating Well on $6 a day

Lyons Regional Library | August 23 6:30 pm

Eating well on $6 a day. Learn tips and tricks for saving money and time. Free for participants.

Lyons Regional Library >>

Lyons Community Foundation Kids Garden to LEAF
St. Vrain Invitational September 8 & 9

18th Annual St Vrain Invitational

Lyons Middle & Senior High School
Friday and Saturday , Sept 8 & 9

18th annual cross country meet to be held at Lyons High School on Friday and Saturday, September 8 & 9. Nearly 90 teams are expected. Come out to Bohn Park and support the Lyons Cross Country Teams!


Town of Lyons

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