Life at Chimney Rock — free festival of crafts and culture

Chimney Rock Interpretive Association invites you to the Life at Chimney Rock Festival on Saturday and Sunday, June 27 and 28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

A major festival attraction is an invitational Indian Market featuring a variety of quality Native American artwork, from Zuni carvings to Acoma pottery and basketry, Laguna traditional and contemporary silver, sand painting, and much more.

Authentic Navajo tacos and fry bread will be available for purchase at the festival.

Bring the family; entry is free.

The festival is held at the Chimney Rock Archaeological Area, 17 miles west of Pagosa. Guided tours of the upper mesa ancestral Puebloan sites will be available at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., 1 and 2 p.m. Tour cost $10 for adults; $5 for ages 5-11 (free for ages under 5).

Life at Chimney Rock is sponsored by Chimney Rock Interpretive Association, Inc., in partnership with the USDA Forest Service, San Juan National Forest, Pagosa Ranger District.

For more information, call (970) 264-2287 or visit the Web site at