Sunday, March 28, 2010

Mother's Day Special at Eastholme & Royal Gorge Train Brunch - Lodging at Eastholme

MOTHER'S DAY SPECIAL AT EASTHOLME IN THE ROCKIES & ROYAL GORGE TRAIN
Pamper mom, mother-in-law or that someone special in your life. Tell her how much you care and appreciate all the things she does for you and the family. Reserve one of our elegant Victorian rooms or suites for two nights and receive a complimentary bouquet of flowers upon her arrival. She's worth it, so don't miss out on this special offer for the month of May 2010. Just mention you read our BLOG on Mother's Day Special to receive this special offer.

Wake up on Sunday morning (May 9th) and enjoy our 3 course gourmet breakfast with freshly baked breads, pastries, and culinary delights such as delicate soufflés and hearty frittatas. On warm mountain mornings, having breakfast at an outdoor site on the porch or in the wedding gazebo is a real treat. Watch the hummingbirds zipping by for entertainment under the clear blue skies of Cascade, Colorado.



After breakfast head out to Canon City to the Royal Gorge Train for a special Mother's Day brunch. Departure from the station begins at 12:30pm.

Begin with a glass of champagne, followed by a variety of chef prepared entrees, and finished off with a dessert that would make your mother proud.  All Moms to receive a red rose and glass of champagne

Mother's Day Menu - 2010

* Baby Spinach Salad with apple wood smoked bacon, yellow teardrop tomatoes, sweet bell peppers and top with warm bacon vinaigrette.
* Steak Oscar (Beef tenderloin topped with lobster asparagus and béarnaise sauce)
* Quiche made with roasted Portobello mushroom and Prosciutto ham, Parmesan potato Croquette and Roasted multi-colored Cauliflower.
* Dessert: Seasonal - Chef's Choice

Pricing Information:  $75/Adult - $55/Children (Minimum Age 3)  Reserve the Observation Dome Seating for an additional $30.

For questions about accessibility of the train and its different classes please call the reservations department at 888.724.5748 prior to booking a reservation on their web site.

Eastholme in the Rockies
A Bed and Breakfast Inn
4445 Hagerman Avenue
Cascade, CO 80809
719.684.9901 800.672.9901
Email: info@eastholme.com
Website: www.eastholme.com
Blog: http://blog.eastholme.com
Deborah and Ken Rice, Innkeepers

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Old Colorado City Territory Days Lodging at Historic Eastholme in the Rockies B&B


Territory Days 2010

Territory Days began in 1975 as the “Rampart Range Sertoma Territory Days Parade and Buffalo Barbeque”. In 1976 the named was changed to Territory Days to commemorate Old Colorado City as the first capitol of the Colorado Territory in 1861.  Territory Days has grown from a small neighborhood craft fair into a three-day street festival which now hosts over 180 craft, commercial and food booths. You can enjoy this event every Memorial weekend.  Eastholme in the Rockies Bed and Breakfast is just 6 miles west from Old Colorado City.  Located in the mountains at the foot of Pikes Peak. Come and enjoy a 3 day weekend accommodation at Eastholme for your family vacation.  Guest awake each morning to our gourmet breakfast.  Dine in the formal dining room or outside on the patio with mountain views as your backdrop.

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
TERRITORY DAYS SCHEDULE
May 29, 30 & 31, 2010

Event opens each day at 10 a.m.
Closes at 7 p.m. on Saturday & Sunday.
On Monday, event closes at 6 p.m.

For more information visit their website at http://www.shopoldcoloradocity.com/

Eastholme in the Rockies
A Bed and Breakfast Inn
4445 Hagerman Avenue
Cascade, CO 80809
719.684.9901 800.672.9901
Email: info@eastholme.com
Website: www.eastholme.com
Blog: http://blog.eastholme.com

Deborah and Ken Rice, Innkeepers

Friday, March 12, 2010

Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Old Colorado City 3/27/10 - Lodging at Eastholme B&B

ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT IN OLD COLORADO CITY

Old Colorado City is proud to again host the EASTER EGG HUNT on Saturday, March 27th from 11am to 3pm. The event will be held in Bancroft Park on the corner of 24th Street and West Colorado Avenue.

In celebration of this great event, Eastholme in the Rockies Bed and Breakfast is offering a 10% discount for two or more nights. We are located just 7 miles west from Old Colorado City.

Schedule of Events for the EASTER EGG HUNT:
  • 11am Egg Hunt for 0-3 year olds (Bancroft Park)
  • Noon Egg Hunt for 4-7 year olds (Bancroft Park)
  • 1pm Egg Hunt for 8-12 year olds (Bancroft Park)
  • 2pm Scavenger Hunt for 13+ year olds (Throughout Old Colorado City Businesses)
There will be music, face painting, and entertainment throughout the day beginning at 11am.

For more details on this event, please visit their website at www.ShopOldColoradoCity.com


Eastholme in the Rockies
A Bed and Breakfast Inn
4445 Hagerman Avenue
Cascade, CO 80809
719.684.9901 800.672.9901
Email: info@eastholme.com
Website: www.eastholme.com
Blog: http://blog.eastholme.com

Deborah and Ken Rice, Innkeepers

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Assault on the Peak - Ultimate Pikes Peak Bicycle Event 8/29/10, Eastholme B&B Lodging Cascade, CO

Check this event OUT !  The first time ever for the Pikes Peak Highway to be open only to bicycles, UP and DOWN.

"Summit Cycling Productions, in cooperation with the City of Colorado Springs, The City of Manitou Springs, the U.S. Forest Service and The Pikes Peak Highway, are proud to introduce the inaugural version of “Assault on the Peak”, a cycling event to the top of Pikes Peak.  This event will be a timed, non-competitive event for the first 1500 riders wishing to challenge the most famous mountain in America. 

The Assault is a fully supported event giving a limited number of cyclist the chance to tackle the hardest climb in North America.  The road is being rented for the day and will be entirely closed to none event automobiles."  Content from the event supporting website.

Registration opens on-line April 1st, 2010 at 8am EST.  Check this website for details. Be one of the 1,500 !

Eastholme in the Rockies Bed and Breakfast is located right in the Colorado mountain community of Cascade which is the starting point for the Pikes Peak Highway. Spend the weekend with us and start your "Assault on the Peak" from Eastholme as the highway toll booth is just a short 1.5 miles away [See map below]. You can thus leave your vehicle and belongings with us to avoid the hassles of parking at the gate area.

While here for the weekend please join in on Saturday August 28th for the11th Annual "Buddy Walk" in Manitou Springs (4 miles away by car or bicycle). The Walk promotes awareness and acceptance of individuals with Down Syndrome! From the Manitou Springs CC&VB: Promises to be a fun filled morning of fresh air, beautiful scenery, entertainment, and more. Door prizes for people of all ages. Pledges you raise will help with information and support to individuals with Down Syndrome. The Buddy Walk will start and end at Memorial Park (see map below) in the 500 block of Manitou Avenue. Check in time begins at 8:30am and the walk starts at 10am. Whether you have Down Syndrome, or you know someone who does or just want to show your support, please come and join the Buddy Walk. For further information visit the Colorado Springs Down Syndrome Association website.

There you have it - Two great outdoor events all within 4 miles of Eastholme B&B. Enjoy some great mountain lodging and breakfasts while supporting SD awareness as well as challenging yourself to one BIG mountain on your bike.

Enjoy and good luck from Eastholme B&B.



View "Assault on the Peak" 8/29/10 - Eastholme B&B, Cascade CO Lodging in a larger map


Eastholme in the Rockies
A Bed and Breakfast Inn
4445 Hagerman Avenue
Cascade, CO 80809
719.684.9901 800.672.9901
Email: info@eastholme.com
Website: www.eastholme.com
Blog: http://blog.eastholme.com

Deborah and Ken Rice, Innkeepers

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Pet Vaccination Clinic March 13th, Cascade Fire Department (Colorado)

With the weather warming up means pets and their owners will be outside more. So will the local wildlife.  It is important to make sure your pet is vaccinated and in order to promote public health and animal welfare the Cascade Volunteer Fire Department will be holding its Annual Pet Vaccination Clinic on March 13th!



Where:  Cascade Fire Department Station
               8015 Severy Avenue, Cascade, CO 80809   [ See Map Below instead of address Google ]
               Approximately 5 miles west of Manitou Springs on Hwy 24,  turn right at stoplight in Cascade
               Approximately 8 miles east of Woodland Park on Hwy 24, turn left at stoplight in Cascade

When:   March 13, 2010 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Additional Information: (719)684.2369

Cost, Dog Vaccinations:
Distemper combo  $20.00
Rabies                   $12.00
Bordetella              $12.00
Canine Influenza     $15.00

Cost, Cat Vaccinations:
Feline Combo/Rabies  $20.00
Feline Combo Only     $16.00
FELV Only                 $16.00
Rabies Only                $12.00

Before leaving Cascade don't forget to drop in at the Pikes Peak Gourmet Popcorn store just across Hwy 24 (blue marker on map below). With over 50 flavors to select from there is something for everyone. Check out their website for additional details or if you can't drop in this time as they also ship out their selections.


View Cascade Fire Department Station (Colorado) in a larger map


Eastholme in the Rockies
A Bed and Breakfast Inn
4445 Hagerman Avenue
Cascade, CO 80809
719.684.9901 800.672.9901
Email: info@eastholme.com
Website: www.eastholme.com
Blog: http://blog.eastholme.com

Ken Rice - Innkeeper, CVFD Member

Sunday, March 7, 2010

1st Annual Manitou Springs Luau - Bed and Breakfast Lodging at Eastholme B&B

The 1st Annual Manitou Luau “The Manitou-AU” on Saturday, May 22, 2010
Time: 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Where:  Soda Springs Park
FREE ADMISSION 

Time to put away the coat, gloves, snow boots and put on the shorts and sandles for the first ever Manitou Luau in Manitou Springs, Colorado.  No beaches here just beautiful snow capped mountains as your backdrop.
Featuring a traditional kalua pig roast with complimentary side dishes, Kona Brewery Big Island Micro Brews, Tropical Fruit Drinks, Hula Dancers, Polynesian Entertainment, Fire Dancers, Tiki Carving Demonstrations, Ukulele performances, Miss Manitou-AU Coconut Contest, Polynesian Warrior Contest, Meet King Kamehameha and Warrior Face Painting.

Check the Manitou Springs Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau website for details as they become available. Or give them a call at (719) 685-5089.

Come dressed in your favorite Hawaiian garb and enjoy our first Colorado Luau in Manitou Springs to start the summer season.  Looking for bed and breakfast lodging during your family vacation, consider Eastholme in the Rockies Bed and Breakfast as your home away from home.  Great location with mountain views and just 5 miles west of Manitou Springs.  Near all Colorado Springs attractions and just 1.5 miles to the entrance of Pikes Peak - America's Mountain.

Eastholme in the Rockies
A Bed and Breakfast Inn
4445 Hagerman Avenue
Cascade, CO 80809
719.684.9901 800.672.9901
Email: info@eastholme.com
Website: www.eastholme.com
Blog: http://blog.eastholme.com

Deborah Rice, Innkeeper

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Garden of the Gods Bed and Breakfast Lodging at Eastholme in the Rockies (Colorado Springs, CO)

When planning your Colorado vacation and you're looking for bed and breakfast lodging, Eastholme in the Rockies is just 5 miles west of Manitou Springs and Garden of the Gods park. Millions of tourist visit the park each year, so don't forget to add the Garden of Gods to your vacation itenerary.

Garden of the Gods Park, with its vertical red rocks and Pikes Peak views, is recognized worldwide as an iconic landmark of the American West.

Three of North America’s major ecosystems converge within the Park’s boundaries. Its varied rock formations reveal one of the most extensive displays of earth history found anywhere.

Garden of the Gods Park is nationally known as a cultural crossroads where American Indians, explorers, “Pikes Peak or Bust” gold-seekers, railroad builders, homesteaders and health seekers all were drawn to the red rock formations that mark the dramatic meeting place of the Great Plains with the Rocky Mountains.

Garden of the Gods National Natural Landmark

* 20 rock formations
* 8 miles of both paved and unpaved trails
* free nature presentations at the Visitors Center
* free naturalist-led walks
* picnic areas
* rest rooms
* scenic drives
* horseback riding, trails
* road biking
* technical climbing*
* American Mothers Chapel

The Garden of the Gods Park, is a Registered National Natural Landmark in Colorado Springs.

Park Hours:
May 1 - Oct 31 5am - 11pm
Nov 1 - Apr 30 5am - 9pm

Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center is open from 9 am to 5 pm in the winter months and 8 am to 8 pm Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.

Both the Park and Visitor Center are Free and open to the public.


Eastholme in the Rockies
A Bed and Breakfast Inn
4445 Hagerman Avenue
Cascade, CO 80809
719.684.9901 800.672.9901
Email: info@eastholme.com
Website: www.eastholme.com
Blog: http://blog.eastholme.com

Deborah and Ken Rice, Innkeepers

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Colorado Bed and Breakfast Featured in Southwest Flair Magazine - Eastholme B&B

We are so excited and honored to be featured in the March 2010 issue of Southwest Flair Magazine.  In celebration of Eastholme in the Rockies' 125th Anniversary we invite you to come and visit our beautiful bed and breakfast inn in the mountains at Cascade, Colorado.  A Victorian Inn with elegance and charm that waits your arrival.  Experience the warm hospitality and romantic atmosphere that we have created just for you.  Stay in one of our spacious suites or honeymoon cabins with fireplace and jacuzzi for that one of a kind romantic getaway.  Join us for our famous six course gourmet dinner prepared by Chef Aron served in the privacy of your room for that unique dining experience and extra touch of romance.

For the month of March 2010 we are offering a 10% discount on any two night stays just by mentioning you read our article in Southwest Flair or our BLOG.  To read more about Eastholme in the Rockies in Southwest Flair March 2010 issue visit their website.

Eastholme in the Rockies
A Bed and Breakfast Inn
4445 Hagerman Avenue
Cascade, CO 80809
719.684.9901 800.672.9901
Email: info@eastholme.com
Website: www.eastholme.com
Blog: http://blog.eastholme.com

Deborah and Ken Rice, Innkeepers