A burro festival sprouts in Mancos

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A burro festival sprouts in Mancos

Town celebrates pack animal’s heritage at Grand Summer Nights
Author and burro-packing enthusiast Dave Daney will provide packing demonstrations at the upcoming Mancos Burrofest on July 20. Here, Daney stands with Clementine near Boulder.
Mancos artist Veryl Goodnight is one of the Burrofest’s main organizers. She hopes the event will be able to connect burro appreciation and art.
Daney and Clementine cross the Dry Fork Divide in Montana’s Bob Marshall Wilderness.
Daney’s grandson Finn Stanifer will be present at the Mancos Burrofest. Here, Finn stands with Ziggy.
“Prospector’s Partner” by Veryl Goodnight. After the kick-off burro race around Boyle Park, the animals will process over to Grand Avenue galleries, where they will serve as live models for artists.
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