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#36696 - 03/27/01 11:18 AM August in AC  
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We're looking at coming down this August...although the more I read this message board the less I think I can wait that long!! What's it like in AC in August? We will be celebrating our 20th anniversary as well as my wife's (ahem!) 40th birthday! What will the weather be like? Does anything shut down during the off-season? We may be over 40, but we still like to get out and shake a leg! Here in Colorado, off-season means great hotel rates, but most of the restaurants and shops in resort towns shut down. What can we expect? I want to make this a really special occasion...ya think I can get Barefoot Skinny to sing happy birthday to my wife??

#36697 - 03/27/01 11:42 AM Re: August in AC  
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August is not that bad at all. It is a bit hotter but not bad. We have been down there many times in August and have not ever had any bad weather, an occasional rain shower but nothing major. I do not think anything is closed at that time of the year either. Have a great time!


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#36698 - 03/27/01 12:21 PM Re: August in AC  
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Hi there O-40-Pirate... what part of Colorado are you in?? I'm south east of Denver in horsetown......

#36699 - 03/27/01 12:53 PM Re: August in AC  
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Hi, Diann. I'm in Westminster, northwest of Denver...between Denver and Boulder.

#36700 - 03/27/01 02:24 PM Re: August in AC  
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I'M ALSO FROM COLORADO, NORTH OF FORT COLLINS ON THE WYOMING BORDER. I HAVE NOT BEEN TO AC IN AUGUST, ONLY IN JUNE AND DECEMBER,AND THE WEATHER WAS GREAT. I ALSO CELEBRATED MY 20TH IN AC AND I CAN ASSURE YOU THAT THERE ARE PLENTY OF NIGH LIFE FOR US OVER 40S ,AND THEM SOME CROWD. HAVE A GREAT TIME.

#36701 - 03/27/01 02:45 PM Re: August in AC  
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Wow!!! Didn't know there were so many of us!!! Would anyone be interested in meeting for dinner sometime? Or lunch?? I'm in Parker, and would be glad to meet at say.. Maggiano's?? Let me know....I'd probably bore you with a jillyon questions [Linked Image]

Diann

#36702 - 03/27/01 04:51 PM Re: August in AC  
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Diann, that sounds like a kick! I'm not familiar with the restaurant you mentioned. We're kind of partial to seafood (isn't it great being landlocked?!)...are you familiar with Jax in Lodo?

#36703 - 03/27/01 06:11 PM Re: August in AC  
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A GET TOGEATHER SOUNDS GREAT. LET ME KNOW WHEN AND WHERE AND I'L GET DOWN TO MEET YOU FOLKS AND WE CAN TALK AC AND DIVING. CAN NOT THINK OF A BETTER WAY TO SPEND A DAY OR NIGHT.

#36704 - 03/27/01 07:43 PM Re: August in AC  
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Sounds great, BC! That's a bit of a drive from where you are, but sounds like a blast. We'll try and land someplace convenient for all. Diann, what do you think?? Is Lodo convenient enough for all?

#36705 - 03/27/01 08:23 PM Re: August in AC  

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sorry, i hate to be the "downer", i was there last august, the 16th - 23rd. it was sunny nearly everyday, with a few showers. it was hot, and i mean hot. and very humid. had to wear my hair tied back tight day & night (frizzball!). most days there was a great breeze. then there were the bugs...they were...well...proliferative. yeah, proliferative. this was particular to windless days. now, i was north of the cut, where they are worse than in town, and i was told it was a bad year, worse than usual. the mosquitoes were feirce and the flies were all over our food. again, i understand it was an anomoly. otherwise, i had a super trip! (bring lotsa bug spray, it is $$$ there. we used 7 cans in a week, but shared it too.)oh, most every place was open tho. one place only closed for lunch. again, everthing else was great.

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