Hey kids, we're having a burro party down in Manitou Springs and you're all invited!
For better or worse, that's not something you're going to read on an e-Vite that comes from your children's classmate at school. But back in the late 19th century, a Manitou Springs burro party was definitely a thing, as is indicated by this William Henry Jackson picture.
There aren't many burros left in Manitou Springs these days (maybe none?) but maybe they should bring them back.
Either way, it looks like a pretty good time, despite the looks on the childrens' faces.
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