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Wildfest to include tours of Hunter S. Thompson’s Owl Farm

Wilderness Workshop's fourth annual Wildfest will include tours of Hunter S. Thompson's home and writing quarters at Owl Farm in Woody Creek, led by his wife, Anita, and retired Pitkin County Sheriff Bob Braudis.

The music festival and fundraiser for the 50-year-old conservation watchdog is scheduled for July 1 at Owl Farm.

The music lineup for the festival, scheduled to run from 5 to 10 p.m., includes three bands: World's Finest from Portland, Oregon; the Railsplitters out of Boulder; and Pearly & Wood from Carbondale.

The festival also will feature food and drink, a communal mural project, educational offerings and a kid zone with children's activities.

Early-bird tickets for Wildfest are $30 for general admission and $125 for the "Gonzo Ticket," which includes the guided tour. Only 40 tours will be sold. Tickets and volunteer sign-up available at http://www.wildernessworkshop.org.