Business Spotlight

Authentic Beauty Salon opens in Cortez

Jodie Wagner recently opened Authentic Beauty Salon located at 11311 Road 24, conveniently only three minutes outside of Cortez, next to the new Empire Electric building.

Wagner has lived in Cortez for 18 years, with her husband Shawn Wagner and their three children.

Authentic Beauty Salon has a high-end look and is competitively priced, offering retail, hair, nails, pedicure and waxing services. The salon is open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with Saturdays available by appointment. Wagner says she offers later appointments throughout the week, as long as they are pre-booked, to help better serve the needs of the community. Walk-ins are always welcome.

Call 560-4421 to schedule an appointment.

Christmas on the Trail & Night of the Cowboy Western Gear Show

The Goodnight Trail Gallery in downtown Mancos will host the 4th annual Christmas on the Trail event on Tuesday, Dec. 18 at 5 p.m. The Rockin' W Chuckwagon will be in front of the gallery, making chili, cowboy coffee, and homemade desserts. There will be a lot of new work in the gallery, and this is also Nathaniel's Hats and Goodnight Trail Gallery's Night of the Cowboy Western Gear Show. Live traditional country music will be provided by Lynne Lewis. For more information, call Jamie at 533-1177.

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