Events


2015
Winter Lecture
Series

January 15:  Colorado's Historic Mountain Passes
with Larry Rynearson and Rick Jones

Author Larry Rynearson discusses the history of several of Colorado's spectacular mountain passes and photographer Rick Jones shares the beautiful scenery in the photos he took for their book, "Colorado's Historic Mountain Passes."

February 19:  Interstate-70 Meets Glenwood Canyon
with Floyd Diemoz

A short history of the long, yet successful, battle to build a road that today is one of the most beautiful sites in all America. 

March 19:  Eagle County Characters
with Kathy Heicher

Long before the first ski runs were ever carved into the mountains of Vail and Beaver Creek, Eagle County drew adventurous settlers and pioneers who brought life to the mines and the Eagle River Valley.  Local journalist and historian, Kathy Heicher, introduces you to many of the "Eagle County Characters: Tales of a Colorado Mountain Valley."

April 16:  Cowboy Poetry

Celebrating National Poetry Month

Lecture Series programs are held at the
Glenwood Springs Library at 815 Cooper Avenue
on the third Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m.

All programs are free and open to the public.

Refreshments will be served.

2015

HIDDEN HISTORY
TOURS

OF HISTORIC DOWNTOWN

 
Robbers&Reprobates&TheRedLightDistrict

FRIDAY EVENINGS AT 7:00
MEMORIAL DAY TO LABOR DAY  

$15 Adults
Parental discretion advised for the
Hidden History Tour due to subject matter

Meet at 6:45 in front of the Visitor's Center
at 802 Grand Avenue
Cash or Credit Card Accepted

For More Information or to Make Reservations
Call (970) 945-4448 or email history@rof.net

 

2015
Ghost Walk
Historic Ghost Walk through
         Linwood Cemetery           

(Glenwood's Pioneer Cemetery)

October 16, 17

 October 23, 24

 October 30, 31

Choose a tour time at 7:00, 7:45, 8:30 or 9:15
    
            

Buy your tickets as soon as they go on sale October 1st, as this event sells out quickly!

Tours Leave Promptly,
So Don't Be Late!

Meet at the trailhead to Linwood (Pioneer) Cemetery at 12th and Bennett where tour guides lead you up to and through Glenwood's oldest cemetery. You may meet "Doc" Holliday and Kid Curry as well as many other Glenwood Springs pioneers and hear their stories. Different performers each weekend.

Tickets are $18 per person and go on sale October 1st. Tickets are available for purchase with Visa or MasterCard by calling the museum (970) 945-4448 or in person at the Frontier Historical Museum. 

Bring a flashlight or lantern and dress appropriately for the weather.  The trail to the cemetery is a moderately strenuous hike.  Recommended for school-aged children and up.

 


 


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