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DENVER, Colo. (June 27, 2019) – The great outdoors are coming in out of the rain, heat, ticks, and traffic this summer at History Colorado Center. Starting this Saturday, June 29, through September 2, the museum’s Summer Camp In provides an idyllic alternative to sunburns and storms.
TRINIDAD, Colo. (June 24, 2019) – Music on the Lawn continues at Trinidad History Museum, 312 E Main St., Trinidad, Colorado. Live music will be performed on the Bloom Lawn every other Friday until August 23.
TRINIDAD, Colo. (June 20, 2019) – History Colorado has opened the application period for an upcoming Creative in Residence opportunity at Trinidad History Museum. With Trinidad’s emergence as a thriving arts community, this program provides a space for artists to create and share their talent with the local community. This particular residency will run from September to October 2019.
FORT GARLAND, Colo. (June 19, 2019) – History Colorado invites the community to a special celebration at the Fort Garland Museum and Cultural Center on Monday, June 24, to celebrate the 161st anniversary of the founding of the Fort in 1858. The museum will offer free admission and 10% off gift shop purchases all day long. All visitors are welcome.
PUEBLO, Colo. (June 12, 2019) – El Pueblo History Museum will be hosting a Maya Fuego Sagrado ceremony to celebrate the longest day of the year on Friday, June 21, starting at 5 pm in the museum's placita.
TRINIDAD, Colo. (June 10, 2019) – Music on the Lawn continues at Trinidad History Museum, 312 E Main St., Trinidad, Colorado. Live music will be performed on the Bloom Lawn every other Friday until August 23.
DENVER (June 5, 2019) — Today, the newly-formed Colorado Women’s Vote Centennial Commission (WVCC) made history, when 25 of Colorado’s most accomplished and service-minded women“Commissioners” met to launch an 18-month, centennial commemoration of the passage of the 19th Amendment, the right for women to vote. The Commission discussed plans for community engagement, dialogue and collaboration around this anniversary.
PUEBLO, Colo. (June 5, 2019) – El Pueblo Farmers Market will kick off on Friday, June 14. While in previous years the market was held every Saturday, this year it will be open every Friday morning, from 8:30 am to 1 pm. Each market will be hosted by El Pueblo History Museum at 301 N. Union Avenue, and will offer exclusively Colorado-grown and Colorado-made products. This year’s market is expected to run through September 13.
FORT GARLAND, Colo. (June 3, 2019) – Fort Garland Museum and Cultural Center will host its second annual fiber festival, From Land to Hand: Fiber Arts in the San Luis Valley. This festival is a celebration of all things fiber and every step of the creative process, from sheep to shawl. There will be both educational demonstrations and a fiber arts marketplace. The festival will last the whole weekend, from 9 am to 5 pm on Saturday, June 22 and from 9 am to 1 pm on Sunday, June 23. All events will be hosted on the grounds of the Fort Garland Museum and Cultural Center at 29477 Highway 159, Fort Garland, Colorado.