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October 2021

LEGO Building Workshop: Mighty Dinosaurs Kit

October 16

Build (and keep!) your own Colorado-style LEGO set, then take a special guided museum tour based on your creation. Build (and keep!) your own Colorado-style LEGO set, then take a special guided museum tour based on your creation. For this workshop visitors will build the LEGO Creator Mighty Dinosaurs Kit, and have a special guided tour of our Colorado Stories exhibit.

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=lego-building-workshop-mighty-dinosaurs-kit;instance=20211016090000,

Forgotten Spaces- Queer Denver Walking Tour

October 16

We travel backwards in time to relearn spaces and lives of queer Denver from WWII to the late 19th century. We travel backwards in time to relearn spaces and lives of queer Denver from WWII to the late 19th century. We look at how Capitol Hill became the first “gay neighborhood.” We retrace the first gay bar called “The Pit” in 1939, and others clustered around 17th and Broadway, including the Ship’s Tavern during WWII. We look at the community…

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=forgotten-spaces-queer-denver;instance=20211016100000,

Build! Construction Demonstration!

October 16

Join us in our Makerspace on the third Saturday of each month to learn unique trades and building techniques used in the construction industry! Join us in our Makerspace on the third Saturday of each month to learn unique trades and building techniques used in the construction industry!

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=build-construction-demonstration;instance=20211016110000,

The Global West that Women Made

October 17

Presenter: Dr. David Wrobel Description: Coming Soon… Presenter: Dr. David Wrobel Description: Coming Soon…

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=the-global-west-that-women-made;instance=20211017140000,

Envisioning Amache’s Future (Virtual)

October 18

The Amache Interpretive Plan update project wants to hear from YOU! Join us at a public stakeholder meeting to share your vision of Amache’s future. The Amache Interpretive Plan update project wants to hear from YOU! Join us at a public stakeholder meeting to share your vision of Amache’s future.

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=envisioning-amaches-future-virtual;instance=20211018180000,

La Llorona: Community Stories

October 20

Join Dr. Fawn Amber Montoya, of James Madison University, and community storytellers from across southern Colorado for a night of sharing legends of La Llorona, the weeping woman who wanders river banks mourning her children. Join Dr. Fawn Amber Montoya, of James Madison University, and community storytellers from across southern Colorado for a night of sharing legends of La Llorona, the weeping woman who wanders river banks mourning her children. This event is part of our Borderlands of Southern Colorado…

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=la-llorona-community-stories;instance=20211020180000,

Insights & InPerson ~ Connections: Humanitarians to Counterinsurgents – The 10th Mountain Division in Operations’ Restore Hope and Continue Hope, Somalia, 1992-1994

October 21

Join historian and veteran Jonathan Carroll as he discusses the US intervention in Somalia from 1992-1994. Join historian and veteran Jonathan Carroll as he discusses the US intervention in Somalia from 1992-1994. Punctuated by the famous “Black Hawk Down” incident, Carroll will discuss the broader aims and context of US humanitarian and military efforts in the Horn of Africa. Central to this deployment was the 10th Mountain Division, whose proud legacy is tied to rigorous wartime training in the Colorado…

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=insights-inperson-connections-humanitarians-to-counterinsurgents-the-10th-mountain-division-in-operations-restore-hope-and-continue-hope-somalia-1992-1994;instance=20211021180000,

34th Annual Tombstone Tour: Fairmount Cemetery

October 23

Voltaire, the great French historian, once defined history as “a trick we play on the dead.” Tom “Dr. Colorado” Noel and a cast of star CU-Denver students and grads will explore that idea with a walking tour of Colorado’s largest and most famous Voltaire, the great French historian, once defined history as “a trick we play on the dead.” Tom “Dr. Colorado” Noel and a cast of star CU-Denver students and grads will explore that idea with a walking tour…

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=history-colorados-34th-annual-tombstone-tour-fairmount-cemetery;instance=20211023130000,

November 2021

Colorado Uncorked

November 5

Sip and taste 12 savory wines from the Colorado Governor’s Cup Competition at this year’s Colorado Uncorked wine event. Sip and taste 12 savory wines from the Colorado Governor’s Cup Competition at this year’s Colorado Uncorked wine event. These wines represent the best wines from Colorado wineries, all of which have been judged by a panel of sommeliers, chefs, writers, and wine experts from around the country. Top Colorado chefs, along with History Colorado’s Café Rendezvous, will create a light…

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=colorado-uncorked;instance=20211105180000,

Night at the Museums

November 6

Join the History Colorado Center for Night at the Museums on Saturday, November 6, from 5pm to 10pm. Join the History Colorado Center for Night at the Museums on Saturday, November 6, from 5pm to 10pm. This late-night cultural extravaganza offers free admission to our museum and many others in the Mile High City. Explore and experience 16 different exhibitions at the History Colorado Center, such as Building Denver: Visions of the Capital City, a time-traveling adventure into Denver’s past,…

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=night-at-the-museums;instance=20211106170000,
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