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Mayordomo Museum Theater

Explore the importance of water in and the history of Hispanic settlers in southern Colorado. Included with admission.

Colorado History Home School Day

Participate in fun, hands-on activities such as packing a Prairie Schooner, making journey cake and learning in an 1876 schoolhouse. Ages 6-14. Call to register. $2 per participant fee to be paid in advance or on arrival.

World War I National Speaker Presentations – Patricia Limerick, Colorado State Historian

See noted historian Patricia Limerick and a panel of veterans speak about All Quiet on the Western Front, Erich Maria Remarque's classic novel, which relates the experiences of a German soldier during World War I. The panel will discuss universal experiences of soldiers during wartime and how these experiences continue to affect them when they…

Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas

See what living dinosaurs were really like and explore how dinosaur biology has changed over the past two decades, featuring research by scientists from the American Museum of Natural History.

Standley Lake’s Story

Dive into the 1800’s and beyond for this history program about Standley Lake Regional Park. Register for this class through the City of Westminster’s Activity Registration Webpage. Park day entrance pass required. Ages 16 to adult. Class is limited to 20 spaces.

Winter Heritage Day

Learn what pioneer settlers did to prepare for Colorado’s long winters. See a working blacksmith demonstration and smell food being prepared on the wood stove.

Front Range Rising

Go back in time to when the Arapaho and Cheyenne Indians arrived in Colorado, learn about the earliest settlements in the St. Vrain valley, experience the arrival of the train, and more.

Small Settlers – October

Tue. 9-10am. Get a head start in early learning and development for toddlers through history and nature-centered activities designed to engage young minds. Ages 2-5 with accompanying adult. Call to register. $5 nonmember child, free for members and adults.

History Hounds – South Mesa in Boulder County

Walk your dog and learn a little about Denver's history in this guided walking tour series. Reservation required. $20, $17 members, $35 family ticket, $30 member family ticket.

Four Mile Free Day

Check out historic demonstrations, tour the Four Mile House Museum, explore the 12-acre grounds, and greet farm animals. Tours are at 12:30, 1:30, and 2:30pm and are first come, first served.

Arvada’s History, Then and Now

Learn about the history of Arvada which includes still-visible Native American artifacts from this area, and farming roots. Advance registration is required and closes at midnight the evening before the program.

Kids Free Saturdays

Visit the History Colorado Museum for free. Two free kids per paying adult.

Museum Theater: Meet William Bent

Meet the founder of Bent's Fort, and learn about his life in the western territories. Included with admission.

Discovery Corner

Discover, design, doodle, and more, in the museum’s new and improved play space in which children can touch real museum specimens.

Guided Trolley Tours of Día de los Muertos

5, 6 and 7pm (trolleys depart). Hop on the trolley for a guided tour of Día de los Muertos around Longmont, in which you’ll learn about history, traditions, and local adaptation of this Central American holiday. $5 in advance, $8 the night of tour, Reservations required: longmontcolorado.gov.

Autumn Heritage and Vintage Baseball Game

Learn about life on a ranch in the 1800s and enjoy the annual vintage baseball game. Participate in games and chores like doing laundry the old-fashioned way and watch a blacksmith in action. All ages.

Four Mile Free Day

Check out historic demonstrations, tour the Four Mile House Museum, explore the 12-acre grounds, and greet farm animals. Tours are at 12:30, 1:30, and 2:30pm and are first come, first served.

Storytime at History Colorado Center

Come for story time in the Destination Colorado exhibit and learn about farms, cowboys, and animals. Ages 2-5. Free with admission.

Small Settlers – December

Tue. 9-10am. Get a head start in early learning and development for toddlers through history and nature-centered activities designed to engage young minds. Ages 2-5 with accompanying adult. Call to register. $5 nonmember child, free for members and adults.

A Walk thru History: Arvada Heights

Go on a walk through the neighborhood surrounding Majestic View. Hear fun stories and curious facts about the people who lived in and helped develop the community called Arvada Heights.

Small Settlers – November

Tue. 9-10am. Get a head start in early learning and development for toddlers through history and nature-centered activities designed to engage young minds. Ages 2-5 with accompanying adult. Call to register. $5 nonmember child, free for members and adults.

Agricultural Heritage Center Visit

Enjoy a rural setting and learn about the agricultural history of Boulder County. The farm features two barns with interactive exhibits, a milk house, blacksmith shop, and a furnished 1909 farmhouse.

Fossils: Clues to the Past

See how fossils are studied and what things can be learned from them.

Small Settlers – September

Tue. 9-10am. Get a head start in early learning and development for toddlers through history and nature-centered activities designed to engage young minds. Ages 2-5 with accompanying adult. Call to register. $5 nonmember child, free for members and adults.

Dead Sea Scrolls

See the exhibition having its regional premiere in Denver. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see authentic Dead Sea Scrolls, ancient manuscripts that include the oldest known Biblical documents dating back over 2,000 years. The scrolls will be dramatically presented within a massive exhibit case featuring carefully regulated individual chambers and full English translations. In…

Small Settlers

Get a head start on early learning and development for toddlers through history and nature-centered activities designed to engage young minds. Call to register.

Winter Day Camps

Explore animal interactions, defense mechanisms, and extreme adaptations with hands-on activities. Reservation required.

Colorado: A Tour of the Highest State

Hear Dr. Tom Noel, author of Colorado: A Historical Atlas, as he tells stories from Colorado's history. Sponsored by The Broomfield Depot Museum and the Broomfield Depot Museum Friends. $5 suggested donation.

Four Mile Free Day – August

Check out historic demonstrations, tour the Four Mile House Museum and explore the 12-acre grounds. Tours are at 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30 and first come, first served.

Wild Turkeys!

Learn all about wild turkeys at this program which includes hands-on crafts and play. $2 per person/$5 per family suggested donation. All ages.

Crafts and Trades of Olden Days

Learn about old fashioned jobs and traditional arts and crafts. Participate in games and make-and-take activities. See demonstrations including blacksmithing, candle-dipping and working with a drop spindle. All ages.

Gold Panning

Learn about Colorado mining history and try your hand at panning for gold. Meeting location provided to registered participants. Reservations required: 303-258-7332. Age 5 and up.

Buffalo Bill Experience

Enjoy a living history presentation with Colorado-based author “Gunny” Jeff Norman. Norman guides audiences through Buffalo Bill Cody’s life in a costumed one-man play. Presented by Creative Broomfield. All ages. $10.

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