HRHS Happenings

Back Country Hayride to the Failing Homestead

Speaker: 
HRCA and HR Historical Society

Enjoy a relaxing 2 hour ride thru the beautiful landscape of the Back Country, on your visit to an original homestead that was one of the historic landgrants that eventually became Highlands Ranch.

Date and Time: 
Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

Field Trip to See Ute Indian Prayer Trees

Prayer Tree
Speaker: 
John Anderson

Date and Time: 
Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

UFO Crashes in New Mexico from 1945-1948

I am Chuck Wade, and I live in Gallup, New Mexico. This is a photo of me with Gallup in the background. I am holding some UFO crash debris that I retrieved from a site on the Plains of San Augustin in southern New Mexico. Photo courtesy Craig Robinson
Speaker: 
Chuck Wade

Chuck Wade has been researching UFO crashes in New Mexico for many years.  He will present compelling evidence of 7 specific UFO crashes that occurred in NM between 1945-1948. 

Date and Time: 
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

RTD Tour: Dazzle Jazz Club Lunch and Performance

Speaker: 
Dazzle Jazz

  RTD tour, Thursday, July 27 11:30 am-1:30 pm $22  HRHS member/$24  non-member

Reservation & Payment DEADLINE: July 5      Total Approx. time 10:30 am-2:30 pm

Featuring a live Jazz Trio. Lunch includes your choice of three chef-inspired entrees, soda, coffee, tea or glass of red or white wine, draft beer or well drink plus Great Live Jazz! Tax and gratuity included.

Date and Time: 
Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 10:30am to 2:30pm

RTD TOUR: Downtown Aquarium

Speaker: 
Downtown Aquarium

Downtown Aquarium             

Date and Time: 
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 9:30am to 2:00pm

Writing For Pleasure - For Profit

Speaker: 
Multiple

This panel of Historical Society members, who are also experienced and local writers,  will reveal their methods and inspirations for writing, along with secrets to success.  Each brings a different and unique perspective to the common topic of writing.

Date and Time: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

RTD Tour: Hammond's Candy Factory and Golden Corral Lunch

Speaker: 
Hammond's Candy Factory

  HAMMOND’S CANDY FACTORY AND GOLDEN CORRAL LUNCH  

Date and Time: 
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Cheese Ranch - Families, Farming, and Fermentation

Johann Welte drinking Beer
Speaker: 
HR Metro and others

             

Date and Time: 
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

The Fly'n B: Just Another Farmhouse?

Speaker: 
Nancy Linsenbigler, HR Historical Society

               

   Think again!

In fact, the Fly'n B, also known as the Plews House,  shares a connection with greenhouses, Johnny Appleseed, social gatherings, gambling, mobsters, car bombing, “More Horsepower for the Dollar”,  children at play,  airplanes, and the Gates Rubber Company!  They all were involved, at various times, with the property we today call The Fly’n B Park.

Date and Time: 
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

RTD Tour - A Chorus Line

Speaker: 
Arvada Center

                                                     

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 10:30am to 4:00pm

Cherokee Castle Tour with Meg and John

Speaker: 
Meg Anderson and John Lake

               

Date and Time: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 9:30am to 11:00am
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