HRHS Happenings

RTD Tour - Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at Boulder Dinner Theater

Boulder Dinner Theatre

The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to vibrant life in this musical parable. Joseph, his father’s favorite son, is a boy blessed with prophetic dreams. When he is sold into slavery by his jealous brothers and taken to Egypt, Joseph en­dures a series of adventures in which his spirit and humanity are continually challenged.

Date and Time: 
Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 10:30am to 5:00pm

RTD Tour-Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nightime

Ellie Caulkins Opera House



Winner of five 2015 Tony Awards including Best Play.  Christopher has an extraordinary brain; he is exceptionally intelligent but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbor’s dog, he sets out to identify the true culprit, which leads to an earth-shattering discovery and a journey that will change his life forever.

Date and Time: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 12:30pm to 5:30pm

The Mystery Behind the Strangely Bent Trees of Colorado

John Anderson

Ute Indian Prayer Trees are a unique variety of Culturally Modified Trees (CMT) that were skillfully cultivated by the Ute Indians throughout much of Colorado.  The Ute began modifying trees for navigational, medicinal, nutritional, educational, burial or spiritual purposes, hundreds of years ago. 

Date and Time: 
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

An Insider's Peek into Cherokee Castle

Cherokee Castle
John Lake & Meg Anderson
Cherokee Ranch and Castle, located 30 miles south of Denver, includes land that originally belonged to two separate homesteads in the late 1890s: The Flower Homestead and the Blunt Homestead. The Johnson Family moved from the East and purchased the Flower Homestead in 1924 and build the 1450s Scottish-style Castle. They sold the property to Tweet Kimball in 1954.
Date and Time: 
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:03pm

Back Country Hayride to the Failing Homestead

HRCA and HR Historical Society

Visit an original homestead that was one of the historic landgrants that eventually became Highlands Ranch.

Step back in time and enjoy a leisurely ride pulled by two big beautiful horses.  Possibly see native wildlife in their natural habitat.

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

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
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

Writing For Pleasure - For Profit


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
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