HRHS Tours

Back Country Hayride to the Failing Homestead

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

Sign up directly thru HRCA, click HERE

Take a step back into the past as we take you on a historic, horse drawn hayride into the Backcountry wilderness area. Listen to interesting stories, told by local historian Mark Stevenson,  about one of the original homesteads of Highlands Ranch-the Douglas/Failing Ranch. Enjoy a nice and relaxing tour through this pristine wilderness area. Sorry no refunds or exchanges for late arrivals or no shows. Please be sure to arrive at least 15 minutes before the scheduled event

Bring your kids and grandkids (of all ages!)

 

Location

Southridge Recreation Center
Upstairs Auditorium
4800 McArthur Ranch Road
Highlands Ranch 80130
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Field Trip to See Ute Indian Prayer Trees

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

                                                        

Field Trip to See Ute Indian Prayer Trees at Fox Run Regional Park
Colorado Springs   

 Sunday, July 16       

9:00 am - noon
    
$15  HRHS Members
$17  non-members

TRANSPORTATION IS ON YOUR OWN

 

  John Anderson, author and presenter, will lead the easy hike/walk around beautiful Fox Run Regional Park, in Black Forest, North Colorado Springs, to see many Ute Indian Prayer Trees.   Transportation is on your own to the venue, in North Colorado Springs/Black Forest.   Directions to meeting location: (very important, follow these!) I-25 to exit 158, Baptist Rd. Go east on Baptist 4 miles. Turn Right on Roller Coaster Road Go 0.1 mile. Trailhead on your right. Visit the park website for   video, photos, and more info.   Suggest bringing a brown bag lunch to enjoy on your own after the tour.    Wear hiking boots/closed toed shoes, bring water, walking stick (if you have one, hat, dress for weather.

 

Location

Fox Run Regional Park
2110 Stella Dr.
Colorado Springs 80921
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RTD Tour: Dazzle Jazz Club Lunch and Performance

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

Location

RTD Park and Ride
8392 S. Burnley Court
Highlands Ranch 80129
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RTD TOUR: Downtown Aquarium

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

Downtown Aquarium                  

RTD tour, Thursday, August 17  10:30 am-1:00 pm        $15 HRHS member /$17 non-member   

Reservation & Payment DEADLINE: August 1        Total Approx. time 9:30 am-2:00 pm

The entertainment and dining complex features a public aquarium boasting more than one million gallons of underwa-ter exhibits that highlight fascinating ecosystems around the world and house over 500 species of animals ; an interactive stingray touch tank; the Aquarium Restaurant and amusements for the entire family. After your self-guided tour you can eat at the snack shack or the Aquarium Restaurant.  For priority seating at the Aquarium Restaurant call 303-561-4450. ***Please note lunch is not included in the admission price

Location

RTD Dad Clark Park and Ride
8392 S. Burnley Ct.
Highlands Ranch 80129
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RTD Tour: Hammond's Candy Factory and Golden Corral Lunch

Date and Time: 
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Speaker: 
Hammond's Candy Factory

  HAMMOND’S CANDY FACTORY AND GOLDEN CORRAL LUNCH  

RTD tour, Thursday, August 24             $5 to HRHS to hold your reservation, refunded during tour

Lunch approx.. $8, pay at restaurant, plus tax, tip.(cash or credit card, no checks)

Reservation & Payment DEADLINE:  August 1       Total Approx. time 10:00 am-2:00 pm

The Mile High City has seen a number of fine chocolate and candy manufacturers come and go. But the candy company founded by Carl Hammond Sr., in 1920 is one that is still very much in business. Hammond’s Candy Factory still makes candy the way Carl Hammond made it with the same tempting recipes and the same careful craftsmanship. Tours are free and take approximately 30 minutes. After the tour we will visit the Golden Corral for an all-you-can-eat lunch.

             

Location

RTD Park and Ride
8392 S. Burnley Ct.
Highlands Ranch 80129
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Cheese Ranch - Families, Farming, and Fermentation

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

             

HR Metro District Recreation Activity, Friday, September 15   $10 HR Metro Residents/$12 non-Metro (tentative)    

Location: Cheese Ranch Historic Park, 9191 Sugarstone Cir, HR  80130     5:30 pm-7:00 pm  

Ever Wonder why it's called Cheese Ranch???  Learn the history of the ranch while enjoying beer and tasting the types of cheese that were made on the Cheese Ranch back in 1879.  

Speakers:  HR Metro Park Ranger, HR Historical Society, Grist Brewing Co, Whole Foods      Ages 21+

This program is sponsored by HR Metro District, and registration must be made directly with Metro   

      Activity #    TBD                                     Registration Deadline:  Sept. 1      Call 303-791-2710  or visit www.highlandsranch.org    For more info contact Nancy  720-932-6990   Tours@theHRHS.org

             

Location

Cheese Ranch Historic Park
9191 Surarstone Cir.
Highlands Ranch 80130
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RTD Tour - A Chorus Line

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

                                                     

 

RTD Tour, Wednesday, September 20 1:00 pm performance  $55 HRHS members/$57 non-members

Reservation & Payment DEADLINE August 28   Total approx.. time 10:30 am – 4:00 pm

Everything is on the line for seventeen dancers as they audition for a highly sought-after place in the chorus of a Broad-way musical. Through this exhausting process, their stories and vulnerabilities are laid on the line as they ultimately come together and become one singular sensation! In a brilliant fusion of song, dance, and compellingly authentic drama, the musical features one powerhouse number after an-other including “What I Did for Love, “One,” and “I Can Do That.” A Chorus Line remains as powerful today as it did when it took Broadway by storm over 40 years ago.

Location

RTD Dad Clark Park and Ride
8392 S. Burnley Ct.
Highlands Ranch 80129*
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Cherokee Castle Tour with Meg and John

Date and Time: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Speaker: 
Meg Anderson and John Lake

               

 

HRHS Tour, Thursday, September 21      $11  HRHS members    $13 non-members

Reservation & Payment DEADLINE:  Tuesday, September 19     9:30 am start

Join us for this special, private tour of the Cherokee Ranch Castle, led by Tweet Kimball’s caterer and butler, Meg Anderson and John Lake.  Get the inside scoop on the Castle!  

Following the tour, which will last approx.. 90 minutes, we will then head over to the Picnic Pavilion, on the Castle Grounds, for an al fresco, brown bag BYOBB lunch.  Beautiful views and great company all around!

Location: Cherokee Castle, 6113 N. Daniels Park Rd, Sedalia  80135     Transportation is on your own.

NOTE: this tour always fills up!!   Don’t delay, reserve today!

 

Location

Cherokee Castle
6113 N. Daniels Park Rd.
Sedalia 80135
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