Events & Lectures

Events & Lectures
Photo Credit » Todd Powell

2015

FRISCO HISTORIC PARK & MUSEUM PROGRAMS & EVENTS

 

ALL PROGRAMS & EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE!

UNLESS SPECIFIED, ALL PROGRAMS ARE FREE – NO RESERVATIONS REQUIRED!

 

March 7th – Saturday
Petits Fours & Petticoats: Celebrating Historical Women of Summit County
1:00pm-3:00pm – Presented by the Summit Historical Society at the Dillon Community Church located on LaBonte Street in Dillon, Colorado.  The Breckenridge Heritage Alliance, Frisco Historic Park & Museum, and Summit Historical Society are collaborating on this event in honor of Women’s History Month. View vintage costumes, hear historic stories of women, learn about tea etiquette and enjoy real Victorian tea.  Costumes are encouraged.  Tickets are $25 per person.  Seating is limited and advanced reservations are required.  CONTACT: 970-468-2207 for more information (Summit Historical Society).

April 5th – Sunday
Easter Egg Hunt
at the Historic Park (For Ages 6-8+)
12:00pm

May 15th - Friday
Night at the Museum!
5:00pm-8:00pm – Celebrate Colorado’s Preservation month with our annual community open house.  Tour the buildings and get your hands on history after hours.  We will provide light refreshments and live music!

June 10th through August 26th – Wednesdays
Lunchtime Lectures
12:00pm – Historical Lunchtime Lecture Series featuring 12 educational presentations held at the Historic Park Log Chapel scheduled every Wednesday at noon. Seating is very limited – please arrive early!  Contact the Museum for more information on lecture topics:  970-668-3428

June 26th & July 24th – Fridays
Historic Tour of the Town of Frisco
10:00am – Meet at the Schoolhouse Museum at 120 Main Street. Talk a walk back in time and discover the history of Frisco’s Main Street and Galena Street.  No reservations required.

July 5th – Sunday
Frisco Founder’s Day – Get Your Hands on History!

10:00am to 4:00pm – Experience Frisco’s Heritage at the Frisco Historic Park & Museum and celebrate the Town’s History.  This event features simulated gold panning, live burro rides, costumed reenactments, blacksmith demos, refreshments and wonderful live music and entertainment in the gazebo. Contact the Museum for a schedule of events.

July 16th – Thursday
Railroading the Rockies

3:00pm – Presenters Hugh “Mark Twain” Bingham and Dr. Tom “Colorado” Noel
Located at The Blue Spruce Inn (Old Town Steakhouse and Saloon) – 20 Main Street, Frisco CO.
Gather together with Tom “Dr. Colorado” Noel, Hugh “Mark Twain” Bingham to drink in the history of Colorado railroads. Refreshments and libations encouraged during the lecture to help you swallow some improbable stretchers.  Cost: Free – No reservations required.

August 28th – Friday
Night at the Museum – Meet the Author!
5:00pm-8:00pm – Experience a splendid summer evening at the Museum after hours.  Meet Authors: Bill and Beth Sagstetter who will share tales from their publication entitled Mining Camps Speak.  Take a journey with the authors and explore mysterious mining sites in their lecture starting at 5:00 in the Log Chapel.  Open house and reception provided.

October 30th – Friday
Nightmare at the Museum!

5:00pm-8:00pm - Dare to visit the Museum afterhours to explore the Historic Park by lantern.  Enjoy a macabre evening at the Museum and revisit some Victorian horror classics.  Gothic and Victorian attire encouraged – light refreshments and treats provided.  Nevermore!!!

October 31st – Saturday
Trick-or-Treat Street!
6:00pm-8:00pm – Put on your horrific disguises, frightening masks and ghoulish costumes and join all the tricksters on this annual evening of fun on Frisco’s Main Street.  Visit the park for some treats – Happy Halloween!

November 26th - Thursday
MUSEUM CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAY – ALL DAY

December 11th - Friday
Wassail Night at the Museum!

5:00pm-8:00pm – Experience a cozy wintery evening at the Museum after hours.  Join us during Frisco’s Wassail Week for apple cider, cookies, stories and holiday music.

December 5th (10AM-12PM) & December 12th (11AM-1PM) – Saturdays
Santa Visits the Museum!

Take a break from holiday shopping and visit with Santa.  Operate the train exhibit, collect passport stamps or experience the self-guided tours of the Historic Park and Historic Main Street…Happy Holidays!

December 25th & January 1st – Fridays
MUSEUM CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAY – ALL DAY

 

 

ALL PROGRAMS & EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE!

UNLESS SPECIFIED, ALL PROGRAMS ARE FREE – NO RESERVATIONS REQUIRED!

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