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Colorado Grown Family Fun Day 2017

Saturday, July 29 from 10am to 2pm

Tomorrow’s event is rain or shine! Music and activities will move inside in the event of heavy rains.

Join the museum for a day of food trucks, live music, and family-friendly activities! Celebrate Colorado’s 141st  birthday and discover local history and identity through tours, Hands on History stations, and local history exhibits.


Sample a variety craft sodas from the family-friendly “Soda Garden” and a variety of food truck offerings! Check back to see who will be joining us!


  • 11:30am to 1:30pmWirewood Station FREE outdoor concert – Award winning Rocky Mountain Acoustic Variety Band. Colorado Dancegrass at its best! Bring blankets and chairs to set-up on the museum grounds!
  • 12:00pm – Colorado’s Birthday Celebration! Let’s sing “Happy Birthday” and enjoy some cake!
    • with special guest Cynthia Morin, National American  Miss Colorado Teen 2017!
  • Hands On History stations in exhibits throughout the museum
  • Interactive history booths and demonstrations: AdAmAn Mountaineers Club, Piecing Partners Quilt Guild, Colorado Vintage Baseball Association, historic games, Homesteaders and Architecture “touch tables”
  • Face painting by Fanciful Faces!
  • Wishing Star Farm Animal Experience (11am-1pm)
  • Kids craft stations – Colorado Birthday Hats and Bracelets
  • Guided tours (10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30)

WireWood Station – Free concert in the outdoor gazebo on the museum grounds 11:30am-1:30pm!