Welcome to the Lake City Museum!
OPEN for the SEASON!
Come on by & check out our great NEW Exhibits
2016 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Flint Knapping with Bruce Burks - Projectile Points, Sat. July 2, 1 pm, free, donations accepted
July 4th Celebration - Brief presentation and moment of silence to honor U.S. servicemen and women followed by a dramatic reading of the Declaration of Independence by Schuyler Denham in front of Museum at conclusion of Parade.
World War II Opening Reception - Wed. July 6, 5 pm, libations available, free, donations accepted
The USS Hinsdale with Schuyler Denham - Wed. July 6, 6 pm, $5 at door, limited seating
Beneath Blue Mesa with Dave Primus - Fri. July 8, 6:30 pm, $5 at door, limited seating
Boardwalk Sale (Town Wide Yard Sale) Sat. July 9, 8:30 am
Parlor Singers (Songs through the Years) - Wednesdays, July 13, 20, 27 & August 3, 7 pm, free, donations accepted, limited seating, doors open 6:15 pm
Alfred Packer with Michelle Pierce - Thursday July 14, 6:30 pm, $5, limited seating
Pump Organ Demonstration with Leo Jo Lowry - Fri. July 15, 2:30 pm, free, donations accepted, limited space
Early US Exploration (white gloves event) with K.C. Errett, Sat. July 16, 6 pm, free, donations accepted
Scarlet Belles - A short drama on Lake City's prostitutes, Tuesdays, July 19, 26 & August 2, 9, 16, 7:30 pm, $8, limited seating, libations available, doors open 6:30 pm
String Academy Performance - Sat. July 30, noon, free, donations accepted, limited seating
The History & Art of Blacksmithing with Terry Klug, Sat. Aug. 6, 2 pm, free, donations accepted
Rocks & Minerals 101 with Harvey DuChene - Sat. Aug 13, 1 to 4 pm, $10 Adults and children 13 & older, kids under 13 free with paid adult, no kids under 13 admitted without parent
Cemetery Tours - Tuesdays 10:30 am, July 5, 19 & Aug. 2, 16
Guided Walking Tours of Historic District - Thursdays 10:30 am, June 30 through August 11
Ghost Tours - Fridays 8 pm, June 24 through August 19
Interior Modern Homes Tour- Friday 1 pm, July 29
Interior Historic Homes Tour- Friday 1 pm, Aug 5
Mining - Interactive mining map/mineral and ore display; Mercantile - A Recreation of a 19th Century General Store; Hinsdale County’s Role in World War II - Featuring the USS Hinsdale; Hinsdale County - Settling In! The earliest Lake Fork, Rio Grande, & Piedra Pioneers; Lake City Bands and Instruments;Hinsdale County’s Natural History
Want to join our efforts?
Print out the membership/donation form via the link under the Hinsdale County Historical Society heading and show your support today! For more information, call 970-944-2050 (please leave a message).
Business Life Members
Hall Realty, Inc, Highlander Campground, Lake City/Hinsdale CountyChamber of Commerce, LKA International, Inc., Lake City Mines, Miners & Merchants Bank, Slumgullion Gift Gallery, WEBCO
2016 Business Members - Level 2 & Level 3 Sponsors
Level 3: Blue Spruce Building Materials, The Matterhorn Motel
Level 2: A.B. Construction, Inc., W. Wade Beisner Lawn Care Services, Lake City Bakery, Local Warming, The General Store, Vickers Ranch, World of Gem Creations