Wednesday, May 11 - 5:30 - Historic Union Depot - Goodnight Barn Restoration Kickoff The Historic Goodnight Barn was built in 1870, by Charles Goodnight at his Rock Canyon Ranch in Pueblo, Colorado. The Goodnight Barn Preservation Committee invites you to enjoy a short talk by Dr. Robert Hamilton, the showing of “Old Texas” (Goodnight’s 1916 silent film), hors d’oeuvres and cash bar. Sponsored by Legacy Bank. Donations toward the restoration are gratefully accepted!
The 2016 Frontier Pathways Scenic and Historic Byway’s Photo Contest encourages those who travel along this nationally designated scenic byway to photograph their favorite scenic views and places for possible placement in the 2017 Frontier Byway calendar and website.
The byway’s path starts in Pueblo. Drive west on Colorado 96 through Wetmore to Silver Cliff and Westcliffe. From Westcliffe, return east on Colorado 96 to MacKenzie Junction and then south on Colorado 165 past Bishop Castle, through Rye and Colorado City, and then north on Interstate 25 back to Pueblo.
There are several sessions during which photo submissions are accepted. The winter photo session runs though April 15, with the spring session starting April 16 and ending June 18. The summer session will begin on June 19 and conclude Sept. 2, with the fall session running from Sept. 3 through Oct. 14.
There will be 3 winners for each session and one grand-prize winner. Prizes will include an overnight stay at the Horseshoe Lodge in Beulah, CO or The Lodge at San Isabel near Rye, CO, restaurant and gift certificates, State Fair family passes and Pueblo Zoo family memberships and more.
Send your photos to firstname.lastname@example.org. The photos will be judged and the winning photographs will be featured in our 2017 Frontier Byway calendar and web site.
The contest runs until October 14, so get snapping!
It's almost Valentine's Day - have you done your shopping?
CONGRATS: THE DENVER BRONCOS WIN SUPER BOWL 50! Awesome...
This Saturday, February 13th, at 10 a.m., we will meet in the meeting room behind the Post Office.
Do you have ideas for 2016 programs? Your suggestions would be appreciated. Just a few more days to submit recipes for Grandmother's Cookbook. Is your family included? So excited to see our results in April!
The next Wetmore kiosk meeting is scheduled for Monday, February 15th in the WHGHS meeting room of the Post Office at 10 a.m.
Roberta Miller's memorial is scheduled for Monday, February 22 at 11 a.m. It will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 1032 East Main Street, Florence.
It is the merry month of December with everyone rushing to complete their shopping for Christmas. One less commitment for you is that we do not hold a meeting this month.
2016 dues can be paid now. We now have 12 Lifetime members and since last month, 14 members have paid their dues. Thank you!
Remember to submit your recipes by February 29th so that Dave Alexander will be able to publish Grandmothers' Cookbook by April.
Need stocking stuffers? We have our Historic Deck of Cards ($10.00 each) and the beautiful notecards ($3.00 each) for sale at our Country Store.
Congratulations to new grandparents, Dave and Karen Alexander, on the birth of their first grandchild, Clark Kent Alexander, who weighed in on Dec. 1st @ 7pounds 13 ounces, 20 inches long! According to Grampa Dave, Clark, Sarah and Johnny are doing just great.