Don’t miss the perfect pairing of local craft beer and the rowdy and raucous side of Routt County and Western History. Join the Tread of Pioneers Museum the first Tuesday of each month, October through April, at 5:30 pm at the Olympian Hall at Howelsen Hill (845 Howelsen Parkway; Feb. event takes place at the Steamboat Springs Community Center- 1605 Lincoln Ave.) for the popular event series “History Happy Hours.” Free beer provided by local breweries! 21 and over only, please. Masks are required.
Dates and Topics:
Oct. 5: “Drinking, Dancing and Debauchery in Colorado Mining Towns” with author Randi Samuelson-Brown Nov. 2: “The Rebel Maids of Denver” with author Jane Botkin Dec. 7: “The Hidden History of Routt County” with South Routt historian and author Rita Herold Jan. 4: “Gunfights, Murder, and Mayhem in West Routt County” with Hayden Heritage Center Curator, Laurel Watson Feb. 1: “Lawless Coal Miners in Northwest Colorado” with South Routt native, Paul Bonnifield - Location: Steamboat Springs Community Center- 1605 Lincoln Ave. March 1: “Reflections on Cultures, Conflict, and Comedy of Territorial Colorado” with Colorado State University PhD student Ray Sumner April 5: “Mad Creek Discoveries” with Cheri Daschle
Masks are required and attendees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless medically unable to receive vaccines.