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 Wednesday of the month October through April (first Tuesday in January), at 5:30pm at the Olympian Hall at Howelsen Hill (845 Howelsen Parkway) for the popular event series “History Happy Hours.” FREE craft beer provided by local breweries! 21 and over only please. Mask requirements TBD.
~Oct. 5: "Colorado Women of the Ku Klux Klan" with Betty Jo Brenner ~Nov. 2: "Prostitution in the West & The Women of Hell's Swift Alley" with author Randi Samuelson-Brown ~Dec. 7: "Colorado in the Civil War" with author and historian Flint Whitlock ~Jan. 3: "The Dead Tell Tales in Routt County Cemeteries" with Rachel Jackson ~Feb. 1: "The Aspen Archives: Sheepherder Testimonies in the CO High Country" with Alison Krogel ~March 1: “Harry Tracy: The Mind-Blowingly True Story of the West's Most Overlooked Outlaw” (featuring never-before-seen details and his actual Colt revolver!) with Paul Knowles, Museum of Northwest Colorado ~April 5: “Miners, Mischief, and Mayhem in Routt County” with historian Paul Bonnifield