Special Events - 2012
April 17: "Otto Mears - Pathfinder of the San Juans" Exhibit Opens today. Learn about the history of Otto Mears contributions to Southwestern Colorado.
July 9: Photo exhibit "San Juan Memories", $5 per photo entry fee, ribbon winners from the past may not submit the same image this year, entries due by June 30, no more than three entries by any one artist. Juried first place prize - $75, Juried 2nd place prize - $50, Juried 3rd place prize - $25. Peoples Choice Award - $25. Contact museum for details. Runs through August 15th.
August 17: "Vignettes of History~ War & Angels." Ourdouvres 4:00 - 5:00 pm at Venue Roscoe Fox, dinner 5:00 - 6:30 at the Tundra Dining room in the Beaumont Hotel, followed by the feature presentation in the Wright Opera House at 7:00 pm: Judy Winnick portrays "Irena Sendler, Angel of the Warsaw ghetto" A one act play by Judy Winnick. $75 for all three events, $25 for the presentation only.
September 1: Opening of Annual Quilt Exhibit, Runs through September 30, pick up quilts October 4th and 5th.
September 16: Log Hill Lungbuster Bike Challenge. A 15 mile time trial starting in the town of Ridgway and ending near the Divide Ranch and Country Club on Log Hill. Registration and entry fee of $40 which includes a T-shirt, refreshments and a grab bag of other sponor donated items. The route traverses the sub-divisions of Log Hill Village, Waterview Estates and Fairway Pines.
September 28: Quilter's Tea 2012, 3:00 pm, Venue Roscoe Fox, 539 Main Street, Ouray, CO.