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September

Fairmount History Tour
Fairmount Cemetery
430 S. Quebec St
Denver, CO
Date and Time: Saturday, September 8, 2013 2:00 p.m
Meet at the Gate Lodge. Walking tours lasting about 90 minutes; good walking shoes, sunscreen, hats and water bottles HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Join us for our FREE Summer History Tours! Enjoy the beautiful Colorado summer.

Riverside History Tour
5201 Brighton Boulevard
Denver, Colorado 80216
Date and Time: Sunday, September 8, 2013 10:00 a.m.
Meet at the Chapel. Walking tours lasting about 90 minutes; good walking shoes, sunscreen, hats and water bottles HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Join us for our FREE Summer History Tours! Enjoy the beautiful Colorado summer.

2013 DocuWest Films presents:
A Will for the Woods
Directors: Amy Browne, Jeremy Kaplan, Tony Hale & Brian Wilson
Run Time: 93 min
Screens at: Foothills Art Center
809 15th Street, Golden, CO 80401
Date and Time: Saturday, September 14, 2013 5:30 p.m.
A man’s passionate wish for a legacy of green burials inspires a profoundly affecting and optimistic portrait of people finding meaning in death. Musician, folk dancer, and psychiatrist Clark Wang battles lymphoma, while facing a potentially imminent need for his own funeral plans.

Tickets are $9 for general admission, $7 for students and seniors. For more information and tickets, visit http://docuwestfest.com/2013films.html

All Things Cemetery: Riverside
5201 Brighton Boulevard
Denver, Colorado 80216
Date and Time: Sunday, September 28, 2013 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
FREE Cemetery Workshop & Walking Tour
All Genealogy Enthusiasts Welcome

  • Learn about the history of cemeteries in Denver and elsewhere
  • Study tombstone symbolism
  • Discover ways to locate the final resting place of ancestors
  • Create a permanent digital record of a tombstone
  • Picnic lunch on the grounds (bring a sack lunch & lawn chair)
  • Walking tour of Riverside Cemetery visiting historic Colorado gravesites

Reservations Required and will be available mid August (We need a headcount for handouts)

Mosquito Range Heritage Initiative, 7th Annual Moonwalk

Alma Cemetery
Park County, CO
Date and Time: September 21, 2013
Take a historic walk and listen to the tales of days gone by! Hot chocolate, cider and cookies served. Children will receive a small gift.

October

Fountain's Fairview Cemetery Crawl: Early Settlers
Fountain's Fairview Cemetery
757 South Santa Fe Ave.
Fountain , CO
Date and Time:Saturday, October 12, 2013, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
Historical reenactments of Fountain settlers performed by UCCS students. Meet a new set of Fountain residents as you learn about why folks settled here: was it religious preference and avoiding the Civil War, the gold rushes, or homestead land?
One hour tours, last tour leaves at 2pm.

Take exit 128 on I-25 and turn left, then take your first right.
Event Details : Tickets are $10 each, two children under the age of 12 are free with each paid adult admission.

Ticket sales in advance at the Clerk's Office, 322-2000, or at the cemetery on the day of the event.

Riverside Moonlight History & Mystery Tours
5201 Brighton Boulevard
Denver, Colorado 80216
Date and Time: October 18, 19, 25, and 26, 2013 4:30-7:30 p.m.
Save the date for Denver’s ONLY nighttime cemetery tour. Tickets $15.00 per person; advanced ticket sales only; tickets available mid September.
Check back for soon for more details.

Ute Cemetery Tours
Aspen, Colorado
Date and Time:1:00 pm on October 12, 19, 26 2013
5:30pm on Halloween, October 31, 2013

Uncover tales from the grave of Aspen’s oldest burial ground.

A guided walk through Aspen’s first burial ground, the Ute Cemetery, tells the story of the pioneers of “Ute City”. Hear of the lonely buffalo soldier and toast to the Scotsman. This entertaining, educational, and reflective tour of an Aspen cemetery brings visitors to a unique and almost forgotten spot in Aspen’s history off the beaten path. (60 min.)

Tickets: $20. Call (970) 948-4349 for more information

Events Outside of Colorado

Virginia

Charlotte County, Virginia Cemetery Survey
Tuesdays and Fridays from 9 to 2.
Charlotte County Free Library, Charlotte Court House, Virginia
Recording of family, public and church cemeteries in the county of Charlotte. For more information, see the
South Central Virginia Genealogical Society web site.

Tours

Fairmount Cemetery, Denver
To schedule a tour please call 303-322-3895
Tours: $7 per person
School Tours/Programs are FREE

Golden Cemetery, Golden
Contact cemetery manager weekdays at 303-279-1435.

Riverside Cemetery, Denver
To schedule a tour please call 303-322-3895
Cost: $7 per person
School Tours/Programs are FREE

Valley Brook Cemetery, Breckenridge
June-September
$10 per person, $5 for children 12 and under, $25 for a family of four
Call: 970-453-9767, or visit Breckenridge Heritage



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