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BBQ Fundraiser for The Castle Rock Museum

BBQ fundraiser for the Castle Rock Museum.  Sat. Sept. 14, 2019 from 4:00pm – 8:00pm. at the Eagle’s Club (1300 Caprice Dr. Castle Rock, CO  80109) There will be great bbq provided by Old West BBQ and live music from Rudy Grant and The Buffalo Riders – they performed at the Rock View lounge here … Continue reading »

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CRHSM Monthly Presentation for September

Please join us on Thursday, September 12, 2019 for a viewing of a film on the Colorado State Penitentiary in Canon City. Colorado’s Canon City and Florence may be best known for Prison Valley, where inmates outnumber residents. But it all started with a tiny territorial prison without a wall, so that inmates could labor in … Continue reading »

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Monthly Presentation for August

Please join us on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019 for a presentation by Kim & Bruce Decker who have spent many years renovating the historic Hammar House here in Castle Rock.  The rhyolite house was built in 1881 by Benjamin Hammar.  It was later purchased by Dr. George Alexander for use as his office and home. … Continue reading »

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BBQ Fundraiser for The Castle Rock Museum

BBQ fundraiser for the Castle Rock Museum.  Sat. Sept. 14, 2019 from 4:00pm – 8:00pm. at the Eagle’s Club (1300 Caprice Dr. Castle Rock, CO  80109) There will be great bbq provided by Old West BBQ and live music from Rudy Grant and The Buffalo Riders – they performed at the Rock View lounge here … Continue reading »

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CRHSM Monthly Presentation for July

Please join us on Thursday, July 11, 2019 for a presentation by Sgt. Attila Denes from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office on the history of the Sheriff’s Office. Sgt. Denes has been with the DCSO for over 30 years and has worked in all areas of the sheriff’s office.  He has been the agency’s historian … Continue reading »

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Walking Tours of Downtown Castle Rock

The Castle Rock Museum will give free walking tours of downtown Castle Rock each month from June to September.  The first walking tour of the season will be on Sat. June 22, 2018 at 10:30 AM. The 45-minute tour will begin at The Courtyard on Perry Street, between 3rd and 4th streets and will conclude … Continue reading »

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CRHSM Monthly Presentation for June 2019

Please join us on Thursday June 13, 2019 for a glimpse at history with Sid Langsam’s own movie “Operation: Speed”.  This great movie takes a look at all the action at the Continental Divide Raceways here in Castle Rock back in the 1960’s.  CDR was a well known race track for racers of all types.  … Continue reading »

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Bus Tour of Plains Conservation Center & Rocky Mtn. Arsenal Nat’l Wildlife Refuge

Date:  June 22, 2019       Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm      Cost:  $60.00/person Get to know the prairie in a whole new way. On our ride across the plains, participants watch for wildlife in the landscape, from prairie dogs to pronghorn antelope and birds of prey, beneath the great stretching sky while learning about … Continue reading »

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CDR Exhibit Grand Opening Event

Vroom, Vroom!!! Do you want to see some dragsters up close and personal?  Join us on May 18th from 11:00am – 4:00pm for the grand opening of our new Continental Divide Raceways exhibit.  We’ll have a couple of dragsters that actually raced at CDR, a funny car, refreshments and more. We will also be unveiling … Continue reading »

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May’s Monthly Presentation

Please join us on Thursday, May 16, 2019 for a presentation by Jim Hansmann on his book “Castle Rock, An Architectural & Historic Walking Tour”.  Jim is the Collections Curator at The Castle Rock Museum.  He has an MA in History and a minor in Museum Studies.  He’s been with the Museum for over 8 years and has … Continue reading »

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