Calendar of Events

Aurora Historical Society

Meetings are the last Tuesday every other month Jan, March, May, Sept, Nov.

Our Annual Potluck Meeting and Dinner will be on Tuesday, January 30th at 6:00pm at the Aurora History Museum.  Teri Johnson will present a program in costume as Mary Elitch for our entertainment. So, bring a dish to share and come join us. AHS will supply ham, chicken, & beverages.

In March, Jack Stone, author, actor, and Western historian will present a program on “The Seamy Side of Denver City.” So, join us at 7pm at the Aurora History Museum on March 27th.

In May, we are planning a hayride at the Plains Conservation Center. The date and time TBA.

Aurora History Museum

BROWN BAG LECTURE SERIES

Wednesday Noon – 1:00 $4 ($3 resident) Aurora Historical Society members: Free   Bring your lunch

Gosham Carmel

Jan 17

Freelance photographer & filmmaker Goshen Carmel discusses his work & participation with Picture Me Here, a storytelling program for refugees, immigrants & others who have been displaced.

 

460th Space Wing

Feb 21

A speaker from Buckley Air Force Base talks about the mission of the 460th Space Wing & how this unit protects America & its allies with satellite-based infrared sensors.

EXHIBITS

Wings to Satellites: A History of Buckley Air Force Base
Opens November 21 – June 3
From its early days as a technical training school and bombing range for Lowry Field, to its current role in providing the nation with strategic missile warning defense, Buckley has been a ubiquitous feature of Aurora for nearly 80 years.

US Route 40 & the American Road Trip

Dec 12- Mar 4

Grab a bite to eat, fill up the tank & take a trip through the history of the motels, restaurants & gas stations that lined Colfax Avenue since the rise of the automobile & the American road trip.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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