Historic Georgetown

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Devil's Gate History Talks
7pm to 8pm - Georgetown Community Center, 6th and Argentine St. Georgetown, CO

Knowledge is power! Enjoy free lectures that focus on not only the Georgetown-Silver Plume National Historic Landmark District, but also the history of the state of Colorado.

September through May on the third Friday of the month in 2014  CLICK HERE for Schedule



Georgetown Bighorn Sheep Festival                               
November 8, 2014 - Georgetown, Colorado
                                                                 

This family-friendly event is a great opportunity to catch a glimpse of rutting sheep in one of Colorado’s oldest Bighorn sheep herds. The sheep viewing station is located on Argentine Street near the Georgetown Lake and will be manned by volunteers and Division of Wildlife employees to help you and your family learn about Colorado’s state mammal.  Spotting scopes are provided and other activities abound! Short wildlife educational programs are offered in the Community Center for the whole family. Additional activities for the children include Kids Corner Crafts, face painting, Colorado Critters Parade, and the Bighorn Hokey Pokey.



Annual Georgetown Tree Lighting Celebration

November 29. 
Starts Approximately at 5:15 PM

Downtown Georgetown at the intersection of Rose and 6th Streets
With holiday singers, children’s chorus, hot chocolate, a visit from St. Nick, a big bonfire to keep you warm and more, this is a favorite holiday tradition in Georgetown! Come join us for the annual tree lighting and see downtown historic Georgetown lit up for the holiday season!  Contact Beth at 303-519-0357 for more information. 

Special Reading at The Hamill House

Takes place right after the Tree Lighting Ceremony on November 29.  Head straight down to the Hamill House for a special holiday reading.  Tickets available at the Georgetown Library.

54th Annual Georgetown Christmas Market
     
               
December 6, 7, 13 & 14, 2014
10am to 5pm - Downtown Georgetown, CO  (6th and Rose St.)

Visit Georgetown on the first two weekends of December for an old world Christmas in quaint Georgetown. For the last 54 years, Georgetown has been hosting this unique outdoor European-inspired Market in the Rocky Mountains. The Market features handcrafted gifts & holiday shopping opportunities, horse-drawn wagon rides, free entertainment and admission, carolers, roasted chestnuts, appearances by St. Nicholas in his traditional robes, Christmas tours of the Hamill House & Hotel de Paris Museums, and the Santa Lucia Children’s Procession. more




43rd Annual Christmas at Hamill House

December 13 & 20, 2014
6pm to 9pm - 305 Argentine St.  Georgetown, CO

Enjoy the traditional lighting of the Christmas tree candles, open bar, hors d’oeuvres, Wassail & Yule log presentation, caroling with the Silver Plume Singers, and the fellowship that is the foundation of the holidays in Georgetown. The Hamill House Museum, decked with fresh greenery and classic decorations, will open its doors to friends, members, and newcomers in the spirit of a memorable Colorado Christmas. For many, the holiday just wouldn't be the same without sharing a warm and unsurpassed evening at the Hamill House. Reservations are required, so call us at Historic Georgetown at (303) 569-2840, or use our secure Special Events form. We hope to celebrate with you this holiday season. $60 Members, $75 non-members.
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Victorian House Tour 2016
Summer 2016

 Spend a delightful day exploring the interiors of Georgetown's finest structures: private homes, museums, churches, and the 1874 schoolhouse. Check back in early 2016 for more information.

  

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