Frisco Historic Park Lunchtime Lecture Series
June 14, 2023 noon – 1:00 pm
June 21, 2023 noon – 1:00 pm
June 28, 2023 noon – 1:00 pm
July 5, 2023 noon – 1:00 pm
July 12, 2023 noon – 1:00 pm
July 19, 2023 noon – 1:00 pm
July 26, 2023 noon – 1:00 pm
August 2, 2023 noon – 1:00 pm
August 9, 2023 noon – 1:00 pm
August 16, 2023 noon – 1:00 pm
August 23, 2023 noon – 1:00 pm
August 30, 2023 noon – 1:00 pm
Location: Other - See Description
Type: Community Event, Guest Speaker, Other
The Frisco Historic Park Summer Lunchtime Lecture Series take place on Wednesdays, June 14 – August 30 at 12:00pm. Learn about the rich history of Frisco and surrounding areas in Colorado with a Q&A after each lecture. Lectures are free to attend, seating is limited and doors open at 11:45am. (Please leave dogs and food at home) See a schedule of events below.
More Information on the Lunchtime Lecture Series Here.
AUGUST 9, 2023, 12:00PM AT THE HISTORIC PARK GAZEBO
Seasons of the Nuche, Tales of the Ute People, Presented by Nina Gabianelli and Skyler Lomahaftewa from Aspen Historical Society
Storytelling has been used in every culture for entertainment, education, and cultural preservation. Nina Gabianelli from the Aspen Historical Society and Skyler Lomahaftewa of the Northern Ute Tribe will present the history of the native people and the modern-day Ute experience. This is our most popular outdoor lecture, so bring your camp chairs, sunscreen, and sunglasses!
AUGUST 16, 2023, 12:00PM AT THE HISTORIC PARK GAZEBO
Reintroduction of Animals to Colorado, Presented by Marissa Herzog, USFS, and Alex Strasser, CPW
Join Marissa Herzog from the Dillon Ranger District- US Forest Service and Alex Strasser, District Wildlife Manager of Colorado Parks and Wildlife, as they discuss wildlife introduction for two non-native species – the mountain goat and the moose. They will talk about the history of reintroduction and it’s economic and environmental effects on the Colorado landscape.
AUGUST 23, 2023, 12:00PM AT THE HISTORIC PARK GAZEBO
William Grandstaff: Colorado Miner and Black Frontiersman, Presented by Mary Langworthy from the Moab Museum
William Grandstaff defied expectations and stereotypes of what a frontiersman looked like as he worked as a cowboy, miner, and saloon owner in the late 1800s. Join Mary Langworthy, Public Programs Manager of the Moab Museum, to explore the pathways of Grandstaff’s life in Moab, Utah, and Glenwood Springs, Colorado.
AUGUST 30, 2023, 12:00PM AT THE HISTORIC PARK GAZEBO
The Creation of the Frisco Historic Park & Museum, Presented by Rose Gorrell from the Frisco Historic Park & Museum
In honor of the Museum’s 40th anniversary, Rose Gorrell will share the origin story of the Historic Park and the women who formed the first Frisco Historical Committee. This lecture is part of the Frisco As I Remember Project dedicated to recording Frisco’s history from 1940 to the present. Join us for more storytelling and sharing over coffee and cookies after the talk.