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Colorado Rails and Cocktails – Fred Harvey and the Famous Harvey Houses
November 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
An Evening of Colorado History
Relax, have a beverage, and travel back to a time when railroads shaped the American West.
Will Rogers said that Fred Harvey kept the west in food and wives. He created his first eating establishments in 1875. Three years later he established the first of the famous Harvey Houses and to what many felt was the settling of the American west. Railroad historian, Steve Paterson explores the phenomenon of the Fred Harvey Company and its effect on America and Colorado specifically.
Admission includes 2 beverages of your choice: beer, wine or soda and snacks. Doors open at 5:30PM for early enjoyment of Museum displays and the presentation starts promptly at 6:30PM. Presentation length varies by event and the doors close at 8:00PM.Admission: $15 for members and $20 for non-members. 21 and older only.
Advance tickets required. Order online here. Presentation length varies by event and the doors close at 8:00PM.