Ice Fest Art Show

Cripple Creek Heritage Center 9263 S. CO-67, Cripple Creek

While you are in town for the Ice Festival be sure to stop by the Cripple Creek Heritage Center to experience displays of magnificent works of art by local artists.  Access to the art show are during normal business hours, 9:00am-5:00pm, daily.  You can also leave your vehicle and catch a bus to the Ice…

Witches and Warlocks Tea

Cripple Creek Heritage Center 9263 S. CO-67, Cripple Creek

Come on out for the Halloween themed Witches and Warlocks Tea at the Cripple Creek Heritage Center. Complete with tea, food, desserts, and prizes! Guaranteed to be a Spooktacular time!

Visits with History – Geology and Mineral “Eye Candy” of the Victor-Cripple Creek Mining District

Cripple Creek Heritage Center 9263 S. CO-67, Cripple Creek

Besides being a world-class gold deposit, the Victor-Cripple Creek district has produced fine examples of dozens of minerals that grace major private and museum collections world-wide. This talk will briefly cover the geologic history and major geologic features of the district and how these relate to its mineral riches. Bob will show photos of “mineral…

Visits with History – W.S. Stratton and the Sale of the Independence Mine

Cripple Creek Heritage Center 9263 S. CO-67, Cripple Creek

Millionaire mine owner Winfield Scott Stratton was a mass of contradictions, and controversy seemed to follow him around. This was no better displayed as when he sold his famous Independence mine above Victor, Colorado to the Venture Corporation of London for $10 million. The Denver Post called the sale "a bunco game," and the Mining…

Visits with History – A to Z Colorado’s Nearly Forgotten History 1776-1876

Cripple Creek Heritage Center 9263 S. CO-67, Cripple Creek

A to Z Colorado's Nearly Forgotten History 1776-1876 will be presented by John Anderson at 2:00 p.m., at the Cripple Creek Heritage Center. Visits with History is a history talk series sponsored by the Cripple Creek District Museum and the City of Cripple Creek.  All talks are free to the public.  Talks take place at…

Visits with History – The Woods Brothers

Cripple Creek Heritage Center 9263 S. CO-67, Cripple Creek

The Woods Brothers will be presented by Gary Horton at 2:00 p.m. at the Cripple Creek Heritage Center. Visits with History is a history talk series sponsored by the Cripple Creek District Museum and the City of Cripple Creek.  All talks are free to the public.  Talks take place at 2:00 in the afternoon.  For…

Visits with History – The Cresson Mine: The Untold Stories

Cripple Creek Heritage Center 9263 S. CO-67, Cripple Creek

Join Steven Veatch for a “Visits with History” presentation on Cripple Creek’s Cresson Mine: The Untold Stories. Come and enjoy this incredible story as Steven Veatch reveals the secrets of this remarkable mine through old letters, newspaper clippings, crumbling documents, and rare photos. Follow the career of Richard Roelofs, who worked at the Cresson. Roelofs…

Donkey Derby Days Art Show

Cripple Creek Heritage Center 9263 S. CO-67, Cripple Creek

While you are in town for Donkey Derby Days don't forget to swing by the Heritage Center to check out works of art produced by Teller County artists.  Many artists will be onsite during the show.

4th of July Art Show

Cripple Creek Heritage Center 9263 S. CO-67, Cripple Creek

Visit local Teller County artists during the 4th of July Art Show.