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Buena Vista Heritage Museum

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506 E Main St
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
395-8548 http://www.buenavistaheritage.org/Calendar-of-Events

May 2017

Buena Vista Heritage Annual Gala – Celebrating St. Elmo at BV Heritage Museum

May 19, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Buena Vista Heritage Museum, 506 E Main St
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$25

Plan to attend this fun event for an evening filled with entertainment, music, historic re-enactments and more.  Heavy hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar.  You will be supporting the Buena Vista Heritage by attending this annual gala, don’t miss it.  Tickets are $25 (includes 1 drink) and are available at the BV Chamber or online at www.buenavistaheritage.org/Annual-Meeting

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June 2017

Vino Salida Tasting Fundraiser at BV Heritage Museum

June 10, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Buena Vista Heritage Museum, 506 E Main St
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$15 – $20

  Wine Tasting fundraiser for Buena Vista Heritage. Proceeds will go toward renovated the Courthouse. Featuring wines by Vino Salida, two whites, two reds and one mead. Hors d'oeuvres by Simple Eatery. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Get yours at the BV Chamber of Commerce, the museum or online at www.buenavistaheritage.org.

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July 2017

“Madams of Central Colorado” at BV Heritage Museum

July 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Buena Vista Heritage Museum, 506 E Main St
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$15

Madams of Central Colorado - learn about some of Colorado's rich and colorful history.

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Buena Vista Historic Ranch Tour

July 15, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Buena Vista Heritage Museum, 506 E Main St
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States

Join this interesting historic tour exploring the roots of Chaffee County’s valley. Visit four historic local ranches and hear the history and stories told by their current owners. Tour the historic ranches including: Coggins Ranch, McMurray Ranch, Lunch at the Turner Farm, then tour Kelly’s Ranch, and Rooks Ranch. This bus tour will leave from the BV Heritage Museum. Includes transportation, lunch and a lot of fun. Limited Seating - $60. Buy Tickets online http://buenavistaheritage.org/Ranch-Tour or directly at the Buena…

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An Evening with Big Foot at the BV Heritage Museum

July 22, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Buena Vista Heritage Museum, 506 E Main St
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$10

Learn about Big Foot. Have you seen him?

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August 2017

Colorado Day – Free Admission to the BV Heritage Museum

August 1, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Buena Vista Heritage Museum, 506 E Main St
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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In observance of Colorado's 138th birthday, admission is free. (Donations are gratefully accepted.)

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Gold Rush Days at the BV Heritage Museum Depot

August 12, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on August 13, 2017 at 9:00am

Buena Vista Heritage Museum, 506 E Main St
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Historic reenactments at the depot during Gold Rush Days. Admission to the depot and caboose is by donation.

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September 2017

‘Madams of Central Colorado’ at Buena Vista Heritage Museum

September 9, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Buena Vista Heritage Museum, 506 E Main St
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$15

“Madams of Central Colorado” is a historical production portraying Elizabeth “Cockeyed Liz” Spurgeon, Laura Evans and other “ladies of the evening.” Tastefully presented, but not recommended for children under 13. Tickets are available at Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce, (719-395-6612), at Buena Vista Heritage Museum (719-395-8458). online or at the door.

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August 2018

Heritage Museum FREE Admission Day

August 1, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Buena Vista Heritage Museum, 506 E Main St
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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August 1 – Colorado Day. In observance of Colorado’s 138th birthday, admission to Buena Vista Heritage Museum will be free (donations gratefully accepted).

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Historic Cemetery Tour at Mt Olivet Cemetery

August 10, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on September 8, 2018 at 3:00pm

Buena Vista Heritage Museum, 506 E Main St
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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257 S. Rodeo Road at the Buena Vista Cemetery Costumed characters from Buena Vista's past, including Alsina Dearheimer, "Mother of Buena Vista," are featured in this tour through the old section of the cemetery. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under. Hosted by the Buena Vista Heritage Museum, all proceeds go into funding for the museum.

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Medicine Man Show at BV Heritage Museum

August 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Buena Vista Heritage Museum, 506 E Main St
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Medicine shows started around the end of the Civil War. The “show” was the mechanism used to get people to come out so the elixir, patent medicine, balm, etc. could be sold to the crowd. Over the years they became quite elaborate, resembling small traveling circuses. The Buena Vista show will feature a Snake Dancer, piano/singing, a shooting exhibition, poetry readings, and of course various audience member will come forward and be cured of whatever ails them along with the…

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Gold Rush Days Event: Czestekova Sideshow at the Buena Vista Heritage Museum

August 11, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Buena Vista Heritage Museum, 506 E Main St
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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ADULTS ONLY. Madame "Juju" Jasmine Czestekova and Maria Czestekova present strong man stunts and titillating adult entertainment which would have been common before 1900. $15/ ticket, 21+ only.

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Historic Ranch Tour at the Buena Vista Heritage Museum

August 18, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Buena Vista Heritage Museum, 506 E Main St
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Join Buena Vista Heritage Museum for an historic tour of the McFadden, Cogan & Kelly Ranches. $60/per person Includes transportation and lunch Meet at the Heritage Museum and transportation will be provided to and from the ranches. CLICK HERE for tickets

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October 2018

Witches Brew at BV Heritage

October 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Buena Vista Heritage Museum, 506 E Main St
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Buena Vista Heritage presents Witches Brew. A liars Lodge sponsored event Saturday Oct. 27. 6-9 pm $10 for presale tickets, $15 at the door buenavistaheritage.org or at the BV Chamber. Live music with Blue Recluse, hors d'oeuvres. Costumes encouraged!

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