Telluride is not a town to rest on its laurels. We keep reinventing ourselves and our local institutions. Case in point, the Telluride Historical Museum, with a packed calendar for the winter season, starting later this month.
Mark your calendars for the following no-miss events:
January 21: Fireside Chat at the Peaks! The Telluride Historical Museum and SquidShow Theatre's Sasha Cucciniello and Colin Sullivan bring historical women to life, with "Women in their Own Words." 5p.m. at the Peaks' Great Room fireplace.
January 28: Back by popular demand, the Telluride Historical Museum and SquidShow Theatre present an encore performance of "Inaccurate Reenactments." 8p.m. at the Sheridan Opera House. FREE!
February 3: The Telluride Historical Museum presents, “High Altitude Cooking with Chef Bud Thomas.” 12p.m. at the Museum. Participate as the audience for this live web cooking show and taste high altitude recipes favored by the Tomboy Bride. Free!
February 10: "How I Came To Love The Pedestrian Village." Local historian, Rudy Davison relives the 1979 Rotary trip to Zermatt with a lively slide show. 6p.m. at the Telluride Historical Museum. This event is INVITE ONLY. $5 admission. For details, please call 728-3344 (x2).
February 24: Fireside Chat at Capella! The True Telluride Story: Telluride AIDS Benefit. Kandee Degraw and Diava Chesonsis reveal the origins of the Telluride AIDS Benefit. 5p.m. at the Capella fireplace.
March 5: Celebrate Women's History Month by visiting the Telluride Historical Museum’s winter exhibit, "Fabric of a Woman," and with a lecture on women's suffrage in Colorado, with special guest Marcia Goldstein. 6 p.m.