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Sat, Jun 10


Virginia Dale

2023 Annual Open House & Craft Show

Celebrating 161 years of the Overland Stage Station and local history!

2023 Annual Open House & Craft Show

Time & Location

Jun 10, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM MDT

Virginia Dale, 844 Co Rd 43F, Virginia Dale, CO 80536, USA

About the event

Tentative Activities:

  • 9:30 AM Raising of the Flag by Cub Scout Pack #136 -comes to us from Laramie , WY. They serve boys & girls from kindergarten through 5th grade, developing youth through activities such as hiking,nature, science, first aid, citizenship, sports and more.
  • 9:30 AM Reading of authentic Civil War Letters
  • 10:00 AM Vintage Baseball game (with 1864 rules): Rematch of Star Base-ball Club of Colorado Territory  vs. (Jack) Slade Sluggers
  • 10:30: Music by Flowers & Sawdust (Ron& Julie Lynam (formerly of the Front Range Band)
  • 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM - Lunch available to purchase; Drinks available to purchase with Buck ‘N Ears 4-H Club
  • 11:30: Sylvia Garofalo  :How the Railroads Changed Middle America
  • 12:30: Fred Rodriguez: The importance of family structure and respect in Native American         Cultures
  • 1:30: Eva Sue Littleton:   portraying Susan B. Anthony
  • 2:30: Sharyn Gartner: The dressing of a Victorian Lady, layer by layer
  • Raffle tickets for the Quilt & Henry Rifle will be sold (Raffle: December 10, 2023)
  • FREE Admission, but donations of canned food, winter hats, or gloves for Harvest Farm in Wellington would be appreciated.


Vendors and Artisians:

  • Kathy Depperschmidt: crochet & jewelry
  • Dick Irwin: photography
  • Jill Valdez: embroidery and rope art
  • Dave & Karen Young: leather goods
  • Colleen Timpe/Susan Marsh:  jewelry, fiber products
  • Fred Fangmeier: metal yard art
  • Beth Rulli: Dumpster glass
  • Pat Ferrier: Totes & Purses
  • Eldon Malmstrom: yard art
  • Esther Nance-Beck: gemstone oils
  • Rocky Mountain Lace Guild:  demonstrations
  • Poudre River Library:  bookmobile


  • 1 hour

    Live entertainment by fiddler twins Maddie & Ella Zuellig Needle 'n' Thread

  • 7 hours

    Vendors and Crafters

10 more items available





  • Free Admission







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