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Events & Programs

To find out more about any of these programs, contact the AHMHS education team, 303.739.6660 or email us.

Upcoming Programs

Morning at the Museum
Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.
Ages 3-6
Drop in and spend the morning at the Aurora History Museum for educational stories, activities and more. There's a new program every Wednesday. This program takes place inside or outside the museum depending on the weather. Please note, children must be supervised by an adult.

Sundays Sept. 4 & 25, Oct. 9 & 23, 4:00 - 6:00
Tonos Latinos and the Aurora History Museum invite you to learn traditional crafts and enjoy music, food, and conversation at the museum. Each scheduled workshop will focus on a different traditional craft.
Events run from 4:00 to 8:00 PM on Sundays listed below.
September 4- Piñatas
September 25- Ojos de Dios 
October 9- Day of the Dead Papel Picado (Paper flowers for youth/children) 
October 23- Day of the Dead Piñatas
Register here.

Noche De Zorros: Community College of Aurora Scholarship event
Thursday, Sept. 29, 6:00 - 8:00 
Join Dr. Mordecai Brownlee,  CCA President, John Wolfkill, CCA Foundation President, Ricardo Gambetta-Alvarado, Aurora Office of International and Immigrant Affairs and the Aurora History Museum to celebrate CCA scholarships for Aurora's Hispanic Community, create artwork, enjoy food, dance to music, explore the “America” Showcase by Latinx artist collective Tonos Latinos,  and celebrate the "Mosaic of Cultures: Aurora's Mexican Community" exhibition. Free. Tickets not required.

Coal Creek Schoolhouse Re-Dedication & DAR Plaque Ceremony Event
Saturday, Oct. 15 - 11:00 - 12:30
15500 E 1st Ave, Aurora, CO 80011
The Daughters of the American Revolution, Toll Gate Creek Chapter will rededicate the Coal Creek Schoolhouse in light of the Certificate of Occupancy and rededicate the DAR plaque located on the site. Free. Tickets not required.

Trick-or-Treat Nature Trail at Star K Ranch
Sat. & Sun. Oct. 29 & 30, 10:00 - 4:00 
16002 E Smith Rd., Aurora, CO, 80011
The Aurora History Museum will be participating in the Trick-or-Treat Nature Trail at Star K Ranch (16002 E Smith Rd). Children and parents are invited to visit the nature center, walk the trail, and visit booths to receive free candy and other goodies. Free. Tickets not required.

5th Annual Historic Landmarks Geocache
Find geocaches located at Aurora Landmarks No. 9, No. 11, No. 20, No. 26 and No. 5 using
After you find the cache, visit the Aurora History Museum during regular business hours and receive a limited edition coin for each geocache you find. We showcase a different historic landmark every year, so start your collection today!

Coins are limited and are available on a first come, first serve basis. You do not need to pick up the coin on the same day you find the cache.

Save the Date:
Festival of Wreaths Begins - Nov. 1st
Festival of Wreaths Gala Opening - Nov 

Online Content

Discover DeLaney Homestead
The Discover DeLaney Homestead series is a great way to compliment a walk through the DeLaney Homestead Historic District and Open Space. Click a link below to learn more about the historic site.

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