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Classes and Events
Virtual Tour of Historic Central City
August 11, 2022 at 5 pm
Gilpin County Recreation Center, 250 Norton Dr. Black Hawk, CO
Attend in person or virtually- virtual attendance link – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8062313399
Join us to learn more about CSU’s Internship project on historic Central City buildings. Take a virtual tour to explore unseen interiors of historic buildings. Experience history in a new way and discover free educational materials. Great for ages 8 and up. More info here
Gilpin Archwood 4-H Horse Show/Gymkhana Buckle Series Part 3
August 21, registration starts at 8 am
Gilpin Fairgrounds Allen Memorial Arena
Cody and Shelby Memorial Horse Show Buckle Series Open 4H show is hosted by Gilpin Archwood 4-H. This is the final show of our 3-part series. All awards will be given out at the end of the day.
Community Garden Harvest Celebration and Public Open House
When: Sept 10, 2022 at 9:30 am
Where: Gilpin County Community Garden at the Fairgrounds
Join CSU Extension to celebrate the end of summer at the community garden. Master Gardeners will share what fun crops to grow, unique varieties to try, and best practices for mountain gardening. Meet other gardeners and see what is growing in garden plots. Hear successes and lessons learned from other mountain gardeners.
- Come and celebrate your harvest and show off your garden plots.
- Share lessons learned.
- Learn what crops grow at 9,300 feet.
- Meet other gardeners.
- Learn how to grow at the community garden next year.
September 10th 9:30a.m. – 5p.m.
Links to information from this event: Gilpin Wildfire Mitigation Quick Checklist
Fire Ecology and Behavior – Tony Cheng PhD, Professor, Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship at Colorado State University and Director, Colorado Forest Restoration Institute. Watch the recording here
Defensible Space and Home Hardening – Daniel Beveridge, Wildfire Mitigation Program Specialist, Colorado State Forest Service. Watch the recording here.
Fire Resistant Landscaping – Irene Shonle PhD, Horticulture Associate, Colorado State University Extension – El Paso County. Watch recording here.
Evacuation Preparedness and Animal Evacuation – Ragan Adams DVM, Coordinator, Veterinary Extension Specialist Group College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Department of Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University Sharon Bokan, Small Acreage Coordinator, Colorado State University Extension – Boulder County. Watch recording here.
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Extension programs are available to all without discrimination. If you have a disability for which you seek an accommodation, please notify Gilpin Extension before the event. Contact us for information about financial assistance. Colorado State University Extension, U.S. Department of Agriculture and Colorado counties cooperating.