Summer Programs for Adults
Historic Walking Tours
Register online or by calling 303-651-8374. These walking tours are now SOLD OUT. Please watch for more tours in future seasons or consider attending our other programs.
East-side Historic Preservation Walking Tour
Tuesday, May 14, 5:30 pm; $10 (394102.02)
Take a walking tour of the Historic Eastside neighborhood with City of Longmont Preservation Planner Karen Bryant. See the beautiful architecture in Longmont’s first residential neighborhood, built in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Learn about some of the pioneers of Longmont and their contributions to the City, as well as historic preservation efforts and adaptive re-use of historic buildings.
West-side Historic Preservation Walking Tour
Wednesday, May 15, 10 am; $10 (394101.02)
Take a walking tour of the Historic Westside neighborhood with Preservation Planner Karen Bryant. This beautiful neighborhood, built during a period of prosperity in Longmont’s agricultural industry in the early 1900s, includes the first free library and the oldest school still in use in Boulder County. Learn about what historic designation and historic significance means for property owners.
Historic Downtown Walking Tour
Tuesday, May 21, 10 am; $10 (394100.04)
Tuesday, May 21, 5:30 pm; $10 (394100.05)
Learn how the agricultural boom, coming of the railroad, and other factors that shaped commercial and retail economy in downtown Longmont. Hear about the Dickens Opera House, JC Penney’s first store, and the longest continuous business in the City. Longmont Museum Curator of History Erik Mason will tell you about Mid-Century Modernism, the National Trust, the State Historic Fund, and the Downtown Creative District.
Historic 3rd Avenue Walking Tour
Tuesday, May 28, 10 am; $10 (394106.01)
Wednesday, May 29, 5:30 pm; $10 (394106.02)
Take a stroll along the stately homes of Third Avenue in Longmont with Curator of History Erik Mason. Hear stories of industrialists and bankers, plus tales of tragedy and murder, while seeing the homes built by some of Longmont’s wealthiest early citizens.
Ruckus Roundup & Chuck Wagon Dinner
Saturday, June 29, 6–9 pm
$25 adults, $20 students/seniors, $17.50 Museum members
You’re darn tootin’! Join us for a good ole fashioned hoedown and some genuine cowboy grub in celebration of our Ruckus Rodeo exhibition. Hightail it on over to the Museum to enjoy live fiddle and banjo, square dancing, and some tender vittles. Put on your fancy western duds, break out your bolo tie, and shine up those boots—prizes will be awarded for best dressed! Buy tickets online or by calling 303-651-837.
Preregistration is strongly encouraged if there is a registration code.
Register online, by phone, or in person. Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
Register early, classes fill quickly!
Questions? Call 303-651-8374
Cancellation must be made at least two weeks prior to the session start date for a full refund. Cancellations made one week prior to class start date are subject to a 50% cancellation fee, cancellations made less than 1 week prior to start date are subject to a 75% cancellation fee. In the event the Museum cancels a class, registration fees are refunded in full.