The Tread of Pioneers Museum's 25th annual Festival of Trees runs daily, Nov. 16-25 from 11am-5pm.

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Hours: Tues - Sat: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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800 Oak St. Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

Current Events

Upcoming Events

Nov
22
Fri
Festival of Trees…
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Nov
23
Sat
Festival of Trees…
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Nov
23
Sat
Pioneer Christmas Story-time and Craft for Kids…
11:00 AM
Nov
24
Sun
Festival of Trees…
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Nov
25
Mon
Festival of Trees…
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Dec
3
Tue
History Happy Hours …
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Dec
4
Wed
Behind the Scenes Tours of Collections…
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Dec
17
Tue
Tread of Pioneers Museumís Winter Film Series at the Chief …
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Dec
20
Fri
Behind the Scenes Tours of Collections…
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Jan
7
Tue
History Happy Hours …
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Jan
14
Tue
Tread of Pioneers Museumís Winter Film Series at the Chief …
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Jan
22
Wed
SNOWSHOE THROUGH HISTORY HAPPY HOUR…
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Jan
31
Fri
A Taste of History - Historic cooking methods, recipes, and …
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Feb
4
Tue
History Happy Hours …
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Feb
11
Tue
Tread of Pioneers Museumís Winter Film Series at the Chief …
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Feb
28
Fri
A Taste of History - Historic cooking methods, recipes, and …
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Mar
3
Tue
History Happy Hours …
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mar
10
Tue
Tread of Pioneers Museumís Winter Film Series at the Chief …
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mar
18
Wed
SNOWSHOE THROUGH HISTORY HAPPY HOUR…
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Mar
27
Fri
A Taste of History - Historic cooking methods, recipes, and …
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Apr
7
Tue
History Happy Hours …
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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Local Steamboat Activities & Current Events


Festival of Trees
Friday 11/22/2019 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11/23/2019 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday 11/24/2019 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 11/25/2019 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Tread of Pioneers Museum ( 800 Oak St.)
Cost: FREE to all Routt County residents | Regular admission prices for out of town visitors
Don't miss the 25th Annual Festival of Trees from Nov. 16 - Nov. 25. at the Tread of Pioneers Museum. The museum is transformed into a magical forest of beautifully decorated trees by local school students, nonprofits, and businesses. Featured events are the Senior Tea and Pioneer Christmas Story-time for Kids. Free for all Routt County residents! Regular fees for out of town visitors.
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Pioneer Christmas Story-time and Craft for Kids
Saturday 11/23/2019 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Tread of Pioneers Museum
Cost: Free
Kids will hear about pioneer and Victorian holiday traditions and stories and will create a special Victorian holiday craft to take home. While you're here, see the museum's holiday decorations and get some holiday shopping done in the Museum Store! Don't miss the fun! Ages 4 & up with adult. FREE!
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History Happy Hours
Tuesday 12/3/2019 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Tuesday 1/7/2020 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Tuesday 2/4/2020 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Tuesday 3/3/2020 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Butcherknife Brewery (2875 Elk River Rd.)
Cost: Free
Sponsors Special thanks to the Rabbit Ears Motel and Butcherknife Brewery for supporting this event!
Join the Tread of Pioneers Museum the first Tuesday of every month, October through April, at 5:30pm at the Butcherknife Brewery for our most popular event series called "History Happy Hours." The event takes the rowdy and raucous side of Routt County history out to the community and into beloved happy hour. To sweeten the deal, each attendee receives one free craft beer compliments of Butcherknife Brewery.
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Behind the Scenes Tours of Collections
Wednesday 12/4/2019 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday 12/20/2019 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Tread of Pioneers Museum, 800 Oak St., Steamboat Springs, CO
Cost: Free
Go behind-the-scenes with our Curator to see the thousands of artifacts being preserved in our on-site collections care facility (1/2 hr. tour).
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Tread of Pioneers Museumís Winter Film Series at the Chief Theater
Tuesday 12/17/2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 1/14/2020 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 2/11/2020 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 3/10/2020 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Chief Theater (813 Lincoln Ave.)
Cost: Free
Back by popular demand, the Tread of Pioneers Museumís Winter Films Series returns to the historic Chief Theater on select dates December through March at 6pm. Everyoneís invited to come out of the cold and into the warm and cozy Chief Theater to see all the fascinating films we have in store for you.
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SNOWSHOE THROUGH HISTORY HAPPY HOUR
Wednesday 1/22/2020 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 3/18/2020 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: LEGACY/HUTCHINSON RANCH
35435 HWY 40, Steamboat Springs, CO
Cost: Free
Travel back in time with Yampatika and the Tread of Pioneers Museum as we explore the Legacy/Hutchinson Ranch on snowshoes before we head inside to warm up with some coffee, tea, cocoa, and warm alcoholic beverages While inside the warm Ranch House.
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A Taste of History - Historic cooking methods, recipes, and food tastings.
Friday 1/31/2020 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Friday 2/28/2020 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Friday 3/27/2020 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Tread of Pioneers Museum
Cost: Free
Last Friday in January, February, and March at noon in the community room.
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Local Steamboat Activities & Current Events

The Tread of Pioneers Museum offers something for everyone. Experience the rich heritage of Steamboat Springs through our ever- changing exhibits, tours, special events, and more. Become a member to receive program and event invitations and support our efforts to preserve and share the heritage of the Yampa Valley.

Guided Tours & Events

The museum offers three guided tours in the summer that take place throughout the Steamboat Springs community- Downtown Historical, Olympic Heritage and Mineral Springs (with Yampatika) Tours. Visit local historic landmarks and learn more about the fascinating heritage that makes Steamboat Springs a one-of- a-kind destination.

Storytelling Series

Join us for our current Brown Bag Summer Storytelling Series. Find more details about these tours and seasonal programs.

Kids and Family Activities

Kids and Family Activities The Tread of Pioneers Museum presents dozens of annual programs and events enjoyed by children of all ages and their families.
School Tours and Programs
School tours and special programs are a large part of the activities at the Tread of Pioneers Museum. Museum staff tailor our school tours to the state required curriculum. We also offer children's programs and events throughout the year.

 

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