Been to Victor Lately? Spring 2015

Been to Victor Lately? Spring 2015

April 24-26, Victor Steampunk Festival: Visit Victor as it is taken over by Steampunks from all realms of time and space! Celebrate the Victorian era and the industrial revolution that helped create the “City Stuck in Time” with aristocrats, vagabonds, inventors, artists, time travelers, and miners. The festival includes exciting events for all ages including mine tours, ice skating, steampunk art, broom ball, vendors, and a costume ball. Please visit www.victorcolorado.com for details.

April 24, Who Goes There? A paranormal investigation of the Victor Lowell Thomas Museum will be held on Friday, April 24 from 7 to 9 PM. Only 20 tickets are available. Cost is $20 per person. Advanced reservations are required. Please visit www.victorcolorado.com. For more information leave a message at (719)689-5509 or email museum@victrocolorado.com.

April 25, STEAM: Join hydro engineer and historian, Chris Thompson, for a brief history of steam power. The program will include models of working steam engines. The event will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, April 25 at the Gold Coin Club at 4th Street and Diamond Ave in Victor. Cost is $10 per person. Make reservations online at VictorColorado.com. For more information, leave a message at (719)689-5509 or email museum@victrocolorado.com.

April 25, Historic Downtown Victor Van Tours: Take a closer look at gold rush history! Historic driving tours offered on Saturday, April 25 at 10 AM, 11 AM, and noon. Cost is $5 per person. Tickets will be available on a first come, first served basis on the day of the event at the Victor Lowell Thomas Museum. For more information, leave message at (719)689-5509 or email museum@victrocolorado.com.

April 26, Gold Mine Tours: Guided tours of the Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mine will be offered on Sunday, April 26 at 10 AM and 1 PM. Cost is $7.50 per person. You must be age 5 or older to go on this tour. Tours depart from the Victor Lowell Thomas Museum at 3rd Street and Victor Ave. Reservations are recommended. Visit www.victorcolorado.com or leave message at (719)689-4211 or (719)689-5509.

May 16, Third Annual Sunnyside Cemetery Tour: Tour lead by Victor historian Veldean Petri on Saturday, May 16 at 10 AM. The tour will honor the veteran’s at rest in Victor’s Sunnyside Cemetery for Armed Forces Day. $10 per person. Purchase tickets online at www.victorcolorado.com or at the gate on the morning of the event (cash only). For more information leave a message at (719)689-5509 or email museum@victrocolorado.com.