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Holiday Open House Planned for Nov. 25

FOR RELEASE: The Greeley History Museum hosts a free admission day, Saturday, Nov. 25, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., during its annual holiday open house. The event is held in conjunction with the Downtown Development Authority’s open house. During the free day, visitors can...

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2017 Veteran’s Day Freebies Offered

FOR RELEASE: Veterans and active service members can enjoy free admission to the Greeley History Museum, 714 8th St., on Friday, Nov. 10, in honor of Veteran’s Day. While most city facilities will be closed to the public on Friday, the museum will remain open from 10...

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Centennial Village Hosts 2017 Civil War Weekend

Here comes the cavalry! Centennial Village Museum’s Civil War Weekend takes place Saturday, September 30, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, October 1, noon to 4 p.m.  During the event, Costumed reenactors set their tents up on the southeastern corner of the 8-acre outdoor living history museum and live as they would have during the Civil War—many using historic wares true to the time period.

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2017 Potato Day Festival Scheduled for Saturday, September 9

FOR RELEASE — Have a “spud-tacular” good time at the Friends of the Greeley Museums’ annual 2017 Potato Day celebration, held Saturday, Sept. 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Centennial Village Museum. The museum, located just south of Island Grove Regional Park in Greeley, is known for its historical buildings, demonstrations and tours.

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Now that everything is turning green 💚 again, let’s talk about this favorite springtime color. William Shakespeare associates green with jealousy and envy at least three times in his plays. Though literary historians credit The Bard with coining this phrase, scholars think that the connection began with the Ancient Greek poet Sappho who describes a forlorn lover as being green. The Ancient Greeks also used green to describe someone who appeared ill or sickly. Since then, many western writers have connected various shades of green, like this velvet jacket, with envy, greed and jealousy. Learn about all of the colors of the rainbow in the “Well Dressed in Weld: Spectrum” exhibit! 🌈 ... See MoreSee Less

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