Jun
23
Sat
8th Annual Garden Tour @ Arvada Center
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
8th Annual Garden Tour @ Arvada Center | Arvada | Colorado | United States

Enjoy wandering through seven beautiful Arvada gardens at the Annual Garden Tour.

Tickets available the day of the event at the Arvada Center, including a map for the self-guided tour directing you to the gardens. Visit the gardens in any order you please and as often as you like before 1:00 p.m. Resident gardeners will be on hand to answer questions.

Fun, decorated birdhouses will be available for sale at one of the gardens, as in past years.

Dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. Please be aware that strollers and pets are not allowed in the gardens.

Cost is $15 per person, cash only on the day of the event. Proceeds will be used by the Historical Society to preserve Arvada’s rich history and make it accessible to the public.

For further information contact Mary Jo Giddings, 303-421-2032.

Aug
4
Sat
Victorian Lawn Party – Tea in the Garden @ historic McIlvoy House
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Enjoy tea and a delightful light lunch, accompanied by chamber music, at our annual Victorian Garden Party.

Advance reservations are required since seating is limited.  Reservations will be confirmed after payment is received – no later than 10 days prior to the event.

Cost:  $25 per person.

Aug
25
Sat
46th Annual Meeting of the Arvada Historical Society @ Arvada History Museum at the Arvada Center
Aug 25 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am

Join us in celebrating the 46th anniversary of the Arvada Historical Society at our Annual Meeting of the membership.  Breakfast will be followed by a brief business meeting to elect officers and Board members and a special presentation on a topic of interest to the members.

The meeting will be held in the Arvada History Museum, amid the collection owned by the Arvada Historical Society.

Past speakers have included “David Moffat”, a re-enactor describing the life and times of the man who dreamed of a railroad tunnel through the Rockies, which today carries both railroad traffic and water through the Moffat Tunnel.  We have also enjoyed a presentation on the historic Kimbrough House at Grandview and Carr by the current owner, John Marriott.

Cost:  $12 per person for breakfast, reservations due by August 18, 2017

Aug
26
Sun
Annual Reunion Picnic @ Memorial Park Pavilion
Aug 26 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us for the Annual Reunion Picnic.  Bring your own picnic lunch – we supply water and lemonade.  Meet old friends and make new ones as you mingle with fellow citizens – ranging from “oldtimers” (born & raised in Arvada) to recent arrivals.

All high schools are welcomed to hold a reunion event at the picnic – just bring your own tents and tables.

The pavilion is located just north of Arvada City Hall, and ample parking is available.