Calendar

Feb
26
Mon
Cowboys and Cave Dwellers: Basketmaker Archaeology in Utah’s Grand Gulch
Feb 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Feb. 26 – Renowned Southwestern Archaeologist, Fred Blackburn, will be here talking about past and future projects, and his book, Cowboys and Cave Dwellers: Basketmaker Archaeology in Utah’s Grand Gulch.

Fred Blackburn is an independent guide, author, and contractor responsible for organizing the donation of Wetherill family collections to the Anasazi Heritage Center. He serves as a liaison between the Fred BlackburnAnasazi Heritage Center and the Wetherill family in a volunteer role. He has written extensively about the early archaeological era of the Four Corners. He co-authored with Dr. Ray Williamson Cowboys and Cave Dwellers, reviewing early archaeological explorations in the Grand Gulch and Mesa Verde region. His contribution to other texts include Handwriting on the Wall in Anasazi, Basketmaker – a synopses of journal and reverse archaeology in Utah’s Grand Gulch and historic inscriptions and the first recorded visits to Balcony House in “Balcony House, a History of a Cliff Dwelling Mesa Verde National Park – Colorado” by Kathleen Fiero.

Fred has recently completed a yet unpublished and extensive manuscript on the expeditionary of Mesa Verde Historical Inscriptions and the Expeditionary History of Balcony House, Cliff Palace, Hemenway House, Little Hemenway House, Honeymoon House and Spruce Tree House: A History of Discovery, Exploration, Photography, and Documentation. Using Historical inscriptions as a primary research reference. His knowledge and collaboration with Wetherill Family members, and the terrain and archaeology of the Four Corners serves him well in the organization of special field programs designed by request. Fred holds a BS degree and Secondary Science education certificate from Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado.

Mar
5
Mon
Author Kathy Joseph – children’s books
Mar 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Petie's First HaircutMarch 5 – Kathy Joseph will be here to discuss alpacas and her children’s books,  Danny’s in the Doorway and Petie’s First Haircut.

Mar
12
Mon
Death, Despair and Second Chances in Rocky Mountain National Park
Mar 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Death, Despair and Second Chances in Rocky Mountain National Park

March 12 –  Joe Evans will be here to discuss his book, Death, Despair and Second Chances in Rocky Mountain National Park.

Joseph R. Evans retired in 2006 after thirty-three years as a National Park Ranger. For thirteen years, he was the Chief Ranger of Rocky Mountain National Park. He worked in nine national parks, including assignments in Yosemite, Grand Canyon, and Yellowstone. These parks, along with Rocky Mountain, are recognized as some of the more active parks for search and rescue in the country. He wants you to visit the national parks, and to go home safe and happy.

Mar
19
Mon
My War by David Bristol
Mar 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
My War by David Bristol

March 19th – David Bristol will be here to discuss his book, My War.

My War is the story of David’s experience as an Army Ranger serving as a Long Range Patrol team leader in the rugged Highlands of Vietnam.  A customer recommended this book:  “The best book I’ve ever read on Vietnam. You feel the heat, the humidity, and the danger.  A book about war, but also friendship that bonds men together for life.”

Mar
26
Mon
Knitting in Antarctica
Mar 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Knitting in Antarctica

March 26th – Lynn Mamann will be here to discuss her book, Knitting in Antartica.

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a knitter living and working in Antarctica? This stunningly photographed book offers 28 unique hat patterns from Antarctica’s own knitters, plus stories that give a fascinating glimpse of life living ‘on The Ice.’