FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Manager of Visitor Services Theresa Holst
138th Colorado Day celebration
CENTENNIAL, Colo. – The public is invited to celebrate the 138th
Anniversary of the State of Colorado’s entrance into the Union as the 38th
state. The 138th Colorado Day ceremony will take place Aug. 1, at 8 a.m. on the
west steps of the State Capitol- 200 East Colfax Avenue, Denver, Colorado.
The event will include
Colorado dignitaries, patriotic fanfare and birthday cake.
Participants may enter
to win a gift basket that includes a VIP trip to the Dome this fall.
Admission is free.
Schedule of Events:
8:00 a.m. - 8:40 a.m. Colorado State Square Dance Association
along with Denver Area Callers Association perform; Pack burro presentation by
the South Park National Heritage Center; Vintage vehicle display from the
Forney Museum of Transportation
8:40 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Colorado Army National Guard 101st Band performance
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Celebration Ceremony and remarks
9:40 a.m. Procession to History Colorado begins
10:00 a.m. History Colorado –Colorado Proud Month Kickoff
11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Historical tours of the Capitol every half
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Living history presentation in the Capitol