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Frisco celebrates 35th anniversary of Historic Park and Museum

Summit Daily staff report

The town of Frisco is celebrating the 35th Anniversary of the Historic Park and Museum this weekend, inviting guests to come out and enjoy historic tours of Frisco, live music, a tipi dedication and more.

The festivities kick on Friday where guests will gather at the Schoolhouse Museum for a free historic tour of Frisco, breaking down the history of Main Street. On Saturday, Outer Range Brewing Co. will be throwing a can release party, and donating 10 percent of the proceeds from the event to Randlett Umcompahgre Ute Bear Dance. Later that day, members of the Ute Tribe will be on hand to tell stories of their ancestors and their longstanding traditions.

On Sunday the town will celebrate its Founder's Day at Frisco Historic Park, welcoming visitors pan for gold, ride burros and enjoy live music and refreshments. The Museum will also be dedicating a tipi at the park honoring the 5,000 year history of the Ute tribe in the Frisco area. Representatives from the Ute Tribe will lead the ceremony, which will include storytelling and a drum circle.

Schedule of Events

Friday, June 29

10 a.m.—Free Historic Tour of Frisco

Saturday, June 30

12 p.m.—Outer Range Brewing Co. Can Release party

6 p.m. – Ute History and Storytelling

Sunday, July 1

10 a.m. -4 p.m.—Donkey rides, sidewalk chalk art, lawn games and gold panning

11 a.m.-4 p.m.—Magic Rob (strolling magician)

11 a.m.-12 p.m.—Summit Concert Band

12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.–Country Road One Band

2:30 p.m.-4-p.m.—Ute Tipi dedication and drum circle

4 p.m.-6 p.m.—Open house and reception in Schoolhouse Museum with complimentary light refreshments