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Historical Luncheons

Enjoy a delightful lunch at the Lakewood Heritage Center Schoolhouse with delicious fare, pleasant conversation and a guest speaker highlighting a topic of 20th Century history. Space is limited; register by clicking the Register button below, or calling 303.987.7850. 


The Emporium Museum Store is offering a 10% discount on all items in the gift shop, including consignment items. Must be used on the day of the luncheon program and cannot be combined with any other discounts.

Programs and information

$20/each (includes lunch)
$12 for lecture only
Limit to 36 Luncheon & Lecture guests
Limit to 12 Dessert & Lecture guests



100 Tikis Movie and Talk
Tuesday, August 15
Noon-2 p.m. 
(Lecture only: 12:45-2 p.m.)
Immerse yourself in short documentary of Oceanic life and stereotypes in film, followed by a Skype Q&A with director! The Lakewood Heritage Center and the International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management partner for a presentation that speaks to diversity and unique perspectives. Film that is written, made and directed by indigenous peoples is an expressive medium to communicate messages about who indigenous people were, who they are and who they are striving to become.

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Buffalo Bill Experience
Tuesday, October 17
Noon-2 p.m. 
(Lecture only: 12:45-2 p.m.)
Presented by Jeff Norman. In his nationally acclaimed living history presentation, Colorado-based author of “Re-enacting!” and Buffalo Bill reenactor and impersonator “Gunny” Jeff Norman guides audiences down the untamed frontier trail that was Buffalo Bill Cody’s life, in a costumed one-man play that’s as entertaining as it is informative.

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A Colorado Winter
Tuesday, December 12
Noon-2 p.m. 
(Lecture only: 12:45-2 p.m.)
John Fielder is excited to present an all new multimedia slide show for the holidays! You will feel the need to wear your parka while hearing stories of life on the winter trail and viewing over 200 of John’s most sublime winter photographs from his new book A Colorado Winter. Discounted price at $10 for lecture only.

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Reservations required, must be paid in advance.
No refunds available.


2017 reservations will be available beginning on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 10 a.m.
Call 303.987.7850, register online or come to the Visitor Center in person.


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Contact Information:

Museum Curator
Direct: 303-987-7879 | Email:


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