Meeker Cowboy Poet Gathering

2017-03-30T09:25:19+00:00March 30th, 2017|

In Meeker, the indoor “Meeker Cowboy Poet Gathering” showcased intermittently from 1999-2009. Proceeds from the show went to local organizations or projects-between 10 and 12K. Held in February each year, it drew an audience from all over Colorado plus Wyoming, Nebraska and Utah, supporting an attendance of 200 at the matinée and 400 for the […]

Rural School Box Social and Dance!

2014-08-07T11:27:38+00:00August 7th, 2014|

Rio Blanco County carries many memories of box socials and dances in the rural schools from days gone by. August 30, 2014 will be a comeback of those fun days. Hosted at the Buford Rural School with music by Dave Main and friends plus square dance calling by Dan Seely, this stands to be another […]

Fall Festival Benefits RBCHS!

2013-09-23T12:33:14+00:00September 23rd, 2013|

Mountain Valley Bank in Meeker, Colorado has created an amazing annual event to benefit the non-profit organizations in our community! Each year, the last Saturday in September, numerous booths are set up in the parking lot of the bank and Main Street from 4th to 5th Street.                 […]

RBCHS Goes to County Fair

2013-08-13T12:14:28+00:00August 13th, 2013|

RBCHS participated in the 2013 Rio Blanco County Fair by creating an informative booth about our organization, our activities and our involvement in the community. Each day during the fair, the booth spoke for itself while people studied the photos and text that was presented. By the last day, RBCHS had not only won 1st […]

Community Appreciation Day

2013-07-22T12:34:23+00:00July 22nd, 2013|

Sponsored by the Rio Blanco Parks and Recreation Center, this day has become an anticipated annual event for families in both Meeker and Rangely. In Meeker, the event is held on the Court House Lawn and RBCHS has participated with a booth selling our famous Root Beer Floats. Last year we also sold vintage dolls […]

RBCHS Involved in 128th Range Call

2012-06-09T15:30:21+00:00June 9th, 2012|

4th of July week, Range Call Celebration always happens in Meeker. And for many years, the Rio Blanco Historical Society has been involved…bringing history to local residents and visitors who come out for this annual event. July 4th at 3:00 p.m. on 6th and Main Street, the historic Bank Robbery of 1896 will again be […]

Pioneer Treasures Appraisal and Sale Photos!

2012-03-03T12:10:32+00:00March 3rd, 2012|

Our 3rd Annual Pioneer Treasures Appraisal and Sale Fair – Saturday, May 5th, opened the doors at the Fairfield at 8:00 a.m. for an exciting day of appraisals, booths selling antiques and collectibles, exhibits, demonstrations and lots of donated antiques and collectibles on sale to benefit the Rio Blanco County Historical Society book loan debt! […]

2nd Annual Pioneer Treasures Show a Success!

2011-03-28T06:02:35+00:00March 28th, 2011|

Saturday, May 7th at the Fairfield, was the Rio Blanco Historical Society’s and White River Museum’s 2nd Annual Pioneer Treasures Show! With the addition of several exhibit booths selling antiques and collectible items, there was a great turn out. The public also brought their treasures to be evaluated with one or two indicating extreme value. […]

Between Fences Quilts Silent Auction

2011-01-09T08:28:58+00:00January 9th, 2011|

              Silent Auction is going on until January 21st to bid on quilts depicting the “Between Fences” theme as a fundraiser for the Historical Society. Quilts are displayed in the window of the Meeker Hotel and bids are placed at the front desk. Winners will be announced at the […]

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