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 […]

Renovation Continues at Old West Heritage Culture Center!

2019-12-13T03:34:31+00:00February 27th, 2017|

With funding received from the Fairfield Committee, the Town of Meeker, and a number of fundraisers and donations the basic construction phases to transform the main room and lobby of the Old West Heritage Culture Center have been complete. The heritage culture center main room has been the venue for multiple uses from RBCHS historical […]

Cultural Heritage Tourism Group Sets the Stage for 2016

2016-02-06T13:47:58+00:00February 6th, 2016|

The Heritage Culture Center Committee and Heritage Tourism Task Force met Tuesday afternoon, January 19th at the Old West Heritage Culture Center to set the stage for 2016! After the Chair of the Committee, Ellene Meece, briefly shared the Strategic Planning Goals for 2016 via Power Point, those assembled heard from thirteen different organizations presenting […]

HCCC Completes 2016-17 Strategic Plan!

2015-11-01T17:39:54+00:00November 1st, 2015|

The Heritage Culture Center Committee and Heritage Tourism Task Force has completed a comprehensive strategic plan for 2016-17, after four months of discussions and collaboration. This accomplishment is largely due to the invaluable guidance of a CHAMP mentor, Constance DeVereaux, who spent three days in Meeker in July educating the committee on strategic planning – […]

Agritourism Event!

2015-05-13T04:56:48+00:00May 13th, 2015|

Coming JUNE 2nd! Kelli Hepler is coming to Meeker to present everything you need to know about Agritourism! 1:00 at the Old West Heritage Culture Center! Everyone is invited! “Agritourism is one of the fastest growing sectors in the eco-tourism industry. There is nothing new about this form of travel, which involves staying on a […]

Presentation ~ Colorful Characters of RBC

2015-03-14T12:15:16+00:00March 14th, 2015|

A historic presentation was well attended Sunday afternoon, April 12 at 1:00 p.m. in the Old West Heritage Culture Center, 517 Park Ave (next door to the Museum Garrison). The program covered six characters who passed through Rio Blanco County from the late 1800’s through early 1950’s. Utilizing skits and a slide show, their colorful […]

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