Schweiger Ranch Campfire Storytelling Series – The Annie Oakley

June 21, 2024

Schweiger Ranch: Just south of RidgeGate Parkway, on the frontage road (S. Havana Street) across I-25 from Cabela’s

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Among RidgeGate’s cultural facilities is the 38-acre historic Schweiger Ranch, located just east of the RidgeGate Parkway and I-25 interchange. The historic restoration of the ranch and its buildings, led by the nonprofit Schweiger Ranch Foundation, gives us an important glimpse into the settlers’ lives in the late 1800s. Today, Schweiger Ranch is open to the public for self-guided visits every third Saturday, and free guided tours, storytelling campfires and nature hikes are also offered. Registration is required for most events – register and learn more here.

Campfire Storytelling Series – Annie Oakley
Annie Oakley was the most famous American woman of her day. Join us for an evening under the stars with s’mores as we enjoy the living history performance around the Schweiger Ranch campfire as Annie speaks of her life and experiences from her humble roots in rural Ohio to taking center stage as Champion shooter and star of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West. Annie will tell stories of challenges she face in and out of the arena giving a personable glimpse of the woman behind the legend.
This event will be held outdoors and may be modified or cancelled due to severe weather. Should the event be cancelled, notifications will be sent to the email used to register for the event.
Registration required – register and learn more here.