Special Events


January 18     Kauffman House open 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.  Treats and tours

February  1    Winter Carnival  Kauffman House open 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.  Treats and Tours

July 1              Kauffman House opens for the season  11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily thru Labor Day, Weekends                           in September

July 1              Cottage Court Museum opens for the season   1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

July 8              GLAHS Annual Meeting and Community Presentation 7:00 p.m., GL Community House

July 18             Super Stars for the Cottage Camp!  A wonderfully fun, musical and delicious fundraiser.  If you                          haven’t received information, would like to attend or have questions, contact us at                                                970-627-8324 or historygrandlake@gmail.com

August 1         Colorado Day at the Kauffman House

August 16       Community Picnic at the Cottage Court – Delicious food, music, fun   5:30 p.m.    Cancelled because of COVID

September 5  Kauffman House open weekends only through September

November 27 & 28      Kauffman House open 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.  Treats and Tours

December 26 & 27       Kauffman House open 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.  Treats and Tours

December 31                 Kauffman House open New Year’s Eve  10:00 p.m. – Midnight  Treats & Tours

Check out the archive of events on the

Past Events page.


2020 Special Exhibits

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Circle Tour

Fall River Road 

1926 Drive up Fall River Road

Grand Lake Lodge 100 years Exhibit

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