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Events & Programs

To find out more about any of these programs, contact the AHMHS education team, 303.739.6660 or email us.


Upcoming Programs


Festival of Wreaths
Nov. 8th - Dec, 9th
Check out this year’s lineup of festive holiday wreaths created by community partners and friends of the museum. View and bid to take home the hand-decorated wreaths donated by community members, businesses, and organizations.
Proceeds from the online auction support exhibits and educational programs of the Aurora History Museum and Historic Sites.
• More information on Festival of Wreaths 
• View the Wreaths in-person (Museum entry is always free!)
• BID ONLINE
• Vote for your favorite
• Or you can donate to the Aurora Museum Foundation here.

Thank you from everyone with the Aurora Museum Foundation and the Aurora History Museum and Historic Sites for your participation and support!

Winter Speaker Series
Dec. 2 - Dec. 11
This December AHM will be hosting 5 Colorado authors for our Winter Speaker Series. Learn More
Saturday, 12/3 at 10 amManuel Ramos – Angels in the Wind (fiction) Register for this Event
Sunday, 12/4 at 10 amMichael Kilgore – Drive-Ins of Colorado (non-fiction) Register for this Event
Tuesday, 12/6 at 6:30 pm via WebEx; Jeanne Abrams – Jewish Women Pioneering the Frontier Trail (non-fiction) Register for this Event
Wednesday, 12/7 at 12 noon; Gail Beaton – Colorado Women in WWII (non-fiction) Register for this Event
Sunday, 12/11 at 4 pm; Adrian Miller – Black Smoke: African Americans and the States of Barbecue (non-fiction) Register for this Event


Historic Site Holiday Open Days 
City-owned Historic Landmarks will have open days in December. Every year Daughters of the American Resolution decorates these properties with festive seasonal cheer. Come visit Delaney Farm and Centennial House while they're all dressed up for the holidays.
Delany Farm Open Days -  Dec. 3 & 4, 10:00 - 2:00
Centennial House Open Day - Dec. 18, 10:00 - 2:00 


"It's a Wonderful Life" Live Radio Drama and Tea
Sun., Dec., 18, 4:00 pm
A live performance at Aurora History Museum with a script taken from the 1947 Lux Radio Theatre broadcast. Four professional actors portray over 40 colorful characters and attempt to recreate the nostalgia of the era with live music and sound effects in this modern American holiday classic. George Baily discovers what the world would be like if he had never been born. Join us for a holiday message of hope and faith.  
At 4:00 tea, scones, and light snacks will be served. Show starts at 4:30. 
Cost: With tea: $5.00, Performance only: $2.00  
Location: Aurora History Museum - 15051 E Alameda Parkway


Morning at the Museum
Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.
Ages 3-6
Drop in and spend the morning at the Aurora History Museum for educational stories, activities and more. New, free program every Wednesday. This program takes place inside or outside the museum depending on the weather. Please note, children must be supervised by an adult.


5th Annual Historic Landmarks Geocache
Find geocaches located at Aurora Landmarks No. 9, No. 11, No. 20, No. 26 and No. 5 using Geocaching.com.
After you find the cache, visit the Aurora History Museum during regular business hours and receive a limited edition coin for each geocache you find. We showcase a different historic landmark every year, so start your collection today!
Coins are limited and are available on a first come, first serve basis. You do not need to pick up the coin on the same day you find the cache.


Online Content


Discover DeLaney Homestead
The Discover DeLaney Homestead series is a great way to compliment a walk through the DeLaney Homestead Historic District and Open Space. Click a link below to learn more about the historic site.

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