Season starts June 4 for Rock Ledge Ranch; 'Homespun Fun' June 7The Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site will hold its summer season from June 4 to Aug. 16.
During that span, the city-owned, 230-acre, 1880s-styled ranch at 30th Street and Gateway Road will be open to the public Wednesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., including access to the American Indian Area, historic houses and blacksmith shop.
Special events during the summer will include the Saturday, June 7 Homespun Fun day, the Family Fourth celebration of Independence Day July 4 and the annual vintage baseball game on Labor Day, Sept. 1.
For Homespun Fun, the ranch will feature sheep-shearer Bob Schroth, sheep-dog handling by Terry Murray and old-style weaving by the Pikes Peak Weavers Guild, according to ranch manager Andy Morris.
Also scheduled - with separate pricing - are the Fiddles, Vittles & Vino bluegrass festival July 27 and Shakespeare in the Park (live theater by the Theatreworks group) in a tent set up at the ranch on selected days Aug. 1-23.
For more information, call 578-6777 or go to rockledgeranch.com.
Westside Pioneer/press release