Panning for gold and woodworking workshops are part of the days kid-friendly activities, along with live music of the period, Civil War reenactments and mountain man storytelling sessions. A full picnic-style menu will be available for purchase throughout the celebration, too, and attendees will have a chance to bake cookies in a wood stove and taste some real homemade kettle corn.
The Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Festival runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and tickets are $7 for adults and $4 for seniors and children. For more information on the park, 715 South Forest Street, and the festival, call 720-865-0800 or visit www.fmhp.org.
Mon., July 4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 2011